AGENDA FOR May 24, 2021 Marion City Council Meeting
Marion City Hall at 5:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER
1. ROLL CALL
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. PUBLIC RECOGNITION
A. Proclamation presentation
4. PUBLIC COMMENTS/AUDIENCE TO VISITORS (Subject to Ordinance No. 3128 as amended by Ordinance No. 3134)
5. CONSENT AGENDA
A. HUB RECREATION CENTER
1) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Howard Davis as part ­time Fitness Attendant $11.00/hour, Personal Trainer $30.00/hour, Group Exercise Instructor $15.00/hour, and Basketball Instructor $15.00/hour.
2) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Madison Tulo­Lang as part ­time Camp Counselor $11.00/hour, Childwatch Attendant $11.00/hour, Cafe Attendant $11.00/hour, and Front Desk Attendant $11.00/hour.
3) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Raiynn Schmidtke as part ­time Childwatch Attendant $11.00/hour, and Camp Counselor $11.00/hour.
4) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Andrew Diefenbach as part time Front Desk Attendant $11.00/hour and Cafe Attendant $11.00/hour.
5) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Jacob Edwards as part ­time Front Desk Attendant $11.00/hour, and Cafe Attendant $11.00/hour.
6) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Tyler Gilliam as part ­time Camp Counselor $11.00/hour.
B. PART­ TIME TEMPORARY HIRES

1) ­STREET DEPARTMENT ­ Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
­Cruz Grinell
­Blake Drue

­CEMETERY ­ Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
­Logan Phillips

­CIVIC CENTER ­ $11.00/HOUR
­Carter Reed
­Mitchell Brandon
­Jessyca Coley
­Mason Hudspath
­Travis Westbrook

C. INVOICES
1) Approve invoices for Jacob & Klein and the Economic Development Group for creation of the First Project Plan.

D. MINUTES
1) Discuss/Approve minutes from the May 10, 2021 city council meeting.

E. MARION CARNEGIE LIBRARY
1) Approve the hire of Erica Marks to the vacant position of Office Assistant at $15/hour, full ­time, exempt position with benefits.

F. POLICE DEPARTMENT
1) Approve IDNetworks invoice 277556 dated May 1, 2021 for $11,850 for annual service.

NEW BUSINESS

6. HUB RECREATION CENTER
A. Discuss/Approve a bid to complete work on the Aquatics HVAC system.

7. TREASURER’S OFFICE
A. Discuss/Approve the payoff for our current line of credit through Banterra Bank for a total of $1.125M plus interest.
B. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3729 establishing a $5M line of credit with Banterra Bank.
C. Discuss/Approve the hire of an Accounts Payable Specialist (pending offer acceptance) at $18.50/hour plus benefits with semi­annual wage increases for the two years, a non­exempt position.

8. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
A. Discuss/Approve the recommendation of the Superintendent to make the following promotions; Jessica Intravia to Assistant Office Billing Clerk at the contractual rate of $24.05 and Allison Boner to Office Support Supervisor at $28.84/hour.
B. Discuss/Approve purchase of FieldHawk software; a budgeted item.
C. Discuss/Approve upgrades to Raco Alarm Agent monitoring system for $27,810; a non­budget but required item to maintain system performance.
D. Accept the resignation of Tracey Lowe effective May 17, 2021

9. POLICE DEPARTMENT
A. Discuss/Approve the Merit Board’s recommendation to promote Kevin D. Ogden to Sergeant to fill the vacancy created by Sergeant Griffith’s retirement; effective May 3, 2021.
B. Discuss/Approve the purchase of new radios and headsets from Novacom and Atlantic Signal for a total of
$106,423; a budget item. Note: The City received a donation from Williamson County ETSB of $80,000 to reduce our cost to $106,423.

C. Discuss/Approve the purchase of a Direct­Link Bridge Series Crisis Response System for $29,749.90 using a donation from the Harrison­Bruce Foundation for the total amount.
D. Discuss/Approve 60­month agreement with Clearwave Communications for fiber internet.

10. BUILDING AND CODE SERVICES
A. Discuss/Approve the request to place a double­wide on a block foundation at 726 N Harper Street; an R­2 District.

11. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MUNICIPAL PLANNING
A. Discuss/Approve engineering agreement with Farley Engineering for widening of West Main at 5th Street to support new signalized intersection.
B. Discuss/Approve engineering agreement with Farley Engineering for South portion of 5th and Main intersection design; agreement execution contingent on grant award from USDA Rural Development.
12. PUBLIC AFFAIRS

A. Discuss/Approve improvements to Tower Square Plaza; not to exceed a budgeted amount of $1.25M.
B. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3730 amending Section 3­5A­4 of the Marion City Code regarding the Hotel Operators’ Occupation Tax.
C. Discuss/Approve Marion Cultural and Civic Center business plan changes along with the Market Street Hall Business Model.
13. COMMISSIONER REPORTS

14. MISCELLANEOUS
A. State of the City Meeting will be held June 14th at 5:30 p.m. at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center at 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959.
15. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION (IF NEEDED) LITIGATION, PROPERTY, PERSONNEL.
16. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT