Herrin City Council accepts roof repair bid
The Herrin City Council met Dec. 12 to accept a roof repair bid.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the council:
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY OF HERRIN COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HERRIN, ILLINOIS HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF CITY HALL ON DECEMBER 12, 2016 AT 6:00 P.M.
Mayor Steve Frattinicalled the meeting to order and led us in prayer. Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Shelly Huggins, City Clerk called the roll and the following were present:
STEVE FRATTINI Mayor SHELLY HUGGINS City Clerk CARL GOODWTN - Treasurer JOHN BREWSTER City Attorney SHEILA AHLGREN Alderman Ward I DAVID SHOEMAKE Alderman Ward I DEON McGUIRE Alderman Ward II PAUL YORK Alderman Ward II STEVE MILLER Alderman Ward III SCOTT KINLEY Alderman Ward III BILL SIZEMORE Alderman Ward IV MARILYN RUPPEL absent Alderman Ward IV
MENUTES OF Motion made by Alderman Shoemake, seconded by Alderman Ahlgren to approve the minutes NOVEMBER 28 of the November 28, 2016 Council Meeting. Alderman Shoemake, McGuire, York, Miller, Kinley, 2016 MEETING Sizemore, and Ahlgren voted "Yea". None voted “Nay".
TREASURER'S Treasurer Carl Goodwin had nothing to report.
BUDGET OFFICE Carrie Cravens, Budget Director stated that she has checked the IMLRMA savings and from 2006-2012 we Saved $98,627.
CODES Codes Administrator Robert Craig stated that the Cherry Street demolition is almost complete. So far this Year demos are at 28.
PUBLIC WORKS Bill Sizemore, Chairman of the Public Works stated that trash pickup on the holidays will be on regular schedule. City Hall will be closed on December 23, 26, 30 and January 2.
Tom Somers, Public Works Director had nothing to report.
PUBLIC Marilyn Ruppel, Chairman of the Public Improvement Committee was absent from the meeting. IMPROVEMENT
PUBLIC SAFETY Quinn Laird, Police Chief was absent from the meeting. Mayor announced that shop with a cop will be December 14th at Herrin Walmart.
No one was in attendance from the Fire Department.
David Shoemake, Chairman of the Public Safety Committee stated that they are waiting on more information to have a committee meeting.
FINANCE Motion was made by Alderman York, seconded by Alderman Shoemake to authorize bills to be paid before the Council. Alderman McGuire, York, Miller, Kinley, Sizemore, Ahlgren and Shoemake voted "Yea. None voted "Nay".
INSURANCE Deon McGuire, Chairman of the Insurance Committee had nothing to report.
LIBRARY Marilyn Ruppel, Liaison for the Herrin City Library was absent from the meeting. LEASON
CIVIC CENTER Scott Kinley, Liaison for the Herrin Civic Center stated that the annual Brewer Foundation Scholarship LLIASON fundraiser is Saturday, December 17th. 7 p.m. concern with Blend, doors open at 6.
DISCUSSION & Motion made by Alderman McGuire, seconded by Alderman Miller to accept the bid from Tri-County POSSIBLE ACT- Roofing for Fire Department roof repairs. The bid was $28,000. Alderman York, Miller, Kinley, ION FIRE DEPT. Sizemore, Ahlgren, Shoemake and McGuire voted "Yea". None voted "Nay".
RESOLUTION 13-Motion made by Alderman Miller, seconded by Alderman McGuire to pass Resolution 13-2016 Use of TIF 2016 USE OF TIF Funds for Fire Department Roof Repair/Mold Abatement. Alderman Miller, Kinley, Sizemore, Ahlgren, FUNDS FOR FIRE Shoemake, McGuire and York voted "Yea". None voted "Nay".
ORDINANCE 36- Motion made by Alderman Sizemore, seconded by Alderman York to pass Ordinance 36-2016 Annual Tax 2016 ANNUAL Levy. Alderman Kinley, Sizemore, Ahlgren, Shoemake, McGuire, York and Miller voted "Yea". None TAXLEVY voted "Nay".
ORDINANCE 37- Motion made by Alderman Sizemore, seconded by Alderman York to Pass Ordinance 37-2016 Abating G/O 2016 ABATE Bonds Series 2001; Ordinance 38-2016. Abating G/O Bonds Series 2009; Ordinance 39-2016. Abating G/O G/O BONDS Bonds Series 2011; Ordinance 40-2016 Abating G/O Bonds Series 2016 and Ordinance 41-2016 Abating SERIES 2001 G/O Sewerage Bonds. Alderman Sizemore, Ahlgren, Shoemake, McGuire, York, Miller and Kinley voted ORDINANCE 38- “Yea". None voted "Nay".
ORDINANCE 392016 ABATE G/O BONDS SERIES 2011 ORDINANCE 40206 ABATE G/O BONDS SERIES 2016 ORDINANCE 412016 ABATE G/O SEWERAGE BONDS
RESOLUTION 14-Motion made by Alderman Shoemake, seconded by Alderman Kinley to pass Resolution 14-2016 Use of
2016 USE OF WATERFUNDS DCEO GRANT REPAY
LDCEO REPAY GRANT
APPOINTMENT GREATER EGYPT REGIONALPLANNING BOARD
Water Funds to repay ILDCEO Grant. Alderman Ahlgren, Shoemake, McGuire, York, Miller, Kinley and Sizemore voted "Yea". None voted "Nay".
Motion made by Alderman York, seconded by Alderman McGuire to approve agreement with LDCEO regarding previous grant obligations. Two of them are obligations to repair replace water mains on 16th & 17th and 12th & 14. Also we have to repay one grant in the amount of $104,000. Alderman Shoemake, McGuire, York, Miller, Kinley Sizemore and Ahlgren voted “Yea. None voted "Nay".
Motion made by Alderman Miller, seconded by Alderman Ahlgren to appoint Kathy Lively to the Greater Egypt Regional Planning Board for a term beginning January 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2017. Alderman McGuire, York, Miller, Kinley, Sizemore, Ahlgren and Shoemake voted "Yea". None voted “Nay”.
Baldwin Piano is having an openhouse Saturday, December 17" from 1-6 p.m.
Mayor thanked Bobby Don Sullenger for another donation to the feline facility. Also received money from OLMC students for animal control. Wednesday, FBLA at the high school is hosting a dinner as a fundraiser For our animal control.
Next council meeting will be on Tuesday, December 27" due to City Hall closure on the 26.
The infamous blue Christmas tree was able to be lit this year due to the efforts of EJ Bonner and the property Owner Mr. Jack. It was lighted at 5:30 this evening.
Alderman McGuire stated that the first phase of the feline facility is complete. Electrical work will be this Week followed by water and sewer.
Alderman Ahlgren stated that there is a crosswalk by junior high that needs repainted. The 2" annual City Hall Christmas Open House was quite a success and the decorations at City Hall are beautiful.
Alderman Miller stated that the first phase of project at Pine Lakes is about 4 done.
Alderman Kinley wished everyone a Merry Christmas.
Randy Crompton stated that Mr. Jack actually climbed to the top of his tree and placed the star.
Resident addressed the council concerned with extending one way streets surrounding Northside School. Police Dept. will check into.
Motion made by Alderman Miller, seconded by Alderman McGuire to adjourn. Alderman York, Miller, Kinley, Sizemore, Ahlgren, Shoemake and McGuire voted "Yea". None voted "Nay".
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