City of Highland City Council met Nov. 4.
Here is the agenda provided by the council:
CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
MOTION – Approve Minutes of October 21, 2019 Regular Session (attached)
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.
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)
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
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)
A. MOTION – Approve Warrant #1146 (attached)
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.