CITY OF TOULON
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 11, 2021
PRESENT: Mayor Hollis, City Clerk Barbara J. Cantwell, Attorney Michael Evans by cell phone.
Donna Lefler, Art Nutzhorn Alderman 1 st Ward
Jason Musselman, Connie Jacobson Alderman 2 nd Ward
Ryan Kelly, Rob Finney Alderman 3 rd Ward
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Hollis called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. and led the
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
MINUTES TO THE DECEMBER 14, 2020 MEETING: Page 1, misspelled Lefler on the last line in
the Minutes to the November 24, 2020 special meeting paragraph. Page 2, under Approval of
Submitted Claims 2 nd sentence, changed 52-00-51 to 52-00-512. Page 3, the very last sentence
changed 31 to 30, 2020. Jason Musselman made a motion to approve the December 14, 2020
minutes as amended. Rob Finney 2 nd Ryan Kelly & Donna Lefler abstained, motion passed.
CASH RECEIPT REPORT: Total Cash Receipt for December 2020 is $72,916.30. Rob Finney
made a motion to approve the Cash Receipt for December 2020. Art Nutzhorn 2 nd motion
TREASURER REPORT: Treasurer Report for December 2020 is $1,148,936.10. Donna Lefler
made a motion to approve the December 2020 Treasurer Report. Connie Jacobson 2 nd motion
REPORT FROM CITY EMPLOYEES/COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: Josh Allen reported that the snow
plowing has been going ok and there was a water leak in the plant but is all taken care of.
Barbara Cantwell reported that Locis is coming to review the Neptune 360 program. Jason
Musselman did a review on the reimbursements of the Hazard pay to the employees and the
PPE, which are the cleaning supplies etc. for COVID expenses.
Ryan Kelly reported that there needs to be a meeting for the police departments to talk about a
APPROVAL OF SUBMITTED CLAIMS: Jason Musselman asked about the trees that were
planted, Josh Allen reported they were donated by PeeWee Duncan and planted in the
cemetery. They were 15’ oak trees and Steve Ewing planted them. There were some code
changes under Grainger invoice #9746988493 51-00-528 to 51-00-612, H&H Industries invoice
824858 01-41-614 to 01-41-528, Quill invoice #12956360 01-11-651 to 01-11-830, invoice
12996133 01-11-651 to 01-11-830. Rob Finney made a motion to approve the claims as
amended. Donna Lefler 2 nd motion passed.
ATTORNEY REPORT: Mr. Evans reported an update on the codebook. An old codebook was
found and he is trying to incorporate some of the old languages into the new codebook. Mr.
Evans is trying to get a draft done so everyone can look at it and vote on it at the next meeting.
LIFT STATIONS: Mayor reported Justin Reeise couldn’t make it to the meeting but some of the
permits were ready and waiting on signatures for the lift stations and the new uptown sidewalk
UPTOWN SIDEWALK PROJECT: Justin Reeise was not present at the meeting.
PUBLIC CONCERNS: Jason Musselman reported that something has to be done about the
house on the corner of North Franklin and East Greenwood.
SAW-N-LOG QUOTE: Josh Allen presented a quote for 2 trees, one on 515 N Franklin St. for
$700 and one on 103 W. Clinton St. for $750 but, there is a third tree on Turner St. that does
not have a quote. The council is going to wait to get an amended quote on all 3 trees hoping it
might be cheaper.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Kyle Howard was present at the council meeting and gave the
council a proposal to do some scouting as he travels to help get some businesses in Toulon. He
would represent the City of Toulon for economic & business development interests, generate
any ideas to pursue. He would suggest any ideas in trying to keep our local businesses
operating. Mr. Howard would charge an hourly rate of $50.00 estimating an average of 5 hours
per week, and any travel expenses reimbursed.
Ryan Kelly made a motion to move forward working on an agreement with Kyle Howard, UR
Group to bring to council next month to vote on. Jason Musselman 2 nd motion passed.
TIF: Jason Musselman made a motion to pay FY2021-9 repay w/s savings $5,960.20 for Roto-
Rooter $970.00, BEA $4,800.00 and Ferguson $190.20, repay Gen savings $7,722.00 for Saw-N-
Logs $650.00 and Ed’s Heating $7,072.00, pay Harn $1,900.00, BEA $1,105.75, and ESCO
$437.99, repay w/s for $575.23 1/3 of lights for a grand total of $17,701.17. Rob Finney 2 nd
Rob Finney made a motion to pay FY2019-16 repay w/s $28,530.68 and FY2019-17 repay w/s
$44,291.32. Jason Musselman 2 nd motion passed.
Jason Musselman made a motion to adjourn. Connie Jacobson 2 nd motion passed.