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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Meeting
Date 4/3/2013 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
6:30:05 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, April 3, 2013 to order. Invited Pastor Sig Bjorklund from St. Luke's United Methodist Church to open the meeting with prayer. Asked all to stand for prayer and to remain standing for the Pledge of Allegiance.
6:32:22 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, Public Works Director Presson, Police Chief Schardan, 16 guests and 2 reporters.
6:32:35 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the minutes of the March 20, 2013 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 as prepared was made by Schmidt. 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.
6:33:05 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the bills as submitted. There were none. Motion to approve the bills for payment 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.
6:33:35 PM Gulledge Moved to Communications.
6:33:45 PM Gulledge Invited Fire & Police Board Member Wayne White to come forward.
6:34:11 PM Wayne White Announced promotion of Police Officer Brandon Ponce to the rank of Sergeant. Appreciated and thanked Officer Ponce for his past service as Detective. Presented Sgt. Ponce with his Sergeant's badge.
6:35:14 PM Chief Schardan Announced the transition of Police Officer Keith Hopke from Patrol Officer to Detective. Presented Detective Hopke with his Detective's badge.
6:36:38 PM Gulledge Recognized Police Officer Steve Howe for his past service to the Village as a Police Sergeant.
6:36:59 PM Gulledge Invited Sam Shemwell to the podium.
6:37:08 PM Sam Shemwell 7704 Stonebridge Drive, Maryville. Stated he is currently a Life Scout and would like to advance to rank of Eagle Scout. To do so he must perform an approved Eagle Scout project which must be a service to your community that benefits the community and has a lasting effect. Discussed his idea to institute a food drive with over 3000 collection bags. In order for the project to have a lasting effect as required, he will also be creating food drive signs. They will be generic signs that state "Boy Scout Food Drive this Saturday Morning". Signs will raise awareness of the need for food drives and will be able to be re-used for each year's annual Boy Scout Food Drive. Mayor Gulledge commented that the project is a great idea and that the Village is behind it.
6:39:24 PM Gary Kusmierczak 303 Dana, Collinsville, Unit 10 School Board member. Read a statement regarding his lack of satisfaction regarding the current budgeting and spending policies and practices of the School Board. Gave examples of past over-spending. Stated his position of limiting public spending. Asked for support in upcoming election to be re-elected to the School Board. Stated he also supports reducing the CARD tax levies.
6:42:56 PM Henry Read a letter from the Villages of Amberleigh Homeowners Association. Read a press release from the Maryville Fire Department announcing a "head shaving" event on April 13th to benefit the St. Baldrick Foundation for childhood cancer research.
6:47:21 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to place the Communications on file. 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.
6:47:35 PM Gulledge There were no Legal Matters. Moved to Old Business.
6:47:46 PM Schmidt Stated the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob Chamber of Commerce will be having their next auction on April 26th. Made a motion for the Village to purchase 2 table reservations for the Auction at a total cost not to exceed $950. 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.
6:48:39 PM Bell Made a motion to allow Shielded Waters and others to install fish attractors in Drost Park Lake under Village supervision. 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.
6:49:38 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve an engineering services agreement from Juneau Engineering & Land Surveying for the West of Highway 159 Old Town Water Line Replacement Project. 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.
6:50:22 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve an agreement from Oates Associates for the Madison County MS-4 Co-Permittee Group Program Administration Services for the period of April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 at a cost of $1,980. 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.
6:51:30 PM Gulledge Moved to New Business / Trustee Comments
6:51:51 PM Schmidt Stated the Community Improvement Board met on Monday, April 1st. Requested the date for the Fall Fest be changed from October 5th to October 19th.
6:52:23 PM Kostyshock Reported public works had installed carpet in the office space in the Library building.
6:52:42 PM Gulledge Moved to Calendar Updates. Village yard sale April 27th; Large item clean-up week of April 29th; Park meeting April 15th. Short requested the April 13th St. Baldrick's fund raising event be added to the web calendar and include a link to their website for donations. Rabies Clinic on May 11th; Bike Safety Rodeo May 11th; Mayor's Prayer Dinner May 2nd.
6:55:32 PM Gulledge Moved to Staff Reports
6:55:57 PM Flaugher Presented Building Permit report for March.
6:57:35 PM Flaugher Presented Fire Department report for March. Stated Fire Department is looking for volunteers to have their head shaved for the children's cancer fundraiser. Schmidt asked status of ambulance service to Troy. Flaugher stated it is going smoothly. Troy has requested assistance through 7 a.m. on April 15th when a contract with a private service will begin.
7:00:16 PM Schardan Reported the mobile computers and docking stations are in. Need to install anti-virus software and switch out docking stations. Presented March Police report.
7:01:45 PM Gulledge Went to Business From the Floor. There was none.
7:01:53 PM Gulledge Moved to Mayor's Comments. Stated the Easter Egg Hunt was the 24th year that Maryville Pharmacy has been involved doing the hunt. Stated the Kiwanis have assisted the Pharmacy for the past 5 or 6 years. Stated there were approximately 250 kids and adults. Stated his appreciation to the public works department for work to remove snow mounds and straw wet areas for the hunt. Noted that First Mid IL Bank will be hosting the Business After Hours Event on April 11th. Reminded all that Tuesday April 9th is election day. Stated he and the Board are supporting the referendums to limit CARD spending in 3 classifications of their tax levy.
7:04:26 PM Gulledge There being no further business to come before this meeting, called for a motion to adjourn. 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.
7:04:45 PM   Meeting adjourned.

 Respectfully submitted,

 Jolene R. Henry, Village Clerk

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