APRIL 7, 2011

Read the Summary of City Council Proceedings.


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

Charles Potter, Jr.: 1st District

3491 Ordinance 11-009 Adopt the Environmental Protection Agency’s Model Pretreatment Ordinance in Chapter 11, Environment, to Replace the City’s Existing Industrial Pretreatment Ordinance in Chapter 4, Buildings and Building Regulations Codified
3501 Resolution 11-018 Opposing Any Reduction in the Size of Council Adopted
3502 Resolution 11-019 Approving a Demonstration and License Agreement between the City, Global Solutions Technology, Inc. and Veolia Water North America- Northeast, LLC to Permit Global Solutions to Install and Operate and Emission’s Reduction Technology on the Facility Boiler at the Wastewater Treatment Facility located at East 12th Street and Hay Road Adopted

Eric D. Robinson: 3rd District

3503 Resolution 11-020 Authorizing the Disposition of 1138 Clifford Brown Walk to Jennifer L. Lynch as a Single Family Homeownership Adopted

Hanifa G.N. Shabazz: 4th District

3504 Resolution 11-021 Authorizing the Disposition of 300 W. 7th Street (vacant lot) to the Adjoining Homeowner, Tyesha Brook to be used for Extension of her Yard Adopted
3505 Resolution 11-022 Authorizing an Agreement with Port Contractors, Inc. and DelDOT to Construct and Operate a Railroad Grade Crossing Over Christina Avenue Adopted

Samuel Prado: 5th District

3506 Resolution 11-023 Authorizing the Appointment of Mr. Denison Hatch, Jr., Mr. Frank Hawkins, Ms. Sheila Wyatt and Reappointment of Ms. Barbara Y. Washam, Reverend Dr. Thomas C. Davis, III, Mr. Alexander A. Petrillo and Mr. Patrick Callahan to the Wilmington Ethics Commission Adopted
3507 Resolution 11-024 Authorizing the Appointment of Ms. Bebe Coker and Mr. Daniel Walsh to the City Officer and Employee Residency Review Board Adopted

Kevin F. Kelley, Sr.: 6th District

3485 Ordinance 11-007 Enact Certain Parking Regulations throughout the City Codified

Paul F. Ignudo, Jr.: 7th District

3508 Resolution 11-025 Authorizing the Acquisition of Prospective Properties at the April 12, 2011 New Castle County Sheriff Sale Adopted
3509 Resolution 11-026 Authorizing the Acquisition of 1606 Howland Street (vacant property) from Fannie Mae to Rehab as a Single Family Homeownership Adopted

Stephen L. Martelli: 8th District (Mr. Freel presented on behalf of Mr. Martelli.)

3494 Ordinance 11-010 Authorize the Issuance of the City’s General Obligation Bonds or General Obligation Bond Anticipation Note, In Order to Provide the Funds Necessary to Finance the City’s Acquisition and Construction of a New Two-Story Municipal Fire House Located on the Premises of Lincoln Towers; Providing for the Sale of the Bonds or the Note; and Authorizing Other Necessary Action Codified
3495 Ordinance 11-011 Enact Certain Traffic and Parking Regulations Codified

Michael A. Brown, Sr.: At-Large

3510 Resolution 11-027 Approving a Grant Application to the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs for Funds to Continue the City’s Historic Preservation Planning Program for the Federal Fiscal Year 2011 Adopted

Charles M. "Bud" Freel: At-Large

3511 Ordinance 11-017 Amend Chapter 4 of the City Code Regarding the Registration of Vacant Property Referred to Committee
3512 Resolution Authorizing the Collective Bargaining Agreement for Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #1 for July 1, 2010 thru June 30, 2011(12 hour shift) Held

Loretta Walsh: At-Large

3513 Resolution 11-028 Approving the Filing of a Grant Application to the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to Hire Thirteen (13) Firefighters for a Period of Two (2) Years Adopted
3514 Resolution 11-029 Authorizing the Wilmington Fire Department to Apply to the Maritime Exchange of the Delaware River and Bay and Receive Supplemental Grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security 2007 Port Security Grant Program to be Used to Complete the Purchase of a New Class A Fire Boat and Related Equipment Adopted
3515 Resolution 11-030 Authorizing the Wilmington Police Department to Apply for a Grant from the State of Delaware Office of Highway Safety for Funding to Conduct High Visibility Saturation Patrols and Check Points as Part of the “Click It or Ticket” Campaign Adopted
3516 Resolution 11-031 Approving the Filing of a Grant Application by the Wilmington Police Department to Obtain Grant Funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, United States Marshals Service Grant Program for Overtime/Vehicle Maintenance and Fuel for a Vehicle Assigned to a Wilmington Police Detective working with the U.S. Marshals Service Adopted


All Council Commend Family Foundations Academy
All Council Salute Mrs. Leni Markell
All Council Commend Housing Opportunities of Northern Delaware, Inc.
Brown Sympathy Mrs. Lucille G. Burns
Brown Recognize Macedonia Baptist Church
Brown Recognize Canaan Baptist Church
Freel Retirement Bill Pelham
Kelley Congratulate St. Patrick Day Society Awardees
Kelley Congratulate Tim Massado – Gatorade DE Boys Player of the Year
Potter Best Wishes Rev. Talbert L. Gwynn & Mrs. Carolyn Spencer-Gwynn
Shabazz Congratulate Eagle Scout Ahmarr Melton
Shabazz Sympathy Ronald K. Kelson, Jr.
Shabazz/Council Sympathy Former Governor Russell Wilbur Peterson
Walsh Commend Wilmington Police Department Detective John Ciritella
Wright Recognize Delaware Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows