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City of Lockport City Council met August 21

By Michael Abella | Oct 7, 2019

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City of Lockport City Council August 21 met Aug. 21.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

ROLL CALL

PRESENT: Mayor, Steven Streit

Alderwoman, Renee Saban

Alderman, Larry Schreiber

Alderwoman, Christina Bergbower

Alderman, JR Gillogly

Alderman, Mark R. Lobes

Alderman, Darren Deskin

Alderwoman, Joanne Bartelsen

Alderwoman, Catherine Perretta

ABSENT: NONE

ALSO PRESENT: City Administrator, Ben Benson

City Attorney, Sonni Choi Williams

City Clerk, Kathy Gentile

Finance Director, Lisa Heglund

Chief of Police, Terry Lemming

Director of Public Works, Brent Cann

Assistant to the City Administrator, Amanda Pazdan

PRESS PRESENT: Cathy Wilker, LCTV

Brian Bierovic, LCTV

Jessie Malloy – Lockport Legend

CONSENT AGENDA:

MOTION BY BARTELSEN, SECONDED BY LOBES TO REVIEW CONSENT AGENDA. 

VOICE VOTE ON THE MOTION. 

MOTION CARRIED.

Request to remove item FN-2 to vote as a separate action item.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:

1. CL-1. Regular City Council Meeting Minutes from August 7, 2019 Suggested Action: Approve the Regular City Council Meeting Minutes as presented.

2. CL-2. Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes from August 7, 2019 Suggested Action: Approve the Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes as presented.

3. FN-1. Payroll Period Ending August 11, 2019 Suggested Action: Approve the payroll period as presented.

4. FN-2. Bills through August 13, 2019 Suggested Action: Approve the various bills as presented.

5. CA-1. Bicycle Rental Station License Agreement with Canal Corridor Association Through its Contractor Zagster Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-096 authorizing the City Administrator to enter into a License Agreement with the Canal Corridor Association its Contractor Zagster for a Bicycle Rental Station.

6. AT-1. Semi-Annual Review and Approval of Executive Session Meeting Minutes Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-093 finding the need of confidentiality still exists for Executive Sessions meetings listed in Schedule “A", authorizing the release of Executive Session Meeting Minutes as listed in Schedule “B” for public review, inspection or copying and authorizing the destruction of the verbatim recording of such meetings after 30 days from the approval of the Resolution, and approving any and all Executive Session meeting minutes not yet approved up to the date of the approval of the Resolution.

7. PD-1. Request to Declare Items as Surplus Property Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-087 declaring certain property surplus and authorizing the Chief of Police to dispose of those items.

8. PW-1. 2019 Parkway Tree Planting Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-094 authorizing the City Administrator and Staff to purchase assorted parkway trees from The Fields in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00. This contract price is renewable for three years.

9. PW-2. Release of Letter of Credit for Arby's Restaurant Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-092 authorizing the release of Arby's Restaurant Letter of Credit No. SBY-19-30836 in the amount of $127,226.38. The release of the Letter of Credit will be contingent on the receipt of the 10% Maintenance Bond.

10. PW-3. Release of Letter of Credit for Lockport Plaza Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-089 releasing the Lockport Plaza Letter of Credit No. 95 in the amount of $111,694.60.

11. PW-4. Purchase and Installation of a City of Lockport Gateway Sign with Associated Landscaping and Lighting Along Archer Avenue Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-090 authorizing the purchase of a City of Lockport Gateway Sign with associated landscaping and lighting for a total not to exceed $60,000

12. PW-5. Purchase a New ODB Xtreme VAC 30 Yard Leaf Collector Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-095 authorizing the purchase of a new ODB Xtreme VAC 30 Yard Leaf Collector in an amount not to exceed $84,565. This item has been budgeted for in Capital-Public Works.

13. PW-6. Purchase of a 2019 Ford F-150 XL 4x4 Pick-up Truck Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-091 authorizing the purchase of a 2019 Ford F-150 XL 4x4 Pick-up Truck from Roesch Ford through the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative in the total amount not to exceed $27,535.

MOTION BY GILLOGLY, SECONDED BY SABAN, TO APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA, WITHOUT ITEM FN-2. ROLL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, SCHREIBER, LOBES, BERGBOWER, DESKIN, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS - NONE

ABSENT – NONE

ABSTAIN – NONE

8 AYES, 0 NAY, 0 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED

MOTION BY BARTELSEN, SECONDED BY LOBES, TO APPROVE FN-2 CONSENT AGENDA, WITHOUT ITEM FN- 2 BILLS THROUGH AUGUST 13, 2019 TO APPROVE THE VARIOUS BILLS AS PRESENTED. ROLL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, SCHREIBER, BERGBOWER, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS - NONE

ABSENT – NONE

ABSTAIN – GILLOGLY

7 AYES, 0 NAY, 0 ABSENT, 1 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED

REGULAR BUSINESS ACTION ITEMS

CA-1. Agreement with BE SURE INC. for Law Enforcement Consultant Services in Lockport Schools and Throughout the Community via Lockport Police Department

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-097 APPROVING THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BE SURE CONSULTING INC., MADE BY SABAN, SECONDED BY PERRETTA. ROLL CALL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, SCHREIBER, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS – DESKIN

ABSENT – NONE

ABSTAIN – NONE

7 AYES, 1 NAY, 0 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED PW-1. 2019 Storm Water Program Award

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-100 AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND STAFF TO EXECUTE THE CONTRACT FROM H. LINDEN & SONS SEWER & WATER FOR THE 2019 STORM WATER PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $106,418.00, MADE BY DESKIN, SECONDED BY LOBES. ROLL CALL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, SCHREIBER, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS – NONE

ABSENT – NONE

ABSTAIN – NONE

8 AYES, 0 NAY, 0 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION BY LOBES, SECONDED BY BARTELSEN, TO ADJOURN THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING, AT 8:55 PM. VOICE VOTE ON THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

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