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Village Board Meeting
April 23, 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.  
  • The Online Public Comment Form can by found by visiting HTTPS://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 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 following Village Board Minutes:
  • Village Board Meeting held April 9, 2020
  • Special Meeting: Budget Meeting held April 16, 2020
Background of Subject Matter
Required Parliamentary Procedure.
Type
Motion
b.
Finance Ordinance
i.
Finance Ordinance #23
Total to be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Motion
c.
Purchase Orders
i.
PO 20202776
Emergency Telephone System Board $79,050.00
Background of Subject Matter
Fire Station Alerting System
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 20202776.pdf
d.
Total of Purchase Orders and Finance Ordinance
Total to be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
e.
Arbor Day Proclamation
Board to consider a proclamation to declare April 24, 2020 as Arbor Day in the Village of Westmont.
Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Proclamation
8.
Unfinished Business
9.
New Business
a.
Extension - Declaration of the State of Local Emergency
Board to consider a motion which extends until May 22, 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
Ordinance
b.
Mayor Pro Tem and Line of Succession
Board to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 1-126 of the Westmont Code of Ordinances to provide for presiding officer, mayor pro tem, acting mayor and line of succession.  
Background of Subject Matter
This proposed ordinance clarifies the various situations in which a village trustee would serve in the absence of the mayor, consistent with the provisions of the Illinois Municipal Code. It also provides for a line of succession.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
c.
Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget
Board to consider a resolution adopting the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget.
Background of Subject Matter
The preliminary budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 was prepared by staff and presented and discussed with the Village Board and the public at the 4/16/2020 Budget Workshop.
Type
Resolution
Budgeted
Other
d.
1 West Quincy - Final Plat
Board to consider an ordinance approving the final plat for 1 West Quincy Street.
Background of Subject Matter
The final plat for Quincy Station Apartments has been approved by Engineering and is ready for Village Board consideration. The permitting process for the project is underway.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
e.
Police Department Agreement with TransUnion
Board to consider an ordinance approving an agreement with TransUnion for Consumer Reporting and Ancillary Services.  
Background of Subject Matter
The Police Department desires to contract with TransUnion to obtain consumer credit reports related to its background investigations for employment purposes.
Additional Background
This agreement will start on 05/01/20 and can be terminated by either party upon 30 days' notice.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
Budgeted
Yes
f.
Debt Collection Ordinance Amendment
Board to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 1, Article I, Section 1-8 of the Westmont Code of Ordinances to authorize the use of private collection agencies and to add collection costs to unpaid fines or penalties.  
Background of Subject Matter
State statute allows municipalities to utilize private collection agencies to collect on any unpaid fine or penalty, and authorizes municipalities to add the costs of collections to any outstanding balance where a collection agency is used.
Additional Background
The proposed amendment authorizes the foregoing consistent with State statute.
Type
Ordinance
g.
Collection Agency Agreement
Board to consider an ordinance approving an agreement with Municipal Collections of America to perform private collection agency services for the Village for unpaid fines & penalties.
Background of Subject Matter
The Police Department desires to contract with MCOA to provide private collection agency services for unpaid fines and penalties. MCOA will receive 35% of the debt collected, and the Village can add this 35% cost of collection to the underlying debt.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
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.