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Thursday, November 14, 2019

City of Loves Park City Council met October 14

By Corazon L. Gonzales | Nov 3, 2019

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City of Loves Park City Council met October 14. 

Here is the agenda as provided by the council:

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


Alderman Mark Peterson opened the meeting with an invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present:          Mayor Gregory Jury

                       Aldermen John Jacobson, Jim Puckett, Clint Little, John Pruitt, Charles Frykman, Mark Peterson, A. Marie Holmes, Robert Schlensker

Absent:           Aldermen Doug Allton, Nancy Warden

Also Present: City Clerk Bob Burden 

                       City Attorney Gino Galluzzo

1. Approve Minutes 10/07/19

      The Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of October 7, 2019, was approved as submitted by the city clerk on a motion by Alderman Little. Second by Alderman Schlensker. Motion carried. 8 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Puckett, Little, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Schlensker) 2 Absent (Aldermen Allton, Warden)

2. IDOT/MFT For September 2019

      Received a notice from the Illinois Department of Transportation of Motor Fuel Tax distributed to the City of Loves Park for the month of September 2019, in the amount of $86,675.05. Placed on file.

3. Water Department Bills

      Alderman Jacobson presented the Water Department bills dated October 7, 2019 in the amount of $44,064.12, and moved that they be paid. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 8 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Puckett, Little, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Schlensker) 2 Absent (Aldermen Allton, Warden)

4. General Fund Bills

      Alderman Jacobson presented the General Fund and all other bills dated October 7, 2019 in the amount of $481,334.36, and moved that they be paid. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 8 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Puckett, Little, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Schlensker) 2 Absent (Aldermen Allton, Warden)

5. Public Safety Report

      Alderman Schlensker presented the Police Department Report dated October 14, 2019; to be placed on file.

6. Public Works Report

      Alderman Schlensker presented the Street Department Report dated October 14, 2019; presented the Water Department Report dated October 14, 2019, to be placed on file.

7. Finance & Administration Committee

      Alderman Jacobson of the Finance and Administration Committee presented General Fund and all other bills dated October 14, 2019 in the amount of $251,312.75; for consideration at next week’s city council meeting; presented the minutes from the committee meeting held October 7, 2019, to be placed on file.

8. Public Works Committee

      Alderman Schlensker of the Public Works Committee presented the Water Department list of bills dated October 14, 2019 in the amount of $183,654.32, for consideration at next week’s city council meeting.

9. 1st Reading

     Appointing City Attorney/ Special Prosecutor

      Alderman Jacobson presented for first reading an ordinance appointing the City Attorney and reaffirming the Special Prosecutor, and moved to waive the reading of the ordinance as all aldermen have been provided copies. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 8 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Puckett, Little, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Schlensker) 2 Absent (Aldermen Allton, Warden) Laid over

10. Suspend Rules

      Alderman Jacobson moved to suspend any and all rules to bring the above ordinance in for second reading. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 8 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Puckett, Little, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Schlensker) 2 Absent (Aldermen Allton, Warden)

11. ORD 4294-19

      Appointing City Attorney/ Special Prosecutor

      Alderman Jacobson presented for second reading an ordinance appointing the City Attorney and reaffirming the Special Prosecutor, and moved for passage of the ordinance. Second by Alderman Peterson. Motion carried. 8 Ayes (Aldermen Jacobson, Puckett, Little, Pruitt, Frykman, Peterson, Holmes, Schlensker) 2 Absent (Aldermen Allton, Warden)

ORDINANCE NO. 4294-19

12. Adjourn

      Alderman Jacobson moved that the meeting be adjourned. Second by Alderman Schlensker. Motion carried by voice vote. The meeting was adjourned at 6:07 p.m.

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