City Council Meeting Notices

Health & Human Services Committee Meeting

Monday, December 01, 2014 5:30 PM

The Health & Human Services Committee will meet Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:30 PM in the City Council Committee Room (Upstairs) of Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue.  The agenda is as follows:

RESOLUTION NO. 8783-14 – A RESOLUTION authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the District Advisory Council of Cuyahoga County, Ohio General Health District for the provision of public health services within the City of Lakewood in an amount not to exceed $204,354.00 for a one-year period commencing January 1, 2015. (referred to Health & Human Services 11/17/14)

Cindy Marx, Chair
Shawn Juris; Member
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

Public Safety Committee Meeting

Monday, December 01, 2014 6:00 PM

There will be a Public Safety Committee meeting Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Upstairs Council Conference Room of Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue.  The agenda is as follows: 

RESOLUTION NO. 8780-14 – AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION authorizing Director of Public Safety to establish a one year graffiti prevention pilot program with expenditures not to exceed $5,000 for the purpose of acquiring information to aid law enforcement activities related to graffiti-related offenses. (Referred to Public Safety 11/3/14)

ORDINANCE NO. 37-14 – AN ORDINANCE amending Section 506.04 of the Codified Ordinances Exception, Registration and Fee, for the purpose of eliminating the fees associated with the annual renewal of registrations of dangerous animals.  (1st Reading 11/3/14, 2nd 11/17/14)

Thomas R. Bullock, Chair
David Anderson, Mary Louise Madigan
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

Housing Committee Meeting

Monday, December 01, 2014 6:30 PM

There will be a Housing Committee meeting Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the Council Committee Room, upstairs in Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue.  The agenda is as follows:

Communication from Councilmembers Bullock and Anderson regarding reviewing status of implementation of Lakewood's commercial property inspection and maintenance strategy(Referred to Housing 10/20/14)

David Anderson, Chair
Thomas R. Bullock, Cindy Marx
HOUSING COMMITTEE

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Monday, December 01, 2014 7:00 PM

The Committee of the Whole will meet Monday, December 1, 2014, at 7:00 PM in the Council Conference Room (2nd floor),  Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue; Lakewood, Ohio.   The agenda is as follows:

Regular Meeting of Council December 1, 2014 Agenda Procedural Review

Mary Louise Madigan, Chair
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Budget Hearings Notice

Saturday, December 06, 2014 9:00 AM

*The Finance Committee will host the 2015 Budget Hearings in the Council Conference Room (2nd floor) of Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue.  The schedule is as follows:

Monday, November 24, 2014
6:30 PM   City Finances Overview, review of Administration's proposed budget including revenue, expenditure assumptions, Capital Plan, summary of 2014 Year-End and 2015 Budget Ordinances

Saturday, December 6, 2014 
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon   Continue Budget review.

Monday, December  8,  2014
6:30 PM  Continue Budget review.  
 
Monday, December 15, 2014
6:30 PM  Continue Budget review. 

* PLEASE NOTE:   The Chair may call additional hearings as the proceedings progress provided at least three days advance notice is given in accordance with Section 107.11(d) of the Lakewood Codified Ordinances.   You may secure up-to-date meeting information from the City’s website at www.onelakewood.com or by calling the Council Office at 216-529-6055. 

Budget hearings are open to the public; you are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Ryan Nowlin, Chair
Thomas R. Bullock  III, Shawn Juris; Members
FINANCE COMMITTEE             

Lakewood City Council Meeting Dates 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014 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 2014:

JANUARY 6, 2014
*JANUARY 21, 2014
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
*FEBRUARY 18, 2014
MARCH 3, 2014
MARCH 17, 2014
APRIL 7, 2014
APRIL 21, 2014
MAY 5, 2014
MAY 19, 2014
JUNE 2, 2014
JUNE 16, 2014
JULY 7, 2014
JULY 21, 2014
*SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
OCTOBER 6, 2014
OCTOBER 20, 2014
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
DECEMBER 1, 2014
DECEMBER 15, 2014

* Exceptions due to City-observed Holiday Mondays

City Council Docket Agendas

City Council Docket Agenda 12/1/14

Monday, December 01, 2014 7:30 PM

Untitled Document

DOCKET
OF A MEETING OF
THE LAKEWOOD CITY COUNCIL
TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS
LAKEWOOD CITY HALL - 12650 DETROIT AVENUE
DECEMBER 1, 2014
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 both branches of the Lakewood Public Library after noon on 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 November 3 (DEFERRED) and November 17, 2014.
Reports, legislation and communications from Members of Council, the Mayor and other City Officials.

 

****OLD BUSINESS****

  1. Committee of the Whole Report regarding Civil Service Commission Recommendation  - Council salary – – Chair; Madigan (Pg. 9)
  2. ORDINANCE NO. 38-14 – AN ORDINANCE to establish the salary of the office of Council pursuant to Article III, Section 3 of the Second Amended Charter, not to take effect during the current term of any councilmember.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE 11/17/14) (Pg. 10)
  3. Finance Committee Report regarding 1) Ordinance 1-14D 7 2) Lakewood Alive funding sources - - Chair; Nowlin (Pg. 11)
  4. ORDINANCE NO. 1-14D – 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, amending Ordinance 1-14C, adopted October 6, 2014, 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, and to advertise for bids and enter into contracts for the purchase of repair maintenance and operating supplies, services and equipment as authorized by the 2014 Appropriation Ordinance and the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood with the lowest and best bidder or bidders otherwise provided by law.  (PLEASE SUBSTITUTE for ORDINANCE 1-14D PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/3/14, 2ND READING 11/17/14) (Pg. 12)
  5. Health & Human Services Committee Report regarding 1)Creating Healthy Communities Grant.  (To Be Provided) - Chair; Marx
  6. Rules & Ordinances Committee Report regarding Ordinance 39-14.  (Pg. 18)
  7. ORDINANCE NO. 39-14 - 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, amending Section 309.01, Definitions, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood, in order to broaden the types of parking infractions to which Chapter 309 applies.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE RULES & ORDINANCES COMMITTEE 11/17/14) Pg.  19)
  8. Report from Animal Safety and Welfare Advisory Board regarding spay/neuter day.  (Pg. 22)

*{ORDINANCE NOS. 40-14, 41-14, 42-14…57(-14) WERE PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/17/14

  1. ORDINANCE NO. 40-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it        receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, to establish appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Lakewood, Ohio, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. (Pg. 24)*
  2. ORDINANCE NO. 41-14 AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, law authorizing the transfer and advance of certain funds. (Pg. 37) *
  3. ORDINANCE NO. 42-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, to establish appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Lakewood, Ohio, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015. (Pg. 39)*
  4. ORDINANCE NO. 43-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, 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, and to advertise for bids and enter into contracts for the purchase of repair maintenance and operating supplies, services and equipment as authorized by the 2014 Appropriation Ordinance and the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood with the lowest and best bidder or bidders or as otherwise provided by law. (Pg. 52)*
  5. ORDINANCE NO. 44-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, 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 service contracts in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for the Department of Planning & Development in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 56) *
  6. ORDINANCE NO. 45-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, and 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 Memberships as authorized by the 2015 Appropriation Ordinance and the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed $60,000 without separate Ordinance of Council. (Pg. 58) *
  7. ORDINANCE NO. 46-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, to amend section 915.01, Establishment of Rates, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood for the purpose of adjusting water rates charged against each lot, parcel of land or premises which may have an active water connection with the Municipal water system. (Pg. 62) *
  8. ORDINANCE NO. 47-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, amending section 902.04, Rates and Charges, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood for the purpose of adjusting sewer rates charged against each lot, parcel of land or premises which may have an active sewer connection with the Municipal wastewater disposal system or which may otherwise discharge wastewater either directly or indirectly into such system or any part thereof. (Pg. 64) *
  9. ORDINANCE NO. 48-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for Street Infrastructure Improvements in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 67) *
  10. ORDINANCE NO. 49-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for the  Wastewater System and Treatment Improvement Program in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 69) *
  11. ORDINANCE NO. 50-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for the Water System Replacement Program in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 71) *
  12. ORDINANCE NO. 51-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for C.D.B.G. Fund Infrastructure Improvements in accordance with the administrative code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council. (Pg. 73) *
  13. ORDINANCE NO. 52-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for the purchase of Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 75) *
  14. ORDINANCE NO. 53-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for Buildings & Facilities Improvements in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council. (Pg. 77) *
  15. ORDINANCE NO. 54-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for Traffic Signs & Signals in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 79) *
  16. ORDINANCE NO. 55-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for Parks & Pools Improvements in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 81)*
  17. ORDINANCE NO. 56-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing and directing 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 advertise for bid and enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood for the Sidewalk Improvement Program in accordance with the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed the specified amounts shown without separate resolution of Council.  (Pg. 83) *
  18. ORDINANCE NO. 57-14 - AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, to provide for creating positions and rates of pay for full-time and certain part-time annual salaried employees and hourly rate employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement in the several departments, divisions and offices of the City of Lakewood, including the Chief of Fire, Chief of Police and Civil Service Commissioners.  (Pg. 85)  *

****NEW BUSINESS****

  1. Communication from Councilmember O’Leary regarding Appointment of Karolyn Isenhart to the Animal Safety and Welfare Advisory Board.  (Pg. 91)
  2. Communication from Councilmember Bullock regarding CAC Appointment for Troy Bratz.  (Pg. 92)
  3. Communication from Councilmember Bullock regarding LASWAB Appointment for Diane Gorsek.  (Pg. 93)
  4. Communication from Councilmember Bullock regarding Placeholder Budget Resolution.  (Pg. 94)
  5. RESOLUTION NO. 8785-14 – A RESOLUTION to communicate policies and priorities for the 2015 budget for the City of Lakewood.  (Pg. 95)
  6. Communication from Law Director Butler regarding Update to Section 331.08 for the regulation of bus lanes.  (Pg. 96)
  7. ORDINANCE NO. 58-14 – 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, amending Section 331.08, Driving in Marked Lanes or continuous Lines of Traffic, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood, in order to enact code regulating the use of bus lanes.  (Pg. 97)
  8. Communication from Law Director Butler regarding Ordinances establishing certain fees.  (Pg. 101)
  9. ORDINANCE NO. 59-14 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, to establish minimum coverage limits and fees required under various sections of the Lakewood Codified Ordinances related to insurance.  (Pg. 102)
  10. ORDINANCE NO. 60-14 – AN ORDIANNCE 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, to establish the annual fee required for a secondhand dealer’s license pursuant to Section 737.02 of the Lakewood Codified Ordinances.  (Pg. 104)
  11. Communication from Human Services Director Gelsomino regarding 2015 Program Year Contract with Western Reserve area Agency on Aging, Title II of the Older American’s Act.  (Pg. 106)
  12. RESOLUTION NO. 8786-14 - 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, authorizing the Mayor or his designee to enter into a contract with the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging to accept funds for the City’s programs covering social/supportive, transportation and nutrition services, such contract providing partial funding for supplemental programs under Title III of the 1965 Older Americans Act for the 2015 program. Year.  (Pg. 107)
  13. Communication FROM Planning & Development Director Siley regarding FY 2015-FY 2019 Five year Consolidated Plan.  (Pg. 109)
  14. RESOLUTION NO. 8787-14 – 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, authorizing and directing the Mayor to submit the Five Year Consolidated Plan (Fiscal Year 2015-2019) as a required for  receiving federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  (Pg.110)
  15. Liquor Permit Notice for D2, D2X, and D3 transfers to Trios Bar, 13362 Madison           Avenue from Lee & Lee Inc, same address.  (Pg. 112)