Prospect Heights News
06-27-16 Prospect Heights City Council Meeting
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Swearing In of Three New Police Officers (12 minutes)
Introduction and swearing in of three new Prospect Heights police officers; Cory Simpson, Keith O'Connor and Jocelyn Garza.
Appointment of a New Fifth Ward Alderman (4 minutes)
Introduction and appointment of a a new fifth ward alderman, Matthew Dolick, replacing outgoing Alderman David Derwin.
Report & Discussion of Hillcrest Lake (60 minutes)
Report by city and Clarke Aquatics regarding their treatment of the weed problem in Hillcrest Lake. Also includes numerous resident comments and concerns.
Drainage Issues (27 minutes)
Discussion and report by City Engineer Steve Berecz of drainage issues of various ditches and swales around the city. Includes various resident comments.
City Council Orders Natural Resources Commission to Cease All Work (11 minutes)
In response to numerous complaints from residents and a complaint and resignation letter from one of the NRC board members, the City Council orders the Natural Resources Commision to cease all work.
City Attorney Not to Attend Future Workshop Meetings (10 minutes)
Discussion regarding the mayor's request for the city attorney to no longer attend city council workshop meetings.
City Attorney Not to be Contacted by City Council Members (14 minutes)
Lively discussion regarding the mayors request for the city attorney to no longer be contacted by city council members without the mayor's permission.
Chicago Executive Airport Report (4 minutes)
Report of Chicago Executive Airport by Jim Kiefer.
Increase City Administrator's Spending Limit (7 minutes)
Motion and discussion regarding increasing the City Administrator's spending limit to $20,000.
Full Length Meeting Video (2 hours 58 minutes in length)
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of this meeting! This video has built in controls that allow you to easily move around within it as well as providing for full screen viewing if desired.
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