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City of Benton City Council met June 10

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 8, 2019


City of Benton City Council met June 10.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Mayor Kondritz Called The Meeting To Order. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz Were Present For Roll Call. Commissioner Garavalia Was Absent.

Mayor Kondritz Asked For A Motion To Be Made On The Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled City Council Meeting Of May 28, 2019. Commissioner Storey Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Mayor Kondritz Asked For A Motion To Be Made On The Minutes Of The Continued City Council Meeting Of May 31, 2019. Commissioner Messersmith Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Mayor Kondritz Asked For A Motion To Be Made On The Minutes Of The Special Called City Council Meeting Of June 4, 2019. Commissioner Storey Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Commissioner Perkins Stated That The North Main Water Main Project On North 37 From Petroff To The Forestry Should Be Finished By The End Of The Week. Commissioner Perkins Also Remarked That The Cub Scouts Will Be Working In The Civil War Cemetery On First Street. He Stated That The Scouts Will Be Clearing Brush And Cleaning Up The Cemetery.

Commissioner Perkins Stated That He Had Advertised For A Water Department Maintenance Position And Applications Were Being Accepted.

Commissioner Perkins Made A Motion To Accept Lake Lot Lease #81 As Transfer From W. Richard Simpson To Craig Dillard. Second By Commissioner Storey. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Commissioner Perkins Made A Motion To Accept Lake Lot Least #87 As A Transfer From Jason Michael Smith To John And Lois Scofield. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Mayor Kondritz Asked To Go Out Of Order Of The Agenda And Allow Josh Gross, Manager Of The Duquoin State Fair, To Speak To The Council. Mr. Gross Stated That He Began Working With The Duquoin State Fair In April Of 2019. Mr. Gross Stated That He Was Attending Local Council Meetings To Introduce Himself To The Area. He Also Stated That There Would Be Announcements Regarding The Fair In The Coming Weeks.

Commissioner Messersmith Stated That The Property Owned By Fred Kerley, But Used By The Street Department, Was In The Process Of Being Cleaned Up. Commissioner Messersmith Stated That The Tractor In The Street Department Has A Problem With The Transmission And Is Currently In The Shop. Commissioner Messersmith Also Stated That The City Will Be Moving Forward With The Sidewalk Replacement Project.

Commissioner Storey Stated That No Action Will Be Taken On Item (B) Discussion And/Or Approval Of Hiring A Probationary Full-Time Police Officer On An Emergency Basis At This Time. Commissioner Storey Stated That The Police And Fire Merit Board Has Begun The Process Of Testing And Will Bring A Recommendation To The Council.

Commissioner Storey Made A Motion To Table Item (C) Discussion And/Or Approval Of Fire Chief Contract. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

In The Absence Of Commissioner Garavalia Attorney Malkovich Asked For A Motion Approving The Payment Of Bills In The Amount Of $221,902.04. Commissioner Storey Made The Motion To Pay Bills Dated June 10, 2019 In The Amount Of $221,902.04. Second By Commissioner Messersmith., Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Asked For A Payroll Dated 05/31/2019 For General Fund In The Amount Of $65,963.87, Water And Sewer In The Amount Of $26,614.83, And Auxiliary Police In The Amount Of $1,590.00 For A Total Payroll Of $94,168.97. Commissioner Storey Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated Sewer Adjustments For Jamie Lampley Of 307 West Hudleson, Marcia Massey Of 220 West Huddleston, Mary Lewis Of 906 South Main, Trenton Williams Of 1207 Whisper Way, Kevin Harpool Of 1214 Whisper Way, Darryl Lynch Of 420 Stonebrook Drive, Maurice Brandibas Of 703 South Lickliter, Gary Akin Go 409 South Ward, Bonnie Morris Of 807 South Taylor, Calvin Cavins Of 700 South Wilson, Angie Tonn Of 300 North Eighth, James Batts Of 707 South Lickliter, Jay Sudemeyer Of 512 North Eighth, David Hurley Of 306 East Bon, Alice Wright Of 405 North Buchanan, Loyd Tittle Of 712 North Grand, Jonathon Walters Of 318 Madison, Tonya Thiele Of 1216 East Ruth, Robert J Weir Of 1401 North Main, Raynee Goffinet Of 507 West Reed, Janice Hicks Of 207 West Fourth, Linda Volz Of 711 Carbon, Jamie Tucker Of 115 West Mcfall, Joe Rizor Of 1105 South Pope, And Rich Yunkus Of 108 Bailey Lane Were Received By The City Of Benton. Commissioner Perkins Made A Motion To Approve These Sewer Adjustments As They Meet The Criteria Set Forth In The Ordinance. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Each Commissioner Had Received A Copy Of The Treasurer’s Report And If They Had Any Questions Regarding This, They Could Meet With City Treasurer Lisa Meno.

Mayor Kondritz Stated That The Benton Public Square And Parks Look Great With All The Planted Flowers And He Wanted To Thank The Garden Clubs For The Work They Have Been Doing.

Mayor Kondritz Stated That In A Previous Meeting The Manufactured Housing Code, Chapter 23 Of The Revised Code Of Ordinances #19-02 Had Been Called Into Question Regarding Time Limits On Special Permits For Mobile Homes. Mayor Kondritz Stated That The Ordinance In Question Was Reversed On April 27, 2019.

Mayor Kondritz Stated That He Would Like To Reappoint Civic Center Board Members And Asked For Attorney Malkovich To Discuss This.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint Vickee Cockrum Retroactively For The Term Of July 28, 2015 Through July 28, 2018 And Then Reappoint Her For July 28, 2018 Through July 28, 2021. Commissioner Messersmith May This Motion. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 3. Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 1. Commissioner Storey Stated That He Was Voting No Because He Had Spoken With Mrs. Cockrum And She No Longer Wished To Be On The Civic Center Board. Attorney Malkovich Stated That If She Did Not Want To Be On The Board We Could Accept A Letter Of Resignation From Her.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint David Sneed Retroactively From February 25, 2014 Through February 2017 And Then February 25, 2017 Through February 28, 2020. Commissioner Perkins Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Storey. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint Loma Baxter For A Term Of April 14, 2017 Through April 14, 2020. Commissioner Messersmith Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint Rick Knight For A Term Of April 14, 2017 Through April 14, 2020. Commissioner Perkins Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint Mike Hoffman For A Term Of April 8, 2019 Through April 8, 2022. Commissioner Perkins Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint Benita Coffel For A Term Of February 9, 2018 Through February 9, 2021. Commissioner Perkins Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint Allan Kimball For A Term Of February 9, 2019 Through February 9, 2022. Commissioner Perkins Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That Mayor Kondritz Would Like To Reappoint Marty Leffler For A Term Of November 13, 2018 Through November 13, 2021. Commissioner Storey Made This Motion. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

No Miscellaneous Business.

No Old Business.

No New Business.

Under Matters From The Public Audience, Tom Carter Asked Why A Motion Was Not Made To Advertise For The Position Of Water Maintenance Before The Ad Was Placed. Commissioner Perkins Stated That He Thought He Had Done That, But Since He Did Not He Wanted To Make A Retroactive Motion For That.

Also Under Matters From The Public Audience, Rocky Morris Asked If The Council Had Written An Ordinance Regarding Razor Wire Yet. Commissioner Storey Stated It Was Being Worked On. Mr. Morris Asked How Long He Would Have To Challenge An Ordinance Regarding Zoning. Julie Payne Hubler, Who Is A Long Time Member Of The Zoning Board Of Appeals, Told Mr. Morris She Believed It Was Two Weeks. Mr. Morris Also Stated That He Would Like Something To Be Done With An Abandoned Trailer On Wilson Street.

Commissioner Perkins A Motion To Adjourn. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

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