West Chicago City Council discusses reducing the number of alderman in each ward
West Chicago City Council met at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19.
The West Chicago City Council meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month at City Hall, 475 Main St.
Here is the agenda as provided by West Chicago:
WHERE HISTORY & PROGRESS MEET
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016 - 7:00 P.M.' 475 MAINSTREET, WEST CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
4. Roll Call and Establishment of a Quorum
5. Public Participation
A. Public Hearing: 2017 Proposed Budget
6. City Council Meeting Minutes of December 5, 2016
7. Corporate Disbursement Report
- December 19, 2016 ($708,559.24)
8. Consent Agenda - Consideration of an Omnibus Vote:
o Development Committee:
A. Ordinance No. 16-O-0044 - An Ordinance Designating the ER-1, Estate Residence Zoning District for Certain Portions of the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
B. Ordinance No. 16-O-0048 - An Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of West Chicago - Appendix A, Article 6 of the Zoning Code.
C. Resolution No. 16-R-0062 - A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Professional Services Agreement Between the City of West Chicago and Farr Associates to Prepare an Update to the Central Main Street Plan (for an amount not to exceed $120,700.00).
D. Ordinance No. 16-O-0042 - An Ordinance Adopting the Annual Budget for the City of West Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, for the Fiscal Year Commencing January 1, 2017 and Ending December 31, 2017.
E. Ordinance No. 16-O-0045 - An Ordinance Levying Taxes on Property Within the Corporate Limits of the City of West Chicago as that Property is Assessed and Equalized for State and County Purposes for the Fiscal Year Beginning January 1, 2017 and Ending December 31, 2017.
F. Ordinance No. 16-O-0046 - An Ordinance for the Levy and Assessment of Taxes for the Fiscal Year Beginning January 1, 2017 and Ending December 31, 2017 in and for the City of West Chicago Special Service Area No. 2.
G. Ordinance No. 16-O-0047 - An Ordinance for the Levy and Assessment of Taxes for the Fiscal Year Beginning January 1, 2017 and Ending December 31, 2017 in and for the City of West Chicago Special Service Area No. 27.
Items Not Sent to Committee:
H. Resolution No. 16-R-0060 - A Resolution Making a Determination Relative to the
Release of Executive Session Minutes Pursuant to the Illinois Open Meetings Act.
Resolution No. 16-R-0061 - A Resolution Authorizing the Destruction of Audio Recordings of Certain Closed Meetings.
Resolution No. 16-R-0063 - A Resolution Approving the Plat of Easement for Watermain, Stormwater Management and Best Management Practices (BMP) with K. Hoving Recycling & Disposal Inc. - 1655 Powis Road.
Resolution No. 16-R-0064 - A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Certain Downtown Facade Grant Program Agreement - The West Chicago Community Center-306 Main Street (for an amount to exceed $13,655.75).
Reports by Committees
10. Unfinished Business
11. New Business
A. Discussion - Reduction of the Number of Alderman in Each Ward.
12. Correspondence and Announcements
December 20, 2015 Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals (cancelled)
December 26, 2016 Public Affairs Committee (cancelled) December 27, 2016 Historical Preservation Commission
13. Mayor's Comments
14. Executive Session
A. Land Acquisition -5 ILCS 120/2(C) (5)(6) B. Litigation-5 ILCS 120/2 (C) (11) C. Personnel Matters - 5 ILCS 120/2(C)(1) D. Review of Official Record-5 ILCS 120/2(C) (21)
15. Items to be Referred for Final Action from Executive Session.