City Council Agenda


Below you will find an interactive version of the agenda the City Council will use at the Monday, December 5,  2016 City Council Meeting.

Draft items and items that have received prior council action can be viewed through this interactive agenda.

COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

December 5, 2016

Public Hearings 7:00 P.M.

Ordinance 984: An Ordinance concerning Water Street Property
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE (“CITY’) PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND AND CITY CHARTER SECTIONS 34,38, 39 AND 73 APPROVING AND PROVIDING FOR A CONTRACT OF SALE AND A MULTI-YEAR INSTALLMENT PURCHASE AGREEMENT BY THE CITY TO ACQUIRE THE LAND, BUILDINGS, PROPERTY AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS AT 627 AND A PORTION OF 649 WATER STREET, HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, (“LAND”), FROM HARFORD COUNTY, UPON FULL FAITH AND CREDIT AND GENERAL OBLIGATION OF THE CITY TO BE APPROVED BY THE CITY VOTERS AT A SPECIAL ELECTION HELD ON DECEMBER 27, 2016.

Ordinance 985: An Ordinance concerning the Site Plan
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE (“CITY”) PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND AND SECTIONS 33 AND 34 OF THE CITY CHARTER AMENDING THE CITY SITE PLAN APPROVAL CODE CHAPTER 155 BY ADDING LANGUAGE TO MAKE IT CONSISTENT WITH THE CITY CODE CHAPTER 173 SUBDIVISION OF LAND.

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Opening Prayer:
A. Pastor Rick Haynes: Lighthouse Mission Church and Answered Prayers Ministry

5. Approval of the Minutes:
A. Council Meeting Minutes- November 21, 2016

6. Recognitions: Presented by Mayor Martin:
A. Student of the Month:
1. Havre de Grace Elementary School: Nehemiah Howard
2. Meadowvale Elementary School: Rachel Saacks
3. Havre de Grace Middle School: Ellianna Andreen
4. Havre de Grace High School: Becky Bracken

7. Proclamations: None

8. Presentations:
A. Mr. Fred Wills: Wage and Benefit Commission

9. Appointments: None

10. Oath of Office: None

11. Comments from Citizens on Agenda Items:

12. Ordinances:
An Ordinance concerning fees connected with race events for runners/walkers (CP Gamatoria)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND AND CITY CHARTER SECTIONS 33 AND 34 AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FEES TO CITY CODE CHAPTER 70 FEES IN CONNECTION WITH RACE EVENTS FOR WALKERS/ AND OR RUNNERS MAKING USE OF THE CITY STREETS AND ESTABLISHING THE CITY’S 5K COURSE AND DESIGNATING CERTAIN NOT FOR PROFITS THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM THE RACE FEES.

13. Old Business: None

14. New Business:
A. Special Events:
1. Candlelight Tour 12/10

15. 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

16. Business from Mayor Martin:

17. Business from Council:
A. Council Member Glenn:
B. Council Member Hitchings:
C. Council Member D. Martin:
D. Council Member Worrell:
E. Council Member Craig:

18. Business from Council President Gamatoria:
A. Motion to enter into closed session to discuss personnel matters.

19. Comments from Citizens

20. Adjournment