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Meeting from the May 1, 2107, Meeting

May 25, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017, AT CITY HALL. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

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



A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the minutes from the April 17, 2017, meeting. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to approve the bills as presented with the exception of the Dinges Fire Company bill. Commissioner Rivara once again asked for details concerning the purchase, Commissioner Porter agreed to hold over the bill and have Fire Chief Popurella give details concerning the grant the city has received and the purchases of equipment made with those grant funds. Bills approved for payment included: City of Oglesby, $107.90; Mark Ambrose, $300.00; Robert Ghighi, $55.15; Danial Moore, $300.00; James Vohs, $300.00; Richard Watts, $134.51; John Zulkowsky, $300.00; USPS, $670.44; Advanced Technology Recycling, $1,500.00; AEA, $2,800.00; Air One Equipment, $83.20; Airgas USA, $3.72; Alan Environmental Products, $179.63; Ameren, $43.41; Anixter, $60.00; Apple Press, $276.85; Benefit Planning Consultants, $230.20; BSN Sports, $219.78; Call One, $2,699.42; Cintas First Aid and Safety, $53.97; Comcast Cable, $209.80; Dinges Fire Company, $12,221.15; Eagle Engraving, $93.60; Economic Development Corp., $4,745.00; Cathie Edens, $54.54; Efficient Billing Systems, $1,933.46; Herbey Fuentas, $50.00; GL Scheri Electric, $268.45; Grainger, $229.38; Health Alliance, $30,167.00; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms, $75.00; Il Department of Agriculture Bureau, $20.00; Il Department of Innovation and Technology, $673.40; Il Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; IV Food and Deli, $71.99; Jacob and Klein, $14,707.25; Kittilson’s Garage, $398.51; Klein Thorpe and Jenkins, $867.00; Steve Maltas, $101.46; Mautino Distributing, $12.50; Meade Law Office, $1,437.50; Menards, $140.30; Chris Miskanis, $123.73; Motorola, $129.69; News Tribune, $308.70; OSF St Francis, $152.50; Putnam County Painting, $40,000.00; Ragan Communications, $583.90; RiverStone Group, $285.99; Smart Source, $2,364.36; Standard Insurance, $4,514.33; Standard Insurance-Life, $1,372.92; ULine, $276.66; Universal, $948.85; Jessica Urbanowski, $75.00; Wex Fleet Services, $2,587.76 TOTAL $126,632.71 AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept the bid from J.W. Ossola to replace water mains on Mormon Street near Lincoln School and on School Avenue from Clark to Durant Street for $134,533.00. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to accept the recommendation of the Design Review Board for the property located at 131 E. Walnut St., formerly known as the Golf ‘n Pub building. Owners Dave and Laura Weiden are redoing the facade, which will feature outdoor seating for a pizzeria/sports bar. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY, to approve the agreement with Hopkins and Associates to perform the FY17 audit. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA, TO PLACE ON FILE Brian Spelich’s First Quarter Building Inspector’s Report for $101,200. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY CAREY TO APPROVE the appointments of Pam Delvallee (2021), Jim Clinard (2021), Jason Curran[OC1] (2021), Karen Watson, (2020) and Jim Opsal (2020) to the Plan Commission; Bill Walter (2021) Park Board; Don Shields (2020) Police Commission; Alan Hansen (2019), Police Pension Board; Dan Fitzgerald (2021) Zoning Board of Appeals; Steve Wasilewski (2020) to Design Review Board. AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public.

Drew Merriman complained about burning in the city, asking the city to consider a burn ban in the city. He also said he was willing to ride around town with an officer and show them the number of residents who have burn barrels not in compliance with the city ordinance.

Commissioner & Mayor reports:

Commissioners Carey and Yborra announced city services such as branch chipping, appliance pickup and hydrant flushing during May. Commissioner Yborra also said there would be sewer credits offered for those who are filling a pool this summer.

Yborra also thanked the city crews who were called out during the heavy rains Saturday, April 29th.

Mayor Finley reminded residents of the Mayor’s Parade and Dickinson House fundraiser.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn. (7:16 p.m.) AYES: CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk