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Meeting Name: Finance and Personnel Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/27/2021 5:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual
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0780-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a planning option agreement with FSDG, LLC regarding a redevelopment site. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: That the request to enter into a planning option agreement with FSDG, LLC, regarding the redevelopment site 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: N/A.Recommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0497-21 A Subject: Resolution Regarding Declaration of Official Intent to Reimburse for Costs Attributed to the Wastewater Plant Facilities Upgrade ProjectCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, for a Resolution Regarding Declaration of Official Intent to Reimburse for Costs Attributed to the Wastewater Plant Facilities Upgrade Project Recommendation on August 17, 2021: Defer Recommendation of the Racine Waterworks Commission on September 21, 2021: To approve and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the Comfort Resolution regarding Declaration of Official Intent to Reimburse for the Wastewater Plant Facilities Plant Upgrade project FURTHER RECOMMEND THAT THIS ITEM BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To approve. Fiscal Note: The Racine Wastewater Utility is applying for a Clean Water Fund Loan. All costs expended attributed to the plant upgrade may be rolled into the loan, and principal forgiveness may be awarded to reduce the amount borrowed.Recommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0754-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder West, on behalf of the Chief of Police, requesting to apply for the 2022 Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Drug Trafficking Response Grant (Grant Control #00392). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: Approval to apply for the 2022 Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Drug Trafficking Response Grant. Fiscal Note: Grant amount is $50,000.00 with no City MatchRecommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0765-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder West, on behalf of the Human Resources Benefit Manager, presenting the United Healthcare (UHC) Medicare Advantage plan agreement for renewal. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To approve the UHC Medicare Advantage plan agreement renewal as presented. Fiscal Note: Renewal includes a premium reduction to a premium of $272.32 per member per month. Total annual cost for approximately 767 members, both City and Utilities is $2,506,433. Funds will be proposed in the 2022 budget.Recommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0772-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Fire Department requesting permission to acquire two Medical First Responder Pumpers utilizing American Rescue Plan funding. Fiscal Note: The request is to utilize $1.25 million dollars oCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Fire Department requesting permission to acquire two Medical First Responder Pumpers utilizing American Rescue Plan funding. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To approve the allocation of up to $1.25 million of ARPA funds for this purpose. Fiscal Note: The request is to utilize $1.25 million dollars of American Rescue Plan funding (ARPA) for the purchase of two Medical First Responder Pumpers and related EMS and firefighting equipment. There is no local match.Recommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0773-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting approval of a resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment (WEDC CDI) Grant Program to Venture X RacCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting approval of a resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment (WEDC CDI) Grant Program to Venture X Racine for the redevelopment of 440 Main Street. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: Staff recommends that the request sponsored by Mayor Mason to approve a resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment (WEDC CDI) Grant Program to Venture X Racine for the redevelopment of 440 Main Street be forwarded to the Common Council with a recommendation for approval. Fiscal Note: No additional City funds will be allocated as a result of this action. The grant control number is 00394. The grant does not require a local match.Recommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0774-21 A Subject: Communications from Alderperson Taft on behalf of the fire department requesting permission accept $10,000 from the Geiger Foundation to support our Technical Rescue Team training and equipment. Fiscal Note: The grant is for $10,000 and therCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the fire department requesting permission to accept $10,000 from the Geiger Foundation grant control #00393 to support our Technical Rescue Team training and equipment. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To accept the grant. Fiscal Note: The grant is for $10,000 and there is no local match. Account 20621 Project Number 30004Recommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0778-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, requesting permission to purchase BuildingBlocks by OpportunitySpace, Inc, d/b/a "Tolemi" to analyze date pertaining the Racine RENTS and other City initiatives and to disseminate public information related to City properties through a web portal. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To approve the purchase of Building Blocks by OpportunitySpace, Inc, d/b/a "Tolemi" for the deployment of the Building Blocks application and associated public facing web portal. Fiscal Note: Funding of $77,000 is available in the 2021 capital budget under 70113 57800. This will be a 3 year contract next renewing in 2024.Recommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0779-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Parks department requesting permission to waive formal bidding for debris removal on Pershing Drive and award the bid to AW Oakes for debris removal. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To Receive and File Fiscal Note: Funds are available in account number: 45050 57110 Parks-Land ImprovementsRecommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0781-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communications sponsored by Mayor Mason to accept funding in the amount of $12,366 from Results for America grant control #00395 to fund professional development advancing internal staff/leadership equity work Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To accept the grant. Fiscal Note: No match requiredRecommended For Approval  Action details Not available
0712-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Meekma requesting to discuss the creation of an equity policy or ordinance.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Meekma requesting to discuss the creation of an equity policy or ordinance. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 09-01-2021: That the creation of an equity policy ordinance be referred to the Finance and Personnel Committee. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To Receive and File Fiscal Note: N/AReceived and Filed  Action details Not available
0716-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Meekma requesting to adopt Ord.0014-21 Racial Equity ordinance. Staff Recommendation: To adopt / approve Ord. 0014-21. Fiscal Note: N/ACommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Meekma, Alder Horton, Alder Taft, Alder Peete, and Alder Lemke requesting to adopt Ord.0014-21 Racial Equity ordinance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-27-2021: To approve Ord. 0014-21 as amended. Fiscal Note: N/AAdopted As Amended:   Action details Not available