AGENDA
Regular Council Meeting
Wednesday, January 24, 2017
at 7:00 p.m.


PRAYER

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

                 

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FROM THE JANUARY 10, 2017 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO PAY THE BILLS.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO ACCEPT THE ANNUAL AUDIT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015 – 2016.

 

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT THAT THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT’S APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT – HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM WAS APPROVED IN THE AMOUNT OF $400,000.00 BY THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF THE CONTINUED COVERAGE OF KEY BENEFIT ADMINISTRATORS AS THE THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR OF RECORD FOR THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT’S HEALTH INSURANCE.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF “BUFFER FUNDING” TO KEY BENEFIT ADMINISTRATORS IN THE AMOUNT OF $52,000.00 REGARDING THE WEST FRANKFORT HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AN ENGINEERING AGREEMENT WITH BROWN & ROBERTS, INC. REGARDING THE ST. LOUIS STREET SANITARY SEWER REPAIRS.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE GRANTING OF A PURCHASE-MONEY MORTGAGE TO BANTERRA BANK TO SECURE THE FUNDS TO PURCHASE REAL ESTATE NORTH OF THE WEST FRANKFORT OUTLET MALL PINs 11-23-226-001; 11-23-277-001; 11-23-226-002; AND 11-23-277-005.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE WEST FRANKFORT FIRE DEPARTMENT TO OBTAIN FINANCING FOR A 2016 AEV TRAMAHAWK TYPE I AMBULANCE AND THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO AUTHORIZE THE PAPERWORK.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT IL TO BE DECLARED AS SURPLUS REAL ESTATE AND TO ADVERTISE FOR SEALED BIDS.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO ADVERTISE FOR BIDS TO CUT AND CLEAR TREES ON A CITY OWNED LOT ON JEFFERSON STREET, PIN 12-19-161-004.

 

  1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING AMBULANCE CARDIAC MONITORS FOR THE WEST FRANKFORT FIRE DEPARTMENT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A CONTRACTOR’S PARTIAL PAY ESTIMATE #9 TO MIDWEST PETROLEUM & EXCAVATING, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $134,174.92 REGARDING THE SEWER TREATMENT PLANT RETROFIT PROJECT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING BILL #9 FOR BROWN & ROBERTS, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,112.13 REGARDING THE SEWER TREATMENT PLANT RETROFIT PROJECT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A CONTRACTOR’S PARTIAL PAY ESTIMATE #3 TO SKUTA CONSTRUCTION, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $68,339.68 REGARDING THE TAFT STREET SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING BILL #3 FOR BROWN & ROBERTS, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,800.02 REGARDING THE TAFT STREET SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM GREG’S TRUCK SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,873.95 REGARDING THE HAULING OF CINDERS FOR THE WEST FRANKFORT STREET DEPARTMENT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM SOUTHERN ILLINOIS POWER COOPERATIVE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,153.50 REGARDING THE PURCHASE OF CINDERS FOR THE WEST FRANKFORT STREET DEPARTMENT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM ARVIEW PLUMBING COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF 1,690.00 REGARDING THE REPAIR OF A SEWER LINE AT 401 N. DOUGLAS FOR THE WEST FRANKFORT SEWER DEPARTMENT.

 

  1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM TEMPLE DISPLAY LTD. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,054.32 REGARDING REPAIR MATERIAL AND LIGHT BUBLS FOR THE MAIN STREET CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS.

 

  1. BUILDING AND SIGN PERMITS.

 

  1. AUDIENCE QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS.

 

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

 

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

 

25.  MAYOR TO ADJOURN MEETING.