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REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Lincoln City Hall, Council Chambers

700 Broadway Street | Lincoln, Illinois

Monday, August 15, 2022

 

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 Rob Jones, Ward 1

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman Tony Zurkammer, 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:

Peggy Bateman, City Clerk

Chuck Conzo, City Treasurer

John Hoblit, City Attorney

Walt Landers, Streets Superintendent

Matt Vlahovich, Police Chief

Ty Johnson, Assistant Fire Chief

 

Remotely:

Wes Woodhall, Building and Safety Officer

Andrew Bowns, Veolia Water, Project Manager

 

Absent:

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2


Bob Dunovsky, Fire Chief

Presiding:

Tracy Welch, Mayor

 

 

Public Comment:

There was no one present or on the phone for public comment. 

 

Swearing in Official Oath of Office

Savannah Conrady – Probationary Fire Fighter

Officer Daniel Carr – Office of Corporal

Consent Agenda by Omnibus Vote:
A. Payment of Bills

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

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

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Sam Downs  

Mayor Welch moved to other items on the agenda.

 

 

Ordinances and Resolutions

A.  Ordinance 2020-985 Redistricting the Ward Boundaries within the City of Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois

 

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

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

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Sam Downs


Reports

A. City Treasurer's Report for July, 2022

Composite Account Balance is much higher than normal.  This is unusual and will not remain.  Just involves the timing of bills being paid. 

All funds for the Fire and Police pensions have been transferred to the State Consolidated Pension funds. 

Sales Tax – down $25,000 - $28,000 from last year

Non Home Rule Tax – is up from last year

Income Tax – increase from last year due to wage increases

Replacement Tax – up significantly

Motor Fuel Tax – same as a year ago

Video Gaming Tax – up from last year, however machines were down this time last year due to COVID.

B. City Clerks Report for July, 2022

$465,118.89 was received in sewer payments for the month of September. $36,843.14 was received from the prisons.

 

C. Department Head Reports for July, 2022

These reports are either on file or will be soon.

 

Mayor Welch moved to other items on the agenda.

 

New Business/Communications:
A. Approval of the purchase and delivery of sludge belts for the belt filter press from Vandevanter Engineering in an amount not to exceed $6,600.00. 

 

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

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

Nays: (0)

Abstain: (0)

Absent: (1) Alderman Sam Downs

 

Announcements:

·         Ales for Tales – at Spirited Republic Thursday, Aug 18th all proceeds benefit the Logan County Humane Society.

·         The City of Lincoln and the Central Illinois Veteran’s Commission has been chosen as one of 4 finalists in the State of Illinois for Hometown Governor’s Award.  There will be a presentation at the Illinois State Fair.  They have been nominated for the Tiny Homes project. As a finalist the City will receive a plaque and a sign.

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Adjournment:

There being no further discussion to come before the City Council of Lincoln, Alderman Hoefle motioned to adjourn, seconded by Alderman Jones. Mayor Welch adjourned the meeting at 7:31 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted By:

Charity Hutchison, Recording Secretary

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Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

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