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September 3, 2013 City Council Agenda

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September 3, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.

CONSENT AGENDA

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)

2013-329         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)

 

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)

 

DEBATE AGENDA

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)

2013-333          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)

 

EMERGENCY PASSAGE

2013-334         AN ORDINANCE TEMPORARILY LIFTING THE MORATORIUM AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE 276-08-13 IN ORDER TO PROCESS A BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION FOR A ROOF ON A BOAT DOCK AT 1317 EAST LAKE SHORE DRIVE, FOR EMERGENCY PASSAGE (Requested by Alderman Frank Edwards)

 

ORDINANCES ON THE ORDER OF FIRST READING

2013-335         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000.00 FROM UNAPPROPRIATED FUND BALANCE FOR THE OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL COORDINATOR (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-336         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO ROBERT HAMILTON, AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE, TO SETTLE A WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 13-WC-16110 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-337         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR 2013 WAGE RE-OPENER ONLY WITH THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS FOR A 2.1% ACROSS-THE-BOARD WAGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2013 (FIREMEN & OILERS AT THE POWER PLANT) (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-338         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR 2013 WAGE RE-OPENER ONLY WITH THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS FOR A 2.1% ACROSS-THE-BOARD WAGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2013 (CWLP GARAGE) (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-339         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR 2013 WAGE RE-OPENER ONLY WITH THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS FOR A 2.1% ACROSS-THE-BOARD WAGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2013 (DALLMAN MACHINISTS) (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-340         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TENTATIVELY AGREED TO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND THE INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, LOCAL 193, REGARDING MEMBER DISCIPLINARY IMPACT ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH THE INSTALLATION OF GPS TRACKING SYSTEMS IN OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES VEHICLES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-341         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH, AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $57,800.00 TO, KAPLAN FINANCIAL CONSULTING, INC. TO SERVE AS THE CITY’S INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISOR REGARDING THE CITY’S GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR THE INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-342         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF ADDENDUM A TO A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE SALVATION ARMY TO EXTEND THE COMPLETION DATE TO JUNE 30, 2015, FOR REHABILITATION OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 100 N. 9TH STREET (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-343         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACT UE14-06-35 – UNIT 31 & 32 SCR CATALYST CHANGEOUT WITH HENSON ROBINSON COMPANY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $244,086.00 FOR THE ELECTRIC DIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-344         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $275,000.00 UNDER CONTRACT NO. UE10-10-77 WITH HARSCO CORPORATION FOR GENERATING FACILITIES SCAFFOLDING FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE OF $3,300,000.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-345         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH GENERAL ELECTRIC INTERNATIONAL, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $129,723.96 FOR PURCHASE OF SPILL STRIPS FOR UNIT 33 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-346         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $150,000.00 FOR THE OFFICE PUBLIC WORKS WASTE & RECYCLING (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-347         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000.00 FOR THE OFFICE PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-348         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT FOR TIPPING FEES TO SANGAMON VALLEY LANDFILL FOR COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH COURT ORDERED DEMOLITIONS OF UNSAFE AND DANGEROUS STRUCTURES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $138,624.17 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-349         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT WITH REAL LIFE CHURCH FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2450 TAYLOR AVENUE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-350         AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY FOR REAL LIFE CHURCH LOCATED AT 2450 TAYLOR AVENUE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-351         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING execution of A SUPPLEMENTAL PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH, AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF $42,016.50 TO, CUMMINS ENGINEERING CORP for the FAYETTE AVENUE BRIDGE OVER THE JACKSONVILLE BRANCH (MFT SECTION NO. 11-00472-00-BR; SN 084-8000J) (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-352         A RESOLUTION NOTIFYING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION THAT ADDITIONAL MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,016.50 MAY BE USED FOR ADDITIONAL PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE FAYETTE AVENUE BRIDGE OVER THE JACKSONVILLE BRANCH (MFT SECTION NO. 11-00472-00-BR), FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-353         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR TRAFFIC SIGNALS, SIDEWALKS AND BIKE LANES ON DIRKSEN PARKWAY, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-354         A RESOLUTION NOTIFYING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION THAT MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $112,000.00 MAY BE USED FOR TRAFFIC SIGNALS, SIDEWALKS AND BIKE LANE IMPROVEMENTS ON DIRKSEN PARKWAY, MFT SECTION #11-STATE-01-WR, FOR the office of public WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-355         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF LEGACY POINTE TOWN CENTER – PHASE 4, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-356         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PLAN FOR THE LARGE SCALE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OUTLETS AT SPRINGFIELD IN LEGACY POINTE TOWN CENTER P.U.D., FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-357         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF DAN R. LONG TO THE SPRINGFIELD HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)