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Street resurfacing updates, Village health insurance changes – Village Board agendas 4/11/23

LANSING, Ill. (April 8, 2023) – The April 11 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. April 11’s meeting is rescheduled from April 4, which was Election Day.

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 21, 2023
  4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING ON MARCH 21, 2023
  5. MAYOR’S REPORT
  6. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  7. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  8. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
    • AUTHORIZE ANNUAL HEALTH INSURANCE RENEWAL FOR THE PLAN YEAR 5/1/23 – 4/30/24
    • ORDINANCE # 23-013, RELATED TO PARTIAL REIMBURSEMENT OF HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS OF RETIRED VILLAGE EMPLOYEES
  9. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  10. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • RESOLUTION # 1342, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING POLICE DEPARTMENT & THE CITY OF CALUMET CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT REGARDING ENHANCED RADIO COMMUNICATION
  11. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • RESOLUTION # 1343, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE VILLAGE AND THE ILLINOIS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (IHDA) FOR AN EXTENSION FOR THE STRONG COMMUNITIES PROGRAM (SCP) GRANT
    • AUTHORIZE ADVERTISING FOR BIDS FOR THE 2022 CDBG STREET RESURFACING PROJECT
  12. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE FISH
  13. YOUTH CENTER & HRC – TRUSTEE HARDY
  14. PUBLIC COMMENT
  15. OLD BUSINESS
  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 MARCH 21, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
      • 2022 UPDATE – D CONSTRUCTION
      • 2023 ENGINEERING/STREET SELECTION
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH LANSING PUBLIC LIBRARY – REGARDING PERSONAL PROPERTY REPLACEMENT TAX
    • ENTERPRISE FLEET – LEASE PURCHASE FOR NEW POLICE VEHICLES
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • SOUTH SUBURBAN EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (SSERT) – REVISED JOINT TASK FORCE AGREEMENT
    • ORGANIZED RETAIL CRIME GRANT & FLOCK SECURITY CAMERA HARDWARE PURCHASE AGREEMENTS
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • NORTH CREEK FLOOD RELIEF PROJECT/FLANAGIN SUBDIVISION BOX CULVERT – REVISED EASEMENT AGREEMENT
  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. 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.