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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/10/2017 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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17-1082 1 July 2017 Finance ReportReportReport of the Director of Finance for the month of July 2017.RECEIVED AND FILEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1074 1 August 2017 Engineering EstimatesResolutionResolution approving Engineering Estimates from August 2017.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1081 1 BIlls August 2017ResolutionResolution approving 2017 bills paid in August.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1062 1 August 2017 AppointmentsAppointmentCity of La Crosse Arts Board: Barry McKnight, 424 20th St. S. Fire Station Planning Task Force: Jessica Olson, 1219 Madison St., Doug Happel, 3103 31st St. S., Adam Hatfield, 521 Ferry St., Steven McConaghy, 3020 Ebner Coulee Rd., Ron Tischer, 2541 Edgewood Pl., Leeland (Ken) Gilliam, 2404 30th St. S., Jason Gilman, 316 24th St. N. International Committee: Emelee Volden, 2028 State St. Joint Board of Harbor Commissioners: Curt Wall, 208 19th St. S., Scott Neumeister, 1521 Wood St. Sustainable La Crosse Commission: Cathy Van Maren, 2815 Highland St.CONFIRMEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0944 2 17th Street Neighborhood Greenway - Farnam to State StResolutionReport of Bids and Resolution awarding contract to McHugh Excavating & Plumbing, Inc. in the amount of $1,318,157.00 for the 17th Street-Neighborhood Greenway (Farnam to State Street) project.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1080 1 Losey & Pine Crosswalk projectResolutionReport of Quotes & Resolution awarding contract to Fowler & Hammer, Inc. in the amount of $14,968.00 for the Losey & Pine Crosswalk (Quote) Project.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0893 1 Assessment Technologies of WI, LLC (Market Drive)ResolutionResolution approving agreement with Assessment Technologies of WI, LLC (Market Drive).ADOPTED  Action details Video Video
17-0893 1 Assessment Technologies of WI, LLC (Market Drive)ResolutionResolution approving agreement with Assessment Technologies of WI, LLC (Market Drive).AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0893 1 Assessment Technologies of WI, LLC (Market Drive)ResolutionResolution approving agreement with Assessment Technologies of WI, LLC (Market Drive).APPROVED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1064 1 Reorganize Assessors DeptResolutionResolution approving the reorganization to the table of positions and classifications to merge the Assessors Department functions into the Planning & Development Department.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1065 1 Reorganize Human Resources DeptResolutionResolution approving the reorganization to the table of positions and classifications to merge the Human Resources (HR) Department functions into the Finance Department.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1066 1 Health Risk Assessment VendorResolutionAmended Resolution selecting vendor for administration of employee/retiree Health Risk Assessments for the period of August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-1078 1 Release funds for FPBS remodelResolutionResolution releasing the remainder of funds budgeted for the Fire Prevention & Building Safety Office Remodel project.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0908 1 Rezoning - 807 Johnson StOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Subsection 115-110 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse transferring certain property from the Single Family District to the Public and Semi-Public District allowing for a garden to be used by Hamilton school at 807 Johnson Street.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0912 1 Rezoning - Ferry St (Coulee Council on Addictions)OrdinanceAN AMENDED ORDINANCE to amend Subsection 115-110 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse transferring certain property from the Multiple Dwelling District to the Public and Semi-Public District allowing new development for Coulee Council on Addictions at 923, 927, 929, 935 and 939 Ferry Street.REFERPass Action details Video Video
17-0922 1 Charter Ord - City Clerk positionCharter OrdinanceA CHARTER ORDINANCE to amend Section 1 and to repeal and recreate Section 5 of the Municipal Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse changing the position of City Clerk from an elected position to a position appointed by the Mayor.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0900 1 Fund Balance PolicyResolutionResolution approving City of La Crosse restated Fund Balance Policy.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0982 1 Various Licenses - August 2017ResolutionResolution approving various license applications pursuant to Chapters 4, 6 and/or 10 of the La Crosse Municipal Code for the remainder of license period 2017-18 (August).DIVIDEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0982 1 Various Licenses - August 2017ResolutionResolution approving various license applications pursuant to Chapters 4, 6 and/or 10 of the La Crosse Municipal Code for the remainder of license period 2017-18 (August).REFERPass Action details Video Video
17-0982 1 Various Licenses - August 2017ResolutionResolution approving various license applications pursuant to Chapters 4, 6 and/or 10 of the La Crosse Municipal Code for the remainder of license period 2017-18 (August).ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
17-0916 1 Rezoning - 1300 State Rd 16OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Subsection 115-110 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse transferring certain property from the Commercial District to the Multiple Dwelling District allowing for a new development consisting of five townhomes at 1300 State Road 16.REFERPass Action details Video Video
17-0768 1 Ord Sec. 34-144 for planting and care of trees on the boulevard.OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to repeal and recreate Sec. 34-144 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse regarding regulations for planting and care of trees.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0814 1 1350 Nakomis - annexation ordinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to annex a parcel of land from the Town of Campbell to the City of La Crosse (1350 Nakomis Ave - Uhls).ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0845 1 off-premise parking lotsOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to create Section 115-353(a)(3) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse regarding off-premise parking lots.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0865 1 Airport Board AmendmentOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Section 8-21 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse regarding the Aviation Board membership.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0917 1 Rezoning - 2415 Cass St (Millennial)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Subsection 115-110 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse transferring certain property from the Special Multiple District to the Special Multiple District requesting removal of a pre-existing restrictive covenant at 2415 Cass St.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0918 1 Rezoning - 1002 5th Ave SOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Subsection 115-110 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse transferring certain property from the Low Density Multiple District to the Planned Development District allowing for owner-occupied twindos at 1002 5th Ave. S.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0923 1 City Clerk positionOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to repeal Sections 2-77 and 2-78 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse regarding the position of City Clerk.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0383 1 Lot 8 International Business Park Werner ElectricResolutionResolution authorizing sale of Lot 8 in the La Crosse International Business Park to Werner Electric.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0488 1 Environmental Leadership Forums 10-year Land Management Plan for Bluff and MarshlandResolutionResolution approving the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department Environmental Leadership Forum’s (ELF) ten-year Land Management Plan for the City owned bluff and marshland-Stage 1.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0733 1 2016 Bike Ped CIP SpendingResolutionResolution approving release of 2016-2020 CIP funds for bicycle and pedestrian plan implementation projects.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0767 1 Recreational Trails Aids matching grantResolutionResolution to submit and accept a DNR Recreational Trails Aids matching grant for trail maintenance and rehabilitation.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0802 1 Junk Dealer - Waiver on 1,000 foot requirementResolutionResolution amending Appendix C Fee Schedule to include a fee for Junk Dealer - Waiver of 1,000 foot requirement.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0831 1 Street Dump BoxResolutionResolution approving the purchase of a dump box and snow plow hitch for the Street Department.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0847 1 Cannon Valley Horse Drawn Carriage 2017ResolutionResolution approving Application of Lori A Volden dba Cannon Valley Percherons and Carriages for a Horse Drawn Vehicle License for the remainder of 2017 license year.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0850 1 Hub on 6th TIF AppResolutionResolution approving Tax Incremental Financing application for The Hub on 6th. (Note: The Committee and/or Council may convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stat. 19.85(1) (e) to formulate & update negotiation strategies and parameters. Following such closed session, the Committee and/or Council may reconvene in open session.)ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0860 1 Airport TSA LeaseResolutionResolution authorizing Airport lease agreement with the General Services Administration.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0867 1 Airport Painting DonationResolutionResolution accepting the donation of a framed painting for the airport terminal military lounge.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0876 1 Indicator Signs - Losey BlvdResolutionResolution authorizing the City Engineer to purchase and install four (4) indicator signs on Losey Boulevard and appropriation of funds.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0878 2 2017 Street ReconstructResolutionResolution appropriating addtional funds to the City of La Crosse Highway Department's Concrete (Cement) Account in order to reconstruct additional streets in 2017.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0888 1 King St GreenwayResolutionResolution approving the development of an engineering plan for the King Street Neighborhood Greenway based on the Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s concept plan recommendation.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0891 1 Water Rate review to PSCResolutionResolution authorizing Water Utility to submit water rate review to Wisconsin Public Service Commission.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0892 1 Continued Trail Management ProgramResolutionResolution authorizing the appropriation of funds to continue the Trail Management Program.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0894 1 continued land acquisition and development programResolutionResolution appropriating funds for the continued land acquisition and development program.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0895 1 2017 Corrections - City AssessorResolutionAmended Resolution approving 2017 Communication from the City Assessor relative to corrections of prior year's assessment and tax rolls.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0896 2 Watermain - 17th betw Jackson and Winnebago and betw Market and FerryResolutionResolution authorizing public improvement and levying special assessments against benefited property for the construction of watermain and all appurtenances on 17th Street between Jackson Street and Winnebago Street as well as between Market Street and Ferry Street in La Crosse, Wisconsin.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0906 1 Charmant - Expansion 2017ResolutionResolution approving Application of The Charmant Hotel LLC for an Expansion of Alcohol Beverage License & Street Privilege Permit for special event at 101 State Street on August 18, 2017.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0909 1 2017 Downtown Parking Assessment FinalResolutionAmended Resolution and report of the Board of Public Works on the costs of operating and maintaining the parking system in downtown La Crosse.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0924 1 Pipeline Easement - Northern Natural GasResolutionResolution approving Pipeline Easement with Northern Natural Gas Company.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0934 1 Fees for background checksResolutionResolution amending Appendix C Fee Schedule to increase various fees as a result of charges incurred to the Police Department in conducting background checks.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0943 1 Initial Resolution 15,600 General Obligation (2017)ResolutionInitial Resolution authorizing not exceeding $15,600,000 general obligation bonds of the City of La Crosse.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0950 1 Third party administrators of the City's medical benefit plan for 2018ResolutionResolution approving agreements for third party administrators of the City's medical benefit plan for 2018.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0951 1 Reclassification of Courtesy and Information RepresentativeResolutionResolution approving a reclassification for the position of Courtesy and Information Representative.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0952 1 New positions for 2018 operating budgetResolutionResolution authorizing new positions to the 2018 operating budget.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0954 1 Sale Resolution 15,600,000 General Obligation (2017)ResolutionResolution directing the advertisement and sale of approximately $15,600,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2017-D, of the City of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-1009 2 2018 TID 11 Streetscaping - LightingResolutionResolution authorizing the Engineering Department to purchase TID #11 2018 Streetscaping Lighting Equipment and appropriation of funds.ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0445 1 Rezoning - 410 Wood StOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Subsection 115-110 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse transferring certain property from the Commercial District to the Heavy Industrial District allowing for a vehicle storage lot at 410 Wood Street.NOT ADOPTED  Action details Not available
17-0813 1 1350 Nakomis - Annexation PetitionPetitionPetition for Direct Annexation by Unanimous Approval pursuant to Sec. 66.0217(2), Wis. Stats. of land from the Town of Campbell to the City of La Crosse (1350 Nakomis Ave - Uhls).ACCEPTED AND FILED  Action details Not available
17-1079 1 Status of La Crosse Municipal Harbor, Inc.Status UpdateStatus of La Crosse Municipal Harbor, Inc. f/k/a La Crosse Municipal Boat Harbor, Inc. agreement defaults. (Note: The Committee, Committee of the Whole and/or Council may convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stat. 19.85(1)(g) to confer with legal counsel. Following such closed session, the Committees and/or Council may reconvene in open session.)CLOSED SESSIONPass Action details Video Video
17-0857 1 Delinquencies owed to the CityOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Sections 4-75(7)a. and 4-144(6)a. of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse regarding alcohol beverage licensed premises with delinquencies owed to the City.   Action details Not available
17-0941 1 Alternate Side ParkingOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Section 44-107 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse regarding night parking alternate sides of street.   Action details Not available
17-0953 1 EDA grant application for WWWDB and CRBCResolutionResolution authorizing the City of La Crosse to: (1) Partner with The Western Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, Inc and the Coulee Region Business Center to apply for a Local Technical Assistance Program grant to the U.S. Department of Commerce - Economic Development Administration to fund the preparation of a feasibility study that analyzes future business development service alternatives including workforce training in the Coulee Region Business Center, and (2) Provide $15,000 in unencumbered, unrestricted non-federal cash match for the application.   Action details Not available
17-0966 1 TID 7 Amendment 2ResolutionResolution approving an Amendment to the Project Plan and Boundaries of Tax Incremental District No. 7, City of La Crosse, Wisconsin.   Action details Not available
17-0987 1 CDI grant application submittal to WEDCResolutionResolution authorizing the City of La Crosse to submit an application to Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) for the Community Development Investment (CDI) Grant Program.   Action details Not available
17-0994 1 Ordinance for Provisional Retail LicenseOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to create Secs. 4-50 and 4-115 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse regarding Provisional Retail Licenses.   Action details Not available
17-0995 1 Resolution for fee for Provisional Retail LicenseResolutionResolution amending Appendix C Fee Schedule to establish fee for Provisional Retail License.   Action details Not available
17-1022 1 POL PKU Snow Machine PurchaseResolutionResolution authorizing the Police Department Parking Utility to purchase a snow removal machine for Parking Ramps.   Action details Not available
17-1040 1 Beer Garden Fence Exemption 115-398(d)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE to amend Section 115-398(d) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of La Crosse allowing fences regulated under Section 10-49(2)(b) to be exempt from this section.   Action details Not available
17-1041 1 Single Audit Report as of 12/31/2016ReportCity of La Crosse, Wisconsin Federal and State Single Audit Report as of December 31, 2016.   Action details Not available
17-1042 1 Audited Financial Statements as of December 31, 2016ReportFinancial Statements with Independent Auditors Report as of December 31, 2016.   Action details Not available
17-1045 1 Hazardous Materials Training AgreementResolutionResolution approving a hazardous materials training agreement between the City of La Crosse Fire Department and La Crosse County Hazardous Waste Site.   Action details Not available
17-1053 1 Stop Loss InsuranceResolutionResolution authorizing Human Resources to seek proposals and obtain a binding agreement for 2018 stop loss insurance.   Action details Not available
17-1054 1 Release warehousing restriction in Airport Industrial ParkResolutionResolution approving request to have City release restriction on warehousing at 3089-3101 Airport Rd, previously known as Lot 4 in the Airport Industrial Park.   Action details Not available
17-1056 1 CUP - WTC 8th St NResolutionAmended Resolution approving Application of Western Technical College for a Conditional Use Permit allowing for demolition of structures to create green space at 314 and 320-322 8th St. N. (Note: The Committee and/or Council may convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stat. 19.85(1)(g) to confer with legal counsel with respect to possible litigation. Following such closed session, the Committees and/or Council may reconvene in open session.)   Action details Not available
17-1057 1 Amendment to Floodplain Relief FundingResolutionResolution amending previous Resolution authorizing floodplain relief funding.   Action details Not available
17-1059 1 Release of funds related to Trane All Abilities Park.ResolutionResolution releasing funds related to Trane All Abilities Park.   Action details Not available
17-1060 1 DuraTech IDRB AmendmentResolutionResolution authorizing amendments to $6,660,000 City of La Crosse, Wisconsin Industrial Development Revenue Bonds, Series 2017 (DuraTech Industries, Inc. Project) issued on April 7, 2017.   Action details Not available
17-1061 1 Alley vacation - 21st and VineResolutionResolution approving a partial alley vacation located between 21st Street and Vine Street.   Action details Not available
17-1063 1 Storm Damages July 2017ResolutionAmended Resolution appropriating funds related to the severe storm event of July 19, 2017.   Action details Not available
17-1071 1 CUP - 1223 and 1229 Caledonia St (DnA Vinters)ApplicationResolution granting Application of Diana Hobson dba DnA Vintners for a Conditional Use Permit (amendment) at 1223 and 1229 Caledonia Street allowing for a winery with tasting room.   Action details Not available