Agenda for Regular Meeting

06/17/2021 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

ALL COUNCIL

  • Recognize The Achievers Program Inc. 33rd Anniversary
  • Recognize Juneteenth
  • Sympathy Carl Schnee

CONGO

  • Best wishes Linda Marks – 70th Birthday

OLIVER

  • Sympathy Genevieve D. Holmes
  • Recognize PRIDE Month
  • Recognize Trauma Awareness

SPADOLA

  • Recognize Officers Wilfredo Campos and John McKeever

WALSH

  • Recognize National HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day
  • Sympathy Joseph Dulin

 

PUBLIC COMMENT
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Legislative Business

DARBY

Agenda Item #0022 (Rev. 2) - Sub. 2 to Ord. 21-008
3rd & Final Reading
Amend Chapter 5 of the City Code to Require Detailed Owner Information on Applications for a Business License to Operate a Residential Rental Property

Synopsis: This Substitute Ordinance is being presented by the City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Substitute No. 2 to Ordinance No. 21-008 requires that more detailed information be provided to the City of Wilmington regarding the owners and/or operators of rental properties.


OLIVER

Agenda Item #0079 - Ord.
1st & 2nd Reading
An Ordinance to Authorize and Approve a Volume Licensing Agreement between the City of Wilmington and Microsoft Corporation for Microsoft Computer Software

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the execution of a Volume Licensing Agreement with Microsoft Corporation to purchase Microsoft computer software licenses for the City’s desktop/laptop computers for the period of three (3) years, with the possibility of one (1) extension of three (3) years thereafter.


B. FIELDS

Agenda Item #0059 - Ord. 21-025
3rd & Final Reading
Authorize and Approve an Educational Access Channel Agreement (Contract 22009CCPS) Between the City of Wilmington and the Red Clay Consolidated School District

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the execution of an Educational Access Channel Agreement (Contract 22009CCPS) (the “Agreement”) between the City of Wilmington and the Red Clay Consolidated School District for the operation and management of an educational access channel under the City’s franchise agreement with Comcast of New Castle County, LLC. The Agreement is for a period of two (2) years from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023, with the possibility of a one-year extension thereafter. There is no cost to the City under the Agreement.


JOHNSON

Agenda Item #0073 - Ord. 21-033
3rd & Final Reading
Amend Chapters 2, 39 and 40 of the City Code to Change the Position of City Physician to City Medical Provider

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Chapters 2, 39, and 40 of the City Code to change the position of City physician to City medical provider to allow the City flexibility in hiring appropriate medical professionals to provide medical services for City employee cases in light of the changing medical profession. The position of City medical provider shall be filled a duly licensed medical doctor or a medical provider who is certified by the State of Delaware to conduct a medical practice independent of a medical doctor. In addition, as a housekeeping matter, this Ordinance deletes unutilized provisions in Sections 40-137 and 40-298 of the City Code. 

Agenda Item #0074 - Ord. 21-034
3rd & Final Reading
Authorize and Approve an Agreement Between the City of Wilmington and Jackie Joe Lindo, DPN, APRN, FNP-C for Medical Provider Services

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval.  This Ordinance authorizes the execution of an agreement between the City of Wilmington and Jackie Joe Lindo, DPN, APRN, FNP-C for medical provider services.

 


N. FIELD

Agenda Item #0080 - Res.
To Be Acted Upon
A Resolution Urging the Delaware General Assembly to Allow Wilmington to Establish a Speed Camera Pilot Program

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and
approval. This Resolution encourages the Delaware General Assembly to allow an automated speed enforcement pilot program in the City of Wilmington.


CABRERA

Agenda Item #0076 - Ord. 21-035
3rd & Final Reading
Amend Chapter 34 of the City Code to Revise the TIming of Appeals Related to Rental Dwellings

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 34 of the City Code to change the time to appeal violations related to rental dwelling units from 20 calendar days from the date of the violation notice to 20 calendar days from the date the civil fine is assessed. This Ordinance expressly permits the appellant to raise arguments on appeal related to 1) the violation notice; 2) the adequacy of any repairs undertaken in response to the notice; and 3) the assessment of the civil fine. This Ordinance also provides that civil fines will be due 30 days from the date of assessment in order to provide a person sufficient time to file his or her appeal. Lastly, this Ordinance makes clear that while an appeal is pending,
further enforcement action, payment of the civil fine and the assessment of any additional civil fines related to the notice under appeal are stayed.


SPADOLA

Agenda Item #0049 - Ord. 21-022
3rd & Final Reading
Amend Chapter 2 of the City Code to Prohibit the Establishment of Police Ticket and Arrest Quotas

Synopsis: This Ordinance being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends the City Code to prohibit the City Police Department from establishing ticket and arrest quotas.


WALSH

Agenda Item #0081 - Res.
To Be Acted Upon
A Resolution Regarding the Wilmington Police Department Commencing an Academy Class

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and
approval. In this Resolution, the City Council recognizes that the Chief of the Police Department has represented that the manpower of the Police Department has fallen below ninety-five percent of the number of police officers set forth in the position allocation list attached to the fiscal year 2022 annual operating budget ordinance and has drafted a resolution calling for the commencement of an academy class for the Police Department.

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