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City of Geneva City Council met November 4

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 14, 2020

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City of Geneva City Council met Nov. 4.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

CALL TO ORDER

The November 4, 2019 meeting of the Geneva City Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall by Mayor Kevin Burns.

Aldermen present: Tara Burghart, Michael Clements, Becky Hruby, Gabriel Kaven, Dean Kilburg, Craig Maladra, Jeanne McGowan, Richard Mark, Robert Swanson.

Aldermen absent: Mike Bruno

Also attending: City Atty. Ron Sandack, City Administrator Stephanie Dawkins, Assistant City Administrator Benjamin McCready, Public Works Director Rich Babica, Economic Development Director Cathleen Tymoszenko, Finance Manager Rita Kruse, Recording Secretary Jeanne Fornari

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Led by Cookie Olson

PUBLIC HEARINGS, SPECIAL ITEMS AND PRESENTATIONS

a. Consider Mayor’s Appointments of Kevin Heckman and Amy Cook to the Cultural Arts Commission

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve appointments as presented. Carried by unanimous voice vote of 9-0.

b. Geneva Police and Firefighters’ Actuarial Valuation Report Presentation

Jason Franken from the consulting firm of Foster & Foster provided an update on the pension contribution status for both the Police and Fire Pension programs.

AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA

None

OMNIBUS AGENDA

All Items listed on the Omnibus Agenda are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a council member or citizen so requests in which event the item will be removed from the Omnibus (Consent) Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve the Omnibus Agenda as presented.

Roll Call:

AYES: 9 (Ald. Burghart, Clements, Hruby, Kaven, Kilburg, Maladra, Marks, McGowan, Swanson)

NAYS: 0

ABSENT: 1

MOTION CARRIED

Approve Regular City Council Meeting Minutes from October 21, 2019.

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve motion as presented. Approved by unanimous roll call vote. (Omnibus Agenda). MOTION CARRIED

APPROVE REPORTS

a. September 2019 Financial Report

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve motion as presented. Approved by unanimous roll call vote. (Omnibus Agenda). MOTION CARRIED

COUNCIL COMMITTEES

None

OTHER ITEMS AND CORRESPONDENCE

Recommend Acceptance of FY2020 2nd Quarter Goals Status Report

Moved by Ald. Clements, seconded by Ald. Hruby to approve motion as presented. Approved by unanimous voice vote. MOTION CARRIED.

MUNICIPAL BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Clements that the bills be approved, and payments prepared.

Roll Call:

AYES: 9 (Ald. Burghart, Clements, Hruby, Kaven, Kilburg, Maladra, Marks, McGowan, Swanson)

NAYS: 0

ABSENT: 1 (Ald. Bruno)

MOTION CARRIED

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE ITEMS OF BUSINESS

Approve Resolution No. 2019-93 Awarding Bid and Execution of a Contract with Orbis Solutions for the Purhcase and Installation of a Display Wall for the Electric Division in the Amount of $75,622.94.

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve motion as presented. Approved by unanimous roll call vote. (Omnibus Agenda). MOTION CARRIED

Approve Resolution No. 2019-94 Authorizing Execution of a Contract with Shermco Industries for Peyton Street Substation Preventive Maintenance in the Amount of $32,994.00.

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve motion as presented. Approved by unanimous roll call vote. (Omnibus Agenda). MOTION CARRIED

Approve Resolution No. 2019-95 Authorizing Execution of a Contract with Aurora Sign Company for Fabrication and Installation of New City Identification Signage in the Amount of $64,947.00.

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve motion as presented. Approved by unanimous roll call vote. (Omnibus Agenda). MOTION CARRIED

Approve Resolution No. 2019-96 Authorizing the Purchase and Installation of a Notifier Fire Panel from Fox Valley Fire and Safety in the Amount of $9,990.00.

Moved by Ald. Marks, seconded by Ald. Swanson to approve motion as presented. Approved by unanimous roll call vote. (Omnibus Agenda). MOTION CARRIED

PRESENTATION OF ORDINANCES, PETITIONS, RESOLUTIONS, AND BID AWARDS

None

NEW BUSINESS /PUBLIC COMMENT

None

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, moved by Ald. Marks to adjourn the Geneva City Council meeting. Carried by unanimous voice vote 9-0.

The meeting adjourned at 7:12 PM.

https://www.geneva.il.us/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/_11042019-1523

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