Village Board LetterHead - 100th Anniversary
Village Board Meeting
 August 11, 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
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Type
Motion
6.

Items to Be Removed From Consent Agenda

7.

Consent Agenda (Omnibus Vote)

a.

Village Board Minutes

i.

Bid Opening Place Holder

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Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Ordinance
b.

Finance Ordinance

i.

Finance Ordinance #8

To be announced at the meeting.

Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Motion
c.

Purchase Orders

i.

Total of Purchase Orders

There are no purchase orders for this meeting.

Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
d.

Total Of Purchase Orders And Finance Ordinance

To be announced at the meeting

Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
8.

Unfinished Business

9.

New Business

a.

Appointment of Committee Member

Board to consider a motion approving Mayor Gunter's appointment of Colleen Seisser to the Environmental Improvement Committee

Background of Subject Matter
Ms. Seisser is employed by the Westmont Library as the Assistant Director.
Type
Motion
b.

Amendment to Class 8a Liquor License

Board to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Section 10-36 of the Westmont Code of Ordinances to amend the Class 8a liquor license classification to allow a craft alcoholic beverage dispenser (a/k/a brewpub).  

Background of Subject Matter
This amendment tracks the definition of a craft alcoholic beverage dispenser which is found in the Zoning Ordinance. A Class 8a liquor license allows a brewpub to sell alcoholic beverages produced on-site for both on-site and off-site consumption.
Additional Background
It also allows for the on-site sale of all other alcoholic liquors not produced on-site.
Recommendation
Approve. If approved, this would allow Whiskey Hill and other brewpubs to operate in the Village.
Type
Ordinance
c.

Award of Bid Proposal - East Des Moines Water Main Improvement

Board to consider an ordinance awarding the bid proposal for the Des Moines Water Main Improvement project and authorizing a contract consistent with the accepted bid documents.

Background of Subject Matter
Four bids were accepted and totals are being tabulated by Baxter & Woodman. The recommendation will be ready at the time of the board meeting to be distributed.
Type
Ordinance
Budgeted
Yes
d.

Amendment to Chapter 78 Regarding Traffic Signs

Board to consider an ordinance amending various sections of Chapter 78 of the Westmont Code of Ordinances to provide authority to the Police Chief to designate stop and yield intersections, and where U-turn signs are required.

Background of Subject Matter
This amendment provides authority to the Police Chief, in consultation with the Village Manager and the Village’s consulting traffic engineer, to designate stop and yield intersections, and to designate where U-turns are prohibited.
Additional Background
The lengthy list of stop and yield intersections, and U-turn prohibitions, will be removed from Chapter 78 and instead maintained by the Village Clerk.
Recommendation
The Village Board will have final authority over such designations in the event that the Police Chief and Village Manager fail to agree.
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 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday,Village of Westmont, Illinois, 60559; or telephone (630) 981-6210 voice, within a reasonable time before the meeting.