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Minutes from the Monday, December 19, 2016, Meeting

January 11, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY EATTONI AND CITY CLERK CLINARD.

ABSENT: COMMISSIONER PORTER


A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the minutes from the December 5, 2016, regular meeting. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented: Aflac, $35.90; Air One Equipment, $379.00; Benefit Planning Consultants, $230.20; Ryan Buck, $13.40; Comcast, $189.80; Daley’s Super Service, $245.64; Dollar General Credit, $88.75; Double M Trucking, $262.50; Dresbach Distributing, $15.45; Eagle Engraving, $30.45; Cathie Edens, $203.58; Fastenal Company, $209.46; Feece Oil, $444.83; Fender Menders, $1,051.25; Flink Snow Plows and Spreaders, $750.00; Gallagher Bassett Services, $4,041.00; Gallagher Materials, $2,293.68; GL Scheri Electric, $180.00; Graphic Electronics, $71.50; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $438.67; Health Alliance, $30,214.00; Hygienic Institute, $711.10; IMEA, $210,505.82; Il Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Visa, $895.00; Illini State Bank-dump truck, $22,336.40; Il Municipal Insurance Cooperative, $72,292.00; Illinois Valley Cellular, $774.95; John Senica Jr., $811.73; LaSalle Office Supply, $657.71; Menards, $272.51; Oglesby Elks Lodge, $50.00; Oscar’s Automotive, $165.95; Overhead Door Co., $164.00; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni & Brolley, $1,813.00; Tom Porter, $166.25; Riverstone Group, $157.25; Samantha Schillaci, $260.69; St. Margaret’s Hospital, $286.00; Staples Credit, $203.85; Dulton Steele, $98.28; T.E.S.T., $96.00; Universal Inc., $770.37; USA Bluebook, $218.20; Western Aggregates, $158.26; WTH Technology Inc., $450.00 TOTAL $362,038.38 AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 938-121916, Travel Expenses. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 939-121916, FY18 Tax Levy. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 940-121916, which abates the Taxes for the Series 2013 Bonds. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 941-121916, which abates the Taxes for the Series 2010A Bonds. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve Ordinance No. 942-121916, which abates the Taxes for the Series 2010B Bonds. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 943-121916, Certain City Personnel Policies. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to refer a request from Luke Ferrarri for a zoning variance (fence) to the Zoning Board of Appeals. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor then asked for comments from the public. There were none.

Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara offered kudos to Mayor Finley and Commissioner Carey on the decorating of downtown. He also told the council that the recent passage of the Exelon bill was “good for us and good for Illinois jobs.”

Commissioner Yborra joked that he was surprised that no one wanted to have a tag day this month (it is extremely cold this week) and also thanked the city employees for a “good job” on the roads after the recent snowfall.

Police Chief Knoblauch told the council that the annual Shop with a Cop was once again a success and thanked his officers and the volunteers for making it so. Finley had asked Knoblauch if he had anything to share in Commissioner Porter’s absence.

All the commissioners wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

A MOTION WAS MADE AT 7:09 P.M. BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY, to adjourn. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Agenda for the January 16, 2017, Meeting

January 11, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 @ 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 January 3, 2016, Meeting

  5. Approval of Bills as Presented

  6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

  7. Ordinance No. 944-011617, Authorizes a Line Credit of up to $700,000 with Illini State Bank.

  8. Place on file Recommendation from the Zoning Board of Appeals (Ferrari Variance Request)

  9. Ordinance No. 945-011617, Ferrari Variance Request

  10. Place on file Building Inspector Brian Spelich’s 2016 4th Quarter Building Report

  11. Place on File Bids for Swimming Pool Repairs

  12. Request from Brownie Troop #1619 to solicit door to door for cookie sales February 10th through March 19th.

  13. Commissioners’ Reports

  14. Discuss Forming Committee to Adopt New Zoning Ordinance

  15. Mayor’s Report

  16. Executive Session to discuss “collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees” and “probable or pending litigation”

  17. Adjournment

    Posted this 13th day of January, 2017

Becky Clinard, City Clerk