Ordinances of the City of Watseka, Il

Ord. No. Date Passed Description of Ordinance
1758 11/21/1994 Abatement of 1994 property tax levy for payment of 1990 bonds Series A (not codified)



1759 11/21/1994 Abatement of 1994 property tax levy for payment of 1990 bonds Series B (not codified)



1760 11/21/1994 Abatement of 1994 property tax levy for payment of 1991 Series A TIF District and general


obligation bonds (not codified)



1761 11/21/1994 Abatement of 1994 property tax levy for payment of corporate purpose bonds Series 1994


(not codified)



1762 12/19/1994 Approving a modification of a sublease by and between Ronald Storm and T & D Metal


Products Co. at the publicly owned Watseka Eastside Industrial Park (not codified)



1763 12/19/1994 Approving the security interest subordination agreement pertaining to the prior CDAP


with T & D Metal Co. (not codified)



1764 12/19/1994 Pertaining to residency requirements for Police Department personnel and amending Ordinance


No. 1504 and Chapter VI of the municipal code (Section 6-59a)



1765 1/26/1995 Requiring elevation certificate in special flood hazard areas of the City and amending Chapter


25 of the revised ordinances as amended by Ordinance Nos. 1543 and 1622


(Section 24-1-2-1, 24-11-12-12, 24-11-30-2, 24-11-30-8, and 24-11-31-2)



1766 2/21/1995 Establishing rates for garbage collection and amending Section 29-27 of revised ordinances


and amending prior Ordinance Nos. 1433, 1456 and 1697 (Section 29-27)



1767 2/21/1995 Approving a preliminary plat of J. J. Subdivision (Planning Commission Report) (not codified)



1768 3/20/1995 Establishing special event liquor license and amending Section 22-6 and 22-9 of Chapter 22


of revised ordinances, 1980 and previous amended Ordinance Nos. 1614 and 1568


(Sections 22-6 and 22-9)



1769 3/20/1995 Pertaining to agreement by and between the City and Vermilion Waste Systems for


the collection and disposal of garbage (agreement attached) (not codified)



1770 3/20/1995 Appointing a Zoning Commission (Todd Thiele & Merle Thiele)—Rezoning (not codified)



1771 3/20/1995 Pertaining to reimbursement of City for TIF eligible costs for public projects being more


specifically Phase II of disposal plant improvements (not codified)



1772 3/20/1995 Authorizing purchase and approving contract for the purchase of certain real estate from


Watseka Farmers Grain Co. (road out south Second Street adjoining brush and disposal)


(not codified)



1773 4/17/1995 Roy Baier zoning variance for funeral home and single family residence (not codified)






1774 4/17/1995 Establishing special event liquor licenses for “for-profit” business and amending Sections 22-6


and 22-9 of revised ordinances, 1980, as previously amended by Ordinance Nos. 1614,


1568 & 1768 (Sections 22-6, 22-8, and 22-9)



1775 5/15/1995 Amending zoning ordinances of the City, more particularly redesignating a certain tract


as a B-1 business district (Todd Thiele & Merle Thiele property at Chicago and North Streets)


(not codified)



1776 6/19/1995 Granting a variance to zoning ordinance of City – set back requirement on South 4th Street


(not codified)



1777 6/19/1995 Approving a Pre-Annexation Agreement (Ferrero) (agreement attached) (not codified)



1778 6/19/1995 Appointing Zoning Commission for Gary and Sarah Ferrero to amend zoning ordinance


(not codified)



1779 6/19/1995 Annual Appropriation Ordinance (not codified)



1780 6/19/1995 Pertaining to extension of certain agreements for the provision of fire protection services of


certain areas surrounding City of Watseka – attached agreements – Exhibits A, B, C & D


(to 1997 & 3-yr. to December 31, 2000) (not codified)



1781 6/19/1995 Appointing a Zoning Commission to consider amendment of City zoning ordinances


for setbacks for duplex housing (not codified)



1782 6/19/1995 Pertaining to traffic controlled by a stop sign and amending Chapter 46 of the revised


ordinances of the City, 1980, and more specifically, amending Section 46-100 and Ordinance


Nos. 1512, 1619, 1701, 1704 & 1715 by adding thereto the designation of four addition stop


intersections, being the intersection of Second Street with Washington and Jackson,


the intersection of Fourth Street with Elm and North (Section 46-100)



1783 6/19/1995 Pertaining to borrowing funds for purpose of financing acquisition of 1995 dump truck


for the sewer department (not codified)



1784 7/17/1995 Annexing certain territory to the City on the petition of Gary and Sarah Ferrero


(Middleport Township) (not codified)



1785 8/21/1995 Granting variance to zoning ordinance (Witte property – 566 Porter Ave. – east side 8.19


feet – South 9th St.) (not codified)



1786 8/21/1995 Approving development agreement for T & D Metal Products and approving a tax abatement


as incentive for said expansion (not codified)



1787 8/21/1995 Amending zoning ordinances of City and reclassifying a certain parcel of real estate on


petition by Gary and Sarah Ferrero (from R-1 residential to B-1 business district)


(not codified)



1788 8/21/1995 Approving modified Intergovernmental Agreement with Woodland Fire Protection District


for fire protection services (thru December 31, 1997) (not codified)



1789 8/21/1995 Pertaining to lot standards for duplexes and amending Section 16-4(e)1 of the revised


ordinances of the City, 1980 (subdivide as separate parcel size of lot) (Section 16-4(e)1)



1790 8/21/1995 Amending zoning ordinances of City, more particularly, Section 36-154 of Chapter 36,


as it pertains to setback requirements for duplexes (setback – separate lot or parcel)


(Section 36-154)



1791 8/21/1995 Annexing certain territory to City, said territory being owned by City and occupied as a


landscape waste disposal site (S. 2nd St. dump site) (not codified)



1792 9/5/1995 Pertaining to fees for building permits and amending Section 39-4 of revised ordinances


of City, 1980, and prior Ordinance No. 1672 (Section 39-4)



1793 9/5/1995 Establishing fee for filing petitions for special use zoning amendments or variances and amending


Section 36-128 of revised ordinances of City (Section 36-128)



1794 9/5/1995 Establishing salary for building official of City and amending Ordinance No. 1672 (not codified)



1795 9/5/1995 Providing for compensation for City officials for expense of office and amending


Chapter 14 of revised ordinances of City by adding thereto a section to be enumerated


as Section 14-10 (Section 14-10)



1796 9/5/1995 Prohibiting private water wells in the City of Watseka and amending Chapter 35 of revised


ordinances of City by adding thereto an additional section being enumerated as Section 35-38.1


(Section 35-38.1)



1797 9/18/1995 Established a standing committee of the City Council being a committee on flood plain


and building management, and amending Chapter 2 of the revised ordinances


(Section 2-9.1)



1798 9/18/1995 Pertaining to smoke alarm inspections and amending Chapter 10 of revised ordinances by adding


thereto an additional section being enumerated as Section 10-27


(Section 10-27)



1799 11/20/1995 Tax Levy Ordinance (not codified)



1800 11/20/1995 Appointing a Zoning Commission (not codified)



1801 11/20/1995 Pertaining to traffic controlled by a stop sign and amending Chapter 46 of the revised


ordinances, 1980, and more specifically, amending therein Section 46-100 and Ordinance


Nos. 1512, 1619, 1701, 1704, 1715 & 1782 by adding designation of


additional stop intersection, being for southbound traffic at corner of 4th and Elm Streets, and for


northbound traffic at corner of 4th and North Streets (Section 46-100)



1802 12/18/1995 Abatement of 1995 property tax levy for payment of general obligation sewer works


improvement bonds (not codified)



1803 12/18/1995 Abatement of 1995 property tax levy for payment of 1990 Bonds Series A (not codified)



1804 12/18/1995 Abatement of 1995 property tax levy for payment of 1990 Bonds Series B (not codified)



1805 12/18/1995 Abatement of 1995 property tax levy for payment of 1991 Series A TIF District and general


obligation bonds (not codified)



1806
Abatement of 1995 property tax levy for payment of corporate purpose bonds Series 1994


(not codified)



1807 12/18/1995 Pertaining to fees for building permits and amending Section 39-4 of revised ordinances,


1980, and prior Ordinance Nos. 1672 and 1792 (Section 39-4)



1808 1/16/1996 Annexing certain territory to the City of Watseka, the parcel being annexed being commonly


referred to as a part of the sanitary disposal treatment site (map attached) (not codified)



1809 1/16/1996 Authorizing execution of a CIPS Co. right-of-way grant (grant attached) (Veteran’s Parkway)


(not codified)



1810 1/22/1996 Amending the zoning ordinance of the City reclassifying a certain tract of real estate


commonly referred to as the Landscape Disposal Site from an R-1 to a public use district


(not codified)



1811 2/7/1996 Authorizing the purchase of a fire truck and authorizing the borrowing of funds for


the financing of said truck (not codified)



1812 2/20/1996 Authorizing sale of a vehicle (not codified)



1813 2/20/1996 Appointing a Zoning Commission for the purpose of considering rezoning of the proposed


sanitation disposal site (not codified)



1814 3/18/1996 Granting zoning variance for Gerald E. and Joanne M. Noonan (not codified)



1815 3/18/1996 Revising fees for liquor licenses and amending Section 22-9 of the revised ordinances as


previously amended (Section 22-9)



1816 4/11/1996 Authorizing the purchase and approving a contract for the purchase of certain real estate


(Ed Ferry, seller for Sewage Waste Disposal facility) (not codified)



1817 4/15/1996 Pertaining to the acquisition of a loader hoe (not codified)



1818 4/15/1996 Pertaining to users fees for waste water treatment & for sewer tap connections, and amending


Sections 35-4 and 35-57 of the revised ordinances, and as previously amended by


Ordinance No. 1534 (not codified)



1819 4/18/1996 Pertaining to consent to merger of T & D Metal Products Co. and assumption of various liabilities


of said company by T & D Metal Products, LLC (not codified)



1820 4/29/1996 Pertaining to user fees for wastewater treatment and more particularly amending provisions


as to basic users rate and amending Section 4 of Article I, Chapter 3, of Ordinance No 1534


(not codified)



1821 4/29/1996 Pertaining to lease of certain real estate to Watseka Rural King Supply, Inc. (not codified)



1822 4/29/1996 Pertaining to an agreement for modification of a prior TIF Agreement with T & D Metal


Products, Inc. (not codified)



1823 4/29/1996 Pertaining to an agreement for modification of a prior TIF Agreement with T & D Metal


Products, Inc. (not codified)



1824
Pertaining to parking regulations and amending Section 46-111 of the revised ordinances


(Section 46-111)



1825 5/20/1996 Prevailing Wage Rate Ordinance (not codified)



1826 5/20/1996 Pertaining to maternity leave for police officers, and amending police rules by adding two


additional sections enumerated as Sections 12.9A and 12.9B (not codified)



1827 6/10/1996 Prevailing Wage Rate Ordinance (not codified)



1828 6/17/1996 Annexing certain territory to the City (Martin Subdivision) (not codified)



1829 6/17/1996 Pertaining to regulation of tobacco products and repealing Article II of Chapter 23 and Section


53-18 of the revised ordinances, and amending said ordinances by adding thereto


an additional chapter to be enumerated as Chapter 23A (Sections 23A-1 to 23A-12)



1830 6/17/1996 Annual Appropriation Ordinance (1996-1997) (not codified)



1831 7/8/1996 Authorizing purchase of a truck for use by the disposal plant department, and authorizing


borrowing of funds for the financing of said truck (not codified)



1832 7/8/1996 Providing for the issue of $5,535,000.00 corporate purpose bonds, Series 1996, of the City,


and the levy and collection of a direct annual tax for the payment of the principal and


interest on said bonds (not codified)



1833 7/8/1996 Authorizing and directing the execution of an escrow agreement in connection wit the issuance of


corporate purpose bonds, Series 1996 (not codified)



1834 8/12/1996 Pertaining to acquisition of a loader hoe and amending Ordinance No. 1817 (not codified)



1835 8/12/1996 Authorizing vacation of an easement in Eastside Subdivision, approving sublease agreement


in Eastside Subdivision, transferring tax abatement agreement from Ron Storm as sublessee


to T & D, and approving leasehold mortgage of T & D to Iroquois Federal Savings


& Loan Assn. (not codified)



1836 8/19/1996 Appointing Zoning Commission – Frank Mathewson property west on Rt. 24 across the


bridge (from mobile home to B-1) (not codified)



1837 8/27/1996 In-line skates and amending Chapter 46 (not passed – 9-20-96)



1838 8/27/1996 Initiating zoning and appointing Zoning Commission (VanHoveln & Bills) (not codified)



1839 9/16/1996 Rezoning property of Frank Mathewson from mobile home to B-1 (not codified)



1840 9/16/1996 Amending zoning ordinance located property in Block 58 of original town of Middleport from


R-2 to B-1 (West Side Motors) (not codified)



1841 9/16/1996 Vacating a portion of Pleasant Street (not codified)



1842 9/26/1996 Creating TIF Agreement for Joda and Jane Crabtree for Burger King (not codified)



1843 9/26/1996 Regulating peddlers and solicitors (not codified)



1844 9/26/1996 Regulating itinerant merchants (Sections 38-1 to 38-16)



1845 10/21/1996 Tax Levy Ordinance (not codified)



1846 10/21/1996 Granting special use permit for landing of helicopter for emergency medical purposes at Watseka


Community High School football field (not codified)



1847 10/21/1996 Pertaining to bond requirements for officers and employees who handle City funds


(Section 5-30)



1848 12/24/1996 Vacating an alley in Block 6, in original town of Middleport (not codified)



1849 12/24/1996 Establishing additional Class 7 liquor license known as “banquet licenses” (Sections 22-6,


22-8, and 22-9)



1850 11/25/1996 Approving agreement between City and Iroquois County Emergency Telephone Systems


(not codified)



1851 12/16/1996 Abatement of 1996 property tax levy for Series 1994 bonds (not codified)



1852 12/16/1996 Abatement of 1996 property tax levy for 1996 bonds (not codified)



1853 12/16/1996 Adding stop signs at Oak & 7th, 2nd & Hickory, and Locust & 8th (Section 46-100)



1854 1/18/1997 Pertaining to the borrowing of funds for the purpose of acquiring 1997 Ford truck for Sewer


Department (not codified)



1855 1/18/1997 Authorizing Eastern Illini Electric to construct, operate and maintain a system for transmission,


distribution and sale of electric energy in a portion of the City of Watseka (not codified)



1856 1/18/1997 Transferring 1997 private activity bond allocation to the Illinois Development Finance Authority


for revenue bonds (not codified)



1857 3/17/1997 Amending the City’s TIF Redevelopment Plan and approving the repaving of Oak Street


between 6th and 8th Streets as a TIF project (not codified)



1858 3/24/1997 Pertaining to water service deposits, new connections, water meters, and amending sections


35-17, 35-19 and 35-23 of revised ordinances (Sections 35-17, 35-19, and 35-23)



1859 3/24/1997 Regulating fencing of private swimming pools (Section 39-204)



1860 3/24/1997 Regulating fences and amending the revised ordinances of the City (Sections 39-A-1 to 39-A-8)



1861 4/21/1997 Approving an additional block to Oak repaving between 5th and 6th Streets (not codified)



1862 4/21/1997 Amending the City TIF plan and approving reconstruction of Hubbard St. as a TIF project


(not codified)



1863 4/21/1997 Granting variance from the requirement of Section 36-198(A)(3) of the Watseka Zoning


Ordinance (Section 36-198 A 3)



1864 6/16/1997 Extending authorizing to CIPS to construct, operate and maintain an electric utility system in City


(not codified)



1865 6/16/1997 Prevailing Wage Rate Ordinance—ascertaining the prevailing rate of wages for laborers,


workmen, & mechanics employed on Public Works of said City (not codified)



1866 6/16/1997 Annexing certain territory to the City of Watseka (Jones & Hamilton) (not codified)



1867 6/26/1997 Housing development amendment to the TIF Redevelopment Plan and projects for TIF


I – Jones Development (not codified)



1868 6/26/1997 Housing development amendment to the TIF Redevelopment Plan and projects for TIF I


– Kingdon’s (not codified)



1869 7/2/1997 Authorizing the execution of a CIPS Co. lease (not codified)



1870 7/21/1997 Annual Appropriation Ordinance (not codified)



1871 6/24/1997 Granting variance to the zoning ordinance (not codified)



1872
Approving the plat of the Harries Resubdivision of Lots 1, 2 & 3 of Block 2 of Lot 22


of Sheridan’s Subdivision (not codified)



1873 8/28/1997 Appointing a Zoning Commission (not codified)



1874 8/28/1997 Appointing a Zoning Commission to hear question of Jones Homes & Development, Inc. petition


for planned unit development (not codified)



1875 10/20/1997 Granting special use allowing for planned unit development (not codified)



1876 10/20/1997 Approving the plat of Fleming Ct. subdivision to Watseka (not codified)



1877 10/20/1997 Amending Chapter 2 of the municipal code – change in time of regular monthly meeting


(not codified)



1878 10/20/1997 Amending Chapter 36 (zoning) – special use of property (not codified)



1879 10/20/1997 Amending Chapter 12 (plan commission) pertaining to power of planning commission


(not codified)



1880 12/15/1997 Tax Levy Ordinance (May 1, 1997 – April 30, 1998) (not codified)



1881 12/15/1997 Approving a tax abatement as an incentive for expansion of Watseka UARCO (not codified)



1882
Held for TIF III – not acted on



1883
Held for TIF III – not acted on



1884 1/19/1998 Parcel inclusion amendment to the TIF Redevelopment Plan & District for TIF I (not codified)



1885 1/19/1998 Abate chronic nuisance properties (not codified)



1886 1/27/1998 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for new police vehicle $17066.20 (not codified)



1887 2/2/1998 Annexing certain territory to the City on the petition of Randall Trumble and First Trust


& Savings Bank (not codified)



1888 3/2/1998 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for purpose of buying new police vehicle (not codified)



1889 3/16/1998 Abatement of 1997 property tax levy for payment of corporate purpose bonds Series 1996


(not codified)



1890 3/16/1998 Abatement of 1997 property tax levy for payment of corporate purpose bonds Series 1994


(not codified)



1891 3/16/1998 Amending Chapter 29 – garbage collection fee increase



1892 3/23/1998 Amending Chapter 2 – deleting committees – replacing committees



1893 3/23/1998 Amending Chapter 5 – appointing officers (Supt. of employees)



1894 3/23/1998 Amending Chapter 6 (Police Dept.) – auxiliary police



1895 4/20/1998 Amending the City ordinance – fire limits



1896 4/20/1998 Designating certain handicapped parking (130 W. Cherry) (not codified)



1897 4/20/1998 Amending Chapter 22 – liquor license limitations



1898 4/20/1998 Amending Chapter 17 (Nuisances) – off-road vehicles & dust



1899 4/30/1998 Commercial development amendment to the TIF Redevelopment Plan and projects for TIF I


(Dralle property development) (not codified)



1900 4/30/1998 Service contract with TIF consultant for TIF I (not codified)



1901 5/18/1998 Amending Chapter 46 (Parking Regulations) – time limit on parking for 2 or more axles excess


of 2 hours (not codified)



1902 5/21/1998 Amending Chapter 40 (Electricity) to read as National Electrical Code and electrical


equipment defined (not codified)



1903 6/15/1998 Prevailing Wage Rate Ordinance (not codified)



1904 6/15/1998 Commercial development amendment to TIF and projects for TIF I – adding to commercial


business– LCI seeks to develop certain property (not codified)



1905 7/9/1998 Prairie Improvement Corp. seeking variance and approval of subdivision for property at


617 S. 5th St. (not codified)



1906 7/20/1998 Annual Appropriation Ordinance (not codified)



1907 7/20/1998 Granting special use to permit landing of helicopters at Iroquois Memorial Hospital


(not codified)



1908 8/17/1998 Approving Redevelopment Plan for TIF II (not codified)



1909 8/17/1998 Designating TIF II area (not codified)



1910 8/17/1998 Adopting TIF II (not codified)



1911 9/21/1998 Amending Chapter 46 – additions to stop streets



1912 9/21/1998 Amending Chapter 45 – displaying merchandise on sidewalks



1913 9/21/1998 Designating handicapped parking – St. Edmund’s (not codified)



1914 9/21/1998 Amending Chapter 10 – burning ordinance



1915 10/19/1998 Approving TIF Redevelopment Agreement for TIF II (not codified)



1916 11/16/1998 Vacating alley, Block 54 – petition filed by E. Grove (not codified)



1917 11/16/1998 Tax Levy Ordinance (May 1, 1998 – April 30, 1999) (not codified)



1918 1/18/1999 Amending Chapter 6, Section 106 of the Employee Handbook (changing residency


requirements for employees) (Sections 6-16, 6-59a and 6-106)



1919 1/18/1999 Amending TIF Redevelopment Plan and Approving TIF façade improvement program


(not codified)



1920 2/15/1999 Authorizing and providing for issuance & sale of Series 1999 Bonds not to exceed


$4,000,000.00 (not codified)



1921 2/15/1999 Handicapped parking – south end of Iroquois Memorial Hospital on Fairman (not codified)






1922 2/15/1999 Abatement of 1998 property tax levy for payment of corporate purpose bonds Series 1996


(not codified)



1923 2/15/1999 Abatement of 1998 property tax levy for payment of corporate purpose bonds Series 1994


(not codified)



1924 2/15/1999 Proposal for Redevelopment Agreement with Stan Clark for TIF I (not codified)



1925 2/15/1999 Authorizing execution of real estate sales contract between City and Watseka Senior


Apartments Limited Partnership as purchaser (not codified)



1926 4/19/1999 Held for TIF III



1927 4/19/1999 Held for TIF III



1928 4/19/1999 Held for TIF III



1929 4/19/1999 Approving variance in required side yards for Lot 15, Block 5 of Stanleys Addition


(not codified)



1930 4/19/1999 Approving the re-subdivision of Lots 7 & 8, Block 42 (Jones Homes & Development)


(not codified)



1931 4/19/1999 Authorizing execution of contract for sale and purchase of real estate with Crawford Bus Service


(not codified)



1932 4/19/1999 Amending Chapter 22 – limiting liquor licenses



1933 3/11/1999 Approving temporary and permanent easement (Art & Greta Burns) (not codified)



1934 6/21/1999 Prevailing Wage Rate Ordinance (not codified)



1935 6/21/1999 Approving temporary easement and permanent easement with Lifetime Doors (not codified)



1936 6/21/1999 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for new ambulance building (not codified)



1937 7/1/1999 Prohibiting the solicitation and acceptance of gifts – State Gift Ban Act (not codified)



1938 7/19/1999 Ordinance adopting building codes (Section 36-6)