Council Minutes

City of Lincoln, Illinois August 7, 2017

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Minutes of a regular City Council Meeting held in the Council Chambers of City Hall, Lincoln, IL, on Monday,August 7, 2017.

Mayor Goodman called the regular City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll. There were seven Aldermen present (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Alderman Parrott, Alderman Tibbs and Alderman Welch) and one absent (Aldennan Browne). Also present were Street Superintendent Mr. Landers, Police Chief Adams, American Water Manager Mr. Ferguson, City Safety and Building Officer Mr. Woodhall, and Fire Chief Miller. Also present were Mayor Goodman, City Administrator Mr. Johnson, City Attorney Mr.Blinn Bates, City Treasurer Mr. Conzo, City Clerk Mrs. Bateman, and Recording Secretary Mrs. Riggs.

Mayor Goodman led the Pledge of Allegiance.

The first Hometown Hero Award was presented to Mason Lee.

PublicParticipation:

Mr. Whitbeck was present to discuss a person who is concerned about the rats and there are empty houses that have been abandoned. There are children playing on the property and could get hurt. He is asking the City of Lincoln to do something such as tear the building down.

Mr. Jim Struebing was present to discuss a new proposal for the waste hauling with a 5 year contract with automatic renewal for another five years. The rate would still be $4.50 per person per year. They will try to get a contract ready for next week.

Mavor Goodman called for the ConsentAgenda bv Omnibus Vote:

Payment of Bills

Approval of minutesfor November 15, 2016 Regular Committee of the Whole and November 29, 2016 Regular Committee of the Whole,

Advise and Consent to Mayoral Appointments to various commission: Terri Tibbs, Historic Preservation and Ashley Welch, Civil Service Commission

Requestfrom Railspliting Association for the use of Postville Park and the closing of various streetsfor the 48'" Annual Railsplitting Festivalfrom Friday, September 15, 2017 through Monday, September 18, 2017, including setup and removal

 

Alderman Hom moved to approve the Consent Agenda as read and Alderman Bauer seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer,Alderman Hoefle, Aldennan Hoinacki, Alderman Hom, Aldennan Keller,Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, and one absent (Alderman Browne); motion carried.

Ordinances and Resolutions:

Resolution #2017 -348/or the 2017 Motor Fuel Tax Program

 

Alderman Bauer moved to approve Resolution 2017 -348 for the 2017 Motor Fuel Tax Program and Aldennan Hom seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were seven

 

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ayes (Aldennan Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Horn, Aldennan Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Aldennan Welch), zero nays, and one absent (Aldennan Browne); motion carried.

Resolution #2017 - 349 in Support for 5th Street Road Modernization Project Application to the Economic Development Administration

 

Alderman Bauer moved to approve Resolution 2017 - 349 in Support for 5th Street Road Modernization Project Application to the Economic Development Administration and Alderman Welch seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Aldennan Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Aldennan Horn, Alderman Keller, Aldennan Parrott, and Aldennan Welch), zero nays, and one absent (Aldennan Browne); 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 Business/Communications:

Approval of the hiring of a replacement Patrolman

Promote Corporal Paul Cooper to Sergeant effective September 1, 2017 Promote Officer Joseph Meister to Corporal effective September 1, 2017 Promote Officer Shawn Petit to Corporal effective September 1, 2017

 

Aldennan Hoefle moved to approve and Alderman Hoinacki seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were seven ayes {Aldennan Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki, Alderman Horn, Aldennan Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Alderman Welch), zero nays, and one absent (Alderman Browne);motion carried.

Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement purchase of property by Lincoln Community High School District #404for conveyance of theproperty on Pekin Street

 

Aldennan Bauer moved to approve the Intergovernmental Agreement purchase of property by Lincoln Community High School District #404 for conveyance of the property on Pekin Street and Alderman Keller seconded it. City Clerk Mrs. Bateman called the roll call. There were seven ayes (Alderman Bauer, Alderman Hoefle, Alderman Hoinacki,Alderman Horn, Alderman Keller, Alderman Parrott, and Aldennan Welch), zero nays, and one absent (Alderman Browne); motion carried.

Announcements:

Alderman Bauer thanked Joe Shaler and the rest of the committee that put on the first Purple Heart program. Logan County is the only community that is a Purple Heart.

 

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Mayor Goodman asked ifanyone wanted to go to the conference everyone. Home of the Month -Lyle and Linda Ruff

City Administrator Mr.Johnson said he has tendered his resignation as of August 28, 2017.

Executive Session

Alderman Hom moved to go into Executive Session under 5 ILCS 120/2(c)l Personnel and Alderman Bauer 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 absent (Alderman Browne); motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 7:44 p.m.

The meeting returned to regular session at 9:14p.m.

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 absent (Alderman Browne); motion carried.

Alderman Bauer moved to adjourn the meeting and Alderman _ 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 absent (Alderman Browne); motion carried.

The City Council Meeting was adjourned at 9:15p.m. Respectfully Submitted By:

Risa Riggs Recording Secretary

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