Memorandum of Agreement with Buffalo Professional Firefighters Association – The Council approved a memorandum of agreement between the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Professional Firefighters Association, Local 282 to cover the period from Fiscal Year 2002-2003 through and including Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

 

Support NYS Grant Application – HomeFront Inc. – The Council adopted a resolution, sponsored by Council President and Lovejoy District Council Member Richard A. Fontana, approving the New York Main Street application being submitted by HomeFront, Inc. The funding will help revitalize a targeted commercial district of Lovejoy Street and surrounding neighborhoods to better serve the needs of the residents.

 

Use of RAPP Lot for Taste of Diversity – The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by Niagara District Council Member David A. Rivera, authorizing the use of the Residential Area Public Program (“RAPP”) lot located at 182 Grant Street for the Taste of Diversity event to be held on June 29, 2013.

 

Ordinance Amendment – The Council approved an ordinance amendment, sponsored by Majority Leader and Masten District Council Member Demone A. Smith, establishing the effective date for the Fair Employment Screening Ordinance as January 1, 2014.

 

Permission to Hang Banners

  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by Delaware District Council Member Michael J. LoCurto, granting permission to the Elmwood Village Association to hang banners on Elmwood Avenue between Forest Avenue and Allen Street.

 

Waiving of Fees

  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by Fillmore District Council Member David A. Franczyk, waiving the permit fees associated with the Harriet Ross Tubman School #31 Field Day at Sperry Park that was held on Monday, June 17, 2013.
  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by North District Council Member Joseph Golombek, Jr., waiving all fees associated with The Charter School of Applied Technologies school picnic at Riverside Park that was held on June 20, 2013.
  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by Niagara District Council Member David A. Rivera, waiving the permit and special event fees associated the D’Youville College School of Pharmacy orientation picnic to be held at Front Park on August 10, 2013.
  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by President Pro Tempore and University District Council Member Bonnie E. Russell, waiving the permit fee associated with the Highgate Heights Elementary School Pre-K Family Day that was held on June 17, 2013 at Shoshone Park.
  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by South District Council Member Christopher P. Scanlon, waiving the street closing permit fee associated with the Eaglewood Avenue Block Club 4th of July Party.
  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by South District Council Member Christopher P. Scanlon, requesting that City of Buffalo departments waive all fees applicable for the Seneca Street Car Show which will take place on July 14, 2013 on Seneca Street between Cazenovia Street and Mineral Springs Road.
  • The Council approved a resolution, sponsored by Ellicott District Council Member Darius G. Pridgen, waiving the permit fees associated with The Casa de Adoracion el Shaddai Church Community Day weekends held on June 21 – 23, 2013 and July 19 -21, 2013 in the lot located at Niagara and Maryland Streets.

 

Sale of City Owned Property—The Council approved transactions relating to the following City owned property:

  • Ellicott District
    • 550 Seventh Street was sold to Mr. Neil Lefort for $600.

 

Appointments

  • The Council approved the appointment of the following individual to a position within the following City of Buffalo department:
    • Department of Public Works
      • Water Distribution Superintendent
        • Michael J. Wolasz, Jr.

 

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

  • Ellicott District
    • Permit for an Outdoor Café w/ Awning on the City ROW
      • D. Hestand, owner of the property located at 391 Washington Street.
    • Permit for an Outdoor Patio on the City ROW
      • W. Casale, agent of the property located at 391 Washington Street.
  • Fillmore District
    • Lodging House License
      • Franklin McKeven, owner of the property located at 392 Curtiss Street.
    • Permit for an Outdoor Patio on City ROW in the Elmwood Avenue Special District
      • D. DiCioccio, agent of the property located at 149 Elmwood Avenue.
  • Niagara District
    • Chicken License
      • Jeremy Luckey, occupant of the property located at 354 Baynes Street.
    • Second Hand Dealer License
      • It Garden LLC located at 212 Grant Street.
  • South District
    • Flea Market License
      • Raw Bones Antiques & Restoration located at 660 Ohio Street aka 710 Ohio Street.