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City of Arcola City Council met November 18

By East Central Reporter Reports | Dec 14, 2019

Meeting 01

City of Arcola City Council met Nov. 18.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Ferguson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present were Alderpersons Huckstep, Smith, Hensley, Ferguson, Budd and Foran. City Administrator Wagoner and Attorney Bequette were also present. Treasurer Anderson was not present.

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

PUBLIC COMMENT There was none.

APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER 04, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Alderman Ferguson moved to approve the November 04, 2019 council meeting minutes as presented and was seconded by Alderman Foran. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER 02, 2019 – NOVEMBER 15, 2019 BILLS

Alderwoman Huckstep moved to approve the November 02, 2019 – November 15, 2019 bills as presented and was seconded by Alderman Foran. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

REPORT FROM THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS The Zoning Board of Appeals met November 18, 2019, reviewed and recommended the council approve a request from Ramiro and Sanguine Salinas for a variance to construct a garage addition, at property located at 112 S. Okaw,with no conforming side yard setback. Alderman Foran moved to accept the recommendation of the Zoning Board of Appeals and was seconded by Alderwoman Huckstep. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

REPORT FROM THE REVOLVING LOAN FUND COMMITTEE The Revolving Loan Fund Committee met November 13, 2019 reviewed and recommended the council approve a request from Dr. Ryan Shonkwiler of Shonkwiler Family Dental for a loan in amount of $100,000 from the City of Arcola Revolving Fund to purchase equipment for the dental facility. The committee made the recommendation to approve with the following terms and conditions:

1. $100,000 loan at 2% interest with a 10 year term and amortization schedule.

2. Personal guarantee from Dr. Ryan Shonkwiler.

3. Lien on the dental equipment.

4. Default interest rate of 4%

Alderman Smith moved to accept the recommendation of the Revolving Loan Fund Committee and was seconded by Alderwoman Ferguson. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

CONSIDER AND APPROVE SETTING THE LEVY FOR NEXT FISCAL YEAR

Alderwoman Huckstep moved to approve setting the levy for the next fiscal year in the amount of $290,000. Alderman Hensley seconded the motion. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

CONSIDER AND APPROVE ORDINANCE NO. 19-Z-5, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CLASSIFICATION OF ZONING TO INDUSTRIAL (I) – PARCEL: S9 T14 R8 6.70A BEG SW COR NW NE, THEN N771.54’, E453.42’,S792’, W370.26’ TO POB (LESS 127’ X 149’ E SIDE & LESS 115’ X 150’ E SIDE LESS 80’ X 150’NE COR) Alderman Budd moved to approve Ordinance No. 19-Z-5 and was seconded by Alderman Foran. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

CONSIDER AND APPROVE ORDINANCE NO. 19-Z-6, AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT A COMMERCIAL SOLAR FARM – PARCEL: S9 T14 R8 6.70A BEG SW COR NW NE, THEN N771.54’, E453.42’,S792’, W370.26’ TO POB (LESS 127’ X 149’ E SIDE & LESS 115’ X 150’ E SIDE LESS 80’ X 150’ NE COR) Alderman Budd moved to approve Ordinance No. 19-Z-6 and was seconded by Alderman Foran. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

CONSIDER AND APPROVE FINAL PAY REQUEST #11 – HALVERSON CONSTRUCTION – TRUCK ROUTE -- $90,333.92 Alderman Foran moved to approve Final Pay Request #11 from Halverson Construction for the truck route in amount of $90,333.92. Alderwoman Ferguson seconded the motion. Roll call vote, all ayes. Motion carried.

CONSIDER AND APPROVE LEASE/PURCHASE FOR WATER AND SEWER TRUCK Alderman Budd moved to approve lease/purchase for water and sewer truck. The truck is a 2019 Nissan Titan and lease agreement will be with First Mid Bank & Trust in amount of $30,454. Alderwoman Huckstep seconded the motion. Roll call vote, Huckstep, aye; Smith, aye; Hensley, abstain; Ferguson, aye; Budd, aye; Foran, aye. Motion carried.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Alderwoman Huckstep Had nothing at this time.

Alderman Smith Had nothing at this time.

Alderman Hensley Had nothing at this time.

Alderwoman Ferguson Had nothing at this time.

Alderman Budd Reported the Water & Sewer Committee met prior to this meeting and discussed the lease of truck and declaring equipment as surplus.

Alderman Foran Had nothing at this time.

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

Adjourned at 7:13 p.m.

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