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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date 10/1/2008 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, October 1, 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, Attorney Wigginton, Public Works Director Presson, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Police Chief Schardan, CMG Custom Homes Representative Chris Geiler, and three (3) reporters.
7:00:50 PM Gulledge Asked the Board to consider amending the agenda to include Ordinance 2008-47, regarding an Intergovernmental Agreement with Madison County to provide plumbing inspections in the Village of Maryville. Motion to amend 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.
7:02:06 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the September 17th 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 Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:42 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.
7:03:17 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:03:45 PM Long Presented a thank you for expression of sympathy from the family of Betty Morris. She read the note in its entirety.
7:04:08 PM Gulledge Asked for other Communications. There were none. Motion to place the Communications on file was made by Schmidt and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:04:27 PM Wigginton Presented a Proclamation of "International Walk to School Day" on October 8, 2008. He read the Proclamation in its entirety.
7:05:55 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve the Proclamation. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:06:24 PM Wigginton Presented Resolution 2008-19 regarding the acceptance of a Final Development Plan for Zupan Street Towne Homes. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:08:09 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2008-19. Motion was made by Limberg and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - abstain; Bell - yes; Callahan - no; Kostyshock - Commented he knows Geiler is a good contractor; however he cannot vote yes, as he is surrounded by sixty apartments currently and therefore votes no; Garcia - yes; Mayor voted yes. Motion carried.
7:09:59 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2008- 46 an amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement between Collinsville & Maryville for the sale and purchase of waste water treatment services. Explained this ordinance will authorize the Village to enter into the first amendment to the agreement, and for the President to sign and Village Clerk to attest the agreement. Stated the agreement was the subject of discussion at Caucus last week, as well as lengthy negotiations between Maryville and Collinsville.
7:10:52 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2008-46.
7:11:10 PM Callahan Asked when it will take effect.
7:11:13 PM Gulledge Responded after Collinsville passes their ordinance.
7:11:21 PM Callahan Commented he understood they had an agreement that lasted a while longer.
7:11:28 PM Gulledge Responded it runs out December of 2009.
7:11:33 PM Callahan Asked if this agreement will supercede the current.
7:11:38 PM Wigginton Responded under Article 8, this agreement begins upon its effective date which is the date of passage and approval of both communities.
7:11:51 PM Callahan Asked if they know if Collinsville has passed.
7:11:52 PM Gulledge Responded no they do not; however someone must be first. Stated he knows it is being brought forward; however they do not know their schedule. Explained just because Maryville's Board approves it, they do not have an agreement until both parties approve.
7:12:22 PM Callahan Asked regarding the list on page 11, are any different than the current agreement.
7:12:37 PM Wigginton Responded no. Stated they took that appendix from the existing sample.
7:12:55 PM Gulledge With no further questions, asked for a motion. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:31 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2008-47, approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between Maryville and Madison County to provide plumbing inspections in the Village. Stated they have previously discussed entering into this agreement. Stated this ordinance would authorize the Village to enter into the agreement and authorize the Mayor and Village Clerk to sign the agreement.
7:14:19 PM Gulledge Commented regarding #6: Stated the matter has been cleared up to make it easier to understand who might be at fault.
7:14:53 PM Wigginton Explained Trustee Schmidt had brought up a question regarding indemnity, and they clarified that Section 5 states they indemnify the County for things Maryville does; Section 6 states they indemnify them for things they do acting pursuant to the agreement; however they wanted to make it clear that they would not indemnify the County in the event of acts of intentional misconduct.
7:15:21 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to pass Ordinance 2008-47. Motion was made by Limberg and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:15:54 PM Callahan Asked why an ordinance was necessary.
7:16:01 PM Wigginton Responded because it involves payment of money, which requires an ordinance. Stated it also creates liabilities because they are indemnifying them for acts they do. Explained the Municipal Code requires an ordinance in these instances.
7:16:38 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:16:53 PM Bell Made a motion to approve the Park Committee recommendation for the Village to review a video surveillance system at the bike trail comfort station. 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.
7:17:47 PM Bell Made a motion for the Village to install a light at the Merz Gazebo. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt.
7:18:14 PM Limberg Asked what distance they will be running power.
7:18:17 PM Bell Stated they will check into a solar powered system.
7:18:27 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.
7:18:55 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:18:58 PM Limberg Commented on his family reunion held at the pavilion by the ball fields at Drost park. Commented he was embarrassed by the condition of the restrooms, which were dirty and vandalized with paper towels stuffed in the commodes. Stated he does not blame the Public Works Department, as they do a great job.
7:20:24 PM Gulledge Commented there was a lot of activity on the ball fields that day. Stated he knows the bathrooms are cleaned twice per week. Commented the damage could have been done Friday night or Saturday morning; however he does not think they were in that condition for very long, as the trash was picked up. Commented it is unfortunate people commit such vandalization. Commented two of the new tables are damaged as well.
7:21:58 PM Kostyshock Suggested changing to air dryers instead of paper.
7:22:10 PM Gulledge Stated the issue was not brought up for lengthy discussion. Stated the Park Committee needs to discuss a solution.
7:23:19 PM Schmidt Commented regarding the Zupan Street Development: He was against the development from the time they discussed the number of units Geiler wanted to put on the property; however he does not issue ill will against Mr. Geiler and wishes him good luck on his project. Next, stated he passed out the latest draft from the Comprehensive Plan Committee, which will be discussed at the next Public Hearing on October 15th. Stated it will be on the agenda for discussion at Caucus next week.
7:24:36 PM Bell Stated the Park Committee has distributed ballots for voting on movies for next year's Movie in the Park Events.
7:25:06 PM Callahan Asked Wigginton if "abstain" indicates a yes vote.
7:25:07 PM Wigginton Responded "present" votes with the majority; however he will have to look up the meaning of an abstention.
7:25:29 PM Kostyshock Reminded all the Maryville Walking School field trip will be held this Friday; the children will walk to the Museum, Fire Department, Police Department, Administration Building and Bobby's. Stated he will need police officers to help with crossing Route 159.
7:26:04 PM Garcia Commented normally she is not a proponent of apartments; however she voted yes to the Zupan Development because she would rather see that style of apartments go up than junk apartments that would ruin the look of the area.
7:26:21 PM Geiler Commented his opinion they will ultimately be happy with what is constructed.
7:26:28 PM Callahan Commented his disagreement with Garcia's statement, as he feels that is saying Flaugher will let someone build junk, which is an insult.
7:26:39 PM Garcia Explained that is not what she meant. Discussion ensued.
7:27:07 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Commented on the Rabies Clinic Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to noon; the First Annual Maryville Wine Fest Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall; the Pooch Party dog show at Drost Park at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday; MCIB meeting Monday night; Museum meeting Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.; no Economic Development Committee meeting this month; concert in the park, which is the Fiddler's Frolic, October 12th.
7:29:32 PM Gulledge Commented the Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing will be held two weeks from tonight.
7:29:43 PM Schmidt Stated large item trash pickup will be the week of October 20th on residents' regular scheduled trash day.
7:29:58 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:30:03 PM Schardan Commented the Kiwanis will hold a barbeque Saturday at Firemen's Park. Gave Department statistics for September.
7:31:07 PM Gulledge Commented on the award given to Chief Schardan recognizing achievement in a mentoring program. Schardan explained the program. Commented they are proud of Schardan.
7:32:34 PM Flaugher Gave September reports for Building and Zoning and the Fire Department.
7:35:02 PM Long Stated she distributed a copy of the Treasurer's Report. Stated she will answer any questions by Monday, as she would like to get it published and recorded.
7:35:29 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor. There was none.
7:35:35 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to appoint a new member to the Community Improvement Board to finish the term of resigned member Charles Dye: Kelly Reynolds, 5 Hickory Drive, Maryville. Motion to appoint was made by Callahan and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:36:29 PM Gulledge Commented he is still one person short on the Park Committee, and encouraged nominations.
7:36:39 PM Gulledge Commented on the first amendment on the Collinsville Waste Water Agreement. Publicly thanked all who assisted.
7:37:55 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 Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:38:19 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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