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MINUTES - ORGANIZATIONAL MTG - MORRIS CITY COUNCIL - JANUARY 3, 2017

 

The regular meeting of the Morris City Council was called to order at 5:15 p.m. this 3rd day of January, 2017, by Mayor Giese in the Council Chambers of the Morris Senior Citizens/Community Center.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES12/27/16 Regular Meeting Minutes:  Council member Wohlers moved, seconded by Council member Solvie, to approve the 12/27/16 regular meeting minutes.  Motion carried.

 

12/27/16 Condensed Version Minutes:  Mayor Giese moved, seconded by Council member Wohlers, to approve the 12/27/16 condensed version minutes.  Motion carried.

 

OATH OF OFFICE:  City Attorney Jordan administered the oath of office to Council members Wohlers and Gullickson.

 

ROLL CALL:  Roll call was taken with the following members present:  Council member Wohlers, Solvie, Gullickson and Mayor Giese.  Council member Miller was absent.  Also present was City Manager Hill, Finance Director Raasch, Police Chief Tiegs and City Attorney Jordan. 

 

OFFICIAL ACTSElection of Mayor Pro Tem:  Council member Wohlers moved, seconded by Solvie, to continue with Council member Miller as Mayor Pro Tem for 2017.  Motion carried.

 

Designation of Official Newspaper:  Mayor Giese moved, seconded by Council member Wohlers, to designate the Morris Sun Tribune as the official newspaper of the Morris City Council.  Motion carried.

 

RESOLUTIONSResolution Adopting Standing Rules:  Council member Solvie moved, seconded by Gullickson, to adopt Resolution #3448-1-17, Resolution Adopting Standing Rules.  Upon a roll call vote taken and all present voting in favor, motion carried.

 

Council member Miller arrived at 5:25 p.m.

 

Resolution Authorizing Finance Director to Designate Depositories:  Council member Solvie moved, seconded by Wohlers, to adopt Resolution #3449-1-17, Resolution Authorizing Finance Director to Designate Depositories.  Upon a roll call vote taken and all present voting in favor, motion carried.

 

MAYORAL APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS:  Mayor Giese made appointments to the various boards and commissions as listed.  Motion carried. 

 

APPOINTMENT OF EX-OFFICIOS:  Mayor Giese moved, seconded by Council member Miller, to appoint the ex-officios as follows:  Miller - Park Board/WCI; Solvie - RFC/Community Ed Board; Giese - SCEIC; Gullickson - Airport Advisory Board/Planning Commission; Wohlers - Tourism Board/Chamber of Commerce.  Motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, Mayor Giese adjourned the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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