Agenda for Regular Meeting

11/06/2014 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

All Council

  • Commend Wallace Saunders Tina Smith and Kathleen Hopkin’s Rescue of Victim

M. Brown

  • Sympathy Deacon James B. Manley

Cabrera

  • Congratulate Tahjae Michelle Rogers, North Brandywine Village Civic Association Good Citizen Honoree
  • Congratulate Virginia Esteban (José Martí Gold Award for Outstanding Editorial Colum

Dorsey Walker

  • Recognize Nation of Moorish Americans

Gregory

  • Tribute Hanover Presbyterian Church and the Female Harmony Society
  • Bernedette Winton Retirement from Kingswood

Shabazz

  • Welcome Mimi Brown – WDAS Radio
  • Congratulate Our Time Honorees

Williams

  • Recognize Sam Beard – “Lifetime Achievement Award”
  • Recognize Peg Tigue – ” 2014 David G. Menser Award”
  • Downtown Visions 20th Anniversary
  • Recognize Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Congratulate Community Athletic League All-Stars

Wright

  • Sympathy Alma C. Cooper Stewart
  • Sympathy Ruth A. Jervey
  • Best wishes Walter Lee Mitchell – 90th Birthday

Legislative Business

D. BROWN

Agenda Item #3976 - Ord. 14-042
3rd & Final Reading; PASSED
Establish a minimum wage paid by those parties who enter PASSED into contracts with the City

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour to be paid to employees of entities that enter into a contract with the City as a result of a competitive bid process. The new minimum wage law would become effective on January 1, 2015. The new law would not apply to City contracts in effect prior to January 1, 2015. The requirements of this Ordinance do not apply to the purchases of goods by the City for which competitive bidding is not required. This law is similar to an Executive Order issued by President Obama on

February 12, 2014 which requires parties entering into contracts with the Federal government to pay a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour.

Agenda Item #3976 - Ord. 14-042
3rd & Final Reading; PASSED
Establish a minimum wage paid by those parties who enter into contracts with the City

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour to be paid to employees of entities that enter into a contract with the City as a result of a competitive bid process. The new minimum wage law would become effective on January 1, 2015. The new law would not apply to City contracts in effect prior to January 1, 2015. The requirements of this Ordinance do not apply to the purchases of goods by the City for which competitive bidding is not required. This law is similar to an Executive Order issued by President Obama on

February 12, 2014 which requires parties entering into contracts with the Federal government to pay a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour.

Agenda Item #3991 - RES. 14-050
Adopted
A Resolution accepting the donation of 507 Vandever Avenue from the Bank of New York Mellon Trust

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City (Department of Real Estate and Housing) to accept this property as a donation from the Bank of New York Mellon Trust. The City will either transfer the property to another party in order for it to be redeveloped, or the City will redevelop the property itself in an effort to support redevelopment efforts underway in the Vandever Avenue area.

Agenda Item #3992 - RES. 14-051
3rd & Final Reading; PASSED
Authorize a multi-year Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Services (“SCADA”) agreement with Allied Control Services, Inc.

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City to enter into a one-year contract (with an option to renew for three additional consecutive years) with Allied Control Services, Inc. (ACS) to assess, recommend and implement improvements to the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) of the Water Division within the Department of Public Works. The initial one-year contract, and each of the three, one-year optional renewal periods carries an estimated annual cost of $350,000. If all four years are exercised, the contract has a not-to-exceed cost of $1.4 million. ACS was selected by the City through a competitive bid process. The City originally entered into a one-year contract with ACS in the spring of 2013 with Council’s approval and now seeks to extend the working agreement.


SHABAZZ

Agenda Item #3977 - Ord. 14-043
3rd & Final Reading; PASSED
Authorize a multi-year Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Services (“SCADA”) agreement with Allied Control Services, Inc.

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City to enter into a one-year contract (with an option to renew for three additional consecutive years) with Allied Control Services, Inc. (ACS) to assess, recommend and implement improvements to the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) of the Water Division within the Department of Public Works. The initial one-year contract, and each of the three, one-year optional renewal periods carries an estimated annual cost of $350,000. If all four years are exercised, the contract has a not-to-exceed cost of $1.4 million. ACS was selected by the City through a competitive bid process. The City originally entered into a one-year contract with ACS in the spring of 2013 with Council’s approval and now seeks to extend the working agreement.

Agenda Item #3978 - Ord. 14-044
3rd & Final Reading; PASSED
Authorize City Contract 15023PW – Gasoline, Heating Oil and Diesel Fuel delivery services with James River Solutions, LLC

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City to enter into a one-year contract (with an option to renew for two consecutive years) with James River Solutions, LLC for supplies of gasoline, heating oil and diesel fuel for various City buildings and vehicles. The cost of the one-year contract is $1,952,185.50. The annual cost for the two subsequent years of the agreement will fluctuate based on market conditions but will be determined based on Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) benchmark prices plus a fixed delivery fee.

Agenda Item #3993 - Res. 14-052
Adopted
A Resolution authorizing the Department of Public Works to accept a Wastewater Planning Matching Grant in support of evaluation of the viability of a combined sewer overflow storage facility

Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City (Department of Public Works) to accept a $55,000 grant from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) for an evaluation to determine the viability of a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) storage facility at an abandoned quarry on 14th Street. Such a storage facility would help mitigate stormwater runoff from CSO 4a which is the highest volume outfall CSO in the City. If it is determined to be a viable project, the City could significantly boost its CSO capture rate thus improving its Long Term Control Plan for the CSO system. There is no local match required for this grant.


SHABAZZ

Agenda Item #3994 - Ord. 14-050
3rd & Final Reading; PASSED AS AMENDED
An Ordinance regarding the agreement between the City, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Rotary Club of Wilmington for the improvements to H. Fletcher Brown Park

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be approving an agreement between the City, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Rotary Club of Wilmington regarding certain improvements to H. Fletcher Brown Park, which is bordered by Market Street, Orange Street, 14th Street and the Brandywine River. Improvements would include an outdoor amphitheater, public event space, play spaces among other amenities that would enhance the appearance, functionality and community use of the Park. This effort is being carried out in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Rotary Club of Wilmington.


FREEL

Agenda Item #3921 - Ord. 14-019
3rd & Final Reading; PASSED AS AMENDED
To Enact Certain Traffic/Parking Regulations

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration and City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the Department of Public Works to make changes in traffic and parking regulations affecting certain streets in the City. Streets affected include potions of the following roadways: Cedar, North Shipley, West 17th, West 9th and West 4th. A complete list of the proposed traffic and parking regulation changes is available by accessing the Ordinance atwww.WilmingtonDE.gov/government/ccagenda.

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