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Common Council Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 6:30 p.m. 
City of Whitewater Municipal Building
Community Room- First Floor
312 W. Whitewater St., Whitewater, WI 53190

AMENDED AGENDA AS OF 4:15 P.M. 1/20/2020

Items added:
*Authorization to amend Council Agenda with less than 72 hours notice, as required by City of Whitewater Transparency Ordinance, AND

*Addition to Executive Session Agenda - City Manager Evaluation
1.

Call to Order, Roll Call, and Pledge of Allegiance

2.

Authorization to amend Agenda with less than 72 hours notice, as required by City of Whitewater Transparency notice.

3.

Consent Agenda

Approval of Payment of Invoices Processed through (DATE) and the Acknowledgement of Receipt and filing of the following:

3.A.

Approval of Council Minutes

3.B.

Approval of Payment of Invoices processed through 1/15/2020.

Documents:
  1. Invoices 1 of 1.pdf
3.C.

Acknowledgement of Receipt and filing of the following:

3.C.i.

Public Works Committee minutes of 11/12/19 and 12/10/19.

3.C.ii.

Landmarks Commission Minutes of 11/7/19 and 12/12/19.

3.C.iii.

Irvin L. Young Memorial Library Board Minutes of 10/21/19 and 11/18/19.

4.

City Manager Update

5.

Staff Reports

5.A.

Update on 2020 Census.

5.B.

Update on Lakes Draw Down Project.

6.

Hearing of Citizen Comments


No formal Common Council Action will be taken during this meeting although issues raised may become a part of a future agenda. Participants are allotted a three minute speaking period. Specific items listed on the agenda may not be discussed at this time; however citizens are invited to speak to those specific issues at the time the Council discusses that particular item. 


7.

Resolutions

8.

Ordinances: First Reading

8.B.

Creating Chapter 2.43, "Administrative Appeals."

8.C.

Creating Chapter 2.51, the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee. (Councilmember Brown request).

9.

Ordinances: Second Reading

10.

Considerations

10.A.

Appointment of Citizen Members to open Board and Commission positions.

10.B.

Action on Alcohol Licensing Committee's recommendation regarding appeal filed by Morgan McPhearson relating to denial of her Beverage Operator's License application.

10.C.

Request for approval of Real Estate Listing Contracts for certain city-owned properties.

10.D.

City Manager Legislative Update and Report on recent law changes.

11.

Councilmember Requests for Future Agenda Items and Future Polco Questions

12.

EXECUTIVE SESSION. Adjournment to Closed Session, TO RECONVENE, per Wisconsin Statutes 19.85(1)(e) "Deliberating or negotiating the purchase of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session,", and per 19.85(1)(g) "Conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved." Items to be discussed: Possible agreement settling claim for excessive real estate tax assessment brought by Allef Partners LLC d/b/a Walmart; and 2) Negotiation of employment agreement with Whitewater Professional Police Association ("WPPA").

12.A.

AND 19.85(1)(c) "Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility."

12.B.

*City Manager Performance Evaluation

13.

RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

13.A.

Possible action on Whitewater Police Department Contracts) [Whitewater Professional Police Association 2020 - 2022; WPPA - WSSA Detective Memorandum of Understanding relating to 10 hour shifts; Memorandum of Understanding relating to Article XXIII - Hours, relating to Shift Differential; and Memorandum of Understanding as it relates to Canine Handlers and Canine (K-9) Decoy.

13.B.

Possible Action on Settlement Agreement with Allef Partners LLC d/b/a Walmart, relating to their claim for excessive assessment.

14.

Adjournment

Anyone requiring special arrangements is asked to call the
Office of the City Manager / City Clerk 
at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.
*Items denoted with asterisks will be approved on a single motion and
vote due to their routine 
nature or previous discussion. 
Any council member may request that a consent agenda item be removed for individual discussion.