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City Council Agenda Nov. 27, 2023



Nov. 27, 2023

5:30 PM

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Regular Meeting

1.         Call to order Council meeting for the City of Fulton.

2.         Roll Call

3.         Pledge of Allegiance

4.          Appointments -


5.          Recognition of Volunteers -

6.         Communication from Visitors (Any communication that is NOT on the agenda for                     consideration)

7.           Presentations – New City website design and programming proposal by Lynn Roth.

8.          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 Aldermen and considered individually after all other items of business on the consent agenda.)

  • Approve Council Meeting Minutes from Nov. 13, 2023 (pages 3-6)

9.         Business

  • Motion to Approve

Approve a Liquor Committee appointed by Mayor Wendy, the Liquor Commissioner, will chair the committee. Members are Alderpersons Barb Mask, Sue VanKampen, Terry Boonstra & Jackie Wilkin.

Committee of the Whole – Discussion

  • Discuss IML recommended Model Ordinance regarding the Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act. (pages 7-10)
  • Discussion items 2023/2024 Tax Levy and Bond Abatements. (pages 11-25)
  • Discussion on hiring a Code Enforcement Officer. (pages 26-29)
  • Discussion on the new generator for City Hall. Let’s work on time-line. (page 30)
  • Discussion – Law Enforcement Simulator, all elected officials will participate in the Law Enforcement Use of Force simulator. Date to be determined.
  • Discussion item for a Senior Center in Fulton.
  • Continue discussion regarding liquor licenses.
  • Committee Reports
  • Finance –
  • Personnel –

            C.   Economic Development –

            D.   Parks & Rec –

            E.   Public Safety –   

            F.   Marina – (page 31)

            G.  Tourism –

            H.   Zoning -


Reminders for the future: Signs, Code Officer, Tourism Director, Sidewalks & Streets, Upgrade City’s Water Billing Software, Upgrade City Website. NIMS.

2.          Mayor’s Report –

3.         Aldermen Report – None. Nothing provided to the Clerk at time of agenda. (All Aldermen reports need to be in writing.)

4.         Chief of Police Report – (pages 32-46)

5.         Public Works Director Report – (page 47)

6.         Historical Society Report –

7.         Business Manager’s Report – (page 48)

Closed Session for Personnel, Litigation or Sale of Property

Motion to enter into Closed Session for discussion of personnel, litigation and sale of property.

Motion to come out of Closed Session to return to the regular meeting.

8.         Motion to Adjourn