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City of Eureka City Council met August 5

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 9, 2019


City of Eureka City Council met Aug. 5.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

The Eureka City Council convened in regular session at the City Building on August 5, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Mayor Scott Zimmer called the meeting to order and, after a moment of silence, led The Pledge of Allegiance. He then directed the City Clerk to call the roll. Present were Aldermen Chambliss, Hinnen, Teegarden, L. Klaus, Getz and Prather, Germann and Peterson. Also in attendance were Marilyn Walter, City Clerk; Melissa Brown, City Administrator; Rusty Klaus, Director of Public Works; and Chief Alex Collinge.

Moved by Hinnen, second by Prather, to approve the minutes of the July 15, 2019, regular meeting of the City Council. Passed on roll call vote with Hinnen, Prather, Chambliss, Teegarden, L. Klaus, Getz, Germann and Peterson all voting Aye.

Moved by Teegarden, second by Getz, to approve the minutes of the July committee meetings –

Administration and Personnel, Selection, Park and Enterprise. Passed on roll call vote with Teegarden, Getz, Chambliss, Hinnen, L. Klaus, Prather, Germann and Peterson all voting Aye.

The Mayor asked for public comments on any action to be taken on Agenda items. There were none.

Moved by Prather, second by Germann, to approve and pay the bills as the City’s obligation in the amount of $101,881.97. Passed on roll call vote with Prather, Germann, Chambliss, Hinnen, Teegarden, L. Klaus, Getz, and Peterson all voting Aye.

Moved by Teegarden, second by Peterson, to move into Executive Session pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1) to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees. Passed on roll call vote Teegarden, Peterson, Chambliss, Hinnen, L. Klaus, Getz, Prather and Germann all voting Aye.

Moved by Teegarden, second by Germann, to reconvene from Executive Session pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1) to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees. Passed on roll call vote Chambliss, Hinnen, Teegarden, L. Klaus, Getz, Prather, Germann and Peterson all voting Aye.

Discussion was held concerning an employee of the City. No action taken tonight. More discussion on August 19.

Committee Reports:

Chairman Prather of the Budget Committee: Secondary audit has been completed.

Chairman Getz of the Administration and Personnel Committee: No report Chairman Hinnen of the Enterprise Committee: No report

Chairman Hinnen of the Maintenance Committee: Brush pickup started today.

Chairman L. Klaus of the Public Safety Committee: Tomorrow is National Night Out Against Crime. In the parking lot by the Police Department from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. there will be games, a bouncy house, etc. for kids. The Police Department escorted the St. Jude Runners all the way to Peoria Saturday and stayed for the telethon – 10-12 hours.

Chairman Germann of the Park and Recreation Committee: Met tonight with the Ledgestone Disc Golf representative Greg Knettle. Some holes will be changed. A map is being created and it will be put on the City Website.

Chairman Teegarden of the Economic Development Committee: The Ledgestone World Championship Disc Golf will be held at the Lake August 10-17.

Chairman Mayor Zimmer of the Liquor Committee: No report

New Business: Ground breaking for our new building will be around 6 on August 19, the night of our next Council meeting.

Public Comments and Questions: None

There being no further business to come before the Council the meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

https://www.eurekaillinois.net/sites/default/files/fileattachments/city_council/meeting/3831/councilminutes_8_5_19.pdf

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