Sale of City Owned Property—The Council approved the sale of the following City owned properties:

Ellicott District
476 Riley Street was sold to Mr. Edward Motley and Ms. Vernetta Harvin for $2,100

Appointments

The Council approved the appointment of the following individual to a position within a City of Buffalo Department at a step above the base salary:
Department of Permit and Inspection Services
Chief Building Inspector
Ronald Collins
The Council accepted the appointment of the following individuals to positions within various City of Buffalo Departments at the base salary:
Office of the Mayor
Special Assistant to the Mayor II
Jessica Smith
Department of Public Works
Meter Reader
Pamela Orcutt
The Council appointed the following individuals to positions within various District Common Council Offices:
Ellicott District
Legislative Aide
Felicia Williams
Masten District
Legislative Assistant
Nikita Fortune
Assistant Legislative Aide
Frank Garland, III
The Council accepted the appointment of the following individual to seasonal positions within various City of Buffalo Departments at the base salary:
Department of Assessment and Taxation
Clerk
Lyana Luciano
Department of Law
Law Clerk
TheArthur Duncan

License and Permit Approvals—Upon the recommendation of the Department Permit & Inspection Services, the Council approved the following license and permit applications:

Delaware District
Food Store License
KRK Food Mart located at 523 Starin Avenue
Restaurant Dance License
Cole’s Restaurant located at 1104 Elmwood Avenue
Gabel’s located at 1281 Hertel Avenue
Niagara District
Food Store License
Zip’s Food located at 896 Niagara Street
Permit for a LED Sign
C. Lazarus, agent of the property located at 1379 Niagara Street
South District
Second Hand Dealer License
APO.Com Inc. located at 2198 South Park Avenue

Claims, Contracts, Change orders & Agreements

The Council approved the following contract change orders submitted by the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works (“DPW”):
The contract with Fibertech Environmental for the Police Headquarters Asbestos Abatement Project was increased by $27,731. The contract was initially awarded in the amount of $124,300 and with this change the contract will increase to $152,031.
Upon the request of the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works (“DPW”), the Council:


Authorized DPW to take proposals and hire an engineering consultant for construction management and inspection of intersection improvements needed at the Clinton and Cedar Streets intersection in the Ellicott District.
Authorized DPW to dispose of 19 vehicles and equipment by means of auction or scrap. The vehicles and equipment are outdated and have outlived their usefulness to DPW.

Upon the request of the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works, the Council approved the following reports of bids:

Of the bids that were received for the Buffalo Zoological Gardens Roof Reconstruction Project, Grove Roofing Services, Inc. was the lowest with a bid of $145,000.
Of the bids that were received for the Emergency Scaffolding Project at Linden & Colvin Avenues, Destro Safespan Scaffolding, LLC was the lowest with a bid of $5,180.