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August 5, 2013 Meeting Minutes

August 29, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

 

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY VINCE BROLLEY FOR ATTY. JIM ANDREONI, CITY CLERK BECKY CLINARD.



A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to approve the regular meeting minutes from July 15, 2013. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to approve the special meeting minutes from July 29, 2013. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve the invoices to be paid as presented with the exception of two invoices called into question by Commissioner Rivara (Cathie Edens reimbursement, $100.19): A.S.K. Enterprises, $25,778.82; AEA, Inc., $10,681.67; Airgas, Inc., R87.37; Alan Environmental, 820.57; Ameren IP, $25.07; Michelle Bar, $25.07; Batteries and Things, R66.20; BHMG Engineers, $4,295.91; Bob’s Business, $338.56; BSN Sports, $325.24; Call One, $1,541.96; Cargill Corp., R300.00; Carmel Music, $750.00; Chamlin & Associates, $336.00; City of Oglesby (transfer), $1,321.45; Civic Systems, $15,000.00; Comcast, $216.80; Comm. Revolving Fund, $2,407.00; Terry Corredato, $390.73; Cosgrove Distributors, $918.06; Creative Apparel, $1,561.36; James Cullinan, $800.00; Dixon Ottawa Communications, $226.50; Double M Trucking, $180.00; Dresbach Distributing, $491.26; Efficient Billing Systems, $530.15; Emergency Medical Products, $769.94; Diane Eutis, $228.99; Fastenal, $229.11; Feece Oil, $809.50; First Impression, $638.00; Fleet Services, $4,526.67; Andrea Fonger, $251.34; Foster Coach Sales, $60.20; Global Emergency Products, $613.04; Victor Gonzalez, $800.00; Grainco, $70.00; Grosenbach’s, $602.26; Halm’s, $146.62; Christina Hodges, $72.00; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms, $150.00; HyVee, Inc, $437.96; IDES, $2815.03; Illini State Bank, $65.91; Illinois Valley Cellular, $704.27; Inman Electric, $3,615.60; JP Cooke Co., $121.67; Matt Jaegle, $30.75; Edward Jarman III, $134.05; Joan’s Trophy, $47.34; John Pohar & Son, $6,015.53; Anna Johnson, $300.00; Dog Knoblauch, $800; James Knoblauch, $800; Kramarsic Law Offices, $150.00; Robert Kuhar, $123.54; LaFarge Associates, $151.16; LaSalle Office Supply, $57.79; James Mandujano, $800.00; Mike Margies, $800.00; Mautino Distributing, $18.00; Maze Lumber, $31.74; McClure Engineering, $2,642.90; Menards, $566.09; MJ Track Works, $650.00; Motorola, $112.87; Dollar General, $219.84; Lori Munson, $147.29; NCPERS, $32.00; NewsTribune, $402.50; North American Salt, $2,165.80; Oscar’s, $514.49; Mike Padilla, $800.00; Patten Industries, $810.28; PDC Laboratories, $200.00; Joscelyn Pohar, $197.49; Rebecca Ponder, $124.96; Riverstone Group, $401.29; Bernice Schibrowsky, $222.37; Screenvision Direct, $368.00; Rachel Sienkiewicz, $300.00; Springfield Electric Supply, $145.04; St. Margaret’s Health, $65.00; Stevens Service, $60.00; Robert Stone, $800.00; T&R Electric, $675.00; Jennifer Toner, $11.83; United Rentals, $225.59; USPS, $200.00; USA Bluebook, $421.16; Brett Valle, $800.00; Jenna Veith, $44.96; Water Products Co., $2,283.57; Jason West, $149.45; Aaron Whittington, $300.00. TOTAL $115,366.84. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, RIVARA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

The Mayor then asked for comment from the public on agenda items. There were no comments or questions from the audience pertaining to the agenda items.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept and place on file the Building Inspector’s 2nd Quarter report (12 permits, $41,100.00).  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to grant the LP Band’s request to sell candy door-to-door on Sept. 15, 2013, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to allow Starved Rock Runners to hold the 2013 Turkey Trot in Oglesby on Nov. 28th.  The request asked that the police department assist and streets be closed as in past years.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to donate $500 to Chuck Reynolds for a car show to benefit Cops4Cancer.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve the request for a tag day for the Illinois Valley YMCA Dolphin Swim Team on Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. to noon.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.  NAY:  YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

 

The Mayor then talked about the need to update the comprehensive plan, noting that developers often visit the city website and check the comprehensive plan when checking out a possible location.  Attorney Andreoni also noted the need to update the plan regularly, noting that often in zoning issues, the judge often looks to the comprehensive plan “to capture the original intent”.  Finley said he didn’t believe the city needed outside help updating the plan or to incur huge costs in doing so.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to refer the matter to the Plan Commission.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept and place on the 2013 Summer Fun Fest Financial Report and the 2014 Summer Fun Fest Budget.  The 2013 festival showed a profit of $21,263.11; with a cumulative profit of $81,908.79 for 3 years.   AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to appoint Todd Stachowiak to the Police and Fire Board.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place the bids for the Woodland Avenue Water Line Replacement on file.  John Pohar & Sons was the apparent low bidder, with a bid of $97,177.30. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to seek bids for the 2013 Motor Fuel Tax street resurfacing project. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve Ordinance No. 839-080513, which clarifies the duties and responsibilities of the Oglesby Ambulance Board.  Commissioner Porter said before the vote that Attorney Andreoni had suggested the previous ordinance be updated.  AYES: PORTER, YBORRA. NAYS:  DANEKAS, RIVARA, FINLEY.  MOTION DENIED.

 

The Mayor then opened the floor for public comments.

 

            A resident asked that a stop sign be placed at Magnal and First (on First heading east), noting that children congregate on the corner for the school bus. Resident Richard Vicich, who lives at 132 Magnal, said that he believed that there was a stop sign at one time on the corner. Commissioner Yborra said he would look into it, noting that it is possible that an ordinance already exists.

 

            Another resident also asked about the number of people living in a two-bedroom home.  Attorney Andreoni said that the city couldn’t limit the number of people living in a home.

           

Mayor/Commissioner reports:

Commissioner Yborra gave an update on the wastewater treatment plant.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn at 7:19 p.m.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

____________________________

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

August 29, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 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 Regular Meeting Minutes from August 19, 2013.

5.      Approval of Special Meeting Minutes from August 28, 2013.

6.      Approval of Bills to be Paid

7.      Public Comment on Agenda Items

8.      Accept bids for 2013 Motor Fuel Tax street resurfacing (Porter — Columbia to School; Porter – Woodland to Alice; Alice– Porter to Jordan) and also resurfacing of Woodland  Avenue from Walnut to Second Streets

9.      Place on file the pole attachment agreement with AT&T

10.  Place on file the intergovernmental agreement with IVCC for use of Gandolfi Field for the 2014 men’s baseball season

11.  Place on file the intergovernmental agreement with IVCC for police protection

12.  Executive session for the purpose of reviewing executive session minutes from December 17, 2013 to present.

13.  Approve the release of executive session minutes

14.  Public Comment on Any Item

15.  Commissioners’ Reports

16.  Mayor’s Report

17.  Adjournment

 

 

Posted this 29th day of August, 2013

 

 

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

City of Oglesby

August 28, 2013, Special Meeting

August 26, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 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.      Public Comment on Agenda Items

5.      River Access Grant Application

6.      Public Comment on Any Item

7.      Commissioners’ Reports

8.      Mayor’s Report

9.      Adjournment

 

 

Posted this 26th day of August, 2013

 

 

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

City of Oglesby

July 15, 2013 City Council Meeting Minutes

August 16, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

 

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



A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve the regular meeting minutes from July 1, 2013. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve the invoices to be paid as presented: A.S.K. Enterprises, $807.53; Affordable Waste, $19574.50; AFLAC, $35.90; Alan Environmental, $554.84; Apple Press, $359.00; Andi Bjer; United States Postal Syswtem, $aas, $600.00; Mary Boyer, $184.63; Brownlee Data Systems, $1,250.00; Bureau County Republican, $500.00; Carus Corp, $770.00; City of Oglesby, $53.48; Civic Systems, $2,582.00; Comcast, $191.79; Cosgrove Distrivutors, $926.88; Dever & Sons, $174.72; D’Vine Floral, $46.60; Double M Trucking, $292.50; DResbach Distributing, $401.30; Cathie Edens, $89.38; Emergency Medical Products, $572.86; Envision, $232.00; Euclid Beverage, $4,783.00; Ferguson Waterworks, $4,672.77; Fleet Services, $4,691.97; Foster Coach Sales, $111.61; GL Downs, Inc., $14.92; Robert Ghighi, $42.98; Graphic Electronics, $908.00; Halm’s, $79.93; Shawn Harlow, $64.27; Henry Schein, Inc., $652.00; Holloway’s Portables, $1,780.00; Hygienic Institute, $355.58; Hy-Vee, $55.11; Illinois Valley Business Equipment, $112.00; Illini State Bank (VISA), $2,160.54; Illinois EPA, $8,500.00; Illinois Valley Cellular, $569.76; Illinois Food and Deli, $96.81; Jacob & Klein, $19,716.88; John’s Sales and Service, $1,345.68; Karmarsic Law Offices, $150.00; LaFarge Aggregates, $360.63; LaSalle Office Supply, $350.03; Mautino Distributing, $36.00; Menards, $626.35; Mertel Gravel, $362.00; Midwest Testing, $1,800.00; Motorola, $54.26; Dollar General, $33.85; NCPERS, $64.00; News Tribune, $3,261.10; Orkin Pest Control, $236.70; Oscar’s, $615.71; Elizabeth Parcher, $91.23; Perona, Peterlin & Andreoni, $1,064.00; Quad City Electric, $937.96; Pete Ragazinky, $160.62; Dominic Rivara, $140.39; Smith’s Sales & Service, $367.75; Spring Valley Ford, $688.81; Staples, $175.68; Stevens Service Center, $389.00; Vicki Stoner, $95.00; Studstill Media, $1,700.00; Sunrise Supply, Test, Inc., $90.00; USPS, $204.00; Universal, $1,276.50; Vidacare, $124.34; Viking Chemical, $1,896.75; Jim Vohs, $98.88; Voss Signs, $170.00; Witmer Public Safety Group, ‘$124.97; WLPO/WAJK, $508.00; WZOE Radio, $122.00; Zoll Medical, $91.62; IMEA, $274,472.04.  TOTAL $373,905.79. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY.  PASS: RIVARA (without explanation) MOTION CARRIED.

 

The Mayor then asked for comment from the public on agenda items. There were no comments or questions from the audience pertaining to the agenda items.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve Ordinance No. 837-071513, which extends and amends the agreement with the police union.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER to place the FY 2013-14 Appropriations Ordinance on file. Attorney Andreoni noted that there were some typographical errors that required correcting on the current copy of the ordinance, but that the corrected ordinance would be available at City Hall tomorrow morning (July 16).  There will be a special meeting on Monday, July 29th, at 6 p.m., proceeded by a public hearing at 5:45 p.m. the same day. The council will vote to adopt the ordinance at that time. Commissioner Danekas reitereated that the appropriations ordinance had “no correlation on how we budget or run the city.”  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to seek bids for the replacement of a water line on Woodland Avenue.  Commissioner Yborra said that there have been “numerous breaks” at Second and Woodland, noting that the line was “more clamps than anything else” at this point.  The plan is to replace 350’ of 6” water line and replace a fire hydrant. Yborra expects the cost to come in at about $90,000 to $100,000.  The bids would be opened Monday, August 5, 2013, at 10 a.m.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA, denying a solicitor’s license to Sigita Lukauskyte based on the inability to do a thorough background check.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

 

The Mayor then opened the floor for public comments, there were none.

           

Mayor/Commissioner reports:

 

Commissioner Rivara said that he had a couple of projects that he was planning on putting out for bid (rebuild line to waste water treatment plant, redo Timberwood subdivision service line, taking 12KV line across Interstate 39 to feed the new grocery store.)  Rivara said he would like to have everything done by the first of the year. 

 

Commissioner Porter said that the police department had had several complaints recently about cars parking on the street in areas that made it difficult for others to exit or enter driveways.  Porter advised residents to call the police department in those cases.

 

Mayor Finley reminded residents of the upcoming Central States Baseball Tournament.  He also went over the preliminary expense and income figures for Summer Fun Fest.  Once everything has been paid and posted, he will present a final report.  He also explained the CDAP income survey recently sent to residents, noting that surveys were sent by “random pick,” and the importance of returning the survey.  He finished by reminding residents that city dog tags are due and that the city was comparing records with LaSalle County to ensure that owners are complying with the city ordinance.  

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to adjourn at 7:22 p.m.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

____________________________

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

 

August 19, 2013 Agenda

August 16, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 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 Regular Meeting Minutes from August 5, 2013.

5.      Approval of Bills to be Paid

6.      Public Comment on Agenda Items

7.      Accept bid for Woodland Ave. water line replacement bids

8.      Place bids on file for 2013 Motor Fuel Tax Street Resurfacing (Porter — Columbia to School; Porter – Woodland to Alice; Alice– Porter to Jordan) and also resurfacing of Woodland  Avenue from Walnut to Second Streets

9.  Request from resident George Tunstall for exception to Ordinance No. 6.08.080, which limits the number of dogs that a person may keep to three.

10.  Request for permission from the Oglesby Firefighters Association to use Mallick Road and Morman Street for a “color” run on Oct. 27.

11.  Request from Diane Swords and Cindy Cadegiani to hold Zumba Classes on city property (

       (LeHigh Park and Dickenson House)

12.  Public Comment on Any Item

13.  Commissioners’ Reports

14.  Mayor’s Report

15.  Adjournment

 

 

Posted this 16th day of August, 2013

 

 

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

City of Oglesby

Agenda for Monday, August 2, 2013

August 2, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY OF OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 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 Regular Meeting Minutes from July 19, 2013.

5.      Approval of Special Meeting Minutes from July 29, 2013.

6.      Approval of Bills to be Paid

7.      Public Comment on Agenda Items

8.      Building Inspector’s 2nd Quarter Building Permit Report

9.      Request from LP Band to conduct candy sale door-to-door Sept. 5, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

10.  Request from Starved Rock Runners for road closings and police support
for the annual Turkey Trot 5K Race.

11.  $500 donation request from Chuck Reynolds for a car show to benefit Cops 4 Cancer

12.  Tag Day request from Illinois Valley YMCA Dolphins (Sept. 28)

13.  Comprehensive Plan Update (refer to the Plan Commission)

14.  Financial Report on 2013 Summer Fun Fest and 2014 Summer Fun Fest Budget

15.  Appointment of Todd Stachowiak to Police & Fire Board

16.  Place on file Woodland Ave. water line replacement bids

17.  Seeks bids for 2013 Motor Fuel Tax Street Resurfacing (Porter — Columbia to School; Porter – Woodland to Alice; Alice– Porter to Jordan) and also resurfacing of Woodland  Avenue from Walnut to Second Streets

18.  Ordinance No. 839-080213, clarifying the duties and responsibilities of the Oglesby Ambulance Board

19.  Public Comment on Any Item

20.  Commissioners’ Reports

21.  Mayor’s Report

22.  Adjournment

 

 

Posted this 2nd day of August, 2013

 

 

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

City of Oglesby