City Council Meeting

City of Carbondale
City Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 9, 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
  5. Consent Agenda 
    1.  Approval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting Held on August 5, 2014
    2.  Approval of Warrant for Period Ending: 08/18/14 FY 2015 Warrant #1222 in the Amount of $1,787,677.41
    3.  Approval of Warrant for Period Ending: 07/31/14 FY 2015 Warrant #WF07/2014 in the Amount of $145,149.75
    4.  Resolution Approving the Final Plat of Elijah Subdivision and the Subdivision Agreement
    5.  Approval of the 2015 Calendar of City Council Meetings
  6. 6.  General Business       
    1.  Resolution Authorizing the Filing of a Request for Intervention Before the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board
    2.  Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Information Technologies, Incorporated for Police Records Management System Software
    3.  Discussion of Allowing and Maintaining Alternative Grasses and Ground Cover on Properties
  7. Council Comments
  8. Closed Meeting
    1.  Closed Meeting to Discuss the Sale, Purchase, or Lease of Real Property and the Setting of a Price for Sale or Lease of Real Property
  9.  Adjournment



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