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City of Joliet Land Use & Legislative Committee met June 19

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 11, 2019

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City of Joliet Land Use & Legislative Committee met June 19.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

1. Roll Call

PRESENT: Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman.

ABSENT: Councilman Don "Duck" Dickinson.

2. Approval of Minutes—May 2, 2019

Motion to approve the minutes of the May 2, 2019 meeting was made by Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman.

Motion seconded by Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman.

Motion carried by the following vote:

AYES: Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman.

NAYS: None.

3. Citizens to Be Heard on Agenda Items

None.

4. Intergovernmental Agreement between Joliet and Plainfield Regarding the Boulevard Project

Memo for Joliet-Plainfield IGA for The Boulevard

DRAFT Boulevard IGA 6-12-2019 Plainfield MELROSE REVISED - CLEAN VERSION

Mr. Schwarz, Director of Planning, updated the Committee about the IGA between Joliet and Plainfield for the Boulevard Project.

In response to Councilwoman Quillman's question, Mr. Schwarz explained how many attorneys looked at the agreement.

Motion to recommend the Intergovernmental Agreement between Joliet and Plainfield Regarding the Boulevard Project go before the full City Council was made by Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman.

Motion seconded by Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman. Motion carried by the following vote:

AYES: Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman.

NAYS: None.

5. Notice of a Public Hearing—Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY 2019 Annual Action Plan

Notice of Public Hearing 2019

Mr. Jeff Sterr, Director of Neighborhood Services, opened up the Public Hearing and gave a PowerPoint presentation regarding the CDBG FY 2019 Annual Action Plan.

In response to Councilwoman Quillman's questions, Ms. Kathleen Langdon, Director of Development Communications of Catholic Charities, explained the website for Catholic Charities, Board information as well as how the funding works.

In response to Councilman Morris' question about the figures for work pertaining to Daybreak Center, Mr. Sterr explained.

In response to Councilman Morris' question about the water at Rowell and Fourth, Mr. Ryan Liang, Public Utilities, explained where the water is coming from at that location.

In response to Councilwoman Quillman's inquiry about the front building at Evergreen Terrace, Ms. Elizabeth Protich, Holsten Human Capital Development, responded.

Mr. Sterr explained the snow program for seniors as well as the funding for the different programs and the overall allocation from HUD, in response to Councilman Morris' inquiries.

In response to Councilwoman Quillman's inquiries, Mr. Sterr explained the current status of the house in his PowerPoint presentation as well as administrative costs.

Ms. Amy Sanchez, 1602 Stratford Court, Joliet, appeared before the Committee. She had a comment about the CDBG Program Year 2018 Action Plan that the City submitted on the website pertaining to the photograph used in the action plan. A brief discussion was held regarding the photograph.

Motion to approve the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY 2019 Annual Action Plan was made by Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman.

Motion seconded by Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman. Motion carried by the following vote:

AYES: Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman.

NAYS: None.

6. Job Description for City Manager

Mr. Regis, Interim Corporation Counsel, discussed the job description for the City Manager with the Committee members.

Further discussion was held regarding the years of experience in government, vacation time, and availability.

Councilwoman Quillman requested Councilman Dickinson's email regarding being absent today be attached to the minutes for the record.

Motion to move the job description for City Manager to the full City Council at the July 1st meeting with the revisions and the attachment of the email was made by Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman.

Motion seconded by Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman. Motion carried by the following vote:

AYES: Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman.

NAYS: None.

7. Neighborhood Meeting Venues

A brief discussion was held regarding the location of neighborhood meetings for future developments with Mr. Michael Hansen, Attorney.

8. Minutes of Design Review and Development Team Meetings

Mr. Hansen requested minutes be taken at the Design Review and Development Team meetings.

Councilwoman Quillman suggested Mr. Hansen record the meetings. He requested it be taken under advisement.

9. Ownership Disclosure Forms

Mr. Hansen spoke in favor of the condensed ownership disclosure form.

10. Old/New Business—Not for Final Action or Recommendation

None.

11. Public Comments

None.

12. Adjournment

Motion to adjourn was made by Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman.

Motion seconded by Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman. Motion carried by the following vote:

AYES: Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillman, Councilman Terry Morris, Chairman.

NAYS: None.

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