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APPROVED MINUTES OF THE
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
January 17, 2017
Conference Room #119
5:30 P.M.
 
Present: Commissioners: Mayor Pro-Tem Michael Brown, Betsy Artz, Jerry DeMaagd, Erwin Haas, Steve Redmond and Mayor Stephen Kepley. Also present: City Engineer Tim Bradshaw, Finance Director Tom Chase, Economic Development Planner Lisa Golder, Public Works Director John Gorney, Police Chief Tom Hillen, City Clerk Dan Kasunic, Fire Chief Brent Looman, Assistant Finance Director Lorna Nenciarini, Deputy Administrator Mark Rambo, Community Development Director Terry Schweitzer, and Fire Department Administrative Assistant Nancy Shane.
 
FINANCE DEPARTMENT:
 
  1. CASH & POOLED INVESTMENTS REPORT AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2016.
Finance Director Chase noted the Cash & Pooled Investments are down 3.5% since September as expected as the City spends down the funds.
 
Motion by DeMaagd, seconded by Artz, to receive and file the December 31, 2016 Cash and Pooled Investments Report as of December 31, 207.
 
                                                                                    Motion Carried.
 
MAYOR’S OFFICE:
 
  1. RECOMMEND AGREEMENT WITH REVIZE GOVERNMENT WEBSITES FOR WEBSITE REDEVELOPMENT AND HOSTING.
Deputy Administrator Rambo reviewed and explained the memorandum dated January 11, 2017 regarding the website redevelopment and hosting from Revize Government Websites. He noted the features that the selection committee liked.
 
Motion by Artz, seconded by Redmond, to recommend to the City Commission to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Revize Government Websites, for website redevelopment and five years of hosting, for a not-to-exceed cost of $63,700.00, with funds from the FY 2016-17 Property and Building, Police Equipment, Fire Equipment Funds and future General Fund (Mayor) budgets.
 
                                                                                    Motion Carried.
 
PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
  1. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT POTENTIAL PROJECTS DISCUSSION FOR FY 2017-18.
Economic Development Planner Golder reviewed the process and timeline for submission of the potential Community Development Block Grant projects. She provided suggested projects and the estimated costs, noting the City would have an estimated $121,000.00 in funds for areas of the City allowed. Discussion ensued pertaining to various potential projects. The Committee prioritized the list of a few projects that should move forward, dependent on funds awarded and approved by the County. The following are the suggested projects:
  1. Remodel the kitchen at Parks & Recreation Center.
  2. Sidewalk in-fill project.
     
    It was requested to obtain an estimate for a storage building to be installed at Veteran’s Park near the Parks & Recreation Center. 
     
    POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS:
     
                POLICE DEPARTMENT.
    Police Chief Hillen reviewed the monthly Statistical Report for December 2016.
     
    Chief Hillen spoke of the Toys for Tots Program the Police were involved in December and January 17th is the first day the Scholl Resource Officer will be in the schools. Chief Hillen reviewed information regarding the P.R.I.C.E. program during the season.
     
    FIRE DEPARTMENT.
                Fire Chief Looman reviewed the Monthly Activity Report for December 2016.
     
    Chief Looman informed the Committee of installations and donations of smoke alarms. He provided picture of an accident involving the Fire Engine and a vehicle trying to pass. Chief Looman spoke of the Fire Fighters Union Coat Drive for the children who attend Kelloggsville Schools.
     
     
    Motion by Redmond, seconded by Haas, to receive and file the Police and Fire Monthly Reports for December 2016.
     
                                                                                        Motion Carried.
     
     
    The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 P.M.
     
     
     
    Dan Kasunic                                                               Michael Brown
    City Clerk                                                                   Mayor Pro-Tem