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City of Lockport City Council October 2

By Michael Abella | Oct 8, 2019


City of Lockport City Council met Oct. 2.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

A. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

B. ROLLCALL

C. INTRODUCTION

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

CL-1.

Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes from September 18, 2019

Suggested Action: Approve the Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes as presented.

CL-2.

Regular City Council Meeting Minutes from September 18, 2019

Suggested Action: Approve the Regular City Council Meeting Minutes as presented.

FN-1.

Payroll Period Ending September 22, 2019

Suggested Action: Approve the payroll period as presented.

FN-2.

Bills through September 24, 2019

Suggested Action: Approve the various bills as presented.

AT-1.

Amendment to Chapter 111 Regarding Revision to Class H-1 Liquor License for Specialty or Pharmacy Store

Suggested Action: Approve Ordinance No. 19-036: An amendment to Chapter 111 of the Lockport Code of Ordinances regarding Class H-1 for Specialty or Pharmacy Store.

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

CA-1.

Amendment to the Professional Service Agreement with Hitchcock Design to Increase the Scope of the Feasibility Study for a Makers Park at the Chevron Star Business Park to Include a portion of the Downtown along the I&M Canal

Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-115 which amends an Agreement with Hitchcock Design Group for a Feasibility Study, including the amount of the City's portion, not to exceed $53,950 which is an increase of $14,150 from previous PO commitment,

but an increase of only $150 net as the City staff originally requested since there is an increase in offset of the new total amount by additional funding supporters on the Project.

AT-1.

Proposed Amendment to Chapter 110 of the City Code Creating Video Gaming Terminal Licensing and Regulations as Presented at the September 18, 2019 COTW Meeting Suggested Action: Approve Ordinance No. 19-031: Amending Chapter 110 of the Lockport Code of Ordinances Pertaining to Business Licenses: Video Gaming Terminals

I. PUBLIC HEARING

J. PERMANENT COMMITTEES

K. 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) minute 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.

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, 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.)

L. EXECUTIVE SESSION: OPEN MEETINGS EXEMPTIONS

2(c)(1) Appointments, Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of specific Employees.

2(c)(2): Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.

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

M. ADJOURNMENT

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