Eau Claire City Council Meeting – June 27, 2017

 

EAU CLAIRE CITY COUNCIL AGENDA TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 Topics

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL
CONSENT AGENDA
CONSENT RESOLUTION
1. Resolution adopting the Consent Agenda
COMMENDATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
2. Consideration of Commendations and Proclamations and Recognitions
BUSINESS AGENDA
LICENSING
16. Resolution granting a temporary expansion of the Reserve Combination “Class B”
Intoxicating Liquor and Fermented Malt Beverage and a “Class B” Cabaret licensed premise
of Bear Creek Grill, Inc., d/b/a Grizzly’s Wood-Fired Grill & Steaks, 4890 Golf Rd. for a
Crawfish boil event, June 29, 2017.
(Doug Hoffer)
AGREEMENTS
17. Resolution approving the Memo of Understanding between the City of Eau Claire, the Public
Arts Council and Sculpture Tour Eau Claire in regards to a temporary art display for a piece
of artwork at the Parking Ramp on North Barstow Street and Galloway Street.
(Todd Chwala)
18. Resolution approving an amendment to the Agreement with the City of Altoona for Transit
and Para-Transit Services.
(Tom Wagener)
PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS
19. Resolution declaring property along Hamilton Avenue and HWY 37 at
W. Macarthur Avenue (Parcel 15-1078) to be excess land and authorizing the sale of 4,517
square feet of the property to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
(Kristine Basom)
20. Resolution authorizing the sale of property at 3023 8th Street.
(Kristine Basom)
21. . Resolution authorizing the purchase of a section of property south of the right-of-way at
4517 Harless Road for a cul-de-sac.
(Kristine Basom)
BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS
22. Resolution authorizing appropriations adjustments for the 2017 Adopted Capital Budget.
(Because this item amends the budget, a 2/3 vote of the elected members, or eight
affirmative votes, is required for adoption.)
(Josh Solinger)
INITIAL RESOLUTIONS – 2017 CIP BOND SALES
23. Initial Resolutions authorizing 2017 Series A of General Obligation Bonds of the
City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties, Wisconsin not to exceed
$12,580,000 aggregate principal amount for the following purposes:
(Jay Winzenz)

a. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $725,000 aggregate principal amount of
General Obligation Bonds of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties,
Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction, and improvement
of storm water sewer improvements. (Page 89)
b. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $3,710,000 aggregate principal amount of
General Obligation Bonds of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties,
Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction, improvement,
repair and replacement of fire stations. (Page 90)
c. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $3,330,000 aggregate principal amount of
General Obligation Bonds of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties,
Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction, and improvement
of streets and street improvements (including lighting, signage, curbs and gutters) and
street lighting. (Page 91)
d. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $3,445,000 aggregate principal amount of
General Obligation Bonds of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties,
Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction and improvement
of bridge improvements. (Page 92)
e. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $215,000 aggregate principal amount of
General Obligation Bonds of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties,
Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction and improvement
of parks and public grounds, including park equipment. (Page 93)
f. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $1,155,000 aggregate principal amount of
General Obligation Bonds of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties,
Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction and improvement
of community development projects in tax increment financing districts. (Page 94)
24. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $9,555,000 aggregate principal amount of
General Obligation Promissory Notes of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa
Counties, Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction and
improvement of streets and street improvements (including lighting, signage, curbs and
gutters) and street lighting, improvements to public lands and buildings, including City Hall,
public transit equipment and sidewalks.
(Jay Winzenz)
25. Initial Resolution authorizing not to exceed $2,575,000 aggregate principal amount of
Taxable General Obligation Bonds of the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire and Chippewa
Counties, Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction, and
improvement of parks and public grounds, including baseball stadium improvements.
(Jay Winzenz)
DNR GRANT
26. Resolution authorizing the Community Services Department to apply for a Lake
Protection Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for continued Alum
treatments in Half Moon Lake.
(Todd Chwala)
CLIMATE CHANGE
27. Resolution declaring Eau Claire’s commitment to participate in municipal actions that
strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change, recognize the importance of
engagement at all levels of government in this endeavor, and support the objectives of the
Paris Climate Agreement.
(Council Members Kate Beaton and Andrew Werthmann)
ORDINANCES FOR ACTION
ANNEXATIONS
28. Ordinance in accordance with Section 66.0217 Wisconsin Statutes, annexing to the
City of Eau Claire and particularly to the 15th Assessment Ward, 2nd Aldermanic District,
part of Parcel F of Certified Survey Map Number 42, recorded in Volume 1 of Certified
Survey Maps, Pages 41 through 48, and also part of State Highway 93 right-of-way, part of
Old Town Hall Road right-of-way and part of Interstate Highway 94 right-of-way, all being
in part of the NE ¼ – SW ¼, the SE ¼ – NW ¼, the SW ¼ – NE ¼, the SE ¼ – NE ¼ and the
NW ¼ – SE/4, Section 3-26-9, Town of Washington, Eau Claire County, as shown on
Planning Drawing No. 17-2A (ECE, LLC Mega Co-op Petition, located south of I-94 and
east of Hwy 93).
(Per Wisconsin Statutes 66.0217(8), an annexation ordinance requires a two-thirds (2/3)
vote “of the elected members of the governing body”. Therefore, eight (8) affirmative votes
of the eleven (11) elected Council members are required for adoption of an annexation
ordinance.)
(Darryl Tufte)
29. Ordinance in accordance with Section 66.0217 Wisconsin Statutes, annexing to the
City of Eau Claire and particularly to the 11th Assessment Ward, 1st Aldermanic District,
being a part of the NW ¼ – NE ¼, the NE ¼ – NW ¼ and the SE ¼ – NW ¼, Section 10-27-
9, Town of Seymour, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, as shown on Planning Drawing No. 17-
3A (Bechard Petition, located north of LaSalle, east of Abbe Hill Drive).
(Per Wisconsin Statutes 66.0217(8), an annexation ordinance requires a two-thirds (2/3) vote
“of the elected members of the governing body”. Therefore, eight (8) affirmative votes of the
eleven (11) elected Council members are required for adoption of an annexation ordinance.)
(Darryl Tufte)
ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION
ALDERMANIC DISTRICTS
30. Charter Ordinance relating to the City Council and the reapportionment of the Aldermanic
Districts of the City of Eau Claire. (Adoption of a Charter Ordinance requires a two-thirds
(2/3) vote “of the elected members of the governing body”. Therefore, eight (8) affirmative
votes are required of the eleven (11) elected Council members for adoption.)
(Donna Austad)
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Announcements by the City Manager and City Council.
ADJOURNMENT
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