110 E. Walnut Street - Oglesby, Illinois 61348  ·  Phone: 815-883-3389

Meeting Sept. 8, 2009

September 9, 2009 by City Clerk  
Filed under Council Meeting Minutes

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

PRESENT: MAYOR TORRES AND COMMISSIONERS DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA.

MOVED BY ERNAT SECONDED BY PORTER that the minutes of the last meeting be accepted. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY DANEKAS SECONDED BY PORTER that all the bills presented be paid. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED. The following bills were ordered paid: City of Oglesby $13.24 petty cash; Postmaster $778.32 postage; Jan Buffo $25.75 travel exp; City of Oglesby $2000.00 transfer-general fund; Murnell Property $5906.16 reimbursement municipal sales tax; Ameren IP $17.61 utilities; AT&T $823.73 phone; Becky Clinard $33.40 promotional; IL Liquor Control Comm $25.00 fall fest 2009; Ron Popurella $437.70 vehicle maint; United Way $200.00 donation; McConville Appraisal Services $1175.00 appraisal McPhedran Park; ASK Enterprises $4475.50 supplies; ATD of LaSalle $300.00 vehicle maint; Lanette Abriam $62.25 deposit refund; Ace Tire $769.36 vehicle maint; AEA $11300.00 engineering; AFLAC $22.00 insurance; Ameren IP $998.97 utilities; Apple Press $492.00 supplies; AT&T $1367.27 phone; AT&T Long Distance $2.20 phone; Bob’s Business Inc $88.39 bowling alley maint; Call One $455.09 phone; Carus Corp $4141.42 supplies; City of Oglesby $3619.56 reimb MFT chk 1007; Comcast Cable $54.95 misc; Cruz Concrete $41887.35 improvements; Delta Dental of IL $3158.89 insurance; Dever & Sons Trucking $342.37 other services; Electronic Supply $87.00 supplies; Fastenal Co. $13.58 supplies; Feece Oil $405.42 fuel; First Impressions $229.50 supplies; Fleet Services $3381.34 fuel; Fletcher-Reinhardt $312.88 supplies; GL Downs $227.80 supplies; Game Time $358.91 supplies; Halm’s Auto Parts $98.26 supplies; HD Supply Utilities $42830.52 equip/improvements; HD Supply Waterworks $6001.76 improvements; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms $55.00 rentals; Hygienic Institute $355.58 donations; Hymans Engineering $824.00 engineering; IML $860.00 training school exp; IL Valley Cellular $566.11 phone; IMUA $166.67 dues; International Code Council $54.04 supplies; John’s Service & Sales $410.22 supplies; Rose Kellett $4.73 deposit refund; Kittilson’s Garage $261.00 vehicle maint; LaFarge Utica Stone $204.66 street maint; LaSalle Office Supply $344.70 supplies; Lawson Products $364.03 supplies; Leipold Motor Sales $467.02 equip maint; Market Guide $280.00 promotional; Martin Equip of IL $36.46 supplies; Mason Equipment $3300.00 improvements; Maze Lumber $256.64 supplies; McClure Engineering $18583.00 engineering; Mertel Gravel $1641.38 street maint; Motorola $173.74 other services; NCPERS Group Life Ins $80.00 insurance; NCRBC $40.00 membership fee; News Tribune $1542.37 advertising; North American Salt $2000.88 supplies; PTM Document Systems $104.30 supplies; Radio Group $110.00 advertising exp; Red Bud Supply $293.78 supplies; Revere Electric $149.91 other maint; Jerry Scott $563.30 travel exp; Thomas Searls $5000.00 lift station reimbursement; Somonauk Water $66.50 system maint; Springfield Electric Supply $38.97 supplies; St. Margaret’s Hospital $58.00 drug test; Superior Lamp $357.24 supplies; USA Bluebook $1589.59 supplies; Utility Equipment $3536.81 street maint; Venturelli’s $411.00 supplies; VSP $539.16 insurance; Water Products $12685.79 system maint; ZB Supply $327.39 building maint; Hymans Engineering $721.00 engineering; Mertel Gravel $288.85 improvements; McClure Engineering $3772.70 engineering; AEA $981.10 engineering. Total $202349.56.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to grant a tag day for the S.O.S (Support our Schools) on Saturday, September 12, 2009 from 8 a.m. until Noon at the corners of Walnut Street and Columbia Avenue. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY ERNAT to grant permission to the Starved Rock Runners Ltd. To hold the 31st Annual Turkey Trot Three Mile Road Race in the city Oglesby on Thursday, November 26,2009 starting at 9 a.m. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY ERNAT SECONDED BY YBORRA to announce that the month of October 2009 will be proclaimed The Illinois Arts & Humanities Month in the state of Illinois. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.

The council took a moment to recognize the Cherry Mine Disaster as Cherry reflects back on their tragedy with a dedication of a new monument.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY YBORRA to enter into a four (4) year franchise agreement between the City of Oglesby and Comcast Cable. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY PORTER SECONDED BY DANEKAS that Ordinance No. 701-090809, an ordinance amending chapter 2.88 “Design Review Board” to be accepted and published in pamphlet form. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED.

MOVED BY YBORRA SECONDED BY DANEKAS that we do now adjourn. AYES: DANEKAS, ERNAT, PORTER, YBORRA, MAYOR TORRES. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING ADJOURNED.

CITY CLERK