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COMMON COUNCIL

     (9/11)

    COMMON COUNCIL

    of the

    CITY OF SYRACUSE

    REGULAR MEETING - SEPTEMBER 11, 2006

    1:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag - (Led by the Hon. Bethaida González, President of

    the Syracuse Common Council)

2. Invocation (Delivered by Reverend James T. Jones of the New Jerusalem Church of

    God in Christ, Syracuse, New York)

3. Roll Call - (Present - 8, Councilor Ryan absent)

4. Minutes - August 21, 2006 - (Adopted 8-0)

5. Public Hearing - Relative to Agenda Item #9a, “Local Law - Of the City of Syracuse,

    to amend Local Law #10 (10/20/03) to enact the provisions of Chapter 187 of the

    Law of 2006 to increase the maximum income for eligibility for partial real property

    tax exemption for person with disabilities as detailed in Schedule “A”. (Public Hearing

    held on Monday, September 11, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.) (NO APPEARANCES)

     Public Hearing - Relative to Agenda Item #40, “Amend - Ord. #51 (02/09/04),

    “Amend - The Lease Agreement with Sensis Corporation for the operation of an

    Airport Surface Detection System at Syracuse Hancock International Airport, to allow

    for an increase in the amount of equipment and a revision to the fee schedule for a

    five-year period from August 15, 2001 through August 14, 2006.” Amend to extend

    the lease for the period of August 15, 2006-August 14, 2009. Sensis will pay rent of

    $3,000 per month. Total amount not to exceed $108,000. (Public Hearing held on

    Monday, September 11, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.) (NO APPEARANCES)

     Public Hearing - Relative to Agenda Item #41, “Authorize - A Small Lease for Real

    Property with the FAA for space at Syracuse Hancock International Airport for use as

    a weather office for the period of October 1, 2005-September 30, 2010. The FAA will

    pay rent of $500 per month. Total amount not to exceed $30,000. (Public Hearing

    held on Monday, September 11, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.) (NO APPEARANCES)

6. Petitions - (none)

7. Committee Reports - (Economic Development & Environment; Charter, Rules,

    Procedure & RFP)

8. Communications - (none)

9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED:

     BY COUNCILOR MINER:

    a. Local Law - Of the City of Syracuse, to amend Local Law #10 (10/20/03) to enact the

    provisions of Chapter 187 of the Law of 2006 to increase the maximum income for 8-0 LL eligibility for partial real property tax exemption for person with disabilities as detailed

    in Schedule “A”. (Public Hearing held on Monday, September 11, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.)

    b. Local Law - Of the City of Syracuse to enact the provisions of Chapter 195 of the

    Laws of 2006, which provides for a partial tax exemption for residential 8-0 LL improvements in the City of Syracuse.

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    NEW BUSINESS

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     BY PRESIDENT GONZÁLEZ:

    10. Resolution - Approving the Appointment of Various Persons as Commissioners of 29-R

    Deeds for 2006. 8-0

     BY COUNCILOR CALLAHAN:

    11. Application - To the NYS Empire State Development Corporation’s Restore NY

    Community Initiatives Grant Program for funds in an amount not to exceed 8-0 466 $5,000,000 for the demolition, deconstruction and rehabilitation of vacant or obsolete residential or commercial structures, as detailed in Schedule “A”. The in-kind local

    match of $500,000 will be met with contributions of the owner or developer.

    12. Advertise Public Hearing - Relative to the “Restore NY Communities Initiative” to

    comply with NYS Empire State Development Corporation Municipal Grant Program. 8-0 467 (Public Hearing to be held on Monday, September 25, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.)

    13. Agreement - With the NYS Empire State Development Corporation’s Restore NY

    Community Initiatives Grant Program for funds in an amount not to exceed H H $5,000,000 for the demolition, deconstruction and rehabilitation of vacant or obsolete residential or commercial structures, as detailed in Schedule “A”. The in-kind local

    match of $500,000 will be met with contributions of the owner or developer. (Public

    Hearing to be held on Monday, September 25, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.)

    14. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS DEC under the Environmental

    Restoration Program for funds in an amount not to exceed $67,500 for the Brownfield 8-0 468 investigation phase for the Otisca Building at 900 North McBride and Butternut Street. Total cost not to exceed $75,000 with the local cash share and initial funding

    from SNI V north side allocation funds.

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     BY COUNCILOR RYAN:

    15. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Office of Children and Family

    Services for funds in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to fund up to 50% of the 8-0 469 Syracuse Police Department’s Syracuse Information Resource Program and the Officer Friendly Program. No City funds are required.

     BY COUNCILOR MINER:

    16. Authorize - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Agreement with SIDA and Masonic Lofts, LLC

    for property located at 320 Montgomery Street, as detailed in Exhibit “B”, for the 8-0 470 restoration of the former Masonic Temple into thirty-five work/live loft units.

    17. Authorize - The Department of Assessment to retain appraisers (Ed Pfohl - 147 W.

    Kennedy St., 426 Seymour St., 236 Putnam St., 219 W. Brighton Ave., 937 Emerson 8-0 471 Ave., 1605 S. State St., 142 Hovey St., 133 & 135 Huron St., 307 Baker Ave., 435 W. Kennedy St. 1614 S. State St., 503 Dudley St., 242 Hopper Rd. - William Anderson -

    200 Lime St.)

    18. Correct Tax Rolls - (511 Ulster St., 186 W. Corning Ave., and 222 Hartson St.) For 472

    various charges for Tax Years 2006/2007. 8-0

     BY COUNCILOR ROBINSON:

    19. Authorize - An Artworks License Agreement with the Erie Canal Museum for use of

    the reproductions of certain paintings, which are owned by the City, for various 8-0 473 purposes for the period of twenty-five years.

    20. Support - The submission of an application for funding from the New York State

    Canal Corporation through the Erie Canal Greenway Grant Program in the amount of 8-0 474 $250,000 for the project entitled “Erie Canal Museum First Floor Interpretive and

    Educational Exhibits”.

    21. Application & Agreement - To and with the US Department of Housing and Urban

    Development, Economic Development Initiative, for funds in an amount not to 8-0 475 exceed $49,600 for renovations and improvements at the North Area Athletic &

    Education Center, Syracuse Golden Gloves, 307 S. Geddes St., on behalf of the

    Department of Community Development. No City funds are required.

    22. Appropriate Funds - From Syracuse Neighborhood Initiative - Phase VI in the amount

    of $220,500 to the Department of Community Development for the South Geddes 8-0 476 Street Corridor Improvements to include curbs, sidewalks and public infrastructure.

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    23. Appropriate Funds - From Syracuse Neighborhood Initiative - Phase VI in the amount

    of $200,000 to the Department of Community Development for the Wilson Building 8-0 477 Redevelopment at 306 South Salina by Adapt CNY, Inc., a non-profit created by 40

    Below, with plans for 33 apartments and ground floor commercial space.

    24. Appropriate Funds - From Syracuse Neighborhood Initiative - Phase VI in the amount

    of $250,000 to the Department of Community Development for administrative costs 7-1 478 Miner relative to the Syracuse Neighborhood Initiative.

    25. Appropriate Funds - From Syracuse Neighborhood Initiative - Phase VI in the amount

    of $300,000 to the Department of Community Development for the Walier Lofts, a 8-0 479 commercial and residential loft project, at 755 North Salina Street by Kennedy-

    Hancock Realty through an agreement with Scott Byer and John Kennedy,

    applicants.

    26. Purchase w/c/b - From Piedigrossi’s Signs, design, construction, installation and

    decorative architectural masonry materials for five signs to be installed in 8-0 480 predetermined neighborhood locations in the Eastwood area, on behalf of the

    Department of Community Development. Total cost not to exceed $25,000.

    27. Sell - All right, title and interest of the City of Syracuse in and to the premises known

    as 124-126 Hall Avenue, a wood house and garage, to Home Headquarters, Inc. for 8-0 481 the total sum of $1,150.

    28. Sell - All right, title and interest of the City of Syracuse in and to the premises known

    as 113 Fitch Street, a wood house and garage, to Home Headquarters, Inc. for the 8-0 482 total sum of $1,150.

    29. Sell - All right, title and interest of the City of Syracuse in and to the premises known

    as 401 W. Beard Avenue, a wood house and garage, to Home Headquarters, Inc. for H H the total sum of $1,150.

    30. Sell - All right, title and interest of the City of Syracuse in and to the premises known

    I. LLC for the total sum as 717-719 Livingston Avenue, a wood house, to Kinderlane 8-0 483

    of $82,425.

    31. Sell - Through the Lots for Non-Profits Program all right, title and interest of the City

    of Syracuse in and to the premises known as 128-130 Baker Avenue to Syracuse 8-0 484 Model Neighborhood Corporation for the total sum of $151.

    32. Sell - Through the Lots for Non-Profits Program all right, title and interest of the City

    of Syracuse in and to the premises known as 134 Baker Avenue to Syracuse Model 8-0 485 Neighborhood Corporation for the total sum of $151.

    33. Sell - Through the Lots for Non-Profits Program all right, title and interest of the City

    of Syracuse in and to the premises known as 306 Howard Street to NEHDA for the H H total sum of $151.

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    Gen. 34. Designate - As a Historic Protected Site, the property located at 1104 East Genesee

    #37 Street. Syracuse Landmark Preservation Board, applicant. Christopher & Heather 8-0

    Scanlon, owners.

    Gen. 35. Special Permit - Modification to expand a restaurant (Brooklyn Pickle) and its

    #38 accessory parking area at 2100-2222 Burnet Avenue. Ken Sniper, owner/applicant. 8-0

36. Special Permit - Modification to establish a grocery store in conjunction with an

    existing restaurant (Ruby’s Soul Food Cuisine) at 4418 South Salina Street. Nagi H H Algaby Ali, applicant. Gwen Lawson, owner.

     BY COUNCILOR DeFRANCISCO:

37. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services

    for funds in an amount not to exceed $42,000 to continue Phase IV Narcotics Control 8-0 486 Program at Corcoran High School. The local cash match of $14,000 will be provided by the Syracuse City School District.

38. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services

    for funds in an amount not to exceed $49,000 to continue Phase VI Narcotics Control 8-0 487 program at Henninger High School. The local cash match of $16,333 will be provided by the Syracuse City School District.

     BY COUNCILORS HOGAN & RYAN, PRESIDENT GONZÁLEZ & ALL COUNCILORS:

39. Resolution - In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month which runs from September 30-R

    15, 2006 through October 15, 2006, in the City of Syracuse. 8-0

     BY COUNCILOR McMAHON:

40. Amend - Ord. #51 (02/09/04), “Amend - The Lease Agreement with Sensis

    Corporation for the operation of an Airport Surface Detection System at Syracuse 8-0 488 Hancock International Airport, to allow for an increase in the amount of equipment and a revision to the fee schedule for a five-year period from August 15, 2001

    through August 14, 2006.” Amend to extend the lease for the period of August 15,

    2006-August 14, 2009. Sensis will pay rent of $3,000 per month. Total amount not to

    exceed $108,000. (Public Hearing held on Monday, September 11, 2006 at 1:00

    P.M.)

41. Authorize - A Small Lease for Real Property with the FAA for space at Syracuse

    Hancock International Airport for use as a weather office for the period of October 1, 8-0 489 2005-September 30, 2010. The FAA will pay rent of $500 per month. Total amount not to exceed $30,000. (Public Hearing held on Monday, September 11, 2006 at 1:00

    P.M.)

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     BY COUNCILOR SEALS:

42. Accept - From DupliGraphics, a donation in an amount not to exceed $800 to be

    used to underwrite the costs associated with the Franklin Fridays at Franklin Park, on 8-0 490 behalf of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs.

    43. Accept - From Price Chopper/Golub Corp., a donation in an amount not to exceed

    $1,000 to be used to underwrite costs associated with the Festival of Lights Program 8-0 491 at Burnet Park, on behalf of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs.

    44. Application & Agreement - To and with the NYS Office of Children and Family

    Services for funds in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to fund up to 50% of the 8-0 492 expenses for the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Program’s Expanded

    Recreation Program. No City funds are required.

     BY COUNCILOR SIMMONS:

45. Advertise Public Hearing - Relative to the Prospect Hill 1 Special Lighting District.

    Property owner share to be charged to the premises fronting thereon. (Public 8-0 493 Hearing to be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.)

46. Authorize - The Prospect Hill 1 Special Lighting District to include: 100-400 blocks of

    Prospect Avenue, 400-700 blocks of N. Townsend St., 300-500 blocks of N. State H H St., 400-500 blocks of E. Willow St., 300-400 blocks of Hickory St., 100 block of

    Union Ave., 300 block of E. Laurel St. and 300 block of Butternut St. Property owner

    share to be charged to the premises fronting thereon. (Public Hearing to be held on

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at 1:00 P.M.)

47. Agreement - With Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. for services associated with

    providing energy and utility analysis and a project development proposal for the H H Proposed Renewable Generation Facility Program. Should the City opt out of a

    twenty-year agreement, development and engineering costs not to exceed $345,000

    would be incurred by the City.

48. Amend - Ord. #470 (9/22/03), Agreement - With Onondaga County, to permit the use

    of the City Fuel Facility at the Department of Public Works for fueling vehicles owned by 8-0 494 Onondaga County, for three years, with the County to reimburse the City for all related

    costs as detailed in Revised Schedule “A”. Amend to extend the agreement for an

    additional three years.

49. Contract - With National Elevator Inspection Services, Inc. for services related to

    elevator/conveyance inspection and plan review for the period of three years with two H H 1-year options. Total yearly cost of $9,000. Total cost not to exceed $27,000.

    Syracuse Common Council

    Adjourned at 1:20 P.M.

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