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Joliet City Council considers special use permits

Local Government

By Wadi Reformado | Jun 22, 2016

Meeting 04

Joliet City Council met Monday, June 6.

Joliet is a home-rule city with a council-manager form of government. All matters of local policy and legislation are determined by the council with the mayor presiding.

Here are the minutes as provided by Joliet:

Proceedings of the Council of the City of Joliet, Illinois held on June 6, 2016 

VIDEO IS HEREIN INCORPORATED INTO THE OFFICIAL MINUTES DRAFT MINUTES SUBJECT TO COUNCIL APPROVAL 

PRE-COUNCIL MEETING of the Council of the City of Joliet, Illinois was held on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers, Joliet Municipal Building, 150 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, Illinois. 

I. ROLL CALL: PRESENT: Mayor Robert O’Dekirk, Councilwoman Bettye Gavin, Councilman John E. Gerl, Councilman Larry E. Hug, Councilman Jim McFarland, Councilman Terry Morris, Councilman Pat Mudron, Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Michael F. Turk. ABSENT: None. 

ALSO PRESENT: City Manager James D. Hock, Corporation Counsel Martin Shanahan, Jr.

 II. MAYOR: A. Mayor O'Dekirk- Appointments 

III. PRESENTATION: Operational Study for the Fire Department - Fitch & Associates, LLC Fire Chief Joe Formhals introduced Dr. Steven Knight, Ph.D from Fitch & Associates regarding a Fire Department Operational Study. Dr. Knight gave a brief overview of the company's fire-based experience, Joliet's proposed project team, data collection process, and project study objectives. He stated the analysis is a risk-based approach which includes variability in demand, types of demand, and optimal utilization of resources.

 VIII. LICENSES AND PERMIT APPLICATIONS: A. COUNCIL MEMO #255-16: Approval to Hold a Carnival June 24th through June 26th at Joliet Memorial Stadium – Taste of Joliet 

COUNCIL MEMO #255-16 B. COUNCIL MEMO #256-16: Issuance of a Class “P” Liquor License at 201 W. Jefferson Street – Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre COUNCIL MEMO #256-16 Deputy Liquor Commissioner Jim O'Connell explained Council Memo #256- 16 Issuance of a Class “P” Liquor License at 201 W. Jefferson Street – Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre

 IX. PUBLIC HEARINGS: None 

IV. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD ON AGENDA ITEMS: John Boyle, current owner of Century Tile, spoke in favor of Council Memo 263-16 - Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue. Michael R. Martin, representative of Drive Time, spoke in favor of Council Memo 263-16 - Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue. Mike Martin, representative of Drive Time, spoke in favor of Council Memo 263-16 - Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue. Bob Nachtrieb, representative of Cathedral Area Preservation Association, spoke in opposition of Council Memo 263-16 - Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue. JoAnn Potenziani, representative of Cathedral Area Preservation Association, spoke in opposition of Council Memo 263-16 - Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue.

Sue Bienias, representative of Cathedral Area Preservation Association, spoke in opposition of Council Memo 263-16 - Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue. Carol Ann Heinemann, representative of St. Patrick's Neighborhood Association spoke in opposition of Council Memo 263-16 - Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue. 

V. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: 

VI. COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

A. CTIS B. Economic Development C. Public Safety D. Public Service 

VII. CONSENT AGENDA: A. Approval of Minutes 1. Pre-Council Meeting – May 16, 2016 5-16-16 Minutes 2. Regular Meeting – May 17, 2016 5-17-16 Minutes 3. Release of Detailed Closed Session Minutes – March 28, 2016 COUNCIL 

B. COUNCIL MEMO #251-16: 2015 Annual Treasurer’s Report  COUNCIL MEMO #251-16

C. COUNCIL MEMO #252-16: Regular Payroll for April 15 – April 28, 2016 - $3,142,998.89 COUNCIL MEMO #252-16 D. COUNCIL MEMO #253-16: Regular Payroll for April 29 - May 12, 2016 - $3,183,837.16 COUNCIL MEMO #253-16 

X. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS: 

A. ORDINANCES: 

1. COUNCIL MEMO #258-16: Ordinance Approving a Preliminary Plat of Ketone Business Center Subdivision (P-2-16); Ordinance Approving a Final Plat of Ketone Business Center Subdivision Unit 1 (FP-2-16); Ordinance Approving a Recording Plat of Ketone Business Center Subdivision Unit 1 (RP-3-16); Resolution Approving of a Development Agreement for Ketone Subdivision (M-1-16) COUNCIL MEMO #258-16 

The City Manager gave an overview of this Council Memo. He stated the petitioner is creating four lots on this industrial subdivision. Tom Osterberger, Legal representative for the petitioner, discussed blasting concerns.

2. COUNCIL MEMO #259-16: Ordinance Approving a Reclassification of 210 – 220 Collins Street (5 parcels) from R-2 (Single-Family Residential) and R-4 (Multi-Family Residential) Zoning to B-3 (General Business) Zoning (Z-2-16)  The City Manager gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. 

3. COUNCIL MEMO #260-16: Ordinance Approving a Special Use Permit to Allow the Addition of 8 Multi-Family Residential Apartment Units Located at 1 E. Cass Street (PETITION 2016-20) COUNCIL MEMO #260-16 The City Manager gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. 

4. COUNCIL MEMO #261-16: Ordinance Approving a Special Use Permit to Allow a Resale Shop (mainly Refurbished Furniture) Located at 650 Ruby Street (PETITION 2016-23) COUNCIL MEMO #261-16 The City Manager gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. 

5. COUNCIL MEMO #262-16: Ordinance Approving (Resolution Denying) a Special Use Permit to Allow Construction of a 120 ft. High Wireless Communications Monopole and Related Equipment Located at 100 S. 129th Infantry Drive (PETITION 2016-25) COUNCIL MEMO #262-16 The City Manager gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. He stated this item was denied in the past. Alan Green, representative of SBA and Verizon, stated various proposals were presented to the Joliet Park District over an eight month period with no agreement. Planning Director, Kendall Jackson, stated the Director of Joliet Park District confirmed the Park District is not interested in the cell tower. 

6. COUNCIL MEMO #263-16: Ordinance Approving (Resolution Denying) a Special Use Permit to Allow a Used Car Dealership and Outdoor Sales Lot in an Existing Commercial Structure Located at 1395 N. Larkin Avenue (PETITION 2016-12) COUNCIL MEMO #263-16 The City Manager gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. 

7. COUNCIL MEMO #264-16: Ordinance Approving a Special Use Permit to Allow the Addition of a Muffler Shop and Other Minor Auto Repair to an Oil Change Facility Located at 426 S. Chicago Street (PETITION 2016-019) COUNCIL MEMO #264-16 The City Manager gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. Councilman McFarland asked if this could be altered with the following conditions: All cars will be stored in the rear of the building. Mr. Patel, owner, spoke regarding this Memo. 

B. RESOLUTIONS: 

1. COUNCIL MEMO #266-16: Resolution Adopting Mission Statement for Joliet Economic Development Committee COUNCIL MEMO #266-16

2. COUNCIL MEMO #267-16: Resolution Approving an Intergovernmental Agreement Between the South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority and the City of Joliet for the Acquisition of Certain Properties Through Abandonment Proceedings. Director of Neighborhood Services, Alfredo Melesio, gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. 

3. COUNCIL MEMO #268-16: Resolution Authorizing a Substantial Amendment to the 2015 - 2019 Consolidated Plan COUNCIL MEMO #268-16 Director of Neighborhood Services, Alfredo Melesio, gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. 

4. COUNCIL MEMO #269-16: Resolution Authorizing the Purchase and Sale of Properties from the Will County Delinquent Tax Auction COUNCIL MEMO #269-16 Director of Neighborhood Services, Alfredo Melesio, gave a brief overview of this Council Memo. 5. COUNCIL MEMO #270-16: Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Professional Services Agreement for Request to Enter into a Consulting Contract to Conduct a Deployment/Standard of Cover Document Study for the Joliet Fire Department The City Manager gave a brief overview of this Memo. COUNCIL MEMO #270-16 

XI. BIDS AND CONTRACTS: A. AWARD OF CONTRACTS: 

1. COUNCIL MEMO #272-16: Request to Amend the Budget and Purchase In-Car Video System and IT Infrastructure for Police Department MEMO #272-16 2. COUNCIL MEMO #273-16: 

Request for Authorization to Approve a Professional Services Agreement for Administering Testing of Fire and Police Promotional Exams and Entry-Level Police Officers COUNCIL MEMO #273-16 3. 

COUNCIL MEMO #274-16: Request for Authorization to Award a Contract for Consulting Services Contract for CAPER and Action Plans for Urban Design Ventures in the Amount of $37,000 

COUNCIL MEMO #275-16: Request for Authorization to Award a Contract for the Fleet Services Roof Rehabilitation Project - 2016 

COUNCIL MEMO #275-16 5. COUNCIL MEMO #276-16: Request for Authorization to Award a ReLamp Project for Silver Cross Field COUNCIL MEMO #276-16 6. 

COUNCIL MEMO #277-16: Request for Authorization to Approve the Repairs to the Digester No. 2 Circulating Pump at the Westside Treatment Plant 

COUNCIL MEMO #277-16 7. COUNCIL MEMO #278-16: Request for Authorization to Approve a Professional Services Agreement for Conducting a Pre-Treatment Survey 

COUNCIL MEMO #278-16 8. COUNCIL MEMO #279-16: Request for Authorization to Award a Contract for the Shelby Street (Eastern Avenue – Ottawa Avenue) Water Main Improvement Project - 2016

COUNCIL MEMO #279-16 9. COUNCIL MEMO #280-16: Request for Authorization to Award a Contract for the Edgecreek Drive Lift Station Rehabilitation Project COUNCIL MEMO #280-16 10. 

COUNCIL MEMO #281-16: Request for Authorization to Award a Contract for the 2016 Miscellaneous Sewer Lining Project 

COUNCIL MEMO #281-16 11. COUNCIL MEMO #282-16: Request for Authorization to Purchase Two Vans for Public Utilities COUNCIL MEMO #282-16 

B. AMENDMENTS, CHANGE ORDERS AND PAYMENTS: 

1. COUNCIL MEMO #284-16: Request for Authorization to Approve Change Order No. 2 for the Citywide Lift Station Scada Project COUNCIL MEMO #284-16

 2. COUNCIL MEMO #285-16: Request for Authorization to Approve Change Order No. 5 for the East Side Waste Water Treatment Plant Influent Pumping Station and Screen Replacement Project COUNCIL MEMO #285-16 

3. COUNCIL MEMO #286-16: Request for Authorization to Approve Change Order No. 1 and Payment Request No. 3 and Final for the City of Joliet Union Station Roof Rehabilitation Project - 2014 COUNCIL MEMO #286-16 

XII. CITY MANAGER:

XIII. PUBLIC COMMENTS: Christopher Pederson spoke regarding HUD grants. XIV. 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL COMMENTS: 

XV. CLOSED SESSION to discuss the following subjects: Motion to enter closed session was made by Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman. Motion seconded by Councilwoman Bettye Gavin. Motion carried by the following vote: AYES: Councilwoman Bettye Gavin, Councilman John E. Gerl, Councilman Larry E. Hug, Councilman Jim McFarland, Councilman Terry Morris, Councilman Pat Mudron, Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Michael F. Turk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: Mayor Robert O’Dekirk

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