City Council Agenda Items For Monday, April 2nd And Tim Connors Day

Freeport, Illinois — Freeport city council will hold its regular council meeting this coming Monday, April 2nd at city hall. On the agenda for the meeting are the following items;

1. Approval of Agenda

2. Approval of Minutes from Finance Committee of the Whole on March 19, 2018, and Regular Council on March 19, 2018

3. Public Comments –

Agenda Items (limited to 3 minutes per person)

4. Consent Agenda

All items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine in nature and will be enacted in one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council member so requests, in which event, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered as the first item after approval of the Consent Agenda. View Consent Agenda

A. Approval of Finance Bills Payable (Registers #944, 945, 946, 947 and 948 and Invoices to be approved for registers dated March 22, 2018 through March 29, 2018) — $792,473.18

B. Approval of Payroll for pay period ending March 23, 2018 — $431,186.48 with fringe benefit payments in the amount of $32,553.07 for a total of $463,739.55

If applicable – Items removed from Consent Agenda

5. Proclamations:  Tim Connors Day, April 2, 2018, National Federation of State High Schools Association Outstanding Speech, Theatre, Debate Educator Award

 National Service Recognition Day, April 3, 2018

6. Recognition of Service Awards Presented by City Manager Crow

 25 Years: Todd Marsh, Street Department

ORDINANCES – FIRST READING

7. 1st READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-18:

Appropriation Ordinance, Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for the City of Freeport, Illinois Presented by Finance Director Randy Bukas and City Manager Lowell Crow View Appropriation View Budget

8. 1ST READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-19:

An Ordinance Amending Title Six Administration Adding Chapter 224 to the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois to Provide for the Position of Deputy City Manager of Finance, Community Development and Human Resources Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

9. 1 ST READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-20:

An Ordinance Amending Title Ten, Employment Provisions, Chapter 290, Compensation and Benefits, Section 290.01 (d) and (e) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois Regarding Classification Plan Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

10. 1 ST READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-21:

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 288 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois Regarding Medical and Life insurance Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

11. 1 ST READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-22:

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 242 Entitled “Fire Department”, Section 242.53 (Fire Department Capital Fund) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow Request Suspension of the Rules

12. 1 ST READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-23:

An Ordinance Directing the Sale of Real Estate Containing the Vacant Fire Station Located at 1819 South West Avenue in the City of Freeport, Illinois Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

13. 1 ST READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-24:

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 242 Entitled “Fire Department” of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois Presented by Fire Chief Todd Allen and City Manager Lowell Crow

RESOLUTIONS

14. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION #R-2018-18:

Resolution of the City of Freeport, Illinois Providing for Health, Vision Dental insurance Premium and COBRA Rates Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

15. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION #R-2018-19:

A Resolution Authorizing the Release of Escrowed Funds Held as Performance Bonds for Completion of infrastructure in Indian Springs Subdivision, Sections 1, 2 and 3 Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

16. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION #R-2018-20:

Resolution of the City of Freeport, Illinois Supporting Diversity in the City’s Workforce and Utilizing Recruitment Strategies That Help to Improve Workforce Diversity Presented by City Manager Crow

OTHER

17. Approval of Purchase of Turnout Gear Presented by Fire Chief Todd Allen

18. Approval of Bid: Levy Station Pump and Motor – Bid Opening: March 28, 2018 Presented by Director of Utility Operations Tom Kopanski

19. Reports of Department Heads

20. City Manager’s Report

21. Mayor’s Report

22. Council Announcements/New Business

23. Public Comments – Agenda or Non-Agenda Items (limited to 3 minutes per person)

24. Executive Session (Closed Session)

 Pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1) the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity.

25. Adjournment

The City of Freeport, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests that persons with disabilities who require certain accommodations to allow them to observe and/or participate in the meeting(s), or have questions about the accessibility of the meeting(s) or facilities, should contact Human Resources at 815-235-2065 promptly to allow the City to make reasonable accommodations.

City Council Chambers are located at 314 West Stephenson Street in Freeport.

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