Agenda for the City Council Meeting
April 6, 2015

Meeting Begins: 7:00 P.M.

Location: City Hall Council Chambers

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A.       Acceptance of Minutes

B.       Communications from City Manager

C.       Petitions and Communications

D.       Appointment Calendar  7:50 Minutes into the meeting

1.   ORDER #35-14/15– Board of Assessment Review, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 12/31/16. Postponed since 10/20/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

2.   ORDER #84-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, At Large (Blake), for an unexpired term which expires on 5/5/17. Postponed since 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

3.   ORDER #85-14/15 – Board of Appeals, District One (Morgan), appointing Edward Kelleher for an unexpired term which expires on 7/23/15. Postponed since 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

4.   ORDER #86-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Two (Smith), for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/17. Postponed since 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

5.   ORDER #89-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/19. Postponed since 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.   ORDER #93-14/15 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 10/20/16. Postponed since 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

7.   ORDER #94-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Five (Fox), appointing Meg Braley for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/16.  Postponed since 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

8.   ORDER #97-14/15 – Economic Development Committee, District One (Morgan), for a term which expires on 3/23/18.  Postponed on 03/16/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #98-14/15 – Economic Development Committee, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 3/23/18.  Postponed on 03/16/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #100-14/15 – Economic Development Committee, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 3/23/16.  Postponed on 03/16/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #101-14/15 – Board of Appeals, At Large (Blake), for an unexpired term which expires on 7/23/16. Postponed on 03/16/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #108-14/15 – Planning Board, District Three (Linscott), for a term which expires on 04/01/18. Passage requires majority vote.

E.       Consent Calendar  21:30

13.   STREET CLOSURE – The City of South Portland is requesting the closure of Hinckley Drive from Ocean Street to Cottage Road to accommodate Art in the Park from 12:01 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. on August 8, 2015.  Passage requires majority vote.

14.   SIGN PERMIT – South Portland Farmers market Association is requesting to place an informational sign on the corner of Ocean and Broadway.  Passage requires majority vote.

F.       Citizen Discussion (First Part) 24:15

G.      Public Hearings and Action 35:44

15.   ORDINANCE #11-14/15 – Amending Chapter 14, “Licenses, Permits and Business Regulations Generally” Regarding Inter-Departmental Reviews and Suspension/Revocation Standards.  Passed first reading on 03/16/15.  ROLL CALL VOTE.  Passage requires majority vote.

H.       Action on Old and New Business 

16.   ORDER #109-14/15 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote. 42:50

17.   ORDINANCE #12-14/15 – Amending Chapter 27, “Zoning,” regarding a zone change from Residential District A to Conditional Armory Zone CAZ at 682 Broadway. First reading. Passage requires majority vote. 44:45

18.   ORDER #110-14/15 – Accepting a 2015 Seatbelt Enforcement Grant for $3,000 from the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety to be used by the Police Department. Passage requires majority vote.  59:00

19.   ORDER #111-14/15 – Award of Bid #20-15 to Eastern Excavation, Inc., of Westbrook, ME, for Phase I of the South Portland Municipal Services Facility project. Passage requires majority vote. 61:37

20.   ORDER #112-14/15 - Award of Bid #21-15 to Risbara Bros., of Scarborough, ME, for improvements to Mill Creek Park. Passage requires majority vote.  84:15

21.   ORDER #113-14/15 –   Authorizing the City Manager to sign an agreement with Home Properties WMF I, LLC to lease a portion of its property located at 62 MacArthur Circle East for upgrades adjacent to the Redbank Community Park.  Passage requires majority vote.  90:15

I.        Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

J.       Councilor’s Round Robin  100:49

K.       Executive Session

 

Note:  Items may be added to or deleted from the tentative agenda.  Copies of amended agenda may be obtained from the City Clerk.  Amendments, if any, appear on attachments to the tentative agenda.

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.