City of Chillicothe Public Works Committee met Dec. 4.
Here is the minutes provided by the committee:
The Public Works Committee met beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Present: Chairman Gould, Alderman Hughes, Alderman Sharp, Mayor White Superintendent Sutherland, City Engineer Coulter, Office Manager Passage
Chairman Gould called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.
No Public Comment
Budget Review – Office Manager Passage stated that due to the holiday the budget comparison sheets have not been distributed. She stated that the Supervisors should look at any projects that they have not brought forward and determine if they will need to bring them forward to complete this fiscal year. Superintendent Sutherland stated that during the EPA inspection it was noted that it should be considered to install chlorine detection in the pump houses.
He stated that he has this as a priority one project and has obtained a proposal. He requested that this project be placed on the agenda for council approval. The consensus of the committee was to place the project of Chlorine Detection on the agenda for approval.
Crosswalk – Cloverdale & Stanley – Mayor White stated that he talked with the city engineer regarding the signage that was placed in the roadway for the crosswalk. It was determined that the sign in the roadway was not necessary as long as there are yield signs on the side pointing to the crosswalk. Mayor White stated that the Illinois Municipal League Risk Management loss control representative, Blaine Kurth agreed. There was a discussion regarding the type of striping and if a stop bar is necessary. The consensus of the committee was that a stop bar was not necessary since the yield signs were in place.
High Usage Waivers – Nothing to report
Sidewalk Program Applications – Nothing to report
Water Collection Policy – The attorney is reviewing the draft.
Moffitt Park – Mayor White stated that he authorized the drop off site to be open this week Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, as the last day. This was three extra days. A discussion was held regarding extending it further and the consensus of the committee was to have Saturday, December 7 as the last day.
Project Update – Engineer Coulter stated that he is working on the overlay for 2020 and recommended that the committee give any input on streets that they would like for him to consider. Office Manager Passage stated that we were going to do some of the streets that connect to the railroad crossings. Mayor White advised the committee that due to the funding through PUATTS and the newly signed capital bill some of route 29 will be overlaid in 2020. The section in the corporate boundaries will be from Senachwine creek to Truitt.
City Sidewalk (Grant) Update – Nothing to report
Boat Dock (southern) Update – Mayor is continuing to work towards a settlement Superintendent Sutherland stated that he is working on the EPA Inspection Response. The Committee Chair will report back to the city council.
Superintendent Sutherland stated that he has made some repairs to the wells in house that saved some money.
Council Agenda Items – EPA Inspection Response Report
Priority One Project – Chlorine Detection
Chairman Actions – Nothing to report
There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 4:52 p.m.