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Jacksonville City Council met May 13

By Michael Abella | Aug 13, 2019

Meeting 06

Jacksonville City Council met May 13.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Andy Ezard in the Council Chamber called the Jacksonville City Council Meeting to order at 7:04 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, Steve Warmowski, Eren Williams, Tony Williams; Mayor Andy Ezard; City Attorney Dan Beard; City Clerk Skip Bradshaw. Absent from the meeting was Alderman Mike Wankel. A quorum was declared.

MINUTES: Motion was made by T. Williams, seconded by Cook, to approve the April 22, 2019 Minutes as presented in advance. By voice vote, motion carried.

PETITIONS: No discussion.

COMMUNICATIONS: CC Bradshaw advised he has two communications to discuss. **Both requests were approved.

 Pastor Jim Burries with the House of Worship Church of God in Christ is seeking permission to block S. Fayette Street from State Street to Jordan Street for their 10th annual block party on June 1, 2019.

 Routt Catholic High School and Our Saviour School are requesting a raffle license for their annual Dreams Campaign drawing to be held Sunday, September 1st. Aggregate retail value of all prizes to be awarded is $188,000.00. Payment of the licensing fee has been received, as well as proof of liability insurance coverage.

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

MAYOR’S REPORT:

1. Resolution of sponsorship for Downtown Music Concert Series. Motion was made by T. Williams, seconded by Scott, to accept the resolution. CA Beard read the resolution as proposed.

2019-R-065 Be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, that a Resolution AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO JACKSONVILLE MAIN STREET FOR THE 2019 DOWNTOWN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Not to exceed $5,000, is hereby approved.

Mayor Ezard asked for discussion and there was none.

ROLL CALL: 9 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1Absent (Wankel)

Motion carried 9-0-1.

2. Appointment of Bill Scott and Rick Stevens to the Historic Preservation Commission, term expires December 31, 2021. Motion was made by Bartlett, seconded by Oldenettel, to accept the Mayor’s appointments. By voice vote, motion carried.

3. Appointment of Ruth Linear and Nancy Harper to the Commission on Disabilities & Human Relations, term expires October 30, 2021. Motion was made by Cook, seconded by Hopkins, to accept the Mayor’s appointments. By voice vote, motion carried.

4. Appointment of Jon Wilkerson to the Municipal Ambulance Commission. Motion was made by Scott, seconded by Oldenettel, to accept the Mayor’s appointment. By voice vote, motion carried.

5. Reappointment of Mike Wankel to the Governor Duncan Association, term expires May, 2022. Motion was made by Cook, seconded by Bartlett, to accept the Mayor’s reappointment. By voice vote, motion carried.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT:

1. Resolution accepting conveyance of real estate. Motion was made by Hopkins, seconded by Scott, to accept the resolution. CA Beard read the resolution as proposed.

2019-R-066 Be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, that a Resolution ACCEPTING CONVEYANCE OF REAL ESTATE (221 East Morgan Street from US Bank), is hereby approved.

Mayor Ezard asked for discussion and there was none.

ROLL CALL: 9 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1Absent (Wankel) 

Motion carried 9-0-1.

CITY CLERK’S REPORT:

1. Community Development Department Report – April 30, 2019

2. City Clerk’s Cash Receipts Report – April 30, 2019

3. City Clerk’s General Fund – Budget Report – April 30, 2019

4. City Clerk’s General Fund – Revenue Analysis Report - April 30, 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-067 Resolution AUTHORIZING VARIOUS PAYMENTS FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS - $595,515.88

(Connor Co. - $1,442.36; Municipal Utilities - $1,895; Metz Plumbing & Heating - $4,128; Ace Hardware - $33.57; R P Lumber - $206.77; Brown’s Shoe Fit - $1,976.24; Officer Survival Solutions - $4,790.40; MTI Distributing - $51,802.55; MTI Distributing - $51,802.55; Meyer Roofing Co. - $33,334; Turfwerks - $4,321.04; IL Dept. of Transportation - $424,502.65; Hutchison Engineering - $3,630.50; R & R Products - $682.80; Foremost Trucks & Trailer - $10,967.45)

2019-R-068 Resolution AUTHORIZING PAYMENTS FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR SERVICES RENDERED - $5,130.35 

(Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Beard, LLP - $3,239.50 (City Attorney); Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Beard, LLP - $1,890.85 (Administrative Adjudication – Asst. City Attorney)

PARKS & LAKES: No discussion.

PLANNING & PUBLIC WORKS: No discussion. 

PUBLIC PROTECTION:

2019-R-069 Resolution AUTHORIZING WAIVER OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS; AND ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL FROM REXX BATTERY FOR A GAS POWERED GOLF CART FOR USE BY THE JACKSONVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT – Not to exceed $6,171.90

SPECIAL STUDIES: No discussion. 

UTILITY:

2019-R-070 Resolution AUTHORIZING VARIOUS PAYMENTS FROM THE WATERWORKS & SEWERAGE PROJECTS FUND FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS – $590,865.74

(Laverdiere Construction Inc. - $244,056.40; Laverdiere Construction Inc. - $3,400; Williams Brothers Construction Inc. - $327,934.64; Benton & Associates Inc. - $15,474.70)

2019-R-071 Resolution APPROVING CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER #1 WITH LAVERDIERE CONSTRUCTION, INC. RE: NORTH WEST STREET & WEST LAFAYETTE AVE. WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT – (Net decrease of $4,920 changing contract price to $244,056.40)

Motion was made by T. Williams, seconded by Bartlett, 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: 9 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1Absent (Wankel) 

Motion carried 9-0-1.

COMMITTEE REPORTS FINANCE/IT/PERSONNEL: No discussion.

PARKS & LAKES: No discussion.

PLANNING & PUBLIC WORKS:

1. First reading of an ordinance, with Emergency Clause, amending the Jacksonville Zoning Map for property located at 605 West State Street/619 West State Street from B-1 to B- 1 with Special Use.

Motion was made by Scott, seconded by E. Williams, to accept the first reading of the ordinance with the Emergency Clause.

ROLL CALL: 9 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1Absent (Wankel) 

Motion to accept the Emergency Clause carried 9-0-1.

Motion was made by Scott, seconded by Hopkins, to accept the second reading of the ordinance. CA Beard read the ordinance as proposed.

2019-O-006 Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, that an Ordinance WITH EMERGENCY CLAUSE, AMENDING THE JACKSONVILLE ZONING MAP FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 605 WEST STATE STREET / 619 WEST STATE STREET FROM B-1 (Neighborhood Business District) to B-1 (Neighborhood Business District) WITH SPECIAL USE, is hereby approved.

Mayor Ezard asked for discussion and there was none.

ROLL CALL: 9 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1Absent (Wankel) 

Motion carried 9-0-1.

PUBLIC PROTECTION: No discussion. 

SPECIAL STUDIES: No discussion. 

UTILITY: No discussion.

OLD BUSINESS: Ald. Warmowski talked about the sporadic internet service in Jacksonville and feels it is necessary to look at national companies as well as local companies to help improve the internet and customer service in town.

NEW BUSINESS: No discussion.

ADJOURNMENT: With no further discussion motion was made by T. Williams, seconded by Bartlett, to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m.

https://www.jacksonvilleil.gov/city_government/city_council/Agendas_Minutes/2019%20Minutes/Council%20Minutes%2005.13.19.pdf

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