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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date10/4/2006 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:16 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, October 4, 2006 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, Police Officer Howe, Police Officer Radosevich, Police Chief Schardan, Comptroller Brussatti, two (2) reporters and one (1) citizen.
7:01:13 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the September 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 Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:54 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to add an item to the meeting agenda: Resolution 2006-16 authorizing the Village attorney to intervene on behalf of the Village of Maryville with Milburn LLC regarding reducing taxes in the Village, which is against Village policy. Motion to add the item to the agenda was made by Schmidt and seconded by Limberg.
7:02:50 PM Wigginton Explained this is a property tax appeal from Cambridge House for the 2005 taxes. Stated he assumes the argument they may be making is at what point was the building constructed.
7:02:58 PM Gulledge 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.
7:03:17 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. He asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the bills as prepared.
7:03:27 PM Bell Asked what happened with the replacement printer.
7:03:33 PM Long Answered the damage was due to lightning, so it will be paid by insurance.
7:03:40 PM Gulledge With no further questions or comments, asked for a motion to pay the bills. 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.
7:04:11 PM Gulledge Asked Chief Schardan to make his presentation to Howe and Radosevich.
7:04:57 PM Schardan Explained Sergeant Howe and Officer Radosevich are being recognized by the West Central Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force for their work on a drug case, the details of which will not be disclosed. Presented the award to each officer.
7:05:30 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:05:46 PM Long Presented two communications. The first was a letter addressed to the Mayor from Mother of Perpetual Help Church regarding the Vernon Lucas memorial. She read the letter in its entirety. The second was a letter addressed to the Mayor from the Metro East Park Recreation District regarding the completion of the Drost Park restroom project. She read the letter in its entirety. Motion to place the communications on file was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell.
7:07:47 PM Callahan Asked if the Village initiated the request to Mother of Perpetual Help.
7:07:54 PM Gulledge Answered it was initiated by the Park Committee. Explained it is a monument that has been there for years, and will fit in nicely with the ball park and fields. 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.
7:08:31 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters.
7:08:38 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2006-31, a standard ordinance authorizing the execution of a water service and pre-annexation agreement pertaining to the property of Alan and Pamela H. Sheppard, Lot 4 Heritage Manor Subdivision, commonly known as 7 Keiths Court, Collinsville, Illinois, 62234. Explained this agreement was the subject of a public hearing held this evening at 6:45 p.m. Stated all other statutory procedures provided in Division 15.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code have been complied with. Stated this ordinance authorizes the Village to enter into, the Mayor to sign and the Clerk to attest a document known as Agreement for Water Service and Pre-annexation dated August 28, 2006.
7:09:36 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2006-31. 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.
7:10:11 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2006-32, also a standard ordinance authorizing the execution of a water service and pre-annexation agreement pertaining to the property of Nathan Doherty, lot 57 Beverly Hills Subdivision, 1st Addition, commonly known as 123 Appletree Lane, Glen Carbon, Illinois, 62034, which was the subject of a public hearing this evening at 6:50 p.m. Stated all other statutory procedures provided in Division 15.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code have been complied with. Stated this ordinance authorizes the Village to enter into, the Mayor to sign and the Clerk to attest a document known as Agreement for Water Service and Pre-Annexation dated August 29, 2006.
7:11:07 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2006-32. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:12:08 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2006-33 , also a standard ordinance authorizing the execution of a water service & pre-annexation agreement pertaining to the property owned by Mattea Construction LLC, lot 104 Deterding Hills Subdivision, No. 5, commonly known as 8 Suncrest Drive, Collinsville, Illinois, 62234. Stated this was the subject of a public hearing held this evening at 6:55 p.m. Stated all other statutory procedures provided in Division 15.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code have been complied with. Stated this will authorize the Village to enter into, the Mayor to execute and the Clerk to attest a document known as Agreement for Water Service and Pre-Annexation dated June 9, 2006.
7:13:00 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2006-33. 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.
7:13:48 PM Wigginton Presented Resolution 2006-15 authorizing the Village to enter into a Termination of Easement by Release and also the purchase of two (2) easements for the Village sewer project, commonly known as the Copper Creek Sewer Project. Commented they have been negotiating with Delmar Tegtmeier and others associated with that property for an exchange of easements along with the purchase of additional easements so as to run the sewer line adjacent to the Madison County Transit District Bike Trail. Explained this agreement has been successfully negotiated, and this resolution will authorize the Village to enter into the agreement and the mayor to sign the documents. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:16:37 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2006-15. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt . Commented this process has taken well over 17 months. Stated they have one more easement to obtain, which they are close to finishing. Asked for roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:17:53 PM Wigginton Presented Resolution 2006-16 authorizing the Village Attorney to file a request to intervene on behalf of the Village of Maryville, as added to the agenda by consent of the council. Read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:19:26 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2006-16. 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.
7:20:05 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business. There was none. Went to New Business/Trustee Comments.
7:20:23 PM Schmidt Commented on the Rabies Clinic to be held October 14th, and the Economic Development Committee will hold their next meeting Monday night at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Hall.
7:20:41 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve a verbal bid from Missouri Petroleum in the amount of $4,321.00 for the Mary Knoll Drive micro surfacing, which is the street where the new curbs have been installed. Stated his belief the curbing will be finished next week.
7:21:12 PM Gulledge Called for a second to the motion. Second was made by Garcia.
7:21:29 PM Bell Asked why it is a verbal bid.
7:21:32 PM Gulledge Answered they had to do it quickly because they did not think they were going to do the micro surfacing this year; however the company had an opening. Explained there was no time to get anything in writing. Asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:25 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates.
7:22:29 PM Bell Commented on the Pooch Party scheduled for this weekend at the Drost Park comfort station, Pavilion #1. Explained there is a registration form available at the Village website. Commented on the Joey James Band Memorial Dedication concert scheduled for the 15th at 2:00 p.m. at Firemen's Park. Mayor commented Trustee Limberg will be singing at this event. Commented Allied Waste large item pickup is scheduled for the week of October 23rd. Commented the Police Department will host its annual Halloween Party on October 31st at Maryville Elementary. Gulledge asked Schardan to address this in his comments.
7:24:23 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports. Comptroller Brussatti had no report. Went to Police Department, and invited Schardan to step to the podium.
7:24:38 PM Schardan Commented they will welcome all the help they can get at the Halloween Party. Presented his report for the month of September: 227 calls for service; 249 citations written, due largely to the Click It or Ticket program held the first four days of the month, and was extended from the 14th through the 30th. Commented the extension was 120 hours worked and 134 citations issued. Commented there were also 2 warrant arrests, and 2 drug related arrests made during that period. Stated there were 67 speeding tickets; 27 seat belt violations and 40 other traffic offenses. Stated there were 13 traffic accidents for the month. Commented regarding the Image Grant: In September 2005 they did a survey of vehicles in four different locations of Maryville; the compliance rate for seatbelt users in the front seat at that point was 75.54%. Stated the recent campaign increased to 89.48%, which is almost a 14% increase in seatbelt usage. Commented his opinion this shows the effectiveness of the Illinois Department of Transportation's program. Commented the traffic accidents for the time period went up; however accidents with injuries were twelve in 2005, and this time there were only eight.
7:27:08 PM Gulledge Thanked Schardan. Asked Public Service Officer Jones for his report.
7:27:18 PM Jones Gave his report for September: 71 contacts; 20 verbal; 10 written; 19 citations; 2 no action; 11 animals to Animal Control; 14 animal cases; 7 pending; 5 duties performed.
7:27:57 PM Callahan Asked what is meant by "pending".
7:28:04 PM Jones Commented the pending issues are all regarding signs, and he is still dealing with these individuals.
7:28:31 PM Callahan Commented one of the businesses on the list bought a sign permit on the 15th. Jones indicated he had not been made aware of that. Callahan clarified a temporary sign permit is good for thirty (30) days.
7:28:50 PM Garcia Asked what MCA stands for. Jones answered Madison County Animal Control.
7:28:59 PM Callahan Asked regarding one person receiving two citations in the same day for a dog.
7:29:12 PM Jones Explained this individual had two (2) dogs that were loose in town, to which he was called by an officer.
7:29:20 PM Gulledge Thanked Jones for his report. Invited Public Works Director Presson to the podium.
7:29:24 PM Presson Gave his September report: 8 residential services; 569 general work orders and locates; 15 leaks found and fixed; 41 meters replaced; 11 sewer inspections; 123 GPS points were collected. Stated the poured rubber surface was finished that day. Stated he is still waiting for an exact location from the Park Board for the new gazebos, park benches, trash cans and existing benches.
7:30:20 PM Bell Explained there was a sub-committee put together to determine these locations.
7:30:47 PM Gulledge Thanked Presson for his report. In the absence of Fire Chief, who is attending a funeral, gave Fire Department report for September: EMS in the Village - 32; District - 5; Mutual aid - 6; for a total of 43; Structure - 2; mutual aid - 2; vehicle fires - 1 in the Village; Vehicular accidents - 2 in the Village; brush/trash fires - 1 in the Village; alarms - 7 in the Village; 2 mutual aid; total of 9; no COs, hazmat; 1 investigation in the Village; 1 in mutual aid; for a total of 2; stand by - 2 for mutual aid; miscellaneous - 0; 44 calls in the Village; 5 calls in the District; 13 calls mutual aid; total of 62 calls. Asked for questions. There were none. Gave Building/Zoning report for September 2006; Fees were $2,559.52; Year to Date Fees were $64,610.87; Valuation was $640,500; Year to Date Valuation was $22,238,000. Asked for a report from Clerk. Commented the last day to register to vote is October 10th. Gulledge commented they will register people at the Village Hall from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Commented in addition to Clerk Long, Comptroller Brussatti is a registrar, and they are in the process of making Tracy Fenton a registrar as well.
7:33:27 PM Brussatti Commented they will go to peoples' homes if they are unable to get out.
7:33:34 PM Gulledge Concurred, saying if people make arrangements the Village will do their best to accommodate them and come to their home within the Village limits.
7:33:53 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor and invited anyone in attendance to address the Board. There was no business from the floor. Went to Mayor's Comments: Stated next Thursday, October 12, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Village Hall, John Shimkus will present their "Traveling Help Desk" to field questions for the representative. Commented the Maryville Fire Department will be holding an Open House and Blood Drive on Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Stated they will have child safety seat checks, tours, displays, games, Save a Life House, Police and Fire/EMS demonstrations. Provided a flyer for the benefit of the press. Commented there will be additional parking at Mother of Perpetual Help Church for that day and time. Announced a Benefit Breakfast and Silent Auction to be held October 28th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Mother of Perpetual Help Church at 200 North Lange for an $8.00 minimum donation for adults and $4.00 minimum donation for children to benefit Justin Peterson, who attends many Board meetings. Explained Justin is sick with a number of issues, for which he requires surgery every six months and back and leg braces. Commented his older brother is not afflicted; however his 11 month old younger brother is. Explained they are raising money for the two boys' medical expenses. Encouraged all to attend. Stated he has a flyer for the benefit of the press on this event as well. Next, made the Board aware that at the Caucus meeting next week, Tracy Fenton will be training to cover the meeting. Stated his intention to ask the Board to authorize Fenton's appointment as Deputy Clerk. Commented Long has not missed a meeting in the fourteen years he has been Mayor. Stated the intention is to have a "back up plan". Explained Long will continue to cover the Board meetings, and Fenton will cover the Caucus meetings. Next, commented the Merkle house demolition is complete. Commented a number of people were involved in the project; he specifically would like to thank Steve Wigginton for his persistence, as well as Jones, Flaugher and everyone else involved in getting this house taken down. Explained this project had been problematic, as they had to locate the owner of the property in Pakistan. Commented oftentimes residents call for items to be accomplished right away; however it is not always that easy. Commented the time and persistence paid off, and the property looks great. Explained they will continue to work on some other properties in the Village that need to be torn down and cleaned up. Commented he plans to discuss this issue at the Caucus meeting next week.
7:39:37 PM Gulledge With no other business to come before the Board, 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.
7:40:06 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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