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Cecilia K. Tumulty, City of Springfield FOIA Officer

September 17, 2013 City Council Agenda

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City Council Meeting Agenda
September 17, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Pledge of Allegiance

3.  Proclamations

4.  Zoning Agenda

DOCKET #2013-063   801 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE WEST (WARD 6) (MAP)

DOCKET #2013-064   1700 PLOVER ROAD AND 4808 SAVOY DRIVE (WARD 10) (MAP)

DOCKET #2013-065   2506-2508 LEMONT DRIVE (WARD 8) (MAP)

DOCKET #2013-066   750 NORTH 19TH STREET (WARD 3) (MAP)

5.  Presentations

6.  Approval of City Council Minutes

7.  Consent Agenda

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)

2013-342         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)

2013-351         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)

8.  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)

2013-296        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)

2013-313         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)

2013-357         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF DAN R. LONG TO THE SPRINGFIELD HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston) (Remains in Committee 9/10/13)

 

9.  Debate Agenda

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)

2013-312         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)

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)

2013-349         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)

 

10.  Emergency Passage

2013-358    AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING GRANT NO. 14-373004 FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $354,686.00 WITH MATCHING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $177,343.00 FOR A TOTAL GRANT AMOUNT OF $532,029.00 FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MARKETING GRANT PROGRAM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2013, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2014, AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $354,686.00 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, FOR EMERGENCY PASSAGE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-359    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE AND EXECUTION OF GRANT NO. 14-751029 FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, UNDER THE LOCAL TOURISM AND CONVENTION BUREAU GRANT PROGRAM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $386,233.00 WITH MATCHING FUNDS REQUIRED IN THE AMOUNT OF $386,233.00, BEGINNING JULY 1, 2013, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2014, AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $86,233.00 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, FOR EMERGENCY PASSAGE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

 

11.  Ordinance on First Reading

2013-360    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 90, SECTIONS 90.15.2 AND 90.24 OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO TERMS AND RENEWAL OF LICENSES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-361    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO GARY BRITZ, AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE, TO SETTLE A WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 13-WC-024239 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-362    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE REGARDING ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CASE ALS-09-0718, CHARGE #2009SF00087 AND EEOC #BA82496, ROBERT HORTON v. CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-363    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT TO EXTEND THE CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE AGREEMENT THROUGH JUNE 30, 2014, WITH COMCAST OF ILLINOIS/INDIANA/OHIO LLC (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-364    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING / AGREEMENT WITH THE ILLINOIS FIRE SERVICE INSTITUTE REGARDING STATE USE OF HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT #EMW-2013-SS-00014-S01 FUNDING ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-365    AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING PROPOSAL NO RFP #FM14-03 WITH ASSETWORKS, INC. FOR A WEB-BASED FLEET MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $185,670.00 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-366    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,000,000.00 FROM UNBUDGETED, UNAPPROPRIATED FUND BALANCE TO BE USED FOR DRAINAGE AND ALLEY MAINTENANCE FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-367    AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING PROPOSAL NO RFP #FM14-06 with W.J. SCOTT COMPANY FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FUELMASTER SOFTWARE AND FUELMASTER FMS SYSTEMS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $106,258.59 FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-368    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $553,000.00 FROM UNBUDGETED, UNAPPROPRIATED FUND BALANCE TO BE USED FOR THE NORTHEAST TIF REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT FUND FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-369    AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH USA HOIST COMPANY, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $279,400.00 FOR MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR DALLMAN POWER PLANT COMPLEX STACK ELEVATORS FOR THE ELECTRIC DIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-370    AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY MAC’S CONVENIENCE STORES LLC AND LOCATED AT 2120 N. DIRKSEN PARKWAY (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-371    AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “B” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR MAC’S CONVENIENCE STORES LLC D/B/A CIRCLE K 1303, 2120 N. DIRKSEN PARKWAY (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-372    A RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A LETTER OF SUPPORT ON BEHALF OF BYWATER DEVELOPMENT GROUP FOR ITS LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT APPLICATION TO THE ILLINOIS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, FOR REHABILITATION OF THE PINE WOODS APARTMENTS LOCATED AT 1665 SEVEN PINES ROAD (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston and Alderman Joe McMenamin)

2013-373    AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF BHIKKHU MAHINDA TO THE COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL VISITORS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

12.  Unfinished Business

13.  New Business

14.  Citizen Requests to Address the Council

15.  Adjournment