Council Minutes

 

Minutes of a regular City Council Meeting held in the Council Chambers of City Hall, Lincoln, IL, on Monday, March 20, 2016.

Mayor Neitzel called the regular City Council Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll. There were seven Aldermen present {Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), one seat vacant and none absent. Also present were Street Superintendent Mr. Landers, American Water Manager Mr. Ferguson, Police Chief Adams, and Fire Chief Miller. Also present were Mayor Neitzel, City Treasurer Mr. Conzo, City Attorney Mr. Blinn Bates, City Administrator Mr. Johnson, City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach, and Recording Secretary Mrs. Riggs.

A moment of silence was held in memory of the daughter of former Judge Dehner. Mayor Neitzel led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Participation:

Mrs. Rohlfs questioned the amounts for items 9c approval of contract for the grinding and removal of the landscape waste stockpile between T. Kirk Brush, Inc. and the City of Lincoln in an amount not to exceed $51,700.00 and 9e approval of authorization for the Mayor and City Administrator to approve change orders for work on the Depot inamounts not to exceed $20,000.00.

Mavor Neitzel called for the Consent Agenda bv Omnibus MJte: Payment of Bills

Approval of Minutes for August 23, 2016 Committee of the Whole Meeting and September 6, 2016 Regular City Council Meeting

Request from Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County to close various streets on Saturday, April 29, 2017from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00p. m.for theirparade honoring the re-opening of The Mill Mayoral Proclamation #2017-337 of April 29, 2017as Route 66 Day in Lincoln

Requestfrom His Hands Outreachfor the use of Ray WhiteParkfor various events on various dates Request from Andrea Dykman on behalf of Lincoln Printers, VFWFreedom Hall #1756 and the Route 66 Heritage Foundation for the annual Lincoln Route 66 Garage Sales Days on June 9-11, 2017 Request from Pigs and Swigs/Up in Smoke BBQ Competition Committee to close various streets Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 4:00 p. m. through Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 6:00p.m.for the Pigs and Swigs Festival

Alderman Hom moved to approve the Consent Agenda as read and Alderman Welch seconded it. Alderman Welch rescinded his motion and Alderman Parrott seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes {Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Horn, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Ordinances and Resolutions

Ordinance # 2017-862 authorizing the sale of surplus personal property

Alderman Bauer moved to approve Ordinance #2017-862 authorizing the sale of surplus personal property and Alderman Hoefle seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were


seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Bids:

Approval of bid from Lincoln Land Communications to replace the audio system in the City Council Chambers in an amount not to exceed $19,936.00

Alderman Welch moved to approve the bid from Lincoln Land Communtcatlons to replace the audio system in the City Council Chambers in an amount not to exceed $19,936.00 Alderman Bauer seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Reports:

City Treasurer gave an oral report for February 2017, and a copy is on file. City Clerk Report for February 2017 is on file.

Department Heads Reports for August, 2016 (Lincoln Fire Department, Lincoln Police Department, and Building and Safety Office Report).

New Business/Communications:

Approval of extension of lease of City ownedfarm land by Kent Crossfor one year

Alderman Tibbs moved to approve the extension of lease of City owned farm land by Kent Cross for one year Alderman Hom seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Approval of the revised Downtown Parldng Intergovernmental Agreement between Logan County and the City of Lincoln

Alderman Welch moved to approve the revised Downtown Parking Intergovernmental Agreement between Logan County and the City of Lincoln Alderman Bauer seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs  and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Approval of contract for the grinding and removal of the landscape waste stockpile between T. Kirk Brush, Inc. and the City of Lincoln in an amount not to exceed $51,700.00

Alderman Parrott moved to approve the contract for the grinding and removal of the landscape waste stockpile between T. Kirk Brush, Inc. and the City of Lincoln in an amount not to exceed $51,700.00 Alderman Bauer seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.


Approval of Change Order #4 with R.D. Lawrence Companyfor work on the Depot in an amount not to exceed $10,950.00, said amount to be reimbursed by IDOT

Alderman Hom moved to approve the Change Order #4 with R.D. Lawrence Company for work on the Depot in an amount not to exceed $10,950.00, said amount to be reimbursed by IDOTAlderman Bauer seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Approval of authorizationfor the Mayor and City Administrator to approve change ordersfor work on the Depot in amounts not to exceed $20,000.00

Alderman Bauer moved to approve the authorization for the Mayor and City Administrator to approve change orders for work on the Depot in amounts not to exceed $20,000 and Alderman Hom seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Approval of Public Notice for the Exchange of Real Estate between Illinois American Water Company and the City of Lincoln

Alderman Bauer moved to approve the Public Notice for the Exchange of Real Estate between Illinois American Water Company and the City of Lincoln Alderman Parrott seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Horn, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Approval ofpayments ofpast invoices issued by the Code Hearing Officer, Edward Schoenbaum

Alderman Bauer moved to approve the payments of past invoices issued by the Code Hearing Officer, Edward Schoenbaum Alderman Welch seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Approval of continuation of the City Court process and the extension of the City Court Hearing Officer 's Contract

Alderman Hoinacki moved to approve the continuation of the City Court process and the extension of the City Court Hearing Officer's Contract and Alderman Welch seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were two ayes (Alderman Bauer and Alderman Hoinacki), five nays (Alderman Hoefle, Aldermaii Horn, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch}, one seat vacant and none absent; motion failed.


 

Other Discussion:

 

 

Mayor Neitzel asked the Citizens of Lincoln to not throw old televisions in the recycle bins on Kickapoo Street.

 

 

Alderman Welch wished Alderman Tibbs a Happy Birthday. Alderman Parrott was glad that Alderman Horn was back.

 

Mayor Neitzel said there are nine people who would like to be the 3ro Ward Alderman. She asked that Wanda Rohlfs, Kevin Bateman, Alderman Tibbs, and herself to bow out gracefully.

 

 

Executive Session:

 

 

There was no Executive Session held.

 

 

Alderman Parrott moved to adjourn the meeting and Alderman Bauer seconded it. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

 

The City Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:58 p.m. Respectfully Submitted By:

 

 

Risa Riggs Recording Secretary

 

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