Name of Body:  City Council
Agenda for the Meeting of:  June 19, 2017
Meeting Begins: 7:00 P.M.      EXECUTIVE SESSION 6:15 P.M.
 City Hall Council Chambers


A.       Acceptance of Minutes

                    June 5, 2017 City Council Meeting
                    June 7, 2017 City Council Workshop – Goal Setting

B.      Communications from City Manager

C.      Reports from Boards and Committees

                   Business Licenses

                   Fire Department

                   Arts & Historic Preservation

                   Conservation Commission

                   O'Neil Street Facility Re-Use Committee

D.      Petitions and Communications

                   Results of the June 13th Election.

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 #179-16/17 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District One  (Morgan), for a term expiring 05/05/18. Passage requires majority vote.

4.     ORDER #183-16/17 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District One (Morgan), for a term expiring 10/20/19. Passage requires majority vote.

5.     ORDER #190-16/17 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District At-Large (Beecher), for a term expiring 05/05/2020. Passage requires majority vote.

6.     ORDER #202-16/17 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Five (Fox), for a term expiring 05/05/18.  Passage requires majority vote.

7.     ORDER #214-16/17 – Planning Board, District At-Large (Beecher), appointing Katherine Gatti for an unexpired term expiring 04/01/19.  Passage requires majority vote.

F.     Consent Calendar

G.     Citizen Discussion (First Part)

H.     Public Hearings and Action

8.     ORDINANCE #20-16/17 - Amending Chapter 6, “Elections,” to add provisions
regarding the citizen initiative process.  Passed first reading 6/5/17. ROLL CALL VOTE.  Passage requires majority vote.

I.      Action on Old and New Business

9.     ORDER #215-16/17 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #216-16/17 – Authorizing the City’s participation in submitting an application for a 2017 COPS Hiring Grant to be used by the Police Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #217-16/17– Setting the sewer user fees for Fiscal Year 2018. Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #218-16/17– Approving the submission of grant applications to PACTS for traffic, bicycle and pedestrian projects. Passage requires majority vote.

13.   ORDER #219-16/17 – Authorizing the City Manager to execute and deliver an updated power purchase agreement, including a related license agreement, with ReVision SunFill, LLC for the installation of a photovoltaic array at the City’s capped landfill located at 929 Highland Avenue.  Passage requires majority vote.

14.   ORDER #220-16/17 – Authorizing the City to accept a Local Sustainability Initiative Seed Grant from The Natural Resources Council of Maine in the amount of $400 to be used by the Sustainability Coordinator to educate and inform citizens about the food waste collection pilot program.  Passage requires majority vote.

15.   RESOLVE#38-16/17 – Approving the FY 2018 Appropriation Resolve.  Passage requires majority vote.

16.   ORDER #221-16/17 – Transferring $475,000 from Unassigned Fund Balance to the Property Tax Stabilization Reserve Account.  Passage requires majority vote.

17.   ORDER #222-16/17 –Authorizing the Finance Director to accept prepayment of FY 2018 property taxes.  Passage requires majority vote.

18.   ORDER #223-16/17 - Authorizing the Finance Director to release city interest in any real estate in the City of South Portland by quitclaim deed. Passage requires majority vote.

19.   ORDER #224-16/17 – Award of sole source bid to Hydroworx, of Middletown, PA, for the purchase of a Therapy Hot Tub in the South Portland Community Center pool.  Passage requires majority vote.

20.   ORDER #225-16/17 - Authorizing a 2% percent cost of living adjustment for non-union municipal employees.  Passage requires majority vote.

21.   ORDER #226-16/17 – Authorizing the repurposing of existing CDBG  funds for repairs/renovations to the Redbank Community Center. Passage requires majority vote.

22.   ORDER #227-16/17 – Rescheduling the July 3, 2017 City Council meeting to July 10, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. and directing the City Clerk to post notice of the change.  Passage requires at least five votes.

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)(C) and(6)(E) for the purpose of discussing items relating to ON Semiconductor (formerly Fairchild Semiconductor), including: Discussing or conserving the condition or use of real property, or personal property mermanently attached to real property, interest therein, or economic development, and Consulting with our attorney regarding the legal rights and duties of the City and City Council.

           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.