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May 3, 2010: City Council
AGENDA:

 
REGULAR MEETING of the Council of the City of Lyndhurst, Monday, May 3, 2010, at 8:00 P.M., Vice Mayor Joseph A. Marko, presiding.
 
Members Present:
Council Representatives: D. J. Fisher, D. A. Frey, J. A. Gambatese, C. A. LoPresti, J. A. Marko, L. A. Schlessel, P. A. Ward.
 
Others Present: J. M. Cicero, Jr., Mayor; P. T. Murphy, Director of Law; R. F. Porrello, Chief of Police; F. E. Glady III, Director of Service; M. A. Kovalchik, Director of Finance; T. P. Kunz, Building Commissioner; G. M. Telzrow, Chief of Fire; J. C. Borton, Assistant Clerk of Council.
 
COUNCIL:
 
Minutes:
 
Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Monday, April 19, 2010.
 
Committee Reports:
 
MAYOR'S REPORT
 
FINANCE COMMITTEE - WARD
 
PUBLIC LANDS & BUILDINGS COMMITTEE - FREY
 
ROADS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE - GAMBATESE
 
SAFETY COMMITTEE - LoPRESTI
 
SERVICE & SEWERS COMMITTEE - FISHER
 
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE - WARD
 
PLANNING COMMISSION - SCHLESSEL
 
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
Requests for additions to the Agenda:
 
Public Comment:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-25
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER NO. 5 WITH LAKELAND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC. FOR THE LYNDHURST MUNICIPAL COURT RENOVATION PROJECT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-26
INTRODUCED BY: WARD AND SCHLESSEL
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1160.04(a)(3) OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "PARKING OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES", AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
TABLED ITEMS:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2008-15
INTRODUCED BY: ADMIN
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 660.05 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY WITH REGARD TO SNOW REMOVAL.
 
May 3, 2010: City Council
MINUTES:

 
The Council of the City of Lyndhurst met in Regular Session on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 8:03 P.M., Vice Mayor Joseph A. Marko, presiding.
 
Members Present:
Council Representatives: D. J. Fisher, D. A. Frey, J. A. Gambatese, C. A. LoPresti, J. A. Marko, L. A. Schlessel, P. A. Ward.
 
Others Present: J. M. Cicero, Jr., Mayor; P. T. Murphy, Director of Law; R. F. Porrello, Chief of Police; F. E. Glady III, Director of Service; J. C. Borton, Assistant Clerk of Council.
 
Absent: M. A. Kovalchik, Director of Finance; T. P. Kunz, Building Commissioner; G. M. Telzrow, Chief of Fire.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Fisher, that reading of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held Monday, April 19, 2010, copies of which were mailed to all Members be dispensed with and said minutes stand approved as circulated.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
MAYOR'S REPORT - Mayor Cicero had no report.
 
FINANCE COMMITTEE - Chairman Ward had no report.
 
PUBLIC LANDS & BUILDINGS COMMITTEE - Chairman Frey had no report.
 
ROADS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE - Chairman Gambatese had no report.
 
SAFETY COMMITTEE - Chairman LoPresti had no report.
 
SERVICE & SEWERS COMMITTEE - Chairman Fisher had no report.
 
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE - Chairman Ward had no report. Mr. Ward requested a meeting with the Law Director to discuss the lottery/gambling winning threshold.
 
PLANNING COMMISSION - Mr. Schlessel had no report.
 
SOUTH EUCLID LYNDHURST BOARD OF EDUCATION - Mr. Kent addressed Council relative to the passage of legislation by the City of South Euclid regarding the installation of cameras on the district school busses. He said that at this point in time, the School Board has had no discussion regarding that topic. He anticipated that it would need to be on their agenda, but that Lyndhurst would have to enact similar legislation and the State Highway Patrol would need to be consulted, along with approval by legal counsel.
 
With regard to Bolton School, Mr. Kent said the contractors are still working to complete punch list items.
 
Mr. Kent also reported that Mr. Bishop, Human Resources Director and Mr. Allenick, the Athletic Director would be retiring at the end of the year. He also said that Kristan Romito was hired as the new PR person.
 
With regard to the school bus camera issue, Mr. Ward said that this had been discussed by Council some time ago, but they were not in favor of it, and thought there was no need for legislation. Mayor Cicero said he discussed the matter with the Chief and requested that he obtain the information to present to the Safety Committee.
 
The meeting was opened to public comment:
 
E. Dale Inkley, 5126 E. Farnhurst Road, had several questions relative to the clean up of the Key Bank site. Mayor Cicero said heand Mr. Murphy would be happy to meet with Mr. Inkley to answer any questions he might have regarding the project.
 
Eunice F. Horton, 1121 Brainard Road, commended the Service Department for the excellent job of snow removal this past winter. In addition, Mrs. Horton gave kudos to Council and specifically the Service Department for their diligence in implementing the rubbish pickup and recycling programs.
 
Richard Clark, 5347 Chickadee Lane, asked that the Police Department be encouraged to enforce the leash law, as well as making sure that residents clean up after their animals.
 
Mr. Marko said he has heard positive feedback on the yellow stickers for yard waste containers. It was noted that stickers are available in the Service Department.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-25
INTRODUCED BY: ADMINISTRATION
 
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER NO. 5 WITH LAKELAND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC. FOR THE LYNDHURST MUNICIPAL COURT RENOVATION PROJECT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that rules set forth under Section 123.01 Codified Ordinances be suspended for full reading, that Ordinance No. 2010-25 be placed on second and third reading for final passage, and that it be highlighted.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Fisher, Frey, Gambatese, Schlessel, Ward, LoPresti, Marko.
Nays: Nays.
 
Motion carried.
Rules suspended.
 
Ordinance No. 2010-25 was highlighted by Mrs. Borton, with Section 4 being read in its entirety.
 
It was moved by Mr. Schlessel, seconded by Mr.Ward, that Ordinance No. 2010-25 be passed.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Fisher, Frey, Gambatese, Schlessel, Ward, LoPresti, Marko.
Nays: Nays.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2010-25 is passed.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-26
INTRODUCED BY: COUNCILMAN WARD AND COUNCILMAN SCHLESSEL
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1160.04(a)(3) OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY ENTITLED "PARKING OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES", AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Schlessel, that Ordinance No. 2010-26 be placed on first reading and referred to the Planning Commission.
 
Roll Call:
 
Yeas: Fisher, Frey, Gambatese, Schlessel, Ward, LoPresti, Marko.
Nays: Nays.
 
Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2010-26 is placed on first reading and referred to the Planning Commission.
 
Mr. Ward stated that following adoption of the original ordinance, some items were brought to his attention which created a loophole. He said that the language contained in this ordinance closes that loophole, putting a size limitation of twenty-four feet on trailers and fifth wheel trailers. He wondered if all other areas of the previously adopted ordinance could be enforced. It was noted that all other changes would be enforced.
 
Mr. Ward highlighted the proposed changes in Ordinance No. 2010-26.
 
It was moved by Mr. Ward, seconded by Mr. Gambatese, that the meeting be adjourned.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
Meeting adjourned at 8:24 P.M.


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