The city council of Gilman had its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on June 10. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Rick Theesfeld. Council members who were present were Bill Kraft, Mike McGehee, Randy Eimen, Fred Voigt, John Elliott, and Steve Fancher.
Minutes from the previous meeting were approved.
According to the minutes of the meeting, Theesfeld provided suggested areas where sidewalks need to be replaced. A representative of Iroquois Paving Corporation will meet with Theesfeld to discuss the same and provide a price. Then the council can determine which areas are to be done.
Theesfeld advised that having the city/E.R.H. employees pick up brush and tree limbs has become an issue, as residents are putting more and more out for pick-up and expecting them to be picked up right away.
The following liquor licenses for July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, was motioned and unanimously approved.
Minit Mart, LLC, Class D; Debra A. Taylor, d/b/a The Right Stop Bar and Billiards Club, Class A-1; Dave’s Tap, Inc., Class A-1; Inside Out Gilman, Inc., Class A; Inside Out Gilman, Inc., Class F; Pilot Travel Centers, LLC, Class D; Galena Properties, LLC, d/b/a Crazy Horse Saloon, Class A-1, Matthews Designs, Inc., d/b/a Boondocka, Class A-1; Gilman OPCO, LLC, d/b/a Fred’s Fuel ‘n Food, Class D; Wasmer’s 66, Inc. , Class D; C-I Golden Eagles, LLC, d/b/a Crossroads Cantina & Catering, Class A-1.
Approved at the meeting were:
– Closing the Prospect Bank Certificate of Deposit #90207468 and transfer $404,583.55, plus any additional interest, into the General Fund checking account was motioned and unanimously approved.
– To adopt ordinance No. 19-20-03 authorizing the issuance of general obligation (limited taxes) notes, series 2019, for $1,500,000.00 to finance the acquisition of street improvements for the city of Gilman, and providing the details of such notes, and related matters. This was unanimously approved with the payments set at $27,268.58 per month for the next five years.
– The bid of Lee Farms Excavating of $40,000 for the demolition of 103 W. Third Street in Gilman, which is now owned by the city. Said bid does not include any asbestos or lead inspections or abatement. This was unanimously approved.
– The payment to Iroquois Paving Corp. of $256,266.62 for the N. Thomas/E. Second St. project. This was unanimously approved.
– The payment to Iroquois Paving Corp. of $256,266.62 for the N. Thomas/E. Second St. project.
– The bid of Iroquois Paving Corp. of $141,051.78 for the 2019-20 Motor Fuel Tax program. A Theesfeld discussed the plans provided by Piggush Engineering, Inc. to resurface South Maple Street to Park Street, and Park View Drive, which will be paid from the MFT funds.
– To approve the bills as they were presented, and to approve the Balance Sheet, and Profit and Loss Statement.
— A transfer of $14,000 from the General Fund to the Road and Bridge Fund was motioned and unanimously approved.