Highland City Council considers tax levy ordinance
Highland City Council met at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19.
The Highland City Council are elected officials who set policy, establish the operating budget, and lay out the strategic plan for city staff to execute.
Here is the agenda as provided by Highland:
HIGHLAND CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016
CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
MOTION – Approve Minutes of December 5, 2016 Regular Session (attached)
Mayor Michaelis will recognize Highland High School senior Evan Capelle for recently scoring a perfect 36 on the ACT college assessment test.
A. Citizens’ Requests and Comments:
1. Lebanon Cedar Cruisers Annual Volkswalk Request – William Malina, President (attached)
2. Highland Optimists’ 2017 Shootout Funding Request – Rick Ringwald, Representative
3. Highland Community Chorus – Funding Request – Kay Ahaus, Vice President (attached)
B. Requests of Council:
C. Staff Reports:
1. Scheffel Boyle – Presentation of Revised Combined Annual Financial Report
A. MOTION – Accept Revised Combined Annual Financial Report
B. MOTION – Bill #16-113/ORDINANCE for Levy, Assessment and Collection of Taxes (attached)
C. MOTION – Bill #16-114/ORDINANCE Regulating the Reimbursement of All Travel, Meal, and Lodging Expenses of City Officers and Employees (attached)
D. MOTION – Bill #16-115/RESOLUTION Approving Purchasing Manual (December 2016) (attached)
E. MOTION – Bill #16-116/ORDINANCE Amending Or Repealing Certain Sections of Chapter 22 “Cemeteries” of the Municipal Code (attached)
F. MOTION – Bill #16-117/ORDINANCE Adopting the Highland City Cemetery Operations and Maintenance Manual 2016 (attached)
G. MOTION – Bill #16-118/RESOLUTION Making Separate Statement of Findings of Facts in Connection with Ordinance Granting Special Use Permit – 308 Walnut Street (attached)
H. MOTION – Bill #16-119/ORDINANCE Granting a Special Use Permit to Robert Chade to Operate a Two-Family Dwelling at 308 Walnut Street (attached)
I. MOTION – Bill #16-120/RESOLUTION Approving Affiliation Agreement Between Fox Cable Network Services, LLC and the City of Highland d/b/a Highland Communication Services (attached)
J. MOTION – Bill #16-121/RESOLUTION Authorizing Purchase of 24-Foot Sea-Ark Commercial Utility Boat from VC Marine (attached)
K. MOTION – Approve Notice of Municipal Letting for Bid #E-12-16 for Clearance Tree Trimming of 138 Line (attached)
L. MOTION – Approve Mayor’s Reappointment to the Telecommunications Advisory Board (attached)
M. MOTION – Approve Schedule of 2017 City Council Meeting Dates (attached)
A. MOTION – Approve Warrants #1043 (attached)
The City Council will conduct an Executive Session pursuant to the Illinois Open Meetings Act, citing the following exemption(s) allowing such meeting: 2(c)(21) to discuss approval of executive session minutes.