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Minutes from the April 1, 2013 meeting

May 3, 2013 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

 

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

 

ABSENT:  COMMISSIONER YBORRA

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the regular meeting minutes from March 18, 2013. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DANEKAS, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the invoices to be paid as presented: A.S.K. Enterprises, $576.00; Ace Tire, $932.40; Ameren, $51.14; Mark Anderson, $146.04; Apple Press, $578.00; Arthur J. Gallagher, $630.00; Brownstown, $316.00; Call One, $1,471.30; Thomas Clark, $147.75; Dresbach Sitributing, $268.45; Eagle Engraving, $42.20; Cathie Edens, $24.62; Emergency Medical Products, $23.56; Fastenal Co., $244.97; Flags USA, $88.00; Fleet Services, $4,100.13; Grosenbach’s, $134.84; Jade Halm, $75.00; Halm’s Auto Parts, $48.96; HD Power Supply, $682.40; Henry Schein, $168.98; IL Dept. of Central Management, $1,272.30; IL Valley Business Equipment, $70.00; IVCH, $81.00; IL Valley Safety Service, $420.00; ITron, Inc., $646.50; Jack’s Gas and Service, $66.00; Joan’s Trophy & Plaque, $1,036.18; John’s Sales and Service, $54.87; Just Masonry, $1.650.00; Kittilson’s Commerical Power, $890.85; Jacob Ladzinski, $207.09; LaSalle Office Supply, $309.76; Mitch Leazer, $157.20; Martin Equipment, $108.61; Mautino Distributing, $12.00; Menards, $532.62; Motorola, 112.87; Municipal Well & Pump, $110.00; Oglesby Grade School, $540.90; Quentech, $48.75; Ken Rigazio, $98.08; Riverstone Group, $314.63; Screenvision Direct, $1,068.00; Spring Valley Ford, $631.15; Stevens Service Center, $34.00; TEST, Inc., $25.00; USA Bluebook, $516.20;Viking Chemical, $1,896.75; Water Products, Co., $165.58; TOTAL $23,995.57. AYES:  DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

The Mayor then asked for comment from the public on agenda items. There were no comments or questions from the audience.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY DANEKAS to accept Ordinance No. 821-040113, which increases the rental fees for LeHigh Park and sets a fee for the rental of city picnic tables.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to accept Ordinance NO. 833-040113, which amends the Design Review Board process.  Attorney James Andreoni explained that he felt it was unnecessary to draft an ordinance for recommendations made by the Design Review Board.  Andreoni said that the council still had the right to accept or reject the recommendation, but putting it in ordinance form was unnecessary.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor then asked for questions or comments from the audience.  Vern Siemers voiced his disdain over the condition of the property at 355 E. Walnut, noting that it was “nothing but a garbage dump.” 

 

Sam Tillman, a member of the Peru Lions Club, thanked the council for allowing the club to hold its annual Candy Day.  Tillman said the club raised a little over $1,000.  He presented the city with a check for $250.00, which is to be used to repair a storage bin at the Dickinson House.  Mayor Finley and the council thanked Tillman for the donation.

 

Without further comment by the commissioners or mayor, A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to adjourn at 7:07 p.m.  AYES: DANEKAS, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk