Mt. Vernon Register-News


August 3, 2013

Council discusses TIF change


Hear a request to close Prairie Avenue from S. 10th to Big Lots on Aug. 24 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the Fraternal Order of Eagles 2791 Car Show;

Hear a report on capital projects;

Hold a second reading on an ordinance to allow a commercial business in a Class FP Flood Plain District at 2845 Benton Rd., requested by Randy Ratliff;

Hold a second reading on an ordinance to rezone property at 210 S. Third St., from I-1 to B-2 as requested by Jeremy Sneed;

Hold a second reading on ordinances to review the Park and Recreation Board and the Tourism Board;

Hold a first reading on an ordinance to approve the Master Taxable Lease Purchase Agreement and Tax-Exempt Lease/Purchase agreement with U.S. Bancorp Govenrment Leasing and Finance, Inc., for the purchase of the fire truck and roll-off truck;

Hold a first reading on an ordinance to amend the ordinance on the number of animals allowed on property and to re-define the definition of a kennel;

Discuss a resolution approving an application for an Illinois Department of Transportation Enhancement Program grant for a bike trail on Richview Road from North 27th Street to North 42nd St.;

Discuss a resolution to request the Illinois Department of Transportation to temporarily close streets on Dec. 7 for the annual Christmas Parade;

Discuss two TIF inducement resolutions for the Downtown TIF, on from Randy and Linda Lowery regarding 300 S. Ninth St., and the other from Kent and Marinda Renshow regarding 1005 through 1013 Broadway;

Present a proclamation for National Night Out; and

Discuss the appointment of Myron Moreland to the Fire and Police Commission.

The council will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday at the Rolland W. Lewis Community Building at Veterans Park.

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