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Jacksonville City Council met June 24

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 6, 2019

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Jacksonville City Council met June 24.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Andy Ezard in the Council Chamber called the Jacksonville City Council Meeting to order at 6:52 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 Brandon Adams, Mike Bartlett, Don Cook, Jeff Hopkins, Lori Large Oldenettel, Aaron Scott, Mike Wankel, Steve Warmowski, Eren Williams; Mayor Andy Ezard; City Attorney Dan Beard; City Clerk Skip Bradshaw. Absent from the meeting was Alderman Tony Williams. A quorum was declared.

MINUTES: Motion was made by Hopkins, seconded by Wankel, to approve the June 10, 2019 Minutes as presented in advance. By voice vote, motion carried.

PETITIONS: No discussion. COMMUNICATIONS: No discussion. CLAIMS: No discussion.

MAYOR’S REPORT:

1. Reappointment of Doug Scott, Ike Howe, Gary Hickox, Brad Cors, Adam Craddock and Michael Hobrock to the Electrical Commission, term expires June 30, 2020. Motion was made by Wankel, seconded by Cook, to accept the Mayor’s reappointments.

ROLL CALL: 9 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1Absent (T. Williams) Motion carried 9-0-1.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT: No discussion. CITY CLERK’S REPORT: No discussion. 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:

1. City Treasurer’s Report – May 31, 2019. City Treasurer Ron Smiljanich’s report for May 31, 2019, in which totals for cash receipts, cash disbursements, investments, and balances for all City bank and investment accounts were given.

PARKS & LAKES: No discussion.

PLANNING & PUBLIC WORKS:

2019-R-083 Resolution AUTHORIZING WAIVER OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS; AND ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR DEMOLITION OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 904 NORTH MAIN, 866 DOOLIN & 603 NORTH WEST – Rouland Trucking - $17,500 for 904 North Main; $14,100 for 866 Doolin; and $16,600 for 603 North West

2019-R-084 Resolution ACCEPTING ENGINEERING SERVICES PROPOSAL FROM HUTCHISON ENGINEERING, INC. FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BLOCK WALL AT 201 EAST MORGAN STREET

2019-R-085 Resolution AUTHORIZING FINAL PAYMENT FOR DEMOLITION OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 203 AND 205 EAST MORGAN STREET TO BE PAID FROM TIF FUNDS – Hood Demolition and Excavation - $238,000

2019-R-086 Resolution APPROVING TAX INCREMENT FINANCING REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND PROJECT GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS AND ERIK HACK (207 & 209 South Sandy)

PUBLIC PROTECTION: No discussion. SPECIAL STUDIES: No discussion. UTILITY:

2019-R-087 WATERWORKS & SEWERAGE PROJECTS FUND FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS – $6,883

(Benton & Associates Inc. - $1,528; Benton & Associates Inc. - $2,100; Benton & Associates Inc. - $2,580; LW Rouland Trucking Service Inc. - $675)

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

ROLL CALL: 9 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1Absent (T. Williams) Motion carried 9-0-1.

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: Mayor Ezard congratulated Ald. Wankel on the engagement of his daughter Ashley, the marriage of his daughter Brooke, and the marriage of his son Caleb, all in the month of June.

Mayor Ezard thanked Ald. Adams for his information and discussion during the Workshop meeting regarding cannabis. Ald. Adams asked the Council to consider sometime soon a resolution accepting these businesses into our community. He is concerned about losing a source of revenue to neighboring communities. CA Beard advised that the first step would be the zoning approval, deciding first what zone these facilities should be located in.

PUBLIC COMMENT: No discussion.

ADJOURNMENT: With no further discussion motion was made by Hopkins, seconded by Oldenettel, to adjourn the meeting at 6:57 p.m.

https://www.jacksonvilleil.gov/city_government/city_council/Agendas_Minutes/2019%20Minutes/Council%20Minutes%2006.24.19.pdf

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