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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date7/18/2007 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, July 18, 2007 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 Service Officer Jones, Public Works Director Presson, Telecommunicator Steve Black, Assistant Fire Chief Hartman, Police Chief Schardan, Comptroller Brussatti, three (3) residents and four (4) reporters.
7:00:57 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the July 3rd 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. He 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.
7:02:08 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:02:17 PM Long Presented a letter from Mother of Perpetual Help Church regarding the use of Village picnic tables for their annual parish picnic. She read the letter in its entirety.
7:03:09 PM Gulledge Asked for other communications for the Clerk. There were none. Asked for a motion to place the Communications on file. Motion was made by Limberg and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:38 PM Gulledge Commented there were no legal matters to be discussed this evening. Went to Old Business.
7:03:52 PM Callahan Made a motion to purchase seven (7) AR-15 rifles with seven (7) flashlight rails, at a cost of $670 each, plus accessories as follows: eight (8) gun racks; tactical lights for attachment to the flashlight rail; slings to hold the rifles; and nine (9) additional thirty (30) round magazines at a cost of $2,546. Stated the purchase will come to a total cost of $7,236 with unknown additional cost for shipping. Second to the motion was made by Limberg.
7:05:24 PM Callahan Commented the funds for the purchase will come from the DEA Forfeiture Fund, in which there are funds available.
7:05:41 PM Gulledge With no other 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.
7:06:05 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the 2006/2007 MFT Municipal Expenditure Statement. 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.
7:07:03 PM Garcia Made a motion to hire Part Time Telecommunicator Steve Black to a full time position effective July 19, 2007 at a rate of $16.12 per hour, with an additional 50 cents after six (6) month's successful completion of probation and an additional $1.50 per hour after successful completion of a one (1) year probationary period with full benefits. Second to the motion was made by Callahan.
7:08:13 PM Schmidt Asked if he has had a physical.
7:08:16 PM Gulledge Responded he has been told Black has passed all examinations. 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.
7:08:41 PM Gulledge Commented Black is here and asked Chief to introduce. Commented they have heard good comments about Black from the Police and Fire Departments, and encouraged him to keep up the good work.
7:09:12 PM Garcia Stated they have four (4) probationary fire fighters coming on to the Department. Asked if she can include all four as one motion. All Trustees were in favor. Made a motion to hire Ryan Anderson, Lowell Kircher, Larry Sims, Sr., and Chad Van Ryn as probationary fire fighters, effective July 18, 2007. Second was made by Callahan. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:59 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:11:03 PM Limberg Commented there is a Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for Monday, July 23rd, at which there are public hearings to discuss a request for re-zoning from Foresight Company from agricultural to PDR and B-1, and a request for re-zoning from Paul Starke from R-1 to B-1, as well as a recommendation for a final plat for Trotter's Run, Timber Creek Estates and the First Addition of Stonebridge Bluffs on the agenda.
7:11:49 PM Callahan Asked where the PDR is located.
7:11:57 PM Limberg Responded it is off of Route 162 across from Cambridge House.
7:12:13 PM Kostyshock Commented on the good job done by Public Works, Police and Fire Departments for the Homecoming.
7:12:52 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates.
7:13:04 PM Bell Commented on the Movie in the Park event for July 27th, at which the movie to be shown is "Field of Dreams" sponsored by Attorney Wigginton.
7:13:26 PM Gulledge Commented on July 25th they not only have a Caucus meeting scheduled, but also a special Board Meeting to consider the Appropriation. Went to August.
7:14:01 PM Bell Commented there are two (2) movies scheduled in August.
7:14:06 PM Gulledge Commented there is no Economic Development Committee meeting in August. Asked for other comments. There were none. Went to Staff Reports.
7:14:52 PM Hartman Assistant Fire Chief. Thanked the Board for the acceptance of the four (4) new probationary fire fighters. Offered a special thanks to all that helped with Homecoming, especially in the food stand. Commented the income from Homecoming is up over what was done last year. Commented on the new hires, who appear to be good men. Stated there are a couple of applications and interviews pending, so there may be more requests for hire.
7:15:48 PM Schmidt Asked what the personnel number is.
7:15:50 PM Hartman Responded they are at thirty (30) now, and the addition of the four (4) tonight makes thirty four (34). Commented they are hoping to get the number up to thirty six (36).
7:16:04 PM Gulledge Went to PSO, who had no report.
7:16:08 PM Callahan Thanked Jones for cleaning up the neighborhood.
7:16:32 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor. There was none. Went to Mayor's Comments. Discussed the request from Mother of Perpetual Help. Explained they have granted this request for years. Asked the Trustees opinion. All were in favor. Gave Allied Waste totals for June: Trash pickup was 213.25 tons; recyclables was 20.14 tons; yard waste was 24.28 tons. Discussed the Old Town Road Improvement Project, commenting some residents have questioned where the construction crews are. Read an e-mail received from Juneau Engineer Bob Massa from Steve Petroff, explaining that road construction will be shut down until the utilities are moved from obstruction of the progress. Stated as a follow up, a meeting will be held with AT&T, Ameren IP and Charter tomorrow to try to resolve this issue. Reiterated his comment on the special meeting next week at 6:30 p.m. Commented regarding Homecoming how well the Village crews and departments handle the process. Thanked all the volunteers. Commented they had a good Homecoming, with not many problems. Commented on one potential problem Friday evening, which was well-handled by the Police Department and kept to a minimum. Thanked all for the support. 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.
7:21:40 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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