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Lakewood City Council Meeting

November 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
NOVEMBER 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 November 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 Committee of the Whole Meetings held 10/16/17, 10/23/17 and 10/30/17, 11/13/17 regarding Communication from Mayor Summers, Council President O’Leary and Planning Director Sylvester – recommended Developer for Mixed-Use Development (Referred to Committee of the Whole 10-2-17) .  (To Be Provided) 
  1. Health & Human Services Committee Report regarding 31-17 and 35-17; Chair; Marx (To Be Provided)
  1. Communication from Planning & Development Director Sylvester regarding Zoning Code – body art establishments. (Pg. 9)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 31-17 – AN ORDINANCE repealing Chapter 1793, Tattooing, amending Schedule 1129.02, Permitted Uses in Commercial Districts, and creating new Section 1161.03(XX), Supplemental Regulations for Specific Uses (Body Art Establishments), of the Codified Ordnances of the City of Lakewood in order to permit tattoo studios as a conditional use in commercial districts within the City of Lakewood. (PLEASE SUBSTITUTE OR ORDINANCE 31-17 1ST READING, REFERRED TO THE HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE & PLANNING COMMISSION 9/5/17, 2nd reading 9/18/17) (Pg. 10)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 35-17 – AND ORDINANCE to amend Section 1306.34, Responsibility for Pest Extermination, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood in order to clarify responsibility for pest identification and extermination. (1st READING & REFERRED TO THE HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE 10/16/17, 2nd READING 11/6/17) (Pg. 21)
  1. Communication from Planning & Development Director Sylvester regarding Planning Commission Report on Outdoor Dining definition. (Pg.23)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 34-17 – 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, amending Section 1103.02(zz), Definitions (Outdoor/Seasonal Dining Facility), of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood in order to further clarify an outdoor dining space. (1st READING & referred to the COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE & PLANNING COMMISSION 9/18/17, 2ND READING 10/2/17) (Pg. 24)
  1. Communication from Planning & Development Director Sylvester regarding Planning Commission Report on Parking Plan Review Fee. (Pg. 26)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 36-17 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, amending various sections and enacting new chapters of the Zoning Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood in order to further clarify and regulate parking plan review in the City. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE 10/16/17, SECOND READING 11/6/17) (Pg. 27)
  2. ORDINANCE NO. 37-17 – 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, amending various sections within Part Three, Traffic Code, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood, to reflect recent changes in the state traffic code. (1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE 11/6/17) (Pg. 32)

****NEW BUSINESS****

  1. Communication from Councilmember O’Malley regarding Review of Lakewood’s nuisance law. (Pg. 90)
  1. Communication from Law Director Butler regarding Ordinances adding to and amending various sections of the Code regarding departments and directors and compatibility of language following passage of Third Amended Charter. (Pg. 91)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 38-17 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law enacting Chapter 123, Departments and Directors Established, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood in order to codify the administrative departments and their directors’ responsibilities within the City. (Pg. 92)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 39-17 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law amending various sections within the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood in order to update the code to reflect the adoption of the Third Amended Charter. (Pg. 98)
  1. Communication from Law Director Butler regarding Resolution of an amendment to 2004 Rockport TIF revenue sharing agreement with school district. (Pg. 120)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8963-17 – 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, authorizing the Mayor of the City of Lakewood, Ohio, to enter into a First Amendment of the Rockport Square Revitalization Project Tax Financing Agreement dated on or about May 10, 2004 with the Lakewood City School District. (Pg.121)
  1. Communication from Finance Director Pae regarding 2017 Year-End and 2018 Budget Ordinances. (Pg. 128)
  1. ORDINANCE 40-17 – 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 establish appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Lakewood, State of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. (Pg. 129)
  1. ORDINANCE 41-17 – 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, law authorizing the transfer and advance of certain funds (Pg.142)
  1. ORDINANCE NO: 43-16C – 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 43-16B, adopted October 16, 2017, 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 2017 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. 144)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 42-17 – 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 establish appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Lakewood, State of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. (Pg. 150)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 43-17 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five (5) members of Council otherwise, it shall 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 2018 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. 163)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 44-17 – 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, 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. 167)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 45-17 – 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, 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 2018 Appropriation Ordinance and the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood, contracts not to exceed $70,000 without separate Ordinance of Council. (Pg. 170)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 46-17 – 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, 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. 174)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 47-17 – 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 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. 176)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 48-17– 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, 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. 178)
  2.  ORDINANCE NO. 49-17- 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, 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. 180)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 50-17 – 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, 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. 182)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 51-17 – 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, 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 Community Development Block Grant CDBG 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. 184)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 52-17– 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, 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. 186)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 52-17 – 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, 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. 188)
  2. ORDINANCE NO. 53-17- 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, 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. 190)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 54-17 – 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, 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. 192)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 55-17 – 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, 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. 194)
  1. Communication from Human Resources Director Yousefi regarding Salary Ordinance. (Pg. 196)
  1. ORDINANCE NO. 56-17 – AN ORDINANCE to take effect on January 1, 2018, 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. 197)
  1. Communication from Planning & Development Director Sylvester regarding 2017 Cuyahoga County Supplemental Grant Program Application. (Pg.203)
  1. RESOLUTION NO. 8964-17 – A RESOLUTION to take effect immediately provided it receives the affirmative vote of at least five members of council, or otherwise to take effect at the earliest period allowed by law, authorizing the Mayor or his designee to apply, in collaboration with the Beck Center/West End District, to the Cuyahoga County Supplemental Grant Program for a $50,000 grant to be used for improvements to the Detroit-Sloane intersection. (Pg. 204)
  1. Communication from Police Chief Malley regarding Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Funding. (Pg. 206)
  1. Liquor Permit for D1, D2, D3, D3A and D6 TREX to Good Chow, 11801 Clifton Blvd, Lakewood, Ohio from 15275 Brookpark Rd, Brook Park, OH . (Pg.207)

Details

Date:
November 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