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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Meeting
Date 5/4/2011 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:05 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, May 4, 2011 to order and invited those in attendance to join in the opening prayer let by Pastor Rich Cochran from First Baptist Church of Maryville, and the Pledge of Allegiance. After the Pledge, asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Schmidt, Bell, Kostyshock, Garcia and Short.
7:02:04 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the April 20th 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 Short. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:35 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the bills.
7:02:48 PM Short Asked if the funds for the Ameren bill for field lights are collected from the Khoury League. He was told they are from May through August.
7:03:13 PM Gulledge With no further questions or comments, asked for a motion to pay the bills. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:35 PM Gulledge Went to Communications; there were none. Went to Legal Matters and asked Attorney Motil to discuss.
7:04:02 PM Motil Presented Ordinance 2011-15 rezoning Tottleben Construction Services Property (2210 Williams St.) from SR-1 to SR-2. He read the ordinance in its entirety. Motion to approve was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:06:41 PM Motil Presented Resolution 2011-05 Canvass of the April 5, 2011 Consolidated Election. He read the resolution in its entirety. Motion to approve was made by Short and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:09:56 PM Fenton Issued Oaths of Office to Elected Trustees Schmidt and Bell.
7:11:22 PM Motil Presented Resolution 2011-06 Opposing Reduction of State Collected Revenues Due Municipalities. He read the resolution in its entirety. Motion to approve was made by Bell and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:50 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:13:59 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve internet access for the Museum for a cost not to exceed $79.99 per month plus a $100 one-time installation fee. Second to the motion was made by Bell.
7:14:37 PM Bell Asked if contact was made with Charter. Discussion ensued as to costs from various providers.
7:15:31 PM Gulledge Stated all providers will be researched and the best price will be contracted not exceeding $79.99. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:15:46 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve bid from AJD Landscaping for additional work on Lakeview Acres Road project in the amount of $10,376. Second to the motion was made by Schmidt.
7:17:34 PM Short Asked if the retaining wall will be larger than the original. Presson responded it will be 20 ft longer and 2.5 bricks taller from the center out. Discussion ensued regarding how the project was bid.
7:18:37 PM Gulledge With no further questions or comments, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - present; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:18:52 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:19:06 PM Bell Stated the go-live date for the new website was originally scheduled for Saturday; however he will be out of town so he has decided to push it to the middle of the week.
7:19:43 PM Kostyshock Reminded all the 4th Grade Maryville School field trip is scheduled for the 16th of the month, with a rain date of 23rd for which they will need a Police Department escort. Next, stated a work detail will be held May 12th at 6:30 p.m. for planting flowers in the planters and other areas around town. Stated volunteers will meet at the Public Works building on Division Street.
7:21:28 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Events were discussed.
7:21:48 PM Schmidt Stated the MCIB has made arrangements for the Village Wide Garage Sale on June 4th and are still planning a Fall Fest. Stated Chair Alice Drobisch will be contacting Trustee Bell with a project for proposal to the Park Committee.
7:22:29 PM Short Stated the Police and Fire Board Meeting has been postponed.
7:23:14 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:23:20 PM Schardan Gave monthly report for April.
7:23:42 PM Kostyshock Commented the Police and Fire Departments are doing an outstanding job.
7:24:01 PM Bell Stated the Village has four hours of training time left on the contract and asked Schardan to let Officer Howe know he should contact Civic Plus with his availability as he was absent on the last day of training.
7:24:48 PM Flaugher Gave Building and Zoning report for April. Next, gave Fire Department report for April. Updated the Board on the progress of the addition to the Fire House: The architect has taken measurements and is in the process of drawing plans. Stated he also mentioned the Board's interest in a second plan for a larger addition, and the architect indicated he could sketch something up for an estimate without incurring the cost of a full plan.
7:28:53 PM Schmidt Asked the status of the out-of-service truck.
7:29:04 PM Flaugher Stated he was told repairs would take a week; however that was four weeks ago and repairs are still in process.
7:30:15 PM Kostyshock Asked if Flaugher looked into the traffic signal issue on Route 159.
7:30:22 PM Flaugher Stated he has not checked yet, but suspects it is a case of the driver neglecting to activate the switch. Stated he will follow up.
7:30:40 PM Kostyshock Commented on an incident over the weekend at the Laundr-o-mat, after which Flaugher found code violations and shut the business down pending compliance.
7:31:45 PM Gulledge Went to Public Input; there was none.
7:31:54 PM Gulledge Went to Mayor's Comments. Stated he received a letter from Jesse White confirming the Census number at 7,487. Asked Presson to get new population signs. Next, made staff appointments (copy attached). Motion to approve was made by Schmidt and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:35:06 PM Gulledge Next made Committee Appointments (copy attached). Next, reminded all of the Mayor's Prayer Dinner scheduled the following evening. Next, commented that the Village is fortunate to have a good staff with good leadership. In particular, complemented Treasurer Henry and Trustee Schmidt for their work on the budget.
7:40:40 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 Garcia. Voting on the motion: Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:41:03 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Tracy Fenton, Village Clerk

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