City Council Meeting

AGENDA
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF GENEVA, NEW YORK

JULY 1, 2020

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COUNCIL MEETING STARTS AT 7:00PM

I. CALL TO ORDER – Mayor, Steve Valentino

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. ROLL CALL

IV. FOUNDRY UPDATE

V. PUBLIC HEARING – CDBG Block Grant
Residents wishing to comment, please email City Clerk, Lori Guinan lguinan@geneva.ny.us with your comments prior to the start of the meeting. City staff can read your comments or you can share them live during the meeting.

VI. CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION – Superintendent Trina Newton
VII.
VIII. PRESENTATION – Adam Fryer of Geneva Peaceful Protesters

IX. CONSIDERATION OF MEETING MINUTES
This portion of the meeting is dedicated to correction of meeting minutes for the following Council session:

A. June 1, 2020 (Special Council Meeting)
B. June 3, 2020 (Regular Council Meeting)
C. June 22, 2020 (Special Council Meeting)

X. PUBLIC COMMENT – Residents wishing to comment, please email City Clerk, Lori Guinan lguinan@geneva.ny.us with your comments prior to the start of the meeting. City staff can read your comments or you can share them live during the meeting.

XI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
This portion of the meeting is dedicated to consideration of matters that have been previously considered by City Council. These include:

A. First Reading of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 77-3 Entitled “Animals” in the City of Geneva Municipal Code: Presented by Clr. Salamendra #2-2020

XII. NEW BUSINESS

A. Overview of Development of the Police and Community Action Plan – City Manager Gerling
B. Discussion on Process for Councilors’ Investigative Request Process
C. Establishing 1st Step Police Department Reforms for a Better Community for All; Presented by Clr. Camera # 28-2020
D. Resolution Authorizing a Budget Amendment; Presented by Clr. Camera # 29-2020
E. Resolution Creating Process and Timeline for Revising the City of Geneva Police Department Body Camera Policy; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 30-2020
F. Resolution Ensuring Diversity and Standards for the Geneva Community Compact Committee; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 31-2020
G. Resolution Requiring Collection and Reporting of Geneva Police Department Data Metrics; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 32-2020
H. Resolution Prohibiting Execution of “No-Knock Warrants” in the City of Geneva; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 33-2020
I. Resolution Establishing a Public Hearing for a Local Law Establishing a Police Accountability Board in the City of Geneva; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 34-2020
J. Resolution Establishing a Police Budget Advisory Board; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 35-2020
K. Resolution Adopting Community Review of School Resource Officers; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 36-2020
L. Resolution Revising the Geneva Police Department’s Use of Force Policy; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 37-2020
M. Resolution Establishing a Whistleblower Protection Policy for the City of Geneva; Presented by Clr. Salamendra # 38-2020
N. Resolution on the Use of Synthetic Pesticides and Fertilizers on City-Owned Properties; Presented by Clr. Regan # 39-2020
O. Resolution Terminating the Marina Project; Presented by Clr. Camera # 40-2020

XIII. MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS
This portion of the meeting is dedicated to presentation of reports by the Mayor and City Councilors on non-action matters that have not been addressed elsewhere on the agenda

XIV. CITY MANAGER REPORT
This portion of the meeting is dedicated to presentation of a report by the City Manager on non-action matters that have not been addressed elsewhere on the agenda.

XV. ADJOURNMENT