Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, June 27, 2023 07:00 PM Village Hall Board Room

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1.Call to Order

2.Pledge of Allegiance

3.Roll Call

4.Introduction of Staff

5.Minutes:

  1. Consider a motion to approve the minutes from the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held on June 13, 2023.

6.Claims List:

  1. Consider a motion to approve the Claims List of Tuesday, June 27, 2023 in the amount of $276,613.15

7.Hear from the Audience

8.Appointment(s):

  1. Consider a motion to appoint Nicole Gleeson to the Beautification Committee for a five-year term ending on June 27, 2028.

9.Presentation(s):

  1. President Hofeld will present an award to Camille Johnson as the winner of the contest for guessing the number of streets in the Village of Homewood.

10.Omnibus Vote: Consider a motion to pass, approve, authorize, accept, or award the following item(s):

  1. A.R-3148/Retirement of Street Division Supervisor/Robert W. Pettigrew:  Pass a resolution congratulating Robert W. Pettigrew on his retirement from the Village of Homewood Public Works Department.

  2. B.R-3149/Redevelopment Agreement/East Hazel Crest/Wind Creek Casino:  Pass a resolution approving a redevelopment agreement between the Village of Homewood, the Village of East Hazel Crest, and Wind Creek IL, LLC for the redevelopment of property to construct a casino, hotel and parking garage within the Northeast Tax Increment Redevelopment Project Area in Homewood and the Halsted Street Redevelopment Project Area in the Village of East Hazel Crest.

  3. C.Budget Amendment/Waive Competitive Bidding/Purchase of I-Plan Tables:  Approve a budget amendment allocating $25,280 of ARPA funds for the purchase of two I-Plan tables; waive competitive bidding due to the technical nature of the item making competition impractical or negating standardization [Purchasing Policy - Section 5(5)]; and, approve the purchase of two I-Plan tables for  from iProjectSolutions LLC of St. Joseph, MO for an amount not to exceed $25,280.

  4. D.Budget Amendment/Bid Award/Fire Department Front Apron Replacement/Strada Construction Co.: Approve a budget amendment allocating $94,572 of American Rescue Plan Act funds for the removal and replacement of the entire east side of the front concrete apron of the Fire Department, as well as the concrete curb and sidewalk along Dixie Highway; and award the bid to Strada Construction Co. of Addison, IL as the lowest responsible bidder for an amount not to exceed $94,572.

  5. E.Bid Award/Water Distribution System Leak Survey Project/M.E. Simpson Company, Inc.:  Award a bid to M.E. Simpson Company, Inc. of Valparaiso, IN, the lowest responsible bidder, for the Water Distribution System Leak Survey Project, in an amount not to exceed $25,425.

  6. F.Budget Amendment/Waive Competitive Bidding/Purchase Turnout Gear/Municipal Emergency Services, Inc.:  Approve a budget amendment allocating $73,550 of ARPA funds; waive competitive bidding due to a sole source provider; and, approve the purchase of 20 sets of fire turnout gear coats and 21 sets of fire turnout gear pants from Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. of Lombard, IL in an amount not to exceed $73,550.

  7. G.Bid Award/Marlin Lane & Marlin Court Water Main and Storm Sewer Improvements/M&J Underground Inc.: Award the bid for a 2023 Capital Improvement Program for Marlin Lane & Marlin Court Water Main and Storm Sewer Improvements to M&J Underground Inc. of Monee, IL, the lowest responsible bidder, for a contract amount of $675,138.81.

  8. H.Budget Amendment/Bid Award/Lincoln Avenue Water Main Replacement - Water Main Parts/Core & Main: Approve a budget amendment allocating $137,000 of ARPA fund for the Lincoln Avenue Main Replacement Project; and award a material purchase contract to Core & Main of Mokena, IL, the lowest responsible bidder, to purchase water main parts at the unit prices listed in the attached bid tabulation for an amount not to exceed $29,078.60. 

  9. I.M-2256/Zoning Variance/Parking Pad/17915 Riedle Court: Pass an ordinance granting a variance to allow a parking pad at 17915 Riedle Court, Homewood, Cook County, Illinois.

11.New Business:

  1. A.Budget Amendment/Option to Purchase/1313 175th Street:  Consider a motion to approve a budget amendment of $25,000 in the Northeast TIF Fund for an option to purchase the office building at 1313 175th Street from Huey Plaza LLC.

  2. B.Letter of Intent/1313 and 1351 175th Street/Apparel Redefined:  Consider a motion to approve a Letter of Intent with Apparel Redefined for purchase and redevelopment of the office building at 1313 175th Street and adjacent Village-owned vacant land at 1351 175th Street into a light manufacturing facility in the Northeast TIF.

12.General Board Discussion

13.Adjourn

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