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6/7/17 Benton Zoning & Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda

BENTON ZONING AND PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA
JUNE 7, 2017
TO FOLLOW PUBLIC HEARING

I.      Call meeting to order

II.     Roll Call

III.      Old business

  1. A) Discussion and/or approval of Special Use Application/Permit submitted by Leslie R. Rone and Zella Rone

 

  1. B) Discussion and/or approval of Special Use Application/Permit submitted by Joshua Cross and Britteny Cross
  1. C) Update of Mendenhall Building

 

  1. D) Update on GIS mapping

 

  1. E) Discussion/approval of absentee policy for Benton Zoning and Planning Commission members

 

  1. F) Discussion of meeting with Mr. Malkovich regarding manufactured home ordinance

 

  1. Approval of minutes

 

            Discussion/approval of minutes of April 5, 2017

 

            Discussion/approval of minutes of May 3, 2017

 

  1. New business

 

  1. Miscellaneous business

 

 VII.     Public comments

 

VIII.     Next regular business meeting July 5, 2017

 

  1. Adjournment              

Rest Area Closure on I-57

I-57
Rend Lake Rest Area Northbound
Rend Lake Rest Area Southbound

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on I-57 in Franklin County of upcoming rest area closures.

Beginning Wednesday, May 31st at 2p.m., the Rend Lake north and southbound rest areas will be closed for extensive remodeling. The rest areas are expected to reopen in the fall of 2017.

For IDOT District 9 updates on twitter, follow at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9

SPECIAL AGENDA — May 25, 2017

A G E N D A

THE CITY OF BENTON WILL HOLD A SPECIAL CALLED BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING THURSDAY 05/25/2017 AT 8:30 A.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET BENTON, ILLINOIS.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE ON THE AGENDA FOR CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING:

1. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPING RESIGNATION OF AIRPORT BOARD MEMBER.
2. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENT OF NEW AIRPORT BOARD MEMBER
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BEC
05/22/2017

Agenda — Council Meeting 05/22/2017

AGENDA
BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY MAY 22, 2017
6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

4. PUBLIC PROPERTY REPORT COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF APPLICATION FOR PAYMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
C. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF REQUEST FOR LOAN DISBURSEMENT ILLINOIS WATER REVOLVING LOAN FUND

5. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS COMMISSIONER WYANT
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
B. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPTING BLUE RIDGE DRIVE AS PART OF THE CITY ROADWAY SYSTEM

6. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT COMMISSIONER STOREY
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS

7. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT COMMISSIONER MILLER
A. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
B. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
C. APPROVAL OF SEWER ADJUSTMENTS
D. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL ANNUAL AIRPORT BOARD REPORT
E. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION TO SELL SURPLUS REAL ESTATE AND
PERSONAL PROPERTY

8. CITY ATTORNEY TOM MALKOVICH
A. UPDATES

9. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT MAYOR KONDRITZ
A. UPDATES
B. RELAY FOR LIFE PROCLAMATION

10. MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

11. OLD BUSINESS

12. NEW BUSINESS

13. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE

14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE ACQUISITION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE
B. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AND/OR PENDING LITIGATIONS
C. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE APPOINTMENT, EMPLOYMENT, COMPENSATION,
DISCIPLINE, PERFORMANCE, OR DISMISSAL OF SPECIFIC EMPLOYEES OF THE
PUBLIC BODY OR LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY, INCLUDING HEARING
TESTIMONY ON A COMPLAINT LODGED AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE OF THE PUBLIC
BODY OR AGAINST LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE PUBLIC BODY TO DETERMINE ITS VALIDITY.

ADJOURNMENT POSTED 05/17/17 AT 4:00 P.M./BC

5/4/17 Benton Airport Board Meeting

Benton Municipal Airport Board Meeting

Thursday, May 4th 2017

6:00pm

Airport Terminal

 

  • Call to order
  • Roll Cal
  • Reading and approval of minutes
  • Election of Officers
  • Approval of Bills
  • Old business
    1. Fencing Project
  • New Business
    1. Discuss and vacate old stored equipment in hangers
    2. OMA-FOIA Agendas and Minutes – Storage of record possession of public records; awareness of the Illinois Local Records Act 50 ILCS 205/1 et seq.
    3. By-Laws 1st Draft – Recommendations from Board
    4. Quarterly Financial Report
    5. Construct a road to advertising billboards
    6. Legal update and review for hanger agreements
    7. Discuss storage tank (above ground)
    8. Website says, “a courtesy car is also available for use.”
    9. Farm leases
    10. Provide an annual notification of Airport Meeting
  • Matters from the public audience
  • Adjournment

5/3/17 Zoning & Planning Commission Regular Meeting

BENTON ZONING AND PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA
MAY 3, 2017
6:00 PM

  1. Call meeeting to order
  1. Roll call

  III.      Approval of minutes

  1. New business
  1. Old business
  1. A) Update on “Mendenhall Building”
  1. B) Update on “GIS Mapping Committee”
  1. C) Discussion/approval of housing code committee notes
  1. Miscellaneous business

 VII.     Public comments

VIII.     Next regular business meeting June 7, 2017

  1. Adjournment

PUBLIC NOTICE – Accepting Applications for Probationary Firefighter

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Benton Illinois is now accepting applications for the position of probationary firefighter.

The testing process will consist of an orientation, written exam, physical ability test, and oral interview.  The testing will create an eligibility list from which future openings to the fire department will be filled.  The eligibility list will be effective for 2 years from the date of final posting.  If called from the eligibility list, the applicant must successfully pass a complete background investigation, polygraph test, in-depth psychological examination, and thorough medical examination with drug screening prior to employment.

Applications may be obtained at the office of the City Clerk, City of Benton, 1403 South Main Street, PO Box 640, Benton Illinois 62812.  Telephone number is 618-439-6131.  Applications may be picked up between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.  Deadline for submission of a completed application packet is 4:00 PM,  Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  The testing date for the orientation session, written exam and physical ability test will be Saturday, June 24, 2017.

John D Aiken, Chairman

Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

City of Benton, Illinois

4/11/17 Greater Egypt Executive Committee Meeting

WHAT:   Greater Egypt Executive Committee Meeting

WHEN:    TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017 AT 6:00 p.m.             

WHERE:  Benton City Hall (1st Floor)
                  1403 South Main Street
                  Benton, Illinois

                                               AGENDA

  1. Roll Call
  1. EDA 50 Year Partnership Event
  1. Grant Updates
  1. Staff Updates
  1. DeltaCore
  1. Miscellaneous
  1. Adjourn

 

GERPDC

04/05/2017

4/11/17 Greater Egypt Regular Commission Meeting

WHAT:   Greater Egypt Regular Commission Meeting

WHEN:   TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:  BENTON CITY HALL (lower level)
                  1403 South Main Street
                  Benton, Illinois

                                                    AGENDA

  1. Roll Call (7:00 p.m.)
  1. Introduction of Guests
  1. Approval of Minutes of March 14 Commission Meeting (attached), March Financial Report, List of Bills
  1. Correspondence
  1. Old Business
  1. Administrative

             (1)  Miscellaneous

  1. Program

               (1)  Staff Report to the Commission (attached)

               (2)  Water Quality Management Planning

               (3)  EDA

               (4)  DRA

               (5)  Transportation Planning

                        -Change Order for Transit Study (attached)

               (6)  Hazard Mitigation Grants

               (7)  Miscellaneous

  1. New Business
  1.    Administrative

            (1)  Miscellaneous

  1.  Program

            (1)  Miscellaneous

  1. Adjourn (by 9:00 p.m.)                                                                                                                    UPCOMING MEETINGS:

                                   April 24 – Executive Committee

                                   May 9   – Regular Meeting-Marion                                                               

 Date:  4/05/2017        

Job Opening- City of Benton’s Wastewater Treatment Plant

JOB OPENING

Place: City of Benton’s Wastewater Treatment Plant

Qualifications:

  1. Must be at least 18-years-old
  2. Have a valid driver’s license
  3. Be willing to work weekends, nights, holidays and/or overtime as needed or required
  4. Must be physically able to do manual labor. This includes lifting in excess of 70-pounds.
  5. Must be willing to receive all immunizations to guard again diseases.
  6. Willingness to perform all SOP’s at the plant to keep the plant in compliance with EPA regulations to the best of your ability.
  7. Must possess a Class 3 EPA wastewater license and be willing to obtain Class 2 and Class 1 EPA wastewater license when eligible.
  8. Must show proficiency in the following:
    1. Knowledge of electrical trouble shooting and electrical schematics.
    2. Ability to read blueprints.
    3. Knowledge of lab operations.
    4. Mechanical capabilities.
    5. Understanding of water hydraulics.

The individual must live within Franklin County. The individual must also pass and complete a physical, drug screening test, and police background check.