CITY COUNCIL AGENDA RESULTS

JANUARY 9, 2014

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LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

As a public service to the community, Wilmington City Council provides links to ordinances and resolutions presented at each City Council meeting.

Charles M. "Bud" Freel: 8th District

Revision 2 to Agenda #3876
Sub. 1
Ordinance 13-038
Enacted but not codified
Constituting Amendment No. 2 to the Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Budget (Being an Ordinance to Amend Substitute No. 1 to Ordinance No. 13-013, As Amended), the Ordinance Adopting the Annual Operating Budget for the Fiscal Year Beginning on July 1, 2013 and Ending on June 30, 2014
Synopsis This Ordinance is an amendment to the FY 2014 General Operating Budget. It is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing a series of funding changes to the current City operating budget. The changes include adding $350,000 to the budget for animal control services, adding $100,000 to the Mayor’s Contingency Fund and adding $30,000 to the Council’s budget for consultants in the areas of policy, finance, legal issues or the current process of a TPO to provide leased access/public access television services to Wilmington citizens.
Agenda #3890
Ordinance 13-045
Enacted but not codified
Approve and Authorize the Financing of a Project for the Community Education Building Corp.; Making Certain Findings with Respect Thereto; Authorizing the Issuance of City of Wilmington Revenue Bonds and Authorizing Other Necessary Action
Synopsis This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the City to assist the Community Education Building Corporation (CEBC) in converting the former MBNA Bracebridge IV Building into a facility to allow for the operation of up to four charter schools. Specifically, the Council would be authorizing the City to assist with financing through the City’s Revenue Bonds Series 2014 in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $35 million. If approved, the City would assist the CEBC in refinancing an interim loan, financing a portion of renovations, funding a debt service reserve fund and paying costs associated with issuing the Bonds.
Agenda #3892
Ordinance 14-001
Referred to Committee
Enact Certain Traffic/Parking Regulations at Specific Locations in the City
Synopsis This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration and Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing signage indicating new or revised traffic or parking regulations along 24 streets throughout the City. The Ordinance would also rescind parking or traffic regulations along seven streets in the City. The complete list of changes is available in the Ordinance at www.WilmingtonDE.gov/government/ccagenda.

Michael A. Brown, Sr.: At-Large

Revision 1 to Agenda #3885
Sub. 1
Ordinance 13-042
Enacted but not codified
Amend Chapter 40 of the City Code as it Relates to City of Wilmington Take Home Vehicles
Synopsis This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be amending City Code to require that all City-issued government vehicles which are designated as “take home” vehicles for City employees must carry the City’s official seal on the front doors on either side of each vehicle. With this Code revision in place, the only City employees who would be exempt from displaying a City seal on their take home vehicles are three elected officials—the Mayor, the City Council President and the City Treasurer—as well as the Mayor’s Chief of Staff, City Council’s Chief of Staff and police officers who carry out their official duties using undercover or unmarked vehicles.
Agenda #3891
Ordinance 13-046
Enacted but not codified
Authorize a Service Agreement with Nixle, LLC for an Internet-Based Public Emergency Communications System
Synopsis This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the Wilmington Police Department to enter into a three-year contract at $16,274.92 per year with Nixle, LLC for Nixle 360, an internet-based public emergency communications system that would replace the Department’s current “reverse 911” emergency notification system. Nixle 360 will provide enhanced reverse 911 services as well as a police tip line service to include text messages and photographs. In addition, the Nixle 360 service will provide access to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s public alert and warning system and is integrated with Google.com and various social media platforms.

NON-LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

D. Brown Congratulate Anna Hargraves
D. Brown Sympathy Lucy Davis
Cabrera Sympathy Paulina Burgos
Dorsey Walker Moorish Americans Celebration Week
Freel Sympathy Sophie C. Krzyzanowski
Williams Retirement Master Corporal Alvin Boardley