The Niagara Reporter

Agenda for Niagara Falls City Council Meeting on January 17th, 2018

NIAGARA FALLS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA FOR JANUARY 17, 2018 COUNCIL CHAMBERS COUNCIL CHAMBERS
6:00 P.M.
COUNCIL MEMBERS
KENNEDY
SCOTT
TOMPKINS
VOCCIO
TOUMA
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PRAYER
CHAIRMAN TOUMA
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Approval of Minutes from the Council Meeting of December 26, 2017 and the Organizational Meeting of January 1, 2018
Seth Piccirillo, Director of Community Development, 2018 City Park Investments and Niagara Falls Complete Streets Policy
ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATE
REVIEW OF AGENDA ITEMS
PUBLIC SPEAKERS (SEE NOTE ON LAST PAGE)
1.
AGENDA ITEMS
2.
FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMUNITY
LEGISLATIVE MEETING
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
FROM THE CITY CLERK
1.
City Clerk Claim Report for the Month of December 2017
2.
City Clerk’s Report for the Month of December 2017
ITEMS FOR COUNCIL ACTION
FROM THE MAYOR
3.
Approval of contract to Zoladz Construction Co. for Grinding, Chipping & Removal of Wood/Leaf waste
4.
Approval of participation in Niagara County Drug Task Force
5.
Approval of extension of Agreement for Grant Writing Services
6.
Approval Agreement with Niagara County Office for the Aging
7.
Mayor’s Approval of Resolution 2017
8.
Approval to Settle and Pay Claim of Geico General Insurance Co. in the amount of $1643.60
9.
Relative to the appointment of City Council Secretary
BY : Council Members Kennedy, Scott, and Chairman Touma
10.
Relative to Date Change for Scheduled Council Meeting
BY: Council Chairman Touma
11.
Relative to Amending Chapter 171 of the Codified Ordinances entitled “Benefits of Employees not covered by Collective Bargaining Agreements”
BY: Council Member Tompkins
12.
Relative to reducing the salary of the Mayor of the City of Niagara Falls effective January 1, 2020
BY: Council Members Kennedy, Tompkins, Voccio
13.
Relative to calling upon the Administration to reduce expenses for Calendar Years 2018 and 2019
BY: Council Members Tompkins, Voccio and Chairman Touma
14.
Relative to amending Chapter 170 of the Codified Ordinances entitled “Compensation for City Council Members”
BY: Council Members Tompkins, Voccio
15.
Relative to compensation for Residents and Rate Payers adversely affected by Water Line Breaks
BY: Council Member Kennedy and Chairman Touma
16.
Relative to calling upon Elected Officials in the City of Niagara Falls to reduce their salaries
BY: Council Members Tompkins, Voccio
17.
Relative to support of City of Niagara Falls Applications to the
Niagara River Greenway Commission
BY: All Council Members
18.
Relative for support of the Niagara Falls City School District’s Application to the John R. Oshei Foundation for the Hyde Park Inclusionary Play Project
BY: All Council Members
ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING
NOTE:
The Chairman will enable members of the public to speak on any topic of concern to the welfare of the City for a time not to exceed five (5) minutes for each person; he may limit the numbers of speakers on a topic or agenda item or the overall public speak ing time if the same will unduly delay the commencement of the agenda.