Elmhurst City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 21, at City Hall, 209 N. York St. The public meeting will be preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a closed session to discuss acquisition of real property and pending or threatened litigation.
The open meeting will begin with the swearing in of Fire Chief Jeffery Bacidore, Deputy Fire Chief Scott Wallace, Battalion Chief David Winker and Lt. Dick Dufort.
The mayor will then make a proclamation in honor of Vocational Education Day.
Certificates of achievement will be presented to York High School state Skills USA medal winners Hannah Kopach, Chase Peterson, Miguel Ochoa, Zane Johns Trevor Gulley, Andrew Bles, Cody Schau, Maria Hernandez and Gina Gonfiglio; and the state Illinois Drafting Educators Association competition winner, York student Alec Hein.
Elmhurst residents Chuck and Corinne Goding, Charles and Angela Anderson, and Donna Almerico will receive a plaque in recognition of their landmark-designated properties.
The public will then be invited to speak for up to three minutes on any topic.
Following announcements, the council will vote on the consent agenda. In addition to approval of minutes and accounts payable, the consent agenda includes the following topics:
- Reappointment of Richard Sarna, Charles Goding and Charmaine Tellefsen to the Historic Preservation Commission
- Referral to the Public Works and Buildings Committee of bid results for the asphalt rejuvenation program. Three bids were received: CAM LLC, $54,790; Denler Inc. $52,560; and Gee Asphalt, $83,950.
- Referral to the Public Works and Buildings Committee of bid results for the concrete pavement patching project. Nine bids were received: DeNatale Construction, $135,020; C-A Cement Construction, $135,985; Mondi Construction, $158,600; G&M Cement Construction, $171,580; D'Land Construction, $184,925; Lorusso Cement Contractors, $196,330; Alliance Contractors, $198,270; Schroeder & Schroeder, $216,350; and Triggi Construction, $280,500.
- Referral to the Public Affairs and Safety Committee of a request to hold the third annual "One" combined worship service at the Addison Street parking lot from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26
- Adoption of a stormwater ordinance that includes the revised DuPage County stormwater and flood plain ordinance
- Approval of a bid from Mid-American Water Inc. for fire hydrant materials at a cost of $84,612
- Approval of a bid from DMD Services for the demolition of 135 Addison at a cost of $134,414
- Approval of a proposal from TranSystems Corp. for engineering services related to the pavement project along York Street from Vallette to South Robert Palmer Drive at a cost not to exceed $78,466. The improvements include removal and replacement of curb and gutter, pavement and sidewalks. The pavement construction will include a 3-inch grind of the existing concrete and a 3-inch asphalt overlay. The city received $450,000 in federal funds for the construction.
- Approval of a bid from CDWG for $26,070 for replacement of the Midrange IBM i5 platform, which is used for accounts payable, payroll, utility billing and other city business
- Approval of three additional members to the Economic Development Commission, for a total of 15 members. Twelve are appointed by the mayor, three are appointed by consensus of the commission and all are approved by the City Council.
- Approval of a new electronic sign for Immaculate Conception Church
- Approval to sell by auction five vehicles that were seized for driving offenses
- Approval of an ordinance allowing City Centre to host Cool Cars downtown
- Approval of an amendment to the real estate contract with Morningside Equities Group for the property at 260 N. York St. (Pauli's Marathon). The due diligense investigation period under the current contract for the purchase of the property is set to expire May 31. To continue the city's environmental review and feasibility study of the property, the city needs to extend the investigation period to July 15.
- Approval of an ordinance granting a variation from the front yard setback requirements (from 30 feet to 20 feet) at 446 E. Park Ave.
- Approval of an engineering services contract with Walker Restoration Consultants for Schiller parking garage maintenance and repair at a cost of $19,400
Aldermen will then hear reports on a stop sign request for Vallette and Fairfield, near Lincoln School; electric aggregation; and the proposed North York Road tax increment financing plan.
Council members will be asked to vote on an ordinance authorizing electricity aggregation and adoption of an electricity aggregation plan of governance.
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, the Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee will hold a special meeting to review proposals for electricity aggregation.