- Learned that Glen Laird is the new director of the Humane Society of Danville. Laird has a city background, with the fire and pool divisions.
- Learned police officer Joshua Webb has been promoted to sergeant with the Danville Police Department.
That means that K-9 officer Lesko, whose handler was Webb, is now retired and is a “private citizen,” Public Safety Director Larry Thomason said.
A new hire in the police department will occur next month.
- Recommended the fire department apply for a firefighter assistance grant to cover Emergency Medical Services equipment bags that cost $2,800.
The grant is through the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Thomason said the bags are required on all apparatus and will replace current equipment.
- Learned that an agreement for phone and Internet service with Comcast was removed from the meeting agenda due to other entities expressing interest in submitting price quotes, according to Eisenhauer.
He said the city will send out a request for proposals.
- Recommended approving auditing services to be completed by Clifton Gunderson for a fee not to exceed $48,800 for the city, $4,000 for the library and $8,900 for Danville Mass Transit.
- Amending city code pertaining to possession of cannabis and controlled substances to allow the city to seize money related to illegal drug sales under $200.