- Recognize Tameka Mays and Tilesha McFee – Pandemic Food Distribution Giveaway
- Recognize Black Maternal Healthcare Week
- Recognize in Support of Asian community and Against and Violent Acts Towards Asians
- Recognize National Service Week (AmeriCorps, Public Allies)
- Sympathy Leonard Harold Williams, Sr.
- Sympathy Angela Jones
- Sympathy Olivia Bernice Blackwell
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CONGO (Darby presented on behalf of Congo)
Agenda Item #0050 - Res. 21-025
A Resolution Encouraging the Administration not to Reinstall the Caesar Rodney and Christopher Columbus Statues
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. The Wilmington City Council strongly urges the Administration not to reinstall the statues of Caesar Rodney and Christopher Columbus previously removed out of concern for their value to the City. Consideration should be made for what these statues represent in history, and to marginalized community members.
Agenda Item #0051 - Res. 21-026
A Resolution Supporting HB 198 and Urging the Delaware General Assembly to Mandate the Department of Education to have a Black History Course in High Schools
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. The Wilmington City Council supports HB 198, an Act that seeks to positively alter the course of Black History education in the State of Delaware so as to represent the contributions of African and Black Americans more accurately and urges the Delaware General Assembly to pass this legislation.
Agenda Item #0052 - Res. 21-027
A Resolution to Urge the Delaware General Assembly and Governor to Support the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution is urging the Delaware General Assembly and Governor to support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Agenda Item #0054 - Res. 21-028
A Resolution to Approve the Master License Agreement Between the City of Wilmington and New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC for Attachments to City-Owned Facilities
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution approves the Master License Agreement for Attachments to City of Wilmington Facilities (the “MLA”) between the City of Wilmington and New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (“New Cingular”) permitting New Cingular to use structures owned by the City of Wilmington and appropriate for the placement in the public rights of way of certain wireless equipment necessary for New Cingular’s operation of its telecommunications network facilities. This equipment is part of New Cingular’s network for the operation of wireless communications services. The initial term of the MLA is ten (10) years and may be renewed for up to two (2) additional five (5) year terms.
Agenda Item #0055 - Ord. 21-023
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Authorize and Approve a Contract Between the City of Wilmington and PMA Management Corp. for Third Party Claim Administrative Services
Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the execution of an Agreement between the City of Wilmington and PMA Management Corporation (“PMA”). PMA will provide third party claim administrative services to the City for a period of one (1) year, with three available extensions of one year each by mutual consent of the parties. The City will pay PMA a fee of $206,250, allocated and billed separately as $90,750 for workers compensation, and $115,500 for claims other than workers compensation, for the first year of this Agreement. For the second through fourth years, if extensions occur, the City will pay PMA a fee of $212,035, allocated and billed separately as $93,475 for workers compensation claims, and $118,560 for claims other than workers compensation.
Agenda Item #0056 - Res. 21-029
A Resolution to Support Building a National Park in Wilmington to Reconnect and Restore Neighborhoods Divided by Installation of Interstate 95
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution is to support the building of a national park in Wilmington to reconnect and restore neighborhoods divided by the installation of Interstate 95.