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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date10/6/2004 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:20 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, October 6, 2004 to order, and invited those in attendance to join in the Pledge of Allegiance. After the Pledge, he asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll were trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Bell, Callahan, and Garcia. Trustee Kostyshock was absent. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Attorney Wigginton, Building & Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Police Chief Schardan, Water & Sewer Supervisor Presson, Street Supervisor Mann, three (3) citizens, and one reporter.
7:01:26 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to amend the agenda to take up matters of an extension to the lake dredging project with O'Bryan Construction later on in the meeting. The motion was made by Bell, and the second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:20 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the minutes of the September 15, 2004 Board meeting. He asked if there were any questions, additions, or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. There were no questions. He called for a motion to place the minutes on file. Limberg made the motion, Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:02 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. He asked if there were any questions, additions, or subtractions to the bills submitted. There were none. Bell made the motion to pay the bills, and the second was made by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:57 PM Gulledge Went to the next agenda item, Communications.
7:04:06 PM Long Read a Thank You Letter addressed to "Melissa and Marvin" from Frederick Ruland, PH.D, Ohio State University, Retired. Ruland stated that in a rainstorm he became lost, and his truck needed some repairs. Marvin and Melissa told him where he was, and recommended a repair facility, and a place to stay.
7:05:12 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to place the correspondence on file. Garcia made a motion to approve the correspondence and place it on file. Schmidt seconded her motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried. At this time, he went to the next agenda item, Legal Matters.
7:05:43 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2004-42, An Ordinance Authorizing The Execution Of A Water Service And Pre-Annexation Agreement. He explained that this is the standard agreement for water service and pre-annexation, and pertains to the property located at Lot 17 Ravenwood Hills Subdivision, 6033 Cherokee, Glen Carbon, Illinois 62034. The property is commonly known as the Kyle Ehlers and Rebecca Becker property.
7:06:45 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-42. Limberg made the motion to approve Ordinance 2004-42 and Schmidt made the second to his motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:31 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2004-43, An Ordinance Amending Title III, Administration, Chapter 31: Village Officials, Section 31.13, Salaries Of Village Officials, Establishing Salaries Of The Village Officials Of The Village of Maryville, Illinois . He commented that this ordinance is quite lengthy, and he will read the relevant portions. The Mayor of the Village of Maryville shall receive compensation in the amount of $56,821.44 for the twelve (12) month period beginning May 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006. Thereafter, the compensation paid to the Mayor shall increase in three consecutive annual increments of four (4) percent. The Mayor shall receive employment benefits including but not limited to health insurance benefits and pension benefits consistent with Village policies for other full time employees. Section 2, each member of the Board of Trustees shall receive $500 per month as his/her salary.
7:10:38 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-43, an ordinance amending the salary structure of the elected Village Officials of the Village of Maryville. Schmidt made the motion and Bell made the second.
7:11:03 PM Callahan Asked if in Section 3 where it talks about appointed officials, if it wasn't missing someone, namely Kevin Flaugher. Doesn't he fall under the Superintendent.
7:11:37 PM Wigginton Answered that the Village refers to Department Heads in the code as superintendents. He said he doesn't know which ones are referred to as Department Heads or Superintendents.
7:12:17 PM Schmidt Asked where in the ordinance it spells out it that the raise for the trustees affects one side of the table.
7:12:21 PM Wigginton Replied in the Preamble, and read the excerpt. He commented it will become effective May 1, 2005 for those persons holding the office.
7:12:59 PM Gulledge Commented that unless it is changed two years from now, 180 days prior to those elected taking office, the right side of the table will stay at $400.00. With no other questions or comments he asked for a roll call vote on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:29 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2004-44, An Ordinance Amending Village of Maryville Zoning Ordinance No. 70-1 pertaining to a request for rezoning of property belonging to Dale and James Keller, commonly known as the Keller Property, Town Center, Maryville. The request is for rezoning the property from SR-1 to PD-R.
7:15:25 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-44. Schmidt made the motion to approve the ordinance, and Limberg made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - no; Callahan - no; Garcia - no. Two yes votes, three no votes.
7:16:38 PM Wigginton Commented that the motion failed. He went to the next item.
7:16:50 PM Wigginton Read Proclamation 2004-06, A Proclamation For The Village Of Maryville, Madison County, Illinois, Proclaiming The Week Of November 21 - November 28, 2004 As National Bible Week.
7:18:07 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Proclamation 2004-06. The motion was made by Garcia, and Bell made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:18:37 PM Wigginton Read Proclamation 2004-07, A Proclamation relating to "Make A Difference Day" proclaiming Saturday, October 23, 2004 as Make a Difference Day.
7:20:17 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Proclamation 2004-07. Limberg made the motion, and Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:20:52 PM Gulledge Asked if there were any reasons for Closed Session. There were none. He went to Old Business. There was none. He went to New Business.
7:21:35 PM Limberg Made a motion to purchase a Genesis II Radar System from Decatur Electronics in the amount of $1415.00 on State bid. Schmidt seconded the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:17 PM Limberg Made a motion to purchase an in-car camera and additional microphone in the amount of $1514.00 plus shipping from Martel Electronics. Garcia made the second to his motion.
7:22:56 PM Bell Asked what unit these items were for.
7:22:57 PM Schardan Replied they are for Unit 150.
7:23:06 PM Gulledge Asked if he checked to see if this was the best price on the camera.
7:23:17 PM Schardan Answered that he found some comparables. He said the lowest price through the State was $2900 for a similar unit. He also checks with Gall's, Inc. and their prices start at $2669.
7:23:45 PM Bell Asked if every car has a camera.
7:23:48 PM Schardan Replied that this takes care of it.
7:24:00 PM Gulledge Asked if there were any other questions or comments. There being no more, he called for a roll call vote. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:24:20 PM Schmidt Gave the monthly figures for the September, 2004 Building Permits. The total permit fees were $8970.85. The fiscal year to date total is $104,671.75. The valuation of the improvements for September 2004 is $2,883,000.00 for a total fiscal year to date of $29,044,000.00. There were an additional twelve single family building permits issued. Compared to 2003, it is about the same this year.
7:25:23 PM Bell Discussed the amended agenda item concerning the lake dredging. He said he met with O'Bryan on the lake dredging project, and the main retention basin is close to full. There is room in the secondary basin. They believe they can get approximately 2000 more cubic yards out of the lake. He said they are basically done with the current contract. They discussed that while they still have their equipment in the water, and there is room to take more out, they are willing to do it. He said they have agreed to do this at a reduced price of $6.83 per cubic yard. He made a motion to approve up to $13,660.00 for an additional approximately 2000 cubic yards of silt to be taken out of Drost Lake by O'Bryan Consulting Company at the reduced rate of $6.83 per cubic yard.
7:28:15 PM Limberg Made the second to the motion.
7:28:27 PM Schmidt Asked if someone from Juneau has been overseeing this project.
7:28:40 PM Bell Answered, yes, Juneau is overseeing the project.
7:29:24 PM Gulledge Commented that the State is very impressed with the system that Juneau has put together on this project. They are coming out Friday to take pictures. They are very happy with the procedure. The water is going back into the lake almost clear.
7:29:37 PM Bell Said the biggest expense was the gearing up, bringing the crane, and equipment. The Village by having the 2000 cubic yards taken out now is saving approximately $1.50 a cubic yard.
7:30:25 PM Gulledge Called for the roll call on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:30:45 PM Callahan Made a motion to pay off the Northeast Sanitary Sewer Extension loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. The total pay off is $77,298.77. The fund is $56.11 short, however, if the Village bills the participants on the next bill, the cost of refunding the difference would cost a lot more than the $56.11. The Board decided in Caucus last week to "eat" the $56.11, and pay off the loan as of tomorrow. He said the reason the Village has the funds to pay off the loan early is because additional businesses have come on to the line. He added that the bills just sent out does not have the NESSE tax on them.
7:32:08 PM Gulledge Called for second to the motion. The second was made by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:32:52 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:33:01 PM Flaugher Reminded those in attendance of the Fire Department's Annual Open House on Saturday, October 9, 2004 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also in conjunction with the Open House, they are sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
7:33:32 PM Gulledge Commented that one fireman's son is in need of O positive blood.
7:34:02 PM Bell Asked Presson if the boil order is over, and if he removed it from the Web site.
7:34:12 PM Presson Answered yes.
7:34:23 PM Callahan Asked Presson what time the water went off on Friday.
7:34:49 PM Presson Answered that he was out of town, he doesn't know.
7:35:22 PM Gulledge Went to Business From The Floor. There was nothing. He went to Trustee Comments, Calendar Updates.
7:35:49 PM Bell Said the Pooch Party Dog Show is Sunday, October 10, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. in Drost Park, at the Comfort Station.
7:36:14 PM Schmidt Said the Rabies Clinic will be held Saturday, October 9, 2004 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, at the Senior Center. He commented that last year, they ran out of micro chips and had to get more.
7:36:56 PM Callahan Commented that he or Kostyshock still don't know when the next Library Committee meeting is scheduled.
7:37:08 PM Bell Said the big trash pick up is October 25, 26 and 29 on the normal trash day.
7:37:24 PM Gulledge Asked for Trustee Comments. There were none. He said he had nothing to discuss, therefore, he called for a motion to adjourn. Limberg made the motion to adjourn, Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:37:45 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk  

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