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City of Fulton Council Meeting Agenda, October 25, 2021



October 25, 2021

5:30 PM

(Zoom Meeting Link to Council Meeting)



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  

(Jo-Carroll Fiber Internet Presentation)

(Surf Fiber Internet Presentation)

7.         Approval of the September 27, and October 12, 2021, Council Minutes (pages 1-5)

8.         Approval of the September Treasurer’s Report (pages 6-14)

9.         Approval of the October 2021 Bill List (pages 15-27)

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

A. Allow City Administrator to enter agreement with Surf or Jo-Carroll to install    fiber within the City of Fulton, after discussion and     agreement with Council.

Discussion/Motion: To Approve

B. Sun Vest Solar, LLC possible option to buy an additional sale of 13 acres.

Motion: To Approve           

C. Approve Ordinance Establishing an Enterprise Zone within the Illinois Counties of Whiteside and Carroll. (Unity Christian School Areas) (Contingent on numerous qualifications)(pages 28-30)

Motion: To Approve

D. FOIA Ordinance and Municipal Website Maintenance (Issues and Updates)(pages 31-47)

Motion: To Approve

E. Approve Cash Sale Real Estate Contract for property located within the City of Fulton, Lot 1 and 10 in block 5, West Fractions.

(PIN# 01-28-160-005 & 01-28-160-014) (pages 48-57)

Motion: To Approve

11.       Reports

            A. Finance – N/A

            B. Economic Development – Minutes Included (page 58)

            C. Parks & Rec – Minutes Included (page 59)

            D. Public Safety – N/A

            E. Marina – N/A

            F. Zoning – N/A

12.       Mayor’s Report

13.       Alderperson’s Report

14.       City Administrator’s Report

15.       Chief of Police Report – Nick Neblung (pages 60-73)

16.       Public Works Director Report – Eric Sikkema (page 74)

17.       Historical Society Report – (page 75)


A. Continued Discussion to give the City Administrator direction in moving forward with previous issues and to come up with resolutions.

(Prompt trash bin removal after residential pickups)

( Trash and Trailers in residential areas – violations)

19.       Adjourn to Closed Session

20.       Closed Session to Discuss Personnel, Sale of City Owned Property and “Disclosures”

21.       Return to Regular Meeting

22.       Adjourn