Alton City Council will meet October 11
Alton City Council will meet on October 11.
Here is the agenda as provided by the council:
1. Call to Order.
2. Roll Call.
3. Pledge to the Flag.
4. Reading of Proclamations.
Presentation – Alton Giants to present a check to the Alton Fire Department.
5. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September
27, 2017. (Place on File)
6. Communications: Illinois Department of Transportation, re: Parade Permit for the
purpose of holding a Halloween parade on October 31, 2017. (Place on File)
7. Report of Officers: City Treasurer, re: Monthly Report for September, 2017;
Alton Fire Department, re: Monthly Fire Damage Report to Assessor’s Office for
September, 2017; Alton Fire Department, re: Largest Single Fire Loss for September,
2017; Alton Fire Department, re: Estimated Fire Loss for September, 2017; Department
of Building and Zoning, re: Monthly Report for September, 2017. (Place on File)
8. Report of Standing Committee:
A. Committee of the Whole Meeting report for October 9, 2017.
(Place on File) (Campbell)
a. Resolution, re: Finance Committee Bills be allowed and payment be made.
b. Scheffel, Boyle – City of Alton Audit as of March 31, 2017.
c. Resolution, re: That the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute the
attached Local Agency Agreement for Federal Participation (Amendment #1) be and
between the Illinois Department of Transportation and the City of Alton.
d. Resolution, re: The pastor at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church has requested a handicap
parking space in front of 10 E. Third Street and that the attached ordinance be
e. Resolution, re: The City Council of the City of Alton, Illinois deems it advisable to
establish “No Parking” zone on the west side of 2500 block of Virden and that the
attached ordinance be considered.
f. Resolution, re: A disabled resident has requested a handicap parking space in front of
208 W. Elm Street and that the attached ordinance be considered.
g. Resolution, re: That the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Alton
and Alton Center Business Park, LLC be and is hereby approved, with funding coming
from TIF #1 Project Account.
h. Resolution, re: The City Council deems it is in the best interest of the City of Alton to
amend the building codes of the City of Alton and that the attached ordinance be
9. First Reading of Ordinances. (Mayor Pro Tem)
a. Ordinance No. 7589. An Ordinance amending Subsection B of Section 4 of Chapter 13
of Title 4 of the City Code pertaining to Raffle Limitations. (Lay–Over)
b. Ordinance No. 7590. An Ordinance approving membership in the Illinois Municipal
League Risk Management Association and authorizing the execution of an
Intergovernmental Cooperation Contract. (Lay–Over)
10. Second Reading of Ordinances. (Mayor Pro Tem)
a. Ordinance No. 7584. An Ordinance establishing the Haskell House Children’s
Museum of Alton Commission. (Adopt – Roll Call)
b. Ordinance No. 7585. An Ordinance amending Article E of Chapter 6 of Title 4 of the
City Code pertaining to ambulance service. (Adopt – Roll Call)
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. (Adopt – Roll Call)
11. Reports and/or Resolutions of Special Committees.
a. Civil Service Commission, re: Minutes of September 20, 2017. (Place on File)
b. Haskell Playhouse Committee Meeting, re: Minutes of September 27, 2017.
(Place on File)
c. Alton Historic Commission, re: Minutes of September 5, 2017 and Minutes of
September 19, 2017. (Place on File)
14. Other Business.
a. Laid Over Resolution, re: Citizens of the City of Alton desire to form a committee to
improve the upkeep, restoration, renovation and maintenance of the James Killion Park in
the City of Alton and the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute the attached
15. Approval of Actions Taken Under Suspension of Rules at Prior
a. Ordinance No. 7587. An Ordinance amending the Civil Service Rules.
b. 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.
c. Resolution, re: A citizen has requested, that the intersection at New Belle and Old
Belle be closed on September 30, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., to facilitate the
St. James Baptist Church youth event.
d. Resolution, re: That the City Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to make
payment from the Lucy Haskell Playhouse Committee Fund to Morrissey Contracting
Co. Inc. in the amount of $950.00; George Alarm Co. Inc. in the amount of $479.40;
and Rick Trudell in the amount of $175.00 pursuant to the minutes and invoice
e. Resolution, re: Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC desires to hold a special event on
September 30, 2017, between the parking lot and the fountain located at 1 Court Street,
which event shall include the outdoor distribution of alcoholic beverages during the
Miles for Meso walk.
f. Resolution, re: That Treasurer, Comptroller and any other official of the City of Alton
required to properly effectuate a transfer are hereby and directed to transfer $250,000
from Fund 246 to the General Fund for the purpose of allowing the Comptroller to
make the required contribution for participation in IMLRMA as now due.
g. Resolution, re: That the attached agreement from Charter Spectrum Business be
accepted and the IT Director is authorized to execute same on behalf of the City of
h. Resolution, re: The Comptroller of the City of Alton has requested certain changes to
the current budget of the City of Alton previously approved by the City Council of the
City of Alton and that the attached Amendment to Ordinance No. 7569 be considered.
i. Second Amendment to Ordinance No. 7569. An Ordinance making an annual
appropriation for the City of Alton, in the County of Madison, State of Illinois, for the
fiscal year beginning April 1, 2017, and ending March 31, 2018.
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
b. Collective negotiation matters; and
c. Litigation presently pending or matters where litigation is probable or imminent;