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Minutes from the January 18, 2016 Meeting

February 12, 2016 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI, AND CITY CLERK CLINARD.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the regular meeting minutes from the January 4, 2016, meeting. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY TO APPROVE THE INVOICES AS PRESENTED: MJ’s Pub & Grill, $556.40; Advanced Technology, $1,500.00; AFLAC, $117.67; Airgas, $28.40; Emilie Altenberger, $222.42: Apple Press, $399.70; Aqua Smart, Inc., $3,622.80; Arrow Sales & Service, $22.00; ASCAP, $336.00; Autozone, $6.34; BSN Sports, $136.00; Carus Corporation, $822.69; Chamlin & Associates, $3,795.00; City of Peru, $1859.00; Civic Systems, $2,667.00; Comcast, $286.61; Complete Integration, $300.00; Connecting Point, Daley’s Super Service, $888.00; Debo Ace Hardware, $1.49; Double M Trucking, $300.00; Econo Signs, $705.68; Fastenal Corp., $29.15; Feece Oil, $900.79; First Impression, $702.50; Grosenbach’s, $32.69; Halm’s Auto Parts, $53.94; Hawkins, Inc., $916.50; Kiersten Horn, $401.99; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; IL Fiber Resources Group, $1,500.00; IMEA, $236,554.07; Illini State Bank – VISA, $9,097.99; Illinois Valley Cellular, $934.70; Illinois Valley Excavating, $660.00; Illinois Valley Food and Deli, $62.94; IVCH, $25.00; Kacl

S Gas & Service, $77.00; John Senica Jr., $541.45; Kendrick Pest Control, $105.00; Kittilson’s Garage, $1,195.75; LaSalle Office Supply, $380.44; Marten Portable Buildings, $2,000.00; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Maze Lumber, $17.80; Menards, $425.89; Dollar General, $290.20; MTCO, $140.87; Municipal Well & Pump, $64,480.00; NewsTribune, $33.60; Oglesby Elks, $50.00; Oscar’s Automotive, $354.80; PF Pettibone, $57.45; Pabian Enterprises, $320.00; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni, et al, $3,228.07; Pomp’s Tire, $265.88; Republic Services, $18,818.50; Revere Electric, $294.94; Riverstone Group, $579.52; Rush Power Systems, $2,801.75; St. Margaret’s Hospital, $207.00; Star Ford Lincoln, $306.90; TEST, $96.00; Universal, Inc., $1,042.56; University of Illinois, $639.00; Vickers Consulting Services, $100.00; Barbara White, $211.21; Shaun Youmans, $55.29. Total $369,684.77 AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

There was no public comment on agenda items.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve Ordinance No. 914-0118165, which continues the Line of Credit with Illini State Bank. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to PLACE ON FILE Ordinance No. 915, 020116, A Mutual Aid Agreement with Peru. Commissioner Porter explained before the vote that the agreement simply formalizes a “very, very” good working relationship with the Peru Fire Department. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Building Inspector Brian Spelich’s 4th Quarter (2015) report which showed $21,000.00 in residential work. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to accept the three tag day requests from the American Legion (5/28/16), Oglesby Firefighters Association (3/12/16 & 11/5/15) and LP Foundation (4/16/15). The motion was passed with the understanding that the standing rules (8 to noon; adults only) would be in place. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, PORTER, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioners & Mayor Reports:

Commissioner Rivara noted that the council had approved the line of credit, saying that it was necessary because “expenses exceeded revenues” and called for a working meeting to bring the two (expenses and revenue) “closer together.”

Commissioner Carey told the audience about the IMUA scholarship that is available to Oglesby high school seniors.

Commissioner Yborra thanked the employees who worked on a water main break at Swift and Sunset the previous weekend, when temperatures were near zero.

Mayor Finley told the council that the newly re-formed Oglesby Business Association was up and going and had recently chosen officers. Finley said he looked forward to working with the group. He also told the council about several donations that were going to be used to purchase the wooden shed most recently used for Santa’s house.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY PORTER to adjourn at 7:08 p.m. AYES: CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, PORTER, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk