Alton City Council will meet September 13.
Alton City Council will meet September 13.
Here is the agenda provided by the Council:
Mayor – Brant Walker
City Clerk – Mary T. Boulds
City Treasurer – Cameo C. Foster
Ward 1 – Brian Campbell Ward 5 – Charles Brake
Ward 2 – Carolyn MacAfee Ward 6 – Stephanie J. Elliott
Ward 3 – Mike Velloff Ward 7 – David Boulds
Ward 4 – Tammy Smith
1. Call to Order.
2. Roll Call.
3. Pledge to the Flag.
4. Reading of Proclamations.
5. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 23, 2017. (Place On File)
6. Communications: Republic Services, re: Solid Waste and Recycle Volumes for the City of Alton for the month of July, 2017; Illinois Department of Transportation, re: Find no objection to making use of Illinois Route 100 on Saturday, November 25, 2017, for the purpose of holding the Annual River Road Run. (Place On File)
a. Petition, re: Drury Displays, Inc. d/b/a DDl Media request a Special Use Permit for 309 – 317 Homer Adams Pkwy for adding Digital Technology to existing Off-Premise Advertising Sign. (Refer To Plan Commission)
b. Petition, re: Candace Buehlman request a Special Use Permit for 3209 Edwards St. to operate a private hair salon. (Refer To Plan Commission)
8. Report of Officers: Department of Building and Zoning, re: Monthly Report for August, 2017; Alton Fire Department, re: Monthly Fire Damage Report to Assessor’s Office for August, 2017; Alton Fire Department, re: Estimated Fire Loss for August, 2017; Alton Fire Department, re: Largest Single Fire Loss for August, 2017; City Treasurer, re: Monthly Report for August, 2017. (Place On File)
9. Report Of Standing Committee:
A. Committee of the Whole Meeting report for September 11, 2017.
(Place on File) (Campbell)
a. Resolution, re: Finance Committee Bills be allowed and payment be made.
b. Resolution, re: That Broadway between Langdon Street and Alton Street be closed beginning September 16, 2017 to facilitate the Mississippi Earthtones Festival sponsored by Alton Main Street.
c. Resolution, re: That the Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Alton, Illinois and The Brown Bag Bistrow, LLC be amended in Section II A so as to change the potential funds provided to the developer in “Redevelopment Assistance” from $25,000,00 or 25% of the total eligible project costs for the redevelopment project, whichever is the lessor amount to $50,000.00 or 25% of the total eligible project costs for the redevelopment project, whichever is the lessor amount as shown on the attached Redevelopment Agreement due to the expanded scope of the project and the developers costs related thereto.
d. Resolution, re: St. Mary’s Catholic Church has requested, that 3rd Street between Langdon Street and Henry Street and Langdon Street between 3rd and 4th Streets be closed beginning October 6, 2017 until October 8, 2017 to facilitate St. Mary’s Oktoberfest.
e. Resolution, re: That the Corporation Counselor be directed to develop an ordinance to establish a new Commission to be known as the Haskell House Children’s Museum with a Board of nine members to be appointed by the Mayor subject to approval by the City Council with the purpose of creating and funding a children’s museum in the Haskell House on Henry Street in the City of Alton.
f. Resolution, re: East End is sponsoring a Halloween Parade in the City of Alton which constitutes a public purpose and this Halloween Parade will require the temporary closure of IL Route 140 and IL Route 67, a State Highway in the City of Alton from Main Street to Piasa Street (IL Route 140) and from 9th Street to Henry Street (IL Route 67) on October 31, 2017.
g. Resolution, re: That the attached Fiscal Year 2017 budget allocation of Community Development Block Grant funding be hereby approved.
h. Resolution, re: The Fire Chief has requested that the private ambulance providers operating within the City of Alton shall be required to maintain only one ambulance in operation at all hours of every day rather than two ambulances and that the attached ordinance be considered.
i. Resolution, re: Bid #2017 – 15, Asbestos Abatement at 701 Sering Avenue for the Building and Zoning Department.
j. Resolution, re: Bid #2017 – 16; Demolition of 2105 Locust, 307 Brookside & 1127 Highland for the Building and Zoning Department.
k. Resolution, re: Bid #2017 – 17, Contract for Asbestos Surveys for the Building and Zoning Department.
10. First Reading of Ordinances. (Mayor Pro Tem)
a. Ordinance No. 7583. An Ordinance amending Section 4 of Chapter 1 of Title 5 of the City Code pertaining to littering. (Lay-Over)
11. Second Reading of Ordinances. (Mayor Pro Tem)
a. Ordinance No. 7582. An Ordinance amending Section 11(B) of Chapter 19 of Title 1 of the City Code pertaining to payment penalities on taxes. (Adopt – Roll Call)
12. Reports and/or Resolutions of Special Committees.
a. Alton Historical Commission, re: Minutes of April 18, 2017; Minutes of May 2, 2017; Minutes of May 8, 2017; Minutes of May 16, 2017; Minutes of June 8, 2017; Minutes of July 6, 2017; Minutes of August 1, 2017. (Place On File)
b. Civil Service Commission, re: Minutes of August 16, 2017. (Place On File)
c. Alton Plan Commission, re: Minutes of August 28, 2017. (Place On File)
d. Resolution, re: For a special use permit for installation of a roof top, grid tied 5.67 kilowatt solar photovoltaic array at the property identified by permanent parcel number 23-1-07-10-20-401-005, Section 10, Township 5 North, Range 10 West of the Third Principal Meridian, also known as 455 Bluff, Alton, Illinois. (Plan Commission Recommends a Positive Vote)
15. Approval of Actions Taken Under Suspension of Rules at Prior Meeting.
a. Resolution, re: That the Public Works Director and the Park and Recreation Director be and are hereby authorized to work with volunteers interested in the improvement of the city property located at the northwest corner of Easton and E. Third Streets, said improvements including the removal and replacement of certain trees and the construction of walkways and a sitting area at no additional cost to the City of Alton.
b. Resolution, re: That the Director of Park and Recreation is hereby authorized and directed to seek bids from not less than five qualified bidders for the purchase and installation of fencing as described above and, after review of bids by the director and the office of the comptroller, to award a contract for the purchase and installation of fencing as described above to the bidder determined to have submitted the best qualified bid received for said project without further action of the City Council with funds for said project coming from the Gordon Moore Restoration Account of the City of Alton.
16. Public Forum Addressing City Business.
17. Comments or Resolutions from the City Council.
18. Executive Session. (optional)
a. To consider information regarding appointment, employment or dismissal of an employee;
b. Collective negotiation matters; and
c. Litigation presently pending or matters where litigation is probable or imminent;