Minutes for December 11, 2013

MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 11, 2013 IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF MARTINSVILLE, ILLINOIS.

 

Roll call was answered by the following council members and elected officials: Chris Davidson, Joe Hawker, Bill Cross, Fred Clement and Gordon Crutchfield with David Doran absent at time of roll call.  Also in attendance were Mayor Phillip Reeds, Clerk Marlene Wilhoit and Treasurer Melinda Short.  Employees and citizens in attendance are attached to the back of the minutes.

 

Motion by Crutchfield, 2nd by Davidson to approve minutes from 11-13-13 council meeting.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (5)

 

Motion by Hawker, 2nd by Cross to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (5)

 

Motion by Hawker, 2nd by Davidson to approve November 2013 bills payable in December 2013 in the amount of $97,798.16

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (5)

 

Motion by Hawker, 2nd by Cross to approve Ordinance # 2013-12-1 titled; “An ordinance setting and establishing the rates of payment for various employees of the City of Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois for the period December 1, 2013 through April 31,2014..

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (5)

 

Motion by Hawker, 2nd by Cross to give authority to the Mayor and Clerk for signage on all documents to facilitate writing of waterworks bonds.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (5)

 

Motion by Hawker, 2nd by Clement to approve the following dates for FY 2014  Holiday’s, Council Meetings and Committee meetings: January 1 New Year’s Day/February 17 President’s Day/April 18 Good Friday/May 26 Memorial Day/ July 4 Independence Day/September 1 Labor Day/November 11 Veteran’s Day/November 27 & 28 Thanksgiving and the day after/December 25 Christmas…Council meetings January 2, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 16, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10…Committee Meetings January 22, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 22 with no committee scheduled for November or December.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (5)

 

Motion by Crutchfield, 2nd by Clement to approve contract agreement and Resolution No R2013-12-1 with Coles County Regional Planning for Administration and Coordination Services for State Capitalized Revolving Loan Fund.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (5)

 

Motion by Hawker, 2nd by Doran to approve contract agreement and Resolution No. R2013-12-2 on Technical Assistance Agreement between the City of Martinsville, Il and the Coles County Regional Planning and Development Commission.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (6)

 

Motion by Cross,  2nd by Hawker to close Cumberland Street from Mill to York and Mill Street from Cumberland to Vine on Saturday December 14, 2013 @ 3:30 until parade time.   Also council agreed to leave the parking open on Cumberland Street for the entire day.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (6)

Request to increase speed limit on South York from the Railroad to the south city limits was tabled until the police and the police committee can meet and discuss.

 

Request for possible vehicle purchase was tabled until the police and police committee can  meet and discuss.

 

Update on playground equipment at the city park is the cost to have the company install would be quite costly so we are still looking at options of local people to install.

 

Motion by Cross, 2nd by Crutchfield to adjourn the city council meeting @ 7:40 PM.

Upon roll call vote all council members present voted for the motion. (6)

 

 

Marlene Wilhoit