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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date 3/18/2009 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, March 18, 2009 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, Bell, Callahan, Kostyshock and Garcia. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Attorney Manion, Public Works Director Presson, Fire Chief/Building and Zoning Administrator Flaugher, Police Chief Schardan, twelve (12) residents and two (2) reporters.
7:00:50 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to amend the agenda to remove Resolution 2009-07, Road Dedication and Vacation Plat, as more review is needed. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:37 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve the March 4th 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 Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt -yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:09 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve 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 Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:42 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:02:54 PM Long Presented a letter addressed to Mayor, Police Chief and Fire Chief regarding open burning. She read the letter in its entirety. Presented an e-mail sent to Mayor regarding open burning. She read the e-mail in its entirety. Presented an e-mail sent to Mayor from Sgt. Carpenter in appreciation of support during the recent Baptist Church incident. She read the e-mail in its entirety. Motion to place the Communications on file was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:56 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters and asked Attorney to discuss.
7:08:06 PM Manion Presented Resolution 2009-05 Appropriating $250,000 MFT Funds from May 1, 2009 to April 30, 2010. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:09:37 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2009-05. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:12 PM Manion Presented Resolution 2009-06 regarding Spending of Federal Economic Renewal Grants within the United States. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:12:53 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2009-06. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:29 PM Manion Presented Ordinance 2009-06 authorizing the execution of a Water Service and Pre-Annexation of property owned by Edward and Lindsey Strohofer, Lot 151 Deterding Hills Subdivision #6, commonly known as 219 Woodridge Court, Collinsville, Illinois, 62234. He read the Ordinance in its entirety.
7:15:24 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-06. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:16:12 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:16:22 PM Callahan Explained the Community Improvement Board is holding a Village wide garage sale on June 27, 2009, to be set up between Kurt's CarStar and FNB Bank. Made a motion to allow mailing of literature to all residents, for a cost not to exceed $1,250.
7:17:51 PM Bell Asked the charge per table.
7:17:55 PM Callahan Responded $10. Stated they have some donations from area businesses, including Bobby's. Stated Autumn Oaks' subdivision sale is also scheduled for that weekend. Explained maps will be available showing the location of each garage sale in town.
7:18:36 PM Gulledge Stated the motion on the floor is to approve the Village Wide Garage Sale to be held June 27th and the mailing of literature for a cost not to exceed $1,250. Second to the motion was made by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:19:30 PM Kostyshock Commented Museum Committee members Mike Mason and Janet Butts met with Trustee Bell and made some changes to their original computer purchase proposal. Made a motion to purchase computer equipment for the museum from Computron in the amount of $3,990.97. Second to the motion was made by Bell.
7:20:48 PM Bell Commented half of the purchase is from Computron and the other half is from AASLH, which is a Library/Museum software company. Stated of the total amount, $2,899 is to Computron.
7:21:40 PM Garcia Asked if this amount is more or less than originally requested.
7:21:43 PM Bell Responded the computer is more, and is three-year newer technology, bigger monitor and includes Microsoft Office.
7:22:18 PM Gulledge With no further questions or comments, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:41 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to accept the STP Federal Funding Application fee in the amount of $3,637.51. Mayor commented the application is for the East Main Project and if it is not approved, the check will be returned to the Village. Second to the motion was made by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:23:41 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to accept the 2009 CK Power three year maintenance agreement in the amount of $1,890. Second to the motion was made by Bell.
7:24:06 PM Schmidt Asked when the old agreement expires.
7:24:12 PM Presson Responded next month.
7:24:15 PM Schmidt Asked if they will be billed in three separate installments, or if it is a one-time payment.
7:24:23 PM Presson Responded a one-time payment.
7:24:26 PM Mayor Commented they will lock-in the rate for three years, and it is his opinion it is a good deal the way costs are increasing. With no further questions or comments, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:24:56 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:25:01 PM Limberg Commented a Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday night at 7:00 p.m.
7:25:10 PM Bell Commented he was impressed by the entries in the recent Maryville Art Show. Commented Sharon Petty does a great job with the event.
7:25:52 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Commented on the Fire Department Chicken and Beer dance on March 28th; large item pickup the week of March 30th on residents' regular trash day; Go Fly a Kite Day and Community Work Day April 18th. Comments were made the Baptist Church youth were planning on both the 18th and 25th. Mayor stated they will keep both days.
7:29:26 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:29:46 PM Schardan Commented regarding the incident at the church. Stated the training held in December was on this topic. Commented the first officer on the scene, Officer Luna, did exactly as he was trained. Thanked the Troy and Glen Carbon Police Departments, who were contacted by Officer Radosevich via cell phone, as he knew the dispatcher would be overwhelmed. Stated all officers did a fine job on the incident. Commented on help offered from Madison County. Commented the amount of interviews that needed to be conducted was beyond what the Maryville Department could handle with only one detective, so he contacted the State Police. Commented on procedures for video and audio recording of interviews. Commented once the State Police arrived he handed command over to them, knowing they were much more capable with resources to handle the investigation. Commented he could not say enough thanks to all the agencies involved. Next, commented his thanks for the next Sunday, as he was told people were afraid to come back to church so he made contact with the Southern Illinois Police Chiefs' Association to request agencies for their presence at the church for all three services. Commented when it came to the last service, he made the announcement that they should be okay and any officers wishing to, could leave; he was amazed that all officers chose to stay to meet the congregation as they exited the church. Commented numerous people in the congregation shook every officers' hand and thanked them for coming. Stated there was one person who stated they sat in the car contemplating whether to enter the church, and when they saw the officers they decided they would. Commented it touched all the officers that were there to show their support for the congregation. Reiterated thanks to all agencies in the area.
7:34:55 PM Gulledge Commented he has never been more proud of Maryville's public safety people than he was that day under terrible conditions. Commented he has had questions as to why Maryville turned the scene over to the State Police, and thanked Schardan for answering that question. Commented when he arrived that day Schardan communicated to him what he planned to do, and he had 100% confidence in the Chief's decision. Commented he was very impressed with the police early responders, who did a great job. Commented he was equally proud of the Fire Department. Commented he was at the hospital emergency room yesterday afternoon, where he was approached by an employee at the hospital who explained she is a member at the First Baptist Church. Stated she was at the wake when the Fire Department entered in full dress, and she was overwhelmed. Stated she contemplated going to church the following Sunday and was comforted by the police presence. Offered "job well done" to both the Police and Fire Departments.
7:37:11 PM Schardan Commented he did not want to overlook the Fire Department, as they secured the perimeter when the Police Department did not have the manpower to do so.
7:37:28 PM Gulledge Stated he met with the Ministerial Alliance this morning, who are all proud to be part of this community for which the Police and Fire Departments are a big reason. Thanked the Departments.
7:37:50 PM Gulledge Went to Business From the Floor. Invited Mike Birch to speak.
7:38:06 PM Mike Birch 900 Robert Drive, Maryville. Stated he has been a resident of Maryville for 23 years. Commended the Village for their outward communication with the community through the website. Stated he is a candidate for the Board of Education, Collinsville Unit 10, and is asking for support. Outlined his platform.
7:41:22 PM Gulledge Went to Mayor's Comments. Recognized Mike Myler from Jay Hoffman's Office who is in attendance. Next, recognized United Steel Workers Representative Dennis Barker, from the Alliance for American Manufacturing, Jeff Raines, and from the United Congregations of Metro East, Ken Aud. Next gave totals for month from Allied Waste. Next, commented this has been a very stressful time for the community and asked everyone to keep First Baptist Church, the community, the Winters family and all others directly involved in the incident in their prayers. Commented he has received e-mails from all over the world. Commented his opinion Maryville has stood tall and demonstrated that the Village is a great place to live. Thanked all that had a part of that.
7:43:53 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 Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:44:17 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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