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Meeting Name: Finance and Personnel Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/12/2021 5:30 PM Minutes status: Revised  
Meeting location: Virtual
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0168-21 A Subject: Bond Refinance (Brad Viegut, Baird invited)CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, presenting the financing plan for the refunding of the 2012 Waterworks System Mortgage Revenue Bonds and Resolution Authorizing the Issuance and Establishing Parameters for the Sale of Not to Exceed $5,000,000 in Waterworks System Mortgage Revenue Refunding Bonds. Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on March 16, 2021: Approve and Refer to the Finance and Personnel Committee. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: Authorize the Issuance and Establishing Parameters for the Sale of Not to Exceed $5,000,000 in Waterworks System Mortgage Revenue Refunding Bonds for the purpose of refinancing the 2012 Waterworks System Mortgage Revenue Bonds. Fiscal Note: No new money will be included in the issue. Estimated present value savings from the refinancing is $242,469.   Action details Not available
0259-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co., regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co., regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the request to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co. regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue be approved and that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement, and such related documents necessary to carry the agreement into effect, on the City’s behalf. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
0259-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co., regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co., regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the request to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co. regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue be approved and that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement, and such related documents necessary to carry the agreement into effect, on the City’s behalf. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
0259-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co., regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co., regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the request to enter into a tax increment financing agreement with J. Jeffers & Co. regarding the Horlick Historic District at and near 2220 Northwestern Avenue be approved and that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement, and such related documents necessary to carry the agreement into effect, on the City’s behalf. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0211-21 A CLG Grant AcceptanceCommunicationSubject: Communication from the Director of City Development requesting permission to accept a Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Subgrant from the Wisconsin Historical Society to fund the preparation of Rehabilitation Design Guidelines for residential properties in Racine. (Grant Control# 000347) (PHDC-21) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 03-24-21: That the request from the Director of City Development requesting permission to accept a Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Subgrant from the Wisconsin Historical Society to fund the preparation of Rehabilitation Design Guidelines for residential properties in Racine, be approved. Further that the Mayor, City Clerk, and/or Director of City Development, or their designees, be authorized to execute the necessary documents to receive the grant and have this work completed. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the request from the Director of City Development requesting permission to accept a Certified Local Government Historic PreservatioRecommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0212-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Director of City Development requesting permission to accept a Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Subgrant from the Wisconsin Historical Society to fund the preparation of a Reconnaissance Survey for a potential Carlisle Avenue National Historic District. (Grant Control#: 000348) (PHDC-21) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 03-24-21: That request for permission to accept a Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Subgrant from the Wisconsin Historical Society to fund the preparation of a Reconnaissance Survey for a potential Carlisle Avenue National Historic District, be approved. Further, that the Mayor, City Clerk, and/or the Director of City Development, or their designee, be authorized to execute the necessary documents to receive the grant and have this work completed. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That request for permission to accept a Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Subgrant from the Wisconsin Historical Society to fund the prepaRecommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0280-21 C  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft requesting permission to amend the authorized agreement with Racine Unified School District for the Horlick Athletic Field-Football Turf Project. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: To approve the proposed amendment. Fiscal Note: Football field reconstruction funding to be provided by Racine Unified School District (RUSD) was approved by the Common Council on February 4, 2020, Agenda Item 0053-20, "in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000." The amount to be provided by RUSD is increased to $1,200,000.00.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0237-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Director of City Development, seeking permission to apply for the US EPA Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund (BC-RLF) Supplemental Grant for the City of Racine. (Grant Control# 00374) Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the Director of City Development, or his designee, be authorized to act on behalf of the City to submit to the US EPA an application for a supplemental grant to the BC-RLF, sign all forms and documents necessary, pay all fees, and take necessary action to undertake, direct, complete, and submit the supplemental grant application. Fiscal Note: The City will apply for the maximum amount of funding of $500,000. There are no required matches to receive this funding. Funds in the City’s BC-RLF are available to developers subject to a 20% funding match from the developers.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0244-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, and Alder Taft requesting the City accept the Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 Vaccination Community Outreach grant (Grant Control #00371). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: To approve Fiscal Note: The grant is up to $100,000 and requires no city match.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0266-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Transit and Parking System Manager, requesting authorization to execute the agreement to purchase nine Proterra electric buses and associated parts for $7,010,046.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Transit and Parking System Manager, requesting authorization to execute the agreement to purchase nine Proterra electric buses and associated parts for $7,010,046.00 Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement to purchase nine Proterra electric buses and associated parts. Fiscal Note: The purchase price is $7,010,046.00 Funding is available through grants.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0267-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Transit and Parking System Manager, requesting authorization to execute the agreement for the installation of one Proterra 1200kW DC charging system with 10 dispensers, including the necessary electrical and civil infrastructure improvements, at the bus facilities located at 1900 Kentucky St for $400,145. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement for the installation of one Proterra 1200kW DC charging system with 10 dispensers. Fiscal Note: The total contract price is $400,145. Funding is available through grants.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0268-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Transit and Parking System Manager, requesting authorization to execute the agreement to lease 9 Proterra bus batteries for $250,118 per battery, totaling $2,251,062CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Transit and Parking System Manager, requesting authorization to execute the agreement to lease 9 Proterra bus batteries for $250,118 per battery, totaling $2,251,062 Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement to lease 9 Proterra bus batteries. Fiscal Note: The total contract price is $2,251,062. Funding is available through grants.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0239-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft requesting to authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign and execute the Indemnification Agreement requested by Gateway Technical College for use of the EVOC facilities for Racine Police Department training purposes. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021:To authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign and execute the Indemnification Agreement requested by Gateway Technical College as needed for use of the EVOC facilities for ongoing Racine Police Department training purposes. Fiscal Note: The bi-annual cost is approximately $7,809.00. Funds are available through the RPD Education/Training account (13101-53800).Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0269-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting to waive fees for sidewalk permits for 2021.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting to waive fees for sidewalk cafe permits for 2021. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: To Approve. Fiscal Note: Approximately $5,000 of lost revenue.Recommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0214-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney's office, submitting the claim of Brittanie Robbins for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the claim of Brittanie Robbins be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/ARecommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0238-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Charles Edwards for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the claim of Charles Edwards be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/ARecommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available
0248-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Karina Peralta for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04-12-2021: That the claim of Karina Peralta be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/ARecommended For ApprovalPass Action details Not available