City of Lockport City Council will meet May 2.
City of Lockport City Council will meet May 2.
Here is the agenda provided by the Council:
a.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
(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.1April 18, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes: Motion to approve the April 18, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes as presented.
e.2April 18, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes: Motion to approve the April 18, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes as presented.
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e.3Payroll Period ending April 22, 2018: Motion to approve the Payroll Period ending April 22, 2018 as presented.
e.4Various Bills: Motion to approve the Various Bills as presented.
e.5Cleaning Contract Selection: Motion to approve the Cleaning Contract with Uni-Max Management Corporation in the amount of $1,840.00 per month with the one (1) time fee of $1,800 for the initial thorough cleaning for City Hall, and the Public Works/Engineering Facility.
e.6Division & Gougar Signalization funding Resolutions/IDOT Resolution and Resolution No. 18-017 : Motion to approve MFT Resolution for Improvement under the Illinois Highway Code - BLR 09110. Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-017/A Resolution authorizing $478,749.00 dollars, or as much may be needed to match Federal Funds for the completion of MFT Section Number 14-00081-00-CH.
e.72019 Peterbilt Plow Trucks, Quantity: 2/Resolution No. 18-019: Motion to approve Resolution No. 18-019/ A Resolution authorizing the Administrator and Staff to purchase two (2) 2019 Peterbilt Plow Trucks from JX Peterbilt for $159,383.23 each for a total of $318,766.46. Motion to authorize City Administrator and Staff to declare #126 as salvage.
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 BUSINESS ACTION ITEMS:
1.FD-1 L. Heglund Memo 4/23/18 - 2018 Bond Ordinance/Ordinance No. 18-021
Action: Motion to approve Ordinance No. 18-021/An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of $9,900.000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2018 of the City of Lockport, Illinois.
2.DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS:
1.PW-1 B. Cann Memo 4/26/18 - 8th Street and Valley Lane Project Award
2.PW-2 B. Cann Memo 4/26/18 - Division and Gougar Signalization Project Award
3.PW-3 B. Cann Memo 4/26/18 - Citywide Grass Cutting - Contract Award
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.