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									                              MINUTES OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL
                              MEETING HELD MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2007

                State of Illinois   )
                County of McDonough )ss
                City of Macomb      )

                The Macomb City Council met in a regular session on Monday, August 20, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the
                Council Chambers in City Hall, 232 East Jackson Street, Macomb, IL

PLEDGE          Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Pro
                Tem Lobdell.

ROLL CALL       City Clerk Melanie Falk called the roll and the following Aldermen answered present: Richard Vick,
                Edward Lavin, Louis Gilbert, Mike Inman, Dave Dorsett, Tim Lobdell, Chris Senn and Dennis Moon.
                Ken Zahnle was absent. Mayor Wisslead declared a quorum present for the transaction of business.
                In addition to the City Clerk and Aldermen, Legal Counsel Liz Wilhelm was also present.

                Items on the Consent Agenda:

                1.      Approve minutes of the Macomb City Council meeting held on Monday, August 6, 2007 and
                        the minutes of the Committee of the Whole meetings held on Monday August 13, 2007.

                2.      Approve claims and accounts submitted on August 14, 2007.

                3.      Department Reports: Rental Housing Inspection, Police Department.

CONSENT         Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Moon to dispense with the reading of the consent
AGENDA          agenda and adopt the same as published, on question being put, Aldermen Vick, Lavin, Gilbert,
ADOPTED         Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Senn, Moon, being all Aldermen present voting “Aye” on roll call and no
                “Nay” votes, Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried.
                                               nd
                Legal Counsel Wilhelm gave 2        reading of the following ordinance:

                        An ordinance to create a Class R plus SS liquor license for Tobias Delgado dba Mexico Lindo
                        Mexican Restaurant, Inc. at 1319 East Jackson Street, Macomb, IL.

APPROVED        Alderman Inman moved, seconded by Alderman Gilbert to approve the ordinance, on question being
ORDINANCE       put, Aldermen Vick, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Lobdell, Senn, Moon, being all Aldermen voting “Aye” on
NO. 07- 30      roll call, Alderman Dorsett recused, and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion
                carried and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No. 07- 30.
                                               nd
                Legal Counsel Wilhelm gave 2        reading of the following ordinance:

                        An ordinance approving a special use permit to allow the placement of a manufactured home
                        at 915 North Pearl Street, Macomb, IL.

APPROVED        Alderman Moon moved, seconded by Alderman Senn to approve the ordinance, on question being
ORDINANCE       put, Aldermen Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Senn, Moon, Vick being all Aldermen present
NO 07- 31       voting “Aye” on roll call, Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried and it became Ordinance
                No. 07- 31.
                                               nd
                Legal Counsel Wilhelm gave 2 reading of the following ordinance:

                        An ordinance approving the proposed final plat and special use permit for a Planned Unit
                        Development (East Jackson Commercial Park) at 1631 East Jackson Street, Macomb, IL.

APPROVED        Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Lavin to approve the ordinance, on question being
ORDINANCE       put, Aldermen Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Senn, Moon, Vick, Lavin being all Aldermen present
NO. 07- 32      voting “Aye” on roll call, and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried and
                It became Ordinance No. 07- 32.
                                               nd
                Legal Counsel Wilhelm gave 2 reading of the following ordinance:

                        An ordinance amending Section 15-234 of the Municipal Code to designate additional snow
                        routes and clarify snow emergency procedures.

APPROVED        Alderman Senn moved, seconded by Alderman Moon to approve the ordinance, on question being
ORDINANCE       put, Aldermen Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Senn, Moon, Vick, Lavin, Gilbert, being all Aldermen present
NO. 07- 33      voting “Aye” on roll call, and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried and
                it became Ordinance No. 07- 33.

AUTHORIZED      Alderman Inman moved, seconded by Alderman Gilbert to authorize the hiring of four new policemen
HIRING FOUR     for the Macomb Police Department, on question being put, Aldermen Dorsett, Lobdell, Senn, Moon,
NEW POLICEMEN   Vick, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, being all Aldermen present voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes,
                Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried.
City Council Minutes
August 20, 2007
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APPROVED               Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Inman to approve the Collective Bargaining
COLLECTIVE             Agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge # 189, on question being put, Aldermen Lobdell,
BARGAINING             Senn, Moon, Vick, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, being all Aldermen present voting “Aye” on roll call
AGREEMENT              and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried.
WITH FOP #189

                       Legal Counsel Wilhelm gave first reading to the following ordinance:

                               An ordinance to increase the City of Macomb’s telecommunication tax.

AUTHORIZED             Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Lavin to authorize a one step salary increase for
ONE STEP               Jose Medina bringing his salary to $38,189.99 and a one step salary increase for Tim Howe bringing
INCREASE FOR           his salary to $39,250.00, on question being put, Aldermen Senn, Moon, Vick, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman,
JOSE MEDINA            Dorsett, Lobdell, being all Aldermen present voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Pro
AND TIM HOWE           Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried.

DAVE THOMPSON          Alderman Inman moved, seconded by Alderman Senn to concur with the appointment of Dave
APPOINTED TO           Thompson to the Enterprise Zone Board , all Aldermen voted “Aye” and Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell
ENTERPRISE ZONE        declared the motion carried.
BOARD

RICH WALLEN            Aldermen Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Moon to concur with the appointment of Rich
APPOINTED TO           Wallen to the Zoning Board of Appeals, all Aldermen voted “Aye” and Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell
ZONING BOARD           declared the motion carried.
OF APPEALS

MOON & LAVIN           Alderman Senn moved, seconded by Alderman Dorsett to concur with the appointment of Dennis
APPOINTED TO           Moon and Ed Lavin to the Pavement Program Subcommittee, all Aldermen voted “Aye”
PAVEMENT               and Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried.
PROGRAM
SUBCOMMITTEE

EXECUTIVE              Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Inman to adjourn into executive session for the
SESSION                purpose of a)Appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of an
                       employee of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, pursuant to Sec. 2(c)(1) of the Open
                       Meetings Act, and b) Collective bargaining matters between the public body and it’s employees or
                       representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees,
                       pursuant to Sec. 2(c)(2) of the Open Meetings Act, and c) pending or probable litigation, pursuant to
                       Sec. 2(c)(11) of the Open Meetings Act, on question being put, Aldermen Moon, Vick, Lavin, Gilbert,
                       Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Senn, being all Aldermen present voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay”
                       votes, Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried and they adjourned into closed session at
                       7:20 p.m.

OPEN                   Alderman Senn moved, seconded by Alderman Moon to adjourn back into open session, all
SESSION                Aldermen voted “Aye” and Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the motion carried and they adjourned
                       back into open session at 7:47 p.m.

COUNCIL                There being no further business to come before the Council, Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded
ADJOURNMENT            by Alderman Vick to adjourn, all Aldermen voted “Aye” and Mayor Pro Tem Lobdell declared the
                       motion carried and they adjourned at 7:47 p.m.




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                                                                     City Clerk

								
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