Agenda for Regular Meeting

04/04/2019 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

ALL COUNCIL     

  • Sympathy Janiya Monae Henry
  • Sympathy Christian Coffield

GUY

  • Sympathy Marcus Arnold Carroll, Sr.

HARLEE             

  • Recognize Beverly Bell

OLIVER             

  • Sympathy George W. Poindexter
  • Recognize Mindy Kim

SHABAZZ

  • Sympathy Avery Fitzgerald

WILLIAMS

  • Sympathy Jeffrey Sywy 
  • Recognize the Department of Public Works Sanitation Employees

Legislative Business

OLIVER

Agenda Item #4633 - Ord. 19-016
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Authorize the City to Enter into an Assignment and Assumption of a Multi-Year Lease between Leased Access Preservation Association Inc. and Lancaster Associates LLC for 2801 Suite 1 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an assignment and assumption of a multi-year lease between Leased Access Preservation Association Inc. and Lancaster Associates LLC for 2801 Suite 1 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware. 

Agenda Item #4641 - Res.
HELD
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 approves 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.


SHABAZZ (Harlee presented on behalf of Shabazz)

Agenda Item #4634 - Res. 19-004
Adopted As Amended
A Resolution Calling Upon the Delaware General Assembly to Enact Legislation Requiring a Full-time Mental Health Counselor on Staff at Every Elementary and Middle School

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution calls upon the Delaware General Assembly to enact legislation employing research-based best practice ratios of school counselors, school psychologists, school social worker, and ratios of students to school counselors and school psychologists far exceed national best practices. As youth spend a large amount of time in school settings, it is imperative that state and local policies prioritize the use of school-based mental health interventions, services and personnel to ensure all children, youth and their families can reach their fullest potential.


HARLEE

Agenda Item #4621 - Ord. 19-005
3rd & Final Reading - Passed
Approve the Removal of a Portion of Ball Place from the Official City Map

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the removal of a ten foot by forty-seven foot portion of Ball Place from the Official City Map.

Agenda Item #4635 - Res. 19-005
Adopted
A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation's Grant Application to the Laffey-McHugh Foundation for the 2019 Youth Career Development Program

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation’s application for a grant from the Laffey-McHugh Foundation in the amount of $10,000.00. The funds would be used to provide training and technical assistance for the City’s 2019 Summer Youth Career Development Program. No local matching funds are required.

Agenda Item #4636 - Res. 19-006
Adopted
A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation's Grant Application to the State of Delaware for the 2019 Summer Food Service Program

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation’s application for a grant from the Delaware Department of Education in the amount of $954,912.00. The funds would be used to provide meal service for the City’s 2019 Summer Food Service Program. No local matching funds are required.


TURNER

Agenda Item #4616 (Rev. 1) - Sub. 1 to Ord. 19-002
3rd & Final Reading - Passed As Amended
To Enact Certain Parking Regulations

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance approves various parking regulations in the City.

Agenda Item #4637 - Res. 19-007
Adopted
A Resolutioin to Reappoint Jereline Coleman and to Appoint Buck Simpers and Jeffrey Flynn to the Wilmington Parking Authority Board

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution confirms Mayor Michael S. Purzycki’s reappointment of Jereline H. Coleman and his appointment of Buck Simpers and Jeffrey Flynn to the Board of Directors of the Wilmington Parking Authority for terms expiring June 30, 2023, June 30, 2021, and June 30, 2024, respectively.

Agenda Item #4638 - Res. 19-008
Adopted
A Resolution Urging the Delaware General Assembly to Adopt Policies Enhancing Delaware's Long-term Natural Resources Stewardship and Protection of Waterways

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. The human right to water and to sanitation constitutes the right of every individual, without discrimination, to sufficient, safe, acceptable, accessible and affordable water and sanitation for personal use. This Resolution urges the Delaware General Assembly to enact legislation addressing ways to enhance water resource management, utilization and ecosystem restoration, affirming Delaware’s commitment to ensuring affordable, accessible, acceptable and safe water sufficient to protect the health and dignity of Delaware residents.


SHABAZZ (McCoy presented on behalf of Shabazz)

Agenda Item #4639 - Res. 19-009
Adopted
A Resolution in Support of the Delaware State Senate Bill 25 to Raise the Tobacco and Tobacco Substitute Purchasing Age from 18 Years Old to 21 Years Old

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution encourages and supports the Delaware General Assembly in enacting legislation to raise the tobacco purchasing age from 18 years old to 21 years old.


FREEL

Agenda Item #4640 - Ord. 19-017
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance to Authorize a Multi-year Amendment to Contract 18022DFPS (Printing and Mailing Services) between the City of Wilmington and Mailroom Systems, Inc.

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into a multi-year amendment to Contract 18022DFPS for printing and mailing services with Mailroom Systems, Inc. (the “Contract”), which increases the quantities under the Contract from a maximum of 300,000 items per year to a maximum of 600,000 items per year, thereby increasing the maximum estimated annual price of the Contract to $251,100.00 and the maximum estimated total price of the Contract to $391,137.00, with the possibility of two (2) additional extensions of one (1) year thereafter at the same maximum estimated annual price of $251,100.00.


DIXON

Agenda Item #4642 - Res. 19-010
Adopted
A Resolution Approving a Grant Application to and the Acceptance of Grant Funds from JPMorgan Chase Foundation in Support of the West Center City Neighborhood Stabilization Plan

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Real Estate and Housing grant application to and acceptance of grant funds from JPMorgan Chase Foundation in the amount of $200,000. The funds will be used to support the West Center City Neighborhood Stabilization Plan. There is no negative fiscal impact to the City by accepting this grant and no matching funds required.


GUY

Agenda Item #4643 - Res. 19-011
Adopted
A Resolution Declaring the Property Known as 1814 Gilpin Avenue to be Surplus and Approving the Property for Disposition to the Wilmington Firefighter's Association, Local 1590

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution declares properties known as 1814 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware to be surplus and approves the property for disposition to the Wilmington Firefighter’s Association, Local 1590.

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