Regular Council Meeting – March 4, 2015

March 4, 2014 – Regular Council Meeting

  • ADDENDUM (none)
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
    • Motion to approve minutes from Jan 21, Feb 4, and Feb 18 (1:19)
    • Brownlee denied opportunity to speak (1:35)
  • COMMUNICATIONS
  • COMMITTEE REPORTS
  • FIRE DEPARTMENT (2:03)
    • Consolidation of dispatch (2:47)
  • LEGAL DEPARTMENT
    • Explains amendments to dispatch consolidation agreement (3:20)
  • POLICE DEPARTMENT (5:00)
  • HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT (5:55)
  • FINANCE DEPARTMENT (9:01)
  • CITIZEN COMMENTS (none)
  • ORDINANCE 2015-05 (Amended) – Changes to the rental registration requirements (9:56)
    • PASSED (6-0)
  • ORDINANCE 2015-07 (Amended) – Zoning map changes (10:39)
  • ORDINANCE 2015-08 – Annual Appropriations (11:03)
    • Held until March 11th meeting (11:20)
  • ORDINANCE 2015-09 – Reducing salaries of Council and Mayor (11:31)
    • Brownlee explains the legislation (11:52)
  • RESOLUTION 2015-10 – Declaring March as Multiple Sclerosis Education Month (14:26)
    • PASSED (6-0)
  • EXPENDITURES OVER $1,000 (15:35)
  • MAYOR’S REPORT (no report)
  • COUNCILWOMAN JONES – District 2 (no report)
  • COUNCILMAN CEFARATTI – District 3 (16:19)
  • COUNCILMAN JACKSON – District 4 (not present)
  • COUNCILMAN BROWNLEE – District 5 (18:01)
  • COUNCILMAN TROJANSKI – District 6 (21:41)
  • COUNCILWOMAN AGEE – District 7 (23:41)
  • COUNCILMAN ADAMS – District 1 (26:00)
  • COUNCIL PRESIDENT ALBERS (33:40)

March 4, 2015 – Caucus

  • ORDINANCE 2015-05 (0:31) – Amending the rental registration ordinances.
    • Brownlee asks about legality of changes. (1:01)
    • Possibility of a court appeal process. (1:31)
  • ORDINANCE 2015-07 (2:28) – Zoning map changes
  • ORDINANCE 2015-08 (3:38) – Annual Appropriations
  • ORDINANCE 2015-09 (4:39) – Reducing salaries of Council and Mayor
    • Brownlee explains the legislation (5:12)
    • Discussion of timing requirements (8:40)
    • Adams states $37,000 savings is insignificant and Council is justified at higher pay (9:31)
    • Agee states she needs money to spend in her district (11:34)
    • Trojanski states $37,000 savings is insignificant (11:47)
    • Trojanski states Council deserves the higher amount of pay (12:35)
    • Trojanski – “This piece of legislation is a political stunt” (12:54)
    • Trojanski states this legislation is not “constructive” or “positive” (13:05)
    • Albers makes comments (13:41)
    • Brownlee explains that the City will need to make payroll cuts (14:39)
    • Council needs to lead by example (16:26)
    • Brownlee states that the amount of the cuts are reasonable (16:43)
    • Agee tells Brownlee to give his salary back to the City (17:39)
    • Brownlee restates that Council needs to lead by example (18:35)
    • Jones asks Brownlee how much money he gives away (20:09)
  • RESOLUTION 2015-10 (21:25)
  • EXPENDITURES OVER $1,000 (22:07)
  • COMMENTS ON BUDGET (22:25)
    • Comments about Senior Center funding (22:56)
    • Vopat comments on two new funding sources (25:43)
    • Vopat comments on a third source for transportation (26:15)
    • Vopat states that the City declines the Benjamin Rose Foundation offer (26:53)
    • Adams thanks Vopat and Crowell for their work (28:15)
    • Brownlee asks how long funding will last (28:37)
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS
    • Domestic Violence Educational Program (30:34)
    • Upcoming meetings (31:55)
    • Trojanski asks about snowplows (32:37)
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