Name of Body:  City Council
Agenda for the Meeting of:  April 3, 2017
Meeting Begins:  7:00 P.M.
Location:  City Hall Council Chambers


A.     Acceptance of Minutes

B.     Communications from City Manager

         Update from Don Brewer on Leadership Academy

C.     Reports from Boards and Committees

D.     Petitions and Communications

Citizen petition for Skate Park

E.       Appointment Calendar 

1.     ORDER #114-15/16 – Board of Assessment Review, District Two (Smith), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/16/19.  Postponed since 03/21/16.  Passage requires majority vote.

2.     ORDER #112-16/17 – Board of Assessment Review, District Five (Fox), for a term which expires 12/31/19. Postponed since 1/4/17.  Passage requires majority vote.

3.     ORDER #151-16/17 – Board of Appeals, District At-Large (Henderson), for an unexpired term which expires on 7/23/19. Passage requires majority vote.

4.     ORDER #162-16/17 – South Portland Housing Authority, District Three (Rose), appointing Peter Howe for an unexpired term which expires 03/25/22.  Passage requires majority vote.

5.     ORDER #163-16/17 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Three (Rose), for an unexpired term which expires 05/05/19.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.     ORDER #164-16/17 – Planning Board, District Four (Cohen), appointing Kevin Carr for a term which expires 4/1/20.  Passage requires majority vote.

7.     ORDER #165-16/17 - Planning Board, District Five (Fox), for a term which expires 4/1/20.  Passage requires majority vote.   

F.      Consent Calendar

G.      Citizen Discussion (First Part)

H.      Public Hearings and Action

8.     ORDINANCE #14-16/17 – Amending Chapter 27, re: Solar Ordinance. Passed first reading 3/6/17 and postponed on 3/20/17. ROLL CALL VOTE.  Passage requires five (5) affirmative votes.

*This item is expected to be postponed.

9.     ORDINANCE #15-16/17 - Amending Chapter 27, “Zoning,” regarding a Zone Map change from Residential A to Residential District G – 1337, 1343, 1351, 1350 and 1354 Broadway (Tax Map 32 Lots 168 and 169 and Tax Map 41 Lots 1, 27 and 27B).  Passed first reading 3/20/17. ROLL CALL VOTE. Passage requires five (5) majority votes. 

10.    ORDER #166-16/17 - Public hearing on the proposed termination of the Peter H. Debevoise Memorial Scholarship Trust pursuant to 18-B M.R.S. § 414. Passage requires majority vote.

11.    ORDER #167-16/17 - Public hearing  to amend City Council Standing Rules. Passage requires majority vote.

I.      Action on Old and New Business

12.    ORDER #168-16/17 – Accepting miscellaneous donations.  Passage requires majority vote.

13.    ORDER #169-16/17- Accepting $1,420.00 under the State of Maine Asset Forfeiture Program to be used by the Police Department. Passage requires majority vote.

14.    ORDER #170-16/17 - Authorizing the City Manager to submit the FY 2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan to the Cumberland County Community Development Program.  Passage requires majority vote.

15.    ORDER #171-16/17 – Authorizing the City Manager to sign a collective bargaining agreement with IAFF Local #1476 Public Safety Dispatchers for the period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018.   Passage requires majority vote. 

J.       Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

K.       Councilor’s Round Robin

L.       Executive Session

A motion may be made to go into executive session pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(E) to discuss the pending litigation matters of Portland Pipe Line Corporation, et al. v. City of South Portland, et al. and City of South Portland, et al. v. Maine Municipal Association Property & Casualty Pool with the City’s legal counsel.

In the event the Council determines that it may not reach all agenda items by 11:00 P.M., it may postpone some items to a subsequent meeting. Postponement is not required, and the Council may take up agenda items after 11:00 P.M.  Any items postponed to the next meeting will normally be scheduled ahead of subsequently scheduled agenda items.