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City of Clinton City Council met June 17

By Michael Abella | Jul 10, 2019

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City of Clinton City Council met June 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Clinton, Illinois in session in the Council Chambers of City Hall, Monday, June 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Mayor Roger Cyrulik, presiding. On roll call, Commissioners Edmunds, Buchanan, Wise and Ballenger were present.

Written motion was made by Commissioner Ballenger and seconded by Commissioner Buchanan that the minutes of the regular meeting of June 3, 2019 be approved as submitted. On roll call vote, Commissioners Buchanan, Wise, Ballenger, Edmunds and Mayor Cyrulik voted “Yes”.

The bills and payroll were read.

Written motion was made by Commissioner Edmunds and seconded by Commissioner Wise that the bills and payroll be allowed as read and the Clerk be instructed to issue warrants on the Treasurer for the several amounts. On roll call vote, Commissioners Wise, Ballenger, Edmunds, Buchanan and Mayor Cyrulik voted “Yes”.

PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

None

REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Mayor Cyrulik hoped everyone had a good Father’s Day, a time to get together with family.

REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF STREETS & PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS

Commissioner Buchanan reported the Vouchers for the City-Wide Clean-up can be picked up at City Hall through the end of July and can be taken to the Landfill Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Saturday June 22nd & July 6th 6:00 a.m. – Noon. He also stated the department is picking up brush this week and he and Steve Lobb will be discussing the brush situation and bring it back to Council. Also citizens are cutting on City trees and they are not supposed to. If a City tree needs trimmed please call the Street Dept. and they will trim it. The 100 Block of E. Washington St. and the 100 Block of N. Monroe St. will be closed Saturday, June 22nd for an event being held at The Eagles.

REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC PROPERTY

Commissioner Wise reported the department did a good job while Lloyd Francis was on vacation and he commended Paul Skowron for a good job at the cookout for the Hospital Foundation.

REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY

Commissioner Ballenger reported Exelon had 10 – 12 employees working at the City Parks doing some painting of the playground equipment and the City appreciates them as they are always giving back to the community.

REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTS & FINANCES

Commissioner Edmunds reported Sales Tax was $6,000.00 less than this time last year but it should be leveling out since Walmart closed a year ago and Tractor Supply and Goodwill will be opening soon. He also stated the State Budget didn’t hurt the City too much with the same ratios on the Income Tax, Use Tax and Corporate Personal Property Tax. They still take some away but it was the same amount as they did last time.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Written motion was made by Commissioner Ballenger and seconded by Commissioner Edmunds to approve the Purchase of Exterior Lighting for Engine 2 for the Fire Dept. from Federal Signal Safety and Security Systems in the amount of $7,073.00. On roll call vote, Commissioners Ballenger, Edmunds, Buchanan, Wise and Mayor Cyrulik voted “Yes”.

Written motion was made by Commissioner Ballenger and seconded by Commissioner Edmunds to approve the Purchase of (12) Motorola APX Portable Radios for the Police Dept. from Motorola Solutions Inc. in the amount of $41,607.96. On roll call vote, Commissioners Edmunds, Buchanan, Wise, Ballenger and Mayor Cyrulik voted “Yes”.

Written motion was made by Commissioner Ballenger and seconded by Commissioner Edmunds to approve a Shared Agency Agreement for the Police Dept. from Motorola Solutions Inc. in the amount of $62,145.00. On roll call vote, Commissioners Buchanan, Wise, Ballenger, Edmunds and Mayor Cyrulik voted “Yes”.

NEW BUSINESS

On File – Purchase of Kontrol 4-4 (55 Gallon Drum) and Altosid XR (220 per Case)/Zoning Dept. – Univar - $2,622.40

ADJOURNMENT

With no further business to come before the Council, a motion was made by Commissioner Ballenger and seconded by Commissioner Edmunds to adjourn the meeting. On roll call vote, Commissioners Wise, Ballenger, Edmunds, Buchanan and Mayor Cyrulik voted “Yes”.

https://www.clintonillinois.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Minutes-2019-06-17.pdf

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