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2022-370

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING BIDS AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACT UE23-06-50 – SUBSTATION VOLTAGE REGULATORS WITH EMERALD TRANSFORMER IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $97,380.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This ordinance accepts Contract UE23-06-050 in an amount not to exceed $97,380.00, with Emerald Transformer (“Emerald”), for the purchase of three (3) sets of 333 kVA Type A, 60 cycle single phase conventional voltage regulators for various CWLP Substations. These regulators will allow the Utility to replace aging units more promptly and have the older units evaluated and repaired sooner. Emerald’s pricing was significantly lower than the other bidders, allowing the purchase of three sets. There were four (4) bidders on this contract; one local vendor and three non-local. Emerald is not a local vendor. However, Emerald was still the lowest bid even with the 5% local vendor preference applied.
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: CWLP
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AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING BIDS AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACT UE23-06-50 – SUBSTATION VOLTAGE REGULATORS WITH EMERALD TRANSFORMER IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $93,380.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES  This ordinance accepts Contract UE23-06-050 in an amount not to exceed $97,380.00, with Emerald Transformer (“Emerald”), for the purchase of three (3) sets of 333 kVA Type A, 60 cycle single phase conventional voltage regulators for various CWLP Substations. These regulators will allow the Utility to replace aging units more promptly and have the older units evaluated and repaired sooner. Emerald’s pricing was significantly lower than the other bidders, allowing the purchase of three sets. There were four (4) bidders on this contract; one local vendor and three non-local. Emerald is not a local vendor. However, Emerald was still the lowest bid even with the 5% local vendor preference applied.  Passed

2022-371

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING BIDS AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACT UE23-07-51 – IBM STORAGE NETWORK MAINTENANCE WITH LEVI, RAY & SHOUP, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,080.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This ordinance accepts Contract UE23-07-51 in an amount not to exceed $75,080.00, with Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. (“LRS”), for one year of the ISD IBM Storage Area Network support. This contract is for hardware and software maintenance renewal for the term covering January 25, 2023, through January 24, 2024. This system is used for the central storage of network file servers, virtual infrastructure, email servers, and disaster recovery services. There were three bidders on this contract, one local and two non-local. LRS is a local vendor and the lowest bid when the local vendor preference was applied.
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Department: CWLP
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  371.pdf     378-09-22.pdf  

2022-372

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING BIDS AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACT UE23-07-52 – PALO ALTO FIREWALL WITH CONVERGEONE, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $93,688.34, FOR THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This ordinance accepts Contract UE23-07-52 in an amount not to exceed $93,688.34, with ConvergeOne, Inc. (“ConvergeOne”), for the purchase of three years of hardware and software support and subscription maintenance for a pair of Corporate Palo Alto Firewalls for the Office of Public Utilities’ Information Systems Division. There were four bidders on this contract; all were non-local vendors. The lowest bidder was not able to fulfill the quoted bid price; therefore, the next lowest vendor (ConvergeOne) was selected.
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Department: CWLP
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  372.pdf     379-09-22.pdf  

2022-373

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF OFFICE FURNITURE FOR THE CWLP CALL CENTER RENOVATION FROM WILEY INTERIORS FROM A STATE CONTRACT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $58,117.16, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This is a standard ordinance for the purchase of office furniture using State Contract 21-416CMS-BOSS4-B-17833. This ordinance authorizes the purchase of office furniture for the Office of Public Utilities Commercial Office’s Call Center with Wiley Interiors “Wiley” for an amount not to exceed $58,117.16. This ordinance will authorize the purchase of twenty workstations for the customer services reps, a workstation for the supervisor, and a storage case, along with delivery and installation cost. The current workstations are over thirty years old. The current set-up in the Call Center has separate cubicles, and the supervisor cannot monitor the staff with the high walls and constantly walk throughout the Call Center to monitor staff progress. This enhancement will be well utilized by staff to better monitor calls received by the Customer Service Reps to assist with higher call volumes and wait times for customers. The State of Illinois solicited bids for items and allows municipalities to share in the bulk cost savings by ordering off such contracts. Wiley is a local vendor.
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Department: CWLP
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  373.pdf     380-09-22.pdf  

2022-374

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ANDREWS ENGINEERING IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $104,000.00 FOR CONSULTING SERVICES FOR THE MONITORING OF THE FLUE GAS DESULFURIZATION SYSTEM (FGDS) LANDFILL, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This ordinance approves and authorizes executing a Professional Services agreement with Andrews Engineering ("Andrews") in an amount not exceeding $104,000.00. Andrews will provide consulting services for routine annual monitoring of the Flue Gas Desulfurization System ("FGDS") Landfill. Andrews will supply annual reports for 2023, 2024, and 2025; will provide an evaluation of the groundwater flow direction and hydraulic gradient for the facility and submit findings by July 15th each year; assist with the IEPA permits process, and provide field services which are all requirements per 35 Ill. Adm. Code Part 813.504 and Condition No. lx.2 of Permit No 1995-243-LFM. Andrews is a local firm with intimate knowledge of CWLP's landfill and are the technical experts needed to assist CWLP staff in meeting compliance with regulatory requirements. The consulting services are estimated to take three years.
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Department: CWLP
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  374.pdf     381-09-22.pdf  

2022-375

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ANDREWS ENGINEERING, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $551,500.00 FOR CONSULTING SERVICES RELATED TO THE DISPOSAL OF COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS (CCR) USING THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND REGULATORY INITIATIVES AND REBATE FUND (ERIRF) FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This ordinance approves and authorizes the execution of a Professional Services agreement with Andrews Engineering, Inc. (“Andrews”) in an amount not to exceed $551,500.00 for consulting services related to the disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR). Cost proposal for consulting services related to compliance with 40 CFR Part 257 (Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) from Electric Utilities), Illinois Regulations (35 lAC Part 845 - Standards for the Disposal of CCR in Surface Impoundments), groundwater quality regulations defined pursuant to 35 Illinois Administrative Code (lAC) 620.250 to the power plant ash impoundments, technical services for pending legal efforts concerning the CCR impoundments and CCR items at the permitted on-site landfill. Andrews is a local firm with intimate knowledge of CWLP’s ash impoundments and are the technical experts needed to assist CWLP Staff in meeting compliance with regulatory requirements. The consulting services are estimated to take three years. Previously, ordinance 221-06-16 was passed, approving a change to the City of Springfield’s Code of Ordinances, Chapter 50 Electric Utility, by adding a provision to Ch. 50.19(g) ERlRF, which states that any expenses from the ERIRF Fund shall only be used for costs of environmental and regulatory initiatives or for customer rebates, as determined by the Mayor and City Council. Therefore, requiring an ordinance for expenditures from this fund.
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Department: CWLP
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  375.pdf     382-09-22.pdf  

2022-376

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF THREE LEASE AGREEMENTS FOR AN EIGHTEEN-MONTH TERM FOR CITY OF SPRINGFIELD OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This ordinance authorizes the execution of three property lease agreements for an eighteen-month term for the Office of Public Utilities. The leased properties are: (1) 1351 Dickey Road (Site No. 94) Pawnee, Illinois, and comprises approximately 16.39 acres with a single-family residence; (2) 9820 Lost Forty Road (Site No. 98) Pawnee, Illinois, and comprises approximately 2 acres with a single-family residence; and (3) 4120 KOA Road (Site No. 100) Rochester, Illinois, and comprises approximately 24 acres with a single-family residence and detached three-car garage. The lease for Site 94 provides that the tenants (Richard and Patricia Meier) will pay $700.00/month in rent. Last year’s rent was $700.00/month. The lease for Site 98 provides that the tenants (Terry and Charlotte House) will pay $950.00/month in rent for one year. Last year’s rent was $950.00/month. The lease for Site 100 provides that the tenants (Steve and Colleen Copp) will pay $1,100.00/month in rent for one year. Last year’s rent was $1,100.00 per month. The leases for Site Nos. 94, 98, and 100 are eighteen-month leases beginning September 1, 2022, and ending February 29, 2024. By making these leases for an eighteen-month term, all seven of the residential Hunter Lake Leases will now expire on the same date.
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Department: CWLP
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  376.pdf     383-09-22.pdf  

2022-377

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE LOCATION AND SKETCH MAP OF ILES JUNCTION WEST SUBDIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
An ordinance approving the location and sketch map of Iles Junction West Subdivision for the Office of Public Works. The Land Subdivision Committee and the Springfield/Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission both recommend approval of the location and sketch map. The subdivision is located west of S. MacArthur Boulevard and south of Junction Circle.
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Department: Public Works
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  377.pdf     384-09-22.pdf  

2022-378

AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE VARIANCE REQUEST OF SECTION 153.158(B)(2) PERTAINING TO THROUGH LOTS AND LOT ARRANGEMENT FOR ILES JUNCTION WEST SUBDIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
An ordinance approving the variance request for Section 153.158(b)(2) for through lots and lot arrangement, to allow through lots along S. MacArthur Boulevard and Old MacArthur Boulevard (no access to Old MacArthur Blvd) and to allow the access for Lots 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 to be through access points. The Land Subdivision Committee and Springfield/Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission both recommend approval of the variance request. The subdivision is located west of S. MacArthur Boulevard and south of Junction Circle.
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Department: Public Works
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  378.pdf     385-09-22.pdf  

2022-379

AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE VARIANCE REQUEST OF SECTION 153.157(L) PERTAINING TO THE RESTRICTION OF ACCESS IN ILES JUNCTION WEST SUBDIVISION FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
An ordinance approving the variance request for Section 153.157(l) for restriction of access, to allow three right in / right out only access points to S. MacArthur Boulevard for Lots 4, 5, 6, and 8 and two access points to Westchester Boulevard for Lot 2, with the south access being a right in / right out only and the north access being a full access, as shown on the Location and Sketch Map. The Land Subdivision Committee and Springfield/Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission both recommend approval of the variance request. The subdivision is located west of S. MacArthur Boulevard and south of Junction Circle.
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Department: Public Works
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  379.pdf     386-09-22.pdf  

2022-380

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,000,000.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
An ordinance authorizing a supplemental appropriation of $9,000,000.00 reimbursement for land acquisition associated with the Springfield Rail Improvements Project Ord. # 203-05-19.
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Department: Public Works
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  380.pdf     387-09-22.pdf  

2022-381

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 081-03-22 CHANGING THE NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT TO $120,000.00 WITH HANSON PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. FOR CONTINUATION OF A MINORITY PARTICIPATION PLAN AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE CITY’S PORTION FUNDING FROM JANUARY 1, 2022, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2023, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
This amendment will correct the spending authority to $120k for the two year period of January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2023. The original amount of $40k only accounted for the City of Springfield's portion and did not include the contributions from Sangamon County and Hanson Professional Services.
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Department: Public Works
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  381.pdf     388-09-22.pdf  

2022-382

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH MITCHELL HOMES, INC. FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT 1412 EAST NORTH GRAND AVENUE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,500.00 AND CLOSING COSTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,500.00 AND FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,000.00, RELATING TO THE SPRINGFIELD RAIL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, USABLE SEGMENT 6A, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
This ordinance is for the purchase of right-of-way located at 1412 E. North Grand Avenue. Closing to be held at Chicago Title. Purchase price of $18,500.00 for the parcel and an estimated closing cost of $1,500.00 with the unused portion of the payment to be refunded to the City of Springfield. The purchase of said real estate is for public purposes, specifically associated with the Springfield Rail Improvement Projects, Usable Segment 6A.
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: Public Works
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  382.pdf     389-09-22.pdf  

2022-383

A RESOLUTION FOR TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF A PORTION OF ILLINOIS STATE ROUTES 97 AND 29 (JEFFERSON STREET FROM 5TH TO 9TH STREETS) FOR THE ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE TO BE HELD ON OCTOBER 29, 2022, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
Request is for the annual Halloween parade. Parade will start at 9th and Jefferson west to 5th, south to Monroe St., east to 6th, north to Washington, disbanding between 7th and 9th on Washington. Halloween parade 7:00pm to 10:00pm.
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Department: Public Works
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2022-384

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LETTER OF INTENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD AND THE STATE OF ILLINOIS FOR THE JURISDICTIONAL TRANSFER OF MACARTHUR BOULEVARD FROM JUNCTION CIRCLE TO SOUTH GRAND AVENUE (CONTRACT NO. 72L53), FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS (held on 9.20.2022)
The Letter of Intent informs the City that the State is planning to completely reconstruct the existing five lane sections from north of Wabash/Stanford Avenue to north of Laurel Street, as we reconstruct and widen the existing four lane section to five lanes from north of Laurel Street to south of South Grand Avenue. The scope of work will include pavement replacement, new concrete curb and gutter, drainage improvements, traffic signal replacement and providing pedestrian and bicycle accommodations. The letter will document the intent of the City of Springfield to accept future jurisdiction, maintenance and land right for MacArthur Boulevard from Junction Circle to South Grand Avenue.
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Department: Public Works
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  384.pdf  

2022-385

AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CLASS “AA” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE FOR CONN’S HOSPITALITY D/B/A 7TH STREET CIDERY FOR THE BUSINESS LOCATED AT 503 S. 7TH STREET
It is necessary under Section 90.17 of the 1988 City of Springfield Code of Ordinances, as amended, to control the number of liquor licenses authorized per classification.
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Department: General City Business
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  385.pdf     390-09-22.pdf  

2022-386

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CLASS “D” LIQUOR LICENSES BY ONE DUE TO CLOSURE OF BUSINESS BY CANCUN III, INC. D/B/A CANCUN RESTAURANT LOCATED AT 3028 STANFORD AVENUE
It is necessary under Section 90.17 of the 1988 City of Springfield Code of Ordinances, as amended, to control the number of liquor licenses authorized per classification.
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Department: General City Business
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  386.pdf     391-09-22.pdf  

2022-387

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A ONE YEAR EXTENSION OF RFQ MA22-12 CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD AND GR CONSULTING LLC FOR LEGISLATIVE CONSULTING SERVICES BEGINNING NOVEMBER 1, 2022 THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2023 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,000.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
This ordinance allows for a one-year extension of RFQ MA22-12 with GR Consulting LLC for legislative consulting services from November 1, 2022 through October 31, 2023.
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Department: General City Business
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  387.pdf     392-09-22.pdf  

2022-388

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A TEN YEAR LEASE EXTENSION AGREEMENT WITH NCWPCS MPL 32 – YEAR SITES TOWER HOLDINGS LLC AND CCATT LLC
This ordinance authorizes a ten year lease extension agreement with NCWPCS MPL 32-year Sites Tower Holdings LLC and CCTMO LLC.
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Department: General City Business
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  388.pdf     393-09-22.pdf  

2022-389

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH CAMPION, BARROW & ASSOCIATES FOR PRE-EMPLOYMENT PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS FOR POLICE AND FIRE CANDIDATES AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,000.00 FROM SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2023, FOR THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Using psychological companies outside of Springfield eliminates a potential conflict of interest. Campion, Barrow and Associates has been in business since 1974 and they provide very detailed psychological evaluations for police and fire positions.
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Department: General City Business
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  389.pdf     394-09-22.pdf  

2022-390

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL AND EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR SALE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY CONSISTING OF ONE PARCEL FOR AN AMOUNT OF $1,010.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT
This commercial structure located at 609 E. Princeton Ave was initially acquired by the City of Springfield from the Illinois Department of Transportation for the high speed rail project. Ultimately, the City initially needed portions of the property for the rail project related to utility relocates and construct of the bridge structures, the City no longer needed the property and therefore, put the property up for sale utilizing the RFP process. Mr. Simmons came forward with a proposal and plans to invest $50K to renovate the structure and operate his business, Carolina Contractors and Painting, Inc. at the location. Mr. Simmons is a local Springfield resident who owns and operates Carolina Contractors and Painting, Inc. and is 100% minority owned operation.
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Department: General City Business
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  390.pdf     395-09-22.pdf  

2022-391

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSALS AND EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS FOR SALE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY CONSISTING OF SEVEN PARCELS FOR A COLLECTIVE AMOUNT OF $3,500.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT
This sale is related to the Nehemiah Homes Project for singled family mixed income rental homes utilizing funds from the Community Housing Development (CHDO) in conjunction with the Illinois Housing Development Authority Low Income Housing Tax Credit Progr; Council previously approved ordinance #049-02-22 for a proposed subrecipient agreement for the development of 40 single family homes (see attached ordinance). The sale of these 7 vacant lots will be utilized to build a portion of the single family homes for this project. The locations are: 1945 E. Lawrence, 1631 E. Lawrence, 1928 E. Kansas, 1900 E. Stuart, 1926 E. Stuart, 1935 E. Brown and 2004 E. Brown.
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Department: General City Business
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  391.pdf     396-09-22.pdf  

2022-392

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH JOHN SHAFER & ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES FOR AN EXPANSION PROJECT AT THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MUSEUM FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $48,200.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT
Authorizing a contract with John Schafer & Associates for architectural services at the African American History Museum as it pertains to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Grant No. M21-033 for the Office of Public Works.
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Department: General City Business
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  392.pdf     397-09-22.pdf  

2022-393

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE AND EXECUTION OF GRANT #343-35684 FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $84,695.52 FOR THE SUSTAINED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM (STEP) AND AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,696.00 FOR USE IN FY23, FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
This ordinance requests the acceptance and execution of a grant award in the amount of $84,695.52 and supplemental appropriation of $25,696. for FY23 for grant award campaign dates. The remaining funds will be budgeted for use in FY24. This grant will reimburse the Springfield Police Department for overtime worked by Police Officers for certain campaigns during the grant period. The grant commences on Oct. 1, 2022 and expires on Sept. 30, 2023. CFDA # 20.600, REPORTING PROGRAM "ST10" GRANT #343-35684
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Department: General City Business
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  393.pdf     398-09-22.pdf  

2022-394

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A PURCHASE FROM AXON ENTERPRISE, INC. FOR THE PURCHASE OF TWENTY ADDITIONAL TASERS FOR NEW RECRUITS, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $68,940.00, FOR A FOUR YEAR PERIOD, FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
Ord. 277-06-22 was passed in June 2022 for a 4 year agreement with Axon Enterprise for purchase of body worn cameras, in-car cameras, and software licenses in the amount of $249,975. Per Axon, this quote is co-termed with ord. 271-06-22 for the contract to include the budgeted purchase of 20 additional tasers for the new recruits. FY23 payment is a prorated rate of $11,223 and remaining payments of $19,239 will be made as follows: May 2023, May 2024, May 2025 for a total of $68,490.
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Department: General City Business
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  394.pdf     399-09-22.pdf  

2022-395

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $51,800.00, FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Springfield Police Department is requesting a supplemental appropriation using unappropriated funds to cover the cost of training developed by Fair and Impartial Policing LLC.
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Department: General City Business
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  395.pdf     400-09-22.pdf  

2022-396

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A PACE AREA AND ESTABLISHING A PACE PROGRAM TO FINANCE OR REFINANCE THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, OR MODIFICATION OF ENERGY PROJECTS; AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO FOR THE PNC BUILDING AND ILLNOIS BUILDING WITH THE ILLINOIS FINANCE AUTHORITY
The City of Springfield desires to establish two PACE areas; three parcels at 1 N. Old State Plaza, two parcels at 607 E. Adams and establish a PACE program to finance the acquisition, construction, installation, or modification of energy projects.
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Department: General City Business
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  396.pdf     401-09-22.pdf  

2022-397

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN ADVISORY QUESTION OF PUBLIC POLICY FOR SUBMISSION ON THE BALLOT FOR THE CONSOLIDATED ELECTION TO BE HELD ON APRIL 4, 2023, REGARDING THE DISSOLVING OF THE PORTION OF ALL TOWNSHIPS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD
No description
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2022-398

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH DWAYNE JOHNSON FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT 1334 EAST NORTH GRAND AVENUE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,000.00 AND CLOSING COSTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,500.00 AND FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $41,500.00, RELATING TO THE SPRINGFIELD RAIL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, USABLE SEGMENT 6A, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
This ordinance is for the purchase of right-of-way located at 1334 E. North Grand Avenue. Closing to be held at Chicago Title. Purchase price of $40,000.00 for the parcel and an estimated closing cost of $1,500.00 with the unused portion of the payment to be refunded to the City of Springfield. The purchase of said real estate is for public purposes, specifically associated with the Springfield Rail Improvement Projects, Usable Segment 6A.
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Department: Public Works
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  398.pdf     402-09-22.pdf  

2022-399

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RELOCATION EXPENSES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY OCCUPYING PARCEL SR0037, 1334 EAST NORTH GRAND AVENUE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,630.00, RELATING TO USABLE SEGMENT 6A OF THE SPRINGFIELD RAIL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
This ordinance is for relocation expenses for the acquisition of property located at 1334 E. North Grand Avenue. The relocation assistance is required for public purposes, specifically with the Springfield Rail Improvements Projects, Usable Segment 6A. The relocation costs are in compliance with the Federal Uniform Relocation Act.
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Department: Public Works
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  399.pdf     403-09-22.pdf  

2022-400

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RELOCATION EXPENSES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY OCCUPYING PARCEL SR0027, 1631 EAST NORTH GRAND AVENUE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,582.60, RELATING TO USABLE SEGMENT 6A OF THE SPRINGFIELD RAIL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
This ordinance is for relocation expenses for the acquisition of property located at 1631 E. North Grand Avenue. The relocation assistance is required for public purposes, specifically associated with the Springfield Rail Improvements Projects, Usable Segment 6A. The relocation costs are in compliance with the Federal Uniform Relocation Act.
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Department: Public Works
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  400.pdf     404-09-22.pdf  

2022-401

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RELOCATION EXPENSES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY OCCUPYING PARCEL SR0025, 1613 & 1615 EAST NORTH GRAND AVENUE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $160,160.00, RELATING TO USABLE SEGMENT 6A OF THE SPRINGFIELD RAIL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
This ordinance is for relocation expenses for the acquisition of property located at 1613 & 1615 E. North Grand Avenue. The relocation assistance is required for public purposes, specifically associated with the Springfield Rail Improvements Projects, Usable Segment 6A. The relocation costs are in compliance with the Federal Uniform Relocation Act.
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Department: Public Works
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  401.pdf     405-09-22.pdf  

2022-402

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000.00 FROM UNAPPROPRIATED FUND BALANCE TO ACCOMMIDATE THE PURCHASE OF GRAVE MARKERS FOR OAK RIDGE CEMETERY AND TO REIMBURSE TRANSFERRED FUNDS FROM EXPENSE LINE 1606 SOFTWARE SUPPORT FEES, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
An ordinance authorizing a supplemental appropriation from unappropriated fund balance to accommodate the purchase of grave markers and to reimburse transferred funds from expense line 1606 Software Support Fees.
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Department: Public Works
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  402.pdf     406-09-22.pdf  

2022-403

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 299-07-22 BY CONTINUING TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ON A MATCHING BASIS OF 50/50 MATCHING BASIS EXCEPT THOSE APPLICANTS WHO EARN 80% OR LESS OF THE MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME AS ESTABLISHED UNDER HUD GUIDELINES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE WOULD BE PROVIDED ON A 10/90 MATCHING BASIS FOR THE EXTERIOR REHABILITATION PROGRAM UTILIZING FAR EAST TAX INCREMENT FINANCE FUNDS FOR THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
This ordinance amends ordinance 299-07-22 by continuing to provide financial assistance on a matching basis of 50/50 matching basis except those applicants who earn 80% or less of the median family income as established under HUD guidelines financial assistance would provided on a 10/90 matching basis for the Exterior Rehabilitation Program utilizing Far East Tax Increment Funds.
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Department: General City Business
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 299-07-22 BY CONTINUING TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ON A MATCHING BASIS OF 25/75 MATCHING BASIS EXCEPT THOSE APPLICANTS WHO EARN 80% OR LESS OF THE MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME AS ESTABLISHED UNDER HUD GUIDELINES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE WOULD BE PROVIDED ON A 10/90 MATCHING BASIS FOR THE INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR REHABILITATION PROGRAM AND FOR HOMEOWNER DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE OF UP TO $10,000.00 UTILIZING FAR EAST TAX INCREMENT FINANCE FUNDS FOR THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  This ordinance amends ordinance 299-07-22 by continuing to provide financial assistance on a matching basis of 25/75 matching basis except those applicants who earn 80% or less of the median family income as established under HUD guidelines financial assistance would provided on a 10/90 matching basis for the Exterior Rehabilitation Program utilizing Far East Tax Increment Funds.   Passed

2022-404

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $120,000.00 FOR FIREFIGHTERS PERSONNEL GEAR, FOR THE SPRINGFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT
This ordinance authorizes a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $120,000.00, for Firefighter Personnel Gear.
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Department: General City Business
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DOC. 022-036

850 N Dirksen Pkwy (Ward 3)
Petitioner desires to redevelop the subject property for use as a restaurant, package liquor store with drive through window, and a tavern selling alcohol by the drink for consumption on the premises. Subject property was previously granted relief via docket 2009-031 to allow a conditional permitted use for the sale of package liquor and a variance of Section 155.210 to allow the sale of package liquor through a drive-up window on the condition that food prepared in a food service establishment, as defined in Section 95.001 of the City Code is offered for sale on the property.
Agenda Type: Docket Item
Department: Public Works
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DOC. 022-038

1425 S. MacArthur Boulevard (Ward 7)
Petitioners desire to allow for a duplex on a lot containing 3,588 square feet of lot area instead of the 6,000 square feet lot area per code, and a variance of 155.091 (a) to allow zero accessor off street parking spaces on the lot instead a the two per code - parking will be provided on adjacent lot to the North (1421 S. MacArthur) Docket# 2005-084 granted relief to allow parking for 1425 S. MacArthur on the 1421 S. MacArthur lot.
Agenda Type: Docket Item
Department: Public Works
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2022-420

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,181,000.00 FOR THE FUTURE PURCHASE, SALE AND EXCHANGE OF REAL PROPERTY SR0136 RELATING TO THE SPRINGFIELD RAIL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS, FOR EMERGENCY PASSAGE
This ordinance is for the purchase of parcel SR0136 located between South Grand Avenue and Cook Street, and authorization to enter into an agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway Company for the future sale and exchange of property throughout the Springfield Rail Improvements corridor. Closing costs for the sale and exchange of real properties will be requested by a separate ordinance to be submitted at a later date. The purchase, sale and exchange of said real properties is for public purposes, specifically associated with the Springfield Rail Improvements Projects.
Agenda Type: Emergency Item
Department: Public Works
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2022-421

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 186 REGARDING SCHOOL SAFETY OFFICERS FROM AUGUST 15, 2022, THROUGH JUNE 2, 2023, FOR EMERGENCY PASSAGE
This District desires to use the services of specially trained police officers of the City Police Department in Lanphier High School, Southeast High School and Springfield High School to promote safety and security and establish positive working relationships between students, staff and the law enforcement community.
Agenda Type: Emergency Item
Department: General City Business
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  421.pdf     410-09-22.pdf