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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date4/7/2004 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:12 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of April 7, 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 were Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Bell, Callahan, Kostyshock, and Garcia. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Water & Sewer Superintendent Presson, Street Superintendent Mann, Police Chief Schardan, Comptroller Brussatti, three reporters and two citizens.
7:01:05 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the March 17, 2004 minutes. He asked if there were any questions, additions, or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the clerk. There were none. He asked for a motion to approve the minutes and place them on file. Bell made the motion and Schmidt made the second to the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:49 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. He asked if there were any additions, subtractions, or questions on the bills. There were none. He called for a motion to pay the bills. The motion to pay the bills was made by Kostyshock, and the second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:33 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:02:34 PM Long Replied there were four items to be read. The first was a letter from Southwestern Illinois Planning Commission thanking the Mayor and the community for the Village's financial support for Fiscal Year 2005. The next item read was a letter of resignation from the Police Department by Telecommunicator Christopher M. Hartman, effective April 11, 2004. The third item read was a letter of resignation from the Police Department by Patrolman Forrest Borror, effective immediately. The last item was a letter from Forest ReLeaf congratulating the Park Board on being chosen to receive a 2003 Tree-Mendous Award, and notifying them they will receive the award on April 30, 2004 during the St. Louis area Arbor Day/Tree City USA celebration, held at the Jewel Box in St. Louis.
7:07:31 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to have the communications placed on file. Motion by Bell, second by Kostyshock to place the communications on file. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:08:09 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters, and explained Attorney Wigginton's absence is due to being on vacation. He said he and Clerk Long will take care of the legal issues. He read ORDINANCE 2004-05, An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of a Water Service and Pre-Annexation Agreement on property belonging to Brenda S. Brown, Lot 44 Beverly Hills Subdivision, commonly known as 119 Hillcrest, Glen Carbon, Il. He called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-05. Motion by Garcia, second by Kostyshock to approve Ordinance 2004-05.
7:11:03 PM Callahan Asked if this was a new service.
7:11:07 PM Gulledge Replied it was a new home. With no other questions or comments, he called for a roll call on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:11:48 PM Gulledge Read ORDINANCE 2004-06 An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of a Water Service and Pre-Annexation Agreement on property belonging to Donald Wesemann & Diane Harpstite, Lot 8 Meierwood Gaslight Estates, commonly known as 24 Trail Ridge Lane, Glen Carbon, Illinois. He called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-06. Motion by Bell, second by Schmidt, to approve Ordinance 2004-06.
7:12:42 PM Callahan Asked if this was also a new home.
7:12:46 PM Gulledge Explained this home is an existing home, but falls under the agreement passed recently that anyone receiving water outside the Village limits must sign a pre-annexation agreement. With no further questions or comments, he asked for a roll call on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:32 PM Callahan Asked if this location was within the agreement boundaries.
7:13:37 PM Gulledge Replied it was. He explained it is on the north side of 162 in Meierwood Subdivision, and the Village's boundary goes all the way down 162.
7:14:12 PM Long Read ORDINANCE 2004-07, An Ordinance of the Village of Maryville, Illinois Authorizing the Sale of Municipally Owned Real Property, namely Lot 40 in Borri Subdivision, to Gene and Shirley Ross, 912 Borri Drive, Maryville, in the amount of $25,000.00.
7:18:50 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-07. Motion by Kostyshock, second by Garcia to approve Ordinance 2004-07. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:20:35 PM Gulledge Read ORDINANCE 2004-08, An Ordinance of the Village of Maryville, Illinois Authorizing the Sale of Municipally owned Real Property, namely Lot 2, Hayden Subdivision, to Mike and Linda Drost in the amount of $23,500. He called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-08. Motion by Schmidt, second by Bell, to approve Ordinance 2004-08. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:25:29 PM Long Read ORDINANCE 2004-09, An Ordinance of the Village of Maryville, Authorizing the Sale of Certain Personal Property Owned By The Village of Maryville, namely a 1989 Chevrolet 3500 one-tone dump truck with plow, spreader and accessories, to Brett Whitworth, Box 145, Hamel, Illinois in the amount of $979.00.
7:28:11 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2004-09. Motion by Kostyshock, second by Schmidt to approve Ordinance 2004-09. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:28:56 PM Schmidt Asked if there are any insignias or anything on the truck that should be removed. 
7:29:00 PM Presson Replied there is, but they will be removed.
7:29:22 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:29:35 PM Bell Made a motion to accept the bid from O'Bryan Construction on the lake dredging in the amount of $95,560. The bid is based on approximately 8000 cubic yards of sediment to be moved, and if the basin allows for more, then they will come back to the Board at that time. It is also contingent upon obtaining the IEPA permit for the project. The second to his motion was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:31:10 PM Gulledge Commented that he compliments Trustee Bell for his hard work on this project, and all the time he has spent on it. He said through this process, they have learned a lot, and Bell's diligence saved the Village about $55,000 on this project.
7:31:30 PM Limberg Asked when they anticipated starting.
7:31:39 PM Gulledge Answered that they were ready to start, but the IEPA permit will have to be obtained first. It looks like it may be some time in late June.
7:31:45 PM Callahan Commented that these permits are not easy to get.
7:31:57 PM Gulledge Went to New Business
7:32:28 PM Limberg Made a motion to accept the resignation of Forrest Borror from the Police Department as a patrolman, effective immediately. Bell seconded the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:33:09 PM Gulledge Commented the Borror has turned in all his equipment.
7:33:13 PM Limberg Made a motion to accept the resignation of Dispatcher Chris Hartman, effective April 11th. He included in the motion to send a card thanking for his good service. The second was made by Kostyshock . Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:33:53 PM Gulledge Directed Chief Schardan to see that Hartman turns in any Village equipment, if he has any.
7:34:19 PM Schmidt Reported on the Zoning Board of Appeals hearing on Saturday, April 3. There was one item on the agenda, and after testimony was taken and evidence given, the Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4 to 2 in favor of issuing a Special Use permit for an MVOB to Osborn Development for construction of a carwash on Lot #1 in Executive Plaza.
7:35:04 PM Kostyshock Made a presentation of ten Wood Duck houses for nesting. He said Frank Putman and Rink Lucas were supposed to make the presentation, however, they were not present to do so. The houses are made out of redwood, and there is netting inside for the baby ducks to crawl up, then they can jump out of the hole when they are big enough. These will be put in the park.
7:36:08 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the 2003 MFT Expenditures. The total maintenance cost is $95,396.64. The net cost of maintenance is $82,983.18; the net cost of engineering is $3,177.61. 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.
7:37:16 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to purchase a locator for locating water lines for the Public Works Department from Vermeer in the amount of $2655. Garcia made the second.
7:38:11 PM Schmidt Asked if there is a year warranty on the locator. He was told yes.
7:38:19 PM Gulledge Asked if there were any other questions or comments. There were no more. He asked for a roll call on the motion. Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:38:42 PM Kostyshock Reported that he and Carol Frerker, of the Maryville Library & Heritage Museum Committee, met with the school principal, Mr. Murphy, and they will be having the first annual Maryville Historical Pride Walk for Maryville Elementary. He said it is for grades 4, 5, and 6. The dates are May 10, 14 and 17. They expect around 100 students for each session, with three to four teachers and some parents. He talked briefly about the stops. They will be stopping at the Museum, the Fire Department, stroll through the park, visit the cannon and Memorial, tour Village Hall, Police Department and end up at Bobby's.
7:40:29 PM Garcia Reported that employee Clint Jones has completed his six month probationary period and will receive Fifty Cents more an hour.
7:41:04 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:41:10 PM Mann Reported that he has talked to Meeks about the sign in the park. He is going to call in locates on Friday and hopes to get started sometime next week.
7:41:31 PM Gulledge Asked if he has said anything about how long it will take to get the sign up.
7:41:33 PM Mann Said to put the base in, let the concrete dry, probably a couple of days, and after that the top part of the sign can be put on. He said after this is done, he will call Kroder and get power to the sign.
7:41:53 PM Callahan Asked Mann if the area in the park that is rounded out, is where the sign is going to be.
7:42:05 PM Mann Replied yes, it will be directly behind the warning signal.
7:42:23 PM Schmidt Asked Mann if he had talked to Kroder about a timer. He was told yes.
7:43:14 PM Long Announced that she has the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast tickets. The event is May 6 at 7:00 a.m. Tickets are $10.00 each. She encouraged everyone to attend to show support for the Mayor. The proceeds will go to the Food Pantry.
7:43:23 PM Gulledge Called for Business From the Floor. There was none. He went to Calendar Updates. He said he is thinking about having the Calendar Updates at the Caucus meetings only. They will talk about this at the next Caucus.
7:44:05 PM Garcia Announced the September Fest to be held in the Park on September 25, 2004 from 10 am to 2 pm. Proceeds for this goes to the food pantry.
7:44:48 PM Gulledge Gave a reminder of the 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 10 at 11 am. This event is sponsored by the Maryville Business and Professional Association. The age brackets are from 1 year to 9 years old.
7:45:41 PM Gulledge Reported that West Main is closed from Foxmill to Field Point. He announced the Planning Commission meeting this Monday at 7 p.m. There will be a public hearing to consider work done by the Economic Development group and Planning Commission over the last six to eight months on the Updated Comprehensive Plan for the Village. Immediately following will probably be the last meeting of the joint committee to discuss any and all concerns on the Comprehensive Plan.
7:47:07 PM Gulledge Asked to go into Closed Session to discuss potential employment for the Village on an emergency basis. Motion by Garcia, second by Schmidt, to go into closed session to discuss emergency hiring of personnel. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
8:10:57 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to return to Open Session. Bell made the motion, seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
8:11:46 PM Garcia Made a motion to hire Laura Kostecki, a part time telecommunicator, as full time telecommunicator, effective April 28, at $13.00 per hour, provided she passes the physical, and with full benefits.
8:12:38 PM Gulledge Called for a second to the motion. Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes, Motion carried.
8:12:59 PM Garcia Made a motion to hire Chris Hartman, a former full time telecommunicator, as a part time telecommunicator, effective immediately, at $13.00 per hour, and no benefits. The second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
8:13:50 PM Gulledge With no further business to come before the Board, called for a motion to adjourn. Motion by Kostyshock, second by Schmidt to adjourn the meeting. 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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