AGENDA
Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
at 7:00 p.m.


PRAYER

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

    1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FROM THE MARCH 25, 2014 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.

     

    2.     APPROVAL TO PAY PAYROLL IN THE AMOUNT OF $104,566.76 AND THE BILLS IN THE AMOUNT OF $177,803.07 FOR A GRAND TOTAL OF $282,369.83.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION FOR EMERGENCY 60 DAY APPOINTMENTS TO THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF DALLAS RUMSEY AND JESSE JEFFORDS..  THIS CONTINUED APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY TO COVER EMPLOYEE ABSENSES AND VACATIONS.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A  LAW ENFORCEMENT MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT AND THE EXISTENCE AND FORMATION OF THE ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT ALARM SYSTEM BY INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF THE BILLING SERVICE AGREEMENT FROM ACCUMED BILLING, INC.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A BACKHOE AND PAYMENT THROUGH A BANK LOAN.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A PICKUP TRUCK FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT AND PAYMENT THROUGH A BANK LOAN.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF SPECIFIC REAL ESTATE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY SEWER PLANT.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING PROPOSED GIFT OF REAL ESTATE AT 330 E. MAIN STREET PURSUANT TO 65 ILCS 5/11-61-1.5.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH CWM COMPANY, INC. FOR CORRECTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AT 330 E. MAIN STREET IN ACCORDANCE WITH 415 ILCS 5/57-57.17.

     

    11.  APPROVAL OF A SOIL BORING PROPOSAL FROM HOLCOMB FOUNDATION ENGINEERING FOR THE SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT EFFLUENT PUMPING STATION.

     

    12.  APPROVAL TO ADVERTISE FOR BIDS OF THE SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT EFFLUENT PUMPING STATION.

     

    13.  DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING A FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM THROUGH THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT TIF FUNDS.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF A DONATION TO THE FCHS 100TH ANNIVERSAY COMMITTEE TO BE PAID FROM THE TOURISM FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,000.00.

     

    1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A BILL FROM ENGINEERED FLUID INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,090.27 REGARDING REPAIR OF THE PUMP STATION FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT.

     

    16.  APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A BILL FROM BROWN & ROBERTS, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,040.25 REGARDING THE MAIN STREET WATERMAIN PROJECT.

     

    17.  APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A BILL FROM BROWN & ROBERTS, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,061.83 REGARDING ST. LOUIS STREET PROJECT.

     

    1. BUILDING AND SIGN PERMITS.

     

    1. OFFICER’S REPORTS.

     

    1. MAYOR’S REPORT.

     

    1. COMMISSIONER’S REPORTS.

     

    1. AUDIENCE QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS.

     

    1. APPROVAL TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS, PERSONNEL, LAND ACQUISITION AND/OR PENDING LITIGATION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF A MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION.

     

    1. MAYOR TO ADJOURN MEETING.