March 6, 2017 City Council Agenda


Below you will find an interactive version of the agenda the City Council will use at the Monday, March 6,  2017 City Council Meeting.

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

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

City Council Agenda February 6, 2017


Below you will find an interactive version of the agenda the City Council will use at the Tuesday , January 6,  2017 City Council Meeting.

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

COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
February 6, 2017

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- January 17, 2017

6. Recognitions: (Presented by Mayor Martin)
A. Student of the Month
1. Havre de Grace Elementary School: Kayleigh Bolen
2. Meadowvale Elementary School: Ashley Kovacsics
3. Havre de Grace Middle School: Patricia “Riley” Grochowski
4. Havre de Grace High School: Gracie Diveley

7. Proclamations: None

8. Presentations:
A. Havre de Grace Decoy Museum: Presented by Mayor Martin
B. Water and Sewer Annual Report: Presented by Mr. Mike Ferry
C. Special Presentation

9. Appointments:
A. Re-appointments:
1. Sheryl Coleman; Street and Traffic Safety (CM Glenn)
2. Mary Boehly; Street and Traffic Safety (CM Glenn)
3. Philip Powell; Board of Appeals (CP Gamatoria)
4. Darlene Perry; Historic Preservation Commission (CM Worrell)
5. Norman Obenshain; Ethics Commission (CM Martin)

B. New Appointments:
1. William Watson: Ethics Commission (CM Martin)

10. Oath of Office: (Administered by Mayor Martin)
1. William Watson

11. Comments from Citizens on Agenda Items:

12. Resolutions:
A. An Annexation Resolution concerning Tydings Park Island (CP Gamatoria)
AN ANNEXATION PLAN FOR TYDINGS PARK ISLAND AND WATERS SURROUNDING IT CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 200 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, AND BEING THE VAST AREA THAT IS MOSTLY WATER BOURNE AND ADJACENT TO TYDINGS PARK IN THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE

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 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, SECTION 4-415 WHICH REQUIRES THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY SEEKING TO ANNEX PROPERTY AFTER OCTOBER 1, 2006 TO ADOPT AN ANNEXATION PLAN FOR THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, AND THAT THE ANNEXATION PLAN NOT BE PART OF THE ANNEXATION RESOLUTION.

B. An Annexation Resolution concerning land along Pulaski Highway (CP Gamatoria)
AN ANNEXATION PLAN FOR 11.1688 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, ALONG PULASKI HIGHWAY ALSO BEING KNOWN AS THREE LOTS BY ADDRESSES 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

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 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, SECTION 4-415 WHICH REQUIRES THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY SEEKING TO ANNEX PROPERTY AFTER OCTOBER 1, 2006 TO ADOPT AN ANNEXATION PLAN FOR THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, AND THAT THE ANNEXATION PLAN NOT BE PART OF THE ANNEXATION RESOLUTION.

13. Ordinances: None

14. Old Business: None

15. New Business:
A. Special Events: Presented by Mrs. Scott
1. Mardi Gras @ Creole de Graw: 2/28/17
2. River Sweep: April 22, 2017
3. Decoy Festival and Wildlife: May 5,6, 7 2017
4. Hospice Regatta: June 3, 2017
5. Concerts in the Park: Friday evenings in June and July 2017
6. HDG Art Show: August 19, 20
7. HDG Farmers Market: Every Saturday May 6- November 18, 2017
8. Women’s 5K By the Bay: May 6, 2017
9. HHS Music Booster 5K: May 13, 2017

B. Budget Transfer 2017-09: Funding for playground equipment for Tydings Park (CM Worrell)

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:
A. Second Quarter Report

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