AGENDA
Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
at 7:00 p.m.


PRAYER

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

                   

    1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FROM THE AUGUST 8, 2017 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.

     

    1. APPROVAL TO PAY THE BILLS.

     

    1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE APPROVAL, OF A REVOLVING LOAN FROM THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOAN FUND.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE VACATING A CERTAIN PORTION OF ALLEYWAY BETWEEN THE 100 BLOCK OF SOUTH VAN BUREN STREET AND THE 100 BLOCK OF SOUTH MADISON STREET; BETWEEN PINS 12-19-411-003, 12-19-411-004 AND 12-19-411-007, 12-19-411-008.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE RATES FOR WATER, SEWER AND SANITATION (TRASH PICK-UP) SERVICE CHARGES.

     

    1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A BID FROM SCOTT A. HICKAM, CPA, TO PERFORM THE CITY AUDITS FOR THE YEAR ENDED APRIL 30, 2017.

     

    1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE CITY’S HEALTH INSURANCE.

     

    1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING THE PURCHASE OF A BACKHOE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT / PUBLIC WORKS.

     

    1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING REPAIR AND RESEAL OF CITY OWNED PARKING LOTS.

     

    1. APPROVAL TO PURCHASE PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE CITY OF WEST FRANKFORT THROUGH THE COUNTY’S TAX LIQUIDATION PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,814.00.

     

    1. APPROVAL TO INSTALL WATER SERVICE AT 10184 PRAIRIE MEADOWS, WEST FRANKFORT, WHICH IS OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS.

     

     

    1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A CONTRACTOR’S PARTIAL PAY ESTIMATE #16 TO MIDWEST PETROLEUM & EXCAVATING, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $337,675.90 REGARDING THE SEWER TREATMENT PLANT RETROFIT PROJECT.

     

    1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF A CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING BILL #16 FOR BROWN & ROBERTS, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,466.70 REGARDING THE SEWER TREATMENT PLANT RETROFIT PROJECT.

     

    1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING APPROVAL OF AN ESTIMATE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,991.85 FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT.

     

    1. DISCUSSION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION, REGARDING APPROVAL OF ESTIMATES TO INSTALL NEW TIRES ON THE BACKHOE FOR THE STREET DEPARTMENT.

     

    1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM F. W. ELECTRIC, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,119.03 REGARDING STREET LIGHTS.

     

    1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INVOICE FROM BRENNTAG IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,596.50 REGARDING CHLORINE FOR THE SEWER DEPARTMENT.

     

    1. APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF AN INOICE FROM FOWLER HEATING & COOLING, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,518.01 REGARDING SUITE #7 AT THE WFBI.

     

    1. APPROVAL FOR THE ELKS TO HOLD THEIR ANNUAL CHILDREN’S CARE CORPORATION

    FUNDRAISER ROADBLOCK ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2017 FROM 8:00A.M TO 2:00P.M. AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 149 AND HIGHWAY 37.

     

    1. BUILDING AND SIGN PERMITS.

     

    1. MAYOR’S REPORT.

     

    1. COMMISSIONER’S REPORTS.

     

    1. AUDIENCE QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS.

     

    1. APPROVAL TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS, PERSONNEL, AND/OR PENDING LITIGATION, WITH POSSIBLE ACTION.

     

    1. APPROVAL OF A MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION.

     

    26.  MAYOR TO ADJOURN MEETING.