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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING

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

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

The Committee of the Whole Meeting of the City Council of Lincoln was called to order by Mayor Tracy Welch at 7:03 p.m., with proper notice given. City Clerk Peggy Bateman called roll.

Present:

Alderman Rob Jones, Ward 1

Alderman Tony Zurkammer, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Alderman Rick Hoefle, Ward 4

Present:

Peggy Bateman, City Clerk

Chuck Conzo, City Treasurer

John Hoblit, City Attorney

Matt Vlahovich, Police Chief

Andrew Bowns, Veolia Water

, Project Manager Walt Landers, Streets Superintendent

Remotely:

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Ward 3

Absent:

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Wes Woodhall, Building and Safety Officer

Bob Dunovsky, Fire Chief

Presiding:

Mayor Tracy Welch

 

Public Participation:

There was no one present to speak for public participation.

Josh Bradley with i3Broadband - Update of Project

This company provides high speed internet, phone, and cable through fiber to the home. They have been in business for over 20 years and began in Pekin, IL. All fiber lines run underground with one above ground box in the community.

Residents can expect work to last 6 - 9 days once they see the flags in their yard. They will return yards to the way they were.

Installation for services will begin in June for properties that have already had fiber installed. 13Broadband does offer contract buyouts up to $300.

Opening of Bid-1017 Tremont Street

 

Mayor Welch opened the only bid received. It was from Habitat for Humanity in the amount of $500. The council agreed to add this item to the next agenda.

Approval of Meeting Schedule Change

The schedule needed to be changed to add the Juneteenth holiday on June 20, 2022. This item will be added to the regular agenda.

School Resource Officer Contractual Agreement between Lincoln Police Department and Lincoln Community High School.

This item will be added to the regular agenda.

School Resource Officer Contractual Agreement between Lincoln Police Department and Lincoln Elementary School District 27.

This item will be added to the regular agenda.

John Deere 135G Excavator, Attachments and Trailer

This equipment was budgeted for and will be shared between the Sewer and Street Department.

The cost for the first year will be $81,021.00. This will be for the outright purchase of the trailer and the first year lease for the Excavator. The Sewer department will cover the cost of the first year, then the 2 departments will split the cost after.

This item will be split into 2 items (lease and purchase) and placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant-106 S. Chicago Street/Cheri Leverton in the amount of $7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant-108 S. Chicago Street/Cheri Leverton in the amount of $7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant-110 S. Chicago Street/Cheri Leverton in the amount of $7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant - 128 S. Chicago Street/Cheri Leverton in the amount of $7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant-130 S. Chicago Street/Cheri Leverton in the amount of $7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant - 405 Pulaski Street/Stephan Hannel Rusty Rail in the amount of

$7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant- 513 Broadway Street/Mills Law Office, Edwin Mills in the amount of $6,975.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Structural Improvement Grant - 121 S. Sheridan Street/Head R Turning Thomas Fleshman in the amount of $7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

 

Structural Improvement Grant - 407 Pulaski Street/American Family Insurance Jenny Abbott in the amount of $7,500.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Facade Grant- 513 Broadway Street/Mills Law Office, Edwin Mills in the amount of $2,200.00

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Request to Permit with Street Closures-Juneteenth Parade down City Streets Sunday, June 19, 2022.

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Request to Permit with Street Closures - Pigs & Swigs Event Friday, August 26, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022.

This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Last minute request from Chris Coyne and Bryan Clark, State Farms Insurance Agents to make June 7lh, State Farm Day in Lincoln IL.

Mayor Welch read the proclamation aloud to the council. This item will be placed on the regular agenda.

Announcements:

  • Recent letters were received by residents regarding the electrical This letter was sent out in error. Constellation will mail out additional letters informing residents of the error. There is nothing residents need to do at this time to remain in the aggregation.
  • Park District will be opening the pool this Memorial Day

 

Executive Session 12 (C) (11) Litigation:

  • There being no further announcements to come before the council, Alderman Hoefle made a motion to move into Executive Session, seconded by Alderwoman Horn. City Clerk Bateman called the roll.

Present:

Alderman Rob Jones, Ward 1

Alderman Tony Zurkammer, Ward 2

 Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Alderman Rick Hoelfe, Ward 4

Remotely:

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1 Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Ward 3

Absent:

Alderman Sam Downs

Yeas: (7) Alderman Rob Jones, Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderman Rick Hoelfe, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tony Zurkammer

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

 

Absent: (1) Alderman Sam Downs

The Zoom call with Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs and Alderman Steve Parrott was disconnected.

 

 

The council recessed from the meeting at 7:50 pm in order to enter into Executive Session. Mayor Welch announced there would be no further city business conducted upon reconvening.

Return from Executive Session:

The council reconvened from Executive Session at 8:24 pm in order to reconvene the Committee of the Whole meeting. Roll call was taken.

Present:

Alderman Rob Jones, Ward 1

Alderman Tony Zurkammer, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Alderman Rick Hoelfe, Ward 4

Absent:

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Ward 3

 

Adjournment:

 

There being no further discussion to come before the City Council of Lincoln, Alderman Bateman motioned to adjourn, seconded by Alderwoman Horn. All were in favor. Mayor Welch adjourned the meeting at 8:25 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted By:

Charity Hutchison, Recording Secretary

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Information is available on the following sites:
Logan County Current Statistics

Memorial Health System  - Includes daily statistics for MHS and a COVID-19 Risk Screening

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Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
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