Freeport City Council Agenda For Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017 AT 6:00 P.M.

Call to Order

Call the Roll

Pledge of Allegiance led by Alderperson Ross

1. Approval of Agenda….…….……………Voice Vote

2. Approval of Minutes from January 3, 2017 …….…….…Voice Vote

3. Public Comments – Agenda Items (limited to 3 minutes per person)

4. Consent Agenda ………….……………………Roll Call Vote

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.

Consent Agenda PDF

A. Approval to receive and place on file:

1) Police Department Report of Activities for December 2016

2) Building, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Sign Permits for December 2016

B. Approval of Water & Sewer Bills Payable (Registers #707 & 709) — $482,528.15

C. Approval of Payroll for pay period ending January 7, 2017 — $408,360.60 with fringe benefit payments in the amount of $33,711.83 for a total of $442,072.43

D. Approval of Finance Bills Payable (Registers #704, 705, 708, 710, TBA) — $567,516.03 If applicable –

Items removed from Consent Agenda COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL

5. Financial Reports for FY 2016-2017 for period ended November 30, 2016 including:

General Fund Highlights

General Fund Details

Water, Sewer, & Storm Sewer Highlights

Library Highlights

Water, Sewer, & Storm Sewer Details

Library Details

6. Effective immediately, James L. Gitz appoints Gladys Rainey to the Housing Authority Board through October 31, 2017. view appt

7. Discussion of Water and Sewer Rate Structure Alternatives, Three Year Capital Improvement Budget Scenarios and Existing Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Budgeting with possible recommendation on proposed water and sewer rate structure – view residential user examples

Example #1 provides sample billing with 10% O&M, 5% maximum inflation, CIP increase of $2 the first year, $4 in year two, three, four, five, six and seven; 

Example #2 provides sample billing with 10% O&M , 5% maximum inflation, CIP increase of $7 the first year, $7 the second year, $7 the third year; 

Example #3 provides sample billing with 10% O&M , 5% maximum inflation, CIP increase of $8 the first year, $8 the second year, $8 the third year

ORDINANCES – FIRST READING

8. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2017-06: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 290 (Compensation and Benefits) Section 290.11 (Leaves of Absence), Subsection (e) Bereavement Leave of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois view memo by Human Resource Manager Debra Milliman

9. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2017-07: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 290 (Compensation and Benefits) Section 290.11 (Leaves of Absence), Subsection (b) Sick Leave of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois view memo by Human Resource Manager Debra Milliman

10. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2017-08: An Ordinance To Supplement the Appropriation Ordinance Fiscal Year 2016-2017 For the City of Freeport, Illinois – First Supplemental Presented by Freeport Public Library Director Carole Dickerson – view memo

11. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2017-09: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 658 (Nuisances) and Chapter 638 (Inoperable Vehicles) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport Presented by Community Development Director Alex Mills – view memo

12. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Closed Session) pursuant to:  5 ILCS 120/2 (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. 

5 ILCS 120/2 (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 RESOLUTIONS

13. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION R-2017-02: Resolution To Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement With Policemen’s Benevolent Labor Committee (PBLC)

14. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION R-2017-03: Resolution Authorizing Transfer Of A Bus To The City Of Freeport And Updating Vehicle Lease Agreement Between The City Of Freeport And Stephenson County Senior Center – view memo

15. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION R-2017-04: Resolution for Maintenance of Streets and Highways by Municipality Under the Illinois Highway Code Section #17-00000-00-GM – view memo

16. Reports of Department Heads  Authorization to pursue request for proposals for legal services for Tax Increment Financing Districts of the City of Freeport

17. Mayor’s Report

18. Council Announcements/New Business

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

20. Adjournment

The City of Freeport, in compliance with the American 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. http://www.cityoffreeport.org

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