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Approving upcoming tax levy, ‘option’ regarding former bank at 172nd & Torrence, – Village Board agendas 12/20/22

LANSING, Ill. (December 18, 2022) – The December 20 Lansing Village Board meetings begin at 7 p.m. with the regular board meeting, which is directly followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Village Board meeting agenda (7 p.m.)

Many of the items brought before the Village Board at this meeting have been previously discussed in a Committee of the Whole meeting.

  1. CALL TO ORDER & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM VILLAGE BOARD MEETING ON DECEMBER 6, 2022
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
    • ORDINANCE # 22-047, LEVYING TAXES IN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING MAY 1, 2022 AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2023
    • ORDINANCE # 22-048, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING A LOAN AGREEMENT FROM THE PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY LOAN PROGRAM FOR LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENTS
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
    • ORDINANCE # 22-049, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING A SPECIAL USE FOR A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TRU BY HILTON HOTEL, 17130 TORRENCE AVENUE – RAMSEY ELSHAFEI, 17130 TORRENCE AVE., LLC
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • ORDINANCE # 22-050, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE MUTUAL AID BOX ALARM SYSTEM (MABAS MASTER AGREEMENT 2022)
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • RESOLUTION # 1331, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE PROPOSAL FROM ROBINSON ENGINEERING, LTD FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES RELATED TO LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENTS
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE FISH
  12. YOUTH CENTER & HRC – TRUSTEE HARDY
  13. PUBLIC COMMENT
  14. OLD BUSINESS
  15. NEW BUSINESS
  16. 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 DECEMBER 6, 2022
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • PRESENTATION OF LANSING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (IGQ) TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) FOR FFY 2024-2028 – KYLE PEABODY, CMT
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
    • LEWISVILLE HOTEL PARTNERS, LLC – OPTION RELATED TO FORMER BANK BUILDING AT 172ND & TORRENCE AVENUE
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE FISH
  12. YOUTH CENTER & HRC – TRUSTEE HARDY
  13. PUBLIC COMMENT – REGARDING ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA
  14. OLD BUSINESS
  15. NEW BUSINESS
    • ANNOUNCE 2023 VILLAGE BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE
  16. ADJOURNMENT

Meeting location

Lansing Village Board meetings usually begin at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Police and Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), 2710 170th Street, Lansing.

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 Lansing Village Board meetings, as well as news that happens between meetings.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
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