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PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCI

PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN Tuesday, January 18, 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 (via teleconference), Jack Sweeney, Brent Fennessey, Tylor Elm, Ruth Ludwig, Rob Pierce, Lindsey Graskey – 9 Absent: Keith Kern Also Present: Mayor Paine, City Attorney Prell, City Clerk Ramos MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES by Councilor Van Sickle to have the Council take items out of order and hear Business by Public (Item 11) immediately after Item 2. There was no objection to this request. 11. BUSINESS BY PUBLIC The following members of the public addressed the Council about the possible closure of Oasis Kare, a home-based day care center in Allouez: Cheri Russell, Tim Meyer, Trenton Tyykila, Karleen Johnson, Parrish Jones, Shawn Miller, David Deeth and Diana Deeth. MOTION by Councilor Van Sickle, to extend time by 3 minutes for David and Diana Deeth (owners of Oasis Kare), was seconded by Councilor Ludwig and carried. 3.PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS 3.1 Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve Presentation by Reserve Director Deanna Erickson Mayor Paine suggested the Council take items out of order and consider Item 10.5 immediately after Item 3.1. There was no objection to this request. 10.5 PLANNING DIRECTOR SERCK AND PARKS, RECREATION AND FORESTRY DIRECTOR CADOTTE are recommending the approval of R22-13588, a resolution supporting the office and laboratory building expansion of the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve. MOTION by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Graskey and carried, to approve. 3.2 Public Hearing to review the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, and consider the approval of O22-4266, an ordinance introduced by the Planning Department recommending the adoption of the plan. MOTION by Councilor Bender, to close the public hearing and adopt the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, was seconded by Councilor Ledin and carried to approve. 4.APPROVAL OF MINUTES 4.1January 4, 2022 - Regular Council Meeting. MOTION by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Councilor Graskey and carried, to approve. 5.CORRESPONDENCE TO BE FILED (No action) 6.MAYOR’S REPORT 6.1Report from Mayor Paine 6.2Committee Appointment Recommendations COUNTY-CITY COMMITTEE: 1.Reappoint Councilor Keith Kern for a term expiring April 2022. 2.Reappoint Councilor Tylor Elm for a term expiring April 2022. 3.Reappoint Councilor Jack Sweeney for a term expiring April 2022. MOTION by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Councilor Pierce and carried, to approve all three appointments. 7.STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS 7.1Human Resources Committee (No meeting to report) 7.2Public Works Committee (Meeting held January 6, 2022) Report from the Councilor Van Sickle. RECOMMENDATIONS: 1.Approve the request from Charter Next Generation to install flashing PED signs to aid employees crossing Winter Street. 2. Approve the request from SWLP to purchase 0.49 credits from the City of Superior Wetland Mitigation Bank. 3. Approve the sale of Surplus Vehicles and Equipment by auction in 2022. 4.Approve the Professional Engineering Services Agreement with Donohue and Associates, Inc. 5.Approve the State Municipal Agreement for supplemental funding for the reconstruction of Moccasin Mike Road from the Local Road Improvement Plan (LRIP). MOTION by Councilor Van Sickle, seconded by Councilor Ludwig and carried, to approve all five recommendations. 7.3Finance Committee (No meeting to report) 7.4 Licenses and Fees Committee (Meeting held January 10, 2022) Report from the Councilor Fennessey. 7.5Public Safety Committee (No meeting to report) 7.6Committee of the Whole Meeting (No meeting to report) 8.SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORTS 8.1REPORTS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS 8.2REPORTS SANS RECOMMENDATIONS 8.2.1 Festival Committee (Meeting held January 4, 2022) No report from the Chair. 9.OLD BUSINESS 9.1 PARKS, RECREATION & FORESTRY DIRECTOR CADOTTE recommending investing in SWL&P’s Community Solar Garden Project (20 blocks), for a total NTE $65,000.00. MOTION TO POSTPONE until next Common Council meeting by Councilor Sweeney, seconded by Councilor Pierce and carried. 10.NEW BUSINESS 10.1 CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of miscellaneous licenses. MOTION by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Councilor Ledin and carried, to approve. 10.2 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER ANDERSON recommending approval R22-13587, a resolution a setting a public hearing on March 1, 2022, in Government Center Board Room 201, to request comments on Community Development Needs and Fair Housing Choices. MOTION by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Graskey and carried, to approve. 10.3 ORDINANCE O22-4265, introduced by the Common Council of the City of Superior, to amend City Code Chapter 112-Traffic Code, Schedule J, Accessible Parking Zones, to add a sign at 1115 N 19th Street (both sides). MOTION by Councilor Ludwig, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve. 10.4 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR ROBERTS recommending the acquisition of land occupied by the combined sewer treatment plant (CSTP 5) in South Superior in an amount of $140,000. MOTION by Councilor Ledin, seconded by Councilor Ludwig, to approve. MOTION TO POSTPONE until February council meeting by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Councilor Sweeney, failed by voice vote. MOTION TO AMEND by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Councilor Elm and carried, to add “not to exceed” to the purchase price. MOTION by Councilor Van Sickle, seconded by Councilor Ludwig and carried, to adopt as amended, “…amount not to exceed $140,000.” 10.5 (Considered after Item 3.1) 11. BUSINESS BY PUBLIC (Considered after Item 2) Meeting adjourned at 8:02 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Camila Ramos, City Clerk Superior, Wisconsin (Jan. 28, 2022) WNAXLP 26991