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West Lake Corridor project report, tax incentive for truck dealership – Village Board agendas 5/16/23

LANSING, Ill. (May 13, 2023) – The May 16 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 MAY 2, 2023
  4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING ON MAY 2, 2023
  5. MAYOR’S REPORT
    • VILLAGE OF LANSING ANNUAL CLEAN-UP DAY REPORT – CLERK PAYNE
    • BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE REPORT – CLERK PAYNE
  6. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • NORTHERN INDIANA COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT (NICTD) WEST LAKE CORRIDOR PROJECT REPORT – MICHAEL ROWE, NICTD PROJECT MANAGER
  7. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  8. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
    • RESOLUTION # 1351, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A FIRST
      AMENDMENT TO THE PURCHASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE AND THE CIVIL CITY OF HAMMOND, INDIANA FOR THE SUPPLY OF POTABLE WATER
  9. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  10. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • RESOLUTION # 1352, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A VOLUNTARY EMPLOYMENT SEPARATION AND GENERAL RELEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE VILLAGE AND THOMAS WILSON
  11. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • ORDINANCE # 23-016, APPROVING A FINAL PLAT OF SUBDIVISION FOR CERTAIN PARCELS OF PROPERTY IN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 18142 TORRENCE AVENUE
    • ORDINANCE # 23-017, AUTHORIZING THE ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN TERRITORY, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1694 THORNTON-LANSING ROAD, TO THE VILLAGE OF LANSING
    • ORDINANCE # 23-018, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING AN AGREEMENT OF PURCHASE & SALE OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1694 THORNTON-LANSING ROAD BETWEEN THE VILLAGE AND ARBOR CARE PIEKARSKI & SONS, INC.
  12. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE GRADY-PEROVICH
  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 MAY 2, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
    • RECOGNIZE LANSING FIRE DEPARTMENT PROMOTIONS
      • LIEUTENANT MARTIN BURNS
      • ENGINEER JOE SZERLETICH
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • DELTA FREIGHT SYSTEMS – REQUEST FOR CLASS 8 TAX INCENTIVE TO SUPPORT TRUCK DEALERSHIP AT 2600 W. 175TH STREET
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • FOURTH QUARTER FINANCIAL REVIEW & BUDGET OVERVIEW
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE GRADY-PEROVICH
  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 MATTERS PERTAINING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING – 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
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