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MInutes for the April 3, 2017, Council Meeting

April 27, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ENRICO AND CITY CLERK CLINARD



A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the minutes from the March 20, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented ASK Enterprises, 1,077.00; Benefit Planning Consultants, $230.20; BHMG Engineers, $1,333.35; Erika Bogatitus, $137.32; BSN Sports, $750.00; Cintas First Aid & Safety, $54.52; Communications Direct, $178.75; Daley’s Super Service, $143.40; Dixon Ottawa Communication, $175.46; Cathie Edens, $18.74; Fender Menders, $253.95; Ferguson Waterworks, $318.07; Ficek Electric, $286.25; Bob Ghighi, $102.91; GL Scheri Electric, $3,845.74; Health Alliance Medical Plans, $31,215.00; Il Department of Innovation and Technology, $673.40; IVAR, $250.00; Illinois Valley Excavating, $525.00; Itron, $761.72; IVCH, $69.16; JP Cooke, $369.15; Jack’s Gas & Service, $30.00; JM Test Systems, $1,108.30; John Deere Financial, $608.99; John Senica Jr., $55.56; Dan Kasperski, $300.00; Knoblauch Advertising, $85.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $330.44; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Meade Law Office, $937.50; Menards, $642.22; Midwest Mailing & Shipping, $334.68; NCPERS Group Life Ins., $48.00; On Site Repair Services, $2,159.67; Republic Services, $19,880.00; Darcy Shafer, $8.23; Springfield Electric, $553.26; Bob Stone, $49.78; Katie Tutor, $42.00; USA Bluebook, $338.40; Vortex Technologies, $375.00; Wex, $2,087.43; DeVine Floral Designs, $82.04; Frank O’Shea, $9,970.29; Oglesby Elks, $62.00 TOTAL $82,870.38. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, 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 PORTER to place Ordinance No. 952-040317, which authorizes the sale of property to Cookie Kingdom, on file. This is a strip of land that is currently being “shared” by the city and Cookie Kingdom as an entrance. Cookie Kingdom will purchase the strip of land and replace an existing fence so that trucks can turn around more easily. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to authorize a Motor Fuel Tax Resolution for $120,000. Commissioner Yborra explained that this was for a future Motor Fuel Tax project. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to seek bids to replace water mains on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant streets. Bids will he opened Monday, April 17, at 10 a.m. Yborra explained that the water main has had numerous leaks in the past and that approximately 1000 feet of 8 inch pipe will be replaced. The project would start once school is out for the summer. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

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



Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara acknowledged the efforts of the Clerk’s office for the monthly newsletter that goes out in utility bills.

Mayor Finley told the council that the Knights of Columbus recently held a fish fry for STOP (Support the Oglesby Pool). More than $740 was raised for the group. He also reminded residents about the cookie sale going on for STOP. Cookie Kingdom donated cookies which will be sold at City Hall. Proceeds will go towards the Oglesby Pool repairs. Finley thanked Cookie Kingdom for their support.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn. (7:07 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Agenda for Monday, May 1, 2017

April 27, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 1, 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. Approve Minutes from the April 17, 2017, Regular Meeting

  5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

  6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

  7. Award Bids for Water Main Replacements on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant Street

  8. Approve Recommendation from Design Review Board for Property
    Located at 131 E. Walnut Street.

  9. Approve Agreement with Hopkins & Associates for FY2017 Audit

  10. Approve Building Inspector’s First Quarter Reportbecky

  11. Board Appointments

  12. Public Comment

  13. Commissioners’ Reports

  14. Mayor’s Report

  15. Adjournment

    Posted this 28th day of April, 2017

Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Minutes from the Monday, March 20 2017, Meeting

April 13, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND ASSISTANT CLERK KAMNIKAR.


ABSENT: COMMISSIONER YBORRA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the minutes from the March 6, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. Penny Taylor, $100.00; Eric Olson, $1,327.20; MJ’s Pub and Grill, $1,837.50; AFLAC, $35.90; Airgas USA, $104.92; Allied Counseling Group, $300.00; Altec Industries, $182.77; Ameren, $405.52; Arrow Sales & Service, $128.00; ASK Enterprises, $547.50; Brownstown Electric Supply, $290.00; Call One, $2,787.40; Comcast Business, $497.77; Comcast cable, $104.90; Connecting Point, $418.50; Dollar General, $44.70; Econo Signs, $398.00; Cathie Edens, $117.20; Efficient Billing Systems, $2,512.49; Emergency Medical Products, $1,418.06; Fastenal Company, $80.68; Feece Oil, $1,312.56; G.L. Downs, $4,115.60; Valerie Garzanelli, $150.59; Halm’s Auto Parts, $241.88; Hawkins, $888.80; Henry Schein Inc., $17.42; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; IMEA, $198,969.01; IL Public Risk Fund, $18,926.00; IL Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Police, $33.44; Illini State Bank-Visa, $1,223.73; Illinois Valley Cellular, $1,225.35; IL Valley Excavating, $2,252.50; IVCH, $110.00; Joan’s Trophy & Plaque Co., $821.15; John Senica Jr., $85.65; John’s Service & Sales, $658.28; Kendrick Pest Control, $105.00; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Maze Lumber, $86.24; MCS Advertising, $1,997.00; Menards, $80.15; Michelle Mente, $15.83; Midwest Mailing & Shipping, $1,341.00; Beletia Mize, $174.11; MTCO, $145.87; NCPERS Group Life Ins., $96.00; Oglesby Elks Lodge, $50.00; Oglesby Grade School, $2,454.63; Oscar’s Automotive, $853.11; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni & Brolley, $3,293.00; Cory Perra, $134.22; Smart Source, $2,349.72; Smith’s Sales & Service, $337.75; Standard Insurance, $5,247.36; Stevens Service Center, $40.00; Brenda Tannenbaum, $89.78; USPS, $225.00; Zoll Medical Corp., $313.85. TOTAL $270,802.64 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR 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 Resolution No. IMRF-032017, a resolution certifying that city elected officials work 1000 hours or more annually, making them eligible for IMRF benefits. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 953-032017, an ordinance whereas the city currently has an easement running through real estate owned by ILOG Oglesby MHP, LLC for a water line easement and the city and property owner have agreed to grant easement to install underground fiber optic cable located within the same easement tract. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept tag day requests for 2017. (LP Foundation Educational Enrichment, Oglesby Boys Baseball, Oglesby Girls Softball, LP Youth Football, STOP-Support the Oglesby Pool, American Legion Auxiliary, Oglesby Ambulance Association, Knights of Columbus, ILVY Dolphins Swim Team and Oglesby Fire Department) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to donate $250 to IVAR’s annual Building & Care Fund Auction on April 1, 2017, at Grand Bear Lodge in Utica. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public.


Wanda Lent asked for a list of tag day participants. Mayor Finley repeated the list.

Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara thanked Mayor Finley for sending a letter to Senator Link on senate bill 1451, regarding telecommunications regulations.

Commissioner Porter gave a reminder regarding E-Waste pickup on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 9-1 p.m. at the city pool parking lot.

Commissioner Carey commented on some of the deplorable conditions of resident’s yards/homes and with the services that the city offers such as branch chipping, weekly garbage and recycling pickups, annual E-Waste pickups and other miscellaneous services, Carey said these conditions aren’t acceptable.

Mayor Finley gave update on Ed Hand Highway Bridge and that the bridge will be open to the public sometime by the middle of May.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to enter into executive session at 7:10 p.m. to discuss “the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body.” AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to resume the regular meeting (8:12 P.M.). AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn. (8:13 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

Agenda for Monday, April 17, 2017

April 13, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, APRIL 17, 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. Approve Minutes from the April 3, 2017, Regular Meeting

  5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

  6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

  7. Ordinance No. 952-040317, Sale of City Property to Cookie Kingdom

  8. Place Bids on file for Water Main Replacements on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant Street

  9. Public Comment

  10. Commissioners’ Reports

  11. Mayor’s Report

  12. Adjournment

    Posted this 13th day of April, 2017

    Becky Clinard, City Clerk