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News Title 2-18-16 City Council Meeting

Litchfield City Council Meeting

City Hall

February 18, 2016

6:30 p.m.


Call Meeting to Order

Pledge to Flag

Roll Call

Recognition of Visitors and Special Guests:

Appointment: None

Correspondence: None

Public Participation Applicant Comments: As submitted to the Mayor’s and/or City Clerk’s Office.

Other Business:

1. A motion to accept the minutes from 2-18-16

Old Business:

1. A motion to approve an Ordinance setting the 2016 Lake Lou Yaeger fees. (2nd Reading)

2. A motion to adopt an amendment to Ordinance 3409, Section 94.09 Health and Sanitation; Nuisances. (2nd Reading)

3. A motion to approve an ordinance declaring the following city properties as surplus, set minimum bid amounts and advertise for bids: 515 East Hauser, 1111 North Montgomery, 1013 South Walnut, 503 East Buchanan, 1517 North State, 717 South rant and the McKinley/Columbia corner. (2nd Reading)

New Business:

1. Building and Grounds – Mark Brown: A motion to approve the bid for the surplus Novabrick. (Bid amount to be provided at the Thursday evening meeting)

2. City Clerk – Dwayne Gerl: A motion to authorize the City Clerk to release the Executive Session Minutes from the following Executive Sessions: May 8, 2012; June 5, 2012; September 4, 2012; October 2, 2012; December 4, 2012; January 8, 2013; March 5, 2013; April 2, 2013; October 1, 2013; July 2, 2015; July 21, 2015; August 4, 2015; October 29, 2015 and November 3, 2015.

3. Streets – Jake Prange: A motion to accept a proposal from SCI Engineering, Inc., to do an Environmental Site Assessment for Sargent Street at a cost not to exceed $5,800.

4. Building/Planning/Zoning – Ray Kellenberger: A motion to approve an Ordinance adopting the 2016 Property Maintenance Code for the City of Litchfield. (1st Reading)

5. Economic Development – Ray Kellenberger: A motion to approve the Restated Development Agreement with Midwest Bus.

6. Economic Development – Ray Kellenberger: A motion to approve the letter of credit from Illini Bank in conjunction with the Route 66 Crossings Eighth/Ninth Additions Improvements for an amount of $90,168.64 to replace the previously provided letter of credit #536.

7. Lake – Dave Hollo: A motion to approve the renovation of the Beach House with an amount not to exceed $55,000 and authorize the City Clerk to cut the checks.

Executive Session

A Motion to Enter into Executive Session, as allowed under the Illinois Open Meetings Act, as found in Chapter 5 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Section 120, to address these certain and restricted items:

1. “The purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body… for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.” (5ILCS 120/2(C)(5))

2. “The setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body.”

(5ILCS 120/2(c) (6).)

3. “Litigation” (5ILCS 120/2(C)(11))

4. “The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body…” (5ILCS 120/2(2)(C)(1))

5. “Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.” (5ILCS 120/2(C)(2))

Possible Action to Follow