Council Minutes

Minutes of a regular City Council Meeting held in the Council Chambers of City Hall, Lincoln, IL, on Monday, November 6, 2017.

Mayor Goodman called the regular City Council Meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll. There were eight Aldermen present (Aldennan Bauer, Alderman Browne, Alderman Hoefle, Aldennan Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott and Alderman Welch) and none absent. Also present were Street Superintendent Mr. Landers, Police Chief Adams, City Safety and Building Officer Mr. Woodhall, and Fire Chief Miller. Also present were Mayor Goodman, City Attorney Mr. Blinn Bates, City Treasurer Mr. Conzo, Interim City Administrator Mr. Mahrt, City Clerk Mrs. Bateman, and Recording Secretary Mrs. Riggs.

Mayor Goodman asked for a moment of silence in memory of those that lost their lives in Texas this past week. Mayor Goodman led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Participation:

Mayor Goodman had two awards for Citizen of the week in the community for their acts of kindness or well-being in the community: Carter Cordell (his mother nominated him) (received the youth award) and Andrea Gill (anonymous nominated her) (received the adult award).

Mayor Goodman called for the Consent Agenda bv Omnibus Vote:

Payment of Bills

Requestfrom St. John s United Methodist Church of Christ topermit to closing the Eastern portion of the alley north of the Church on Sunday, October 29, 2017from 1:00p.m. until 4:00p.m.for Trick or Treat for the Community

Requestfrom the Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commercefor the sponsorship of Santa Clause in the amount of $600.00for the Annual Downtown Lincoln Christmas Parade

 

Alderman Hom moved to approve the Consent Agenda as read and Alderman Bauer seconded it. Alderman Hoefle City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were eight ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Browne, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, and none absent; motion carried.

Ordinances and Resolutions:

Ordinance #2017 - _ Authorizing the Borrowing of Fundsfor thepurchase of the 2017 E One Arial Fire Truck in an amount not to exceed $1,125,107.00

 

Alderman Parrott moved remove the Ordinance from the agenda and Alderman Welch seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were eight ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Browne, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Horn, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, and none absent; motion carried.

Bids:

There were no Bids to come before the City Council.

 

Reports:

There were no Reports to come before the City Council.

New Busi ness/Communicati ons:

There was no New Business or Communications to come before the City Council.

Announcements:                                                                        ,

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Mayor Goodman thanked the businesses for their participation in the Trunk or Treat with the

Mayor. He thought it was the biggest one they had ever had. 27 businesses participated this year. He also thanked Alderman Bauer for the gifts and prizes given by businesses downtown and around town as well. He also thanked 74k photograph for taking pictures and at the end of the trunk or treat the pictures were handed out to the children.

A Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at the VFW this Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:30

a.m. for anyone that would like to attend.

Ribbon cutting Dunkin Donuts will be held this Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. for anyone who would like to attend.

City Attorney Mr. Bates introduced Michael Fleschman, new attorney at Woods & Bates.

Alderman Parrott had a question from a constituent about being gone for 5 months and she cancels her service with the trash pick-up while she is gone and the new ordinance goes into effect. She wanted to know ifshe would have to pay for service while she is gone.

Mayor Goodman said for the home of the month he had a handful of nominations and did not get quite all of them but he did go around today and the award goes to Maurice and Karen Irwin at 200 Allison Drive.

Executive Session

There was no Executive Session held.

Alderman Bauer moved to adjourn the meeting and Alderman Hoefle seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were eight ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Browne, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, and none absent; motion carried.

The City Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m. Respectfully Submitted By:

Risa Riggs Recording Secretary

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