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REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Lincoln City Hall, Council Chambers

700 Broadway Street | Lincoln, Illinois

Monday, March 15, 2021 

The Regular Meeting of the City Council of Lincoln was called to order by Acting Mayor Welch at 7:00 p.m., with proper notice given. City Clerk Peggy Bateman called roll. 

Present:

Alderman Tracy Welch, Ward 1

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman Ron Fleshman, Ward 2

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderman Ron Keller, Ward 3

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Staff Present:

City Administrator Elizabeth Kavelman

City Clerk Peggy Bateman

Treasurer Chuck Conzo

City Attorney John Hoblit

Remotely:

Fire Chief Bob Dunovsky

Police Chief Paul Adams

Building and Safety Officer Wes Woodhall

Streets Superintendent Walt Landers

Veolia Water, Andrew Bowns

Absent:

Alderman Jeff Hoinacki, Ward 4

Presiding:

Acting Mayor Tracy Welch  

Public Participation:

There was no one present for public participation.

 

Consent Agenda by Omnibus Vote:
A. Payment of Bills

B. Approval of minutes February 24, 2021 Committee of the Whole Meeting, March 1, 2021

Regular City Council Meeting.  

C. Approval of 2021 Tentative Racing Schedule for Lincoln Speedway.

Alderman Keller made the motion to approve, Alderman Downs seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

Acting Mayor Welch moved to other items on the agenda.


Reports:
A. City Treasurer's Report for February, 2021

General Fund – down $11,000 from a month ago

Non Home Rule Sales Tax – down $8,000

Municipal and State Sales Tax – up from where the City was last year. There will be a 10% withholding on State Sales Tax by the State for the next several months.

State Income Tax – up 26,000 from last year

A rough draft of the FY 21/22 budget will be ready for review by the next COW. 

B. City Clerks Report for February, 2021

The Clerk’s office took in $274,846.13 in sewer payments.

Past due Sewer account contracts need to be paid in full my March 31, 2021.  If not current at that time, all late fees will be reapplied.  If past 90 days due, water will be shut off. 

 

C. Department Head Reports for February, 2021

These reports are either on file or will be soon. 

Acting Mayor Welch moved to other items on the agenda.



New Business/Communications:

A. Approval of use of State Bank of Lincoln/Heartland Bank credit cards with credit limits as

follows; Fire Chief $5,000.00 Police Chief $5,000.00, Building & Zoning Officer $5,000.00, Street

& Alley Superintendent $5,000.00 and City Clerk $500.00.

 

Alderwoman Horn made the motion to approve, Alderman Parrott seconded. Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

B. Approval of the purchase of a new dump truck from Bonnell Industries in an amount not to

exceed $159,682.00.

 

Alderman Keller made the motion to approve, Alderman Fleshman seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, , Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki 

 

C. Approval of the purchases of a Camera Van for the Waste Water Treatment Plant from HGAC

in an amount not to exceed $209,069.00.

 

Alderman Downs made the motion to approve, Alderman Fleshman seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott,  Alderman Tracy Welch,  Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

D. Approval of invoice in the amount of $2,000.00 for Greater Peoria Economic Development

Council membership dues.

 

Alderwoman Horn made the motion to approve, Alderman Downs seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott,, Alderman Tracy Welch,  Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

E. Approval of Invoice No. 0213579 from Crawford, Murphy & Tilly for CSO Improvement

Construction Phase Services from January 1, 2021 through January 29, 2021 in an amount not

to exceed $36,180.62.

 

Alderman Fleshman made the motion to approve, Alderman Downs seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch,  Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

F. Approval of Pay Application #7 from Plocher Construction for the CSO Project in an amount not to exceed $701,503.20.

 

Alderman Parrott made the motion to approve, Alderman Bateman seconded. Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott,, Alderman Tracy Welch, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

G. Approval of Reimbursement Agreement between Illinois American Water Company and the City of Lincoln for encasement of the sewer force main on the Union Street Project.

 

Alderman Bateman made the motion to approve, Alderman Downs seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller,  Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

H. Approval of the purchase of two (2) Matrix Message Boards with speed radar detection

equipment from Road Safe in an amount not to exceed $37,258.00 plus delivery charge.

 

Alderman Fleshman made the motion to approve, Alderman Parrott seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion.

These signs are solar powered.  The delivery charges will be $1,000. 

Acting Mayor Welch called for further discussion there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch,  Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

I. Approval of Lateral Replacements on Union Street in an amount not to exceed $232,500.00.

 

Alderman Bateman made the motion to approve, Alderwoman Horn seconded. 

This price will cover 31 laterals. 

Acting Mayor Welch called for further discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott,, Alderman Tracy Welch,  Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

J. Approval of Invoice No. 90103899 from Union Pacific Railroad for Preliminary Engineering on

the Fifth Street Road project in an amount not to exceed $810.00.

 

Alderman Downs made the motion to approve, Alderwoman Horn seconded.

This invoice is for work that needed to be completed to pause all work until the City is ready to move forward with the project.

Acting Mayor Welch called for further discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

K. Approval of authorization to hire a replacement Police Officer to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of Sgt. David Oltmanns.

 

Alderman Keller made the motion to approve, Alderman Downs seconded.  Acting Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (7) Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tracy Welch, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Ron Keller, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Jeff Hoinacki

 

Acting Mayor Welch moved on to other items on the agenda.

Announcements:

There weren’t any announcements.

 

Adjournment:

There being no further discussion to come before the City Council of Lincoln, Alderman Keller motioned to adjourn, seconded by Alderwoman Horn. Acting Mayor Welch adjourned the meeting at 7:28 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted By:

Charity Hutchison, Recording Secretary

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