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11/6/19 Benton Zoning & Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes

Please see the document below for the Benton Zoning & Planning Commission Regular Meeting minutes for Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA — DECEMBER 9, 2019

AGENDA
BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019
6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

4. PUBLIC PROPERTY REPORT COMMISSIONER PERKINS
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ENGINEERING COSTS FOR EAST MAINWATERLINE REPLACEMENT

5. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS

6. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT COMMISSIONER STOREY
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF DONATION OF OLD SQUAD CAR TO MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

7. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
B. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
C. APPROVAL OF SEWER ADJUSTMENTS

8. CITY ATTORNEY TOM MALKOVICH
A. UPDATES

9. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT MAYOR KONDRITZ
A. UPDATES
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF MAP UPDATE QUOTE
C. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF CHANGING COUNCIL MEETING TIMES
D. DISCUSSION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE ILLINOIS VIDEO GAMING ACT
E. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF APPROVING SPECIAL USE PERMIT
F. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PURCHASING REAL PROPERTY FROM FRANKLIN COUNTY TAX AGENT AT 511 EAST SMITH STREET

10. MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

11. OLD BUSINESS

12. NEW BUSINESS

13. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE

14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE ACQUISITION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE
B. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AND/OR PENDING LITIGATIONS
C. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE APPOINTMENT, EMPLOYMENT, COMPENSATION,
DISCIPLINE, PERFORMANCE, OR DISMISSAL OF SPECIFIC EMPLOYEES OF THE
PUBLIC BODY OR LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY, INCLUDING HEARING
TESTIMONY ON A COMPLAINT LODGED AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE OF THE PUBLIC
BODY OR AGAINST LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY TO DETERMINE ITS VALIDITY.

ADJOURNMENT POSTED 12/05/19 AT 2:00 P.M./BC

12/4/19 Zoning & Planning Commission Public Hearing Agenda

Please see the document below to review the Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Zoning and Planning Commission’s Public Hearing Agenda.

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12/4/19 Zoning & Planning Commission Regular Meeting

Please see the document below to review the agenda for the Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Zoning and  Planning Commission Regular Meeting agenda.

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Council Extends Alcohol Hours for Specific Upcoming Dates

During the Monday, November 25, 2019 City Council meeting, the Council voted to extend hours for all liquor license holders within the City on the following dates:
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
On these particular dates, the time will be extended two hours, from midnight to 2 a.m. The time extension on these dates will be at no charge to the license holder.

11/12/19 Benton City Council Meeting Minutes

Please view the document below to review the full meeting minutes from the Benton City Council meeting held Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA — NOVEMBER 25, 2019

AGENDA
BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

4. PUBLIC PROPERTY REPORT COMMISSIONER PERKINS
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF TRANSFER OF LAKE LOTS

5. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS

6. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT COMMISSIONER STOREY
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS

7. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
B. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
C. APPROVAL OF SEWER ADJUSTMENTS
D. PRESENTATION OF LETTERS FROM THE POLICE AND FIRE PENSION BOARDS REGARDING TAX LEVY
E. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF TAX LEVY
F. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF AUDIT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019
G. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF HEALTH INSURANCE RENEWAL

8. CITY ATTORNEY TOM MALKOVICH
A. UPDATES

9. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT MAYOR KONDRITZ
A. UPDATES
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ADDING HOURS OF OPERATION FOR ALCOHOL/LIQUOR LICENSE HOLDERS
C. PRESENTATION BY REG ANKROM FROM SIMEC CONCERNING ELECTRIC AGGREGATION
D. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF FENCING AT CITY HALL

10. MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

11. OLD BUSINESS

12. NEW BUSINESS

13. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE

14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE ACQUISITION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE
B. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AND/OR PENDING LITIGATIONS
C. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE APPOINTMENT, EMPLOYMENT, COMPENSATION,
DISCIPLINE, PERFORMANCE, OR DISMISSAL OF SPECIFIC EMPLOYEES OF THE
PUBLIC BODY OR LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY, INCLUDING HEARING
TESTIMONY ON A COMPLAINT LODGED AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE OF THE PUBLIC
BODY OR AGAINST LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY TO DETERMINE ITS VALIDITY.

ADJOURNMENT POSTED 11/21/19 AT 3:00 P.M./BC

12/4/19 Public Notice – Public Hearing and Regular Business Meeting of Zoning and Planning Commission

Please see the document below for the notice of a Public Hearing and Regular Business Meeting of the Benton Zoning and Planning Commission.

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AGENDA — CITY COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12,2019

AGENDA
BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2019
6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

4. PUBLIC PROPERTY REPORT COMMISSIONER PERKINS
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ORDINANCE FOR LEACHATE
C. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF CONTRACT WITH PERRY RIDGE LANDFILL

5. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS

6. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT COMMISSIONER STOREY
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS

7. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
B. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
C. PRESENTATION OF THE TREASURER’S REPORT
C. APPROVAL OF SEWER ADJUSTMENTS
D. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT OPTIONAL PARTICIPATION BY MEMBERS OF AN ELECTED GOVERNING BODY
E. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF AMENDING THE RESOLUTION FOR THE SEWER SURCHARGE
F. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION RESTRICTING FUNDS FOR THE WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT DEBT REDUCTION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

8. CITY ATTORNEY TOM MALKOVICH
A. UPDATES

9. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT MAYOR KONDRITZ
A. UPDATES
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY AT 202 EAST MAIN STREET
C. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF AMENDING TIME OF DECEMBER 23, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING
D. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF POTENTIAL LITIGATION CONCERNING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC
E. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF CITY HALL OFFICE HOURS OF 7:30 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M. WITH A 30 MINUTE LUNCH
F. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PROCLAMATION FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP AWARENESS AND APPRECIATION WEEK

10. MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

11. OLD BUSINESS

12. NEW BUSINESS

13. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE

14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE ACQUISITION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE
B. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AND/OR PENDING LITIGATIONS
C. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE APPOINTMENT, EMPLOYMENT, COMPENSATION,
DISCIPLINE, PERFORMANCE, OR DISMISSAL OF SPECIFIC EMPLOYEES OF THE
PUBLIC BODY OR LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY, INCLUDING HEARING
TESTIMONY ON A COMPLAINT LODGED AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE OF THE PUBLIC
BODY OR AGAINST LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY TO DETERMINE ITS VALIDITY.

ADJOURNMENT POSTED 11/07/19 AT 5:00 P.M./BC

11/6/19 Benton Zoning & Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda

Please refer to the document below for the Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Benton Zoning and Planning Commission’s Regular Meeting agenda. Thank you.

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