Lockport City Council met Wednesday, Sept. 7.
The council typically meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Central Square Building, 222 E. Ninth St.
Here is the agenda as provided by Lockport:
CITY OF LOCKPORT
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 7:45 P.M. OR AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
a. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
b. ROLL CALL:
d. AGENDA PARTICIPATION:
(Any person who wishes to speak on a topic that is on the Agenda of the Meeting shall fill out a Speaker Card before the start of the Meeting, either at the City Clerk’s Office, or may give to the City Clerk before the start of the Meeting itself, stating name, and topic on the Agenda to be discussed. Speaker Cards are required for each of the items the Speaker wishes to address. The purpose of the Cards is to obtain the spelling of name of the Speaker, contact information, and provide for efficient meeting administration. All Speakers shall comply with these rules, which shall be posted at the Speaker Sign-In desk and rulings of the City Clerk. Speakers shall be called by name to approach the podium by the City Clerk. A time limit of five (5) minutes shall be imposed on each Speaker.)
e. CONSENT AGENDA:
e.1. Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of August 17, 2016
Action: Motion to approve the August 17, 2016 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes as presented.
August 17, 2016 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes Paperclip icon
e.2 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes of August 17, 2016
Action: Motion to approve the August 17, 2016 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes as presented.
August 17, 2016 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes Paperclip icon
e.3. Payroll Period ending August 14, 2016 and Payroll Period ending August 28, 2016
Action: Action: Motion to approve the Payroll Period ending August 14, 2016 and Motion to approve the Payroll Period ending August 28, 2016 as presented
e.4. Approval of Various Bills
Action: Motion to approve the Various Bills as presented.
e.5. Public Way Use Agreement for a Fiber Network with Crown Castle NG Central/Resolution No. 16-063
Action: Motion to pass Resolution No. 16-063/ A Resolution approving a Public Way Use Agreement for a Fiber Network between the City of Lockport and Crown Castle NG Central, LLC
f. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES: (If not approved as a Consent Agenda Item)
g. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL: (If not approved as a Consent Agenda Item)
h. MAYOR’S REPORT:
i. CITY CLERK’S REPORT:
1. CC-1 Executive Session Minutes - August 17, 2016 Executive Session Minutes
Action: Motion to approve the August 17, 2016 Executive Session Minutes as presented.
j. STAFF REPORT:
1. CITY ADMINISTRATOR:
1. CA-1 B. Benson Memo 8/28/16 - License Agreement for permission to use Train Station parking lot or others and approval of Hells Gate as-built plans/Resolution No. 16-062
Action: Motion to pass Resolution No. 16-062/ A Resolution approving a License Agreement for permission to use the Train Station parking lot. Motion to approve the as-built plans for the Hells Gate structures and supporting property.
2. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:
3. FINANCE DIRECTOR:
4. POLICE CHIEF:
5. CITY ATTORNEY:
6. DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:
7. DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING:
1. ED-1 A. Wagner & B. Benson Memo August 31, 2016 - Chevron Dam & Weir QC/QA Contract with Willett Hofmann Associates/Resolution No. 16-067
Action: Motion to approve Resolution No. 16-067/ A Resolution authorizing the City Administrator to execute a Contract with Willett Hofmann Associates in amount of $51,263.20 for construction inspeciton and materials testing associated with construction of the Chevron Dam & Weir project.
2. ED-2 A. Wagner Memo 8/31/16 - 2016 Resurfacing & Patching Project Change Order/Resolution No. 16-069
Action: Motion to approve Resolution No. 16-069/ A Resolution authorizing an additional $60,000 to the project award for the 2016 Resurfacing & Patching Contract. $20,000 to cover the current overage associated with the additional work for curb removal, and an additional $40,000 to complete patching in the specified locations.
8. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS:
k. PERMANENT COMMITTEES:
1. PLAN & ZONING COMMISSION:
2. HERITAGE & ARCHITECTURE:
l. NEW BUSINESS - MISCELLANEOUS:
m. OPEN FLOOR FOR COMMENTS
(Comments will be heard on items that do not appear on the Agenda. The Public Comment portion of the Agenda shall be subject to a twenty (20) minutes limitation. A time limit of five (5) minutes shall be imposed on each Speaker.
The purpose of having Public Comments as an Agenda Item is to allow any person to make his/her views known to the City Council upon any subject of general or public interest.
The Council recognizes that Public Comments are for the purpose of legitimate inquiries and discussion by the Public, and not for the purpose of advancing arguments or repetitious questions concerning matters which the Council believes to be closed or not of general public concern.
The Council shall have the right during this period to decline to hear any person or subject matter upon proper motion and majority vote by the Council.
Each person wishing to speak during the Public Comment portion of the Agenda must fill out a Public Comment Speaker Card stating name, and the topic about which he/she wishes to speak as well as a sign-in sheet, and give to the City Clerk at the Meeting itself.
The purpose of the Cards is to obtain the spelling of the name of the Speaker, contact information, and provide for efficient meeting administration.
The order of speaking shall be based upon the order of sign-in with first person signing-in speaking first and so forth. If the twenty (20) minutes has elapsed before all Speakers who have signed up are allowed to speak, the City Council may elect to continue the time period.
However, if the City Council elects not to extend the time period those Speakers who signed up but did not speak may if they so choose to be placed on the next Agenda under the Public Comments Section and shall be placed at the top of the Sign-In Sheet in the same order they were in from the previous Sign-In Sheet.
All Speakers shall comply with these rules which shall be posted at the Speaker Sign-In desk and rulings of the City Clerk. )
OPEN MEETINGS EXEMPTIONS
2(c)(1) Appointments, Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of specific Employees.
2(c)(2) Collective Bargaining Matters.
2(c)(3) Selection of a person to fill a Public Office, including a vacancy in a Public Office.
2(c)(5) Purchase or Lease of real property, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.
2(c)(6) The setting of a price for Sale or Lease of property owned by the public body.
2(c)(11) Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting
2(c)(21) Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under this Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes as mandated by Section 2.06.