City of LeRoy City Council met October 15.
City of LeRoy City Council met Oct. 15.
Here is the minutes provided by the council:
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM at Le Roy City Hall, 207 S. East Street by Mayor Dean with all council members present at roll call except Greg Steffen.
Staff members present were Chief Williamson, Treasurer Brad Frankovich, Dave Jenkins and Vicki Moreland.
Included on the consent agenda were meeting minutes from October 1, 2018, invoices from October 15, 2018 in the amount of $98,527.53 and payroll expenses from October 12, 2018 totaling $38,129.53. Motion was made by Glenn and seconded by Hilary for approval of the consent agenda. Roll call: Dawn Hanafin-abstain, Rick Kline-yes, Kyle Merkle-yes, Brad Poindexter-abstain, Glenn Reinhart-yes, Ron Legner-yes, Hilary Neal-yes. Motion carried 5 yeas, 0 nays, 2 abstain.
Scott reported that he would have an unexpected expense due to issues with the 5 HP pump that pumps water to the chlorinator for the excess lagoon.
Chief Williamson reported that Officer King has completed his SRO training and Officer Spencer would be attending his SRO training. Officer Ryne Shaw is currently in the police training academy and would join the patrol force in January. He also reported that the Township agreement was due December 1 and would be on the next agenda for approval.
The Personnel Committee gave an overview of the proposed advertisement and job description pertaining to the candidate search for the City Administrator position opening on May 1, 2019. The consensus of the council was to change the residency requirement from 12 months to 120 days to agree with the ordinance. The deadline for applications is December 15 at which time the applications would be evaluated by the Personnel Committee. The council discussed the possibility of the new Administrator starting in April to give Dave an opportunity to train his replacement.
In Old and New business Mayor Dean reported that the new planters had arrived and were being placed in the downtown area.
Motion was made by Hilary and seconded by Brad to enter executive session 7:24 PM under section 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1) The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees or legal council for the public body. Roll call:
Dawn Hanafin-yes, Rick Kline-yes, Kyle Merkle-yes, Brad Poindexter-yes, Glenn Reinhart-yes, Ron Legner-yes, Hilary Neal-yes. Motion carried 7 yeas, 0 nays.
Council agreed to end Executive Session and re-enter regular session at 7:55 PM.
Motion to adjourn the regular council meeting at 7:56 PM was made by Hilary and seconded by Brad. Roll call: Dawn Hanafin-yes, Rick Kline-yes, Kyle Merkle-yes, Brad Poindexter-yes, Glenn Reinhart-yes, Ron Legner-yes, Hilary Neal-yes. Motion carried 7 yeas, 0 nays.