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					                                   MINUTES OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL
                                  MEETING HELD MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2009

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

                    The Macomb City Council met in a regular session on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the
                    Council Chambers in City Hall, 232 East Jackson Street, Macomb, IL

PLEDGE              Mayor Wisslead called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Mick
                    Wisslead.


ROLL CALL           City Clerk Melanie Falk called the roll and the following Aldermen answered present: Ryan Hansen,
                    Ed Lavin, Louis Gilbert, Mike Inman, Dave Dorsett, Tim Lobdell, Clay Hinderliter, Don Wynn, Dennis
                    Moon. Nine Aldermen being present and none being absent. Mayor Wisslead declared a quorum
                    present for the transaction of business. In addition to the Mayor, City Clerk and Aldermen, City
                    Administrator Dean Torreson and Legal Counsel Liz Wilhelm were also present.

SWORE IN            City Clerk Melanie Falk swore in two new Police Officers Nicole Dziedzic and Christopher
NICOLE DZIEDZIC &   Reading.
CHRISTOPHER -
READING
                    Items on the Consent Agenda:

                    1.      Minutes of the Macomb City Council meeting held on Monday, October 5, 2009, and
                            Committee of the Whole meeting held on Monday, October 12, 2009.

                    2.      Approve claims and accounts submitted on October 14, 2009.

                    3.      Accept and place on file Treasurer’s Report for September 2009.

                    4.      Consideration to approve the request from Trinity Lutheran Church to remove a
                            “Loading Zone 7 a.m. to Noon on Sundays” and a “Two Hour Parking” on the east side
                            Of South Campbell Street as they are no longer needed.

CONSENT             Alderman Lobdell moved, seconded by Alderman Wynn to dispense with the reading of the consent
AGENDA              agenda and adopt the same as published, on question being put, Aldermen Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert,
ADOPTED             Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon being all Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no
                    “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried.
                                                                          nd
                    Legal Council Wilhelm presented the following for 2        reading:

                            An ordinance to amend the city fee schedule Chapter 24 by creating a new section entitled
                            24-8 Standard Late Fee.

ORDINANCE           Alderman Inman moved, seconded by Alderman Lobdell to approve the ordinance, on question being
NO.09-41            put, Aldermen Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon being all
APPROVED            Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried
                    and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No. 09-41.
                                                                          nd
                    Legal Council Wilhelm presented the following for 2        reading:

                            An ordinance to amend Section 2-416 and 2-419(E) of the Hotel Occupation Tax.

ORDINANCE           Alderman Moon moved, seconded by Alderman Dorsett to approve the ordinance, on question being
NO.09-42            put, Aldermen Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon, Hansen being all
APPROVED            Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried
                    and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No. 09-42.
                                                                          nd
                    Legal Council Wilhelm presented the following for 2        reading:

                            An ordinance to amend Sections 24-6 and 24-7 of the City Fee Schedule Building Permit
                            Fees and Development Fees.

ORDINANCE           Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Lobdell to approve the ordinance, on question
NO.09-43            being put, Aldermen Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon, Hansen, Lavin being
APPROVED            all Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried
                    and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No. 09-43.

                                                                          nd
                    Legal Council Wilhelm presented the following for 2        reading:

                            An ordinance renewing an existing franchise and granting for a period of ten years
                            To Ameren CIPS, a corporation, its successors and assigns, the franchise, right,
                            Permission and authority to construct, reconstruct, excavate for, place remove,
                            Extend, maintain, and operate an electric utility system in the City of Macomb,
                            County of McDonough and State of Illinois.
City Council Minutes
October 19, 2009
Page 2

ORDINANCE              Alderman Lobdell moved, seconded by Alderman Moon to approve the ordinance, on question being
NO.09-44               put, Aldermen Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon, Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert being all
APPROVED               Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried
                       and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No. 09-44.
                                                                             nd
                       Legal Council Wilhelm presented the following for 2        reading:

                               An ordinance renewing an existing franchise and granting for a period of ten years
                               To Ameren CIPS, a corporation, its successors and assigns, the franchise, right,
                               Permission and authority to construct, reconstruct, excavate for, place remove,
                               Extend, maintain, and operate a gas utility system in the City of Macomb,
                               County of McDonough and State of Illinois.

ORDINANCE              Alderman Moon moved, seconded by Alderman Dorsett to approve the ordinance, on question being
NO.09-45               put, Aldermen Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon, Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman being all
APPROVED               Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried
                       and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No. 09-45.
                                                                             nd
                       Legal Council Wilhelm presented the following for 2        reading:

                               An ordinance to amend the Comprehensive Plan to include an addendum entitled
                               The “Adams Street Corridor Revitalization Plan”.

ORDINANCE              Alderman Dorsett moved, seconded by Alderman Lobdell to approve the ordinance, on question
NO.09-46               being put, Aldermen Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon, Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett being
APPROVED               all Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried
                       and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No. 09-46.
                                                                             nd
                       Legal Council Wilhelm presented the following for 2        reading:

                               An ordinance authorizing the sale of certain personal property (vehicles and equipment)
                               Owned by the City of Macomb.

ORDINANCE              Alderman Inman moved, seconded by Alderman Gilbert to approve the ordinance, on question being
NO.09-47               put, Aldermen Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon, Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell being all
APPROVED               Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried
                       and the ordinance was approved and became Ordinance No.09-47

VILLAGE AT             Alderman Inman moved, seconded by Alderman Gilbert to approve the a request for partial
WHEELER SUBDIV.        Acceptance of Public Improvements and Bond Reduction for the Village at Wheeler Subdivision
BOND REDUCTION         in the amount of $158,141.00, on question being put, Aldermen Wynn, Moon, Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert,
APPROVED               Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter all Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor
                       Wisslead declared the motion carried.

PURCHASE               Alderman Inman moved, seconded by Alderman Lavin to approve the purchase of a fire rescue truck
FIRE RESCUE            from Banner Fire Equipment in the amount of $172,995.00, on question being put, Aldermen Moon,
TRUCK $172,995.00      Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn all Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll
APPROVED               call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried.

PURCHASE FIRE          Alderman Moon moved, seconded by Alderman Inman to approve the purchase of the rescue
RESCUE EQUIP.          equipment from Tower Apparatus Company in the amount of $32,354.74, on question being
$32,354.74             put, Aldermen Hansen, Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon all Aldermen
APPROVED               voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried.

SIKICH LLP             Alderman Lobdell moved, seconded by Alderman Lavin to accept and place on file
AUDIT FISCAL YR        the City of Macomb’s Audit for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 as presented by Sikich LLP,
2008-2009              on question being put, Aldermen Lavin, Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett, Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon,
APPROVED               Hansen all Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay” votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the
                       motion carried.


EXECUTIVE              Alderman Lobdell moved, seconded by Alderman Moon 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©(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©(2) of the Open Meetings Act and c) Pending or probable litigation, pursuant to
                       Sec. 2©(11) of the Open Meetings Act, on question being put, Aldermen Gilbert, Inman, Dorsett,
                       Lobdell, Hinderliter, Wynn, Moon, Hansen, Lavin all Aldermen voting “Aye” on roll call and no “Nay”
                       votes, Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried and they adjourned into executive session at 7:43
                       p.m.

OPEN                   Alderman Lobdell moved, seconded by Alderman Moon to adjourn back into open session, all
SESSION                Aldermen voted “Aye” and Mayor Wisslead declared the motion carried and they adjourned back into
                       Open session at 8:27 p.m.
City Council Minutes
October 19, 2009
Page 3

COUNCIL                There being no further business to come before the Council, Alderman Inman moved, seconded by
ADJOURNMENT            Alderman Dorsett to adjourn, all Aldermen voted “Aye” and Mayor Wisslead declared the motion
                       carried and they adjourned at 8:27 p.m.


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                                                                                 City Clerk

				
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