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United City of Yorkville City Council met November 12

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 15, 2020

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United City of Yorkville City Council met Nov. 12.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Purcell called the meeting to order at 7: 02 p.m. and led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

ROLL CALL

City Clerk Pickering called the roll.

Ward I Koch Present

Transier Present

Ward II Milschewski Present

Plocher Absent

Ward III Funkhouser Present

Frieders Present

Ward IV Tarulis Present

Peterson Present

Staff present: City Administrator Olson, City Clerk Pickering, Chief of Police Jensen, Deputy Chief of Police Mikolasek, Deputy Chief of Police Pfizenmaier, Public Works Director Dhuse, Community Development Director Barksdale-Noble, Finance Director Fredrickson, Assistant City Administrator Willrett, Purchasing Manager Parker, Attorney Orr, and EEI Engineer Sanderson.

QUORUM

A quorum was established.

AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to amend the City Council agenda for Alderman Frieders to give a report on an upcoming event prior to the presentations for employee appreciation of service. So moved by Alderman Transier; seconded by Alderman Milschewski.

Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.

EVENT

Yorkville Holiday Celebration Weekend Alderman Frieders announced that Yorkville' s holiday celebration would be taking place on Saturday, November 23rd. The event will start with the 4th annual winter wonderland festival at Circle Center Grade School from 11: 00 a.m. until 3: 00 p.m. which includes carnival games, bake sales, shopping circles, concessions, and visits with Santa. Starting at 5: 00 p.m. at Riverfront Park, there will be community performances, a holiday parade, and the tree lighting ceremony, followed by fireworks at 6: 00 p.m. On Sunday, November 24`", the Chili Chase 5K for a cure will be held starting at 8: 30 a.m. at the American Legion located at 9054 E. Veterans Parkway.

PRESENTATIONS

Employee Appreciation of Service City employees Andrew Jeleniewski, Patrick McMahon, Raymond Mikolasek, Bob Weber, and Rachel Wright were recognized for fifteen years of service.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Tax Levy

2. Boundary Line Agreement between Yorkville and Plano

Please see attached transcript from the court reporter regarding the public hearing portion ofthe meeting.

Mayor Purcell mentioned that the tax levy would be a 2. 9% increase for the city to capture new construction only. The city will not be levying for CPI. He mentioned that the tax levy increase for the library would be approximately 4. 8% as the library is levying for new construction and inflation.

CITIZEN COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS

None.

CONSENT AGENDA

None.

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council—November 12, 2019— Page 2 of 4

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the minutes ofthe special City Council meeting of October 19, 2019 and minutes ofthe regular City Council meeting of October 22, 2019 as presented. So moved by Alderman Peterson; seconded by Alderman Funkhouser.

Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.

BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve the bill list in the amount of$781, 045. 72( vendors); 593, 809.49( payroll periods ending 10/ 18/ 19 and 11/ 01/ 19); for a total of$ 1, 374,855. 21. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Tarulis.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes-7 Nays- 0 Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye

REPORTS

MAYOR' S REPORT

Salt Purchase

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MFT Resolution 2019-33 for the Purchase of Salt

Ordinance 2019-62 Authorizing the Seventh Amendment to the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing on May 1, 2019 and Ending on April 30, 2020 Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve an MFT Resolution for the purchase of salt and an Ordinance Authorizing the Seventh Amendment to the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing on May 1, 2019 and Ending on April 30, 2020 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute. So moved by Alderman Peterson; seconded by Alderman Milschewski.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye,

Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye

Mill Road Land Acquisition—Plat of Dedication

(CC 2019-67)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to accept the Plat of Dedication upon receipt of the final executed closing documents and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute. So moved by Alderman Funkhouser; seconded by Alderman Milschewski.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Koch-aye,

Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye

Ordinance 2019-63 Approving a Loan to Redeem a Note for the Purchase and Sale of Real Estate( 185 Wolf Street)

CC 2019-68)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve an Ordinance Approving a Loan to Redeem a Note for the Purchase and Sale of Real Estate( 185 Wolf Street) and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Koch.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye

Resolution 2019-34 Authorizing the Sale and Transfer of Personal Property Owned by the City( Squad Cars) 

(CC 2019-69)

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to approve a Resolution Authorizing the Sale and Transfer of Personal Property Owned by the City( Squad Cars) and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute. So moved by Alderman Tarulis; seconded by Alderman Peterson.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye

PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE REPORT

No Report.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT

Resolution 2019-35 to Induce the Redevelopment of Certain Property within the Yorkville Downtown Tax Increment Redevelopment Project Area# 2 ( 111 East Van Emmon)

(EDC 2019-92)

Alderman Milschewski made a motion to approve a Resolution to Induce the Redevelopment of Certain Property within the Yorkville Downtown Tax Increment Redevelopment Project Area# 2( 111 East Van Emmon) and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute; seconded by Alderman Frieders.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Peterson-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT

No report.

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE REPORT

Resolution 2019-36 Approving an Amendment to the Employee Manual Drug Free Workplace Policy)

(ADM 2019-61)

Alderman Funkhouser made a motion to approve a Resolution Approving an Amendment to the Employee Manual( Drug Free Workplace Policy) and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute; seconded by Alderman Milschewski.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye

IT Expenditures 

(ADM 2019-62)

Microsoft Server Licenses

Computer Purchases

Alderman Funkhouser made a motion to approve the purchase of Microsoft Windows server datacenter edition—licenses and software assurance along with Microsoft Windows server 2019 licenses in a total amount not to exceed$ 28,454.70 and computer purchases as presented; seconded by Alderman Peterson.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Koch-aye

Ordinance 2019-64 Authorizing the Sixth Amendment to the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing on May 1, 2019 and Ending on April 30, 2020 Alderman Funkhouser made a motion to approve an Ordinance Authorizing the Sixth Amendment to the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing on May 1, 2019 and Ending on April 30, 2020 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute; seconded by Alderman Milschewski.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 7 Nays- 0 Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-aye, Peterson-aye, Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye

PARK BOARD

No report.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

No report.

CITY COUNCIL REPORT

No report.

CITY CLERK' S REPORT

No report.

COMMUNITY& LIAISON REPORT

No report.

STAFF REPORT

No report.

ADDITIONAL BUSINESS

Tax Levy Alderman Milschewski thanked the citizens who commented on the proposed tax levy. She encouraged them to also attend the meetings ofthe other taxing bodies as well. She mentioned that the school district will have a presentation on December 10 concerning the school district' s levy. CITIZEN COMMENTS

None.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to go into executive session for the following topics:

1. For the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body. 2. For security procedures, school building safety and security, and the use of personnel and equipment to respond to an actual, threatened, or a reasonably potential danger to the safety of employees, students, staff,the public, or public property. 3. For the discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under the Open Meetings Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi- annual review ofthe minutes.

So moved by Alderman Funkhouser; seconded by Alderman Peterson.

Motion approved by a roll call vote. Ayes- 5 Nays- 2 Koch-aye, Milschewski-aye, Funkhouser-aye, Tarulis-aye, Transier-aye, Frieders-nay, Peterson-nay

The City Council entered executive session at 7: 52 p.m.

The City Council returned to regular session at 8:25 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT

Mayor Purcell entertained a motion to adjourn the City Council meeting. So moved by Alderman Milschewski; seconded by Alderman Tarulis.

Motion unanimously approved by a viva voce vote.

Meeting adjourned at 8: 25 p.m.

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