Name of Body:  City Council
 Agenda for the Meeting of:  October 19, 2015
Meeting Begins:  7:00 P.M.
Location:  City Hall Council Chambers

Amended Agenda Issued:

A.      Acceptance of Minutes

B.      Communications from City Manager

C.      Petitions and Communications

Department Reports

Fire Department – August
Business Licenses   New    Renewals

Committee Reports

Board of Appeals – Attendance Report
Conservation Commission Minutes 09-21-15  10-05-15
Energy & Recycling Committee Minutes 07-15-15

D.      Appointment Calendar

1.   ORDER #35-14/15– Board of Assessment Review, District Five (Fox), appointing Misha Pride for an unexpired term which expires on 12/31/16. Postponed since 10/20/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

2.   ORDER #86-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Two (Smith), for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/17. Postponed since 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

3.   ORDER #89-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/19. Postponed since 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

4.   ORDER #114-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District One (Morgan), for an unexpired term which expires on 3/3/18. Postponed since 4/22/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

5.   ORDER #2-15/16 – Board of Appeals, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 7/23/18.  Postponed since 07/06/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.   ORDER #24-15/16 – Economic Development Committee, At Large (Blake), for an unexpired term which expires on 3/23/17.  Postponed since 08/17/15.  Passage requires majority vote.  There will be a request to waive Standing Rule 3(e) to have the appointment of Martha Riehle added to the agenda.

7.   ORDER #35-15/16 – Conservation Commission, District Four (Cohen), appointing Joanne Meredith for a term which expires on 11/20/18. Postponed on 10/05/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

8.   ORDER #36-15/16 – Conservation Commission, At Large (Beecher), appointing Joe Pagano for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/16. Postponed on 10/05/15. Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #39-15-16 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Five (Fox), appointing Richard Foss-Lacey for an unexpired term which expires on 05/05/18. Postponed on 10/05/15. Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #41-15/16 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 10/20/18. Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #42-15/16 – Ward Clerk Pro-Tempore, District Two appointing Robert Morency for the November 3, 2015 General Election. Passage requires majority vote.

E.      Consent Calendar

12.   STREET CLOSING - Melinda Hull of 22 Grand Street is requesting closure of 6 Grand Street to 40 Grand Street for a neighborhood block party, Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Passage requires majority vote.

F.       Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.      Public Hearings and Action

H.      Action on Old and New Business

13.   ORDER #43-15/16 – Accepting miscellaneous donations.  Passage requires majority vote.

14.   ORDER #44-15/16 - Setting the time for opening the polls for the November 3, 2015 General Election.  Passage requires majority vote.

15.   ORDER #45-15/16 – Authorizing the City Manager to sign a collective bargaining agreement with the South Portland Police Command and Supervisory Unit for the period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

16.   ORDER #46-15/16 – Authorizing the City Manager to sign a license agreement with Portland Pipe Line Corporation for property used as an access to Kaler School. Passage requires majority vote.

17.   ORDER #47-15/16 – Amending the Traffic Schedule regarding stop signs on Stanford Street at the intersection with High Street.  Passage requires majority vote.

18.   ORDER #48-15/16 – Amending the Traffic Schedule establishing 30-minute parking from 562-568 Main Street.   Passage requires majority vote.

19.   ORDER #49-15/16 – Award of sole source bid to Rubb Building Systems, of Sanford, ME, for the purchase and installation of a temporary storage building for the Fire and Police Departments.  Passage requires majority vote.

20.   ORDER #50-15/16 – Authorizing the City’s participation in submitting an application for and accepting a 2016 DriveSober Maine grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety to be used by the Police Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

I.        Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

J.       Councilor’s Round Robin

K.      Executive Session

A motion may be made to go into executive session pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A., §405 (6)(a), evaluation of City Manager.

Note:  Items may be added to or deleted from the tentative agenda.  Copies of amended agenda may be obtained from the City Clerk.  Amendments, if any, appear on attachments to the tentative agenda.

In the event the Council determines that it may not reach all agenda items by 11:00 P.M., it may postpone some items to a subsequent meeting.  Postponement is not required, and the Council may take up agenda items after 11:00 P.M.  Any items postponed to the next meeting will normally be scheduled ahead of subsequently scheduled agenda items.