City Council Meeting Notices

Rules & Ordinances Committee Meeting

Monday, March 02, 2015 5:45 PM

The Rules & Ordinances Committee will meet Monday, March 2, 2015 at 5:45 PM in the Council Conference Room (2nd floor)  of Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio to discuss:

PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO.  61-15 Codification – quarterly adopted legislation of a general and permanent nature passed by Council for inclusion into the City’s Codified Ordinances. (1st Reading 12/15/14, 2nd Reading 1/5/15)

Sam T. O’Leary, Chair
Ryan P. Nowlin, Member
RULES & ORDINANCES COMMITTEE

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Monday, March 02, 2015 6:00 PM

The Committee of the Whole will meet Monday, March 2, 2015, at 6:00 PM. in the Council Conference Room (2nd floor), Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue,  Lakewood, Ohio.   The agenda is as follows:

  1. General conversation about the Letter of Intent submitted to Lakewood City Council by the Lakewood Hospital Association (LHA) the Lakewood Hospital Foundation (LHF) and Cleveland Clinic. (Referred 1/20/15)
  2. Communication from Councilmember  O’Leary regarding Economic Impact Study of Lakewood Hospital closure  (Referred 2/17/15)
  3. Communication from Councilmember Anderson regarding Discussion of entity to advise Council regarding future of Hospital & Healthcare delivery.  (Referred 2/17/15)  
  4. PROPOSED RESOLUTION  8771-14 Planning Commission 6-year term 1/1/15 to 12/31/20. (Referred to the Committee of the Whole 11/3/14, deferred 1/20/15, 2/15/15, 2/17/15)
  5. Public Works Updates with Public Works Director Beno
  6. March 2, 2015 Regular Meeting of Council Agenda procedural review

Mary Louise Madigan, Chair
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Committee of the Whole Meetings to discuss Lakewood Hospital Letter of Intent

Monday, March 02, 2015 6:00 PM

The Lakewood City Council Committee of the Whole has scheduled a series of public meetings considering the recently announced Letter of Intent related to Lakewood Hospital. Each meeting will focus on a different topic related to the Letter of Intent.   These  are  open  meetings  that  members  of  the  public  are  invited  to attend.  The membership of the City Council Committee of the Whole consists of all seven council members, who are scheduled to be present for each meeting. Please refer to the schedule for a description of each topic to be discussed as well as the names of any leaders outside of council’s membership who will be present to provide input on each topic.

Lakewood City Council Committees of the Whole
Considering the Letter of Intent
2015

*Schedule subject to change and additional meetings may be added.

DATE

DOMAIN

LEADERS

1/26/15

LHA-Council relationship;
process of decision-making;
Council responsibility

Kevin Butler

2/2/15
Monday

Brief, general conversation about the LOI and community outreach
(this COW is scheduled for McKinley development)

Council

2/9/15
Monday
6:00 PM

Health Care in NEO;  population health; what does health & wellness mean to Lakewood; Task Force connection

Terry Allan, Cuyahoga County Health Commissioner

Toni Gelsomino, Lakewood Director of Human Services

2/11/15
Wednesday
5:30 PM

5:30 – 6:45 with Subsidium
In Council conference room; review rationale and timeline

Lisa Fry, Subsidium
Mayor Summers
Other

2/17/15
Tuesday
6:00 PM

Brief, general conversation about the LOI and community outreach;
(other pressing city issues at COW)

Council

2/23/15
Monday
6:00 PM

LHA, LHF and the LOI  focus on finances including investment, assets, etc.

Ken Haber, LHF
Ankit Chhabra, Cleveland Clinic
Mike Harrington, Cleveland Clinic

3/2/15
Monday
6:00 PM

Brief, general conversation about the LOI and community outreach;
(other pressing city issues at COW)

Council

3/5/15
Thursday
8:00 PM

LHA Trustees;
Discussion of rationale behind the development of strategic options for hospital; Trustees offer personal perspectives on the LOI as residents of Lakewood

Ellen Brzytwa, LHA Trustee
Curt Brosky, LHA Trustee
Others (as availability allows)

3/9/15
Monday
6:00 PM

Transportation considerations and the LOI

 

Glenn Coyne, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission
Ian Andrews, LakewoodAlive
Toni Gelsomino, Lakewood Director of Human Services

3/12/15
Thursday
8:00 PM

Discussion of possible alternatives to LOI and local medical provider concerns for ongoing health care delivery.

Michael Skindell, State Senator
Dr. Terry Kilroy, local physician

3/16/15
Monday
6:00 PM

Brief, general conversation about the LOI and community outreach;
(other pressing city issues at COW)

Council

3/23/15
Monday
6:00 PM

LOI and the human service provider community; provider reactions, questions, how it may affect our human services, and consideration of the findings of the Human Services Summit

Toni Gelsomino, Lakewood Director of Human Services
Mary Anne Crampton, Human Services Summit Facilitator
LCSC
North Coast
Teen Health
Others

3/30/15
Monday
6:00 PM

FHC and potential development in the downtown and beyond; effect on current projects; other ED considerations

Dru Siley, Lakewood Director of Planning and Development

4/6/15
Monday
6:00 PM

Brief, general conversation about the LOI and community outreach;
(other pressing city issues at COW)

Council

4/13/15
Monday
6:00 PM

FHC and Finance from the city’s perspective
Other to be determined

Jenn Pae, Lakewood Director of Finance

4/20/15
Monday
6:00 PM

Brief, general conversation about the LOI and community outreach;
(other pressing city issues at COW)

Council

4/27/15
Monday

To Be Scheduled

To Be Scheduled

*Schedule subject to change and additional meetings may be added.

Active Living Task Force Meeting Cancelled

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 7:00 PM

The Active Living/Recreation Task Force meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 17, 2015 has been CANCELLED and is rescheduled to Tuesday,  March 3, 2015, Council Conference Room (2nd floor)  of Lakewood City Hall; 12650 Detroit Avenue. All meetings start at 7:00 P.M.

2015 Audit Committee Meeting Dates

Monday, November 30, 2015 6:00 PM

The City of Lakewood Audit Committee is scheduled to meet the last Monday of every month for the year 2015 (except for May & December) at 6:00 P.M. to approximately 7:30 PM in the Mayor’s Conference Room  - 2nd floor (Room is subject to change, please check with guard at front desk) of Lakewood City Hall  - 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio.  These dates are shown below:

January 26
February 23
March 30
April 27
June 29
July 27
August 31
September 28
October 26
November 30

The Audit Committee was established by Ordinance 93-07, adopted December 3, 2007.  “…. to provide independent review and oversight of the City's financial reporting processes, internal controls, and the independent auditor comments.  The Committee shall review financial statements, independent auditor reports and follow up on corrective actions; review the City of Lakewood's comprehensive framework of internal controls; assess the performance of the independent auditor; provide an independent forum to report findings of management fraud, abuse or control override to the independent auditor…”.

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Audit Committee Membership is made up of Lakewood residents with a financial background appointed by Council and the Mayor.  Members of Council’s Finance Committee also serve on the Audit Committee and public notice is hereby provided in compliance with Ohio’s Open Meeting

Lakewood City Council Meeting Dates 2015

Monday, December 21, 2015 7:30 PM

REGULAR MEETINGS OF CITY COUNCIL
1ST & 3RD MONDAYS AT 7:30 P.M.
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS
MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 12650 DETROIT AVENUE

Lakewood City Council will meet on the following dates in 2015:

JANUARY 5, 2015
*JANUARY 20, 2015
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
*FEBRUARY 17, 2015
MARCH 2, 2015
MARCH 16, 2015
APRIL 6, 2015
APRIL 20, 2015
MAY 4, 2015
MAY 18, 2015
JUNE 1, 2015
JUNE 15, 2015
JULY 6, 2015
JULY 20, 2015
*SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
OCTOBER 5, 2015
OCTOBER 19, 2015
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
DECEMBER 7, 2015
DECEMBER 21, 2015

* Exceptions due to City-observed Holiday Mondays

City Council Docket Agendas

City Council Docket Agenda 3/2/15

Monday, March 02, 2015 7:30 PM

DOCKET
OF A MEETING OF
THE LAKEWOOD CITY COUNCIL
TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS
LAKEWOOD CITY HALL - 12650 DETROIT AVENUE
MARCH 2, 2015
7:30 P.M.

 

The Regular Meetings of Lakewood City Council shall be held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:30 P.M., except that when such meeting date falls on a holiday such meeting shall instead be held on the following day.  A Docket and Agenda of the business proposed to be transacted by Council will be available in the Clerk’s Office and on the City’s website www.onelakewood.com after 4 PM on the Friday before a Council meeting.

Section 121.08 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood establishes rules for the public to follow when speaking before Council:

ADDRESSING COUNCIL – The President may recognize any non-member for addressing Council on any question then pending.  In such cases, the person recognized shall address the chair, state his or her name and address and the subject matter he or she desires to discuss.  Speakers must be courteous in their language and avoid personalities.  When addressed by the Chair, the speaker must yield the floor and comply with all rulings of the chair, said rulings not being open to debate.  Except with permission of Council specifically given, speakers shall be limited to five minutes.  No person who has had the floor shall again be recognized until all others desiring an opportunity to speak have been given an opportunity to do so.

AGENDA ITEMS PROTOCOL:

The Clerk at the beginning of the meeting will present the AGENDA ITEMS sign-in sheet to the President of Council.  Speakers will be called to address Council by the Chair.  A citizen must first write his or her name, address and agenda item number on the designated sign-in sheet in order to be recognized. 

PUBLIC COMMENT PROTOCOL:

The clerk at the end of the meeting will present the PUBLIC COMMENT sign-in sheet to the President of Council.  Public Comment will be welcomed at the end of a Council Meeting on miscellaneous issues or issues other than agenda items.  A citizen must first write his or her name, address and topic on the designated sign-in sheet in order to be recognized.  The forum is not designed to be a question and answer session.

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Moment of Silence
  3. Roll Call

Reading & disposal of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held January  20, 2015
Reading & disposal of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held February  2, 2015
Reading & disposal of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held February 17, 2015

Reports, legislation and communications from Members of Council, the Mayor and other City Officials.

****OLD BUSINESS****

  1. Committee of the Whole Report regarding February 23, 2015 & March 2, 2015 Committee meetings addressing Letter of Intent submitted to Lakewood City Council by the Lakewood Hospital Association (LHA) the Lakewood Hospital Foundation (LHF) and Cleveland Clinic. Committee Report regarding 8771-14 & March 2, 2015 meeting.    (To be provided)  Chair; Madigan
  2. RESOLUTION NO. 8771-14 A RESOLUTION to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, appointing ____________________ to the Planning Commission for the six-year term beginning January 1, 2015 and ending December 31, 2020. (Referred to the Committee of the Whole 11/3/14, Deferred 1/20/15, 2/2/15, 2/17/15) (Pg. 6)
  3. Rules & Ordinances Committee Report regarding Ordinance No. 61-14.  (To Be Provided)  Chair; O’Leary. 
  4. ORDINANCE NO. 61-14 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, to approve the editing and inclusion of certain ordinances and resolutions as parts of the various component codes of the Codified Ordinances and to provide for the publication of such new matters.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE RULES & ORDINANCES COMMITTEE 12/15/14, 2ND READING 1//5/15) (Pg.7)
  5. ORDINANCE NO. 5-15 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, law authorizing the transfer and advance of certain funds. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/17/15) (Pg. 9)
  6. ORDINANCE NO. 6-15 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the issuance of notes in the amount of not to exceed $12,027,000 in anticipation of the issuance of bonds to pay costs of (i) improving Madison Avenue by providing new traffic signalization; (ii) improving and renovating the refuse facility; (iii) replacing the roof on city hall; (iv) resurfacing Atkins Avenue, Arlington Road, Arthur Avenue, Blossom Park Avenue, Brockley Avenue, Clifton Boulevard, Cranford Street, Cove Avenue, Donald Street, Hird Avenue, Lakeland Road, Lakeland Avenue, Larchmont Avenue, Lauderdale Avenue, Lewis Drive, Madison Avenue, McKinley Avenue, Marlowe Avenue, Morrison Avenue, Nicholson Street, North Marginal Street, Northland Avenue, Olive Avenue, Overlook Road, South Marginal Street, St. Charles Avenue, Summit Avenue, Wascana Avenue, Waterbury Road, Woodward Avenue, Woodward Street, Wyandotte Avenue, and other streets located within the city; (v) improving Detroit Avenue, Franklin Street, Hilliard Street and Madison Avenue by providing new and upgraded traffic signalization and pedestrian signals; (vi) improving the municipal garage ventilation system; (vii) improving parks within the city, including Lakewood Park, Wagar Park and the Lakewood Park skate house, together with all necessary appurtenances thereto; (viii) reconstructing Madison Avenue; (ix) constructing a sheet pile bulkhead, docks and a parking area, together with all necessary appurtenances thereto; (x) improving sidewalks within the city, (xi) replacing a salt storage facility and (xii) improving the sewer system in the city by constructing the West End sewer separation project and a new sanitary sewer and improvements and renovations to the existing sanitary sewers and storm water sewers along Edgewater Drive, together with all necessary appurtenances thereto, and retiring notes previously issued for such purpose; and approving related matters.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/17/15) (Pg. 11)
  7. ORDINANCE NO. 7-15 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the issuance of notes in the amount of not to exceed $2,000,000 in anticipation of the issuance of bonds; to pay costs of West End sewer separation project, together with all necessary appurtenances thereto. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/17/15)  (Pg.20)
  8. ORDINANCE NO. 8-15 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the issuance of notes in the amount of not to exceed $1,500,000 in anticipation of the issuance of bonds; to pay the costs of resurfacing Arthur Avenue, Carabel Avenue, Cliffdale Avenue, Cook Avenue, Cranford Avenue, Edgewater Drive, Edwards Avenue, Garfield Avenue, Kenneth Avenue, Lake Point Drive, Maile Avenue, Nicolson Avenue, Ogontz Avenue, Owego Avenue, Rockway Avenue, Sloane Subway, South Marginal Drive, St. Charles Avenue, and other streets located within the city. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/17/15) (Pg. 28)
  9. ORDINANCE NO. 9-15 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the issuance of notes in the amount of not to exceed $950,000 in anticipation of the issuance of bonds; to pay the costs of improving parks within the city, including Lakewood Park, together with all necessary appurtenances thereto. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/17/15)  (Pg. 36)
  10. ORDINANCE NO. 10-15 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the issuance of notes in the amount of not to exceed $650,000 in anticipation of the issuance of bonds; to pay costs of improving sidewalks within the city.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/17/15)  (Pg. 44)
  11. ORDINANCE NO. 11-15 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the issuance of notes in the amount of not to exceed $250,000 in anticipation of the issuance of bonds; and to pay the costs of replacing or improving the roofs of city hall, city hall annex, Winterhurst ice rink and the city’s service garage. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/17/15) (Pg. 52)
  12. ORDINANCE NO. 12-15  - AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 145, Keep Lakewood Beautiful Board, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood, in order to update the code regulating the composition and duties of this board. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE 2/17/15)(Pg. 60)
  13. RESOLUTION NO. 8794-15 - A RESOLUTION to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, establishing a pilot program in western Lakewood to remove clean water sources from the City’s sanitary sewer system in the furtherance of the City’s permitting under the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency; authorizing the Mayor (Director of Public Safety), the Director of Public Works, the Director of Law, the Director of Finance and/or the Purchasing Manager to enter into contracts for professional services for the pilot program, and to advertise for bids and enter into contracts for the purchase of repair, maintenance and operating supplies, services and equipment for the pilot program as authorized by the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood with the lowest and best bidder or bidders or as otherwise provided by law in an amount not to exceed $900,000.00; declaring a nuisance; and identifying resident payment options under the pilot program. (1st  Reading  and referred to the Public Works Committee 2/17/15) (Pg. 65 ) 

 

****NEW BUSINESS****

  1. Communication from Councilmember Juris regarding Appointment of Donnald Heckelmoser to The Citizens Advisory Committee.  (Pg.76)
  2. Communication from Councilmember Marx regarding scheduling hearing for public input on health management in Lakewood.  (Pg. 77)
  3. Communication from Mayor Summers regarding Mayoral appointment to the Lakewood Citizens Advisory Committee.  (Pg.79)
  4. Communication from Mayor Summers regarding Mayoral appointment to the Lakewood Loan Approval Board.  (Pg. 80)
  5. Communication from Mayor Summers regarding MOU with Lakewood City School District over future project of mutual benefit.  (Pg. 81)
  6. RESOLUTION NO. 8795-15 – A RESOLUTION authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Superintendent of the Lakewood City School District committing the City of Lakewood to a memorandum of understanding regarding the City’s exploration of a future project of mutual benefit to the City and the School District.  (Pg. 82)
  7. Communication from Law Director Butler regarding Updates to Chapter 143, City Records Commission.  (Pg. 87)
  8. ORDINANCE NO. 13-15 – AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 143, City Records Commission, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood, in order to update the code regulating the composition and duties of the commission.  (Pg. 88)
  9. Liquor Permit Application for a D2 TREX to Bevy in Birdtown 12112 Madison Ave from Cincinnati, Oh 45239.  (Pg. 95)
  10. Liquor Permit Application for  D5, D6 to Citizens Eatery, 14600 Detroit Ave, from Pacers same address.  (Pg. 96)
  11. Liquor Permit Application for D2, D2X, D3, D3A, D6 stocks to Barrio, 15527-33 Madison Ave.  (Pg.97)