City of Alton City Council will meet September 27.
City of Alton City Council will meet Sept. 27.
Here is the agenda provided by the Council:
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 September 13, 2017. (Place on File)
6. Communications: Republic Services, re: Solid Waste and Recycle Volumes for the City of Alton for the month of August, 2017. (Place on File)
7. Report of Officers: City Treasurer, re: Annual Treasurers Report of Cash Receipts and Disbursements for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2017. (Place on File)
8. Report of Standing Committee:
A. Committee of the Whole Meeting report for September 25, 2017.
(Place on File) (Campbell)
a. Resolution, re: Finance Committee Bills be allowed and payment be made.
b. Resolution, re: Marquette Catholic High School has requested that 4th Street beginning at 4th Street and Easton and ending at 4th Street and Langdon be closed on October 21, 2017 to facilitate the Marquette Catholic High School homecoming.
c. Resolution, re: Mac Lenhardt has requested that a portion of certain streets be closed on September 30, 2017 to facilitate a party for graduates of the 60’s in downtown Alton in the vicinity of Mac’s Time Out Lounge.
d. Resolution, re: That the Mayor and appropriate city officials are hereby authorized and directed to execute on behalf of the City of Alton the attached The Landings At Belle Meadows Agreement For The Provision Of Supplemental Police Services.
e. Resolution, re: Providing for a feasibility study on the designation of a portion of the City of Alton as a Redevelopment Project Area and to induce development interest within such area.
f. Resolution, re: The Civil Service Commission of the City of Alton has discussed certain changes to their Rules and approval of rule changes by the City Council of the City of Alton, Illinois, as a home rule unit, may be required to fully effectuate the intent of said rule changes and that the Corporation Counselor of the City of Alton is hereby authorized and directed to draft an ordinance incorporating the rule changes as recommended by the Civil Service Commission for consideration of the City Council and to present same at the next regular meeting of the Committee of the City Council to be held September 25, 2017.
g. Resolution, re: That the attached document labeled “Snip Contract” is hereby approved and that the Mayor and appropriate city officials are authorized and directed to sign the document on behalf of the City of Alton.
h. Resolution, re: That the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute the attached Agreement pertaining to establishing a committee and fund for the James Killion Park.
i. Resolution, re: The Alton Community Unit School District #11 entered into a contract with Wanrack to construct their fiber optic network and part of the network is designed to be constructed within the City’s Right-of-Way and that the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute the attached License Agreement with Wanrack.
j. Resolution, re: The City Council of the City of Alton, Illinois desires to update its City Code to pertaining to raffle limitations and that the attached ordinance be considered.
k. Resolution, re: The City Council of the City of Alton, Illinois has received the Plan of the Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association including By-Laws, the Intergovernmental Cooperation Contract, and the anticipated cost of the participation in the Plan and the City Council finds it to be in the public interest of the City to participate in the Plan and that the attached ordinance be considered.
l. Resolution, re: The Administration has recommended modifications to the procedures required by the City Code with regard to the approval and renewal of sidewalk café’ leases and that the Corporation Counselor is hereby requested to work with the office of the Mayor, City Comptroller, and Treasurer to draft an ordinance incorporating the changes recommended to be made by the administration.
m. Resolution, re: The City Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to return to Pride Inc., the sum of $60,000 as a voluntary reimbursement or refund with the donation previously received by the City of Alton from Pride Inc. specifically for the enhancement of Gordon Moore Community Park during the current fiscal year.
n. Resolution, re: That the Comptroller shall determine on an annual basis commencing with Fiscal Year 2018-2019 the total funds deposited into the Emergency Vehicle Replacement Fund of the City of Alton from the hotel and motel tax revenues of the City of Alton and shall transfer from the General Fund of the City of Alton a sum equal to the difference between $200,000 and those funds deposited from the hotel/motel tax to the Emergency Vehicle Replacement Fund each year.
o. Resolution, re: The Sewer Fund of the City of Alton is an enterprise fund, which is supported exclusively by the funds derived from monthly user charges paid by users of the wastewater facilities and that an ordinance adjusting the sewer service charges to cover the actual cost incurred by the City of Alton to provide sewer services be drafted by the Corporation Counselor to be considered by the City Council.
p. Resolution, re: Bid #2017 – 18; Demolition of 301 – 303 Dry Street for the Building and Zoning Department.
q. Resolution, re: Bid #2017 – 19, Asbestos Abatement at 615 E. 5th Street for the Building and Zoning Department.
9. First Reading Of Ordinances. (Mayor Pro Tem)
a. Ordinance No. 7584. An Ordinance establishing the Haskell House Children’s Museum of Alton Committee. (Lay-Over)
b. Ordinance No. 7585. An Ordinance amending Article E of Chapter 6 of Title 4 of the City Code pertaining to ambulance service. (Lay-Over)
c. Ordinance No. 7586. An Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit to allow 5.67 kilowatt solar photovoltaic array at the property located at 455 Bluff Street, Alton, Illinois. (Lay-Over)
d. Ordinance No. 7587. An Ordinance amending the Civil Service Rules. (Suspend Rules – Adopt Roll Call)
e. Ordinance No. 7588. An Ordinance amending the City Code of Alton, Illinois, Chapter 10 Sewers and Sewage Disposal, Section 6-10-4-1 Sewer Service Charges. (Suspend Rules – Adopt Roll Call)
10. Second 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. (Adopt – Roll Call)
11. Reports And/Or Resolutions Of Special Committees.
a. Civil Service Commission, re: Minutes of September 6, 2017. (Place On File)
14. Approval Of Actions Taken Under Suspension Of Rules At Prior Meeting.
a. Resolution, re: Alderman Velloff has requested that 15th Street between Henry Street and Liberty Street be closed on Sept. 30th from 3:00 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. to facilitate a Neighborhood Block Party.
b. Resolution, re: That the Comptroller Mayor and appropriate other City Officials are hereby authorized and directed to draw down on a line of credit with Liberty Bank so as to provide necessary funds to repair the public safety radio system in an amount not to exceed $415,000.00 to be repaid over a 10 year period with the terms of said loan being an annual percentage rate of 2.85 with twenty semi-annual payments of principal and interest due commencing in May 2018.
15. Public Forum Addressing City Business.
16. Comments Or Resolutions From The City Council.
17. 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;