Committee Agendas - November 22, 2011

CIVIL SERVICE November 22,2011

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9:45 AM RUSSELL, 1. Com 2. Com 3. Com TABLED

Chrmn, FONTANA, PRIDGEN, KEARNS, RIVERA 6 Nov 15 Appoint Junior Accountanu'I'empjtz'" Step)(Dabney)(Compt) _ 14 Nov 15 Appoint Chief Pumping Plant Engineertf'rovuz'" Step)(Moffert)(PW) __ 21 Nov 15 Notices of Appointments-Temp/Prov/Permtf'ty Clk) _

FINANCE COMMITTEE Nov 22,2011

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10:00 AM KEARNS, Chrmn., PRIDGEN, LOCURTO, RIVERA, RUSSELL 1. Com 5 Nov 15 Response to COB Banking Services(Compt) --'-_~ __ 2. No 23 Nov 15 B. Boyarski-American Wtr Resources-Wtr Sewer Line Protection Pro1L-- . 3. No 24 Nov 15 Buffalo WaterBd Report 10/2011 _ 4. No 28 Nov 15 J. Pajak-Additional documents-1461 Main Project(Mas) _ 5. No 29 Nov 15 D. Pridgen-Constituent Supports City Ambassador _ 6. No 32 Nov 15 D. Pridgen-Property Tax Hardship Assistance Program. _ TABLED
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Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1 Oct 18 Oct Oct Oct Oct 18 18 4 4 D. Franczyk-A. Brown-Occupy Bflo Req to Speak at Council Meeting_ M. LoCurto-Creating a Property Tax Hardship Assistance Program M. LoCurto-Info Re Chase Studies D. Smith-Request Info Re: Chase Bank D. Pridgen-J. Campbell-Support Resolution for HR 1489 "Return to Prudent Banking Act of 20 11 F, Vosburgh-Chase Bank Programs & Initiatives Reinstating Funding for Children's Ctr at Bflo City Court(Exc Res's) __ Baird-Reforming Bflo's Tax Foreclosure Process A Bartley(PUSH)-Req Support for Phase ITMass Ave Park Revitalization . D. Pridgen-Proposed Idea By D. Allen Jr-Building a Better Buffalo City Hall Let there be Light(Exc Res's) Opening Gift Shop Tourist Info Ctr on 25th Floor of City Hall(exc res)(#105, 7/20) Reports on implementation(Exc Res's) Supporting the 2011 United Way Annual Campaign M. Kearns-M, Higgins-Future of the E.M. Cotter, Buffalo's Fireboat(#35, 9/20) Estimate & Report on 2012 Capital Imp Budget and 5 Yr Plan(2012-2016) (Compt) Bflo Firefighter Assoc-Req Opportunity to Speak at Finance Mtg 9/13/11_ G. Nickson-Application for Telecommunications Franchise ROW With COB Annual Audit Plan-Fiscal year 2011-2012(Compt) Charging of Foreclosure Fees in Excess of Amounts Owed M. Kearns-A. Hovey-South Park HS Managing Taylor Park D. Rivera-2012 Capital Improv Program Budgeting Process R. Fontana-M. Tritto-Req for Summer Youth Funding from Asset Forfeiture Fund M. Kearns-City Policy for Existing Leases Implementing a COB Treebate Program(exc res) J. Pajak-DPW Response to Implementing a Treebate Program Response-Comptrollers Audit Update(HR) Req City Comptroller's Office Audit the Management of The Marine Drive Apts(exc resolves) Creation of Parking Benefit Districts in COB

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE November 22, 2011 1:00 PM LOCURTO, Chrmn., FONTANA, GOLOMBEK, RIVERA, SMITH

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1. No 22 Nov 15 J. Pajak-J. Booth-Bflo Pedestrian Adv Bd- Sidewalk Snow Clearance Plan 2. No 35 Nov 15 D. Rivera-Info-Beyond The Peace Bridge J. Dudziak & Others, Concerns Condition of James St(Fill) ~----,3. No 39 Nov 15 4. Res 89 Nov 15 Permit Ellicott Redev Foundation to Sell 221 and 291 William ---~ TABLED -:S.Ne5:r··-:N6Vr :=:~D;SmitlFAfticle:FuDlic~FihancingofFootbal1Stadiums_~.-_-~-:_ .. = 6. Res 89 Nov 1 Build New Stadium in Buffalo for the Bills. _ 7. No 36 Oct 18 J. Golombek-R. Newberry-Concerns Re: Bflo's Emerg. Disaster Coor. Position,_--,_ Residents Complaints of Town Gardens. ~ _ 8. Res 74 Oct 18 Report of Sale-328 Woltz(Fill)(Strat Plan) _ 9. Com 7 Oct 4 M. LoCurto-Bringing Pond Hockey to Hoyt Lake. _ 10. No 49 Oct 4 D. Smith-J. Booth-BicyclelPed Advisory Bd Snow/Ice Removal Policy_ 11. No 55 Oct 4 D. Smith-A. Rudnick-Urging NYSDOT for Rescission of Notice of Intent 12. No 57 Oct 4 On Peace Bridge Exp Proj ~ _ Proposal to Sell 217, 231 Brinkman to Patricia Gauthier( exc res) _ 13. Res 89 Oct 4 14. No 36 Sept 20 M. Kearns-M. Tritto Req Meeting Btwn Bflo CC Collaborative and the CC_...c. A. Ortiz-Public Comment Re 430 Jersey St _ 15. No. 83 Sept 6 I Payne-Request Permission to Purchase 982 & 974 Fillmore Ave(Fill) __ 16. No 52 July 26 _ 17. Res 87 July 26 ,Goldman Titanium Fire(exc resolves) 18. No 48 July 12 M. LoCurto-L. Schneekloth-NFTA Should Return Outer Harbor to Buffalo= _ 19. Com 8 June 28 Report of Sale 694 Northumberland(Masten)(Strat Plan) Report of Sale-Zl S Orlando (Fill)(Strat Plan)(#9, 5/25) _ 20. No 98 June 8 _ 21. Res 81 June 28 Remediate Dirty Water At Rail Lines(exc 1s"2nd & 3rd res), _ ~_ 22. No 39 May 31 L. Kelly-Concerns Re: Rail Corridor Along Republic Steel"---- _ _ 23. No 70 May 17 Equity in Energy-Utility Funding(#94,1122)(#82;7/8) Stimulus Fund CDBG(exc res) _ 24. Res 102 Mar 22 Additional Info on Federal Financial Assistance(Compt)(#10,3/8), _ 25. No 82 Mar 22 D. Smith-D. Dihaan-Proposea Cultural Unity Festival _ 26. No 34 Mar 8 27. Res 99 Feb 22 Towne Garden Apartments __ ~~ __ _____:_-------_ Response-Concerns over Mngt-Marine Drive Apartments. _ 28; Com 17 May3 Response to CC Regarding Marine Drive Apts(BMHA). _ 29. Com 24 Feb,22 J. Makowski-BMHA Management of Marine Drive Apartments _ 30. No 34 Feb 8 Request BMHA to Appear Before Council( exc res),_---'_ 31. Res 78 Feb 8. Request Two Yearly Electronic Recycle Days, _ 32. Res 72 Dec 28 D. Smith-Home Front Clients Paid Fees.__ ----' _ 33. No 26 Nov 30 J. Pajak-Olmsted Pks-Peace Bridge Proj MOA with Federal Hgwy Admin_ 34. No 47 Oct 5 T. Williams-Concerns ·114 Wyoming-; _ 35. No 52 Oct 5 36. Res 102 June 22 Develop an Urban Renewal Plan In Conjunction With Strat Plan for the Central Park Neighborhood, _ ,J. Makowski-Request Independent Audit-Marine Dr Apts (Compt) _ 37. Com 13 July 6 Marine Drive Apt-Commercial Slip Parking(except Resolves) _ 38. Res 78 Mar 30 D. Franczyk-Letter From RUN Buffalo_----' _ 39. No 26 Mar 2 S. Gawhk-Empire State Deve-General Proj Plan-Canalside Land 40. No 34 Dec 28 Use Improv Proj_~ _ 41. No 59 May 25 S. Gawlik-Empire State Deve Corp Finding Statement-Canal Side Proj_._'_ 42. No 65 May 11 J. Levy-Erie Canal Harbor Deve-Response to CM Golombek's Questions_ - __ 43. No 72 May 11 M. Shapiro-Shellaby-Response Development Projects

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M. Shapiro-Coalition for Economic Justice-DGEIS Re: Canal Side Project(#54,11110)(#75,11124) -'----;;;;;-_-;;-;:;__ Community Benefits Agmt-Canal Side Dev Project(except 1ST & 3RD Resj , Restructuring BURA~ _ D. Smith-B. Lanks-Article The Incredible Shrinking City _ D. Smith-B. Mock-Article Can They Save Youngstown, -,- __ R. Cozzi-Concerns Loss .of Empire Zone Certification. _

LEGISLATION COMMITTEE November 22,2011 2:00 pm GOLOMBEK JR, Chrmn., FONTANA, LOCURTO, PRIDGEN, RNERA

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1. Com 1 Nov 15 Recommendation Re Application for Landmark Site-Buffum St(South)(Pres BdL 2. Com15 Nov 15 Used Car Dealer-59 Stanislaus(Fill)(EDPI), ---'-__ ----, _ 3. No 30 Nov 15 D. Pridgen-M. Smith-LaSalle Park Closing Hours, _ 4. No 31 Nov 15 D. Pridgen-Letter from Mr. Baxter Re Sale of 311 Madison by COB__ 5. No 33 Nov 15 D. Pridgen-Interior Lighting in the Lobby ofBflo CityHall _ 6. No 34 Nov 15 D. Pridgen-Info MarijuanaTheme Candy ---'_ 7. No 36 Nov 15 M. Stenger-Further Info Article IX-Mobile Food Vehicle Vendors _ ·8. ..No 37 ":N()v 15:-C~Walsli.:Inf()M()oileF()odaridStreerVendin~-~ - ..---9. No 67 Nov 15 Food Store License/New) 1624 William St(Lov)(#26,1111) _ 10. No 74 Nov 15 Ordinance Amendment-Ch 309 Parks and Other Open Spaces(#86, l111L 11. No 78 Nov15 C. Kambar, Agent, Use 998 Broadwayfor a Ground Sign (Fill)(no pub hrg)(#92, 9/6)_' ___,_ TABLED 12. Com 25 Nov 1 13. No 51 Nov 1 14. No 56 15. Com 27 16. 17. 18. 19. No No No No 33 45 46 63 Nov 1 Oct 18 Oct Oct Oct Oct 18 18 18 18 Food Store License(New)-1507 Fillmore(Mas) _ D. Pridgen-Complaint Re Bail Bondsmen Conducting Business in Front of 50 Delaware(Ell) -----------D. Smith-C. Joyce-Info Re: Roadside Memorials . Reconsider and Repeal Passage ofItem #70, C.C.P. 9/20111,Use 333Amherst St For A Gas Station(#50, 6/28) --'- __ ----_ P. Barr-Legalization of Beekeeping inCOB _ D. Smith Various Correspondences Re Makeshift Memorials _ D. Smith-P. Foye-Info Re Funding for Foreclosure Prevention Services__ Name New Field at Mulroy Park "Pierce Field at Mulroy Park"(exc res)(hrg 10/18)(#89,9/20) ---_ M.LoCurto & O-Changing Prkg Regulations Bird Ave Btwn Soldiers PI & Elmwood Snow Removal Standard Operating Procedure 2011-2012(PW) ~_ Reconsider CCP#70, 9/20-333 Amherst S1.For a Gas Station~~ _ M. Keams-Illegal and Unethical Activities at Time Warner Cable, ~ T. Alnaji, Agent, Use 958 East Ferry for A Pole Sign (Masten)(no pub hrg)(#59, 7/6) --,-_ J. Roganski-Oppose New Billboard 396 KenmoretUniv) _ M. LoCurto-Food Store License.for 2248 Main St'---'-----:_ T. Messmer-Bflo United ChSch-Request Manhattan Ave be Made One Way_ D. Pridgen-M. Hall-Concerns Parking Erie Basin Marina Great Lakes Experience on Outer Harbor( exc resolves ) _ M. Stenger-Article IX Mobile Food Vendors_~ _ M. Koshoian-Info and Proposal-Mobile Food Vendors ---J. Golombek-P. Galvin-Complaints Foods Trucks Operating Illegally _ J. Golombek-M. Schmand-Bflo Place Resolution-Food Truck Support in Spec District Area'--~ _ Ord Amend-Ch 316 Peddling and Soliciting-Mobil Food Vech, _--Response Ord Amend Ch 316 Peddling & Soliciting Mobile Food Trucks_ M. Kooshoian-Info Ord Amend-Ch 316-Peddling & Soliciting Mobile Food Truck Leg, -'-~_~ _
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3-7.No 74 Sept 6 M. Kooshoian-Info Ord Amend 316-Peddling & Soliciting Mobile Food Veh 38. No 44 July 26 T. Kyriakopoulos-Concems Food Truck Operating Too Close to Restaurants 39. Com 36 May 3 Response-Regulation Mobile Food Truck Vendors(EDPI) _ 40. No 74 April19 M. Schmand-Bflo Place Resp-Regulation of Mobile Food Truck Vendors_ , 41. Res 110 AprilS Regulation of Mobile Food Truck Vendors in the COB----,_ 42. No 27 Mar 8 D. Franczyk-M Cullen & S Glascoe-Mobile Food Vendinb-_ 43. No 47 Oct 4 D. Grotke-Food Truck Dispute, _ 44. No 48 Oct 4 Info from Spec Leg Mtg-Mobile Food Vending; _ 45. No 50 .Oct 4 S. Mulligan-Info Food Truck Regulations, _ 46. Res 83 June 28 City of Buffalo Policy Regarding LED Signage _ 47. Res 88 June 28 Restructuring to 8 Council Districts and Elected Council Pres(exc res)__ 48. Res 89 June 28 Fighting Graffiti in the City of Buffalo(exc res), ' _ 49. No 34 Sept 20 J. Golombek-Complaints National Fuel, _ ..._.50;Res24 ~Jlln~JLf. __?o.IllPl~ints~Abput-Natiol1al~Fuel-Repajrs.__:.:=========== __ < 51. No 42 July 12 J. Cipolla-CSlvl-Response Licensing Property Managers in COB___ 52. Res 101 June 14 Licensing of Property Managers(exc 2nd & 4thres) ,.,--_ 53. Res 104 June 14 Increasing Senior Pedestrian Safety in the COB.__;___:____:___--''-'-'--'-'54. Res 66 May 31 Increasing City Revenues Through Sale of Advertising Space( exc fmal res)_ 55. Com 26 Nov 3 Food Store License (New)-2887 BaiIey(Univ)(EDPI) _ 56. Com 33 April19 Food Store(New) 1021 E Ferry(Fill)(EDPI)_, _ 57. Com 40 Sept 6 Lodging House License 850 Sycamore(Fill)(EDPI) __ -----58. No 68 Mar 8 Lodging House License-541 Walden(Fill)(EDPI)(#41,5111)(#74,9/21)(#63,1015)_ 59. No 66 Sept 20 Restaurant Dance License(Renewal) 946 Main St(EDPI)(#108,9/6)(#28,7/26L 60. No 38 Nov 30 Restaurant Dance Class IV-3144 Main(Univ)(EDPI)(#35,1113)(#77,1 1116)_ 61. Com 33 May 17 Restaurant Dance License(Renewal) 130 South Park(Fill)(EDPI) _ '62. No 76 July 26 Scrap Processor-537 E. Delavan (Mas)(EDPI)(#27,7/12) _ 63. No 77 July 26 Wholesale Junk Dealer-537 E. Delavan(Mas)(EDPI)(#32,7/12) ~ 64. No 37 June 14 J. Giambra-Info Re Plan to Consolidate all Three ECC Campuses-__ 65. No 44 June 14 'J. Quinn-Info Re ECC Center for Academic Excellence _ 66. No 45 June 14 J. Quinn-Response CCRes-BuildComm College's Health Sciences Ctr for Excellence at ECC's City Campus.--------__ ~ __ 67. No 51 May 17 J. Quinn-ECC "Center of Excellence" Proposal,-----,-----_--_ 68. Res 94 May 17 LL Intro #2-Amending Charter in Relation to Vacancy in CC _ 69. Res 96 May17 Proposed Entertainment Area for Adults 21 and Up--_-~ _ 70. Res 98 May 17 Ord Amend-Ch 264, Rental Dwelling Unit Registration,~_--,June 14 G. Photiadis-Concerns Reg. Application for Landmark Designation 399 Ganson_ 71. No 43 Req Approval Bflo Landmark Designation GLF/Agway Grain 72. Com 39 May 3 Elevator(Hrg 5/24)(Pres Bd), ~ _ 73. No 61 May 3 D. Smith-WNYYFL Rule Book-2011 _ Regulating Usage of Portable on Demand Storage and Other Temporary 74. Res 97 'May 3 Storage Units( exc res) ~ _ _ 75. No 62 April 19 M. LoCurto-Main Street Damage. Recycling in the City of Buffalo( exc res) _ 76. Res 155 AprilJ9 77. Res 158 April 19 LL-In Relation to the Qualifications of the COB Police Commissioner~~ Resolution-Security in City Hall(Bd Ed), _ 78. Com 33 AprilS D. Smith-Recommendations for Zoning Changes -----79. No 61 AprilS Est. Special Comm of the CC to Address Local Public Safety Issues , _ 80. Res 163 AprilS J. Golombek-N. Kensy-Citywide Emerg NotifThrough Email and Texting__ 81. No 58 Mar 22 D. Smith-Request Legal Opinion-Proposed Deli License Agmt ' 82. No 35 Mar 8 83. No 35 J. Pajak-Response HRM-Req Leg Pass Bill Amending Vehicle & Traffic Feb 8 Law Directing COB to Adjudicate Traffic Infractions, _ City Wide Emergency Notification Through Email and Texting _ __;_ __ 84. Res 88 Jan 25 85. Res 71 Dec 28 Req Feasibility Study For A One Way Street Determination on Pansy Street_

B. Bray-J. Burin, NYSCMA Endorses Council Manager Form of Gov't for COB_ Budget Amendments, -----,_ th W.Glover-200 Anniv. Of 1812-Commermorative Bonfires -----Street Sign Changes ~ Amend Article 18 Bds & Comm of the City Charter, Section 18-2 Meetings( except resolves) _ Implementing a Professional City Manager Form of Gov _ 91. Res107 Sept 7 Name Proposal-New Street Bflo Lakeside Commerce Parkfl'W) _ 92. Com 17 July 6 July 20 Impound Vehicles for Drug, DWI, Weapons and Noise Violations(exc res)_ 93. Res 96 94. Res 94 July 6 Exploring New Ways to Deal With Bflo's Problem Property Crisis(Exc Rest Strengthening Problem Property Enforc. By Amending Ch 341 of the 95. Res 99 July 6 City Code(Exc Res) _ 96. No 50 June 22 D. Franczyk-S. Knight FEMA-Response for Light Detection and Ranging__ 97, No 57 June 22 J. Makowski-Resident Council Interest in Resuming a Co-op Form for Mngt_ , -, -,---"" - ---'-98:--No66 -Mayt1--M:-toc:urto=M:-Keams::Req-tTp'dateon Status-Gaming Facility ; _ 99. Res 116 May 11 Calling for The Creation of a Streets Coordinator (Except Res), _ 100. No 55 April27 B. Higgins-Proposed Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the COB -101. Res 65 Mar 2 Revised FEMA Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps & Ins Study(except Res) __ ,.-~ _ Fight With FEMA Plan-Old First Ward in FloodPlain(except Res) _ 102. Res 66 Mar 2 Filling Common Council Vacancies Via Special Election, _:____ 103. Res 97 Feb 2 104. Res 73 Dec 28 Ord Amend Ch 197-Responsible Tobacco Product Retailingj, __ Ordinance Amend-Ch 399, Smoking Prohibited in Conveyances and 105. Res 95 Dec 8 Certain Areas, ~_'__ _ Renewing Efforts to Give Voters the Option of Nonpartisan Elections, _ 106. Res 81 Oct 13 Requirement of City Ord in Rental and Lease Agreements _ 107. No 121 July21 108. No 36 Mar 17 S. Doleski-NYSDEC Req for Time Extension Battaglia Transfer Station 1037-1055 Seneca St(Fill) --,- __ -----;_---;------_ 109. Res105 Sept 30 Council Manager Form of Gov't for COB(exc 2nd & 3rd res) _ 110. Res106 Sept 30 Exploring Alternative Forms of Gov't For COB Shared Municipal Services-Traffic Signals and Signage _ 111. Res 112 May 13 112. Res 88 Mar 18 Direction on Renewal of Operating Lie of Businesses WII COB 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. No 41 Res 47 No 29 No 31 Res 77 Dec Nov Nov Nov Sept 14 30 16 16 21
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