City of Wyoming
November 23, 2020
Venue: City Hall

including Video Conferencing via “ZOOM”
Council Meeting

The Regular Council Meeting was called to order by Mayor Pat Maher at 6:05 p.m.
(The Zoom application records the meeting) The Wyoming, Illinois City Council
met Monday, November 23, 2020 at the City Hall located at 108 E. Williams St.,
Wyoming, IL. The video conferencing application “Zoom” was also used.
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 were present.
The Economic Development Group, Ltd. representative, Paul Ostrosky, and Herb
Klein were present to answer any questions that might come up on the following
Ordinances. They are the final Ordinances to Establish TIF District No. 2 that the
Council will be voting on:
20/21-10 An Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the City of Wyoming (City
Treatment Plant)
The motion was made by Ald. Lindahl to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald.
Carlisle.
Roll call votes all ayes and the motion carried.
City Clerk, Diane Baker read the Statement of Disclosure regarding TIF District No.
2 Conflict of Interest, for Alderman Ryan Breese, to the Council. Alderman Ryan
Breese disclosed to the City Clerk that he acquired the following properties and
requested such disclosure be acknowledged and entered into the Minutes of this
council meeting.

On 02/01/2002 at 300 W. Williams St., Parcel ID# 04-35-407-008
On 06/01/2018 at 122 E. Williams St., Parcel ID# 04-36-318-020
On 10/30/2020 at 111 W. South St., Parcel ID# 07-02-219-010
On 10/24/2020 at 102 S. 6

th St., Parcel ID# 07-02-205-004

Ald. Breese disclosed that pursuant to Section 11/-74.4-4 (n) of the Tax Increment
Allocation Redevelopment Act that he owns the properties listed above in District
No. TIF 1 & TIF 2. He will continue to refrain from any further official involvement
in the municipality’s discussions, decision-making and voting on matters related
to the redevelopment plan, projects or area.
20/21-11 An Ordinance Approving the Redevelopment Plan and Projects for the
Wyoming Tax Increment Financing District No. 2. The motion was made by Ald Hardy to
approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald. Hansard. Roll call votes all ayes and the
motion carried.
20/21-12 An Ordinance Designating the Redevelopment Project Area for the Wyoming
Tax Increment Financing District No. 2. The motion was made by Ald Hardy to approve
this Ordinance and seconded by Ald. Lindahl. Roll call votes all ayes and the motion
carried.

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20/21-13 An Ordinance Adopting Tax Increment Allocation Financing for the Wyoming
Tax Increment Financing District No. 2. The motion was made by Ald Carlisle to approve
this Ordinance and seconded by Ald. Hansard. Roll call votes all ayes and the motion
carried.
20/21-14 An Ordinance Providing for and Approving the First Amendment to the
Wyoming TIF District No. 1 Redevelopment Project Area, Plan & Projects. The motion
was made by Ald Hardy to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald.Carlisle. Roll
call votes all ayes and the motion carried.
20/21-15 An Ordinance Declaring Surplus Revenue in the Wyoming TIF District No.1
Special Tax Allocation Fund and Authorizing Payment of that Surplus Revenue to the
Stark County Treasurer for Distribution to Affected Taxing Districts. The motion was
made by Ald Lindahl to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald. Hardy. Roll call
votes all ayes and the motion carried.
20/21-16 An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of an
Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the City of Wyoming and Stark County
C.U.S.D. #100 for Wyoming TIF No. 2. The motion was made by Ald. Hansard to
approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald.Carlisle. Roll call votes all ayes and the
motion carried.
20/21-17 An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a TIF District
Redevelopment
Agreement by and between the City of Wyoming and RIBCO, LLC (d.b.a. Pub 91) and
Julie Maher and Jenna Maher for Wyoming TIF No. 2. The motion was made by Ald
Hardy to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald. Carlisle. Roll call votes all ayes
and the motion carried.
20/21-18 An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a TIF District
Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Wyoming and Shafer Farms
Family LLLP, Juliann M. Shafer, and KJLK Properties, LLC-Designated Series B. The
motion was made by Ald Hansard to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald.
Lindahl. Roll call votes all ayes and the motion carried.
20/21-19 An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a TIF District
Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Wyoming and Bureau Service
Company (d.b.a. Ag View FS, Inc.)
The motion was made by Ald Hardy to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald.
Carlisle. Roll call votes all ayes and the motion carried.
20/21-20 An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a TIF District
Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Wyoming and Josef Unhold,
Individually and as Trustee of the Josef Unhold Trust. The motion was made by Ald
Hansard to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald. Carlisle. Roll call votes all
ayes and the motion carried.
20/21-21 An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a TIF District
Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Wyoming and Dustin L. Down
and Janelle R. Down. The motion was made by Ald Lindahl to approve this Ordinance
and seconded by Ald. Hansard. Roll call votes all ayes and the motion carried.

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20/21-22 An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a TIF District
Redevelopment Agreement by and between the City of Wyoming and Ernst P. Unhold.
The motion was made by Ald Lindahl to approve this Ordinance and seconded by Ald.
Hansard. Roll call votes all ayes and the motion carried.
City Attorney, Michael Evans informed the Council that he is working on the petition to
condemn the Locker property at 103 N. Galena Ave.
Economic Development Advisor, Denny Rewerts thanked Paul Ostrosky and Herb
Klein, of The Economic Development Group, LTD, for attending our meeting and
make sure everything went smoothly.
Denny mentioned he would like to form a committee, including two Council members, to
work on a 5 to 10 year plan for the City of Wyoming. He would like to meet twice a
month. Ald. Carlisle and Ald. Hansard volunteered to be on the committee.
Denny mentioned that he had talked to the CEO of Graham Hospital and was told that it
wouldn’t be feasible for them to set up a medical facility in Wyoming. However, they are
more than willing to provide information to get us started . Denny also continues to be in
touch with Representative Spain regarding the City’s interest in a medical facility.
Superintendent Joe Kinsella asked Attorney Evans if he had any follow up on
Right-of-Way fees the City could charge the Fiber Optics companies. He made
some calls and is waiting for call backs.
Mayor Maher asked Joe Kinsella to continue getting quotes for tearing down and
clearing out the Locker and report them to the Council.
Ald. Hansard asked when the new lines would be put in for the water plant per
Greg McCauley’s letter to the Council. Joe Kinsella said that the work had started
today.
Ald. Carlisle asked if anyone had called Toulon Township regarding the need for
stop signs at Monroe and Main Streets. The Mayor will be looking into this. She
also mentioned the cones used at the crosswalk for children before school are old
and not very visible. Denny Rewerts will check with the Superintendent to see
what needs to be done.

Motion to Adjourn was made by Ald. Carlisle and seconded by Ald. Lindahl. Voice
votes all ayes and the meeting adjourned at 6:31.
Minutes submitted by,

Diane Baker
City Clerk

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