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

Meeting: April 4, 2011

April 22, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes, Uncategorized

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011, AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

PRESENT: MAYOR FINLEY AND COMMISSIONERS CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA and PORTER.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY CAREY that the minutes from the March 12, 2011, regular meeting be accepted. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY CAREY SECONDED BY YBORRA that the bills are approved as submitted. Before voting, Commissioner Danekas questioned a $25 charge for an employee gift and it was noted that the city had been reimbursed the $25.00. ASK Enterprises, 1594.20 Affordable Waste Systems, 450.00; Airgas North Central, 58.00; Ameren IP, 150.04; Anderson, Brad, 250.00; Brownstone Electric, 725.60; Carus Corporation, 869.22; Comcast Cable, 54.95; Delta Dental, 3,366.38; Cathie Edens, 145.39*; Efficient Billing Systems, 1926.58; Emergency Medical Products, 1,292.03; Fastenal, 40.38; Fleet Services, 3,527.50; Foster Coach Sales, 1,337.50; Gary’s TV & Cellular, 220.00; Getz Fire Equipment, 444.70; Grainco FS, 208.99; Grosenbach’s 15.98; Halm’s 201.55; Hasty Awards, 227.99; IL Dept. Central Management, 576.75; IVCH, 1.54; IV Food Center, 64.65; ILMO Products, 74.00; Itron, 754.68; Joan’s Trophy & Plaque, 984.57; John’s Sales and Service, 315.96; LaSalle Office Supply, 207.05; Mautino Distributing, 36.00; Menard’s, 34.45; NCPERS Life Insurance, 64.00; Nextel Communications, 210.57; Orkin, 45.48; Oscar’s Automotive, 148.95; PDC Laboratories, 910.00; Pool Safety Consultants, 1,500.00; Quentech, 65.00; Revere Electric, 37.90; Rockford Industrial, 10.00; Sargent, Ben, 250.00; Spring Valley Ford, 1,398.05; St. Margaret’s 304.50; USA Bluebook, 404.36; Zoll Medical Equipment, 144.09, Menard’s, 71.82; USA Bluebook,414.41; McClure Engineering, 936.00, US Postmaster, 711.25; Ruppert Concrete, 325.00; Sa-So, 805.77. TOTAL: $28,844.88 AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to grant permission to the Peru Lions Club to hold a tag day Saturday, Oct. 8. Mayor Finley noted that Oglesby residents benefit from many of the services the club sponsors. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to donate $200 to the Better Fishing Association. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Ordinance 755-040411 accepting the final plat and resubdivision of two parcels of land in Zahrastnik’s Subdivision for Oglesby Senior Housing. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve Ordinance No. 756-040411, which accepts the collective bargaining agreement with IBEW 51 and the city’s union employees. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file the proposal by Humana Insurance for employee health insurance. Danekas noted that the city will see significant savings by increasing deductibles. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Mayor Finley opened the floor for public comments.

COMMISSIONER/MAYOR REPORTS:
• Commissioner Yborra reported that chipping has been delayed by inclement weather, but is expected to take place in mid May.
• Mayor Finley posted a link to U.S. Census information on the bulletin board and announced that the city will once again be selling hunting and fishing licenses once the paperwork is completed.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn at 7:17 p.m. AYES: CAREY, DANEKAS, YBORRA, PORTER, MAYOR FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.
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CLERK