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City of Fulton Council Agenda, March 28, 2022



March 28, 2022

5:30 PM



1.         Call to order

2.         Roll Call

3.         Pledge of Allegiance

4.         Recognition of Volunteers

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

6.         Presentations 

  • Charles Dykstra – Potential Development (8th Ave and 3rd Street – page 1)

7.         Approval of the February 28, 2022 Council Minutes (pages 2-6)

8.         Approval of the January and February 2022 Treasurer’s Reports (pages 7-20)

9.         Approval of the March 2022 Bill List (pages 21-34)

10.       Current Business – Items for Consideration (Discussion) or (Action)

            A.  Ordinance Vacating Part of Fifth Avenue Between its Intersection With Sixth Street and Eighth Street in the City of Fulton. Township is also requesting that said property be “Gifted”, all fees will be the responsibility of the Township. (pages 35- 38)

            Motion:  To Approve

            B.  Approve Allocations of Funds to pay for the 14th Avenue ADA Update by State of Illinois in the amount of $8395. This will cover manhole and valve box adjustments. (pages 39 -45)

            Motion:  To Approve            

            C.  Accept the Bid for the 8th Street Project from Porter Brothers Construction in the amount of $325,062.85. (page 46)

            Motion:  To Approve

            D.  Ordinance Amending Chapter 111, Entitled Alcoholic Beverages, to allow sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. the following day. (pages 47-48)

            Motion:  To Approve

            E.  Approve the Plat of Dedication of the Proposed Progress Drive. (pages 49-51)

            Motion:  To Approve

            F.  Approve IMRF Resolution, Code Section 125 Plan. Accountability of Retirement Funds. (page 52)

            Motion:  Discussion

            G.  Approve Ordinance Amending the Charges from Water and Sewer Services for the City of Fulton. This is a 4% increase in water and sewer sales only. Debt Services will remain unchanged. (pages 53-55)


            Motion:  To Approve

            H.  Discussion – 2 Meetings per Month

            I.   Discussion - Allocations of Adult Use Cannabis Monies (Fund 38)

            J.    Discussion - Dolan Property Discussion

            K.    Discussion - Corie Council Property (page 56)

            L.    Budget Discussion and Approval to hold (Public Hearing and Council Meeting on April 11, 2022 – 5:30 pm  to pass the Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Budget.)

11.       Reports

            A.  Finance

            B.  Economic Development (page 57)

            C.  Parks & Rec

            D.  Public Safety

            E.  Marina (page 58)

            F.  Zoning

12.       Mayor’s Report

13.       Aldermen Report

14.       City Administrator’s Report (page 59)

15.       Chief of Police Report – Nick Neblung (pages 60-79)

16.       Public Works Director Report – Eric Sikkema (pages 80-81)

17.       Historical Society (page 82)

18.       NEW BUSINESS 

19.       Closed Session to discuss personnel, sale of property, FOP negotiations, and   litigation.


20.       Adjourn