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the commencement of each regular Council meeting. Public comments will be noted in the City Council Minutes and become part of the official record. Those wishing to speak should sign their name and the agenda item or non-agenda topic to be addressed on a designated participation sheet. If there are five or fewer speakers, fifteen minutes shall be provided for Public Comment. If there are more than five speakers, a period of forty-five minutes shall be provided for all comment, and no individual shall speak longer than three minutes. The Mayor will allocate time among the speakers to ensure that Public Comment does not exceed forty-five minutes. The business of the City Council shall commence forty-five minutes after the beginning of Public Comment. Aldermen do not respond during Public Comment. Public Comment is intended as a forum for residents to share their
Staff recommends approval of a License Agreement with the City of Evanston and Vintage Promotions LLC for the use of the Maple Self-Parking Garage
(one below the top floor which is open air) on Sunday, May 19, July 21 and September 15, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., contingent upon compliance of all requirements as set forth by the Special Event Policy Guidelines. Costs for City services
2019 Summer Bus Transportation Staff recommends City Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Compass Transportation (7508 St.
Louis Ave, Skokie, IL 60076), in an amount not to exceed 23,525 for the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department 2019 Summer Bus Transportation Bid (Bid 19-08). Compass Transportation was the lowest responsive bidder, with a base bid of 19,525 and a 50.00 per hour cost for any additional trips that may be necessary. Funding is from various Parks and Recreation Accounts, which are detailed on the corresponding transmittal memorandum. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Camp Instruction Staff recommends that City Council authorizes a sole source agreement with Play-Well TEKnologies (224 Greenfield Ave., Ste. B, San
Anselmo, CA 94960) through 2019 for instruction of youth engineering LEGO camps. Revenue from program registrations are deposited into Chandler-Newberger Account 100.30.3035.53565; Instructional expenses are paid from Chandler-Newberger Account 100.30.3035.62505, which has a 125,900 budgeted allocation. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Advancements Staff recommends the City Council authorize the City Manager to execute a purchase order for the sole source purchase of 94 gallons of
Arbotect fungicide from Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements (Minnetonka, MN) for a total purchase amount of 39,072.04. This vendor has the sole license from the European manufacturer, Syngenta, to distribute Arbotect in the United States. Funding for this purchase is from the General Fund (Account 100.40.4320.62496), which has a 2019 budget of 38,000, and a current balance of 31,460. The remaining funds for this will come from Account 100.40.4320.62385, with a budget of 75,000, and current balance of 69,137. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Staff recommends that City Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract for the 2019 Water Main Improvements and Street Resurfacing
Project (Bid No. 19-06) with Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp. (2830 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657) in the amount of 4,223,640.50. Funding in the amount of 3,663,815.50 will be provided from the Water Fund (Account 513.71.7330.65515 419012), with a budget/YTD balance of 3,710,000, and 559,825.00 from the Sewer Fund (Account 515.40.4535.65515 419012) with a budget/YTD balance of 560,000. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Kenny Construction Company Staff recommends that City Council authorize the City Manager to execute Change Order 2 for the 2018 CIPP Sewer
Rehabilitation Contract B (Bid No. 18-47) with Kenny Construction Company dba Granite Inliner (2215 Sanders Road, Suite 400, Northbrook, IL 60062) in the amount of 35,151.00. This will increase the total contract amount from the original contract price of 379,505.00 to 414,656.50. Funding for this project is from Sewer Fund (Account No. 515.40.4535.62461), which has an FY 2019 budget of 1,125,561.00, of which 378,784 is remaining. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Silane Sealer Application Staff recommends City Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract for the Parking Garage Silane Sealer
Application (Bid 19-18) with Bulley and Andrews Concrete Restoration (1755 W. Armitage Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60622) in the amount of 620,608.00. Funding is available from the Parking Fund (Account 505.19.7005.65515 - 619005), which has a total FY 2019 budget of 900,000, all of which is remaining. In accordance with their parking garage lease agreement with the City of Evanston, the Residences of Sherman Plaza have agreed to reimburse the City their fair share of the cost at Sherman Avenue Garage upon completion of the project. This amount is estimated to be 49,460.96. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
term of the agreement through August 31, 2023. Staff also recommends City Council authorize the City Manager to execute Amendment 7 to the agreement
with Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC (5120 Woodway, Suite 10010, Houston, TX 77056) for the purchase of natural gas for 16 City owned buildings for a price of 3.56 per MMBTU. The amended term of the agreement would be effective June 1, 2019 through August 31, 2023. The cost for natural gas is billed to the various accounts that support the buildings that are purchasing natural gas through this contract. Northwestern University will administer the natural gas purchase for the City at no additional cost. For Action
CentralSquare Technologies Staff recommends that the City Council authorize the City Manager to renew sole source software license and service
agreement with CentralSquare Technologies (1000 Business Center Drive, Lake Mary, FL) for the Police Department s CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) software in the amount of 79,372.27. The Agreement is effective from May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020. Funding will be provided by the Emergency Telephone System- Service Agreements Contracts (Account 205.22.5150.62509) with a FY19 budget of 225,000 and an YTD balance of 136,050.59. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Staff recommends the City Council authorize the City Manager to execute a renewal of a Licensing and Maintenance agreement with Accela Inc. (2633
Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583) for a period of one year (March 15, 2019 March 14, 2020) for a total of 89,945.28 with an option to renew for an additional year. This cost reflects a 0 increase in the contract amount. This software provides support for City licensing and permitting activities in Community Development, Health and Human Services, Fire and Public Works Agency. Funding is provided from the Computer Licensing and Support Fund (Account 100.19.1932.62340) in the amount of 74,945.28 with a budget of 550,000 and a YTD balance of 477,071.53. Partial funding of 15,000 will be
Prohibit Parking on Both Sides of Pitner Avenue from Washington Street South to the Dead End The Parking Transportation Committee requests City
Council adoption of Ordinance 52-O-19, amending Section of Title 10, Chapter 11, Schedule 8 Parking Prohibited at All Times , adding the section of Pitner Ave between Cleveland Street and the dead end to the south of Cleveland St. Alderman Fleming recommends suspension of the rules for Introduction and Action at the May 13, 2019 City Council meeting.
Restrictions on Howard Street from Chicago Avenue to Ridge Avenue Alderman Rainey requests City Council adoption of Ordinance 53-O-19, amending
Subsection KK of Title 10, Chapter 11, Schedule 9 Parking Prohibited at Certain Times changing the time of day when parking is prohibited. This ordinance will change the restriction against parking on Howard Street from Chicago Avenue to Ridge Avenue from midnight to 3 a.m. For Introduction Approved on Consent Agenda
Sale of City-Owned Real Property at 2222 Oakton Street to Clark Street Real Estate, LLC Staff recommends City Council adoption of Ordinance 42-O-19,
Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Real Estate Contract with Clark Street Real Estate, LLC for the Sale of City-Owned Real Property Located at 2222 Oakton Street . A two-thirds majority of City Council is required to adopt the ordinance. For Introduction Item Removed from Consent Agenda Item passes 7-2. Ald Rainey and Ald Fiske voted no.
Chapter 2 Streets, Sidewalks and Public Ways , Section 9 Encumbrances, Encroachments and Obstructions Staff recommends City Council adoption of
Ordinance 16-O-19 by which the City Council would amend Title 7, Chapter 2, Section 9 of the City Code related to the Encumbrances, Encroachments and Obstructions of the Public Ways. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Sanitation , Chapter 4 Municipal Solid Waste , Section 8 Designation of Collection Site; Collection Agent Staff recommends City Council adoption of
Ordinance 17-O-19 by which the City Council would amend Title 8, Chapter 4, Section 8 of the City Code related to the Designation of Collection Site; Collection Agent. Language is being added to make it clear that property owners are responsible to clear snow and ice around trash receptacles so that the trash can be properly and safely collected. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
Addresses the Frequency of Heavy Precipitation Events Based on a Recent Illinois State Water Survey Staff recommends City Council adoption of
Ordinance 33-O-19 by which the City Council would amend Title 4, Chapter 20, related to the definition of Bulletin 70, a document published by the Illinois State Water Survey regarding the frequency distributions of heavy precipitation in Illinois. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
The Housing and Homelessness Commission and staff recommend approval of Ordinance 38-O-19, amending Title 4, Chapter 18 of the City Code, to increase
the Demolition Tax to further Affordable Housing efforts. The demolition tax for a single-family detached residential structure will increase to fifteen thousand dollars ( 15,000.00) from ten thousand dollars ( 10,000); and for any multi-family, single-family attached, or two-family residential structure, either fifteen thousand dollars ( 15,000.00) or five thousand dollars ( 5,000.00) for
City-Owned Real Property at 1824 Emerson Street Staff recommends adoption of Ordinance 36-O-19 authorizing the City Manager to negotiate the sale of
City-owned property at 1824 Emerson Street to Evanston Township High School ( ETHS ) in conformance with the terms of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Evanston and ETHS for the Geometry in Construction class.
Section 12 Parking Meter Zones Staff recommends City Council adoption of Ordinance 31-0-19, amending various Sections of Title 10, Chapter 11,
Section 12 Parking Meter Zones changing the maximum time allowed at meters and surface lots by location. These changes will allow for four-hour limits on on-street parking in certain areas after 5pm and four-hour maximum parking all day in select surface parking lots.
Facility Located at 619 Howard Street in the B3 Business District The Zoning Board of Appeals and City staff recommend adoption of Ordinance 45-O-19
granting special use approval for a Banquet Hall, Palmhouse Productions, at 619 Howard St. in the B3 Business District. The applicant has complied with all zoning requirements and meets all of the standards for a special use for this district. For Introduction Alderman Rainey requested suspension of the rules for introduction and action at tonight s meeting Approved on Consent Agenda
The Housing and Community Development Act Committee and staff recommend City Council adoption of the following two resolutions (47-R-19 and 48-R-19)
which approve the 2019 Action Plan that governs the use of the City s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) entitlement funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the reallocation of 24,947 in unspent CDBG funds from prior years to new eligible activities as part of the 2019 Action Plan.
Lonnie Wilson has been an Evanston resident for more than 60 years. A prominent local activist, Lonnie is the founder of Community Builders of
Evanston, a non-profit organization dedicated to training and employing Evanston youth facing barriers to employment. Lonnie also recently served as a member of the City s Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP) working group. He is committed to advocating for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
Ben Kaplan is a certified Project Management Professional dedicated to sustainability. As a team leader for Engineers Without Borders of Chicago, Ben
facilitated the development of a waste management and recycling program for a small Honduran village. In his former position at Maine Plastics, Inc., Ben developed creative recycling and reuse programs for high-volume clients, reducing their carbon footprint and solid waste profiles. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from the University of Iowa.
Jane Sloss - Plan Commission Jane Sloss is a project manager at Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects specializing in multifamily housing projects,
including affordable housing and housing for seniors and persons with disabilities. As an outreach fellow at Auburn University Rural Studio, Jane contributed to the 20K House project, working to develop a prototype for affordable housing in Alabama. Jane volunteers weekly at Inspiration Corporation to serve breakfast to those affected by homelessness and poverty, and has also served as a volunteer with Architecture for Humanity, Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly, and the Neighborhood Design Center. She holds a B.A. in Architecture from the University of Notre Dame.
Aleca Sullivan - Preservation Commission Aleca Sullivan is a 19-year resident of Evanston passionate about preservation. As a former employee of the
Technical Preservation Services Division of the U.S. National Park Service, Aleca is deeply knowledgeable about national historic preservation policy, tax credits, and standards. Currently, she serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Sentencing Advocacy Group of Evanston. Aleca holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a Master s degree in Historic Preservation Planning from Boston University.
Givonna Long - Public Safety Civil Service Commission Givonna Long is a former Evanston police officer and current partner at Kelley Drye and Warren,
LLP. In addition to focusing her practice on complex litigation, Givonna has used her expertise to provide pro bono legal services for people in need. She was recently named to Chicago Business Journal s 2018 Women of Influence and was selected as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 Class of 2012 by the LGBT Bar Association, among other honors. In her spare time, she has served on the Lincoln Elementary School PTA and has volunteered at the Jane Addams Hull House. Givonna holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from Loyola University.
Jill Zordan - Zoning Board of Appeals Jill Zordan is a Development Project Manager with 14 years of experience working in the field of community
development. In her career, Jill has focused on structuring public/private partnerships between local authorities and private developers, primarily for the provision of mixed-use and mixed-income housing developments. She currently works as Director of Planning and Construction for Midtown Athletic Clubs. Jill holds a B.S. in Environmental Economics from UC Berkeley and an M.A. in Urban Planning from Harvard University.
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