Carterville City Council approve article on West Grand project
The Carterville City Council met June 28 to approve article on the West Grand Phase I project.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the council:
"The Carterville City Council is made up of eleven members. The Mayor, City Clerk, Treasurer and eight Aldermen (two representing each of four wards). Offices of Mayor, City Clerk and Treasurer are four year terms. Terms for Aldermen are four years as well, with elections being for one Alderman per Ward every two years. Click here to see a map that shows the four wards."
CITY COUNCIL MINUTES June 28, 2016 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CARTERVILLE CITY COUNCIL
The meeting was held in the Council Chambers with Mayor Bradley M. Robinson presiding. He called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Bradley M. Robinson Mayor Present Michele A. Edwards City Clerk Present Khristina Hollister Deputy City Clerk Present Mark Carney City Treasurer Absent
Doug Brinkley Alderman/Ward 3 Present Phyllis Emery Alderman/Ward 4 Present Tom Gentry Alderman/Ward 1 Absent John Gooden Alderman/Ward 3 Absent Mike Helfrich Alderman/Ward 2 Present James Houseworth Alderman/Ward 1 Absent Tom Liebenrood Alderman/Ward 4 Present Curt Oetjen Alderman/Ward 2 Present
The Mayor declared a quorum present.
Others present were: Retia Watson, Secretary/Bookkeeper; Ralph Graul, Building and Codes; Janice McConnaughy, Human Resources Specialist; Ron Rains, Fire Chief; and Garry Wiggs, Public Works Director.
The Mayor asked for comments from the audience with no response.
The Mayor introduced the Appropriation Ordinance for approval.
Motion 1: Oetjen moved and Emery seconded to approve Ordinance No. 1404-16, AN ORDINANCE MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CORPORATE PURPOSE OF THE CITY OF CARTERVILLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING ON THE FIRST DAY OF APRIL, A.D., 2016 AND ENDING ON THE 31ST DAY OF MARCH, A.D., 2017. All voted yea and the Mayor declared the motion carried.
Motion 2: Oetjen moved and Brinkley seconded to approve payment of 40 hours vacation time for Gary Kesler. All present voted yea and the Mayor declared the motion carried.
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Motion 3: Emery moved and Helfrich seconded to approve payment to Crawford & Associates for the preparation of a census map in the amount of $600.00. A roll call vote was taken, and all present voted yea. The Mayor declared the motion carried.
Motion 4: Brinkley moved and Emery seconded to approve payment in the amount of $200.00 to MABAS District 45 for organizational dues for the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System. A roll call vote was taken, and all present voted yea. The Mayor declared the motion carried.
The Mayor asked that, with Council approve, he be permitted to write an article explaining the West Grand Phase I project (including sidewalks, valves, taps, widening, etc.) and then proceed with an explanation of the Phase II project details (including one-lane traffic with flaggers). He would like to thank citizens for their patience and tell them what to expect in the future. He would like to run this one week in the Courier and perhaps a Saturday and Sunday in the Southern Illinoisan.
Motion 5: Emery moved and Liebenrood seconded to commit up to $1,000.00 for newspaper articles regarding West Grand Avenue improvements. A roll call vote was taken, and all present voted yea. The Mayor declared the motion carried
Motion 6: Emery moved and Helfrich seconded to sponsor a team for the John A. Logan Foundation Golf Scramble at a cost of $400.00. A roll call vote was taken, and all present voted yea. The Mayor declared the motion carried.
The Mayor indicated that the Girl Scouts are interested in placing Mobile Libraries in three locations in Carterville (James Street Park, Cannon Park and Downtown).
Motion 7: Liebenrood moved and Emery seconded to approve the placement of Mobile Library Boxes installed by the Girl Scouts (three locations). All voted yea and the Mayor declared the motion carried.
Motion 8: Oetjen moved and Helfrich seconded to adjourn. All present voted yea and the Mayor dismissed the meeting at 7:14 p.m.
___________________________ Next Ordinance No. 1405-16 Michele A. Edwards, City Clerk
___________________________ Next Resolution No. R422-16 Bradley M. Robinson, Mayor
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