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June 20th, 2011, Regular Meeting Minutes

July 15, 2011 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

 A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011, AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

 

PRESENT:  MAYOR FINLEY AND COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, ATTORNEY JAMES ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK BECKY CLINARD.

 

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY RIVARA that the minutes from the JUNE 6, 2011, meeting be accepted. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY PORTER that the bills are approved as submitted after Mayor Finley asked that the bill for IVAC membership dues be removed from the list. ASK Enterprises, 530.39; Affordable Waste, 19,044.00; Air One Equipment, 283.00; Airgas, 29.00; Ameren, 242.07; APCO International, 25.00; Apple Press, 62.00; AT&T, 24.81; Bob’s Business, 28.40; Boudie’s Auto, 100.00; BSN, 203.54; Comcast, 220.81; Connecting Point, 406.50; Cosgrove’s, 504.21; Des Moines Stamp, 58.75; Dever & Sons, 380.36; De’Vine Floral, 34.00; Dish Network, 121.98; Dixon Ottawa Communication, 100.40; Doheny’s Water Warehouse, 2,163.95; Dresbach Distributing, 121.85; Cathie Edens, 99.43; Efficient Billing, 1,894.24; Emergency Medical, 518.79; Envision Healthcare, 500.00; Fastenal, 172.51; Feece Oil, 1,334.93; Marge & Bob Fisher, 500.00; Fulmer’s Towing, 150.00; Granico FS, 192.68; Graphic Electronics, 1,213.80; IMEA, 221,742.24; IVCH, 59.00; Illini State Bank/VISA, 816.93; Illinois Valley Cellular, 575.04; IMUA, 166.67; Independent’s Service Co., 101.52; Key Outdoor, 570.00; LaSalle Office Supply, 73.06; Melinda Lynch, 240.06; Mautino Distributing, 36.00; Maze Lumber, 64.68; Menards, 425.76; MES-Illinois, 37.04; Midwest Mailing, 202.16; Motorola, 134.56; NCICG, 1,105.68; NewsTribune, 542.50; Overhead Door, 146.00; Patten Ind., 1,708.90; PDC Laboratories, 2.83; Perona, Peterlin & Andreoni, 5,039.00; Pool, Leigh & Kopko, 220.47; Neal Porter, 171.73; Postmaster, 703.80; Quad City Electric, 741.60; Quill Corp., 824.85; Revere Electric, 83.45; Smith’s Sales & Service, 360.00; Somonauk Water, 66.50; Spring Valley Ford, 31.67; Springfield Electric, 456.87; Sunrise Supply, 131.29; Univar, 225.24; USA Bluebook, 141.23; Viking Chemical, 2,466.66;  Voluntary Action Center, 200.00; Michael Wallace, 138.06; WLPO, 40.00; WTH Technology, 1750.00; AEA Engineering, 480.00. TOTAL 274,283.85 AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

MOTION MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file the sales tax for May, 2011 ($23,573.94). AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

MOTION MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to grant permission to Holy Family School to use the streets for a Walk/Run on Saturday, Oct. 1.  Porter said that the city would provide traffic control, similar to what is done for the Turkey Trot in November. AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

MOTION MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to grant a solicitor’s license to VIVINT, Inc., a home-security provider.  Porter noted that the firm had complied with the requirements set forth by ordinance. AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. NAYES: RIVARA. MOTION CARRIED.

 

A request via petition for the city to accept the road commonly known as Edna’s Way and make it into a city street died for lack of a motion.  Commissioner Yborra commented that he did not see a value to the city.

 

MOTION BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adopt the Wage & Salary Ordinance for non-union employees. AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

MOTION BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to adopt the Wage & Salary Ordinance for non-union employees. AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

MOTION BY PORTER, SECONDED BY YBORRA to place on file the bids for the excavation and seeding of McPhedran Park.  AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

MOTION BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file the bids for the storm sewer separation project. Commissioner Yborra said bids ranged from $1,892,085.91 to $2,493,954.25.  The engineer’s estimate was $2,242,826.00. Yborra said he hoped the project would start this year and be completed by next summer.  AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

MOTION BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adopt the Prevailing Wage Ordinance.  Attorney Andreoni explained to the council that the city is required by law to determine the prevailing wage and pass the ordinance on an annual basis.  AYES:  PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY; PASS: DANEKAS.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

MOTION BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY PORTER, to table the Appropriations Ordinance for 2011-12.  Commissioner Danekas said he was working with Attorney Andreoni and expected to have it ready for the special meeting on Monday, June 27. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER. RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION PASSED.

 

 

The Mayor then opened the floor to public comments and questions:

 

1.      Greg Stein asked for clarification on what the McPhedran Park bid included.  Engineer Jack Kusek, of McClure Engineering, said the bid included the excavation of the lake, seeding and the dam outlet.  The exercise equipment and fishing dock are not included in this bid.

 

COMMISSIONER/MAYOR REPORTS:

 

COMMISSIONER RIVARA

1.      Announced that testing of the city’s 3-phase (commercial/industrial) meters will take place in the later part of July.  After all the meters are tested, the electrical department will create a rotating schedule for testing.

 

COMMISSIONER YBORRA: 

1.      Reminded residents that work on Route 71 will begin soon and said the water tower should be up and online in July.

MAYOR FINLEY:

1.       Thanked the previous building, electrical and plumbing inspectors for their four years of service to the city.  Finley also thanked former city attorney Vince Brolley for his service.

2.      Congratulated Oglesby resident Christy Savellano, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Drew Merriman, who was recognized by Comcast Cable.

3.      Announced that the Design & Review Board would meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 23, to discuss developing criteria for design and landscaping standards.

4.      Announced a special meeting to be held Monday, June 27, at 5 p.m. to award the bid for McPhedran Park.

 

 

MOTION BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn at 7:20 p.m. AYES DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

 

 

 

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