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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date 5/7/2008 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:01 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting for Wednesday, May 7, 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 Fred Keck, Public Service Officer Jones, Public Works Director Presson, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Comptroller Marvin Brussatti, Police Chief Schardan, two (2) reporters and four (4) residents.
7:00:58 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to approve the April 16 Board 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.
7:01:45 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve the April 23, 2008 Special Meeting Minutes. Asked for a motion to place the minutes on file. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt. Asked for questions.
7:02:05 PM Bell Stated in his review of the minutes, there were more questions asked than listed in the minutes.
7:02:53 PM Gulledge Tabled approval of the minutes until the issue can be reviewed by the Clerk.
7:03:07 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 as prepared. There were none. Motion to approve was made by Limberg and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:45 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:04:07 PM Long Presented a letter regarding granting of OSLAD grant funds. She read the letter in its entirety.
7:05:41 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to place the Communications on file. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:06:13 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters.
7:06:17 PM Keck Presented Resolution 2008-09 relating to the acceptance of a final development plan for Maryville Medical Center. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:08:39 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2008-09. 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.
7:09:19 PM Keck Presented Ordinance 2008-15 regarding a Supplement to the Code of Ordinances and Declaring an Emergency. He read the Ordinance in its entirety.
7:11:21 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2008-15. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:12:38 PM Keck Presented a Proclamation for National Nurses Week to be observed May 6th through 12th, 2008. He read the Proclamation in its entirety.
7:14:02 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve the Proclamation. Motion was made by Garcia and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:14:30 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:14:43 PM Bell Made a motion to approve the Park Committee recommendation to allow the Improvement Board to plant flowers in Firemen's Park along Route 159 and Perry Street, similar to the existing southwest corner.
7:15:40 PM Gulledge Asked for a second to the motion. Motion was made by Kostyshock.
7:15:44 PM Callahan Asked why the Improvement Board must have permission.
7:15:50 PM Gulledge Explained the Improvement Board went to the Park Committee because it is a Village park. 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.
7:16:51 PM Gulledge Expounded on the explanation. Discussion ensued.
7:17:31 PM Callahan Made a motion to accept the high bids received from Bayridge Motors, 1869 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island New York, in the amount of $1,889 for the 2003 Chevrolet Impala and $1,489 for the 2002 Ford Crown Victoria.
7:18:13 PM Gulledge Called for a second to the motion. Second was made by Limberg. Callahan clarified the bids include pick-up of the vehicles by the bidder. He was told that is correct. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:19:22 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to hire part time Public Works employees with no benefits. Explained there are four individuals at a rate of $8.00 per hour, four at $9.00 per hour, one at $8.50 and two at $13.00 per hour. Stated the department is short three full-time people, so the last two individuals will be on the Street and Water Departments.
7:19:56 PM Gulledge Listed the names of the individuals: Jeremy Stone and Zachary Freiberg will be hired at $13.00 per hour; Michael Cannul, Ryan Covarubias, Justin Ellis and Andrew Wentzel will be hired at $9.00 per hour; Alyson Henry will be hired at $8.50 per hour; Chelsea Bell, Kevin Covarubias, Brian Heth and Andy Schleifer will be hired at $8.00 per hour. Asked for a second to the motion. Second was made by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - here; Callahan -yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:21:29 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve an agreement between Autumn Oaks Home Owners Association and the Village for street signs, for which the HOA will pay for materials, and the Village will erect and maintain the signs. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:33 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:22:44 PM Callahan Discussed the Community Improvement Board meeting held Monday evening. Stated regulations for the electronic message board were drafted, which will be put in place for the next one to two months to see how it goes. Next, stated the decision was made that there was not enough time or funds to implement a Fall Fest this year; however they will try to plan for an event in 2009. Next, per Trustee Garcia, the idea of a Village-wide garage sale was discussed. Stated the Board has recommended that residents utilize the event held in Troy through the Chamber of Commerce. Stated an idea was discussed to have a Village-wide garage sale at the same time as the Fall Fest in 2009. Next, stated a Yard of the Month Program will be started this summer, with a budget of $300. Stated due to the fact it is under the $500 threshold, he and Mayor gave the committee permission to purchase materials.
7:27:06 PM Gulledge Commented regarding the electronic message board, the recommendation will be discussed at next week's Caucus meeting. Stated they will try the procedure for thirty to sixty days and decide if issues need to be re-addressed. Commented the issue has arisen due to the amount of calls received for advertising on the board.
7:29:40 PM Garcia Made a motion to accept five probationary firemen: William O'Dell (Paramedic); Michael Fialca (EMT); Dan Wright (EMT); Justin Ellis (Junior Fireman); Joey Cruz (Paramedic and former Maryville Assistant Fire Chief). Second to the motion was made by Callahan. Asked why Cruz will be probationary. Gulledge explained because he left the Department. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:31:54 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates.
7:32:27 PM Bell Commented the Bike Rodeo is scheduled for this Saturday at 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Maryville Elementary. Encouraged volunteers to help with the event.
7:33:20 PM Limberg Commented the Memorial Service is scheduled for May 26th at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Village Hall, sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance and American Legion Post 917 of Maryville.
7:33:38 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:33:52 PM Schardan Stated officers will be out for the Speed Grant in May, June, July and September on the Interstate, Route 159, Route 162 and Keebler Road. Next, commented the Police Department had a booth at the Khoury League Opening Day last Saturday, promoting the Catch-a-Kid Program as well as Click It and Ticket and car seat safety. Commented the event was successful. Next, gave monthly statistics for April.
7:35:20 PM Limberg Commented on the photo and article in the Belleville News Democrat regarding the Click It and Ticket Program.
7:35:49 PM Flaugher Gave building permit totals for April. Next, gave Fire Department statistics for April.
7:37:06 PM Callahan Clarified the numbers for the year include the month of December. He was told yes, as the fiscal year runs December 1 through November 30. Callahan commented on the good job being done in hiring more EMS staff, as they are on track to do between 650 and 700 EMS calls this year.
7:37:34 PM Flaugher Commented his appreciation to the Board for bringing these individuals on. Stated they are fortunate to have found individuals with EMT and/or Paramedic licenses, which will save a lot of money on classes. Commented on Callahan's prior observation regarding Joey Cruz: Newly hired firefighters are required to go through a probationary period; however Cruz's will be waived for obvious reasons.
7:38:45 PM Schmidt Asked if anyone else is on probation at this time.
7:38:47 PM Flaugher Responded no. Stated the last class that came on in the fall completed their probation by the first of November. Commented the new class, with the exception of Cruz, has agreed to attend the Fire College at IFSI for their Entry Level Recruit Training, which is a 24 hour course that under normal training schedules would take three months to get through. Stated with this acceleration, they anticipate these individuals will be off probation by Homecoming.
7:39:46 PM Schmidt Asked once they get off probation what the ranks will be brought up to.
7:39:49 PM Flaugher Responded this will put them at 36.
7:39:59 PM Jones Gave statistics for the month of April.
7:40:52 PM Garcia Asked if they will receive the report normally given with the breakdowns. Jones responded he did not have time to prepare that report.
7:41:23 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor. There was none. Went to Mayor's Comments. Read an award given to the Maryville Water Department from the Illinois Department of Health. Stated this award has been received for the last thirteen (13) years in a row. Further commented on the Improvement Board and the Khoury League Opening Day event. Commented he was concerned as to whether the parade would be well attended; however 200-250 children participated, lead by a police car, fire truck and the Firemen's Honor Guard. Commented on the happiness on the children's faces as they walked in the parade. Congratulated the MCIB on the success of the event. Next, commented next Saturday the Ministerial Alliance will sponsor the second annual clean-up day in the park from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Encouraged volunteers. Next, thanked Trustee Kostyshock for the recent plantings around the Village Hall. Next, commented the Mayor's Prayer Dinner was well attended and thanked all those who attended. Reported they cleared approximately $2,800 after expenses.
7:46:17 PM Gulledge Made annual committee appointments. Three year terms for the Planning Commission: Ronald Covarubias, Mark Floyd and Christy Vincent. Motion to re-appoint 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.
7:47:06 PM Gulledge Five year term on the Zoning Board of Appeals: William Beatty, Janet Butts, Gail Deshasier. Motion to appoint was made by Garcia and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:47:42 PM Gulledge Three year term on the Park Committee: Carol Frerker, Sharon Petty, Roger Shoup, Mike Vallino and Judy Wiemann. Motion to re-appoint 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.
7:48:19 PM Gulledge Three year term on the Fire and Police Board: Holly Lohrsbach. Motion to re-appoint was made by Callahan and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:48:52 PM Gulledge Three year term on the Fire Pension Board: Laura Andrews. Motion to re-appoint was made by Callahan and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:49:27 PM Gulledge Two year staggered terms on the Police Pension Board: Jerry Juenger to finish the one-year term of Roger Haydon who just resigned. Motion to appoint was made by Callahan and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:50:17 PM Gulledge Two year term on the Police Pension Board: Steve Shevlin. Motion to re-appoint was made by Callahan and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:50:40 PM Gulledge One year term for the Economic Development Committee: Millie Belobraydic, Kermit Doelling, Paul Falbe, Addie Hall, Fran Karonovich, Linda Mauck, James Morgan, Lendell Phelps, Gary Purdy, Kathy Shemwell and Nancy Thomas. Motion to re-appoint was made by Bell and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan -yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:51:24 PM Gulledge Three year terms for the Community Improvement Board: Melissa DeLassus, Gary Kukla, Rachel O'Neill, Dione Rabida, Harold Siems, Michelle Vermaux and Dan Wright. Motion to re-appoint was made by Callahan and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:52:05 PM Gulledge Staff appointments: For Village Clerk, Thelma Long. Motion to re-appoint was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:52:31 PM Gulledge For Treasurer, Thelma Long. Motion to re-appoint 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.
7:53:01 PM Gulledge For Comptroller, Marvin Brussatti. Motion to re-appoint was made by Schmidt and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - nay; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:53:30 PM Gulledge For Police Chief, Richard Schardan. Motion to re-appoint was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Callahan. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:54:08 PM Gulledge For Fire Chief, Kevin Flaugher. Motion to re-appoint 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.
7:54:29 PM Gulledge For Assistant Fire Chief, Darrin Hartman. Motion to re-appoint was made by Callahan and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:55:00 PM Gulledge For ESDA Coordinator, Kevin Flaugher. Motion to re-appoint 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.
7:55:39 PM Gulledge For Building and Zoning Administrator, Kevin Flaugher. Motion to re-appoint was made by Bell and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:56:05 PM Gulledge For Public Works Director, Patrick Presson. Motion to re-appoint 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.
7:56:29 PM Gulledge For Safety Officer, Patrick Presson. Motion to re-appoint was made by Bell and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:56:47 PM Gulledge For Water and Sewer Superintendent, Matt Hoffman. Motion to re-appoint was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:57:10 PM Gulledge For Street and Alley Superintendent, Clint Jones. Motion to re-appoint was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:57:28 PM Gulledge For Public Service Officer, Erik Jones. Motion to re-appoint was made by Bell and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:57:55 PM Gulledge For Village Attorney, Steve Wigginton. Motion to re-appoint was made by Bell and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:58:23 PM Gulledge Stated he will distribute Committee Appointments, which have not changed so he will not read them publicly. Stated there will be no Closed Session due to the absence of Attorney Wigginton.
7:59:11 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.
7:59:37 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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