Lockport City Council will meet February 7.
Lockport City Council will meet Feb. 7.
Here is the agenda provided by the Council:
A. Pledge Of Allegiance:
B. Roll Call:
D. Agenda Participation:
(Any person who wishes to speak on a topic that is on the Agenda of the Meeting shall fill out a Speaker Card before the start of the Meeting, either at the City Clerk’s Office, or may give to the City Clerk before the start of the Meeting itself, stating name, and topic on the Agenda to be discussed. Speaker Cards are required for each of the items the Speaker wishes to address. The purpose of the Cards is to obtain the spelling of name of the Speaker, contact information, and provide for efficient meeting administration. All Speakers shall comply with these rules, which shall be posted at the Speaker Sign-In desk and rulings of the City Clerk. Speakers shall be called by name to approach the podium by the City Clerk. A time limit of five (5) minutes shall be imposed on each Speaker.)
Illinois Municipalities may adopt a group of assorted Ordinances, Resolutions, Motions, and Orders by a single Roll Call Vote called an Omnibus Vote or approval by Consent Agenda. The Omnibus Vote/Consent Agenda Vote shall be taken following the unanimous consent by the City Council as to the items to be included in the vote. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council Member or Citizen so requests. In that event, the item will be removed from the Omnibus Vote/Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.
E. Consent Agenda:
e.1. January 17, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes: Motion to approve the January 17, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes as presented.
e.2. January 17, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes: Motion to approve the January 17, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes as presented.
e.3. Payroll Period ending January 14, 2018 and Payroll Period ending January 28, 2018: Motion to approve the Payroll Period ending January 14, 2018 and January 28, 2018
e.4. Various Bills: Motion to approve the Various Bills as presented.
e.5. Lockport Median Beautification Plantings on 159th Street: Motion to authorize the City Administrator to contract with Savanna Group for plantings in the 159th Street Median as beautification on the entry way into Lockport for $39,880.
e.6. Executive Session Meeting Minutes Review and Release/Resolution No. 18-003: Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-003 finding the need of confidentiality still exists for Executive Session Meetings as outlined in Schedule "A" and authorizing the release of Executive Session Meeting Minutes as outlined in Schedule "B" for public review, inspection, or copying and authorizing the destruction of the verbatim recording of such Meetings after thirty (30) days from the approval of this Resolution.
e.7. Ordinance No. 18-011: Motion to approve Ordinance no. 18-011/An Ordinance amending Chapter 118 of the City of Lockport Code of Ordinances pertaining to the Facade and Site Improvement Grant.
e.8. Ordinance No. 18-008: Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-008/An Ordinance adopting and codifying the Development Code into Chapter 153 of the City of Lockport Code of Ordinances (Comprehensive Update).
e.9. Ordinance No. 08-010: Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-010/An Ordinance Repealing Sections 152.20 through 152.40 of Chapter 152 (Building Code; Property Maintenance Code) of the Lockport Code of Ordinances as it pertains to "Grading Requirements".
e.10. Water Meter System Upgrade: Motion to purchase the Water Meter System Upgrade.
e.11. Division & Gougar Signalization Construction Engineering and Local Agency Agreement (LAA): Motion to approve the Construction Engineering Services Agreement for Federal Participation (Phase III Engineering Services) - BLR 05622 and approve the Local Public Agency Agreement for Federal Participation (LAA) - BLR 05310.
e.12. Ordinance No. 18-009: Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-009/An Ordinance adding Section 156.040 to Chapter 156 (Zoning Ordinance) of the Lockport Code of Ordinances as it pertains to Landscaping Requirements.
F. Approval Of Meeting Minutes: (If not approved as a Consent Agenda Item)
G. Approval Of Payroll: (If not approved as a Consent Agenda Item)
H. Regular Builsiness Action Items:
1. City Administrator:
1. CA-1 Executive Session Request - 2(c)1 - Personnel
2. City Attorney:
1. AT-1 S. Williams Memo 1/30/18 - Ordinance amending Sections 111.01, 111.08, 111.10, 111.11 and adding Section 111.60 of Chapter 111 of the Lockport Code of Ordinances as it pertains to Liquor Licenses
Action: Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-005/An Ordinance amending Sections 111.01, 111.08, 111.10, and 111.11 and adding 111.60 of Chapter 111 of the Lockport Code of Ordinances as it pertains to Liquor Licenses.
I. Permanent Committees:
3. Plan & Zoning Commission:
1. PZ-1 P. Hirth, S. Williams Memo 2/1/18 - PZC Case No.: 2017-002TA: Text Amendment to the City’s Zoning Ordinance Section 156.003(Definitions); Section 156.074(A) (Permitted Use Table, all Districts, except for C-4); and Section 156.123 Additional Standards and Criteria (Automobile Dealership, Used High-End Vehicles)/Ordinance No. 18-001.
Action: Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-001/An Ordinance amending Sections 156.003; 156.123; and 156.074 of Chapter 156 of the Lockport Code or Ordinances as it pertains to Zoning of high-end used automobile dealership.
2. PZ-2 P. Hirth, S. Williams Memo 1/25/18 - PZC Case #2017-019/Rezoning from R-2 Single Family Residential (Will County) to C-3 Highway Commercial (City of Lockport), Annexation, and Annexation Agreement for the property located at 15922 S. Gougar Road/Ordinance No. 18-006, Ordinance No. 18-007 & Resolution No. 18-004.
Action: Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-006/An Ordinance annexing property located at 15922 S. Gougar Road, Homer Glen, IL. Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-004/A Resolution approving an Annexation Agreement of a property located at 15922 S. Gougar Road. Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-007/An Ordinance zoning the property located at 15922 S. Gougar Road, Homer Glen, Illinois, to C-3 Zoning.
4. Community & Economic Development Director:
1. CED- 1 K. Phillips, P. Hirth Memo 1/24/18 - Reimbursement - Facade & Site Improvement Grant Program - 600 E. 9th Street (Tuffy Property).
Action: Motion to authorize reimbursement of $10,000 to Susan Fiedler for the completion of improvements to the property located at 600 E. 9th Street, as performed under the City's Facade & Site Improvement Grant Program.
J. Open Floor For Comments
(Comments will be heard on items that do not appear on the Agenda. The Public Comment portion of the Agenda shall be subject to a twenty (20) minutes limitation. A time limit of five (5) minutes shall be imposed on each Speaker.
The purpose of having Public Comments as an Agenda Item is to allow any person to make his/her views known to the City Council upon any subject of general or public interest.
The Council recognizes that Public Comments are for the purpose of legitimate inquiries and discussion by the Public, and not for the purpose of advancing arguments or repetitious questions concerning matters which the Council believes to be closed or not of general public concern.
The Council shall have the right during this period to decline to hear any person or subject matter upon proper motion and majority vote by the Council.
Each person wishing to speak during the Public Comment portion of the Agenda must fill out a Public Comment Speaker Card stating name, and the topic about which he/she wishes to speak as well as a sign-in sheet, and give to the City Clerk at the Meeting itself.
The purpose of the Cards is to obtain the spelling of the name of the Speaker, contact information, and provide for efficient meeting administration.
The order of speaking shall be based upon the order of sign-in with first person signing-in speaking first and so forth. If the twenty (20) minutes has elapsed before all Speakers who have signed up are allowed to speak, the City Council may elect to continue the time period.
However, if the City Council elects not to extend the time period those Speakers who signed up but did not speak may if they so choose to be placed on the next Agenda under the Public Comments Section and shall be placed at the top of the Sign-In Sheet in the same order they were in from the previous Sign-In Sheet.
All Speakers shall comply with these rules which shall be posted at the Speaker Sign-In desk and rulings of the City Clerk. )
K. Executive Session: Open Meetings Exemptions
2(c)(1)Appointments, Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of specific Employees.
2(c)(2)Collective Bargaining Matters.
2(c)(3)Selection of a person to fill a Public Office, including a vacancy in a Public Office.
2(c)(5)Purchase or Lease of real property, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.
2(c)(6)The setting of a price for Sale or Lease of property owned by the public body.
2(c)(11)Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting
2(c)(21)Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under this Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes as mandated by Section 2.06.