Council Minutes

Minutes of the City of Lincoln City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting held in the Council Chambers on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

Mayor Neitzel called the regular City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting to order at 7:00

p.m. There were six Aldermen present (Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), one seat vacant and one absent (Alderman Bauer) Also present were Street Superintendent Mr. Landers, Fire Chief Miller, Waste Water Manager Mr. Ferguson, Deputy Building and Safety Officer Mrs. Ingram and Police Chief Adams. Also present were Mayor Neitzel, City Administrator Mr. Johnson, City Treasurer Mr. Conzo, City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach, City Attorney Mr. Blinn Bates and Recording Secretary Mrs. Riggs.

Mayor Neitzel led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Participation:

Ms. Kathy Diamond felt that Mayor Neitzel should not be dismissed for interviewing and she felt that their votes didn't count and that they do.

Mrs. Wanda Rohlfs said the City will be losing two people that will be missed. It is sad for the loss of both of them but a loss for Mrs.Rohlfs also. She did not understand the request and that she was denying Mayor Neitzel's request and was not bowing out.

Dennis Bruns -Lincoln/and:

There was no discussion on this item since Mr. Bruns was not present at the meeting.

Request to Permit - VFW Post 1756 -Route 66 Garage Sale:

City Administrator Mr. Johnson said this will be held June 9, 2017 thru June 11, 2017. They will use June 8, 2017 as a set up day.

This will be placed on the Consent Agenda for Monday, April 3, 2017.

Request to Permi t -American Legion Auxiliary #263 Popov Distribution:

This will be on McLean and Broadway Streets. No insurance was provided. This will be placed on the Regular Agenda for Monday, April 3, 2017.

Logan County Joint Solid Waste Intergovernmental Agreement

Alderman Hoinacki said he would like to go out for RFP for a city wide pickup and to see what other options there might be. He did not want to see a 20 year contract.

Alderman Tibbs said that the ┬ĚCity should ask Mrs. Mitzi Rohlfs to come to the City for a

 

meeting. Alderman Welch felt they should not put this on next week's agenda. City Administrator Mr. Johnson said it would take at least 60 days to get those back. Alderman Tibbs would like to see someone local talcing on this project. The RFP would be reviewed and there would be discussion about the RFP to see if it is a fit. Alderman Tibbs wanted to see this continue and that is why she would like for Mrs. Mitzi Rohlfs to come to the meeting. Alderman Hoinacki said he didn't see an agreement that he liked at this point. Alderman Tibbs thought Mayor Neitzel should contact Mrs. Mitzi Rohlfs.

Life and Dental Health Insurance Benefits:

City Administrator Mr. Johnson said the renewal for life and dental will increase by 1.24% and the life insurance will increase.

This will be placed on the Agenda for Monday,April 3, 2017.

ArcGIS:

Police Chief Adams said he met with Mr. D'Andrea and they are waiting to hear back from their meeting. There will be 5 user named licenses with a total cost of $2,500.00.

There is nothing to do on this but it will come back to the City Council.

Logan Countv Electric Consortium Consultant Agreement :

Mayor Neitzel said there were three businesses that made presentations . One company did not have and left two businesses that were approved. Itwas decided to go with Illinois Choice which is going with ICCAN. Alderman Welch said they should have looked at all three. ICCAN gave the best cost.

This will be discussed again on April 25, 2017.

Resolution: Relating to Participation bv Elected Officials in the Rlinois Municipal Retirement Fund:

 

City Administrator Mr. Johnson said there would be two Resolutions. This is the first of 2 which this one allows Mrs. Bateman to participate in the IMRF as an elected official and provide her and Mrs. Gehlbach authority to complete the paperwork.

This will be placed on the Agenda for Monday, April 3, 2017.

Resolution: IMRF Notice of Apoointment of Authorized Agent:

City Administrator Mr. Johnson said this would authorize Mrs. Bateman to serve as the Authorized Agent with IMRF upon the commencement of her term of office May 1, 2017.

 

This will be placed on the Agenda for Monday,April 3, 2017

Other Discussi on:

There was no Other Discussion.

Executive Sessi on:

Alderman Hom moved to go into Executive Session under 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(3) Appointment or Removal of Public Officers and Alderman Hoinacki seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were six ayes (Alderman Hoefle,Alderman Horn, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and one absent (Alderman Bauer); motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 7:47 p.m.

The meeting returned to regular session at 8:27 p.m.

City Clerk Mrs. Gehlbach called the roll call. There were six Aldermen present (Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Horn, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), one seat vacant and one absent (Alderman Bauer).

Alderman Welch asked about the process of a new

Upcoming Meetings:

Council: Monday, April 3, 2017 -7:00 p.m.

Committee of Whole: Tuesday, April 11,2017 -7:00 p.m.

Alderman Tibbs made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Aldennan Hom seconded it. There were six ayes (Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and one absent (Alderman Bauer); motion carried.

The City of Lincoln Committee of the Whole Meeting adjourned at 8:27 p.m. Respectfully submitted,

Risa Riggs Recording Secretary

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