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City of Aurora City Council met Sept. 10

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 9, 2019

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City of Aurora City Council met Sept. 10.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Present: 13 - Alderman Edward Bugg, Alderman Judd Lofchie, Alderman Sherman Jenkins, Alderman Bob O'Connor and Mayor Richard Irvin

INVOCATION

19-0758 Approval of the Tuesday, August 27, 2019 City Council Minutes.

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Garza to approve and file the minutes. The motion carried by a voice vote.

APPOINTMENT OF SERGEANT-AT-ARMS

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Franco to appoint Ofc. Jones as Sergeant-At-Arms for this meeitng. The motion passed by a voice vote.

PRESENTATIONS

19-0814 Proclamation for the 2019 Fiestas Patrias Grand Marshals and Youth Grand Marshals

19-0815 Recognition of 2019 Second Ward "Make It Beautiful" Home Contest

19-0816 Recognition of Kane County Bronco Silver U14 Championship 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Alderman Emmanuel Llamas, Alderman Juany Garza, Alderman Ted Mesiacos, Alderman Bill Donnell, Alderman Carl Franco, Alderman Mike Saville, Alderman Scheketa Hart-Burns, Alderman Patty Smith, Inners

ROLL CALL

Mayor Irvin called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m. and the roll was called.

19-0817 Recognition of 50 Year Celebration for the Blackhawk Sports Boosters

PUBLIC COMMENT

Clerk Voigt read the rules on public comment and the following individuals addressed the City Council:

Todd Stern, in support of item 19-0496 Marjorie Logman, in objection to item 19-0496 Minister Peggy Hicks, in objection to item 19-0496 Fran Shaw, in objection to item 19-0496 MaryAnn Vincent, in objection to item 19-0496 Judy Durham, on behalf of the residents of 480 N. Garfield

MAYORAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

19-0748 In compliance with the TIF Act, this agenda item shall serve as the City’s announcement of its intent to establish a Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District for 75th Street and Ogden Avenue.

Mayor Irvin read a brief statement announcing the intent to establish a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District for 75th Street and Ogden Avenue.

MAYORAL APPOINTMENTS

19-0438 A Resolution Reappointing Jim Pilmer, Alex Alexandrou, Clayton Muhammad and Vernon LaVia as the City of Aurora's At-Large Representatives to the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (AACVB).

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Jenkins to approve this resolution. The motion passed by the following vote.

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman O'Connor, Alderman Jenkins.

Enactment No: R19-275

19-0540 A Resolution Appointing Glenda Blakemore and Stephanie Mack and Reappointing Toshia Moss, Kimberly Harris, Cynthia Miller, Deb Goss-Johnson, Marc Dale Jr. and Adrienne Coleman to the Aurora African American Heritage Advisory Board.

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Jenkins to approve this resolution. The motion passed by the following vote.

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman O'Connor, Alderman Jenkins.

Enactment No: R19-276

19-0685 A Resolution Reappointing Michael Scott Collins to Aurora's Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Commission.

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Garza to approve this resolution. The motion passed by the following vote.

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman O'Connor, Alderman Jenkins.

Enactment No: R19-277

19-0688 A Resolution Reappointing Carmen Armstrong and Timothy Oelker to the Aurora Civil Service Commission.

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Garza to approve this resolution. The motion passed by the following vote.

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman O'Connor, Alderman Jenkins.

Enactment No: R19-278

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Jenkins to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. The motion passed by the following vote:

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman O'Connor, Alderman Jenkins.

19-0115 A Resolution establishing the maximum number of Class F City of Aurora liquor licenses (unofficially related to application from: Cheng Xin Asian Garden Inc., d/b/a Big Sea Sushi & Noodles, 2009 W. Galena Boulevard).

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-279

19-0557 A Resolution Authorizing Payment to Testing for Public Safety, LLC (dba IPSP) as the Provider of Services for 2019 Fire Department Promotional Testing.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-280

19-0563 A Resolution to Enter into an Agreement with Dr. Friedman as a Provider of Psychological Assessments for Public Safety Candidates.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-281

19-0646 A Resolution authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase a new John Deere model 710L Backhoe Loader from Westside Tractor Sales for the Water and Sewer Maintenance Division.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-282

19-0670 A Resolution authorizing the Reimbursement of Eligible Costs for Arechiga Group 1 Inc. dba El Jefe, 1271 N. Lake Street in Tax Increment Finance District (TIF) #5 for in the amount of $33,000 for the installation of a new grease trap).

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-283

19-0673 A Resolution authorizing the Director of Purchasing to execute Contract Change Order Number 1, in the amount of $100,000 to add additional funds to the Purchase Orders utilized to replace lead water service lines within the City's right-of-way.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-284

19-0687 A Resolution authorizing the Director of Purchasing to enter into an agreement with Environmental Cleansing Corporation, 16612 S. Crawford Avenue, Markham, IL, 60428 in the amount of $125,075 for Demolition of Motel 6.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-285

19-0698 A Resolution Establishing C.O.B.R.A. Insurance Monthly Rates Effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-286

19-0699 A Resolution Authorizing Agreement for Administrative Services with Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (Cigna) for PPO and Value HSA(HDHP) Group Health, Prescription Benefits Management (PBM), Flexible Spending, Dental, C.O.B.R.A. and Stop Loss Plan Administration for period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-287

19-0702 A Resolution Establishing Health and Dental Insurance Monthly Rates of Contributions for Pre-Medicare Retirees Effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-288

19-0703 A Resolution Establishing OAP and Value HSA(HDHP) Health Insurance Plans and Rates Effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-289

19-0704 A Resolution Authorizing a Renewal Agreement with Aetna to Administer a Medicare Advantage Plan for Medicare Eligible Retirees for the Period of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-290

19-0705 A Resolution Establishing Blue Cross Blue Shield Advantage HMO (BCBS) for Group Health Care Services for the period of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-291

19-0707 A Resolution Authorizing Sun Life Insurance to Provide Life Insurance Services for January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-292

19-0725 A Resolution establishing the maximum number of Class E City of Aurora liquor licenses (unofficially related to application from: LSC Aurora LLC, d/b/a Lao Sze Chuan, located at 4309 E. New York St., Aurora, IL 60504).

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-293

19-0729 A Resolution approving an agreement with Marketplace.city of 1218 West Oakdale Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657 to perform purchasing searches for technology related goods/services.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-294

19-0732 A Resolution authorizing the Director of Purchasing to enter into an agreement with H. Linden & Sons Sewer and Water Inc., 722 E. South Street, Unit D, Plano, IL 60545 in the amount of $189,000 for Demolition of Fox Valley Inn.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-295

19-0744 A Resolution between the City of Aurora, through the Aurora Police Department, to enter into an agreement with East Aurora School District 131 concerning Police School Resource Officer Program and Crossing Guard Program at District 131.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-296

10, 2019 19-0747 An Ordinance amending Section 5-56 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Aurora to repeal a requirement that operators at Aurora Municipal Airport sell aviation fuel at least twenty-five (25) percent above the purchase price such operator paid to purchase said aviation fuel.

This Ordinance was adopted.

Enactment No: O19-059

19-0762 A Resolution authorizing the police department to accept the donation of a school bus.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-297

19-0605 A Resolution approving the purchase and installation of a LED sign for 2424 Hafenrichter Road in Ward 9 from Doyle Signs Inc., Addison IL in the amount of $55,730.00.

This Resolution was approved.

Enactment No: R19-298

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

19-0496 An Ordinance amending Chapter 6 - ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR, Section 6-13 of the City of Aurora Code of Ordinances Entitled "Allowed Areas."

Assistant Corporation Counsel Marissa Spencer presented briefly on this item and answered questions regarding this item.

A motion was made that this agenda item be adopted. The motion carried by the following vote: 

Aye: 10 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg and Alderman Jenkins

Nay: 2 - Alderman Lofchie and Alderman O'Connor 

Enactment No: O19-060NEW BUSINESS

A motion was made by Alderman Jenkins, seconded by Alderman Hart-Burns to suspend the rules to consider new business. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman O'Connor, Alderman Jenkins.

9-0783 An Ordinance Authorizing the Corporation Counsel to Transfer a Portion of the Property located at 10 E. Downer Place for Nominal Consideration.

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Franco, that this ordinance be adopted. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman Jenkins and Alderman O'Connor

Enactment No: O19-061

19-0794 A Resolution Authorizing the Appointment of Jennifer Stallings as City Clerk.

A motion was made by Alderman Jenkins, seconded by Alderman Hart-Burns, that this agenda item be approved. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman Jenkins and Alderman O'Connor

Enactment No: R19-299

BILLS

19-0798 Bill Summary and Large Bill List

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Jenkins to approve and pay the bills. The motion passed by the following vote:

Aye: 12 - Alderman Llamas, Alderman Garza, Alderman Mesiacos, Alderman Donnell, Alderman Franco, Alderman Saville, Alderman Hart-Burns, Alderman Smith, Alderman Bugg, Alderman Lofchie, Alderman Jenkins and Alderman O'Connor

CLOSED SESSION

ADJOURN

A motion was made by Alderman Hart-Burns, seconded by Alderman Franco to adjourn the meeting at 7:36 p.m. The motion carried by a voice vote.

https://il-aurora.civicplus.com/985/City-Council-Agendas-Minutes

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