PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN Tuesday, July 16, 2019 The Regular Meeting of the Common Council was called to order by Mayor Jim Paine at 6:30 p.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE
REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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: Dan Olson, Jenny Van Sickle, Warren Bender, Jack Sweeney, Brent Fennessey, Tylor Elm, Ruth Ludwig, Craig Sutherland, Keith Kern, Esther Dalbec – 10
Also Present: Mayor Paine, City Attorney Prell, Deputy City Clerk Pettit
3.PROCLAMATIONS AND COMMENDATIONS
4.APPROVAL OF MINUTES July 2, 2019 - Regular Council meeting.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Elm and carried, to approve.
5. PUBLIC HEARINGS
6. CONSENT AGENDA
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Sutherland and carried, to approve the Consent Agenda.
Communications and Reports Received and Filed:
6.1 Parks & Recreation Commission minutes, June 27, 2019.
6.2 Liability Claims Committee minutes, May 16, 2019.
7. STANDING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPROVAL
8. BUSINESS BY DEPARTMENT HEADS
City Clerk Kalan
8.1 Recommending approval of miscellaneous licenses.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Dalbec and carried, to approve.
8.2 Recommending approval of an application to amend the premise of a Class B Liquor & Beer license by JKCG Enterprises, Trade Name: Birds Bar, 5801 Tower Avenue, for a special event on July 20, 2019.
MOTION by Councilor Sutherland, seconded by Olson and carried, to approve.
8.3 Recommending approval of an application to amend the premise and a one-day cabaret of a Class B Liquor & Beer license by Jimmy’s Saloon LLC, Trade Name: Jimmy’s Saloon, 1812 Iowa Avenue, for a special event on August 2 through 4, 2019.
MOTION by Councilor Sutherland, seconded by Dalbec and carried, to approve. Councilor Kern abstains.
8.4 Recommending approval of an application to renew a Class B Liquor & Beer license by Clifford A. Lindberg, Trade Name: Airport Restaurant and Lounge, 1415 N 46th Street, for the remainder of the license period.
MOTION by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Bender and carried, to approve.
Fire Chief Panger
8.5 Recommending approval to award the contract for Headquarters Station Project CP-19 Site Concrete to the lowest qualified bidder Hovland Inc. for a total amount of $100,025.
MOTION by Councilor Olson, seconded by Bender and carried, to postpone until the council can convene in a special meeting to hear this matter in closed session.
9. BUSINESS BY THE MAYOR
9.1 Recommending approval to re-appoint Alan Rock to the Civil Service Commission; re-appoint Maggie Bare and Rick Arnold to the Library Board; and appoint Deonne Nelson and Eimany Tatyana Canito to the Mayor’s Commission on Communities of Color.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Ludwig and carried, to approve.
10.BUSINESS BY COUNCILORS
11.1 R19-13443 Resolution to submit the Fraser Shipyard Dry Dock #1 Renewal Phase 1 Project for Harbor Assistance Grant Funding from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
James Farkas, CEO of Fraser Shipyard, encouraging support and passing of resolution. He noted it would allow the shipyard to prepare and plan for its future.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Ludwig and carried, to adopt the resolution.
11.2 R19-13444 Resolution introduced by Councilor Olson requesting support for the rebuild of the Husky Energy Refinery project.
Kyle Bukovich, President of the Northern Wisconsin Building and Construction Trades Council, asking for support of this resolution. He noted the rebuild would require thousands of people to complete and Husky will continue to employ over 200 people. He discussed the positive economic impact within the City of Superior.
Colin Shadey, General Manager at Husky Refinery, discussed the major steps the refinery is making to ensure there will not be another reoccurrence of last year’s fire. He discussed safety improvements and upgrades.
MOTION by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Olson and carried, to suspend the rules and allow more time for Mr. Shadey to address the council.
Kym Young, resident, emailed the council requesting more public input be allowed before endorsing such a resolution.
MOTION by Councilor Dalbec, seconded by Bender and carried by unanimous roll call vote, to adopt the resolution.
12.1 O19-4157 Ordinance introduced by the Public Works Department amending City Code, Chapter 112 – Traffic Code, Schedule K, Disabled Do Not Block Sidewalk Zones by removing 1114 N 17th Street.
MOTION by Councilor Kern, seconded by Bender and carried, to adopt the ordinance.
12.2 O19-4158 Ordinance amending the City Code, Section 2 – 162 Director of Public Works to be Administrative Head of Department by removing the Park Department.
MOTION by Councilor Fennessey, seconded by Elm and carried, to adopt the ordinance.
13.BUSINESS BY PUBLIC
13.1 Presentation by YMCA Executive Director, Chris Stenberg.
Chris Stenberg distributed handout highlighting some of the opportunities offered and upcoming events. He gave a brief update and invitation to the YMCA.
Meeting adjourned at 7:09 p.m.
Terri Kalan, City Clerk
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