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City of Plano City Council met November 25

By Michael Abella | Jan 15, 2020

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City of Plano City Council met Nov. 25.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

The Public Hearing for the Boundary agreement between the City of Plano and the United City of Yorkville was opened. There were no comments. The Public Hearing was closed. This will be discussed further at the next Buildings, Grounds & Zoning committee meeting.

The regular meeting of the Plano City Council was called to order on Monday, November 25, 2019 by Mayor Robert A. Hausler in the Council Room at City Hall. The Mayor led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Roll Call:

Steve DeBolt Present                 John Fawver Present

Ben Eaton Absent                      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 Rennels, seconded by Alderman Fawver, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting on November 12, 2019. A unanimous “Aye” voice vote was heard. The motion passed.

AGENDA:

A motion was made by Alderman Fawver, seconded by Alderman Nadeau, to approve the agenda for the regular meeting of November 25, 2019. A unanimous “Aye” voice vote was heard. The motion passed.

WARRANTS:

A motion was made by Alderman Fawver, seconded by Alderman Nadeau, to accept the report of the Finance Committee and that orders are drawn on the Treasury to pay per warrant list dated November 25, 2019 in the amount of $ 138,306.19.

Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

WAGE REPORT: NONE INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS:

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

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS: None MAYOR’S REPORT: Bob Hausler

The Mayor informed the Council of a Metra meeting at the Plano Library on December 2, 2019 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.

The Mayor was presented with a plaque from the fishing club at the Middle School for Outstanding Community Partner.

Rockin’ Christmas will be held December 6, 7 and 8. Volunteers are still needed.

PLANO AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Mike Shepard

Mr. Shepard informed the Council that the Chamber has a new newsletter, “The Gazette”, the website is up and they are working on many other changes to improve the Chamber.

CITY ATTORNEY: Tom Grant

Ordinance 2019-25 Amended budget

A motion was made by Alderman Johns, seconded by Alderman DeBolt, to approve a comprehensive amendment to the budget ordinance of the City of Plano amending Ordinance No. 2019-11. Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

CITY CLERK: Kathleen Miller

Sales and related taxes for July 2019 were $ 163,971.59, up $ 12,210.61 from the same time last year. Sales and related taxes for August 2019 were $ 166,703.74, up $ 12,540.58 from the same time last year. MFT allotment and transactions for August, 2019, current unobligated balance $ 913,697.37, MFT allotment and transactions for September 2019, current unobligated balance $ 939,949.80.

CITY TREASURER: Zoila Gomez

Zoila thanked the Mayor and Council for allowing her and Ron to attend an IMT and Pension Administration conference and thanked the Council for passing the amended budget.

POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT: Absent – Allison present

Lt. Allison congratulated the Mayor on his plaque, wished everybody a Happy Thanksgiving and announced the Shop with a Cop event will be held December 19, 2019 at Walmart.

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS/CITY ENGINEER: Nate Bullard

A motion was made by Alderman Fawver, seconded by Alderman DeBolt to waive competitive bidding for waste holding tanks.

Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

A motion was made by Alderman Fawver, seconded by Alderman Nadeau, to approve the purchase of waste holding tanks from O’Donnell Excavating in the amount of $ 37,647.00. Roll Call:

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

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

A motion was made by Alderman DeBolt, seconded by Alderman Fawver to waive competitive bidding for GIS creation. Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

A motion was made by Alderman Johns, seconded by Alderman Rennels, to approve the Deuchler proposal for GIS creation in the amount of $ 39,800.00.

Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

A motion was made by Alderman Johns, seconded by Alderman DeBolt to approve the product repair/service estimate from Xylem for rebuilding a pump at the Klatt lift station in the amount of $ 8,714.00.

Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

A motion was made by Alderman DeBolt, seconded by Alderman Nadeau, to approve a salary increase for David Ballas, from $ 23.63 to $25.00 per hour retro to November 3, 2019. Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

A motion was made by Alderman Johns, seconded by Alderman Mulliner, to approve snow plowing proposals from Niles Excavating and Thom Gravel & Excavating. Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

Nate commented that leaves will be picked up until December 6, 2019.

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

Tom received a concept plan from the School District to extend East Lee St. This will go the next Streets & Utilities committee meeting.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

ADMINISTRATIVE/HEALTH & SAFETY: Alderman Mulliner

The committee had a meeting on November 20, 2019 to discuss laptops, amended budget, voice mail, record retention and transient business. A meeting was called for December 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM to discuss laptops, record retention policy and transient business.

BUILDINGS, GROUNDS AND ZONING: Alderman DeBolt

The committee had 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 called for December 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm to discuss cannabis, front door access and rental inspections.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Alderman Rennels

Alderman Rennels had a meeting November 20, 2019 to discuss the Façade grant program and the amended budget. A meeting was called for December 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm.

FINANCE: Alderman Fawver

The Finance Committee met and approved the vendor run. Alderman Fawver called a meeting for December 9, 2019 at 5:15 p.m.

PARKS: Alderman Johns

A motion was made by Alderman Johns, seconded by Alderman Nadeau, to approve a service agreement with Comcast for security cameras and internet at Foli Park at an upfront cost of $ 299.95 and monthly recurring payments of $ 206.90 for 36 months.

Roll Call:

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

Voting “Nay”:

Absent: Williams, Eaton

Motion passed.

Alderman Johns thanked the Mayor for helping put up a fence at Foli Park. 

PERSONNEL & INSURANCE: Alderman Williams - Absent

SPECIAL EVENTS: Alderman Nadeau

Alderman Nadeau thanked the Mayor, Nate and the city crew for getting the electric project completed.

STREETS & UTILITIES: Alderman Eaton - Absent

Alderman Johns called a meeting for December 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm.

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS: NONE 

CLOSED SESSION: None 

ADJOURNMENT:

A motion was made by Alderman DeBolt, seconded by Alderman Rennels, to adjourn. A unanimous “Aye” voice vote was heard. The motion passed. The meeting adjourned at 6:59 p.m.

https://www.cityofplanoil.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/_11252019-1266

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