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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date12/1/2004 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, December 1, 2004 to order and asked those in attendance to join in the Pledge of Allegiance. He asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Bell, Callahan, and Kostyshock. Trustee Garcia was absent. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Attorney Wigginton, Street Superintendent Mann, Police Chief Schardan, Comptroller Brussatti, and two reporters.
7:00:50 PM Gulledge Asked for approval of the minutes of the November 17th Board meeting and the November 23rd Special Board Meeting. He asked if there were any additions, corrections, or questions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. There were none. He called for a motion to have the minutes placed on file. Kostyshock made the motion, the second to the motion was made by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg -yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:35 PM Gulledge Asked for approval of the bills submitted for payment. He asked if there were any questions, additions, or subtractions to the bills presented for payment. There were none. Limberg made a motion to pay the bills, and Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:16 PM Gulledge Went to the next Agenda item, Communications. He read a letter from Charter Communications, informing him that effective in January, 2005 Charter will be making some price adjustments to the cable products and services offered in the Village of Maryville. Basic service will increase by $1.13 to $10.47; Expanded service will decrease by $1.13 to $37.52; Basic and Expanded will remain the same at $47.99. The equipment rental fees will increase by $3.00 to $6.85, with the exception of the Analog Converter which will decrease by Fifty-nine cents to $3.26.
7:04:28 PM Long Also read a letter from Charter Communications, stating that effective January 1, 2005 Charter will be making adjustments to the price and speed of our non-regulated High-Speed Internet services in the Village. the 384K and 3MEG services will increase by $10.00. At this same time, Charter will discontinue services for 768K and 1.5MEG.
7:06:33 PM Bell Commented that these adjustments are for the residential High Speed Internet. They went from a "bronze, silver, gold packages" to a "nickel and dime package". This does not affect the Village contract with Charter.
7:07:09 PM Gulledge Called for motion to have the communications placed on file. Schmidt made the motion and Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:30 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters with Attorney Wigginton.
7:07:42 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2004-48, An Ordinance Authorizing The Execution Of A Water Service And Pre-Annexation Agreement. He explained that this ordinance is available for public inspection and is for property located at Lot 12 in University Hills Subdivision, 12 Valley View Drive, Collinsville, Illinois, commonly known as the Michael Wallace property. He said that at 6:45 P.M., prior to this meeting, the Village held a public hearing on this agreement. The ordinance authorizes the Mayor to execute, and the Village Clerk to attest, the document known as "Agreement for Water Service and Pre-Annexation" dated October 14, 2004.
7:08:45 PM Gulledge Called for motion to approve Ordinance 2004-48. The motion to approve Ordinance 2004-48 was made by Kostyshock, and Bell made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:09:20 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2004-49, An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution Of A Water Service And Pre-Annexation Agreement. He explained this ordinance pertains to property located at Lot 8 in University Hills Subdivision, 8 Valley View Drive, Collinsville, Illinois 62234, commonly known as the Jason M. & Jennifer A. Thorpe property. He said this agreement was also subject to a public hearing held at 6:50 p.m. prior to this meeting. The ordinance authorizes the President to execute, and the Village Clerk to attest, a document known as "Agreement for Water Service and Pre-Annexation" dated November 4, 2004.
7:10:07 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-49. Kostyshock made a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-49, and Limberg seconded his motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:44 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2004-50, An Ordinance Relating To The Firefighters Pension Fund For The Village of Maryville, Illinois. He said this ordinance has been subject to prior public discussion at Caucus meetings. He explained that the ordinance is lengthy. It is available for public inspection. Section 1 establishes the firefighters' pension fund, pursuant to Chapter 40, Act 5, Article 4, Section 4-101 of the Illinois Complied Statutes. Section 2 creates the Board of Trustees for the Firefighters' Pension Fund, and authorizes it to annually levy a tax to finance the fund. Section 3 provides that the Treasurer will set apart any money derived from the taxes levied for the fund. Section 4 defines what a firefighter is pursuant to Section 4-106 of the Pension Code. Section 5 makes this ordinance applicable to all firefighters who meet the qualifications of the Firefighter's Pension Fund. Section 6 notes the Board of Trustees shall be a nine (9) member Board chose and comprised pursuant to the requirements of the Pension Code. Section 7 provides that all firefighters, surviving spouses, children and certain other dependents are eligible, so long as they qualify under Chapter 40, Act 5, Article 4 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, for pension benefits. Section 8 puts forth the quarterly meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Pension Fund. Section 9 sets forth the powers and duties of the Board of Trustees of the Firefighter's Pension Fund. Section 10 provides that they also do any and all other acts required under the Firefighter's Pension Fund as set forth in the Pension Code. Section 11 states that any ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed insofar as they conflict herewith. Section 12 provides that this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication.
7:13:29 PM Gulledge Called for motion to approve Ordinance 2004-50. Schmidt made the motion to approve the ordinance and Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:14:02 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2004-51, An Ordinance Relating To The Police Officers Pension Fund For The Village Of Maryville, Illinois. This ordinance also is required by State Statute, due to the fact that the Village's population now exceeds 5000 persons. Section 1 Establishes the Police Officers' Pension Fund. Section 2 authorizes the Village to issue a tax levy to fund the Pension Fund for Police Officers. Section 3 provides that all money derived from the taxes be set apart by the Treasurer to constitute the fund. Section 4 defines a Police Officer as set forth by the Statute. Section 5 makes the ordinance applicable to all police officers who meet the qualifications of the Pension Code. Section 6 establishes a Board of Trustees. It is a five member board and it sets forth the appointments. Two are appointed by the Mayor, two are active regular police force members, and the fifth is a beneficiary retired police officer. The code provides that if there is no retired police officer, then the active members would have another selection. Section 7 provides that all officers, surviving spouses, children and certain other dependents who meet the criteria of the pension code shall be eligible for pension benefits. Section 8 sets forth the regular quarterly meetings of the Board. Section 9 sets forth the powers and duties of the Board of Trustees to control and manage the pension fund. Section 10 provides that the Board of Trustees shall do any and all acts required under the provisions of the pension fund to perform their duties. Section 11 states that all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are herby repealed insofar as they conflict herewith. Section 12 provides this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law.
7:16:38 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-51. Kostyshock made the motion to approve Ordinance 2004-51 and Schmidt seconded the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:17:17 PM Gulledge Asked if there were any reasons for Closed Session. There were none. He called for Old Business. There was no Old Business. He went to New Business.
7:17:51 PM Schmidt Announced the Santa Fest at the Firehouse on Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.
7:18:10 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports. There were no reports from the staff members present. He called for Business from the Floor. There was none. He went to Calendar Updates.
7:19:00 PM Bell Said the Santa Fest is Saturday. The Holiday Lighting contest entries are due December 18th.
7:19:26 PM Gulledge Went to Trustee Comments.
7:19:37 PM Kostyshock Said the big angel will be up by Friday.
7:19:51 PM Gulledge Placed before the Board for approval, three nominees to the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners. The first nominee is Ron Kubicek, 82 Santa Anita, Maryville. His term will be from currently until April 30. 2005. Limberg made a motion to approve the appointment of Ron Kubicek to the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners. Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:21:20 PM Gulledge The second nominee is Lendell Phelps, 62 Oak Leaf, Maryville, Il. His term will be from present to April 30, 2006. Bell made a motion to approve the appointment of Lendell Phelps to the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners. The second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried
7:21:57 PM Gulledge The third nominee is Mike Pamatot, 2732 Fieldstone, Maryville, Il. His term will be from present to April 30, 2007. Motion by Kostyshock, second by Bell, to approve the appointment of Mike Pamatot to the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:52 PM Gulledge Talked about the Police Pension Board. As stated in the ordinance it is a five member board. Two are appointed by the Mayor. Three will come from the Police Department. The first name he placed before the Board is Steve Shevlin, 6723 Remington Lane, Maryville, Il. His term will be from present to 2nd Tuesday in May, which is the 9th, 2006. Schmidt made a motion to approve Steve Shevlin's appointment to the Police Pension Board. Limberg made the second to the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:23:50 PM Gulledge Presented the name of Roger Hayden, 1044 Meadow Lake Drive, Maryville. His term will be from present to the second Tuesday of May, which will be the 8th of May, 2007. Motion by Kostyshock, second by Limberg to approve the appointment of Roger Hayden to the Police Pension Board. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:24:34 PM Gulledge Discussed the Fire Pension Board. This Board is set by State Statute. He said because this is a Village form of Government, the Village President, which is himself, the Village Clerk, which is Thelma Long, Steve Wigginton, which is the Village Attorney, and Kevin Flaugher, who is Fire Chief, are automatically placed on the Fire Pension Board. Thelma has a dual role as Clerk and Treasurer, but will serve only as Clerk. The three paid firemen will also be on the Fire Pension Board. He went on to say he wants to try to get the Police Department to give their three names, because no one is retiring. He said he appreciates all the help he received. There were a lot of good people to choose from.
7:26:07 PM Gulledge Complimented Mann on the Christmas lights. He said everything looks really good. With nothing further to come before the Board, he called for motion to adjourn. Bell made the motion to adjourn, seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:26:44 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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