Agenda for Regular Meeting

12/12/2013 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

All Council      Sympathy Nathan “Doc” Hill

All Council      Sympathy Minerva Marrero

D. Brown         Sympathy Nelson Mandela

Shabazz           Sympathy Theodora Elizabeth Keeling

Walsh              Retirement Joseph Hemphill


Legislative Business

WILLIAMS

Agenda Item #3880 - Ord. 13-040
3rd & Final Reading - Passed
Approve a Large-Scale Redevelopment Project Known as "The Wilmington Flats"

Synopsis: Following a public hearing at tonight’s Council meeting, Council will vote on this Ordinance which has been presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be supporting an application by the Woodlawn Trustees for a large-scale redevelopment of the Wilmington Flats residential community. The City’s Planning Commission approved the Woodlawn Trustees application on November 15, 2013. This Ordinance authorizes the Department of Licenses and Inspections to issue any and all building permits that conform to the approved redevelopment plan.

Agenda Item #3881 - Ord. 13-041
3rd & Final Reading - Passed
Approve Removal and Disposition of Springer Street from the Official City Map

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City to remove Springer Street from the Official City Map and dispose of the street to the Woodlawn Trustees as part of plans for a large-scale redevelopment of the Wilmington Flats residential community located in the City’s Little Italy area.


FREEL

Agenda Item #3876 (Rev. 1) - Sub. 1 to Ord. 13-038
3rd & Final Reading - HELD
Constituting Amendment No. 2 to the Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Budget (Being an Ordinance to Amend Substitute No. 1 to Ordinance No. 13-013, As Amended), the Ordinance Adopting the Annual Operating Budget for the Fiscal Year Beginning on July 1, 2013 and Ending on June 30, 2014

Synopsis: This Ordinance is an amendment to the FY 2014 General Operating Budget. It is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing a series of funding changes to the current City operating budget. The changes include adding $350,000 to the budget for animal control services, adding $100,000 to the Mayor’s Contingency Fund and adding $30,000 to the Council’s budget for consultants in the areas of policy, finance, legal issues or the current process of a TPO to provide leased access/public access television services to Wilmington citizens.

Agenda Item #3877 - Ord. 13-039
3rd & Final Reading - Passed
Authorize an Amendment to Extend Contract PD05006 - Parking Violation Processing and Collection System with Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc.

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved by Council, the City Administration would be authorized to extend for six months the current contract with Xerox City and State Solutions for the City’s parking violation processing and collection system. This extension is requested in order to provide additional time for the City Finance Department to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for vendors who may wish to provide this service to the City and to assess responses to the RFP. The current contract with Xerox expires on December 31, 2013. The six-month extension would take the current contract through June 30, 2014.

Agenda Item #3890 - Ord. 13-045
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to Finance Committee
An Ordinance to Approve and Authorize the Financing of a Project for the Community Education Building Corp.; Making Certain Findings with Respect Thereto; Authorizing the Issuance of City of Wilmington Revenue Bonds and Authorizing Other Necessary Action

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City to assist the Community Education Building Corporation (CEBC) in converting the former MBNA Bracebridge IV Building into a facility to allow for the operation of up to four charter schools. Specifically, the Council would be authorizing the City to assist with financing through the City’s Revenue Bonds Series 2014 in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $35 million. If approved, the City would assist the CEBC in refinancing an interim loan, financing a portion of renovations, funding a debt service reserve fund and paying costs associated with issuing the Bonds.


M. BROWN

Agenda Item #3886 (Rev. 1) - Sub. 1 to Ord. 13-043
3rd & Final Reading - Passed
Approve and Authorize the Third Party Operator Agreement Association (LAPA)

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration and City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be approving a recommendation from the Wilmington Cable, Video and Telecommunications Commission (CVTC) that the Leased Access Preservation Association (LAPA) be named as the Third Party Operator (TPO) to manage a leased access and public access television station serving Wilmington and New Castle County. Council would also be approving a three-year contract (with options for two, one-year renewals) between the City and LAPA governing certain aspects of LAPA’s management of the television station.

Agenda Item #3891 - Ord. 13-046
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to Public Safety
An Ordinance to Authorize a Service Agreement with Nixle, LLC, for an Internet-Based Public Emergency Communications System

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the Wilmington Police Department to enter into a three-year contract at $16,274.92 per year with Nixle, LLC for Nixle 360, an internet-based public emergency communications system that would replace the Department’s current “reverse 911” emergency notification system. Nixle 360 will provide enhanced reverse 911 services as well as a police tip line service to include text messages and photographs. In addition, the Nixle 360 service will provide access to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s public alert and warning system and is integrated with Google.com and various social media platforms.

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