CITY OF MARION COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday 6:30 P.M. DATE: December 11, 2017
MEETING TO BE HELD AT CITY HALL

Ordinance 3415
Resolution 2017-22

__X___ PUBLIC HEARING 6:00 P.M.

X REGULAR MEETING ___ __ CONTINUED MEETING

_______SPECIAL MEETING

__X___ ROLL CALL:

__X__ PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

___X__ MINUTES: Regular Meeting 11/27/2017

__X___ EXECUTIVE SESSION – Real Estate-Personnel-Litigation-Contracts

______ EXECUTIVE MINUTES

______ TREASURER’S REPORT:

___X_ APPROVE BILLS

___X_ CONSENT AGENDA:

___X __ PUBLIC COMMENTS:

__ _ ZONING BOARD

___X__ COMMISSIONERS REPORTS:

OLD BUSINESS:

A. Council consideration of Contract – City Administrator – City Treasurer- City I.T.

NEW BUSINESS:

1. Gray Hunter Stenn to present Audit Report for Fiscal Year ending April 30, 2017.

2. ORDINANCE 3412 – Ordinance providing for the Levy of Taxes for the City of Marion, Illinois FY Year 2017.

3. FIRE DEPARTMENT
a. Council approval of Fire Station Repave tabulation of change orders.
b. Council approval of resignation of Commissioner Anthony Rinella from ETSB Board.
c. Council approval of appointment of Fire Chief Jerry Odum to fill vacated position on ETSB Board.

3A. POLICE DEPARTMENT
Appove purchase of 5 EMRT vests , total cost $13,322.92 paid for with $9,322.92 from Drug Fund and $4,000.00 donation from Rotary club for purchase of the vests.

4. MARION CARNEGIE LIBRARY
a. Council approval of resignation of Beth Wilson from Marion Carnegie Board of Trustees.
b. Council approval of Jan Otey or Megan Tate to replace Beth Wilson.

5. STREET DEPARTMENT
a. South Market Street Bricks – Brick by Brick Project – Rece Roper
$7,500.00 Net proceeds from Brick by Brick Project
Council approval to pay donation recipients:
$7,500.00 Net proceeds from Brick by Brick Project
$2,500.00 donation to Lighthouse Shelter, 1001 N. Madison St.
$2,500.00 donation to Marion Ministerial Alliance, 103 E. Calvert St.
$2,500.00 donation to Boyton Street Community Center, 501 W. Boyton.

b. Council approval to purchase new Snap-on scanner for all Street Department vehicles and large trucks. Purchase will include trade-in of 2011 scanner, which currently the adapters are obsolete.

c. Council approval for (10) black decorative street lights for the down town area – cost $14,330.00 plus $1,600.00 freight.

6. STREET, SEWER AND WATER
a. Council approval of resignation of Charlie Ferguson as Utility Inspector.

7. HUB RECREATION CENTER

a. Council approval of full-time employee recommendations:
Russell Rau, Fitness Coordinator at $42,000 per year.
Christopher Robinson, Maintenance at $10.00 per hour.

b. Council approval of part-time employee recommendation:
Dustin Barnett, Maintenance/Janitor at $8.50 per hour.
Dustin Barnett, Fitness Attendant at $9.00 per hour.

c. Job Classification Additions:
Alek Jimenez, Basketball Sports Program Assistant at $12.00 per hour.
Karleigh Williamson, Volleyball Instructor at $20.00 per hour.
Molly Donahue, Fitness Attendant at $9.00
Dakotah Quertermous, Fitness Attendant at $9.00 per hour.

8. ORDINANCE 3413 – Ordinance approving and authorizing the execution of a First Amendment to the TIF District Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Marion and Marion Hospitality, LLC. and Allyson Group, INC. and Brad McMillin Realty, Inc and Brad McMilliin, Inc. TIF I

9. ORDINANCE 3414 – Ordinance approving and authorizing the execution of a First Amendment to the Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Marion and Jackson & Gray Company. Hub TIF

10. Council approval of $1,000.00 donation to Lightning Bolts Special Olympics Team.
This item was discussed at a previous meeting but was never formally approved.

11. Council discuss / approve Lance Travis offer.

12. Council approval to authorize Attorney Steve Green to proceed to next step in land acquisition proceedings – Morgan Avenue – Carbon Street property.

13. Council Approval of Agreement for Land Development with Pepsi MidAmerica, Fluck Ltd. Partnership, Marion Community Unit 2 School District and City of Marion.