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City of O'Fallon City Council met June 17

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 13, 2019

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City of O'Fallon City Council met June 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

1. OPENING

Procedural: 1.1 CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Roach called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

Information, Procedural: 1.2 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Mayor Roach led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Procedural: 1.3 ROLL CALL – City Clerk Mouser called the roll.

Members present

Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Quorum was present.

Action, Minutes: 1.4 APPROVAL OF MINUTES - June 3, 2019

Motion by Matthew Gilreath, second by Ross Rosenberg to approve the minutes of June 3, 2019.

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion Carried.

2. PUBLIC HEARING

Procedural: 2.1 - No Public Hearing scheduled

3. REPORTS - PUBLIC COMMENTS

Information: 3.1 PUBLIC COMMENTS

Dan Matarazzo, Post Pack & Ship owner, addressed the Council regarding recent events where video and audio recordings were made, but were not available afterward. He asked that the audio equipment be checked to ensure that audio and video recordings are working properly.

Joshua Jenkins spoke to the Council regarding police department reports (prosecutorial discretion) and the lack of availability of audio recordings that he has requested.

4. REPORTS - CLERK'S REPORT

Procedural: 4.1 - No report

5. REPORTS - MAYOR'S REPORT

Information: 5.1 – Mayor Roach announced his evening hours are June 19th from 5 - 7 p.m. and Saturday hours are June 29th from 10 a.m. - noon.

Recognitions: 5.2 – Mayor Roach congratulated Russ Thoman for being elected as the Chair for the Fire and Police Commission.

Information: 5.3 - Appointment of Calvin Brown to the Fire and Police Commission

Mayor Roach stated that Mr. Brown has lived in the area for over eleven years.

Motion by K. Hagarty and seconded by R. Rosenberg to appoint Calvin Brown to the Fire and Police Commission.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final resolution - All ayes. Motion carried.

Information: 5.4 - Resignation of Captain James Cavins

Mayor Roach presented Captain Cavins with a plaque commemorating his 28 years of service to our city. Captain Cavins said it has been a pleasure serving the city. He is anxious to serve as the Police Chief of Town and Country, Missouri. He thanked his wife, Patty, and father, Ron who were in attendance. He also thanked the Council and staff for their support.

Information: 5.5 - Mayor Roach announced this month's Southwestern Illinois Council of Mayors will meet June 27th at the Chain of Rocks Bridge. He asked that the Council RSVP to Jamie Bordoni by June 21st.

6. RESOLUTIONS

Action: 6.1 A Resolution approving and accepting the preliminary plat of the Mid America Commerce Center Subdivision on approximately 166.59 acres

Motion by Ray Holden, second by Todd Roach approving and accepting the preliminary plat of the Mid America Commerce Center Subdivision on approximately 166.59 acres.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

Action: 6.2 Resolution authorizing the execution of the Redevelopment Agreement with Alexander & Natalie James for the redevelopment of the building at 111-115 W. State Street

Motion by Ray Holden, second by Matthew Gilreath authorizing the Mayor to execute a Redevelopment Agreement with Alexander & Natalie James for the redevelopment of the building at 111-115 W. State Street.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

Action: 6.3 School Resource Officer Intergovernmental Agreement with OTHS District 203

Motion by Kevin Hagarty, second by Matthew Gilreath to approve the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Board of Education of O'Fallon Township High School District 203 that allows the City to establish a School Resource Officer Program as a joint cooperative effort for both the School District's Smiley Street Campus and the Milburn School Road Campus.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

7. ORDINANCES - 1ST READING

Action: 7.1 Amendment of Parking Schedule Ordinance

Motion by Kevin Hagarty, second by Matthew Gilreath to consider on 1st reading the repeal and amendment of current Parking Schedule Ordinance.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

8. ORDINANCES - 2ND READING

Action: 8.1 Ordinance for the approval of a Business District Plan for the proposed Central Park/Green Mount Business District and fixing a time to set a public hearing date on the plan and designating the Business District

Motion by Ray Holden, second by Ross Rosenberg approving on 2nd reading an Ord. for the approval of a Business District Plan for the proposed Central Park/Green Mount Business District and fixing a time to set a public hearing date on the plan and designating the Business District.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: Motion carried.

Action: 8.2 Ordinance amending Ord. 623, Zoning, (development known as "Mid America Commerce Center"), generally located in the northwest corner of Rieder Road and Shiloh Valley Township Road

Motion by Ray Holden, second by Matt Gilreath to approve on 2nd reading an Ord. amending Ord. 623, Zoning, (development known as "Mid America Commerce Center"), generally located in the northwest corner of Rieder Road and Shiloh Valley Township Road.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

9. Additional Comments

Procedural: 9.1 – No one came forward.

10. REPORTS - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Action: 10.1 - Special Event Permit request for Relay for Life of St. Clair County at O'Fallon Township High School to include food trucks on Saturday, June 22, 2019

Motion by Ray Holden, second by Matt Gilreath to approve the Special Event Permit request for Relay for Life of St. Clair County at O'Fallon Township High School to include food trucks on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

J. Albrecht said the food trucks are to meet city requirements.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

Information: 10.2 Draft minutes - June 10, 2019

R. Holden stated the committee will meet June 24th at this location.

11. REPORTS - PUBLIC WORKS

Information: 11.1 Meeting Announcement

D. Witt said they will meet June 24th in the Council Chambers and to watch the website for time.

12. REPORTS - PUBLIC SAFETY

Information: 12.1 Draft Minutes - June 10, 2019

K. Hagarty said the next meeting is July 8th at 7:00 p.m.

13. REPORTS - PARKS/ENVIRONMENT

Information: 13.1 Meeting Announcement

J. Albrecht said the next meeting is July 8th at 5:30 p.m.

14. REPORTS - FINANCE/ADMINISTRATION

Action: 14.1 Warrant Approval

Motion by Mark Morton, second by Matthew Gilreath to approve Warrant # 423 in the amount of $770,443.07.

ROLL CALL - Aye: Ross Rosenberg, Jerry Albrecht, Jessica Lotz, Kevin Hagarty, Matthew Gilreath, Mark Morton, Todd Roach, Gwendolyn Randolph, Christopher Monroe, Ray Holden, Tom Vorce, Dan Witt, Nathan Parchman

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

Information: 14.2 Meeting Announcement

15. EXECUTIVE SESSION – No closed session.

Information: 15.1 CLOSED SESSION - Occasionally, the Council may go into closed session to discuss items covered under 5 ILCS 120/2(b)

Action: 15.2 POSSIBLE ENTRY INTO CLOSED SESSION

Action: 15.3 RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

Action: 15.4 ACTION TAKEN ON EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS

16. Additional Comments

Information: 16.1 – No one came forward.

17. ADJOURNMENT

Action: 17.1 ADJOURN THE MEETING

Motion by Jerry Albrecht, second by Matthew Gilreath to adjourn.

Final Resolution: All ayes. Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:28 p.m.

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