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Agenda for December 1, 2014

November 26, 2014 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014 @ 7:00 P.M.

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

1. Opening of Meeting
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Approval of Minutes from the November 17, 2014, regular meeting
5. Approval of Minutes from the November 25, 2014, special meeting
6. Approval of bills to be paid
7. Public Comment on Agenda Items Only
8. Place on file tax levy
9. Place on file an ordinance establishing an enterprise zone with within the city with the said enterprise zone being a portion of a larger enterprise zone encompassing contiguous portions of LaSalle, Oglesby, Peru and the village of North Utica
10. Place on file the Illinois Valley Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement
11. Place on file an Intergovernmental Agreement for Regional Dispatch Center
12. TIF Agreement with Love’s Travel Centers
13. Place on file the Labor Agreement with IBEW Local 51
14. Public Comment on any topic
15. Commissioners’ Reports
16. Mayor’s Report
17. Executive Session to discuss
a. “collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees”
b. “the appointment, employment, compensation, performance, or dismissal of specific employees”
18. Adjournment

Posted this 26th day of November, 2014

Terry Kamnikar, Assistant Clerk

Special Meeting Nov. 25, 2014

November 21, 2014 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2014 @ 5:15 P.M.

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

1. Opening of Meeting
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Public Comment on Agenda Items Only
5. City Finances
6. Rates for water, sewer and electric services
7. Gaming
8. Public Comment on any topic
9. Commissioners’ Reports
10. Mayor’s Report
11. Adjournment

Posted this 21st day of November, 2014

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Minutes from the Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 Regular Meeting

November 14, 2014 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014, 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 AND CITY CLERK BECKY CLINARD.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve the regular meeting minutes from October 6, 2014 meeting. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. PASS: RIVARA. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve the bills as presented for payment: Affordable Waste, $750.00; Altec Industries, $252.50; Autozone, $83.23; Michael Bland, $176.23; Bob’s Business, Inc., $34.13; Thomas Bowie, $175.96; City of Peru, $10.00; Comcast, $84.89; Communications Revolving Fund, $636.15; Connecting Point, $147.00; Daley’s Super Service, $104.95; De’Vine Floral, $48.73; Envision, $238.00; Fastenal Company, $15.29; Feece Oil Co., $2,274.50; Fletcher-Reinhardt, $2,090.00; Grainco FS, $40.13; Halm’s Auto Parts, $734.46; Mary E. Hancock, $80.55; Veronica Hill, $23.11; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; Hy-Vee, $147.76; IVAC, $5,307.00; Ideal Environmental, $10,525.00; IL Fiber Resources, $1,500.00; IL Fire & Police Commissioners, $375.00; John Pohar & Sons, $80.00; John Senica Jr. Hardware, $490.47; Kittilson’s Garage, $447.31; Knoblauch Advertising, $371.50; Koolmaster, Inc., $230.59; LaSalle Office Supply, $295.61; Menards, $264.10; Motorola, $119.73; Dollar General, $22.37; NewsTribune, $250.85; Oscar’s Automotive, $301.13; Overhead Door Co., $33.00; Patten Industries, $1,308.23; Perona, Peterlin & Andreoni, $2,304.92; Revere Electric, $280.87; Alice Shan, $179.83; Smith’s Sales & Service, $18.00; Gerald Stubbins, $9.23; Lacey Steele, $10.69; Stevens Service Center, $34.00; Universal Inc., $80.00; Richard Viccich, $48.72; Witmer Public Safety Group, $348.97; Apple Press, $283.00; Call One, $1,993.40; Comcast Cable, $67.90; Cosgrove Distributors, $100.74; First Impression, $809.05; Gallagher Materials, Inc., $2,376.90; IMEA, $232,443.70; Illinois Prosecutor Services, $50.00; Jacob & Klein, Ltd., $14,405.50; Terry Kamnikar, $206.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $153.95; Municipal Code Corporation, $650.00; Positive Promotions, $220.91; Smith’s Sales & Service, 27.00; Springfield Electric Supply, $155.22; TEST, Inc., $80.00; Universal, Inc., $932.81; USA Bluebook, $622.77; Airgas USA, $97.10; Becky Clinard, $166.56; Communications Revolving Fund, $300.00; Efficient Billing Systems, $737.76; Emergency Medical Products, $436.00; Illini State Bank – VISA, $1,700.13; Illinois Valley Food & Deli, $19.50; Jack’s Gas & Service, $44.00; Andy Kamnikar, $315.71; James Knoblauch, $151.05; Mautino Distributing, $12.00; Menards, $76.60; Tom Porter, $593.53;p T& R Electric, $3,350.00. TOTAL $297,008.59. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

There was no comment from the public at this time.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve Ordinance No. 873-102014, which modifies the terms of employment, including the wage structure, for the Oglesby Police Chief and Assistant Chief of Police. AYES: PORTER, YBORRA, RIVARA, FINLEY. NAY: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to grant a request from the LP Foundation to hold a tag day on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 8 a.m. to noon. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA, to reject the lone bid received for the demolition of the Walnut Street building. The bid was not opened on the advice of Andy Washelesky, AEA. Washelesky said that contractors had told him that the city might do better if they waited until next spring and possibly grouped it with another demolition project. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to place on file bids for a transformer for Wire Mesh. Commissioner Rivara told the council that he believed this was needed to end the flickering lights on the west end. Rivara called the problem “the ongoing nightmare” and said that they may need Cattani to pull the old transformer and set the new one. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioner Reports:

Danekas asked for a special meeting on Monday, October 27, to discuss the sales tax referendum.

Rivara voiced his concerns about having the ability to provide reliable electric service to the community, noting the need “to have the equipment” to do the job. He also said the city needed to put money away to improve infrastructure.

Yborra said the water department would be flushing hydrants the week of October 27th.

Mayor Finley reported on the recent Harvest Fest activities and thanked everyone for attending or helping out. He noted that the Scramble raised $436 for the Shop with a Cop program and that the pub crawl had also raised money for the Make a Wish Foundation. Finley estimated that at least 250 kids and their parents participated.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to adjourn at 7:18 p.m. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Agenda for Monday, November 17, 2014

November 14, 2014 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014 @ 7:00 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT: THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

  1. Opening of Meeting

  2. Roll Call

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

  4. Approval of Minutes from November 3, 2014

  5. Approval of the invoices submitted for payment

  6. Public Comment on Agenda Items Only

  7. FY 2104 Audit Presentation by Pat Noto

  8. TIF Agreement with Love’s Travel Stops

  9. Closing of Burn Pile at the Electric Department

  10. Schedule Working Meetings to Review:

    1. Revenue Sources

    2. Rates

    3. Expenditures/Cuts

    4. Gaming

  11. Public Comment on any topic

  12. Commissioners’ Reports

  13. Mayor’s Report

  14. Executive Session to discuss

    1. the appointment, employment, compensation, performance, or dismissal of specific employees”

    2. “collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees”

  1. Adjournment

    Posted this 14th day of November, 2014

    Becky Clinard, City Clerk