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Minutes from the July 3, 2017, Council Meeting

August 4, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

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

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

Commissioner Tom Porter wore in Oglesby’s newest police officer, Logan Willand, before the council. Commissioner Porter thanks the Oglesby Fire and Police Board for “another quality candidate.”

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the minutes from the June 5, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented: Tom Porter, $102.65; City of Oglesby, $224.28; USPS, $708.98; Taylor Stopa, $67.41; A.G. Industrial Supply, $605.00; Advertising Consultants, $393.58; Air One Equipment, $1,678.15; Ameren, $195.62; ASK Enterprises, $4,511.90; Benefit Planning Consultants, $236.10; Bob’s Business, $18.83; Call One, $2,003.85; Communications Direct, $10.00; Complete Integration and Service, $776.00; Connecting Point, $199.01; Cosgrove Distributors, $68.84; De Lage Landen Financial Service, $111.56; Dinges Fire Company, $988.62; Dixon Ottawa Communications, $399.14; Dornik Auto Body, $150.00; Dresbach Distributing, $39.90; Efficient Billing Systems, $617.86; Emergency Medical Products, $420.12; Fastenal Company, $71.25; Feece Oil, $437.98; Gallagher Materials, $2,854.81; Global Emergency Products, $26.35; Grainco FS, $53.10; Hopkins and Associates, $10,000.00; IEPA Bureau of Water, $8,500.00; Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology, $636.15; Il Rural Water, $578.44; IV Food and Deli, $117.68; Itron, $761.72; IVCH, $56.20; John’s Service and Sales, $420.00; Klein Thorpe and Jenkins, $2,065.50; Knoblauch Advertising, $754.31; Ladd Sound Productions, $5,200.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $61.47; Jared Lyon, $226.18; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Meade Law Office, $1,068.75; Menards, $482.85; Municipal Code Corporation, $250.00; North East Multi-Reg Training, $75.00; Republic Services, $21,080.00; Dominic Rivara, $148.73; SD Meyers, $20,430.00; Sherwin Williams, $251.39; TEST, $12.00; USA Bluebook, $610.17; Utica Fire Department, $149.99; Utility Equipment Company, $1,072.00; WEX Fleet Services, $3,584.93 TOTAL $96,576.82. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only. There were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file Ordinance No. 954-071717, Authorizes City to Become Member of Public Works Mutual Aid Network. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file Ordinance No. 955-071717, FY18 Appropriations. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY, to place Ordinance No. 956-071717, Prevailing Wage, on file. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to table executive session for “negotiating matters of the public body …” 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 during the last storm, he had seen things that concerned him. He would like to “bring everybody in” for a safety meeting to “point out the potential dangers.” Commissioner Porter asked if the meeting would be during evening hours.

Rivara then said that he and the Mayor had a “disagreement” concerning negotiations, and that he would be asking the attorney “to look into it.”

Commissioner Yborra updated the council on the road work, saying that he expected the work to be done in the next two weeks, weather permitting.

Mayor Finley thanked the Axe Church and Cameron Draper for coordinating the volunteer effort to paint the shelter and the chain link fence at the pool. He wished everyone a Happy 4th of July and noted that Summer Fun Fest started on Thursday.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn. (7:28 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk