United City of Yorkville City Council met July 9
United City of Yorkville City Council met July 9.
Here is the minutes provided by the council:
Mayor Purcell called the meeting to order at 7: 00 p.m. and led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.
City Clerk Pickering called the roll.
Ward I Koch Absent
Ward II Milschewski Present
Ward III Funkhouser Present
Ward IV Tarulis Present
Staff present: City Administrator Olson, City Clerk Pickering, Chief of Police Hart, Deputy Chief of Police Mikolasek, Public Works Director Dhuse, Community Development Director Barksdale-Noble, Finance Director Fredrickson, Parks and Recreation Director Evans, Assistant City Administrator Willrett, Attorney Orr, and EEI Engineer Sanderson.
A quorum was established.
AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA
CITIZEN COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS
MINUTES FOR APPROVAL
BILLS FOR PAYMENT
Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the bill list in the amount of$483, 353. 84( vendors— FY 19); $ 175, 382. 92( vendors— FY 20); $ 272,338. 25 ( wire payments); $ 302,054.78( payroll period ending 6/28/ 19); for a total of$1, 188, 129.79. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.
Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes-7 Nays-0 Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Plocher-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Milschewski-aye
MAYOR' S REPORT
River Fest Special Event Participation Agreement between the City and the Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce CC 2019-40)
Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the River Fest Special Event Participation Agreement. So moved by Alderman Transier; seconded by Alderman Milschewski.
Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes-7 Nays- 0 Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Plocher-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson- aye, Milschewski- aye, Funkhouser-aye
The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council—July 9, 2019— Page 2 of3
Ordinance 2019-34 Approving an Ordinance Amending the Yorkville City Liquor Code Regarding Banquet Hall Liquor Licenses
Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve an Ordinance Amending the Yorkville City Liquor Code Regarding Banquet Hall Liquor Licenses. So moved by Alderman Peterson; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.
Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes-7 Nays- 0 Transier-aye, Plocher-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye
Comments from Mayor Purcell
Holiday Inn Mayor Purcell reported that he recently went on a tour of the Holiday Inn that is being constructed. The Holiday Inn should be complete and ready to open this fall.
Chief of Police Interviews
Mayor Purcell reported that interviews for the Chief of Police position would be conducted in the near future. He hopes to have a new Chief of Police hired in early August.
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE REPORT
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT
ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE REPORT
PARK BOARD n 4" of July Events Director Evans thanked New Life Church and Chapel on the Green for their assistance with the 4' of July events.
River Fest Festival
Director Evans reported that River Fest would be held on July 121 and 131 at Riverfront Park in partnership with the Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held on Friday from 5: 00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday from noon until 10: 00 p.m. The Knights of Columbus will be selling ribs at the event.
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
CITY COUNCIL REPORT
CITY CLERK' S REPORT
COMMUNITY& LIAISON REPORT
Todd Milliron commented that a light in the city hall foyer was burned out. He also commented that the audio quality on the video of the City Council meetings was not always clear and he wondered ifthe audio could be improved.
Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to adjourn the City Council meeting. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Plocher.
Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.
Meeting adjourned at 7: 11 p.m.