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Monday, August 15, 2016, Minutes

September 15, 2016 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

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

Representatives from Cookie Kingdom –Cliff Shephard, Nina Sauter and Lori LaBarr — told the council about their recent experiences, including participation in the Honor our Heroes banner program and the Summer Fun Fest parade. The group said that the long-time Oglesby company “wants to be involved – have a presence” in Oglesby. The company runs several cookie sales throughout the year, benefitting different causes and would like to hold a cookie sale in April for the Oglesby Pool. A date has not been decided upon yet but will be announced in the future.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the meeting minutes from the August 1, 2016, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY TO APPROVE THE INVOICES AS PRESENTED: AEA INC, $1,500.00; AFLAC, $35.90; Baldin’s Garage, $1546.34; Beal Law Office LTD, $550.00; Brownlee Data Systems, $1,380.00; Bureau County Republican, $478.00; Cintas First Aid & Safety, $48.10; Comcastcable, $69.90; Connecting Point, $907.00; Cosgrove Distributors, $314.80; Dixon Ottawa Comm INC, $183.40; Dollar General-Charged Sales, $115.30; Dornik Auto Body, $130.00; Dresbach Distributing, $187.75; Cathie Edens, $16.70; Emergency Medical Products, $280.28; Fastenal Company, $113.28; Feece Oil Co., $1,001.45; Robert Ghighi, $85.99; Grainco FS INC, $521.78; Graphic Electronics INC., $75.00; Grosenbach’s Auto Repair, $520.20; Halm’s Auto Parts, $424.68; Hawkins INC, $1,206.50; Holloway’s Portable Restroom, $520.00; Hopkins & Associates, $10,480.00; IL Mun Elec Agency Revenue Fun., $310,082.69; ILEAS, $60.00; Illinois Valley Cellular, $775.36; Illinois Valley Food & Deli, $300.29; IVCH, $65.00; John Pohar & Sons INC., $238.00; John Senica Jr., $4476.72; Kendrick Pest Control INC., $185.00; Robert Kuhar, $300.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $864.77; Brianna Lucas, $110.56; Marco INC., $299.00; Maze Lumber, $74.79; Menards, $447.96; Mertel Gravel Co., $515.63; MTCO, $155.87; NCPERS Group Life INS., $48.00; Newstribune, $622.60; Oglesby 911, $4,638.95; Oglesby Elks Lodge #2360, $50.00; Oscar’s Automotive, $334.02; Pantagraph, $1,566.00; Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni, $2,400.87; Pomp’s Tire-Peru, $285.31; Republic Services – Allied Waste, $19,068.50; Revere Electric, $810.42; Riverstone Group INC., $6,532.03; Rockford Register Star, $750.00; Shaw Media, $730.00; Smith’s Sales and Service, $596.00; Springfield Electric Supply, $61.94; Staples Credit Plan, $549.66; Stevens Service Center, $309.00; Sunrise Supply, $155.97; T.E.S.T INC., $96.00; USA Bluebook, $547.68; Utility Equipment Co., $1,129.00; WLPO/WAJK/WKOT Radio, $1,062.00; Fletcher-Reinhardt Co., $1300.00; Republic Services – Allied Waste, $975.00; Illini State Bank- Visa, $628.40; IL Dept. of Innovation and Tech., $636.15 TOTAL: $383,668.85. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

There was no comment from the public on agenda items.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA, TO ADOPT Ordinance

No. 932-081516, Jail Agreement with Peru. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA, to name Mayor Finley, Police Chief Jim Knoblauch, Fire Chief Ron Popurella and Commissioner Tom Porter to the IVRDC board. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to appointment Ruth Baldin as city treasurer. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to donate $200 to the Voluntary Action Center. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

Commissioner and Mayor reports:

Commissioner Rivara said he was looking forward to working with the new treasurer.

Commissioner Yborra told the council that the two street projects were likely to start next week.

Commissioner Porter discussed the changes coming to the Oglesby Police Department as of Sept. 1.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to adjourn at 7:12 p.m. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk