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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date11/3/2004 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:12 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, November 3, 2004 to order, and invited 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, Kostyshock, and Garcia. Also in attendance were Attorney Wigginton, Clerk Long, Comptroller Brussatti, Street Superintendent Mann, Police Chief Schardan, Building & Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Water & Sewer Superintendent Presson, and one reporter.
7:01:35 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the minutes of the October 20th Board meeting. He asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. There were none. Motion by Limberg, second by Schmidt to place the minutes submitted by the Clerk on file. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:05 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. He asked if there were any questions, additions, or subtractions to the bills. There being none, he called for a motion to pay the bills submitted. The motion was made by Kostyshock, and the second was made by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:55 PM Gulledge Went to Communications. There were none. He went to Legal Matters with Attorney Wigginton.
7:03:12 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2004-44, An Ordinance Establishing A Board Of Fire And Police Commissioners For The Village Of Maryville, Illinois, And Excluding The Position Of Chief Of Police And Chief Of The Fire Department From The Jurisdiction Of The Board Of Fire And Police Commissioners Of The Village Of Maryville, Illinois. He read the ordinance in summary. The Ordinance is available for public inspection.
7:06:33 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-44. Garcia made the motion, seconded by Kostyshock.
7:06:50 PM Schmidt Asked if this Ordinance covers the Telecommunicators.
7:07:01 PM Gulledge Answered no. There were no other questions. He asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:29 PM Gulledge Asked if there was a need for a Closed Session. There was none. He went to Old Business. There was nothing. He went to New Business.
7:07:55 PM Bell Made a motion to approve the Park Committee's recommendation to add three items to the IDNR grant application. The three items are: ten (10) bird nesting houses at a total cost of $300.00; Wildlife Interpretive signage at a cost of $400.00; and a fishing dock at a cost of $4000.00.
7:09:11 PM Gulledge Called for a second to Bell's motion to approve the Park Committee's recommendations. The second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:09:50 PM Bell Made a motion to fund the Master Gardeners $1000 to purchase plants for Drost Park, some of which will be planted along Myron Provence Parkway when it is widened, and other places throughout the Park.
7:10:53 PM Gulledge Called for second to his motion. Garcia made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Mayor commented that he has talked to Burnett, and she is going to try to get a matching grant for another $1000.
7:11:51 PM Bell Made a motion to pay the first and final pay request from H.S. Contractors for the Cedar Valley Bike Trail Entrance in the amount of $10,920.00. Kostyshock seconded his motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:12:51 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to pay Haier Plumbing $11,803.00 for the repairs to the16" interceptor sewer line. The second to his motion was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:51 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to Missouri Petroleum $35,183.00 for the final pay request on the Micro surfacing in Lin Hy Terrace. Schmidt made the second to his motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:14:51 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:14:57 PM Flaugher Reported on the dumpster on 159.  He has spoken with the owner, and she has agreed to remove it.  It should be out in a couple of days.
7:15:25 PM Schardan Reported that the surveillance cameras are installed, and operating, in Drost Park. He said the Halloween party went well. He thanked Trustee Garcia for helping. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. He said the kids enjoyed the prizes they received.
7:16:07 PM Bell Commented on the cameras. He said that everything that goes on in the park can be seen. He asked if the speakers are operational.
7:16:41 PM Callahan Asked about the speakers.
7:16:54 PM Bell Explained it is an audio alert in the dispatch center. When motion is detected, the camera is recording and also a tone is sounded to alert the dispatcher. They don't have to watch the monitor constantly.
7:17:07 PM Mann Asked the reporter to put in an article in the newspaper to remind people that the Village has an ordinance prohibiting them from burning leaves on the street. He said the Jacquelyn Court overlay was done today, and it looks good. The people he talked to were really happy with it.
7:17:53 PM Gulledge Commented that the reason Mann brought up the leaf burning is because there was someone in Lin Hy Terrace burning his leaves on the newly micro surfaced street.
7:18:08 PM Presson Gave an update on the radio read meters. Final training will be the 16th, 17th, and 18th of this month. He will be setting up a working demonstration for the Mayor and Board the week of the 22nd to the 25th.
7:18:28 PM Bell Asked about the status on the "canyon" on East Division Street at 159.
7:18:56 PM Presson Answered it is ongoing, however, the rainy weather has been a major set back. He said they need at least three to four days of no rain.
7:19:06 PM Callahan Commented on a report from the Water Clerk on the income raise over and above raising the water and sewer rates. He said in one year they took in an additional $235,000. He said he wants to remind the Board that this is fine as long as the building continues. If at some point, the revenue starts dropping, they might have to consider raising the rates.
7:20:02 PM Presson Commented that last year from January to December, they installed 130 new services, and as of today, they have installed 157 services.
7:20:29 PM Long Commented that the Tax Levy should be started very soon.
7:20:51 PM Gulledge Went to Business From the Floor. There was nothing. He went to Trustee Comments - Calendar Updates.
7:21:17 PM Schmidt Said the Brush Drop Off is scheduled for Saturday November 6th, from 8 a.m. to Noon.
7:21:41 PM Gulledge Said the11th is a holiday and Village Hall will be closed. Also, the 25th and 26th of November, Village Hall will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. There is a Library meeting Tuesday, November 9th. He went to Trustee Comments.
7:22:55 PM Bell Said there is a new item on the web site. It is a photo gallery. He plans to have pictures of the various events that take place in the Village. He currently has the Pooch Party and the Firemen's Open House on the site.
7:23:26 PM Callahan Asked Bell if anyone has spoken to him about scanning in the extra photos from the museum. Bell told him no.
7:23:59 PM Kostyshock Reported that he is receiving a lot of library books. He has received approximately 600 in the last couple of weeks. He commented that at the next caucus meeting, he would like to discuss items for the museum. He has a chance to get a couple of large items, but they will not fit in the museum.
7:24:37 PM Gulledge Said they will be interviewing candidates for the Fire and Police Board. He said Chief Flaugher and Chief Schardan will assist. They will be interviewing tomorrow night, and Monday and Tuesday of next week. Hopefully, they will have some recommendations for the Board shortly thereafter.  With no other business to come before the Board, he called for a motion to adjourn.
7:25:16 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to adjourn the meeting, and Limberg made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried, and the meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk 

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