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Agenda for May 2, 2011

April 29, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas, Uncategorized

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011 @ 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 Regular Meeting Minutes
  5. Approval of Bills to be paid
  6. Public Comment and/or Questions
  7. Commissioners’ Reports
  8. Mayor’s Report
  9. Accept the canvass of the votes from the April 5, 2011, election
  10. Swearing in of  Mayor and Council members
  11. Request from Illinois Valley Crimestoppers for participation contribution ($370)
  12. Refer final plat of McPhedren Park to Plan Commission & Park Board
  13. Enter into executive session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees … or legal counsel for the public body.”
  14. Appointments
  15. Adjournment

 

Posted this 29th Day of April, 2011

 

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

City of Oglesby

Meeting: April 4, 2011

April 22, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes, Uncategorized

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011, AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

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

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY CAREY that the minutes from the March 12, 2011, regular meeting be accepted. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY CAREY SECONDED BY YBORRA that the bills are approved as submitted. Before voting, Commissioner Danekas questioned a $25 charge for an employee gift and it was noted that the city had been reimbursed the $25.00. ASK Enterprises, 1594.20 Affordable Waste Systems, 450.00; Airgas North Central, 58.00; Ameren IP, 150.04; Anderson, Brad, 250.00; Brownstone Electric, 725.60; Carus Corporation, 869.22; Comcast Cable, 54.95; Delta Dental, 3,366.38; Cathie Edens, 145.39*; Efficient Billing Systems, 1926.58; Emergency Medical Products, 1,292.03; Fastenal, 40.38; Fleet Services, 3,527.50; Foster Coach Sales, 1,337.50; Gary’s TV & Cellular, 220.00; Getz Fire Equipment, 444.70; Grainco FS, 208.99; Grosenbach’s 15.98; Halm’s 201.55; Hasty Awards, 227.99; IL Dept. Central Management, 576.75; IVCH, 1.54; IV Food Center, 64.65; ILMO Products, 74.00; Itron, 754.68; Joan’s Trophy & Plaque, 984.57; John’s Sales and Service, 315.96; LaSalle Office Supply, 207.05; Mautino Distributing, 36.00; Menard’s, 34.45; NCPERS Life Insurance, 64.00; Nextel Communications, 210.57; Orkin, 45.48; Oscar’s Automotive, 148.95; PDC Laboratories, 910.00; Pool Safety Consultants, 1,500.00; Quentech, 65.00; Revere Electric, 37.90; Rockford Industrial, 10.00; Sargent, Ben, 250.00; Spring Valley Ford, 1,398.05; St. Margaret’s 304.50; USA Bluebook, 404.36; Zoll Medical Equipment, 144.09, Menard’s, 71.82; USA Bluebook,414.41; McClure Engineering, 936.00, US Postmaster, 711.25; Ruppert Concrete, 325.00; Sa-So, 805.77. TOTAL: $28,844.88 AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to grant permission to the Peru Lions Club to hold a tag day Saturday, Oct. 8. Mayor Finley noted that Oglesby residents benefit from many of the services the club sponsors. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to donate $200 to the Better Fishing Association. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Ordinance 755-040411 accepting the final plat and resubdivision of two parcels of land in Zahrastnik’s Subdivision for Oglesby Senior Housing. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 756-040411, which accepts the collective bargaining agreement with IBEW 51 and the city’s union employees. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file the proposal by Humana Insurance for employee health insurance. Danekas noted that the city will see significant savings by increasing deductibles. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Mayor Finley opened the floor for public comments.

COMMISSIONER/MAYOR REPORTS:
• Commissioner Yborra reported that chipping has been delayed by inclement weather, but is expected to take place in mid May.
• Mayor Finley posted a link to U.S. Census information on the bulletin board and announced that the city will once again be selling hunting and fishing licenses once the paperwork is completed.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn at 7:17 p.m. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.
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CLERK

Meeting: March 21. 2011

April 22, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes, Uncategorized

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

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

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY CAREY that the minutes from the March 7, 2011, regular meeting be accepted. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY CAREY that the minutes from the March 14, 2011, special meeting be accepted. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY CAREY that the bills be approved as submitted: ASK Enterprises, 9,430.56; Affordable Waste Systems, 19,344.00; AFLAC, 35.90; Ameren IP, 81.54; Apple Press, 672.80; Karen Atwell, 180.41; Baldin’s Garage, 578.17; Batteries & Things, 250.00; Call One, 1,506.51; City of Oglesby (petty cash) 38.20; Comcast Cable, 273.74; D’Vine Floral, $300.00; Dickinson House Foundation, 200.00; Dish Network, 55.99; Dresbach Distributing, 48.95; Robert Ghighi, 13.81; Greattapes/Media Express, 230.61; Shawn Harlow, 275.57; Hygenic Institute, 355.58; Hymans Engineering, 452.00; IMEA, 183,829.32; Illinois Valley Business, 408.33; Illini State Bank-VISA, 137.80; Illinois Prosecutor Services, 100.00; Illinois Valley Cellular, 626.29; Joan’s Trophy & Plaque, 31.52; Knoblauch Advertising, 799.00; Mertel Gravel, 296.50; Mississippi Valley Pump, 3,966.00; Motorola, 134.56; News Tribune, 110.00; Nextel Communications, 105.61; Novak Veterinary Clinic, 499.00; Oglesby Grade School, 2,122.73; Oscar’s, 64.50; Patten Industries, 50.28; Pool, Leigh & Kopko, 97.50; Ray O’Herron Co., 371.27; Jerry Scott, 430.75; SIB’s, 62.50; Sirchie Finger Print Labs, 42.13; Springfield Electric, 5.06; Sunrise Supply, 164.44; University of Illinois, 250.00; USA Bluebook, 727.88; Viking Chemical, 1,260.75; James Vohs, 105.00; Advanced Engineering, $15,000. TOTAL: $246,122.86. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place the motor fuel tax report for February ($6,842.29) on file. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY CAREY, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to place the state sales tax report for February ($24,975.80) on file. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

In response to a letter from Kevin Marzetta, organizer of the Downtown Car Show, requesting permission to hold the 4th annual car show, Sunday, July 10, 2011, in the area of the municipal pool grounds and asking the city for a donation, a MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to grant permission to hold the car show on July, 10, 2011, and donate $750 from the motel tax fund to promote the car show. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioner Porter noted that Oglesby Emergency Services benefitted from the proceeds from last year’s car show in the amount of $2,586.06.

MOVED BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve Ordinance No. 753-032111, which authorizes the borrowing of up to $700,000.00 from Illini State Bank, pursuant to Section 8-1-3.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Ordinance No. 754-032111, which authorizes the execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Oglesby and IDOT for the maintenance of traffic control devices. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioner Danekas went over the proposed agreement with the IBEW, noting that city workers will receive no raise in 2011; 2 percent in 2012 and 3 percent in 2013. Longevity pay remains the same, and employees will pay more for dependent insurance under the new contract. Danekas also noted that the new agreement requires retired city employees who still receive insurance benefits to sign an affidavit annually that they are not being offered insurance by another employer. A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY YBORRA to place the agreement on file. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Mayor Finley opened the floor for public comments.

COMMISSIONER/MAYOR REPORTS:
• Commissioner Porter thanked Commissioner Carey and the electric department for their assistance in installing equipment in the police department.
• Mayor Finley reminded residents of a 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, Park Board meeting.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn at 7:16 p.m. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

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CITY CLERK

Special Meeting: March 14, 2011

April 22, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes, Uncategorized

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011 AT 4:30 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

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

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY YBORRA that an ordinance authorizing the borrowing of up to $700,000 from Illini State Bank pursuant to Section 8-1-3.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code be held over for public review. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. ABSENT: PORTER. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY CAREY SECONDED BY DANEKAS that an ordinance approving and authorizing the execution of intergovernmental agreement between the city of Oglesby and state of Illinois concerning the maintenance of traffic control devices be held over for public review. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. ABSENT: PORTER. MOTION CARRIED.

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

CITY CLERK

Meeting: March 7, 2011

April 22, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes, Uncategorized

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

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

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

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY CAREY that all the bills presented be paid. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. The following bills were ordered paid: CBI & Inc. $317430.00 water tower improvements; Postmaster $712.08 postage; ASK Enterprises $2788.07 supplies; Ace Tire $462.00 vehicle maint; AEA $1250.00 engineering; Affordable Waste Systems $225.00 garbage stickers; Alexander Park Trust $18611.65 TIF sales tax reimbursement; Ameren IP $27.63 electric; Beacon Athletics $249.00 supplies; Bob’s Business $359.70 Dickinson House maint; Cintas First Aid & Safety $42.56 supplies; Civic Systems $500.00 interface-PSN; Comcast Cable $54.95 other services; Delta Dental $3418.81 insurance; Dever & Sons Trucking $370.99 supplies; De’Vine Floral Designs $35.00 reissue of check #50103; Dixon Ottawa Comm $231.71 equip maint; Kathrine Elvin $314.77 TIF sales tax reimbursement; Farm Plan $109.24 supplies; Fastenal Co. $146.52 supplies; Feece Oil $1545.07 fuel; Flags USA $195.00 supplies; Fleet Services $4388.19 fuel; Fletcher-Reinhardt $62080.27 supplies/four corners project; Fulmers Towing $250.00 vehicle maint; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair $66.00 vehicle maint; Halm’s Auto Parts $174.14 supplies; IL Dept of Central Management Service $576.75 communication TIF; IVCH $79.71 drug screenings; John Pohar & Sons $2422.50 snow removal; John’s Service & Sales $107.95 supplies; LaSalle Office Supply $22.47 supplies; Martin Equip of IL $330.97 equip maint; Jean Martin $314.77 TIF sales tax reimbursement; McClure Engineering $2503.08 engineering; Menards $144.98 supplies; Motorola $134.56 phone; NCPERS Group Life $64.00 insurance; NFPA $226.90 misc; North American Salt $2178.39 supplies; Orkin Pest Control $4.49 supplies; Oscar’s Automotive $342.62 vehicle maint; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni $3560.50 legal fees; Quad City Electric $1453.90 IDOT traffic light maint; Quentech Inc $180.00 supplies; Ray O’Herron Co. $14.95 supplies; Eric Reishus $314.77 TIF sales tax reimbursement; Margaret Reishus $157.38 TIF sales tax reimbursement; Marlin B Reishus $157.38 TIF sales tax reimbursement; Paul Reishus $314.77 TIF sales tax reimbursement; Revere Electric $251.74 supplies; Riders Choice $2376.82 TIF sales tax reimbursement; Riverstone Group $66.82 supplies; Ruppert Concrete $150.00 street maint; Jerry Scott $305.20 travel exp; SD Meyers, Inc $3343.00 sub testing; Somonauk Water $66.50 water testing; Sparkle Cleaners $9.45 laundry for Dickinson House; University of IL-GAR $300.00 training $300.00 training school exp; Viking Chemical $1087.53 supplies; Jim Vohs $399.60 training school exp; Water Products $2801.60 Lincoln School meter & Best Western radios; Cynthia Wrath $62.44 deposit refunds; AEA $17734.00 engineering; McClure $319.20 engineering; Midwest Testing $1000.00 engineering. Total $461920.04.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY CAREY to grant permission to the LP Youth Football League to hold a tag day on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY CAREY to grant permission to the American Legion Auxiliary to hold a tag day to sell poppies on Saturday, May 28, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that Ordinance No. 752-030711, an ordinance providing for the City of Oglesby’s reimbursement for medical expenses. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY YBORRA that an ordinance authorizing the borrowing of up to $700,000 from Illini State Bank pursuant to Section 8-1-3.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code be held over for public review. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY CAREY that Resolution No. 030711 R1, a resolution requesting a permit from the Illinois Department of Transportation authorizing the city of Oglesby to proceed with storm sewer improvements beneath Illinois 71/351 be accepted. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY CAREY that the Plan Commission requests that the Oglesby City Council refer to the Oglesby Zoning Board of Appeals whether Oglesby should consider changing from a pyramidal zoning scheme to a restrictive zoning scheme on a city-wide basis. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Mayor Finley announced that Bob Ghighi be appointed to Park’s Director effective Monday, March 7, 2011.

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

CITY CLERK

Agenda, April 18, 2011

April 14, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011 @ 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 Regular Meeting Minutes
5. Approval of Bills to be paid
6. “Think Tank” report presentation
7. Tag day request from Karen Fouth and Bonnie Claudnic for Saturday, June 4, for Susan G. Komen Walk for a Cure
8. Employee health insurance proposal from Humana, Inc.
9. FEMA Floodplain Ordinance
10. Building Inspector Don Piscia’s first quarter report
11. Motor Fuel Tax for March ($7,770.42)
12. Municipal 1% share of state sales tax for March ($25,683.18)
13. Motor Fuel Tax summer road project
14. Public Comment and/or Questions
15. Commissioners’ Reports
16. Mayor’s Report
17. Adjournment

Posted this 14th Day of April, 2011

Becky Clinard, City Clerk
City of Oglesby

Agenda: April 4, 2011

April 1, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011 @ 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 Regular Meeting Minutes
5. Approval of Bills to be paid
6. Request from Peru Lions Club to hold a tag day on Saturday, Oct. 8
7. Request for a donation from the Better Fishing Association
8. Final plat approval of Oglesby Senior Housing
9. Labor Agreement with IBEW 51
10. Employee health insurance renewal
11. Public Comment and/or Questions
12. Commissioners’ Reports
13. Mayor’s Report
14. Adjournment

Posted this 1st Day of April, 2011

Becky Clinard, City Clerk
City of Oglesby