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City of Council Agenda May 16, 2016

CITY OF FULTON REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING May 16, 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. Approve May 2, 2016 City Council Meeting Minutes (pages 1-3) B. Approve Treasurer’s Report (pages 4-12) C. Approve Bill List (located at end of packet) D. Adam Cooprider nominated to the Zoning Board of Appeals Action: Motion to approve Consent Agenda 6. Rule on Items Removed from Consent Agenda 7 Items for Consideration: A. Amendment to Second and Third Extension and Modification Agreement (pages 13-14) Summary: Amends the second and third revolving loan agreements with Fulton Lodging to add language relating to number of jobs retained and gained for each modification. Action: Approve Amendment B. Bid Opening, Heritage Residential Lots Summary: Sealed bids to be opened for the two city-owned residential lots located in the Heritage Residential subdivision. Public notice was published 3 successive weeks in the Fulton Journal as per Ord. #1538. The city has up to 45 days after bid opening to award contract to highest bid if deemed in the best interest of the city. Action: Discussion only C. Electrical Aggregation Rates (page 15) Summary: ComEd has announced new rates starting June 2016. The new summer rate is 6.195 and the winter rate is 6.315. Fulton’s community aggregation rate is 6.56 k/hr., which is slightly higher than ComEd. Fulton’s electrical aggregation contract runs through September 2018. Action: Discussion only D. City Liquor Licenses (page 16) Summary: Discussion on whether to amend the number of available liquor licenses in Fulton. Action: Discussion only E. Variance Request (Zoning Board Meeting) Summary: Fulton Zoning Board of Appeals passed (unanimous – 6 members present) a motion to approve a 4 foot setback on the western side of residential property belonging to Brad Houzenga, at 1206 2nd Avenue, during a public hearing on May 12, 2016. This will allow Mr. Houzenga an expansion to the existing single car garage. Action: Rule on variance request 8. Old Business A. Amman Storm Sewer Agreement (page 17) Summary: City engineers have approve the construction plans for a private storm sewer connection from Mr. Warren’s residence at 1221 11th Ave. to the city storm sewer on the east side of 13th Street. Action: Approve connection to city storm sewer 9. Reports Mayor (pages 18-20) Administrator Report (page 21) Chamber of Commerce – April Eshelman Police Chief Rhoades – (page22) Aldermen 10. Executive Session to discuss collective bargaining, personnel, and setting the price for sale of city-owned property 11. Return to Open Session 12. Adjourn