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City of Quincy City Council met June 17

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City of Quincy City Council met June 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

The regular meeting of the City Council was held this day at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Kyle A. Moore presiding.

The following members were present:

Ald. Entrup, Bergman, Bauer, Finney, Ernst, Farha, Sassen, Rein, Mast, Reis, Awerkamp, Uzelac, Holtschlag. 13. Vacancy: 1st Ward. 1.

The minutes of the regular meeting of the City Council held June 10, 2019, were approved on a motion of Ald. Ernst.

Motion carried.

Legal Counsel: Special Corporation Counsel Bruce Alford.

The City Clerk presented and read the following:

PETITIONS

By the Machinist Lodge 822 Retirees Club requesting permission to conduct a raffle and have the bond requirement waived from 7/2/19 to 9/2/19. The City Clerk recommends approval of the permit.

Ald. Sassen moved the prayer of the petitions be granted. Motion carried.

By The District requesting permission to waive Section 111.096 (a) (Consumption and Possession of Alcoholic Liquor on Public Streets, Alleys, and Sidewalks and Lots), 111.096(d) (Permitting Open liquor to leave licensed premises), 111.067(a) (Selling outside licensed building) for the “Feast on 6th” event August 4th. The liquor license holder is the Tap Room.

Ald. Holtschlag moved the prayer of the petition be granted and the proper authorities notified. Motion carried.

By the 6th Street Promenade requesting permission to close 6th Street, Maine to Hampshire for a “Party on the Promenade” on October 11th from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with proper permits being obtained. Barricades needed.

Ald. Holtschlag moved the prayer of the petition be granted and the proper authorities notified. Motion carried.

ANNUAL REPORTS

The annual reports of the Forestry Division, Mosquito Abatement Program, Sign & Paint Division, Recycling Division, Street Cleaning Division, Quincy Public Library, Utilities & Engineering Department and Planning & Development Department for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2019, was ordered received and filed on a motion of Ald. Farha. Motion carried.

SALES TAX REPORT

The report of the Illinois Department of Revenue showing sales tax collected for the month of March, 2019, in the amount of $845,358.98 was ordered received and filed on a motion of Ald. Farha. Motion carried.

HOME RULE SALES TAX REPORT

The report of the city’s 1-1/2% home rule sales tax collected for the month of March, 2019 in the amount of $776,558.26 was ordered received and filed on a motion of Ald. Farha. Motion carried.

AMENDED STANDING COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

Standing Committee Assignments June 17th, 2019

Aeronautics: Bauer, Reis, Entrup

Animal Control Commission: Uzelac

Barge Dock: Holtschlag, Bergman, Entrup, Finney

Central Business District

Revolving Loan Fund: First Ward Vacant Alderman, Bauer

Central Services: Sassen, Holtschlag, Entrup, Finney

City Hall: Rein, Entrup, Mast

Finance: Farha, Sassen, Holtschlag, Reis, Rein

Fire: Ernst, Bergman, First Ward Vacant Alderman

GREDF: Awerkamp, Mast

Historic Preservation: Entrup, Awerkamp

Homeland Security: Farha, Bauer, First Ward Vacant Alderman

Human Rights Commission: Awerkamp

Library: Ernst

Loan Committee: Sassen, Bauer

Personnel Committee: Sassen, Holtschlag, Rein, Bauer

Plan Commission: Awerkamp

Planning and Development: Ernst, Awerkamp

Police: Sassen, Rein, Finney

Quincy Next Development

Commission: Rein, Ernst

Quincy Public Arts

Commission: Uzelac, Awerkamp

Safety: Reis, Mast

Sister City: Bergman

Street Lights/Right –of-Way: Ernst, First Ward Vacant Alderman

Technology: Reis, Uzelac, Mast

Town Board: Bauer, Bergman, Uzelac

Traffic Commission: Uzelac, First Ward Vacant Alderman

Transit Advisory: Rein, Reis, Ernst, Finney

Utilities: Bauer, Mast, First Ward Vacant Alderman

9-1-1: Farha, Bergman, Reis

Note: First name listed is Committee Chairperson

Ald. Sassen moved the committee appointments be approved. Motion carried

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT

By Mayor Kyle A. Moore making the appointment of Jeff Mays as Director of Administrative Services.

Ald. Ernst moved the appointment be confirmed and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Quincy Sister City Commission held its Germanfest in South Park on Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, the Germanfest is the Quincy Sister City Commission’s only way of raising additional funds to help the Commission support the continued relationship between the City of Quincy and Kreis Herford NRW Germany; and

WHEREAS, Jansen Electric Co. worked with the Quincy Sister City Commission and supplied enough electrical power for our event, all Germanfest vendors and bands, and strung lights throughout park area for Germanfest; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Quincy Sister City Commission recommends to the Mayor and Quincy City Council that the normal bidding requirements be waived and that the invoice in the amount of $3,736.63 from Jansen Electric Co. be paid.

Mary-Ann Ervin

Purchasing Agent

Ald. Bergman moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Bauer, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities and Engineering recently requested bids for the 2019 Motor Fuel Tax Funds (MFT) Asphalt Maintenance Program in the city of Quincy; and,

WHEREAS, the following bid was received: Diamond Construction Company

Quincy, IL $615,995.85

Engineer’s Estimate $668,083.00

WHEREAS, the bid has been reviewed by the Director of Utilities and Engineering and found to be acceptable; and,

WHEREAS, to allow for the uninterrupted progression of the project in the event that changes or modifications are required, an additional 10% over the amount of the bid shall be included in the encumbrance for this project; and,

WHEREAS, funding for this project has been appropriated in the 2019/2020 fiscal year Motor Fuel Tax Fund Budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Central Services Committee recommend to the Mayor and City Council that the bid of Diamond Construction Company of Quincy, Illinois, in the amount of $615,995.85 be accepted, subject to approval by the Illinois Department of Transportation, and that the Mayor be authorized to sign the necessary contract documents.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities and Engineering recently requested proposals for the furnishing of a truck mounted hydro-excavation system; and,

WHEREAS, two (2) proposals were received and the Director of Utilities and Engineering has reviewed these proposals and finds them to be acceptable; and,

WHEREAS, the proposal from Midway Freightliner of Palmyra, Missouri, offers the City the purchase of a Vermeer model VX75-500 hydro-excavator mounted on Freightliner M2 106 chassis at the cost of $178,257.00; and,

WHEREAS, funds for this purchase are available in the 2019/2020 Water Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering, the Utilities Committee and the Central Services Committee recommend to the Mayor and Quincy City Council that the proposal from Midway Freightliner of Palmyra, Missouri, in the amount of $178,257.00 be accepted.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities and Engineering required the services of an engineering firm to assist with the design of miscellaneous structures at the Water Treatment Plant; and,

WHEREAS, the engineering firm of Klingner and Associates of Quincy, Illinois, is qualified and had the resources required to provide the engineering design services necessary for the projects; and,

WHEREAS, the City has received an invoice from Klingner and Associates in the amount of $7,112.15 for these engineering services; and,

WHEREAS, funds for this professional service are available in the 2019/2020 Water Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and Quincy City Council that the invoice from Klingner and Associates of Quincy, Illinois, in the amount of $7,112.15 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the City’s sanitary sewer lift stations; and,

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities required the purchase of pump parts for the repair and maintenance of the South Quincy Lift Station; and,

WHEREAS, Richards Electric Motor Company of Quincy was able to supply the parts necessary for the repair and maintenance of the lift station; and,

WHEREAS, funding for this purchase is available in the 2019/2020 Sewer Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and Quincy City Council that normal bidding requirements be waived and the invoice from Richards Electric Motor Company of Quincy, Illinois, in the amount $3,903.33 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the video taping of the City’s sanitary sewer system is a valuable tool in the maintenance and repair of the City’s sewer system infrastructure; and,

WHEREAS, one of the City’s sewer cameras used for this purpose recently failed and required repair; and,

WHEREAS, the repair work has been completed in a satisfactory manner and an invoice in the amount of $3,787.13 has been received from Coe Equipment of Rochester, Illinois, to cover all the costs associated with the repair; and,

WHEREAS, funds for this type of repair work are available in the 2019/2020 Sewer Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and City Council that the invoice from Coe Equipment of Rochester, Illinois, in the amount of $3,787.13 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, a pump at the South Quincy Lift Station recently failed and required immediate repair; and,

WHEREAS, Richards Electric of Quincy, Illinois, was qualified and available to make the emergency repair under Section 44.056 of the Municipal Code of the City of Quincy; and,

WHEREAS, the repair work has been completed in a satisfactory manner and an invoice in the amount of $4,109.12 to cover all the costs associated with the repair has been received; and,

WHEREAS, funds for this type of repair work are available in the 2019/2020 Sewer Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and City Council that normal bidding requirements be waived and the invoice from Richards Electric of Quincy, Illinois, in the amount of $4,109.12 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities and Engineering recently advertised for bids for the South 6th Street, State to Kentucky Sidewalk Project which consists of the construction of sidewalks, curb and gutter, and driveways on the west side of 6th Street between State and Kentucky Streets; and,,

WHEREAS, the following bids were received:

County Contractors

Quincy, Illinois $179,687.00

Million Construction

Quincy, Illinois $156,475.50

Rees Construction Company

Quincy, Illinois $155,138.06

Engineer’s Estimate $164,341.00

WHEREAS, the bids have been reviewed by the Director of Utilities and Engineering and found to be acceptable; and,

WHEREAS, to allow for the uninterrupted progression of this project in the event that changes or modifications are required, an additional 10% over the amount of the bid shall be included in the encumbrance for this project; and,

WHEREAS, funding for this project is available in the 2019/2020 Capital Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering recommends to the Mayor and City Council that the bid from Rees Construction Company of Quincy, Illinois, in the amount of $155,138.06 be accepted and that the Mayor be authorized to sign the necessary contract documents.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Holtschlag moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Reis, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, professional laboratory services are required to assist with routine analytical testing for the Industrial Pretreatment Program at the Waste Water Treatment Plant; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Quincy has received three (3) invoices from PDC Laboratories Inc., of Peoria, Illinois, totaling $9,731.50 for analytical testing services; and,

WHEREAS, funding for this service is available in the 2019/2020 fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and City Council that the invoice from PDC Laboratories Inc., of Peoria, Illinois in the amount of $9,731.50 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, an exterior wall of the Lime Slaker building at the Water Treatment Plant recently collapsed and required immediate inspection and repair; and,

WHEREAS, the engineering firm of Klingner and Associates of Quincy, Illinois, was qualified and available to make the inspection and design of emergency repairs to the building under Section 44.056 of the Municipal Code of the City of Quincy; and,

WHEREAS, the City has received an invoice from Klingner and Associates in the amount of $7,185.16 for these engineering services; and,

WHEREAS, funds for this professional service are available in the 2019/2020 Water Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and Quincy City Council that the invoice from Klingner and Associates of Quincy, Illinois, in the amount of $7,185.16 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities and Engineering is responsible for the routine maintenance of the sanitary sewer system infrastructure throughout the city of Quincy; and,

WHEREAS, the Department of Utilities and Engineering utilizes a vactor truck for the cleaning and maintenance of these sanitary sewer lines; and,

WHEREAS, one of the City’s vactor trucks recently failed and required immediate repair; and,

WHEREAS, Coe Equipment of Rochester, Illinois, is the manufacturer of the vactor truck and was qualified and available to make the necessary emergency repairs under Section 44.056 of the Municipal Code of the City of Quincy; and, 

WHEREAS, the repairs have been completed and an invoice received in the amount of $13,217.32 to cover all the costs associated with this work; and

WHEREAS, funds for this type of repair work are available in the 2019/2020 Sewer Fund fiscal year budget; now, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and City Council that normal bidding requirements be waived and that the invoice from Coe Equipment of Rochester, Illinois, in the amount of $13,217.32 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the control panel on the storm water diversion gate at the Waste Water Treatment Plant recently failed and required immediate repair; and,

WHEREAS, Richards Electric of Quincy, Illinois, was qualified and available to make the emergency repair under Section 44.056 of the Municipal Code of the City of Quincy; and,

WHEREAS, the repair work has been completed in a satisfactory manner and an invoice in the amount of $5,685.45 to cover all the costs associated with the repair has been received; and,

WHEREAS, funds for this type of repair work are available in the 2019/2020 Sewer Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and City Council that normal bidding requirements be waived and the invoice from Richards Electric of Quincy, Illinois, in the amount of $5,685.45 be approved for payment.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

The resolution recommending approval of the purchase of two Ford F-350 pick-up trucks from Bob Ridings Inc., Taylorville, IL, in the amount of $73,800 for Water and Sewer Departments.

Ald. Bauer moved to table this resolution for two weeks, seconded by Ald. Holtschlag. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

In August of 2018 the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency approved the City of Quincy’s Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) for the elimination of combined sewer overflow (CSO); and,

WHEREAS, the terms of the CSO LTCP requires construction of the first phase of improvements to begin by April 2020; and,

WHEREAS, the first phase of improvements includes the closing of the Oak Street CSO, reconstruction of CSO diversion structures, flood-proofing interceptor manholes and construction of flow regulators, floatables control and overflow flume structures; and,

WHEREAS, Crawford, Murphy and Tilly of Springfield, Illinois, has submitted a proposal for an amount not to exceed $400,000.00 for the design and bidding services for this phase of the project; and,

WHEREAS, funds for this professional service are available in the 2019/2020 Sewer Fund fiscal year budget; now,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Director of Utilities and Engineering and the Utilities Committee recommend to the Mayor and Quincy City Council that the proposal from Crawford, Murphy and Tilly of Springfield, Illinois, for an amount not to exceed $400,000.00 be accepted.

Jeffrey Conte, P.E.

Director of Utilities & Engineering

Ald. Bauer moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Bergman, and on the roll call the following vote resulted: Yeas: Ald. Bergman, Bauer, Finney, Ernst, Mast, Awerkamp, Uzelac, Entrup. 8. Nays: Ald. Farha, Sassen, Rein, Reis. 4. Abstain: Ald. Holtschlag. 1. and 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

The resolution recommending approval of the purchase of a 2019 Ford F-150 pick-up truck from Morrow Brothers Ford Inc., Greenfield, IL, in the amount of $25,500 for the Utility Locating crew.

Ald. Bauer moved to table this resolution for two weeks, seconded by Ald. Reis. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

The resolution recommending approval to enter into a contract with Homeward Bound Waggin for a period of three years in the amount of $132,000 per year.

Ald. Sassen moved to table this resolution indefinitely, seconded by Ald. Farha. Motion carried.

Requests to Speak

Written requests to speak under suspended rules by Ronna Robertson, 3515 Cambridge Estates, for Homeward Bound Waggin as the provider of the Animal Control contract, Dr. Melissa Austin-Gundel, 2627 Vermont, speaking on behalf of Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic, Brandy Blickhan Ridder, 619 Eagle Trace, and Jenny Benjamin, in reference to the Animal Control contract, and Susan Hiatt, 2434 Rocky Run Rd., to promote Homeward Bound Waggin as the provider.

Rules Suspended

Ald. Finney moved the rules be suspended at this time to hear from the above individuals. Motion carried.

Ald. Bergman left the Council Chambers at 7:19 p.m.

Ronna Robertson, 3515 Cambridge Estates, wanted to focus on numbers with the approval of Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic from 2016 to current. She gave facts of things under the 2016 contract with Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic that have not been fulfilled. She stated Homeward Bound Waggin has a 98% live rate and asked the council to have Homeward Bound Waggin as the provider of the Animal Control contract.

Ald. Bergman returned to the City Council Chambers at 7:20 p.m.

Dr. Melissa Austin-Gundel, 2627 Vermont, speaking on behalf of Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic, is a staff veterinary and asked for council support. She gave four reasons why the council should go with Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic stating it is a cost sensible contract for five years and everything is done in house.

Brandy Blickhan Ridder, 619 Eagle Trace, passed out a sheet with comparison of Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic and Homeward Bound Waggin. She talked about facts and not for profit and for profit. She felt $500 difference per month was not worth making a change that would take the city backwards. She stated Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic did not have any issues working with the city or the county so why make a change. She asked the council to support the contract of Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic.

Jenny Benjamin, 1473 Nth 550th Ave., Payson, IL, was a previous Adams County Animal Warden. She gave a list of all her certificates and stated she still would not be qualified to run a veterinary clinic. She stated she only wanted the best for the animals and Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic has always stepped up. She asked the council to support Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic.

Susan Hiatt, 2434 Rocky Run Rd, stated she had been at Homeward Bound Waggin for five years. She had seen nothing but development and growth. She stated the place had nothing to do with the previous owner. She stated Homeward Bound Waggin has an outdoor place for the animals to run. Western does not. She stated they continue to educate the community. She encouraged the council to approve Homeward Bound Waggin as the provider.

Ald. Ernst moved the rules be resumed. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the City of Quincy contracts with private vendors to operate the City’s animal shelter; and

WHEREAS the City of Quincy animal shelter contract with Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic will terminate on July 10th, 2019, making it necessary for the City of Quincy to enter into a new contract agreement; and

WHEREAS, it is vital that we continue to provide quality animal services to the community; and 

WHEREAS, the City of Quincy received the following two bids to operate the animal shelter.

Homeward Bound Waggin

$132,000.00 (annual-flat fee for 3 years) (year 4 and 5 are negotiable) Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic

$138,700.00 (annual-flat for 5 years)

WHEREAS, after a thorough review of the submitted bids and reviewing the specifications, support staff, and facilities of each shelter, it is felt that Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic would best meet the City’s needs; and

WHEREAS, a five year contract with Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic would cost 693,500.00; now

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Chief of Police recommends to the Mayor and City Council that the City of Quincy enter into a contract with Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic for a period of five years in the amount of $138,700.00 per year.

Robert A. Copley

Chief of Police

Ald. Ernst moved for the adoption of the resolution, seconded by Ald. Farha, and on the roll call the following vote resulted: Yeas: Ald. Holtschlag, Entrup, Bergman, Bauer, Finney, Ernst, Farha, Mast, Reis, Awerkamp, Uzelac. 11. Nays: Ald. Sassen, Rein. 2. and 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

ORDINANCE

Second reading of an ordinance entitled: An Ordinance Amending Title VII (Traffic Code) Of Chapter 81 (Traffic Schedules) Of The Municipal Code Of The City Of Quincy Of 2015. (Amend School Speed Zone for Berrian Elementary School and Madison Elementary School; Implementing School Speed Zone at Denman Elementary School, 4100 Harrison St.; Removal of the School Speed Zone for Ellington Elementary School and Adams Elementary School.)

ORDINANCE

First reading of an ordinance entitled: An Ordinance Amending Title VII (Traffic Code) Of Chapter 82 (Parking Schedules) Of The Municipal Code Of The City Of Quincy Of 2015. (Add: “2 hour parking” along the west side of North 12th St., commencing at the south curb line of College Ave. and extending south a distance of 180’ to the alley entrance.)

Ald. Bauer moved the ordinance be read by its title, seconded by Ald. Entrup. Motion carried.

The City Clerk read the ordinance by its title.

Ald. Bauer moved the requirements of Section 32.31 of the City Code of the City of Quincy be waived and the ordinance adopted, seconded by Ald. Bergman, and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea, with 1 vacancy. The Chair, Mayor Kyle A. Moore, declared the motion carried and the ordinance adopted.

ORDINANCE

First reading of an ordinance entitled: An Ordinance Granting A Special use Permit For A Planned Development. (2500 N. 24th, self-storage facility.)

Ald. Ernst moved the ordinance be read by its title, seconded by Ald. Finney. Motion carried. The City Clerk read the ordinance by its title.

ORDINANCE

First reading of an ordinance entitled: An Ordinance Granting A Special use Permit For A Planned Development. (2.79 acre property east of 6411 Broadway, self-storage facility)

Ald. Ernst moved the ordinance be read by its title, seconded by Ald. Finney. Motion carried. The City Clerk read the ordinance by its title.

ORDINANCE

First reading of an ordinance entitled: An Ordinance Granting A Special use Permit For A Planned Development. (2730 Cherry, dwelling with two living units.)

Ald. Ernst moved the ordinance be read by its title, seconded by Ald. Finney. Motion carried. The City Clerk read the ordinance by its title.

REPORT OF FINANCE COMMITTEE

Michael Farha Anthony E. Sassen Jack Holtschlag Richie Reis

Finance Committee

Ald. Farha seconded by Ald. Sassen moved the reports be received and vouchers be issued for the various amounts and on the roll call each of the 13 Aldermen voted yea with 1 vacancy. Motion carried.

REQUEST TO SPEAK

Written request to speak under suspended rules by Greg Gish, 133 S. 4th, regarding issues pertaining to Ordinance #9373.

Rules Suspended

Ald. Holtschlag moved the rules be suspended at this time to hear from the above individual. Motion carried.

Greg Gish, 133 S. 4th, regarding issues pertaining to the Ordinance 9373. He stated last summer the Elkon Hotel, which is an apartment building of 53 units, had numerous issues with live music at the beer garden of “On the Rail”. He stated the Ordinance 9373 stated that audible or broadcast outside must be 350’ but their window is only 40’ from the stage; cut off time was to be 10:00 p.m. but these last two times they played until 11:00 p.m., which was approved by the City Council. He also stated the ordinance states each event is to go before the City Council but On the Rail has been asking for two dates at a time. He also stated the survey that was done has 33% that do not want live music outside. He felt the City Council should read the ordinance and then follow it. They do not want to go through this like they did last summer.

Ald. Ernst moved the rules be resumed. Motion carried.

MOTIONS

Ald. Entrup moved allow a block party on July 14th from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Stone Creek Drive Subdivision. Barricades are needed. Motion carried.

Ald. Rein referred to the Central Services to clean up the yard cutting the grass at 1213 Emerald Drive. Motion carried.

Ald. Rein referred to Central Service to pick up the limbs down and piled at 2716 Ken Ray due to storm damage. Motion carried.

Ald. Rein referred to the Engineering Department the driveway that is caving in at the street at 3619 Meadow Brook. Motion carried.

Ald. Rein referred to the Engineering Department 709 Brookfield Road, water valve replaced by the city, the dirt has settled and to please re-fill it. Motion carried.

Ald. Reis moved to allow a dumpster on city right-of-way at 1201 S. 16th for up to 30 days starting 6/18/19. Motion carried.

Ald. Reis referred to Central Services to pick up the storm debris on 15th to 16th, Payson. Motion carried.

Ald. Uzelac moved to close North 5th, between Vermont and Broadway on June 24th to place a crane in the street to put equipment on the Kroc Center with rain date to be June 25th. They are requesting barricades. Motion carried.

The City Council adjourned at 7:56 p.m. on a motion of Ald. Ernst. Motion carried.

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