AGENDA FOR July 13, 2020 Marion City Council Meeting
Marion City Hall at 6:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER

1. ROLL CALL

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS/AUDIENCE TO VISITORS (Subject to Ordinance No. 3128)

4. CONSENT AGENDA

A. HUB RECREATION CENTER

1) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Faith Enrietto as part-time Front Desk Attendant $10.00/hour, and Cafe Attendant $10.00/hour.

2) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Miki Parks as part-time
Front Desk Attendant $10.00/hour, Cafe Attendant $10.00/hour, and Childwatch Attendant $10.00/hour.

3) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Hannah Stein as part-time Front Desk Attendant $10.00/hour, Cafe Attendant $10.00/hour, Childwatch Attendant $10.00/hour, and Camp Counselor $10.00/hour.

4) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Sydney Billington as part-time
Fitness Attendant $10.00/hour, and Basketball Sports Staff $10.00/hour.

5) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire William Ziehm as part-time
Front Desk Attendant $10.00/hour, and Cafe Attendant $10.00/hour.

6) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Kevin “Ray” Faith as part-time Lifeguard $10.00/hour, and Swim Instructor Trainee $15.00/hour.

7) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Emily Porritt as part-time Front Desk Attendant $10.00/hour, and Cafe Attendant $10.00/hour.

B. CIVIC CENTER

1) Approve the resignation of Marion Cultural and Civic Center Liaison to the Civic Center Foundation Sandra Blankenship and approve the recommendation of Board Chairman Yolonde Peterson to appoint Tanya Miller to fill the vacant position of Liaison to the Civic Center Foundation.

C. HUMAN RESOURCES

1) Approve IMRF Benefit Protection Leave for Danielle Cornelius.

D. REDCO

1) Approve second quarter payment to REDCO in the amount of $21,250. (First quarter was waived due to COVID)

E. GOVERNMENTAL CONSULTING SOLUTIONS, INC.

1) Discuss/Approve Invoice 5354 dated 7/1/2020 for Consulting Services for August 2020.

F. MINUTES

1) Discuss/Approve minutes from June 22, 2020 council meeting.

G. STREET DEPARTMENT

1) Approve the recommendation of the Superintendent to hire Ray Witherspoon to the position of Part-Time Laborer at $13.00/hour with no benefits.

NEW BUSINESS

5. SENIOR CITIZENS

A. Approve the Mayor’s recommendation to hire Jill Lindsey-Graskewicz as Director at a salary of $50,000 plus benefits effective July 27, 2020.

6. COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

A. Update from Community Program Director Allison Hasler

7. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENTS

A. Discuss/Approve bid from IMCO for copper settings to conclude the water meter replacement project at a cost of $61,508.50, a budgeted item.

B. Discuss/approve the following budgeted Water and Sewer Department promotions:
-Promotion of Scott Clarida to Outside Lead Person to fill the vacancy created by Cliff Hogue Jr. at a base hourly rate of $26.47 plus benefits per the bargaining agreement.
-Promotion of Collin Basham to Assistant Outside Lead Person to fill the vacancy created by Scott Clarida at a base hourly rate of $24.48 plus benefits per the bargaining agreement.
-Adjust Tyler Smith’s base rate to reflect the base rate defined by the contract for his Chief Operator Position from $25.27 to $26.47 per hour; represents a $2,016 difference in pay; will be within budget.
-Change John Boan’s status from temporary to full-time permanent at a base hourly rate of $16.99 per hour.

8. POLICE DEPARTMENT

A. Discuss/Approve purchase of new tasers and equipment using grant, drug, and operating funds (as necessary); a non-budgeted item.

9. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MUNICIPAL PLANNING

A. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3631 approving and authorizing the execution of a First Amendment to the TIF District Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Marion and Little Tractor & Equipment – Ferrell, LLC and Justin Ferrell and Charles J Ferrell and CJ Land Williamson, LLC.

B. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3632 a Hub TIF redevelopment agreement with SS Fowler, LLC.

C. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3633 a Hub TIF redevelopment agreement with Seasoning, LLC.

D. Discuss/Approve Clarida & Ziegler Engineering Co. Revised Westminster Drive Contract. The City has already paid $58,500 of the $117,000 design engineering fee and $8,410 of the $14,000 right of way.

10. COMMISSIONER REPORTS

11. MISCELLANEOUS

12. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION (IF NEEDED) LITIGATION, PROPERTY, PERSONNEL.

A. 5 ILCS 120/2.c.6: Sale or Lease of Public Property

B. 5 ILCS 120/2.c.11 Litigation

13. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT