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Minutes from the September 18, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting

October 12, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND ASSISTANT CITY CLERK TERRY KAMNIKAR.


ABSENT: COMMISSIONER PORTER.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve the minutes from the September 5, 2017, meeting.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve the bills as presented:  Aftermath, $105.00; Airgas USA, $1.08; Alan Environmental Products, $283.27; Ameren, $1,318.04; ASK Enterprises, $1,719.30; Bio-Tron, $330.00; Bob’s Business, $10.41; Comcast Business, $501.27; Comcast Cable, $104.32; Connecting Point, $1,671.28; Daley’s Super Service, $63.00; De Lage Landen Financial Services, $598.18; Cathie Edens, 133.73; Emergency Medical Products, $937.31; Fastenal Company, $79.71; Fender Menders, $109.90; Ficek Electric, $606.50; GameTime, $927.73; Grosenbach’s Auto, $130.48; Henry Schein, $168.30; Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology, $92.25; IMEA, $251,182.68; IVCC, $12,728.44; Illinois Valley Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank-Police, $790.36; Illini State Bank, $3,136.88; IV Cellular, $1,330.97; JW Ossola, $62,353.49; Jack’s Gas & Service, $30.00; John Pohar & Sons, $4,263.50; John Senica Jr., $318.15; Kendrick Pest Control, $105.00; LaSalle Office Supply, $700.66; L-P High School, $24,289.64; Nancy Liesse, $75.00; Mautino Distributing, $25.00; Menards, $152.11; MTCO, $155.87; News Tribune, $629.20; Oglesby Grade School, $44,328.40; PDC Laboratories, $290.00; Angelina Pelka, $160.71; Perona Peterlin Andreoni & Brolley, $3,468.75; Pomp’s Tire, $134.91; Quill Corporation, $964.80; Revere Electric, $1,861.80; Marion Riley, $211.40; Eva Sauceda, $425.84; Smart Source, $2,357.04; Smith’s Sales & Service, $78.00; Stevens Service Center, $55.00; Sunrise Supply, $77.35; T.E.S.T., $96.00; Universal Inc., $141.51; USA Bluebook, $1,228.86; USPS, $98.00  TOTAL $434,637.83.

AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only.  There were none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No. 962-091817, Establishes Temporary Position of Clerk in Training and sets the wage at $20 per hour.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to table Ordinance No. 963-091817, Which Imposes a Surcharge for those Customers Whose Equipment Causes Undue Disturbance on the Electric System.  Carey explained that Electric Dept. Superintendent John Zulkowsky was working with Verbal Blakely on some concerns he had about the ordinance.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to donate $500 to Chuck Reynold’s Cruisin’ for Cancer Car Show.  The donation will be used for awards.  Proceeds from the car show go to the local charity.  AYES;  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor then gave a short overview of the financial report for the 2017 Summer Fun Fest.  Expenses totaled $121,122.77 with revenues at $155,219.06 for a new profit of $34,096.29.  Finley told the Council that the 7-year net income for the event was $209,848.75.   Commissioner Rivara asked if the report was going to be made public, Finley told him it was.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY TO place the report on file.  AYES;  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

The Mayor asked for comments from the public.  There were none.

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

The Mayor relayed information about the Electronic Recycling event which will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.  Commissioner Yborra said he encouraged residents to take advantage of the event.  The Mayor then introduced Stacie Mertes, who is training to fill the position of City Clerk.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 7:05 P.M. TO discuss “or review minutes from meetings lawfully closed unthe Open Meetings Act.” AYES;  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY at 7:15 p.m. to reopen the regular city council meeting.  AYES;  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADY BY CAREY, SECONDED BY YBORRA to release the minutes from the Feb. 16, 2016, executive session meeting minutes.  AYES;  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn (7:17 p.m.)  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Becky Clinard, City Clerk.