Jerseyville City Council met March 28
Jerseyville City Council met March 28.
Here is the minutes as provided by the council:
The Jerseyville City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the
Jerseyville City Hall.
Roll call: Present were Commissioners Steve Pohlman, Gary Goetten, Kevin Stork, Richard Perdun
and Mayor Bill Russell. Also present was City Attorney Bill Strang.
Comm. Pohlman led the opening prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
A motion was made by Comm. Perdun and seconded by Comm. Stork, to approve the minutes of
the last regular meeting on March 14, 2017, Roll call vote showed Pohlman, abstained; Goetten,
aye, Stork, aye; Perdun, aye; Mayor Russell, aye; no nays, motion carried.
A motion was made by Comm. Stork, seconded by Comm. Perdun, to approve the bills as presented
which totaled $351,020.56. Roll call vote showed all ayes, no nays, motion carried.
A motion was made by Comm. Perdun, seconded by Comm. Stork, to approve the letter of
resignation from Darin Howland with regrets from the Jerseyville Fire Department. Roll call vote
showed all ayes, no nays, motion carried.
The agenda items concerning the After Prom Committee requests for a donation & permission to
hold a fundraiser were tabled at their request.
A motion was made by Comm. Stork, seconded by Comm. Goetten, to approve the
recommendation of the Planning & Zoning Board approving the petition of Greg Beckwith to
rezoning the property at 906 E. Prairie St from B-1 to R-2 for a Residential zoning. Beckwith intends
to sell the property. There were no objections from the adjacent or adjoining property owners. Roll
call vote showed all ayes, no nays, motion carried. Ord. #1693.
Angela Sullivan mentioned it has been hard to find lifeguards because the certification is so
expensive at $325 for the basic cost. There is also more competition in the area employing the
lifeguards. To offer the certification process, we would have to have a certified instructor on staff.
There was no public comment. A motion was made by Comm. Perdun, seconded by Comm. Stork
to adjourn the meeting at 6:08 p.m. Roll call vote showed all ayes, no nays, motion carried.
Howland Resigns from the Fire Dept.
After Prom Committee Request their Agenda Items to be Tabled
ORD #1693 Rezoning 906 E Prairie from B-1 TO R-2
The Expense of the Lifequards Recertification Program Proving to be a problem in
Hiring the P&R Summer Staff