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MInutes from the October 17, 2016, Meeting

November 17, 2016 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the minutes from the October 3, 2016, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the invoices presented for payment: IVCC, $28,136.15; Advanced Asphalt, $89,075.52; Advantage Logistics Inc., $193,789.23; AEA, $3,800.00; Aflac, $35.90; Airgas, $88.68; Altec Industries Inc., $1,284.91; ASK Enterprises, $826.40; Beal Law Office Ltd., $750.00; Bob’s Business Inc., $38.58; Carus Corporation, $1,063.26; Cintas First Aid and Safety, $50.11; Comcast, $253.20; Communications Direct Inc., $86.00; Connecting Point, $310.00; Cosgrove Distributors, $30.98; D & M Landscaping and Excavation, $650.00; Double M Trucking, $446.25; Dresbach Distributing, $122.85; Tim Edwards, $86.95; Emergency Medical Products, $321.30; Fastenal Company, $14.94; Ficek Electric, $117.50; Robert Ghighi, $158.86; Grainco FS, $542.87; Halm’s Auto Parts, $26.98; Shawn Harlow, $33.89; Hawkins Inc., $1,092.50; Holloway’s Portable Restroom, $510.00; Il Dept of Innovation and Technology, $636.15; Il Fiber Resources Group, $1,500.00; IMEA, $267,358.05; IVCC-Cultural Center, $100.00; Illini State Bank-Visa, $1,090.45; Illinois Valley Cellular, $779.72; Illinois Valley Excavating, $1,050.00; Jacob & Klein Ltd., $14,657.00; John Senica Jr., $73.57; John’s Service and Sales, $73.78; Laura Jordan, $7.73; Kendrick Pest Control, $175.00; Knoblauch Advertising, $196.00; Keith Kundert, $100.00; L-P High school, $76,252.81; Mautino Distributing Co., $12.50; Maze Lumber, $47.99; Menards, $310.89; Mertel Gravel Co., $1,002.19; Motion Industries Inc., $515.04; MTCO, $140.87; NCPERS Group Life Insurance, $48.00; News Tribune, $100.00; Oglesby Elks Lodge, $50.00; Oglesby Grade School, $99,209.58; Oscar’s Automotive, $157.05; Perona Peterlin Andreoni & Brolley, $1,720.50; Pomp’s Tire, $148.38; Republic Services, $450.00; RiverStone Group, $542.07; Stevens Service Center, $35.00; TEST Inc., $96.00; USA Bluebook, $1,097.13; Water Products Co., $1,148.33; TOTAL $794,625.59 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to the public for comments on agenda items, there were none.

Commissioner Porter then read a prepared statement about Ordinance No. 935-111716, Authorizes the Electronic Attendance at Council Meetings. In part, his statement noted that the council was passing the ordinance “primarily for (his) benefit.” Porter said he has some health issues that may make it necessary for him to attend electronically at times and thanked the council members for “giving him this option” to continue to participate.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve Ordinance No. 935-111716, Authorizes the Electronic Attendance at Council Meetings. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA to place Building Inspector Brian Spelich’s 3rd Quarter Building Permit report on file. New construction totaled $208,423 in the third quarter. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to grant permission to the Illinois Valley Women’s Tennis team for a tag day on Saturday, Oct. 29th, from 8 a.m. to noon. Proper signage and safety equipment is required. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor then opened the floor to the public for comments on any subject, there were none.

Commissioner and Mayor Reports:

Commissioner Rivara thanked those involved with Harvest Fest. Rivara said the event was a great thing for the community. He also mentioned the STOP committee’s efforts to raise funds to save the pool, saying they were “working their butts off.”

Commissioner Carey “seconded” Rivara’s praise and also mentioned that branch chipping would be the week of October 31st.

Commissioner Yborra warned residents that hydrant flushing would begin next week and that residents may experience low water pressure or discolored water afterwards.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY TO ADJOURN AT 7:08 P.M. AYES; CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk