City Council Agenda
At City Hall Council Chambers
 Monday, November 27, 2023, at 7:00 pm

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2024 Capital Budget

- Finance Director John Potts
-Police Chief Wayne Hudson
- Public Works Director Patricia Speese
- Planning Director Joyce Braverman
- Recreation Director Alexandria Nichols
- Information Technology Director Frank Miozzi
- Fire Chief Patrick Sweeney


Public Comment on 2024 Capital Budget




Confirming the Mayor’s appointments to the Architectural Board of Review of Jim Neville as a regular member for the remainder of an unexpired term through December 31, 2024, and the re-appointment of Greydon Petznick and Kevin Kennedy as alternate members and the appointment of David Berlekamp as an alternate member for full three-year terms expiring on December 31, 2026.


Approval of the minutes of the special meeting of October 10, 2023 and the regular meeting of October 23, 2023 (attached herewith).


Public Comment on Regular Meeting Agenda Items


Comments and questions submitted prior to the meeting will be read into the record.*


Enacting new Chapter 910 of the Fire Code and Section 1411.31 of the Housing Code, and amending Sections 1415.02 and 1415.03 of the Housing Code, of the Codified Ordinances of the City regarding carbon monoxide detection. (SPW)


Authorizing a contract with Senior Transportation Connection (STC), for the provision of senior transportation services for the period January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024, in the maximum amount of $120,000, and declaring an emergency. (REC) (FIN)


Authorizing a contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health for the period January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2025, in the total not to exceed amounts of $213,433 for 2024 and $235,512 for 2025, for health permitting, licensing and enforcement under Ohio law, and to provide various health related services to the City’s residents. (ADM) (FIN)

  1. CCBH contract.pdf

Enacting new Chapter 549 of the Business Regulation Code and repealing Chapter 386 of the Health Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City to require tobacco retailers to obtain an annual permit, and authorizing the city or its agent to administer the permit, and enforce the prohibitions of sales to persons under 21 years of age, including by assessing civil penalties. (ADM)


Authorizing an amendment to the contract with Thompson Hine LLP to represent the City in real estate legal matters related to the Arcadia Development Project at 3393 Warrensville Center Road, at a blended rate of $400 per hour. (ADM) (FIN)


Authorizing a personal professional services contract with shark & minnow inc., in the total amount not to exceed $157,862, for the period January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2025, for professional marketing and public relations services. (ADM) (FIN)


Authorizing a contract with Fallsway Equipment without formal competitive bidding for the upfitting of three 2023 Chevy Tahoe police cruisers for the Police Department, in the total amount of $42,752.88, and declaring an emergency. (FIN)


Authorizing the acceptance of a grant of funds in the amount of $399,846 to be used for the expansion of the City’s mental health response team and related activities, and establishing the “Mental Health Response Team Fund” (Fund No. 0284) as a special revenue fund, and declaring an emergency. (FIN)


Liquor Permit: Shivay 22 LLC

dba Shaker Beverage & Smoke
3753 Lee Road


Public Comment on Other Items


Comments and questions submitted prior to the meeting will be read into the record.*


*Comments and questions submitted may be edited if excessively lengthy.

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