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Cecilia K. Tumulty, City of Springfield FOIA Officer

October 15, 2013 City Council Agenda

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City Council Meeting Agenda
October 15, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Pledge of Allegiance

3.  Proclamations

4.  Zoning Agenda

DOCKET #2013-066   750 NORTH NINETEENTH STREET (WARD 3) (Continued from September 17, 2013)

DOCKET #2013-067   402 NORTH FOURTH STREET (WARD 5)

DOCKET #2013-068   2309 SOUTH DIRKSEN PARKWAY (WARD 3)

DOCKET #2013-069   4202 AMY COURT (WARD 10)

DOCKET #2013-070   OAK PARK ESTATES (PHASES 4, 7, 11, 12, 16 & 17) (WARD 10)

DOCKET #2013-072   2100 SOUTH SIXTH STREET AND ILES PARK PLACE (WARD 6)

 

5.  Presentations

Treasurer's Report

6.  Approval of City Council Minutes

7.  Consent Agenda

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)

2013-377         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO TROY CHOCKLEY, A CITY OF SPRINGFIELD POLICE OFFICER, TO SETTLE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 13-WC-012775 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-379         AN ORDINANCE DECLARING RETIRED SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT CANINES KNOWN AS “TANGO” AND “AXEL” AS SURPLUS PROPERTIES AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS FOR THE PURCHASE OF SAID CANINES WITH OFFICER JEFF LEININGER AND STEVE TERMINE, FORMER CANINE OFFICERS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-380         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE AND EXECUTION OF A GRANT FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,851.52 FOR THE SUSTAINED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM (STEP) AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,222.00 FOR FY14 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-381         AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “C1” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR KROGER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP I D/B/A RULER #258 LOCATED AT 2711 E. SANGAMON AVENUE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-382         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CLASS “B1” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “D” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR BOCCARDI’S ITALIAN IMPORTS, L.L.C. D/B/A BOCCARDI’S ITALIAN IMPORTS, 3132 COCKRELL LANE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-383         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CLASS “N” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR BOCCARDI’S ITALIAN IMPORTS, LLC, 3132 COCKRELL LANE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-384         AN ORDINANCE TO DECREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “AA” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR RITA A. SCHNELL D/B/A BOB & RITA’S CORNER LOCATED AT 933 NORTH GRAND AVENUE WEST (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-385         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH NEUNDORFER, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $450,725.50 FOR THE UNIT 33 PRECIPITATOR UPGRADE PROJECT  FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-386         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF FOUR LEASE AGREEMENTS FOR A ONE-YEAR TERM FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION FOR THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-387         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONTRACT SERVICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD AND SPRINGFIELD CLINIC LLP FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-388         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT LL 14-07-38 WITH CLOYD BUILDERS, INC. FOR THE SECOND FLOOR RENOVATION PROJECT AT LINCOLN LIBRARY’S MAIN BRANCH (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-389         AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE LOWEST BID AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT NUMBER PW 14-08-52 WITH HENRY NELCH & SON CO. TO PURCHASE READY MIX CONCRETE AND RELATED MATERIALS FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $300,000.00 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-390         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE LOCATION AND SKETCH MAP OF ILES PARK PLACE SUBDIVISION, LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SIXTH AND ASH STREETS FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-391         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF ROCK SALT FROM CARGILL, INCORPORATED, SALT DIVISION, UNDER STATE CONTRACT PSD 4017550 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $261,950.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-392         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF YARD WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH LAKE AREA DISPOSAL SERVICE, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,800.00 FOR THE SOUTHEAST QUADRANT AND WASTE MANAGEMENT OF ILLINOIS, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $53,040.00 FOR THE NORTHWEST QUADRANT AND $47,460.00 FOR THE NORTHEAST QUADRANT FOR A TOTAL COLLECTIVE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $145,300.00, TO FURNISH SERVICES OF COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF YARD WASTE WITHIN THE CITY AND LANDS OWNED BY THE CITY, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-393         A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE FUNERAL COALITION’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S FUNERAL  (Requested by Alderman Frank Edwards)

2013-394         AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF DAVID R. OLEJNICZAK, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER FOR ST. JOHN’S HOSPITAL, TO THE MID-ILLINOIS MEDICAL DISTRICT COMMISSION (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-395    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD AND ( ) FOR LEGAL SERVICES RELATED TO GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ISSUANCE(S) IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $_ FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT, AS AMENDED (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)

 

9.  Debate Agenda

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)

2013-378         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,575.00 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

10.  Emergency Passage

2013-396    AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING GRANT NO. 14-365001 FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,000.00 WITH MATCHING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,000.00 FOR A TOTAL GRANT AMOUNT OF $170,000.00 FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MARKETING GRANT PROGRAM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2013. THROUGH JUNE 30, 2014, AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,000.00 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD CONVENTION AND VISTORS BUREAU, FOR EMERGENCY PASSAGE (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

11.  Executive Session

12.  Ordinance on First Reading

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)

2013-398    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 38 AND 93, OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN CONTRACTS, FOR THE OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-399    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 93, OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, SECTION 93.06(F) PERTAINING TO REMOVAL OF ACTIONS TO CIVIL COURT, FOR THE OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-400    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO KEVIN BLAKE, A FORMER OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE, TO SETTLE A WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 13-WC-005683 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-401    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO ROBERT SPURGEON, AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES EMPLOYEE, TO SETTLE A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 13-WC-005461 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-402    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $500,000.00 FROM UNBUGETED, UNAPPROPRIATED FUND BALANCE TO BE USED FOR DEMOLITION OF UNSAFE AND DANGEROUS STRUCTURES FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-403    A RESOLUTION ESTIMATING REAL PROPERTY TAXES TO BE LEVIED AGAINST FISCAL YEAR 2014 AND FINANCE EXPENDITURES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-404    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH SEARS BUILDING REDEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, THROUGH JULY 1, 2014 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-405    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 271-07-10, “AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF PROPOSAL NO. UE11-01 WITH OROS & BUSCH APPLICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM IN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,750,000.00 FOR THE REMOVAL AND BENEFICIAL USE OF UP TO 150,000 TONS OF FILTER PLANT LIME MATERIAL PRODUCED BY THE WATER PURIFICATION PLANT” TO CORRECT A TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR IN THE LENGTH OF THE CONTRACT FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-406    AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING A PROPOSAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $268,680.00 FROM THE ILLINOIS COUNCIL ON BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR REDUCING NON-POINT SOURCE NITRATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO LAKE SPRINGFIELD AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $89,560.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-407    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $146,900.00 FOR REPAIRS TO THE BEACH HOUSE ROOF FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-408    AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONTRACT SERVICE AGREEMENT FOR 3215 EXECUTIVE PARK DRIVE BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD AND HOSPITAL SISTERS HEALTH SYSTEM FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-409    AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONTRACT SERVICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD AND HOSPITAL SISTERS HEALTH SYSTEM FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-410    AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2201 NORTH DIRKSEN PARKWAY (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-411    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 497-10-09 TO REMOVE THE ALL-WAY INTERSECTION AT 9TH STREET AND STANFORD AVENUE (Requested by Alderman Gail Simpson)

2013-412    AN ORDINANCE TO PLACE ADDITIONAL STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF 13TH AND JACKSON STREETS TO CREATE AN ALL-WAY STOP INTERSECTION (Requested by Alderman Gail Simpson)

2013-413    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF LELAND GROVE FOR THE CONCRETE PATCHING OF CHATHAM ROAD FOR THE OFFICEC OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-414    AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE LOWEST BID AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT NUMBER PW 14-08-54 WITH KINNEY CONTRACTORS, INC. FOR THE 2013 CONCRETE PATCHING PROGRAM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,192,600.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-415    A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A LETTER OF INTENT WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS FOR THE RESURFACING OF WABASH AVENUE FROM KOKE MILL ROAD TO PARK AVENUE, MFT SECTION #13-STATE-03-RS, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-416    A RESOLUTION REQUESTING TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF A PORTION OF ILLINOIS STATE ROUTE 97 (JEFFERSON STREET FROM 5TH TO 9TH STREETS) FOR THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE ON DECEMBER 7, 2013 (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

2013-417    AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF TIMOTHY E. MOORE TO THE SPRINGFIELD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION (Requested by Mayor J. Michael Houston)

 

13.  Unfinished Business

14.  New Business

15.  Citizen Requests to Address the Council

16.  Adjournment