Agenda for Regular Meeting

09/20/2018 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business

ALL COUNCIL

  • Recognize Hispanic Heritage Month at the Latin American Community Center (LACC)

HARLEE             

  • Sympathy Jean Ellington

SHABAZZ      

  • Recognize Hillcrest-Bellefonte United Methodist Church – 110 Years of Ministry
  • Sympathy Mattie Sue Brown
  • Sympathy Sprunt Murphy

WILLIAMS       

  • Recognize Yesenia Taveras

Legislative Business

HARLEE

Agenda Item #4572 - Res. 18-061
Adopted
A Resolution Encouraging the Wilmington Fire Department and Wilmington Police Department to Continue Education and Enforcement Efforts Concerning Fireworks

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution encourages the Wilmington Fire Department and the Wilmington Police Department to continue to educate the public on the potential dangers and risks associated with fireworks and other pyrotechnic devices, and to enforce the restrictions set forth in the Delaware State Code pertaining to the inappropriate usage of fireworks.

Agenda Item #4570 - Ord. 18-044
3rd & Final Reading - PASSED
Approve the Removal of Alico Road from the Official City Map

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the removal of Alico Road from the Official City Map.

Agenda Item #4573 - Res. 18-062
Adopted
A Resolution Declaring Alico Road to be Surplus and Approving the Property for Disposition to the State of Delaware

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. This Resolution declares Alico Road to be surplus and approves the property for disposition to the State of Delaware.


TURNER

Agenda Item #4574 - Res. 18-063
Adopted
A Resolution Encouraging the Delaware General Assembly to Introduce Legislation Related to Expungement

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution urges the Delaware General Assembly to introduce and pass legislation that enables the automatic expungement of arrests not leading to conviction from an individual’s criminal record. Furthermore, the resolution calls for a modification of expungement guidelines in allowing for expungement of misdemeanor convictions for individuals who have avoided arrest or prosecution  for ten years, or five years for summary offenses. The adoption of such legislation would move more Delawareans toward productive and fulfilling lives, systematically reducing the likelihood of recidivism while encouraging an individual’s reintegration back into society.

Agenda Item #4575 - Res. 18-064
Adopted
A Resolution to Authorize and Approve the First Amendment to a License Agreement between the City of Wilmington and T-Mobile Northeast LLC Regarding a Water Tower on or near New Castle Avenue (Route 9)

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the administration for Council’s review and Approval. This Resolution approves the First Amendment to a License Agreement between the City and T-Mobile Northeast, LLC (“T-Mobile”), which permits T-Mobile to install and operate communications antennas on and a control cabinet at the base of the City’s water tower located on or near New Castle Avenue (Route 9), sometimes referred to as Paper Place, Wilmington, Delaware. The First Amendment will:  1) extend the term of the License Agreement for an additional five (5) years commencing on July 1, 2019; 2) increase the license fee payable by T-Mobile to the City under the License Agreement to $49,000 per year with an increase of four percent (4%) annually commencing on July 1, 2019; and 3) provide T-Mobile with an option to renew the License Agreement for two (2) additional terms of five (5) years thereafter.

Agenda Item #4576 - Ord. 18-046
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to HA&D
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 5 of the City Code Regarding Beverages Offered in Children’s Meals

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and Approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 5 of the City Code by requiring healthy beverages to be offered as the default beverage offered with a combination children’s meal inclusive of a drink, sold together at a single price. This ordinance does not prohibit a restaurant’s ability to sell, or a customer’s ability to purchase a substitute or alternative beverage if requested by the customer.


WILLIAMS

Agenda Item #4577 - Res. 18-065
Adopted
A Resolution Naming the Playground in Father Tucker Park as the "Barbara DelleDonne Memorial Playground"

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution names the playground in Father Tucker Park as the “Barbara DelleDonne Memorial Playground” in recognition of the meaningful impact that Mrs. Barbara DelleDone, a prominent Wilmingtonian, had throughout the City of Wilmington.


SHABAZZ (Williams presented on behalf of Shabazz)

Agenda Item #4547 - Ord. 18-039
3rd & Final Reading - Referred back to PW&T
Amend Chapter 42 of The City Code Relating to the Installation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities in the Public Rights of Way

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 42 of the City Code by establishing procedures relating to the authorization, permitting and regulation of wireless telecommunications facilities in the public rights of way.


WALSH (Williams presented on behalf of Walsh)

Agenda Item #4578 - Res. 18-066
Adopted
A Resolution Approving a Grant Application by the Wilmington Police Department to the Special Law Enforcement Assistance Fund for Technology Improvements and Advanced Training

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval.  If approved, Council will be authorizing the Wilmington Police Department’s application for a grant from Delaware Department of Justice for funding from the Special Law Enforcement Assistance fund in the amount of $90,000.00. The funds will be used to purchase Microsoft Surface Pro Tablets and pay for advanced training for officers. No local matching funds are required.

Agenda Item #4579 - Res. 18-067
Adopted
A Resolution Approving a Grant Application by the Wilmington Police Department to the State of Delaware for Overtime to Combat Violent Crime

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council will be authorizing the Wilmington Police Department’s application for a Fund to Combat Violent Crime Grant from the State of Delaware in the amount of $420,666.72. The funds will be used for an overtime program focused on combatting violent crime using intelligence driven data to direct the overtime to particular areas and utilizing patrols, walking assignments, tactical response initiatives, and plain clothes operations. No local matching funds are required.

Agenda Item #4580 - Res. 18-068
Adopted
A Resolution Approving a Grant Application by the Wilmington Police Department to the U.S. Department of Justice for Anti-Violence Overtime and Salary for a Civilian Cold Case Investigator

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council will be authorizing the Wilmington Police Department’s application for an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant from the U.S Department of Justice in the amount of $224,448.00. The funds will be used for anti-violence overtime and the salary for one civilian cold case investigator. No local matching funds are required.

Agenda Item #4581 - Res. 18-069
Adopted
A Resolution Approving a Subgrant Application by the Wilmington Police Department to the Delaware Criminal Justice Council to Fund Technology Improvements and a Citizen Survey

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council will be authorizing the Wilmington Police Department’s application for a subgrant from the Delaware Criminal Justice Council in the amount of $700,000.00. The funds will be used to fund a police survey of citizens and Shot Spotter expansion for Wilmington Smart Policing-Reducing Violence and Shootings. No local matching funds are reequired.

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