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Lakewood City Council Meeting

March 20 @ 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
MARCH 20, 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 March 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 Resolution 8823-17. (Pg. 5)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8923-17 A RESOLUTION to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five (5) 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 an agreement with University Tees, inc. for an economic development grant, issued in the form of annual rebates, for a total amount not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000). (REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE 3/6/17) (Pg. 6)
  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 uses. (Read & REFERRED TO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE 2/21/17, ON 3/6/17 ORDINANCE 17-17 WAS REPORTED OUT ON AND RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION UPON THIRD READING) (Pg. 30)
  1. Finance Committee Report regarding Ordinance 16-17 & 45-16A Mr. Bullock, Chair. (Report to be Provided)
  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. (READ & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 2/21/17, 2ND READING 3/6/17) (Pg. 53)
  1. ORDINANCE 45-16A – AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five (5) members of Council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, to amend Ordinance No. 45-16, adopted December 19, 2016 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 2017 Appropriation Ordinance and the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed $60,000 without separate Ordinance of Council. (1st READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 3/6/17)(Pg.  55)
  1. Public Safety Committee Report regarding Resolution 8916-17.  O’Malley; Chair.  (To Be Provided)
  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.  (REFERRED TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE 1/17/17, INTERIM REPORT & DEFERRED 2/21/17) (Pg. 62)
  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   (1st READ 2/21/17, 2ND READ 3/6/17) (Pg. 65)

****NEW BUSINESS****

  1. Communication from Councilmember Marx regarding Community Health Needs Assessment. (Pg. 67)
  1. Communication from Councilmember O’Malley regarding Resolution affirming strong support for Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. (Pg. 68)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8924-17 – A RESOLUTION to take effect immediately, provided it receives the affirmative vote of five members of council, or otherwise to take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law, opposing attacks on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, and Medicaid. (Pg. 69)
  1. Communication from Law Director Butler regarding 2017-19 collective bargaining agreement, dispatchers. (Pg.71)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8925-17 – 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 Fraternal Order of Police/Ohio Labor Council (FOP/OLC), Inc. (Dispatcher Unit), for a three-year period commencing January 1, 2017 and ending December 21, 2019. (Pg. 72)
  1. Communication from Public Works Director Beno regarding AT&T Proposed easements. (Pg. 117) 
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 18-17 – AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Mayor on behalf of the City of Lakewood to enter into agreements necessary to grant three Exclusive Easements to The Ohio Bell Telephone Company, d/b/a AT&T Ohio, for placement of and access to equipment used in the transmission of signals used in the provision of communication, video and/or information services on property located at 14740 Lakewood Heights Boulevard, Lakewood, Ohio (PPN 314-13-060); 13029 Madison Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio (315-20-003); and 14601 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio (314-04-020) (Pg. 118)
  1. Communication from Fire Chief Gilman regarding Severe Weather Awareness Week. (Pg. 128) 
  1. RESOLUTION 8926-17 – A RESOLUTION proclaiming March 19 through March 25th 2017 “Severe Weather Awareness Week.” (Pg. 129)

Details

Date:
March 20
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