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Agenda: August 2, 2010

July 30, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
AUGUST 2, 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. Approval of Public Hearing
5. Approval of Minutes of Last Meeting
6. Approval of Bills to be Paid
7. Request to hold Turkey Trot
8. Consider acceptance of Resignation from Park Board
9. Consider approval of Solicitor License for LP Band
10. Consider approval to hold over bids received for MFT resurfacing road project
11. Consideration of Ord. Regarding Stone Bluff Terrace Escrow Acct (Marincic’s)
12. Consideration of Recommendation from Plan Com to waive Subdivision Ord.(Weistart)
13. Consideration of Recommendation from Zoning Bd for Density Variance regarding East Florence St Property (Weistart’s)
14. Consideration of Recommendation from Zoning Bd for set Back Variance(Weistart)
15. Consideration of Recommendation from Plan Com for Zoning Classification (Daley)
16. Consideration of acceptance of annexation agreement (Daley)
17. Consideration of Plan Com recommendation of Concept Plan for Oglesby Senior
Housing (Stough Group)
18. Consideration of Zoning Bd recommendation of Issuance of Special Permit for Oglesby Senior Housing (Stough Group)
19. Consider approval of Wage Structure Ord for Chief and Asst Chief of Police
20. Presentation of Official Oath of Office of Police Chief
21. Presentation from Affordable Waste Systems
22. Consider approval to hold over Agreement for Garbage & Recyclables Collection & Disposal
23. Consideration to refer to Plan Commission a comprehensive plan for a bike path.
24. Public Comments and/or Questions
25. Commissioners Report
26. Mayor’s Report
27. Adjournment

Posted this 28th day of July, 2010

Mary Hancock, City Clerk
City of Oglesby

Meeting: July 6, 2010

July 26, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD ON
TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

PRESENT: MAYOR FINLEY AND COMMISSIONERS CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA.

HEATHER WROBLESKI OF OGLESBY WAS NAMED IMUA SCHOLARSHIP FINALIST. MAYOR FINLEY AND IMUA PROGRAM COORDINATOR, JERRY SCOTT PRESENTED HEATHER WROBLESKI WITH A $500 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP BY THE ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL UTLITIES ASSOCIATION (IMUA).

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that the minutes of the last regular meeting be approved with the exception that the motion was carried instead of denied for a solicitor’s license from Family Heritage. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the minutes of the special meeting be approved. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY CAREY that all bills presented be paid. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. The following bills were ordered paid: Jerry Scott $302.40 travel exp; Terry Kamnikar $160.88 clothing reimbursement; Postmaster $1441.96 postage; IL Liquor Control Commission $25.00 summer fest 2010; ASK Enterprises $2184.75 supplies; Len Trovero Construction $284995.39 road improvements; AEA $4000.00 engineering; Air One Equipment $48.00 supplies; Ameren IP $28.27 utilities; Apple Press $392.60 supplies; Jay Baxter CPA $1700.00 payroll; Bob’s Business $40.45 building maint; David Booth $203.16 deposit refund; Brownstone Electric $22500.00 meters; Call One $1213.70 phone; Carus Corp $1695.89 supplies; Connecting Point $39.95 equip maint; Delta Dental of IL $2567.71 insurance; Dish Network $40.98 supplies; Eagle Engraving $11.10 supplies; Eaton Corp $8592.00 system maint; Efficient Billing Systems $646.15 supplies; Emergency Medical Products $293.16 supplies; Fastenal Co. $112.56 supplies; Fleet Services $3950.00 fuel; Gallagher Materials $2182.68 street maint; Grainco FS $149.50 supplies; Graphic Electronics $134.00 supplies; Halm’s Auto Parts $109.46 supplies; Hungerford & Terry $724.96 supplies; IL Valley Business $408.33 equip maint; IL Valley Safety Service $30.00 other services; IL Valley Food Center $29.03 supplies; IL Valley Waste Services $300.00 garbage collection; IMUA $166.67 dues; Lindsey Jaggers $122.42 deposit refund; John’s Service & Sales $800.41 supplies; Kittilson’s Garage $89.29 vehicle maint; Knights of Columbus $100.00 donation; LaSalle Office Supply $6.19 supplies; Leipold Motor Sales $50.37 equip maint; Mautino Distributing $42.00 misc; Maze Lumber $991.20 supplies; McClure Engineering $1266.70 enigneering; MED Alliance Group $120.90 supplies; Motorola $173.74 equip maint; NCPERS Group Life $80.00 insurance; News Tribune $7109.00 advertising; Nextel Communications $61.22 phone; Radio Group $110.00 advertising exp; Riverstone Group $165.83 street maint; Rock-N-Rescue/JE Weinel Inc $604.66 equip; Rons Lawn Care $1005.00 property maint; Ruppert Concrete $2450.00 other maint; Shutt Lock & Key $415.20 other services; Cara Smith $227.51 deposit refund; Stevens Service Center $28.00 vehicle maint; Thrush Sanitation $50.00 rentals; USA Bluebook $1464.14 supplies; VSP $548.04 insurance; Water Products $891.68 supplies; Mary Hancock $24.00 travel exp. Total $360418.19.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY DANEKAS to appoint interim Police Chief Jim Knoblauch to the E-911 Board with term to expire April 30, 2011. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY CAREY to appoint Dan Fitzgerald of the Zoning Board to chairman position. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE APPOINTING SHAWN HARLOW TO PARK/RECREATION DIRECTOR’S POSITION.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY CAREY to donate $200 to the Cops 4 Cancer event on July 31, 2010. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to table solicitor’s license for Ivan S Botov for more detailed information. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY DANEKAS to approve the solicitor’s license from Ryan Peterson of Edward Jones Investments. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that an ordinance authorizing an agreement regarding the purchase of 911 equipment and services be held over further review. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY YBORRA that the appropriation ordinance be held over for further review. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that Resolution No. 070610-R1, a resolution appropriating the sum of $170,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for the purpose of maintaining streets and highways under the applicable provisions of the Illinois Highway Code from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 be approved. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that Resolution No. 070610-R2, a resolution stating that the need for confidentiality no longer exists as to all or part of the minutes reviewed except for the minutes of April 5, 2010 and May 19, 2010 and therefore these minutes shall be disclosed within seven days pursuant to law. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that the recommendation from the Plan Commission with respect to a request for approval of a pre-annexation agreement regarding a parcel of real estate contiguous to Oglesby’s corporate limits, filed by T.J. Daley, Transfer, Inc be tabled for reasons that the property owner will be responsible to run water to their property at the property owner’s expense. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that we do now adjourn. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

CITY CLERK

Special Meeting: June 28, 2010

July 26, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to enter into executive session for the discussion of selection of a person to fill a public office, including a vacancy in a public office. (6:03 P.M.).
AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY to exit executive session (6:08 P.M.). AYES: DANEKAS, FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER to appoint Don Finley as mayor. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA. PASS: FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

AT THIS TIME THE NEWLY APPOINTED MAYOR WAS INTRODUCED. THE NEWLY APPOINTED MAYOR WAS SWORN INTO OFFICE BY CITY CLERK MARY HANCOCK. THE NEWLY APPOINTED MAYOR TOOK HIS SEAT AT THE COUNCIL TABLE.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER to appoint Gary Carey as Electric Commissioner. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

AT THIS TIME THE NEWLY APPOINTED ELECTRIC COMMISSIONER WAS INTRODUCED. THE NEWLY APPOINTED ELECTRIC COMMISSIONER WAS SWORN INTO OFFICE BY CITY CLERK MARY HANCOCK. THE NEWLY APPOINTED ELECTRIC COMMISSIONER TOOK HIS SEAT AT THE COUNCIL TABLE.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that we do now adjourn. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

CITY CLERK

Meeting: June 21, 2010

July 26, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

PRESENT: MAYOR TORRES AND COMMISSIONERS FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS.

MAYOR ANTHONY TORRES ANNOUNCED HIS RESIGNATION EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the minutes of the last regular meeting be approved. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that all bills presented be paid. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED. The following bills were ordered paid: John Hancock $291.72 clothing reimbursement; IVCC Foundation $250.00 donation; Ace Tire $308.00 vehicle maint; AEA $3000.00 engineering; Baldin’s Garage $588.41 vehicle maint; Brownstone Electric Supply $506.17 supplies; Carus Corp $2100.00 supplies; COE Equipment $294.11 supplies; CTM Media Group $312.00 promtional; Gerald Daley $25.00 supplies; Cathie Edens $135.89 supplies; Eller and Willey Block $886.80 supplies; Emergency Medical Products $280.64 supplies; Brandon Evans $133.55 deposit refund; Fastenal Co. $56.28 supplies; Fletcher-Reinhardt $1480.00 meters; G.L. Downs $323.86 signs; Galls Inc $218.25 equip; Global Emergency Products $189.60 vehicle maint; Samantha Halterman $69.02 deposit refund; HD Supply Waterworks $351.00 supplies; Hymans Engineering $1184.00 engineering; IDEAL Environmental Eng $478.75 property maint; IMEA $239361.17 purchases; Illini State Bank-Visa $3776.48 supplies; IV Food Center $52.75 training school; IL Valley Waste Services $19469.90 garbage collection; IMUA $166.67 dues; ITRON $473.80 equip maint; John’s Service & Sales $273.93 supplies; Denise Keef $5.60 deposit refund; LaSalle Office Supply $16.14 supplies; Marketguide $285.00 promtional; Mautino Distributing $60.00 misc; Menards $564.72 supplies; Mertel Gravel $399.75 street maint; Mid-America Sports Advantage $108.95 supplies; Dollar General $76.25 supplies; North Central IL $531.55 dues; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni $5625.00 legal fees; Pool. Leigh & Kopko $841.75 legal fees; Postmaster $185.00 postage; Quad City Electric $1611.98 other services; Ray O’Herron $132.54 supplies; Pat Reener $159.94 deposit refund; Ron’s Lawn Care $585.00 property maint; RSC Equipment Rental $9.01 supplies; Somonauk Water $66.50 other services; Stark Excavating $1787.25 other maint; Stevens Service Center $93.00 vehicle maint; Universal Inc $363.10 supplies; USA Bluebook $695.79 supplies; Water Products $233.28 supplies; Witmer Public Safety $93.78 supplies; ZB Supply $190.87 supplies; Stuart Tree Service $1400 improvements; IL EPA $8500.00 dues; CB&I $13410.00 improvements; Natl Power Rodding $42940.41 improvements; Hymans Engineering $103.00 engineering; AEA $6550.00 engineering, Carus Corp $954.50 supplies; HD Supply Waterworks $3389.92 supplies; Illini State Bank-Visa $682.15 supplies. Total $369689.48.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that an ordinance providing and approving a second amendment to the Oglesby TIF District IV – Oakwood Estates/Hickory Hills Redevelopment Project Area, Plan, & Projects for Oglesby, IL be tabled until Commissioner Danekas is present. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that Ordinance No. 731-062110, an ordinance approving and authorizing the execution of an agreement regarding the duration of electrical rate 65-retention rate with respect to Buzzi Unicem, Inc be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to grant permission to the Illinois Valley Youth Football League to hold a tag day on Saturday, September 11, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER to grant permission to the Knights of Columbus to hold their annual Tootsie Roll Drive on Saturday, September 18, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to donate $100 to the Knights of Columbus annual golf outing on August 28, 2010. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that the application for solicitor’s and peddling license from Family Heritage be approved (Porter stated not in favor). NAYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. AYES: NONE. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the sales tax collected for the month of May 2010 in the amount of $22917.13 be accepted. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the Motor Fuel Tax collected for the month of May 2010 in the amount of $7653.95 be accepted. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that Resolution No. 062210R, a resolution regarding the public improvements with respect to Stonebluff Terrace Subdivision, submitted by its owner, Robert Marincic, be accepted. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

COMMISSIONER TOM PORTER ANNOUNCED THE RESIGNATION OF OGLESBY POLICE CHIEF TOM KRAMARSIC EFFECTIVE JULY 9, 2010.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to enter into executive session for the discussion of appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body and to discuss minutes of the meetings lawfully closed under this Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes. (7:25 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY that we exit executive session. (7:55 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to enter into executive session for the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired. (8:09 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY FINLEY SECONDED BY YBORRA that we exit executive session. (8:30 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that we do now adjourn. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

CITY CLERK

Agenda: July 19, 2010

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

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
July 19, 2010

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. Approval of Minutes of Last Meeting
5. Approval of Bills to be paid
6. Consider approval of solicitor’s license for Ficek Electric
7. Consider approval of Ordinance No. 732, regarding purchase of 911 equipment and services.
8. Consider approval of ordinance regarding police chief and assistant police chief pay and benefits.
9. Consider approval of an ordinance authorizing execution of annexation agreement (T.J. Daley Transfer, Inc)
10. Consider approval of several appointments to various boards with vacancies.
11. Consider to go out for bid for the MFT Street Program. (Opening Aug.2nd 10 a.m.)
12. Consider approval of solicitor’s license for Ivan Botan of Southwest Publishing Co.
13. Consider approval for sales tax collected in June 2010.
14. Consider approval for MFT funds collected in June 2010.
15. Consider approval for a donation for the Oglesby Firefighters Association for their annual draw down.
16. Consider approval of the Building Inspector’s 2nd quarter report.
17. Consider to take action on an abandoned building located on Walnut Street (Lucille Woods)
18. Consider approval of Appropriation Ordinance.
19. Consider approval of requesting a waiver for the Stough Group from the community unit plan and asking for preliminary plat to be referred to both the Plan Commission and Zoning Board.
20. Public Comments and/or Questions
21. Commissioners’ Report
22. Mayor’s Report
23. Adjournment

Posted this 15th Day of July, 2010
___________________________________
Terry Kamnikar, Assistant City Clerk

Setting the record straight …

July 10, 2010 by bclinard  
Filed under From the Mayor's Desk

As mayor of Oglesby, I welcome the opportunity to discuss your concerns and suggestions, as they relate to our great city.  At a recent city council meeting, I asked that those who wish to contact me during normal business hours do so by phoning City Hall, 883-3389, and leaving a message.  In the very near future, those wishing to leave a message will be able to do so via voice mail.  To ensure that I am able to address your concerns, please leave your name, phone number and a brief description of the reason for your call. I promise to return all calls promptly.  
Additionally, anyone wishing to call me after 5 pm, may do so by calling my City cell phone, 481-8501 or my home phone, 883-3296.

Agenda: July 6, 2010

July 6, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
JULY 6, 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. Presentation of IMUA Scholarship Program Award
5. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes
6. Approval of Special Meeting Minutes
7. Approval of Bills to be Paid
8. Consider approval of Appointment to 911 Board
9. Consider approval of Appointment to Zoning Board
10. Consider approval to appoint a Park/Recreation Director
11. Request for Donation (Cops 4 Cancer)
12. Consider approval for Solicitor/Peddler Permit (Educational Material)
13. Consider approval for Solicitor/Peddler Permit(Edward Jones)
14. Consider approval to hold over contract for 911 Services
15. Consider approval to hold over Appropriations Ordinance
16. Consider Resolution to Appropriate MFT Funds for various Street Resurfacing Projects
17. Consider approval of the review of Executive Minutes
18. Consideration of Recommendation of PreAnnexation of TJ Daley Transfer Property
19. Pubic Comments and/or Questions
20. Commissioners Report
21. Mayors Report
22. Adjournment
Posted this 30 day of June, 2010
Mary Hancock, City Clerk
City of Oglesby