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City of Joliet City Council met October 1

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 17, 2019

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City of Joliet City Council met Oct. 1.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

INVOCATION: Pastor Scott Forsberg, First Assembly of God, 1741 Essington Road

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG:

I.ROLL CALL:

II.PRESENTATION:

A.Riverwalk Homes Redevelopment Update Peter Holsten and Andrea Keeney

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III.MAYOR:

A.Mayor O’Dekirk – Appointments

IV.APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

V.CITIZENS TO BE HEARD ON AGENDA ITEMS:

This section is for anyone wanting to speak regarding items listed on the agenda, except for items listed under Public Hearing. Anyone speaking on an agenda item is entitled to speak for a maximum of 4 minutes. It is not a question and answer period and staff and the City Council do not generally respond to public comments. The City Clerk has a copy of the public speaking procedures; please note speakers who engage in conduct injurious to the harmony of the Council shall be called to order by the Presiding Officer and may forfeit the opportunity to speak.

VI.COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS:

A.Public Safety

B.Public Service

VII.CONSENT AGENDA:

All items under Consent Agenda are considered to be routine in nature and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member, City Manager or Corporation Counsel so requests, in which event, the item will be removed from Consent Agenda and considered in the Regular Agenda.

A.Approval of Minutes

1.Pre-Council Meeting – September 16, 2019

2.Council Meeting – September 17, 2019

B.COUNCIL MEMO #519-19: Position Vacancies

C.COUNCIL MEMO #520-19: Request for Authorization to Standardize/Sole Source Public Safety Hardware and Services

VIII.LICENSES AND PERMIT APPLICATIONS:

A.COUNCIL MEMO #522-19: Transfer of a Class “C” Liquor License- Liquor Town @ 1005 Essington Road

B.COUNCIL MEMO #523-19: Transfer of a Class “C” Liquor License- Black Road Food & Liquor @ 2787 Black Road

IX.PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Anyone speaking on public hearing items are entitled to speak for a maximum of 4 minutes. The City Clerk has a copy of the public speaking procedures; please note speakers who engage in conduct injurious to the harmony of the Council shall be called to order by the Presiding Officer and may forfeit the opportunity to speak.

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X.ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS:

A.ORDINANCES:

1.COUNCIL MEMO #525-19: Ordinances Amending Section 4-76 and 4-81, Raising the Age for Lawful Possession of Tobacco from 18 to 21

a.Ordinance Amending Chapter 4, Article VI, Tobacco Regulations, Ordinance of the City of Joliet Code of Ordinance - Amending Section 4-76 Changing the Mandatory Posting of Age Restriction for Tobacco

b.Ordinance Amending Chapter 4, Article VI, Tobacco Regulations, Ordinance of the City of Joliet Code of Ordinance - Amending Section 4-81, Increasing the Age that one may Possess Tobacco from 18 to 21

2.COUNCIL MEMO #526-19: Ordinance Amending Chapter 31 of the Code of Ordinances in Regards to Water and Sewer Rates – 2019

3.COUNCIL MEMO #527-19: Ordinance Amending the 2019 Annual Budget for the City of Joliet and Purchase a Generator for Fire Station No. 1

4.COUNCIL MEMO #528-19: Ordinance Adding Chapter 28 – Taxation, Article XX, Municipal Cannabis Retailers’ Occupation Tax (Imposing a Cannabis Retailers’ Occupation Tax)

5.COUNCIL MEMO #529-19: Ordinance Amending Section 1-8, Section 3-4, and Sections 19-141, 176, 180, 182, 194, and 207 of the Code of Ordinances, Amending and Updating Parking and Enforcement Ordinances

a.Ordinance Amending Chapter 1, Fine Schedule of the City of Joliet Code of Ordinances - Updating the Fine Schedule

b.Ordinance Amending Chapter 3, Article I, Administrative Adjudication, Ordinance of the City of Joliet Code of Ordinances - Amending Section Regarding Fine Escalation

c.Ordinance Amending Chapter 19, Article II, Parking Ordinance of the City of Joliet Code of Ordinances - Amending Sections of the Parking Ordinance to Reflect Changes in the Parking Structure

B.RESOLUTIONS:

1.COUNCIL MEMO #531-19: Resolution Approving a Property Tax Abatement Agreement with Harbor Freight Tools Texas (CenterPoint Intermodal Center)

2.COUNCIL MEMO #532-19: Resolution Authorizing Release of Executive Session Minutes

3.COUNCIL MEMO #533-19: Resolution Appropriating Funds for the Phase I Engineering Services for the Abe Street Over Spring Creek Improvement Project – MFT Sect. No. 14-00475-00-BR

4.COUNCIL MEMO #534-19: Resolution Authorizing Execution of an Ambulance Billing Agreement with Andres Medical Billing

5.COUNCIL MEMO #535-19: Resolution Accepting a $200,000, 1.89% Interest Rate Loan from the Illinois Finance Authority for the Purchase of a New Ambulance, Authorizing the Execution of the Loan Agreement Between the City of Joliet Illinois and the Illinois Finance Authority, and Authorizing all Necessary Actions Related Thereto

XI.BIDS AND CONTRACTS:

A.AWARD OF CONTRACTS:

1.COUNCIL MEMO #537-19: Request for Authorization to Purchase Water Metering Equipment for the Fairmont Water Replacement Project

2.COUNCIL MEMO #538-19: Request for Authorization to Award a Contract for the 2019-2020 Large Meter Replacement Program

3.COUNCIL MEMO #539-19: Request for Authorization to Award a Contract for the Demolition of 715 and 721 East Washington Street

B.AMENDMENTS, CHANGE ORDERS AND PAYMENTS:

1.COUNCIL MEMO #541-19: Request for Authorization to Approve Change Order No. 7 for the Aux Sable and Westside Wastewater Treatment Plants Phosphorus Removal and Expansion Project

2.COUNCIL MEMO #542-19: Request for Authorization to Approve Amendment No. 1 for the Phase I Engineering Services for the Abe Street Over Spring Creek Improvement Project – MFT Sect. No. 14-00475-00-BR

XII.CITY MANAGER:

XIII.NEW BUSINESS (Not for Final Action or Recommendation):

XIV.PUBLIC COMMENTS:

This section is for anyone wanting to speak regarding non-agenda items and are allowed a maximum of 4 minutes. It is not a question and answer period and staff and the City Council do not generally respond to public comments. The City Clerk has a copy of the public speaking procedures; please note, speakers who engage in conduct injurious to the harmony of the Council shall be called to order by the Presiding Officer and may forfeit the opportunity to speak.

XV.MAYOR AND COUNCIL COMMENTS:

XVI.ADJOURNMENT:

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