PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN Tuesday, October 5, 2021 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, October 5, 2021
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
Present: Nick Ledin, Jenny Van Sickle, Warren Bender, Jack Sweeney, Brett Fennessey, Tylor Elm, Ruth Ludwig, Craig Sutherland, Lindsey Graskey - 9
Excused: Keith Kern
Also Present: Mayor Paine, City Attorney Prell, City Clerk Ramos
3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES
3.1 September 21, 2021 - Regular Council Meeting.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm and carried, to approve.
4.PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS (No action)
5.CORRESPONDENCE TO BE FILED (No action)
6.1 Report from Mayor Paine
6.2 Committee Appointment RecommendationsSUPERIOR HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMISSIONERS (correction by City Clerk):
1.Appoint Tim White for a five (5) year term, expiring October 2026.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Ludwig and carried, to approve.
6.3 Set a public hearing for 6:30 p.m. on November 2, 2021 pertaining to the proposed
2022 General Fund budget and subsequent amendments. MOTION by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Bender to approve, was tabled by the Chair, to be acted upon after the budget recommendations in Item 7.3 wereapproved.
7.STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
7.1 Human Resource Committee (No meeting to report)
7.2 Public Works Committee RECOMMENDATION (Oversight from Meeting held September 2, 2021):
1.Waive the bidding requirements and approve the purchase of 2023 Freightliner with an Aerial Boom to replace a unit in need of significant repairs.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Ludwig, to approve.
7.3 Finance Committee (Special Meetings held September 28, 2021 & October 1, 2021)
Report from the Councilor Sweeney.RECOMMENDATIONS:
1. Approve the 2022 General Fund budget, as amended.
2.Approve the 2020 Budget Surplus Allocation, as amended.
3. Approve the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Revenue, as amended.
4. Approve the 2022 Revolving Grants Program Fund Budget, as amended.
MOTION by Councilor Sweeney, seconded by Councilor Fennessey, to approve all four recommendations.
MOTION TO AMEND THE MOTION by Councilor Graskey, seconded by CouncilorSutherland and carried, to restore $125,000 from the Revolving Grants Fund's contingency to the Public Arts Fund, for an overall balance of $375,000.
Council voted to adopt all four recommendations, as amended.
MOTION to set a public hearing (Item 6.3) was pulled from table and approved.
7.4 Licensing and Fees Committee (No meeting to report)
7.5 Public Safety Committee (No meeting to report)
7.6 Committee of the Whole Meeting (No meeting to report)
8.SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORTS
8.1 Liability Claims Committee (Meeting held June 24, 2021)
No report from the Chair.
8.2 Planning Commission (Meeting held September 15, 2021)
Report from Mayor Paine.
RECOMMENDATIONS: 1. Waive the land-sale process and approve an application from David and Angelia Olson for a new Vacant-to-Value Construction program located at 2909 East 8th Street.
2.Approve amendments to the Small Business Program description.
MOTION by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm and carried, to approve both recommendations.
9.OLD BUSINESS (no action)
10.1 CITY CLERK RAMOS is recommending approval of an Outdoor Alcohol Consumption License application and a Cabaret License application for JamRock Cultural Restaurant,
LLC (Agent: Antonio O'Neil), located at 1901 Tower Avenue, for the 2021-2022 license period, expiring June 30, 2022.
MOTION by Councilor Sutherland, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve.
10.2 CITY CLERK RAMOS is recommending the selection and approval of the updated 2021 Redistricting boundaries for City of Superior's wards and aldermanic districts.
Selection/approval of updated boundaries was postponed until the Regular Council Meeting scheduled on October 19, 2021.
10.3 FIRE CHIEF SCOTT GORDON is recommending the purchase of a used fire truck equipped with an aerial device, to facilitate the replacement and sale of Engine 2.MOTIONby Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Fennessey and carried, to approve.
10.4 PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PORT DIRECTOR SERCK is recommending approval of R21-13576, a resolution setting of a public hearing for the 2022 CDBG Action Plan.
MOTIONby Councilor Graskey, seconded by Councilor Bender and carried, to approve.
10.5 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR JANIGO is recommending approval of the Land Lease Agreement with Kenji Sudoh to occupy the Richard I. Bong Airport hangar, located at 1419 N 46th Street, for 20 years.
MOTIONby Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Ledin, and carried, to approve.
10.6 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR JANIGO is recommending awarding the engineering design of the Hammond Avenue Reconstruction project to SEH Inc. at a proposed cost of $539,706.
MOTIONby Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Graskey and carried, to approve.
11. BUSINESS BY PUBLIC/COUNCILORS
11.1 Councilor Bender reported that William Anderson (Library Board Member known to
many as "Bill" or "Curly") passed away this week.
Meeting adjourned at 7:13 p.m.
Camila Ramos, City Clerk
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