Casey City Council meets to go over budget-related business
Members of the Casey City Council met Monday, July 18.
The Casey City Council meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at City Hall, 108 E. Main St.
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the Casey City Council:
City of Casey
108 East Main Street P.O. Box 425 Casey, Illinois 62420
Mayor Ed Bolin
City Clerk Jeremy Mumford
City Treasurer Gail Lorton
Aldermen Bob Dane Jesse Dennis Steve Jenkins Michael Nichols Lori Wilson Jason Wimbley
A Small Town with a Big Heart
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL WEDNESDAY JULY 18TH, 2016 6:00 P.M.
The Regular Meeting of the City Council was held Monday, July 18th, 2016; beginning at 6:00 p.m. Mayor Everett Bolin presided and called the Meeting to Order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Present: Alderman Dennis Alderman Jenkins Alderman Wilson Alderman Wimbley
Absent: Alderman Dane
Alderman Nichols A quorum was declared.
Public Forum: None
Meeting Minutes Mayor Bolin looked for a motion to approve the Meeting Minutes of July 6th, 2016. Alderman Wimbley motioned approval of the Meeting Minutes of July 6th, 2016, seconded by Alderman Dennis. Upon roll call the vote was: Ayes: 2 – Dennis and Wimbley Nays: 0 – None Abstain: 2 – Jenkins and Wilson Absent: 2 – Dane, Nichols Motion declared carried.
Officers Reports Clerk Mumford, Clerk Mumford requested approval of the current July 2016 Bills payable. Alderman Wimbley motioned approval of the current July 2016 bills payable totaling $97,625.02 seconded by Alderman Jenkins. Upon roll call the vote was: Ayes: 4 – Dennis, Jenkins, Wilson, and Wimbley Nays: 0 – None Absent: 2 – Dane, Nichols Motion declared carried
Superintendent Biggs: Biggs reported that the Marshall to Casey water line project was moving along. He was just waiting on a couple signatures and had some legal documents to get to Attorney Mette to review. Hopefully at the next meeting the Council can vote to approve to publicize bids for the project, which have to be reviewed by Rural Development then it would be out for bid for 45 days and then open bids one week ahead of a regular council meeting.
Lon Gardner with HWC was present and updated the council on the progress of Wastewater project and how it was moving right along. Lon then presented two additional pay apps. Division A was for $351,723.94 which about $245,000 was of actual work done and about $146,000 was in stored material. Division B was for $39,331.01. The walk through has been done for Division B and they are currently working on a punch list of items to be finished, which they will finish up in the Fall with re-sodding of areas.
Aldermen Wilson motioned approval to pay from the Wastewater Project Fund to Division A in the amount of $351,723.94 and to Division B in the amount of $39,333.01, seconded by Alderman Jenkins. Upon roll call the vote was: Ayes: 4 – Dennis, Jenkins, Wilson, and Wimbley Nays: 0 – None Absent: 2 – Dane, Nichols Motion declared carried
Superintendent Biggs went on to commend all City Utility workers for their clean up after the recent storm. The Cities backup generators weren’t up because of electric lines in the City that were on the ground. They have to first clear all lines in town before turning on Generators. They were able to power up certain sections of town while others were down longer. Biggs had a special thanks to Bolin Enterprises for lending equipment and manpower in helping with the cleanup.
New Business: None
Unfinished Business: Finance Committee: Chairman Jenkins reported on meetings held on July 11th and Public hearing held on July 18th for work on FY 17 Appropriations, and how it was progressing. The public hearing was held before this Council Meeting and the Appropriations were presented and opened for public discussion. Jenkins stated that FY 17 Appropriations were ready to be approved. Alderman Wilson motioned approval of Ordinance #419: Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Ordinance in the amount of $15,215,206.50, seconded by Alderman Jenkins. Upon roll call the vote was: Ayes: 4 – Dennis, Jenkins, Wilson, and Wimbley Nays: 0 – None Absent: 2 – Dane, Nichols
Motion declared carried
Alderman Reports: Alderman Wimbley commended the community for helping each other out with clean up after the recent storm.
Alderman Dennis wanted to commend all City Employees for their hard work with clean up after the recent storm.
Alderman Wilson wanted to thank City Employees for their work during the recent storm. She also thanked the residents of the City that have started to take pride in the appearance of their properties and that have started beautifying their properties. The City is starting to look better.
Mayor Bolin thanked all the aldermen for running the City while he was out.
There was no further Business of the City Council for the July 18th, 2106 Meeting.
Adjournment: Alderman Jenkins motioned to adjourn, seconded by Alderman Wimbley. Upon roll call the vote was: Ayes: 4 – Dennis, Jenkins, Wilson, and Wimbley Nays: 0 – None Absent: 2 – Dane, Nichols Motion declared carried. Adjournment of the City Council was at 6:14 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted by; Jeremy Mumford, City Clerk
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Casey, IL 62420