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City Council Minutes 2010 01-11 Special Meeting


M E M O R A N D U M                                                          City of Salem 101 S. Broadway, Salem, IL  62881
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Jane Marshall, CMC                                                                  Phone: 618 548-2222, ext. 20
City Clerk                                                                            e-mail: cityclerk@salemil.us
Date:  January 7, 2010
TO:     WJBD Radio
        Salem Times Commoner
        Centralia Sentinel

Cc:     Mayor and City Council
             City Manager
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
OF SALEM CITY COUNCIL

PURSUANT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, notice is hereby given that the Salem City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2010 in the Council Chambers of Salem City Hall, 101 South Broadway Salem, Illinois, for the following purpose:  

1.      To enter into Executive Session to consider acquisition of property
2.      In Open Session – Consideration of obtaining an option to purchase specific property

CITY OF SALEM, ILLINOIS
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Jane Marshall
City Clerk

Dated this 7th day of January, 2010           
(Seal)

MINUTES
SPECIAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL
JANUARY 11, 2010

The Salem City Council met on Monday, January 11, 2010, at the hour of 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Salem City Hall, 101 S. Broadway Salem, IL  62881 for the purpose to enter into Executive Session to consider acquisition of property and to consider, in open session, obtaining an option to purchase specific property.  The meeting was called to order by Mayor Leonard E. Ferguson.
Council Members present upon roll call:
        Councilman Tom Carr
        Councilman Kip Meador
        Councilman Steve Huddlestun
        Councilman David Black
        Mayor Leonard E. Ferguson
Others Present:
City Manager Thomas F. Christie
City Attorney Michael Jones
City Clerk Jane Marshall
Finance Director Marilyn Shook
Economic Dev. Director Tracey McDaneld


Motion was made by Councilman Black, seconded by Councilman Carr to enter into closed session to discuss acquisition of property.  Roll call vote.  AYES:  Councilmen Meador, Huddlestun, Black, Carr.  NAYS:  None.  Motion declared carried.   

Upon return to open session at 7:35 p.m., motion was made by Councilman Meador, seconded by Councilman Carr to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract for a cost of $18,000 to acquire a 90-day option to purchase property/building in Salem.   Roll call vote.  AYES:  Councilmen Carr, Meador, and Mayor Ferguson.  NAYS:  Councilmen Huddlestun and Black.  Motion declared carried.  

There being no further comments, at 7:40 p.m., Councilman Black moved and Councilman Meador seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Roll call vote.  AYES:  Councilmen Black, Carr, Meador, and Huddlestun.  NAYS:  None.  Motion carried.   



Jane Marshall, CMC
City Clerk     

Approved by City Council January 18, 2010.