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   COTW Agenda_2.27.2024  

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Agenda Number: 2024-046    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: CWLP


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 123-03-23 WITH GLACIER SANDS WIND POWER, LLC FOR THE PURCHASE OF ALL AVAILABLE MISO-ACCREDITED CAPACITY BY ADDING TEN (10) ADDITIONAL YEARS TO THE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING AN ADDITIONAL $10,302,705.00 FOR A GRAND TOTAL OF A FIFTEEN (15) YEAR TERM AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $24,670,485.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
Previously Ordinance No. 123-03-23 approved and authorized the execution of an agreement with Glacier Sands Wind Power, LLC (“Glacier Sands”) in an amount not to exceed $14,367,780.00 for the purchase of all available MISO-accredited capacity for five (5) years with the possible option of a sixth (6th) year term. Due to capacity becoming scarce in the MISO Zone 4, it is in the City of Springfield, Office of Public Utilities’ best interest to procure capacity through a long-term agreement. Therefore, the Office of Public Utilities is recommending that this capacity purchase agreement be amended for an additional ten (10) years in an amount not to exceed $10,302,705.00. This agreement is to buy all available MISO-Accredited Zone 4 capacity in a total amount not to exceed $24,670,485.00. As the available capacity varies annually based on MISO Tariff, this amount includes a five (5) percent contingency. The expectation for future Zone 4 capacity is tightening as more generating units retire and the pace of renewables entering the market in the time needed to replace this generating capacity. This amendment reduces the costs of the remaining four (4) years on the initial agreement and is at or below the current market pricing and a hedge against rising market prices. This agreement covers seasonal capacity supply from the planning year 2023/2024 through 2037/2038.
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Agenda Number: 2024-047    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: CWLP


AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FOR SPENDING AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY’S ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANT AND AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A 2023 FORD E TRANSIT VAN FROM LANDMARK FORD INC. FROM A STATE CONTRACT FOR THE ENERGY SERVICES DEPARTMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $55,017.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
Ordinance 041-02-24 authorized acceptance of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Equipment Voucher Program in the amount of $170,500.00. This Ordinance authorizes a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $55,017.00 from that grant funds to an expenditure line for the purchase of a 2023 Ford E Transit Cargo Van under State Contract # 22-416CMS-BOSS4-40355 for the Office of Public Utilities Energy Services Office. This all-electric van will be used by the Energy Services Office to conduct residential and commercial energy audits and to raise public awareness of energy and water efficiency promotions and other public awareness efforts. The cargo van will be paid for in the form of a reimbursement within 30-60 days by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant. Landmark is a local vendor.
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Agenda Number: 2024-048    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: CWLP


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN LOAN DOCUMENTS FOR THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY REVOLVING LOAN PROGRAM FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
This is a resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign loan documents for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Public Water Supply Revolving Loan Program for the Office of Public Utilities. CWLP continues to replace lead service lines within the water system distribution system. The City plans to apply for another loan from the IEPA State Revolving Loan fund. This loan will be for $13,600,000.00 for a 2-year project to replace approximately 400 lead service lines within Census Tracts 23 and 16 in FY25 & FY26.
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Agenda Number: 2024-049    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: Public Works


AN ORDINANCE VACATING A PORTION OF THE SHARED USE PATH TO LEGACY POINTE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC., IN EXCHANGE FOR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY SHOWN ON THE PLAT FOR LEGACY POINTE TOWN CENTER PHASE V RECORDED AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 2022R26150
This is to facilitate the construction of a Sports Complex and is in exchange for the right-of-way shown on the plat for Legacy Pointe Town Center Phase V recorded as document number 2022R26150.
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Agenda Number: 2024-050    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: Public Works


A RESOLUTION FOR TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF A PORTION OF ILLINOIS STATE ROUTES 97 AND 29 (JEFFERSON STREET FROM 9TH TO 5TH STREETS) FOR THE ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE ON MARCH 16, 2024, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
Request is for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Parade will start at 9th and Jefferson, west to 5th, south to Capitol, east to 6th, north to Washington, disbanding between 7th and 9th on Washington. The date is 03/16/2024. Staging will begin at 8am and the parade will kick off at noon.
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Agenda Number: 2024-051    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: General City Business


AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE EFFECTIVE PERIOD FOR THE EXISTING SPECIAL SERVICE AREA (LEGACY POINTE) OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
The City previously adopted Ordinance No. 009-01-24 on January 2, 2024 proposing the extension of the term and life of the Special Service Area and the issuance of the Bonds of the Special Service Area in an amount not to exceed $17,000,000.00 and conducted a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on March 5, 2024. This Ordinance extends the term and life of the Special Service Area by 24 years.
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Agenda Number: 2024-052    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: General City Business


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 433-09-23 TO REVISE THE DATES FOR INTERIM BONDS AUTHORIZED FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BUSINESS DISTRICT TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2023 OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON COUNTY, ILLINOIS
An ordinance amending Ordinance 433-09-23 to revise the dates for Interim Bonds authorized for the issuance of Business Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2023 of the City of Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois.
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Agenda Number: 2024-053    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: General City Business


AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF TAXABLE SPECIAL SERVICE AREA (LEGACY POINTE) AD VALOREM TAX BONDS, SERIES 2024 OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,000,000.00 FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING THE CITY’S TAXABLE SPECIAL SERVICE AREA (LEGACY POINTE) AD VALOREM TAX BONDS, SERIES 2018
An ordinance providing for and authorizing the issuance of Taxable Special Service Area (Legacy Pointe) Ad Valorem Tax Bonds, Series 2024 of the City of Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, in the amount of $17,000,000.00 for the purpose of refunding the City's Taxable Special Service Area (Legacy Pointe) Ad Valorem Tax Bonds, Series 2018.
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Agenda Number: 2024-054    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: General City Business


AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL LELYS TO THE BOARD OF MANAGERS OF OAK RIDGE CEMETERY
Pursuant to the 1988 City of Springfield Code of Ordinances, Chapter 92, Sec., 92.15(b). This ordinance is to reappoint Michael Lelys to the Board of Managers of Oak Ridge Cemetery for three year term. Expiration will be 4/19/2027.
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Agenda Number: 2024-055    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: General City Business


AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,825.27 TO MARK YOGGERST, A SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER, FOR SETTLEMENT OF A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR CASE NUMBER 23-WC-015722
Mark Yoggerst, a City of Springfield employee since September 18, 2006, currently working in the Public Works department, reported a work injury on November 8, 2022. Mr. Yoggerst filed a workers' compensation claim (Case# 23-WC-015722) and is willing to settle in the amount of $28,825.27. Livingstone, Mueller, Bima and Davlin, P.C., the city's legal advisors also recommend payment in the amount of $28,825.27 to settle (Case# 23-WC-015722).
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Agenda Number: 2024-057    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: General City Business


AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSAL UNDER RFP CS 19-29 AND EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH KUMLER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FOR SALE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY CONSISTING OF ONE PARCEL LOCATED AT 1022 N. 5TH STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $500.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT
This is for the sale of 1 vacant lot to the following individual: Kumler United Methodist Church, purchasing the lot at 1022 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL. 62702.
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Agenda Number: 2024-058    
Agenda Type: Agenda Item
Department: General City Business


AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A FINANCING COMMITMENT LETTER WITH HEARTLAND BANK FOR SCHEELS SPORTS PARK AT LEGACY POINTE, FOR THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
An ordinance approving a Financing Commitment Letter with Heartland Bank for Scheels Sports Park at Legacy Pointe.
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