Agenda for Regular Meeting

07/06/2017 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

All Council

  • Recognize Elaine Brown

Shabazz

  • Sympathy Johnnymae Rose Bell Jenkins
  • Sympathy Barbara E. Willis

Turner

  • Recognize Libby’s Restaurant
  • Recognize David Gwyn
  • Recognize Friends of Tilton Park, Downtown Visions, Paul Ford and the Cool Spring/Tilton Neighborhood Association (June Community Clean-Up of Tilton Park)

Walsh

  • Recognize Patrolman Nick Kroll
  • Sympathy Joana Flores Matlusky

Williams

  • Recognize Wilmington Youth Leadership Commission

Legislative Business

Michelle Harlee: 4th Councilmanic District

Agenda Item #4368 - Ordinance 17-019
Enacted but not codified
Amend Chapter 40 of the City Code Regarding Direct Deposit of City Employee Pay

This Ordinance is being presented by the City Treasurer’s Office for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would amend Chapter 40 of the City Code to require that: 1) by September 30, 2017, all pay to all limited service City employees (except pay for youth employed by the City in the City summer youth program) shall be paid by direct deposit and not by separate checks to the limited service employees; 2) by December 31, 2017, all pay to all regular City employees first employed with the City prior to August 1, 2006 shall be paid by direct deposit and not by separate checks to the regular employees; and 3) by June 1, 2018, all pay to all youth employed by the City in the City summer youth program shall be paid by direct deposit and not by separate checks to the summer youth employees. The anticipated fiscal impact of this Ordinance once it is fully implemented is an annual savings to the City of approximately $185,000.

Agenda Item #4378 - Ordinance 17-022
Enacted but not codified
Amend Chapter 44 of the City Code by Amending the Boundaries of the Wilmington Downtown Business Improvement District

This Ordinance is being presented by the Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be amending section 44-154 of the City Code to enlarge the boundaries of the Wilmington Business Improvement District to include the 800 block of Washington Street.


Va'Shun "Vash" Turner: 5th Councilmanic District

Agenda Item #4386 - Resolution 17-050
Adopted
Authorizing the Department of Public Works' Application for a Wastewater Matching Planning Grant from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the Department of Public Works’ application for a $80,000 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Funds will be used to create a sustainability plan related to sea level rise that builds on modeling already performed by the State of Delaware. The grant requires a 20% local match.


Samuel L. Guy, Esq.: At-Large

Agenda Item #4372 - Resolution 17-041
Adopted
Propose an Amendment to the Wilmington City Charter Related to the Age Requirement of the Mayor

This Resolution is being presented by the Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be proposing an amendment to Section 3-300 of the City Charter to change the age-eligibility requirement for Mayor from 30 years old to 25 years of age.

Agenda Item #4382 - Resolution 17-047
Defeated
Request that the Wilmington Police Department Manual be Distributed to Each Member of City Council and that Members Receive Updates as the Manual is Amended

This Resolution is being presented by the Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be requesting that a copy of the Wilmington Police Department Manual be distributed to each member of Wilmington City Council and that members of Council are provided with updates as the manual is amended.


Loretta Walsh: At-Large

Agenda Item #4387 - Resolution 17-051
Adopted
Approving a Grant Application by the Wilmington Fire Department to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency for a Port Security Grant to Make Repairs to the Fire Barge and Boat

This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the Wilmington Fire Department’s grant application to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the amount of $85,500. The proposed grant funds would be used for repairs to the fire boat and to paint the hull of the fire barge. The grant requires a 25% match, which has already been budgeted for this project.


Hanifa Shabazz: President (Walsh presented on behalf of Shabazz)

Agenda Item #4385 - Ordinance 17-025
Amend Chapter 2 of the City Code Regarding the Requirement of Bi-Monthly Reports from the Law Department
Amend Chapter 2 of the City Code Regarding the Requirement of Bi-Monthly Reports from the Law Department

This Ordinance is being presented by the Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be amending Chapter 2 of the City Code to require bi-monthly reports to City Council, the City Clerk, the City Auditor, and the City Treasurer from the Law Department on the status of certain pending litigation.

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