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Council Agenda 04-11-2016

5:30 pm Closed Executive Session (personnel)

6:00 pm Mayor to Convene Council in Regular Session

Agenda

1. Council to approve or amend agenda as presented


Consent Calendar

2. SUBJECT: Minutes from the March 28, 2016 Council meeting
Recommendation: That Council approve as submitted.

3. SUBJECT: Request from Dorchester County Tourism for a variance from the noise ordinance for their "Rockin' the Choptank" on Friday, May 27, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Sailwinds Park Amphitheatre.
Recommendation: That Council approve the request.

4. SUBJECT: Request from CSD High School Senior Prom for a variance from the noise ordinance at Sailwinds Park on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm for an outside speaker to announce the participants as they arrive.
Recommendation: That Council approve the request.

5. SUBJECT: Request from Dontre Smith to hold the Cambridge MD Love Peace & Unity Walk starting and ending at Great Marsh Park on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm and a variance from the noise ordinance
Recommendation: That Council approve the request.


Old Business

6. SUBJECT: Hearn Building
Recommendation: That Council receive a verbal update from Staff.

 

New Business

7. SUBJECT: Contract with Dorchester County Elections Board for 2016 municipal elections
Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the Mayor to execute a Dorchester County Board of Elections Service and Equipment Lease Agreement for the June 2016 municipal primary election and July 2016 municipal election, in a total amount not to exceed $40,000 (for both).

8. SUBJECT: Sale of right-of-way for roundabout at MD 16 and Woods Road Intersection
Recommendation: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute a Standard Option Contract with State Highway Administration for the purchase of the right-of-way, easements and/or other rights necessary in conjunction with the Roundabout at the MD16 and Woods Road Intersection in the amount of $ 8,450.00.

9. SUBJECT: Appropriation of Drug Forfeiture Money for Cambridge Police Department
Recommendation: That Council approve:
A. Appropriation of $50,000 from Drug Forfeiture funds and
B. Increasing the Police Department budget by $50,000 for purchase of PSSI licenses and training, conditional on the City and County both conceptually approving consolidation of City and County dispatch functions.
10. SUBJECT: Cost of living increases for City employees
Recommendation: That Council conceptually approve cost of living salary increases effective the first full payroll in FY 2017.


Requests from the Public

11. SUBJECT: Request to present MOVING TOWARD CLEAN WATERS: A 10-YEAR PLAN, A Report of the Cambridge Clean Water Advisory Committee, December 31, 2015
Recommendation: That the Council receive the report under advisement and direct staff to continue participation in the Committee and consider grant opportunities that may fund implementation measures recommended in the report.


Committee Minutes

12. Finance Committee

13. Sailwinds Advisory Committee


Notices

14. Work Session regarding Council Goals on Monday, April 18, 2016 starting at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers

15. Work Session regarding elements of Sailwinds property development RFP on Monday, April 18, 2016 starting immediately following the first Work Session in City Council Chambers.


Public Input


Mayor and Council