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City Council Meeting Agenda February 2, 2015

CITY OF FULTON
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
February 2, 2015
5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Communication from visitors

5. Approve January 19, 2014 Regular Council Meeting minutes (pages 1-4)

6. Items for Consideration

A. Report by MAPPING Group 4

B. Industrial Center Farm Lease (pages 5-13)

  • Summary: This is the proposed farm lease for 99 acres in the Fulton Industrial Center for the 2015 crop year with Mr. Doug Holesinger. The cash rent for this lease is $275.00/acre or $27,225 per year. The lease stipulates that the land will continue to be for sale for development. In the event someone purchases some or all of the land after a crop has been planted but before it is harvested, the City of Fulton agrees to refund the amount paid per acre plus additional damage of $100.00 per acre.
  • Action: Motion to waive bids and accept the terms of the 2015 Industrial Center Farm Lease.

C. Retail Firework Sales within City Limits

Summary: A licensed Illinois retail fireworks dealer requested Fulton allow temporary (3-month) fireworks sales within Fulton city limits. Fulton municipal code currently prohibits fireworks sales within city limits.

Action: Motion to approve/reject amending Fulton municipal code to allow temporary retail firework sales within Fulton city limits.

D. RFCC Roof Replacement (pages 14-16)

  • Summary: In February, 2014 Beckwith Commercial Roofing in Clinton, Iowa submitted a proposal for $46,675.00 to replace the roof at the RFCC. Beckwith has previously performed roof work at both City Hall and the Community Center, including a major repair at the RFCC in April 2014. In October 2014 Fulton received a grant for the entire replacement cost of the roof and gutters at the RFCC.
  • Action: Motion to waive bids and accept proposal from Beckwith Commercial Roofing

E. Zajicek Development Agreement (pages 17-27)

  • Summary: On November 25, 2014, Mr. Zajicek proposed modifications to the Development Agreement with the City of Fulton. The City Administrator met with Mr. Zajicek and his attorney the week of December 1st, 2014 to discuss and clarify the proposed changes to the agreement. Mr. Zajicek and his attorney then presented these modifications to the City Council at the January 5th Regular Council Meeting. The proposed modifications were also discussed at the January 19th Regular Council Meeting.
  • Action: Motion to accept/reject proposed amendments to development agreement.

7. Closed Session to discuss prospective litigation and personnel

8. Return to Open Session

Old Business

9. Reports

  • Mayor
  • Administrator – (pages 28-34)

11. Adjourn