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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Meeting
Date 3/17/2010 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, March 17, 2010 to order and invited those in attendance to join in the Pledge of Allegiance. After the Pledge, he asked for a roll of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Kostyshock, Garcia and Short; Bell was absent. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Attorney Wigginton, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Public Works Director Presson, Comptroller Brussatti, Police Chief Schardan, Assistant Fire Chief Hartman, ten residents and two reporters.
7:00:59 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the March 3 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 Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:32 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 pay was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Short. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:06 PM Gulledge Went to Communications. There were none. Went to Legal Matters and asked Attorney to discuss.
7:02:25 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2010-07 Amending the Ordinance for Residency Requirements under the Fire Department. Explained the ordinance will authorize a new residency rule for members of the Fire Department, providing personnel shall reside within one-half mile of the boundaries of the Village or the Fire Protection District.
7:02:56 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2010-07. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:38 PM Wigginton Presented Resolution 2010-04 Board Opposition to Governor Quinn's 2011 Budget Cut of 30% in LGDF Funds. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:04:24 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to approve Resolution 2010-04. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Short. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:18 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:05:26 PM Schmidt Made a motion to renew the Village's membership with SIMPAC in the amount of $582.40. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:06:22 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the bid from RE Pedrotti in the amount not to exceed $6,472 for CL17 Installation for Chlorine monitoring. Second was made by Garcia.
7:06:57 PM Short Commented this is a requirement from the state as of January 1, 2010 with a six-month window.
7:07:16 PM Gulledge Asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:35 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve Change Order #1 to Natgun Corp for IEPA requirements, for which there is no money involved. Second to the motion was made by Short. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:08:17 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to accept change order #3 from Plocher Construction for IEPA for which there is no money involved. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt. Mayor clarified they are simply adding the prevailing wage clause, which was inadvertently omitted in the original contract. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:09:16 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the request from the Heritage and Museum Committee for purchase of equipment and supplies in the amount of $5,740.40. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt.
7:09:48 PM Schmidt Commented his opinion these purchases are justified. Commented there are a lot of volunteers on this committee, and this will help them get their job done. Stated with this purchase they have spent less than one-third of their budget allotment.
7:10:28 PM Kostyshock Commented they are lucky to have professional people on the committee.
7:10:42 PM Short Commented the Museum Committee does a wonderful job at virtually no cost to the Village other than supplies. Asked how this fits into the budget.
7:11:06 PM Schmidt Responded they are well within the range in which the Village allotted for operation of the facility.
7:11:12 PM Short Commented his understanding they have been planning for this over the last couple of years.
7:11:21 PM Gulledge Commented they wanted to do this a few months ago, and he and Kostyshock asked them to hold off to get them closer to the end of the fiscal year to make sure funds were available. Commented they have done a good job. Commented the materials being purchased will preserve articles of history that have previously been lost due to poor record keeping.
7:12:11 PM Limberg Commented the Committee has been frugal of the past couple of years, and this is the largest expenditure they have had in the last five to ten years. Commended them for their work and frugality.
7:12:31 PM Short Publicly thanked the committee for all work done, especially Mike Mason who spent a lot of time doing a lot of research trying to save the Village as much money as possible. Reiterated Mason's statement that even though these are purchases for the Committee, they are items that can be utilized in other aspects of Village Government.
7:13:05 PM Gulledge Asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - no. Commented her congratulations to the Committee for the job they do; however at this time with the economy the way it is her opinion is this is an expense they should not be paying. Commented just because there are funds allocated in the budget doesn't mean the money should be spent. Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:14:02 PM Garcia Made a motion to amend the Personnel Policy regarding unused sick time as discussed at the Caucus meeting. Second to the motion was made by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:14:49 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:14:55 PM Kostyshock Stated the walkway for the boat ramp as been installed. Presson commented they should be finished in approximately two weeks. Next, stated the Master Gardeners have started work in the park.
7:15:35 PM Garcia Made a motion to hire part time probationary fire fighters. Stated each will be accepted as probationary, and the membership will be contingent upon passing of a physical examination. Stated each has gone through an interview orientation process. Stated the Officers of the Fire Department feel these will be a good addition to the staff. The members are: Matthew Ruth, Jason Pugh, Michael Tune, Shane Coursey, Anthony Nichols, Chase Vannier, Tavis Munro, Ryan Luckett, Derek Sonnenberg, Richard Buchanan. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:17:38 PM Gulledge Asked the Chief to introduce the members present when he gives his report. Went to Calendar Updates. Events were discussed.
7:20:19 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:20:29 PM Schardan Gave monthly report.
7:21:12 PM Flaugher Commented tickets are still available for the Chicken and Beer Dance. Introduced the new firefighters in attendance: Anthony Nichols, Shane Coursey, Tavis Munro, Richard Bucahnan, Matt Ruth and Ryan Luckett.
7:22:53 PM Gulledge Commented the Board's appreciation for the men's interest in the Department, wished them luck, and welcomed them to the Department.
7:23:41 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor. There was none. Went to Mayor's Comments. Commented on the STAR bond issue. Stated a number of Mayor's and elected officials in the area have been working with area legislators to convince them not to support the bill, which would be devastating to the whole area. Commented Senator Bill Haines and Representative Hoffmann are both against the issue. Stated the sponsors of the bill are Tom Holbrook from Belleville and Senator James Claybourne from East St. Louis. Asked anyone interested to contact them to ask they not support the bill. Stated anyone can contact him for contact information.
7:25:31 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 Short. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:25:52 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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