Minutes of January 9, 2017

MINUTES OF THE MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017, CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

 

The regular meeting of the City Council was called to order at 6:30 P.M., with Mayor Camie Sanders presiding.  Upon roll call, all council members were present except Macke.  Macke was absent.

 

Raisner made a motion, seconded by Wallace, to approve the minutes of the previous meeting as written.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

Presentation of the 2016 Light Contest Awards:  1st Place – Flossie Rhoads, 2nd Place – John & Lisa Hendrix and 3rd Place – Melissa Berlin

 

Presentation by the Marshall Pool Committee.

 

The Collector’s Report was read.  $783,463.31 was collected in December 2016 and transferred to City funds.  LeFever made a motion, seconded by McKittrick, to approve the Collector’s Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Treasurer’s Report was read.  There was a balance in city funds of $8,522,391.28 on December 31, 2016.  Strait made a motion, seconded by Smitley, to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Investment Transaction Report was read.  There were no investment transactions to report for December 2016.  LeFever made a motion, seconded by McKittrick, to approve the Investment Transaction Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Police Report was read.  $2,204.93 was collected in fines for the month of December 2016.  Wallace made a motion, seconded by LeFever, to approve the Police Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

 

The Building Permit Report was read.  There was one permit issued and $15.00 collected in fees during the month of December 2016.   Raisner made a motion, seconded by McKittrick, to approve the Building Permit Report as read.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

LeFever made a motion seconded by Strait, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 2017-R-01, a Resolution to enter into Contractual Agreement for Housing Rehabilitation Program Grant Application and Coordination Services with the Coles County Regional Planning and Development Commission.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Strait made a motion, seconded by LeFever, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 2017-R-02, a Resolution Regulating the Reimbursement of all Travel, Meal and Lodging Expenses of all Officers and Employees of the City of Marshall.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Strait made a motion, seconded by McKittrick, to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 2017-O-01, an Ordinance Creating Chapter 10. Alcoholic Beverages. Article 3 Illegal Consumption or Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Sanders made a motion, seconded by McKittrick, to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 2017-O-02, an Ordinance to Amend the Marshall City Code to Add Article V. Cannabis and Drug Paraphernalia.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Raisner made a motion, seconded by LeFever, to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 2017-O-03, an Ordinance Designating Marshall Landmark, Morecraft House.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

McKittrick made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 2017-O-04, an Ordinance Designating Marshall Landmark, Carroll/Frazier/Stephens House.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

An information discussion was held for the proposed changes to the Sewer Ordinance.

Sanders made a motion, seconded by Raisner, to pay bills as presented in the amount of $370,104.46. Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.

Strait made a motion, seconded by McKittrick, to pay Walmart Community $1,453.18.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for except Raisner.  Raisner did not vote due to the nature of her employment.  Motion carried.

Being no further business, LeFever made a motion, seconded by Sanders, to adjourn.  Upon roll call, all council members present voted for.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:18 P.M.