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Agenda May 8, 2012
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Litchfield City Council Meeting
City Hall
May 8, 2012
6:00 p.m.

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Call Meeting to Order
Pledge to Flag
Roll Call
Recognition of Guests and Visitors:
Appointment: Brian Hollo to serve a 2 year term on the Police Pension Board
Mike Yenchko to serve a 3 year term on the Police & Fire Commission
Pam Voyles to serve a 3 year term on the Planning Commission
Judy Dalhaus to serve a 3 year term on the Planning Commission
Ken Nimmons to serve 4 year term on the Economic Development Commission
Paul Osborne to serve a 4 year term on the Economic Development Commission
Tim Burenga to serve a 4 year term on the Economic Development Commission
Leighanne Reedy to serve a 4 year term on the Economic Development Comm.
Mick Worley to serve a 3 year term on the Tourism Advisory Board
Jim Wreath to serve a 3 year term on the Tourism Advisory Board
Jennifer Baker to serve a 3 year term on the Tourism Advisory Board
Public Participation Applicant Comments:

Consent Agenda:

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 approve the Downtown Facade Grant application submitted by the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce, for the property located at 311 North Madison Street for an amount not to exceed $666.87 contingent upon the Building Department granting final approval of materials used and work completed.
authorize the City Clerk to cut a check for the purchase.
2. A motion to authorize staff to purchase Trex Decking Material to be placed on the boat ramp docks at both Marinas 1 and 2 from RP Lumber at a cost not to exceed $4,000 and to authorize the City Clerk to cut a check for the purchase.
3. A motion to accept the bid of $16,950 from Nail Power Equipment for the purchase of a mower for the Lake Department and to authorize the City Clerk to cut a check for the purchase.
4. A motion to authorize staff to purchase security cameras at a cost not to exceed $6,000 and to authorize the City Clerk to cut a check for the purchase.
5. A motion to approve the purchase of a trailer from Midway Trailer Sales at a cost of $5,167 and to authorize the City Clerk to cut a check for the purchase amount.
6. A motion to authorize the purchase of a sixty two inch mower deck from Sloan Equipment for a price not to exceed $3,500.

Old Business:

1. A motion to open the bids and approve the bids received from the selling of parcels of real estate by public auction. Bids of property to be awarded are: 314 South Brown Street, 336 South Douglas Street, 338 South Douglas Street and 119 South Lincoln Street.
2. A motion to reduce retainage amount from 10% to 7.5% in pay application #11 to Curry Construction and approve pay application #11 from Curry Construction not to exceed $146,125.98 for work completed on the Membrane Filtration System at the Water Treatment Plant.
3. A motion to approve Curry Construction request for proposal #8 not to exceed $3,730 for modifying supports for piping.
4. A motion to approve Curry Construction request for proposal #11 not to exceed $3,028 to re-route flange piping.
5. A motion to approve Curry Construction request for proposal #12 not to exceed $14,203 to add chlorine feed piping for filtrate.
6. A motion to adopt an ordinance increasing sewer rates 3.5%. (1st Reading)

New Business

1. A motion to approve the TIF #1, revenue bond series 2011 payment of $177,173.33 to Illini Bank and authorize the City Clerk to issue a check.
2. A motion to approve the submission of the IDOT Transportation Enhancement Program grant application and to authorize the Mayor to sign the application documents.
3. A motion to approve the Resolution Committing Local Funds for the IDOT Transportation Enhancement Program grant application.
4. A motion to approve the Resolution of Support for the IDOT Transportation Enhancement Program grant application.

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. Litigation(5ILCS 120/2(11))
2. The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body
(5ILCS 120/2(2)(c)(1).

New Business

1. Possible action on contract with S&S Excavating.
2. Possible action on compensation for City Employee.


 

 



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