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MOTIONS & RESOLUTIONS



031815.2

By Alderman Genewick:

Resolved, that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to issue orders in favor of the claimants for payrolls, bills, and services to be paid on March 20, 2015 as follows:
2014 Expenses:

General Fund Account #001 $ 39,784.94

Water Fund Account #002 $ 19,687.46

Sewer Fund Account #003 $ 13,052.73

Refuse Fund Account #012 $ 3,256.74
2015 Expenses:

General Fund Account #001 $185,024.12

Water Fund Account #002 $ 48,282.62

Sewer Fund Account #003 $ 45,652.89

Capital Fund Account #005 $ 69,862.52

Refuse Fund Account #012 $169,935.51

Payroll Pay Date 3/5/15 $457,579.34

Seconded by Alderman Kibler and adopted. Ayes 6.



031815.3

By Alderman Fogle:

Resolved, that Taren Lagamba be and the same is hereby authorized to submit an application on behalf of the City of Lockport to the 2015 William G. Mayne, Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program for a grant to be used for an ADA compliant drinking fountain.

Seconded by Alderman Schrader and adopted. Ayes 6.


031815.4

By Alderman Lombardi:

Resolved, that pursuant to their request, permission is hereby granted to the B. Leo Dolan American Legion to conduct a walk-a-thon fundraiser on Saturday, May 2, 2015 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the American Legion Post, subject to approval of the walk route by the Police chief and filing a certificate of insurance with the City Clerk naming the City of Lockport as additional insured, and be it further

Resolved, that the Director of Streets and Parks is hereby authorized and directed to arrange for barricades and waste receptacles to the area prior to the event.

Seconded by Alderman Kibler and adopted. Ayes 6.
031815.5

By Alderman Kibler:

Whereas, the WEC Main Street Program has been established to assist cities and villages in developing a public/private effort to revitalize traditional central business district areas, and

Whereas, the City of Lockport has been successfully represented in said program since 2008 by Lockport Main Street, Inc, and

Whereas Lockport Main Street, Inc. has shown a six year track record of success bringing events activities, and business support to the Lockport Central Business District, and

Whereas, Lockport Main Street, Inc. has provided the City of Lockport with detailed financial and programmatic reporting demonstrating the responsible use of City financial commitments, now, therefore be it

Resolved, that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to enter into a funding agreement with Lockport Main Street Inc. for the sum of $52,500 payable in equal annual payments of $17,500 for the years 2015 through 2017, and be it further

Resolved, that the City recognizes that a commitment to commercial district revitalization is an ongoing process requiring long-term attention, community support and involvement, and a full public/private partnership.

Seconded by Alderman Mullane and adopted. Ayes 6.
031815.6

By Alderman Genewick:

Resolved, that the Mayor, subject to Corporation Counsel approval is hereby authorized to extend the contract with Mary Smith as an accounting consultant on a month to month basis, at a cost to be charged to account #001-1320-0100 and account #001-1325-4428, subject to approval by CSEA.

Seconded by Alderman Fogle and adopted. Ayes 6.



031815.7

By Alderman Genewick:

Resolved, that the Mayor, subject to Corporation Counsel approval is hereby authorized to extend the employment contract with Robert Turner as part time Laborer.

Seconded by Alderman Kibler and adopted. Ayes 6.


031815.8

By Alderman Genewick:

Resolved, that the Mayor, subject to Corporation Counsel approval is hereby authorized to enter into Memorandum of Agreement with CSEA related to duties of the Chief Building Inspector.

Seconded by Alderman Fogle and adopted. Ayes 6.


031815.9

By Alderman Lombardi:

Resolved, that pursuant to their request, the VFW Post 2535 is hereby granted permission to conduct a Memorial Day Parade in the City of Lockport on Sunday, May 24, 2015 subject to approval of the parade route by the Police Chief. Said parade will form at noon at Veteran’s Park on East Avenue where a brief Memorial Service will be conducted. At approximately 1:00 p.m. the parade units will proceed west on East Avenue/Main Street using the right side of Main Street and terminate at the County Courthouse, and be it further

Resolved, that the Director of Streets and Parks is hereby authorized and directed to arrange for delivery of barricades and no parking signs to keep the right side of Main Street clear where dividers occur, and be it further

Resolved, that the City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to issue a parade permit for said event, and be it further

Resolved, that the City Clerk is hereby authorized to purchase 12 monument wreaths to be used for Memorial Day ceremonies. Cost of same to be charged to account #001-8510-4379.

Seconded by Alderman Kibler and adopted. Ayes 6.
031815.9A

By Alderman Lombardi:



RESOLUTION

RENAMING A PORTION OF CHESTNUT STREET TO GRIGG LEWIS WAY
WHEREAS, the Grigg Lewis Foundation was established in 1968 through a gift by Henrietta Grigg Lewis, and

WHEREAS, prior to her passing on May 16, 2003, Mrs. Lewis was very active in the community by serving on various boards and founding the Lockport Junior Service League. She also served as a Trustee of Wyndham Lawn Home for Children, created a scholarship program through the First Presbyterian Church, and was instrumental in restoring the interior of the Kenan House, and

WHEREAS, since her passing on May 16, 2003, the Foundation carries on her tremendous legacy through its far reaching support of charitable entities of all shapes, sizes and functions, and

WHEREAS, the Grigg Lewis Foundation has affected thousand’s of people’s lives and contributed to making our community a better place to live, work and play for more than 45 years, and

WHEREAS, Cornerstone CFCU Arena would not have been possible without the support of the Grigg Lewis Foundation Board of Directors with a grant of $4,000,000, and

WHEREAS, in appreciation for what the Grigg Lewis Foundation has done for the Cornerstone CFCU Arena and the entire community over the past 45 years the City of Lockport would like to rename that portion of Chestnut Street from Market Street to Charles Street to “Grigg Lewis Way”.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT

RESOLVED, that Chestnut Street from Market Street to Charles Street be and is hereby renamed to “Grigg Lewis Way”, and be it further

RESOLVED, that all corresponding Charter provisions, Code provisions, maps, appendices and indexes be amended to reflect the same.

Seconded by Alderman Schrader and adopted. Ayes 6.


031815.9B

By Alderman Mullane:



Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Declare a “Code Blue”

Whereas, a community group led by the Salvation Army, Dale Association, The Chapel, St. John’s Outreach, Grace Episcopal, The City of Lockport, The Lockport Police Department, Grigg-Lewis Foundation and Lockport Cares are leading an effort to care for the homeless, those living in conditions with low or no heat and elderly whose homes have broken furnaces or water pipes. And,

Whereas, a warming center can prevent death or injury occurring related to exposure of the elements when temperatures or a combination of precipitation, wind chill, wind and temperature become dangerously inclement. And,

Whereas, a Code Blue Warming Center will be operational in the City of Lockport from October 1 – March 31st every year with the option to extend those dates if needed. And,

Whereas, the warming center will be located at the Dale Association through 2016 and will move to the Salvation Army after completion of their building expansion project. Now therefore be it,

Resolved, the Mayor is hereby authorized to declare a “Code Blue” when the weather conditions indicate the temperature will drop below 15 degrees overnight and shall notify the lead agency to open the Code Blue Warming Center. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

Seconded by Alderman Fogle and adopted. Ayes 6.


031815.9C

By Alderman Genewick:

Resolved, that the Mayor is hereby authorized to finalize the terms of employment with Scott Schrader as Director of Finance.

Seconded by Alderman Kibler and adopted. Ayes 6.


031815.10 ADJOURNMENT
At 6:24 P.M. Alderman Kibler moved the Common Council be adjourned until 6:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Seconded by Alderman Lombardi and adopted. Ayes 6.


RICHELLE J. PASCERI

City Clerk



CITY OF LOCKPORT

CORPORATION PROCEEDINGS
Lockport Municipal Building
Regular Meeting

Official Record

April 1, 2015

6:00 P.M.


Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey called the meeting to order.
ROLL CALL
The following Common Council members answered the roll call:
Aldermen Kibler, Lombardi, Mullane, Fogle, Schrader, and Genewick.

INVOCATION
MAYOR’S UPDATE

RECESS

Recess for public input.



040115.1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES
On motion of Alderman Kibler, seconded by Alderman Lombardi, the minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 18, 2015 are hereby approved as printed in the Journal of Proceedings. Ayes 6. Carried.

FROM THE CITY CLERK
The Clerk submitted payrolls, bills for services and expenses, and reported that the Department Heads submitted reports of labor performed in their departments.

Referred to the Finance Committee.


Communications (which have been referred to the appropriate City officials)
3/26/15 Richelle J. Pasceri, City Clerk – notification that the Lockport Municipal Offices will be closed on Friday, April 3, 2015 in observance of Good Friday. There will be no change in garbage pick up.

Referred to the Media.


3/31/15 Richelle J. Pasceri, City Clerk – notification of bids received and opened on

March 27, 2015 for Kiln Dried Wood Chips:

Willow Creek Farm Kiln Dried wood chips: $12.00 / cubic yard

Clarence Center, NY Fuel Surcharge: $0


Referred to the WWTP Chief Operator
Notice of Defect:

3/18/15 447 Pine Street, Lockport, NY – tree

3/23/15 Various locations - Pine, Locust, Willow & Market Streets – potholes

3/24/15 342 Michigan Street, Lockport, NY – tree

3/24/15 68 Lakeview Parkway, Lockport, NY – tree

3/31/15 274 Washington Street, Lockport, NY – tree

Referred to the Director of Streets and Parks.
Notice of Claim:

3/30/15 Michele Tomkinson, 164 Allen Street, Lockport, NY

Referred to the Corporation Counsel.

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