Commissioners Regular Meeting Jan. 17

January 13th, 2020

The Commissioners Regular Meeting is scheduled for Friday, January 17, 2020, immediately following the Special Meeting at 3 p.m., in the City Hall Commissioners Room on the second floor. The meeting agenda includes:

Items on the Commissioners' agenda which are considered routine and non-controversial are marked with an asterisk (*) and will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commissioners. There will not be any separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commissioners so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the consent agenda and considered a separate item.

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence (relating to agenda items only)

5. Consider a vote of the Commissioners to accept the consent agenda.

6. Approval of Minutes*

  • Executive Sessions held on September 19, 2019, and December 20, 2019
  • Regular Meetings held on April 24, 2019, October 18, 2019, November 15, 2019, and December 20, 2019
  • Special Meetings held on October 19, 2018, September 19, 2019, and December 20, 2019
  • Special Workshop Meeting held on December 7, 2018
  • Workshop Meetings held on March 5, 2018, and May 7, 2018

7. City Manager's Report

A. Street Aid Expenditure

8. City Solicitor's Report

9. Departmental Reports

A. Building & Licensing

B. Communications

C. Financial

D. Fire

E. Police

10. Board & Commission Reports

A. Board of Adjustment

B. Parks & Shade Tree Commission

C. Planning Commission

11. Committee Reports

A. Animal Issues

B. Bandstand/Convention Hall/Special Events

C. Boardwalk & Beach

D. Environment

E. Law Oversight

F. Mayor's Advisory Committee on Trees

G. Parking Advisory

H. Streets & Transportation

12. Liaison Reports

A. Chamber of Commerce

B. Historical Society

C. Main Street

D. Senior Center

13.**Old Business

A. Further discussion and possible vote on amendments to Chapter 88 - Animals of the Municipal Code.

B. Consideration and possible vote on acceptance of bid recommendation for construction of Canal Dock Project.

C. Further discussion on possible ordinance to reflect any discrepancies with interpretation of gross floor area for commercial and residential.

13. New Business

A. Presentation by Bandstand/Convention Hall/Special Events Committee on Convention Center proposed strategy and key investments.

14. Commissioner Comments

15. Determine future meeting dates.

16. Citizen Comment

17. Adjournment


[Time may not allow for consideration of all agenda items.]

Citizen comment regarding Old Business and New Business will be heard during each agenda topic after discussion by the Commissioners or at the discretion of the Chair.  Speakers shall state their name and address.  Comments are limited to three (3) minutes or at the discretion of the Chair.  Comments on non-agenda items will be heard under "Citizen Comment".

Correspondence (relating to agenda items) and any additional documents relating to agenda items must be submitted no later than two full business days prior to the date and time of Commissioner meetings.

** Item 13 - "Presentation by Dee Durham of Plastic Free Delaware regarding plastics" was removed from the agenda and will be rescheduled at a later date.

***For additional information or special accommodations, please call (302) 227-6181 (TDD Accessible) 24-hours prior to the meeting.

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