Agenda for Regular Meeting Revision

01/18/2018 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

ALL COUNCIL

  • Retirement Matt Razze (42 Years)
  • Retirement Beverly Stokes (45 Years)
  • Sympathy Barbara DelleDonne

GUY

  • Sympathy Darrell Guy

HARLEE

  • Recognize Shirelle Hogans

OLIVER

  • Recognize National Association of Black Veterans – Chapter 94

SHABAZZ

  • Recognize Mason Ewing Witcher
  • Sympathy Jeanette C. DiEnna
  • Sympathy Jereld Cecil Robinson

TURNER

  • Sympathy Jereline Hinson

WALSH

  • Sympathy Patrick J. Mulvena, Wilmington Fire Department (Retired)
  • Sympathy Sheila Donovan DiSabatino

WILLIAMS

  • Sympathy James Turner, III

Legislative Business

CHUKWUOCHA

Agenda Item #4389 (Rev. 1) - Sub. 1 to Ord. 17-026
Passed
Amend Chapter 3 of the City Code Regarding Support Animals

Synopsis: This Substitute Ordinance is being presented by the City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, this Substitute Ordinance would amend Chapter 3 of the City Code to add a definition of support animal. This Substitute Ordinance further amends Section 3-14 to allow residents and visitors of Wilmington to utilize otherwise prohibited animals as a support animal if necessary, so long as such animals are domesticated and properly restrained as not to constitute a public nuisance. In addition to ensuring that the City is in full compliance with the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the intent of this Substitute Ordinance is to ensure that Wilmington residents and visitors have access to the resources they need to cope with an emotional or mental disability.


SHABAZZ (Chukwuocha presenting on behalf of Shabazz)

Agenda Item #4468 - RES. 18-005
Adopted
A Resolution Supporting the Delaware Department of Education's Proposed Regulations and Efforts Designed to Facilitate Inclusion and Prevent Discrimination

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, this Resolution would be supporting the Delaware Department of Education’s proposed Regulation 225 and all related efforts to foster an educational environment in which all students can learn, grow and thrive without experiencing unlawful discrimination based on their appearance, gender, race and/or ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.

Agenda Item #4469 - RES. 18-006
Adopted
A Resolution Calling Upon Congress, the President, the United Nations and International Leaders to Condemn the Libyan Slave Trade and Take Actions to End this Grave Injustice

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution calls upon the United States Congress, the President of the United States, the United Nations and other international leaders to strongly condemn the Libyan slave trade and promptly take the actions necessary to end this grave injustice to human dignity.


OLIVER

Agenda Item #4470 - RES. 18-007
Adopted
A Resolution Supporting Old Brandywine Village's Application for Commercial District Affiliate Program Participation at the State Level

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution demonstrates City Council’s support for the joint application of the City of Wilmington and the Old Brandywine Village, Inc. to participate in the Delaware Economic Development Office’s Delaware Commercial District Affiliate Program.


GUY

Agenda Item #4467 - ORD.
HELD (Pending)
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 44 of the City Code to Create a Section 44-154.1 Under Article VI - North Wilmington Market Street Business Improvement District

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends the City Code to authorize the creation of a North Wilmington Market Street Business Improvement District.

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