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City of Highland City Council met November 4

By Michael Abella | Nov 12, 2019

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City of Highland City Council met Nov. 4.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

MINUTES:

MOTION – Approve Minutes of October 21, 2019 Regular Session (attached)

PROCLAMATIONS:

 Mayor Michaelis will read a document proclaiming November, National Veterans and Military Families Month.

 Mayor Michaelis will read a document proclaiming the week of November 18 through 22, 2019 as Youth Appreciation Week.

PUBLIC FORUM:

A. Citizens’ Requests and Comments:

1. VFW Sign Placement Request – Dave Schmidt

Anyone wishing to address the Council on any subject may do so at this time.

Please come forward to the microphone.

B. Requests of Council:

C. Staff Reports:

1. Update on Public Safety Facilities Projects (attached)

NEW BUSINESS:

A. MOTION – Approve Mayor’s Appointments to the Historical Commission (attached)

B. MOTION – Bill #19-140/RESOLUTION Authorizing Allocation of Hotel/Motel Tax Funding – Highland Optimists’ Club for Their 2020 Shootout (attached)

C. MOTION – Bill #19-141/RESOLUTION Authorizing Allocation of Hotel/Motel Tax Funding – City 2019 Holidays on the Square (attached)

D. MOTION – Bill #19-142/RESOLUTION Authorizing Donation/Gifting of Personal Property from the Highland Chamber of Commerce to the City, Including Holiday

Decorations and Welcome Signs (attached)

E. MOTION – Bill #19-143/RESOLUTION Approving and Authorizing Execution of Contract for Ambulance Service with St. Jacob Fire Protection District (attached)

F. MOTION – Bill #19-144/RESOLUTION Approving and Authorizing Execution of Contract for Ambulance Service with Marine Community Fire Protection District

(attached)

G. MOTION – Bill #19-145/ORDINANCE Declaring Personal Property Surplus and Authorizing Its Sale and/or Disposal, Specifically, Highland Communication Services Equipment (attached)

H. MOTION – Bill #19-146/RESOLUTION Approving Change Order #2 for PW-02-18, the Water Main Improvements, for an Additional $51,435.69 to be Allocated to the Project Cost, and an Additional 47 Days to Complete the Project (attached)

I. MOTION – Bill #19-147/RESOLUTION Approving and Authorizing Execution of a Preliminary Engineering Services Agreement with Curry & Associates Engineers Inc. for PW-21-19, the Water Main Improvements FY2020 project (attached)

J. MOTION – Bill #19-148/RESOLUTION Waiving Normal & Customary Bidding Procedures and Authorizing Execution of a Purchase Agreement for a Dell Server Through the State of Illinois Joint Purchasing Program (attached)

K. MOTION – Bill #19-149/ORDINANCE Amending the Municipal Code, Adding Chapter 4, Entitled “Cannabis,” Creating Ordinance for Cannabis Licensing in the City (attached)

L. MOTION – Bill #19-150/ORDINANCE Amending the Municipal Code Through the Addition of Chapter 70, Taxation, Article VI, Cannabis Retailers’ Occupation Tax (attached)

M. MOTION – Bill #19-151/ORDINANCE Approving the Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association Minimum/Maximum Contribution Agreement for the Period of January

1, 2020 to January 1, 2021, and the Associated 2019 IMLRMA Contribution Payment Agreement (attached)

N. MOTION – Approve Request for Proposals for Banking Depository Services (attached)

O. MOTION – Approve Notice of Municipal Letting, Bid #BZ-20-19 for the Demolition of 516 9th Street (attached)

P. Discussion – Update of Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Plan (attached)

REPORTS:

A. MOTION – Approve Warrant #1146 (attached)

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

The City Council will conduct an Executive Session pursuant to the Illinois Open Meetings Act, citing the following OMA exemption(s) allowing such meeting: 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(21) to discuss approval of executive session minutes; and, 5 ILCS 120/2(c)5 to discuss whether or not the City should purchase or lease certain real property.

ADJOURNMENT:

https://www.highlandil.gov/sites/highlandil/files/agendas/11-04-2019_agenda_with_attachments.pdf

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