Berwyn City Council met July 10.
Berwyn City Council met July 10.
1. The Regular Meeting of the Berwyn City Council was called to order by Mayor
2. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. A moment of silence was given for the safety of the men and women protecting us on the streets of Berwyn, for those who are in the Armed Forces, and for all Veterans who have served.
3. The Open Forum portion of the meeting was announced. Berwyn Development Corporation President Andy Sotiropolous introduced new Executive Director Dave Hulseberg. South Berwyn School District 100 President Mark Titzer and Board Member Julie McAleer-Forte spoke regarding residents’ concern about the recent D100 tax levy referendum and invited all to attend the next meeting on July 25th at 7:00 pm at Heritage School. Resident Carmen Rodriguez spoke of her concern regarding flood issues on the 1300 block of Elmwood between Elmwood and Gunderson. Resident Vanessa Bean inquired about the city’s process in choosing the annual City Sticker logo and slogan and stated her opposition to the choice made for the 2018- 2019 vehicle decals. Alderman Ruiz reminded all to stop by the Italian-American Civic Organization on July 19th for a 6th Ward BBQ. Alderman Reardon reminded all of a 3rd Ward meeting at 6:30 pm at Proska Park.
4. Minutes for the following meetings were submitted: Committee of the Whole and the Regular Berwyn City Council of June 26, 2018. Thereafter, Avila made a motion, seconded by Fejt, to approve the minutes as submitted and place same on file for audit. The motion carried by a voice vote.
5. The Township of Berwyn Public Health District submitted a request for parking restrictions for their upcoming Health & Fitness Fair on August 21, 2018. Thereafter, Fejt made a motion, seconded by Reardon, to concur and approve as submitted. The motion carried by a voice vote.
6. The Zoning, Planning and Development Commission submitted a communication and ordinance entitled:
An Ordinance Approving a Special Use Permit for a Daycare Center use within the C-4 Corridor Commercial Zoning District at the Address Commonly Known as 3833 S. Harlem Avenue, Illinois – Joyce Lane, D/B/A Jump for Joy. Thereafter, Lennon made a motion, seconded by Ruiz, to concur, adopt the ordinance as presented and authorize the corporate authorities to affix their signatures thereto. The motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.
7. Alderman Lennon submitted a communication regarding Handicap Parking Application #1121 – 3723 S. Clarence and requested to move signs to new residence. Thereafter, Lennon made a motion, seconded by Fejt, to concur and approve as submitted. The motion carried by a voice vote.
8. Alderman Ramirez submitted a communication requesting the Committee of the Whole to discuss the newly adopted ordinance regarding Fireworks. Thereafter, Ramirez made a motion, seconded by Lennon, to accept as informational and refer the matter to the Committee of the Whole. The motion carried by a voice vote.
9. Senior Traffic Engineer Nicole Campbell submitted a resolution regarding Stormwater Management Plan.
Thereafter, Avila made a motion, seconded by Ruiz, to concur, adopt the resolution as presented and authorize the corporate authorities to affix their signatures thereto. The motion carried by a voice vote.
10. City Attorney Anthony Bertuca submitted a communication regarding the Settlement of Case No. 2017-L354. Thereafter, Avila made a motion, seconded by Ruiz, to concur and approve for payment in the amount not to exceed $60,000.00. The motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.
11. Building Director Charles Lazzara submitted a communication requesting the demolition of 6740-42 W. Ogden. Thereafter, Lennon made a motion, seconded by Avila, to concur and approve as submitted contingent on review by the Berwyn Historic Preservation Commission. The motion carried by a voice vote.
12. The consent agenda with items K-1 through K-18 were submitted:
1. Payroll: 6/27/2018 in the amount of $1,162,728.48
2. Payables: 7/10/2018 in the amount of $1,404,810.82
3. Handicap Parking Application #1204 – 1435 S. Scoville
4. Robert Pabon: March for Immigration Reform 7/14/2018
5. FitzGerald: Outdoor Concert 8/11/2018
6. ReMax: Annual Berwyn Community event 8/11/2018
7. Christian Life Center: Church Picnic 8/12/2018
8. St. Leonard: Kermes 8/26/2018
9. Block Garage Sale: 1900 block of Clinton 7/21/2018 RD 7/22/2018
10. Block Party: 1300 block of Elmwood 7/21/2018 RD 7/22/2018
11. Block Party: 2600 block of Wesley 7/21/2018 RD 7/28/2108
12. Block Party: 3400 block of Home 7/28/2018 RD 7/29/2018
13. Block Party: 1600 block of Clinton 7/28/2018 RD 8/4/2018
14. Block Party: 2500 block of Clarence 7/28/208 RD 8/4/2018
15. Block Party: 1900 block of Clinton 8/4/2018 RD 8/11/2018
16. Block Party: 1500 block of Grove 8/5/2018 RD 8/11/2018
17. Block Party: 2700 block of Grove 8/11/2018 RD 8/18/2018
18. Block Party: 1900 block of Maple 8/18/2018 RD 8/25/2018
Thereafter, Avila made a motion, seconded by Ruiz, to concur and approve the Consent Agenda as presented by omnibus vote designation. The motion carried by a voice vote.
13. Aldermanic Committees: Alderman Ramirez called a Business, Licensing and Taxation Committee meeting for July 17th at 6:30 pm at City Hall.
14. There being no further business to come before the Council, Lennon made the motion, seconded by Ruiz, to adjourn at the hour of 8:23 pm. The motion carried by a voice vote.