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PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN Tuesday, September 6, 2022 The Regular Meeting of the Common Council was called to order by Mayor Jim Paine at 6:30 p.m. in the Government Center, Board Room 201. 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 2. ROLL CALL Present: Nick Ledin, Jenny Van Sickle, Warren Bender, Jack Sweeney, Brent Fennessey, Tylor Elm, Ruth Ludwig, Mike Herrick, Mark Johnson, Lindsey Graskey – 10 Absent: N/A Also Present: Mayor Paine, City Attorney Prell, City Clerk Ramos 3. PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 4.1 August 16, 2022 - Regular Council Meeting MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 5. CORRESPONDENCE TO BE FILED (No action) 6. MAYOR’S REPORT 6.1 Report from Mayor Paine 6.2 Committee Appointments 1. To the SUPERIOR LIBRARY BOARD, appoint Ellen Kreidler for a 3-year term, expiring September 2025. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Herrick, and carried. 2. To the DULUTH-SUPERIOR METROPOLITAN INTERSTATE COUNCIL, appoint Ed Anderson for a 2-year term, expiring September 2024. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 3. To the PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION, appoint Mick Mackenzie for a 3-year term, expiring September 2025. MOTION to approve by Councilor Ledin, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 7. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS 7.1 Human Resources Committee (Meeting held August 15, 2022) Report from Councilor Ludwig. RECOMMENDATION: 1. Approve filling the Part-time GIS Student Intern position. 2. Approve filling the Part-time, Limited-term Heavy Equipment Operator-Landfill position. MOTION to approve both recommendations by Councilor Ludwig, seconded by Councilor Herrick, and carried. 7.2 Public Works Committee (No meeting to report) 7.3 Finance Committee (Meeting held August 11, 2022) Report from Councilor Sweeney. RECOMMENDATION: 1. Approve Amendment II to the Internal Auditor Professional Services agreement with Thomas Andersen, in an amount NTE $54,000.00. MOTION to approve by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Herrick, and carried. 7.4 Licenses and Fees Committee (No meeting to report) 7.5 Public Safety Committee (Meeting held August 18, 2022) Report from the Chair. Item pulled—meeting and recommendation to be considered at 9/20/2022 Regular Council Meeting. 7.6 Committee of the Whole Meeting (No meeting to report) 8. SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORTS 8.1 REPORTS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS 8.1.1 Wisconsin Point Committee (Meeting held August 9, 2022) Report from the Chair. RECOMMENDATION: 1. Approve O22-4284, an ordinance allowing partner organizations to appoint alternate committee members. MOTION to approve by Councilor Graskey, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 8.2 REPORTS SANS RECOMMENDATIONS 8.2.1 Culture, Events and Public Art Commission (Meetings held June 24, 2022, July 26, 2022 and August 2, 2022) Report from the Chair. 8.2.2 Police and Fire Commission (Meeting held July 28, 2022) Report from the Chair. 8.2.3 Historic Preservation Committee (Meeting held August 10, 2022) Report from the Chair. 9. OLD BUSINESS 10. NEW BUSINESS 10.1 CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of miscellaneous licenses. MOTION to approve by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 10.2 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR JANIGO is recommending approval of O22-4281, an ordinance introduced by the Common Council of the City of Superior amending City Code Chapter 112 - Traffic Code, Schedule J, Accessible Parking Zones, to add accessible parking signs to 309 20th Avenue East, on both sides. MOTION to approve by Councilor Herrick, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 10.3 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR JANIGO is recommending approval of O22-4282, an ordinance introduced by the Common Council of the City of Superior amending City Code Chapter 112 - Traffic Code, Schedule J, Accessible Parking Zones, to remove an accessible parking sign from 1124 Oakes Avenue. MOTION to approve by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Graskey, and carried. 10.4 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIVISION DIRECTOR ROBERTS is recommending approval of R22-13610, a resolution authorizing a City of Superior representative to file applications for financial assistance from the State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement Fund. MOTION to approve by Councilor Herrick, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 10.5 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIVISION DIRECTOR ROBERTS is recommending approval to the following resolutions, declaring official intent to reimburse expenditures from proceeds of borrowing through the State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement Fund: 1. R22-13611 - 2023 Lift Station 3 Improvements project—for approximately $750,000-$1,000,000 in principal forgiveness for the project. MOTION to approve by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Ludwig, and carried. 2. R22-13612 - 2023-2024 Hammond Avenue Combined Sewer Replacements project—for approximately $1,000,000 in principal forgiveness for the project. MOTION to approve by Councilor Ludwig, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 10.6 ACTING FINANCE DIRECTOR KAMUNEN recommending approval of R22-13613, a resolution Extending the Life of Tax Incremental District No. 7, for the Purpose of Funding Affordable Housing in the City of Superior. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Fennessey, and carried. 10.7 ACTING FINANCE DIRECTOR KAMUNEN recommending approval of R22-13614, a resolution Extending the Life of Tax Incremental District No. 11, for the Purpose of Funding Affordable Housing in the City of Superior. MOTION to approve by Councilor Herrick, seconded by Councilor Johnson, and carried. 10.8 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR JANIGO is recommending approval of R22-13615, a resolution setting a public hearing on September 20, 2022, for adoption of a final resolution to pave the alleys in 2023 and assess costs to abutting property owners. MOTION to approve by Councilor Ludwig, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 10.9 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND PORT DIRECTOR SERCK is recommending approval of R22-13616, a resolution authorizing the filing of an application with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, for a grant under the Harbor Assistance Program. MOTION to approve by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Johnson, and carried. 10.10 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR JANIGO is recommending approval of O22-4283, an ordinance introduced by the Common Council of the City of Superior amending City Code Chapter 112 - Traffic Code, Schedule J, Accessible Parking Zones, to add accessible parking signs to 2017 Baxter Avenue, on both sides. MOTION to approve by Councilor Ludwig, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 10.11 COUNCIL PRESIDENT VAN SICKLE is recommending approval of amendments to the 2022-2023 Council Committee Appointment list. MOTION to approve by Councilor Herrick, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 10.12 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND PORT DIRECTOR SERCK is recommending approval of a request for easement at 802 John Avenue from NLEE, LLC, to allow for an existing structure to remain in the alley right-of-way. MOTION to approve by Councilor Graskey, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 11. BUSINESS BY PUBLIC Councilor Herrick recognized Forensic Expert Jacqueline Halberg, BSW, MAPL, the Superior Police Department and everyone involved in the Overdose Remembrance and Awareness Night on August 31st. Meeting adjourned at 6:56 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Camila Ramos, City Clerk Superior, Wisconsin Sept. 16. 2022) WNAXLP 101184