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The Collinsville City
Commission met Monday,
Sept. 18th at 7pm (at the City
Hall Community Room, 106 N 12th Street) for a regular meeting of
the City Commission and Municipal Authority.
Note: with the city clerk position vacant
... I didn't get my normal digital copy of the agenda (again). The official
copy of the agenda is posted outside city hall ... and I will just sumarize
Collinsville Municipal Authority (Agenda): =====
* Consent agenda including
appropriation of $17,537 for reimbursement from bond refianace for materials
and supplies for the electric line extension. -- approved
* City Manager's report -- Pam Polk reported on:
new remote deposit capture device (to RCB Bank) reduced processing this
week from typical 10 hours down to 2 hours.
pad for the new recycling center (at the city yard) should be ready in a
few weeks. Anticipate classes from CHS (taught by Mark Hamilton) at the
* City Attorney report
sales tax for (future) hotels & motels is being drafted into a new ordinance
for future consideration. Mayor Sallee indicated the additional fees would
likely be used for economic development.
and possible action concerning the the resignation and replacement of Trustee
Brad Overholt. -- Approved "reluctantly" --
Brad has moved out of the city but will continue his
business here. (See the city commission item below for replacement discussion).
The Mayor and other trustees thanked Brad for his service to the city. Brad
said "It had been an honor to serve". Overholt was appointed in
August 2003 (filling the post
vacated by Dale Gross) and then re-elected in April
2004 for 2 years and ran unopposed in April
2006 for a 4-year term.
Collinsville City Commission (Agenda): =====
* Consent Agenda.
* Discussion and possible action on request by Collinsville Downtown, Inc.
to close Main Street October 31 for the Just Treats, No Tricks program. --
approved with the time timeline for closure to be worked with the City Manager.
A tentative schedule was presented for the commissioners with merchant costume
contest, costume judging for kids, treats from downtown merchants, parade
from American Legion Building (9th St.) to City Plaza (12th St.) where kid's
winners would be announced. The tentative time for the street closure presented
was 6:15-6:45 with a 6:30 parade.
* Discussion and possible action on request by Collinsville Chamber of Commerce
to close 11th Street south of Main to the alley Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10am
to 4pm for a fall festival. --approved -- the Chamber
is planning a merchant sidewalk sale and other activities during the day.
Discussion and possible action concerning the the resignation and replacement
of Trustee Brad Overholt. -- Approved -- Any resident
of Ward 4 interesting in filling the unfinished term is requested to contact
the City Manager to apply for consideration by the commission for possible
appointment. (Ward Map from
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Oct 14: Fall Festival (11th St.)
Oct. 31: Halloween Parade (Main St.)