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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Meeting
Date 7/20/2011 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:33 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, July 20, 2011 to order and invited those in attendance to join in a prayer led by Pastor Sig Bjorkland of St. Luke's Methodist Church, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. After the Pledge he called for a roll of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Vallino, Schmidt, Bell, Kostyshock, Garcia and Short. Also in attendance were Clerk Fenton, Attorney Motil, Public Works Director Presson, Treasurer Henry, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Police Chief Schardan, two residents and one reporter.
7:03:18 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the June 15, 2011 meeting minutes. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. There were none. Motion to approve was made by Schmidt and seconded by Vallino. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:49 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the bills. There were none. Motion to approve was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:04:25 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:04:29 PM Fenton Presented a letter of resignation from the Community Improvement Board from Jane Soehlke. She read the letter in its entirety. Motion to place the Communications on file was made by Schmidt and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:33 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:05:43 PM Bell Made a motion to approve the reconfiguration of two used PCs for use by the Police Department by Computron in the amount of $594. Second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:06:37 PM Bell Made a motion to approve annual anti virus update from Computron in the amount of $1,899. Second was made by Schmidt. Bell commented they calculated 44 users; however the price for 50 licenses is less expensive.
7:07:32 PM Short Commented the list he has shows 46 users. Asked which two will be excluded. Bell responded there are some laptops that will not need the update. Short asked if it is possible to get to 40 users. Bell responded they can get to 45, but not 40, which is why they decided go with the cheaper price for 50.
7:09:15 PM Short Clarified that the server being converted is to make it into a regular PC, not a replacement server for the Police Department. He was told yes.
7:10:38 PM Gulledge With no further questions or comments, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:52 PM Bell Made a motion to approve the annual service contract to run from August 1, 2011 to July 31, 2012 from Computron in the amount of $3,500. Second was made by Vallino. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:12:21 PM Gulledge Went to New Business.
7:12:29 PM Schmidt Made a motion to accept the resignation of Jane Soehlke from the Community Improvement Board. Second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:15 PM Schmidt Asked if Flaugher could contact the owner of the farm ground at Northwood and West Main to get the weeds cut, as it is causing visibility issues for traffic. Next, asked about the produce sign on Route 159.
7:14:05 PM Flaugher Explained the individual has a 30-day outdoor display permit to sell produce. Stated her intention is to see how it goes and possibly open a store front. Stated right now she is only operating on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
7:15:09 PM Schmidt Asked if the Osborn lease sign at the Casey's property will be removed. Flaugher stated he will contact the developer.
7:15:33 PM Garcia Asked if Flaugher can look into who is responsible for cutting the weeds at the bike trail on East Main Street.
7:16:23 PM Bell Commented the kayaking event was a huge success with 141 participants and over 20 kayaks. Next, stated he was able to obtain three volunteers for the community garden committee. Commented the park board's feelings have not changed and they do not believe the garden should go at the entrance to the park. Commented none are opposed to the community garden itself. Stated they discussed possible other locations and will bring the ideas to the sub-committee.
7:18:00 PM Short Thanked the Police and Public Works Departments on behalf of the Homecoming Association.
7:18:32 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Events were discussed.
7:20:34 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:20:40 PM Schardan Stated the Police Department participated with IDOT on a seatbelt campaign, which earned them an invitation to a luncheon in Springfield. While at the event, he won a door price of a radar gun valued at $2,800. Next, stated the new officer is on track to be sworn in at the August 3rd meeting and start August 4th.
7:22:17 PM Garcia Thanked Flaugher for his help in getting the weeds cut down on West Main.
7:22:55 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor. There was none.
7:23:10 PM Gulledge Went to Mayor's Comments. Asked for a motion to appoint Steve Rydgig, 700 Birch Lane, to the Police Pension Board for a 2-year term starting 2011, and expiring 4/30/2013. Motion was made by Short and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:24:30 PM Gulledge Next, stated he has received many emails and calls regarding the CARD meeting expressing appreciation to the Board for attending to voice displeasure with their purchasing practices. Stated the next meeting is August 16th at 7 p.m. and encouraged as many as are able to attend.
7:26:00 PM Gulledge With no further business to come before the meeting, asked for a motion to adjourn. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:26:19 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Tracy Fenton

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