City of Kewanee Releases Lengthy Agenda for First Online City Council Meeting

The Kewanee City Council will meet via the Zoom App for the next City Council Meeting on Monday the 13th. The agenda for that meeting was released on Thursday afternoon and it is extensive.

New Business

a) Consideration of an Ordinance #4001 Granting a variance to Dan & Brenda Kuffel, 224 E.
Garfield St., Kewanee, IL. 61443

b) Consideration of an Ordinance #4005 to grant a Special Use Permit to use the existing
building and property at 133 E. Division St. as residential and to remodel the same.

c) Consideration of a Resolution #5205 Awarding the contract for lawn maintenance of nuisance
properties to All Season’s Lawn Care of Atkinson IL.

d) Consideration of A Resolution # 5206 Committing funds from the revolving loan fund of the
City of Kewanee to Excelled Sheepskin and Leather, and declaring that this resolution shall be
in full force immediately.

e) Consideration of a Resolution #5207 to authorize the City Manager to execute a right of way
agreement with Cambridge Telecommunications Services, Inc., for high speed internet service.

f) Consideration of an Ordinance #4000 Approving and Authorizing the execution of a
professional services agreement for the first amendment to the Kewanee Downtown Tax
Increment Financing District by and between the City of Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois and
Jacob & Klein, ltd. and the Economic Development Group, ltd.

g) Consideration of a Resolution #5203 Authorizing the expenditure of funds to provide for the
health and welfare of Kewanee residents suffering from the impacts of social distancing and
limitations on the supply chain and availability of food, hygiene, and cleaning products in
response to the global pandemic

h) Consideration of a Resolution # 5204 authorizing the payment of certain routine and recurring
expenses in the event of a declared emergency.

i) Consideration of an Ordinance #4002 Amending Ordinance No. 3904 related to the
establishment of an Enterprise Zone in the (Jurisdiction) of Henry County, Illinois, pursuant to an
Intergovernmental Agreement with the Cities of Kewanee, Galva, Geneseo, the Villages of
Annawan, Atkinson, Cambridge, Orion, Woodhull and the County of Henry (the “Jurisdictions”)

j) Consideration of an Ordinance #4003 enacting a policy statement expressing a commitment
to encourage the development of business entities and the hiring of individuals defined as
minorities, women and persons with disabilities within the Kewanee/Henry County Enterprise
Zone.

k) Consideration of an Ordinance #4004 Amending Ordinance No. 3904 related to the
establishment of an Enterprise Zone in the (Jurisdiction) of Henry County, Illinois, pursuant to an
Intergovernmental Agreement with the Cities of Kewanee, Galva, Geneseo, the Villages of
Annawan, Atkinson, Cambridge, Orion, Woodhull and the County of Henry (the “Jurisdictions”)

l) Consideration of A Resolution #5208 authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute all
documents that are necessary and proper for the City of Kewanee to apply to the State of Illinois
Community Development Block Grant for funding through the Downstate Small Business
Stabilization Program.

m) Discussion and Direction in the creation of locally funded incentive programs.

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