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December 30, 2013 Committee of the Whole Agenda

The Committee of the Whole consists of all aldermen holding office. The Committee meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers in order to review all ordinances and resolutions.

The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Committee of the Whole rotate each month. Currently, Ward 10 Alderman Tim Griffin is serving as Chairman of the Committee.

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Committee Of The Whole Agenda
Monday, December 30, 2013 
City Council Chambers - 5:30pm

1.  Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance

2.  Roll Call of Members

3.  Approval of the December 10, 2013 Committee Meeting Minutes

 

4.  ORDINANCES TABLED OR REMAINING IN COMMITTEE

2011-104         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 100 OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, BY IMPOSING A 1.5% TAX ON THE PRIVILEGE OF PURCHASING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR AND PREPARED FOOD ITEMS FOR IMMEDIATE CONSUMPTION (Requested By Alderman Gail Simpson) (Remains In Committee 3/12/13)

2012-123         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 90, SECTION 90.44 OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE AND IDENTITY (Requested By Alderman Sam Cahnman) (Remains In Committee 3/12/13)

2012-226         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE XXVIII, BY ADDING SECTIONS 110.270 THROUGH 110.272 AND AMENDING SECTIONS 110.001 AND 110.999 OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO PAWNBROKERS AND SECONDHAND GOODS DEALERS (Requested By Mayor J. Michael Houston and Alderman Tim Griffin) (Remains in Committee 3/12/13)

2012-376         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 76, SECTION 76.44 OF THE  1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO AUTHORITY TO TOW AND IMPOUND MOTOR VEHICLES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 3/5/13)

2013-128         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 110, SECTIONS 110.001 AND 110.003, OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, GOVERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE, PERMIT OR REGISTRATION TO PERSONS HAVING ANY UNPAID DEBT OR OBLIGATION TO THE CITY, THREE OR MORE OUTSTANDING JUDGMENTS IN FAVOR OF THE CITY OR ARE THE SUBJECT OF A CURRENT ENFORCEMENT ACTION BY THE CITY (Requested by Alderman Doris Turner and Alderman Cory Jobe) (Remains in Committee June 4, 2013)

2013-174         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 33, SECTION 33.002, AND CHAPTER 36, SECTION 36.05(C) OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS (Requested by Alderman Gail Simpson) (Remains in Committee 5/14/13)

2013-193     A RESOLUTION REQUESTING AN INVESTIGATION BY THE ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (Requested by Alderman Frank Edwards, Alderman Sam Cahnman, Alderman Joe McMenamin and Alderman Steve Dove)  (Remains in Committee 5/21/13)

2013-250         AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “B” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR NIEMANN FOODS INC., D/B/A SAVE-A-LOT #495 LOCATED AT 2520 E. CLEARLAKE AVE. (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 6/25/13)

2013-260         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 38, SECTION 38.35(a), OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE THAT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL SERVICES IN EXCESS OF $5,000 REQUIRE CITY COUNCIL APPROVAL (Requested by Alderman Joe McMenamin) (Remains in Committee 7/9/13)

2013-266         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CLASS “C1” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE AND INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS B1 LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR AT&W GROCERY, INC., 2191 STEVENSON DRIVE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 7/9/13)

2013-376         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 32, SECTION 32.06 OF THE 1988 SPRINGFIELD CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE MAYOR REGARDING EXECUTIVE ORDERS (Requested by Alderman Sam Cahnman and Alderman Joe McMenamin) (Remains in Committee 10/15/13)

2013-397    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36 OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, REGARDING WHISTLEBLOWING FOR THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Tabled 10/29/13)

2013-455         AN ORDINANCE REQUESTING SALARY INCREASES IN EXCESS OF 5% DURING A 12 MONTH PERIOD FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES IN THE OFFICE OF CORPORATION COUNSEL (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Returned to Committee 12/17/13)

2013-457         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DISCLOSURE OF A PORTION OF THE NOVEMBER 5, 2013, EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES, AS AMENDED (Requested by Alderman Joe McMenamin) (Remains in Committee 12/10/13)

2013-469         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING ENROLLMENT OF QUALIFYING ACREAGE AT THE CLEAR LAKE SAND AND GRAVEL PIT INTO STATE AND FEDERAL CONSERVATION EASEMENTS FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 12/10/13)

2013-470         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A FARM LEASE FOR APPROXIMATELY 40.2 ACRES NEAR 6500 OAKCREST ROAD FOR A ONE-YEAR TERM FOR THE WATER DIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 12/10/13)

 

5.  ORDINANCES FOR COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION

2013-475         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF J. TODD GREENBURG AS CORPORATION COUNSEL (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-476         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO BART SCHMULBACH, AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES EMPLOYEE, FOR SETTLEMENT OF A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR NUMBER 13-WC-024023 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-477         AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES 2014 OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $80,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN THE CITY AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $650,000 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-478         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,870.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF REDEEMING A PORTION OF THE CITY’S SPECIAL SERVICE AREA BONDS (WANLESS’ ILES JUNCTION PROJECT), SERIES 2005 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-479         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT FM14-20 WITH R. L. VOLLINTINE CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR THE INTERIOR RENOVATION OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD GARAGE LOCATED AT 300 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DRIVE, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $370,000.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-480         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF ONE SCREW AIR COMPRESSOR AND FIFTY MOBILE DATA COMPUTERS AND IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $222,948.94 FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT AND THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-481         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR USE OF THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS FOR TRAINING PURPOSES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-482         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000.00 FROM UNBUDGETED, UNAPPROPRIATED 071 FUND BALANCE FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-483         AN ORDINANCE DECLARING SCRAP METAL EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS AS SURPLUS PROPERTY, AUTHORIZING SALE, AND ACCEPTING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT NO. UE14-10-68 WITH F AND W RESOURCES, INC. FOR PURCHASE AND REMOVAL OF SAID PROPERTY IN THE AMOUNT OF 80% SALVAGE VALUE FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-484         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT UE14-10-67 – LINE CLEARANCE SERVICES FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM FOR THE ELECTRIC DIVISION WITH NELSON TREE SERVICE, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,000,000.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-485         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT UE14-08-48 – UNIT 33 PRECIPITATOR UPGRADE PROJECT WITH HAYES-PMC LLC IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,344,900.00 FOR THE ELECTRIC DIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-486         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL PAYMENT OF $40,895.45 TO THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $340,895.40 FOR THE FAU 2008 OVERLAY PROGRAM FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-487         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE MACARTHUR BOULEVARD FEASIBILITY STUDY (MFT SECTION # 13-00476-00-ES) AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $9,000.00 TO THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-488         A RESOLUTION NOTIFYING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION THAT MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,000.00 MAY BE USED FOR THE MACARTHUR BOULEVARD FEASIBILITY STUDY,  MFT SECTION # 13-00476-00-3S, FOR the office of public WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-489         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT NO. PW 14-15 WITH F&W RESOURCES, INC. FOR COLLECTION, RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL OF BULKY ITEMS FOR A TWO YEAR PERIOD, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $350,000.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-490         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH SPRINGFIELD HOUSING AUTHORITY TO ENSURE THAT PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES (PILOT) ARE MADE BY GENESIS PLACE, LLC (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-491         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE VILLAGE OF CHATHAM, ILLINOIS IN AN AMOUNT OF $700,000.00 FOR EARLY TERMINATION OF THE WATER CONTRACT FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

6.  Unfinished Business

7.  New Business

8.  Citizens Request to Address the Committee

9.  Adjournment