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PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCI

PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN Tuesday, July 19, 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 3.1 PUBLIC HEARING for R22-13606, a resolution recommending approving the amended 2022 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan. MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Herrick and carried, to approve. 3.2 Blatnik Bridge Reconstruction Overview Presented by Marc Bowker, WisDOT Project Manager 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 4.1 July 5, 2022 - Regular Council Meeting. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 5. CORRESPONDENCE TO BE FILED (No action) 5.1 CLAIMS referred to the Liability Claims Committee by City Clerk’s Office: 1. Claim No. 22-12, Cole Matson (Received 7/1/2022) 2. Claim No. 22-13, Scott Hill (Received 7/11/2022) 6.MAYOR’S REPORT 6.1 Report from Mayor Paine 7.STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS 7.1Human Resources Committee (No meeting to report) 7.2Public Works Committee (Meeting held July 7, 2022) Report from Councilor Van Sickle. RECOMMENDATION: 1. Approve awarding the design contract for the Bus Stop Shelter and Accessibility Improvements project to Toole Design, in the proposed amount of $113,706.00. MOTION to postpone until August 2, 2022 Regular Council meeting by Councilor Van Sickle, seconded by Councilor Sweeney and carried. 2. Approve awarding the Digester Cladding Project contract to Michels Construction, in the amount of $195,349.00. MOTION by Councilor Van Sickle, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve. ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDATION (No action required): 1. Deny request to add a trail section on Ogden Avenue. NO ACTION 7.3 Finance Committee (No meeting to report) 7.4 Licenses and Fees Committee (No meeting to report) 7.5 Public Safety Committee (No meeting to report) 7.6 Committee of the Whole Meeting (Meeting held July 5, 2022) No report from the Chair. 8. SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORTS 8.1 REPORTS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS 8.1.1 Tourism Development Commission (Meeting held July 11, 2022 and July 14, 2022) Report from Councilor Graskey. RECOMMENDATION from July 14th Meeting: 1. Approve Grant Award Agreement with Travel Superior, in an amount NTE $40,000.00. 2. Approve Grant Award Agreement with Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, in an amount NTE $164,243.00. MOTION by Councilor Graskey, seconded by Councilor Johnson and carried, to approve both recommendations. 8.2REPORTS SANS RECOMMENDATIONS 8.2.1 Police and Fire Commission (Meeting held June 15, 2022) No report from the Chair. 8.2.2 Golf Course Committee (Meeting held June 27, 2022) No 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 Bender, and carried. 10.2 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND PORT DIRECTOR SERCK recommending waiving the land sale process and approving the transfer of the Wisconsin Point Burial Grounds to the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. MOTION to approve by Councilor Van Sickle, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 10.3 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR JANIGO is recommending approval of O22-4278, an ordinance introduced by the Common Council of the City of Superior, to amend City Code Chapter 112-Traffic Code, Schedule J, Accessible Parking Zones, to remove accessible parking signs from 1802 North 22nd Street. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 10.4 CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of an original Class “A” Beer and “Class A” Liquor (Cider Only) license application for Head of the Lakes Management Group, LLC, dba Gondik Law Speedway, located at 4700 Tower Avenue (POB 757) (Agent: Madysen Stariha) for a period beginning on July 27, 2022 and ending on June 30, 2023 MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Graskey, and carried. 10.5 MAYOR PAINE recommending approval of R22-13607, a resolution of the City of Superior, Wisconsin Authorizing the Purchase of Real Property from The Library Superior, LLC and Authorizing Execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement and Related Documents in Connection Therewith. MOTION to approve by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Bender. The following members of the public addressed the Council in favor of approving the resolution: Teddie Meronek, Tim Meyer, Kathy Laakso, and Brian Finstad. MOTION TO AMEND by Councilor Graskey, seconded by Councilor Herrick and carried viva voce, to add the following copy in the resolution: 4. Following the purchase of the Property, the City of Superior shall spend no more than $325,000 on the renovation and improvement of the Property which shall be paid from the City’s historic rehabilitation fund from the SLFRF. Any further purchases or expenditures shall require the approval of the Common Council. 5. The Administration is directed to advertise the building for sale in no more than 18 months from the execution of the Purchase Agreement. All offers to purchase the Property shall be submitted to the Common Council for their approval. MOTION to approve as amended passed via roll call vote: AYE – 7 Ledin, Van Sickle, Bender, Elm, Ludwig, Herrick, Graskey NO – 3 Sweeney, Fennessey, Johnson 10.6 MAYOR PAINE recommending approval of the 2022 Superior BID Operating Plan and Budget. MOTION to approve by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Councilor Johnson, and carried. 10.7 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND PORT DIRECTOR SERCK recommending approval of R22-13608, a resolution recommending amending the Harbor Development Statement of Intentions to include the General Mills Shoreline Stabilization Project, and approving the amended 3-year Statement of Intentions for the years 2023-2025. Director Serck clarified that amended Statement of Intentions also includes the Fraser Shipyard Dry Dock Covering Project. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 11. BUSINESS BY PUBLIC Meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Camila Ramos, City Clerk Superior, Wisconsin (July 29, 2022) WNAXLP 85890