CITY OF MARION COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, 6:30 P.M. DATE: April 8, 2019

1102 Tower Square Plaza

Resolution 2019-14
Ordinance – 3521

X REGULAR MEETING 6:30 p.m.

X PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

X ROLL CALL

X MINUTES – Regular Meeting 03/25/2019 and Special Meeting 03/29/2019 Special Meeting

X EXECUTIVE MEETING – Personnel-Litigation-Contracts

X EXECUTIVE MINUTES

TREASURER’S REPORT

X APPROVE BILLS

X CONSENT AGENDA

X PUBLIC COMMENTS

X ZONING BOARD

X COMMISSIONERS REPORTS

OLD BUSINESS

HUB RECREATION CENTER
1. Council discuss/approve contract for legal services for litigation on the Hub Recreation Center.

2. AMEREN CONTINUATION AGREEMENT
Ordinance 3503 An Ordinance renewing an existing Franchise and Granting for a period of 20 years to Ameren Illinois, a Corporation, its Successors and Assigns, the Franchise, Right, Permissions and Authority to construct, reconstruct, excavate for, place, remove extend, maintain and operate an Electric Utility System in the City of Marion, County of Williamson and State of Illinois.

3. Council approval of potential Opioids litigation.

4. Council discussion of Amendment to Nuisance Ordinance.

NEW BUSINESS

SEWER DEPARTMENT
1. Council approval to purchase scrapers for the Clarifier. Cost $11,340.00 plus freight. This is specialized equipment that comes from Schreiber Clarifier.

STREET DEPARTMENT
2. Council approval of replacement of the Lead man to replace Jeff Pickens’ who is retiring.

3. Council approval of lighting around Illinois Centre Mall roadway at a cost of $34,146.95 plus labor and installation less $30,130.00 incentive making City’s final cost $13,800.00.

POLICE DEPARTMENT
3. Council approval of D. J. Stewart’s resignation from his position as Dispatch Supervisor with his last scheduled work day being Tuesday April 30, 2019.

4. Council approval of the resignation of Dispatcher Nick Bowns whose last official work date was Saturday April 5, 2019.

5. Council approval to move two part-time Dispatchers – Dylan Richardson and Hunter Abate-Barrett – to fill the vacancies left by Nick Bowns and D. J. Stewart.

6. Council approval to hire 2 part-time Dispatchers to fill the vacancies created by Item 5.

7. Council approval of Memorandum of Understanding between City of Marion and F.O. P. Dispatchers.

CODE ENFORCEMENT
8. Council discussion / approval of request for a setback variance of 10 feet off 700 S. Court Street. (Lee Webb) RV Storage

9. Council discussion / approval of request for a setback variance of 5 feet off 416-418 S. Court Street. (Lee Webb) storage building

HUB RECREATION CENTER
10. Full-time Employee Resignation
Megan Wollard – Youth Programming & Development Coordinator. Resignation effective June 8, 2019.

11. Full-time Employee Hire Recommendation to Replace Full-time Maintenance Employee

Gregory Kerrigan – Full-time Maintenance $10.00/hour (current part-time maintenance status)

12. New Employee Recommendations – Part-time Employee
Ryan Palmer – Front Desk Attendant $9.00/hour, Café Attendant $9.00/hour, Fitness Attendant $9.00/hour, Basketball Sports Staff $9.00/hour.
Jill Lewis – Group Exercise Instructor $15.00/hour.
Alicia Schoolman – Group Exercise Instructor $15.00/hour, Silver Sneakers Instructor $18.00/hour, Personal
Trainer $30.00/hour.

MARION CULTURAL & CIVIC CENTER
13. Approve bid for removal of old carpet and installation of new carpet with disposal of all waste.
Ed Parker $21,450.00
Godinez Flooring, Inc. $27,200.00

WAGE RATE INCREASES FOR THOSE DEPARTMENTS NOT INCLUDED IN 03/25/2019 MOTION.
14. Council approval of wage rates for Library, IT and Boyton Street After School & Summer Food Program.

ASSISTANT TREASURER
15. Council approval of salary for Assistant Treasurer, LaDonna Smoot.

PREVAILING WAGES UPDATE
16. Council approval of revised Prevailing Wage Rates which are effective April 5, 2019.

RETURN OF PROPERTY
17. Council approval to accept return sale of property from Precision Land Holdings who purchased 4.5 acres in the Robert L. Butler Industrial Park from the City of Marion May 9, 2018 and have now decided they don’t need the property at the price Precision paid for property as stated in the covenants of Butler Industrial Park.

LEASE OF LAND
18. Ordinance 3515 – to approve long term lease of 2.15 acres of city ground, located near the Pavilion, to Greater Egypt Planning and Development Commission. Greater Egypt will build a building to house ManTraCon and Greater Egypt.

TIF ORDINANCES

19. Ordinance 3514 – Am Ordinance approving and authorizing the execution of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District Development Agreement by and between the City of Marion and MK Hotel, Inc.

20. Ordinance 3516 – An Ordinance approving and authorizing the Execution of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Marion and Haven ByThe Hill, LLC.

21. Ordinance 3517 – An Ordinance approving and authorizing the Execution of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Marion and Little Tractor & Equipment – Ferrell, LLC

22. Ordinance 3518 – An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a First Amentment to the TIF Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Marion and Perfectly Posh Boutique, LLC

23. Ordinance 3519 – An Ordinance correcting a Scrivener’s Error in the City of Marion Little Tractor TIF District Redevelopment Plan and Projects.

24. Ordinance 3520 – An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a TIF District Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Marion and Camping World Property, Inc. Marion Heights II TIF District.

CEDING OF PRIVATE ACTIVITY BONDING AUTHORITY
25. Ordinance 3521 – A special Ordinance authorizing the Ceding of Private Activity Bonding Authority.