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City of Belvidere City Council met June 17

By Michael Abella | Jul 5, 2019

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City of Belvidere City Council met June 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Convened in the Belvidere City Council Chambers, 401 Whitney Blvd, Belvidere Illinois at 7: 00 p. m.

Call to order by Mayor Chamberlain.

1) Roll Call: Present: R. Brereton, G. Crawford, W. Frank, M. Freeman, M. McGee, T. Porter, T. Ratcliffe, D. Snow and C. Stevens.

Absent: M. Borowicz.

Other staff members in attendance:

City Treasurer Thornton, Water-Sewer- Street Superintendent Danny Anderson, Community Development Planner Gina DelRose, Police Chief Woody, Fire Chief Hyser, City Attorney Drella and City Clerk Arco.

2) Pledge of Allegiance:

Invocation:

3) Public Comment:

4) Approval of Minutes:

A) Approval of minutes of the regular meeting of the Belvidere City Council of June 3, 2019; as presented.

Motion by Ald. Snow, 2" d by Ald. Crawford to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of the Belvidere City Council of June 3, 2019. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor.

Ayes: Brereton, Crawford, Frank, Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow and Stevens.

Nays: None. Motion carried.

5) Public Hearing: None.

6) Special Messages: None.

7) Approval of Expenditures: General & Special Fund Expenditures: $ 1, 157, 602. 02 Water & Sewer Fund Expenditures: $ 307, 480. 84

Motion by Aid. Snow, 2nd by Aid. Ratcliffe to approve General & Special Fund

Expenditures in the amount of$ 1, 157,602. 02. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor.

Ayes: Crawford, Frank, Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens and Brereton.

Nays: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Aid. Crawford, 2" d by Aid. Porter to approve Water& Sewer Fund

Expenditures in the amount of$307,480.84. Roll Call Vote: 9/0 in favor.

Ayes: Frank, Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens, Brereton and Crawford.

Nays: None. Motion carried.

8) Committee Reports & Minutes of City Officers:

A) Belvidere Police Department Overtime Report of May 21, 2019 through June 3, 2019.

B) Belvidere Fire Department Overtime Reports of May 20, 2019 and May 22, 2019 through June 4, 2019.

C) Monthly Report of Community Development/ Planning Department for May 2019.

D) Monthly Report of Building Department Revenues for May 2019.

E) Monthly Commercial Permit Summary for May 2019.

F) Monthly Building Department Violation Status Report for May 2019.

G) Monthly Treasurer' s Report for May 2019.

H) Monthly General Fund Report for May 2019.

I) Monthly Water/ Sewer Fund Report for May 2019.

J) Minutes of City- County Coordinating Committee of April 10, 2019.

K) Minutes of Planning and Zoning Commission of June 11, 2019. 

Let the record show these reports and minutes were placed on file.

L) Minutes of Committee of the Whole —Building, Planning and Zoning and Public Works of June 10, 2019.

Motion by Aid. Crawford, 2nd by Aid. Porter to approve the minutes of Committee of the Whole —Building, Planning and Zoning and Public Works of June 10, 2019.

Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor. Ayes: Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens, Brereton, Crawford and Frank. Nays: None. Motion carried.

9) Unfinished Business: None.

10) New Business:

A) Ord. #459H— 1St Reading: An Ordinance Revising Ordinance# 392H, the 2018- 2019 Budget Ordinance for the City of Belvidere, Illinois.

B) Ord. #460H- 1St Reading: An Ordinance Amending Sections 110-224 and 110- 198 of the City of Belvidere Municipal Code.

C) Ord. 4461H- 1St Reading: An Ordinance Granting a Special Use to Allow Indoor Commercial Entertainment ( Bar with Video Gaming) within the GB, General Business District( 1024 North State Street).

Let the record show Ordinances# 459H, #460H and# 461 H were placed on file for first reading.

Motions forwarded from City- County Coordinating Committee of April 10, 2019.

A) Motion to approve the TRC invoice # 34776 in the amount of$ 716. 70 with a 50/ 50 split with the City of Belvidere. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor.

Ayes: McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens, Brereton, Crawford, Frank and Freeman. Nays: None. Motion carried.

Motions forwarded from Committee of the Whole —Building, Planning and Zoning and Public Works of June 10, 2019.

A) Motion to approve the 1- year extension of the Special Use Permit for a Personal Storage Facility at 1930- 1960 W. Chrysler Drive. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor. Ayes: Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens, Brereton, Crawford, Frank, Freeman and McGee. Nays: None. Motion carried.

B) Motion to approve the proposal from CES to complete the wetlands delineation and, if required, the environmental permitting in an amount not to-exceed $9,400. This work will be paid for from Capital Funds. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor. Ayes: Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens, Brereton, Crawford, Frank, Freeman, McGee and Porter. Nays: None. Motion carried. C) Motion to approve the proposal from Arc Design Resources, in an amount not- to-exceed $ 11, 050 to complete up to 13 right- of-way plats for Logan Avenue. This work will be paid for from the proceeds of the Local Motor Fuel Tax. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor. Ayes: Snow, Stevens, Brereton, Crawford, Frank, Freeman, McGee, Porter and Ratcliffe. Nays: None. Motion carried.

D) Motion to approve the proposal from Arc Design Resources, in an amount not-to- exceed $ 45, 000 to complete the Phase 1 Design Engineering for the Logan Avenue Rehabilitation Project. This work will be paid for from the proceeds of the Local Motor Fuel Tax. Roll Call Vote: 7/ 2 in favor. Ayes: Brereton, Crawford, Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe and Snow. Nays: Stevens and Frank. Motion carried.

E) Motion to approve the receipt of$ 2500 from the National Association of Realtors to be used for landscaping at General Mills Park. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor. Ayes: Brereton, Crawford, Frank, Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow and Stevens. Nays: None. Motion carried.

F) Motion to approve the Certified Local Government Grant in the amount of 10, 500 for the Intensive Survey Courthouse Square Area Phase III Project. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor. Ayes: Crawford, Frank, Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens and Brereton. Nays: None. Motion carried.

G) Motion to approve the block party request of Thomas Jones of 2734 Mary Street on July 13, 2019 from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. Roll Call Vote: 9/ 0 in favor. Ayes: Frank, Freeman, McGee, Porter, Ratcliffe, Snow, Stevens, Brereton and Crawford. Nays: None. Motion carried.

11) Adjournment:

Motion by Ald. Crawford, 2nd by Ald. Porter to adjourn meeting at 7: 18 p.m. Aye voice vote carried. Motion carried.

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