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Minutes of December 17, 2012 meeting

January 16, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY JAMES ANDREONI, CITY CLERK BECKY CLINARD.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to approve the meeting minutes from December 3, 2012. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. PRESENT: PORTER. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the invoices to be paid as submitted: ASK Enterprises, $256.95; AEA, Inc. $7,200.00; Affordable Waste, $19,344.00; AFLAC, $35.90; Air One Equipment, $430.00; Apple Press, $771.00; Bob’s Business, $93.44; Becky Clinard, $300.00; Julieann Clodfelter, $125.83; Comcast, $367.68; Connecting Point, $233.50; Lynn Dombroski, $32.99; Dresbach Distributing, $228.65; Emergency Medical Products, $128.31; Fastenal Co., $91.52; Foster Coach Sales, $13.13; Halm’s Auto Parts, $104.99; HD Supply, $177.37; Hennepin Food Market, $80.35; Henry Schien, $235.00; Hygienic Institute, $355.53; IMEA, $183,853.66; IL Public Risk Fund, $17,336.00; Illinois Valley Business Equipment, $676.66; Illinois Valley Fence and Pooks, $2,000.00; Illini State Bank/VISA, $820.05; Illinois Secretary of State, $99.00; Illinois Valley Cellular, $710.67; John Senica Jr., $79.95; John’s Sales and Service, $2,837.45; Karmarsic Law Office, $150.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $178.41; Menards, $1202.30; Mertel Gravel, $509.38; MES Inc., $740.16; Motorola, $225.74; Dollar General, $232.55; Nextel Communications, $114.53; NIMCA, $55.00; NCICG Economic Development Council. $ $1,000.00; Orkin Pest Control, $231.41; Oscar’s Automotive, $720.01; Michael Padilla, $24.65; Sarah Parcher, $67.56; PDC Laboratories, $18.00; Quad City Electric, $962.25; Revere Electric, $3,922.03; Dominic Rivara, $273.34; Royal Carriages, $450.00; Carol Schmidt, $25.40; Screenvision Direct, $700.00; SIB’s, $7.75; Smith’s Sales and Service, $5.00; Somonauk Water, $95.00; Sparkle Cleaners, $30.00; St. Margaret’s Hospital, $81.00; St. Margaret’s Health, $238.00; Staples Credit Plan, $3.20; Stevens Service Center, $69.00; Task Force Tips Ff Equipment, $490.88; United Rentals, $33.40; Universal, Inc. $841.76; USA Bluebook, $254.69; Vidacare, $238.90; Water Products Company, $3,385.15; Western Aggregates, Inc., $167.79; WLPO, $325.00; ZB supply, $61.52; Zoll Medical Corp., $1,331.38. TOTAL: $258,481.72 AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER to accept Ordinance No. 819-121712, the 2012-2013 Tax Levy. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to accept Ordinance No. 820-121712, Abatement of Real Estate Taxes for the 2008 Mallick Substation Bonds. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to accept Ordinance No. 821-121712, Abatement of Real Estate Taxes for the 2010a General Obligation Bonds. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to accept Ordinance No. 822-121712, Abatement of Real Estate Taxes for the 2010b General Obligation Bonds. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept Ordinance No. 823-121712, Authorizes the Issuance of the Alternate Revenue Bonds, Series 2013. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER to authorize the renewal of insurance with Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY to appoint Lynn Quick to the Oglesby Ambulance Board. Quick fills a vacancy on the board left when Mark Duttlinger resigned recently. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place the Motor Fuel Tax Allotment for December ($8,190.21) on file. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place the 2013 Meeting Schedule on file. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA to place Ordinance No. 824, Accepting Electrical and Water Utilities for Stough Group Senior Housing on file. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to place Ordinance No. 825, Critical Care Transfer pay for Ambulance Employees on file. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER to place Ordinance No. 826, Authorizing a Line of Credit (up to $700,000) with Illini State Bank. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve Kevin Marzetta’s request to close a portion of Walnut Street on June 22, 2013, for the Downtown Car Show. The motion also included a request for a $500 donation. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA at 7:20 p.m. to go into Executive Session to discuss the ‘salary schedules for one or more classes of employees’ and to “review executive session minutes.’ AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER at 7:47 p.m. to reopen the regular part of the meeting after executive session discussion. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to release Executive Session Minutes from Tuesday, January 17, 2012, to present. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioners’/Mayor Reports
Commissioner Yborra and Mayor Finley both wished everyone a Merry Christmas.
Commissioner Porter announced that Chief Knoblauch had secured a grant for a camera.

MOTION MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to adjourn at 7:50 p.m. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk

January 21, 2013, Meeting

January 16, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013 @ 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 Minutes from January 7, 2013, meeting.
5. Approval of bills to be paid
6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only
7. Letter of Engagement with Mason Accounting Group for IDNR Grant audit
8. Donation Request from Central States Baseball Tournament
9. Buzzi Unicem Reassessment Request
10. Stough Group Senior Housing TIF request
11. Music Copyright Fee
12. Executive Session to discuss “salary schedules for one or more classes of employees” and “labor negotiations.”
13. Personnel/Staffing
14. Public Comment (any topic)
15. Commissioners’ Reports
16. Mayor’s Report
17. Adjournment

Posted this 16th day of January, 2013

Becky Clinard, City Clerk
City of Oglesby

January 16, 2013, Working Meeting

January 14, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
CITY COUNCIL WORKING MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013 @ 5:30 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. Buzzi Unicem Reassessment Request
5. Mallick Bond Refinance
6. Stough Group TIF request
7. Finances
8. Departmental Updates
9. Executive Session to discuss ‘salary schedules for one of more classes of employees,” and/or “possible litigation”
10. Public Comment (any topic)
11. Adjournment

Posted this 14th day of January, 2013

Becky Clinard, City Clerk
City of Oglesby

December 3, 2012 Meeting Minutes

January 4, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY JAMES ANDREONI, CITY CLERK BECKY CLINARD.

ABSENT: COMMISSIONER PORTER

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the meeting minutes from November 19, 2012. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the invoices to be paid as submitted: Ace Tire, $55.99; Mark Ambrose, $300.00; Ameren IP, $25.97; Mary Armata, $75.00; Joseph Banista, $167.94; MHMG Engineers, $2,830.87; Brownstown Electrical, $341.22; Call One, $1,507.19; Comcast, $48.95; Dever and Sons, $525.69; Don’s Glass Shop, $201.85; Double M Trucking, $202.50; Efficient Billing Systems, $758.71; Emergency Medical Products, $955.45; Fastenal Co., $1.16; Fischer Excavating, $82,030.66; Fleet Services, $4,651.71; Halm’s Auto Parts, $14.97; Henry Schein Inc., $54.00; IL Valley Business Equipment, $338.33; Illinois Food and Deli, $33.85; Sheryl Ivy, $240.30; Dan Kasperski, $161.63; Larry Kirkman, $3,740.00; Kittilson’s Garage, $1,854.17; LaSalle Office Supply, $109.51; Mautino Distributing, $18.00; Tammy McVay, 207.88; Menards, $315.38; Mertel Gravel Co., $905.76; NCPERS Group Life, $64.00; North American Salt Co., $2,157.93; P&D Sign Co., $660.00; Nancy Petrick, $167.98; PowerPhone, Inc., $258.00; Radar Man, $175.00; Rathje & Woodward, LLC., $14,312.87; Revere Electric, $5,291.07; Riverstone Group, Inc., $171.99; Ronald Roof, $3,740.00; Screenvision, $368.00; Seico, $300.00; Somonauk Water, $104.50; St. Margaret’s Hospital, $38.00; Shalane Stevens, $8.21; US Bank, $133,675.00; USA Bluebook, $973.31; Viking Chemical, $1,414.12; Water Products, $1,091.29. TOTAL: $267,645.91 AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 817-120312, establishes limits on the amount of funds that can be transferred from the Electric Fund to the General Fund and requires council approval for the transfer. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to place the 2013 Tax Levy on File. The City will levy $1,551,643.00, which includes $879,643.00 in bond payments that will be abated, bringing the total levy to $662,500.00 Attorney Andreoni noted that the overall increase in the levy is less than 5 percent, so that a public hearing is not necessary. Danekas also said that the council would be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, to discuss the levy and the impact that a recent ruling from the state concerning the police pension would have on the levy. The state has informed the city that it should levy $296,170, an increase of $156,107 over last year’s levy. There was discussion about the levy and the pension, with Danekas noting that he did not expect to increase the levy despite the increase in the funding requirement. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to authorize the Mayor to enter into a letter of engagement with Evans, Froelich, Beth and Chumley for bond counsel. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to authorize the Mayor to enter into a letter of engagement with Ice Miller for disclosure counsel. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to place on file the risk disclosures pursuant to MSRB Rule G-17. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to place on file a draft copy of the bond ordinance prepared by Evans, Froelich, Beth and Chumley. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to adjorn at 7:24 p.m. AYES: DANEKAS, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Agenda for January 7, 2013

January 4, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013 @ 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 Minutes from December 17, 2012, meeting.
5. Approval of bills to be paid
6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only
7. Ordinance No. 824-010713, Accepts Water and Electrical Utilities installed in conjunction with Stough Group Senior Housing
8. Ordinance No. 825-010713, Critical Care Transfer Pay for Ambulance Employees
9. Ordinance No. 826-010713, Authorizes Line of Credit for up to $700,000 from Illini State Bank.
10. Ordinance No. 827-010713, Adopts Recommendations of Oglesby Design Review Board, Peterlin Sign Request
11. Buzzi Unicem Reassessment Request
12. Public Comment (any topic)
13. Commissioners’ Reports
14. Mayor’s Report
15. Adjournment

Posted this 3rd day of January, 2013

Becky Clinard, City Clerk
City of Oglesby