Wilmington City Council
- Date: 01/18/2018 6:30 PM
- Location: Council Chambers
Louis L. Redding City/County Building, 800 N. French Street, 1st Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
- Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
- Approval of Minutes
- Committee Reports
- Acceptance of Treasurer’s Report
- Non-Legislative Business
|All Council||Retirement Matt Razze (42 Years)|
|All Council||Retirement Beverly Stokes (45 Years)|
|All Council||Sympathy Barbara DelleDonne|
|Guy||Sympathy Darrell Guy|
|Harlee||Recognize Shirelle Hogans|
|Oliver||Recognize National Association of Black Veterans – Chapter 94|
|Shabazz||Recognize Mason Ewing Witcher|
|Shabazz||Sympathy Jeanette C. DiEnna|
|Shabazz||Sympathy Jereld Cecil Robinson|
|Turner||Sympathy Jereline Hinson|
|Walsh||Sympathy Patrick J. Mulvena, Wilmington Fire Department (Retired)|
|Walsh||Sympathy Sheila Donovan DiSabatino|
|Williams||Sympathy James Turner III|
- Legislative Business
Rev. 1 to #4461
Sub. 1 to Ord. 17-026 Amend Chapter 3 of the City Code Regarding Support Animals (3rd and Final Reading)
Synopsis: This Substitute Ordinance is being presented by the City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, this Substitute Ordinance would amend Chapter 3 of the City Code to add a definition of support animal. This Substitute Ordinance further amends Section 3-14 to allow residents and visitors of Wilmington to utilize otherwise prohibited animals as a support animal if necessary, so long as such animals are domesticated and properly restrained as not to constitute a public nuisance. In addition to ensuring that the City is in full compliance with the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the intent of this Substitute Ordinance is to ensure that Wilmington residents and visitors have access to the resources they need to cope with an emotional or mental disability.
SHABAZZ (Chukwuocha presenting on behalf of Shabazz)
A Resolution Supporting the Delaware Department of Education’s Proposed Regulations and Efforts Designed to Facilitate Inclusion and Prevent Discrimination
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. If approved, this Resolution would be supporting the Delaware Department of Education’s proposed Regulation 225 and all related efforts to foster an educational environment in which all students can learn, grow and thrive without experiencing unlawful discrimination based on their appearance, gender, race and/or ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.
A Resolution Calling Upon Congress, the President, the United Nations and International Leaders to Condemn the Libyan Slave Trade and Take Actions to End this Grave Injustice
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution calls upon the United States Congress, the President of the United States, the United Nations and other international leaders to strongly condemn the Libyan slave trade and promptly take the actions necessary to end this grave injustice to human dignity.
A Resolution Supporting Old Brandywine Village’s Application for Commercial District Affiliate Program Participation at the State Level
Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution demonstrates City Council’s support for the joint application of the City of Wilmington and the Old Brandywine Village, Inc. to participate in the Delaware Economic Development Office’s Delaware Commercial District Affiliate Program.
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 44 of the City Code to Create a Section 44-154.1 Under Article VI – North Wilmington Market Street Business Improvement District (1st and 2nd Reading)
Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends the City Code to authorize the creation of a North Wilmington Market Street Business Improvement District.
- Petitions and Communications