Lockport City Council met February 21.
Lockport City Council met Feb. 21.
Here is the agenda provided by the Council:
a. Pledge Of Allegiance:
b. Roll Call:
d. Agenda Participation:
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.)
e. Consent Agenda:
e.1 February 7, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes: Motion to approve the February 7, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes as presented.
e.2 February 7, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes: Motion to approve the February 7, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes as presented.
e.3 Payroll Period ending February 11, 2018: Motion to approve the Payroll Period ending February 11, 2018 as presented.
e.4 Various Bills: Motion to approve the Various Bills as presented.
e.5 Position Vacancy/Part-time Position of Community Service Officer: Motion to approve the open Part-time Position of Community Service Office at the Police Department.
e.6 Position Vacancy/Utility Billing Clerk: Motion to approve the Finance Department to fill the Utility Billing Clerk position.
e.7 Re-appointment to Committees: Motion to reappoint Lisa Heglund to the Police Pension Board for another two (2) year term. Term expiring on April 1, 2020. Motion to reappoint John F. Miller as a Police Commissioner for another two (2) year term. Term expiring April 1, 2020.
e.8 Vehicle Purchase/Resolution No. 18-006: Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-006/A Resolution authorizing the purchase of two Ford Taurus SE Sedans for the Police Department.
e.9 Vehicle Purchase/Resolution No. 18-007: Motion to purchase six Ford Police Interceptor Utilities.
e.10 Well #6 Maintenance and Upgrades: Motion to approve Well #6 Maintenance Contract with Water Well Solutions.
e.11 IDOT State Street Roadway and Plumbing Phase III Contract/Task Order. Motion to approve the Task Order for services outlined in the proposal.
e.12 Two (2) 2018 Ford F-250 XL 4x2 Pick Up Trucks one for Street Department and one for Waste Water Dept./Resolution No. 18-010: Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-010/A Resolution authorizing the Administrator and Staff to purchase two (2) 2018 Ford F-250 XL 4x2 Pick Up Trucks from Currie Motors through the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative.
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:
i. Permanent Committees:
1. Public Works Director:
1. PW-1 B. Cann Memo 1/30/18 - Right of Way Acquisition - 7th and Washington Construction Project.
Action: Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-008/A Resolution accepting the Dedication of 1,885 SF portion of a property located at 305 E. 7th Street for the 7th Street and Washington Street Improvement Project. Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-009/A Resolution accepting the Dedication of 371 SF portion of a property located at 710 Washington Street for 7th Street and Washington Street Improvement Project.
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.