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City Council Agenda September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016
5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Presentations:

A. Fulton City Lodge
B. Diane Bausman, Blackhawk Waterway CVB

5. 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 July 5, 2016 City Council Meeting Minutes (pages 1-3)
B. Appoint Tammy Garibay Fulton Deputy Clerk
C. Appoint Tammy Garibay Fulton City Collector
D. Reappoint Linda North to the Zoning Board of Appeals (5-year term)
E. Approve Treasurer’s Report (pages 4-56)
F. Approve Bill List (back of packet)
G. Fall Festival Street Closure Request: Sept 24 (pages 57-58)
H. Homecoming Parade Street Closure Request: Sept 23 (pages 59-60)
I. Ordinance #1544 Authorizing a Special Use Permit for Awesometown MVP(pages 61-62)
J. Ordinance #1545 Authorizing Variance for Fence Height for Jessica Schmidt (pages 63-76)

Action: Motion to approve Consent Agenda

7. Rule on Items Removed from Consent Agenda

8. Unfinished Business

A. Fulton Commons Purchase Agreement Amendment (pages 77-78)

Summary: Extends feasibility period from September 15, 2016 until November 30, 2016 to allow Bear to obtain a right-of-way abandonment from IDOT.

B. Restorer in Residence for Township Cemetery

Summary: Request from Fulton Township Supervisor to allow RV parking on Township-owned property within City of Fulton.

C. Ordinance #1545 to amend the Section Entitled “FEE” in Chapter 155, Entitled “Zoning”, and “Schedule of Fees” (pages 79-83)

Summary: Changes the fee for filing an appeal to the Fulton Zoning Board of Appeals from being established by ordinance to being established by the Schedule of Fees. Amends the Schedule of Fees to reflect new building permit and zoning appeal fees approved during the August 1, 2016 City Council Meeting.

D. Jessica Schmidt requesting permission to install fence on City property

Summary: Determine whether City will allow a license for Jessica Schmidt to construct a fence approximately 13 feet on to City property.

9. New Business

A. Police Administrative Fees (pages 84-86)

Summary: Recommendation to amend §131-06 of Fulton Code to change administrative fees to an administrative penalty.

B. TCEDA Membership

Summary: Recommendation for the city to join TCEDA at an initial annual membership fee of $1,000.

10. Reports

Administrator Report (pages 87-89)
Police Report (page 90)

11. Closed Session to discuss personnel

12. Return to open session

13. Adjourn