AGENDA
Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, April 22, 2016
at 7:00 p.m.


PRAYER

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

 

              1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FROM THE APRIL 12, 2016 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.

               

              1. APPROVAL TO PAY THE BILLS.

               

              1. APPROVAL TO ADOPT AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A BUDGET FOR CORPORATE PURPOSES FOR THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING ON THE FIRST DAY OF MAY, 2016 AND ENDING ON THE LAST DAY OF APRIL, 2017.

               

              1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT APPLICATIONS.

               

              1. DISCUSSION REGARDING PROPOSED WATER/SEWER RATE INCREASE.

               

              1. DISCUSSION REGARDING AMENDING THE LIQUOR LICENSE ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH GAMING WITH LIMITED LIQUOR ACCESS.

               

              1. DISCUSSION REGARDING ILLINOIS TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM APPLICATION.

               

              1. APPROVAL OF A PROPOSED NEW COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND LABORERS LOCAL 773/DISPATCHERS TO COVER THE PERIOD OF MARCH 1, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2019.

               

              1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH E. R. BROWN FURNITURE, INC. FOR TAX INCREMENT FINANCING REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND APPROVING TAX INCREMENT ALLOCATION FINANCING FOR THE BFJ INTERIORS PROJECT.

               

              1. APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION TO DAVID R. SANDERS D/B/A MILLENNIUM 2000 FOODS, INC. FOR IMPROVEMENT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT, ILLINOIS.

               

              1. APPROVAL OF A PROCLAMATION DECLARING MAY 12, 2016 THROUGH MAY 15, 2016 AS THE WEST FRANKFORT OLD KING COAL FESTIVAL.
              2. APPROVAL OF A DONATION TO THE WEST FRANKFORT CITY PARK FOR THE JULY 4TH CELEBRATION TO BE PAID FROM THE TOURISM FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,173.00.

               

              1. APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION FOR THE WEST FRANKFORT RECREATION ASSOCIATION TO SPONSOR THEIR ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE ON MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016 AT 9:00 A.M.

               

              1. APPROVAL FOR TLC THERAPY CENTER TO HOLD A ROADBLOCK ON MAY 21, 2016 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00P.M. AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 149 AND HIGHWAY 37.

               

              1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF INVOICES FROM AMERICAN BANKERS INSURANCE CO. OF FLORIDA IN THE AMOUNT OF $39,774.00 REGARDING THE CITY’S ANNUAL FLOOD INSURANCE RENEWAL.

               

              1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM ACCUMED GROUP FOR THE BILLING SERVICE FEE AND ANNUAL LICENSE FEE REGARDING AMBULANCE BILLING IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,890.34.

               

              1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM BROWN & ROBERTS REGARDING THE ST. LOUIS STREET PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,745.45.

               

              1. BUILDING AND SIGN PERMITS.

               

              1. MAYOR’S REPORT.

               

              1. COMMISSIONER’S REPORTS.

               

              1. AUDIENCE QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS.

               

              1. APPROVAL TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS, PERSONNEL, AND/OR PENDING LITIGATION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION.

               

              1. APPROVAL OF A MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION.

               

              24.  MAYOR TO ADJOURN MEETING.