Cortland Common Council Agenda: September 17, 2019

Cortland City Hall

7:00 P.M.  - Call Meeting to Order

- Salute to the Flag of the United States - Public Comments

- Mayor’s Report

- Minutes 

Agenda: 

Item #1 – Presentation by AT&T on cell phone and data service, and FirstNet. (Chief Catalano)

Item #2 – Discussion on the possible options for the City cell phone changes. (Mayor Tobin)

Item #3 – Consideration of a Resolution to accept, recognize and appropriate the following donations to the Youth Bureau. (John McNerney)

Donation Amount Event/Project Budget Line
Lime Hollow Nature $50.00 Porch Fest Sponsor A-7550.5405
Porch Fest Donations $1,436.25 Porch Fest Sponsor A-7550.5405
Total $1,486.25

Item #4 – Consideration of a Resolution to approve the City Police Department to enter into an MOU with the State and Local Task Force. (Chief Catalano)

Item #5 – Consideration of a Resolution to lift the hiring freeze for the Water Dept. (Chris Bistocchi)

Item #6 – Consideration of a Resolution to hire Water Distribution Maintenance Worker in the Water Dept. (Chris Bistocchi)

Item #7 – Consideration of a Resolution for Council to recognize and appropriate the $140,334 revenue in A5010-42680 Insurance Recoveries for non-salvageable DPW Loader and appropriate it total proceeds to A5110.540500. (Chris Bistocchi)

Item #8 – Consideration of a Resolution to lift the hiring freeze to fill an anticipated vacancy in the Fire Department. (DC Friedman)

Item #9 – Consideration of a Resolution to commence with the hiring process to fill two anticipated firefighter position vacancies subsequent to the promotional process specific to Shift Captain and Captain of Training (MTO). (DC Friedman)

Item #10 – Consideration of accepting a purchase offer from RPM Police/Emergency Equipment to purchase property already declared surplus by the Common Council to purchase old, outdated equipment for $915.00, which if accepted and appropriated, would be placed in the Cortland City Police Budget Line A3120.206.00 to go toward the purchase of 2020 Police Vehicles (DC Sandy). 

Item #11 – Consideration of utilizing $90,000.00 from the City Equipment Reserve Fund for the purchase of two 2020 Tahoe’s for the Cortland City Police, so they may be ordered prior to the September deadline, and replacing what funds may be available from the 2020 Police budget A3120.206 in January 2020, once the vehicles are up fitted for use. (DC Sandy)

Item #12 – Consideration of a Resolution to approve the Non-union Employees compensation plan, see attached resolution. (Ric VanDonsel)

Item #13 – Consideration of a Resolution to accept the Mayor's 2020 General Fund Budget as presented to Common Council on September 3, 2019. (Mayor Tobin)

Item #14 – Consideration of a Resolution to accept the Mayor's 2020 Water Fund Budget as presented to Common Council on September 3, 2019. (Mayor Tobin)

Item #15 – Consideration of a Resolution to accept the Mayor's 2020 Waste Water Fund Budget as presented to Common Council on September 3, 2019. (Mayor Tobin)

Item #16 – Set a date for a Public Hearing on October 1, 2019 for Local Law overriding the N.Y.S. imposed Tax Levy limit for fiscal year 2020. (Mayor Tobin)

Item #17 – Discussion on Concrete or asphalt required for non-owner-occupied single-family residence driveways and parking areas. (Mayor Tobin)

Item #18 – Discussion on Holiday décor. (Mayor Tobin)

Item #19 – Discussion and Consideration of a Resolution on Council Attendance, Ethics, duties and responsibilities. (Alderman Bennett)

Item #20 – DRI update (Mayor Tobin) 

Adjournment