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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date 12/3/2008 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, December 3, 2008 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, Public Works Director Presson, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Police Chief Schardan, one (1) resident and two (2) reporters.
7:00:51 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to amend the agenda to include Callahan to request on behalf of the Fire and Police Board to advertise for a new eligibility list. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Callahan. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:31 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the November 19th 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.
7:02:02 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 Limberg and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:50 PM Gulledge Went to Communications. There were none. Went to Legal Matters. There were none. Went to Old Business.
7:03:25 PM Garcia Made a motion to hire Jeremy Stone as a full time Public Works Laborer effective December 15, 2008, at which time he will reach 1,000 hours as a part time employee. Explained this date also coincides with the start of a new pay period. Stated the starting salary will be $15.50 per hour with full benefits, and the position will be eligible for a 50 cent per hour increase after successful completion of a six (6) month probationary period and $1.50 per hour increase after the successful completion of a one (1) year probationary period. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:04:50 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:05:05 PM Callahan Stated the current Police Officer eligibility list is empty. Stated the Police and Fire Board and Chief Schardan are requesting an advertisement be placed in local papers for applicants for the list at a cost of $543.45. Explained due to testing, the list will take approximately three (3) to four (4) months to establish. Second to the motion was made by Bell.
7:07:05 PM Kostyshock Asked when the testing will take place.
7:07:19 PM Schardan Explained the advertisement will run for four consecutive days, starting this Saturday; and will run thirty (30) days on Career Builder online. Stated applications will be distributed starting Monday, December 8th and must be returned between January 2nd and January 16th at 4:30 p.m. Discussion continued as to the process.
7:08:49 PM Schardan Commented there is a new law that will let departments create a waiver transfer list for police officers that have been with a department for two years or more, who can be placed on a separate list and will be exempt from the physical agility testing.
7:09:53 PM Gulledge With no further questions, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:20 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Stated the Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday the 8th, for which the agenda includes a public hearing on proposed changes concerning sanitary sewers, a recommendation of the proposed changes, and a recommendation for a final development plan from Maryville Medical Building #2 on Vadalabene Drive. Bell commented applications for the Holiday Lighting contest are due by December 14th, and lights must be on the night of December 16th for judging.
7:11:56 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:12:22 PM Callahan Asked Flaugher about the agreement between the owners of the medical building and restaurant for the ingress/egress.
7:12:40 PM Flaugher Responded he does not believe that has happened as of yet. Stated the engineering comment letter states the plan will not be signed until both parties have signed off on a new entrance.
7:13:22 PM Flaugher Gave Building and Zoning report for November. There were no questions on the report. Gave Fire Department report for November.
7:16:11 PM Limberg Asked how many structure fires they have had in the Village for the year.
7:16:24 PM Flaugher Responded he did not break down that category yet, but he can. Stated they responded to a total of fifty, and his guess would be five to six were within the Village. Limberg commented there was a lot of mutual aid. Flaugher concurred.
7:17:16 PM Callahan Asked where they stand on the fire department stipend.
7:17:21 PM Flaugher Responded he has submitted the year end totals to Schmidt and the issue is on the agenda for discussion at next week's Caucus.
7:18:38 PM Schardan Stated Jared Missey has one week left at the academy and is scheduled to graduate on December 12th. Invited anyone interested to attend, stating they need a count before noon this Friday. Mayor stated he and Limberg will go, and encouraged the rest of the Trustees to attend. Schardan gave November monthly totals for the Police Department. There were no questions on the report.
7:20:20 PM Gulledge Went to Business From the Floor. There was none. Went to Mayor's Comments. Stated they opened bids yesterday morning for Bauer Lane Sewers. Stated they will review the bids with Juneau tomorrow. Stated tomorrow evening at 7:00 p.m. they will hold a meeting with the residents, to which he invited all Trustees. Next, stated next week's Caucus agenda is lengthy, the main item of which will be the Tax Levy. Stated there will be a public hearing the following Wednesday, December 17th at 6:30 p.m., after which a vote for passage will be held at the Board meeting. Next, stated next Tuesday morning they will have a bid opening at 10:00 a.m. for the Northwood Sewer project. Next, commented on the great job done on the Christmas displays, on which he gets many nice comments from residents and surrounding town officials.
7:23:54 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.
7:24:13 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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