Agenda for Regular Meeting Revision

12/13/2018 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

HARLEE             

  • Sympathy Buddy Milburn

OLIVER         

  • Sympathy Robert Samuels
  • Sympathy Constance V. McIntosh-Murray
  • Sympathy Veola Robinson

WILLIAMS         

  • Sympathy Stephen L. “Steve” Horgan

*Note: This Agenda is being amended to add item #4612, which is being added to reflect a previously unanticipated need, as well as to reflect the intended reconsideration of item #4604.


Legislative Business

SHABAZZ (Harlee presented on behalf of Shabazz)

Agenda Item #4605 - Ord. 18-054
3rd & Final Reading - Held
Amend Chapter 2 of the City Code Regarding the Census 2020 Complete Count Committee

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance establishes a Census 2020 Complete Count Committee for the purpose of mobilizing and leveraging personnel and resources both internal and external to City government, in order to provide assistance to the representatives of the United States Census Bureau in the conduct of the decennial census. The intent of establishing this committee is to assure an accurate census count – and consequentially, an equitable share of financial assistance and federal and state representation for Wilmingtonians.


TURNER

Agenda Item #4609 - Res. 18-088
Adopted
A Resolution to Rename the Indoor Basketball Court at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center the "West Center Court"

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution approves the renaming of the indoor basketball court at the William “Hicks” Anderson Community Center the “West Center Court.”


MCCOY

Agenda Item #4610 - Ord. 18-056
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to CD&UP
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 5 of the City Code Regarding Businesses

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 5 of the City Code requiring businesses that sell tobacco products, electronic smoking devices, or tobacco paraphernalia to place such items behind a counter in an area that is not accessible to customers without the intervention of an employee of the business so as not to be placed within the reach of children.


FREEL

Agenda Item #4607 - Ord. 18-055
3rd & Final Reading - Passed As Amended
Constituting Amendment No. 1 to the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget (Being an Ordinance to Amend Substitute No. 1 to Ordinance No. 18-011)

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance is the first amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget.  It contains both increased budget appropriations for the Law Department, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Public Works, the Police Department, and the Fire Department and changes to the position allocation list for the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Public Works, and the Police Department.

Agenda Item #4597 - Ord. 18-051
3rd & Final Reading - Passed
A Project Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Financing of a Project for the Community Education Building Corp; Making Certain Findings with Respecto Thereto; Authorizing the Issuance of City of Wilmington Revenue Bonds in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed $35,000,000; and Authorizing Other Necessary Action

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration and Office of City Treasurer for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance will enable the City to issue tax-exempt and/or federally taxable revenue bonds for the refinancing of a project for the Community Education Building Corp. (the “Borrower”).  The Bonds will be special revenue obligations of the City, payable exclusively from payments made by the Borrower under the Agreement, the Note, and the Mortgage (if required) and from available funds under the Guaranty.

Agenda Item #4612* - Res.
Held
A Resolution Urging the Delaware General Assembly to Allow for a Special Election to Fill a City Council Vacancy

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution urges the Delaware General Assembly to enact legislation that calls for a special election to fill a Council Member vacancy exceeding 180 days from the date of the next general election and serve the remainder of unexpired vacated Council seat term.


GUY (Turner presented on behalf of Guy)

Agenda Item #4599 - Ord. 18-053
3rd & Final Reading - Passed
An Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of the City's General Obligation Bond, Series of 2018-SRF, in Order to Provide the Funds Necessary for Capital Projects of the City of Wilmington Relating to Phase II of the City's Transmission and Distribution Water Main Improvements; Providing for the Sale of the Bond to the Delaware Drinking Water State Revolving Fund; and Authorizing Other Necessary Action

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Office of City Treasurer for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the issuance of a General Obligation Bond, Series of 2018-SRF, in an amount not to exceed $4,000,000, which will be sold to the Delaware Drinking Water State Revolving Fund in order to (i) finance capital projects of the City, specifically, Phase II of the City’s Transmission and Distribution Water Main Improvements Project, (ii) pay administrative costs relating to such capital projects and (iii) pay the costs of issuing the Bond.

Agenda Item #4611 - Ord. 18-057
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to F&ED
An Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of the City's General Obligation Bond, Series of 2019-SRF in Order to Provide Funds Necessary to Finance Capital Projects of the City Relating to Various Water Main Distribution Improvements and Upgrades Throughout the City; Providing for the Sale of the Bond to the Delaware Drinking Water State Revolving Fund; and Authorizing Other Necessary Action

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is presented by the City Treasurer’s Office for Council’s review and approval to authorize the issuance of a General Obligation Bond, Series of 2019-SRF, in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000, which will be sold to the Delaware Drinking Water State Revolving Fund in order to(i) finance capital  projects of the City, specifically, certain improvements and upgrades to the City’s water main distribution infrastructure as set forth in the City’s capital budget for its Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018, (ii) pay administrative costs relating to such capital projects, and (iii) pay the costs of issuing the Bond.


SHABAZZ (Reconsideration by Walsh)

Agenda Item #4604 - Res. 18-085
Reconsideration from December 6 Meeting - Held
To Appoint City Council Member for the First Councilmanic District

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution appoints Albert Mills, pursuant to Wilm. C. (Charter) §2-101, to fill the vacancy created by former Council Member Nnamdi O. Chukwuocha, for the remainder of former Council Member Chukwuocha’s term in accordance with the recommendation of the Special Committee.

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