Name of Body:  City Council
Tentative Agenda for the Meeting of:  April 17, 2018
Meeting Begins: 7:00 P.M   
Location:  City Hall Council Chambers


A.  Roll Call

B.  Acceptance of Minutes

C.  Communications from the City Manager

   Dedication of Council Lectern – handmade by Richard Reed former Parks and Recreation Employee

   Annual South Portland Earth Day Litter Cleanup (April 21)

D.  Reports from Boards and Committees

      Bike - Ped Committee - March Minutes

      Business Licenses New & Renewals - March 2018

      Disorderly Housing Report - March 2018

      Energy & Recycling Minutes Jan. - Feb. 2018

      GA Reports Jan. - March 2018    

E.  Petitions and Communications

F.  Appointment Calendar

1.  ORDER #118-17/18 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Five (Dowling)  for an unexpired term which expires on May 5, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

2.  ORDER #119-17/18 – Community Development Advisory Committee, District One (Morgan) for a term which expires on January 15, 2021.  Passage requires majority vote.

3.  ORDER #138-17/18 – Civil Service Commission, District One (Morgan) for a term which expires on March 1, 2023.  Passage requires majority vote.

4.  ORDER #155-17/18 – Planning Board, District Three (Rose), for a term which expires April 1, 2021.  Passage requires majority vote.

5.  ORDER #157-17/18 – Economic Development Committee, District One (Morgan), appointing  David Wakelin for a term which expires March 23, 2021.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.  ORDER #166-17/18 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Four (Cohen) for an unexpired term which expires October 10, 2020.  Passage requires majority vote.

7.  ORDER #167-17/18 – Appointing Claude Morgan to the Greater Portland Council of Governments’ (GPCOG) Regional Voice Committee.  Passage requires majority vote.

8.  ORDER #168-17/18 – Appointing members to the Community Climate Adaptation and Action Plan (CAAP) Joint Steering Committee.  Passage requires majority vote.   

9.  ORDER #169-17/18 – Appointment of Democratic, Republican, Green Independent, Libertarian, and Unenrolled Election Clerks for a two (2) year term.

G.  Consent Calendar

10. ORDER #170-17/18 – Granting street closure of Hinckley Drive from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on August 11, 2018 for the Art in the Park event.   

11. ORDER #171-17/18 – Setting 7:00 AM as the opening time of the polls for the June 12, 2018 State Primary/Referendum and School Budget Validation Referendum Election.   

    Passage of Consent Calendar requires majority vote.

H. Citizen Discussion (First Part)

I.  Public Hearings and Action

12. ORDER #172-17/18 – Granting Bobs LLC, DBA Coppersmith Restaurant, 671 Main Street, a Food Establishment with Liquor License. Passage requires majority vote.  

13. ORDER #173-17/18 - Granting Bobs LLC, DBA Coppersmith Restaurant, 671 Main Street, a Special Amusement without Dancing License.  Passage requires majority vote.    

J.  Action on Old and New Business

14. RESOLVE #24-17/18 – Adopting a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions citywide 80% by 2050 and transitioning to 100% clean energy for municipal operations by 2040.  Passage requires majority vote.

15. ORDER #174-17/18 - Amending the Traffic Schedule regarding no parking on the westerly side of  Elm Street for 120 feet from intersection.  Passage requires majority vote.

16. RESOLVE #25-17/18 - Approving an Appropriation Transfer Resolve for FY2018 to fund a Planning Study for HVAC and Systems/Controls Improvements and a Hazardous Building Materials Study.  Passage requires majority vote. 

17. ORDER #175-17/18 -  Award of Bid #45-18 to Thomas Simpson, Inc, of 5 Fairlawn Avenue, South Portland, ME, for the lease of the Portland Street Pier.  Passage requires majority vote.

18. ORDER #176-17/18 – Authorizing the method of sale of a tax acquired parcel of land at 75 Sunset Avenue (Tax Map 53, Lot 58A) as a negotiated sale to the four abutting property owners pursuant to Sec. 2-171(2)(a)(4) of the Code of Ordinances. Passage requires majority vote. 

19. ORDER #177-17/18 – Appealing the Public Works Director’s denial of three curb cuts on Park Avenue and Bowdoin Avenue for One Duval Properties and A & M Ventures, LLC.  Passage requires majority vote.

20. ORDER #178-17/18 – Amending the City’s Master Fee Schedule of License, Permit, Inspection, and Application Fees regarding the fee structure for Coin Operated Machine licenses.  Passage requires majority vote.

21. ORDINANCE #19-17/18 – Amending  Chapter 2, “Administration and Legislation,” regarding Ad hoc Committees.  First reading.  Passage requires majority vote.

22. ORDER #179-17/18 -  Purchase of City street lights from Central Maine Power (CMP).  Passage requires majority vote.

23. ORDER #180-17/18 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority

K. Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

L. Councilor’s Round Robin

M. Executive Session

N. Adjournment