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Meeting from the May 1, 2107, Meeting

May 25, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK CLINARD



A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the minutes from the April 17, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve the bills as presented with the exception of the Dinges Fire Company bill. Commissioner Rivara once again asked for details concerning the purchase, Commissioner Porter agreed to hold over the bill and have Fire Chief Popurella give details concerning the grant the city has received and the purchases of equipment made with those grant funds. Bills approved for payment included: City of Oglesby, $107.90; Mark Ambrose, $300.00; Robert Ghighi, $55.15; Danial Moore, $300.00; James Vohs, $300.00; Richard Watts, $134.51; John Zulkowsky, $300.00; USPS, $670.44; Advanced Technology Recycling, $1,500.00; AEA, $2,800.00; Air One Equipment, $83.20; Airgas USA, $3.72; Alan Environmental Products, $179.63; Ameren, $43.41; Anixter, $60.00; Apple Press, $276.85; Benefit Planning Consultants, $230.20; BSN Sports, $219.78; Call One, $2,699.42; Cintas First Aid and Safety, $53.97; Comcast Cable, $209.80; Dinges Fire Company, $12,221.15; Eagle Engraving, $93.60; Economic Development Corp., $4,745.00; Cathie Edens, $54.54; Efficient Billing Systems, $1,933.46; Herbey Fuentas, $50.00; GL Scheri Electric, $268.45; Grainger, $229.38; Health Alliance, $30,167.00; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms, $75.00; Il Department of Agriculture Bureau, $20.00; Il Department of Innovation and Technology, $673.40; Il Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; IV Food and Deli, $71.99; Jacob and Klein, $14,707.25; Kittilson’s Garage, $398.51; Klein Thorpe and Jenkins, $867.00; Steve Maltas, $101.46; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Meade Law Office, $1,437.50; Menards, $140.30; Chris Miskanis, $123.73; Motorola, $129.69; News Tribune, $308.70; OSF St Francis, $152.50; Putnam County Painting, $40,000.00; Ragan Communications, $583.90; RiverStone Group, $285.99; Smart Source, $2,364.36; Standard Insurance, $4,514.33; Standard Insurance-Life, $1,372.92; ULine, $276.66; Universal, $948.85; Jessica Urbanowski, $75.00; Wex Fleet Services, $2,587.76 TOTAL $126,632.71 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept the bid from J.W. Ossola to replace water mains on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant Street for $134,533.00. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept the recommendation of the Design Review Board for the property located at 131 E. Walnut St., formerly known as the Golf ‘n Pub building. Owners Dave and Laura Weiden are redoing the facade, which will feature outdoor seating for a pizzeria/sports bar. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY, to approve the agreement with Hopkins and Associates to perform the FY17 audit. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA, TO PLACE ON FILE Brian Spelich’s First Quarter Building Inspector’s Report for $101,200. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY TO APPROVE the appointments of Pam Delvallee (2021), Jim Clinard (2021), Jason Curran[OC1] (2021), Karen Watson, (2020) and Jim Opsal (2020) to the Plan Commission; Bill Walter (2021) Park Board; Don Shields (2020) Police Commission; Alan Hansen (2019), Police Pension Board; Dan Fitzgerald (2021) Zoning Board of Appeals; Steve Wasilewski (2020) to Design Review Board. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public.

Drew Merriman complained about burning in the city, asking the city to consider a burn ban in the city. He also said he was willing to ride around town with an officer and show them the number of residents who have burn barrels not in compliance with the city ordinance.

Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioners Carey and Yborra announced city services such as branch chipping, appliance pickup and hydrant flushing during May. Commissioner Yborra also said there would be sewer credits offered for those who are filling a pool this summer.

Yborra also thanked the city crews who were called out during the heavy rains Saturday, April 29th.

Mayor Finley reminded residents of the Mayor’s Parade and Dickinson House fundraiser.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn. (7:16 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Becky Clinard, City Clerk



Minutes from the Monday, April 17, 2017 Council Meeting

May 12, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK CLINARD



A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the minutes from the April 3, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented: James Turner, $100.00; AEA, $5,250.00; Aflac, $35.90; Sydney Anderson, $250.00; Anixter, $414.00; Aqua Smart, $3,645.75; ASK Enterprises, $1,079.40; Brownlee Data Systems, $1,350.00; BSN Sports, $3,967.98; Carus Corporation, $966.24; Chamlin & Associates, $5,492.00; Comcast Business, $498.49; Comcast Cable, $104.90; Connecting Point, $310.00; Daley’s Super Service, $166.18; Dinges Fire Company, $58,976.00; Dixon Ottawa Communication, $270.00; Dollar General, $40.60; Dresbach Distributing, $402.50; Cathie Edens, $418.22; Emergency Medical Products, $867.23; Fastenal, $236.45; Feece Oil, $1,261.22; Ferguson Waterworks, $372.30; Ficek Electric, $6,079.16; First Impression, $133.65; Flags USA, $500.00; Game Time, $693.97; Grainco FS, $595.77; William Halberg Jr., $22.02; Halm’s Auto Parts, $39.92; Hawkins, $875.50; Hopkins & Associates, $350.00; Miles Hurr, $36.64; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; Illinois Fiber Resources Group, $1,500.00; IMEA, $206,971.61; Il Valley Regional Dispatch Center, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Visa, $342.32; Illinois Prosecutor Services, $150.00; Illinois Valley Cellular, $1,225.35; IVCH, $5.81; Jack’s Gas & Service, $90.00; John Senica Jr., $430.89; Terry Kamnikar, $193.50; Kendrick Pest Control, $255.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $766.45; Mautino Distributing, $18.75; McConnaughay & Sons, $1,252.76; Menards, $25.74; Mertel Gravel, $493.19; Jesse Mize, $481.03; Nathaniel Mooberry, $200.80; Motorola, $129.69; MTCO, $145.87; Roger Naas, $300.00; Neopost, $419.56; Oglesby Elks Lodge, $50.00; Overhead Door Co., $98.00; Arles Pelszynski, $234.51; Perona Peterlin Andreoni & Brolley, $3,276.50; Ragan Communications, $580.00; Sherwin Williams, $372.68; Smith’s Sales & Service, $21.00; Standard Insurance-Life, $687.66; Staples Credit, $136.82; Stevens Service Center, $40.00; T.E.S.T., $96.00; Thomasson Lumber Co., $10,228.48; USA Bluebook, $1,223.13; Venturelli’s Appliance, $11,361.98; Verizon, $299.01; Zoll Medical Corporation, $466.16 TOTAL $347,061.79 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioner Rivara said he felt it necessary that Commissioner Porter explain the payment to Dinges Fire Company for $58,976.00. Porter explained that the fire department received a federal grant for new equipment, and this purchase was being partially paid for by the approximately $47,000 the city had already received in federal grant money.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Ordinance No. 952-040317, which authorizes the sale of property to Cookie Kingdom. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file bids to replace water mains on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant streets. The engineer’s estimate was $141,619.00; the apparent low bidder was J.W. Ossola at $134,533. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public. There were none.



Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara told the council that the IMEA’s Recycle My Refrigerator had been put on hold and that the city had received a $8,300 grant for LED lighting. Commissioner Yborra asked residents to refrain from leaving grass clippings on the street.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn. (7:07 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Agenda for Monday, May 15, 2017

May 12, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017 @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E. WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

  1. Opening of Meeting

  2. Roll Call

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

  4. Presentation of IMEA Scholarship to Evan Knoblauch

  5. Approve Minutes from the May 1, 2017, Regular Meeting

  6. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

  7. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

  8. Authorization to Seek Bids for Motor Fuel Tax Street Program

  9. Authorization to Seek Bids for Repairs to School Street

  10. Solicitor’s Permit from Benny L Shepherd, Evans Contracting, Marseilles

  11. Approve Reimbursement of Unused Holiday Pay for Police Officers

  12. Approve Reimbursement of Unused Holiday Pay for Ambulance Director

  13. Public Comment

  14. Commissioners’ Reports

  15. Mayor’s Report

  16. Execution Session to discuss “collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives.”

  17. Adjournment

    Posted this 12th day of May, 2017

    Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Minutes from the Monday, April 17, 2017, meeting

May 3, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK CLINARD



A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the minutes from the April 3, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented: James Turner, $100.00; AEA, $5,250.00; Aflac, $35.90; Sydney Anderson, $250.00; Anixter, $414.00; Aqua Smart, $3,645.75; ASK Enterprises, $1,079.40; Brownlee Data Systems, $1,350.00; BSN Sports, $3,967.98; Carus Corporation, $966.24; Chamlin & Associates, $5,492.00; Comcast Business, $498.49; Comcast Cable, $104.90; Connecting Point, $310.00; Daley’s Super Service, $166.18; Dinges Fire Company, $58,976.00; Dixon Ottawa Communication, $270.00; Dollar General, $40.60; Dresbach Distributing, $402.50; Cathie Edens, $418.22; Emergency Medical Products, $867.23; Fastenal, $236.45; Feece Oil, $1,261.22; Ferguson Waterworks, $372.30; Ficek Electric, $6,079.16; First Impression, $133.65; Flags USA, $500.00; Game Time, $693.97; Grainco FS, $595.77; William Halberg Jr., $22.02; Halm’s Auto Parts, $39.92; Hawkins, $875.50; Hopkins & Associates, $350.00; Miles Hurr, $36.64; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; Illinois Fiber Resources Group, $1,500.00; IMEA, $206,971.61; Il Valley Regional Dispatch Center, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Visa, $342.32; Illinois Prosecutor Services, $150.00; Illinois Valley Cellular, $1,225.35; IVCH, $5.81; Jack’s Gas & Service, $90.00; John Senica Jr., $430.89; Terry Kamnikar, $193.50; Kendrick Pest Control, $255.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $766.45; Mautino Distributing, $18.75; McConnaughay & Sons, $1,252.76; Menards, $25.74; Mertel Gravel, $493.19; Jesse Mize, $481.03; Nathaniel Mooberry, $200.80; Motorola, $129.69; MTCO, $145.87; Roger Naas, $300.00; Neopost, $419.56; Oglesby Elks Lodge, $50.00; Overhead Door Co., $98.00; Arles Pelszynski, $234.51; Perona Peterlin Andreoni & Brolley, $3,276.50; Ragan Communications, $580.00; Sherwin Williams, $372.68; Smith’s Sales & Service, $21.00; Standard Insurance-Life, $687.66; Staples Credit, $136.82; Stevens Service Center, $40.00; T.E.S.T., $96.00; Thomasson Lumber Co., $10,228.48; USA Bluebook, $1,223.13; Venturelli’s Appliance, $11,361.98; Verizon, $299.01; Zoll Medical Corporation, $466.16 TOTAL $347,061.79 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioner Rivara said he felt it necessary that Commissioner Porter explain the payment to Dinges Fire Company for $58,976.00. Porter explained that the fire department received a federal grant for new equipment, and this purchase was being partially paid for by the approximately $47,000 the city had already received in federal grant money.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Ordinance No. 952-040317, which authorizes the sale of property to Cookie Kingdom. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file bids to replace water mains on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant streets. The engineer’s estimate was $141,619.00; the apparent low bidder was J.W. Ossola at $134,533. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public. There were none.



Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara told the council that the IMEA’s Recycle My Refrigerator had been put on hold and that the city had received a $8,300 grant for LED lighting. Commissioner Yborra asked residents to refrain from leaving grass clippings on the street.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn. (7:07 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

MInutes for the April 3, 2017, Council Meeting

April 27, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ENRICO AND CITY CLERK CLINARD



A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the minutes from the March 20, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented ASK Enterprises, 1,077.00; Benefit Planning Consultants, $230.20; BHMG Engineers, $1,333.35; Erika Bogatitus, $137.32; BSN Sports, $750.00; Cintas First Aid & Safety, $54.52; Communications Direct, $178.75; Daley’s Super Service, $143.40; Dixon Ottawa Communication, $175.46; Cathie Edens, $18.74; Fender Menders, $253.95; Ferguson Waterworks, $318.07; Ficek Electric, $286.25; Bob Ghighi, $102.91; GL Scheri Electric, $3,845.74; Health Alliance Medical Plans, $31,215.00; Il Department of Innovation and Technology, $673.40; IVAR, $250.00; Illinois Valley Excavating, $525.00; Itron, $761.72; IVCH, $69.16; JP Cooke, $369.15; Jack’s Gas & Service, $30.00; JM Test Systems, $1,108.30; John Deere Financial, $608.99; John Senica Jr., $55.56; Dan Kasperski, $300.00; Knoblauch Advertising, $85.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $330.44; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Meade Law Office, $937.50; Menards, $642.22; Midwest Mailing & Shipping, $334.68; NCPERS Group Life Ins., $48.00; On Site Repair Services, $2,159.67; Republic Services, $19,880.00; Darcy Shafer, $8.23; Springfield Electric, $553.26; Bob Stone, $49.78; Katie Tutor, $42.00; USA Bluebook, $338.40; Vortex Technologies, $375.00; Wex, $2,087.43; DeVine Floral Designs, $82.04; Frank O’Shea, $9,970.29; Oglesby Elks, $62.00 TOTAL $82,870.38. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place Ordinance No. 952-040317, which authorizes the sale of property to Cookie Kingdom, on file. This is a strip of land that is currently being “shared” by the city and Cookie Kingdom as an entrance. Cookie Kingdom will purchase the strip of land and replace an existing fence so that trucks can turn around more easily. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to authorize a Motor Fuel Tax Resolution for $120,000. Commissioner Yborra explained that this was for a future Motor Fuel Tax project. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to seek bids to replace water mains on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant streets. Bids will he opened Monday, April 17, at 10 a.m. Yborra explained that the water main has had numerous leaks in the past and that approximately 1000 feet of 8 inch pipe will be replaced. The project would start once school is out for the summer. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public. There were none.



Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara acknowledged the efforts of the Clerk’s office for the monthly newsletter that goes out in utility bills.

Mayor Finley told the council that the Knights of Columbus recently held a fish fry for STOP (Support the Oglesby Pool). More than $740 was raised for the group. He also reminded residents about the cookie sale going on for STOP. Cookie Kingdom donated cookies which will be sold at City Hall. Proceeds will go towards the Oglesby Pool repairs. Finley thanked Cookie Kingdom for their support.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn. (7:07 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Agenda for Monday, May 1, 2017

April 27, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017 @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E. WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

  1. Opening of Meeting

  2. Roll Call

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

  4. Approve Minutes from the April 17, 2017, Regular Meeting

  5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

  6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

  7. Award Bids for Water Main Replacements on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant Street

  8. Approve Recommendation from Design Review Board for Property
    Located at 131 E. Walnut Street.

  9. Approve Agreement with Hopkins & Associates for FY2017 Audit

  10. Approve Building Inspector’s First Quarter Reportbecky

  11. Board Appointments

  12. Public Comment

  13. Commissioners’ Reports

  14. Mayor’s Report

  15. Adjournment

    Posted this 28th day of April, 2017

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Minutes from the Monday, March 20 2017, Meeting

April 13, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND ASSISTANT CLERK KAMNIKAR.


ABSENT: COMMISSIONER YBORRA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the minutes from the March 6, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. Penny Taylor, $100.00; Eric Olson, $1,327.20; MJ’s Pub and Grill, $1,837.50; AFLAC, $35.90; Airgas USA, $104.92; Allied Counseling Group, $300.00; Altec Industries, $182.77; Ameren, $405.52; Arrow Sales & Service, $128.00; ASK Enterprises, $547.50; Brownstown Electric Supply, $290.00; Call One, $2,787.40; Comcast Business, $497.77; Comcast cable, $104.90; Connecting Point, $418.50; Dollar General, $44.70; Econo Signs, $398.00; Cathie Edens, $117.20; Efficient Billing Systems, $2,512.49; Emergency Medical Products, $1,418.06; Fastenal Company, $80.68; Feece Oil, $1,312.56; G.L. Downs, $4,115.60; Valerie Garzanelli, $150.59; Halm’s Auto Parts, $241.88; Hawkins, $888.80; Henry Schein Inc., $17.42; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; IMEA, $198,969.01; IL Public Risk Fund, $18,926.00; IL Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Police, $33.44; Illini State Bank-Visa, $1,223.73; Illinois Valley Cellular, $1,225.35; IL Valley Excavating, $2,252.50; IVCH, $110.00; Joan’s Trophy & Plaque Co., $821.15; John Senica Jr., $85.65; John’s Service & Sales, $658.28; Kendrick Pest Control, $105.00; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Maze Lumber, $86.24; MCS Advertising, $1,997.00; Menards, $80.15; Michelle Mente, $15.83; Midwest Mailing & Shipping, $1,341.00; Beletia Mize, $174.11; MTCO, $145.87; NCPERS Group Life Ins., $96.00; Oglesby Elks Lodge, $50.00; Oglesby Grade School, $2,454.63; Oscar’s Automotive, $853.11; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni & Brolley, $3,293.00; Cory Perra, $134.22; Smart Source, $2,349.72; Smith’s Sales & Service, $337.75; Standard Insurance, $5,247.36; Stevens Service Center, $40.00; Brenda Tannenbaum, $89.78; USPS, $225.00; Zoll Medical Corp., $313.85. TOTAL $270,802.64 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Resolution No. IMRF-032017, a resolution certifying that city elected officials work 1000 hours or more annually, making them eligible for IMRF benefits. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 953-032017, an ordinance whereas the city currently has an easement running through real estate owned by ILOG Oglesby MHP, LLC for a water line easement and the city and property owner have agreed to grant easement to install underground fiber optic cable located within the same easement tract. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept tag day requests for 2017. (LP Foundation Educational Enrichment, Oglesby Boys Baseball, Oglesby Girls Softball, LP Youth Football, STOP-Support the Oglesby Pool, American Legion Auxiliary, Oglesby Ambulance Association, Knights of Columbus, ILVY Dolphins Swim Team and Oglesby Fire Department) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to donate $250 to IVAR’s annual Building & Care Fund Auction on April 1, 2017, at Grand Bear Lodge in Utica. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public.


Wanda Lent asked for a list of tag day participants. Mayor Finley repeated the list.

Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara thanked Mayor Finley for sending a letter to Senator Link on senate bill 1451, regarding telecommunications regulations.

Commissioner Porter gave a reminder regarding E-Waste pickup on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 9-1 p.m. at the city pool parking lot.

Commissioner Carey commented on some of the deplorable conditions of resident’s yards/homes and with the services that the city offers such as branch chipping, weekly garbage and recycling pickups, annual E-Waste pickups and other miscellaneous services, Carey said these conditions aren’t acceptable.

Mayor Finley gave update on Ed Hand Highway Bridge and that the bridge will be open to the public sometime by the middle of May.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to enter into executive session at 7:10 p.m. to discuss “the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body.” AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to resume the regular meeting (8:12 P.M.). AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn. (8:13 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

Agenda for Monday, April 17, 2017

April 13, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017 @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E. WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

  1. Opening of Meeting

  2. Roll Call

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

  4. Approve Minutes from the April 3, 2017, Regular Meeting

  5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

  6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

  7. Ordinance No. 952-040317, Sale of City Property to Cookie Kingdom

  8. Place Bids on file for Water Main Replacements on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant Street

  9. Public Comment

  10. Commissioners’ Reports

  11. Mayor’s Report

  12. Adjournment

    Posted this 13th day of April, 2017

    Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Minutes from the March 6, 2017, Meeting

March 30, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND ASSISTANT CLERK KAMNIKAR.

ABSENT: COMMISSIONER YBORRA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the minutes from the February 21, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. Patty Eichelkraut, $420.00; J&M Displays, $7,500.00; USPS, $711.66; AEA, $6,000.00; Apple Press, $419.85; ASK Enterprises, $1,238.10; Benefit Planning Consultants, $230.20; Call One, $2,837.03; Central Region Senior Baseball, $2,500.00; Chamlin & Associates, $4,729.50; Charles B. Holms & Associates, $150.00; Cintas, $41.82; Comcast Business, $497.77; Comcast Cable, $104.90; Rachel Dawson, $234.33; Debo Ace Hardware, $64.94; Double M Trucking, $420.00; Feece Oil, $380.08; Ficek Electric, $30,474.49; Flags USA, $249.00; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $173.69; Taylor Hartman, $208.57; Hawkins, $1,033.39; Health Alliance, $31,215.00; Humana, $48.01; IL Department of Innovation and Technology, $689.40; Illini State Bank-Police, $469.82; IVCH, $50.00; Jack’s Gas & Service, $30.00; John Senica Jr., $76.27; Knoblauch Advertising, $451.00; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Meade Law Office, $2,437.50; Menards, $460.78; Mertel Gravel, $302.38; Motorola, $129.69; PDC Laboratories, $260.00; Pomp’s Tire, $62.00; Radar Man, $175.00; Republic Services, $18,641.50; Dominic Rivara, $144.45; RiverStone Group, $564.19; Root Beer Stand, $137.50; Schimmer, $2,536.57; Standard Insurance, $662.04; T.E.S.T., $96.00; Universal, $972.29; USA Bluebook, $163.90; James Vohs, $404.90; Water Products, Co., $3,412.91; Wex Fleet Services, $2,744.32 TOTAL $128,000.83 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No. 948-030617, an ordinance authorizing the execution of an agreement for service between the City of Oglesby and Payment Service Network, Inc (online payment service). AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No. 949-030617, an ordinance regulating tag day solicitations at the intersection of Walnut Street and Columbia Avenue. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to table Ordinance No. 950-030617, an ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement between Illinois Valley Community College District No. 513 and the City of Oglesby (use of men’s baseball diamond). Attorney Andreoni stated that once he has more information from Park Director Bob Ghighi, an ordinance can be drafted. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept the recommendation from the Zoning Board of Appeals regarding the side yard variance request for the property located at 109 Claret Knoll Avenue (Kohr’s). The Zoning Board of Appeals granted the request for the side yard variance. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No. 951-030617, an ordinance granting a variance from the side yard setback requirements for property located at 109 Claret Knoll Avenue, Oglesby, Illinois. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public. Sarah Cudlip objected that the Code Red that was issued during the severe weather on February 28, 2017 was confusing. Cudlip stated that the gentlemen stressed that he was from the Peru Police Department and this might cause confusion for the Oglesby residents. Commissioner Porter stated that this issue would be addressed at the next IVRD meeting. Both Commissioner Porter and Cudlip praised the quick action taken to announce the Code Red to area residents.

Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Porter stressed that Oglesby residents should sign up for Code Red notifications. The notifications are being initiated out of the IVRD Center which is located in Peru. For the system to be effective, data (phone numbers) needs to be current and updated. Commissioner Porter stated that a resident may sign up through the Oglesby’s city webpage or the Oglesby Police Department webpage. If a resident needs assistance, please contact the Oglesby Police Department at the non-emergency number 815-883-8465 from 8-4 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Mayor Finley announced that the banner program sold out early Monday, March 6th. He thanked everyone who participated in making the banner program successful.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to enter into executive session to discuss the sale of city owned property and “the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body” and collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.” AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. Time: 7:12 p.m.

A MOTION MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY at 7:30 to resume the regular meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to table the authorization of the sale of city owned property. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn. (7:27 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Terry Kamnikar, Assistant Clerk

Agenda

March 30, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017 @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

  1. Opening of Meeting

  2. Roll Call

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

  4. Approve Minutes from the March 20, 2017, Regular Meeting

  5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

  6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

  7. Ordinance No. 952-040317, Sale of City Property to Cookie Kingdom

  8. Motor Fuel Tax Resoltuion for $120,000

  9. Seek Bids to Replace Water Mains on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant Street

  10. Public Comment

  11. Commissioners’ Reports

  12. Mayor’s Report

  13. Adjournment

    Posted this 30th day of March, 2017

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

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