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Village Board Meeting
January 3, 2019
6:00 p.m.
1.
Call to Order
2.
Roll Call
3.
Pledge of Allegiance
4.
Open Forum
Public Comment is subject to the public comment rules and procedures adopted by the Village.
5.
Reports
a.
Board Reports
  • Mayor 
  • Clerk
  • Trustees
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Discussion Only
6.
Items to Be Removed From Consent Agenda
7.
Consent Agenda (Omnibus Vote)
a.
Village Board Minutes
i.
Board Meeting Minutes
Board to consider approving the minutes of the Village Board Meeting held December 20, 2018.  
Background of Subject Matter
Required Parliamentary Procedure
Type
Motion
b.
Finance Ordinance
i.
Finance Ordinance #17
Total to be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
c.
Purchase Orders
i.
PO 19200498
West Central Municipal  $26,799.00
Background of Subject Matter
Tree purchase and planting
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 19200498.pdf
ii.
PO 19200679
IRMA $400,745.36
Background of Subject Matter
General liability annual contribution
Additional Background
The Village's positive risk experience led to a reduction of over $150,000 from our initial required contribution.
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 19200679.pdf
iii.
Total of Purchase Orders
$ 427,544.36
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Purchase Order
d.
Total of Purchase Orders and Finance Ordinance
Total to be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
8.
Unfinished Business
9.
New Business
a.
410 N Washington Street (North Lot) - Lot Width Variance Extension
Board to consider an ordinance approving a Zoning Code variance extension of 12 months requested by Mr. & Mrs. James Lesko.  
Background of Subject Matter
The variance was approved on January 4, 2017 to allow relief from the minimum lot width for a dwelling in the R-3 Single Family Detached Residence District for a single family home.
Additional Background
As required by the Zoning Code, the petitioner has 12 months to commence activity which will not occur prior to 1/4/19.
Type
Ordinance
b.
Westmont Park District Winter Beerfest fee waiver
Board to consider an ordinance approving a Special Event Liquor License fee waiver for the Westmont Park District Beerfest.
Background of Subject Matter
This is an inaugural event and event plans have been reviewed by the Westmont Fire and Police Departments, the Deputy Liquor Commissioner and approved by the Liquor Commissioner. This event will be held on Park District property on Feb. 9, 2019.
Additional Background
The Westmont Park District will receive a one day Class 11 license. The Park District is asking the board to waive the $100.00 application fee for the event. This event will take place on Park District property at Ty Warner Park from 3 to 7 p.m.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
c.
Increase in Available Class 23 Liquor Licenses
Board to consider an ordinance increasing the number of available Class 23 liquor licenses by one (1) for Diana Sub Inc. d/b/a/ Johnny's Blitz Bar and Grill, 20 N. Cass Avenue.
Background of Subject Matter
Diana Sub Inc. d/b/a/ Johnny's Blitz Bar & Grill, 20 N. Cass Avenue submitted an application for a Class 23 liquor license which allows them to obtain a video gaming license/permission from the Illinois Gaming Board.
Additional Background
A Class 23 license is required to provide/allow video gaming by the Illinois Gaming Board. Johnny's Blitz Bar & Grill wishes to provide video gaming as an amenity to customers. The primary business will continue to be a restaurant.
Recommendation
Board must determine to increase the number of Class 23 liquor licenses by one (1) if desired. The number of Class 23 licenses is capped as previously discussed by the Board. Johnny's Blitz is eligible to apply for and receive a Class 23 license.
Type
Ordinance
d.
Tax Increment Financing Agreement
Board to consider an ordinance authorizing an Economic Development Agreement with Holladay related to the development of the SW corner of Cass and Quincy.
Background of Subject Matter
Due to costs for the developer to redevelop the property, the Village has offered to reimburse certain developer's costs. This agreement memorializes the Village's obligations to reimburse expenses.
Additional Background
Economic Incentives are authorized by the State TIF statue & are used to lure large developments to a TIF District. The reimbursement payments will be made from real estate tax increment generated from property tax revenues from the development.
Type
Ordinance
Budgeted
Yes
10.
Miscellaneous
11.
Executive Session
This Board may adjourn to closed session to discuss matters so permitted and may act upon such matters upon returning to open session.
12.
Adjourn

Note: Any person who has a disability requiring a reasonable accommodation to participate in the meeting should contact the ADA Compliance Officer, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday,Village of Westmont, Illinois, 60559; or telephone (630) 981-6210 voice, within a reasonable time before the meeting.