Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City of Northfield Council
November 27, 2017

Pursuant to written notice, the regular meeting of the City of Northfield Council was held on Monday, November 27, 2017, at the Fenley Office Park, 4965 U.S. Highway 42. Council members present: Sharon Berger, Alan Birch, Clark Rhea, Tracy Walker and Bill White. Council member absent: Steve Levy. City officials present: Mayor Randolph Chappell, Police Chief Richard Frank, Treasurer Charles Veeneman, City Engineer Phil Hasselwander and City Clerk Phyllis Onachilla. Also present: William Heuglin and Chris Bethards, Northfield residents.

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m., by Mayor Chappell.

Treasurer's Report

Council members reviewed the Income Statement for the General Fund for the month ending October 31, 2017, the Balance Sheet and the City’s List of Investments for the General Fund as of October 31, 2017. They also reviewed the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet for the Road Fund for the month ending October 31, 2017, the General Ledger and the Check Register from October 1 through October 31, 2017.

Police Report

Police Chief Richard Frank briefed council members on recent activities throughout the city and reported that there were 14 citations issued this month.

Northfield Tree Program

Mr. Walker informed the Council that 54 trees have been ordered and will be planted as soon as received.


Bill White announced that he will be moving to Austin, Texas, and must resign from the Northfield City Council. Mayor Chappell thanked Mr. White for his service to Northfield and, with regret, accepted his resignation as of December 31, 2017.

Meeting Canceled

Due to the upcoming holidays, the December meeting of the Northfield City Council will be canceled.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m. The next regular meeting of the Northfield City Council will be held on Monday, January 22, 2018.


Phyllis Onachilla, City Clerk
Randolph Chappell, Mayor
City of Northfield

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