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Village Board Meeting
Amended - March 26, 2020
Electronic Attendance Only - 6:00 p.m.
Note: This meeting will be held remotely.  The meeting will be streaming live on the Village's youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/VillageofWestmont  
Members of the community can participate in the meeting by submitting comments / questions by filling out the online public comment form by visiting https://westmont.illinois.gov/meetinginfo, or by calling (630) 981-6195.   If you are calling in a comment please do so 2 hours prior to the meeting time.  If there are questions on how to submit a form please email clerk@westmont.il.gov    


1.
Call to Order
2.
Roll Call
3.
Pledge of Allegiance
4.
Open Forum
Citizens can submit public comments by filling out an online form or by phone call.   
  • Online Public Comment Form can be found by visiting westmont.illinois.gov/meetinginfo.  A link to the form will be found here.  
  • By phone: Call 630-981-6195 and leave your full name, address, and comment.   Comments made by phone must be submitted 2 hours prior to the Village Board Meeting.  
  • If there are any questions on how to make a public comments, email clerk@westmont.il.gov.  
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Discussion Only
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 March 12, 2020.  
Background of Subject Matter
Required Parliamentary Procedure
Type
Motion
b.
Finance Ordinance
i.
Finance Ordinance #21
Total to be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Motion
c.
Purchase Orders
i.
PO 20202589
PNC Bank $126,905.26
Background of Subject Matter
Annual lease payment for fire quint
Additional Background
Payment is included in the finance ordinance, which will be approved simultaneously
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 20202589.pdf
ii.
PO 20202590
Donald E Morris, Architect PC $86,337.92
Background of Subject Matter
Zoning, building, and inspection fees for February 2020.
Additional Background
Payment is included on the finance ordinance and will be approved simultaneously.
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 20202590.pdf
iii.
Total of Purchase Orders
$213,243.18
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
d.
Total of Purchase Orders and Finance Ordinance
Total to be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
e.
Reduction in available 8A Liquor Licenses
Board to consider an ordinance decreasing the number of available Class 8A liquor licenses by one (1) due to the closure of Scallywags Brewing, 41 N Cass Avenue. 
Background of Subject Matter
On January 31, 2020, Scallywags Brewing closed and ceased all brewing and selling operations. They have remained closed for over 30 consecutive days thus allowing the Liquor Commissioner to declare their Class 8A liquor license lapsed or forfeited.
Additional Background
Due to the closure and forfeiture of Scallywag Brewing's Class 8A liquor license, the board is asked to reduce the number of available Class 8A licenses by one.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
8.
Unfinished Business
a.
Absolutely Delicious, 18 N. Cass Avenue
Board to consider the following actions related to Absolutely Delicious, 18 N. Cass Avenue:
  1. Motion to reconsider the previous denial of the request to increase the number of available Class 23 Liquor Licenses by one (1) so that a liquor license is available for Absolutely Delicious. 
  2. An ordinance increasing the number of available Class 23 liquor licenses by one (1) so that a liquor license is available for Absolutely Delicious.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Ordinance
b.
Amendments to Solicitation Regulations
Board to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 22, Article IV of the Westmont Code of Ordinances to regulate hours for door-to door solicitors and peddlers, and to establish a permit fee for solicitors.  
Background of Subject Matter
As proposed, the hours for solicitors and door-to-door peddlers are limited to 8:00a.m. to 7:00p.m., with no such activities allowed on Sundays or national holidays. The ordinance also replaces the bond for solicitors with a permit fee.
Type
Ordinance
9.
New Business
a.
Increase in available Class 3 Liquor Licenses
Board to consider an ordinance increasing the number of available Class 3 liquor licenses by one (1) for Testa Inc. d/b/a Del Carmen Restaurant, 214 E Chicago Avenue.
Background of Subject Matter
Testa Inc. d/b/a/ Del Carmen Restaurant 214 E Chicago Ave is expanding their business to include sit down eating and a small bar. They have applied for a Class 3 liquor license in order to sell alcohol with meals.
Additional Background
A background check of the owners revealed that they are eligible to receive a liquor license should the liquor commissioner choose to do so. They are building out the adjacent suite to create the dining room service.
Recommendation
Approval
Type
Ordinance
b.
Increase in available Class 4 liquor licenses
Board to consider an ordinance increasing the number of available Class 4 Liquor Licenses by one (1) For Taste Greek Street Food, 645 N Cass Avenue.
Background of Subject Matter
Taste Greek Street Food 645 N Cass Avenue applied for a Class 4 liquor license allowing them to sell Beer & Wine only. The Board is asked to increase the number of available licenses by 1 to allow the Liquor Commissioner the ability to issue a license.
Additional Background
Taste Greek Street Food is a new restaurant to Westmont and wishes to sell beer & wine with meals. A background check of the owners has indicated they are eligible to receive a license.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
c.
Engineering Agreement - Gateway Beautification Ogden Avenue Project
Board to consider an ordinance authorizing an engineering agreement with ESI Consultants for Ph3 Construction Inspection Engineering and Material Testing Services on the Gateway Beautification Ogden Avenue Project.
Background of Subject Matter
Request to approve the sum of $112,500 for Ph3 Construction Inspection Engineering and Material Testing Services for the Village’s Gateway Beautification Ogden Avenue Project.
Additional Background
Project includes the construction of a landscape median along Ogden Avenue between Pasquinelli and Oakwood Drives, Gateway Sign at Ogden/Pasquinelli, Ogden/Cumnor, and Cass/67th.
Recommendation
Staff recommends approval of the proposal in the amount of $112,500 for Ph3 Construction Inspection Engineering and Material Testing Services.
Type
Ordinance
Budgeted
Yes
d.
Nicor Antenna Site License Agreement
Board to consider an ordinance approving a Personal Communications System Site License Agreement with Nicor Gas Company.
Background of Subject Matter
Nicor desires to install an antenna facility on the water tower located at 328 S. Wilmette, along with related equipment. A Site License Agreement is required. The antenna & equipment will occupy less space than a typical cellular communications antenna.
Additional Background
The initial term is 5 years, with 4 renewal options of 5 years each. Nicor will pay an annual license fee to the Village. If approved, this remains subject to building, engineering & zoning review.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
e.
East Quincy Street Zoning Requests
Board to consider ordinances approving the following actions for properties located on the north side of East Quincy Street, between Cass Avenue and Richmond Street:
  1. Amendment to the proposed land use map in the 2013 comprehensive land use plan to re-designate said properties from single-family attached land use designation to Light/Industrial / Business Park land use designation.  
  2. Zoning Ordinance text amendment to create a new M-1 Limited Manufacturing District.  
  3. Zoning Ordinance map amendment to rezone the following properties in this East Quincy Street corridor to the M-1 Limited Manufacturing District:
20 E. Quincy Street
100 E. Quincy Street
130 E. Quincy Street
134 E. Quincy Street
138 E. Quincy Street
200 E. Quincy Street
222 E. Quincy Street
318 E. Quincy Street

Background of Subject Matter
Redevelopment of these properties as residential has not occurred and is unlikely to occur. This new zoning district acknowledges the existing limited manufacturing and governmental uses along this corridor and allows them to continue.
Additional Background
PZC unanimously recommended these 3 items.
Recommendation
Approve.
Type
Ordinance
f.
Amended Intergovernmental Agreement with Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Board to consider an ordinance approving an amended Intergovernmental Agreement with The Department of Healthcare and Family Services that will provide greater cost recovery to the Village of Westmont Fire Department for Medicaid patients.
Background of Subject Matter
The Fire Department is requesting the Village approve an amended agreement. Original agreement was approved by the Board at the 10/10/2019 meeting.
Type
Ordinance
g.
Extension of Declaration of State of Local Emergency
Board to consider a motion which extends until April 23, 2020 the Declaration of State of Local Emergency executed by the Mayor on March 20, 2020.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Motion
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