Village Board LetterHead - 100th Anniversary
Village Board Meeting
 January 27, 2022
 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 January 13, 2022.  

Background of Subject Matter
Required Parliamentary Procedure
Type
Motion
ii.

Executive Session Minutes

Board to consider a motion to accept, approve and release the following Executive Session minutes with the exceptions as noted:

Meeting Date                    Exception: Paragraph #     

  • April 26, 2018
  • June 21, 2018 
  • September 9, 2021
  • September 23, 2021        Except 5, 6, 7
Background of Subject Matter
The Illinois Open Meetings Act requires that the Village Board periodically review to accept, approve and/or release Executive Session minutes in whole or part.
Additional Background
*
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Motion
Budgeted
N/A
Budgeted Explanation
*
b.

Finance Ordinance

i.

Finance Ordinance #19

Total to be announced at the meeting. 

Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
c.

Purchase Orders

i.

PO 22201928

Axon Enterprises $119,075.86

Background of Subject Matter
Annual price for cameras and tasers
Additional Background
This replaces PO 22201257 approved at the 11/4/2021 meeting so that the approval takes place in the same calendar year as the purchase.
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 22201928.pdf
d.

Total of Purchase Order and Finance Ordinance

To be announced at the meeting.

Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
8.

Unfinished Business

9.

New Business

a.

Belle Tire - 6490 South Cass Avenue

Board to consider an ordinance approving requests from Barnes Development Company, LLC, regarding the property located at 6490 South Cass Avenue, for the following:

  1. Special Use Permit to operate a battery and tires sales and service establishment in the B-2 General Business District.
  2. Variance to allow a parking lot to encroach into the side yard adjoining 65th Street.
  3. Variance to allow a 60 foot flagpole to exceed the maximum height of buildings and structures in the B-2 District.
  4. Preliminary and Final Plat of Dedication.
  5. Site and Landscaping Plan.
  6. Commercial masonry waiver.
Background of Subject Matter
Applicant requests approvals to construct a new 9,800 square-foot single-story tire sales and service center.
Additional Background
Stormwater management, landscape and parking lot lighting will meet requirements of the zoning ordinance.
Recommendation
At its meeting on January 12, 2022, the Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously recommended approval of these items.
Type
Ordinance
b.

Video Gaming Terminal Fee Increase

Board to approve an increase to the video gaming terminal fee to $250 / machine.  

Background of Subject Matter
The current video gaming terminal fee is $25 per machine.
Type
Ordinance
c.

Wireless Communication Tower and Antenna Text Amendments

Board to consider an ordinance approving Zoning Ordinance text amendments to create and clarify regulations for Cellular Towers and Antennas.

Background of Subject Matter
Zoning Ordinance amendments are proposed to adopt land use regulations to properly define and address cell towers, cell antenna, and other various types of antenna.
Additional Background
Introduces a new code section specific to cell towers and antenna, creates definitions, and clarifies other relevant code references.
Recommendation
At its meeting on January 12, 2022, the Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously recommended approval of this text amendment.
Type
Ordinance
d.

Software Agreement with Frontline

Board to consider an ordinance approving a Software Agreement between the Village of Westmont and Frontline Public Safety Solutions, LLC.

Background of Subject Matter
Frontline provides a web-based public safety data management portal and other software for use by the Westmont Police Department. It allows the PD to efficiently track and manage training, schedules, use of force, complaints, and other information.
Additional Background
The term is for 1-year, with automatic 1-year renewals. Either party may terminate 90 days prior to a renewal term, & Westmont may terminate if new pricing terms for renewal terms are unacceptable. The prorated cost for FY22 is $2,083.00, FY23 $5,000.00.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
e.

Empower Health - Biometric Screening Agreement

Board to consider an ordinance approving a Biometric Screening Agreement between the Village of Westmont and Empower Health Services, LLC.

Background of Subject Matter
This Agreement is for the benefit of Village employees. It allows employees to voluntarily partake in biometric health screening and is part of the health and wellness plan of the Village. A similar agreement with Empower Health was approved last year.
Additional Background
The term is 12 months, and can be renewed by an approved amendment. The pricing terms are set forth in Exhibit A. Either party can terminate the Agreement without cause or for cause upon proper notice.
Recommendation
Approve
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.