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Minutes from the Sept. 3, 2015, Meeting

September 4, 2015 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015 AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI, AND ASSISTANT CITY CLERK TERRY KAMNIKAR. ABSENT: YBORRA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the regular meeting minutes from the July 20, 2015 meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the special meeting minutes from the July 27, 2015 meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve the bills presented with the exception of payment made to Oglesby 911 in the amount of $85096.44 which should be paid to Oglesby Public Grade Schools. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED. City of Oglesby/Petty cash $75.00; ComcastCable $161.70-; United States Post Office $756.90; Advantage Logistics $188,978.87; AEA $10,200; Ameren IP $2,524.97; Apple Press $162.00; ASK Enterprises $919.50; Baldin’s Garage $807.32; Brite-Way of the IL Valley $75.00; Brownlee Data Systems $1,380.00; Brownstown Electric $1,646.06; Call One $2,497.45; Carus Corp $1,063.26; Civic Systems $2,637.00; ComcastCable $69.95; Communication Revolving Fund $.30; Connecting Point $318.50; Cosgrove Distr. $300.12; D & M Landscaping $1,300.00; Double M Trucking $600.00; Dresbach Distributing $157.40; Cathie Edens $66.76; Emergency Medical Products $301.51; Fastenal Co. $53.81; Feece Oil $515.97; First Impression $1,488.50; Flags USA $327.00; Foster Coach Sales $498.52; Tiara Gaines $43.38; Grainco FS $109.90; Graphic Electronics $49.00; Hawkins Co. $1,077.50; Justin Heinzeroth $20.50; Holloway’s Portable $430.00; IL Public Risk Fund $5,910.00; IVCC $23,559.21; Illini State Bank Visa-Police $6.04; Michelle Inman $35.07; IVCH $11.21; Jack’s Gas & Service $22.00; John Senica Jr. $37.98; Kirby Built Quality Products $113.44; Kittilson’s Commercial $187.88; Knoblauch Advertising $1,032.19; Robert Kuhar $30.00; LaSalle Office Supply $196.43; LP High School $60,951.42; Martin Equip of IL $836.27; Mautino Distributing $12.00; Menards $234.44; Mertel Gravel $952.13; Leslie Moriarty $169.94; NCPERS Group Life $48.00; Oglesby Public Grade School $85,096.44; Republic Services $18,618.50; Revere Electric $182.07; Riverstone Group $989.66; RK Graphics $2,160.00; Spring Valley Ford $1,669.32; Stryker Sales $580.57; T&R Service $599.26; TEST Inc. $96.00; Jason Turczyn $194.00; United Rentals $28.72; United States Postal Service $225.00; Universal $744.90; USA Bluebook $517.96; Vortex Tech $4,792.08; Water Products $3,515.46; WEX Fleet Services $3,578.30. Total $439,223.84.

There was no public comment on agenda items.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to table Ordinance No. 905-080315, an ordinance pertaining to acquisition of the Jessen property. Mayor Finley stated that he is waiting for grant information regarding this matter. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No. 907-080315, an ordinance amending Chapter 10.24, stopping, standing and parking of title vehicles and traffic of the Oglesby city code. (Pertaining to parking near schools) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to grant permission of a solicitor’s/peddler’s permit to Jeff Basset to sell produce in the City of Oglesby. Jeff Bassett has received permission from a couple of property owners to sell his produce within the city limits.

AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED.

Verne Siemers asked the status of the property at 355 E. Walnut Street. Attorney Andreoni stated that Chief Knoblauch served documents to Tracy Entwistle, property owner.

There were no other public comments.

Commissioner & Mayor Reports:

Commissioner Rivara told the council that the audit would be completed within the next 2- 3 weeks. The unassigned and unrestricted fund balances of the General Fund showed a negative amount of $2,549,023.00 and that the General Fund showed a net loss of $146,901.00 for 2014. Commissioner Rivara stated that this council will have to address some very serious financial issues and challenges in the near future.

Mayor Finley congratulated the two Oglesby Boys Baseball teams on going to state. Also, Mayor Finley stated that Central States tournament has ended and was a success for our area hotels and restaurants.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to adjourn the regular meeting at 7:12 p.m. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. ABSENT: YBORRA. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Terry Kamnikar, Assistant City Clerk