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12-17-18 CC MeetingCOMMON COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2018 - 6:00 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBERS/CITY HALL/ONE CIVIC SQUARE MEETING CALLED TO ORDER Council President Kevin D. Rider; Council Members: Laura Campbell, Ronald E. Carter, Anthony Green, Sue Finkam, H. Bruce Kimball, Jeff Worrell and Deputy Clerk Jacob Quinn were present. Council President Rider called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. INVOCATION Pastor Tim Ayers, Grace Church, delivered the Invocation. Councilor Carter led the Pledge of Allegiance. RECOGNITION OF CITY EMPLOYEES AND OUTSTANDING CITIZENS There were none. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Councilor Kimball moved to approve minutes from the December 3, 2018 Regular Meeting. Councilor Campbell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Minutes were approved 6-0 (Worrell abstained). RECOGNITION OF PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL David Thomas addressed Council concerning Z-638-18. He stated that offer to buy out the neighborhood he lives in by the developer is too low of an offer for residents to remain in Carmel. Additionally he stated that residents are going to begin attempting to sell off the land and 31 homes as group in order to hopefully receive a more satisfactory offer. Bill McGinnis addressed Council with concerns that Z-638-18 would not be the best use for the property and that Carmel could find a higher and better use for the land. 7:10 COUNCIL AND MAYORAL COMMENTS/OBSERVATIONS Councilor Green expressed his concerned about Z-638-18 and commercial encroachment on the west side of Carmel. ACTION ON MAYORAL VETOES There were none. CLAIMS Councilor Campbell moved to approve Payrolls in the amount of $2,249,198.33. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Payroll was approved 7-0. Councilor Campbell moved to approve General Claims in the amount of $1,829,625.97. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Claims were approved 7-0 Councilor Campbell moved to approve Retirement in the amount of $99,214.33. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Retirement was approved 7-0. Councilor Kimball moved to acknowledge Wire Transfers in the amount of $1,526,061.32. Councilor Campbell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Wire Transfers were acknowledged 7-0. COMMITTEE REPORTS Councilor Finkam reported that the Finance, Utilities and Rules Committee had not met Councilor Campbell reported that the Land Use and Special Studies Committee had met and discussed Ordinance D-2448-18 and the item remains in committee. OTHER REPORTS — (at the first meeting of the month specified below): There were none. Councilor Carter moved to add Resolution 12-17-18-06 to the agenda. Councilor Finkam seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. The motion was approved 7-0. Councilor Carter moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Finkam seconded. Councilor Finkam moved to approve Resolution CC -12-17-18-06. Councilor Carter seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Resolution CC -12-17-18-06 was approved 7-0. OLD BUSINESS Councilor President Rider announced the Second Reading of Ordinance D-2446-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending Chapter 2, Article 4, Section 2-102 of the Carmel City Code. Councilor Rider removed the item from the Finance, Utilities and Rules Committee without objection. Councilor Worrell presented on the item. Councilor Green asked the City Legal Department about the ethics guidelines in state code about gifts from vendors. Councilor Rider announced that the item would be carried over to the next meeting for further discussion. Councilor President Rider announced the Second Reading of Ordinance D-2447-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Adding Subsection (65) to Chapter 8, Article 5, 2 Section 8-47(a) of the Carmel City Code. Councilor Worrell addressed Council regarding the item. Councilor Worrell moved to approve Ordinance D-2447-18. Councilor Campbell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Ordinance D-2447-18 was approved 7-0. Second Reading of Ordinance D-2448-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending Chapter 6, Article 5, Division VIII, Section 6-158 of the Carmel City Code; Sponsor: Councilor Carter. Item remains in the Land Use and Special Studies Committee. PUBLIC HEARINGS Councilor President Rider announced the First Reading of Ordinance Z-637-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending the Legacy Planned Development District (Z-501-07). Councilor Finkam moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Campbell seconded. Jim Shinaver, Nelson and Frankenberger, presented the item to Council. Council President Rider opened the public hearing at 6:40 p.m. Seeing no one who wished to address Council, Council President Rider closed the public hearing at 6:40:25 p.m. Councilor Finkam moved to suspend the rules and act on this tonight. Councilor Campbell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. The motion was approved 7-0. Councilor Finkam moved to approve Ordinance Z-637-18. Councilor Campbell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Ordinance Z-637-18 was approved 7-0. Councilor President Rider announced the First Reading of Ordinance Z-638-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Rezoning 6.16 acres at SE Corner of North Illinois Street and 111th Street From S2 (Residential) to the MC (Meridian Corridor) District. Councilor Campbell moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Finkam seconded. Robert Hicks, Hall Render, presented the item to Council. Rachel Keesling, Department of Community Services, presented the department report to Council. Council President Rider opened the public hearing at 7:11:17 p.m. Cindy Claybush stated that the developer is using the assessed value as the base when determining what to offer homeowners as opposed to market value. She agrees with the proposed zoning, but not the offers being made to homeowners. Jill Meisenheimer expressed concern that the older neighborhoods are becoming extinct in Carmel. John Brehm addressed Council about the decaying neighborhood he lives in. he would like to see the hospital and Carmel take care of residents. Seeing no one else who wished to address Council, Council President Rider closed the public hearing at 7:19:35 p.m. There was extensive Council discussion about the project and surrounding neighborhood. Council President Rider referred the item to the Land Use and Special Studies Committee. Councilor Green left the meeting. NEW BUSINESS Councilor President Rider announced the First Reading of Ordinance D-2450-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending Sections 8-47 and 8-48 to Chapter 8, Article 5 of the Carmel City Code. Councilor Worrell moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Finkam seconded. Benjamin Legge, Assistant Corporation Counsel, presented the item to Council. Henry 3 Mestetsky, Executive Director of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission, addressed Council. Council President Rider referred the item to the Finance, Utilities and Rules Committee Councilor President Rider announced Resolution CC -12-17-18-01: A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving a Transfer of Funds Within the 2018 Carmel Fire Department Budget. Councilor Finkam moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Campbell seconded. Chief David Haboush, Carmel Fire Department, presented the item to Council. Councilor Finkam moved to approve Resolution CC -12-17-18-01. Councilor Campbell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Resolution CC -12-17-18-01 was approved 6-0. Councilor President Rider announced Resolution CC -12-17-18-04: A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending the Contract With the Carmel Professional Firefighters Association. Councilor Finkam moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Worrell seconded. Councilor Finkam presented the item to Council. Council President Rider referred the item to the Finance, Utilities and Rules Committee Councilor President Rider announced Resolution CC -12-17-18-02: A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving a Transfer of Funds Between the 2018 Department of Community Relations & Economic Development Budget Line Items. Councilor Finkam moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Campbell seconded. Nancy Heck, Director of Community Relations and Economic Development, presented the item to Council. Councilor Carter moved to approve Resolution CC -12-17-18-02. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Resolution CC -12-17-18-02 was approved 6-0. Councilor President Rider announced Resolution CC -12-17-18-05: A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving a Transfer of Funds Within the 2018 Department of Redevelopment Budget. Councilor Worrell moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Kimball seconded. Henry Mestetsky presented the item to Council. Councilor Worrell moved to approve Resolution CC -12-17-18-05. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Resolution CC -12-17-18-05 was approved 6-0. Councilor President Rider announced Resolution CC -12-17-18-03: A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving the Suspension of the Short Term Residential Rental Ordinance During Certain Periods of the Year. Councilor Worrell moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Finkam seconded. Jim Crider, Director of the Department of Administration, presented the item to Council. Councilor Finkam moved to approve Resolution CC -12-17-18-03. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Resolution CC -12-17-18-03 was approved 6-0. Councilor President Rider announced the First Reading of Ordinance D-2451-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending Chapter 2, Article 1, Division III, Section 2- 13 of the Carmel City Code. Councilor Worrell moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Finkam seconded. Jon Oberlander, Assistant Corporation Counsel, presented the item to Council. Council President Rider referred the item to the Finance, Utilities and Rules Committee Councilor President Rider announced the First Reading of Ordinance D-2452-18; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending Chapter 3, Article 1, Division 2, Section 3- 30 of the Carmel City Code. Councilor Finkam moved to introduce the item into business. Councilor Campbell seconded. Councilor Finkam moved to amend Ordinance D-2452-18 by inserting Parks 4 Department (Quarterly — February, May, August, November)on line 63. Councilor Carter seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. The motion was approved 6-0. Councilor Finkam moved to approve Ordinance D-2452 As Amended. Councilor Carter seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote. Ordinance D-2452-18 As Amended was approved 6-0. OTHER BUSINESS Election of 2019 Council Positions Councilor Campbell moved to nominate Councilor Worrell to be Council President. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote to close nominations. The motion passed 5-0 (Worrell abstained). Council President Rider announced that Councilor Worrell had been elected Common Council President for 20189 Councilor Finkam moved to nominate Councilor Campbell to be Council Vice -President. Councilor Kimball seconded. There was no Council discussion. Council President Rider called for the vote to close nominations. The motion passed 6-0. Council President Rider announced that Councilor Campbell had been elected Common Council Vice -President for 2019. City Council Appointments Carmel City Center Community Development Corporation (4CDC) (Term Expires 12/31/19, one year term); One appointment. Councilor Carter nominated Debra Schmitz to serve on the 4CDC. Councilor Worrell seconded. Councilor Finkam moved to close the nominations. Councilor Campbell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Debra Schmitz was appointed by acclamation. Carmel Redevelopment Commission (Terms Expire 12/31/18, one year term); Two appointments. Councilor Campbell nominated Kevin Rider and Dave Bowers to serve on the Commission. Councilor Finkam seconded. Councilor Campbell made a motion to close the nominations. Councilor Carter seconded. There was no Council discussion. Dave Bowers and Kevin Rider were appointed by acclamation. Carmel Fire Department Merit Board (Term Expires 1/1/21, two year term); One appointment. Councilor Finkam nominated Gary Dufek to serve on the Board. Councilor Worrell seconded. Councilor Finkam made a motion to close the nominations. Councilor Worrell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Gary Dufek was appointed by acclamation. Carmel Police Department Merit Board (Term Expires 1/1/21, two year term); One appointment. Councilor Finkam nominated Alana Shane to serve on the Board. Councilor Worrell seconded. Councilor Finkam made a motion to close the nominations. Councilor Worrell seconded. There was no Council discussion. Alana Shane was appointed by acclamation. Carmel Ethics Board (Republican) (Term Expires 1/1/21, two year term); One appointment. Councilor Worrell nominated Mike Kuhfeld to serve on the Board. Councilor Campbell seconded. Councilor Worrell made a motion to close the nominations. Councilor Finkam seconded. There was no Council discussion. Mike Kuhfeld was appointed by acclamation. Carmel Audit Committee (Term Expires 1/1/21, two year term); One appointment. Councilor Worrell nominated Josephine Biggers to serve on the Board. Councilor Finkam seconded. Councilor Worrell 5 1 r made a motion to close the nominations. Councilor Finkam seconded. There was no Council discussion. Josephine Biggers was appointed by acclamation ANNOUNCEMENTS There were none. EXECUTION OF DOCUMENT ADJOURNMENT Council President Rider adjourned the meeting at 8:11 p.m. Respectfully submitted, ATT T• Christine S. Clerk - k-TreasurerAristine S. Paul Approved, 0 Council President