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Life-Saving Award, Veterans Day as a Village holiday, Carla’s Supper Club – Village Board agendas 11/21/23

The November 21 Lansing Village Board meetings begin at 6 p.m with the regular board meeting, which is followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. Meeting take place at the Village Court Complex at 2710 170th Street.

Need an introduction to a Lansing Village Board meeting? We’ve got you covered:

Village Board meeting agenda (6 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 NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING ON NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  5. MAYOR’S REPORT
    • PRESENTATION OF LANSING FIRE DEPARTMENT CIVILIAN LIFESAVING AWARD
    • RESOLUTION # 1376, DESIGNATING VETERAN’S DAY (NOVEMBER 11TH) AS A VILLAGE OF LANSING HOLIDAY
  6. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  7. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  8. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
    • RESOLUTION # 1377, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING & THE CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AGENCY FOR PLANNING (CMAP) RELATED TO PLANNING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
    • RESOLUTION # 1378, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF A TENTATIVE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT RELATED TO 2011-2014 TAX RATE OBJECTIONS
    • AUTHORIZE PROPERTY & CASUALTY, WORKERS COMPENSATION & AIRPORT INSURANCE POLICY RENEWAL WITH ILLINOIS COUNTIES RISK MANAGEMENT TRUST (ICRMT) FROM DECEMBER 1, 2023 – DECEMBER 1, 2024
  9. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
    • ORDINANCE # 23-048, GRANTING A SPECIAL USE TO ALLOW FOR A LIVE ENTERTAINMENT USE AT A RESTAURANT WITHIN THE B3 GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICT – CARLA’S SUPPER CLUB, 2378 172ND STREET
  10. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  11. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • RESOLUTION # 1379, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING A PROPOSAL FROM SOUNDS COOL LIVE AUDIO, LLC FOR THE PURCHASE OF A VIDEO WALL FOR FOX POINTE
    • RESOLUTION # 1380, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF A PROPOSAL FROM ROBINSON ENGINEERING, LTD FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES RELATED TO WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONAL ASSISTANCE
  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 NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • LAND O’FROST CLASS 6(B) PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE RENEWAL CONSIDERATION – 16850 CHICAGO AVENUE
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • SECOND QUARTER FY’24 FINANCIAL REVIEW
    • WATER SHUT-OFF POLICY CHANGE PROPOSAL
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • PROBATIONARY FF/PM ELIGIBILITY TEST REQUIREMENTS/PROPOSED CHANGES
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • COMED POWERING THE HOLIDAYS GRANT – FOX POINTE
  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. ADJOURNMENT

Meeting location

Lansing Village Board meetings now begin at 6 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.