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Lakewood City Council Meeting

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

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DOCKET
OF A MEETING OF
THE LAKEWOOD CITY COUNCIL
TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS
LAKEWOOD CITY HALL – 12650 DETROIT AVENUE
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
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 as soon after 4 PM on the Friday before a Council meeting as possible.

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 and disposal of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held February 6,  2017.

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

****OLD BUSINESS****

  1. Committee of the Whole Report regarding February 21, 2017 Committee meeting. O’Leary; Chair.  (To Be provided)
  1. Finance Committee Report regarding Resolutions 8921-17 & 8922-17, Ordinance 1-17;  Ordinances 3-17 through 12-17.  Bullock, Chair.  (Report to be Provided)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8921-17 – 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, ratifying and authorizing the Mayor of the City of Lakewood, Ohio, to enter into an Agreement with the Lakewood Paramedic Association for a three-year period commencing January 1, 2017 an ending December 31, 2019. (referred TO Finance Committee 2/6/17) (Pg. 9)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8922-17 – 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, ratifying and authorizing the Mayor of the City of Lakewood, Ohio, to enter into an Agreement with The Lakewood Association of Firefighters, IAFF Local 382, for a three-year period commencing January 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2019. (REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg.  32)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 1-17 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect on January 1, 2017, 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, division and offices of the City of Lakewood, including the Chief of Fire, Chief of Police and Civil Service Commissioners.  (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg.55)
  1. ORDINANCE 3-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $10,584,000 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; APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 61) 
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 4-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $1,250,000 IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; to pay costs of DESIGNING, ENGINEERING, PERMITTING AND CONSTRUCTING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CITY’S EXISTING DIGESTER MIXERS, HEAT EXCHANGERS AND TANKS, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES THERETO; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 71)
  1. ORDINANCE 5-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $2,270,000 IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; to pay costs of DESIGNING, PERMITTING, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTING SEWER IMPROVEMENTS, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES THERETO; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. ((1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) 80)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 6-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $745,000 IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; to pay costs of Designing, engineering and constructing drainage improvements, together with all necessary APPURTENANCES thereto; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg.89)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 7-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $2,745,000 IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; to pay costs of DESIGNING, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTING WATER IMPROVEMENTS, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES THERETO; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 98)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 8-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $1,800,000 IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; to pay costs of improving Lake Avenue and Maple Cliff Drive and other streets located within the City, between certain termini, by resurfacing and replacing concrete, together with all necessary appurtenances thereto; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 107)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 9-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $800,000 IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; to pay costs of improving PARKS WITHIN THE CITY, INCLUDING KIDS COVE PLAYGROUND AND KAUFMANN PARK, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCE THERETO; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 116)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 10-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE 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; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 125).
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 11-17– AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $300,000 IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; TO PAY COSTS OF REPLACING OR IMPROVING THE ROOF OF THE PUBLIC WORKS GARAGE AND OTHER PUBLIC BUILDINGS, TOGETHER WITH ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES THERETO; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 134)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 12-17 – AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL OBLIGATION INCOME TAX REVENUE NOTES IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $1,100,000 TO PAY COSTS OF DESIGNING, ENGINEERING, AND CONSTRUCTING IMPROVEMENTS AND INSTALLING A RETAINING WALL ON THE NORTHERLY PROPERTY LINE OF THE wINTON cLIFF TO STABILIZE THE EXPOSED SHALE BLUFF; PROVIDING FOR THE PLEDGE OF REVENUES FROM THE CITY’S 1.50% INCOME TAX TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF BONDS; AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 143)
  1. Public Works Committee Report regarding Resolution 8920-17. Nowlin; Chair. (Pg. 152)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8920-17 – 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, approving the use of submerged lands for property located at and abutting the Northern Terminus of Webb Road, Lakewood, Ohio (a legal description of which is attached hereto as Exhibit “A”, in order to permit the owners the opportunity to undertake lakeshore protection measures. (read & REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 153)
  1. Public Safety Committee Report regarding February 13, 2017 Public Safety Committee Meeting. O’Malley; Chair (Pg. 158)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8916-17 – 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 at the earliest period allowed by law, to extend a moratorium on the granting of building permits or certificates of occupancy for any building, structure, use or change of use that would enable the cultivation, processing, or retail sale of medical marijuana for a period not to exceed six months from the effective date of this resolution, in order to allow Council and the Lakewood Planning Commission to review applicable Ohio statutes, criminal codes and the Lakewood Zoning Code relative to such use.  (Pg. 160)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 13-17 – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING Section 109.04, Minutes Open to Public, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood. (READ & REFERRED TO THE RULES & ORDINANCES COMMITTEE 2/6/17) (Pg. 163)

****NEW BUSINESS**** 

  1. Communication from Councilmember Marx regarding Lakewood Animal Safety and Welfare Advisory Board Educational Materials. (Pg. 165)
  1. Communication from Councilmember Anderson regarding Proposed Ordinance regarding Owner Occupied Two-Family Homes. (Pg.170) 
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 14-17 – AN ORDINANCE amending Section 1306.43, Housing and Vacant Property License, and Section 1306.44, License Application Form and Fee, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood.  (Pg. 172) 
  1. Communication from Mayor Summers regarding Mayoral appointment to the Lakewood Citizens Advisory commission. (Pg. 178)
  1. Communication from Law Director Butler regarding 2016 fourth quarter codification ordinances. (Pg. 179)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 15-17 – 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 as parts of the various component codes of the Codified Ordinances and to provide for the publication of such new   (Pg. 180)
  1. Communication from Finance Director Pae regarding 2017 1st Quarter Transfers and Advances. (Pg. 182)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 16-17 – 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 at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the transfer and advance of certain funds. (Pg. 183)
  1. Communication from Planning & Development Director Sylvester regarding Planned Development Zoning Chapter 1156. (Pg. 185)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 17-17 – AN ORDINANCE to expand Chapter 1159, Planned Development, of the Zoning Code to permit planned developments in any zoning district and allowed any use so long as that use is sensitive to the former permitted use and adjacent. (Pg. 186 )

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue

Lakewood City Hall
12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, 44107
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Phone:
216-521-7580
Website:
www.onelakewood.com