Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: City Hall

Committee meetings will begin at  6:00  pm before this full Council meeting. City Council members frequently attend the committee meetings to gather information.  A majority of the Council members may be present at these committee meetings. 

CITY OF MONROE
COMMON COUNCIL
AGENDA

A.
Call to Order & Roll Call
B.
CITY HALL FLOORING PROJECT (FAILED INSTALLATION)
Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
10 MIN.
1.
BUSINESS: OPEN
Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
a.
REVIEW AND DISCUSSION
(possible revised change order proposal from contractor)
Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
10 min.
2.
BUSINESS: CLOSED

Under Wis. Stats. 19.85(1) (g) Conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved.

 

and

 

Under Wis. Stats. 19.85 (1) ( e) Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session

 

Attendance is limited to the governing body, necessary staff and other officers such as Clerk and Attorney and other persons whose presence is necessary for the business at hand.

Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
5 MIN.
a.
Negotiation strategy and advice from City Attorney
Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
10 MIN.
3.
BUSINESS: OPEN
Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
a.
DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION
Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
C.
Correction of Minutes
D.
Presentation of Petitions and Communications
E.
Business by Mayor
Updates regarding Mayor's activities
1.
Appoint Braden Rindy to fulfill the unexpired term of Sheri Schaefer on the Board of Park & Recreation Commissioners to end on April 17, 2017
Individual Requesting Item
Mayor Armstrong
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
2.
Continuing Discussion on Feasibility and Creation of a Community Development Authority with Possible Action on Direction
Individual Requesting Item
Dan Lindstrom - Vierbicher
Expected Length of Discussion
20 MIN.
F.
Appearances by the Public
G.
Consent Agenda (Roll Call Vote)
*   RESOLUTION GRANTING MISCELLANEOUS LICENSES
*  APPROVE CLAIMS AS PRESENTED ON CLAIMS LIST
H.
Judiciary and Ordinance Review Committee (Beer)
1.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING SECTIONS 1-5-8(D)(2), 1-11-3, 5-19-6(A)(3) and 9-2-25(A) OF THE MONROE CITY CODE: REMOVING ALDERMANIC DISTRICTS REFERENCES
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Common Council
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
2.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING SMOKY ROW SUB-DISTRICT DEFINTION IN 5-2-1 OF THE MONROE CITY CODE
(Set Public Hearing Date for March 7, 2017)
Individual Requesting Item
Judiciary & Ordinance Review Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
3.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING ANIMALS IN PUBLIC PLACES IN 9-2-13 OF THE MONROE CITY CODE
(Set Public Hearing Date for Feb. 22, 2017)

(This ordinance change is necessary to allow dogs in city parks, such as the proposed dog park, if so designated by the City Council.)
Individual Requesting Item
Judiciary & Ordinance Review Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
4.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING TAXICAB DEFINITION IN 3-8-2 OF THE MONROE CITY CODE
(Set Public Hearing Date for Feb. 22, 2017)
Individual Requesting Item
Judiciary & Ordinance Review Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
5.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING VARIOUS PORTIONS OF TITLE 2, CHAPTERS 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, AND 12 OF THE MONROE CITY CODE: COMPOSITION OF BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS, FINANCE AND TAXATION, PUBLIC SAFETY, JUDICIARY AND ORDINANCE, LICENSE, AND SALARY AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEES
(Set Public Hearing Date for Feb. 22, 2017)
Individual Requesting Item
Judiciary & Ordinance Review Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
I.
Finance and Taxation Committee (Stangel)
1.
INITIAL RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,185,000 FOR STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
City Clerk/DOGG
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
J.
License Committee (Thoman)
1.
Resolution Granting “Class B” Liquor and Fermented Malt Beverage License to Northside Pub & Grill LLC

Individual Requesting Item
City Clerk/DOGG
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
K.
Board of Public Works (Koch)
1.
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING BIDS AND AWARDING CONTRACT FOR TWINING SOUTH SHELTER PROJECT
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Board of Public Works
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
2.
Resolution Accepting Bids and Awarding Contract for 8th Street Improvements Project
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Board of Public Works
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
3.
Resolution Authorizing Hiring Fehr Graham and Associates for Construction Management Services in Conjunction with 8th Street Project
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Board of Public Works
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
L.
Airport Board of Management (Miller)
1.
Recommendation from Airport Board of Management to Offer Financing of Low-Interest Loans for Hangar Construction
At the December 22, 2016 meeting the Airport Board discussed "the possibility of the City providing low-interest loans for hangar construction, which would be paid back to the City."
Individual Requesting Item
Airport Board of Management
Expected Length of Discussion
20 Minutes
M.
Council as a Whole (Stangel)
1.
Resolution Approving Offer to Purchase for Vacated EMS Buidling
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Admin. Rath
Expected Length of Discussion
5 minutes
2.
RESOLUTION SETTING COMPENSATION FOR FIRE CHIEF
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
City Clerk/DOGG
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
N.
Business presented by Alderpersons
May make brief informative statements or bring up items to be discussed at a future meeting
O.
Business presented by Department Heads
May make brief informative statements or bring up items to be discussed at a future meeting
P.
Business presented by the Press
Q.
Adjournment
This Council may take any action it considers appropriate related to any item on this agenda.

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