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City Council Agenda November 21, 2016

November 21, 2016
5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Communication from visitors

5. Presentations:

A. Sandi Bartels – Midwest Pets for Life

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)
B. Approve Treasurer’s Report (pages 4-12)
C. Approve Bill List (located at end of packet)

Action: Motion to approve Consent Agenda

7. Rule on Items Removed from Consent Agenda

8. Unfinished Business

A. Bear Development, LLC (pages 13-14)

Summary: Second Amendment to Purchase Agreement – purchase agreement is extended from November 30, 016 to February 28, 2017

B. Ordinance #1553 - Authorizing Sale of Municipally Owned Real Estate (pages 15-17)

Summary: Ordinance authorizing sale of Lots 13 and 14 in the Fulton Industrial Development Subdivision to Justin Thoms

C. Drive’s Building

Summary: Request by the Drive’s Building Historic Committee to begin fundraising

9. New Business

A. Tax Levy Estimate (page 18)

Summary: The 2016 property tax estimate is $517,824, which represents a 4.98% increase over 2015.

B. Reserve Funds (Information included in Public Works Director Report (pages 25-31)

Summary: Request to use Reserve Funds for emergency Sewer Main Collapse

C. Ordinance #1554 - Amending Rates for Solid Waste Pick-Up and Fees (pages 19-20)

Summary: Establishes new garbage fees which include a $0.80 monthly administrative fee. Total increase amounts to an additional $.30 per customer.

D. Fulton Christmas Walk Events – Street Closures (pages 21-24)

Summary: Request for Street Closures during the December 2, 2016 Christmas Walk

10. Reports

Public Works Director (pages 25-31)
Police Chief Report (page 32)
Tourism Director Report (pages 33-41)
Martin House Report (page 42)

11. Closed Session to discuss personnel

12. Return to open session

13. Adjourn