Officers receive promotions at City Council meeting

City Council Meeting PhotoO’FALLON – It was standing room only at the O’Fallon City Council meeting Monday night as three police officers received promotions.
Lt. James Cavins was promoted to the rank of Captain. Sgt. Kirk Brueggeman became a Lieutenant, while Ptl. Michael Mojzis was promoted to Sergeant.
Also present was Captain Mick Hunter who recently retired after 27 years of service to O’Fallon.
In other business…
During the clerk’s report, four requests were granted by the council. One request was from the O’Fallon Rotary Club to conduct a children’s parade on October 31, starting at 12:30 p.m. and running until 2 p.m. The parade will begin at the Opera House and will head to the Santa Hut.
Another request was from the O’Fallon Women’s Club to conduct a raffle for liquor and other items on November 14 at the Katy Cavins Center. The third request came from the Knights of Columbus to hold a raffle for a “Wagon of Spirits” from October 9 through December 23. The last request came from the O’Fallon Underwater Search and Recovery Team to conduct a roadblock at the intersection of Lincoln and State on November 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. until noon both days.
Resolutions passed by the council include…
A resolution approving the preliminary plat of Parkview Meadows. Mike Bennett voted against this resolution saying he had concerns regarding the connectivity of surrounding streets.
A resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an annexation agreement with Christ Matteo, representing Fulford Homes for the Illini Trails.
A resolution approving the preliminary plat for Illini Trails.
The final plat for the new ice sports complex at Highway 50 and Scott-Troy Road was approved. The area will be called the Four Points Center.
Mayor Gary Graham proclaimed October 4-10, 2015, as Fire Prevention Week in O’Fallon.