Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 9/1/20

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Village Board meetings are generally scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of the month. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

LANSING, Ill. (August 29, 2020) – The September 1 meetings of the Village Board begin at 7:00pm with a regular Board meeting, which is directly followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Village Board meeting agenda (7:00pm)

These are items that were discussed at the previous Committee of the Whole meeting and are now up for vote.

  1. CALL TO ORDER & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM VILLAGE BOARD MEETING ON AUGUST 18, 2020
  4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING ON AUGUST 18, 2020
  5. MAYOR’S REPORT
    • RESOLUTION # 1178, APPOINTING VALERIE MCDANIELS TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
    • RESOLUTION # 1179, APPOINTING CAMERON SANCHEZ TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
  6. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  7. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  8. FINANCE & HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
    • RESOLUTION # 1180, AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AND ENTER INTO AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS PROVIDED TO COOK COUNTY UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT
    • RESOLUTION # 1181, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $259,999.07 FROM THE VILLAGE ALLOTMENT OF MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS FOR RETIREMENT OF VILLAGE OF LANSING GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND SERIES 2014
    • RESOLUTION # 1182, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $82,000.00 FROM THE VILLAGE ALLOTMENT OF MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS FOR RETIREMENT OF VILLAGE OF LANSING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES 2019B
    • RESOLUTION # 1183, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $300,000.00 FROM THE VILLAGE ALLOTMENT OF MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS FOR MAINTAINING STREETS & HIGHWAYS FROM 5/1/20 TO 4/30/21
  9. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE FISH
  10. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • RESOLUTION # 1184, APPROVING & AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AMENDMENT TO A SOFTWARE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE AND TYLER TECHNOLOGIES FOR COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH (CAD) INTEGRATION
  11. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE HARDY
    • ORDINANCE # 20-021, GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMITTING FLESH BECOMING WORD CHURCH TO OPERATE WITHIN THE R-1 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT – 18423-25 STONY ISLAND AVENUE
  12. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN & ADA – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
  13. YOUTH CENTER & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE GRADY-PEROVICH
  14. PUBLIC COMMENT
  15. OLD BUSINESS
    • RESIGNATION FROM HRC – LEO VALENCIA
  16. NEW BUSINESS
  17. ADJOURNMENT

Committee of the Whole meeting agenda (following the Board meeting)

These are new items brought to the Board for discussion. Prior to the meeting, Board members receive a Board packet that contains documents and background information relevant to the items on this agenda. They review the Board packet in order to be able to discuss the agenda items.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF C.O.W. ON AUGUST 18, 2020
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • FORD HANGAR – HISTORIC PRESERVATION COVENANT
    • ENGINEERING REVIEW FEE ORDINANCE UPDATE
    • CORONAVIRUS UPDATE
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • COMMON GROUND PROGRAM
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE FISH
    • DISPOSITION OF SURPLUS CESSNA AIRCRAFT
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • REPAVING OF FD PARKING LOTS
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE HARDY
    • PROPOSED VACATION OF 175TH PLACE (2900 BLOCK) FOR EXPANSION OF B&K EQUIPMENT
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN & ADA – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
  12. YOUTH CENTER & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE GRADY-PEROVICH
  13. PUBLIC COMMENT – RESTRICTED TO ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA
  14. OLD BUSINESS
  15. NEW BUSINESS
  16. ADJOURNMENT

Meeting location

Committee of the Whole and Village Board meetings usually begin at 7:00pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Police and Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), 2710 170th Street, Lansing. The public is welcome to attend, as long as social distancing and facial covering regulations are observed.

Open Meetings Act

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” The Village of Lansing posts agendas and minutes from public meetings in the “Documents” section of their website, and copies are usually emailed to The Lansing Journal as well.

Staying informed

Lansing Journal subscribers receive an email each morning with links to Lansing headlines, so they stay informed about items being discussed at public meetings, as well as news that happens between meetings. Use the link below to sign up for the free daily email: