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Village Board Meeting
August 13, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Note:  This meeting will be a blended meeting held remotely and with in-person attendance to allow for social distancing requirements.  For remote attendance, the meeting will be streaming live on the Village's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/VillageofWestmont. A remote Open Forum is available for the community to participate in the meeting remotely if so desired, to submit 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 start of 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

Public Comment is subject to the public comment rules and procedures adopted by the Village.
Citizens can submit remote public comment by filling out an online form, or by phone call.  
  • The Online Public Comment Form can be found by visiting HTTPS://WESTMONT.ILLINOIS.GOV/533/MEETING-INFORMATION.  
  • By phone: Call 630-981-6195 and leave your full name, address, and comment.  
  • A comment made by phone must be submitted 2 hours prior to the start of the Village Board Meeting.  
  • If there are any questions on how to make public comments, email clerk@westmont.il.gov.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Discussion Only
5.

Reports

a.

Board Reports

  1. Mayor
  2. Clerk
  3. Trustees
Background of Subject Matter
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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 July 30, 2020.
Background of Subject Matter
Required Parliamentary Procedure
Type
Motion
b.

Finance Ordinance

i.

Finance Ordinance #7

To be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Motion
c.

Purchase Orders

i.

PO 21200452

Westmont Chamber of Commerce $20,875.00
Background of Subject Matter
Chamber Annual External Funding - Tourism Payment 1 of 2
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Budgeted Explanation
This was designated as NOT On Hold in the budget
Documents:
  1. 21200452.pdf
d.

Total of Purchase Orders and Finance Ordinance

Total to be announced at the meeting.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Motion
e.

Proclamation - National Suicide Prevention Week 2020

Board to consider a proclamation to declare the week of September 6-12, 2020 as National Suicide Prevention Week.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Proclamation
f.

Proclamation - National Payroll Week 2020

Board to consider a proclamation to declare the first week of September as National Payroll Week.
Background of Subject Matter
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Type
Proclamation
8.

Unfinished Business

9.

New Business

a.

Amended Water Meter Reading Agreement

Board to consider an ordinance approving an Amended Water Meter Reading Agreement with Flagg Creek Water Reclamation District.
Background of Subject Matter
The Village and Flagg Creek are currently parties to an Agreement whereby the Village provides water meter usage data to Flagg Creek to enable Flagg Creek to bill its customers. Sanitary sewer billings are customarily calculated based on water usage.
Additional Background
This Amendment allows the Village to provide such data electronically rather than via paper copies. It also provides for a 5-year term with annual renewals thereafter and provides for monthly fee to the Village.
Type
Ordinance
b.

Verizon License Agreement

Board to consider an ordinance approving a Third Amendment to License Agreement with Verizon for use of Village rights-of-way.
Background of Subject Matter
Verizon, acquired the fiber-optic communications network from WOW. The Village previously approved a License Agreement with WOW to allow their fiber-optic network in Village rights-of-way.
Additional Background
This Third Amendment replaces WOW with Verizon as the Licensee. It also provides that Verizon, as a telecommunications retailer, is exempt from the license fees under the Agreement.
Recommendation
Approve
Type
Ordinance
c.

Declaration of Village Property As Surplus

Board to consider an ordinance declaring certain Village owned vehicles as surplus property.  
Background of Subject Matter
The surplus property is identified as an ambulance. This is a retroactive declaration where disposal took place based on a discussion at a prior Public Safety Committee meeting.
Type
Ordinance
d.

Code of Ordinance Text Update - Chapter 42 Fire

Board to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 42, Fire Prevention, Fire Protection and Emergency Services, of the Westmont Code of Ordinance to update the areas of mutual aid.
Background of Subject Matter
To correct certain sections reflecting the current Municipalities and Fire Services listed within our code of ordinances for mutual aid and services.
Type
Ordinance
e.

New Class 25 Liquor License

Board to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Section 10-36 of the Westmont Code of Ordinances to create a new Class 25 liquor license to allow natatoriums to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises.  
Background of Subject Matter
FMC Aquatic Opportunities, 660 Blackhawk Drive, has requested that the Village consider creating a new liquor license class allowing natatoriums to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, subject to specific guidelines and limitations.
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.