City of Belvidere City Council met Nov. 18.
Here is the agenda provided by the Council:
1. Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Public Comment (Please register with City Clerk):
4. Approval of Minutes:
A. Approval of minutes of regular meeting of the Belvidere City Council of November 4, 2019; as presented.
5. Public Hearing:
6. Special Messages and Proclamations:
A. Announcement of estimated Tax Levy for Tax Year 2019
7. Approval of Expenditures:
General and Special Fund Expenditures: $1,832,036.17
Water and Sewer Fund Expenditures: $634,238.44
8. Committee Reports and Minutes of City Officers:
A. Belvidere Police Department Overtime Report of October 22, 2019 through November 4, 2019
B. Belvidere Fire Department Overtime Reports of October 19, 2019 and October 23, 2019 through November 5, 2019.
C. Monthly Report of Community Development/Planning for October 2019.
D. Monthly Reports of Building Department - Revenues and Violations for October 2019.
E. Monthly General Fund Report for October 2019.
F. Monthly Water/Sewer Fund Report for October 2019
G. Monthly Treasurer Report for October 2019
H. Minutes of Committee of the Whole - Building, Planning and Zoning and Public Works of November 12, 2019
9. Unfinished Business:
A. Ord. #472H - 2nd Reading: An Ordinance Authorizing the Sale of Certain Personal Property (Police Department Vehicles and Seized Vehicles) and Approving the Purchase of New Vehicles.
B. Motion to approve city attorney drafting an ordinance for gas use tax and an agreement with NICOR to collect tax.
10. New Business:
A. Ord. #472H - 1st Reading: An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of an Amendment to An Annexation between the City of Belvidere and Hardeman Company, Frank M. Shappert (Trustee), Margaret W. Shappert (Trustee) and Patrick B. Mattison (Trustee).
B. Ord. #474H - 1st Reading: And Ordinance Amending Section 43-29, Drug Free Workplace of the City of Belvidere Municipal Code.
Motions from Committee of the Whole - Building, Planning and Zoning and Public Works of November 12, 2019.
Motions Chairman Freeman:
A. Motion to approve the low bid from R.N.O.W. Inc. for a Dinkmar Curb Runner leaf machine in the amount of $61,425. This equipment will be paid for from the Street Department Capital Fund (#41-5-572-8200).
B. Motion to approve the change order #1 from Apollo Trenchless, in the amount of $32,929.50 for the Appleton Forcemain Extension. This work will be paid for from Sewer Connection Fees #0510.
C. Motion to approve the design engineering work order from Baxter & Woodman in an amount not-to-exceed $7,400 to complete the engineering design for the replacement of three sluice gates in the Main Equipment Building at the WWTP. This work will be paid for from line item #61-5-820-6190.
D. Motion to accept the Urban and Community Forestry Grant in the amount of $12,815 from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service.