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City of Plano City Council met November 12

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 15, 2020

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City of Plano City Council met Nov. 12.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

The regular meeting of the Plano City Council was called to order on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by Mayor Robert A. Hausler in the Council Room at City Hall. Cub Scouts from Plano Troop 317 led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. 

Roll Call:

Steve DeBolt Present 

John Fawver Present 

Ben Eaton Present 

Jamal Williams Absent 

Tommy Johns Present 

Barb Nadeau Present 

Scott Mulliner Present 

Mike Rennels Present 

There was a quorum. 

MINUTES:

A motion was made by Alderman Eaton, seconded by Alderman DeBolt, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting on October 28, 2019. A unanimous “Aye” voice vote was heard. The motion passed. 

AGENDA:

A motion was made by Alderman Eaton, seconded by Alderman Nadeau, to approve the agenda for the regular meeting of November 12, 2019. A unanimous “Aye” voice vote was heard. The motion passed. 

WARRANTS:

A motion was made by Alderman Fawver, seconded by Alderman Eaton, to accept the report of the Finance Committee and that orders are drawn on the Treasury to pay per warrant list dated November 12, 2019 in the amount of $ 307,960.99. 

Roll Call:

Voting “Aye”: Fawver, Eaton, Johns, Mulliner, Nadeau, DeBolt, Rennels

Voting “Nay”: 

Absent: Williams 

Motion passed. 

WAGE REPORT: NONE INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS:

Guests and members of the press were welcomed by Mayor Hausler. 

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS:

TJ Hodges spoke about fundraising events he is involved in with “Some Heroes don’t wear capes”. 

MAYOR’S REPORT: Bob Hausler

The Mayor informed the Council that there is a vacancy on the Police Commission Board. The Mayor informed the Council of a Metra meeting at the Plano Library on December 2, 2019 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

CGI communications was at City Hall to begin taping for a new video of the City for the website. They will be back on November 18, 2019.

The Mayor distributed a final document for the redevelopment of the former Monarch Foundry site. The 7th Annual Ice Fishing event is tentatively set for January 18, 2020. 

PLANO AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: No one present

CITY ATTORNEY: Tom Grant 

Ordinance 2019-24 New World-additional product

A motion was made by Alderman DeBolt, seconded by Alderman Eaton, to approve an Ordinance approving a request for additional Tyler/New World products. 

Roll Call:

Voting “Aye”: Fawver, Johns, Mulliner, Nadeau, DeBolt, Eaton, Rennels

Voting “Nay”: 

Absent: Williams 

Motion passed. 

Resolution R2019-19 Façade grant agreement

A motion was made by Alderman Rennels, seconded by Alderman Nadeau, to approve a Resolution approving a façade improvement grant for Property Reach One., LLC at 11 E. Main St. 

Roll Call:

Voting “Aye”: Fawver, Johns, Mulliner, Nadeau, DeBolt, Eaton, Rennels

Voting “Nay”: 

Absent: Williams 

Motion passed. 

CITY CLERK: Kathleen Miller – Nothing to report 

CITY TREASURER: Zoila Gomez

A motion was made by Alderman Eaton, seconded by Alderman Rennels, to approve a request for an RFP for the FY ’20, ‘21 and ’22 audits. 

Roll Call:

Voting “Aye”: Fawver, Johns, Mulliner, Nadeau, DeBolt, Eaton, Rennels

Voting “Nay”: 

Absent: Williams 

Motion passed.

The October 31, 2019 tax revenues for October 31, 2019 was distributed. A revenue and expense report was not prepared, those numbers are included in the amended budget worksheets.

Zoila and Ron will be out of the office from November 17 through November 21, 2019 for an IMT and Pension Administration conference. 

POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT: Absent – No report 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS/CITY ENGINEER: Nate Bullard

The Street department will be working on leaf pick up as the weather permits. Well 7 should be put into service this week. 

BUILDING, PLANNING & ZONING: Tom Karpus – Nothing to report 

COMMITTEE REPORTS: ADMINISTRATIVE/HEALTH & SAFETY: Alderman Mulliner

The committee had a meeting on November 6, 2019 at 7:30 PM to discuss laptops, amended budget, voice mail, record retention and transient business. A meeting was called for November 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM to discuss laptops, record retention policy and transient business.

A motion was made by Alderman Mulliner, seconded by Alderman Rennels to approve a voice mail system to establish voice mails for elected and appointed commissioner chairs. 

Roll Call:

Voting “Aye”: Fawver, Eaton, Johns, Mulliner, Nadeau, Rennels

Voting “Nay”: DeBolt 

Absent: Williams

Motion passed.

BUILDINGS, GROUNDS AND ZONING: Alderman DeBolt

The committee has a meeting November 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm to discuss the boundary line between Plano and Yorkville, cannabis and access for the front door replacement. A meeting was held on November 5, 2019 and they discussed the amended budget, cannabis and Metra. 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Alderman Rennels

Alderman Rennels had a meeting November 6, 2019 at 6:00 PM to discuss the Façade grant program and the amended budget. A meeting was called for November 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm. 

FINANCE: Alderman Fawver

The Finance Committee met and approved the vendor run. Alderman Fawver called a meeting for November 25, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. 

PARKS: Alderman Johns

Alderman Johns had a meeting on November 5, 2019 at 5:30 PM to discuss the amended budget, security cameras at Foli Park and a handicap game table. The possibility of a dog park for Woodwind Park was also discussed. 

PERSONNEL & INSURANCE: Alderman Williams - Absent

Alderman Rennels called a meeting November 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm. 

SPECIAL EVENTS: Alderman Nadeau

Alderman Nadeau had a meeting on November 5, 2019 and discussed electricity at the Park next to the Police Department and the amended budget. 

STREETS & UTILITIES: Alderman Eaton

A meeting was held October 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Another meeting is scheduled for November 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm. 

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS: NONE CLOSED SESSION:

A motion was made by Alderman Eaton, seconded by Alderman Rennels, to go into closed session to discuss the price for the sale of real estate under section 2C6 of the open meetings act. 

Roll Call:

Voting “Aye”: Fawver, Eaton, Johns, Mulliner, Nadeau, DeBolt, Rennels

Voting “Nay”: 

Absent: Williams 

Motion passed.

A motion was made by Alderman Eaton, seconded by Alderman DeBolt, to return to open session. A unanimous “Aye” voice vote was heard. Motion passed.

Attorney Grant explained that the Council went into closed session to discuss the sale price of real estate. No action was taken.

ADJOURNMENT:

A motion was made by Alderman Eaton, seconded by Alderman Fawver, to adjourn. A unanimous “Aye” voice vote was heard. The motion passed. The meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m.

https://www.cityofplanoil.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/_11122019-1261

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