The Yorkville City Council meets tonight for their regularly stated meeting.
On the agenda are use agreements with the Oswego Police Department for use of the firing range and defense tactics room at the new Oswego Police station on Woolley Rd.
Yorkville Deputy Police Chief Ray Mikolasek says in a memo that Yorkville Police do not currently have a training location to do defense tactics training with officers.
Mikolasek also says that the Kendall County Sheriff's Office has asked Yorkville Police to, "use alternative ranges when possible to reduce the noise at the BNSF range and to help them alleviate the concerns of residents in that area."
As WSPY has previously reported, some residents near the range on Route 71 went before the Kendall County Board with noise concerns.
Paired with the item is an assumption of risk, covenant not to sue and a release agreement on the defense tactics room. The agreements release Oswego Police from liability.
As WSPY also previously reported, the city of Plano discussed a similar agreement for Plano Police officers in recent weeks.
In other items on tonight's agenda, Yorkville aldermen will also consider an amendment to their tobacco code to comply with new state law that raises the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and other nicotine products to 21. The measure was approved in the statehouse under a proposal by Gov. JB Pritzker and goes into effect on July 1st.
Additionally, the YMCA is on the agenda to make a presentation of some sort to the city council. Yorkville City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. at Yorkville City Hall on Game Farm Rd.