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City Council Agenda 09-26-2016

5:00 pm Council Photographs - no business to be conducted

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 September 12, 2016 Council Meeting
Recommendation: That Council approve as submitted.

3. SUBJECT: Request from Colleen Brighton for a variance from the noise ordinance during their Indie Craft Art Bazaar on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm on the Richardson Maritime Museum Property on Maryland Avenue and Hayward Street
Recommendation: That Council approve the request.

4. SUBJECT: Request from Katie Mae Smith on behalf of the Bond Servants, Inc. to hang a banner across Race Street near Cannery Way for the length of time allotted by the City to announce free Christian Music Concert at Sailwinds Park on October 23, 2016.
Recommendation: That Council approve request for the period of October 9 - 23, 2016.

5. SUBJECT: Set date and hours for trick-or-treat on Halloween
Recommendation: That Council approve trick-or-treating on Monday, October 31st between the hours of 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm for children ages 12 and under.

6. SUBJECT: Appropriation for Reoccurring Police Grants
Recommendation: That Council appropriate $34,000 into the 2017 General Fund budget and increase the Police Budget by $34,000 for reoccurring police grants.

7. SUBJECT: Letter of support for an American Legion Post 91 application to Chesapeake Bay Trust and Maryland State Agency for a 2016-2017 Watershed Assistance Grant.
Recommendation: That Council approve the request.

Old Business

8. SUBJECT: Award of Contract for Annual Street Resurfacing
Recommendation: The Council award the contract for the annual street resurfacing to low bidder, Russell Paving Company, Inc. in the amount of $227,000


New Business

9. SUBJECT: Contract Amendment - Barkers Landing Excavation
Recommendation: That Council approve an amendment to the contract with Barkers Landing Excavation for additional work related to the Gateway Properties. The amendment will increase the amount of the contract by $70,000.

10. SUBJECT: FY 2017 Watershed Assistance Program Grant from the Maryland Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund in the amount of $70,000 for Peachblossom Branch investigation and design as well as Cedar Street Stormwater Infrastructure Improvement design.
Recommendation: That Council approve the subject application by staff.

11. SUBJECT: Request from Habitat for Humanity Choptank that the City Eliminate Fines and Liens ($7,378.79) placed by the City on 443 High Street
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Authorize staff to negotiate an agreement with Habitat for Humanity Choptank to reduce code violation citations and abatement liens placed on 443 High Street, in accordance with the policy established by Council on June 20, 2016.
B. Reduce existing fines and liens from $7,378.79 to $3,573.79, subject to Habitat for Humanity Choptank demolishing the property within 90 days or pay the full costs of citations and fees.

12. SUBJECT: Long Wharf Master Plan
Recommendation: That Council accept and approve the Long Wharf Park Master Development Plan as presented by the Long Wharf Advisory Committee, and Lane Engineering.


Notices

13. Council Work Session on Team Building and Sailwinds Development Project Update on Sept. 29, 2106 and Sept. 30, 2016 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm each day at the Public Safety Training Room.


Public Comment

Mayor and Council

Adjourn