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City Council Agenda September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Communication from visitors

5. 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 August 15, 2016 and August 29, 2016 Minutes City Council Meeting Minutes (pages

B. Nomination of Dean Brackemyer as Zoning Board of Appeals Chairperson

C. Recognition of past and present Zoning Board of Appeals members (page 5)

Action: Motion to approve Consent Agenda

6. Rule on Items Removed from Consent Agenda

7. Unfinished Business

8. New Business

A. Zoning Board of Appeals (pages 6-15)


1. Awesometown MVP requesting special use permit to operate as an educational arts and cultural center at the location of 514 13th Ave.

2. Jessica Schmidt requesting the height requirement for a picket fence construction not to exceed 48”.

Both requests approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals

Action: Approve

B. Jessica Schmidt requesting easement to install a fence on city property to the east of existing property line. (Approximately 13 feet) (pages 16-24)

Action: Discussion

C. Zoning Board of Appeals requests to change meetings to the 1st Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm in lieu of random dates and times

Action: Approve

D. Unity Christian School requesting building permit fee be waived for the construction of a fence (pages 25-27)

Action: Approve

E. Request for a Temporary Cemetery Restorer in Residence from Fulton Township Supervisor, Chuck Dykstra (pages 28-32)

Action: Discussion

F. Winter Storage Contract with Doug’s Mobile Services, LLC (pages 33-41)

Summary: To provide winter lift and storage services at the Fulton Marina

Action: Approve

G. Fulton Chamber of Commerce to present the year-end financial update and Executive Director search

Action: Discussion

H. Ordinance Establishing the Whiteside Carroll Enterprise Zone, County of Whiteside, Enterprise Zone Designation, Property Tax Abatement (pages 42-56)

Summary: Ordinance to accompany new Enterprise Zone Application. Replaces existing Whiteside County Enterprise Zone which expires December 2017

Action: Approve Ordinance and Addendum

9. Reports
Administrator Report
Aldermen Reports
Martin House Museum Report (page 57)
Committee Reports

10. Adjourn

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