Regular Meeting May 10, 2017

Location: 102 West Main Street

Date: May 10, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm

REGULAR MEETING

CITY OF MCLEANSBORO

CITY HALL

 

May 10, 2017 – 6:00 P.M.

 

Immediately prior to the meeting Mayor Deitz swore in the newly elected/reelected alderman: Tom Maulding, Ward I; Jim Mason, Ward II; and, Richard Lasswell, Ward III.

 

 

Mayor Deitz called the meeting to order.  Roll call: Mark Beck, Don Cox, Richard Lasswell, James Mason, Tom Maulding, Mike Stanart – present.

 

Attorneys Thomas Malkovich and David Garavalia were in attendance.

 

Mr. Cox made the MOTION TO APPROVE MINUTES OF THE LAST REGULAR METTING OF April 11, 2017, and the Special Meeting of April 25, 2017 second Mr. Beck. Roll call: Cox, Beck, Mason, Lasswell, Maulding, Stanart.  Ayes – 6.  Nay – 0.

 

Mr. Stanart made the MOTION TO ACCEPT THE COLLECTOR’S AND TREASURER’S REPORTS AS PRESENTED, second Mr. Cox.  Roll call: Stanart, Cox, Maulding, Lasswell, Beck, Mason.  Ayes – 6.  Nay – 0.

 

Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND TRANSFERS, second Beck.  Roll call: Lasswell, Beck, Maulding, Cox, Mason, Stanart.  Ayes – 6.  Nay – 0.

 

During Public Comments there were 6 members of the public present. Mayor Deitz read a letter from Dennis Crain thanking the Mayor and Council for the kind words and gifts presented to him at his last meeting as an alderman.  Deana Meade requested repairs be made to the one of the dressing room doors at the City Pool.

 

Three sealed bids (two companies) for the purchase of City trucks were opened. B.J. Johnson from Teffertiller Motors was present to explain the two bids his company had presented for consideration. After discussion of the specifications and the bids offered, Mr. Beck made the MOTION TO TABLE ACTION ON THE PURCHASE OF CITY TRUCKS, second Mr. Cox.

Roll call: Beck, Cox, Maulding, Stanart, Lasswell, Mason. Ayes – 6.  Nay – 0.

 

Michael Malone, Territory Manager for Fabick Cat, Salem, Illinois presented proposals to the City for the lease of a track-hoe to replace the machine currently leased from John Deere by the City Gas Department. Gas Superintendent Bob Cross had been loaned two different Cat track-hoes to test drive, one the same size as the currently leased track-hoe (Model # 303.5) and the other one one-half a size bigger Model #304). Mr. Stanart made the MOTION TO LEASE THE CATERPILLAR TRACK-HOE MODEL 304 FOR TWO (2) YEARS AT SEVEN HUNDRED, THREE DOLLARS AND THIRTY-THREE CENTS ($703.33) PER MONTH, second Mr. Lasswell. Roll call: Stanart, Lasswell, Maulding, Cox, Beck, Mason. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

With advice and consent of the Council, Mayor Deitz appointed Fred Vallowe, Collector; Dave Filkins, Police Chief; Leroy Browing, Fire Chief; and, Jim Morris, Assistant Fire Chief. Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENTS AS PRESENTED, second Mr. Cox. Roll call: Lasswell, Cox, Mason, Beck, Stanart, Maulding. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Acting on the recommendations of the McCoy Public Library Board, Mr. Mason made the MOTION TO APPOINT KAREN LAPINGTON AND BETTY VANWINKLE TO THREE (3) YEARS TERMS ON THE MCCOY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD, second Mr. Stanart. Roll call: Mason, Stanart, Maulding, Beck, Lasswell, Cox. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION TO HIRE AS PART-TIME CITY POOL LIFE GUARDS, PENDING CERTIFICATION,  JACK AYDT, SARAH BILLINGTON, CALEB CHAPMAN, LUCAS COX, RAEGAN HALLEY, NICHOLAS LASSWELL, OLIVIA LASSWELL, COLIN MEADE, MEGAN MITCHELL, HAELEY PETERS, AUGUSTUS RAWLS, JONAH SCOVILLE, WITH LUCAS COX AND NICHOLAS LASSWELL AS CO-MANAGERS, AND TRENT MASON AS COORDINATOR, second Mr. Cox. Roll call: Lasswell—present, Cox—present, Mason—Aye, Beck—Aye, Stanart—Aye, Maulding—Aye. Ayes—4. Present—2.

 

Mr. Beck made the MOTION TO REMOVE THE CURRENT ROOF AND REPAIR AND/OR REPLACE ROOF DECKING ON IZAAK WALTON CABIN, second Mr. Stanart. Roll call: Beck, Stanart, Maulding, Cox, Mason, Lasswell. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Mason made the MOTION TO NAME THE PAVILION AT KIDS’ KINGDOM  THE EDGAR SATTERFIELD PAVILION, second Mr. Lasswell. Roll call: Mason, Lasswell, Beck, Stanart, Cox, Maulding. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Mason made the MOTION TO PURCHASE A PLAQUE TO IDENTIFY THE EDGAR SATTERFIELD PAVILION AT KIDS’ KINGSOM, second Mr. Lasswell. Roll call: Mason, Lasswell, Beck, Stanart, Cox, Maulding. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Stanart made the MOTION TO DECLARE 400 SOUTH LOCUST STREET AS SURPLUS CITY PROPERTY AND PREPARE IT FOR PUBLIC AUCTION, second Mr. Cox. Roll call: Stanart, Cox, Mason, Lasswell, Beck, Maulding. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION AUTHORIZING MAYOR DEITZ TO ……

Seonc, Mr. Mason. Roll call: Lasswell, Mason, Cox, Beck, Stanart, Maulding. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION TO PURCHASE JULY FOURTH FIREWORKS FROM HALFTON PYROTECHNICS, P.O. BOX 811, LINCOLN, ILLINOIS AT A PRICE OF SIX THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED AND NINTY-ONE DOLLARS (6691.00), second Mr. Beck. Roll call: Lasswell, Beck, Stanart, Maulding, Mason, Cox. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION TO CLOSE LAKE MCLEANSBORO TO ALL BOATS BY 5 0’CLOCK P. M. ON JULY 4TH, 2017, second Mr. Mason. Roll call: Lasswell, Mason, Beck, Stanart, Cox, Maulding. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

At 7:00 P.M. Mayor Deitz asked for a ten (10) minute recess.

At 7:19 P.M Mr. Cox made the MOTION TO ENTER CLOSED SESSION UNDER SECTION 29(C)(2) OF THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT FOR DISCUSSION CONCERNING COLLECTIVE NEGOTIATING MATTERS BETWEEN THE PUBLIC BODY AND ITS EMPLOYEES OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES; AND, SECTION 2(C)(1) THE APPOINTMENT OR EMPLOYMENT OF SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE OF THE PUBLIC BODY,

second Mr. Maulding. Roll call: Cox, Maulding, Stanart, Beck, Lasswell, Mason. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Attorneys Garavalia and Malkovich, and Police Chief Filkins were invited to attend the closed session. Police Chief Filkins left the closed session at 7:22 P.M.

 

Having reached a consensus, the Council came out of closed session and at 8:15 P.M. Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION, second Mr. Mason. Roll call: Lasswell, Mason, Beck, Cox, Maulding, Stanart. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Beck made the MOTION TO HIRE JACOB KIEFER AS A PART-TIME POLICE OFFICER, second Mr. Stanart. Roll call: Beck, Stanart, Cox, Maulding, Mason, Lasswell. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Stanart made the MOTION TO APPROVE THE TERMS OF THE NEW FOUR (4) YEAR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT AS PRESENTED BETWEEN THE CITY OF MCLEANSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE LABORERS’ INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA, THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL ILLINOIS LABORERS’ DISTRICT COUNCIL AND LABORERS’ LOCAL 1197, second Mr. Lasswell. Roll call: Stanart, Lasswell, Cox, Mason, Maulding, Beck. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Cox made the MOTION TO REJECT THE LATEST COLLECTIVE BARGAINING PROPOSALS FROM THE LABORERS’ UNION WITH CITY LABORERS, second Mr. Lasswell. Cox, Lasswell, Stanart, Maulding, Mason, Beck. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

Mr. Mason made the MOTION TO CONTINUE BARGAINING NEGOTIATIONS WITH CITY LABORERS AND LABORERS’ LOCAL 1197, second Mr. Lasswell. Roll call: Mason, Lasswell, Stanart, Beck, Cox, Maulding. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

At 8:19 P.M. Mr. Lasswell made the MOTION TO ADJOURN, second Mr. Cox. Roll call: Lasswell, Cox, Mason, Beck, Maulding, Stanart. Ayes—6. Nay—0.

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

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Dick Deitz, Mayor

 

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Frederic Vallowe, City Clerk