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Meeting: April 5, 2010

April 27, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.
PRESENT: MAYOR TORRES AND COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY that the minutes of the special meeting be approved. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY YBORRA that all bills presented be paid. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED. The following bills were ordered paid: City of Oglesby $15.30 petty cash; John Hancock $9.900 training school exp; Shawn Harlow $9.00 training school exp; Postmaster $732.78 postage; ASK Enterprises $1124.50 supplies; AEA $16200.00 engineering; Airgas North Central $150.70 supplies; Altec Industries $1077.22 equip maint; Ameren IP $18.28 utilities; Apple Press $356.60 supplies; Bound Tree Medical $117.53 supplies; Brownstone Electric Supply $6539.00 meters; Call One $1207.43 phone; Carl Mauro Trucking $210.00 other maint; Carus Corp $2251.58 supplies; Cintas First Aid & Safety $93.85 supplies; Comcast Cable $214.80 other services; Comm Revolving Fund $439.15 communication charges; Delta Dental of IL $2561.96 insurance; Dish Network $20.98 Dickinson House; Dixon Ottawa Comm $40.00 vehicle maint; Double M Trucking $90.00 other maint; Eagle Engraving $30.30 supplies; Cathie Edens $223.00 supplies; Emergency Medical Products $2295.82 supplies; Farm Plan $103.00 equip maint; Feece Oil $376.53 fuel; Fleet Services $2449.66 fuel; Foster Coach Sales $45.90 vehicle maint; Gary’s TV & Cellular $249.00 other services; Billy Gerard $170.04 deposit refund; Lindsey Graham $136.93 deposit refund; Halm’s Auto Parts $48.88 supplies; Hasty Awards $177.15 supplies; HD Supply Utilities $1373.50 supplies; Hymans Engineering $4953.00 engineering; IL Valley Business $70.00 supplies; IVCH $32.00 school training; Illini State Bank-Visa $567.40 training school exp; IL Valley Cellular $612.96 phone; IMUA $166.67 training school exp; ITRON $473.80 equip maint; Jack’s Gas & Service $54.60 vehicle maint; Joan’s Trophy & Plaque $1240.11 supplies; Kittilson’s Garage $170.10 vehicle maint; LaFarge Aggregates IL $260.20 street maint; LaSalle Office Supply $168.69 supplies; Martin Equip $159.88 equip maint; Mautino Distributing $42.00 misc; McClure Engineering $7407.75 engineering; Jeannie Mekley $50.00 training; Menards $273.04 supplies; Mertel Gravel $1305.88 street maint; Municipal Code $930.09 codification; NCPERS Group Life $80.00 insurance; Nextel $60.85 phone; Novak Veterinary $69.60 animal control; Oglesby Grade School #125 $2626.56 rental-recreation; Oscar’s Automotive $49.00 vehicle maint; P & D Sign $1856.50 building maint; PDC Laboratories $1474.00 ground maint; Pipevision Products $12846.00 improvements; Pump Specialties $205.36 other services; Quad City Electric $478.65 other services; Quentech $81.25 equip maint; Revere Electric $99.18 supplies; Riverstone Group $248.31 street maint; RSC Equipment Rental $40.00 rentals; Ilissa Sargent $128.88 training school exp; Jerry Scott $302.40 travel exp; Smith’s Sales & Service $132.69 supplies; St. Margaret’s Hospital $129.00 misc; Robert Stone $635.80 health care FSA; Sarah Taylor $52.13 deposit refund; State of IL Treasurer $10.00 dues; USA Bluebook $466.04 supplies; Valley Ford $373.03 vehicle maint; Venturelli’s Appliance $441.05 equip maint; VSP $528.86 insurance; ZB Supply $262.28 supplies, AEA $1476.00 engineering. Total $85250.96.
MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY DANEKAS that Ordinance No. 722-040510, an ordinance approving the Third Amendment to the Oglesby Tax Increment Financing District I Redevelopment Plan and Projects be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY FINLEY that Ordinance No. 723-040510, an ordinance designating the amended Redevelopment Project Area for the Third Amendment to Oglesby Tax Increment Financing District I be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY DANEKAS that Ordinance No. 724-040510, an ordinance adopting the Tax Increment Allocation Financing for the Third Amendment to Oglesby Tax Increment Financing District I be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY PORTER that Ordinance No. 725-040510, an ordinance authorizing and providing for the issuance of not to exceed $6,600,000 aggregate principal amount General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2010A and 2010B of the City of Oglesby, LaSalle County, Illinois, and for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay of an interest on said bonds be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that Ordinance No. 726-040510, an ordinance to extend the term of the City of Oglesby’s Economic Developer/Tourism Coordinator with the amendment of 1,000 hour threshold be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER to accept the bid from National Power Rodding for sewer televising in the amount of $43,973.58. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY FINLEY to hold over for public review bids for the Elevated Water Storage Tank, Water Main Connection, Water Main Connection and Generator and Control projects. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to appoint Linda Dose to the Ambulance Board with term to expire April 30, 2012. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY to grant permission to the I/V Lightning Youth Baseball League to hold a tag day on Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to grant permission to the Oglesby Girls Softball League to hold a tag day on Saturday, May 1, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the Building Inspector’s Report for the 1st Quarter 2010 showing 8 permits in the amount of $251,850 be accepted and placed on file. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER to hold over for inspection the agreement between the City of Oglesby and LaSalle National Bank Trust Officer, Trustee of Trust No. 22-04320-5-70. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY FINLEY SECONDED BY DANEKAS that we enter into executive session for the discussion of property. (7:35p.m.) AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that we exit executive session. (7:47 p.m.) AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY DANEKAS that we do now adjourn. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

CITY CLERK

Agenda: April 19, 2010

April 16, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
APRIL 19, 2010 @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING
110 E. WALNUT STREET
OGLESBY, ILLINOIS 61348

1.Opening of Meeting
2.Roll Call
3.Pledge of Allegiance
4.Public Comments and/or Questions
5.Approval of regular meeting minutes
6.Approval of bills to be paid
7.Tentative approval of tag day (IL Valley Girls Fastpitch Softball)
8.Tentative approval of Solicitor’s License for Ambulance Department
9.Tentative approval of amendment to Ordinance No. 726; Economic Developer/Tourism Coordinator
10.Tentative approval of donation for Jordan Hall who was chosen for the National Performing Organization, The Sound of America Honor Band and Chorus
11.Tentative approval for awarding bids for the Elevated Water Storage Tank and Water Main Connection
12.Announce to go out for bids for the Street Resurfacing Program with bids to be opened on May 3, 2010
13.Tentative approval of motel tax agreement with Best Western owners
14.Tentative approval for a donation to the Annual Cruising for a Cure Car Show
15.Tentative approval for a donation to the Utica American Legion for the Annual Veteran’s Day Parade
16.Tentative approval of the motor fuel tax collected for the month of March 2010
17.Tentative approval of the sales tax collected for the month of March 2010
18.Update on the summer’s events by Economic Developer/Tourism Director
19.Commissioner’s Report
20.Mayor’s Report
21.Enter into executive session regarding union negotiations
22.Adjournment

Posted this 15th day of April, 2010
Terry Kamnikar, Assistant City Clerk

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

April 7, 2010 by bclinard  
Filed under Did you know?

The City of Oglesby is a commission form of government. Elected officials include a mayor, commissioner of accounts and finance, commissioner of electric, commissioner of public health and safety and a commissioner of streets, water and wastewater. Appointed officials are city clerk, city attorney and chief of police. All serve 4-year terms.

The city functions by fund accounting with a $17 million operating budget. City offices are located at 110 E. Walnut St., Oglesby, IL 61348. All city records, ordinances, licenses, permits, payroll, utility billings, monies collected, city seal are obtained at City Hall.

There are approximately 28 full-time and 30 part-time employees. Appointed board members include inspectors, plan commission, park, police, E-911, zoning, design review and ambulance board members.

The public can request information and public records from the city clerk and assistant city clerk who are designated FOIA officers at 110 E. Walnut St., Oglesby, IL 61348. The first 50 pages are provided at no charge. Additional copies are 15 cents each.

Meeting: March 22, 2010

April 6, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A PUBLIC HEARING WAS CALLED TO ORDER ON MARCH 22, 2010 AT 5:30 P.M. IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS REGARDING THE PROPOSED THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE OGLESBY TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT I REDEVELOPMENT AREA PLAN AND PROJECTS. THOMAS JACOBS ANSWERED PUBLICS QUESTIONS. PUBLIC HEARING ADJOURNED AT 6:45 P.M.

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010 AT 6:50 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.
PRESENT: MAYOR TORRES AND COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY that the minutes of the last regular meeting be approved. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY PORTER that the ordinance approving the Third Amendment to the Oglesby Tax Increment Financing District I Redevelopment Plan and Projects be held over for public review. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY PORTER that the ordinance designating the Amended Redevelopment Project Area for the Third Amendment to Oglesby Tax Increment Financing District I be held over for public review. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY PORTER that the Ordinance adopting Tax Increment Allocation Financing for the Third Amendment to Oglesby Tax Increment Financing District I be held over for public review. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY FINLEY that the ordinance authorizing and providing for the issuance of not to exceed $6,600,000 aggregate principal amount General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2010A and 2010B of the City of Oglesby, LaSalle County, Illinois, and for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on said bonds be held over for public review. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY to approve the proclamation of A.B.A.T.E. (A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education) for the month of May 2010 in the City of Oglesby, Illinois. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
READ AND ACCEPTED THE LETTER OF RESIGNATION OF RICHARD BALLERINI FROM THE OGLESBY AMBULANCE BOARD.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that the extension of the Economic Coordinator/Tourism Director be held over for review and tabled. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that Ordinance No. 721-032210, An Ordinance Prohibiting The Use Of Groundwater As A Potable Water Supply By The Installation Or Use Of Potable Water Supply Wells Or By Any Other Method For Certain Parcels Of Real Estate Located Within The City Of Oglesby be accepted. AYES: PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. NAYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY to enter into executive session for the discussion of union negotiations. (7:20 p.m.) AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to exit executive session. (8:50 p.m.) AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.
MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY that we do now adjourn. AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

CITY CLERK

Agenda: April 5, 2010

April 1, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
APRIL 5, 2010, @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING
110 E WALNUT STREET
OGLESBY, ILLINOIS 61348

1. Opening of Meeting
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Public Comments and/or Questions
5. Approval of Minutes of Special Meeting
6. Approval of Bills to be Paid
7. Tentative approval of Ord Approving the 3rd Amend to Plan & Projects
8. Tentative approval of Ord Designating the Amended Redevelopment Increment Finance District I
9. Tentative approval of Ord Adopting Tax Inc Allocation Fin Dist I
10. Tentative approval of Ord Providing for the Issuance of Taxable Gen Obl Bonds
11. Tentative approval of Ord for Economic/Tourism Director
12. Tentative approval to award bid for Sewer Televising projects
13. Tentative approval to hold over bids for Water Tower projects
14. Tentative approval of appointment to Ambulance Board
15. Tentative approval to hold tag day(IV Lightning)
16. Tentative approval to hold tag day ( Ogl Girls Softball)
17. Tentative approval to accept Building Inspectors Report
18. Tentative approval to hold over renewal of an agreement (LaS Natl Bk)
19. Commissioner’s Report
21. Mayor’s Report
22. Recess into Executive Session regarding real estate
23. Adjournment
Posted this 31st day of March, 2010
Mary Hancock, City Clerk