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November 4, 2014 City Council Meeting
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Litchfield City Council Meeting

City Hall

November 4, 2014

6:30 p.m.



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Call Meeting to Order

Pledge to Flag

Roll Call

Recognition of Guests and Visitors:

Appointment

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 approve the affidavit designating Rhonda Weatherford as the Local Election Official designee in absence.

2. A motion to approve the pension contribution refunds for the non-bargaining employees for the period of April 2013 through July 2014.

3. A motion to approve the Downtown Faade Grant application submitted by Gary Lindsay for the property located at 407 North State Street for an amount not to exceed $2,570.95 contingent upon the Building Department granting final approval of materials used and work completed and to authorize the City Clerk to issue a check.

4. A motion to approve a Dual Employment Agreement, allowing full time City employees, from different departments, to sign up and to be compensated for the paid on call out of town transfer list

5. A motion to transfer ownership of a 1987 Bounder motor home to Brians Auto in lieu of the storage and repair bill on the vehicle.

6. A motion to approve the purchase of three (3) Taser X26Ps from Taser Inc. at a cost of $978.55 each, for a total of $2,935.65 and authorization for the City Clerk to cut a check.

7. A motion to approve the Police Services Contract policy and to approve the one time contract and the Continued Services contract forms.

8. A motion to approve the construction of a 5th cabin located at Lake Yaeger, at a cost of $7,500.00.

9. A motion to approve the replacement of one all-weather, automatic sampler, at the Wastewater Treatment Facility, from Hach Company for $5,087.25.



Old Business:



1. A motion to amend ordinance 2990 outlining the First Addendum to the MABAS Master Agreement and to authorize the Mayor to sign the Agreement. (2nd Reading)

2. A discussion with possible motion on the Resolution regarding the Route 66 Crossings 8th Addition Final Plat submitted by Developer, Larry Quinn, of Prairieland Development, LLC.

A recommendation will be provided November 4th following the Planning Commission Meeting.



New Business:



1. A motion to approve a Levy Ordinance Ascertaining the Total Amount Budgeted for all Corporate Purposes Legally Made and to be Collected from the Tax Levy of this Fiscal Year, Beginning on the First Day of May, 2014, Ending on the 30th Day of April, 2015, and Levying a Tax for the Same on all Property Subject to Taxation Within the City of Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois, as the Same is Assessed and Equalized for State and County Purposes for the Current Year. (1st Reading) A presentation by Paul Osborne of Kerber, Eck & Braeckel will be given.

2. A motion to approve the Insurance Renewals for December 1, 2014 to December 1, 2015 from ICRMT for commercial general liability, fleet, umbrella, various professional liabilities and workers compensation coverages and inland marine overview that renews January 1, 2015, as presented by Tom Franzen and authorize the Mayor to sign the renewals.

3. A motion to approve the property, inland marine overview that renews January 1, 2015 as to be provided by Tom Franzen and to authorize the Mayor to sign the agreement for coverage and carrier.

4. A discussion with possible motion to approve the demolition of the former Sals Building by City Street Department Staff.

5. A motion to approve a half-page advertisement in the Illinois Economic Development Guide for an amount not to exceed $3,410 and authorize the City Clerk to cut a check.

6. A motion to approve an Ordinance Regarding Class H Liquor License. (1st Reading)

7. A motion to approve an agreement with Terry Bruckert for Tax Increment Finance legal services and authorize the Mayor to sign the agreement.

8. A motion to approve a Levy Ordinance Ascertaining the Total Amount Budgeted for all Corporate Purposes Legally Made and to be Collected from the Tax Levy of this Fiscal Year, Beginning on the First Day of May, 2014, Ending on the 30th Day of April, 2015, and Levying a Tax for the Same on all Property Subject to Taxation Within the City of Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois, as the Same is Assessed and Equalized for State and County Purposes for the Current Year. (2nd Reading)



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(C)(11))



New Business:



1. Possible action to follow.

 

 



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