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City Council Agenda October 5, 2015

October 5, 2015
5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Communication from visitors

5. Approval of minutes (pages 1-3)

6. Items for Consideration

A. Ordinance Authorizing Disposal of Personal Property Owned by the City of Fulton (pages 4-7)

Summary: This ordinance identifies property as SURPLUS and authorizes the City Administrator to accept bids and dispose of the surplus property in the manner most appropriate to the City.

Action: Approve ordinance

B. Site control letter to Illinois Housing Development Authority (page 8)

Summary: This letter informs the IHDA that the City of Fulton owns the property for the proposed Section 42 family housing and that we are willing and able to sell the property to Bear Development upon mutual agreement of terms. Bear Development needs this letter for their PPA application which is due November 6, 2015.

Action: Approve site control

C. Fulton Halloween Schedule

Summary: Recommend City Halloween hours be 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Action: Approve schedule

D. City Hall Remodel (page 9)

Summary: Proposal to modify the front entrance of City Hall and the old Chamber office to allow greater security and more efficient office and administrative space.

Action: Discussion only

E. Land Usage discussion for 112-Acre Fulton Industrial Center

Summary: Discussion on land use options for the Fulton Industrial Center, including allowing a church as a potential development.

Action: Discussion only

7. Old Business

A. Downtown Traffic Flow Public Hearing Agenda (pages 10-13)

Summary: A Public Hearing is scheduled for Thursday, October 8th at 6:30 PM at the RFCC to hear public comment on the proposed 4th Street One-Way traffic flow proposed by Fulton Forward.

Action: Discussion

B. Attorney General Housing Grant

Summary: Review of timelines and procedures followed by Fulton between grant announcement and project approval to determine improvements for future initiatives.

Action: Discussion only

8. Reports

Mayor (pages 14-18)

Administrator (pages 19-20)

Tourism and Community Center (page 21)

Andresen Nature Center Committee Report and Minutes (pages 22-25)

Aldermen Reports

9. Adjourn