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City of Murphysboro City Council met October 29

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 8, 2019

Meeting 10

City of Murphysboro City Council met Oct. 29.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

1. Call to Order, Invocation led by Pastor Charlie Allen, Pledge of Allegiance led by Mayor Stephens

2. Roll Call

3. Consideration of Council Minutes – October 8th, 2019

4. Consideration of Accounts Payable Registers

5. Committee/Commission Reports

a. Budget & Finance – Chairman W.J. Pittman

Old Business

New Business

 Presentation of Financial Statements by Scott Evans, Budget Officer

 Consideration of eliminating the due-to/due-from balances in Fund 35

Public Comment

b. Building & Grounds – Chairman Gary McComb

Old Business

New Business

 Discussion regarding the blocks placed in the planter at the Daum Building

Public Comment

c. Community Relations – Chairman John Erbes

Old Business

New Business

 Halloween – Trick or Treating – October 31st from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Public Comment

d. Public Improvement – Chairman Mike Bastien

Old Business

 Discussion regarding the condition of various properties

o Old Depot

o North 17th Street

o South 14th Street

o North 19th Street

o 902/908 Locust Street

New Business

Public Comment

e. Public Works – Chairman Dan Bratton

Old Business

New Business

 Consideration of Final Payment for the 20th Street Sewer Replacement Project

Public Comment

f. Public Safety – Chairman Russell Brown

Old Business

 Discussion regarding the Gillenberg Property

New Business

 Discussion regarding No Parking on Roberta Drive/Sandra Court

 Discussion regarding No Parking on the South Side of Spruce St from 15th to 16th St

 Discussion regarding Parking Issues at 601 Walnut Street

Public Comment

g. Personnel – Chairman Barbara Hughes

Old Business

New Business

 Update on Contract Negotiations with Laborers, Clerical and Fire

Public Comment

6. Mayors Report

a. Update on Hotel Development Project

7. Council Member Requests

8. Department Head Requests

9. Executive Session

a. Approve appraisal reports for acquisition of Right-of-Way for North 7th Street widening

b. Consideration of Wastewater Treatment Plant Contract

10. Adjournment

http://www.murphysboro.com/Council%20Agenda%20-%202019-10-29.pdf

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