Metropolis City Council is Oct. 13

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Tuesday, Oct. 13
Metropolis City Council
7 p.m.
City Hall, Council Room upstairs, 106 West 5th St., Metropolis
Meeting is open to the public. Also discussed will be issues from other committees (Police and Fire, Ordinance, Parks and Recreation, Water Light and Street). 

1. Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance and Prayer
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Citizen’s Request
5. Mayor’s Report

  • Announcement of dates for Clean Up Weeks, October 26th and November 2nd provided by Bulldog Trash Services
  • Motion to accept/reject flu shots for all full time City Employees from Southern Seven Health Department on Thursday, October 22nd from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm for a fee of $28 to be paid by the City in an effort to keep all City employees flu free
  • Motion to accept/reject contract between the City and Southern Pride (Happy Hearts)
  • Motion to accept/reject inventory for the Water Department from HD Supply in the amount of $2,680.07
  • Motion to accept/reject inventory for the Water Department from INCO Utility Supply in the amount of $2,415.45
  • Motion to accept/reject Application for Payment No. 12 – Final for the Franklin Park Pool Improvements in the amount of $37,001.04 to Evarard-Strang Construction, Inc.

6. Corporate Counsel Report

7. Committee Reports

Police and Fire Committee

  • Adopt an Ordinance Creating a Fifth Sergeant’s Position in the City Police Department
  • Motion to authorize the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners fill the 5th Sergeant’s Position
  • Presentation to Rick Griffey as Sergeant

Ordinance

  • Motion to Suspend the Rules and Place an Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Title V, Public Works of the Code of Metropolis upon its passage
  • Adopt an Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Title V, Public Works of the Code of Metropolis

Parks & Recreation

  • Motion to accept/reject authorizing the Mayor to proceed with the repairs on the concession stand roof at the baseball field

Water, Light and Street

  • Motion to accept/reject on inventory/repair parts for Influent Pumps per quote from Progress Environmental in the amount of $5,925.00 for the Disposal Plant

8. Department Heads

9. Old Business

10. New Business

11. Miscellaneous Reports

12. Financial Report
Payment of Salaries, Payroll, and Contract Bills
Payment of Miscellaneous Bills

13. Executive Session
Pending Litigation
Personnel
Collective Bargaining
Acquisition Real Estate
Sales, Lease or Exchange of Real Estate

14. Adjourn

Reminders: 

  • Friday, Oct. 16th; Congressman John Shimkus will be in the Council Chambers from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday–Sunday, Oct. 16–18th; Fort Massac State Park Encampment
  • Monday, October 19th – Representative Brandon Phelps will be in the Council Chambers from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 20th; Condemned Building Committee at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 21st – Industrial Committee will meet at 1:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 31st – Halloween will be celebrated from 5 pm – 8 pm