[Cleveland City Council]

Chair: Kevin J. Kelley
Members: Dona Brady; Anthony Brancatelli; Phyllis E. Cleveland; Kevin Conwell; Brian J. Cummins; TJ Dow; Jeffrey D. Johnson; Kenneth L. Johnson; Brian Kazy; Martin J. Keane; Kerry McCormack; Mamie J. Mitchell; Michael D. Polensek; Terrell H. Pruitt; Zachary Reed; Matthew Zone


Department of Finance
Res. No. 645-16
By Council Member Kelley (by departmental request)
To adopt and declare a Tax Budget for the City of Cleveland for the year 2017 and submit it to the County Budget Commission as required by State Law, Chapter 5705 of the Revised Code.
Remarks by Director of Finance Department: See Legislation.

Department of Human Resources
Ord. No. 650-16
By Council Member Kelley (by departmental request)
Approving the collective bargaining agreement with the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council; and to amend Section 48 of Ordinance No. 323-15, passed March 30, 2015, as amended by Ordinance No. 858-15, passed August 19, 2015, relating to compensation for various classifications.
Remarks by Director of Human Resources Department: See Legislation.

Department of Building and Housing
Ord. No. 575-16
By Council Members Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Building and Housing to apply for and accept a grant from Environmental Health Watch for the Build Health Challenge Program.
Remarks by Director of Building and Housing Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Department of Community Development
Ord. No. 558-16
By Council Members Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Appropriating Community Development Block Grant funds and Emergency Solutions Grant funds for expenses of the Senior Homeowners Assistance Program (SHAP), CHORE, and Homeless Services Programs.
Estimated Cost: $340,000
Remarks by Director of Community Development Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Department of Economic Development
Ord. No. 560-16
By Council Members Zone, Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
To amend the title and the fifth whereas clause of Ordinance No 756-14, passed June 9, 2014, relating to one or more agreements with Samco Properties, Ltd., for the exchange of properties necessary for the Shoppes of Clifton development.
Remarks by Director of Economic Development Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Department of Public Safety
Ord. No. 666-16
By Council Member McCormack
To supplement the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland, Ohio, 1976, by enacting new Sections 699B.01 to 699B.05 relating to designated outdoor refreshment areas; and to amend Section 617.07 of the codified ordinances, as amended by Ordinance No. 1011-95, passed August 23, 1995, relating to open containers.
Remarks by Director of Public Safety Department: See Legislation.

Department of Public Works
Ord. No. 632-16
By Council Members K. Johnson and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into one or more contracts with Case Western Reserve University to provide a youth summer sports, nutrition, health, and life skills development program for 2016 under the National Youth Sports Program.
Estimated Cost: $150,000
Remarks by Director of Public Works Department: See Legislation.

Ord. No. 633-16
By Council Members K. Johnson and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to employ one or more professional consultants to provide security services at various indoor and outdoor recreation facilities, including but not limited to, outdoor pools, recreation centers, and various surrounding play areas, for a period not to exceed one year.
Estimated Cost: $600,000
Remarks by Director of Public Works Department: See Legislation.

City Planning Commission
Ord. No. 30-16
By Council Members Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
To supplement the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland, Ohio, 1976, by enacting new Section 337.251 relating to limited lodging in residence districts; to amend various sections of Chapter 193; and to supplement the chapter by enacting new Section 193.121 relating to transient occupancy tax.
Remarks by Director of City Planning Commission: See Legislation.
Remarks by Director of Law Department: There is no legal objection to the passage of this legislation if amended.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Res. No. 584-16
By Council Members McCormack, Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Appointing an assessment equalization board to hear objections to estimated assessments with respect to the continuation and expansion of the Ohio City – Cleveland Business Improvement District and the comprehensive services plan for safety, maintenance and other services to be provided for the District, and declaring an emergency.
Remarks by Director of City Planning Commission: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Department of Public Utilities
Ord. No. 545-16
By Council Members Pruitt and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Utilities to enter into one or more contracts without competitive bidding with OPEX Corporation for the purchase of up to three mail machines and up to six scanners; authorizing the Director to enter into one or more contracts with BancTec, Inc. to upgrade existing related hardware and software and to interface it with the OPEX equipment, for the Division of Fiscal Control, Department of Public Utilities.
Estimated Cost: $372,759
Remarks by Director of Public Utilities Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON UTILITIES.

Ord. No. 572-16
By Council Members Pruitt and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Utilities to enter into one or more agreements with National Urban Fellows to support the placement of a fellow under the program within the Division of Water, Department of Public Utilities, for the classes of 2016 and 2017.
Estimated Cost: $140,000
Remarks by Director of Public Utilities Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON UTILITIES.

Ord. No. 578-16
By Council Members McCormack, Polensek, Conwell, Pruitt, and Kelley (by departmental request)
Appropriating bond funds to be certified to two on-going public improvement by requirement contracts entered into under the authority of Sections 129.291 and 129.292 of the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland, Ohio, 1976, and three contracts in the process of completion, for sewer-related projects, for the Division of Water Pollution Control, Department of Public Utilities; and to amend Section 4 of Ordinance No. 991-14, passed November 17, 2014, relating to the public improvement of rehabilitating and replacing the Rockwell Avenue area sewer, the Rosecliff Avenue area sewer, and Massie Avenue area sewer, including but not limited to manholes and catch basins, to add bond funding.
Remarks by Director of Public Utilities Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON UTILITIES.

Ord. No. 579-16
By Council Members Pruitt and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Utilities to enter into new or restated water service agreements with the City of Cleveland Heights for the purpose of transitioning Cleveland Heights from a Master Meter Community to a Direct Service Community; to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into contracts to reimburse Cleveland Heights or to receive reimbursement from Cleveland Heights for various services related to the transition for a period not to exceed one year; to approve rates and charges for water service and to amend Section 535.04 of the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland, Ohio, 1976, as amended by Ordinance No. 778-06, passed June 5, 2006, relating to water service rates, fees, and charges; and authorizing a transition agreement with Cleveland Heights and a pre-payment contract with University Heights.
Remarks by Director of Public Utilities Department: See Legislation.
Remarks by Director of Law Department: There is no legal objection to the passage of this legislation if amended.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON UTILITIES.

Department of Economic Development
Ord. No. 623-16
By Council Members Polensek, Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Economic Development to enter into an Enterprise Zone Agreement with LaSalle AMC TCE, LLC, or its designee, to provide for tax abatement for certain real property improvements as an incentive to develop the LaSalle Arts & Media Center at 819-829 East 185th Street in the Cleveland Area Enterprise Zone.
Remarks by Director of Economic Development Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Ord. No. 629-16
By Council Members McCormack, Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Commissioner of Purchases and Supplies to acquire and re-convey properties presently owned by 925 Euclid Ave LLC, or its designees, located at 925 Euclid Avenue for the purpose of entering into the chain-of-title prior to the adoption of tax increment financing legislation authorized under Section 5709.41 of the Revised Code; and authorizing an agreement with 925 Euclid Avenue LLC, or its designees.
Remarks by Director of Economic Development Department: See Legislation.

Ord. No. 647-16
By Council Members Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Economic Development to enter into an agreement with the National Development Council, or its designee, to provide economic development assistance to provide partial funding of the Capital Access Fund of Greater Cleveland.
Remarks by Director of Economic Development Department: See Legislation.
Estimated Cost: $50,000
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Department of Public Health
Ord. No. 541-16
By Council Members Cummins and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Health to apply for and accept a grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security for FY 2017 Biowatch Program.
Remarks by Director of Public Health Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

Ord. No. 543-16
By Council Members Cummins and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Health to apply for and accept a grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment for the Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals Program; and authorizing the Director to enter into one or more contracts with FrontLine Service to implement the grant.
Remarks by Director of Public Health Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

Ord. No. 549-16
By Council Members Cummins and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the purchase by one or more requirement contracts of cremation services for indigent dead, for the Division of Health, Department of Public Health, for a term of two years, with two one-year options to renew, exercisable by the Director of Public Health.
Remarks by Director of Public Health Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

Ord. No. 570-16
By Council Members Cummins, Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Health to enter into contracts with various agencies or entities to provide AIDS-related services; authorizing the employment of one or more professional consultants to provide evaluation services; and authorizing the Director to enter into one or more contracts with various agencies, entities, or individuals to implement the grant.
Estimated Cost: $284,393
Remarks by Director of Public Health Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEES ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Ord. No. 571-16
By Council Members Cummins, Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Public Health to enter into one or more contracts with various agencies or entities to provide AIDS-related services, in conjunction with the HOPWA Grant; and authorizing the employment of one or more professional consultants to provide evaluation services.
Estimated Cost: $961,896
Remarks by Director of Public Health Department: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEES ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Office of Capital Projects
Ord. No. 430-16
By Council Members McCormack, K. Johnson, Brancatelli and Kelley (by departmental request)
To appropriate property for the public purpose of constructing and maintaining a sewer along Scranton Road for the Scranton/Carter Road Rehabilitation project.
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED BY COMMITTEES ON MUNICIPAL SERVICES AND PROPERTIES & DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY.

Ord. No. 505-16
By Council Members K. Johnson and Brancatelli (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Capital Projects to issue a permit to 1220 Playhouse Square LLC. to encroach into the public right-of-way of Brownell Court by installing, using, and maintaining a pedestrian bridge.
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.

Res. No. 546-16
By Council Members Dow, K. Johnson and Brancatelli (by departmental request)
Declaring the intent to vacate a portion of the first un-named alley North of Superior Avenue N.E., West of East 25th Street, now known as Perry Court.
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.

Res. No. 547-16
By Council Members McCormack, K. Johnson and Brancatelli (by departmental request)
Declaring the intent to vacate a portion of West 21st Street (16.50 feet wide) and a portion of Franklin Avenue N.W. (60.00 feet wide).
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.

Ord. No. 624-16
By Council Members K. Johnson and Kelley (by departmental request)
To amend Section 4 of Ordinance No. 912-07, passed June 11, 2007, relating to the 2006 Bridge Maintenance Program to add additional funding sources.
Estimated Cost: $500,000
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.

Ord. No. 626-16
By Council Members K. Johnson and Kelley (by departmental request)
To amend Section 4 of Ordinance No. 1325-14, passed November 17, 2014, relating to the public improvement of repairing and constructing improvements to City right-of-ways, including but not limited to roadways, bus pads, sidewalks, driveway aprons, curbs, curb ramps, brick streets, and appurtenances, to add additional funding sources.
Estimated Cost: $10,000,000
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.

Ord. No. 658-16
By Council Members K. Johnson and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Capital Projects to employ one or more professional consultants to provide various architectural, engineering, testing, and related services needed for various capital improvement projects, for the Division of Architecture and Site Development, Office of Capital Projects, on an as-needed basis.
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.

Ord. No. 661-16
By Council Members K. Johnson and Kelley (by departmental request)
Authorizing the Director of Capital Projects to make alterations and modifications in Contract No. PI 2015-11 with Vandra Brothers Construction, Inc. for the rehabilitation of Lorain Avenue, for the Office of Capital Projects.
Estimated Cost: $415,872
Remarks by Director of Office of Capital Projects: See Legislation.