AGENDA
Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
at 7:00 p.m.


PRAYER

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

 

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FROM THE SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO PAY THE BILLS IN THE AMOUNT OF $179,950.73 AND PAYROLL IN THE AMOUNT OF $110,909.78 FOR A GRAND TOTAL OF $290,860.51.

 

  1. COMMENDATION FOR TWO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, COLTON ESSARY AND MADDIE HAND, WHO ARE CREDITED WITH RESCUING A WEST FRANKFORT RESIDENT FROM THE TRAIN TRACKS.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF FRANKLIN, THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT, THE CITY OF BENTON AND THE VILLAGE OF WEST CITY. THIS IS REGARDING THE CREATION OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY I-57 ENTERPRISE ZONE.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AN ENTERPRISE ZONE WITHIN THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT.  THIS IS REGARDING THE CREATION OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY I-57 ENTERPRISE ZONE.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF A TAX ABATEMENT RESOLUTION.  THIS IS REGARDING THE CREATION OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY I-57 ENTERPRISE ZONE.

 

  1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT ACCEPTING AND MAINTAINING WESTMINISTER DRIVE AND THE WEST PORTION OF KENSINGTON PLACE TO NORTH CHERRY STREET IN FRANKFORT HEIGHTS ESTATES, BROY’S FIRST ADDITION IN THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO ACCEPT LOWEST BIDS FOR DEMOLITION OF PROPERTIES AND PROCEED WITH DEMOLITION.

 

9.     DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT APPLICATIONS.

 

10.  APPROVAL OF AN APPLICATION FOR LICENSE TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AT RETAIL (CLASS “B”) TO HOLLY KRUEP WITH KARCO, INC.

11.  APPROVAL TO PURCHASE A STRYKER POWER-PRO XT COT FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,051.96.

 

12.  APPROVAL TO PURCHASE A STRYKER STAIR-PRO CHAIR FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,000.00.

 

13.  DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING THE ADDITION OF A STOP SIGN AT THE INTERSECTION OF ST. LOUIS STREET AND TAFT STREET.

 

  1. DISCUSSION BY COUNCIL TO SET DATE AND TIME FOR TRAIL OF TREATS, AS WELL AS, SET TRICK OR TREAT HOURS.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO BLOCK STREETS AROUND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH FAMILY LIFE CENTER FOR THEIR ANNUAL CHILDREN’S CARNIVAL ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014, FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF A PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER 3, 2014 AND OCTOBER 4, 2014

AS LIONS CANDY DAYS.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF A PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER 6-10, 2014 AS LAWSUIT ABUSE AWARENESS WEEK.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF A PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER 24-31, 2014 AS RED RIBBON WEEK.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR CASEY’S GENERAL STORES TO HOLD THEIR ANNUAL ROADBLOCK/FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR ST. JUDE’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL ON OCTOBER 25, 2014 FROM 8:00A.M TO 1:00P.M. AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 149 AND HIGHWAY 37.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR HUCK’S TO HOLD THEIR ANNUAL ROADBLOCK/FUNDRAISING EVENT ON OCTOBER 31, 2014 FROM 4:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M. AND NOVEMBER 1, 2014 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M. AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 149 AND HIGHWAY 37.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT TO ZIMMERMAN’S FOR REPAIRS TO C-2 FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,893.08.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A CONTRACTOR’S PARTIAL PAY ESTIMATE #6 REGARDING THE MAIN STREET WATERMAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,502.05 PAYABLE TO WIGGS EXCAVATING. THESE FUNDS WILL BE REQUESTED FROM THE IEPA LOAN.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN ENGINEERING BILL, REGARDING THE MAIN STREET WATERMAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,739.25 PAYABLE TO BROWN & ROBERTS, INC. THESE FUNDS WILL BE REQUESTED FROM THE IEPA LOAN.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A DESIGN ENGINEERING BILL #11 REGARDING THE ST. LOUIS STREET PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,739.99 PAYABLE TO BROWN & ROBERTS, INC.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A BILL FROM BEELMAN LOGISTICS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,416.13 FOR CA10 ROCK UNDER THE MOTOR FUEL TAX PROGRAM FOR THE STREET DEPARTMENT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A BILL FROM FB McAFOOS & CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,700.00 FOR RENTAL OF A BOOM ARM TRACTOR UNDER THE MOTOR FUEL TAX PROGRAM FOR THE STREET DEPARTMENT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A BILL FROM McCLERREN ROOFING & CONSTRUCTION, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,439.00 FOR CONSTRUCTION AT THE WFBI NEEDED FOR THE WALLACE EXPANSION.  THIS WILL BE PAID FROM WFBI FUNDS.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A BILL FROM R & R ELECTRIC IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,360.50, WITH A REBATE OF $3,447.83 TO BE REFUNDED BY A DCEO GRANT, MAKING THE FINAL COST $2,912.67 REGARDING INSTALLATION OF LIGHTING AT THE WFBI.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO TRANSFER LAKE LOT LEASE #32 & 33A FROM ROBERT & JODI CROSLIN TO GEORGE E. HOPKINS AND TINA M. HOPKINS.

 

  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.