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Little Cal levee improvements, Jason Klausner for commissioner, annexing territory, and other decisions – Village Board agendas 12/19/23

The December 19 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 DECEMBER 5, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
    • ORDINANCE # 23-053, LEVYING TAXES IN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING MAY 1, 2023, AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2024
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • ORDINANCE # 23-054, ANNEXING CERTAIN TERRITORY TO THE VILLAGE OF LANSING – 2201 THORNTON-LANSING ROAD, PAMELA MUTH
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE GRADY-PEROVICH
  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 5, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
    • RECOMMEND APPOINTMENT TO BOARD OF FIRE & POLICE COMMISSIONERS – JASON KLAUSNER
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PROPOSALS – REVIEW ENGAGEMENT LETTER & CONSIDER FEASIBILITY STUDIES – RYAN LLC
    • ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE RELATIONS SERVICES – REVIEW ENGAGEMENT LETTER & CONSIDER LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES – CORNERSTONE
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
    • PAID LEAVE FOR ALL WORKERS ACT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • LITTLE CALUMET RIVER LEVEE IMPROVEMENTS – TOPOGRAPHY & PROPERTY SURVEY PROPOSAL
  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
    • ANNOUNCE 2024 VILLAGE BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE
  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.

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.