Here's a look at what is on the agenda for tonight's Utica Common Council meeting:

​• 5 p.m. Joint Meeting of the Government Relations and Economic Development Committee: The agenda will be to discuss any and all legislation in both committees.

• 6 p.m. Pre-meeting caucus: Standard agenda review.

• 7 p.m. Main meeting, Common Council floor: Small agenda includes stop sign legislation and URA properties. Most new business is legislation put to committee since the last meeting, which may be subject to future committee meetings prior to council action.

LEGISLATION IN COMMITTEE

Parks Committee

• Resolution for NIMO Easement: This legislation, if passed, will authorize the mayor to execute a grant of easement for the purposes of constructing overhead and underground distribution facilities to provide electrical service to the NYPA Visitor Center at the Utica Zoo.

Finance Committee

• City Court Security Contract Resolution: This legislation, if passed, will authorize the mayor to execute an agreement for NYS Unified Court System to continue to reimburse the City of Utica for City Court security services.

Government Relations Committee

• Will Smith Memorial Way Ordinance: This legislation, if passed, would rename Armory Drive from Tilden Ave. to Hilton Ave., memorializing the namesake of Will Smith, T.R. Proctor Graduate and New Orleans Saints Defensive End.

• Child Advocacy Law Officer Resolution: This legislation, if passed, will authorize the mayor to execute an intermunicipal agreement to provide a Law Enforcement Coordinator for the Child Advocacy Center, paid for by Oneida County grant funding.

Urban and Economic Development Committee

• Ordinance to Amend Sec. 2-29-563 (Application for Preliminary Site Plan Approval) of the Utica City Code: This legislation, if passed, would require that the 200 ft notification process that is currently used for zoning modifications by the zoning board be applied in similar fashion to the preliminary site plan review and approval process, which the planning board conducts.

• Resolution Re-endorsing the Kelberman Center Grant Application for the Link Project at half scale of the current project, which is site plan approved for 60 one- and two-bedroom apartments, inclusive of 12 apartments specifically slated for the independent living of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Please present your council representation with comments you would like to see addressed for any guest presentations or to inquire about legislation in committee.

Michael Galime is the Utica Common Council president.