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Wilmington City Council

  • Date: 06/18/2020 6:30 PM  
  • Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom (see agenda for meeting link)

Virtual Regular Meeting of Wilmington City Council

AGENDA

  • Call to Order
    Prayer
    Pledge of Allegiance
    Roll Call

  • Approval of Minutes

  • Committee Reports

  • Acceptance of Treasurer’s Report

  • Non-Legislative Business

    • All Council - Recognize 2020 Kappa Achievers Scholarship Awards Ceremony
    • Harlee - Retirement Sheila Martin
    • Shabazz - Recognize World Sickle Cell Day/Tova Community Health
    • Shabazz - Recognize Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Al Mills (Twin Poets) Delaware Poets Laureate Receive a 2020 Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets

  • Legislative Business

    • CONGO

      • #4818 A Resolution for the City to Accept the Gift of Real Estate from 2nd District NPC of 511 Concord Pike

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution approves the receipt of 511 Concord Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, 19802 (Parcel No. 26-015.30-129), as a gift from the 2nd District NPC to the City.

    • OLIVER

      • #4802 Ord. 20-022 Authorize and Approve a One-Year Extension of Contract 20015WD Between the City of Wilmington and Greer Lime Company for the Provision of Hydrated Lime (3rd& Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an amendment to Contract 20015WD –Hydrated Lime (the “Contract”) -- between the City and Greer Lime Company which provides for a one-year extension of the Contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 on the same terms and at the same cost.

      • #4803 Ord. 20-023 Authorize and Approve a One-Year Extension of Contract 20014PW Between the City of Wilmington and Kemira Water Solutions, Inc. for the Provision of Ferric Chloride (3rd& Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an amendment to Contract 20014PW –Ferric Chloride (the “Contract”) -- between the City and Kemira Water Solutions, Inc. which provides for a one-year extension of the Contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 on the same terms and at the same cost.

      • #4804 Ord. 20-024 Authorize and Approve a One-Year Extension of Contract 20024PW Between the City of Wilmington and Diamond Materials LLC for the Provision of Bituminous Concrete (3rd& Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an amendment to Contract 20024PW–Bituminous Concrete (the “Contract”) -- between the City and Diamond Materials LLC which provides for a one-year extension of the Contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 on the same terms and at the same cost.

      • #4805 Ord. 20-025 Authorize and Approve a One-Year Extension of Contract 20013WD Between the City of Wilmington and Buckman’s Inc. for the Provision of Sodium Hypochlorite (3rd& Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval.This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an amendment to Contract 20013WD –Sodium Hypochlorite (the “Contract”) -- between the City and Buckman’s Inc. which provides for a one-year extension of the Contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 on the same terms and at the same cost.

      • #4806 Ord. 20-026 Authorize and Approve a One-Year Extension of Contract 20017PW Between the City of Wilmington and Judge Mobile Wash for the Provision of Mobile Truck Washing Services (3rd&Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval.This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an amendment to Contract 20017PW –Mobile Truck Washing (the “Contract”) -- between the City and Judge Mobile Wash which provides for a one-year extension of the Contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 on the same terms and at the same cost.

      • #4807 Ord. 20-027 Authorize and Approve a Multi-Year Extension of an Agreement Between the City of Wilmington and Itron, Inc. for the Provision of Operation and Maintenance Services for Mobile Automated Meter Reading (3rd&Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an amendment to the contract between the City and Itron, Inc. (the “Contract”) which provides for a five-year extension of the Contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025 on the same terms.

      • #4815 Ord. 20-030 Authorize a One-Year Extension to the Educational Access Channel Agreement Between Red Clay Consolidated School District and the City of Wilmington (3rd&Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the City to enter into an Educational Access Channel Agreement with the Red Clay Consolidated School District to extend the current agreement for an additional one (1) year period, from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021.

    • HARLEE

      • #4819 A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Grant Application to the National Recreation and Parks Association for the City’s Walk with Ease Program

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes a grant application of the Department of Parks and Recreation to the National Recreation and Parks Association in the amount of $2,500. The funds will be used to expand the City’s Walk with Ease program, an evidence-based physical activity program for older adults.  There is no local match required.

      • #4820 A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Grant Application to the State of Delaware Department of Health and Social Services to Implement a Tobacco Prevention Community Outreach Program

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Parks and Recreation application for a grant from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services in the amount of $10,000 to implement tobacco prevention programs.

      • #4821 A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Grant Application to the National Fitness Campaign for Construction of Two Outdoor Fitness Courts

        Synopsis:This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation’s application for a grant from National Fitness Campaign in the amount of $60,000. The grant will enable the City to construct two free-to-use outdoor fitness courts suitable for participants of all ages and abilities to grow a stronger healthier community. No local matching funds are required.

      • #4822 A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Grant Application to the State of Delaware Department of Labor to Support the City’s Youth Career Development Program

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for a grant from the Delaware Department of Labor in the approximate amount of $225,000. The funds will be used to support approximately 170 youth for the City’s 2020 Youth Career Development Program (the “Youth Program”), formally known as the Summer Youth Employment Program.  There is no local match required.

      • #4823 A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Grant Application to the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to Support the City’s Summer Youth Employment Program

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation’s application to the Bank of America Charitable Foundation in the amount of $75,000.  The funds will be used to support the City’s 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program. No local matching funds are required.

      • #4824 A Resolution Approving the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Grant Application to the State of Delaware Department of Education to Support the City’s Summer Food Service Program

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation’s application for a grant from the Delaware Department of Education in the amount of $480,157.46.The funds would be used to provide meal service for the City’s 2020 Summer Food Service Program.  No local matching funds are required.

      • #4825 A Resolution Approving the Department of Park and Recreation’s Grant Application to Christiana Care Health Services to Support the City’s Play Streets Initiative

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation’s application for a grant from Christiana Care Health Services in the amount of $35,210. The grant will enable the City to supplement its offerings in the Wilmington Play Streets initiative that will provide children a safe place to play and adults a safe place to learn about available resources. No local matching funds are required.

      • #4826 A Resolution Encouraging the Delaware General Assembly to Allow Food Industry Businesses to Legally Donate Unsold Food to Shelter Facilities and Nonprofit Organizations in Response to COVID-19 and Ongoing Issues Beyond this Crisis

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. Food waste and food insecurity are significant problems facing the nation, our City of Wilmington and our State that have only been heightened in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The Wilmington City Council supports the petition from Charity Crossing encouraging efforts by the Delaware General Assembly to pass legislation that would allow food industry businesses to legally donate their unsold food items to shelter facilities and/or nonprofit organizations to feed the hungry thereby increasing food security, reducing food waste, decreasing waste at our landfills, and possibly saving money for our municipalities and counties on landfill maintenance costs during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

      • #4827 A Resolution Declaring 601 West Eighth Street to be Surplus and Approving its Disposition to Cinnaire Solutions

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution declares 601 West Eighth Street to be surplus and approves the property for disposition to Cinnaire Solutions.

      • #4828 A Resolution to Establish the 4th District Community Task Force

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution establishes the 4th District Community Task Force which exists as a formalized body to collaboratively address the breadth of issues within and/or affecting the 4th Councilmanic District.

    • TURNER

      • #4829 A Resolution Declaring 501 West Seventh Street to be Surplus and Approving its Disposition to Wilmington Alliance Inc.

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution declares 501 West Seventh Street to be surplus and approves the property for disposition to Wilmington Alliance, Inc.

    • JOHNSON

      • #4830 A Resolution to Declare Racism as a Public Health Crisis and to Enact Equity and Justice in all Policies of the City of Wilmington and State of Delaware

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. Racism has been prevalent in this country since before its founding as the United States of America and has continually and detrimentally negatively impacted the health and well-being of Black and Brown citizens in the country, state, and city. This Council declares racism to be a public health crisis for these reasons and is committed to pursuing equity and justice in the review of existing Codes and practices, the development and execution of all City policies and procedures going forward.

      • #4831 A Resolution for the Wilmington Police Department and the City Administration to Provide the Wilmington Police Department’s Policies and Procedures Manual to be available Online for View by the Public in a Format that is not Substantially Redacted Similar to What Other Cities Smaller and Larger than Wilmington have Done in the Last Decade or More

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution call for the City Administration and the Wilmington Police Department to make the policies and procedures manual (referred to as the White Book) available to the community without substantial redactions except in areas that would disclose techniques and procedures for law enforcement investigations or prosecutions, or would disclose guidelines for law enforcement investigations or prosecutions, or could reasonably be expected to endanger the life or physical safety of any individual.

      • #4832 An Ordinance to Authorize the Wilmington Police Department to Publish a Public Version of the Wilmington Police Officer’s Manual with Only Those Redactions Required by Law or Policy (1st & 2nd Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance authorizes the Wilmington Police Department and the City Administration to provide the residents of Wilmington with access to the Wilmington Police Department’s Police Officer’s Manual, which has not been substantially redacted, in an online format through the City of Wilmington’s official website.

      • #4833 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 35 of the City Code Pursuant to Sections 1-103 and 1-104 of the City Charter to Establish the Wilmington Citizen Complaint Review Board (1st & 2nd Reading)

        Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance Amends Chapter 35 of the City Code to establish the Wilmington Citizen Complaint Review Board.

    • ADAMS

      • Rev. 1 #4809 Sub. 1 Ord. 20-029 Ratify and Authorize an Agreement with Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A., for the Conduct of the CAFR and Federal Funds Audits for Fiscal Year 2021, 2022 and 2023 (3rd & Final Reading)

        Synopsis: This Substitute Ordinance is being presented by the Administration for City Council’s review and approval. If approved, Council would be authorizing the Administration to enter into an agreement with the auditing firm of Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A., to provide an annual audit of all City government departments, as required by the City Charter, for Fiscal Years 2021, 2022, and 2023. The estimated cost of each annual City government audit is estimated to be $189,000. The agreement also allows for the possibility to two, one-year extensions of the contract by mutual agreement of the City and auditing firm. Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. was awarded the audit contract as the result of a public request for proposals.

    • DIXON

      • #4834 A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to File a Second Substantial Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Action Plan to Outline the Proposed Use of Unexpended HOME Funds for Phase I of the Reach Riverside Redevelopment Project

        Synopsis: This Resolution is being presented by the Administration for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution authorizes the Mayor or his designee to file the Second Substantial Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Action Plan with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which provides for the use of unexpended HOME funds from prior fiscal years for Phase I of the Reach Riverside Redevelopment Project.

  • Petitions and Communications

  • Adjournment

Note: In following Governor Carney’s Proclamation #17-3292, due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, public meetings are currently being conducted virtually to maintain social distancing and to keep all constituents safe. Members of the public are invited to join the City Council meeting by accessing the meeting as follows: https://zoom.us/j/93662423915 or log on to WITN22 website www.witn22.org or YouTube link https://www.youtube.com/user/WITNWilmington/or listen in only by calling one of the following phone numbers(929) 205-6099 or (301) 715-8592.You will be asked for the Webinar ID. Please enter Webinar ID: 936 6242 3915 and then #.

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