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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/19/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual
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0802-20 A Subject: Communication from the General Manager submitting a comfort resolution pertaining to the 2020 Bond IssueCommunicationSubject: Communication from the General Manager submitting a "Comfort Resolution" pertaining to the 2020 Bond Issue. Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 12/15/20: Waterworks Commission approved that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to sign the "Comfort Resolution" pertaining to the 2021 Revenue Bond Issue. Recommendation of Finance and Personnel Committee on 01-11-2020: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to sign the "Comfort Resolution" pertaining to the 2021 Revenue Bond Issue. Fiscal Note: The Water Utility will be able to reimburse previous capital expenditures with bond proceeds.   Not available Not available
0804-20 A Subject: Communication from the General Manager presenting a 2020 Revenue Bond Issue with Baird - Brad Viegut invited to the meetingCommunicationSubject: Communication from the General Manager presenting a 2020 Revenue Bond Issue with Baird - Brad Viegut invited to the meeting RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $20,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION PROMISSORY NOTES AND THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF $20,000,000 TAXABLE NOTE ANTICIPATION NOTES IN ANTICIPATION THEREOF Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 12-15-20: Approve Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee: To approve the Waterworks Revenue Bond Issue as presented by R.W. Baird. Fiscal Note: The $20 million revenue bond will be repaid from revenues generated from water rates and contributions from Mt. Pleasant.   Not available Not available
0838-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication from Ald.Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Sylvia Rodriguez for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 01-11-2021:That the claim of Sylvia Rodriguez be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0900-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication from Ald. Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney, requesting authorization to continue the self-insured workers compensation program under the Wisconsin Workers Compensation Act. Recommendation of Finance and Personnel Committee on 01-11-2021: To grant authorization for the City of Racine to continue the self-insured worker's compensation program under the Wisconsin Workers Compensation Act. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0017-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Sustainability and COnservation Coordinator requesting to apply for and accept the Energy Innovation Grant from the PSC Office for Energy Innovation to install solar plus storage at the RaciCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to apply for and accept the Energy Innovation Grant from the PSC Office for Energy Innovation to install solar plus storage at the Racine Transit Garage at 1900 Kentucky St. (Grant Control #00355) Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 01-11-2021: That staff be authorized to execute the necessary application form to apply for this grant. Fiscal Note: Estimated grant in the amount $500,000, with $275,000 City match budgeted in 2021 CIP- Transit Garage- Solar Panels   Not available Not available
0019-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Interim City Administrator, submitting a COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Policy for consideration. This Policy is intended to create a one-time exception in 2021 to the sick leave accrual languagCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Interim City Administrator, submitting a COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Policy for consideration. This Policy is intended to create a one-time exception in 2021 to the sick leave accrual language in City of Racine Employee Handbook Section 5.05.A., as specified therein. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 01-11-2021: To adopt the proposed COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Policy as presented. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0385-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, submitting the reroute for STH 32 for Downtown Racine. Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 6-23-20: That the Committee approves the preferred alternative and the report be forwarded to WisDOT for review of the jurisdictional transfer of the connecting highway of STH 32/20, from Main Street and Sixth/Seventh Streets to Marquette Street and State Street. Fiscal Note: The cost associated with this change is undetermined at this time; and may range between $25,000 and $460,000. Once determined, the cost will be appropriated in the 2021 - 2030 CIP.   Not available Not available
0886-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason presenting bid results to raze 3015-3021 Washington Ave. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-12-21: Motion made by Alder Santiago, seconded by Alder Jones, to award contract for Official Notice No. 16-2020, Raze 3015 Washington Avenue, to Veit and Company Inc., at their bid price of $225,000, they being the second lowest responsive bidder. Fiscal Note: Funds are available in the 2021 IG budget #45260 52340   Not available Not available
0886-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason presenting bid results to raze 3015-3021 Washington Ave. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-12-21: Motion made by Alder Santiago, seconded by Alder Jones, to award contract for Official Notice No. 16-2020, Raze 3015 Washington Avenue, to Veit and Company Inc., at their bid price of $225,000, they being the second lowest responsive bidder. Fiscal Note: Funds are available in the 2021 IG budget #45260 52340   Not available Not available
0886-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason presenting bid results to raze 3015-3021 Washington Ave. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-12-21: Motion made by Alder Santiago, seconded by Alder Jones, to award contract for Official Notice No. 16-2020, Raze 3015 Washington Avenue, to Veit and Company Inc., at their bid price of $225,000, they being the second lowest responsive bidder. Fiscal Note: Funds are available in the 2021 IG budget #45260 52340   Not available Not available
0005-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20200042-Roof Replacement-City Hall. Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee on 1-12-21: That Change Order No. 1 on contract 20200042-Roof Replacement -City Hall be approved in the amount of $5,521.00. Fiscal Note: Funding to cover the cost of this $5,521.00 change order is available in Org-Obj 45040-57200-Building Improvements.   Not available Not available
0006-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20200043, Roof Replacement-Racine Public Library. Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-12-21: That Change Order No. 1 on contract 20200043-Roof Replacement -Public Library be approved in the amount of $9,446.00. Fiscal Note: Funding to cover the cost of this $9,446.00 change order is available in Org-Obj 45055-57200, Library-Building Improvements   Not available Not available
0018-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting a request to place awnings and a sign over City right-of-way at 211 Sixth Street.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting a request to place awnings and a sign over City right-of-way at 211 Sixth Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-12-21: That the property owner at 211 Sixth Street be granted permission to install a stationary projecting sign and awning, as requested, with the stipulation that a hold harmless agreement be executed and a $150.00 processing fee paid, in accordance with State Statue 66.0425, Privileges in Streets. Fiscal Note: There will be no cost to the City of Racine.   Not available Not available
0020-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, to submit final payments on the following contracts: Contract 20200044-Roof Replacement-City Hall Annex-Carlson Racine Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Contractor Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-12-21:That the work completed by Carlson Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc., on Contract 20200044, Roof Replacement - City Hall Annex, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $132,782. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract 20200044 was authorized under Resolution 0428-20 dated July 21, 2020. Contract 202000048-Wustum Museum Roof Replacement-Kaschak Roofing, Inc., Contractor Staff Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-21-21: That the work completed by Kaschak Roofing, Inc., on Contract 20200048, Roof Replacement - Wustum Museum, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $60,250. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Cont   Not available Not available
0022-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works, submitting a request for a revised State/Municipal Agreement for State Project ID: 2703-11-00/70, Goold St-Douglas Ave to N. Main, STP-U 2017-2022 Cycle Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-12-21:That the City Engineer be authorized and directed to sign the revised State/Municipal Agreement (SMA) for State Project ID: 2703-11-00/70, Goold St-Douglas Ave to N. Main St. Fiscal Note: The estimated total cost of the project is $2,404,000, with the City’s share being $640,800 (20% + balance) and the State’s share being $1,763,200 (capped). Funding for this project is appropriated in the approved 2021-30 Capital Improvement Program budget.   Not available Not available
0885-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Change of Agent with a "Class B" Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License, for GMRI Inc DBA The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, located at 6000 Durand Ave, Amy Alwardt, Agent (14th District) Recommendation of Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 01-12-2021: To approve an application for a Change of Agent with a "Class B" Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License, for GMRI Inc DBA The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, located at 6000 Durand Ave, Amy Alwardt, Agent (14th District) Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0011-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Gas Service Station License, HSS Trader LLC, DBA Amoco Racine located at 4301 Washington Ave, Abuzar Sheikh, Agent (12th District) Recommendation of Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 01-12-2021: To approve an application for a Gas Service Station License, HSS Trader LLC, DBA Amoco Racine located at 4301 Washington Ave, Abuzar Sheikh, Agent (12th District) Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0003-21 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Manager of Neighborhood Services, requesting the approval of the TID 22 Funding Allocation Plan and authorization for the Department of City Development and Community Development Authority to implement the plan. Recommendation of the Community Development Authority on 01-07-2021: That the TID 22 Funding Allocation Plan be approved and that the City Development Director, or his designees, be authorized to implement the program. Fiscal Note: TID 22 generated around $320,000 in increment during 2020, and is expected to generate steadily increasing amounts of funding in subsequent years. Subsequent years’ funding amounts will be allocated to various programs as outlined in the Funding Allocation Plan.   Not available Not available
0041-21 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason extending the appointment of Kathleen Fischer as Interim City Administrator up to an additional 60 days. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To approve extending the appointment of Kathleen Fischer as Interim City Administrator up to an additional 60 days. Fiscal Note: Fund are available in the 2021 budget.   Not available Not available
0042-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Kathleen Fischer as Finance Director for a term starting January 30th, 2021.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Kathleen Fischer as Finance Director effective January 30th, 2021. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To approve appointing Kathleen Fischer as Finance Director effective January 30th, 2021. Fiscal Note: Funds available in the 2021 budget   Not available Not available
0043-21 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Dan Murphy as City Assessor effective as of January 1st, 2021. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To approve appointing Dan Murphy as City Assessor effective as of January 1st, 2021. Fiscal Note: Funds available in the 2021 budget.   Not available Not available
0044-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason presenting Resolution 00044-20 Condemning Insurrection at the United States Capitol.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, President Tate, II, Alder Jung, Alder Coe, Alder Levie, Alder Land, Alder Santiago, Alder West, Alder Taft, Alder Peete, Alder Meekma, Alder Horton, Alder Jones, Alder Levie, Alder Lemke and Alder Peterson presenting Resolution 00044-21 Condemning Insurrection at the United States Capitol. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To approve Resolution 00044-21 Condemning Insurrection at the United States Capitol. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0045-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason presenting Resolution 00045-20 Youth PrisonCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referred) Communication sponsored by President John Tate II, Mayor Mason, Alder Coe, Alder Meekma, Alder Santiago, Alder Levie, Alder Jones, Alder Jung, Alder Taft, Alder Peete, Alder West, Alder Levie, Alder Lemke, Alder Santiago Jr., Alder Peete and Alder Land presenting Resolution 00045-21 In Opposition to the Proposed Youth Detention Center in the City of Racine. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To approve Resolution 00045-21 Youth Prison Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0046-21 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing the following:CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing the following: Shannon Powell to the Wastewater Commission for a term ending September 30, 2022 Shannon Powell to the Waterworks Commission for a term ending September 30, 2022 Alder Taft to the Wastewater Commission for a term ending September 30, 2021 Alder Tate, II to the Wastewater Commission for a term ending September 30, 2021 Alder Taft to the Waterworks Commission for a term ending September 30, 2021 Alder Tate, II to the Waterworks Commission for a term ending September 30, 2021 Alder Santiago to the Board of Harbor Commission for a term ending April 30th, 2023 Alder Jones to the Planning Heritage and Design Committee for a term ending April 30, 2023   Not available Not available