As the British might say, it's a frightfully interesting evening of local government coming up on Halloween night at .
With the fifth Monday comes an opportunity to talk policy on important issues, and there are four biggies to be discussed, start at 7 p.m.
Former aldermanic candidate has suggested some for in Geneva, including a higher fine and mandatory community service. That's No. 1 on the agenda.
Council members also will talk openly about parking violation fees, always something of interest to the local business community as well as any of us who regularly park in Geneva—which is pretty much all of us over the age of 16.
Then there's a policy discussion on the business district, especially pertinent because of the as well as Jeff Ward's recent column predicting the as we know it.
Then there's expected to be a policy discussion about the . We can only hope that the policy might include holding the line on taxes, although it should always be noted that the city's tax rate is less than a tenth of the School District's.
So there you have it. Major policy discussions on All Hallows Eve.
Here's the agenda:
Monday, October 31, 2011
City Hall Council Chambers
109 James Street
Geneva, IL 60134
SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
1. Call to Order
2. Items of Business
a. Policy Discussion on Underage Drinking Regulations
b. Policy Discussion on Parking Violation Fees
c. Policy Discussion on Downtown Business District
d. Policy Discussion on 2012 Tax Levy
3. New Business
4. Upcoming Meetings: Committee of the Whole: Nov. 14, 2011.