City of Wyoming
February 10, 2020
Council Meeting

The Council Meeting was called to order by Mayor Pat Maher at 6:02 p.m. (The
audio recorder was turned on.) The group in attendance Pledged their Allegiance
to the Flag.
The Wyoming, Illinois City Council met Monday, February 10, 2020 at City Hall,
located at 108 E. Williams Street, in a Regular Session. Mayor Maher was presiding
with Alderwomen Ginger Carlisle and Kathy Hardy of the First Ward, Aldermen Ryan
Breese and Dave Lindahl of the Second Ward, and Aldermen Daniel Hardman and
Steve Hansard of the Third Ward.
Minutes from the January 13, 2020, January 27, 2020 meeting, and Executive
Session January 13, 2020 Meeting were reviewed. The motion to approve the
minutes was made by Ald. Ryan Breese, and seconded by Ald. Hansard. Roll call
vote all ayes and the motion carried.
The Treasurer’s Report and Bills were reviewed. The Treasurer’s Report showed a
General Operation and CDs balance of $1,999,426.74. The motion was made by Ald.
Carlisle to authorize Treasurer Lisa Evans to pay all the bills listed on the City of
Wyoming Board Listing as presented. The motion was seconded by Ald. Hansard.
Roll call votes all ayes and the motion was carried.
The council was presented with the city’s employee pension for updates regarding
the length of employment before an employee can participate and to update elected
official names. These updates will cost a fee of $250.00. The motion was made by
Ald. Hardy to make the updates to the pension including employee participation to
begin immediately, and seconded by Ald. Breese. Roll call vote all ayes and the
motion carried.
Public Discussion & Visitor’s Comments: There was a complaint about stray cats
in town. At this time there are no ordinances covering this problem.
City Clerk’s Report: Statements of Economic Interests for Elected Officials were
distributed and filled out by the Aldermen, Mayor, and Deputy Clerk.
City Attorney Michael Evans presented the employment contract for Bill Dorn. The
motion was made by Ald. Hardman to approve the contract and seconded by Ald.
Carlisle. Roll call vote all ayes and the motion carried.
Engineer Justin Reeise from the Farnsworth Group: Justin provided IEPA
Revolving Loan Fund application forms to be signed by the Mayor and Clerk. He also
provided the City Attorney a draft copy of the Loan Ordinance, for his review and
legal opinion. Justin indicated this is part of the required loan application process the
City must progress through as part of the WWTP Project funding.
Economic Develop Advisor, Denny Rewerts: Denny mentioned that he attended
the Chamber of Commerce meeting and was very impressed with the ideas they
have to improve the community. He added that anyone is welcome to attend the
meetings.
He continues keeping in touch with State Rep. Spain to discuss possible funding for
current and future projects for the City and community.
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Greg McCauley, Manager of the R/O and Wastewater Treatment Plants: Greg
informed the Council of a broken auger screw that needs replaced at the Waste
Water Plant. He submitted a quote from
Enviro-Care to replace the screw. The quote includes parts & labor totaling
$11,369.75. This figure does not include freight. They estimate freight aT $1000.00.
Greg also suggested a water line be added to the system to help keep waste moving
and pressure off of the auger screw. The Engineer and City Superintendent agreed

to work on the water line. A motion was made by Ald. Hansard to accept the Enviro-
Care Quote including the freight to replace the auger screw, and seconded by Ald.

Hardy. Roll call Vote all ayes and motion carried.
Greg also updated the Council that the Clarifier Drive will ship this week.
Chief of Police, Mark James: Chief James informed the Council that he took the
Ford in for an oil change and that the Ford dealership was waiting on ordered parts to
fix the catalytic converter. The Tahoe was taken to Princeville Automotive today for a
radiator fluid leak. They replaced the water pump and thermostat at a cost of
$682.00.
Mayor and Alderperson’s: The Mayor requested a meeting be scheduled with the
Finance Committee for Wednesday, February 12, 2020. This is a tentative date.
Motion to Adjourn was made by Ald. Breese and seconded by Ald. Hardy. Voice
votes all ayes and the
meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m.
Minutes submitted by,

Diane Baker
Deputy City Clerk

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