Name of Body:  City Council
Tentative Agenda for the Meeting of:  June 1, 2015
Meeting Begins:  7:00 P.M.
Location:  City Hall Council Chambers

 

Documents are Adobe PDF files. Agenda

A.        Acceptance of Minutes

B.        Communications from City Manager

C.        Petitions and Communications

          Presentation by the Greater Portland Landmarks

D.       Appointment Calendar

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 #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.

3.   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.

4.   ORDER #108-14/15 – Planning Board, District Three (Linscott), for a term which expires on 04/01/18. Postponed since 04/06/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

5.   ORDER #114-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District One (Morgan), for an unexpired term which expires on 3/3/18. Postponed since 4/22/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.   ORDER #121-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District One (Morgan), for a term which expires on 05/05/18.  Postponed since 5/4/15. Passage requires majority vote.

7.   ORDER #123-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 05/05/18.  Postponed since 5/4/15. Passage requires majority vote.

8.   ORDER #126-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Two (Smith), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/20. Postponed since 5/4/15. Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #134-14/15 – Board of Appeals, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 7/23/17.  Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #135-14/15 – Harbor Commission, Mayoral appointment, appointing William Van Voorhis for a term which expires on 06/30/18.  Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #136-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Four (Cohen), for an unexpired term which expires on 05/05/16.  Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #137-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/16. Passage requires majority vote.

E.      Consent Calendar

F.       Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.      Public Hearings and Action

13.   BUSINESS LICENSE_-_Verbena, 103 Ocean Street, for a Use of Public Sidewalk for outdoor seating license. Passage requires majority vote.

14.   BUSINESS LICENSE – Cia’s Café Ocean Street, for the renewal of a Use of Public sidewalk for outdoor seating license. Passage requires majority vote.

H.      Action on Old and New Business

15.   ORDER #138-14/15 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote.

16.   ORDER #139-14/15 – Award of Bid #30-15 to Presidio, of Woburn, MA for the purchase of Cisco Products.  Passage requires majority vote. 

17.   ORDER #140-14/15 – Authorizing the City’s participation in submitting an application and accepting a 2015 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $18,426 to be used by the Police Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

18.   ORDER #141-14/15 – Accepting a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant in the amount of $571,566 to be used for the Municipal Services Facility.  Passage requires majority vote.

19.   ORDER #142-14/15 - Award of bid to Turf Products, of Enfield, CT, for the purchase of grounds equipment to be used by the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

I.        Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

J.       Councilor’s Round Robin

K.      Executive Session

A motion may be made to go into executive session pursuant to 36 M.R.S.A. §841, to discuss applications(s) for abatement of property taxes on account of infirmity or poverty; and pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405 (6)(d) regarding labor negotiations with the Fire Command Officers Association and the South Portland Firefighters, IAFF Local #1476. 

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.