On the Agenda in Park Forest and District 515, Prairie State College

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Park Forest Village Hall. (Photo: Wendy Heise)

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— The Park Forest Village Board will hold a Rules and a Regular Meeting on Monday, November 26, and the Board Of Illinois Community College District No. 515, Prairie State College, will meet on Tuesday, November 27, at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room (No. 2274) at the college. The Regular Meeting of the Park Forest Village Board includes first reading of the proposed tax levy beginning on July 1, 2007 and ending on June 30, 2008. If passed, the levy would represent a 3.3% increase.

The agenda for the Rules Meeting includes the following:

  1. Cable Commission “Pass Through” Fee Recommendation
  2. AT&T Project Light Speed Ordinances:
    1. An Ordinance Amending Chapter 26 (Cable Communications) Article III (Franchise) of the Code of Ordinances and adding Article IV (Cable/Video Service Provider Fees and Peg Access Support Fees) to provide for Cable/Video Service Provider Fees and Peg Access Support Fees
    2. An Ordinance Amending Chapter 26 (Cable Communications) Article III (Franchise) and Adding Article V to Provide for Cable and Video Customer Protection
  3. An Ordinance Granting a Variation to District Size in the C-2 Commercial Zoning District
  4. An Ordinance Granting a Zoning Map Amendment for 2330 Western Avenue
  5. A Resolution Adopting Strategic Planning Goals for Fiscal Year for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Illinois Street Lift Station Improvements

The agenda for the Regular Meeting includes the following:

CONSENT:

  • Motion: Approve the Minutes of the Special Rules Meeting of October 27, 2007; the Minutes of the Saturday Rules Meeting of November 3, 2007
  • Resolution: A Resolution Adopting Strategic Planning Goals for Fiscal Year 2008-2009
  • Motion: A Motion to Approve the Illinois Street Pumping Station Improvements

DEBATABLE:

  • Ordinance: An Ordinance Establishing A Pass Through Fee for Public, Educational and Governmental (“PEG”) Access Capital (First Reading)
  • Ordinance: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 26 (Cable Communications) Article III (Franchise) of the Code of Ordinances and adding Article IV (Cable/Video
  • Service Provider Fees and Peg Access Support Fees) to provide for Cable/Video Service Provider Fees and Peg Access Support Fees
    (First Reading)
  • Ordinance: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 26 (Cable Communications) Article III (Franchise) and Adding Article V to Provide for Cable and Video Customer Protection (First Reading)
  • Ordinance: An Ordinance Levying Taxes for all Corporate Purposes for the Village of Park Forest, Cook and Will Counties, Illinois, for the Fiscal Year Beginning on the First day of July, 2007 and Ending on the Thirtieth of June, 2008 (First Reading)
  • Ordinance: An Ordinance to Abate a Portion of the 2007 Tax Levy for the Village of Park Forest, Cook and Will Counties, Illinois (Tax Levy Abatement Ordinance) (First Reading)
  • An Ordinance: An Ordinance Granting a Variation to District Size in the C-2 Commercial Zoning District (Final Reading)
  • Ordinance: An Ordinance Granting a Zoning Map Amendment for 2330 Western Avenue (Final Reading)

Public comments follow comments by the Village Manager, Trustees, and Attoryney, and are restricted to items on the agenda at Rules Meetings. The entire agenda complete with comprehensive notes and memoranda for this meeting may be found here. The agenda at this link changes when new agendas are posted.

Among the numerous items on the Prairie State College agenda are a motion to accept the retirement of Mr. Robert Fairbank, Director of Athletics & Physical Education, effective, August 20, 2009; a motion to approve the full-time faculty overload compensation in the amount of $2,764.50, adjunct faculty compensation in the amount of $39,073.90, and compensation for staff on teaching assignments for credit courses in the amount of $755.00, for the second eight weeks of the 2007 fall term; and a motion to approve adjunct faculty compensation in the amount of $70,804.00 and compensation for administrators and staff on teaching assignments in the amount of $3,235.00, for non-credit courses, for the second eight weeks of the 2007 fall term.

The entire agenda for this meeting may be found here.