Oct 23rd 2017 regular council minutes

Regular Meeting City Council

City Council Chambers

Mason City, IL 62664

October 23rd, 2017 7:00 P.M.

 

Call to order by Mayor Bruce Lowe.

 

Council members physically present were alderman Scott Francis, Gerald Mahin, Dan Mason, John Dodson, Jim Miller. Also present were Michael R. Griffin City Treasurer, Michele Whitehead City Clerk, Chief Adam Anderson, and Larry Crossett. Alderman Mike Kirby was absent.

 

The Chairman declared a quorum present.

Minutes of the October 9th, 2017 regular and executive session meetings were approved.

 

It was decided that there will be a public hearing for vacating alleyways at 6:45 p.m. November 13th, 2017.

Alderman Miller reported that the sidewalk repair on the Northwest corner of Main & Chestnut should begin soon.

 

PASSAGE OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

R17-60 Alderman Francis moved, seconded by Alderman Mahin, that there would be no compensation to the Police officers for treatment of their homes or personal property do to a pest issue.

Roll Call:

Ayes: Alderman Dodson, Miller, Francis, Mahin, Mason, 5.

Nays: None

Absent: Alderman Kirby.

Chairman declared motion carried.

 

R17-61 Alderman Dodson moved, seconded by Alderman Mason to begin eviction proceedings if the deposit is not received by the intended purchaser of the Civic Center by 4:00 P.M. October 24th, 2017.

Roll Call:

Ayes: Alderman Dodson, Miller, Francis, Mahin, Mason, 5.

Nays: None

Absent: Alderman Kirby

Chairman declared motion carried.

 

 

There being no further business, Alderman Francis moved, seconded by Alderman Miller to recess into executive session at 7:08 P.M. to discuss 5ILCS 120/2 ( c ) (1) (6) Personnel, property.

Roll Call:

Ayes: Alderman Dodson, Miller, Francis, Mahin, and Mason.

Nays: None

Absent: Alderman Kirby

Chairman declared motion carried.

 

There being no further business, Alderman Dodson moved, seconded by Alderman Mason to recess back into the regular meeting.

 

 

There being no further business, Alderman Miller moved, seconded by Alderman Francis to adjourn the meeting at 7:18 P.M.

 

 

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Michele L. Whitehead, City Clerk                                                         Bruce Lowe, Mayor