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REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Lincoln City Hall, Council Chambers 700 Broadway Street I Lincoln, Illinois

Monday, August 2, 2021

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

Present:

Alderman Greg Miller, Ward 1

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman Ron Fleshman, Ward 2

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Ward 3

Alderman Rick Hoefle, Ward 4

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Staff Present:

City Clerk Peggy Bateman

Treasurer Chuck Conzo

Police Chief Paul Adams

Streets Superintendent Walt Landers

Veolia Water, Andrew Bowns

Remotely:

City Attorney John Hoblit

Fire Chief Bob Dunovsky

Absent:

Building and Safety Officer Wes Woodhall

Presiding:

Mayor Tracy Welch

Mayor Welch swore in new Police Officer Collin Antoine to the Lincoln Police Department. Alice Roate introduced herself to the Council as the new Logan County Tourism Director.

Public Comment:

There was no one present for public comment.

Consent Agenda by Omnibus Vote:

  1. Payment of Bills
  2. Approval of minutes July 6, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting, July 13, 2021 Committee of the Whole Meeting, July 19, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting

Alderwoman Rohlfs motioned to amend the July 6, 2021 minutes to show her vote on Ordinance 2021- 949 be recorded as a Nay vote which was her initial vote.  Alderman Hoefle seconded.

There being no other discussion, City Clerk Bateman called roll on the amended motion.

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron  Fleshman Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

 

Alderman Hoefle made the motion to approve the Consent Agenda as amended, Alderman Fleshman seconded.   City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick  Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman  Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

 

Mayor Welch moved to other items on the agenda.

Bids

A. Approval of bid from Microsurfacing Contractors of Bridgeton, Missouri for the 2021 Resurfacing Project in an amount not to exceed $257,432.00.

 

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

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick  Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

 

New Business/Communications:

A. Approval of request for bids for additional resurfacing projects to be added to the 2021 Resurfacing Project

 

Alderman Downs made the motion to approve, Alderwoman Rohlfs seconded.   Mayor Welch called for discussion.

Superintendent Landers stated that the additional targets added to the initial targets came to the total of

$368,000. There is a budget of $550,000 so it was decided to add one more additional target bringing the total to an estimated $424,005.00. He asks that the council put a not to exceed price of $450,000. That gives the project a 5% contingency fee.

Alderman Bateman made to motion to amend this item to add a not to exceed $450,000.  Alderwoman Horn seconded.  There being no other discussion, City Clerk Bateman called roll on the amended motion.

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick  Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

Roll call was taken on the item as amended.

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick  Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

B. Approval of a twelve-month contract with GOGov for Code Enforcement Software in an amount not to exceed $11,256.00

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

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick  Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

C. Approval of invoice 0215934 from Crawford, Murphy & Tilley for CSO Improvement Construction phase services from May 29, 2021 through July 2, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $32,984.94.

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

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick  Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

D. Approval of invoice 0215933 from Crawford, Murphy & Tilley for professional service for the Union Street Pump Station Construction from May 29, 2021 through July 2, 2021 in amount not to exceed $13,908.08

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

Yeas:(8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

E. Approval of quote for repair of Motor Control Center Air Conditioning Unit No 4 from Bodine Electric of Decatur in an amount not to exceed $6,535.33

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

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

F. Approval of Structural Improvement Grant to Joe's Pizza in an amount not to exceed $7,500.00

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

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

G. Approval of Structural Improvement Grant to Small Town Creations in an amount not to exceed $7,500.00 Alderwoman Rohlfs made the motion to approve, Alderman Hoefle seconded. Mayor Welch called for discussion, there being none, City Clerk Bateman called roll.

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

H. Approval of Facade Grant to Small Town Creations in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00

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

 

I. Approval of Proposal for Corrosion Repair for the 2001 Pierce Saber Pumper from MacQueen Emergency in an amount not to exceed $71,881.00 

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

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

 J. Approval of Proposal for Corrosion Repair for the 2011 Pierce Saber Pumper from MacQueen Emergency in an amount not to exceed $17,883.00 

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

Yeas: (8) Alderman Greg Miller, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderman Rick Hoefle, Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Ron Fleshman Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

 

Mayor Welch moved to other items on the agenda.

Announcements:

  • Alderwoman Rohlfs toured the Wastewater treatment plant with Andrew Bowns and was very appreciative of the detailed, informative tour that he
  • Alderman Fleshman wanted to point out that the staff at the Sewer department have done a lot of work outside of the scope of their contract and he appreciates
  • Alderman Hoefle wanted to thank 2X4's for Hope and the volunteers, including Mayor Welch and his wife Annette, for their tireless efforts in building the first tiny home in Lincoln for an area Veteran that needed Mayor Welch also thanked all of the City departments for their help as well.
  • Work Camp for Life was also in town this past weekend and did a lot of work that may have went The Council hopes they return.
  • The Logan County Fair opens Ribbon cutting will be at 9am.

 

Adjournment:

There being no further discussion to come before the City Council of Lincoln, Alderman Fleshman motioned to adjourn, seconded by Alderman Hoefle. Mayor Welch adjourned the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted By:

Charity Hutchison, Recording Secretary

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