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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Meeting
Date 12/7/2011 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:13 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, December 7, 2011 to order. Invited all in attendance to stand for opening prayer and remain standing for the Pledge of Allegiance.
7:01:22 PM Gulledge Asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll were Trustees Vallino, Schmidt, Bell, Kostyshock, Garcia and Short. Also in attendance were Clerk Henry, Attorney Motil, Building & Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Comptroller Brussatti, Police Chief Schardan and 2 reporters.
7:01:37 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the minutes from the November 16, 2011 Board meeting. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. There were none. Motion to approve the minutes was made by Vallino. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:06 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions. There were none. Motion to approve the bills for payment was made by Kostyshock. Second to the motion was made by Short. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:37 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:02:45 PM Henry Read the following communications: 1) E-mail from Eric Brandmeyer from Anderson Hospital dated November 28, 2011 congratulating and thanking Maryville Fire Department for providing 24 hour Advanced Level Ambulance Service. 2) A letter from Dennis Reynolds dated November 17, 2011 stating his resignation from the Maryville Parks and Rec Committee effective November 22, 2011. 3) A letter from Susan Piazza with Republic Services dated December 2, 2011 stating the rates for 2012 trash and yard waste services.
7:05:15 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to place the Communications on file. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Kostyshock. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:36 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters.
7:05:52 PM Motil Read a Proclamation proclaiming December 2011 as Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month in the Village of Maryville. Motion to pass and approve the Proclamation was made by Short. Second to the motion was made by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:05 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-35 An Ordinance Amending Title XV: Land Usage, Chapter 156: Zoning Regulations, Section 156.047 Parking, Off-Street; Access to Lots of the Code of Ordinances of the Village of Maryville, Illinois. Motion to pass Ordinance 2011-35 was made by Vallino. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:09:16 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-36 An Ordinance levying taxes for the Village of Maryville, Illinois for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2011 and ending April 30, 2012. Motion to pass Ordinance 2011-36 was made by Schmidt. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:16:34 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-37 An Ordinance for the levy and assessment of taxes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2011 and ending April 30, 2012 in and for the Village of Maryville Special Service Area No. 3. Motion to pass Ordinance 2011-37 was made by Short. Second to the motion was made by Garcia. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:18:56 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-38 An Ordinance abating the tax hereto levied for the year 2011 to pay the principal of and interest on $3,005,000 General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), series 2009A, of the Village of Maryville, Madison County, Illinois. Motion to pass Ordinance 2011-38 was made by Schmidt. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:20:51 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-39 An Ordinance abating the tax hereto levied for the year 2011 to pay the principal of and interest on $485,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2009B, of the Village of Maryville, Madison County, Illinois. Motion to pass Ordinance 2011-39 was made by Bell. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:40 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-40 An Ordinance abating the tax hereto levied for the year 2011 to pay the principal of and interest on $705,000 General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2009C, of the Village of Maryville, Madison County, Illinois. Motion to pass Ordinance 2011-40 was made by Garcia. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:24:32 PM Motil Presented Resolution 2011-15 A Resolution of the Village of Maryville, Madison County, Illinois, relating to the acceptance of a Final Plat for a subdivision named "O'Rourke Minor Subdivision" located at 2824 Keebler Road. Motion to accept the final plat and pass Resolution 2011-15 was made by Short. Second to the motion was made by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:27:05 PM Gulledge Moved to Old Business.
7:27:15 PM Schmidt Motion to approve Fire Call Pay for the period of December 1, 2010 through November 30, 2011 at a rate of $2.05 per point for a total amount of $64,080.90. Second to the motion was made by Bell. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - abstained. Motion carried.
7:29:28 PM Schmidt Commented on Fire Department. Stated this Fire Call Pay reflects pay to volunteers for work done for the Village and stated his appreciation for the work and time commitment made by the volunteers and their families.
7:30:55 PM Kostyshock Motion to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign a Local Agency Agreement with IDOT for the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of IL Route 162 and Lakeview Acres Road. Second to the motion was made by Bell. Discussion followed regarding obtaining approval from IDOT for the roundabout and the future timing of the continuation of the project. Mayor stated research has shown that roundabouts have fewer traffic accidents reported and his opinion that the roundabout will be safer than traffic signals. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:35:26 PM Short Motion to approve employee health insurance renewal with BlueCross BlueShield. Renewal was effective December 1, 2011. Second to the motion was made by Garcia. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:36:14 PM Short Motion to approve employee dental, vision and life insurance contract with Assurant effective January 1, 2012. Second to the motion was made by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:37:28 PM Short Stated his thanks to the employees who serve on the insurance advisory committee and to Marvin and Kari Unterbrink for research and work done for the renewals. Also thanked Jolene for preparing worksheets. Stated this new benefit package has a net cost increase of only 3.9%.
7:38:36 PM Gulledge Stated his appreciation to Trustee Short and employees for working to obtain significant savings for the Village and employees.
7:38:42 PM Short Motion to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign the Maryville Professional Firefighters Local 4531 International Association of Firefighters Union Contract for the period of May 1, 2011 to April 30, 2015. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:39:52 PM Short Stated his thanks to Fire Chief Flaugher and Firefighter George May for working on contract renewal.
7:40:22 PM Gulledge Thanked Trustee Short in addition to Flaugher and May for work on contract. Stated Village will see better service once the Firehouse remodel is completed and full 24 hours coverage and service will be available.
7:40:53 PM Gulledge Moved to New Business / Trustee Comments.
7:41:06 PM Bell Motion to accept resignation of Dennis Reynolds from the Park Committee. Second to the motion was made by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:41:44 PM Bell Asked on the status of marquee. Flaugher will give update during his staff report.
7:41:57 PM Kostyshock Made a comment to caution residents about gas siphoning recently occurring in his neighborhood.
7:42:52 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Discussed upcoming December events and meetings. Bell reminded all of the Scavenger Hunt on January 1st sponsored by the Park Committee.
7:45:45 PM Flaugher Gave an update on the marquee. Reprogrammed controller was received, but still did not allow multiple messages to be updated to the sign. He has contacted and is working with Brandon to determine cause of problem with controller. Stated he has been able to increase the brightness of the top line on the south side of the sign. Board instructed Brussatti to contact Chris Meeks to check the lights and display on the sign.
7:52:02 PM Flaugher Gave the totals for building permits issued during November.
7:52:43 PM Flaugher Gave Fire Department totals for November. Noted this is the year end report as their fiscal year ends November 30. Vallino asked if future reports would track per month as well as year to date for calls per "in Village", "in District", and "mutual aid".
7:54:39 PM Flaugher Gave update on Firehouse building renovation. Stated the new ambulance should be arriving on December 15th at the dealer's location. Should be in service by the second week in January. Thanked the Board on behalf of the entire fire staff for consideration regarding the fire call pay and for approving the increase in the rate per point pay. Also stated he needs everyone's "rsvp" for the fire department Christmas party. Schmidt asked how the radios are operating. Flaugher reported working great.
7:57:01 PM Schardan Commented that at the 911 Board meeting a representative from Motorola attended and stated that the new radio tower in Maryville should be completed this month. Tower is being placed on Southwestern Electric's building. Also stated he is pleased that the roundabout on Route 162 has been approved by IDOT and agrees that it is safer. Received an update from Brown Chevrolet that the new police cars should be in the last week of December or the first week in January. Gave the Police Department's monthly report for November. Short asked if there were plans to send Detective Ponce to the Lead Homicide Investigator training. Was told that as soon as schedule permits he will be sent hopefully sometime in 2012. Kostyshock commented on professionalism of Police department.
8:01:12 PM Gulledge Moved to Business From the Floor. There was none.
8:01:27 PM Gulledge Went to Mayor's Comments. Gave Republic Services trash and recycling report for November.
8:01:50 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to approve the appointment of Bob Hunter to the Park & Recreation committee to fill the open term of Carol Frerker. Motion was made by Bell. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:02:29 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to approve the appointment of Robert Keplar to the Park & Recreation committee to fill the open term of Andy Carruthers. Motion was made by Bell. Second to the motion was made by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:02:58 PM   Trustee Bell left the meeting.
8:03:06 PM Gulledge Stated he, Brussatti and Motil have been reviewing risk management liability insurance coverage. They are currently interviewing potential new vendors. He noted that if no alternate carrier is selected, the premium payable to IML is due 12/16/11. Asked the Board for approval and authority to make decision to go with a new vendor or to stay with current carrier. He will contact each trustee individually and inform them of outcome of meetings with new vendors. Short confirmed that the worst case scenario would be that the Village would maintain the same insurance with IML Risk Management Association and pay the premium which has previously been distributed to the Trustees. Motion was made by Short to authorize the Mayor, at his discretion, to enter into a risk management liability insurance agreement with a company with credible credentials and comparable coverages not to exceed a premium cost equal to the same as IML's premium. Second to the motion was made by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:07:10 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to go into closed session under 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(5) "The consideration/discussion regarding the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body". Motion was made by Schmidt. Second to the motion was made by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:14:48 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to come out of closed session. Motion was made by Short, second by Kostyshock. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:15:11 PM Gulledge There being no further business, called for a motion to adjourn. Motion was made by Short, second by Vallino. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:15:33 PM   Meeting adjourned.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Jolene R. Henry, Village Clerk

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