110 E. Walnut Street - Oglesby, Illinois 61348  ·  Phone: 815-883-3389

Meeting: June 21, 2010

July 26, 2010 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

PRESENT: MAYOR TORRES AND COMMISSIONERS FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS.

MAYOR ANTHONY TORRES ANNOUNCED HIS RESIGNATION EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the minutes of the last regular meeting be approved. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that all bills presented be paid. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED. The following bills were ordered paid: John Hancock $291.72 clothing reimbursement; IVCC Foundation $250.00 donation; Ace Tire $308.00 vehicle maint; AEA $3000.00 engineering; Baldin’s Garage $588.41 vehicle maint; Brownstone Electric Supply $506.17 supplies; Carus Corp $2100.00 supplies; COE Equipment $294.11 supplies; CTM Media Group $312.00 promtional; Gerald Daley $25.00 supplies; Cathie Edens $135.89 supplies; Eller and Willey Block $886.80 supplies; Emergency Medical Products $280.64 supplies; Brandon Evans $133.55 deposit refund; Fastenal Co. $56.28 supplies; Fletcher-Reinhardt $1480.00 meters; G.L. Downs $323.86 signs; Galls Inc $218.25 equip; Global Emergency Products $189.60 vehicle maint; Samantha Halterman $69.02 deposit refund; HD Supply Waterworks $351.00 supplies; Hymans Engineering $1184.00 engineering; IDEAL Environmental Eng $478.75 property maint; IMEA $239361.17 purchases; Illini State Bank-Visa $3776.48 supplies; IV Food Center $52.75 training school; IL Valley Waste Services $19469.90 garbage collection; IMUA $166.67 dues; ITRON $473.80 equip maint; John’s Service & Sales $273.93 supplies; Denise Keef $5.60 deposit refund; LaSalle Office Supply $16.14 supplies; Marketguide $285.00 promtional; Mautino Distributing $60.00 misc; Menards $564.72 supplies; Mertel Gravel $399.75 street maint; Mid-America Sports Advantage $108.95 supplies; Dollar General $76.25 supplies; North Central IL $531.55 dues; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni $5625.00 legal fees; Pool. Leigh & Kopko $841.75 legal fees; Postmaster $185.00 postage; Quad City Electric $1611.98 other services; Ray O’Herron $132.54 supplies; Pat Reener $159.94 deposit refund; Ron’s Lawn Care $585.00 property maint; RSC Equipment Rental $9.01 supplies; Somonauk Water $66.50 other services; Stark Excavating $1787.25 other maint; Stevens Service Center $93.00 vehicle maint; Universal Inc $363.10 supplies; USA Bluebook $695.79 supplies; Water Products $233.28 supplies; Witmer Public Safety $93.78 supplies; ZB Supply $190.87 supplies; Stuart Tree Service $1400 improvements; IL EPA $8500.00 dues; CB&I $13410.00 improvements; Natl Power Rodding $42940.41 improvements; Hymans Engineering $103.00 engineering; AEA $6550.00 engineering, Carus Corp $954.50 supplies; HD Supply Waterworks $3389.92 supplies; Illini State Bank-Visa $682.15 supplies. Total $369689.48.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that an ordinance providing and approving a second amendment to the Oglesby TIF District IV – Oakwood Estates/Hickory Hills Redevelopment Project Area, Plan, & Projects for Oglesby, IL be tabled until Commissioner Danekas is present. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that Ordinance No. 731-062110, an ordinance approving and authorizing the execution of an agreement regarding the duration of electrical rate 65-retention rate with respect to Buzzi Unicem, Inc be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to grant permission to the Illinois Valley Youth Football League to hold a tag day on Saturday, September 11, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER to grant permission to the Knights of Columbus to hold their annual Tootsie Roll Drive on Saturday, September 18, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Columbia Avenue and Walnut Street. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to donate $100 to the Knights of Columbus annual golf outing on August 28, 2010. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that the application for solicitor’s and peddling license from Family Heritage be approved (Porter stated not in favor). NAYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. AYES: NONE. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the sales tax collected for the month of May 2010 in the amount of $22917.13 be accepted. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that the Motor Fuel Tax collected for the month of May 2010 in the amount of $7653.95 be accepted. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY PORTER that Resolution No. 062210R, a resolution regarding the public improvements with respect to Stonebluff Terrace Subdivision, submitted by its owner, Robert Marincic, be accepted. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

COMMISSIONER TOM PORTER ANNOUNCED THE RESIGNATION OF OGLESBY POLICE CHIEF TOM KRAMARSIC EFFECTIVE JULY 9, 2010.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to enter into executive session for the discussion of appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body and to discuss minutes of the meetings lawfully closed under this Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes. (7:25 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY FINLEY that we exit executive session. (7:55 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to enter into executive session for the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired. (8:09 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY FINLEY SECONDED BY YBORRA that we exit executive session. (8:30 p.m.) AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA that we do now adjourn. AYES: FINLEY, PORTER, YBORRA. ABSENT: DANEKAS. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

CITY CLERK