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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date 1/16/2008 Location Council Chamber
 
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Limberg As Mayor Pro Tem, called the Board meeting of Wednesday, January 16, 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, Public Service Officer Jones, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, six (6) police officers, one (1) dispatcher, three (3) citizens and two (2) reporters.
7:01:10 PM Limberg Asked for a motion to amend the agenda to include the purchase of a computer.
7:01:30 PM Bell Made a motion to amend the agenda to include consideration of purchasing two (2) replacement laptops for the FTR recording system. 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.
7:01:54 PM Limberg Called for a motion to approve the bills for payment. 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.
7:02:21 PM Limberg Went to Communications. While Clerk Long prepared her presentation, Limberg explained the Mayor's absence due to his attendance at a SILEC/SIPCA Awards Ceremony with Chief Schardan. 
7:02:46 PM Bell Commented they have skipped the approval of the prior meeting minutes. Limberg indicated they will get that after the Communications are read and approved.
7:03:02 PM Long Read a thank you card from the family of Marvin Schwartz for the Village's expression of sympathy. Motion to place the Communications on file 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.
7:03:42 PM Limberg Called for a motion to approve the January 2, 2008 meeting minutes. 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.
7:04:06 PM Limberg Went to Legal Matters and asked Wigginton to discuss.
7:04:14 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2008-03, amending Section 154.028 Sanitary Sewers. He read the ordinance in its entirety.
7:06:30 PM Limberg Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2008-03. Motion 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.
7:06:56 PM Limberg Went to Old Business.
7:07:18 PM Callahan Made a motion for the creation of a third Sergeant position for the Police Department. Motion was seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:47 PM Limberg Asked Mike Pamatot from the Fire and Police Board to present a Sergeant's badge to the first individual on the eligibility list.
7:07:58 PM Pamatot Thanked the Board for creating the position. Explained this will allow for three squads, as was the desire of the Chief. Discussed the purpose and duties of the Fire and Police Board. Explained the first person on the eligibility list is Patrolman Rob Carpenter, who has accepted the promotion to Sergeant. Presented Carpenter with his shield.
7:10:27 PM Limberg Thanked Carpenter for his years of service, and commented his belief he will do a great job as sergeant. Went on with Old Business.
7:10:38 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve Pay application #5, final, in the amount of $15,899.65 to JE Construction for the Copper Creek Lift Station Improvements Contract B. Second to the motion was made by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:11:29 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to purchase two (2) F150 pickup trucks in the amount of $37,905 from Koetting Ford for the Public Works 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.
7:12:09 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the Maintenance Contract from CK Power on the water plant generator in the amount of $820 annually for two (2) years. Second to the motion was made by Bell.
7:12:44 PM Bell Clarified it is $820 per year. He was told yes. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:11 PM Limberg Went to New Business.
7:13:18 PM Bell Discussed the purchase of two (2) replacement lap tops for the current laptops used to record meeting minutes. Explained a new mixer was purchased from Buscom, which was installed Monday at which time they realized the current laptops do not support USB 2.0 due to their age. Explained they are having trouble with the current laptops, as they are getting slow and experiencing problems with the docking station and mouse. Stated his intention was to discuss the issue at Caucus next week; however they have been informed there is a special on IBM Thinkpads which ends on Friday, January 18th. Explained in using this special they would save $350 on each lap top, making the cost $1,349 each. Explained additionally they need docking stations, extra cables, extra RAM, software and two hours of labor from Computron for a total cost of $4,141.96. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Bell commented he spoke with each Trustee individually regarding the issue prior to the meeting. Explained the cost will be split across several departments, and any extra cost will come from the Public Works technology budget, which has extra funds. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:17:06 PM Bell Discussed the purchase of the upgrades on mixers, which were done in the Council Chamber and Conference Room on Monday. Explained they also upgraded software on five computers.
7:18:22 PM Callahan Commented on the creation of the Sergeant's position. Next, commented that Officer Spaller and Administrative Assistant Springer are both receiving awards this evening. Explained Officer Spaller received the Medal of Valor from the Illinois Association of Police Chiefs last Sunday, and tonight is receiving the Medal of Valor from SILEC/SIPCA. Explained Administrative Assistant Springer is receiving the Blue Light Award for her job performance during 2007, particularly concerning the manning of the telecommunications operation.
7:20:24 PM Limberg Went to Calendar Updates. Commented there is a Planning Commission meeting scheduled for January; a Park Committee Meeting on the 21st; Economic Development Committee on the 14th.
7:21:09 PM Bell Commented there is a February Discovery Series that is not reflected on the Calendar. Explained each Sunday of the month of February they hold a different activity from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Senior Center.
7:21:55 PM Limberg Went to Staff Reports: Public Works Director Presson had no report; Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher had no report; Public Service Officer Jones had no report; Clerk Long had no report. Went to Business from the Floor: There was none.
7:23:00 PM Limberg Commented the next Caucus meeting will be held January 23, 2008, and the next Board meeting will be February 6, 2008. With no further business to come before the meeting, asked for a motion to adjourn. Motion 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.
7:23:54 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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