City Council Agenda


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COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
February 20, 2018
7:00 p.m.

Public hearing: Ordinance 993 as amended:
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY PROVIDED BY THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION ARTICLE XI-E, THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLES 5-208 AND 5-209(c)(4), AND CITY CHARTER SECTIONS 68 AND 70 CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY CODE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BOARD OF PORT WARDENS AND ADOPTION OF HEALTH AND WELFARE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT INTAKE PIPES

Public Hearing: Ordinance 997: An Ordinance concerning Prohibited Use.
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY PROVIDED BY THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION ARTICLE XI-E, THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE 2-513 AND CHARTER SECTION 34 AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF CITY CODE, CHAPTER 205, ZONING.

1. Call to Order

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

5. Approval of the Minutes:
A. Council Meeting Minutes- February 5, 2018

6. Recognitions: Students of the Month
a. Havre de Grace Elementary School – Soulae Taylor
b. Meadowvale Elementary School – Natalie Burton
c. Havre de Grace Middle School- Katherine Weber
d. Havre de Grace High School – Karli Chancey

7. Presentations:
A. Joe Kochenderfer- Water and Sewer Commission Report
B. Karl Fockler- Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy – Skip Jack Martha Lewis Update

8. Proclamations: None

9. Comments from Citizens on Agenda Items:

10. Appointments: None

11. Oath of Office: None

12. Resolutions

1. Resolution for Disabled US Armed Forces and their surviving spouses ( CM Robertson)
A RESOLUTION BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND PURSUANT TO SECTION 34 OF THE CITY CHARTER, LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE, AND THE TAX-PROPERTY ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE SECTION 7-208, AUTHORIZING A MUNICIPALITY TO GRANT A REFUND OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES PAID BY DISABLED UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES VETERANS WHO HAVE RECEIVED A STATE EXEMPTION FROM REAL PROPERTY TAXES

2. Resolution for the Havre de Grace Alliance concerning Way-Side Signage & a MOU (CP Glenn)
A RESOLUTION BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, PURSUANT TO SECTION 34 OF THE CITY CHARTER AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE HAVRE DE GRACE ALLIANCE, INC., FOR THE PURPOSE OF INSTALLING AND MAINTAINING WAY-SIDE SIGNAGE.

3. A Resolution concerning Candidacy Forms (CM Martin)
A RESOLUTION BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 AND 34 OF THE CITY CHARTER AND CITY CODE CHAPTER 61 ELECTIONS AND CITY CODE CHAPTER 67 ETHICS, APPROVING THE INTERESTS DISCLOSURE FORM AND CERTIFICATE OF CANDIDACY FORMS TO BE USED BY THE CITY

13. Ordinances:
1. Ordinance 993; Third Reading and Adoption); An Ordinance concerning protection of waters and water intake (CP Glenn)
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY PROVIDED BY THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION ARTICLE XI-E, THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLES 5-208 AND 5-209(c)(4), AND CITY CHARTER SECTIONS 68 AND 70 CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY CODE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BOARD OF PORT WARDENS AND ADOPTION OF HEALTH AND WELFARE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT INTAKE PIPES

2. Ordinance 997 : An Ordinance concerning Prohibited Use: Second Reading and Adoption: (CM Hitchings)
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY PROVIDED BY THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION ARTICLE XI-E, THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE 2-513 AND CHARTER SECTION 34 AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF CITY CODE, CHAPTER 205, ZONING.

3. An Ordinance concerning the Ethics Code; First reading (CM Martin)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND AND CITY CHARTER SECTION 34 AMENDING THE CITY CODE SECTION 61-6 FILING NOTICE OF CANDIDACY; FEE, AND CHAPTER 67, ETHICS

14. Old Business: None

15. New Business:
A. Special Events: (Presented by Mrs. Scott)
1. Easter Egg Hunt: March 31, 2018 – Tydings Park (12:00pm -1:00pm)
2. Bark for Life of Harford County –September 22, 2018: K9 Cody Park; 9am – 1pm
3. Halloween Costume Parade: October 30, 2018; Downtown; 4:30pm – 7:30pm
4. Pyrex & Vintage Fest: April 28, 2018; Downtown: 10:00am – 3:00pm

16. Directors Report:
A. Mr. Patrick Sypolt: Director of Administration
B. Mr. Ben Martorana : Director of Planning
C. Mrs. Erika Quesenbery Sturgill: 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 Tomarchio
B. Council Member Worrell
C. Council Member Robertson
D. Council Member Martin
E. Council Member Hitchings

19. Business from Council President Glenn:

20. Comments from Citizens

21. Adjournment