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Village of Bellwood Village Board will meet September 18

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 18, 2019


Village of Bellwood Village Board will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

1 Call to Order

2 Roll Call: Mayor Harvey, Trustees Ciavattone, Boston, Holman, Robinson, Delgado, Nightengale

3 Pledge of Allegiance

4 Approve the Board Meeting Agenda

5 Approve Minutes of last Regular Board Meeting

6 Presentations

7 Committee Reports / Presentation of Items to appear on the Consent Agenda

a Public Works – Trustee Ciavattone, Chairman; Trustee Delgado, Member,

i Departmental Report,

ii Item E - The village is in need of replacing an out of date street sweeper and has solicited proposals for said purchase and financing,

iii Item G - The resolution provides for the purchase and financing of two vehicles to be allocated to the Public Works Department which replace older outdated equipment,

b Community Development – Trustee Boston, Chairman; Trustee Robinson, Member,

i Departmental Report,

ii Item F - The agreement provides for the award of a $200,000.00 grant from Cook County for the St. Charles Road Sidewalk ADA Ramp Improvements Project,

iii Item H – The Resolution referenced herein allows for a Class 6b SER which grants the owner a reduction in real estate taxes for a thirteen-year period, Cook County provides municipalities with the ability to provide said real estate tax incentives in order to minimize the number of vacant, dilapidated and blighted property within their respective communities,

iv Item I - The Resolution referenced herein allows for a Class 6b which grants the owner a reduction in real estate taxes for a thirteen-year period, Cook County provides municipalities with the ability to provide said real estate tax incentives in order to minimize the number of vacant, dilapidated and blighted property within their respective communities,

c Quality of Life – Trustee Holman, Chairman; Trustee Boston, Member,

i Departmental Report,

ii Item B - The Zoning Board of Appeals conducted a public hearing regarding

Petitioner’s request for zoning relief and as a result of which has made an unanimous recommendation pertaining to the request for the construction of a wooden deck in the Petitioner’s backyard, the result of which will cause the yard coverage to exceed the permitted coverage of 40% allowed by village code as set forth in and described in case number 19 ZBA 06,

d Administration – Trustee Robinson, Chairman; Trustee Ciavattone, Member,

i Departmental Report,

ii Item D - The Village has accepted and reviewed proposals from contractors regarding the Bathroom Renovation Project, the Agreements provide for the renovation of the bathrooms in the Village Hall on the first and second floors,

iii Item J - Agreement provides for the renewal of the franchise agreement with Comcast,

e Public Safety – Trustee Delgado, Chairman; Trustee Nightengale, Member,

i Departmental Report,

ii Item C - The Village has approved the purchase of new equipment and vehicles and is desirous of disposing of the older out of date models which include the disposition of the fire engine and two public works vehicles,

f Finance – Trustee Nightengale, Chairman; Trustee Holman, Member,

i Departmental Report,

ii Authorize payment of bills,

iii Ratify investments,

iv Item A - The ordinance creates and implements a diesel fuel tax in the amount of.05 cents per gallon to become effective January 1, 2020,

g Ad Hoc Committees:

i Traffic Safety – Trustee Nightengale, Chairman; Trustee Holman, Member, ii Other

8 Village Clerk’s Report

9 Consent Agenda

a An Ordinance Amending Title III Chapter 35 of the Village of Bellwood Code of Ordinances,

b An Ordinance Granting a Variance for the Property Commonly Referred to as 83 51st Street, Bellwood, Illinois 60104,

c An Ordinance Authorizing the Sale of Personal Property of the Village of Bellwood,

d A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Agreements for the Bathroom Renovation Project,

e A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Purchase and Financing of a Street Sweeper,

f A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the Village of Bellwood and the County of Cook,

g A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Purchase of Village Vehicles,

h A Resolution Approving a Class 6B Real Estate Tax Incentive for the Property Commonly Referred to as 3200 W. Randolph Avenue, Bellwood, Cook County,

Illinois 60104, i A Resolution Approving a Class 6B Real Estate Tax Incentive for the Property Commonly Referred to as 62 Davis Drive & 5303 St. Charles Road, Bellwood, Cook County, Illinois 60104,

j A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a Franchise Agreement by and between the Village of Bellwood and Comcast of Illinois/Indiana, LLC,

10 Action on Consent Agenda

a Any items to be removed from the Consent Agenda

i Discussion on removed items

ii Action on removed items

b Place items on the Consent Agenda

c Approve Consent Agenda

11 Mayor’s Report

a General Information,

b Other Business,

12 New Business

a 19 PC 02 – A request for zoning relief for the property commonly referred to as 243 Mannheim Road, Bellwood, Illinois to include a conditional use permit, special use permit and related variances (The Planning Commission conducted a public hearing regarding Petitioner’s request for zoning relief and as a result of which has made a unanimous recommendation to deny the Petitioner’s request for a conditional use permit, special use and related variances).

13 Unfinished Business

14 Public Comment

15 Adjournment

https://www.vil.bellwood.il.us/wp-content/uploads/AgendaBoardMeeting-091819.pdf

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