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City of Columbia City Council met September 3

By South West Illinois News Reports | Nov 4, 2019

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City of Columbia City Council met Sept. 3.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of Columbia, Illinois was held in the Council Room of City Hall.

Call To Order 

Mayor Hutchinson called the City Council to order at 7:00 P.M. Upon roll call, the following were:

Ebersoh! Present

Huch Absent

Agne Present

Holtkamp Present

Present Present

Niemietz Present

Martens Present

Roessler Absent 

Riddle Present

Quorum present. Those in attendance recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

Administrative Staff present:

City Clerk Wes Hoeffken 

City Attorney Terry Bruckert 

City Engineer Chris Smith 

Deputy Chief of Police Jason Donjon Future 

City Administrator Doug Brimm

Interim City Administrator Al Hudzik 

EMS Chief Kim Lamprecht 

Acct. Manager/City Treasurer Linda Sharp 

Dir. of Community Dev. Scott Dunakey

A moment of silence was observed for Illinois State Trooper Nick Hopkins.

II. Delegations / Public Comments There were no delegations or public comments.

III. Read and Approve Minutes

A. Regular Meeting

The minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting held Monday, August 19, 2019 were submitted for approval.

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Ebersohl, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held Monday, August 19, 2019 as on file at City Hall. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

IV. Report of Departments and Officers

A. Police Department

1. Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force Officer Agreement

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Holtkamp, to accept the recommendation of Chief Paul and approve the Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force Officer Agreement as submitted to the Council Members. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

B. Community Development

The report of the Community Development Department was presented to the Council.

1. Special Event - EMS Car Seat Check Up

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Riddle, to approve the Special Event Permit Application for the EMS Car Seat Check Up as submitted and on file at City Hall. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Voice vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

2. Special Event - Who Dat's Shrimp Boil

Motion:

It was moved by Alderman Agne, and seconded by Alderman Holtkamp, to approve the Special Event Permit Application for the Who Dat's Shrimp Boil as submitted and on file at City Hall. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Voice vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

3. Special Event - Halloween Hi Jinks

Motion; 

It was moved by Alderman Niemietz, and seconded by Alderman Ebersohl, to approve the Special Event Permit Application for the Halloween Hi Jinks as submitted and on file at City Hall. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Voice vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

4. Special Event - Christmas Parade

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Riddle, to approve the Special Event Permit Application for the Christmas Parade as submitted and on file at City Hall. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Voice vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

5. Special Event - Visit With Santa

Motion:

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Holtkamp, to approve the Special Event Permit Application for the Visit with Santa as submitted and on file at City Hall. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Voice vote results:

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

6. Release Joy View Phase IV Capital Improvement Maintenance Guarantee Irrevocable Letter of Credit

Motion:

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Riddle, to approve the release of Joy View Phase IV Capital Improvement Maintenance Guarantee Irrevocable Letter of Credit #78-1. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

7. Appoint Director of Community Development to Columbia Athletic Association Board of Directors

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Niemietz, and seconded by Alderman Ebersohl, to approve the appointment of the Director of Community Development to serve as the City Representative on the Columbia Athletic Association Board of Directors. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results:

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

C. City Engineer/Public Works

The report of the City Engineer and the Public Works Department was presented to the Council.

1. Approval of Bid for the Cherry Street Water Tower Painting Project

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Ebersohl, and seconded by Alderman Martens, to accept the low bid of $29,600.00 submitted by CCIMW, LLC for the Cherry Street Water Tower Painting Project. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

D. Finance

1. Vouchers To Be Paid

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Riddle, to authorize the payment of vouchers received through August 29, 2019 in the amount of two hundred six thousand, one hundred twenty-eight dollars and thirty-eight cents ($206,128.38). Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

2. Statement of Funds

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Riddie, and seconded by Alderman Niemietz, to approve the Statement of Funds through Wednesday, July 31, 2019 as presented and on file at City Hall. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Voice vote results:

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

E. City Clerk

The City Clerk presented his report to the Council.

F. City Attorney

The City Attorney presented his report to the Council.

G. City Administrator

The report of the City Administrator was presented to the Council.

1. Donation Drive - Knights of Columbus Request for Approval

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Martens, and seconded by Alderman Ebersohl, to approve the 2019 Knights of Columbus Donation Drive scheduled to be held the weekend of September 20 and 21, 2019. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results:

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

H. Mayor

The report of the Mayor was presented to the Council.

1. Mayor Pro Tem

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Niemietz, and seconded by Alderman Martens, to appoint Alderman Ebersohl as Mayor Pro Tem from September 9, 2019 until the Mayor returns to Columbia (expected to be on September 22, 2019). Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results: 

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

The Mayor encouraged Columbia residents to join with Waterloo residents in their "Light It Up Blue" campaign by displaying blue exterior lighting on the evening of Monday, September 9th in honor of Illinois State Trooper Nick Hopkins.

V. Old Business There was no Old Business brought before the Council.

VI. New Business There was no New Business brought before the Council.

VII. Report of Standing Committees There were no Reports of Standing Committees.

VIII. Call for Committee Meetings Monday, September 09, 2019 Committee of the whole

IX. Executive Session Mayor Hutchinson inquired if there was any business to be addressed in Executive Session. There was none.

Adjournment

Motion: 

It was moved by Alderman Agne, and seconded by Alderman Riddle, to adjourn the Regular City Council meeting held Tuesday, September 03, 2019 at 7:12 P.M. Motion Passed 6 to 0.

Roll Call vote results:

Ebersohl Yea 

Agne Yea

Huch Absent 

Holtkamp Yea

Niemietz Yea

Martens Yea

Roessler Absent

Riddle Yea

https://www.columbiaillinois.com/DocumentCenter/View/10684/2019-09-03-Council-Minutes

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