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VILLAGE OF MARYVILLE

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

 

The regular meeting of the Maryville Board of Trustees was held on Wednesday, September 17, 2008, in the Village Hall Council Chamber, 2520 North Center, Maryville, Illinois.  Mayor Gulledge called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. with the following found to be present, to wit:  Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Callahan, Kostyshock and Garcia; Bell was absent.  Also in attendance were: Clerk Long, Attorney Manion, Public Service Officer Jones, Police Chief Schardan, Public Works Director Presson, Comptroller Brussatti, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Police and Fire Board President Pamatot, two (2) reporters and thirty-two (32) citizens.

 

Mayor asked for a motion to amend the agenda as follows:  Pull Resolution 2008-19 Acceptance of a Final Development Plan for Zupan Street Towne Homes from the agenda; and add Resolution 2008-20 stating the Village will not use private funds or reimbursements for the Madison County Community Development loan for the Northwood Subdivision.  Explained doing so eliminates the requirement to pay for permits from the EPA.  Motion to amend the agenda was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt.  Voting on the motion:  Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

MINUTES

 

Motion by Schmidt, second by Limberg to approve the minutes of the September 3rd meeting as submitted by the Clerk, and place them on file.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt  - yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

BILLS

 

Bills were presented for approval and payment.  There were no additions, questions or objections.  Motion by Kostyshock, second by Limberg to pay the bills as presented.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes, Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes, Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Mike Pamatot performed the swearing in of new officer, Jared Missey.

 

Roger Shoup, Vice Chair of the Community Improvement Board presented the Yard of the Month award to Joseph & Teresa Bodine, 2001 Pinehurst Way.

 

Mayor presented an e-mail from Angel Merz regarding recent vandalism to the Drost Park Memorial Gazebo.  He read the e-mail in its entirety.

 

Mayor presented an e-mail from Lynn and Alan Kerkemeyer thanking the Community Improvement Board and Public Works Department for the landscaping improvements in the Village.  He read the e-mail in its entirety.

 

Motion by Schmidt, second by Garcia to place the Communications on file.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes, Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes, Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

LEGAL

 

RES 2008-20 ? A Resolution approving the construction of gravity sanitary sewers in Northwood Subdivision to be paid for with Madison County Community Development grant funds with no Village or private funds or reimbursements to be used, was read by Attorney Manion.  Motion by Kostyshock, second by Limberg to approve the Resolution as read.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

ORD 2008-44  ? An Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor To Execute And The Village Clerk to Attest a document known as Agreement for Water Service and Pre-Annexation dated August 22, 2008 from James E. and Yukiko Yanagida Ring, for property located at 3067 Keebler Road, Collinsville, Illinois, 62234, was read by Attorney Manion.  Motion by Kostyshock, second by Schmidt to approve the Ordinance as read.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

ORD 2008-45 ? An Ordinance Approving Elected Officials? Compensation Beginning May 1, 2009 through April 30, 2013, was read by Attorney Manion.  Motion by Schmidt, second by Kostyshock to approve the Ordinance as read.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? nay; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

Authorization for Mayor to Sign a Letter of Intent Agreement with Crown Castle to modify an existing lease as discussed at a previous Caucus meeting, was presented by Attorney Manion.  Motion by Limberg, second by Kostyshock to approve the Authorization.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Motion by Garcia, second by Kostyshock to approve 2008/2009 raises of 3.5% for non-elected, non-union, full-time employees retroactive to May 1, 2008.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? nay; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Garcia, second by Schmidt to approve a 3.5% pay increase to all part-time hourly paramedics, firefighters and telecommunicators retroactive to May 1, 2008.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Garcia, second by Limberg to approve a 3.5% increase in the monthly Clerk stipend, monthly Fire Chief stipend, and monthly Assistant Fire Chief stipend retroactive to May 1, 2008.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.

 

Schmidt commented all raises approved are within the budget as approved two weeks prior.  Secondly, commented the Board decided not to take an increase in salary at this time and will not have a chance to increase their salary for another two years.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Kostyshock announced due to rainouts of the Maryville Fourth Grade Walking Field Trip for the past two years, the school has decided to hold the event this year on Friday, October 3, 2008.  Stated they are looking for volunteers to walk with the group from the School to the Maryville Museum, Fire House, Police Department, Village Hall and Bobby?s Frozen Custard.

 

CALENDAR UPDATES

 

There will be no Planning Commission meeting this month due to lack of business.

 

The first public hearing to discuss the Comprehensive Plan will be held tomorrow evening, Thursday, September 18th at 7:00 p.m., followed by a meeting of the Plan Committee.  Schmidt encouraged attendance by both public and Board Members.

 

STAFF REPORTS

 

Flaugher reported Building and Zoning totals and Fire Department totals for the month of August.

 

Kostyshock asked for a status report of the Building and Zoning Department as compared to last year.  Flaugher explained they are in line with numbers from last year.

 

BUSINESS FROM THE FLOOR

 

Gayle DeShasier, 26 Gary Avenue, Maryville addressed the Board to discuss the drainage ditch in his neighborhood and asked if something can be done.  Mayor responded they can fix a portion of it, but cannot fix it past Mr. DeShasier?s property due to problems with neighbors to the south.  Explained the effort will not do much good unless they can get it clear and open all the way down.  Mr. DeShasier complained about sediment in the drain and ditch.  Presson stated the sediment will be removed as soon as the department is done with debris removal from the recent storm.  Mr. DeShasier asked why the clearing was started and never finished.  Mayor responded the workers were run off the site by the property owner.  DeShasier responded his confusion that they could be run off of a ten-foot easement.  Presson explained they came to a point where they could no longer fit the equipment within the easement, which is when the property owner refused access to the property.  Garcia commented she has since spoken with the neighbor and explained the situation, and the neighbors are now willing to allow the Village on the property.  Mayor responded if the neighbors will give the Village a temporary easement, the Village will clean out the ditch.  Various discussion ensued.  Mayor stated he will check into the matter.

 

MAYOR?S COMMENTS

 

Mayor gave Allied Waste totals for the month of August.

 

Mayor thanked Cub Scout Pack 81 from Troy for their attendance, who were earning their citizenship badges.

 

ADJOURN

 

With no further business to come before the meeting, motion by Schmidt, second by Limberg to adjourn.  Voting on the motion: Limberg ? yes; Schmidt ? yes; Callahan ? yes; Kostyshock ? yes; Garcia ? yes.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:43 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

 

 

 

 


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