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Agenda June 5, 2012
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Litchfield City Council Meeting
City Hall
June 5, 2012
6:00 p.m.

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Call Meeting to Order
Pledge to Flag
Roll Call
Recognition of Guests and Visitors: Fire Chief Mike Quint to present EMS Years of Service Awards.
Fire Chief Mike Quint to present meritorious service pin
To Robert Beechler.
Appointment: Amy Glaser-Koch to serve 3 year term for Tourism Advisory Board
Public Participation Applicant Comments: Rodger Weaver regarding dredging of Lake Lou Yaeger

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 an Ordinance establishing prevailing wage rates as required by the State of Illinois. (1st Reading)
2. A motion to approve an Ordinance creating an additional Class A Liquor License.
1st Reading)
3. A motion to approve the proposal from Global Technical Systems to provide and install the upgrade to narrow band capable radio equipment and upgrade from two-tone to DTMF to control the Tornado Sirens in the City for an amount not to exceed $7,779 and to authorize the City Clerk to write the check.

Old Business:

1. A motion to award MFT material bid to Louis Marsch, Inc for $150,007.50 for chip mix and to award bid to Litchfield Bituminous Corp. for Seal Coat for 22,562.55.
2. A motion to award bid to Baxmeyer Construction, Inc. for Tyler Avenue Water Main Replacement Project for $154,290.56.
3. A motion to award bid to Haier Plumbing and Heating, Inc. for $127,000 for the Douglas Street Pumping Station Improvements. A-1 Flygt pump alternate bid.
4. A motion to consider approval of change orders for various minor improvements at the Water Treatment Plant. CMT Engineer Ted LaBelle to provide additional information at meeting.
5. A motion to reduce retainage amount for Curry Construction from 7.5% to 5% and approve pay application #12 for $110,312.66 for work completed on the Membrane Filtration System at the Water Plant.
6. A motion to waive a second reading approving Ordinance establishing prevailing wage rates as required by the State of Illinois.
7. A motion to hire 1 temporary position to work from June to September up to 40 hours a week for $10.00 per hour to serve under the Street Superintendent to mow delinquent properties and City property.
8. A motion to adopt an ordinance increasing sewer rates 3.5%. (1st Reading)

New Business

1. A motion to waive the $25.00 fee paid to Aldermen to attend Special Meeting on
May 8, 2012.
2. Discussion with possible action regarding northwest drainage project.
3. A motion to authorize the City Clerk to cut a check to Gary Doss to work on Water Plants lawnmower. Amount will be provided at meeting.

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 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 compensation for City Employee.



 

 



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