March 6, 2017 City Council Agenda


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COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
March 6, 2017

Public Hearing: Ordinance 987: An Ordinance concerning Peddling License
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND TO AMEND THE CITY CODE CHAPTER 127 TITLED “PEDDLING AND SOLICITING SECTION 127.2 LICENSES REQUIRED” PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND SECTION 5-204 AND CITY CHARTER CHAPTER C, SECTION 19.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Opening Prayer:
A. Pastor Rick Haynes; Lighthouse Mission Church

5. Approval of the Minutes:
A. Council Meeting Minutes- February 21, 2017

6. Recognitions: Presented by Mayor Martin (Student of the Month)
A. Havre de Grace Elementary School: Max Swart
B. Meadowvale Elementary: Kira Knockett
C. Havre de Grace Middle School: Ethan Wilkinson
D. Havre de Grace High School: Danny Mattei Lopez

7. Proclamations: None

8. Presentations:
A. Wage and Benefit

9. Appointments:
A. Reappointments
1. Steven Lay : Marina Commission (CM Glenn)
2. Darryl Leonetti: Marina Commission (CM Glenn)

10. Oath of Office: None

11. Comments from Citizens on Agenda Items:

12. Resolutions:
A Charter Annexation Resolution concerning Tydings Park Island (CM Hitchings)
A RESOLUTION BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE XI – E AND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE SUBTITLE 3 – AMENDMENT OR REPEAL OF CHARTER AND SUBTITLE 4 ANNEXATION, WHICH AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY TO ANNEX PROPERTY, IN THIS CASE PROPERTY KNOWN AS TYDINGS PARK ISLAND, AND BY AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY; SPECIFICALLY APPENDIX A OF THE HAVRE DE GRACE CHARTER BY ADDING “SUBSECTION A.31 THE FIRST 2017 ADDITION TO THE CITY BOUNDARIES,” ALONG WITH THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ACRES OF LAND WHICH WILL ENLARGE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE BY ANNEXING THE LAND OF TYDINGS PARK ISLAND CONSISTING OF A TOTAL OF 200 ACRES MORE OR LESS, MOSTLY WATER BOURNE, ADJOINING THE EXISTING CORPORATE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE.

Charter Annexation Resolution concerning: 1828, 1830, and 1834 Pulaski Highway (CM Hitchings)
A RESOLUTION BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE XI – E AND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE SUBTITLE 3 – AMENDMENT OR REPEAL OF CHARTER AND SUBTITLE 4 ANNEXATION, WHICH AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY TO ANNEX PROPERTY, IN THIS CASE PROPERTY CONSISTING OF THREE LOTS BY ADRESSES 1828, 1830, AND 1834 PULASKI HIGHWAY AS WELL AS A PORTION OF THE NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION (AKA AMTRAK) RIGHT-OF-WAY ADJOINING THOSE LOTS CONSISTING OF A TOTAL OF 11.1688 ACRES OF LAND MORE OR LESS, ADJOINING THE EXISTING CORPORATE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE, BY AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY; SPECIFICALLY APPENDIX A OF THE HAVRE DE GRACE CHARTER BY ADDING “SUBSECTION A.32 THE SECOND 2017 ADDITION TO THE CITY BOUNDARIES,” ALONG WITH THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ACRES OF LAND WHICH WILL ENLARGE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE BY ANNEXING THE LAND OF 1828, 1830, AND 1834 PULASKI HIGHWAY AND A PORTION OF THE AMDTRAK RIGHT OF WAY ADJOINING THE EXISTING CORPORATE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE.

A Resolution concerning off-site Council Meetings (CP Gamatoria)
A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 34 AND 28 OF THE CITY CHARTER TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND ALLOW FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE OUTSIDE OF CITY HALL FOR THREE MEETINGS IN CALENDAR YEAR 2017.

13. Ordinances: None

14. Old Business: None

15. New Business:
A. Pyrex-Fest; sponsored by the HDG Alliance; April 29th 2017; 400 Block of Franklin St. (Mrs. Scott)

B. Budget Amendments (CM Worrell)
1. Budget Amendment 2017-10; Camilla Street Water Main Replacement
2. Budget Amendment 2017-11; Warren Street Sewer Main Replacement
3. Budget Amendment 2017-12; State Highways Paving Grant, Erie and Ontario Streets
4. Budget Amendment 2017-13; Electric Vehicle Purchase
5. Budget Amendment 2017-14; Water Treatment Plant Water Usage Increase

16. Directors Report:
A. Mr. Patrick Sypolt: Director of Administration
B. Mr. Ben Martorana: Director of Planning
C. Mrs. Erika Quesenbery- Acting Director of Economic Development
D. Mr. George DeHority: Director of Finance
E. Mr. Tim Whittie: Director of Public Works
F. Teresa Walter: Chief of Police

17. Business from Mayor Martin:

18. Business from Council:
A. Council Member Glenn:
B. Council Member Hitchings:
C. Council Member D. Martin:
D. Council Member Worrell:
E. Council Member Craig:
19. Business from Council President Gamatoria:

20. Comments from Citizens

21. Adjournment

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