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Pontiac City Council met October 2.

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2017

Meeting 10

Pontiac City Council met October 2.

Here is the minutes provided by the Council:

The regular meeting of the Pontiac City Council was held on Monday, October 2, 2017 in the City Hall Council Chambers.

Mayor Russell called to order the meeting of the City Council at 7:00 p.m.

The City Clerk was directed to call roll, and the following members of the Council were present: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille. Absent: Panno

Meeting Of The Pontiac Civic Center Authority:

Mayor Russell asked that the record show the same Aldermen present for this meeting as are present for the regular Council meeting: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

Mayor Russell asked if there was any business to come before the Civic Center Board this evening. Hearing none, he declared the meeting closed.

Consent Agenda:

Mayor Russell stated that there were five items on the consent agenda. He asked if there was a need to have any item removed for later discussion. Hearing none, motion made by Kallas, second by Alvey that the items on the consent agenda be approved as presented.

A. Motion by Kallas, second by Alvey to approve the minutes of the September 18, 2017 City Council meeting as written. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

B. Motion by Kallas, second by Alvey to approve payment of bills totaling $62,636.04 from the TIF I Fund. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

C. Motion by Kallas, second by Alvey to approve payment of bills totaling $2,471.85 from the TIF II Fund. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

D. Motion by Kallas, second by Alvey to approve payment of bills totaling $251,844.85 from all other funds. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

E. Motion by Kallas, second by Alvey to approve the Trick or Treat hours on October 31 from st 4:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

Regular Agenda:

A. Ordinance 2017-O-021 - Re-Development Agreement, Precision Planting

Motion by Eckhoff, second by Kallas to approve Ordinance 2017-O-021, a Redevelopment Agreement and the Lease of Real Estate with Precision Planting as written. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

B. Draco Dog Park Maintenance

Motion by Kallas, second by Gabor to approve the changing of Rule #1 at the Draco Dog Park to include responsibility for any damages to the property. Park District will get language from City Attorney. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

C. Partnership - Special Olympics

Motion by Wille, second Swanson to approve the addition of programs for residents of special needs at the Rec Center including forming a partnership with the Special Olympics for certain programs. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

D. Programming - Community Center

Motion by Swanson, second by Wille to include new programs and approve the senior rate for residents with special needs at the Rec Center. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

E. Sprinkler Maintenance Contracts

Motion by Gabor, second by Hicks to approve the contract with Pipco/Seico for monitoring and some replacement of sprinkler systems at City properties at a cost of $2,612.30 for 2018. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

F. Eagle Theater Liquor Contract

Motion by Hicks, second by Causer to renew the bar service contract at the Eagle Theater to Bernardi’s. On a roll call vote, motion carried 9-0. Aye votes recorded: Alvey, Swanson, Eckhoff, Kallas, Causer, Hicks, Myers, Gabor and Wille.

Mayor Comments:

Mayor Russell noted that the Peoria TV Station WMBD is doing a special on Pontiac.

City Council Comments:

Alderwomen Eckhoff asked about the status of the Basketball Hall of Fame museum. They are continuing to work on funding and should be back to Council soon with report. Alderman Alvey asked about the owner of the sale barn and his plans. Owner is still working on answers. And Council brought up the owner of the tattoo business and the owner of Rt 66 Nutrition and their need for compliance of ordinances.

Administrator Comments:

Chris Brock of the Street Department stated the leaf collection will begin this week, noting a week earlier than originally published. City Attorney Schrock is working with the Department of Natural Resources on our ordinance for breeding and rehab of animals within the city limits.

Public Comments:

None

Adjournment:

On motion duly made and seconded, the regular meeting of the City Council was adjourned.

https://www.pontiac.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/_10022017-515

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