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City of Litchfield Committee Meetings October 31, 2013

6:30 pm



City of Litchfield Committee Meetings October 31, 2013

6:30 pm

City Hall



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AGENDA





PUBLIC PARTICIPATION APPLICANT COMMENTS- As submitted to the Mayor’s and/or City Clerk’s Office.



ADMINISTRATION – WOODROW STREET



1. Insurance Update – Tom Franzen, Risk Assessment Manager, to update the Council on specific insurance coverage with possible action to follow.



2. Approve Meeting Dates – A motion to approve the 2014 Finance Committee and City Council Meeting Dates.***



3. Electrical Aggregation – A report by the Electrical Aggregation Committee with possible action to follow.



ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – DAVE HOLLO



1. Revolving Loan Request – A motion to approve the Revolving Loan Fund application from Worksaver in the amount of $150,000.***



2. Alply Development Agreement – A motion to approve amendments to the Development Agreement with Alply Insulated Panels, LLC.***



FINANCE – WOODROW STREET



1. Transfer Funds and to Pay Bills – A motion to direct the City Clerk to transfer funds from the City Sales Tax to the City’s General Fund and to issue checks and the authorization to pay the bills. These amounts will be given to the City Council at the November 5, 2013 meeting.***





FIRE & AMBULANCE – RAY KELLENBERGER



1. No Agenda Items.



PLANNING, ZONING & BUILDING – DWAYNE GERL



1. Aldrich Excavating Request – A motion to reduce the demolition permit fee for the demolition at the Litchfield Airport, per request from Andy Aldrich.



2. Condemnation/Demolition Request – A motion to direct the City Attorney to begin the condemnation and demolition process for two structures located 1111 North Montgomery.



POLICE – MARILYN SISSON



1. Surplus Vehicle – A motion to approve an Ordinance declaring a 2000 Dodge Ram vehicle as surplus and to authorize its disposal via electronic auction. The proceeds from which are to be used by the Police Department to augment equipment replacement needs not supported by current budgetary allocations.*** (1st Reading)



2. Sign Request – A motion to approve the installation of two “Slow, Children Playing” signs in the 600 block of South Franklin.***



TOURISM – TIM HANCOCK



1. No Agenda Items.



BUILDING AND GROUNDS – BOB OSTENDORF



1. No Agenda Items.



LAKE – TIM HANCOCK



1. Intake Structure – A motion to authorize payment to Three Rivers Diving, Inc., in an amount up to $9,000, for the investigation and repair of the Intake Structure at Lake Lou Yaeger. This is based on 3 days of work at a daily rate of $3,000 per day.



2. Equestrian Campground – A motion to approve a proposal from Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc., for engineering services to assist during the construction phase. The services shall be on a time and expense basis not to exceed $15,000.***



3. Dam Inspections – A motion to approve payment of $8,100 for the Lake Yaeger Dam Inspection and the Litchfield Lake Dam Inspection.***



4. Construction of Cabin – A motion to approve the construction of a cabin located at Picnic Area #5 at Lake Lou Yaeger at a cost of $6,000.***



5. Purchase of Fish – A motion to approve the purchase of Largemouth Bass at a cost of $1.50 per fish totalling $4,250 from Fountain Bluff Fish Farm.***



STREETS AND DRAINAGE – ERIC HOLLO



1. No Agenda Items.



WATER – DAVE HOLLO



1. Repair of Pump – A motion to approve services with Illinois Electric for repairs to the high service pump #1 Variable Frequency Drive at a cost not to exceed $7,000.***



2. Hydropillar Information – Ted LaBelle, CMT Engineer, to discuss different options of painting Water Tank. Action may follow.



3. Hydropillar Contract – A motion to place the 500,000 gallon Hydropillar on a maintenance contract with Utility Services, Inc., and authorize the Mayor to sign the contract. Option 2 is recommended for tank maintenance Tabled motion from September.



4. Pay Application Request – Pay request from Curry Construction for work performed at the Litchfield Water Plant. Ted LaBelle to present request.



SEWER – ERIC HOLLO



1. No Agenda Items.













*** Items to be Consented



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