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City Council Agenda

AGENDA
City of Cambridge
City Council Meeting
September 12, 2016
Council Chambers - 305 Gay Street
Cambridge, MD 21613


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 of the August 22, 2016 Council Meeting
Recommendation: That Council approve as submitted.

3. SUBJECT: Minutes of the August 29, 2016 Special Regular Meeting
Recommendation: That Council approve as submitted.

4. SUBJECT: Minutes of the September 6, 2016 Council Meeting
Recommendation: That Council approve as submitted.

5. SUBJECT: Request from Cambridge Main Street to temporarily relocate the Farmer's Market on September 29, 2016 (due to Ironman) to the City parking lot at the intersection of Muir and Academy Streets. Event 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm (set-up at 1:00 pm), permission to erect small 10x10 tents, and permission to have wine tastings
Recommendation: That Council approve as requested.

6. SUBJECT: Request from Baywater Animal Rescue for a variance from the noise ordinance, use of police barricades, and possible crowd control during their Car Show and Competition on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in Cambridge Plaza parking lot (former K-Mart)
Recommendation: That Council approve as requested.

 


7. SUBJECT: Request from Keith Graffius for authorization to use Cannery Way on Sunday, October 16th from 12 noon until 6:00 pm to hold the 6th Annual Hot Sauce and Oyster Fest, permission to erect a tent, permission to serve alcohol, and a variance from the noise ordinance
Recommendation: That Council approve as requested.

8. SUBJECT: Request from Katie May Smith for a variance from the noise variance for a Christian Concert at Governor's Hall on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 1:00 pm until 10:00 pm
Recommendation: That Council approve as requested.

9. SUBJECT: Request from IronMan for a variance from the noise ordinance during their opening ceremony at the Visitor Center Amphitheatre on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Recommendation: That Council approve as requested.

10. SUBJECT: Request from the Dorchester County Health Department for police support of traffic control and a variance from the noise ordinance for their National Recovery Month Recovery Works Celebration in the parking lot of Dri-Dock Recovery and Wellness Center (208 Sunburst Highway) on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 1:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Recommendation: That Council approve as requested.

11. SUBJECT: Amendment to Finance Director's Job Description
Recommendation: That Council approve amended Finance Director Job Description.


Old Business

12. SUBJECT: Governor's Hall
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Authorize the City Manager and City Attorney to negotiate a lease and management agreement with the American Legion Post 91 for a period up to three (3) years in consideration of $20,000 in rents for the first two (2) year period, extendable up to 12 months at a rental rate of $10,000/year or $833/month, beginning December 1, 2016, to be brought back to Council for approval.
B. Authorize the City Attorney to send a letter to Sailwinds of Cambridge, Inc. extending the termination date of the Governor's Hall current management agreement with Sailwinds of Cambridge, Inc. from Sept. 30, 2016 until Nov. 30, 2016.
13. SUBJECT: Beazer Development
Recommendation that Council receive a report on this project.
(Note that the Council Agenda Report will be distributed and posted on Monday Sept. 12, 2016 by noon.)

14. SUBJECT: Council Committees and Liaison assignments
Recommendation from the Mayor: That Council:
A. Approve formation of the following new committees:
1) Ordinance Committee
2) Youth Advisory Committee
3) Volunteerism Promotion Committee
4) County/City Committee for Maintenance of Health Services in Dorchester County
B. Approve Council assignments to Committees and as Liaisons as shown in the report.

New Business

15. SUBJECT: Request from Cambridge Main Street for a letter of support for a grant application to Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Division of Neighborhood Revitalization for $45,000 in operating funds.
Recommendation that Council approve request and authorize the Mayor to sign the letter.

16. SUBJECT: Downtown Streets Closure for Events Policy
Recommendation that Council receive a verbal update on the status of development of a draft policy with input from downtown merchants.


Notices

17. City Council Work Sessions on Sept. 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm:
• Gateway Project Update and a presentation to Council and the Gateway Advisory Committee on public art by Michelle Potter, Gaithersburg Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture
• Proposed City Reserves Policy


Public Comment

 

Mayor and Council

 

Adjournment