CITY OF MARION COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, 6:30 P.M. DATE: Jan. 28, 2019

Resolution 2019-09
Ordinance – 3495

X REGULAR MEETING 6:30 p.m.

X PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

X ROLL CALL

X MINUTES – Regular Meeting 01/14/2019 and Special Meeting 01/21/2019.

X EXECUTIVE MINUTES – Personnel-Litigation-Contracts

TREASURER’S REPORT

X APPROVE BILLS

X CONSENT AGENDA

X PUBLIC COMMENTS

ZONING BOARD

X COMMISSIONERS REPORTS

NEW BUSINESS

1. T. J. Warren – Polar Plunge Event for Special Olympics of Illinois March 2, 2019.
Council to discuss/ approve donation to the “Copsicles” Polar Plunge Event for Special Olympics of Illinois.

ABATEMENT OF GENERAL REAL ESTATE TAX LEVIES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS
2. Approval of the following Resolutions providing the County of Williamson with abatement of real estate tax levies on the listed General Obligation Refunding Bonds for the City of Marion.

a. Resolution No. 2019-01 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2015 for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $1,417,964.50.

b. Resolution No. 2019-02 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2007 for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $127,078.75.

c. Resolution No. 2019-03 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2017 for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $265,275.00.

d. Resolution No. 2019-04 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2011A for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $366,792.50.

e. Resolution No. 2019-05 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2011 for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $230,499.12.

f. Resolution No. 2019-06 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2012 for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $238,232.50.

g. Resolution No. 2019-07 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2013 for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $1,389,960.00.

h. Resolution No. 2019-08 Abating General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2014 for the 2018 tax year, due and payable in 2019, in the amount of $992,050.00.

CODE ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT

3. Council discussion / approval to purchase 2015 Ford Escape from Absher Arnold in the amount of $14,000.00 for Code Inspector Brian Van Horn. (Budgeted item).

4. Ordinance 3492 – Ordinance authorizing City of Marion to enter into a loan agreement with from First Southern Bank with a 3 year fixed rate of 3.24% for the amount of $14,000.00 to cover the purchase of the 2015 Ford Excape for the Code Inspector.

TREASURER’S OFFICE
5. Council to discuss and approve giving Rianne Robeson incremental increases starting six months from her hire date to her two-year anniversary in order to progress to the same rate as the current Account Technician.

SEWER DEPARTMENT

6. Council / discussion of 15 inch sewer line repair, located in the HUB TIF. The line already has a hole in it and has created a sinkhole in the parking lot of Byassee Keyboard. Skuta Construcion has submitted a proposal for $19,500.00 to do the work.

7. Council approval of Fifth Street and Brady Street Sewer bids.

COUNTY 911 BOARD
8. a. Council approval to re-appoint Jerry Odum to the Williamson County 911 Board for a three year term as a City of Marion representative.

b. Council approval to appoint Assistant Police Chief Tina Morrow to fill the un-expired term of Police Chief Dawn Tondini’s position on the Williamson County 911 Board as a City of Marion representative.

FIRE DEPARTMENT
9. Council approval of the retirement of Captain Bruce Plumer from the Fire Department effective as of May 31, 2019 after 30 years of service.

10. Council approval for Marion Fire and Police Merit Board to fill vacant Fire Fighter position made necessary by the retirement of Captain Bruce Plumer.

11. Council approval for Marion Fire and Police Merit Board to make promotions in the Fire Department made necessary by the retirement of Captain Bruce Plumer.

STREET DEPARTMENT
12. Council approval of bid for Hill Avenue and North Carbon Street Roundabout.

HUB RECREATION CENTER
13. Full-Time Coordinator Resignation Acceptance
Council approval of resignation of Ray Cagle as Full-time Sports & Recreation Coordinator, effective February 2, 2019 (Remaining as part-time Basketball Instructor)

14. New Employee Recommendations – Part-time Employees
-Moses Maze – Basketball Sports Staff $9.00/hour, Tackle Football Sports Staff $9.00/hour, Flag Football Sports Staff $9.00/hour, Fitness Attendant $9.00/hour
-Alexander Baker – Basketball Sports Staff $9.00/hour, Tackle Football Sports Staff $9.00/hour, Flag Football Sports Staff $9.00/hour, Fitness Attendant $9.00/hour
-Joshua Lindner – Café Attendant $9.00/hour, Front Desk Attendant $9.00/hour
-Julianne Chairez – Childwatch Attendant $9.00/hour
-Susan Chartrau – Childwatch Attendant $9.00/hour, Camp Counselor $9.00/hour, Café Attendant $9.00/hour, Front Desk Attendant $9.00/hour
-Breea Quertermous – Childwatch Attendant $9.00/hour, Camp Counselor $9.00/hour
-Adacmara Soarez Delgado – Café Attendant $9.00/hour, Front Desk Attendant $9.00/hour, Childwatch Attendant $9.00/hour
-Martin Jennings – Personal Trainer $30.00/hour, Group Exercise Instructor $15.00/hour, Basketball Instructor $15.00/hour, Swim Coach $20.00/hour

MARION CULTURAL AND CIVIC CENTER
15. Council approval to purchase 1,950 square yards of carpet for the Marion Cultural & Civic Center from Distinctive Interiors for the sum of $48,760.00.

SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER
16. Council approval to accept resignation of Steven Evett as a full-time Kitchen worker effective as of February 26, 2019.

TIF ORDINANCES
17. ORDINANCE 3485 – Approving the Redevelopment Plan and Projects for the Marion North Commercial Tax Increment Financing District.

18. ORDINANCE 3486 – Designating the Redevelopment Project Area for the Marion North Commercial Tax Increment Fiuancing District.

19. ORDINANCE 3487 – Adopting Tax Increment Allocation Financing for the Marion North Commerccial Tax Increment Financing District.

20. ORDINANCE 3488 – Approving the Redevelopment Plan and Projects for the Marion Little Tractor Increment Financing District.

21. ORDINANCE 3489 – Designating the Redevelopment Project Area for the Marion Little Tractor Tax Increment Financing District.

22. ORDINANCE 3490 – Adopting Tax Increment Allocation Financing for the Marion Little Tractor Tax Increment Financing District.

23. ORDINANCE 3491 – Providing for and Approving the 2019 Amendment to the Marion TIF District I Redevelopment Project Area, Plan and Projects.

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
24. ORDINANCE 3493 – Ordinance modifying certain construction trades in Williamson county to reflect certain corrections made by the Illinois Department of Labor, effective January 18, 2019.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
25. Council discussion / approval of annual subsidy of $15,000.00 to Williamson County Historical Museum.

VACATE OF MARION HEIGHTS COMMERCIAL SUBDIVISION PHASE I
26. ORDINANCE 3494 – vacating the Plat of Marion Heights Commercial Subdivision Phase I.