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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/1/2022 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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0831-22 A Subject: Election Hero DayCommunicationSubject: Election Hero Day   Action details Not available
0791-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting the proposed 2023 City of Racine Budget consisting of the General Fund,Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service Fund, Capital Project Funds,Enterprise Funds and Internal Service Funds. Associated BudgeCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting the proposed 2023 City of Racine Budget consisting of the General Fund, Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service Fund, Capital Project Funds, Enterprise Funds and Internal Service Funds. Associated Budget, Ordinances, and Fee Schedules as attached anticipated to be included in adoption of this item. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 10-27-2022: That the proposed 2023 City of Racine Budget consisting of the General Fund, Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service Fund, Capital Project Funds, Enterprise Funds and Internal Service Funds. Associated Budget, Ordinances, and Fee Schedules as attached anticipated to be included in adoption of this item, be Approved as Amended. Fiscal Note: A copy of the 2023 City of Racine Budget consisting of the General Fund, Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service Fund, Capital Project Funds, Enterprise Funds, and Internal Service Funds are on file in the Office of the Finance Director and on the City Website.Adopted As Amended: Pass Action details Video Video
0670-22 A Subject: Approval of the Proposed 2023 Operations and Maintenance Budget, and the Proposed 2023-2027 Capital Improvement Plan Recommendation: Adopt Operations & Maintenance Budget as presented Recommendation: Adopt Capital Improvement Plan as presenCommunicationSubject: Submission of the Proposed 2023 Waterworks Operations and Maintenance Budget, and the Proposed 2023-2027 Capital Improvement Plan Recommendation of the Racine Waterworks Commission on September 20, 2022:To Adopt Operations & Maintenance Budget as presented Recommendation of the Racine Waterworks Commission on September 20, 2022: To Adopt Capital Improvement Plan as presented and that the item be referred to the Committee of the Whole. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole in 10-27-2022: That the submission of the Proposed 2023 Waterworks Operations and Maintenance Budget, and the Proposed 2023-2027 Capital Improvement Plan, be Approved.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
0656-22 A Subject: Approval of the Proposed 2023 Operations and Maintenance Budget, and the Proposed 2023-2027 Capital Improvement Plan Recommendation: Adopt Operations & Maintenance Budget as presented Recommendation: Adopt Capital Improvement Plan as presenCommunicationSubject: Submission of the Proposed 2023 Wastewater Operations and Maintenance Budget, and the Proposed 2023-2027 Capital Improvement Plan Recommendation of the Racine Wastewater Commission on September 20, 2022: To Adopt Operations & Maintenance Budget as presented Recommendation of the Racine Wastewater Commission on September 20, 2022: To Adopt Capital Improvement Plan as presented and that the item be referred to the Committee of the Whole. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 10-27-2022: That the submission of the Proposed 2023 Wastewater Operations and Maintenance Budget, and the Proposed 2023-2027 Capital Improvement Plan, be Approved.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
0657-22 A Subject: Approval of the 2023 Sewer Service Rates Recommendation: ApproveCommunicationSubject: Consideration of the 2023 Sewer Service Rates Recommendation of the Racine Wastewater Commission on September 20, 2022: Approve and that the item be referred to the Committee of the Whole. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 10-27-2022: That the Consideration of the 2023 Sewer Service Rates, be Approved.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
0776-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alderman Natalia Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of TY Charles for consideration for disallowance. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: the claim be disallowed. FISCAL NOTE: N/ACommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Ty Charles for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: That the claim be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved  Action details Not available
0777-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Natalia Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Chester Isom for consideration for disallowance. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: the claim be disallowed. FISCAL NOTE: N/ACommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Chester Isom for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: That the claim be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved  Action details Not available
0778-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney, requesting the City Attorney meet with the Finance and Personnel Committee concerning litigation in which the City is likely to become involved, specifically related to the clCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney, requesting the City Attorney meet with the Finance and Personnel Committee concerning litigation in which the City is likely to become involved, specifically related to the claims of Eleuterio A. Ortiz and Secura Insurance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: To accept and approve the settlement agreement as presented. Fiscal Note: The settlement amount of $62,457.39 shall be paid from Account 11202-56200, ContingencyApproved  Action details Not available
0783-22 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Paffrath, on behalf of the Department of City Development, for review and approval of the 2023 Operating Plan for Business Improvement District No. 4, Douglas Avenue. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: That the 2023 Operating Plan for Business Improvement District No. 4, Douglas Avenue, be approved. Further that the Finance Director be authorized and directed to include the District’s special charges on the 2022 property tax bills of the affected parcels. Fiscal Note: It is estimated that $41,125 will be raised through bid assessments that will be placed into the Douglas Avenue Business Improvement District’s revenue account.Approved  Action details Not available
0787-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the Chief of Police, requesting to apply for, and if awarded, accept the 2022 Local Community Grant (#00485). Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10.24.2022: Approval toCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the Chief of Police, requesting permission to apply for, and if awarded, accept the 2022 Local Community Grant (#00485). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: That the Chief of Police be granted approval to apply for, and if awarded, accept the 2022 Local Community Grant (#00485). Fiscal Note: Grant amount is $3,500. City Match: N/AApproved  Action details Not available
0792-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Department of City Development, seeking permission to apply for the FY2023 United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Brownfield Community-wide Assessment Grant for the City ofCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Department of City Development, requesting permission to apply for, and if awarded, accept the FY2023 United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Brownfield Community-Wide Assessment Grant for the City of Racine (Grant Control# 00484). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: That the Interim Assistant Director of City Development, or her designee, be authorized to act on behalf of the City to submit to the US EPA an application for a Community-Wide Assessment Grant, sign all forms and documents necessary, pay all fees, and take necessary action to undertake, direct, complete, and carry out grant activities, if awarded. Fiscal Note: The City will apply for the maximum amount of funding of $500,000 to be used over a grant period of four years. There are no match requirements for this grant.Approved  Action details Not available
0795-22 A Subject: Communication from the Human Resources Director requesting that the signing bonuses previously authorized by the Common Council in August of 2021 be expanded to all Non Represented Full Time long unfilled positions and an additional $50,000 of CiCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Human Resources Director, requesting that the signing bonuses previously authorized by the Common Council in August of 2021 be expanded to all Non Represented Full Time long unfilled positions, and an additional $50,000 of City ARPA funds be allocated for purposes of recruitment. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: That the signing bonuses previously authorized by the Common Council in August of 2021 be expanded to all Non Represented Full Time long unfilled positions defined as 3 months or more for purposes of recruitment, and an additional $50,000 of City ARPA funds be allocated for these purposes. Fiscal Note: Funds in the amount of $50,000 are available in the compliance category of ARPA to be reprogrammed for this purpose.Approved  Action details Not available
0796-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the Benefits Manager, requesting to appear before the Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss the City's Stop Loss Insurance coverage for 2023. Staff Recommendation: That the Mayor and CitCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the Benefits Manager, requesting permission to appear before the Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss the City's Stop Loss Insurance coverage for 2023. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-24-2022: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into an agreement for the City's 2023 Health Insurance Stop Loss Coverage with American Fidelity Assurance Company through Brown & Brown. Fiscal Note: Estimated cost for City only is about $810,000. Funds are allocated in the 2023 budget under Account #70312 52130 Stop Loss Premium.Approved  Action details Not available
0784-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works, submitting bid results for 2023 Solid Waste Disposal Services. Staff Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-25-22: That the Solid WCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works, submitting bid results for 2023 Solid Waste Disposal Services. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-25-22: That the Solid Waste Disposal Services contract be awarded to GFL Environmental - Emerald Park Landfill LLC based on the following disposal costs: 1. Municipal Solid Waste: $40.00 per ton 2. Household Bulky Waste: $45.00 per ton 3. Street Sweepings: $23.00 per ton 4. Scale-in, Scale out Time: 15 minutes Based on average yearly tonnages for each of the items, the total cost of the contract award is approximately $1,110,000. Fiscal Note: Funds to defray the costs of this contract are available in the following Org Objects: 14006 52215 Waste Disposal 60484 52215 Waste DisposalApproved  Action details Video Video
0785-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of the City Engineer, requesting extension of Underground Utility Locate Services. Staff Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-25-22: That the Purchasing Agent be authoCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of the City Engineer, requesting extension of Underground Utility Locate Services. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-25-22: That the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to extend the agreement, from January 1, 2023 through December 31,2023, with Precise Underground Marketing Corporation, to provide underground facility locating services for the City-owned fiber optic and electrical systems with a per ticket price of the following: Pre-Screens $13.07, Locates $16.72, Site Visit $16.72, Emergency (During business hours) $28.19, Emergency (After business hours) $57.01, Projects $35.25. Fiscal Note: Estimated contract amount is $80,000 funding is available in Org-Obj-14012-52100, Street Lighting-Professional ServicesApproved  Action details Video Video
0786-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of the City Engineer, requesting approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Mount Pleasant for assessable paving projects on Winthrop Avenue and Eaton Lane. Staff RecommendatCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of the City Engineer, requesting approval of an Intergovernmental Agreements with the Village of Mount Pleasant for assessable paving projects on Winthrop Avenue and Eaton Lane. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-25-22: That the intergovernmental agreements with the Village of Mount Pleasant be approved. Fiscal Note: The Village of Mount Pleasant will reimburse the City of Racine the Village’s pro rata share of the construction and administration costs, estimated to be $271,000.00.Approved  Action details Video Video
0793-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the City Engineer submitting the assessment rates established for 2023 Public Hearings for 2024 construction of Portland Cement Concrete Paving and Curb and Gutter. Staff Recommendation to tCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the City Engineer submitting the assessment rates established for 2023 Public Hearings for 2024 construction of Portland Cement Concrete Paving and Curb and Gutter. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-25-22: That the proposed special assessment rates established for 2023 Public Hearings for 2024 construction of Portland Cement Concrete Paving and Curb & Gutter be approved. See attached. Fiscal Note: These rates are established so that the abutting property owner pays their pro rata share of the cost of such street improvements.Approved  Action details Video Video
0782-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder McCarthy submitting an application for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage Titan Retalia Gas and Food Mart INC, DBA JD United Petroleum located at 1530 Douglas Ave, Anuradha Rai, Agent. (4 District)CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder McCarthy submitting an application for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage Titan Retalia Gas and Food Mart INC, DBA JD United Petroleum located at 1530 Douglas Ave, Anuradha Rai, Agent. (4 District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 10-24-2022: That the application for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage Titan Retalia Gas and Food Mart INC, DBA JD United Petroleum located at 1530 Douglas Ave, Anuradha Rai, Agent. (4 District), be Approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved  Action details Video Video
0750-22 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder McCarthy, on behalf of the Chief of Police, requesting to appoint a City of Racine Humane Officer Staff Recommendation to the Public Safety & Licensing Committee on 10.10.2022: Approval to appoint a City of RaCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder McCarthy, on behalf of the Chief of Police, requesting to appoint a City of Racine Humane Officer Staff Recommendation to the Public Safety & Licensing Committee on 10.10.2022: Approval to appoint a City of Racine Humane Officer. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 10-10-2022: That the Communication sponsored by Alder McCarthy, on behalf of the Chief of Police, requesting to appoint a City of Racine Humane Officer Fiscal Note: N/AApproved  Action details Video Video
0801-22 A Subject:Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Transit & Mobility Director, requesting approval of RYDE Racine's waiving of fares for veterans of the United States Armed Forces utilizing fixed-route transit service. Staff RecommendationCommunicationSubject:Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Transit & Mobility Director, requesting approval of RYDE Racine's waiving of fares for veterans of the United States Armed Forces utilizing fixed-route transit service. Staff Recommendation: That the Transit Commission approve RYDE Racine's waiving of fares for veterans of the United States Armed Forces. Fiscal Note: Loss of veteran adult fares at two dollars per ride and senior citizen or disabled fares at one dollar per ride.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
0808-22 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication by Mayor Mason requesting permission to apply for the 2022 Department of Transportation Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) grant phase 1. (Grant Control #00487). Staff Recommendation: To approve the request to apply for the 2022 Department of Transportation Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) grant. Fiscal Note: The award could be up to $2,000,000 with no cost sharing or matching required.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
0810-22 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of Public Health Director Bowersox, requesting to apply for the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Grant. Fiscal Note: up to $50,000 no City matchApprovedPass Action details Video Video