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Minutes from the Nov 6, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

November 30, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CLERK IN TRAINING MERTES.

ABSENT:  COMMISSIONER PORTER

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve the regular meeting minutes from October 16, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the special meeting minutes from October 24, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented:  D&M Landscaping, $650.00; City of Oglesby, $137.71; USPS, $657.76; Advanced Technology Recycling, $1,500.00; Ameren IP, $198.55; ASK Enterprises, $147.50; Benefit Planning Consultants, $242.00; BHMG Engineers, $164.75; Call One, $2,009.73; Carus Corporation, $1,063.26; Chamlin & Associates, $483.00; Comcast Business, $89.68; Comcast Cable, $78.58; Connecting Point, $129.00; Corporate Warehouse Supply, $919.75; Cosgrove Distributors, $55.79; De Lage Landen Financial Service, $317.12; Dollar General Charge, $47.00; Dresbach Distributing, $29.95; Efficient Billing Systems, $1,285.36; Emergency Medical Products, $445.78; Feece Oil, $3,178.83; Ficek Electric, $277.00; Fletcher-Reinhardt Co., $525.00; Grainco FS, $410.58; Halm’s Auto Parts, $43.08; Hawkins, $1,189.50; Health Alliance Medical Plans, $31,739.00; Holloway’s Portable Restroom, $190.00; Hopkins & Associates, $2,000.00; IL Department of Agriculture, $30.00; IL Department of Innovation and Technology, $692.20; Irby Electrical Distributor, $302.84; IVCH, $60.00; Kendrick, $105.00; Kittilson’s Garage, $902.83; Klein Thorpe and Jenkins, $2,550.00; Knoblauch Advertising, $43.41; Kramarsic Law Offices, $300.00; Landcomp Landfill, $1,422.70; Meade Law Office, $4,200.00; Menards, $811.45; Mertel Gravel, $489.63; Oscar’s Automotive, $214.09; Positive Promotions, $409.88; Republic Services, $18,630.00; Dominic Rivara, $223.19; Smart Source, $2,366.19; Standard Insurance-Life, $734.10; Staples Credit, $33.39; TEST, $96.00; Universal Inc., $1,264.16; USA Bluebook, $76.02; Verizon, $167.26; Water Products Co., $798.12; WEX Fleet Services, $2,640.09 TOTAL $89,767.81 AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only.  There were none.

Joel Hopkins from Hopkins and Associates presented the Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ending April 30, 2017. (A Copy is Available at City Hall). He said that the City had a good clean audit and it went very smoothly.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No 964-110617, ordinance establishing an Administrative Procedure for Assessing and Determining Claims under PSEBA. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file the proposal from  Blue Cross Blue Shield for employee health insurance.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to accept Ordinance No. R1-110617, Resolution to Adopt Early Retirement Incentive. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No R2-110617, Resolution to Adopt Amortization Period for IMRF Early Retirement Incentive. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No R3-110617, Resolution for Employer Pick-Up of Member Contributions Required for Purchase of Extra Service Under the IMRF Early Retirement. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept the Resignation of the Police and Fire Commission member, Todd Stachowiak. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to appoint Matthew Glupczynski to fill Stachowiak’s term on the Police and Fire Commission. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY YBORRA to place on file the bid for a new Electric Department Boom Truck ($175,084). AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

Mayor Finley said that the city still owes approximately $46,000 on the Street Department Truck and when that is paid down, he would look into loans for the boom truck. Commissioner Carey said there is a 9 month waiting period for the truck.

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

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

Commissioner Rivara asked for a special meeting in executive session regarding the contract negotiations.

Commissioner Carey said that the Christmas decorations will be going up next week and will be ready by the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Commissioner Yborra mentioned the passing of Oglesby business owner James Venturelli. He said that Jim will be greatly missed.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn (7:26 p.m.)  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Stacie Mertes, Clerk in Training

AGENDA for December 4, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

November 30, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

PUBLIC HEARING

MONDAY, DECEMBER  4, 2017, @ 6:45 P.M.

TO BE CONDUCTED AT:  THE CITY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING

110 E. WALNUT STREET, OGLESBY, ILLINOIS

To consider the vacation of a portion of the alley south of Porter Street and east of Alice Avenue


CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 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 November 20, 2017, Regular Meeting

5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

7. Resignation of Commissioner Dennis Yborra; the Commissioner of Streets, Water, and Waste Water

8. Ordinance No. 965-120417 for Small Cell Antenna/Tower Right of Way

9. Ordinance No. 966-120417 Establishing Standards for the Construction of Facilities on Municipal Rights-of-Way

10. Ordinance No. 968-120417 Establishing Room Reservation Policy for Use of the Dickinson House

11. Approval of IL Municipal Ins. Cooperative for 2018 General Liability Work Comp and Cyber Liability Coverage

12. Place on file Ordinance No. 967-121817 Establishing the Assistant Chief of Police

Pay Scale

13. Place on file Ordinance 969-121817 Vacating a Portion of the Alley South of Porter Street and East of Alice Avenue

14. Place on file Ordinance 970-121817 Annual Tax Levy

15. Place on file Ordinance 971-121817 Abating Tax G O Refunding Bonds

16. Place on file Ordinance 972-121817 Abating Tax G O Refunding Bonds 2010A

17. Place on file Ordinance 973-121817 Abating Tax G O Refunding Bonds 2010B

18. Public Comment

19. Commissioners’ Reports

20. Mayor’s Report

21. Executive Session to discuss “the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employess of the public body …” and “collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives.”

22. Adjournment

Posted this 30th day Of November, 2017
Becky Clinard, City Clerk

Minutes from the October 24, 2017 Special Meeting

November 16, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 5:30 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CLERK IN TRAINING MERTES.

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only.  There were none.

City Attorney Andreoni presented 3 ordinances to the council for consideration. The first one presented was an ordinance establishing an administrative procedure for assessing and determining claims under PSEBA. The second was an ordinance for small cell antenna/tower right-of-way. Lastly, Attorney Andreoni presented an ordinance establishing standards for the construction of facilities on municipal rights-of-way.


Mayor Finley updated the council on the arbitration ruling. He stated that he and Tom Melody (attorney for the ongoing IBEW negotiations) are working on opening the window for retirement from June 8, 2016- June 7, 2017. Finley said he would like to know who is going to retire soon and that his goal is to have those retirements take effect in 90 days.


Attorney Andreoni told the council that union negotiations are still ongoing and that the next meeting with the union is November 13.

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

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

Commissioner Yborra stated that the superintendent of the water department will be retiring in February or March of 2018 leaving only one employee.  Yborra said that Mike Naas is working on getting certified for the water side, but that he would like to hire a laborer to help out.

Commissioner Porter told the council that the ambulance department needs a new ambulance.  He also told the council that the city’s garbage contract will be expiring in April 2018. He is currently reviewing the city’s options.

Mayor Finley presented the council with information from resident Christopher Martin asking for the City to vacate a portion of an unused alley near Martin’s home on Porter Street. Finley said that Martin is willing to pay all the fees associated with the City vacating the property. After a brief discussion, Andreoni was told to prepare the paperwork necessary to vacate the alley to Martin.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn (5:55 p.m.)  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Stacie Mertes Clerk in Training

Minutes from the October 16, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

November 16, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the regular meeting minutes from October 2, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented for IML Conference. IML Conference, $1330.68.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. City of Oglesby, $51.65; AFLAC, $35.90; Airgas, $78.11; Axon Enterprise $450.54; Marian Bezeley, $125.98; Brian Billard, $14990.74; Comcast Business, $509.55; Comcast Cable, $64.90; Communications Direct, $1,692.00; Connecting Point, $320.00; De Lage Landen Financial Services, $117.14; Debo Ace Hardware, $142.54; Dixon Ottawa Communication, $187.12; Dollar General Corp, $38.25; Cathie Edens, $6.41; Katherine Elvin, $1,185.77; Emergency Medical Products, $643.75; Ficek Electric, $629.00; Flags USA, $688.00; Foster Coach Sales, $23.20; Austin Freeman, $193.40; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $72.69; Halm’s Auto Parts, $176.88; Hawkins Inc, $1,145.80; Heller Ford Sales, $1,090.27; Amy Hiester, $244.43; Holloway’s Portable Restroom, $75.00; IL Dept of Innovation and Technology, $692.20; IL Fire and Police Commissioners, $375.00; IL Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Police CC, $529.40; Illini State Bank- Visa, $1,781.31; Illinois Fiber Resources Group, $3,300; Illinois Valley Cellular, $1,330.97; Illinois Valley Excavating, $1,480.00; IMUA, $1,216.00; IVNET LLP, $189.94; IVCC Foundation, $19,975.72; IVCH, $114.00; Jack’s Gas & Service Inc, $30.00; Jacob & Klein, LTD, $15,156.75; John Senica Jr, $202.59; Kendrick Pest Control $185.00; Thomas Kist, $140.27; Knoblauch Advertising, $1,435.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $1,169.32; LaSalle Peru Township #120, $38,119.60; Love’s Travel Center, $60,756.32; Jean Martin, $1,185.77; Luann Martyn, $75.00; Mauntino Distributing Co, $25.00; Maze Lumber, $50.99; Menards, $72.23; MTCO, $150.87; Municipal Code Corp, $900.00; Neopost Inc, $7,197.50; Newstribune, $100.00; Oglesby Grade School, $69,567.98; Oscar’s Automotive, $96.55; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni, $1,925.85; Pomp’s Tire-Peru, $1,180.34; PTM Document Services, $134.34; Ragan Communications, $1,057.00; Eric Reishus, $1,185.77; Margaret Reishus, $592.88, Marlin Reishus, $592.88; Paul Reishus, $1,185.76; Republic Services-Allied Waste, $18,630.00; Revere Electric, $43.55; SBK Inc, $37,903.76; Staples Credit Plan, $239.88; Verizon, $208.32; Water Products Company, $266.04; Wire Mesh Corp, $24,299.59 TOTAL $348,308.61

AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept the Building Inspector’s 3rd Quarter Report. ($910,329.00)  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve a raffle license for the Brady Bunch Benefit which will be held at the Oglesby Elks Lodge on October 28, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on any subject.  There were no comments.

Mayor and Commissioners’ Reports:

Commissioner Rivara stated that the city will receive $12, 750 from a $17,000 IMEA grant for capacitors.

Commissioner Carey stated that branch chipping will begin Monday, October 23rd.  He reminded residents to place branches near the berm for pickup.  Branches should not exceed 6” in diameter.

City attorney Andreoni stated that he will draft and send a letter to Wire Mesh in regards to their request to negotiate with Ameren which the city has denied that request.

Commissioner Yborra stated that the leaf vacuum program has begun and that residents should not place leaves in the street.

Mayor Finley reminded the public of all the activities for Harvest Fest that will take place this Saturday, October 21st in the downtown area.

A special meeting was set for Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 5:30.  City attorney Andreoni stated that the purpose of this meeting will be to address three ordinances that pertain to small cell towers and right-of-ways.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn at 7:12 p.m.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Terry Kamnikar, Assistant City Clerk

AGENDA for November 20,2017, Regular City Council Meeting

November 16, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas


CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 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 November 6, 2017, Regular Meeting

5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

7. Place on file Ordinance No. 965-120417 for Small Cell Antenna/Tower Right of Way

8. Place on file Ordinance No. 966-120417 Establishing Standards for the Construction of Facilities on Municipal Rights-of-Way

9. Place on file Ordinance No. 967-120417 Establishing the Assistant Chief of Police

Pay Scale

10. Place on file Ordinance No. 968-120417 Establishing Room Reservation Policy for Use of the Dickinson House

11. IL Municipal Ins. Cooperative for 2018 General Liability Work Comp and Cyber Liability Coverage

12. Approval of Employee Health Insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield

13. Purchase of Electric Dept Boom Truck

14. Public Comment

15. Commissioners’ Reports

16. Mayor’s Report

17. Adjournment

Posted this 16th day Of November, 2017



Becky Clinard, City Clerk

MINUTES from the October 24, 2017 Special Meeting

November 3, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 5:30 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CLERK IN TRAINING MERTES.

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only.  There were none.

City Attorney Andreoni presented 3 ordinances to the council for consideration. The first one presented was an ordinance establishing an administrative procedure for assessing and determining claims under PSEBA. The second was an ordinance for small cell antenna/tower right-of-way. Lastly, Attorney Andreoni presented an ordinance establishing standards for the construction of facilities on municipal rights-of-way.


Mayor Finley updated the council on the arbitration ruling. He stated that he and Tom Melody (attorney for the ongoing IBEW negotiations) are working on opening the window for retirement from June 8, 2016- June 7, 2017. Finley said he would like to know who is going to retire soon and that his goal is to have those retirements take effect in 90 days.


Attorney Andreoni told the council that union negotiations are still ongoing and that the next meeting with the union is November 13.

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

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

Commissioner Yborra stated that the superintendent of the water department will be retiring in February or March of 2018 leaving only one employee.  Yborra said that Mike Naas is working on getting certified for the water side, but that he would like to hire a laborer to help out.

Commissioner Porter told the council that the ambulance department needs a new ambulance.  He also told the council that the city’s garbage contract will be expiring in April 2018. He is currently reviewing the city’s options.

Mayor Finley presented the council with information from resident Christopher Martin asking for the City to vacate a portion of an unused alley near Martin’s home on Porter Street. Finley said that Martin is willing to pay all the fees associated with the City vacating the property. After a brief discussion, Andreoni was told to prepare the paperwork necessary to vacate the alley to Martin.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn (5:55 p.m.)  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Stacie Mertes Clerk in Training

MINUTES from the October 16, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

November 3, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the regular meeting minutes from October 2, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented for IML Conference. IML Conference, $1330.68.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. City of Oglesby, $51.65; AFLAC, $35.90; Airgas, $78.11; Axon Enterprise $450.54; Marian Bezeley, $125.98; Brian Billard, $14990.74; Comcast Business, $509.55; Comcast Cable, $64.90; Communications Direct, $1,692.00; Connecting Point, $320.00; De Lage Landen Financial Services, $117.14; Debo Ace Hardware, $142.54; Dixon Ottawa Communication, $187.12; Dollar General Corp, $38.25; Cathie Edens, $6.41; Katherine Elvin, $1,185.77; Emergency Medical Products, $643.75; Ficek Electric, $629.00; Flags USA, $688.00; Foster Coach Sales, $23.20; Austin Freeman, $193.40; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $72.69; Halm’s Auto Parts, $176.88; Hawkins Inc, $1,145.80; Heller Ford Sales, $1,090.27; Amy Hiester, $244.43; Holloway’s Portable Restroom, $75.00; IL Dept of Innovation and Technology, $692.20; IL Fire and Police Commissioners, $375.00; IL Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Police CC, $529.40; Illini State Bank- Visa, $1,781.31; Illinois Fiber Resources Group, $3,300; Illinois Valley Cellular, $1,330.97; Illinois Valley Excavating, $1,480.00; IMUA, $1,216.00; IVNET LLP, $189.94; IVCC Foundation, $19,975.72; IVCH, $114.00; Jack’s Gas & Service Inc, $30.00; Jacob & Klein, LTD, $15,156.75; John Senica Jr, $202.59; Kendrick Pest Control $185.00; Thomas Kist, $140.27; Knoblauch Advertising, $1,435.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $1,169.32; LaSalle Peru Township #120, $38,119.60; Love’s Travel Center, $60,756.32; Jean Martin, $1,185.77; Luann Martyn, $75.00; Mauntino Distributing Co, $25.00; Maze Lumber, $50.99; Menards, $72.23; MTCO, $150.87; Municipal Code Corp, $900.00; Neopost Inc, $7,197.50; Newstribune, $100.00; Oglesby Grade School, $69,567.98; Oscar’s Automotive, $96.55; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni, $1,925.85; Pomp’s Tire-Peru, $1,180.34; PTM Document Services, $134.34; Ragan Communications, $1,057.00; Eric Reishus, $1,185.77; Margaret Reishus, $592.88, Marlin Reishus, $592.88; Paul Reishus, $1,185.76; Republic Services-Allied Waste, $18,630.00; Revere Electric, $43.55; SBK Inc, $37,903.76; Staples Credit Plan, $239.88; Verizon, $208.32; Water Products Company, $266.04; Wire Mesh Corp, $24,299.59 TOTAL $348,308.61

AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept the Building Inspector’s 3rd Quarter Report. ($910,329.00)  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve a raffle license for the Brady Bunch Benefit which will be held at the Oglesby Elks Lodge on October 28, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on any subject.  There were no comments.

Mayor and Commissioners’ Reports:

Commissioner Rivara stated that the city will receive $12, 750 from a $17,000 IMEA grant for capacitors.

Commissioner Carey stated that branch chipping will begin Monday, October 23rd.  He reminded residents to place branches near the berm for pickup.  Branches should not exceed 6” in diameter.

City attorney Andreoni stated that he will draft and send a letter to Wire Mesh in regards to their request to negotiate with Ameren which the city has denied that request.

Commissioner Yborra stated that the leaf vacuum program has begun and that residents should not place leaves in the street.

Mayor Finley reminded the public of all the activities for Harvest Fest that will take place this Saturday, October 21st in the downtown area.

A special meeting was set for Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 5:30.  City attorney Andreoni stated that the purpose of this meeting will be to address three ordinances that pertain to small cell towers and right-of-ways.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn at 7:12 p.m.  AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

______________________________

Terry Kamnikar, Assistant City Clerk

AGENDA for November 6, 2017 Meeting

November 3, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 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 October 16, 2017, Regular Meeting

5. Approve Minutes from the October 24, 2017, Special Meeting

6. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

7. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

8. Audit Report by Joel Hopkins

9. Ordinance No. 964-110617, Ordinance Establishing an Administrative Procedure for Assessing and Determining Claims Under PSEBA

10. Approval of Employee Health Insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield

11. IMRF Resolution Number R1-110617, Resolution to Adopt Early Retirement Incentive

12. IMRF Resolution R2-110617, Resolution to Adopt Amortization Period for IMRF Early Retirement Incentive

13. IMRF Resolution R3-110617, Resolution for Employer Pick-Up of Member Contributions Required for Purchase of Extra Service Under The IMRF Early Retirement

14. Resignation of Police & Fire Commissioner

15. Appointment of New Police & Fire Commissioner

16. Bids for new Electric Dept Boom Truck

17. Public Comment

18. Commissioners’ Reports

19. Mayor’s Report

20. Adjournment

Posted this 3rd day Of November, 2017



Becky Clinard, City Clerk