City of Fairbury City Council met Sept. 4.
Here is the agenda provided by the council:
1. Call to order
2. Roll Call of Council Members
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Consent Agenda
A. Minutes from August 21, 2019
B. Voucher Invoice Register listing the bills
C. Treasurer’s Cash Report (second meeting of the month)
D. Check Register (second meeting of the month)
E. Sidewalk requests as suggested by the Street Superintendent
F. Overtime Report
5. Public Comment
6. Reports of Departments
Streets & Fire – Martin Steidinger, Superintendent & Chief
Sewer – Brad Duncan, Superintendent
Water – Duane Ifft, Superintendent
Police – Robert McCormick, Chief
City – Brett Ashburn, Superintendent
Legal – Steven Mann, City Attorney
7. Reports of Aldermen
Gary Norris –
Steve Endres -
Charles Hoselton –
Jon Kinate –
Bruce Weber –
Jerry Hoffman –
Lynn Dameron –
Bill Schmidgall –
Members of the public are welcome to speak at this time. Please register with the Clerk prior to the start of the meeting.
The following items are considered routine business by the City Council and will be approved in a single vote.
If discussion is desired, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered under item #8.
8. Items Removed from Consent Agenda
9. Old Business – Discussion/Action Items
10. New Business – Discussion/Action Items
A. Consideration to accept and approve the 2018-2019 audit from MCK Auditors
B. Consideration of a request from the Fairbury Area Chamber of Commerce to block Locust Street between 4th & 5th Sts and 5th St from the railroad tracks north to the alley on Saturday, September 21st from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the 3rd Annual Local Taste
C. Consideration of an application for Alcohol Sales & Consumption on City Streets from Gig’s Place on Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd
D. Consideration of a request from the Fire Dept. to purchase 2 ipads at $529.99 each and add to City Verizon Wireless account in the amount of $10 monthly charge for each ipad
E. Consideration of bids received for 2 desktop computers for the Fire Department
F. Consideration of a quote from Illini Brick Company for materials for the new sign at Veteran’s Memorial Park
11. Other Items for Discussion & Information
12. Public Comment
13. Executive Session
A. Personnel – Section 2(c)(1) – Employee hiring, firing, compensation, discipline and performance. (Note: An independent contractor is not an employee).
B. Litigation – Section 2(c)(11) – Pending, probable or imminent litigation. Probable or imminent litigation requires specific finding to that effect in closed session minutes.
Action from Executive Session: