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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description

Board Minutes

Date

9/3/2008

Location

Council Chamber

Time

Speaker

Note

7:00:08 PM

Gulledge

Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, September 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 Service Officer Jones, Public Works Director Presson, Police Chief Schardan, Comptroller Brussatti and three (3) reporters.

7:01:03 PM

Gulledge

Called for a motion to approve the August 20th Board meeting minutes. He 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.

7:01:33 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 pay 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.

7:02:07 PM

Gulledge

Went to Communications and asked Clerk Long to present.

7:02:23 PM

Long

Presented an e-mail addressed to the Mayor from Charles Dye, communicating his resignation from the Maryville Community Improvement Board, effective immediately.

7:03:53 PM

Gulledge

Stated he received a phone call from Ed Clark, a member of the Park Committee, stating due to personal obligations he is resigning from the Park Committee.

7:04:33 PM

Gulledge

With no further Communications to be presented, called for a motion to place the Communications on file. Motion was made by Callahan and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.

7:05:04 PM

Gulledge

Stated Resolution 2008-19 Accepting a Final Development Plan on Zupan Street Townhomes has been pulled from the agenda due to outstanding questions on drainage calculations.

7:05:46 PM

Gulledge

Went to Legal Matters and asked Attorney to discuss.

7:05:53 PM

Wigginton

Presented Ordinance 2008-43 Amending Section 32.63, Community Improvement Board. He read the Ordinance in its entirety.

7:07:32 PM

Gulledge

Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2008-43. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Callahan.

7:07:52 PM

Bell

Asked for an explanation of the purpose of the amendment.

7:07:57 PM

Gulledge

Explained currently at each meeting, the Chairman appoints the secretary. Stated the change will facilitate election of a secretary. 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.

7:09:08 PM

Gulledge

Went to Old Business.

7:09:18 PM

Schmidt

Made a motion to accept the audit as submitted by CJ Schlosser. 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.

7:10:11 PM

Schmidt

Made a motion to accept the fiscal year 2008/2009 Budget showing a deficit of $89,291. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Mayor - yes. Motion carried.

7:11:23 PM

Callahan

Made a motion to allow the Fire and Police Board to make an offer of employment to the next candidate on the Police Department list. 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.

7:12:19 PM

Callahan

Made a motion to approve the Maryville Community Improvement Board Banner Program Request for a cost not to exceed the budgeted amount. 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.

7:13:23 PM

Gulledge

Explained he forgot to put the item in the packets. Explained it is the banner program discussed at Caucus. Discussion ensued.

7:14:32 PM

Gulledge

Went to New Business/Trustee Comments.

7:14:38 PM

Bell

Made a motion to accept the resignation of Ed Clark Jr. from the Park Committee effective immediately. 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.

7:15:27 PM

Callahan

Made a motion to accept the resignation of Charles Dye from the Maryville Community Improvement Board. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Callahan commented Dye did an extremely good job serving as Chair last year, and he will be missed. Mayor and Limberg echoed the comments. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.

7:16:58 PM

Bell

Commented at the last Movie in the Park they had some technical difficulties; he will not be able to attend the next event and is looking for a volunteer to set up the equipment on September 26th.

7:17:59 PM

Garcia

Explained a change discussed at a recent Staff Meeting to the Personnel Policy under "Sick Leave Benefits" to allow time to be taken in half-hour increments. Made a motion to approve the amendment to the Policy. 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.

7:19:12 PM

Gulledge

Went to Calendar Updates. Commented on the Community Improvement meeting schedule for September 8; the Economic Development Committee meeting has been cancelled; Movie in the Park on September 26th at which the movie to be shown is Beethoven; a Concert in the Park Event on September 14th at which the Zydeco Crawdaddies will play; a Golf Scramble on October 4th; Rabies Clinic October 4th; Pooch Party October 5th.

7:20:45 PM

Gulledge

Announced a public hearing will be held September 18th at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the Comprehensive Plan.

7:21:16 PM

Gulledge

Went to Staff Reports.

7:21:28 PM

Jones

Gave August monthly report. Reminded the public the first day political signs can be displayed is October 6th.

7:22:31 PM

Schardan

Gave August monthly report. Discussion was held regarding the recent Taser donation from the First Baptist Church. Discussion ensued regarding other donations.

7:24:38 PM

Gulledge

Went to Business from the Floor. There was none. Went to Mayor's Comments. Asked for a motion to approve the appointment of Christine Peterson, 816 Woodland Drive, Maryville, Illinois to the Maryville Community Improvement Board in place of Charles Dye. Motion was made by Callahan and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.

7:25:53 PM

Gulledge

Stated the Special Census is officially finished. Explained he received the following estimate: In 2004 the Special Census count was 252 housing units in the area; in 2008 the estimate is 1,763 housing units. The population in 2004 in that area was 2,636; the 2008 estimate is 4,002. The change in the Housing Units was 1,359. Explained the Census population count was 5,905; the estimate is 1,366 new citizens, for an unofficial new Census population of 7,271. Stated they have paid $68,546 to the Census Bureau; the total estimate was $95,624. Stated based on the population they will send the final difference; estimated difference is $27,078. Stated taxes from the State for next year will be $135.05 per person. Stated based on the estimate of 1,366, this will be a net gain in income of $185,571.10. Commented this was well worth the effort. Stated he received compliments from Bob Schlagel that this was one of the best communities in which he has ever worked in terms of cooperation from citizens and staff. Stated Mr. Schlagel commented on the good job done by Tracy Fenton and Marvin Brussatti. Mayor publicly thanked both.

7:29:44 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.

7:30:09 PM

 

The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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