On The Agenda For Tonight’s City Council Meeting – December 19th

AGENDA – REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016 AT 6:00 P.M.

Call to Order

Call the Roll

Pledge of Allegiance led by Alderperson Klemm

1. Approval of Agenda.……………Voice Vote

2. Approval of Minutes from December 5, 2016 and December 12, 2016….………….…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) City Treasurer’s Monthly Investment Report for November 30, 2016

2) City Treasurer’s Report of Cash and Fund Balances for November 30, 2016

3) Fire Department Report of Activities for November 2016

4) Building, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Sign Permits for November 2016

B. Approval of Water & Sewer Bills Payable (Registers #683, 687, 690, 693) — $775,933.00

C. Approval of Payroll for pay period ending December 10, 2016 — $417,527.69 with fringe benefit payments in the amount of $35,459.88 for a total of $452,987.57

D. Approval of Finance Bills Payable (Registers #684, 688, 689, 691, 692, 694, TBA) — $2,348,726.00

If applicable – Items removed from Consent Agenda

ORDINANCES – FIRST READING

View Memo for Bond Abatement Ordinances as provided by Finance Director Bernadelle

5. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2016-64:

An Ordinance To Abate The 2016 Real Estate Tax Levy For The Repayment of the General Obligation Bonds, Series 2013A

6. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2016-65:

An Ordinance To Abate The 2016 Real Estate Tax Levy For The Repayment of the General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014A

7. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2016-66:

An Ordinance To Abate The 2016 Real Estate Tax Levy For The Repayment of the General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014B

8. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2016-67:

An Ordinance To Abate The 2016 Real Estate Tax Levy For The Repayment of the General Obligation Bonds, Series 2015A

9. 1 st READING OF ORDINANCE #2016-68:

An Ordinance To Abate The 2016 Real Estate Tax Levy For The Repayment of the General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016

RESOLUTIONS

10. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION R-2016-60:

Resolution To Approve The Preliminary Plat For Resubdivision of Lot 4 in the Revised Final Plat of Burchard Hills

11. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION R-2016-61:

Resolution To Approve The Final Plat For Resubdivision of Lot 4 in the Revised Final Plat of Burchard Hills

12. Reports of Department Heads

13. Mayor’s Report

14. Council Announcements/New Business

15. Public Comments –

Agenda or Non-Agenda Items (limited to 3 minutes per person)

16. Executive Session (Closed Session) 

Pursuant to 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. 

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.

17. 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.

City Council Chambers 524 West Stephenson Street, 3rd Floor Freeport,

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