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City Council Meeting Minutes — July 24, 2017

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD MONDAY JULY 24, 2017 AT
6:00 P.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON,
ILLINOIS.

MAYOR KONDRITZ CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER. THOSE PRESENT WERE COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JULY 10, 2017 PUBLIC HEARING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE ABSTAINED.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 10, 2017. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL CALLED JULY 17, 2017 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, AND COMMISSIONER WYANT.
NAYS: 0. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE ABSTAINED.

COMMISSIONER MILLER STATED THAT WE WOULD BE GOING OUT OF ORDER OF THE AGENDA. COMMISSIONER MILLER INTRODUCED DAVID GONCHER OF COLONIAL LIFE. MR. GONCHER GAVE A PRESENTATION REGARDING THE INSURANCE POLICIES AVAILABLE THROUGH COLONIAL LIFE. THE COUNCIL STATED THAT A DECISION ON WHETHER TO ALLOW COLONIAL LIFE TO OFFER THEIR PRODUCTS TO EMPLOYEES WITH THE CITY OF BENTON WOULD BE MADE AT A FUTURE MEETING.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #17-09 ALLOWING A STREET CLOSURE FOR THE BENTON HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING PARADE 1 P.M. TO 2:45 P.M. ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2017. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MILLER. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT STATED THAT THE FIRST ROUND OF OIL AND CHIP HAS BEEN COMPLETED AND THAT THE SECOND ROUND WILL BE IN DONE IN AUGUST.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE ORDER #000950 TO EMERGENCY REPORTING SYSTEMS INC. FOR THE ANNUAL NFIRS REPORTING SOFTWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,188.00. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #17-11, EMERGENCY PERSONNEL AMBULANCE ORDINANCE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MILLER. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO TABLE THE APPROVAL OF EMERGENCY PERSONNEL MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT WITH ACCUMED BILLING INC. CONCERNING MAINTAINING BILLS AND RECORDS FOR AMBULANCE SERVICE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MILLER. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYROLL FOR JULY 14, 2017 FOR THE GENERAL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $62,465.09 AND WATER AND SEWER FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,136.06 FOR A TOTAL PAYROLL OF $89,602.04. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE POOL ADJUSTMENTS FOR SHANNON MELVIN OF 1608 NORTH MAIN STREET, FAITH MATZKER OF 805 EAST MAIN STREET, CANDACE PERKINS OF 510 MADISON STREET, NANCY LAMBERT OF 634 NORTH BUCHANAN, ROBERT NORRIS OF 305 NORTH WARD, AND AMY PRESUTTI OF 603 NORTH HICKMAN AS THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN THE ORDINANCE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A SEWER ADJUSTMENT FOR CLYDE STEWART OF 114 WEST FIFTH STREET AS IT MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN THE ORDNANCE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #17-12 DISSOLVING THE YOUTH CENTER BOARD. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #17-08 CLOSING THE YOUTH BOARD COMMUNITY CENTER FUND. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

UNDER PUBLIC AFFAIRS, MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT SPRAYING AND WEED EATING IS BEING COMPLETED ON SATURDAYS BY THE WORKERS IN THE STREET AND WATER DEPARTMENTS. MAYOR KONDRITZ THANKED THESE DEPARTMENTS.

MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT REPUBLIC SERVICES DONATES COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIP FUNDS TO THE CITY OF BENTON IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,000.00 EVERY YEAR. MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO SEE THESE FUNDS USED TO PAY FOR THE LODGING AND FUEL FOR JOHN CERNEY TO INSTALL THE BEATLES ART INSTALLATION. COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO USE THE REPUBLIC SERVICES COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIP FUNDS TO PAY FOR THE LODGING AND FUEL OF ARTIST JOHN CERNEY. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

UNDER MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS, COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT THE COUNTY WAS CURRENTLY TAKING CARE OF THE WEEDS ON THEIR PROPERTY. COMMISSIONER WYANT STATED THAT HIS DEPARTMENT WOULD CONTINUE WEED EATING ON THE WEEKENDS.

UNDER OLD BUSINESS, COMMISSIONER MILLER THANKED PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR RACHEL GARTNER FOR HER HELP WITH THE RECYCLING EVENT.

IN MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE, KAREN MULLEN FROM THE BENTON WEST CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THANKED THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THEIR DONATION FOR THE FIREWORKS.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE.
VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

6:45 P.M.

City Council Meeting — July 10, 2017

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD MONDAY JULY 10, 2017 AT
6:00 P.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON,
ILLINOIS.

IN THE ABSENCE OF MAYOR KONDRITZ, ACTING MAYOR, COMMISSIONER MILLER CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER. THOSE PRESENT WERE COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE.

COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JUNE 26, 2017 REGULAR BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL CALLED JULY 5, 2017 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 3. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, AND COMMISSIONER WYANT.
NAYS: 0. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE ABSTAINED.

COMMISSIONER MILLER STATED THAT WE WOULD BE GOING OUT OF ORDER OF THE AGENDA. COMMISSIONER MILLER INTRODUCED POLICE CHIEF KYLE MELVIN. CHIEF MELVIN INTRODUCED OFFICER MARK WILKEY AND K9 OFFICER, RANGER. CHIEF MELVIN STATED THAT RANGER WAS BORN IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA, SENT TO GERMANY, AND WAS ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF BENTON IN INDIANA. CHIEF MELVIN STATED THAT RANGER WILL BE USED FOR TRACKING SUSPECTS AS WELL AS MISSING OR ENDANGERED ELDERLY AND CHILDREN. OFFICER WILKEY STATED THAT HE AND RANGER COMPLETED A 400 HOUR TRAINING ACADAMY.

COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A CHANGE ORDER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $59,709.50. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAY REQUEST #6 TO RIVER CITY CONSTRUCTION FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $621,573.30. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE ASKED THE SEALED BIDS FOR FOUR (4) HOUSE DEMOLITIONS BE OPENED AND READ ALOUD. TERRA PRO EXCAVATING BID $21,500.00; WIGGS EXCAVATING BID $21,425.00; ROADWORKS BID $22,951.33; SCHAFER EXCAVATING BID $31,300.00 OR $34,900.00 IF THE CITY WISHED A GARAGE BE DEMOLISHED IN ADDITION; TERRY BAKER EXCAVATING BID $21,240.00; JOPLIN SALVAGE BID $19,250.00; FREEMAN ENVIRONMENTAL BID $13,890.00; AND AP EXCAVATING BID $27,219.00. LOW BID WAS RECEIVED BY FREEMAN ENVIRONMENTAL. COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ALLOW ZONING ADMINISTRATOR DAVID GARAVALIA AND CITY CLERK BROOK CRAIG TO PROCEED WITH DEMOLITION OF THESE FOUR (4) HOUSES AFTER VERIFYING ALL INFORMATION NEEDED TO PROCEED. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE VACATION OF AN ALLEY IN MCCREERY AND STAMPER’S ADDITION AND THE VACATION OF AN UNNAMED STREET. PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD BEFORE THE COUNCIL MEETING WITH NO COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #17-07 ALLOWING STREET CLOSURE FOR THE ANNUAL CHAMBER CAR SHOW FROM 4 P.M. TO 9 P.M. ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2017. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO TABLE APPROVAL OF THE AMBULANCE ORDINANCE UNTIL ALL QUESTIONS FROM THE COUNCIL REGARDING THIS ORDINANCE COULD BE ANSWERED . SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE TEMPORARY FULL-TIME APPOINTMENT OF JEREMY YOUNG TO THE POSITION OF POLICE DEPARTMENT. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE MONTHLY BILLS IN THE AMOUNT OF $550,915.01. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYROLL FOR JUNE 30, 2017 FROM THE
GENERAL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $63,262.11 AND WATER AND SEWER IN THE AMOUNT OF
$30,669.25 FOR A TOTAL PAYROLL OF $94,295.36. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A SEWER ADJUSTMENT FOR STEVE VOLINI OF 503 SOUTH MAIN AS IT MEETS THE CRITERIA SET FORTH IN THE ORDINANCE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE SWIMMING POOL ADJUSTMENTS FOR DARRYL LYNCH OF 420 STONE BROOK DRIVE, MONIKA HUMBRECHT OF 511 WEST SIXTH STREET, ROBIN FOSTER OF 210 COLLEGE STREET, MARY WYANT OF 412 SOUTH STOTLAR, VAN SYNDER OF 714 BEATRICE, JACK THOMAS OF 603 EAST WEBSTER, RACHEL EASTON OF 1006 SOUTH COMMERCIAL, DAMIAN DAWSON OF 1205 WHISPER WAY, TRACY AND DANIEL BONSACK OF 304 NORTH EIGHTH, AND MELINDA THOMAS OF 600 WEST SIXTH STREET AS THEY MEET THE CRITERIA SET FORTH IN THE ORDINANCE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE THE COUNCIL TO THINK ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF GETTING AN ESTIMATE FOR DEMOLITION OF 500 WEST MAIN STREET. THIS ESTIMATE WOULD BE USEFUL IN LETTING POTENTIAL BUYERS KNOW THE COSTS OF DEMOLITION IF THEY WERE TO CHOOSE TO MOVE FORWARD WITH IT.

COMMISSIONER MILLER STATED THAT MIDWEST COMPUTER RECYCLING, INC. HAD BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE CITY. THEY HAVE ASKED THAT THE CITY SPONSOR A COMPUTER/ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT. THIS EVENT WOULD BE FREE TO THE CITIZENS AND THE CITY. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO SPONSOR A COMPUTER/ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT THE COUNCIL WILL NEED TO DISCUSS PAYING FOR FUEL AND LODGING EXPENSES FOR JOHN CERNEY UNDER OLD BUSINESS. JOHN CERNEY, AN ARTIST FROM CALIFORNIA, HAD BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE CITY OF BENTON REGARDING AN ART INSTALLATION HE WOULD LIKE TO DONATE. MR. CERNEY’ S INSTALLATION IS WORTH APPROXIMATELY $20,000.00 AND THE ONLY THING HE IS REQUESTING IN RETURN WOULD BE HIS TRAVEL EXPENSES.

NO MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS.

UNDER OLD BUSINESS, COMMISSIONER WYANT STATED THAT HE DID NOT FEEL THE CITY NEEDED TO ACCEPT THIS ART INSTALLATION OR PAY FOR THE EXPENSES OF MR. CERNEY. COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO NOT MOVE FORWARD WITH THE INSTALLATION BY MR. CERNEY. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 1. COMMISSIONER MILLER.

NO NEW BUSINESS.

NO MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY.
VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER
WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

6:35 P.M.

Special Meeting — July 17, 2017

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL CALLED BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD MONDAY, JULY 17,
2017 AT 8:30 A.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON, ILLINOIS. MAYOR KONDRITZ CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER. THOSE PRESENT WERE COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE WAS ABSENT.

ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT HE HAD SPOKEN WITH COMMISSIONER STOREY AND FIRE CHIEF SHANE COCKRUM REGARDING QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE AMBULANCE ORDINANCE. COMMISSIONER MILLER STATED THAT HE ALSO HAD QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS PROPOSED ORDINANCE. COMMISSIONER MILLER STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE BOUNDARIES TO BE SET REGARDING THE AMBULANCE SERVICE. COMMISSIONER MILLER ALSO STATED THAT HE HAD QUESTIONS REGARDING BILLING AND RECORDS KEEPING. CHIEF COCKRUM STATED THAT BILLING WILL BE DONE BY A THIRD PARTY COMPANY, ACCUMED BILLING INC., AND RECORDS WILL BE KEPT BY THE BILLING COMPANY. CHIEF COCKRUM ALSO STATED THAT A COPY OF THE MEDICAL RECORDS WILL BE KEPT AT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND A COPY OF THE BILLINGS WILL BE KEPT BY THE CITY TREASURER, LISA MENO. COMMISSIONER WYANT STATED THAT HE BELIEVED THE COUNCIL SHOULD HAVE CONTROL OF THE AMBULANCE SERVICE AND STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE “BOUNDARIES” BE DEFINED.

DISCUSSION WAS HELD REGARDING MUTUAL AID. CHIEF COCKRUM STATED THAT MUTUAL AID IS NOT REQUIRED; HOWEVER, TO BE A PART OF THE REGION 5 EMS, ALL PARTIES INVOLVED MUST BELONG TO AND THEREFORE AGREE TO MUTUAL AID WITH THOSE COMMUNITIES.

COMMISSIONER MILLER STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE “BOUNDARIES” TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE ORDINANCE AND FOR BACKGROUND CHECKS AND DRUG SCREENINGS TO BE DONE ON ALL PERSONNEL TO BE OPERATING THE AMBULANCE. COMMISSIONER WYANT SAID HE AGREED WITH THIS.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO TABLE THE APPROVAL OF THE AMBULANCE ORDINANCE UNTIL ALL CHANGES COULD BE MADE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 3. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, AND COMMISSIONER WYANT. NAYS: 1. MAYOR KONDRITZ.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
9:15 A.M.

Public Hearing — July 10, 2017

MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR VACATING AN ALLEY IN MCCREERY AND STAMPER’S ADDITION AND VACATING AN UNNAMED STREET WAS HELD MONDAY JULY 10, 2017 AT 5:45 P.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON, ILLINOIS.

COMMISSIONER MILLER CALLED THE PUBLIC HEARING TO ORDER. THOSE PRESENT WERE COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE.

NO COMMENTS WERE HEARD FROM THE AUDIENCE.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISISONER STOREY, COMMISIONER WYANT, AND COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. NAYS: 0.

5:55 P.M.

Benton Zoning And Planning Commission Minutes for 7/5/17

Please view the document below for the approved minutes from the Benton Zoning and Planning Commission regular business meeting held on July 5, 2017.

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Minutes of the Special City Council Meeting — July 5, 2017

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL CALLED BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD WEDNESDAY, JULY 5,
2017 AT 8:30 A.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON, ILLINOIS. MAYOR KONDRITZ CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER. THOSE PRESENT WERE COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.
MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED ATTORNEY MALKOVICH TO NAME THE PROPERTIES THAT WERE SOLD AT THE CITY OF BENTON AUCTION HELD ON JULY 1, 2017. ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT A MOTION WOULD NEED TO BE MADE ACCEPTING THE BID AMOUNT ON EACH PROPERTY. ALL ACCEPTED BIDS WERE AT LEAST 80% OF THE APPRAISED VALUE OF THE PROPERTY.

ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT THE THREE (3) ACRES OF PROPERTY ON SOUTH STUYVESANT STREET WAS BID AT $10,800.00 BY GARRETT BRITTON. MR. BRITTON PUT $1,000.00 DOWN AS EARNEST MONEY. THE CITY OF BENTON WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $540.00 AND MR. BRITTON WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $324.00. COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS BID. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT THE PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1111 EAST BOND STREET WAS BID AT $1,075.00 BY DALE WES WILLIFORD AND MELISSA REGINA WILLIFORD. MR. AND MRS. WILLIFORD PUT $100.00 DOWN AS EARNEST MONEY. THE CITY OF BENTON WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $53.75 AND MR. AND MRS. WILLIFORD WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $32.25. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS BID. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT THE PROPERTY COMMONLY DOWN AS 220 NORTH MADISON STREET WAS BID AT $725.00 BY CHRIS MCCANN. MR. MCCANN PUT $200.00 DOWN AS EARNEST MONEY. THE CITY OF BENTON WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $36.25 AND MR. MCCANN WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $21.75. COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS BID. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MILLER. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT THE PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1002 EAST WEBSTER STREET WAS BID AT $720.00 BY ROGER AND JACQUELINE KIRK. MR. AND MRS. KIRK PUT $200.00 DOWN AS EARNEST MONEY. THE CITY OF BENTON WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $36.00 AND MR. AND MRS. KIRK WILL OWE G. DAVID GREEN AUCTION $21.60. COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS BID. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
G. DAVID GREEN WAS ATTENDANCE AND MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED FOR A REPORT ON HOW THE AUCTION WENT. THE TOTAL GROSS AMOUNT COLLECTED FOR THE PERSONAL PROPERTY AUCTIONED WAS $5,991.50 AND THE NET AMOUNT RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF BENTON IS $4,002.63.

NO ACT ION WAS TAKEN ON ITEM (2) OF THE AGENDA: DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF AMENDING ORDINANCE REQUIRING APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDERS.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
8:45 A.M.

Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting — June 26, 2017

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD MONDAY JUNE 26, 2017 AT
6:00 P.M. IN THE BENTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 1403 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BENTON,
ILLINOIS.

MAYOR KONDRITZ CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER. THOSE PRESENT WERE COMMISSIONER MILLER,
COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR
KONDRITZ.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL CALLED MAY 25, 2017 BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 4. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ.
NAYS: 0. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE ABSTAINED.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JUNE 12, 2017 REGULAR BENTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE LAKE LOT LEASE TRANSFER FOR LOTS 141 AND 142 OF LAKE BENTON FROM NEVA JUNE HODGE OWENSBY TO DOUGLAS HUTCHENS AND ELIZABETH A HUTCHENS AS JOINT TENANTS. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS
TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT,
COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE STATED THAT TWO PARCELS OF LAND HAVE BEEN OFFERED TO THE CITY AS A DONATION; 2 ½ VACANT LOTS IN THE RL HAYES ADDITION (COMMONLY KNOWN AS ANNA STREET) AND 1 LOT WITH HOUSE TO BE DEMOLISHED IN THE JOPLINS 4TH ADDITION (COMMONLY KNOWN AS GRAND STREET). COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE STATED THAT THE CITY IS MOWING THE LOT IN THE RL HAYES ADDITION CURRENTLY.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF THE 1 LOT LOCATED ON GRAND STREET. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF THE 2 ½ LOTS LOCATED ON ANNA STREET. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION ACCEPT PURCHASE ORDER #001047 TO DIAMOND EQUIPMENT FOR AN ALLIED HR05 HAMMER FOR THE CASE 580 SUPER N MOADER BACKHOE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,700.00. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.
COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION ACCEPT PURCHASE ORDER #001048 TO FB MCAFOOS & CO. FOR A HYDRAULIC PUMP FOR A 1998 SM60 DITCH BANK MOWER IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,434.61. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TABLE PURCHASE ORDER #001049 TO FB MCAFOOS & CO. FOR A BUSH HOG IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,429.00. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

DISCUSSION WAS HELD REGARDING THE EXTRA COSTS THAT COULD BE INCURRED IF THE CITY WERE TO WAIT ON PURCHASING A NEW BUSH HOG. COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION RESCIND THE MOTION TABLING PURCHASE ORDER #001049. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT PURCHASE ORDER #001049 TO FB MCAFOOS & CO. FOR A BUSH HOG IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,429.00. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT PURCHASE ORDER #001325 TO DAVIS TRUCK BED FOR A REPLACEMENT TAILGATE FOR THE 1997 FORD DUMP TRUCK IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,200.00 PLUS FREIGHT COSTS. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #17-08 CHANGING THE TWO-WAY
STOP TO A FOUR-WAY STOP ON EIGHTH STREET AND RUTH STREET. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER
BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY,
COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER WYANT STATED THAT THE 2017 OIL AND CHIP PROGRAM WILL BEGIN IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO TABLE DISCUSSION AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE AMBULANCE ORDINANCE UNTIL FIRE CHIEF SHANE COCKRUM CAN BE IN ATTENDANCE. COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT CHIEF COCKRUM’ S MOTHER HAD PASSED AWAY AND THE CHIEF WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND THE MEETING. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT THERE SEEM TO BE ISSUES OF LITTERING AND LOITERING HAPPENING IN THE MUNICIPAL PARKING LOTS. COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT CURFEW AND LITTERING TICKETS WILL BE WRITTEN FOR ANYONE NOT FOLLOWING THE ORDINANCES.

COMMISSIONER STOREY STATED THAT THE CITY’S K9 DOG, RANGER, WILL BE AT THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING FOR THE PUBLIC TO MEET.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYROLL FOR JUNE 16, 2017 FROM THE
GENERAL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $68,224.62, WATER AND SEWER IN THE AMOUNT OF
$28,831.10, AND AIRPORT CARETAKER IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,100.00 FOR A TOTAL PAYROLL OF $98,155.72. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE SEWER ADJUSTMENTS FOR STEVE AND LISA HOLLAND OF 202 NORTH NINTH AND LINDA VOLZ OF 711 CARBON STREET AS THEY BOTH MEET THE CRITERIA SET FORTH IN THE ORDINANCE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE SWIMMING POOL ADJUSTMENTS FOR MARK VANCE OF 105 VIRGINIA STREET, GARY AKIN OF 409 SOUTH WARD, BARB MAUE OF 404 NORTH STOTLAR, ANGIE TONN OF 306 NORTH EIGHTH STREET, ELIZABETH PAYNE OF 607 WEST SIXTH STREET, KEVIN CORNELISON OF 406 MCFALL STREET, ROBERTA WATKINS OF 1207 NORTH MAPLE STREET, AND VERNON R. MORRIS OF 1306 SOUTH POLE STREET AS THEY MEET THE CRITERIA SET FORTH IN THE ORDINANCE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #17-09 FOR PREVAILING WAGES IN THE CITY OF BENTON. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #17-05 RELATING TO PARTICIPATION BY ELECTED OFFICIALS IN THE ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT FUND. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO DIRECT ATTORNEY MALKOVICH TO PREPARE AN ORDINANCE ELIMINATING THE YOUTH BOARD. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER STOREY. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO DIRECT ATTORNEY MALKOVICH TO PREPARE A RESOLUTION TO TRANSFER THE FUNDS FROM THE YOUTH BOARD. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ATTENDANCE AT THE ANNUAL ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE CONFERENCE SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2017 FOR THE APPROPRIATE CITY EMPLOYEES. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ATTENDANCE OF THE ANNUAL TIF CONFERENCE ON SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2017 FOR THE APPROPRIATE CITY EMPLOYEES. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

ATTORNEY MALKOVICH STATED THAT HE HAD AN ITEM FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION.

UNDER UPDATES FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE GARDEN CLUBS FOR THE PLANTING OF FLOWERS AROUND THE CITY OF BENTON.

MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT JOHN CERNEY, AN ARTIST FROM CALIFORNIA, HAD BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE CITY OF BENTON REGARDING AN ART INSTALLATION HE WOULD LIKE TO DONATE. MAYOR KONDRITZ ASKED PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR RACHEL GARTNER TO SPEAK ON THIS TOPIC. MS. GARTNER STATED THAT MR. CERNEY WOULD LIKE TO DONATE AN ART INSTALLATION TO THE CITY FOCUSED AROUND GEORGE HARRISON’S VISIT TO THE CITY OF BENTON. SHE STATED THAT THE INSTALLATION WOULD BE AT THE BENTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. MS. GARTNER STATED THAT MR. CERNEY STATED THE INSTALLATION IS WORTH APPROXIMATELY $20,000.00 AND THE ONLY THING HE IS REQUESTING IN RETURN WOULD BE HIS TRAVEL EXPENSES. COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE MADE A MOTION TO TABLE THIS ITEM UNTIL A CONFERENCE CALL COULD BE COMPLETED WITH MR. CERNEY. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

MAYOR KONDRITZ STATED THAT THE CITY HAD RECEIVED A REQUEST TO ADOPT THE FRANKLIN COUNTY MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN. COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #17-06 ADOPTING THE FRANKLIN COUNTY MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

NO MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS.

UNDER OLD BUSINESS, COMMISSIONER MILLER REMINDED THE COUNCIL AND PUBLIC THAT AN AUCTION IS SET TO BE HELD ON JULY 1, 2017 AT 500 WEST MAIN.

NO NEW BUSINESS.

IN MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE, WILLIAM MCPHERSON QUESTIONED THE CURFEW, LITTERING, AND LOITERING ORDINANCES, AS TO WHERE TO FIND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THESE ORDINANCES. JULIE PAYNE HUBLER VOICED QUESTIONS REGARDING “RANGER”, THE CITY’S K9 DOG. ALSO, IN QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC AUDIENCE, MATT NEAL QUESTIONED THE COUNCIL ON TAX BREAKS FOR BUILDING NEW HOMES AND IMPROVEMENTS TO TWIN OAKS.

COMMISSIONER MILLER MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR ITEM (A) DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE QUESTION AND/OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

7:05 P.M.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO REGULAR SESSION. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER MILLER. VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.

COMMISSIONER STOREY MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. SECOND BY COMMISSIONER WYANT.
VOTE WAS TAKEN. YEAS: 5. COMMISSIONER MILLER, COMMISSIONER STOREY, COMMISSIONER
WYANT, COMMISSIONER BAUMGARTE, AND MAYOR KONDRITZ. NAYS: 0.

7:25 P.M.

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