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Solar energy, LPD and LFD annual reports – Village Board agendas 3/21/23

LANSING, Ill. (March 18, 2023) – The March 21 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 MARCH 7, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
    • COMED MULTI-YEAR GRID PLAN – TRANSITION TO A CLEANER ENERGY FUTURE – BONITA PARKER, COMED EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MANAGER (RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH 7)
    • PROCLAMATION – CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH
    • PROCLAMATION – LANSING FALLEN HEROES MEMORIAL DAY
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
    • ORDINANCE # 23-012, GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMITTING AN “INDOOR AMUSEMENT” USE FOR A VENUE AND DÉCOR CLASSES WITHIN THE B3 GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICT – 2370 172ND STREET, DAVETTA HAWKINS
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • RESOLUTION # 1339, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE PROPOSALS FROM ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR THE PURCHASE & INSTALLATION OF BACKUP GENERATOR SYSTEMS
    • RESOLUTION # 1340, APPROVING & AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A PROPOSAL FROM FENCE MASTERS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE & INSTALLATION OF SLIDE GATES WITH OPERATING SYSTEMS AT FOX POINTE
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE FISH
    • RESOLUTION # 1341, APPROVING & AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING AND SOLSTICE POWER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., REGARDING THE ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE SOLARIZE CAMPAIGN
  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 MARCH 7, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN REVIEW & 2023 RENEWAL – HUB
    • RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS PROPOSED AMENDMENT
    • IHDA STRONG COMMUNITIES PROGRAM ROUND 1 GRANT EXTENSION REQUEST
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • LANSING POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT – 2022
    • LANSING FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT – 2022
    • 911 BACKUP RADIO & EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • 2022 CDBG STREET RESURFACING PROJECT AUTHORIZATION
  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
  16. ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF REAL PROPERTY FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC BODY – 5 ILCS 120/2(C)(2)
  17. 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
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.