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8-9-23 Town Meeting Minutes


TOWN OF ALTON ALTON, ILLINOIS AUGUST 09, 2023

A Regular Meeting of the Township Trustees of the Town of Alton, Illinois was held on the above date in the City Council Chambers, City Hall Building, at the hour of 6:00 P.M.


The meeting was called to order by Chairman Bohart and on Call of Roll, the following members were present or absent: PRESENT: Allen, MacAfee, Strebel, Brown, Meehan, Elliott, Keener – 7 ABSENT: – 0

Also, in attendance was Alton Township Attorney Matt Kelley.

Mrs. Brown made a motion, seconded by Mr. Meehan, that the minutes of the regular meeting of July 26, 2023 be approved. The motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Allen, MacAfee, Strebel, Brown, Meehan, Elliott, Keener – 7 NAYS: None – 0

Chairman Bohart presented the monthly Report for July 2023, (All Funds): Town Fund in the amount of $838,479.05; General Assistance Fund in the amount of $224,520.94; Social Security Fund in the amount of $76,375.67; Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund in the amount of $66,165.39; Town Savings Fund in the amount of $201,267.23. Mrs. MacAfee made a motion, seconded by Mr. Meehan, that the Monthly Report be approved and placed on file. The motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Allen, MacAfee, Strebel, Brown, Meehan, Elliott, Keener – 7 NAYS: None – 0

Chairman Bohart presented the Report and Listing of Bills for Payment and Action by Board; General Assistance Fund in the amount of $9,951.31; Town Fund in the amount of $24,671.79; Social Security fund in the amount of $1,100.01. Mrs. MacAfee made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Allen, that said Bill Listing be approved. The motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Allen, MacAfee, Strebel, Brown, Meehan, Elliott, Keener – 7 NAYS: None – 0

Mrs. MacAfee made a motion, seconded by Mr. Strebel, that the bid made by Caleb, Dale, and Marlene Lewis regarding the Caravan Building be accepted. The motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Allen, MacAfee, Strebel, Brown, Meehan, Elliott, Keener – 7 NAYS: None – 0

Chairman Bohart presented the following resolution:

WHEREAS, Alton Township and the City of Alton have constitutional and statutory authority to participate in intergovernmental cooperation; and,

WHEREAS, Alton Township and the City of Alton have determined that it is in the best interests of the public health, safety and welfare of the Township and its residents, and the City and its residents, that the parties enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement for Alton Township to provide to the City of Alton $152,000.00 for specific uses to be identified in the Intergovernmental Agreement.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ALTON TOWNSHIP, that the Supervisor is hereby authorized and directed to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Alton in substantially the same form as attached hereto.

Mr. Strebel made a motion, seconded by Mrs. MacAfee, that the said resolution be approved. The motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Allen, MacAfee, Strebel, Brown, Meehan, Elliot, Keener -7 NAYS: None - 0

There being no further business to come before the Board of Trustees at this time, Mrs. Elliot made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Brown, that the meeting adjourn. The motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Allen, MacAfee, Strebel, Brown, Meehan, Elliott, Keener – 7 NAYS: None – 0


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LAUREN C. WILSON, DEPUTY CITY CLERK and EX-OFFICIO TOWN CLERK

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