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Jacksonville City Council met April 8

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 4, 2019

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Jacksonville City Council met April 8.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Andy Ezard in the Council Chamber called the Jacksonville City Council Meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. The meeting was publicly announced by posting and by written notice to the local newspaper and radio stations.

ROLL CALL: The following answered present: Aldermen Mike Bartlett, Don Cook, Lori Large Oldenettel, Aaron Scott, Bill Scott, Mike Wankel, Steve Warmowski, Tony Williams; Mayor Andy Ezard; City Attorney Dan Beard; City Clerk Skip Bradshaw. Absent from the meeting were Aldermen Jeff Hopkins and Karen Mudd. A quorum was declared.

MINUTES: Motion was made by Williams, seconded by Wankel, to approve the March 25, 2019 Minutes as presented in advance. By voice vote, motion carried.

PETITIONS: No discussion.

COMMUNICATIONS: CC Bradshaw advised he has one communication to discuss. **This request was approved.

 Dennis Schumacher and Illinois College are requesting permission to close Edgehill Road between Lincoln Avenue and Park Streets from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 for their annual block party, and on May 11, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for their annual Osage Orange event.

CLAIMS: Motion was made by B. Scott, seconded by Oldenettel, to pay claims when funds are available. By voice vote, motion carried.

MAYOR’S REPORT: No discussion.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT:

1. Second reading of an ordinance amending the Jacksonville Municipal Code, Chapter 3 Alcoholic Beverages, Article II Retail Sale, Division 2 Licenses, Section 3-64; Location, change of location, limitations on number issued – increase Class A, AA, B, BB, C, CC, Club and Bowling Alley licenses by one, total 44. (Rohn Investments Inc. dba K’s Creek Golf Club, transfer Class GC license to Class CC license). Motion was made by Williams, seconded by Oldenettel, to accept the second reading of the ordinance. CA Beard read the ordinance as proposed.

2019-O-005 Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, that an Ordinance AMENDING THE JACKSONVILLE MUNICIPAL CODE, CHAPTER 3 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, ARTICLE II RETAIL SALE, DIVISION 2 LICENSES, SECTION 3-64 LOCATION; CHANGE OF LOCATION; LIMITATIONS ON NUMBER ISSUED – (Increase Class A, AA, B, BB, C, CC, Club and Bowling Alley licenses by one, total 44), is hereby approved.

Mayor Ezard asked for discussion and there was none.

ROLL CALL: 8 Yeas; 0 

Nays; 2

Absent (Hopkins, Mudd) 

Motion carried 8-0-2.

2. Resolution setting date for oath of office for newly elected officials. Motion was made by A. Scott, seconded by Oldenettel, to accept the resolution. CA Beard read the resolution as proposed.

2019-R-056 Be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, that a RESOLUTION SETTING DATE FOR OATH OF OFFICE FOR NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIALS – (Oath of office can be administered at the last City Council meeting in April preceding their taking office on the first Monday of May), is hereby approved.

Mayor Ezard asked for discussion and there was none.

ROLL CALL: 8 Yeas; 0 

Nays; 2

Absent (Hopkins, Mudd) 

Motion carried 8-0-2.

CITY CLERK’S REPORT:

1. Community Development Department Report – March 31, 2019

2. City Clerk’s Cash Receipts Report – March 31, 2019

3. City Clerk’s General Fund – Budget Report – March 31, 2019

4. City Clerk’s General Fund – Revenue Analysis Report - March 31, 2019

PUBLIC COMMENT: No discussion.

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA: (Items addressed under the Consent Agenda are routine or are brought forward at the direction of the Council and are enacted with one motion. If discussions were desired, that item would be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately under the Committee Reports.)

FINANCE/IT/PERSONNEL:

2019-R-049 Resolution AUTHORIZING VARIOUS PAYMENTS FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS - $57,295.30

(Morrow Brothers - $25,985; Benton & Associates - $4,993.20; Henry’s Service Center - $13,900; MTI Distributing - $4,284.23; Northern Safety & Industrial - $952.37; Specialized Services - $580.50; Beard Implement - $6,600)

2019-R-050 Resolution AUTHORIZING PAYMENTS FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR SERVICES RENDERED - $2,972

(Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Beard, LLP - $2,557.50 (City Attorney); Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Beard, LLP - $414.50 (Administrative Adjudication – Asst. City Attorney)

2019-R-051 Resolution AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH RICOH USA (5-year term for RICOH COPIER IMC4500)

PARKS & LAKES: No discussion.

PLANNING & PUBLIC WORKS:

2019-R-052 Resolution AUTHORIZING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR THE RESURFACING OF A PARKING LOT AND VARIOUS STREETS

2019-R-053 Resolution AUTHORIZING WAIVER OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS; AND ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL FROM FOREMOST TRUCK AND TRAILER SPECIALISTS, INC. FOR THE PURCHASE OF A SALT BOX SPREADER TO BE USED BE MUNICIPAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT – Not to exceed $10,967.45

2019-R-054 Resolution AUTHORIZING WAIVER OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS; AND ACCEPTING PROPOSAL FROM BEARD IMPLEMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF A TORO ZERO TURN MOWER FOR THE CEMETERY DEPARTMENT – Not to exceed $6,600

PUBLIC PROTECTION: No discussion. 

SPECIAL STUDIES: No discussion. 

UTILITY:

2019-R-055 Resolution AUTHORIZING VARIOUS PAYMENTS FROM THE WATERWORKS & SEWERAGE PROJECTS FUND FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS – $18,803.30

(Benton & Associates Inc. - $4,151.80; Benton & Associates Inc. – $825; Benton & Associates Inc. - $13,826.50)

Motion was made by Wankel, seconded by Cook, to accept the Consent Agenda. Mayor Ezard asked for discussion or if there were any items to be pulled from the Consent Agenda for further discussion and there were none.

ROLL CALL: 8 Yeas; 0 

Nays; 2

Absent (Hopkins, Mudd) 

Motion carried 8-0-2.

COMMITTEE REPORTS FINANCE/IT/PERSONNEL: No discussion.

PARKS & LAKES: No discussion.

PLANNING & PUBLIC WORKS: No discussion. 

PUBLIC PROTECTION: No discussion. 

SPECIAL STUDIES: No discussion.

UTILITY: No discussion.

OLD BUSINESS: No discussion.

NEW BUSINESS: Eren Williams talked about holding a city-wide garage sale prior to the city-wide cleanup in April. More information to come.

Ald. Oldenettel advised that Morgan County is holding their city-wide cleanup on May 4th , and the Goodwill will be accepting computers and computer accessories on April 26th. The City’s cleanup is scheduled for June 6-8, 2019 at 200 West Oak Street and will accept old television sets. BLH Computers also accepts old electronics.

ADJOURNMENT: With no further discussion motion was made by Williams, seconded by Bartlett, to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

https://www.jacksonvilleil.gov/city_government/city_council/Agendas_Minutes/2019%20Minutes/Council%20Minutes%2004.08.19.pdf

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