Here’s What’s On The City Council Agenda For Monday, June 4th 2018

Freeport, Illinois — Freeport City Council meets tonight in City Council Chambers located at 314 West Stephenson Street in Freeport. The meeting begins at 6:00 P.M. Here’s what’s on the agenda for tonight’s meeting.

1. Approval of Agenda

2. Approval of Minutes from May 21, 2018, meeting

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 to receive and place on file:

1) City Treasurer’s Report – April, 2018

2) Minutes from Planning Commission Meeting – April 12, 2018

B. Approval of Finance Bills Payable (Registers #2, 3, and 4 and invoices to be approved for registers dated May 15, 2018 through May 30, 2018) — $411,593.27

C. Approval of Payroll for pay period ending May 26, 2018 — $481,132.97 with fringe benefit payments in the amount of $34,295.70 for a total of $515,428.67.

If applicable – Items removed from Consent Agenda

5. Recognition of Service Awards Presented by City Manager Crow

10 Years: Alan Guilfoyle, Police Department
20 Years: Curtis Timmer, Fire Department
35 Years: Scott Curran, Water Department

ORDINANCES – SECOND READING

6. 2nd READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-29: An Ordinance of the City Of Freeport, Illinois Amending Ordinance No. 2017-18 Previously Adopted by the City Regarding the Issuance of a Meadows TIF Redevelopment Note (RDA) At the May 21, 2018, Council Meeting a motion to move forward for approval was made by Alderperson Smith; seconded by Alderperson Koester; and the matter was automatically laid over to tonight’s meeting. Presented by Director of Community & Economic Development Nancy McDonald

7. 2nd READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-30: An Ordinance Amending the Zoning Classification of Property
Located at 327 East Spring Street, Freeport, Illinois from M-2 (General Manufacturing) to B-1 (Restricted Retail) At the May 21, 2018, Council Meeting a motion to move forward for approval was made by Alderperson Koester; seconded by Alderperson Brashaw; and the matter was automatically laid over to tonight’s meeting. Presented by Director of Community & Economic Development Nancy McDonald and Director of Finance Randy Bukas

ORDINANCES – FIRST READING

8. 1st READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-31: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 886 Entitled “Hotel Tax” of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

9. 1st READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-32: An Ordinance of the City of Freeport, Illinois Approving and Authorizing the City to Enter into a Lease Agreement Regarding the Property Commonly Known as 1819 South West Avenue, Freeport, Illinois view lease Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

10. 1st READING OF ORDINANCE #2018-33: An Ordinance Amending Title Four, Legislation, Chapter 220,  Council, Section 220.10 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois Regarding Rules of Council Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

APPROVAL OF BIDS

11. Bid Opening: May 9, 2018 – Bids for Police Squad Cars, (4) All-Black 4-Door Police Pursuit Vehicles Presented by Chief of Police Todd Barkalow View Bid Tab and Recommendation

OTHER

12. Approval of Letter of Support to the International City/County Management Association and The Solar Foundation for City of Freeport to Be a SolSmart Community view letter Presented by City Manager Lowell Crow

13. Reports of Department Heads

14. City Manager’s Report

15. Mayor’s Report

16. Council Announcements/New Business

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

18. 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.

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