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United City of Yorkville City Council met July 23

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 9, 2019


United City of Yorkville City Council met July 23.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Purcell called the meeting to order at 7: 00 p.m. and led the Council in the Pledge ofAllegiance.

ROLL CALL

City Clerk Pickering called the roll.

Ward I Koch Present

Transier Present

Ward 11 Milschewski Present

Plocher Absent

Ward III Funkhouser Present

Frieders Present

Ward IV Tarulis Present

Peterson Absent

Staff present: City Administrator Olson, City Clerk Pickering, Chief of Police Hart, Deputy Chief of Police Pfizenmaier, Community Development Director Barksdale-Noble, Finance Director Fredrickson, Parks and Recreation Director Evans, Assistant City Administrator Willrett, Building Code Official Ratos, Facilities Manager Raasch, Attorney Orr, and EEI Engineer Morrison.

QUORUM

A quorum was established.

AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA

None.

PRESENTATIONS

Deb Horaz was unable to attend the meeting so this presentation will be rescheduled for a future meeting.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

None.

CITIZEN COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS

None.

CONSENT AGENDA

None.

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the minutes ofthe regular City Council meetings of June 25, 2019 and July 9, 2019 as presented. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.

Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.

BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the bill list in the amount of$ 16, 033. 88 ( vendors— FY 19); $1,318,570.93 ( vendors— FY20); $333, 027.12 ( payroll period ending 7/12/19); for total of $1,667,631.93. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Tarulis.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye

REPORTS

MAYOR' S REPORT

Appointment to Library Board

(CC 2019-42)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the appointment ofJulie Brendich to the Library Board to a term ending May 2021. So moved by Alderman Transier; seconded by Alderman Koch.

Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.

Appointment to Unified Development Ordinance( UDO) Advisory Committee

(CC 2019-43)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the appointment of Reagan Goins to the Unified Development Ordinance Advisory Committee. So moved by Alderman Tarulis; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.

Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.

Comments from Mayor Purcell

General Obligation Bond Rating for City Mayor Purcell reported that Fitch Ratings upgraded the city' s general obligation bond rating from AA- to an AA rating on July 22d. Upgraded bond ratings allow the city to borrow money at a lower interest rate. Reasons cited by Fitch for the upgraded bond rating are the city' s improved financial resilience and the city' s solid revenue growth prospects due to continued population growth.

Sale of 111 W. Madison (Old Jail)

Mayor Purcell said the council would not be taking action this evening on the sale ofthe Old Jail. He said that City Administrator Olson has been negotiating with the McKnight group. He hopes the negotiations will be completed and ready to be discussed at the August 61 Economic Development Committee meeting.

River Fest Festival

Mayor Purcell mentioned that River Fest was held on July 12' and 13`' and had a great turnout. He thanked staff for doing such a greatjob.

Appointment of Chief of Police

Mayor Purcell said that he has selected Yorkville resident Jim Jensen to be appointed to the position of

Chief of Police. This appointment will be voted on at the August 131 City Council meeting.

PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE REPORT

Plow Trucks n Purchase Authorization

Ordinance 2019-35 Ordinance Authorizing a Second Amendment to the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing on May 1, 2019 and Ending on April 30, 2020 PW 2019-28)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve to approve a sole source purchase authorization for a new plow truck from Peterbilt, for delivery in FY 21 and payment in FY 20 and FY 21 in an amount not to exceed$ 225, 000 and to approve an Ordinance Authorizing the Second Amendment to the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing on May 1, 2019 and Ending on April 30, 2020 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Koch.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays-0 Frieders-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye

Water Department Reports for April, May, and June 2019 PW 2019-45) Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the Water Department Reports for April, May, and June 2019. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Koch.

Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.

Cedarhurst Living—Acceptance of Public Improvements PW 2019-48) Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to accept the public improvements of water main and sidewalk as described in the Bill of Sale for ownership and maintenance by the City and authorize the release of the existing security upon receipt of a maintenance guarantee in the amount of$3, 778.00, subject to verification that the developer has no outstanding debt owed to the City for this project and subject to receipt of a signed Bill of Sale. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Tarulis.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye,

Tarulis- aye, Transier-aye, Frieders- aye

Re-Piping of Water Main and Demolition of Well# 3 Building—Change Order No. 1 PW 2019-49) Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the Re-Piping of Water Main and Demolition of Well# 3 Building—Change Order No. 1 and authorize the Mayor to execute. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Transier.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye

Resolution 2019-20 Approving an Intergovernmental Agreement Between Kendall County and the United City of Yorkville, Illinois Relating to the Asphalt Surfacing of Mill Road PW 2019-50) Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve a Resolution Approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between Kendall County and the City Relating to the Asphalt Surfacing of Mill Road and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Koch-aye

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT

No report.

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT

Ordinance 2019-36 Amending Title 3, Chapter 13 of the Code of Ordinances( Resale Dealers)

(PS 2018- 18)

Alderman Tarulis made a motion to approve an Ordinance Amending Title 3, Chapter 13 ofthe Code of Ordinance( Resale Dealers) and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute; seconded by Alderman Milschewski.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye

Ordinance 2019-37 Amending the Yorkville City Code Liquor Control

Change of General Manager Fee)

(PS 2019- 12)

Alderman Tarulis made a motion to approve an Ordinance Amending the Yorkville City Code Liquor Control( Change of General Manager Fee) and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute; seconded by Alderman Koch.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE REPORT

No report.

PARK BOARD

No report.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

Ordinance 2019-38 Approving the Rezoning of the R-1 Single-Family Suburban Residence District of the Property Located at the Southwest and Southeast Corners n of the Intersection of East Van Emmon Street and Benjamin Street PZC 2019- 15 and EDC 2019- 52)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve an Ordinance Approving the Rezoning ofthe R-1 Single- Family Suburban Residence District of the Property Located at the Southwest and Southeast Corners of the Intersection of East Van Emmon Street and Benjamin Street. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Koch-aye,

Milschewski- aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis- aye

Ordinance 2019-39 Approving the Rezoning of the R-2 Single-Family Traditional Residence District and the Granting of Variances for the Property Located at 701 N. Bridge Street

(PZC 2019- 17 and EDC 2019- 53)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve an Ordinance Approving the Rezoning of the R-2 Single- Family Traditional Residence District and the Granting of Variances for the Property Located at 701 N. Bridge Street. So moved by Alderman Transier; seconded by Alderman Koch.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 5 Nays- 1 Frieders-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-nay, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye

Ordinance 2019-40 Amending Section 10-3-5-B: Location and Section 10-3-5-C: Time of Construction Regarding Accessory Buildings and Structures of the Yorkville Zoning Ordinance and Section 10-3-3-A: Contiguous Parcels to Permit Accessory Buildings and Structures to be Built on Contiguous Lots Under Single Ownership

(PZC 2019- 18 and EDC 2019-58)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve an Ordinance Amending Section 10-3- 5- B: Location and Section 10- 3- 5- C: Time of Construction Regarding Accessory Buildings and Structures of the Yorkville Zoning Ordinance and Section 10-3- 3- A: Contiguous Parcels to Permit Accessory Buildings and Structures to be Built on Contiguous Lots Under Single Ownership. So moved by Alderman Koch; seconded by Alderman Transier.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes-4 Nays-2 Frieders-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-nay, Tarulis-nay, Transier-aye

CITY COUNCIL REPORT

No report.

CITY CLERK' S REPORT

No report.

COMMUNITY& LIAISON REPORT

No report.

STAFF REPORT

No report.

ADDITIONAL BUSINESS

None.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

Todd Milliron, Kendall County resident, spoke regarding Riley County, Kansas which has a countywide police department. He said the Kendall County Courthouse building currently has extra space that is not being used by the county and he suggested the city might want to speak with Kendall County to see if the city' s police department could use some ofthat extra space.

Lisa Wolancevich, Yorkville resident, mentioned that many vehicles and trucks do not follow the posted speed limit on Route 47, especially in the downtown area. She said that during the recent River Fest Festival she witnessed a semi-truck run a red light at a high rate of speed at the intersection of Route 47 and Van Emmon during the festival. There were many pedestrians present in the downtown area at the time due to the festival. She also mentioned that on her way to City Hall this evening, she witnessed a motorcycle almost hit a woman and child who were crossing the street at the crosswalk located at the intersection of Route 47 and Main Street. She asked if extra patrols and more flashing signs could be added to the downtown area to try to get traffic to slow down so that no one gets hurt.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to go into executive session for personnel and litigation. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 6 Nays- 0 Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye

The City Council entered executive session at 7: 49 p.m.

The City Council returned to regular session at 8: 24 p.m.

Ordinance 2019-40 Amending Section 10-3-5-B: Location and Section 10-3-5-C: Time of Construction Regarding Accessory Buildings and Structures of the Yorkville Zoning Ordinance and Section 10-3-3-A: Contiguous Parcels to Permit Accessory Buildings and Structures to be Built on Contiguous Lots Under Single Ownership

(PZC 2019- 18 and EDC 2019-58)

Mayor Purcell said that a re-vote was needed on Planning and Zoning Commission Agenda Item# 3 — PZC 2019- 18 and EDC 2019- 58. He stated that the vote earlier in the meeting consisted of four ayes and 2 nays and it was thought to be approved with four affirmative votes. City Administrator Olson said that five affirmative votes are needed for this item to pass.

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve an Ordinance Amending Section 10-3- 5- B: Location and Section 10-3- 5- C: Time of Construction Regarding Accessory Buildings and Structures of the Yorkville Zoning Ordinance and Section 10-3- 3- A: Contiguous Parcels to Permit Accessory Buildings and Structures to be Built on Contiguous Lots Under Single Ownership. So moved by Alderman Koch; seconded by Alderman Transier.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 5 Nays- 1 Frieders-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-nay, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye

ADJOURNMENT

Mayor Purcell adjourned the meeting at 8:27 p.m.

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