Agenda for Regular Meeting

04/18/2019 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

ALL COUNCIL     

  • Congratulate Housing Opportunities of Northern Delaware, Inc. – 36thAnniversary

OLIVER             

  • Sympathy Joseph A. Graham
  • Sympathy Shylene Nicole Hope Rogers
  • Sympathy Lydia C. (Russell) Watson

SHABAZZ          

  • Sympathy Nathan Smith

TURNER             

  • Recognize Shirlee Ann Allison

WILLIAMS         

  • Sympathy Thomas Gilbert Rose

Legislative Business

GRAY

Agenda Item #4644 - Ord. 19-018
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to CD&UP
An Ordinance to Rezone the Parcel of Land Located at 700 Lea Boulevard from R-2 (One-Family Detached Dwellings and One-Family Semi-Detached Dwellings) to R-5-A-1 (Low-Medium Density Apartment Houses) Zoning Classification

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance rezones the parcel of land located at 700 Lea Boulevard in Wilmington, Delaware being Tax Parcel ID No. 26-009.10-002, from a zoning classification of R-2 (One-Family Detached Dwellings and One Family Semi-Detached Dwellings) to a zoning classification of R-5-A-1 (Low-Medium Density Apartment Houses).


OLIVER

Agenda Item #4641 (Rev. 1) - Res. 19-012
Adopted
A Resolution Approving a Lease of a Portion of Kirkwood Park to New Castle County Vocational Technical School District (Howard High School of Technology) for the Installation of a Turf Practice Field

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the City to enter into a lease with New Castle County Vocational Technical School District of a portion of Kirkwood Park for the installation of a turf practice field for use by Howard high School of Technology and members of the public.

Agenda Item #4645 - Ord. 19-019
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to CD&UP
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 13 of the City Code Regarding Commercial Property Maintenance

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. Chapter 13, section 13-4 of the City Code requires all owners of properties to remove garbage, rubbish, refuse, trash and other offensive materials from sidewalks, footways, and alleys. This Ordinance amends section 13-4 by increasing the penalty from $50 to $150 for owners of properties from which a business licensed as retail edible is operated. This Ordinance also establishes requirements for trash receptacles for mobile vendors of edible commodities.


HARLEE

Agenda Item #4646 - Ord. 19-020
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 44 of the City Code Regarding the Duration of the Wilmington Downtown Business Improvement District

SynopsisThis Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 44-153 of the City Code to extend the duration of the Wilmington Downtown Business Improvement District until October 1, 2029.


TURNER

Agenda Item #4647 - Ord. 19-021
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to CD&UP
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 34 of the City Code to Authorize Publication of a Problem Landlord List

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the Department of Licenses and Inspections to publish a list of “problem landlords” as that term is defined by the ordinance.  The Ordinance provides the City with an additional enforcement tool in achieving compliance with Wilmington City Code housing standards.


FREEL

Agenda Item #4648 - Ord. 19-022
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 44 of the City Code by Amending Section 44-61 Thereof Regarding the Tax Abatement/Exemption for Off-Street Parking Facilities

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Section 44-61 of the City Code to extend the expiration date of the City’s off-street parking facilities tax abatement/exemption until June 30, 2030.

Agenda Item #4649 - Ord. 19-023
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 44 of the City Code by Amending Section 44-68 Thereof Regarding the Vacant Buildings Rehabilitation Tax Incentive Program

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Section 44-68 of the City Code regarding the eligibility requirements and scope of the City’s vacant buildings rehabilitation tax incentive program.

Agenda Item #4650 - Ord. 19-024
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 44 of the City Code by Amending Section 44-70 Thereof Regarding the Tax Incentive Program for City Historic District and National Register Properties

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Section 44-70 of the City Code to extend the expiration date of the City’s tax incentive program for City historic district and national register properties until June 30, 2030.

Agenda Item #4651 - Ord. 19-025
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Aemnd Chapter 44 of the City Code by Amending Section 44-71 Thereof Regarding the Real Estate Tax Exemption Program

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Section 44-71 of the City Code regarding the eligibility requirements and scope of the City’s real estate tax exemption program.

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