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November 16, 2015, Meeting Minutes

December 18, 2015 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 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 CITY CLERK CLINARD.

ABSENT: COMMISSIONER YBORRA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the regular meeting minutes from the November 2, 2015, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve the bills presented for payment: AEA Inc., $2,750.00; AFLAC, $117.67; Airgas, $129.52; ASK Enterprises, $8,505.90; Nick Carrico, $224.98; Chamlin & Associates, $5,413.00; Cintas, $35.89; City of Oglesby (petty cash) $56.96; Comcast, $206.29; Connecting Point, $610.00; Cosgrove Distributors, $88.00; De’Vine Floral, $47.08; Double M Trucking, $300.00; Dresbach Distributing, $37.95; Cathie Edens, $66.82; Efficient Billing, $1,704.83; Emergency Medical Products, $288.66; Fastenal Company, $8.69; Feece Oil, $430.04; Fletcher-Reinhardt, $2,600.00; Grosenbach’s, $340.03; Halm’s, $828.83; Hawkins, $695.50; Heartland Bank & Trust, $500.00; Hennepin Food Market, $106.85; Kyle Hoffman, $235.32; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; Il Dept. of Agriculture, $55.00; IMEA, $193,397.55; Il Municipal League, $450.00; IV Cellular, $763.14; Illinois Valley Woodworking, $232.00; John Senica, Jr., $476.65; John’s Service & Sales, $350.98; Stephen Kasap, $50.02; Kendrick Pest Control, $105.00; King Tire, $823.50; Kinsella Roto-Rooter, $200.00; Landcomp Landfill, $368.87; LaSalle Office Supply, $672.19; Malooly Appraisal, $400.00; Massie Jet-Vac, $1,200.00; Mautino Distributing, $24.00; Maze Lumber, $70.25; Menards, $617.61; MTCO, $145.87; NCPERS, $48.00; NewsTribune, $970.00; Novak Veterinary Clinic, $396.00; Oglesby Elks, $100.00; Oscar’s Automotive, $264.65; Patient Point Hospital, $1,043.86; PDC Laboratories, $33.00; Pomp’s Tire, $125.93; Republic Services, $19,268.50; Riverstone Group, $492.93; Rush Power Systems, $3,717.01; Teri Schroetlin, $300.00; Don Shields, $952.97; Smith’s Sales & Service, $177.00; Springfield Electric, $11,080.48; Standard Equipment, $199.34; Staples Credit Plan, $60.31; State Surplus Property, $300.00; Stevens Service Center, $70.00; Studstill Media, $600.00; Superior Lamp, $386.27; TEST, Inc., $192.00; Universal Asphalt & Excavating, $30,367.75; Universal Inc., $257.08; University of Illinois, $800.00; USA Bluebook, $104.28; Water Products Company, $773.69; WLPO, $360.00; Cecilia Workman, $229.49. Total $300,757.53. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

There was no public comment on agenda items.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept the proposal from IMIC for cyber liability insurance at a cost of $4,082.00 per year. The proposal was held over from last meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve Ordinance No. 907-111615, which authorizes the Illinois Valley Enterprise Zone. Mayor Finley explained that this is something that all the communities involved in the enterprise zone are required to do. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

There was no public comment.

Commissioners & Mayor Reports:

Commissioner Rivara told the council that (financially) “things were looking up.” He also said that the road to the canoe landing needed a locked gate, as people were going down there at night. He also expressed his concern that the steel posts put around the newly planted trees posed a risk to sledders. Rivara said that he was working with Joel Hopkins, CPA, on the tax levy. Rivara said his goal was to keep the levy increase at less than 5%. Rivara said that the city was still waiting for word on how much to levy for the police pension.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to enter into executive session to discuss “the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees” at 7:12 p.m. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to resume the regular session at 7:59 p.m. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY PORTER to adjourn at 8:00 p.m. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk