Approval of New Police Chief on the City's Agenda Monday Night
Aldermen also will hear an update from Tracy Cross on the Hahn Street development study, and vote on bids for more than $1 million in sewer work.
Among other business, the agenda for the Elmhurst City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 1, includes the approval of a new police chief contract.
The meeting will be preceded by an executive session at 7 p.m. to discuss acquisition/disposition of real property and employment or compensation of an officer.
The open meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. with the recognition of Milly Smith for 30 years of volunteer service to the Elmhurst Historical Museum, and of the Illinois Association of Museums awards to Elmhurst Historical Museum.
Members of the public will then be invited to speak for up to three minutes on any topic.
Tracy Cross and Associates will give a update on the Hahn Street development study. Last month, Cross reported rental apartments were the best use for Hahn Street.
In addition to approval of minutes and accounts payable, the consent agenda will include the following items:
- Reappointment to the Senior Citizens Commission of Ruth Maple
- Approval to accept a proposal from Lucity Inc. to provide asset management software in the amount of $74,500
- Acceptance of a bid from Insituform Technologies USA for the 2012-13 sanitary sewer lining project in the amount of $800,000
- Approval of the purchase from Freeway Ford in Lyons two 2012 Ford F150 pickup trucks in the amount of $39,428
- Acceptance of a bid from National Power Rodding for sewer cleaning and televising in the amount of $217,700
- Approval of a liquor license for Kitchen Eatery, 601 W. St. Charles Road
- Approval of the St. Patrick's Day Parade to be held on Spring Road on March 9
- Approval to change the fiscal year from beginning on the first day of May to the first day of January, effective Jan. 1, 2014, and to allow for an eight-month fiscal year from May 1 to Dec. 31, 2013
- Approval to move to a paperless agenda system, Board Docs, at a cost of $9,000 a year
- Approval of an ordinance approving the 25th amendment to the real estate purchase contract for Pauli's Marathon, 260 N. York
- Approval of the Irish Spring 5K run to be held by Runner's Soul on March 9 in the Spring Road area from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
- Approval of the Nov. 22, 2012 Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot, and the proposed alternate route for the 2013 Turkey Trot
- Approval to dispose of computer equipment
- Approval of yield signs at the eastbound and westbound approaches of Oneida Avenue at Chatham Avenue
- Approval of an ordinance denying front yard setback and lot coverage variations for the property at 130 N. Larch Ave.
- Approval of a conditional use permit in the I-1 restricted industrial zoning district to allow motor vehicle sales at Auto Works, 940 N. Industrial Drive
- Adoption of the city’s employee health insurance benefit plan renewal
- Approval of a master discount agreement with AT&T for Centrex telecommunication services and a letter of authorization from Call One Inc. for telecommunication services
Aldermen will then hear updates from Mayor Pete DiCianni, and the results of the 2012 citizen survey from City Manager Jim Grabowski.
The Council will then vote to hire a new police chief.
The City Council meeting will be held at City Hall, 209 N. York St.