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Lakewood City Council Meeting

December 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 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
DECEMBER 7, 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 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 & disposal of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held November 16,  2015.

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

****OLD BUSINESS**** 

  1. Committee of the Whole Report regarding 11/30/15 & 12/7/15 Committee Meetings; Ms. Madigan; Chair (Page 5  re: appointments) (To Be Provided)
  2. RESOLUTION NO. 8830-15 – 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, authorizing and directing the Mayor to submit the Fiscal year (FY) 2016 One-year Action Plan of the Consolidated Plan, which includes dollar allocations and activities for federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) fund and incorporates the City’s application for CDBG funds and all amendments thereto and all understandings and assurances contained therein, to the U.S. Department of Housing and urban Development (HUD). (REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE 11/16/15) (Pg. 10)
  3. RESOLUTION NO. 8832-15 – 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, appointing Michael Gill to the Public Art Task Force. (Pg. 13)
  4. RESOLUTION NO. 8833-15 – 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, appointing Tiffany Graham to the Public Art Task Force. (Pg. 14)
  5. RESOLUTION NO. 8834-15 – 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, appointing Beth Ryan to the Public Art Task Force. (Pg.15)
  6. RESOLUTION NO. 8835-15 – 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, appointing Achala Wali to the Public Art Task Force. (Pg.16)
  7. Housing Committee Report regarding 11/19/15 Committee Meeting. Mr. Anderson; Chair (Pg.17)
  8. Public Safety Committee Report regarding 12/7/15 Committee Meeting. (To Be Provided) Bullock; Chair
  9. RESOLUTION NO. 8825-15 – 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, to authorize the Mayor, as Director of Public Safety, to enter into an agreement between the City of Cleveland and the State of Ohio for the interchange of public safety services for the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. (REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE 10/5/15) (Pg. 40)
  10. ORDINANCE NO. 28-15 – AN ORDINANCE amending Section 135.05, Traffic Guards, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lakewood in order to adapt the  Code to current needs of the City.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE 9/8/15, 2ND READING 9/21/15, DEFERRED 10/19/15)(Pg.  55)
  11. ORDINANCE NO. 32-15 – 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, 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 the City of Lakewood, including the Chief of Fire, Chief of Police and Civil Service Commissioners.  (PLEASE SUBSTITUTE for ORDINANCE NO. 32-15 PLACED ON FIRST READING AND REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 10/19/15, SECOND READING 11/2/15. SUBSTITUTE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION ON THIRD READING) (Pg. 59)
  12. ORDINANCE NO. 33-15 – 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, to establish appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Lakewood, State of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 65)
  13. ORDINANCE NO. 34-15 – 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, authorizing the transfer and advance of certain funds. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 78)
  14. ORDINANCE NO. 35-15 – 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, to establish appropriations for current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Lakewood, State of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 80)
  15. ORDINANCE NO. 36-15 – 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, 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 of operating supplies, services and equipment as authorized by the 2016 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 93)
  16. ORDINANCE NO. 37-15 – 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, 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. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 97)
  17. ORDINANCE NO. 38-15 – 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, 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 2016 Appropriation Ordinance and the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood contracts not to exceed $60,000 without separate Ordinance of Council. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15)  (Pg. 100)
  18. ORDINANCE NO. 39-15 – 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, 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 and any part thereof. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15)(Pg. 104)
  19. ORDINANCE NO. 40-15 – 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, 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 106)
  20. ORDINANCE NO. 41-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 108)
  21. ORDINANCE NO. 42-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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. (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 110)
  22. ORDINANCE NO. 43-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 112)
  23. ORDINANCE NO. 44-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 114)
  24. ORDINANCE NO. 45-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 116)
  25. ORDINANCE NO. 46-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 118)
  26. ORDINANCE NO. 47-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 120)
  27. ORDINANCE NO. 48-15 – 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, 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 Manger 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 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.  (PLACED ON 1ST READING & REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE 11/16/15) (Pg. 122)****NEW BUSINESS****
     
  28. Communication from Council President Madigan honoring Rebecca Patton for earning the Ohio Nurse of the Year award. (Pg. 124)
  29. RESOLUTION NO. 8836-15 – A RESOLUTION to honor Rebecca M. Patton for earning recognition as Ohio Nurse of the Year in the category of nurse leadership by the Ohio Chapter of the March of Dimes. (Pg. 125)
  30. Communication from Mayor Summers regarding Mayoral “Appointment of Public Art Task Force Members. (Pg. 126)
  31. Communication from Mayor Summers regarding Solstice Step donation Reimbursement. (Pg. 127)
  32. RESOLUTION NO. 8837-15 – 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, authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $10,000 as a reimbursement for a previous donation from Peter K. Ranney’s Next Generation Foundation, a donor-directed fund of the Community West Foundation. (Pg. 128)
  33. Communication from Finance Director Pae regarding Amended Purchasing and Contracting Ordinance FY2015. (Pg. 129)
  34. ORDINANCE NO. 30-15A– 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 30-15, adopted November 2, 2015, 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 2015 Appropriation Ordinance and the Administrative Code of the City of Lakewood with the lowest and best bidder of bidders or as otherwise provided by law. (Pg.130)
  35. Certificate of Result of Election – Proposed Charter Amendment. (Pg.136)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Date:
December 7, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm