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Public Notice — Merit Board

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

 

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Benton Illinois will hold a special meeting at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.  The meeting will be held at the Benton City Hall, 1403 South Main Street, Benton IL  62812.  The purpose of the meeting is:

 

  1. To Review and possibly take action on the results of the written test and/or POWER test administered by the COPS and FIRE Personnel Testing Service at the Police Officer testing on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

 

 

 

John D. Aiken, Chairman

City of Benton IL Fire and Police Commissioners

 

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY, JUNE 27, 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 TRANSFER
  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 HIRING MATT WARREN AS A FIREFIGHTER

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL

 

  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 INCREASING SECURITY MEASURES AT CITY HALL
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SURPLUS REAL ESTATE
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF POTENTIAL BUSINESS LOCATING TO INDUSTRIAL PARK II
  7. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF SIGNS AT MALKOVICH PARK AND CAPITAL PARK
  8. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF AIRPORT GROUND LEASE TO GRUENINGER AVIATION

 

  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 06/23/22 AT 3:00 P.M./BC

Agenda — City Council Meeting 06/13/2022

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 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 TRANSFER
  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 HIRING MATT WARREN AS A FIREFIGHTER
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF HIRING JAMES PRITCHARD AS A POLICE OFFICER

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PAYMENT TO RECYCLING PROGRAM

 

  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 INCREASING SECURITY MEASURES AT CITY HALL
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF DAVID BOOKER’S REQUEST TO RAISE THE COST OF MOWING NUISANCE LAWNS DUE TO HIGHER COST OF FUEL
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF VACATING A PORTION OF PARK STREET
  7. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF FAÇADE GRANT APPLICATION MADE BY AKASH PATEL
  8. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF LEASING LOT IN BENTON INDUSTRIAL TIF
  9. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF AIRPORT GROUND LEASE TO GRUENINGER AVIATION

 

  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 06/08/22 AT 4:00 P.M./BC

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Special Meeting Agenda — June 9, 2022

 

 

NOTICE

 

SPECIAL MEETING

BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

JUNE 9, 2022

 

 

AGENDA

 

BENTON CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING   THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2022 AT 9:00 A.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON, ILLINOIS.

 

  • DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF HIRING MATT WARREN AS FIREFIGHTER

 

BEC

POSTED AT 9:30 A.M.

06/01/22

Merit Board Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Benton Illinois will hold a special meeting at 10 AM on Friday, May 27, 2022.  The meeting will be held in the council chamber of the Benton City Hall, 1403 South Main Street, Benton IL  62812.  The purpose of the meeting is:

  1. Review Examination Results and possibly approve the hiring of a probationary police officer.
  2. Discuss and possibly approve a request from the City Council and Fire Department to hire a temporary firefighter.

 

                                                                             John D. Aiken, Chairman

                                                                             City of Benton Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

AGENDA –CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON MAY 23, 2022

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 23, 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 TRANSFER
  4. DEPARTMENT REPORT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF CONTRACT ADJUSTMENT FROM DAVID BOOKER DUE TO GAS PRICE INCREASE
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PERMITTING A CAMPER TO SIT ON THE NORTH SIDE OF TWIN OAKS ON JUNE 6, 2022

 

  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 REMOVING PAID ON CALL FIREFIGHTER (S)
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF HIRING MATT WARREN AS A FIREFIGHTER WITH A 60-DAY TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF INCREASING RATES FOR “TREAT NO TRANSPORT” AND “MILEAGE” FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLS

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF QUOTES FOR CONSTRUCTION IN THE WATER DEPARTMENT AT CITY HALL
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF REPLACING FENCING AT MALKOVICH PARK
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF INSURANCE BEING PROVIDED FOR CITY COUNCIL

MEMBERS

  1. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ADOPTING A BAD DEBT WRITE OFF POLICY
  2. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ADOPTING A SUSPENSION AND DEBARMENT POLICY

 

  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 AIRPORT GROUND LEASE TO GRUENINGER AVIATION
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF VACATING AN ALLEY LOCATED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF BENTON

 

  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 05/19/22 AT 8:00 P.M./BC

Special Meeting — Fire and Police Comm. Board

PUBLIC  NOTICE

 

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Benton Illinois will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Benton City Hall, 1403 South Main Street, Benton IL.  The meeting will begin at 4:00 PM.  The purpose of the meeting is:

 

  1. To discuss and possibly act on beginning the process of hiring a candidate from the Firefighters Final Eligibility List for employment as a probationary firefighter.

 

 

 

John D. Aiken, Chairman

City of Benton IL Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

Benton City Council Meeting Agenda — May 9, 2022

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 9, 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 TRANSFER
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPTING/DENYING BID FOR FENCING AT THE STREET BARN

 

  1. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS                                                               COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPTING LOW BID FOR THE MFT ROCK BID

 

  1. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER STOREY
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS 
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF UNION CONTRACT FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF APPOINTING AND SWEARING IN OF CHRIS FUNKHOUSER AS POLICE CHIEF WITH A 15-MONTH CONTRACT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF HIRING A 6TH FIREMAN

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF CONTINUING TO OFFER HEALTH INSURANCE FOR

ELECTED OFFICIALS

 

  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 AIRPORT GROUND LEASE TO GRUENINGER AVIATION
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPTANCE OF RESIGNATION OF JOHN MOHR FROM THE ZONING BOARD
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENT OF ZONING BOARD MEMBER

 

  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 05/05/22 AT 4:00 P.M./BC

CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA — APRIL 25, 2022

AGENDA

 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY, APRIL 25, 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 TRANSFER
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPTING BID FOR A WINDOW AND WALL IN THE WATER DEPARTMENT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL FOR FUNDING OF THE VACTOR SEWER TRUCK
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PURCHASING MATERIALS FOR THE PARRISH STREET WATER MAIN PROJECT

 

  1. STREETS & IMPROVEMENTS                                                               COMMISSIONER MESSERSMITH
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF FAÇADE PROGRAM FOR NON-DOWNTOWN

       TIF BUSINESS OWNERS WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS

  1. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION FOR BCHS GRADUATION PARADE
  2. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF HIRING AN EMPLOYEE IN THE STREET DEPARTMENT
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ACCEPTING LOW BID FOR THE MFT ROCK BID

 

  1. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT                 COMMISSIONER STOREY
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS 
  3. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF CONTINUING UNION NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF APPOINTING CHRIS FUNKHOUSER AS POLICE CHIEF WITH A 15-MONTH CONTRACT
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF ALLOWING THE MERIT BOARD TO START THE INTERVIEWING PROCESS FOR LATERAL HIRING IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT
  6. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL TO ALLOW THE MERIT BOARD TO START THE TESTING PROCESS FOR THE POLICE OFFICER ELIBILITY LIST

 

  1. ACCOUNTS & FINANCE REPORT                COMMISSIONER GARAVALIA
  2. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS & MONTHLY BILLS
  3. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL
  4. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF FY 2022-2023 BUDGET
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF PAY RESOLUTION FOR NON-CONTRACT/NON-UNION EMPLOYEES

 

  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 AIRPORT GROUND LEASE TO GRUENINGER AVIATION
  5. DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF AIRPORT SPONSOR

 

  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 04/21/22 AT 4:00 P.M./BC