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City of Lockport City Council met November 20

By Michael Abella | Jan 16, 2020

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City of Lockport City Council met Nov. 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Steve Streit called

the Meeting to order at 7:29 p.m.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT: Mayor, Steven Streit

Alderwoman, Renee Saban

Alderwoman, Christina Bergbower

Alderman, Mark R. Lobes

Alderman, JR Gillogly

Alderman, Darren Deskin

Alderwoman, Joanne Bartelsen

Alderwoman, Catherine Perretta

ABSENT: Alderman, Larry Schreiber

ALSO PRESENT: City Administrator, Ben Benson

City Attorney, Sonni Choi Williams

City Clerk, Kathy Gentile

Finance Director, Lisa Heglund

Chief of Police, Terry Lemming

Administration & Communications Manager, Amanda Pazdan

Director of Public Works, Brent Cann

PRESS PRESENT: Cathy Wilker, LCTV

Jessie Malloy – Lockport Legend

CONSENT AGENDA:

MOTION BY LOBES, SECONDED BY GILLOGLY TO REVIEW CONSENT AGENDA. VOICE VOTE ON THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:

1. CL-1. Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes from November 6, 2019. Suggested Action: Approve the Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes as presented.

2. CL-2. Regular City Council Meeting Minutes from November 6, 2019. Suggested Action: Approve the Regular City Council Meeting Minutes as presented.

3. FN-1. Payroll Period Ending November 3, 2019. Suggested Action: Approve the payroll period as presented.

4. FN-2. Bills through November 13, 2019. Suggested Action: Approve the various bills as presented.

5. CA-1. 2020 Schedule of Meetings and Holidays. Suggested Action: Approve the 2020 Schedule of

Meetings and Holidays as presented.

6. CA-2. Extension of a Services Agreement with Ruettiger, Tonelli & Associates Inc. for Community & Economic Development Department Support. Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-135: The extension of Professional Service Agreement with Ruettiger, Tonelli & Associates for assistance in the Community Development Department from $20,000 to $40,000 for FY2019.

7. AT-1. Appointments to the City's Video Gaming Commission. Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-131: Appointments to the City of Lockport Video Gaming Commission.

8. PZ-1. Amendment to Preliminary Development Plan & Final Development Plan for an Automobile Sales and Service Facility in Lockport Square, Lot 14A and Lot 6 (FCA Realty/Jeep/Chrysler), a Minor Amendment to the Planned Unit Development of Lockport Square (PZC Case #2019-018). Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-127: An amendment to Preliminary Development Plan and Final Development Plan for an automobile sales and service facility in Lockport Square, Lot 14A, and Lot 6 (FCA Realty/Jeep/Chrysler), a minor amendment to the Planned Unit Development of Lockport Square.

9. PZ-2. Final Development Plan for a 452,129 sf New Warehouse Building (Building 3 of Prologis Business Park) (PZC Case #2019-019). Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-124: Final Development Plan for Building 3 within Prologis Business Park (Prologis LP).

10. PZ-3. Amendment to Special Use Permit for a Planned Industrial Development, Preliminary & Final Subdivision Plat; and Preliminary & Final Development Plan for Buildings 6 & 7 to allow expansion of the Prologis Industrial Business Park (Prologis LP) (PZC Case #2019-020). Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-123: Preliminary and Final Development Plat of Subdivision and Preliminary and Final Development Plans for two (additional) lots and two new industrial buildings within Prologis Business Park (Prologis LP). Approve Ordinance No. 19-042: Amendment to a Special Use Permit for a Planned Industrial property located west of I-355, south of 143rd Street, east of Archer Avenue & north of 151st Street (Prologis Industrial Business Park).

11. PW-1. 2020 Sanitary Sewer Lining Design, Bidding, & Construction Engineering. Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-125: Authorizing Mayor & City Staff to execute the task order from Strand Associates for engineering services for the 2020 3 Sanitary Sewer Lining Project in the amount of $34,000.00.

VIDEO IS HEREIN INCORPORATED INTO THE OFFICIAL MINUTES

12. PW-2. Release of the Bond for Rose Lockport Center. Suggested Action: Approve Resolution No. 19-122: Release the Rose Lockport Center Bond No. 463699S in the amount of $370,415.10.

MOTION BY BARTELSEN, SECONDED BY SABAN, TO APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA. ROLL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES – SABAN, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS - NONE

ABSENT – SCHREIBER

ABSTAIN – NONE

7 AYES, 0 NAY, 1 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED 

PUBLIC HEARING

PH-1.First Amendment to the Lockport Square Annexation Agreement

Mayor Streit read the following: “This Public Hearing is being held pursuant to Illinois Law to consider the First Amendment to the Annexation Agreement between the City and the owners of the development known as Lockport Square located on or about east of S. Adelmann Road, south of W. 159th Street, and west of I-355 (Tollway), and located in the City of Lockport.”

MOTION BY SABAN, SECONDED BY GILLOGLY, TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING.

City Attorney Sonni Williams presented a summary of the background on the First Amendment to the Annexation Agreement. The first amendment to the original 2007 agreement will clarify that the new auto dealership to be operated by Bettenhausen would be allowed the ancillary or accessory uses connected with it business such automobile service and sales of used cars. In addition, the proposed First Amendment eliminates the allotment of one express lube/tire/battery facilities to be constructed in certain lots in Lockport Square development area and also eliminates gas station as a primary use, but will be allowed as an accessory or ancillary use. The attached draft does specifically limit the new use of automobile dealership to lots 14A and 6, what FCA has proposed to operate the automobile dealership, and no additional automobile dealership use would be allowed. Ms. Williams also stated that the notice of publication had been made in the Joliet Herald at least 15 days prior to the hearing. The City believes all the statutory requirements has been met.

Mayor Streit asked if there is anyone from the audience that wishes to be heard concerning this First Amendment to the Annexation Agreement that amends the zoning use restrictions to allow for the ancillary or accessory uses contemplated for a new automobile dealership and other modifications as negotiated by the Owners and the City of Lockport. Mayor Streit, having heard no request, asks the City Council if there are any members who have questions concerning the Annexation Agreement. No additional discussion.

MOTION BY BARTELSEN, SECONDED BY PERRETTA, TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING.

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-133: APPROVING THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE ANNEXATION AGREEMENT, MADE BY SABAN, SECONDED BY GILLOGLY. ROLL CALL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA, STREIT

NAYS – NONE

ABSENT – SCHREIBER

ABSTAIN – NONE

8 AYES, 0 NAY, 1 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED

REGULAR BUSINESS ITEMS

CA-1 Appointment to the Heritage & Architecture Commission

City Administrator Ben Benson indicated that Scott Likins had to step down, and Dave Oxley is going to serve on the commission as the Plan & Zoning Commission representative. The terms were also changed to be staggered and a local attorney Bill Drew is going to serve at the at-large vacancy position.

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-132: APPOINTMENT TO THE CITY OF LOCKPORT HERITAGE & ARCHITECTURE, MADE BY GILLOGLY, SECONDED BY PERRETTA. ROLL CALL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS – NONE

ABSENT – SCHREIBER

ABSTAIN – NONE

7 AYES, 0 NAY, 1 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED

PZ-1 Final Plat of Subdivision of Lockport Square Second Resubdivision (Creating Lots 13B, 14A & 19A) (PZC Case #2019-017)

City Attorney Sonni Williams addressed the item. When the item was presented at the beginning of November at the Committee of the Whole meeting, there were some corrections that needed to be made to the plat that changed the total square footage of the area to be subdivided as well as the sizes. The corrected Resolution No. 19-126 was presented as a print out with the changes to City Council along with the plat.

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-126: APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF SUBDIVISION OF LOCKPORT SQUARE SECOND RESUBDIVISION (CREATING LOTS 13B, 14A, AND 19A) MADE BY LOBES, SECONDED BY BERGBOWER. ROLL CALL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS – NONE

ABSENT – SCHREIBER

ABSTAIN – NONE

7 AYES, 0 NAY, 1 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED

PW-1 Division Street Treatment Plant Expansion and Conveyance System Engineering

Public Works Director Brent Cann provided a background and followed up on the information that was requested by the City Council at the Committee of the Whole Meeting. The construction amount is budgeted for next year. Finance Director Lisa Heglund had sent out financial information requested.

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-129: AUTHORIZING CITY STAFF TO EXECUTE THE TASK ORDER FROM STRAND ASSOCIATES FOR DIVISION STREET SANITARY TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADE DESIGN, BIDDING, AND PLANNING RELATED SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $211,000.00 AND MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-130 AUTHORIZING CITY STAFF TO EXECUTE THE TASK ORDER FROM STRAND ASSOCIATES FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE SANITARY CONVEYANCE CAPACITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $129,960.00, MADE BY GILLOGLY, SECONDED BY LOBES. ROLL CALL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS – NONE

ABSENT – SCHREIBER

ABSTAIN – NONE

7 AYES, 0 NAY, 1 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED

PW-2 New Avenue & State Street Roundabout Pre-Phase I Engineering

Public Works Director Brent Cann presented the item which will give some cost estimates and any property that might be needed to acquire. The project is just a concept and will potentially shift south and west to help with the truck traffic. Potential funding of the State route was discussed. If it proves out, would have another phase before an application of any funding. Pricing to be further considered in a couple weeks, potential amendment.

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 19-128: APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING CITY STAFF TO EXECUTE THE TASK ORDER FROM V3 COMPANIES, LTD. FOR PRE-PHASE I ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE STATE STREET & NEW AVENUE ROUNDABOUT IN THE AMOUNT OF $46,500.00, MADE BY MADE BY SABAN, SECONDED BY GILLOGLY. ROLL CALL VOTE ON THE MOTION:

AYES - SABAN, BERGBOWER, GILLOGLY, DESKIN, LOBES, BARTELSEN, PERRETTA 

NAYS – NONE

ABSENT – SCHREIBER

ABSTAIN – NONE

7 AYES, 0 NAY, 1 ABSENT, 0 ABSTAIN – MOTION CARRIED 

OLD BUSINESS

Mayor Streit informed the Council of Tangled Roots launch on December 10. Discussion held regarding opening of MOD Pizza which is now open, and Chipotle which is expected to hold their hard opening on November 27.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION BY SABAN, SECONDED BY GILLOGLY, TO ADJOURN THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING, AT 7:48 PM. VOICE VOTE ON THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

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