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Cecilia K. Tumulty, City of Springfield FOIA Officer

July 2, 2013 Special City Council Agenda

The Agenda for each City Council meeting is prepared by the City Clerk, Cecilia Tumulty.  The Agenda is published each Friday prior to a City Council meeting.

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CONSENT AGENDA

2013-243         AN ORDINANCE ASCERTAINING THE PREVAILING RATES OF WAGES FOR SANGAMON COUNTY AS REQUIRED BY THE ILLINOIS PREVAILING WAGE ACT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-244         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES WITH CURRAN, EASTSIDE, LAKE SPRINGFIELD, NORTHSIDE, SOUTH OAK KNOLLS, SOUTHLAWN, SOUTHSIDE, WESTERN AND WOODSIDE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013, THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2015 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-245         AN ORDINANCE TO DECREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “AA” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE DUE TO CLOSURE OF BUSINESS BY TMAC N SUNSHINE, INC. D/B/A SANDTRAP, 1510 E. MELROSE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-246         AN ORDINANCE TO DECREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “D” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE DUE TO CLOSURE OF BUSINESS BY ALPHA TILE INC. D/B/A THE ALBATROSS, 3455 FREEDOM DRIVE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-247         AN ORDINANCE TO DECREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “D” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE DUE TO CLOSURE OF BUSINESS BY STUGOTS, INC. D/B/A DI PIERO’S OF SPRINGFIELD LOCATED AT 2690 S. DIRKSEN PARKWAY (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-248         AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “D” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR PURE FOODS INC. D/B/A FLAVOR OF INDIA LOCATED AT 3124 MONTVALE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-249         AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “D” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR HIDEOUT LLC D/B/A ABE’S HIDEOUT LOCATED AT 2301 S. DIRKSEN PARKWAY (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-251         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO TAMMY BAEHR, A CITY OF SPRINGFIELD POLICE OFFICER, TO SETTLE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 12-WC-30581 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-252         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO MICHAEL FOLKER, AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES EMPLOYEE, TO SETTLE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM NUMBERS 10-WC-28849 AND 11-WC-045291 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-253         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING PAYMENT TO R.W. TROXELL & COMPANY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,782,961.00 FOR THE ANNUAL PREMIUM OF A ONE-YEAR PROPERTY AND EXTENDED COVERAGE INSURANCE POLICY FOR 40 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD PROPERTIES FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-254         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $297,177.00 WITH ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT SERVICES INC. FOR INSPECTION OF THE AMMONIA STORAGE AND DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR DALLMAN POWER STATION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-255         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING  A FUNDING INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF $90,419.00 FOR THE 2012  REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH ENOS PARK DEVELOPMENT, LLC FOR ACQUISITION ASSISTANCE AND RELATED EXPENSES FOR VARIOUS PROPERTIES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $340,419.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-256         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH ENOS PARK DEVELOPMENT, LLC FOR USE OF ENOS PARK TAX INCREMENT FINANCE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $159,581.00 FOR ACQUISITION ASSISTANCE AND RELATED EXPENSES FOR VARIOUS PROPERTIES LOCATED WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ENOS PARK TIF AREA, FOR THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AS AMENDED (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-257         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH JEFFERSON CROSSING LLC FOR CERTAIN TAX INCREMENT FINANCE REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES INCLUDING ACQUISITION, DEMOLITION AND SITE (INFRASTRUCTURE) PREPARATION ON 17 ACRES AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF VETERANS PARKWAY AND JEFFERSON STREETS FOR COMMERCIAL REDEVELOPMENT IN THE JEFFERSON CROSSING TIF DISTRICT, AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000.00 FROM JEFFERSON CROSSING TIF DISTRICT FUND BALANCE AND UNBUDGETED REVENUE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

 

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)

 

ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING AND ASSIGNED TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

2013-259         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 110, SECTION 110.115(d) OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, REGARDING TERMS OF PERMITS AND DECALCOMANIA FOR PERMITTEE’S VEHICLES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

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)

2013-261         A RESOLUTION REFERRING A PETITION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT  TO SECTION 155.045.1 OF THE SPRINGFIELD ZONING ORDINANCE TO THE SPRINGFIELD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDERATION REGARDING AN INCREASE FROM TWO TO FOUR FOR GARAGE SALES (Requested by Alderman Kris Theilen)

2013-262         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,499.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK FROM GRANT FUNDS FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND FUNDS FROM THE SANGAMON COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-263         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH CORESOURCE INC. TO SERVE AS THE THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR (TPA) AND THE UTILIZATION REVIEW MANAGEMENT TEAM FOR THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM AS APPROVED BY THE JOINT LABOR/MANAGEMENT HEALTH CARE COMMITTEE FOR EMPLOYEES COVERED BY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS AND TO SERVE AS THE THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR ALL EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES PARTICIPATING IN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD’S HEALTH PLAN FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2013, THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2016, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,641,007.26 FOR THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-264         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH NEW WORLD SYSTEMS CORPORATION FOR ANNUAL MAINTENANCE FEES FOR THE SPRINGFIELD FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-265         AN ORDINANCE DECLARING FIRE TRUCK 1 AND FIRE TRUCK 3 TO BE SURPLUS PROPERTY AND AUTHORIZING DISPOSAL OF SAID PROPERTY (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

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)

2013-267         AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “D” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR HTT, INC. D/B/A III TOMASSOS ITALIAN BISTRO, 1130 LEGACY POINTE DRIVE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-268         AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “E” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR THAI KITCHEN II, INC., LOCATED AT 305 CHATHAM ROAD (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-269         AN ORDINANCE TO DECREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “F” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE DUE TO RELINQUISHMENT BY SCANDALS INC. 411 E. WASHINGTON STREET (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-270         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT EXTENSION AND ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $128,501.00 UNDER CONTRACT NO. UW14-03-08 WITH CALLENDER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. AND UW14-03-09 WITH CHAT LTD. FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF A SHORELINE STABILIZATION GRANT WITH THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY IN A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $278,548.11 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-271         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 71-2-13 TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION FOR CONDEMNATION OF REAL PROPERTY FOR IMPROVEMENTS ON ELEVENTH STREET FROM ADLAI STEVENSON DRIVE TO LINCOLNSHIRE BOULEVARD (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-272         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE LOCATION AND SKETCH MAP OF SPRINGFIELD TECHNOLOGY PARK, LOCATED SOUTH OF I-72 AND EAST OF FRITO LAY AND MEL-O-CREAM, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-273         AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE VARIANCE REQUEST OF SECTION 153.158(b)(2) PERTAINING LOT ARRANGEMENT AT SPRINGFIELD TECHNOLOGY PARK LOCATED SOUTH OF I-72 AND EAST OF FRITO LAY AND MEL-O-CREAM FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-274         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING/DENYING THE VARIANCE REQUEST OF SECTION 153.157(i) PERTAINING CUL-DE-SAC STREETS IN SPRINGFIELD TECHNOLOGY PARK LOCATED SOUTH OF I-72 AND EAST OF FRITO LAY AND MEL-O-CREAM FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-275         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE LOCATION AND SKETCH MAP OF CITYSCAPE COMMONS SUBDIVISION LOCATED SOUTH OF TORONTO ROAD, WEST OF SOUTH SIXTH STREET FRONTAGE ROAD AND EAST OF THE I-55 OFF RAMP, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-276         AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE VARIANCE REQUEST OF SECTION 153.158(b)(2) PERTAINING LOT ARRANGEMENT AT CITYSCAPE COMMONS SUBDIVISION LOCATED SOUTH OF TORONTO ROAD, WEST OF SOUTH SIXTH STREET FRONTAGE ROAD AND EAST OF THE I-55 OFF RAMP, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)