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City of Pinckneyville City Council met July 22

By South West Illinois News Reports | Sep 12, 2019

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City of Pinckneyville City Council met July 22.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

ROLL CALL

Mayor Robert L. Spencer called the regular meeting of the Pinckneyville City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall. Members present: Commissioners Ricky J. Cicardi, Kevin B. Hicks, Sammy D. Peradotta, William B. Stotlar, and Mayor Robert L. Spencer. Mayor Spencer declared a quorum present. Mayor Spencer then announced the agenda was set. Administrative staff present: Deputy Clerk Terri Lindner, City Attorney Don Bigham, Interim Police Chief Kenneth Kelley, and Fire Chief Jim Gielow. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Commissioner Stotlar.

PREVIOUS MINUTES

Motion was made by Commissioner Peradotta to approve the minutes of the July 8, 2019 regular meeting. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Stotlar. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT

Accounts and Finance Commissioner William B. Stotlar stated that total gross payroll was $1,027,383.83 for the ending payroll July 2019. Total hours paid for the ending payroll July 2019 was 45,638 and total overtime hours were 864.50. Commissioner Stotlar made a motion to approve the treasurer’s report. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Hicks. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Commissioner Stotlar made a motion to approve the accounts payable. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Hicks. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

CORRESPONDENCE

None

ORDINANCE NO. O-2019-18 APPROVING SECOND AMENDMENT TO SOLAR ENERGY POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT

Commissioner Cicardi made a motion to approve Ordinance No. O-2019-18, an ordinance placed on file at the July 8, 2019 regular council meeting, approving second amendment to solar energy power purchase agreement for solar power from the generation facility on Amber Lane. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Stotlar. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-32 AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING TERMINATION AGREEMENT WITH UTILITY SERVICE CO. FOR WATER TOWER MAINTENTANCE

Commissioner Cicardi introduced Resolution No. R-2019-32, a resolution to authorize and approve the termination agreement to terminate the water tower maintenance contract with Utility Services Company Inc. for the Mason Street tower. City Attorney Don Bigham stated that it was negotiated and settled upon that the City of Pinckneyville pay Utility Services Company Inc. $45,000.00 for a termination fee. Commissioner Cicardi made a motion to approve Resolution No. R-2019-32, a resolution to authorize and approve the termination agreement to terminate the water tower maintenance contract with Utility Services Company Inc. for the Mason Street tower. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Hicks. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

RESIGNATION OF ROBERT OPP JR FROM FIRE DEPARTMENT

Commissioner Hicks made a motion to accept the resignation of Robert Opp Jr. as a captain and firefighter for the fire department. Commissioner Hicks stated that Mr. Opp has been with the department 19 years. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Cicardi. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

REQUEST TO HIRE 4 FIREFIGHTERS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Commissioner Hicks made a motion to hire Nathan Bauersachs, Brad Hirte, John Kelly, and Mike Pearson as firefighters for the fire department. Commissioner Hicks stated that Mr. Pearson and Mr. Hirte have experience and are available during the day. Mr. Bauersachs and Mr. Kelly have relationship to existing firefighters. Commissioner Hicks asked Fire Chief Jim Gielow if he had anything to add. Mr. Gielow stated that all four were good nominees and that this would help build the roster back up. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Stotlar. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

STOP AND SERVE LUNCH FOR FIRE AND IRON MOTORCYCLE CLUB POKER RUN

Commissioner Hicks made a motion to approve the Fireman’s Association hosting a stop and serve lunch for the Fire and Iron Motorcycle Club Poker Run on Saturday, August 2, 2019. Commissioner Hicks stated that this fund raiser benefits local charities. Chief Gielow stated that they had participated in this a couple years ago. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Peradotta. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

RESIGNATION OF TAUTCHIA COLEMAN FROM LIBRARY BOARD

Commissioner Hicks made a motion to accept the resignation of Tautchia Coleman as a Library Board member. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Stotlar. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

APPOINTMENT OF JAMIE WILDERMUTH TO THE LIBRARY BOARD

Commissioner Peradotta made a motion to appoint Jamie Wildermuth to the Pinckneyville Library Board. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Cicardi. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

None

ADJOURNMENT TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Peradotta, seconded by Commissioner Stotlar to move the meeting to Executive Session at 6:12 p.m. for the discussion of Section 2 (c) (1) Appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of an employee and Section 2 (c) (5) Purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

RETURN TO REGULAR MEETING

Motion by Commissioner Peradotta, seconded by Commissioner Hicks to return to the regular meeting at 6:42 p.m. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Commissioner Cicardi, seconded by Commissioner Stotlar to adjourn the meeting at 6:43 p.m. On roll call: Commissioners Cicardi, Hicks, Peradotta, Stotlar, and Mayor Spencer voted YEA. NAYS: None. Motion declared carried.

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