A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2018, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.
PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS RIVARA, PORTER, ARGUBRIGHT, ZBOROWSKI, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK MERTES.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve the regular meeting minutes from July 16, 2018. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY ZBOROWSKI to approve the bills as presented USPS, $718.60; Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, $18,998.05; Marie Flores, $50.00; AAA Tree Service, $6,500.00; Jose Acevedo, $58.57; AEA, $4,500.00; Aflac, $35.90; Ameren IP, $188.20; Apple Press, $39.85; Shirley Benckendorf, $120.00; Benefit Planning Consultants, $247.00; BHMG Engineers, $2617.28; Bio Tron, $172.00; Brownstown Electric Supply, $242.85; Call One, $1,739.83; Carus Corporation, $850.41; Chamlin and Associates, $10,402.00; Becky Clinard, $256.64; Comcast Business, $139.80; Comcast Cable, $92.59; Communications Direct, $79.00; Connecting Point, $403.70; Cosgrove Distributors, $17.99; Daley’s Super Service, $228.83; DeLage Landen Financial Service, $241.20; Dixon Ottawa Communications, $225.00; Dollar General, $30.00; Dresbach Distributing, $60.95; Eagle Engraving, $20.85; Cathie Edens, $38.41; Efficient Billing Systems, $983.84; Emergency Medical Products, $1,222.74; Feece Oil, $2,818.94; Ficek Electric, $780.50; Foster Coach Sales, 27.07; Gina Ghighi, $121.01; Amy Goodman, $44.94; Connie Gowda, $113.44; Grainco FS, $508.55; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $140.60; Hawkins, $4,339.10; Health Care Service Corp., $35,436.63; Tracy Henry, $300.00; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms, $300.00; HyVee, $324.74; Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology, $331.06; Illinois Public Risk Fund, $5,732.00; ILEAS, $60.00; Illinois Valley Excavating, $1,110.00; Impact Networking, $62.00; IVCH, $11.02; Jack’s Gas and Service, $60.00; JD’s Lock and Key, $151.48; John Deere Financial, $589.23; John’s Service and Sales, $53.88; Kendrick Pest Control, $185.00; King Landcare, $54.00; Kittilson’s Garage, $2,507.84; Knoblauch Advertising, $1,653.04; LaSalle Office Supply, $83.98; Mautino Distributing, $6.25; Marcos Medina, $209.55; Menards, $1,373.69; Oglesby Grade School, $3,317.16; Patten Industries, $75.22; Perona Peterlin Andreoni and Brolley, $2,870.25; Peru Greenhouse Landscaping, $470.00; Pomp’s Tire, $77.50; Rental Pros, $320.00; Republic Services, $28,263.00; Roger Brooks International, $10,500.00; Sherwin Williams, $236.22; Smart Source, $2,379.92; Standard Insurance, $781.92; Streator Lawn and Garden, $110.00; T.E.S.T., $16,628.33; Universal Asphalt and Excavating, $265,405.02; Vortex Technologies, $135.00; Western Sand and Gravel, $1,210.00; WEX Fleet Services, $3,873.00 TOTAL $447,664.16 AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only. There were none.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY ZBOROWSKI, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to Approve Resolution MFT01-080618, Motor Fuel Tax Fund Resolution AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY ZBOROWSKI, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to Approve the cost estimate for the Motor Fuel Tax Fund. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY ZBOROWSKI, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to Approve the Engineering Agreement for the Motor Fuel Tax Fund. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to accept the draft of the Oglesby Land Development Code and refer it to the Oglesby Zoning Commission for a public hearing. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A public hearing for the Zoning Commission, Plan Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals was set for Wednesday August 29, 2018 at 6:30pm.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY ZBOROWSKI to Place on File Ordinance 1033-082018, Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of an Agreement between the City of Oglesby and Cookie Kingdom, Inc. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to Ratify the City of Oglesby’s decision to withdraw from the cost sharing agreement for the proposed Shared Police Services. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY. ABSTAIN: ZBOROWSKI
A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to Approve the request from LaSalle Peru Band Parent Association for door to door candy sales on Tues Sept. 11 form 5-8pm. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
The Mayor asked for comments from the public.
Wand Lent asked if the final Summer Fun Fest Financials were available. Mayor Finley told her we are still waiting on a few more bills.
Greg Stein asked the board when considering the new building code to think about personal residents selling back power from their solar panels. Attorney Andreoni explained that the land development code wasn’t just about solar; it’s a revision of the whole code. Greg also said he was in favor of the City pulling out of the shared services but wonders how we are going to handle the police pension issues. He also asked about our 911 dispatch service.
Sarah Cudlip asked about specifics for the Cookie Kingdom project and if they were making a new lot or using the City lot. Commissioner Argubright told her that they are making a new lot in the back.
Commissioners and Mayor’s Report:
Porter- Commissioner Porter said that the Fire Department was awarded a $15,500 grant for an extractor and dryer for fire gear.
Mayor Finley- Mayor said the Back to School Bash that City had last Thursday was a great success and that the kids seemed to be having a great time. Aug 8 from 11-1 the City will be serving a hot dog lunch for $2 as a fundraiser for Senica Square. Lunches include a hot dog, chips, drink, and a scoop of ice cream. Aug 10 is our Boots, Brews, and BBQ. BBQ dinner is available starting at 6pm, gates open at 7, and the Ethan Bell band will play from 8-10pm. There is a $3 cover charge and funds raised will go towards Senica Square improvements.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT at 7:24 pm to enter into Closed Session to discuss the minutes of meetings lawfully closed under the Open Meeting Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes as mandated.. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT TO ENTER BACK INTO REGULAR MEETING at 7:35pm. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to release the following closed session minutes: 9/6/16, 11/7/16, 1/16/17, 2/6/17, 3/6/17, 5/15/17, 6/5/17, 7/17/17, 8/7/17, 9/5/17, 9/18/17, 12/4/17, 2/5/18. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE AT 7:38 pm BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY RIVARA. AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, ARGUBRIGHT, FINLEY.
Stacie Mertes, City Clerk