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Cecilia K. Tumulty, City of Springfield FOIA Officer

August 20, 2013 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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City Council Meeting Agenda
August 20, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.

ZONING AGENDA

DOCKET 2013-044     2656 SOUTH TENTH STREET (WARD 2) (CONTINUED FROM JULY 16, 2013) (map)

DOCKET 2013-049     1111 NORTH WALNUT STREET (WARD 9) (CONTINUED FROM JULY 16, 2013) (map)

DOCKET 2013-055     1344 SOUTH WALNUT STREET (WARD 6) (map)

DOCKET 2013-056     208 WEST MILLER STREET (WARD 5) (map)

DOCKET 2013-057     2881-2883 NORTH DIRKSEN PARKWAY (WARD 4) (map)

DOCKET 2013-058     1617 SOUTH 10 1/2 STREET (WARD 2) (map)  

DOCKET 2013-061     #2 AND #6 DRAWBRIDGE ROAD (WARD 7) (map)

DOCKET 2013-062     1999 WABASH AVENUE (WARD 7) (map)

Treasurer's Monthly Cash Report(PDF)

CONSENT AGENDA

2013-298         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO LOREN KUNZ, A CITY OF SPRINGFIELD FIREFIGHTER, TO SETTLE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 12-WC-38676 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-300         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO LARRY LEACH, AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES EMPLOYEE, FOR SETTLEMENT OF A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 12-WC-42117, AS AMENDED (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-301         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,006.00 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-302         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A TRANSFER OF FUNDS FROM ONE ACCOUNT TO ANOTHER IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,600.00 FOR LINCOLN LIBRARY (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-303         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF TWO GRANTS AND THE EXECUTION OF THE RESPECTIVE GRANT AGREEMENTS WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY’S FISCAL YEAR 2013 CONSOLIDATED ACTION PLAN TO ACCEPT $1,015,014.00 IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ENTITLEMENT AWARD AND $402,336.00 IN HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP FORMULA FUNDS FOR A TOTAL OF $1,417,350.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-304         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CLASS “B1” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR HARPER OIL CO. D/B/A THE MARKET ON KOKE MILL LOCATED AT 2550 KOKE MILL ROAD (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-306         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 1 AND ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $32,186.00 UNDER CONTRACT NO. UE13-10-59 WITH RP COATINGS, INC. FOR COATING IN THE UNIT 33 SCRUBBER TANKS IN A TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE OF $481,436.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-307         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH IBIDEN CERAM ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $427,300.00 FOR CATALYST REGENERATION ON UNIT 33 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-308         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LETTER OFFER FOR EXTENSION, APPROVING A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION AND AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $89,350.00 UNDER CONTRACT NO. UW12-08-61 WITH ALEXANDER CHEMICAL CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF LIQUID CHLORINE FOR THE WATER PURIFICATION PLANT FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE OF $268,050.00 UNDER SAID CONTRACT FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-309         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF ANNUAL BANK SERVICE FEES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $70,000.00 TO ILLINOIS NATIONAL BANK FOR BANKING SERVICES THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2014, FOR THE FINANCE DIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-310         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONTRACT SERVICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD AND SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS DISTRICT 186 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-311         A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A LETTER OF INTENT WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENTS TO DIRKSEN PARKWAY AT COOK STREET AND SINGER AVENUE, MFT SECTION #13-STATE-02-TL, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-317         A RESOLUTION OF INTENT FOR THE CITY TO ENTER INTO REAL ESTATE NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4TH STREET AND CAPITOL AVENUE THAT CONSISTS OF 1.95 ACRES WITH THE INTENT THAT THE CITY PAY FOR THE ACQUISITION OF LAND WITH CENTRAL AREA TIF FUNDS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston and Alderman Cory Jobe)

2013-318         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH SM PROPERTIES DIRKSEN, L.L.C. FOR USE OF DIRKSEN PARKWAY COMMERCIAL TAX INCREMENT FINANCE FUNDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,084,140.00 FOR ACQUISITION AND SITE IMPROVEMENT ASSISTANCE AND RELATED EXPENSES FOR THE LAND TO THE NORTH OF J.C. PENNEY LOCATED WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DIRKSEN PARKWAY COMMERCIAL TIF AREA, AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTIAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (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)

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)

2013-263         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) (Remains in Committee 7/16/13)

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) (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)

2013-296        A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DISCLOSURE OF EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES AND AUDIO FILE DATED MAY 7, 2013(Requested by Aldermen Frank Edwards, Doris Turner and Cory Jobe) (Remains in Committee 7/30/13)

2013-312         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PLAN FOR THE LARGE SCALE DEVELOPMENT OF LOT 5 IN COBBLESTONE ESTATES, 25TH ADDITION, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 8/13/13)

2013-313         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PLAN FOR THE LARGE SCALE DEVELOPMENT OF REAL LIFE CHURCH LOCATED EAST OF TAYLOR AVENUE AND NORTH OF HERMITAGE ROAD, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 8/13/13)

2013-314         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH GARY T. WILHELM AND CATHERINE A. WILHELM FOR ANNEXATION OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3419 WOODHAVEN ROAD (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 8/13/13)

2013-315         AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3419 WOODHAVEN ROAD (WILHELM) (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 8/13/13)

2013-316         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL A. GEIGER TO THE POLICE COMMUNITY REVIEW COMMISSION (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 8/13/13)

 

DEBATE AGENDA

2013-299         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO STEPHEN HOMA, AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES EMPLOYEE, FOR SETTLEMENT OF A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 10-WC-26296 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-305         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING PAYMENT TO PROLIANCE ENERGY, LLC IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,035,800.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF NATURAL GAS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2014 UNDER AN EXISTING CONTRACT FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

EMERGENCY PASSAGE

2013-319         AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “A” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR JCJ BEVERAGES, INC D/B/A CRAFT LOCATED AT 430 E. MONROE STREET, FOR EMERGENCY PASSAGE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

 

ORDINANCES ON THE ORDER OF FIRST READING

2013-320         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO ROBERT RABIN, A CITY OF SPRINGFIELD FIREFIGHTER, TO SETTLE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 12-WC-043569 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-321         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000.00 FROM UNBUDGETED, UNAPPROPRIATED 071 FUND BALANCE FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-322         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE AND EXECUTION OF THE 2013 BYRNE JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (#2013-DJ-BX-0230) FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $123,600.00 AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF THE GRANT FUNDS FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-323         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 186 REGARDING SCHOOL SAFETY OFFICERS FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-324         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXTENSION OF CONTRACT #CS-12-05-40 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13, 2015, WITH ARAMARK UNIFORM & CAREER APPAREL, INC., AND AUTHORIZING AN ADDITIONAL $189,847.56 FOR A TOTAL NOT TO EXCEED $379,695.12 FOR LINEN AND UNIFORM RENTAL SERVICES FOR VARIOUS CITY DEPARTMENTS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-325         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT UW14-06-33 – CLARIFIER NUMBER 3 UPGRADE, WITH PLOCHER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,985,500.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-326         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LETTER OFFER FOR EXTENSION, APPROVING A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION AND AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $144,000.00 UNDER PROPOSAL NO. UE09-02 WITH APPLIANCE RECYCLING CENTERS OF AMERICA, INC. FOR REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER RETIREMENT/ RECYCLING SERVICES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE OF $980,712.00 UNDER SAID PROPOSAL FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-327         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $508,613.40, AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $318,614.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-328         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF AN APPLICATION FOR WATER SERVICE OUTSIDE THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4299 RIVERSIDE DRIVE FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-329         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH GENERAL ELECTRIC INTERNATIONAL, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $505,760.34 FOR PURCHASE OF A STEAM SEAL REGULATOR UPGRADE FOR UNIT 33 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-330         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT UE14-05-26 – PURCHASE OF WHEEL LOADER, WITH MARTIN EQUIPMENT OF ILLINOIS, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $294,254.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-331         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING BIDS AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT UE14-07-42 – BYPRODUCT HAULING FOR THE DALLMAN POWER PLANT WITH REX D. EVANS AKA EVANS CARTAGE TRUCKING AND BEELMAN TRUCK CO. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000.00 FOR THE ELECTRIC DIVISION FOR OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-332         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH TOSHIBA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,001,225.00 FOR PURCHASE OF VALVE CARTRIDGES AND CONSUMABLE PARTS FOR UNIT 4  FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-333          AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT NO. PW14-07-43 WITH OTTO BAUM COMPANY, INC. FOR THE 2013 STREETSCAPE PROJECT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $121,144.14 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)