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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.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk