Mt. Vernon City Council met September 18
Mt. Vernon City Council met September 18.
Here is the agenda as provided by the council:
1. Call to Order
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Roll Call
5. Presentation of Journals for the September 5, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting
6. Visitors/Citizen Request/Addresses from the Audience.
Public Forum Rules of Participation
Participants wishing to address the City Council on matters listed on the agenda or on any other matter directly relevant to the business of the City of Mt. Vernon shall do so during the Public Participation portion of the agenda. Each person wishing to speak during the Public Participation portion shall sign a Speaker's List at the meeting prior to the start of the meeting providing his/her name and the topic to be discussed. Speakers will be recognized by the Mayor in the order the speaker's name appears on the Speaker's List. Public participation portion of the meeting shall be limited to five (5) minutes per person. All participants are expected to exercise common courtesy and follow any rules of order established or announced by the Mayor and/or City Council.
7. Approval of Consolidated Vouchers for Accounts Payable.
8. Bids & Quotes
8-A Bid Results for Marteeny Street Sidewalk Project
9. City Manager
9-A Request Permission to Apply for Illinois Department of Transportation
Economic Development Tourism Grant for North 44th Street Construction.
9-B Request Permission to Close Streets on September 28th through October
1st for Fall Fest
10. City Attorney
10-A Second Reading of an Ordinance Amending Article 13, Section 13.8 Open Burning.
10-B Second Reading of an Ordinance Declaring Property Located at 117 N. 6th Street Surplus.
10-C An Ordinance Rezoning Property Located at 14179 N. Tolle Lane from F-P; Flood Plain to R-1; Low Density Residential. Petitioning Party: Brian Lewis
10-D First Reading of an Ordinance Repealing the Public Utilities Capital Improvement Fee.
10-E First Reading of an Ordinance Implementing a 1% Home Rule Municipal Retailers' Occupation Tax.
10-F First Reading of an Ordinance Amending Article 6, Section 6.2 Definitions and Section 6.3 Applications and Licensing.
10-G Resolution Requesting Permission from IDOT to Close Portions of Rt. 37 and Rt. 15 for the Fall Fest Parade.
10-H Resolution Approving Memorandums of Understanding
11-A Public Utilities Committee Report
12. City Council
12-A Update on 7th Street Crossing
13. Visitors/Citizen Request/Address from the Audience
14 Executive Session