Agenda for Regular Meeting Revision 2

12/14/2017 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

SHABAZZ

  • Commend Delaware State University President Harry L. Williams
  • Sympathy Lucille B. Jacobs

TURNER     

  • Sympathy Andrew Eugene “Drew” Pennewell

WILLIAMS    

  • Recognize Kaamilah Diabaté
  • Sympathy Wilmington Police Inspector John W. Johnson (Retired)

Legislative Business

HARLEE

Agenda Item #4461 - ORD. 17-054
Pending: Referred to PWT
An Ordinance to Enact Certain Parking Regulations

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


WILLIAMS

Agenda Item #4449 - ORD. 17-051
Passed (12/14/2017)
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 39 of the City Code to Allow Retired Firefighters to Serve on the Fire Pension Board

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Sections 39-182(a) and 39-251(a) of the City Code to permit both active and retired members of the Wilmington Fire Department enrolled in either the Firefighters’ Pension Fund (the “Old Plan”) or the Wilmington Firefighters’ Pension Act of 1984 (the “New Plan”) to run for the five firefighter positions on the board of trustees (the “Board”) that administers the Old Plan and the New Plan.  It also provides a procedure for an active or retired firefighter enrolled in the Old Plan or the New Plan to place his or her name on the ballot, allows active and retired firefighters enrolled in the Old Plan or the New Plan to vote for the elected seats on the Board, and gives priority for the Board’s elected seats to be filled by active members enrolled in the Old Plan or the New Plan.  Finally, as a housekeeping matter, the term “personnel director” has been replaced with “human resources director”.

 

 

Agenda Item #4459 - ORD. 17-052
Passed (12/14/2017)
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 37 of the City Code Regarding the Passing of Municipal Vehicles on City

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, this Ordinance would amend Chapter 37, Section 37-195 of the City Code by expanding the safety protections afforded to municipal workers by requiring passing motorists to change their lane of travel, if possible, and to reduce their vehicle speed and proceed with caution when approaching a stationary municipal vehicle display flashing amber or amber and white lights.

Agenda Item #4462 - RES. 17-093
Adopted (12/14/2017)
A Resolution Supporting Efforts by the Wilmington Professional Firefighters Union, Local 1590, to Preserve the Property at 1927 Lakeview Road as a Memorial to Fallen Firefighters

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approve, this Resolution supports efforts by the Wilmington Professional Firefighters Union, Local 1590, to preserve the property located at 1927 Lakeview Road as a memorial to the fallen heroes, Captain Christopher Leach, Lieutenant Jerry Fickes, and Lieutenant Ardythe Hope, who gave their lives for the City they loved.


FREEL

Agenda Item #4425 (REV. 1) - SUB. 1 to ORD. 17-040
Passed (12/14/2017)
Amend Chapter 5 of the Wilmington City Code Relating to Public Nuisances

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration and City Council for Council’s review and approval. The Ordinance amends Chapter 5 section 5-58  entitled Public Nuisances by modifying the definition of a public nuisance to extend the time period during which points may accumulate to better capture nuisance activity impacting the public interest.

Agenda Item #4426 (REV. 1) - SUB. 1 to ORD. 17-041
Passed (12/14/2017)
Amend Chapter 5 of the City Code Relating to Mandatory Landlord Training as a Condition for Rental Business Licenses

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 5 of the City Code by repealing the requirement that all owners, operators, and lessors of any rental dwelling unit attend and complete a City approved landlord training program as a condition of the rental license, except for first-time owners, operators, and lessors of any rental dwelling unit. In addition, it allows the Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections to require attendance and completion of a City approved landlord training program a condition for the issuance of a provisional business license.  Finally, it requires all first-time owners, operators and/or lessors of any dwelling unit to obtain and pass a rental inspection from the Department of Licenses and Inspections as a condition of the rental license. All provisions of this Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage by City Council and approval by the Mayor except for the requirement for first-time owners, operators and/or lessors to attend a City approved landlord training program, which shall become effective on July 1, 2018.

 


WALSH

Agenda Item #4460 - ORD. 17-053
Passed (12/14/2017)
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 36 of the City Code to Repeal Section 36-9 Thereof Regarding Regulation of Itinerant Performers

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council and the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance is part of a comprehensive set of revisions to the City Code to repeal certain provisions that are no longer necessary or appropriate and to amend sections that require clarification. This Ordinance amends Chapter 36 of the City Code by repealing Section 36-9 thereof because it has not been utilized and is unnecessary.

Agenda Item #4463 - RES. 17-094
Adopted (12/14/2017)
A Resolution to Approve the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Wilmington and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #1 Rank and File for the term of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2020

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution approves the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Wilmington and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #1 Rank and File for the term of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2020.

 

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