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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Meeting
Date 8/3/2011 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:01:17 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, August 3, 2011 to order. Invited all to join in an opening prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. After the Pledge, asked for a roll of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Vallino, Schmidt, Kostyshock and Garcia; Bell and Short were absent. Also in attendance were Clerk Fenton; Attorney Motil; Attorney Bill Beatty; Treasurer Henry; Public Works Director Presson; Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher; Police Chief Schardan; Comptroller Brussatti; Fire & Police Board Chair Holli Lorsbach; Officers Manley, Howe, Ponce and Kanzler; Police Administrative Assistants Rose Bone and Lynne Newmann; eight residents; and two reporters.
7:02:55 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the July 20th 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 Vallino and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:19 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 Vallino. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:48 PM Gulledge Went to Communications. Introduced Police & Fire Board Chair Holli Lorsbach, who administered oath of office to new Police Officer Frank Leffler. Motion to place the Communications on file was made by Schmidt and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:56 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters and asked Attorney Motil to discuss..
7:06:12 PM Motil Presented Resolution 2011-08 authorizing the issuance of hospital revenue bonds for Anderson Hospital in a principal amount of $10 million to finance certain facilities. Motion to approve was made by Schmidt and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Mayor - yes.
7:12:18 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-27 authorizing a water service and pre-annexation for property owned by Brian A. and Tara Smith located at 129 Ridgemoor Drive, Glen Carbon. Motion to approve was made by Vallino and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:14:47 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-28 authorizing a water service and pre-annexation for property owned by Deloris L. Bast located at 2249 Wildwood Lane, Glen Carbon. Motion to approve was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:16:59 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:17:07 PM Vallino Made a motion to approve the bid for carpet installation at the Village Hall from Bob Keplar for a cost not to exceed $2,562.66. Second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:17:54 PM Vallino Made a motion to approve the use of the Community Center by Rep. Dwight Kay on August 25, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for an event to educate citizens regarding property tax appeal. Second was made by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:18:39 PM Vallino Made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign an agreement with Coca Cola for two vending machines at Drost Park. Second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:19:30 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve attendance by three water operators at the annual Illinois Potable Water Supply Operator's Association Conference in Springfield, Illinois for a cost not to exceed $1,800. Second was made by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:20:31 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the installation of a booster station extra chlorine feeder for a total estimated cost of $4,950. Second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:21:15 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees Comments.
7:21:23 PM Schmidt Stated he presented the report from Trustee Bell and the Mayor that the MCIB's request for a Community Garden at Noga Park has been denied. He referred to a distributed map showing a possible alternate location at Drost Park. Stated Bell will be taking the idea to the Park Committee for consideration. Next, referred to the financial packets distributed and thanked Treasurer for putting them together. Stated they are a useful took and encouraged the Board to keep them handy. Next, asked the status of the Schellhardt property. He was told Flaugher would address the question during his report.
7:25:00 PM Kostyshock Stated oiling and chipping of roads started today and will continue through Friday.
7:25:42 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Events were discussed.
7:26:13 PM Gulledge Went to staff reports.
7:26:21 PM Schardan Gave July report.
7:26:39 PM Gulledge Referred to the discussion at the last Caucus meeting regarding door hangers for Code enforcement. Explained the order has been placed.
7:29:13 PM Flaugher Gave Building and Zoning July report. Commented regarding the Schellhardt property that he had a conversation with the volunteer two weeks ago who indicated as of then it was still too wet to cut the portion that is still high. Explained the section of property on which a complaint was received actually belongs to the Trotter's Run Home Owners Association. Stated he met with HOA Rep. Mike Drake on the issue, and is still waiting for his response regarding a plan of action. Stated he will follow up with the volunteer regarding the rest of the property.
7:31:28 PM Garcia Asked about drainage at the front of the property.
7:31:34 PM Flaugher Explained they are researching the issue with the Village engineer.
7:31:55 PM Schmidt Commented regarding the Building and Zoning report, the first seven months have exceeded last year.
7:32:41 PM Flaugher Gave Fire Department report for July. Commented the Homecoming Association voted for and placed an order for a new ambulance from American Emergency Vehicles. Stated the vehicle will be purchased through a dealer in Lincoln Illinois for a cost of $145,000. Stated they anticipate putting $40,000 down and will finance $105,000. Commented in the near future the Homecoming Association will be approaching the Board to secure financing on which the Homecoming Association will make payments.
7:34:35 PM Henry Stated she sent an email with an attachment of the draft audit report to all Trustees. Explained she needs questions or comments by Friday at noon to facilitate finalization of the report.
7:34:56 PM Gulledge Commented a lot of work is put into the financial statement packets. Suggested Trustees leave their copy in the Chamber for use at meetings
7:35:34 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor.
7:35:52 PM Andy Koch 913 Rolling Meadows. Commented while trying to refinance his home, he received an appraisal stating his home is worth $40,000 less than his tax assessment. Commented it may be worth it to residents to have an appraisal, as he will be saving approximately $1,000 a year on property taxes once his appeal process is finished.
7:37:04 PM Gulledge Went to Mayor's Comments. Thanked Bill Beatty for handling the hospital bond issue. Next, commented he received a request from Congressman Shimkus' office for use of the Council Chamber on August 11th from 1:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to meet with constituents. Next, stated he attended a special CARD meeting to view the Miner's Theatre project and get info on their plans/focus. Explained they are talking about several million dollars to renovate this building. Commented taxpayers need to let the CARD Board know their opinion on projects for which they are spending money. Commented Maryville's indebtedness is approx $5.7 million including the enterprise fund thanks to the Village Board's fiscal responsibility compared to CARD's bond indebtedness of $45 million. Discussion ensued.
7:46:36 PM Gulledge With no further business to come before the meeting, asked for a motion to adjourn. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Vallino. Voting on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:46:52 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Tracy Fenton, Village Clerk

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