Village Board LetterHead - 100th Anniversary
Village Board Meeting
December 1, 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.

Public Hearing

a.

Property Tax Levy Hearing - Village Of Westmont

Board to conduct a public hearing regarding the tax levy for the Village of Westmont.

Background of Subject Matter
This hearing is regarding the proposed 2022 Property Tax Levy.
Additional Background
The proposed total levy is in the amount of $10,014,832. The actual levy is determined based on CPI plus new growth. It is expected this levy will generate closer to $9,858,600.
Type
Discussion Only
Budgeted
N/A
b.

Property Tax Levy Hearing - Special Service Area 2

Board to conduct a public hearing regarding the tax levy for Westmont Special Service Area 2.

Background of Subject Matter
This hearing is regarding the levy for the SSA that covers what was formerly the North Westmont Fire Protection District. The levy amount is $103,801.
Additional Background
The SSA rate is the same rate proposed for both the 2022 Fire and Ambulance levies. The estimated rate is 0.2480. The actual rate will be based on 2022 EAV.
Type
Discussion Only
Budgeted
N/A
7.

Items to Be Removed From Consent Agenda

8.

Consent Agenda (Omnibus Vote)

a.

Village Board Minutes

i.

Board Meeting Minutes

Board to consider approving the minutes of the Village Board meeting held November 17, 2022.  

Background of Subject Matter
Required Parliamentary Procedure
Type
Motion
b.

Finance Ordinance

i.

Finance Ordinance #16

To be announced at the meeting.

Background of Subject Matter
*
Type
Motion
c.

Purchase Orders

i.

PO 22201476-02

COMPASS MINERALS AMERICA  INC.  $68,174.35

Background of Subject Matter
Change Order #1 to increase PO amount by $16,247.95 for road salt.
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 22201476.pdf
ii.

PO 23201554

DuPage Metropolitan Enforcement  $108,284.00

Background of Subject Matter
Grant pass through. Estimated amount for the Purchase Order is based on prior year totals, but payments will be based on actual payments as we receive them.
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 23201554.pdf
iii.

PO 23201613

Primera Engineers, Ltd.  $122,180.00

Background of Subject Matter
Traube roadway & stormwater improvements - Design Engineering
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 23201613.pdf
iv.

PO 23201615

Primera Engineers, Ltd.  $27,650.00

Background of Subject Matter
Lake Charles Outfall Investigation - Preliminary Engineering
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 23201615.pdf
v.

PO 23201620

Utility Dynamics Corporation  $432,338.00

Background of Subject Matter
Pasquinelli Lighting Project
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Yes
Documents:
  1. 23201620.pdf
vi.

PO 23201621

Bell Fuels, Inc.  $74,000.00

Background of Subject Matter
Additional Fuel Purchase
Additional Background
This is in addition to the initial Purchase Order created at the beginning of the fiscal year and is more consistent with our trend, based on actual gas prices.
Type
Purchase Order
Budgeted
Other
Budgeted Explanation
Approximately half of the Purchase Order is within the original budget. The remaining is not specifically identified in the budget, but funds are available.
Documents:
  1. 23201621.pdf
vii.

Total of Purchase Orders

$832,626.35

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
9.

Unfinished Business

10.

New Business

a.

Accounting Services Agreement

Board to consider an ordinance approving an agreement with Lauterbach & Amen to provide accounting services. 

Background of Subject Matter
This will serve to provide temporary accounting assistance until an accounting position is filled.
Type
Ordinance
Budgeted
Yes
b.

Police Department Grant Agreement

Board to consider an ordinance approving a grant agreement with National White Collar Crime Center for the purchase of LPR cameras.

Background of Subject Matter
NWCCC is administering Dept. of Justice grant funds to be used by local police departments for equipment and programs to aid in crime prevention activities. This agreement provides $37,500 to the Westmont Police Dept. for its purchase of LPR cameras.
Additional Background
The Board previously approved an agreement for the PD’s purchase and use of these cameras. This grant will reimburse the PD for this expense.
Type
Ordinance
c.

Property Tax Levy - Village Of Westmont

Board to consider an ordinance adopting the 2022 tax levy for the Village of Westmont in the amount of $10,014,832.

Background of Subject Matter
The Tax Cap law allows revenues to increase by CPI (5.0%) & new growth, which we expect to capture by levying a 6.97% increase.
Additional Background
Village general revenues will increase $390,614. The attached shows current levels and 2 sections. The proposal is to levy "2021 Levy" (Green Column), to get "2021 Estimated" (Blue Column). The orange column shows last year's extension.
Type
Ordinance
d.

Property Tax Levy - Special Service Area 2

Board to consider an ordinance adopting the 2022 tax levy for the Village of Westmont's Special Service Area 2.

Background of Subject Matter
This is for the levy for the SSA that covers what was formerly the North Westmont Fire Protection District. The levy amount is $103,801.
Additional Background
The rate set for this levy matches the rates set in the 2022 Tax Levy for Westmont for fire and ambulance services. The proposed rate is 0.2480. The actual rate will be based on 2022 EAV.
Type
Ordinance
e.

Abatement Of Taxes

Board to consider an ordinance abating the taxes heretofore levied for the year 2022 to pay debt service on General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2017; its General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2019A; its General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2019B; its General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2022A; and its General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2022B of the Village of Westmont, DuPage County, Illinois.

Background of Subject Matter
The Village issued alternate revenue bonds in 2017, 2019, and 2022. These will be funded by revenue sources other than property taxes. To keep the bonds off of the property taxes, the Village must abate the debt payments for bonds each year.
Type
Ordinance
11.

Miscellaneous

12.

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.
13.

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.