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CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

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CITY OF EVANSTON, ILLINOIS LORRAINE H. MORTON CIVIC CENTER JAMES C. LYTLE COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Monday, May 13, 2019

Administration Public Works (A PW) Committee meets at 6 p.m. Planning Development Committee (P D) meets at 6:45 p.m.

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City Council meeting will convene at conclusion of the P D Committee meeting.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

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(I) Roll Call Begin with Alderman Wynne

(II) Mayor Public Announcements and Proclamations

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National Preservation Month, May 2019 National Police Week, May 12-18, 2019 Public Works Week, May 19-25, 2019 JoAnn Avery Day, May 19, 2019

Presentation to Bennett Johnson
Tagged Passions:public safety, Public Works, public works, and preservation

(III) City Manager Public Announcements

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Chicago Avenue/Sheridan Road Project of the Year Check Presentation from Friends of Robert Crown

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(IV) Communications: City Clerk

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(V) Public Comment

Members of the public are welcome to speak at City Council meetings. As part of the Council agenda, a period for public comments shall be offered at

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
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perspective in a respectful and civil manner. Public comments are requested to be made with these guidelines in mind.

(VI) Consent Agenda and Report of Standing Committees:

Administration Public Works - Alderman Suffredin Planning Development - Alderman Revelle Human Services - Alderman Rue Simmons Rules Committee -

Alderman Braithwaite Economic Development - Alderman Rue Simmons
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CONSENT AGENDA

(M1) Approval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meetings of April 22, 2019 and

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April 29, 2019 For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

ADMINISTRATION PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

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(A1) Payroll April 1, 2019 through April 14, 2019 2,821,514.57

Payroll April 15, 2019 through April 28, 2019 2,671,820.80 For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

(A2) Bills List May 14, 2019 4,087,869.59

Credit Card Activity (not including Amazon purchases) - Period Ending March 26, 2019 180,292.86

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For Action Item Removed from Consent Agenda Item passed 7-2. Ald. Suffredin and Ald. Fleming voted no.

(A3) Amazon Credit Card Activity Ending March 26, 2019 5,840.41

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For Action Item Removed from Consent Agenda Item passed 8-1-0. Ald. Suffredin abstained.

(A4) Approval of Special Event: Vintage Garage Chicago Evanston Edition

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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
Tagged Passions:services, events, compliance, license, policy, and parking

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provided for events require a 100 reimbursement from the sponsoring organization or event coordinator. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

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(A5) Contract Award for Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department

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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
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, funding, council, contract, Public Transit, transportation, services, parks, administrator, manager, and recreation

(A6) Contract with Play-Well TEKnologies for 2019 Youth Engineering LEGO

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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
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(A7) Purchase of Arbotect Fungicide from Rainbow Treecare Scientific

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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
Tagged Passions:funding, council, budget, purchasing, administrator, manager, and license

(A8) Contract for 2019 Water Main Improvements and Street Resurfacing Project

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with Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp.

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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
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, funding, council, sewer, streets, budget, utility, Utility, contract, water, administrator, and manager

(A9) Change Order No. 2 to the 2018 CIPP Sewer Rehabilitation Contract B with

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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
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, funding, construction, council, sewer, streets, budget, utility, Utility, contract, administrator, and manager

(A10) Contract with Bulley and Andrews Concrete Restoration for Parking Garage

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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
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, funding, council, leasing, budget, contract, administrator, manager, and parking

(A11) Amendment to the Agency Agreement for the Management of the Natural

Gas Purchase and an Amendment to the Agreement for the Purchase of Natural Gas for 16 City Owned Buildings Staff recommends City Council authorize

the City Manager to negotiate and execute Amendment 3 to the Agency Agreement with Northwestern University for the management of the natural gas purchase. The amendment would extend the
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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
Tagged Passions:council, contract, natural gas, purchasing, university, administrator, and manager

Item Removed from Consent Agenda. Item passes 9-0.

(A12) Renewal of CAD Software License and Service Agreement with

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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
Tagged Passions:funding, business, council, 911, budget, contract, public safety, emergency, administrator, manager, license, information technology, and Information Technology

(A13) 2019 First Quarter Financial Report

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Staff recommends City Council accept and place on file the unaudited financial statements as of March 31, 2019. A summary by fund for revenues,

expenditures, fund and cash balances can be found on the corresponding transmittal memorandum. For Action: Accept and Place on File Approved on Consent Agenda
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(A14) Contract Renewal of Accela (PAL) Maintenance and Support Agreement

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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
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provided by Health and Human Services Department from the Local Health Protection Grant Fund (Account 100.24.2435.62474). For Action Approved on

Consent Agenda
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(A15) Collective Bargaining Agreement Fraternal Order of Police, Patrol

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Staff recommends City Council authorize the City Manager to execute a collective bargaining agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP),

effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2022. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
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(A16) Resolution 49-R-19, Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Master Pole

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Agreement with New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC Staff recommends City Council adoption of Resolution 49-R-19 authorizing the City Manager to execute a

Master Pole Agreement with New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC. For Action Item Removed from Consent Agenda Item passes 9-0
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(A17) Resolution 50-R-19, Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Master Pole

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Agreement with Chicago SMSA Limited Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless Staff recommends City Council adoption of Resolution 50-R-19 authorizing the

City Manager to execute a Master Pole Agreement with Chicago SMSA Limited Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
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(A18) Resolution 3-R-19, Easement Agreement with 1815 Ridge Avenue, LLC

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Staff recommends City Council adoption of Resolution 3-R-19 authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an easement agreement with 1815

Ridge Avenue, LLC for the installation of a storm water control system. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
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(A19) Ordinance 52-O-19, Amending City Code 10-11-8 to Modify the Schedule to

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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.
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For Introduction and Action Item removed from Consent Agenda Item passes 9-0

(A20) Ordinance 53-O-19, Amending City Code to Modify the No Parking

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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
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(A21) Ordinance 42-O-19, Authorization to Enter into a Real Estate Contract for

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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.
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(A22) Ordinance 23-O-19, Amending City Code Section 10-8-1 License Required

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Changing the Wheel Tax Deadline Staff recommends City Council adoption of Ordinance 23-O-19 which amends the City Code Section 10-8-1 to change the

wheel tax deadline to October 1 instead of December 31. The renewal period would begin on August 1 and run through September 30. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
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(A23) Ordinance 16-O-19, Amending Portions of City Code Title 7, Public Ways ,

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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
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(A24) Ordinance 17-O-19, Amending Portions of City Code Title 8, Health and

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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
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(A25) Ordinance 39-O-19, Amending Portions of City Code Title 7, Public Ways,

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Chapter 15 Board of Local Improvements Staff recommends City Council adoption of Ordinance 39-O-19 by which the City Council would amend Title 7,

Chapter 15, Section 7 of the City Code related to the Special Assessment procedures for alley improvements. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
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(A26) Ordinance 43-O-19, Adding Regulations to the City Code to Address

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Erosion and Sediment Controls for Construction Sites Staff recommends the adoption of proposed ordinance 43-O-19 by which the City Council would add

Chapter 23 Erosion and Sediment Controls on Construction Sites to Title 4 Building Regulations. For Action Approved on Consent Agenda
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(A27) Ordinance 33-O-19, Amending a Definition within Title 4, Chapter 20 that

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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
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(A28) Ordinance 38-O-19, Amending Title 4, Chapter 18, Demolition Tax

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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
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each unit in the structure, whichever amount is more. For Action

Approved on Consent Agenda

(A29) Ordinance 36-O-19 Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate the Sale of

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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.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, construction, streets, sale, property, administrator, manager, education, and intergovernmental

For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

(A30) Ordinance 31-O-19, Amending Various Sections of Title 10, Chapter 11,

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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.
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For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

PLANNING DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

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(P1) Ordinance 45-O-19, Granting a Special Use Permit for a Banquet Hall

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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
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HOUSING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACT COMMITTEE

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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.
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, council, development, emergency, Development, investment, cdbg, community development, and housing

(O1) Resolution 47-R-19, Approving the City s 2019 Year Action Plan, and

Adopting the 2019 CDBG, HOME, and ESG Program Budgets For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

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(O2) Resolution 48-R-19, Amending the 2016 and 2017 CDBG Programs and

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Authorizing the Reallocation of Unexpended Funds For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

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APPOINTMENTS

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(APP1) For Appointment:

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Lonnie Wilson - Commission on Aging

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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.
Tagged Passions:environment, employment, training, and youth

Ben Kaplan - Environment Board

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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.
Tagged Passions:arts, utility, development, solid waste, Utility, program, Development, university, recycling, and sustainability

Denia Hester - Library Board Denia Hester is a children s book author and retired Evanston Public Library librarian. A 25-year resident of Evanston,

she supports the Library s goal of
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growing lifelong learners throughout the city, and has served as a book reviewer for the Chicago Sun-Times, the American Library Association and the

School Library Journal. Denia has volunteered at the James B. Moran Center for the past six years. She holds a B.A. from Columbia College and an M.L.S. from Dominican University.
Tagged Passions:university, education, volunteer, and library

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.
Tagged Passions:rural, boards and commissions, seniors, university, manager, poverty, volunteer, neighborhood, and housing

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.
Tagged Passions:planning, boards and commissions, taxes, Taxes, historic, services, parks, preservation, university, and policy

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.
Tagged Passions:business, legal, boards and commissions, public safety, discrimination, services, LGBTQ, university, education, GayRights, and volunteer

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.
Tagged Passions:planning, construction, development, zoning, environment, Development, university, commercial, manager, athletics, community development, and housing

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For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

(APP2) For Reappointment:

Environment Board - Noreen Edwards

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Mental Health Board - Irene Ziaya

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For Action Approved on Consent Agenda

(VII) Call of the Wards

(Aldermen shall be called upon by the Mayor to announce or provide information about any Ward or City matter which an Alderman desires to bring

before the Council.) Council Rule 2.1(10)
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(VIII) Executive Session

(IX) Adjournment

MEETINGS SCHEDULED THROUGH MAY 2019 Upcoming Aldermanic Committee Meetings

5/16/201 9

6:30 PM Equity Empowerment Commission

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5/20/201 9

6:00 PM City Council - Canceled

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5/21/201 9

7:00 PM Housing Community Development Act Committee

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5/22/201 9

6:00 PM Transportation Parking Committee

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5/22/201 9

7:30 PM Economic Development Committee Meeting

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5/28/201 9

6:00 PM

Administration Public Works, Planning Development, City Council

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Information is available about Evanston City Council meetings at: www.cityofevanston.org/citycouncil . Questions can be directed to the City Manager

s Office at 847-866-2936. The City is committed to ensuring accessibility for all citizens. If an accommodation is needed to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Manager s Office 48 hours in advance so that arrangements can be made for the
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accommodation if possible.


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