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COMMON COUNCIL - City of Syracuse

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                                        COMMON COUNCIL
                                              of the
                                        CITY OF SYRACUSE

                               REGULAR MEETING – DECEMBER 6, 2010

                                            1:00 P.M.


  1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

  2. Invocation

  3. Roll Call

  4. Minutes - November 22, 2010

  5. Public Hearing - Relative to Agenda Item #10 “Approve - The Greater Syracuse Urban
     Renewal Plan as recommended by the Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency (SURA)
     pursuant to applicable sections of New York General Municipal Law. SURA, applicant,
     c/o DNBD.” (Public Hearing to be held on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 1:00 P.M.)

     Public Hearing - Relative to Agenda Item #32, “Authorize - The Facility Use and
     Lease Agreement with M&L Trucking Services, Inc. for the use of 539.94 square feet
     of office space at Syracuse Hancock International Airport, for the period of January 1,
     2011-December 31, 2011 at the monthly rental rate of $1,000.” (Public Hearing to be
     held on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 1:00 P.M.)

  6. Petitions

  7. Committee Reports

  8. Communications

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     NEW BUSINESS
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BY PRESIDENT ROBINSON:

9. Resolution - Approving the Appointment of Various Persons as Commissioners of
   Deeds for 2011- 2012.
BY COUNCILOR JOY:

10. Approve - The Greater Syracuse Urban Renewal Plan as recommended by the
    Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency (SURA) pursuant to applicable sections of New York
    General Municipal Law. SURA, applicant, c/o DNBD. (Public Hearing to be held on
    Monday, December 6, 2010 at 1:00 P.M.)

11. Resolution - Requesting the Corporation Counsel to a) review and amend the Living
    Wage Ordinance and b) apply the Living Wage Ordinance as currently written and as
    may be amended, to the Airport Authority, if/once it is created.


BY COUNCILOR KESSNER:

12. Amend - The Revised Ordinances of the City of Syracuse, Chapter 27, entitled The
    Property Conservation Code of the City of Syracuse, Article 9 entitled Rental Registry,
    to change the certification from a Card to a Certificate, change the term from 3 to 2
    years, change the fee structure and outline qualifications for Preferred Landlords. Also
    to allow the Division of Code Enforcement to focus their efforts on non-complying
    property owners who have previously received Rental Registry Cards to affirm that the
    property remains up to the state and local building codes.

13. Amend - The Revised Ordinances of the City of Syracuse, Chapter 27, entitled The
    Property Conservation Code of the City of Syracuse, to add a new Article 10 entitled
    Property Management Registry. The purpose of this is to outline the registration
    process, assign fees, and delineate penalties to ensure investor-owners are protected
    from abuses of unlicensed property managers under NYS law.

14. Authorize - The extension of the lease with the Northeast Community Center, Inc., at
    City owned property, 716 Hawley Avenue, through December 31, 2011 to ensure that
    programming continues and allows pending financing from other sources.

15. Contract - With N. Harris Computer Corporation, the parent company of Municipal
    Software, for a Web-based Application Software Package to replace the window-based
    system increasing operating efficiency thereby reducing operational costs, this includes
    maintenance, on behalf of the DNBD. Total cost not to exceed $311,525 funding
    approved by Ord. #490-10. The Mayor has waived the RFP Process.

16. Sell - All right, title and interest of the City of Syracuse in and to the premises known as
    326 Spring Street and Curtis Street, an apartment house and garage, to Holiday Court
    of Syracuse LLC for the total sum of $52,650.

17. Sell - Through the Vacant Structure for Non-Profits Program all right, title and interest
    of the City of Syracuse in and to the premises known as 710 Otisco Street, (2) wood
    houses, to Home Headquarters, Inc. for the total sum of $151.



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18. Local Law - Of the City of Syracuse, to convey property known as: strip of park land at
    the north-west corner of Upper Onondaga Park, as detailed in Appendix “A”, to Paul
    Root for the total sum of $3,175.


BY COUNCILOR DENNO:

19. Agreement - With Greener Corners to provide and install up to 50 recycling and litter
    receptacles in the BID and supply public awareness regarding recycling for the period
    of three years. There is no cost to the City. Greener Corners will establish a revenue
    stream through advertising and/or sponsorship placed on the receptacles and provide
    the City with 3% of gross revenue in year one, (estimated at $2,000) 6% in year two
    (estimated at $6,000) and 9% (estimated at $10,500) in year three. The D.P.W. is
    responsible for disposal.

20. Bond Ordinance - Authorizing the issuance and sale of bonds of the City of Syracuse to
    be used to defray the cost of the purchase of 2010/2011 Public Works capital
    equipment. Total amount not to exceed $1,690,000.

21. Authorize - The purchase of 2010/2011 capital equipment, on behalf of the Department
    of Public Works, as detailed in Attachment “A”. Total cost not to exceed $1,690,000 of
    which $120,000 is reimbursable through a NYSERDA grant. Total net cost to the City
    not to exceed $1,570,000.

22. Assign - The professional services contract for the Syracuse Interconnect Expansion
    Project (PIN #375285) from TVGA Consultants to Bergmann Associates, PC and
    authorize the City of Syracuse to enter into three-party agreement with TVGA and
    Bergmann in order to facilitate this assignment.

23. Authorize - Supplemental Agreement #3 with Bergmann Associates, PC relative to the
    Syracuse Interconnect Expansion Project for the Lodi Street and North Salina Street
    Corridor and the Geddes Street and West Genesee Street Corridor to advance this
    project and increase the total cost not to exceed from $1,545,328 to $2,745,174.

24. Application & Agreement - To and with (NYSERDA) FlexTECH program for funds in an
    amount not to exceed $21,975, to fund a study of the feasibility of rooftop Solar
    Photovoltaic installations at five facilities: Syracuse Hancock International Airport, the
    Parks Department Headquarters, the Department of Public Works, the Water
    Department Headquarters and the Police Patrol Headquarters. The 50% match of
    $21,975 will be charged to account #01.75921, Public Power Study.

25. Authorize - Participation in the CNY Regional Planning and Development Board’s (CNY
    RPDB) Year-three Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Stormwater Compliance
    Assistance Program to assist the City in meeting the NYS Pollutant Discharge
    Elimination System Stormwater Phase II permit requirements regarding regional public
    education, outreach, training compliance programs and reporting in an efficient manner.
    The City share of $5,000 from Sewer Fund Operating Account



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26. Authorize - Memorandum of Agreement with the CNY Regional Planning and
    Development Board to create the Central New York Intermunicipal Stormwater
    Coalition to assist the City in meeting the NYS Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
    Stormwater Phase II permit requirements.


BY COUNCILORS DENNO AND McMAHON:

27. Agreement - With Caskil LLC, located at 195 Intrepid Lane, to grant temporary access
    to the City’s drainage easement at 181-183 Intrepid Lane. The easement contains a
    swale filled with construction debris inhibiting the water flow from the property located at
    195 Intrepid Lane. Caskil LLC will pay all costs and agrees to maintain the easement
    until the City is able to convey the easement to the benefited lot owners in Brighton Hill
    Business Park. There is no cost to the City.


BY COUNCILOR RYAN:

28. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s
    S.T.E.P. to reduce unsafe driving behaviors for funds in an amount not to exceed
    $37,224 for police overtime and equipment to target aggressive driving. No local match
    is required.

29. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s
    Child Passenger Safety Program for funds in an amount not to exceed $15,000 for
    equipment and child safety seats, check up events and a fitting station. No local match
    is required.

30. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s
    Buckle up New York Program for funds in an amount not to exceed $52,734 for police
    overtime to assure compliance with the use of vehicle occupant restraints. No local
    match is required.

31. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s
    Distracted Driving Enforcement Programs for funds in an amount not to exceed
    $65,000 for police overtime to target the use of cell phones by motorists. No local
    match is required.


BY COUNCILOR HOGAN:

32. Authorize - The Facility Use and Lease Agreement with M&L Trucking Services, Inc. for
    the use of 539.94 square feet of office space at Syracuse Hancock International Airport,
    for the period of January 1, 2011-December 31, 2011 at the monthly rental rate of
    $1,000. (Public Hearing to be held on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 1:00 P.M.)




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33. Agreement - With Faithful & Gould for Independent Fee Estimate Services for Grant
    Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three years
    with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common
    Council. Total cost not to exceed $150,000 charged to Aviation Account #
    04.56100.0.415.

34. Agreement - With LR Kimball for Independent Fee Estimate Services for Grant Eligible
    Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three years with 2
    one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common Council.
    Total cost not to exceed $150,000 charged to Aviation Account #04.56100.0.415.

35. Agreement - With Prudent Engineering for Independent Fee Estimate Services for
    Grant Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three
    years with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common
    Council. Total cost not to exceed $150,000 charged to Aviation Account #
    04.56100.0.415.

36. Agreement - With ARCADIS for General Airport Consulting Services for Grant Eligible
    Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three years with 2
    one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common Council.
    Total cost not to exceed $2,000,000 charged to Aviation Account #04.56100.0.415.

37. Agreement - With ARCADIS for General Airport Consulting Services for Grant Non-
    Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three years
    with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common
    Council. Total cost not to exceed $1,000,000 charged to Aviation Account #
    04.56100.0.415.

38. Agreement - With Clough Harbour and Associates for General Airport Consulting
    Services for Grant Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the
    period of three years with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor
    and the Common Council. Total cost not to exceed $2,000,000 charged to Aviation
    Account #04.56100.0.415.

39. Agreement - With Clough Harbour and Associates for General Airport Consulting
    Services for Grant Non-Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for
    the period of three years with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the
    Mayor and the Common Council. Total cost not to exceed $1,000,000 charged to
    Aviation Account # 04.56100.0.415.

40. Agreement - With C&S Companies for General Airport Consulting Services for Grant
    Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three years
    with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common
    Council. Total cost not to exceed $2,000,000 charged to Aviation Account #
    04.56100.0.415.




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41. Agreement - With C&S Companies for General Airport for Consulting Services for Grant
    Non-Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three
    years with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common
    Council. Total cost not to exceed $1,000,000 charged to Aviation Account #
    04.56100.0.415.

42. Agreement - With William Taylor Architects for General Airport Consulting Services for
    Grant Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of three
    years with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the Common
    Council. Total cost not to exceed $2,000,000 charged to Aviation Account #
    04.56100.0.415.

43. Agreement - With William Taylor Architects for General Airport Consulting Services for
    Grant Non-Eligible Projects at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the period of
    three years with 2 one-year renewal options with the approval of the Mayor and the
    Common Council. Total cost not to exceed $1,000,000 charged to Aviation Account #
    04.56100.0.415.


BY COUNCILOR McMAHON:

44. Amend - The Revised General Ordinances of the City of Syracuse, Chapter 14, Article
    4 and Article XVI of the Traffic Code of the City of Syracuse to create a definition of
    mobile food vendor and mobile vendor stand, add new locations for mobile food
    vendors, make mobile vendor stands subject to the lottery system in place of food
    vendors, add new regulations for food vendors and mobile food vendors and other
    miscellaneous changes.

45. Amend - The Revised General Ordinances of the City of Syracuse, Chapter 16 entitled
    Offenses, Miscellaneous, to add a new Article 7A relative to the licensing of dogs in the
    City of Syracuse.

46. Amend - Ord. #563, (10/09/07), “Purchase w/c/b - From IPT, LLC d/b/a Paylock for
    payment services and booting equipment relative to parking ticket enforcement for the
    period of three years with 2 two-year renewal options. Total cost not to exceed $50 per
    boot application plus 15% of the parking fines collected based on the application of the
    boot.” Amend to authorize the first two-year renewal option for the period of December
    1, 2010-November 30, 2012.

47. Authorize - The Department of Assessment to retain Arrow Appraisal Service to
    appraise the properties located at 3020-3040 and 3060 Erie Blvd. E., 114-122 and 124
    Headson Drive for property tax litigation for the 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12
    Tax Years. Total cost not to exceed $3,800 for a limited, preliminary report, $7,500 for a
    complete trial ready report, $150 per hour for trial preparations and testimony and $75
    per hour for staff.




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48. Authorize - The Department of Assessment to retain Arrow Appraisal Service to
    appraise the property located at 990-996 James Street for property tax litigation for the
    2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12 Tax Years. Total cost not to exceed $3,200 for a limited,
    preliminary report, $6,900 for a complete and trial ready report, $150 per hour for trial
    preparations and testimony and $75 per hour for staff.

49. Authorize - The Department of Assessment to retain appraiser (Ed Pfohl – 308 and 310
    S. Beech St., 119 W. Corning Ave.)

50. Contract - With Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) for the purpose of providing
    application and technology support services to the Department of Finance for the period
    of January 1, 2011-December 31, 2013. Total cost not to exceed $410,052 for the three
    year period. The Mayor has waived the RFP Process.

51. Correct Tax Rolls - (234 W. Lafayette Ave.) For various charges for Tax Year 2010/11.

52. Levy - Onondaga County Tax (Excluding Onondaga County Consolidated Sanitation
    District) for 2011.

53. Levy - Onondaga County Water District Tax for 2011.

54. Levy - Onondaga County Sewer Rent for 2011.


BY COUNCILOR SEALS:

55. Agreement - With Song Mountain Resort for services related to a six-week Instructional
    Downhill Ski and Snowboard program for the period of January 12, 2011-February 16
    2011, on behalf of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs, for six
    weekly (Wednesday) ski lessons and equipment rentals for up to twenty City youth at
    the following rates: $75 for unlimited Wednesday afternoons through the ski season
    and six ski/snowboard instructions sessions; $60 for six-week downhill ski rental (or $10
    per week; $90 for six-week snowboard rental (or $15 per week). Total cost not to
    exceed $3,500 which will be offset through participant fees.

56. Authorize - The Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs to establish
    participant fees related to the six-week Instructional Downhill Ski and Snowboard
    Program at Song Mountain Resort as follows: $75 for unlimited Wednesday afternoons
    through the ski season and six ski/snowboard instructions sessions; $60 for six-week
    downhill ski rental (or $10 per week); $90 for six-week snowboard rental (or $15 per
    week). Scholarship funds are available.

57. Authorize - Payment to the Frankie D Band, under the direction of David Baker, for
    holiday performances at: Fahey Court, December 8, Vinette Towers, December 13, Ida
    Benderson Senior Center, December 15, Valley Vista, December 16, Eastwood
    Heights, December 16 and Ross Towers December 20, 2010. Total cost not to exceed
    $1,800 ($300 each).

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58. Purchase w/c/b - An agreement with St. Andrew’s Parks and Playgrounds, d/b/a eTrak-
    Plus for services related to a Comprehensive Recreation Management Software
    Program for the period of one year with four 1-year renewal options with the approval of
    the Mayor and the Common Council, on behalf of the Department of Parks, Recreation
    and Youth Programs. Total cost not to exceed $1,500 the first year, $1,700 the second
    year, $1,900 the third year, $2,000 the fourth year and $2,100 the fifth year to be
    charged to Capital Account #01.71400.0.415.




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