Special Meeting Minutes: May 26, 2016

SPECIAL MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

MAY 26, 2016

 

THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP COUNCIL WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 8:00 A.M. BY MAYOR RAY DELONG.  COUNCIL PERSONS PRESENT: RUDIE REEB, KEN REINHART, LARRY RYAN, STEVE DERCK AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAN REEB.

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: SOLICITOR MELANIE FARR, FISCAL OFFICER AIMEE LICHTY AND ADMINISTRATOR SARA KEERAN. NO MEDIA WAS PRESENT.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY DERCK, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO EXCUSE KEITH WEST FROM THE MAY SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2016-21: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP TO ENTER INTO A COMMERCIAL ENERGY SALES AGREEMENT WITH CHAMPION ENERGY SALES, LLC FOR THE PURCHASE OF ELECTRICITY FOR A TERM OF TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS COMMENCING ON MAY 23, 2017; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

FISCAL OFFICER LICHTY STATED THAT SHE HAS BEEN GETTING UPDATES ON PRICING FOR VILLAGE ENERGY USAGE AND THAT ON MAY 23, 2016, THE RATE HAD BEEN THE LOWEST TO DATE.  AFTER TALKING TO DIFFERENT SUPPLIERS IT WAS BROUGHT TO HER ATTENTION THAT THE RATES WILL INCREASE DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS.  THE VILLAGE IS CURRENTLY LOCKED IN UNTIL MAY 2017 AT A RATE OF .05796.  NEW RATE STARTING MAY 23, 2017 WOULD BE .05050.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2016-21. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2016-21. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:08 A.M.

 

 

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