Minutes of December 12, 2016

MINUTES OF THE MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016, CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

 

The regular meeting of the City Council was called to order at 6:30 P.M., with Mayor Camie Sanders presiding.  Upon roll call, all council members were present except Macke.  Macke was absent.

 

Raiser made motion to approve minutes of previous meeting as written. Seconded by Sanders.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Collector’s Report was read.  $902,077.26 was collected in November 2016 and transferred to City funds.  Wallace made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to approve the Collector’s Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Treasurer’s Report was read.  There was a balance in city funds of $8,368,297.95 in November, 2016.  Strait made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Investment Transaction Report was read.  On November 18, 2016 the Gas CD matured at Old National Bank. On November 28, 2016, $1,000,000.00 Gas CD reinvested at Old National Bank.  The interest earned of $3,267.77 was deposited into the Gas Fund at First Bank of Marshall on November 23, 2016.  LeFever made a motion, seconded by Wallace, to approve the Investment Transaction Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Police Report was read.  $1,983.88 was collected in fines for the month of November 2016.  Raisner made a motion, seconded by LeFever, to approve the Police Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Building Permit Report was read.  There were five permits issued and $85.00 collected in fees during the month of November 2016.   LeFever made a motion, seconded by McKittrick, to approve the Building Permit Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Presentation by Coles County Regional and Planning and Development Commission discussing CDBG Housing Rehab Grant was given.

LeFever made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 2016-R-13, a Resolution approving and authorizing the execution of the tower rental agreement and the pole attachment agreement with Joink and authorizing the Mayor to execute the same.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Strait made a motion, seconded by LeFever to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 2016-O-21, an ordinance for the Levy and Assessment of Taxes. Upon roll call, all council members present voted for. Motion carried.

Sanders made a motion, seconded by LeFever, to approve cancelling the regular City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Upon roll call, all council members present voted for. Motion carried.

Sanders made a motion, seconded by LeFever, to pay bills as presented in the amount of $532,204.30. Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Strait made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to adjourn to Executive Session to review closed session minutes. Upon roll call, all council members present voted for. Motion carried. Adjourn to Executive Session at 7:15 p.m.

Raisner made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to adjourn to Open Session upon roll call, all council members present voted for. Motion carried Adjourn to Open Session at 7:32 p.m.

Being no further business, LeFever made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to adjourn.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:34 p.m.