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City Council Agenda for Jan. 22

The following is the calendar for the regular meeting of the Long Beach City Council for Jan. 22, 2013. For more details on the meeting's agenda, visit the City of Long Beach’s wesbite.
  
1. Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements Re:
Premises 156 East Park Avenue, (street floor), Long Beach, New York.
Re: Foot Spa

PUBLIC HEARING: Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking
Requirements Re: Premises 156 East Park Avenue, (street floor), Long
Beach, New York.
Re: Foot Spa

2. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Agreement for
Disaster Management Response and Recovery Consulting Services.

Legislative Memo: To assist the City in its recovery from Superstorm
Sandy, it’s recovery plan, and maximizing reimbursements from FEMA.  
Said Agreement shall be reviewed by FEMA in order to insure that it
meets with all FEMA requirements.  

3. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Agreement for
Engineering Consulting Services to Prepare Plans and Specifications for
the Reconstruction of the City of Long Beach Boardwalk.

Legislative Memo: This is the second step in the reconstruction of the
boardwalk as a result of damage sustained by Superstorm Sandy.  The
selected firm will be responsible for the researching and presenting of the
best practice options for the design and materials of the boardwalk, as well
as overseeing the eventual construction process, including the solicitation
of public input and assisting in the advertisement of the bid and oversight
of the bid process in advance of the management of the construction of the
new boardwalk. Funding is being requested through public assistance
grant monies from FEMA.

4. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Donation
Agreement with Keltron Corporation.

Legislative Memo: Keltron Corporation reached out to the City offering to
help us in our recovery and is generously donating a new fire alarm
receiver to replace the one that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

5. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Amend the Current
Agreement with Welsbach Electric Corp. for Street Lighting Maintenance
and Repair.

Legislative Memo: The City had a three year contract with normal
expenditures anticipated. Due to unforeseeable events and expenses, such
as Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy, additional costs were incurred
and a three month contract extension is desired until a new bid is
advertised.

6. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Vehicles for the
City’s Lifeguard Patrol under Nassau BOCES Contract.

Legislative Memo: As a result of Superstorm Sandy, the City’s Lifeguard
Patrol Emergency Response Vehicles were destroyed.  These vehicles
need to be replaced as they are utilized for all water rescue and medical
emergencies on the beach. Community Development Block Grant funds
will be available and funds are being requested through public assistance
grant monies from FEMA.
Earthling January 23, 2013 at 04:52 PM
So, what happened? No follow-up story? I see endless possibilities for corruption, meaning, over priced vehicles, patronage, favors, political and not, and all those little things that keep hemorrhaging our patience, sanity and money.
Annette M La Salle January 23, 2013 at 06:33 PM
i am so tired of the badmouthing of the current city council if people took the time tomget to know them or go to a meeting iwas recently bamblasted at a meeting in my building by a few residents they clump all of them together as just politicians i am so frustrated. Give them a chance but ive given up trying to help i have been trying to get out of here to amother senior building for 41/2 ears People are so closeminded. Annie La Salle
Earthling January 24, 2013 at 04:15 PM
By their deeds they will be known.

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