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Minutes from the Nov 6, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

November 30, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, MAYOR FINLEY, ATTORNEY ANDREONI AND CLERK IN TRAINING MERTES.

ABSENT:  COMMISSIONER PORTER

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to approve the regular meeting minutes from October 16, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the special meeting minutes from October 24, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented:  D&M Landscaping, $650.00; City of Oglesby, $137.71; USPS, $657.76; Advanced Technology Recycling, $1,500.00; Ameren IP, $198.55; ASK Enterprises, $147.50; Benefit Planning Consultants, $242.00; BHMG Engineers, $164.75; Call One, $2,009.73; Carus Corporation, $1,063.26; Chamlin & Associates, $483.00; Comcast Business, $89.68; Comcast Cable, $78.58; Connecting Point, $129.00; Corporate Warehouse Supply, $919.75; Cosgrove Distributors, $55.79; De Lage Landen Financial Service, $317.12; Dollar General Charge, $47.00; Dresbach Distributing, $29.95; Efficient Billing Systems, $1,285.36; Emergency Medical Products, $445.78; Feece Oil, $3,178.83; Ficek Electric, $277.00; Fletcher-Reinhardt Co., $525.00; Grainco FS, $410.58; Halm’s Auto Parts, $43.08; Hawkins, $1,189.50; Health Alliance Medical Plans, $31,739.00; Holloway’s Portable Restroom, $190.00; Hopkins & Associates, $2,000.00; IL Department of Agriculture, $30.00; IL Department of Innovation and Technology, $692.20; Irby Electrical Distributor, $302.84; IVCH, $60.00; Kendrick, $105.00; Kittilson’s Garage, $902.83; Klein Thorpe and Jenkins, $2,550.00; Knoblauch Advertising, $43.41; Kramarsic Law Offices, $300.00; Landcomp Landfill, $1,422.70; Meade Law Office, $4,200.00; Menards, $811.45; Mertel Gravel, $489.63; Oscar’s Automotive, $214.09; Positive Promotions, $409.88; Republic Services, $18,630.00; Dominic Rivara, $223.19; Smart Source, $2,366.19; Standard Insurance-Life, $734.10; Staples Credit, $33.39; TEST, $96.00; Universal Inc., $1,264.16; USA Bluebook, $76.02; Verizon, $167.26; Water Products Co., $798.12; WEX Fleet Services, $2,640.09 TOTAL $89,767.81 AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

Joel Hopkins from Hopkins and Associates presented the Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ending April 30, 2017. (A Copy is Available at City Hall). He said that the City had a good clean audit and it went very smoothly.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No 964-110617, ordinance establishing an Administrative Procedure for Assessing and Determining Claims under PSEBA. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file the proposal from  Blue Cross Blue Shield for employee health insurance.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY YBORRA to accept Ordinance No. R1-110617, Resolution to Adopt Early Retirement Incentive. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No R2-110617, Resolution to Adopt Amortization Period for IMRF Early Retirement Incentive. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept Ordinance No R3-110617, Resolution for Employer Pick-Up of Member Contributions Required for Purchase of Extra Service Under the IMRF Early Retirement. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to accept the Resignation of the Police and Fire Commission member, Todd Stachowiak. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to appoint Matthew Glupczynski to fill Stachowiak’s term on the Police and Fire Commission. AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY YBORRA to place on file the bid for a new Electric Department Boom Truck ($175,084). AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

Mayor Finley said that the city still owes approximately $46,000 on the Street Department Truck and when that is paid down, he would look into loans for the boom truck. Commissioner Carey said there is a 9 month waiting period for the truck.

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

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

Commissioner Rivara asked for a special meeting in executive session regarding the contract negotiations.

Commissioner Carey said that the Christmas decorations will be going up next week and will be ready by the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Commissioner Yborra mentioned the passing of Oglesby business owner James Venturelli. He said that Jim will be greatly missed.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to adjourn (7:26 p.m.)  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

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Stacie Mertes, Clerk in Training