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City Council Meeting Minutes — January 9, 2023

MINUTES OF THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD MONDAY JANUARY 9, 2023 AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL ROOM OF THE BENTON CITY HALL LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON, ILLINOIS.

 

MAYOR KONDRITZ CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ WERE PRESENT FOR ROLL CALL. 

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2022.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE CONTINUED CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2022.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT WE WOULD BE GOING OUT OF ORDER OF THE AGENDA TONIGHT.  MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED ZONING ADMINISTRATOR BRIAN CALCATERRA TO ADDRESS PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT ITEM (C) DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION FOR ZONING CHANGE BY BEN’S LAWN SERVICE AND TRAILER SALES TO RE-ZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1503 NORTH MAIN STREET FROM B-6 TO B2.  MR. CALCATERRA STATED THAT THIS IS THE SAME ISSUE THE COUNCIL DEALT WITH A FEW WEEKS AGO FOR THE AREA WHERE HUCKS IS LOCATED.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS ZONING CHANGE FROM B-6 TO B2 FOR 1503 NORTH MAIN.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED MR. CALCATERRA TO ADDRESS ITEM (D) DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT MADE BY BEN’S LAWN SERVICE AND TRAILER SALES TO OPERATE A BUSINESS IN THE B2-ZONE FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELLING AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.  MR. CALCATERRA STATED THAT WITH LITTLE TRACTOR PURCHASING BEN’S LAWN THERE WERE WILL AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS FOR SALE AS WELL.  MR. CALCATERRA INTRODUCED JEFF RUSH AND G. DAVID GREEN TO THE COUNCIL AT THIS TIME.  MR. GREEN HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH HELPING LITTLE TRACTOR ACQUIRE THIS PROPERTY AND MR. RUSH IS A REPRESENTATIVE OF LITTLE TRACTOR.  MR. RUSH STATED THAT OF ALL THE PLACES LITTLE TRACTOR HAS BEEN IN, HE FEELS THAT BENTON ACTUALLY WELCOMES THEIR BUSINESS.  MR. RUSH ALSO STATED THAT THERE WILL BE A GREAT INCREASE IN REVENUE FROM SALES TAX WITH THEIR BUSINESS.  COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR BEN’S LAWN SERVICE AND TRAILER SALES TO OPERATE A BUSINESS IN THE B-2 ZONE FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELLING AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED THAT ZONING ADMINISTRATOR BRIAN CALCATERRA ADDRESS ITEMS (E) DISCUSSION OF CLARIFICATION OF THE TERMS OF THE NON-DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE PROGRAM THAT WAS PASSED APRIL 11, 2022 AND (F) DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF FAÇADE GRANT APPLICATION MADE BY KEVIN EDWARDS AT 504 PUBLIC SQUARE.  MR. CALCATERRA STATED THAT HE BELIEVES THE TWO FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAMS WERE INTENDED TO RUN CONCURRENT WITH BOTH HAVING THE SAME END DATE.  HOWEVER, THE DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAM ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2022 AND THE END DATE FOR THE NON-DOWNTOWN TIF GRANT WAS INADVERTENTLY LEFT OUT OF THE APPLICATION.  THE COUNCIL AGREED THAT THE NON-DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE PROGRAM SHOULD BE A YEARLONG PROGRAM AND THEREFORE SHOULD NOT END UNTIL APRIL 11, 2023.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION THAT THE NON-DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAM WILL HAVE AN EXPIRATION DATE OF APRIL 11, 2023.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

  1. CALCATERRA STATED THAT HE HAD RECEIVED AN APPLICATION FROM KEVIN EDWARDS AT 504 PUBLIC SQUARE FOR THE FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAM. GENERALLY, THIS ADDRESS WOULD BE CONSIDERED FOR THE DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAM. HOWEVER, AS THIS PROGRAM HAS ENDED, HE ASKED THE COUNCIL TO CONSIDER ALLOWING MR. EDWARDS TO HAVE HIS APPLICATION APPROVED UNDER THE NON-DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAM.  COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE FAÇADE GRANT APPLICATION BY KEVIN EDWARDS AT 504 PUBLIC SQUARE IN THE NON-DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAM.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER COCKRUM STATED THAT HE HAD NO PURCHASE ORDERS OR LAKE LOT LEASE TRANSFERS FOR THIS MEETING.  COMMISSIONER COCKRUM STATED THAT AS A DEPARTMENT REPORT, THERE WERE NUMEROUS WATER LEAKS THAT THE WATER DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN FIXING. 

 

COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE ORDER #00477 TO CONCEPTE OF ILLINOIS FOR A BLOCK OF 50 HOURS OF TECH SUPPORT FOR USE BY THE ENTIRE CITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,975.00.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THAT FOR A DEPARTMENT REPORT, HE WOULD LIKE TO STATE THAT THE STREET DEPARTMENT IS IN THE PROCESS OF REMOVING ALL CHRISTMAS DÉCOR AND PUTTING THE DÉCOR AWAY IN THE NEW BUILDING THE CITY PURCHASED.  COMMISSIONER STOREY ASKED WHERE THIS BUILDING WAS LOCATED.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THAT THE BUILDING IS AT THE STREET DEPARTMENT. 

 

COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A MOTION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH BFW ENGINEERING FOR THE WASTENA STREET PROJECT AFTER REVIEW OF THEIR RFQ.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.   YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #2023-01 FOR THE 2023 MFT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $730,000.00.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO BEGIN THE CONVERSATION OF DEVELOPING A POSITION FOR PUBLIC WORKS/CODES/CITY WORKER.  HE ASKED IF EACH COMMISSIONER WOULD CREATE A LIST OF WHAT THEY ENVISIONED THE POSITION OR POSITIONS TO INCLUDE.  HE ASKED THAT THESE LISTS BE TURNED OVER TO CITY CLERK BROOK CRAIG SO THAT A MASTER LIST COULD BE COMPILED AND THEN THE COUNCIL COULD MEET AND DISCUSS THIS FURTHER.  MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO FORM A COMMITTEE TO RESEARCH THIS POSITION OR POSITIONS AS WELL.  NO FURTHER DISCUSSION OR ACTION WAS HELD ON THIS MATTER AT THIS TIME. 

 

COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT HE HAD NO PURCHASE ORDERS OR DEPARTMENT REPORTS FOR THIS MEETING.  

 

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE TEMPORARY 60-DAY APPOINTMENT OF RYAN EATON IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AT A RATE OF $16.55 PER HOUR.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT HE HAD RECEIVED A MEMO FROM CHIEF FUNKHOUSER STATING THAT HE WAS RECOGNIZING INVESTIGATOR KYLE MELVIN AS THE 2022 OFFICER OF THE YEAR.  THE MEMO ALSO STATED THAT OFFICER JEREMY WATKINS WAS RECOGNIZED FOR HAVING THE MOST ARREST IN 2022.  OFFICER MICHAEL CAIN AND OFFICER JEREMY WATKINS WERE RECOGNIZED FOR MAKING THE MOST DUI ARREST OF 2022.  COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT HE WAS VERY PROUD OF THIS DEPARTMENT.  MAYOR KONDRITZ ECHOED THIS SENTIMENT. 

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE MONTHLY BILLS IN THE GENERAL FUND AND WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $445,587.34, FOR TIF IN THE AMOUNT OF $198,234.58, AND FOR MFT IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,972.58 FOR A TOTAL BILL AMOUNT OF $666,794.50.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYROLL FOR THE GENERAL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $79,984.18 AND FOR THE WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,038.63 FOR A TOTAL PAYROLL OF $107,022.81.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT THE COUNCIL COULD FIND A COPY OF THE MOST RECENT TAX DISTRIBUTION RECEIVED ON DECEMBER 29, 2022, IN THEIR PACKETS.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT THE TOTAL WAS $767,911.45. 

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE OPENING AN ACCOUNT FOR PUSH TAX MONIES THAT THE CITY HAS BEEN RECEIVING.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT THIS IS NOT A LARGE AMOUNT OF MONEY, BUT IT NEEDS TO BE DEPOSITED.  COMMISSIONER STOREY SECONDED THIS MOTION.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT THE COUNCIL HAD AGREED TO INCREASE THE SALARY OF BRIAN CALCATERRA TO KEEP HIM WITH THE CITY OF BENTON.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT SHE WAS AWARE THAT IF THEY HAD TO HIRE SOMEONE TO DO THE JOB THAT MR. CALCATERRA WAS DOING, IT WOULD HAVE POTENTIALLY COST MORE THAN THE INCREASE THAT MR. CALCATERRA ASKED FOR.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA ALSO STATED THAT IT HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO HER ATTENTION THAT IN THE PAST THE BASE SALARY OF THE CITY CLERK WAS THE SAME AS THE TREASURER’S BASE SALARY AND THIS WAS CHANGED AT SOME POINT.  SHE STATED THAT THE CITY CLERK HANDLES MORE ITEMS NOW AND COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA WANTED TO OPEN UP A DISCUSSION AS TO HOW THE COUNCIL FELT ABOUT INCREASING THE CITY CLERK’S SALARY TO THE SAME BASE AS THE TREASURER’S SALARY.  COMMISSIONER COCKRUM STATED THAT HE FELT THERE WAS NO NEED FOR DISCUSSION AS HE BELIEVED SHE DID DESERVE THE SAME BASE PAY.  COMMISSIONER COCKRUM MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAY RESOLUTION #2023-02.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  4.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  1.  COMMISSIONER STOREY. 

 

IN MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS, MATTHEW HARRISON SPOKE ABOUT HAPPENINGS AT THE AIRPORT.  MR. HARRISON STATED THAT THE AIRPORT HAD $60,000.00 IN FUEL SALES AND 35 USES OF THE COURTESY CAR.   MR. HARRISON STATED THAT OF THOSE 35 USES OF THE COURTESY CAR, 20 WERE TO EITHER FISH CO OR SEASONING BISTRO.  MR. HARRISON STATED THAT HE HAS APPLIED FOR A $440,000.00 FFA GRANT FOR THE APRON, A $16,000.00 AVIATION FUEL TAX GRANT, AND THAT THE HANGAR IS FULL WITH A WAIT LIST AT THIS POINT.  HE STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO FINISH THE LIGHTING NEXT AT THE AIRPORT AND WOULD LIKE TO LOOK INTO A COMMUNITY HANGAR.  COMMISSIONER STOREY ASKED WHAT THE AIRPORT PROFITS OFF OF FUEL AND MR. HARRISON STATED THAT IT IS APPROXIMATELY $0.10 A GALLON.  FINALLY, MR. HARRISON STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE COUNCIL FOR ALL THEIR THOUGHTS, PRAYERS, AND THE PLANT DURING THE RECENT LOSS OF HIS MOTHER.  MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO COMMEND MR. HARRISON ON HOW WELL HE DOES WITH STAYING ON TOP OF EVERYTHING AT THE AIRPORT. 

 

IN OLD BUSINESS, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT SHE WANTED TO PUBLICLY STATE THAT SHE APPRECIATED CITY CLERK BROOK CRAIG FOR ALL SHE DOES FOR THE CITY.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT SHE WANTED TO THANK THE CLERK FOR ALSO BEING SO LOYAL TO THE CITY. 

 

NO NEW BUSINESS. 

 

IN MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE, JEFF RUSH STATED THAT HE REALLY APPRECIATES BRIAN CALCATERRA FOR ALL THAT HE DID TO HELP LITTLE TRACTOR IN THEIR RELOCATION TO BENTON.  MR. RUSH ALSO STATED THAT HE BELIEVES THIS BUSINESS WILL BRING TREMENDOUS REVENUE INTO THE CITY.  G. DAVID GREEN ECHOED THESE COMMENTS AND THANKED THE COUNCIL.  TOM CARTER ASKED IF A TIME STUDY HAS BEEN DONE ON THE NEW POSITION TO BE CREATED AND IF THERE IS AN EDUCATION REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THIS MAY JUST BE A PART TIME POSITION AND THAT NO DECISIONS HAVE BEEN MADE ON ANYTHING REGARDING THIS POSITION AT THIS TIME.  MR. CARTER ALSO ASKED IF WITH THE PASSING OF THE NEW RESOLUTION, WILL THIS BE A DOMINO EFFECT WITH RAISES.  FRED STATED THAT HE IS LOSING MONEY AS BEING THE MAYOR.  CITY CLERK BROOK CRAIG TOLD MR. CARTER HE COULD STOP BY CITY HALL AND SHE WOULD PROVIDE HIM WITH A COPY OF THE PAY RESOLUTION. 

 

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.    VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  5.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS:  0.

 

6:05 P.M.

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Continued Meeting Council Minutes — December 27, 2022

MINUTES OF THE CONTINUED MEETING OF THE BENTON CITY COUNCIL HELD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2022 AT 9:14 A.M. AT THE BENTON CITY HALL LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON, ILLINOIS.

 

CITY CLERK BROOK CRAIG CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM AND COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH WERE PRESENT FOR ROLL CALL.  MAYOR KONDRITZ WAS NOT PRESENT. 

 

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR BRIAN CALCATERRA STATED THAT AFTER THE RECESS HELD AT THE LAST CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND DISCUSSION HELD DURING THAT RECESS, HE WOULD LIKE TO WITHDRAW HIS RESIGNATION IF THE COUNCIL IS WILLING. 

 

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO RESCIND HER MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF ZONING ADMINISTRATOR/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR BRIAN CALCATERRA.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  4.  COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, AND COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH.  NAYS:  0. 

 

MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.  VOTE WAS TAKEN.  YEAS:  4.  COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, AND COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH.  NAYS:  0.   

 

TIME 9:15 A.M.

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Agenda, City Council Meeting – January 9, 2023

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2023 

5:00 P.M.

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER

 

  1. ROLL CALL

 

  1. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

  1. PUBLIC PROPERTY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER COCKRUM
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF LAKE LOT LEASE TRANSFERS
  4. DEPARTMENT REPORT

 

  1. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS                                                          COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DEPARTMENT REPORT
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ENTERING INTO CONTRACT WITH BFW ENGINEERING FOR THE WASTENA

STREET PROJECT AFTER REVIEW OF RFQ

  1. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION FOR 2023 MFT
  2. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF DEVELOPING A POSITION FOR PUBLIC WORKS/CODES/CITY WORKER

 

  1. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER STOREY
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS 
  3. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF TEMPORARY 60- DAY APPOINTMENT IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AT $16.55/HR

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                 COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF NEW PAY RESOLUTION
  5. DISCUSSION OF TAX DISTRUCTION RECEIVED ON DECEMBERR 29, 2022
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF OPENING AN ACCOUNT FOR PUSH TAX MONIES

 

  1. CITY ATTORNEY TOM MALKOVICH
  2. UPDATES

 

  1. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT                  MAYOR KONDRITZ
  2. UPDATES
  3. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION FOR ZONING CHANGE BY BEN’S LAWN SERVICE AND TRAILER SALES TO RE-ZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1503 N. MAIN STREET FROM B-6 TO B-2
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT MADE BY BEN’S LAWN SERVICE AND TRAILER SALES TO OPERATE A BUSINESS IN THE B-2 ZONE FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELLING AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS
  6. DISCUSSION OF CLARIFICATION OF THE TERMS OF THE NON-DOWNTOWN TIF FAÇADE PROGRAM THAT WAS PASSED APRIL 11, 2022
  7. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF FAÇADE GRANT APPLICATION MADE BY KEVIN EDWARDS AT 504 PUBLIC SQUARE

 

  1. MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

 

  1. OLD BUSINESS

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS

 

  1. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE

 

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  2.     DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE ACQUISITION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE                                                  
  3. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AND/OR PENDING LITIGATIONS
  4. 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 01/05/22 AT 4:00 P.M./BC

City Council Meeting Agenda — December 22, 2022

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY DECEMBER 22, 2022 

10:00 A.M.

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER

 

  1. ROLL CALL

 

  1. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

  1. PUBLIC PROPERTY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER COCKRUM
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF LAKE LOT LEASE TRANSFERS
  4. DEPARTMENT REPORT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PARTIAL PAY ESTIMATE #2 FOR PUMP HOUSE RENOVATIONS
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF NON-HAZARDOUS WASTE SERVICE AGREEMENT

 

  1. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS                                                          COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DEPARTMENT REPORT

 

  1. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER STOREY
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS 
  3. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF REMOVAL AND ADDITION TO THE PAID ON-CALL ROSTER
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                 COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF DRAFT OF THE FY 21-22 AUDIT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF OPENING CHECKING ACCOUNT FOR OPIOID MONIES

 

  1. CITY ATTORNEY TOM MALKOVICH
  2. UPDATES

 

  1. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT                  MAYOR KONDRITZ
  2. UPDATES
  3. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF LOCAL FUNDS FOR AN APPLICATION FOR A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF FAÇADE PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATION MADE BY JOE SPRAGUE AT 302 AND 303 PUBLIC SQUARE
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF SURVEY PERMIT FOR PRECISION GEOPHYSICAL, INC
  7. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPTING RESIGNATION OF ZONING ADMINISTRATOR/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR BRIAN CALCATERRA
  8. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ADVERTISING FOR POSITION OF ZONING ADMINISTRATOR/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

 

  1. MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

 

  1. OLD BUSINESS

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS

 

  1. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE

 

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  2.     DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE ACQUISITION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE                                                  
  3. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AND/OR PENDING LITIGATIONS
  4. 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 12/20/22 AT 8:00 A.M./BC

City Council Meeting Minutes — November 28, 2022

MINUTES OF THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD MONDAY NOVEMBER 28, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL ROOM OF THE BENTON CITY HALL LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAJN STREET, BENTON, ILLINOIS.

MAYOR KONDRITZ CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER. COMMISSIONER
GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM,
COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ WERE PRESENT FOR ROLL CALL.

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS: 0

MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED ZONING ADMINISTRATOR BRIAN CALCATERRA TO PRESENT PUBLIC AFFAIRS ITEM (E) DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PETITION FILED BY JERRY HALL TO VACATE AN ALLEY.  MR. CALCATERRA STATED THAT ALL PAPERWORK HAS BEEN DONE AND FEES HAVE BEEN PAID.  HE ALSO STATED THAT THIS ALLEY, LOCATED BEHIND 211 WEST WILLIAMS STREET, HAS BEEN
UNOFFICIALLY CLOSED FOR YEARS, AND THIS WOULD JUST MAKE IT AN
OFFICIALLY CLOSED ALLEY.  COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE PETITION FILED BY JERRY HALL TO VACATE AN ALLEY.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM.  VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED ZONING ADMINISTRATOR BRIAN CALCATERRA TO PRESENT PUBLIC AFFAIRS ITEM (F) DISCUSSION ANO/OR APPROVAL OF SPECIAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION FILED BY DR. RAKESH CHANDRA. MR. CALCATERRA STATED THAT THE ZONING BOARD HAS RECOMMENDED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE THE SPECIAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION FILED BY DR. CHANDRA FOR 117 AND 119 EAST SMITH STREET.  MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED
WHAT THE HEIGHT OF THE FENCE WOULD BE AT THIS LOCATION.  DR. CHANDRA STATED THAT THE FENCE WOULD BE 4 FOOT TO 6 FOOT IN HEIGHT AND THAT THE FENCE WOULD BE SEE THROUGH. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR DR. RAKESH CHANDRA AT 117 AND 119 E SMITH STREET FOR AN OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC.
SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5.
COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER
COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED RICK LINTON TO DISCUSS ITEM (C) DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF “DAY TRIP” PROPOSAL.  MR. LINTON STATED THAT THE HE IS STILL RESEARCHING SOME ITEMS TO DO WITH THIS PROPOSAL AND WOULD LIKE THE COUNCIL TO TABLE THIS AT THIS TIME.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION TO TABLE ITEM (C) DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF “DAY TRIP” PROPOSAL WITH RICK LINTON. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCKRUM. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0. 

MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED RICK AND BARB LINTON TO SPEAK TO THE COUNCIL REGARDING THE UPCOMING S3DA PROPOSAL.  MR. LINTON INTRODUCED JACKIE TAYLOR FROM THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS.  MS. TAYLOR STATED THAT THE S3DA TOURNAMENT HELD LAST YEAR WAS A HUGE SUCCESS AND THAT THE CORPS WAS EXCITED TO BE HOSTING AGAIN THIS YEAR. BARB LINTON STATED THAT THE CORPS REALLY STEPPED UP AND MADE THIS EVENT HAPPEN LAST YEAR AND DONATED MONETARILY TO MAKE SURE THINGS WERE COMPLETED. MS. LINTON STATED THAT THE CORPS GAVE THE MONEY AS A ONETIME DONATION AND SO THEY NEED SPONSORS TO STEP UP THIS YEAR. MS. LINTON STATED THAT THEY WOULD LIKE THE CITY OF BENTON TO BE A “HOST CITY” FOR THIS EVENT.  COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE DONATING $1,000.00 TO THE S3 DA TOURNAMENT.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER COCKRUM MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE ORDER #00085 TO SCHAEFFER’S SPECIALIZED LUBRICANTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $I,343.80 FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE ORDER #00666 TO BEN’S LAWN SERVICE FOR A 20-FOOT HEAVY DUTY TRAILER IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,512.00. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH. VOTE WAS T AKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRJTZ. NAYS: 0.
COMMISSIONER COCKRUM STATED THAT HE HAD NO LAKE LOT LEASE TRANSFERS FOR THIS MEETING.

COMMISSIONER COCKRUM STATED THAT HE DID NOT HAVE A WRITTEN DEPARTMENT REPORT, HOWEVER, HE COULD GIVE A BRIEF VERBAL REPORT.  COMMISSIONER COCKRUM STATED THAT THERE WERE SEVERAL WATER LEAKS.  COMMISSIONER COCKRUM STATED THAT THE WATER DEPARTMENT HAS ALREADY REPAIRED 15 SERVICE LEAKS THIS MONTH AND ARE WORKING ON 6 MORE.  COMMISSIONER COCKRUM ALSO STATED THAT THE IOWA STREET PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETE.
COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE ORDER #00232 TO BENTON ONE TIRE FOR FOUR FIRESTONE G663 10 R22.5 TIRES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,145.00.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.  NAYS: 0.
COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THAT HE DOES NOT HAVE A WRITTEN DEPARTMENT REPORT, BUT COULD GIVE A BRIEF VERBAL REPORT.

COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THAT THE CONCRETE WORK HAS BEEN COMPLETED FOR THE YEAR. COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH STATED THAT THE STREET DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN TRIMMING TREES AROUND TOWN FOR THE LAST WEEK AND WILL BEGIN REPLACING MISSING STREET AND TRAFFIC SIGNS AFTER THAT.
COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ADVERTISING FOR RFQ’S FOR THE WASTENA STREET PROJECT THAT WILL BE HAPPENING IN THE SPRING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER GARAY ALIA VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE ORDER #00069 TO MODERN OFFICE FOR A KYOCERA TASKALFA 308CI WITH SERVICE PLAN OF  $33.00 A MONTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,488.00.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER COCK.RUM. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT HE DID NOT HA VE A DEPARTMENT REPORT FOR THIS MEETING. HOWEVER, HE NOTED THAT AS HE WALKED INTO THE MEETING, HE RECEIVED A REPORT THAT THERE WERE SOME KIDS PAINTING STOP SIGNS ON THE CORNER OF GARDNER AND NINTH.  COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT HE WANTED TO THANK THE STREET DEPARTMENT, CRAIG MILES, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND THE MAYOR FOR WHAT THEY DID TO MAKE SURE “A HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS” HAPPENED.

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT SHE HAD NO PURCHASE ORDERS OR BILLS FOR THIS MEETING.

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYROLL DATED NOVEMBER 23, 2022 FOR THE GENERAL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,589.68 AND FOR THE WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,045.97 FOR A TOTAL PAYROLL IN THE AMOUNT OF $96,635.65.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.  VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #22-05, TAX LEVY ORDINANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,196,984.00. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT THIS REPRESENTED A 5% INCREASE FROM THE LAST TAX LEVY.  SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.  VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH, AND MAYOR KONDRJTZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT SHE WOULD LIKE TO SHOW STATE HER APPRECIATION FOR THE BENTON AREA VOLUNTEERS AND LENNIE SHELTON WITH THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR HELPING WITH “A HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS”.  THE BENTON AREA VOLUNTEERS DECORATED POLES, PLANNED GAMES, AND MADE NUMEROUS BASKETS TO BE RAFFLED.  THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SPEARHEADED THE VENDORS FOR THE EVENT.  COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA STATED THAT SHE ALSO WANTED TO THANK CITY CLERK BROOK CRAIG FOR ALWAYS BEING BEHIND THE SCENES PULLING THE STRINGS TO MAKE SURE ALL CITY EVENTS HAPPEN.

ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT HE HAD NO ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AT THIS MEETING.

IN MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS, MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT THERE ARE NUMEROUS NARCOTICS COMPANIES BEING SUED AND HE BELIEVES THIS COULD IN TURN BE GOOD FOR THE CITY. COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT HE
WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE CITIZENS TO PLACE THEIR TRASH CANS BACK OFF THE STREET AFTER PICK UP.  ATTORNEY THOMAS MALKOVICH STATED THAT
MAYBE THIS SHOULD BE PRINTED ON THE WATER BILLS. 

NO OLD BUSINESS.  NO NEW BUSINESS. IN MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE, TOM CARTER ASKED IF THE COUNCIL KNEW WHETHER THE FENCE AT THE OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEAL TH FACILITY WILL BE CHAIN LINK OR NOT. THE  COUNCIL STATED THAT AT THIS TIME, THEY ARE NOT AWARE OF WHAT THE FENCE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED OF.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. SECOND BY
COMMISSIONER COCKRUM. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5.  COMMISSIONER
MESSERSMITH COMMISSIONER COCKRUM, COMMISSIONER STOREY,
COMMISSIONER GARA VALIA, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

6:52 P.M. 

Notice of Simultaneous Filing Lottery

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Agenda City Council Meeting — December 12, 2022

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY DECEMBER 12, 2022 

6:00 P.M.

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER

 

  1. ROLL CALL

 

  1. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

  1. PUBLIC PROPERTY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER COCKRUM
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF LAKE LOT LEASE TRANSFERS
  4. DEPARTMENT REPORT

 

  1. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS                                                    COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DEPARTMENT REPORT

 

  1. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER STOREY
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS 
  3. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF TEMPORARY FIREMAN REPLACEMENT DUE TO FULLTIME FIREMAN BEING ON FMLA

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                 COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF DECOMMISSIONING SURPLUS PROPERTY FROM THE POLICE

DEPARTMENT

  1. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF OPEN/CLOSED SIGNS FOR PNEUMATIC TUBE LANE

 

  1. CITY ATTORNEY TOM MALKOVICH
  2. UPDATES

 

  1. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT                  MAYOR KONDRITZ
  2. UPDATES
  3. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF KEYSTONE POWER HOLDINGS, LLC SOLAR PROPOSAL WITHOUT CAPITAL INVESTMENT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF LOCAL FUNDS TO PROVIDE $5,000.00 TO THE APPLICATION FOR A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

 

  1. MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

 

  1. OLD BUSINESS

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS

 

  1. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE

 

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  2. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE ACQUISITION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE                                                  
  3. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AND/OR PENDING LITIGATIONS
  4. 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 12/08/22 AT 4:00 P.M./BC