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Meeting: January 15, 2018

February 16, 2018 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JANUARY 15,2018, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK MERTES.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the regular meeting minutes from January 2, 2018. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. IV Cellular, $1,330.97; IV Food Pantry, $40.00; Ficek Electric, $618.00; Il Municipal Retirement Fund, $21,997.60; AEA, $2,600.00; Aflac, $35.90; Air One Equipment, $275.50; Airgas USA, $150.63; Anixter, $1,823.52; Apple Press, $146.85; ASK Enterprises, $299.00; Bound Tree Medical, $261.60; BrownLee Data Systems, $490.00; Carus Corporation, $850.41; Central Region Senior Baseball, $2,500.00; City of Peru, $1,859.00; Civic Systems, $2,751.00; Clear Gov Inc., $1,750.00; Comcast Business, $516.94; Comcast Cable, $129.80; Communications Direct, $495.00; Connecting Point, $310.00; De Lage Landen Financial Services, $117.14; Dollar General, $9.70; Econo Signs, $281.84; Cathie Edens, $23.22; Efficient Billing Systems, $2,902.15; Emergency Medical Products, $104.75; Feece Oil, $2,730.42; First Impression, $1,343.00; Terry Flores, $195.07; Halm’s Auto Parts, $301.92; Hygienic Institute, $711.10; IMEA, $234,399.89; IV Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Visa, $617.31; Illinois Secretary of State Police, $101.00; Illinois Valley Excavating, $1,202.50; IV Food and Deli, $28.03; John Senica Jr., $508.53; Kittilson’s Garage, $1,224.09; LaSalle Office Supply, $80.68; Mautino Distributing, $6.25; Menards, $143.69; MTCO, $160.87; News Tribune, $2,262.60; Oscar’s Automotive, $397.61; Pavers and More, $386.00; Perona Peterlin Andreoni and Brolley, $4,921.00; Peru Greenhouse, $235.00; Republic Services, $18,630.00; Revere Electric, $2,542.09; St Margaret’s Health, $311.00; Staples Credit, $337.06; TEST, $96.00; Toedter Oil Co., $1,092.85; Universal Inc., $1,052.16; Verizon, $167.40; Vickers Consulting Services, $850.00; Water Products Co., $246.54 TOTAL $328,286.18

AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to Appoint Eric Zborowski as the new Commissioner of the Streets, Water & Wastewater department. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.

City Clerk Mertes Swore Commissioner Eric Zborowski in.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance 976-011518, Authorizing the Hiring of an Economic Developer/Tourism Coordinator. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY. NAYS: RIVARA

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Resolution IMRF Form 2.20-011518, Appointing Stacie Mertes IMRF Authorized Agent. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance 977-011518, Annexing certain territory to the City of Oglesby (Giordano/WorldTronics Property). AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY.

Attorney Andreoni added that this agreement was passed years ago but was never officially adopted. This ordinance would finish the process that wasn’t completed.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file Ordinance 978-020518, Authorizing the borrowing of up to $700,000 from Illini State Bank. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY ZBOROWSKI to table the request from Dave Weiden for a 3 mile run/walk event dated June 16, 2018. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY. PASS: RIVARA. Commissioner Porter said that the council needed more information from Dave Weiden like what City resources he would need. Commissioner Zborowski said that he had some concerns with the run/walk interfering with other activities that were taking place that day.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve a donation request for Central States Baseball Tournament of $2,500. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY ZBOROWSKI to approve the building inspectors report for the 4th quarter for $500,732.00. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY.

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

Commissioner and Mayor’s Report:

Commissioner Rivara said that IMUA has a scholarship program available. Applications will be available at City Hall. He said that the City has had 4 students receive the $500 scholarship in that past and urged students to apply.

Commissioner Carey: none

Commissioner Zborowski said Thank you for the opportunity to be Commissioner and he looks forward to working with the council.

Commissioner Porter: none

Mayor: None

A MOTION WAS MADE at 7:10 pm BY PORTER SECONDED BY ZBOROWSKI to go into executive session to discuss “pending or probable litigation against, affecting or on behalf of the public body…”; “The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body …”; and “the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body …” AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY.

A MOTION WAS MADE at 8:29 pm BY PORTER SECONDED BY RIVARA to enter back into regular meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY.

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE AT 8:30 pm BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, ZBOROWSKI, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Stacie Mertes, City Clerk

Agenda: February 20, 2018

February 16, 2018 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018 @ 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 February 5, 2018, Regular Meeting

5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

7. Update from Ivan Baker about NCIEDC

8. Raffle License Application for Illini Valley Association of Realtors for March 13, 2018 event.

9. Place on File Ordinance 1003-022018, Labor Agreement between the City of Oglesby and IBEW Local 51

10. Place on File Ordinance 1004-030518, Management and Supervision Agreement for Wastewater and Water Treatment Plant with T.E.S.T Inc.

11. Discussion and approval of purchasing a replacement fire truck

12. Ordinance 981-022018, Ordinance Amending Chapter 5.08 Alcoholic Liquors of Title 5 Businesses Licenses and Regulations

13. Ordinance 982-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and James and Lucille Omahen

14. Ordinance 983-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby-Omahen

15. Ordinance 984-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property-Omahen

16. Ordinance 985-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and Janko Family Oglesby Land Trust

17. Ordinance 986-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- Janko Family Oglesby Land Trust

18. Ordinance 987-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property-Janko Family Oglesby Land Trust

19. Ordinance 988-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and Mosbach

20. Ordinance 989-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby-Mosbach property

21. Ordinance 990-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property-Mosbach

22. Ordinance 991-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and First Midwest Land Trust 5693

23. Ordinance 992-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- First Midwest Land Trust 5693

24. Ordinance 993-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- First Midwest Land Trust 5693

25. Ordinance 994-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and First Midwest Land Trust 5370

26. Ordinance 995-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- First Midwest Land Trust 5370

27. Ordinance 996-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- First Midwest Land Trust 5370

28. Ordinance 997-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and JFLT, LLC

29. Ordinance 998-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- JFLT, LLC

30. Ordinance 999-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- JFLT, LLC

31. Ordinance 1000-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and William Senica Trust

32. Ordinance 1001-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- William Senica Trust

33. Ordinance 1002-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- William Senica Trust

34. Public Comment

35. Commissioners’ Reports

36. Mayor’s Report

37. Adjournment

Posted this 16th day of February, 2018



Stacie Mertes, City Clerk

Meeting: January 2, 2018

February 2, 2018 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2018, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY EATTONI, CITY CLERK BECKY CLINARD AND CLERK IN TRAINING MERTES.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the regular meeting minutes from December 18, 2017. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented. Oglesby Municipal Band, $1,995.00; USPS, $703.96; Ameren IP, $203.89; Brad Anderson, $75.00; Anixter, $140.00; Apple Press, $76.95; Arrow Sales and Service, $290.50; ASCAP, $348.00; Batteries and Things, $94.77; Benefit Planning Consultants, $452.00; BHMG Engineers, $292.89; Bob’s Business, $314.96; Comcast Business, $998.58; Connecting Point, $310.00; Cosgrove Distributors, $32.54; De Lage Landen Financial Services, $296.24; Emergency Medical Products, $276.53; Flink Snow Plows and Spreaders, $1,256.60; Foster Coach Sales, $107.65; Janette Glupczynski, $175.46; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $32.69; Brooke Hahn, $173.61; Hawkins Inc., $734.10; Health Care Service Corporation, $31,842.96; HyVee, $542.13; Il Department of Innovation and Technology, $692.20; Il Public Risk Fund, $5,732.00; Il Valley Excavating, $2,145.00; Impact Networking, $86.73; Itron, $761.75; Jack’s Gas and Service, $90.00; John Deere Financial, $120.90; John Senica Jr., $30.47; John’s Service and Sales,$3.99; Kendrick Pest Control, $105.00; King Tire, $1,204.50; Kittilson’s Garage, $1,594.38; Klein Thorpe and Jenkins, $1,632.00; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Meade Law Office, $412.50; Menards, $304.53; Mertel Gravel, $142.35; NCPERS Group Life Ins., $48.00; Pomp’s Tire, $172.41; Revere Electric, $445.15; Dominic Rivara, $148.73; Schrock Repair, $1,840.13; Seico Inc., $1,930.50; Springfield Electric, $522.42; St. Margaret’s Health, $68.00; Standard Insurance-Life, $734.10; TEST, $96.00; Uline, $1,312.70; Universal Inc., $987.40; Water Products Company, $2,338.16; Rich Watts, $74.89; WEX Fleet Services, $3,018.56 TOTAL $70,574.96 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 975-010218, Appointing Stacie Mertes City Clerk. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

Outgoing City Clerk, Rebecca Clinard, swore incoming City Clerk Stacie Mertes in.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 974-010218, Prohibiting Sexual Harassment. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file Ordinance No. 976-011518, Authorizing the hiring of an Economic Developer/Tourism Coordinator, Rebecca Clinard. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, FINLEY NAY: RIVARA

Commissioner Rivara had some concerns in reference to the tasks Becky would be performing. He said that you didn’t think some of the tasks should shift from the Clerk’s office to the Economic Developer. Mayor Finley said that the tasks are things that Becky is an expert in and that the current staff is still learning.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to ratify the transfer of the remaining funds from expiring TIF’s: II,III,IV into TIF I.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA to appoint at least one elected Oglesby Commissioner to join the negotiating committee for the IBEW Local 51 contract negotiations with the City of Oglesby. MOTION DIED DUE TO LACK OF SECOND

Commissioner Porter stated that he couldn’t support the motion because he felt that it was too late in the negotiations to have another person added, he said it wouldn’t be beneficial. Commissioner Carey said he agreed with Commissioner Porter and added that including another person would muddy the waters.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA to appoint an elected Oglesby Commissioner to negotiating committee. MOTION DIED DUE TO LACK OF SECOND

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA to require the negotiating committee to update the full City Council after each formal and informal meeting between the City of Oglesby and IBEW Local 51. MOTION DIED DUE TO LACK OF SECOND

Commissioner Porter said he didn’t think the negotiations committee should have to update after every meeting. He said he didn’t update the board after the Police negotiations and that is would be hurtful to the negotiation process.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public. Resident Dorothy Debosik asked if negotiations are open to the public. Mayor Finley said no and that Commissioner Rivara shouldn’t have discussed what was talked about in negotiations at this meeting and last meeting.

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

Commissioner Rivara- nothing

Commissioner Carey said “best wishes to Becky and congrats on the 7 years as City Clerk.”

Commissioner Porter said “good job and thank you to Becky.” He said “You will do a great job in the new position.” He also said that numerous vehicles were in violation of the snowfall ordinances after the last snowfall. No tickets were given just warnings but from this point forward tickets will be given.

Mayor Finley wished best of luck to Robert Kuhar, whose official retirement date was today, and Shawn Harlow on his retirement from the City. He also thanked the city workers for their hard work with snow removal during the last snow fall and the fixing of water main breaks that occurred during this cold weather.

A MOTION WAS MADE PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY TO ADJOURN (7:20 PM). AYES: PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY, ABSENT: CAREY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Stacie Mertes, City Clerk

Agenda: February 5, 2018

February 2, 2018 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018 @ 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 January 15, 2018, Regular Meeting

5. Approve Bills as Presented for Payment

6. Public Comment on Agenda Items only

7. Approve Ordinance 978-020518, Authorizing the borrowing of up to $700,000 from Illini State Bank

8. Waive publication fees assessed to properties being annexed into the City of Oglesby

9. Resolution 020518R, Resolution Urging the Governor to Veto Senate Bill 1451

10. Appointment of committee members to the shared police services committee

11. Authorization to seek bids for the repair/replacement of the Dickinson House Roof

12. Authorization to seek bids for the repair/replacement of the City Hall Office Sign

13. Place on file Ordinance 981-022018, Ordinance Amending Chapter 5.08 Alcoholic Liquors of Title 5 Businesses Licenses and Regulations

14. Place on file Ordinance 982-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and James and Lucille Omahen

15. Place on file Ordinance 983-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby-Omahen

16. Place on file Ordinance 984-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property-Omahen

17. Place on file Ordinance 985-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and Janko Family Oglesby Land Trust

18. Place on file Ordinance 986-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- Janko Family Oglesby Land Trust

19. Place on file Ordinance 987-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property-Janko Family Oglesby Land Trust

20. Place on file Ordinance 988-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and Mosbach

21. Place on file Ordinance 989-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby-Mosbach property

22. Place on file Ordinance 990-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property-Mosbach

23. Place on file Ordinance 991-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and First Midwest Land Trust 5693

24. Place on file Ordinance 992-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- First Midwest Land Trust 5693

25. Place on file Ordinance 993-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- First Midwest Land Trust 5693

26. Place on file Ordinance 994-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and First Midwest Land Trust 5370

27. Place on file Ordinance 995-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- First Midwest Land Trust 5370

28. Place on file Ordinance 996-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- First Midwest Land Trust 5370

29. Place on file Ordinance 997-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and JFLT, LLC

30. Place on file Ordinance 998-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- JFLT, LLC

31. Place on file Ordinance 999-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- JFLT, LLC

32. Place on file Ordinance 1000-022018 Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement between the City of Oglesby and JFLT, LLC

33. Place on file Ordinance 1001-022018 Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Oglesby- JFLT, LLC

34. Place on file Ordinance 1002-022018 Ordinance Rezoning a Certain Property- JFLT, LLC

35. Public Comment

36. Commissioners’ Reports

37. Mayor’s Report

38. Executive Session to discuss “collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives.”

39. Adjournment

Posted this 2nd day of February, 2018


Stacie Mertes, City Clerk