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City of Taylorville Council met November 18

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 3, 2019

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City of Taylorville Council met Nov. 18.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

Invocation – Pastor Zach Crowley, Taylorville Christian Church Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Volunteer of the Month

OMNIBUS VOTE DESIGNATION – Approve:

Minutes of regular meeting held November 4, 2019

Minutes of the Emergency Services Committee Meeting held November 7, 2019 Minutes of Lake/Airport Committee Meeting held November 14, 2019

Minutes of the Water/Environmental Committee Meeting held November 14, 2019

Ordinance – An Ordinance Amending 6-4-3-1 of Taylorville City Code(re: no parking first 3 spaces 800 block of West Franklin Street)

Ordinance – An Ordinance Amending 6-4-1 of Taylorville City Code(re: adding 2-way stop signs(eastbound and westbound) at intersection of North Silver Street and West Pauline Street)

Ordinance – An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of a Real Estate Installment Contract (re: Sanitary Sewer Lift Station property)

Ordinance – Rescinding Ordinance No. 3914 Enacting a Policy Statement Expressing a Commitment to Encourage the Development of Business Entities and the Hiring of Individuals Defined as Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities within the West Regional Enterprise Zone

Ordinance – An Ordinance Enacting a Policy Statement Expressing a

Commitment to Encourage the Development of Business Entities and the Hiring of Individuals Defined as Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities within the West Regional Enterprise Zone

Motion to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Andrea Conrath to the Office of Human Resource Manager at an annual salary of $48,000.00, such appointment to be made effective upon the resignation of Human Resource Manager Blakeman; and until such resignation date, Andrea Conrath shall work and train with John Blakeman for periodic compensation based upon the aforesaid annual salary

Motion to change the date of the Finance and Ordinance Committee Meetings to Monday, November 25, 2019

Motion to change the date of the Street and Sewer and Public Facilities Meetings to Tuesday, November 26, 2019

City Attorney Updates

Mayor Updates

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Discussions and/or Motions to approve/adopt and/or deny and/or table and/or amend and/or refer to an appropriate Committee in whole or in part the matters regarding the following subject matters discussed at the Committee level:

Emergency Services –

Motion to recommend to the City Council to allow Fire Chief Adermann to contact Fire Apparatus & Supply Team(FAST) for repairs to Tanker 1 at a cost not to exceed $5,035.00

Motion to recommend to the City Council to allow Fire Chief Adermann to contact Henson Robinson Company for repairs to the Fire Station roof at a cost of $16,330.00 using funds from the Maintenance line item, and Western Specialty Contractors who will be working on brick repairs at a cost of $2,975.00 using funds from the Brick Escrow Account

Motion to recommend to the City Council to direct City Attorney Romano to draft an Ordinance to increase the fee for Taxi Cab Licenses to $100.00 and continue background checks

Lake/Airport

No motions were made

Water/Environmental –

Motion to authorize and direct the Mayor to sign Pay Request #28 from Plocher Construction in the amount of $377,514.00 for work on the New Water Treatment Plant and forward the request to IEPA Low Interest Loan Program

for disbursement and approve payment of same pending receipt of disbursement from IEPA, this conditioned upon receipt of signed mechanics lien waivers in this amount and recommendation by the Project Engineer that the work has been satisfactorily performed

Motion to recommend to the City Council to pay Benton & Associates $25,700.01

for work performed related to the construction of the New Water Treatment Plant from September 15, 2019 through October 12, 2019

Motion to recommend to the City Council to pay Clark-Dietz in the amount of $400.00 for work performed related to the construction of the New Water Treatment Plant from September 28, 2019 through October 25, 2019

Motion to recommend to the City Council to approve the low bid for Liquid Aluminum Sulfate from Chemtrade Chemicals in the amount of $466.99 per dry ton

Motion to recommend to the City Council to approve the low bid for Liquid Chlorine from Brenntag Mid-South in the amount of $524.00 per ton

Motion to recommend to the City Council to approve the low bid for CO2 to ILMO in the amount of $343.00 per ton

Motion to recommend to the City Council to approve the bid for Activated Carbon from Brenntag Mid-South in the amount of $0.854 per lb

Motion to recommend to the City Council to approve the low bid for Hydrofluosilicic Acid from Brenntag Mid-South in the amount of $0.263 per lb

Motion to approve and/or ratify payment of bills ($267,698.01)

• Per subparagraph (g) of 5 ILCS 120/2.06, this portion of the City Council Meeting is reserved for any person wishing to address the Council on any relevant subject matters concerning the City. The Illinois Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/1 et seq.) mandates NO action shall be taken on subject matters not listed on the agenda, but the Council may direct staff to address the topic or refer the subject matter to a future Council and/or Committee Meeting. If anyone wishes to address the Council, please provide your name and address, limit your comments or presentation to three (3) minutes, and avoid repetitious comments. Thank you.

ADJOURNMENT

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