City Council Meeting

City of Carbondale
City Council Meeting
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers
200 South Illinois Avenue
Carbondale, Illinois

Welcome-Visitors are welcome to all meetings of the City Council.  The use of cell phones and pagers is prohibited in Council Chambers.  All electronic devices should be turned off before entering.  If you wish to address the Council on a matter not covered by the printed Agenda, please raise your hand during the portion of the Agenda entitled "Citizens Comments and Questions" and you may be recognized by the Mayor.  If you wish to address the Council concerning an item which is listed on the printed Agenda, please raise your hand at the time the Mayor invites audience comments on that item.  Time allowed for audience comments may be limited at the Mayor's discretion.

All matters listed under "Consent Agenda" are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion.  Unless otherwise specifically requested, there will be no separate discussion on these items.

The Entire City Council Agenda is available in (pdf) format.


  1. Roll Call
  2. General Announcements and Proclamations
  3. Citizens’ Comments and Questions
  4. Public Hearings and Special Reports
    1.  Public Hearing on Sale of Real Estate in the 700 Block of South University Avenue  
  5. Consent Agenda 
    1.    Approval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting Held on May 6, 2014
    2.    Approval of Warrant for Period Ending: 04/28/14 FY 2014 Warrant #1210 in the Amount of $1,449,217.99
    3.    Approval of Warrant for Period Ending: 04/28/14 FY 2015 Warrant #1211 in the Amount of $408,874.92
    4.    Acceptance of Minutes of Boards, Commissions and Committees
    5.    Award of Purchase of MFT Maintenance Materials for FY 2015
    6.    Resolution Authorizing Application for a Justice Assistance Grant for the Police Department
    7.    Ordinance Amending Title Seventeen of the Carbondale Revised Code as it Relates to the Size of the Numerals Used to Identify a Building’s Address
    8.    Action on an Application for an Encroachment Permit to Allow a Fence on the Unused Portion of the West Chestnut Street Right-of-Way North of 335 North Illinois Avenue
    9.    Acceptance of 2013 Annual Report of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners
    10.  Acceptance of a Permanent Easement
    11.  Resolution Accepting the Conveyance of Real Estate in the 700 Block of South University Avenue from the Carolyn F. Donow Trust and Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contract for the Sale of Real Estate With the Carolyn F. Donow Trust Conveying the Use of Parking Spaces and Dumpster Enclosure Adjacent to 715 South Illinois Avenue
    12.  Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Deed Conveying Property Commonly Known as721 South University Avenue
  6. General Business       
    1.    Resolution Commending Assistant Fire Chief Gary Heern for Service to the City of Carbondale   
    2.    Resolution Declaring Fair Days for the Carbondale Park District 2014 Sunset Concert Series
    3.    Resolution to Suspend the Enforcement of Title Two, Chapter Five, Section 4.A4 of the Carbondale Revised Code as it Relates to Halloween Restrictions in License Year 2014-2015
  7. Council Comments
  8. Adjournment

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