Alton City Council will meet September 12
Alton City Council will meet on September 12.
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.
Bid Opening – Proposal for Purchase of 324 Ridge Street, Alton, Illinois.
Consideration of Bid(S).
Motion to Accept/Reject the Best Bid(s).
Bid Opening – Proposal for Purchase of 623 E. Broadway, Alton, Illinois.
Consideration of Bid(S).
Motion to Accept/Reject the Best Bid(S).
Present Notice of Reconvened Public Hearing – For the purpose of considering and hearing testimony as to an Ordinance authorizing the execution of an Annexation Agreement in regard to a tract of property comprising approximately 286 acres, more or less, of land located west of Fosterburg Road and west of the City of Alton public works facility and north past Harris Lane and past I-255.
Questions or Comments from the Aldermen.
Questions or Comments from the Public.
5. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 22, 2018. (Place on File)
6. Communications: Illinois State Police, re: Forfeiture check. (PLACE ON FILE)
7. Report of Officers: Department of Building and Zoning, re: Monthly Report for August, 2018; Alton Fire Department, re: Monthly Fire Damage Report to Assessor’s Office for August, 2018; Alton Fire Department, re: Largest Single Fire Loss for August, 2018; Alton Fire Department, re: Estimated Fire Loss for August, 2018. (PLACE ON FILE)
8. Report of Standing Committee:
A. Committee of the Whole Meeting Report for September 10, 2018. (Place on File) (Velloff)
a. Resolution, re: Finance Committee Bills be allowed and payment be made.
b. Resolution, re: That the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute the attached redevelopment agreement with the Mississippi Landing Homeowners’ Association, pursuant to the terms of the Alton Tax Increment Finance Grant Program.
c. Resolution, re: To commence with demolition proceedings concerning 1214 W. 9th.
d. Resolution, re: That the attached Lease Agreement between the City of Alton and State Street Market, be and hereby is approved subject to State Street Market complying with the requirements in establishing a sidewalk café.
e. Resolution, re: That the Mayor and appropriate City officials to be designated by the Mayor are hereby authorized and directed to sign the attached Lease Agreement between the City of Alton and North Alton-Godfrey Business Council Inc.
f. Resolution, re: That the Comptroller is hereby authorized to solicit local financial institutions for their respective quotes so as to provide a line of credit to be used for the purchase of the GM5900 Tier Final Compliant (Road Lights Standard) mower at a total price of $76.358.40.
g. Resolution, re: That the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute the attached redevelopment agreement with Dan Mar Enterprises Inc., pursuant to the terms of the Alton Tax Increment Finance Grant Program.
h. 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 5, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until October 7, 2018 at 11:00 p.m. to facilitate St. Mary’s Oktoberfest.
i. Resolution, re: That the following special event be and is hereby approved pursuant to City of Alton Code 4-4-9B and a variance is hereby granted for sale and distribution of alcoholic liquors: St. Mary’s shall be entitled to sell alcoholic liquor on October 5, 2018 through October 7, 2018, to benefit St. Mary’s.
j. Resolution, re: That the Public Works Dept., Police Dept., and Fire Dept., are hereby authorized and directed to effectuate the temporary closure of Euclid Place between Commons and Liberty on Oct. 13th, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. for a neighborhood block party.
k. Resolution, re: The Director of Information Technology has requested to purchase (12) Getac B300 G7 for the police department, (2) Getac V110 for the Fire Department, (2) Extended Warranty packages for the V110 to extend warranty out to 5 total years, and (17) total Docking station for the Police Department in an amount not to exceed a total cost of $60,000.00 which have been approved for in the annual budget.
l. Resolution, re: To commence with demolition proceedings concerning 2518 Washington.
m. Resolution, re: That the attached Ordinance regarding the Annexation Agreement between the City of Alton and Larry Manns, be considered.
n. Resolution, re: That Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute the attached COLLABRATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY EDWARDSVILLE AND THE CITY OF ALTON, ILLINOIS.
o. Bid Report and Resolution, re: Bid #2018 – 19, Contract for Fuels for Various Departments.
p. Bid Report and Resolution, re: Bid #2018 – 20; Demolition of 1815 Myrtle Street & 552 Highland Avenue for the Building and Zoning Department.
9. Reports and/or Resolutions of Special Committees.
a. Alton Amphitheater Commission, re: Minutes of August 20, 2018. (PLACE ON FILE)
b. Civil Service Commission, re: Minutes of July 18, 2018. (PLACE ON FILE)
12. Approval of Actions Taken Under Suspension of Rules at Prior Meeting.
a. Ordinance No. 7660. An Ordinance vacating a portion of Easton Street.
b. Ordinance No. 7661. An Ordinance granting a special use permit to allow electronic message signs at 3001 Washington Avenue Alton, Illinois.
c. Ordinance No. 7662. An Ordinance granting a special use permit to allow a warehouse at 33 E. Delmar and 4120 Alby Street, Alton, Illinois.
d. Ordinance No. 7663. An Ordinance granting a special use permit to allow the operation of a social organization within a residential district at 2512 Amelia Alton, Illinois.
e. Resolution, re: The Mayor of the City of Alton has recommended a division of the Department of Development and Housing as now established in Chapter 5 of Title 1 of the City Code of the City of Alton into two separate departments.
f. Ordinance No. 7664. An Ordinance establishing the Department of Planning & Development and the Department of Code Enforcement.
g. Resolution, re: The City of Alton has been planning street improvements on East Broadway and this requires the acquisition of a small tract of right-of-way at the south east corner of East Broadway at Henry Street, as described on the attached Warranty Deed
h. Resolution, re: That the temporary closure of Logan Street, between State Street and the unnamed alley behind Johnson’s Corner on August 18, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. on August 19, 2018 for the Marquette High School Blue-Gray game.
13. Public Forum Addressing City Business.
14. Comments or Resolutions from the City Council.
15. Executive Session. (Optional)
a. To consider information regarding appointment, employment or dismissal of an employee;
b. Collective negotiations matters; and
c. Litigation presently pending or matters where litigation is probable or imminent;