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City Council Meeting Agenda April 6, 2015

April 6, 2015
5:30 PM
1. Call to order
2. Roll call
3. Pledge of allegiance
4. Communication from visitors
5. Approve of minutes
  • March 14, 2015 Budget Workshop (page 1)
  • March 16, 2015 Regular Council Meeting (page 2)
  • March 21, 2015 Budget Workshop (pages 3-4)  
  • March 30, 2015 Budget Workshop Continuation (pages 5-6)
6. Items for Consideration
A. Kiwanis Donation Presentation
  • Summary:  The Fulton Kiwanis is donating $1,812.00 for the purchase of a climbing structure at the new Third Ward Park.
B. Fulton Garden Fund Grant Presentation
  • Summary:  Fulton has been awarded a $350.00 grant from the Fulton Garden Fund for flowers and beautification at the Drive Building.
C. Permanent Stage at HC
  • Summary:  Bob Whitten is seeking approval to erect a permanent stage at Heritage Canyon.
  • Action:  Discussion only
D. Electrical Aggregation Renewal (page 7)
  • Summary:  Mike Mudge, with Rock Island Energy Services. Co., is presenting bids for early renewal of Fulton’s electrical aggregation contract.  Our current contract renews in September, but current energy rates are advantageous for early renewal.
  • Action:  Approve 
E. FY 2016 Tentative Budget (pages 8-21)
  • Summary: The tentative budget represents the final draft of the FY 2016 municipal budget.  If approved, the budget will be posted for public inspection on April 7th, and a Public Hearing will be scheduled for Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 5:30 in the Fulton City Council Chambers.
  • Action:  Approve tentative budget for public inspection 
F. Resolution Endorsing the Clinton Regional Development Corporation’s Five-Year Funding Initiative and Supporting its Implementation (pages 22-23)
  • Summary:  The CRDC is requesting Fulton endorse the Vision 2020 five-year funding initiative. 
  • Action:  Approve resolution
G. Agreement to Exercise Option to Repurchase (Zajicek development) (pages 24-27)
  • Summary:  This agreement outlines the terms and conditions of the repurchase of the 2.191 acre Zajicek development.  Fulton will pay Mr. Zajicek $32,365.00 and Mr. Zajicek will convey the real estate back to Fulton.  Mr. Zajicek must pay title insurance, revenue stamps (if required), assessed and unpaid real estate taxes, and shall release all liens or encumbrances and pay for the recording or these releases.  Mr. Zajicek will have 30 days to remove any and all improvements and any debris left on the real estate while removing improvements before delivery of the deed and payment of the purchase price.
  • Action:  Approve Agreement to Exercise Option to Repurchase  
H. Jo-Carroll Energy Tower Occupancy Agreement (pages 28-38)
  • Summary:  Jo Carroll Energy wants to upgrade their broadband equipment located on the Fulton Water Tower and renew their tower lease agreement with the City of Fulton.  The new agreement will run three years at $275.00 per month.  Additionally, Jo-Carroll will continue to provide free Internet service to City Hall, the RFCC, Windmill Cultural Center, plus expand free Internet service to the Public Works building, Well 5, and the Wastewater Treatment facility.
  • Action: Approve Tower Agreement
7. Old Business
8. Reports
  • Mayor  (page 39)  
  • Alderman Reports
  • Administrator (page 40)
  • Tourism and Community Services (pages 41-42)  
  • Public Works  (pages 43-44)  
  • Police  (page 45) 
9. Adjourn