City of Fairview Heights City Council met March 6
City of Fairview Heights City Council met March 6.
Here is the minutes as provided by the council:
The regular meeting of the Fairview Heights City Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Mark T. Kupsky in the Municipal Complex, 10025 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights, IL with the Pledge of Allegiance by City Clerk Karen J. Kaufhold and the Invocation by City Clerk Karen J. Kaufhold.
Roll call of Aldermen present: Brenda Wagner, Harry Zimmerman, Pat Peck, Roger Lowry, Ryan Vickers, Denise Williams, Bill Poletti, Frank Menn, Joshua Frawley and Pat Baeske. Mayor Mark Kupsky, City Clerk Karen J. Kaufhold and City Attorney Kevin Hoerner were also present.
Keith Rentschler - asked City Council to advance Proposed Ordinance No. 3-'18 to the second reading.
Alderman Peck moved to approve the February 20, 2018 City Council Minutes and Finance Director's Report. Seconded by Alderman Williams. Motion passed on a voice vote.
Mayor Kupsky announced the Operation Committee will meet March 7, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Communications from the Mayor
Mayor Kupsky asked for a moment of silence for Ed Pitra; Mayor stated that last Thursday he presented the State of the City at the Chamber of Commerce meeting; Mayor stated that Tim Tolliver will be staying with the City until April 15th; Mayor stated that remodeling is underway in the Public Works area; Mayor stated that early voting is open and voting is available at the Caseyville Township Building; Mayor stated March 24th is the Easter Egg Hunt at Moody Park, 11:00 a.m. followed by a Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt.
Communications from Elected Officials
Alderman Wagner stated that Paul Ellis held a TIF meeting that was well attended.
Alderman Lowry stated that March 14th is Budget night with Thursday being contingency night if needed.
Proposed Ordinance No. 3-'18, an Ordinance approving a Development Plan for a Bar/Tavern at 4652 North llinois Street within Winchester Plaza. Motion made by Alderman Poletti. Seconded by Alderman Zimmerman. Proposed Ordinance No. 3-'18 was read for the first time. Alderman Poletti moved to advance Proposed Ordinance No. 3-'18 to the second reading. Seconded by Alderman Baeske. Motion carried. Proposed Ordinance No. 3-'18 was read for the second time. Roll call on Proposed Ordinance No. 3-18 showed Aldermen Wagner, Zimmerman, Peck, Lowry, Vickers, Williams, Poletti, Menn, Frawley, and Baeske voting “Yea.” Proposed Ordinance No. 3-18 passed on 10 yeas and no nays. Proposed Ordinance No. 3-18 now becomes ORDINANCE NO. 1812-2018.
Proposed Resolution No. 9-18, a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement with Phoenix Recycling and Shredding, for the operation of the Recycling Center at Everett Moody Park at Longacre. Motion made by Alderman Peck. Seconded by Alderman Wagner. Roll call on Proposed Resolution No. 9-18 showed Aldermen Wagner, Zimmerman, Peck. Lowry, Vickers. Williams. Poletti. Menn. Frawley. and Baeske voting "Yea. " Proposed Resolution No. 9-18 passed on 10 yeas and no nays. Proposed Resolution No. 9-'18 now becomes RESOLUTION NO. 4206-2018.
Alderman Williams moved to go into Executive Session pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (11) - Litigation. Seconded by Alderman Lowry. Motion carried.
Mayor Kupsky recessed the meeting at 7:10 p.m.
Mayor Kupsky reconvened regular session at 8:02 p.m.
Roll call of Aldermen present showed Aldermen Wagner, Zimmerman, Peck, Lowry, Vickers, Williams, Poletti, Menn, Frawley, and Baeske.
Mayor Kupsky, City Clerk Kaufhold, and Attorney Hoerner were also present.
Alderman Lowry moved to adjourn. Seconded by Alderman Wagner, Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m.