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City Council Meeting Agenda February 1, 2016

February 1, 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. Approval of January 18, 2016 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes (pages 1-3)

B. Third Ward Alderman Appointment

Summary: Mayor Russell recommends Wes Letcher to serve as Third Ward Alderman. Wes will serve until the next consolidated election in April 2017.

Action: Motion to approve Consent Agenda

6. Rule on Items Removed from Consent Agenda

7 Items for Consideration:

A. Assisted Living

Summary: Julie Lonergan with Park Vista Senior Housing Management will present a proposal to develop a 40-unit assisted living facility in Fulton.

Action: Discussion only

B. Drives Building Update (pages 4-9)

Summary: Alderman Mask and Jane Luker will give an update from the Drives Exploratory Committee

Action: Discussion only

8. Old Business

A. Community Development Block Grant Award (pages 10-11)

Summary: Fulton received a $406,575 grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to line sanitary sewers in the Third Ward. The $781,595 sewer lining project was identified in the 2011 Capital Improvement Plan. Fulton will use $331,595 in matching funds from the 2012 Capital Infrastructure Bonds. Lining the sewers will extend the life of Fulton’s sewer infrastructure in the Third Ward and significantly reduce ground water infiltration.

9. Reports

Mayor (page 12)
Administrator (pages 13-23)
Aldermen Reports

9. Executive Session to discuss collective bargaining, setting the price for municipally owned property, and personnel

10. Return to Open Session

11. Adjourn