Council Minutes

Minutes of the City of Lincoln City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting held in the Council Chambers on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Mayor Goodman called the regular City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. There were seven Aldermen present (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Horn, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), one seat vacant and none absent. Also present were Police Chief Adams, Street Superintendent Mr. Landers, Fire Chief Miller, Deputy Building and Safety Officer Mrs. Ingram. Also present were Mayor Goodman, City Administrator Mr. Johnson, City Treasurer Mr. Conzo, City Clerk Mrs. Bateman, City Attorney Mr. Blinn Bates and Recording Secretary Mrs. Riggs.

Mayor Goodman had a moment of silence for all who have defended our Country.        ayor Goodman led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Participation:

There was no Public Participation.

Request to Permit-Lincoln First Presbyterian Church Annual Pork BBQ:

This is scheduled for July 19, 2017, and will be placed on the Consent Agenda on June 5, 2017.

Appointment of Deputy Department Heads and Police DepartmentAdministrative Assistant:

This will be placed on the Regular Agenda on June 5, 2017.

Amendment to Public Comment Rules:

Mayor Goodman said wants to give as many people as possible a chance to speak and that they would do 5-6 minutes to give more people a chance to speak. Alderman Keller said he didn't see that we are trying to limit public participation and did not feel that it should be adjusted.

Alderman Hoefle asked to have this on the Agenda.

Lincoln Depot Change Orders #8 -13:

City Administrator Mr. Johnson said they had the following change order:

#8 - Conduct exploratory potholing at a cost of $4,152.00

#9 -Drainage work at a cost of $3,525.00

#10 - Removal of unsuitable base and replaced with stabilization fabric and suitable material. The cost is not to exceed $11,000.00

#11-Reconfiguration of parking lots light in an amount not to exceed $5,334.00

#12 -New trim rings in an amount of $2,880.00

#13 -A reduction in gutter thickness which reduced the cost by $4,952.00. This will be placed on the agenda for Monday, June, 5 2017.

 

Liquor Commission Recommendation:

Mayor Goodman said the Liquor Commission has requested the City Council approve the adopting of an Ordinance remove the residence requirement at outlined in Section 3-7-4(A).

Mayor Goodman asked this to be on the Regular Agenda for Monday, June 5, 2017.

Award of Code Nuisance Abatement Mowi ng Services:

Award Mr. Mehan as the primary code enforcement at $25.00 per hour and award Michael Neitzel is the accepted the price of $25.00 as supplementary mowing services at $25.00 per hour.

Regional Planning Commission Agreement:

Mayor Goodman said this will be placed on the Agenda for Monday, June 5, 2017.

Arbor Dav Poster Winners:

City Street Superintendant Mr. Landers asked to have this on the agenda for Monday, June 5, 2017.

Other Discussion:

Fire Chief Miller said they are going to check to see when the siren on Pulaski Street. Fire Chief Miller said the audio upgrade is still in the works.

The Police Pension will be placed on the Agenda for June 5, 2017

Executive Sessi on:

Alderman Hom moved to go into Executive Session under 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(3) Appointment of Public Officers and 5 ILCS 120/2(c)1 Personnel and Alderman Hoinacki seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 7:47 p.m.

The meeting returned to regular session at 8:08 p.m.

City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were seven Aldermen present (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, one seat vacant and none absent; motion carried.

Alderman Bauer placed on the agenda the seat for Ward 3.

 

Alderman Bauer placed on the agenda for the Code Enforcement on the agenda.

Upcoming Meetings:

Council: Monday, June 5,2017 - 7:00 p.m.

Committee of Whole:   Tuesday,June 13,2017 -7:00 p.m.

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

The City of Lincoln Committee of the Whole Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m. Respectfully submitted,

Risa Riggs Recording Secretary

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