Mt. Vernon City Council To Meet

(MT. VERNON, IL) — The Mt. Vernon City Council will make a second attempt to proceed with an agenda today in a special meeting. The meeting will be held due to the meeting notice and agenda not being posted at the meeting site as required by the Open Meetings Act and also not being posted on the City of Mt. Vernon website. Among items on the agenda, The council will hear bid results for demolition of 9 residential properties within the city of Mt. Vernon. The City Attorney will read a rezoning ordinance for property at Continental Tire located at 11525 North Illinois Route 142 from AG-General Agriculture to I2-General Industrial., as well as a resolution imposing a moratorium on granting variances on minimum floor area for residential units established by Article 21 of the zoning code. Also, the City Attorney will give first ordinance readings authorizing a sale of municipal surplus vehicles and approving a tax increment redevelopment agreement with Menard, Inc. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon City Hall.