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					                             CITY OF PALOS HEIGHTS
                                                                            7607 W. College Drive
                                                                            Palos Heights, IL 60463
                               CITY COUNCIL MEETING                          www.palosheights.org
                                 July 5, 2011  7:00 P.M.

                                       AGENDA


        MAYOR:              Robert S. Straz                      ALDERMEN:

        CITY CLERK:         Thomas Kantas                Ward 1 –       Jeff Prestinario
                                                                        Jeffrey Key
        CITY TREASURER:     Frank Oswald                 Ward 2 -       Jack Clifford
                                                                        Robert Basso
        CITY ATTORNEY:      Tom Brown                    Ward 3 -       Alan Fulkerson
                                                                        Dolores Kramarski
                                                         Ward 4 -       Michael McGrogan
                                                                        Art Phillips


   1.  CALL TO ORDER – 7:00 p.m.
   2.  INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
   3.  ROLL CALL
   4.  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
   5.  CONSENT AGENDA
           A. Approval of Minutes:
              1.      City Council Meeting, June 21, 2011
           B. Approval of Payroll and Voucher List dated July 1, 2011.
OPENING OF SEALED BID
None
REPORTS OF CITY OFFICIALS
Mayor:
Clerk:
Treasurer:
   6. Amended Treasurer’s Report for the month ending May 31, 2011.
   7. Motion to approve the Amended Treasurer’s Report for the month ending May 31, 2011.
City Attorney:
COMMUNICATIONS
CITIZENS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL (Please move to podium)
REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES
Finance: Chairperson Alderman Fulkerson
Public Safety: Chairperson Alderman Key
Municipal Grounds and Property: Chairperson Alderman Basso
   8. Motion to approve Asbestos Product Management to do the asbestos removal and
       abatement in the boiler room at City Hall in an amount not to exceed $14,400.00. This
       work is being done in conjunction with the HVAC Renovation Project.
Planning and Zoning: Chairperson Alderman Clifford
   9. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance for a 3 ft. 8 in. side yard
       setback variation for an existing shed on property located at 7330 Kiowa Lane. Matthew
       Murphy, petitioner. Docket #2011-07.
Recreation: Chairperson Alderman Prestinario
Roads and Construction: Chairperson Alderman Kramarski
License, Permits & Franchises: Chairperson Alderman McGrogan
   10. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
       Section 150.61, Chicago Electrical Code Adopted – 2011 Version, to indicate that Article
       310 of the Chicago Electrical Code, Sections 18-27-310.15(b)(6) and 18-27-310.15 (b)(7)
       is deleted locally.
   11. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code by
       deleting Section 150.35, Ground Fault Outlets, in its entirety.
   12. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
       Section 110.11, General License Fee Schedule, as follows: Automated & coin-operated
       car wash from $25 to $50; Automobile filling station from $100 to $150; Coin-operated
       vending machine from $50 to $75; Food dispensing vehicles – add health inspection,
       from $50 to $75 plus $85; Ice cream vending business (per vehicle) – add health
       inspection, from $45 to $70 plus $85; Scavenger services from $250 to $375.
   13. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
       Section 110.12(A) by adding “and financial institutions” to classifications.
   14. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
       Section 113.27, The Game of Pool, by revising the fee from $150 to $225.
   15. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
       Section 100.01, Fire Code Adopted, by adopting NFPA #1 and NFPA #101, 2006
       Edition, with the amendment adopted by the Palos Fire Protection District as follows:
       “NFPA #101, Life Safety Code (2006 Edition) and all referenced publications as defined
       in Appendix B, with the following change to section 24.3.5.1: All new one and two
       family dwellings 5000 square feet and greater shall be protected throughout by an
       approved automatic sprinkler system in accordance with 24.3.5.2. All other referenced
       sprinkler requirements for new one and two family dwellings not specifically identified
       herein shall be subject to this same square footage requirement”.
   16. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
       Section 150.60(B) be adding the following: “The International Residential Code, 2006
       Edition, Section (R313) and all referenced publications be amended with the following
       change to section (R313) that all new one and two family dwellings 5000 square feet and
       greater shall be protected throughout by an approved automatic sprinkler system in
       accordance with (R313). All other referenced sprinkler requirements for new one and
       two family dwellings not specifically identified herein shall be subject to this same
       square footage requirement”.
   17. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
       Section 93.40, Permitted Signs, (A)(12), by adding the following: Not-For Profit Events.
       The permit fee is waived; however a deposit of $250.00 for 1 - 5 signs and $500.00 for up
       to 10 signs is required. Requests for more than ten (10) signs will be reviewed by the
       License, Permits & Franchise Committee for approval.
   18. Motion to amend the motion from the May 17, 2011 City Council meeting for Chicago
       Christian High School’s permanent sign request to change the illumination time from 7
       a.m. - 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. The school has agreed to reduce the NITS to 400 and to
       screen the sign from the west with landscaping.
Water and Sewer: Chairperson Alderman Phillips
   19. Motion to approve releasing the retainage in the amount of $5,000.00 to Gaskill &
       Walton Construction Company for the contract work completed at the 80th Avenue Pump
       Station.

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    20. Motion to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the City’s Code,
        Section 50.23, Unpaid Charges to Constitute Lien, by adding the following language:
        “The lien to be filed against the owner will cover all expenses, including legal expenses,
        filing fees, and administrative expenses”,

REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES
Business/Economic Development: Chairperson Alderman Prestinario
Ad Hoc Cable TV: Chairperson Alderman Fulkerson
OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
CITIZENS WISHING TO ASK QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS EVENING’S
BUSINESS* (Please move to the Podium)
CLOSED SESSION
   21. Motion to convene into Executive Session to discuss litigation matters.
   22. Motion to reconvene to the regular meeting of the City Council.
ADJOURNMENT
*Procedure for addressing the council: be recognized by the mayor, rise, and give your name and address.
Discussion is limited to ten minutes, unless an extension is granted by a majority vote of the Council. All
meetings are tape recorded.
Americans with Disabilities Act Notice: Disabled persons who require certain accommodations to allow them to
follow and/or participate in a City Council meeting should contact City Hall as early as possible so reasonable
accommodations can be arranged.




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