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City of Red Bud City Council met July 1

By South West Illinois News Reports | Oct 17, 2019

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City of Red Bud City Council met July 1.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

The City Council of Red Bud, Randolph County, Illinois met on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at Red Bud City Hall, City Council Chambers.

Members Present: Mayor Tim Lowry, Clem Esker, Curt Guebert, Mike Rheinecker, Bill Hanebutt, Jeremy DeMond, Kyle Donjon, Susan Harbaugh

Members Absent: David Friess

Others Present: City Attorney Paul Ray, City Superintendent Josh Eckart, Code Administrator Jeff Mueller, Police Chief John Brittingham (7:08 P.M.), Admin. Assist. Pam Poetker, City Clerk Joanne Cowell

I. Call to Order at 6:57 P.M. by Mayor Lowry

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Roll Call by City Clerk Joanne Cowell

IV. Approval of Financial Statements

Motion made by Council Member Harbaugh, seconded by Council Member Guebert to approve the Financial Statements as presented and file for audit. The vote was as follows: Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye. Motion carried.

V. Line Item Transfers

None

VI. Approval of Estimated and Listed Bills

Motion made by Council Member Harbaugh, seconded by Council Member Hanebutt, to approve the estimated and listed bills. The vote was as follows: Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye. Motion carried.

VII. Consideration of any Additional Bills

There were none.

VIII. Correspondence and Public Guest Comments

A. Gale Letcher – Regarding Midwest Auto Creations 

IX. Consent Agenda—Items Originated at Committee Level

Please note: Items with ** were removed from the consent agenda. 

Consent Agenda – Items Originated at Committee Level as Indicated in ( ) 

A. City Council Meeting Minutes from June 3, 2019

Approval of minutes from June 3, 2019 council and public hearing meetings

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through J. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

B. Annual IML Conference (Personnel)

Approval of authorization of payment of expenses for any city official who wants to attend the IML Conference in Chicago, September 20-21, 2019

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

C. Training Request – Liz Cowell (Personnel)

Approval of authorization to send Liz Cowell to training entitled “IMRF AA Certification Workshop” on October 22, 2019 in Collinsville, IL: transportation and meals required

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

D. Ballistics Vests (Public Health and Safety)

Approval of authorization to purchase six ballistics vests, NTE $3,600

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

E. UltraPlay Request for Bounce House (Cultural)

Approval of authorization to grant the request from UltraPlay to have a bounce house at Ratz Park #1 & 2 on September 14, 2019

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

F. Training Request – ICC Small Operator Gas Pipeline Safety Conference (Public Works)

Approval of authorization to send Josh Eckart, Kenny Langrehr, Steve Mertz and Clint Crafton to training entitled “2019 Small Operator Gas Pipeline Safety Conference” on August 28 & 29, 2019 in Marion, with a $60/each registration fee. Transportation is required.

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

G. Bids for Mini Excavator (Public Works)

Authorization to approve advertising for bids for a mini excavator

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

H. Demolition Hammer Drill Replacement (Public Works)

Approval of authorization to purchase a replacement demolition hammer drill, NTE $1,000

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

I. Ratz Park Pavilion Roof Replacement (Recreational Facilities)

Approval of authorization to advertise for bids for both a shingled and metal roof replacement on the Ratz Park pavilion

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

J. Dog Bag Dispensing Station (Recreational Facilities)

Approval of authorization to purchase a dog bag dispensing station for Lincoln Park, NTE $300

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to approve under the omnibus designation, the consent agenda items A through R. The vote was as follows: Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye. Motion carried.

X. Reports of Standing Committee, Departments and Other Committees, Boards & Commissions

A. Finance Committee - Meeting June 17, 2019

1. Maturing CDs

None

B. Personnel Committee - Meeting June 17, 2019

Nothing to report

C. Public Health & Safety Committee - Meeting June 17, 2019

Nothing to report

D. Public Works Committee - Meeting June 17, 2019

1. Proposal from Davey Tree Service

Motion made by Council Member Guebert, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to authorize approval of the utility easements with JR Rentals.  The vote was as follows: Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye. Motion carried.

2. Office Bar & Grill Litigation – Executive Session

Motion made by Council Member Guebert, seconded by Council Member Hanebutt, to authorize approval to enter into executive session to discuss The Office Bar & Grill Litigation. The vote was as follows: DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye. Motion carried.

Council Went into executive session at 7:00 P.M. (5ILCS 120/2 © (1) 

Council returned from executive session at

E. Zoning (Formerly Code Enforcement Committee) - Meeting June 17, 2019

Nothing to report

F. Cultural Committee - Meeting June 17, 2019

1. Request from UltraPlay to Close Portion of Locust Street – July 27, 2019

Motion made by Council Member Esker, seconded by Council Member Rheinecker, to authorize approval for Burmester Auction Service, LLC to close Stone Street, in front of Jean Lewis and Roger Hartmann homes, on July 7, 2019 from 7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. for the Jean Lewis auction. The vote was as follows: Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye. Motion carried.

2. Request from Vices for No Parking on West Side of Oak Street – July 6, 2019

Motion made by Council Member Esker, seconded by Council Member Guebert, to authorize approval of the request from Santa’s Village to collect at the 4-way on July 25, 2019, 3:00-7:00 P.M. The vote was as follows: Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye. Motion carried.

3. Request from Chamber of Commerce to Reserve City Hall Park on October 26, 2019 for Flavors of Fall

Motion made by Council Member Esker, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to authorize approval of the request from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church to reserve Ratz Park #1 & #3 on August 24, 2019, less fee. The vote was as follows: Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye. Motion carried.

4. Request from Girl Scouts to Camp in Park, Use Pavilion and Pool Less Fees -August 10, 2019

Motion made by Council Member Esker, seconded by Council Member Donjon, to authorize approval of the request from the Beautification Committee to collect at the 4-way on November 15, 2019 from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. and November 16, 2019 from 8:00 A.M. - Noon. The vote was as follows: Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye; Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye. Motion carried.

G. Executive Session Minutes Review Committee – No Meeting

Nothing to report

H. Planning Commission - Meeting June 18, 2019

Nothing to report

I Economic Development Commission – No Meeting

Nothing to report

J. Recreational Facilities Committee (Formerly Parks & Recreation Committee) – Meeting June 26, 2019

1. OSLAD Grant Opportunity

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to authorize approval of the resignation of Jerry Moll from the Parks & Recreation Committee. The vote was as follows: Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye. Motion carried.

XI. Old Business None

XII. New Business

A. Ordinance No. 1425: Pertaining To City Council Committees

Motion made by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Harbaugh, to authorize approval of the resignation of Jerry Moll from the Parks & Recreation Committee. The vote was as follows: Hanebutt, aye; DeMond, aye; Donjon, aye; Harbaugh, aye; Esker, aye; Guebert, aye; Rheinecker, aye. Motion carried.

B. Review of July Calendar No changes

C. Other Comments

Alderman Hanebutt noted that one of the trash providers has been in town quite a bit with an illegal truck. Eckart said that Reliable has contacted him that he has a new truck on order. Hanebutt asked Eckart to get with Reliable and get a time frame for the new truck and if they continue to use illegal trucks, to follow the ordinance and issue a ticket.

D. Adjournment

Motion made at 7:14 P.M. by Council Member Donjon, seconded by Council Member Hanebutt, to adjourn the meeting. The vote was as follows: all ayes. Motion carried.

https://www.cityofredbud.org/uploads/3/8/4/1/38410823/reg._meeting_july_1_2019.pdf

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