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Arcola City Council met January 7

By East Central Reporter Reports | Feb 10, 2019

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Arcola City Council met Jan. 7.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Ferguson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present were Alderpersons Ferguson, Guyot, Foran, Huckstep, Smith and Hensley. City Administrator Wagoner, Treasurer Anderson and Attorney Bequette were also present.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Alderwoman Ferguson led the council and audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

PUBLIC COMMENT There was none.

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 17, 2018 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Alderman Smith moved to approve the December 17, 2018 council meeting minutes as presented and was seconded by Alderman Foran. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 15, 2018 – JANUARY 04, 2019 BILLS Alderwoman Huckstep moved to approve the December 15, 2018 – January 04, 2019 bills as presented and was seconded by Alderman Smith. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF THE TREASURER’S REPORT FOR DECEMBER Alderwoman Huckstep moved to approve the Treasurer’s report for December and was seconded by Alderman Hensley. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER ZONING OFFICER’S REPORT The Zoning Officer reported no permits issued in the month of December. Alderman Foran moved to approve the December Zoning Officer’s report and was seconded by Alderwoman Ferguson. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

REPORT FROM THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS The Zoning Board of Appeals met December 17, 2018 reviewed a request from Libman Equipment Company to eliminate the setback requirement on north side of Jefferson Street between Sheldon Street and Jacques Street. 3 members voted “yes” 1 voted “no”. Four concurring votes of the Zoning Board is necessary to recommend any variation on the zoning requirements.

Alderman Foran moved to accept the request from Libman Equipment Company and was seconded by Alderman Smith. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

CONSIDER AND APPROVE ORDINANCE NO. 19-S-1, AN ORDINANCE RENEWING AN EXISTING FRANCHISE AND GRANTING FOR A PERIOD OF 30 YEARS TO AMEREN ILLINOIS, A CORPORATION, IT’S SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS THE FRANCHISE, RIGHT, PERMISSION AND AUTHORITY TO MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE AN ELECTRIC UTILITY SYSTEM IN THE CITY OF ARCOLA Alderwoman Huckstep moved to approve Ordinance No. 19-S-1 and was seconded by Alderman Foran. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Alderwoman Ferguson Had nothing at this time.

Alderman Guyot Reported the Water & Sewer Committee met prior to this meeting and discussed raising water and sewer rates.

Alderman Foran Had nothing at this time.

Alderwoman Huckstep Had nothing at this time.

Alderman Smith Reported the Police, Ordinance & Enforcement Committee met prior to this meeting and discussed the full time officer candidates. Bill is to make offer to one candidate. The Safety Committee discussed building located at 207 – 209 E. Main. He inquired about zoning change request for property located at 221 E. Springfield. Bill stated he met with property owners today.

Alderman Hensley Had nothing at this time.

As this concluded the business of the meeting, Alderwoman Huckstep moved to adjourn and was seconded by Alderman Foran. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

Adjourned at 7:16 p.m.

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