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CITY OF JOLIET MEETINGS & AGENDAS

Pre-Council 

Regular Meetings: First and Third Monday of each month
5:30 p.m. City Council Chambers

The Pre-Council meeting is the work session of the Mayor and City Council wherein items to be considered by the City Council are reviewed and discussed prior to an actual vote. A public comment period is scheduled at the end of every pre-council meeting, subject to prior scheduling with the City Clerk.        

City of Joliet Agendas, Minutes, and Videos 

City Council

Regular Meetings: First and Third Tuesday of each month
6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers.

The City Council has the final authority for approving petitions for annexations, right-of-way vacations, subdivision approval, zoning changes, planned unit development approvals, and variations of use. The City Council also has the sole authority to modify or change City codes and ordinances, or to waive certain provisions of the City's development regulations. In rendering its decisions, the Council receives a recommendation from the City Manager as well as from the Plan Commission or Zoning Board of Appeals.

2017 City Council Meeting Schedule

City of Joliet Agendas, Minutes, and Videos

Committee Meetings

Baseball Committee 
Councilman Mudron, Chairman
Councilwoman Quillman
Councilman Turk

Current Agenda

Communication, Technology & Information Systems Committee 
Councilwoman Quillman, Chairwoman 
Councilwoman Gavin
Councilman Mudron

Current Agenda

Diversity & Community Relations Committee
Councilwoman Gavin, Chairwoman
Councilman Morris 
Councilwoman Quillman

Current Agenda

Economic Development Committee
Councilman Hug, Chairman
Councilman Morris
Councilman Mudron 

Current Agenda

Finance Committee
Councilman Turk, Chairman
Councilman Gerl
Councilman Mudron

Current Agenda

Joliet Housing Authority Liaison Committee
Councilman Morris, Chairman 
Councilman Don "Duck" Dickinson 
Councilwoman Gavin                  

Current Agenda

Land Use & Legislative Committee
Councilman Morris, Chairman 
Councilman Don "Duck" Dickinson 
Councilwoman Quillman

Current Agenda

Public Safety Committee
Councilman Gerl, Chairman 
Councilman Don "Duck" Dickinson 
Councilwoman Hug

Current Agenda

Public Service Committee
Councilman Hug, Chairman
Councilman Don "Duck" Dickinson 
Councilwoman Gavin

Current Agenda

 

Review Boards

The following boards review development projects within the City of Joliet and conduct public hearings where necessary.

Community Design Review Board

Regular meetings: First Thursday of each month, 9:00 a.m. South Wing Conference Rooms.

The Community Design Review Board is a committee of staff persons from the various City departments who jointly review subdivisions and other development proposals in order to coordinate the staff review and comments concerning these proposals. The Board reviews all petitions filed for review by the Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals and any other business.

Plan Commission

Regular meetings: Third Thursday of each month, 4:00 p.m. City Council Chambers.

The Plan Commission is an advisory body composed of nine (9) Citizen members appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The Commission is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of the General Development Plan for the City of Joliet. The Commission also makes recommendations to the City Council on all petitions for zoning reclassification, annexations, plats of subdivision, planned unit developments and amendments to the zoning ordinance and Subdivision Regulations. The Director of Community & Economic Development is the Secretary to the Commission and all petitions for review by the Plan Commission are filed in the Community & Economic Development office.

City of Joliet E-Agenda & Streaming Video Database

Zoning Board of Appeals

Regular Meetings: Third Thursday of each month, 2:00 p.m. City Council Chambers.

Third Thursday of each month, 2:00 p.m. City Council Chambers.

 

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of seven (7) citizen members appointed by the Mayor and City Council. Two members of the Zoning Board also serve on the Plan Commission. The Board is responsible for hearing and deciding appeals to the interpretation of the zoning ordinances and requests for special exceptions to, or variations from the regulations of the Zoning Ordinance. The board also holds a public hearing and makes a recommendation to the City Council on petitions for variations of use. The Director of Planning is Secretary to the Zoning Board of Appeals, and petitions may be filed at the Planning Division office.

  • Zoning Board Agendas & Minutes

Historic Preservation Commission

Meetings are held at 7:00 P.M.

Community & Economic Development's South Wing Conference Room
(enter doors off W. Washington Street )
Joliet Municipal building, 150 West Jefferson Street, Joliet, Illinois

The Joliet Historic Preservation Commission (JHPC) is an advisory board to the City of Joliet which was established with the Historic Preservation Ordinance of 1990 and subsequent amendments. In short, the JHPC evaluates historic properties and structures for nomination as Local Landmarks or part of Local Historic Districts. Once nominated, the Commission recommends to the Joliet City Council that the properties or structures be designated as a Local Landmark or Local Historic District. The Joliet City Council makes this final determination.

The Commission is made up of 12 volunteer members who are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. Of these members, nine are voting members who must reside in the City of Joliet. The remaining three are non-voting members who can reside outside of City limits. The Commission liaison to the City of Joliet is the Commission Secretary, a City Planner.

Tree Advisory Board

Meetings are held at 3:30 P.M.

Community & Economic Development's South Wing Conference Room
(enter doors off W. Washington Street )
Joliet Municipal building, 150 West Jefferson Street, Joliet, Illinois

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