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May 5, 2015 City Council Agenda
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Litchfield City Council Meeting
City Hall
May 5, 2015
6:30 p.m.

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Call Meeting to Order
Pledge to Flag
Roll Call
Recognition of Guests and Visitors:
Appointment: See attached page.
Correspondence:
Public Participation Applicant Comments:
Other Business:

Reading of Minutes
Report of Departments and City Clerk
Authorization to Transfer Funds and to Pay Bills

Other Items as Assigned:

1. A motion to adopt an Ordinance changing the zoning classification from the current zoning (A-1) Agricultural to (MF) Multiple Family Residence for vacant parcels with Pin Number 10-34-326-077 and Pin Number 10-34-326-051, all situated in the City of Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois. (2nd Reading)
2. A motion to adopt an Ordinance changing the zoning classification from the current zoning of (C-1) Neighborhood Commercial to (MF) Multiple Family Residence for 2 vacant parcels with a legal description of Lot (2) Two, Lot (4) Four, Professional Plaza Addition to the City of Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois. (2nd Reading)
3. A motion to adopt an Ordinance to increase water rates 4% for 2015/2016 to cover maintenance and operational costs. (2nd Reading)
4. A motion to adopt an Ordinance increasing sewer rates 4% for 2015/2016 to cover maintenance and operational costs. (2nd Reading)
5. A motion to approve an Ordinance for the renewal with the accounting firm Kerber, Eck and Braeckel, employee David Suhrenbrock, as the Budget officer for the 2015-2016 fiscal year as outlined in the Original Ordinance 2509 Adoption of a Budget Officer and authorize the Mayor to sign the engagement letter. (2nd Reading)
6. A motion to approve the expenditures associated with the purchase and installation of a new server and related professional services from Zobrio, Inc., at a cost not to exceed $8,509.99.
7. A motion to approve an Ordinance declaring a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS with 116,000 miles and a VIN # of 2MEFM74W7WX669445 as surplus and disposal via electronic auction, with the proceeds to be placed in the Equipment Replacement Fund. (1st Reading)
8. A motion to approve the solicitation of sealed bids for two new 2015 Ford Interceptor Police vehicles for the Police Department.
Old Business:

1. A motion to rescind the previous vote to adopt a Resolution urging the Governor and General Assembly to protect full funding of Local Government Distributive Fund (LGDF) reserves.
2. A motion to rescind the previous vote to adopt a Resolution in support of the Turnaround Agenda for local Government Empowerment and Reform.
3. A motion to amend a contract with the accounting firm Kerber, Eck and Braeckel (KEB) for services to complete the City Audit, Tax Increment Districts (1, 2 & 3) Audits, and Police and Fire Fighter Pension Audits to a two-year agreement and authorize the Mayor to sign the engagement letters.
4. A motion to approve the purchase of eight (8) ballistic vests from Ray OHerron in the amount of $6,024.00, including shipping and authorize the City Clerk to issue a check.
5. A motion to approve the proposal for Preliminary and Design Engineering for construction rehabilitation of West Sargent St., from Historic Old Route 66 South to Clinton St., from Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $69,241 and authorize the Mayor to sign the IDOT Agreement for use of MFT funds.




























To Adjourn Sine die


Litchfield City Council Meeting
City Hall
May 5, 2015
6:30 p.m.


Swearing-in Ceremony of Newly Elected City Clerk and Aldermen:

City Clerk Carol Burke
Ward 1 Dwayne Gerl 4 year term
Ward 2 Dave Hollo 4 year term
Ward 2 Mark Brown 2 year term
Ward 3 Tim Wright 4 year term
Ward 4 Woodrow Street 4 year term

Mayor Calls the New Council Back in Session

Appointment of City Attorney Christopher Hantla

Appointment of City Treasurer Carol Burke

Mayors Standing Committee Assignments:

Administration Woodrow Street
Economic Development Ray Kellenberger
Finance/City Clerk Dwayne Gerl
Fire/Ambulance Woodrow Street
Building/Planning/Zoning Ray Kellenberger
Police/Code Enforcement (in coord. w/Bldg. Dept.) Tim Wright
Tourism Marilyn Sisson
Building and Grounds Mark Brown
Lake Dave Hollo
Streets/Drainage Bob Ostendorf
Water Dave Hollo
Wastewater Treatment Dwayne Gerl

Liaison Chairperson

Economic Development Kellenberger Ostendorf Hollo
Fire/Ambulance Ad Hoc Hollo Street Sisson Brown
Equipment Replacement Wright Ostendorf Gerl
Planning/Zoning Kellenberger




Appointments of Boards and Committees

Zoning Board of Appeals 5 year appointment
Donna Throne May, 2020
Roy Simmermaker May, 2020
Dave Rovey May, 2020
Police Pension - 2 year appointment
Carol Burke May, 2017
Planning Commission 3 year appointment
Pam Voyles May, 2018
Kevin Brumm May, 2018
Judy Dalhaus May, 2018
Economic Development Commission 4 year appointment
Mike Treece May, 2019
Bob Reid May, 2019
Ken Elmore May, 2019
Ron Norris May, 2019
Airport Authority 5 year appointment
Phil Sisson May 2020
Tourism Advisory Committee 3 year term
Lisa Brumm May, 2018
Angele Elizondo May, 2017
Jim Wreath May, 2018
Mark Brazel May, 2018
Tree Board 3 year term
Richard Ward May, 2018
Adjournment

Please stay after the meeting to attend a reception honoring the City Clerk, the outgoing and incoming City Council.

 

 



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