Presentation on theme: "PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD If you would like to address the Mayor and City Council during the Public Comment section on Tonights Agenda, please record your."— Presentation transcript:
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD If you would like to address the Mayor and City Council during the Public Comment section on Tonights Agenda, please record your name and address on the sign-up sheet located at the table on the side of the Council room. Please note that public comments are limited to five (5) minutes per speaker.
Certificates, Awards and Presentations Presentation of the Healthy Community Challenge 2012 Award to the Cumberland Team from Barry Ronan, CEO of the Western Maryland Health System.
Directors Report Police Department monthly report for June, Utilities Division monthly report for June 2012.
Approval of Minutes Approval of the regular session minutes of May 22, Approval of the minutes of the closed administrative sessions of May 8 and May 15, 2012.
Ordinances Ordinance (1st reading) - enacting Section 11-2 of the Code to regulate the use of bicycle storage lockers to preclude unintended and improper use of the lockers.
Bicycle Storage Regulations Recommended by Bicycle Advisory Commission Limits use to storage of bicycles, bicycle accessory equipment and bicyclists carry-on luggage Sets use period from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM Authorized CPD to remove non-compliant items
Bike Locker Regulations
Ordinances Ordinance (1st reading) - to repeal and reenact certain sections of the Housing Code to address issues pertaining to state lead paint laws, rental unit inspections, landlord/tenant communication, increased fees for late rental registration, and un-mandating landlord course training.
Housing Code Revisions Reverts back to required City inspections based on change in occupancy. Adds increasing fee schedule for unpaid licenses. Except for imminent dangers, requires written notice of non-compliant conditions 10-days prior to formal complaint. Corrects typographical and grammatical errors.
Ordinances Ordinance (1st reading) - to provide for the regulation of planting and locating ornamental grasses and bamboo.
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo Limits growth area to defined garden or landscaping areas by requiring installation of appropriate growth barriers Prohibits growth or spread onto adjoining properties Restricts such plantings from minimum setback areas as defined by the City Zoning Ordinance
Resolutions Resolution supporting the Allegany College of Maryland Foundation's application to the MD Department of Housing and Community Development for tax credits to support the provision of scholarships and tuition assistance to financially deserving students.
Resolutions Resolution approving the application and receipt of financing for FY13 Community Legacy Projects in the amount of $316,875.
Community Legacy Application 19 Frederick Street redevelopment = $100,000 -ADA Improvements -Shared improvements with future tenant CNHS Land Bank = $200,000 -Elimination of blight -Neighborhood enhancement -Strategic conveyance of property Residential Tree Planting = $16,875 -Fosters Urban Tree Canopy Program Implementation -Reaches goal of 150 trees in North End
Resolutions Resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of a General Obligation Installment Bond entitled, "Mayor and City Council of Cumberland Water Quality Bond, Series 2012," in the principal amount of $152,000 to be used for the public purpose of financing or reimbursing costs associated with the planning and design of a combined sewage overflow facility near the WWTP, and providing for related costs, terms, and disbursement of the bond.
Orders Order authorizing the execution of an Employment Agreement with Eugene M. Kight for the position of Code Enforcement Officer in the Special Taxing District for the period July 13, July 13, 2013.
Orders Order authorizing the Chief of Police to accept a Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention Grant, entitled "Monitoring Support," in the amount of $20,470 to be used for police overtime to monitor sex offender compliance.
Orders Order authorizing the Chief of Police to accept a Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention grant, entitled "Safe Streets," in the amount of $180,000 to be used for police overtime, equipment, and temporary support positions to be used in a multi- agency effort to identify and apprehend offenders.
Orders Order authorizing the Chief of Police to accept a Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention grant entitled "Overtime Support," in the amount of $10,000 to be used for police overtime targeted towards gun violence reduction.
Orders Order authorizing the disbursement of $55,500 in hotel/motel funding for FY2013 to various community and non- profit organizations.
Hotel / Motel Tax Funding ACIT Allegany Arts Council Allegany County Historical Society Allegany County Museum Allegany County Tourism BW Girls Invitational Tournament Cumberland Theatre Great Allegany Run (GAR) Miss University City Mountain Maryland Trails Mountainside Baroque New Embassy Theatre Queen City Performing Arts/Windsor Hall Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Total 4,000 6,600 1,500 5,700 1,900 2,500 3,100 1, , ,200 2,000 19,700 55,500
Letters, Petitions Letter from Michelle Cage requesting a donation to the Centre Street United Methodist Church in support of the Centre Street Playground summer program.
Letters, Petitions Letter from Greg Gossard, Principal, The Hampstead Companies, requesting a Payment in Lieu of Taxes for property tax reduction for Old Towne Manor located on East Oldtown Road. Hampstead intends to undertake rehabilitation of the property resulting in approximately $4,400,000 of construction costs and is requesting an annual tax reduction of $100/unit for a term of 42 years.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD If you would like to address the Mayor and City Council during the Public Comment section on Tonights Agenda, please record your name and address on the sign-up sheet located on the speakers podium in the front of the Council room. Please note that public comments are limited to five (5) minutes per speaker.