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City Council Agenda January 3, 2017

January 3, 2017
5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Communication from visitors

6. Consent Agenda (All items in the consent agenda will be enacted by a single motion and roll call vote. Any item may be removed upon request by the Mayor or any Alderman and considered individually after all other items of business on the consent agenda).

A. Approve Minutes (pages 1-3)

Action: Motion to approve Consent Agenda

7. Rule on Items Removed from Consent Agenda

8. Unfinished Business

A. Travel Entertainment Policy Resolution (pages 4-12)

Summary: Resolution regulating control of travel, meal and lodging expenses by employees and officers of the City.

Action Needed

B. Mr. Figge Water Utility Bill for 1709 4th Street

Summary: Due to pipe breaking in home water bills for the month of November ($173.91) and December ($191.26) amounting in a total of $365.17 has caused hardship on the owner. Mr. Figge was present at the last council meeting to plead his case to the Council. He has asked the council for monetary relief on his account. Both bills have already been paid in full through automatic deductions on Mr. Figge’s banking account.

Action Needed

C. Sale of Property to Justin Thoms (pages 13-19)

Summary: Updating that Mr. Thoms has signed the contract and put $1000 down in earnest money for the 2.191 Acres located on 22nd Avenue. Closing shall be on or before January 31, 2017. Pass Ordinance #1553 Authorizing the Sale of Municipally Owned Real Estate.

Action Needed

9. New Business

A. Flood Plain Ordinance (pages 20-44)

Summary: Revised flood plain drainage ordinance for the City of Fulton. This will allow Fulton residents to be eligible for the national flood insurance program due to the change in flood insurance maps of Whiteside County becoming effective on February 17, 2017.

Action Needed

10. Reports

A. Public Works Director Clark
B. Police Chief Rhoades
C. Tourism Director Lehman

13. Adjourn