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City Council Agenda

July 13, 2015
5:30 pm Closed Executive Session (personnel)

6:00 pm Closed Executive Session (consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business
or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the City)

7:00 pm Mayor to Convene Council in Regular Session

Approve or amend agenda as presented

Approve Minutes for June 22, 2015 Council meeting as distributed

Public Comments

Ordinance No. 1049 to adopt 2015 International Codes

Text amendments and mapping amendments to the City's Unified Development Code and Zoning Maps

Appointments

Proclamation for Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week (July 12-18, 2015)

Representative from Rescue Fire Company to request a variance from the noise ordinance (1:00 pm until 6:00 pm); trash removal; patrols by the Police Department; and permission to use the City-owned parking lot adjacent to the Sailwinds Park parking lot to park the buses (close parking lot as of Friday, August 7th beginning at 4:00 pm) for the Seafood Feastival on Saturday, August 8th

Whitney Pogwist, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, to request permission to host their annual Challenge Walk MS: Chesapeake Challenge 2015 event in Cambridge on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; permission to use Great Marsh Park as our finish and the Long Wharf parking lot for a rest stop; permission to have port-a-potties at Great Marsh Park and Long Wharf; permission to set up a 20 x 30 tent in the Long Warf parking lot on September 11th, The route will begin at Sailwinds Park and finish at Great Marsh Park; permission to display route markers along the route to (8"x11" piece of colored paper); permission to use sidewalk chalk throughout the course writing encouraging posts; the presence of the Mayor or City Council member to read a proclamation during our opening ceremonies

Representative from Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church to request permission to hold their annual Back to School Block party on Saturday, August 22nd from 12 noon until 4:00 pm (rain date: Aug. 29); street closure of Skinners Court (facing the church) Clinton Street (facing St. Clair School and the church), the end of Rigby Avenue onto Park Lane; and a variance from the noise ordinance

Renita Harmon to discuss parking on Moores Avenue

Representative from Delmarva Community Services to request a resolution for an SGIF application

Clint Waters, Dorchester Chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, to request permission to sponsor a Kids Fishing Derby on the floating dock adjacent to the lighthouse on August 1 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. and permission to erect a small tent

Representative from The Charles W. Wongus, Sr. Museum of Negro African American Agricultural & Eastern Shore Maryland Small Community History, Inc. to request permission sponsor a Community, City, State, and Nationwide "Heal The Land Peace Walk" on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Dorchester Center for the Arts on High Street; on to Popular Street; on to the corners of Gay and Race Street for a Prayer Vigil from 4:00 to 4:30; return to DCA, and over by 5:00 p.m.

Abraham Lankford, Jesus' Church, to request permission to use Long Wharf on Saturday, August 29th from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm for a community praise night and a variance from the noise ordinance


Unfinished Business

James Schneider's request for a reduction in fines against 314 West End Avenue, 712 Glasgow Street, and 421 Maryland Avenue

Laurence Chitlik's request for a reduction in fines against 808 Locust Street

RAR Brewery sewer rates

Prioritize Community Legacy projects and approve associated resolutions for Community Legacy and SGIF

Change in route for Ironman Maryland on October 3, 2015

Second reading and vote on Ordinance No. 1049 to adopt 2015 International Codes

City Manager update


New Business

Petition from downtown merchants (City benches and Cannery Way)

Request from Dorchester County for a letter of support for a grant to demolish some unsafe structures that the County owns in Cambridge

Public Comments


Mayor's and Commissioners' Comments