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DeKalb Municipal Building
City Council Chambers - 2nd Floor 
200 S. Fourth Street
DeKalb, Illinois 60115  

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of City Council

November 27, 2017

6:00 p.m.


A.

Roll Call

B.

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Pack 131, DeKalb Arrow of Light Scouts.

C.

Approval of the Agenda - Additions / Deletions

D.

Public Hearing: Proposed FY2018 Budget.

E.

Special Items or Presentations and Citizen's Comments

E.1.

Special Items

E.1.a.

Proudly DeKalb

E.1.a.1.

Huskie Pride Recognition of the City of DeKalb and the DeKalb Area Chamber of Commerce.

E.1.b.

Annie Glidden North Revitalization Plan Task Force Update.

E.2.

Presentations

E.2.a.

DeKalb Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Presentation by Executive Director Matt Duffy.

E.2.b.

DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation Annual Presentation by Executive Director Paul Borek.

E.3.

Approval of the Mayor's Appointments

E.4.

Public Participation

F.

*Consent Agenda - Omnibus Vote

F.1.

Approval of City Council Minutes

F.1.a.

Minutes of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of October 23, 2017. ((Starts on Pg. 6))

F.1.b.

Minutes of the City Council Meeting of October 23, 2017. ((Starts on Pg. 11))

F.1.c.

Minutes of the Special City Council Meeting of October 30, 2017. ((Starts on Pg. 25))

F.2.

Receive and File

F.2.a.

Accounts Payable and Payroll through November 27, 2017, in the Amount of $3,729,345.54. ((Starts on Pg. 34))

F.2.b.

Investment and Bank Balance Summary: September 2017. ((Starts on Pg. 43))

F.2.c.

Year to Date Revenues and Expenditures for the General and Water Funds through September 2017. ((Starts on Pg. 47))

F.3.

Resolution 2017-131 Authorizing the Execution of a Grant of Easement at 2155 S. First Street. ((Starts on Pg. 70))

F.4.

Resolution 2017-132 Authorizing City of DeKalb User Roles for all Federal and State Transportation Grants. ((Starts on Pg. 77))


G.

Items for Separate Action

G.1.

Ordinance 2017-047 Repealing Chapter 39 “Municipal Occupation Taxes”, Section 39.01 “Municipal Retailers’ Occupation Tax”, and Section 39.02 “Municipal Service Occupation Tax”, and Amending Chapter 57 “City Sales Tax”, Section 57.03 “Tax Imposed”, to Repeal a One-Half Percent Increase as Adopted by Ordinance 2003-100. (First Reading) ((Starts on Pg. 84))

G.2.

Ordinance 2017-048 Amending Chapter 57 “City Sales Tax”, Section 57.03 “Tax Imposed”, to Implement a One-Half Percent Increase. (First Reading) ((Starts on Pg. 124))

G.3.

Ordinance 2017-049 Authorizing the 2017 Levy and 2018 Collection of Taxes in and for the Corporate and Municipal Purposes and Special Service Areas of the City of DeKalb for the Fiscal Year 2018. (First Reading) ((Starts on Pg. 130))

G.4.

Ordinance 2017-050 Abating Taxes Levied for Corporate Purposes of the City of DeKalb for the Tax Levy Year 2017 (Bonds). (First Reading) ((Starts on Pg. 140))

Documents:
  1. Tax Abatement.pdf
G.5.

Ordinance 2017-051 Adopting the Annual Budget of the City of DeKalb, Illinois, for the Fiscal Year Beginning January 1, 2018, and Ending December 31, 2018, in the Amount of $94,332,115, Amending Chapter 57 “City Sales Tax”, Section 57.03 “Tax Imposed”, to Implement a One Percent Increase in Home Rule Sales Tax, and Adopting a Non-Bargaining Unit Pay Plan. (First Reading) ((Starts on Pg. 145))

G.6.

Ordinance 2017-052 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Schedule C “Parking Prohibited”, Subsection 33 “Resident Parking Only, Tow Zone”, Subsection 35 “No Parking 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.”, Subsection 36 “No Parking at Any Time, Tow Zone”, and Adopting Section 51.32 “Resident Parking Permits for On-Street Parking.” (First Reading) ((Starts on Pg. 497))

Documents:
  1. Chpt 51 Amend.pdf
G.7.

Ordinance 2017-053 Approving a Special Use Permit for a 140' Cell Tower (Verizon) at 1300 S. 7th Street (Central States Tower II, LLC). (First Reading) ((Starts on Pg. 510))

G.8.

Resolution 2017-133 Authorizing the Execution of an Amended Employment Agreement with Anne Marie Gaura, City Manager of the City of DeKalb. ((Starts on Pg. 698))

H.

New or Unfinished Business

I.

Reports - Communications

J.

Recess for Executive Session of the City Council

J.1.

Approval to Hold an Executive Session to Discuss the Purchase or Lease of Real Property as Provided for in 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(5).

J.2.

Approval to Hold an Executive Session to Discuss Executive Session Minutes as Provided for in 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(21).

K.

Adjournment

Assistive services available upon request.

Hearing assistance devices are available in the Information & Technology Office,
which is located on the right, just before entering Council Chambers.

*All items listed on the Consent Agenda will be enacted by one motion.  There will not be separate discussion of these items unless requested by a Council member, in which event the item(s) will be removed from the Consent Agenda.