City of Hoopeston Council met November 21
City of Hoopeston Council met November 21.
Here is the minutes as provided by the council:
I. Call to order
Mayor Crusinberry called to order the regular council meeting of the City of Hoopeston at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday November 21 at City Hall.
II. Roll call
Clerk Lane conducted a roll call. The following five council members were present: Anderson, Florek, Goodwine, Hamilton, and McElhaney. Aldermen Ankenbrand, Houmes and Yaden were absent. Attorney Mockbee was present.
III. Approval of Agenda
Alderman Hamilton moved to approve the agenda seconded by Anderson. Agenda was approved 5-0.
IV. Minutes from Prior Meeting
Clerk Lane read the minutes from the last meeting. Alderwoman Florek moved to approve minutes seconded by McElhaney. The minutes were approved as read 5-0.
Brenda Adams with Keep Vermilion County Beautiful addressed council reporting on the success of the County-wide electronics collection and grants that are available to communities for beautification. Membership dues are $150 and allow a representative for the board of directors. Brenda also explained that Bryant recycling does not take TV’s and Monitors but other electronics can be taken in anytime.
VI. Payment of Bills
Alderman McElhaney moved to approve payment of bills seconded by Anderson. Roll call vote was taken and bills were approved for payment 5-0.
VII. Reports of Officers
a) Alderwoman Florek had nothing to report.
b) Alderman Goodwine explained the Tax Levy Ordinance that is available for viewing at City Hall. Public hearing for the Ordinance will be December 5, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. Voting on the ordinance will take place at the regular council meeting to follow.
c) Alderman Hamilton stated that a Resolution for the ambulance purchase will be acted on next meeting.
d) Alderman Anderson reported that leaf cleaning is ongoing. He also made a motion to hire Better Paving to seal coat the parking lot and paint stripes and light posts. The cost is not to exceed $4345. Goodwine seconded the motion. Roll call vote taken and the motion passed 5-0.
e) Alderman McElhaney reported that the properties at 105 and 107 E Main have been cleared and seeded. He stated that his committee is continuing to look at buildings and take care of items needing addressed.
X. Unfinished Business
XI. New Business
XII. Mayor Comments
On Monday December 4 at noon there will be a flag-raising ceremony marking the State of Illinois’ Bicentennial.
XIII. Public Comment
Alderman Hamilton moved to adjourn seconded by McElhaney. Council was
adjourned at 7:28 p.m.