City Council Meeting

City of Carbondale
City Council Meeting
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
7:00 p.m.
City Hall / Ciivic Center
City Council Chambers
Room 108
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.  Downtown Advisory Committee Update
  5. Consent Agenda 
    1.  Approval of Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting Held on January 12, 2016
    2.  Approval of Warrant for the Period Ending: 1/04/2016 FY2016 Warrant #1262 in the amount of $1,436,825.38
    3.  Acceptance of Minutes of Boards, Commissions, and Committees    
    4.  A Resolution Approving Shelton’s Towing and Recovery’s request for a Special Use Permit to operate an Auto Storage Yard within a GI, General Industrial, District
    5.  Resolution in Support of the Illinois Financial Transaction Tax Act
    6.  Resolution Authorizing the Interim City Manager to enter into a Contract to Purchase Real Estate located at 601 South Illinois Avenue
    7.  Ordinance Adopting a Labor Agreement between the City of Carbondale, Illinois and Local Union No. 1961 of the International Association of Fire Fighters AFL_CIO, CLC for Fiscal Years 2016, 2017 and 2018
    8.  Ordinance Establishing “No Parking” within the 400 and 500 Blocks (from East Walnut Street to East College Street) of South Logan Avenue
  6. General Business
    1.  Ordinance Amending Title 2 & Title 17 of the Carbondale Revised Code as it Pertains to Possession or Consumption on Public Property or Control Premises and the Issuance of Sidewalk Café Encroachment
    2.  Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Materials, Merchandise, Property, Services, or Labor from Henry Printing
  7. Council Comments
  8. Closed Meeting
    1.  Closed Meeting to Discuss the appointment, employment, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body, the purchase or lease of real property, the setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body, and the semi-annual review of Closed Meeting minutes
  9. Adjournment



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