City of Champaign addresses 13 ordinances in December session
The city of Champaign City Council convened for its regular meeting Dec. 15, starting with an invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance.
Following roll call and special recognition, the Council moved to approve minutes from the previous meeting, discussed correspondence and public hearings, and addressed 13 ordinances and resolutions currently before the Council.
Council Bill No. 2015-202 concerned levying annual city taxes for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016. No. 2015-203 directed the county clerk to abate 2015 tax levies for library and general corporate purpose funds; No. 2015-204 amended the Annual Position Control Report for the Champaign Public Library for FY 2015-16; and No. 2015-205 amended the Position Control Report for the city of Champaign for FY 2015-16.
Bill No. 2015-206 authorized the city manager to reject existing proposals for Employee Benefits Brokerage Services and to solicit new proposals via the Human Resources Department. No. 2015-207 amended the annual budget regarding various funds.
Nos. 2015-208, 2015-209 and 2015-210 authorized purchase and training on the VMWare Virtualization Server Replacement Project for three different vendors, while No. 2015-211 approved an agreement for services with Visit Champaign County.
No. 2015-212 approved engineering services to replace fire alarms in the City Building. No. 2015-213 appointed Charles Lansford to the Champaign Public Library Board of Trustees; and Bill No. 2015-214 authorized settlement of a claim release by Benjamin Mann.
An audience participation session was followed by Council and city manager comments, a cash outflow report on vouchers, payroll discussion, and adjournment. There was no closed session.