Council Minutes


Lincoln City Hall, Council Chambers

700 Broadway Street | Lincoln, Illinois

Monday, April 15, 2024


The Special Committee of the Whole with the City Council of Lincoln was called to order by Mayor Tracy Welch at 6:23p.m., with proper notice given.


Alderwoman Robin McClallen, Ward 1

Alderman Steve Parrott, Ward 1

Alderman David Sanders, Ward 2

Alderman Sam Downs, Ward 2

Alderman Kevin Bateman, Ward 3

Alderwoman Wanda Rohlfs, Ward 3

Alderman Craig Eimer, Ward 4

Alderwoman Rhonda O’Donoghue, Ward 4

Staff Present:

Peggy Bateman, City Clerk

Chuck Conzo, Treasurer

John Hoblit, City Attorney

Walt Landers, Street Superintendent

Ty Johnson, Fire Chief

Joe Meister, Police Chief

Wes Woodhall, Building and Safety Officer

Andrew Bowns, Project Manager Veolia Water


Mayor Tracy Welch



Public Participation:

There was no one present to speak for public participation.


Annual Budget FY 2024/2025

There are a couple changes…

1. The resurfacing line should have an additional $320,000 in that line. 

2. There is a new line created for the Lincoln Municipal Building.  This line will cover expenses such as   repairs and maintenance to the building and grounds. $7,500.00 has been budgeted for this line.

3. Sewer Fund: Revision from amount of $4,554,407 to $4,876,907.  There was additional revenue that will offset this increase. 

4. 3rd Friday: Increasing from $6,000 - $7,500

This will be placed on the Special Voting Meeting agenda on April 23rd.


There were no announcements




There being no further discussion to come before the City Council of Lincoln, Alderman Parrott motioned to adjourn, seconded by Alderman Downs. Mayor Welch adjourned the meeting at 6:45 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted By:

Charity Hutchison, Recording Secretary


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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