What the Council will Talk About Tonight (Maybe) – UPDATED

Posted August 5th, 2014 @ 2:20 PM by

This is their list of things (one – the McKenna Neighborhood Center) they may discuss or add to actions listed on the agenda. If you don’t see an item here, unless someone shows up to talk about it or it is a public hearing item, they will pass it in one motion around 6:45 and then go back to any items they determined that needed attention.

UPDATE: It was noticed that the following resolution listed under items for introduction from the floor was listed incorrectly. It has now been updated:

Legislative File No. 35044 Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a loan agreement with the Community Development Authority or an affiliate LLC for up to $280,000 in HOME funds for the development of 8 units of permanent supported housing. (Ald. Lauren Cnare, D. 3)

Recommended Action: Refer to Board of Estimates, Community Development Block Grant Committee

August 5, 2014 Common Council Meeting
Proposed Consent Agenda Exclusions

Please note that exclusions on this listing may change at the meeting.
Items may be added or taken off the list when the consent agenda is presented.

ADDITIONAL ABSENCES: MAYOR SOGLIN, ALD. PAUL SKIDMORE

Agenda Items #1 through #13 are PUBLIC HEARINGS

The following items are extra-majority items to be included on the consent agenda with request for unanimous vote:
28. Legislative File No. 34538 SUBSTITUTE – Authorizing the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Madison and AnchorBank FSB for the purchase of 48 51 lots and 1 outlot in the Owl’s Creek Subdivision and amending the 2014 Capital Budget to provide funding for the acquisition. (Report of BOE – 15 votes required)

40. Legislative File No. 34849 Amending the 2014 Operating Budget to appropriate $60,000 from the Contingent Reserve to Miscellaneous Appropriations to be paid to the Capitol Area Regional Planning Commission. (Report of BOE – 15 votes required)

41. Legislative File No. 34859 Amending the 2014 operating budget to add funding of $5,500 to the Treasurer’s Office for the purpose of funding a part-time, hourly position, with costs offset by increased billings to the Water Utility, said position dealing with the increase in workload resulting from the change to monthly billing on the part of the Madison Water Utility. (Report of BOE – 15 votes required)

82. Legislative File No. 34387 Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into Contract Amendment #3 with Trapeze Software Group, Inc. for an updated scope of work and project modifcations for Trapeze Ops workforce management software at a cost of approximately $70,000 and amending the Metro Transit 2014 adopted capital budget as appropriate.
(Report of BOE – 15 votes required)

Agenda Item part of the Consent Agenda but with Additional Recommendation as noted:
85. Legislative File No. 34801 – Accepting the Ban the Box Report and removing questions regarding an applicant’s criminal history from the City of Madison employment application for all City of Madison job vacancies except those in the Police Department and commissioned fire personnel. (Items Referred to this Meeting – Ald. Maurice Cheeks, D. 10 – Requesting Re-Referral to 9/2/14 Common Council Meeting)

93. Legislative File No. 35037 Creating Section 31.072 of the Madison General Ordinances to regulate signs on mixed-use residential buildings and residential uses in non-residential zoning districts; amending various sections to lower the height limit for awnings, canopy and projecting signs; amending Sec. 31.07 to lower the height of signs on walls and to make other changes; and amending other sections of Chapter 31 accordingly. (New Business – Ald. Scott Resnick, D. 8 –
Additional Referral to Economic Development Committee)

Agenda Items requested by alders to be placed on EXCLUSION LIST
27. Legislative File No. 34536 – Authorizing the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Madison and Wingh-Kai Anthony Cheung for the City’s acquisition of a commercial property located at 1233 McKenna Boulevard for a neighborhood center and an amendment to the 2014 Capital Budget to fund the acquisition. (Report of BOE – Ald. Anita Weier, D. 18 – 15 votes required)

Introductions from the Floor for Referral

Legislative File No. 35042 Approving the exchange of HOME funds for CDBG funds between the City’s Deferred Payment Loan program and the CDD Housing Development Reserve Fund in order to better align these two HUD funding sources with appropriate projects and expenditures, in light of recent HUD regulation changes regarding the use of HOME funds. (Ald. Lauren Cnare, D. 3)
Recommended Action: Refer to Board of Estimates, Community Development Block Grant Committee

Legislative File No. 35044 Approving the exchange of HOME funds for CDBG funds between the City’s Deferred Payment Loan program and the CDD Housing Development Reserve Fund in order to better align these two HUD funding sources with appropriate projects and expenditures, in light of recent HUD regulation changes regarding the use of HOME funds. (Ald. Lauren Cnare, D. 3)
Recommended Action: Refer to Board of Estimates, Community Development Block Grant Committee

Legislative File No. 35050 Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a loan agreement with Mirus Partners, Inc., or an affiliate LLC, for up to $650,000 of Affordable Housing Trust funds and $650,000 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funds for the acquisition and redevelopment of the existing Woodland Terrace Apartments (Ald. Anita Weier, D. 18)
Recommended Action: Refer to Board of Estimates, Community Development Block Grant Committee

Legislative File No. 35066 – To authorize $2 million in general obligation borrowing to fund projects supported from the Special Assessment Fund. (Ald. Joe Clausius, D. 17)
Recommended Action: Refer to Board of Estimates

Legislative File No. 30583 – Authorizing the use of available federal energy funds to support and supplement existing eligible housing programs administered by the Community Development Division (Ald. Lauren Cnare, D. 3)
Recommended Action: Refer to Board of Estimates, Community Development Block Grant Committee, Housing Strategy Committee

Legislative File No. 35087 – Creating an ad hoc Parking Strategic Plan Committee. (Ald. Denise DeMarb, Council President Pro Tem)
Recommended Action: Refer to Common Council Organizational Committee, Transit and Parking Commission, Downtown Coordinating Committee


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