A Boardwalk Market tenant will be moving out if Dunkirk's Common Council gives its approval today.
Resolution 76-2012 would authorize and direct Mayor Anthony J. Dolce to execute the required documents to terminate the lease between the Kangaroo Cafe and the city. The lease holders are Genene (Robertson) Adamczak and Timothy Adamczak.
According to the resolution, both the Kangaroo Cafe and the city "desire to modify the terms of the lease agreement, whereby the lease agreement with the city will be terminated." The lease would have run through March 31, 2013.
Council will vote on the expenditure of $13,000 to provide financial management and utility billing software upgrades. KVS Information Systems, Inc. of Amherst has provided the same services for the city in the past and according to 75-2012, will provide the financing through four years at 4 percent interest.
Council will change the way it meets under 74-2012, eliminating its workshop session and beginning regular meetings at 5:30 p.m.
"The Common Council believes that it would be in the best interests of the residents and taxpayers of the city, and would provide a greater opportunity for openness and transparency, if such workshops were eliminated so that more on-the-record discussions regarding the business of the Common Council was conducted during the formal Council meeting," the resolution states.
There are four pre-filed communications on the agenda.
S&K Hospitality which does business as the Clarion Hotel is looking for help from the city to provide information to the New York State Liquor Authority concerning its liquor license.
According to the letter from the firm's liquor license consultant, Robert Heil of Hamburg, the state is looking for proof of delivery of a municipality notice mailed to the city clerk on Feb. 20.
"As the receipt was mailed with application to the Liquor Authority and now cannot be found we are put in the position to produce another Municipality Notification and receipt," Heil wrote.
SUNY Fredonia is seeking permission to hold beach cleanups at Wright Park, Point Gratiot and Cedar Beach on Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the continuation of joint Academy Heights/-FACE Center project involving the cleanup of Bicentennial Park along with the pruning and planting of trees.
Fire Chief Keith Ahlstrom wrote to ask council to add the names of volunteers Matthew Slavin, Devin Freitas, Garret Skelly and Juan Cordova Perez to the active fire rolls of the department.
A notice of claim for damages to a Yamaha mixing board was filed by Advanced Production Group, LLC of Dunkirk. The claim alleges the damage occurred on June 8 at the city pier when the city Fire Department water greeting to the visiting Buffalo Fire Department's fire-fighting boat caught the equipment "in the crossfire."
Council's workshop is set for 5:30 p.m. with the regular meeting scheduled for 6 p.m., both in City Hall
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