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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING

Lincoln City Hall, Council Chambers

700 Broadway Street | Lincoln, Illinois

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

 

The Committee of the Whole Meeting of the City Council of Lincoln was called to order by Mayor Tracy Welch at 7:04 p.m., with proper notice given. City Clerk Peggy Bateman called roll.

 

Present:

Alderman Rob Jones, Ward 1

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman Tony Zurkammer, Ward 2

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Wanda Lee Rohlfs, Ward 3

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Alderman Rick Hoefle, Ward 4


Staff Present:

Peggy Bateman, City Clerk

Chuck Conzo, City Treasurer

John Hoblit, City Attorney

Matt Vlahovich, Police Chief

Bob Dunovsky, Fire Chief

Walt Landers, Streets Superintendent

Andrew Bowns, Veolia Water, Project Manager

Remotely:

Wes Woodhall, Building and Safety Officer

 

Absent:

Presiding:

Mayor Tracy Welch


 

 

Public Comment:

Laura Fields was present to request that a crossing guard be placed at the intersection of Woodlawn and College Ave for students walking or riding their bikes to school.  Superintendent Landers will check with IDOT to see if they will allow this since this is a State route.  After research, this item will be brought back. 

 

Belt Filter Press Replacement Parts

Belts have started to deteriorate and must be replaced on a key piece of equipment.  The cost comes in at $6,447.66 plus freight.  The current belts have been on for 8 years, but the life expectancy is 2 years.  This item will be placed on the regular agenda with a do not exceed amount of $6,600.00. 

 

Ordinance Redistricting the Ward Boundaries within the City of Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois

This item will be placed on the regular agenda. 

 

 

 

Announcements:

  • Superintendent Landers has shut down the Landscape Waste Facility to contractors due to running out of space at the facility. Landers wants the citizens of Lincoln and the Street Department to still have space to bring brush and trees. He is currently looking at options to move some of the mulch out so that grinding can begin.  Saturday, August 6th was the last day for Contractors. 
  • Superintendent Landers received a start date of August 22nd for the Heitmann Drive project.
  • Alderman Hoefle reminded everyone that they can still enroll in the electrical aggregation with Constellation and save a substantial amount.
  • City Clerk Bateman shared that the Clerk’s office is one month in to Civic Pay and e-statements for sewer bills. Approximately 250 people have signed up for e-statements.

Executive Session | 2 (C) (1) Personnel 2 (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 Alderman Steve Parrott.  City Clerk Bateman called the roll. 

 

Present:

Alderman Rob Jones, Ward 1

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman Tony Zurkammer, Ward 2

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Ward 3

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Alderman Rick Hoelfe, Ward 4

 

Yeas: (8) Alderman Rob Jones, Alderman Sam Downs, Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Alderman Kevin Bateman, Alderman Rick Hoelfe, Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Alderman Steve Parrott, Alderman Tony Zurkammer

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (0)

 

The council recessed from the meeting at 7:28 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 8:07 pm in order to reconvene the Committee of the Whole meeting.  Roll call was taken. 

 

Present:

Alderman Rob Jones, Ward 1

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman Tony Zurkammer, Ward 2

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Ward 3

Alderwoman Kathy Horn, Ward 4

Alderman Rick Hoelfe, Ward 4

Adjournment:

 

There being no further discussion to come before the City Council of Lincoln, Alderman Hoelfe motioned to adjourn, seconded by Alderman Downs. All were in favor. Mayor Welch adjourned the meeting at 8:08 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted By:

Charity Hutchison, Recording Secretary

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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

Local Business Resources
Logan County Department of Public Health
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

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