Council Minutes

Minutes of the City of Lincoln City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting held in the Council Chambers on Tuesday, July 25, 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 Browne, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott and Alderman Welch) and one absent (Alderman Hom).Also present were American Water Mr. Ferguson, Police Chief Adams, and Fire Chief Miller. Also present were Mayor Goodman, City Administrator Mr.Johnson, City Treasurer Mr. Conzo, City Clerk Mrs. Bateman and Recording Secretary Mrs.Riggs.

Mayor Goodman led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Partici pation:

Cindy Aussieker and Marla Williams were present to introduce "Mom's Who Care". There will be hygiene products, school supplies, and snacks. They will be a part of Peoria's 501(c) (3). They would like to get the word out. They are starting with the high school.

Presentation from Logan County Tourism:

Gail Sasse introduced Chris Wibben, Director and Morgan Gleason as new employees. They have 2 new board members, Facebook page and grant reporting is up to date.

Appo intments to Various Commissions:

Mayor Goodman said that Terri Tibbs will replace Historic Preservation Commissioner Julie Cooper whose term expired.

Mayor Goodman said that Ashley Welch will replace Civil Service Commissioner Keith Leesman.

The appointments of Terri Tibbs and Ashley Welch will be placed on the Consent agenda.

Resolution:2017Motor Fuel Tax Program:

The City must establish a budget each year. The total appropriated amount of $575,000.00 in order to maintain the streets and related expenses. This runs May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018

This will be placed on the Regular Agenda.

Resolution: Support for 5'11 Street Road Modernization Project Application to the Economic Development Administration:

City Administrator Mr.Johnson said a Resolution of Support from the City Council to 5th Street

Road Project. The City Council needs to prepare a Resolution of Support from the City Council. This allows the mayor to sign as representative to the EDA. This will be placed on the agenda.

 

Replacement Hiring and Promoti.ons -Lincoln Police Department :

Police Chief Adams said that Sergeant Miles Craig has resigned his position. Therefore, the following will be promoted: Paul Cooper to Sergeant, Joe Meister to Corporal, and Shawn Pettit to Corporal (all effective 8-16-17). The new hire will be James Robinson with a starting date of 8-16-17.

Intergovernmental Agreement -Purchase of Property bv Lincoln Communitv High School District #404:

Mayor Goodman said there are three properties that would be good for the High School building trades. Itwould accommodate three houses to be built on those.

This will be placed on the Regular Agenda on August 7, 2017.

Bid Award -Exclusive Franchise Municipal Solid Wasteand Recycling Collecti.on Proposals: Alderman Hoefle asked if they could rebid the project. Aldennan Welch said that there are people who are doing their trash with others at one cost. Aldennan Bauer wondered if they could get the cost reduced, not producing the same level of trash.

City Administrator Mr. Johnson said he could go back to the two companies and ask if they could reduce the cost for smaller households.

Alderman Parrott said he does not favor this. Alderman Hoefle is not in favor of this. Mr. Kevin Bateman said the state is mandating the recycling.

City Administrator Mr. Johnson said the vendors are looking at 4200 homes. This has nothing to

do with the status of the company. The street sweeping costs are $12,000.00 to $15,000.00.

Alderman Hoinacki said he has received calls thanking him for getting the prices down. City Treasurer Mr. Conzo wanted to know what is preferred. City Administrator Mr. Johnson said option 4 is the same but a hybrid. Alderman Hoefle said he could not vote in favor. This will be left on the table.

Other Discussion:

There was no other discussion.

Executive Session:

There was no Executive Session held.

 

Upcoming Meetings:

Council: Monday, August 7, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

Committee of Whole: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

 

Alderman Hoefle made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Alderman Hoinacki seconded it. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Browne, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott and Alderman Welch), zero nays, and one absent (Alderman Hom); motion carried.

The City of Lincoln Committee of the Whole Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m. Respectfully submitted,

Risa Riggs Recording Secretary

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