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City of Loves Park City Council met August 26

By Michael Abella | Sep 4, 2019

Meeting 10

City of Loves Park City Council met Aug. 26.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

Mayor Gregory Jury called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

City Treasurer John Danielson opened the meeting with an invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present: Mayor Gregory Jury

Aldermen John Jacobson, John Pruitt, Charles Frykman, Mark Peterson, A. Marie Holmes, Doug Allton, Nancy Warden,

Absent: Aldermen Jim Puckett, Clint Little, Robert Schlensker

Also Present: City Clerk Bob Burden

City Attorney Gino Galluzzo

1. Approve Minutes 08/19/19

The Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of August 19, 2019, was approved as submitted by the city clerk on a motion by Alderman Pruitt. Second by Alderman Allton. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker)

2. Comcast Changes

Received a notice from Comcast of channel line-up changes, effective August 20, 2019. Placed on file.

3. Salas Family

Received a thank you note from the family of Daniel Salas Sr. Placed on file.

4. City Offices Closed

Mayor Jury announced that city offices will be closed on Friday, August 30, and Monday, September 2, 2019, in observance of Labor Day.

5. Water Department Bills

Alderman Jacobson presented the Water Department bills dated August 19, 2019 in the amount of $10,983.14, and moved that they be paid. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker)

6. General Fund Bills

Alderman Jacobson presented the General Fund and all other bills dated August 19, 2019 in the amount of $76,847.81, and moved that they be paid. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker)

7. Public Safety Report

Alderman Allton presented the Police Department Report dated August 26, 2019, to be placed on file.

8. Finance & Administration Committee

Alderman Jacobson of the Finance and Administration Committee presented General Fund and all other bills dated August 26, 2019 in the amount of $437,414.09; for consideration at next week’s city council meeting; presented the Treasurer’s Report for July 2019, with an ending balance of $7,623,549.08; presented the minutes from the committee meeting held August 19, 2019, to be placed on file.

9. Public Works Committee

Alderman Jacobson of the Public Works Committee presented the Water Department list of bills dated August 26, 2019 in the amount of $199,745.21, for consideration at next week’s city council meeting; presented the minutes from the committee meeting held August 5, 2019, to be placed on file.

10. Codes & Regulations

Alderman Peterson of the Codes and Regulations Committee presented the minutes from the committee meeting held July 29, and August 12, 2019, to be placed on file.

11. Water Dept. Agreement With Arc Design Resources Inc.

Alderman Jacobson presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLVED, that by the adoption of this Resolution, that the Water Department Manager is authorized to enter into a Master Service Agreement for professional services with Arc Design Resources Inc., 5291 Zenith Parkway, Loves Park, IL 61111, with an amount not to exceed two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) annually for infrastructure improvement projects. Funds shall be drawn from Account No. 31-58- 4860 (Engineering). Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker)

RESOLUTION NO. 19-075

12. Asphalt Paving Repairs Contract Awarded To Campos Construction Inc.

Alderman Jacobson presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLVED, that by the adoption of this Resolution, that sealed bids having been received and opened, Campos Construction Inc., 1201 12th Street, Rockford, IL 61104, is hereby awarded a contract to perform asphalt paving repairs on local roads as per their low bid. The contract amount shall be based on a unit price of fifty dollars and twenty-five cents ($50.25) per square yard. Total cost for repairs shall not exceed fifty five thousand dollars ($55,000.00). Funds shall be taken from Waterworks Account No. 31-51-4160 (Water Mains & Restorations) and from Account No. 01-11-8035 (Road Repairs and Infrastructure) for the expense. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker)

RESOLUTION NO. 19-076

13. Austin Allton Hired To Police Department

Alderman Jacobson presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLVED, that by the adoption of this Resolution, that the Mayor is authorized to hire one police officer to fill a vacant position within the Loves Park Police Department. The individual, Austin Allton, is the next eligible candidate on the current Civil Service lateral roster. Be it further resolved that the official start date will be Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Wages and benefits are set by current Fraternal Order of Police collective bargaining agreement. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 6 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 1 Abstain (Alderman Allton) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker)

RESOLUTION NO. 19-077

14. Oath Of Office

Police Chief Chuck Lynde administered the oath of office to Austin Allton to the position of police office for the Loves Park Police Department.

15. Ordinances First Reading

Alderman Peterson presented for first reading Agenda Items 1-3, from Ordinances First Reading.

16. 1st Reading Liquor License For 1824 E. Riverside Blvd.

Alderman Peterson presented for first reading an ordinance providing for an R-1 Liquor License for Da Catch, 1824 E. Riverside Blvd., and moved to waive the reading of the ordinance as all aldermen have been provided copies. Second by Alderman Warden. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker) Laid over

17. 1st Reading Liquor License For 6332 E. Riverside Blvd.

Alderman Peterson presented for first reading an ordinance providing for an R-1 Liquor License for KBQ, 6332 E. Riverside Blvd., and moved to waive the reading of the ordinance as all aldermen have been provided copies. Second by Alderman Warden. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker) Laid over

18. 1st Reading Liquor License For 5710 N. Second Street

Alderman Peterson presented for first reading an ordinance providing for an R-1 Liquor License for Rani’s Kitchen, 5710 N. Second St., and moved to waive the reading of the ordinance as all aldermen have been provided copies. Second by Alderman Warden. Motion carried. 7 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Allton, Warden) 3 Absent (Aldermen Puckett, Little, Schlensker) Laid over

19. Adjourn

Alderman Jacobson moved that the meeting be adjourned. Second by Alderman Allton. Motion carried by voice vote. The meeting was adjourned at 6:12 p.m.

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