North Egypt News

North Egypt News

Thursday, February 20, 2020

City of Benton City Council met December 9

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 18, 2020

Shutterstock 1056226

City of Benton City Council met Dec. 9.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled Benton City Council Meeting Held On Monday December 8, 2019 At 6:00 P.M. In The Benton Municipal Building Located At 1403 South Main Street Benton, Illinois.

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.

Commissioner Storey Made A Motion To Approve The Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled City Council Meeting Of November 25, 2019. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Commissioner Perkins Made A Motion To Approve Engineering Costs For The East Main Water Line Replacement To John H. Crawford And Associates In The Amount Of $47,104.00. Second By Commissioner Storey. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

No Business For Streets And Improvements.

Commissioner Storey Made A Motion To Approve Purchase Order #001995 To Kieselr Police Supply For Ammo In The Amount Of $946.15. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Commissioner Storey Made A Motion To Approve Purchase Order #001996 To Narcan Direct For 12 Cases Of Narcan Nasal Spray For The Police Department In The Amount Of $900.00. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Commissioner Storey Made A Motion To Approve The Donation Of A 2011 Chevrolet Impala Squad Vehicle From The Police Department To The Benton Municipal Airport. Second By Commissioner Perkins. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

In The Absence Of Commissioner Garavalia, Commissioner Messersmith Made A Motion To Continue The Meeting To Friday, December 13, 2019 For Approval Of Payment Of Bills. Second By Commissioner Storey. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Mayor Kondritz Asked Zoning Administrator David Garavalia To Speak To The Council About The Gis Map Update. Mr. Garavalia Stated That John H. Crawford Submitted A Proposal For An Updated City And Zoning Map In The Amount Of $3,400.00. Mr. Garavalia Stated He Thought The City Should Move Forward With This Project. Commissioner Storey Made A Motion To Accept This Proposal. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

No Action Was Taken On Item (C) Discussion And/Or Approval Of Changing Council Meeting Times.

Attorney Malkovich Stated That The State Had Made Some Changes To The Video Gaming Act Including Allowing 6 Machines Per Establishment And Stated That An Entire List Of The Changes Were Included In The Commissioners Packets. No Action Was Taken On This Matter.

Mayor Kondritz Asked Zoning Administrator David Garavalia To Address The Council Regarding The Approval Of A Special Use Permit. Mr. Garavalia Stated That The Zoning And Planning Commission Were Recommending Approval Of A Special Use Permit For Home Occupation Business At 900 North Duquoin Street By Ms. Laura Montgomery. Commissioner Perkins Made A Motion To Approve This Special Use Permit. Second By Commissioner Messersmith. Vote Was Taken. Yeas: 4. Commissioner Storey, Commissioner Perkins, Commissioner Messersmith, And Mayor Kondritz. Nays: 0.

Mayor Kondritz Asked Zoning Administrator David Garavalia To Speak About The Purchase Of Real Property From The Franklin County Tax Agent. Mr. Garavalia Stated He Would Like The Council To Table This Item At This Time. Commissioner Messersmith Made A Motion To Table Item (F) Discussion And/’Or Approval Of Purchasing Real Property From Franklin County Tax Agent At 511 East Smith Street. Second By Commissioner Storey. 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.

In Matters From The Public Audience, Tom Carter Asked The Council To Change Residency Requirements In The Next Union Contract Negotiations. Mr. Carter Stated That In The Street, Water, And Sewer Contract You Can Currently Live Anywhere In Franklin County And He Believes An Employee Should Live Within The City Of Benton To Work For The City Of Benton. Julie Payne Hubler Asked The Council How Much Narcan The City Uses As A Whole. Commissioner Storey Said That He Would Have To Get The Number And Get Back To Her. William Mcpherson Asked The Council If Ammunition Can Go Bad. Commissioner Storey Stated That Ammo Can Expire, But We Do Not Have That Problem As We Use Ammo At The Shooting Range.

https://bentonil.com/?p=4550

Want to get notified whenever we write about City of Benton City Council ?

Sign-up Next time we write about City of Benton City Council, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

City of Benton City Council