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Minutes from the November 20, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting

December 15, 2017 by bclinard  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

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

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the regular meeting minutes from November 6, 2017.  AYES:  CAREY, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY. PRESENT: PORTER,  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY CAREY to approve the bills as presented: Comcast Cable, $253.76; BlueCross Blue Shield, $16,322.83; IV Food Pantry, $100.00; City of Oglesby, $55.65; AEA, $5,400.00; AFLAC, $35.90; Ameren IP, $202.87; ASK Enterprises, $3,414.00; Bob’s Business, $39.84; BSN Sports, $60.00; Call One, $2,009.12; Sandy Carretto, $222.86; Aksel Childers, $189.64; Connecting Point, $1,684.50; Dresbach Distributing, $35.95; Eagle Engraving, $52.00; Cathie Edens, $226.68; Efficient Billing Systems, $1,128.47; Emergency Medical Products, $894.06; Emergency Services Marketing, $810.00; Fastenl Co., $262.33; Fence Specialties, $100.00; Ficek Electric, $1,833.85; Scott Franklin, $189.95; Gallagher Materials, $2,514.47; GL Scheri Electric, $1,071.29; Halm’s Auto Parts, $659.27; Hawkins, $852.80; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms, $180.00; Hygienic Institute, $355.55; IMEA, $205,958.85; IV Regional Dispatch, $6,334.00; Illini State Bank, $1,756.50; IV Cellular, $1,330.97; IV Excavating, $1,572.50; Impact Networking, $76.41; IVCH, $61.11; Jacob Jaszemski, $96.65; John Senica JR., $250.46; John’s Service and Sales, $49.39; Kelly Sauder Rupiper Equipment, $299.00; Kittilson’s Garage, $2,664.64; LaSalle Office Supply, $40.45; Martin Equipment, $391.16; Mautino Distributing, $25.00; Menards, $723.13; Midwest Mailing and Shipping, $176.99; MTCO, $150.87; News Tribune, $1,377.00; Oscar’s Automotive, $378.02; Overhead Door, $98.00; Patient Point Hospital Solution, $1,112.40; Perona Peterlin Andreoni and Brolley, $2,044.25; Pomp’s Tire, $728.20; Republic Services, $450.00; Seico, $210.26; Smart Source, $2,359.79; Smith’s Sales and Service, $20.00; Springfield Electric Supply, $281.40; St Margaret’s Health, $82.00; Standard Equipment, $186.43; Studstill Media, $720.00; Sunrise Supply, $70.53; TEST, $96.00; Matt Taylor, $234.29; USA Bluebook, $364.05; Utica Fire Department, $300.00 TOTAL $274,228.34

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

The Mayor opened the floor to comments from the public on agenda items only. Wanda Lent asked what the changes were in the proposed Dickinson House Ordinance. Mayor Finley highlighted some changes such as the new hour block structure, security deposit requirements, and fees.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file Ordinance No 965-120417, for Small Cell Antenna/Tower Right of Way. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RIVARA, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file Ordinance No. 966-120417, Establishing Standards for the Construction of Facilities on Municipal Rights of Way. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to table placing on file Ordinance No 967-120417, establishing the Assistant Chief of Police Pay Scale. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY PORTER to place on file Ordinance No 968-120417, Establishing Room Reservation Policy for use of Dickinson House. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY YBORRA, SECONDED BY CAREY to place on file the IL Municipal Ins Cooperative for 2018 General Liability Work Comp and Cyber Liability Coverage. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PORTER, SECONDED BY RIVARA to Approve the Employee Health Insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield. AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CAREY, SECONDED BY RIVARA to approve the purchase of a new Electric Department Boom Truck ($175,084). AYES:  CAREY, PORTER, RIVARA, YBORRA, FINLEY.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

Commissioner and Mayor’s Reports:

Commissioner Yborra said that leaf vacuuming is done. Residents can still drop them behind the Street Department Building, bag them until November 29th or burn them.

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

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Stacie Mertes, Clerk in Training