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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date7/5/2006 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:03 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, July 5, 2006 to order and asked 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 Works Director Presson, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Public Service Officer Jones, two (2) reporters and seven (7) citizens.
7:00:54 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the Board Meeting minutes from June 21st. 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.
7:01:27 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 Limberg and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:12 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:02:24 PM Long Presented two communications. The first was a letter from Madison County Planning and Development Department, congratulating the Village on their receipt of the Madison County Recycling Program's Park Equipment and Landscape Waste Grants and giving instructions for fund reimbursement. She read the letter in its entirety. The second was a letter of resignation from Gary Mann. She read the letter in its entirety. Motion to place the communications on file 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.
7:04:43 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters.
7:05:04 PM Keck Presented Proclamation 2006-01, proclaiming the first week of July, 2006 as a memorial to current and former Mayors of Maryville. He thanked Trustee Schmidt for its preparation, and read the Proclamation in its entirety.
7:06:35 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to accept Proclamation 2006-01. Motion was made by Limberg and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:09 PM Keck Presented Resolution 2006-10, to accept the Final Development Plan of First National Bank of Staunton. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:09:30 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2006-10. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Garcia. Schmidt commented the date is listed as the 7th; however he believes it should be the 5th. Attorney agreed. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:23 PM Keck Presented Resolution 2006-11, Appropriating MFT Funds in the amount of $46,737.64 for improvements to Route 159 in Maryville. He read the Resolution in its entirety.
7:11:51 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2006-11. Motion 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.
7:12:40 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business. There was none. Went to New Business/Trustee comments.
7:13:04 PM Bell Commented on the first Movie in the Park event held the prior Friday evening. Stated they had great weather, and approximately 200 people attended. Thanked Presson for the cones, tables and other equipment delivered to the site. Stated the event went well. Stated they have another event scheduled for July 28, at which the movie "Back to Future" will be shown.
7:13:58 PM Kostyshock Stated Joe Seminisin donated a ball glove to the Museum that Dwayne Sloat of Maryville used when he played professional baseball for the Dodgers and Cubs. Stated he included a photo of Sloat as well. Encouraged everyone to visit the museum and view the items.
7:14:28 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Bell had some trouble with the computer, and suggested Mayor move on until he could resolve the problem. Mayor commented on the Homecoming celebration scheduled for this weekend. Stated there will be a parade Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Went to Staff Reports.
7:15:47 PM Flaugher Clarified he, not Attorney Wigginton, prepared Resolution 2006-10; he will correct the date error and distribute a revised copy to the Board. Gave monthly reports for Building & Zoning for June, 2006: Stated there were six (6) single-family building permits issued; three (3) decks; one (1) electrical permit; resulting in a total of ten (10) permits issued, with total fees collected of $4,587.55; total fees collected year-to-date are $36,611.13; estimated valuation of new construction is $1,412,000, with a year-to-date total estimated valuation of $11,892,000. Gave the Fire Department totals for the month of June, 2006: Answered seventy-six (76) calls for service, which exceeds any other month in the history of the department. Commented the prior highest month was sixty-five (65) calls. Stated of the seventy-six (76), fifty-three (53) were for EMS; four (4) were structural fires; six (6) motor vehicle accidents; eleven (11) fire alarms; one (1) hazardous material incident, which was the train derailment in Troy; one (1) stand-by for another community. Stated of the seventy-six (76) calls, forty-four (44) were in the Village; seven (7) were in the Fire Protection District; twenty-five (25) were mutual-assistance calls for either EMS or Fire.
7:17:30 PM Schmidt Asked Flaugher to create a six (6) month report for point-totals of Fire Department members for budget purposes. Flaugher indicated he would.
7:17:47 PM Gulledge Went to Public Service Officer report.
7:17:53 PM Jones Commented on the animal control training he attended a couple of weeks prior. Stated it went well and he is now considered Nationally Certified by the National Animal Control Association, for which he has received a certificate. Gave his report for the month of June, 2006: Forty-seven (47) contacts; nineteen (19) verbal; eight (8) written; two (2) no-action; one (1) citation; three (3) door stickers; one (1) County issue; six (6) duties performed for removal of signs, etc.; six (6) animals; two (2) Madison County Animal Control; eleven (11) pending cases; fourteen (14) animal cases.
7:18:48 PM Bell Asked about the fence falling near the park.
7:19:12 PM Jones Answered he has finally made contact with the owner after several attempts. Stated the owner was given a three (3) week verbal warning; two (2) weeks have passed with no result. Stated next week he will prepare a written warning.
7:19:17 PM Garcia Asked for a reminder of what they will be doing with the house on Route 159.
7:19:22 PM Jones Stated the home was demolished that day.
7:19:34 PM Gulledge Went to Public Works Department report.
7:19:36 PM Presson Gave report for the month of June, 2006: Total gallons year to date of 151,000,000, with a maximum water treated of 1.3 million gallons and a current average of 840,000 gallons; residential services were fourteen (14); general work orders for the entire Public Works Department were 548; leaks found and repaired were eleven (11); meters replaced were 174.
7:20:16 PM Bell Asked how many points were collected this month.
7:20:20 PM Presson Answered he did not have that information with him; he will start adding it to his monthly report. Stated his estimation would be close to four or five hundred (400-500).
7:20:42 PM Gulledge Went to Clerks Office report. There was none.
7:20:46 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor. There was none. Went to Mayor's Comments. Commented on the Bibko property that was demolished. Thanked Flaugher and Attorney Wigginton for all their work in accomplishing this demolition. Stated his opinion that they are close regarding demolition of the Merkle property on West Main Street. Commented there are a couple of other properties for which there is potential litigation involved. Stated they will continue to work on these issues. Commented on an invitation to the Board he received for an open house at Anderson Hospital. Stated Anderson is now doing work with Cardinal Glennon's Children's Hospital, and has invited the Board and general public to an open house at 6820 State Route 162, which is Dr. McGaughey's past oncology center facing north on the south side of the road on Saturday, July 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Stated he will make copies for the Board. Commented on the matter of Mann's resignation letter. Called for a motion to accept this resignation and approve his request to return to laborer. 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. Commented that Mann stepped in along with Presson when the Village lost their Public Works Director, Mike Dorchincez who died suddenly. Commented Mann did a very good job for approximately five years in this capacity. Commented he spoke with Mann that day to thank him, and will send an appreciation card on behalf of the Board.
7:24:36 PM Gulledge Presented Clint Jones to the Board as a successor to Mann as Street and Alley Superintendent effective immediately with a salary of $42,000 per year with full benefits and the caveat that if the position does not work out either for him or the Village, he would be allowed to return to the work force of the Public Works Department. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Garcia.
7:25:32 PM Kostyshock Commented Jones is the best candidate for this position, and is cross-trained in water and sewer while he is especially good with streets. Gulledge agreed.
7:25:54 PM Gulledge Asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:26:11 PM Gulledge Reminded the Board of the Public Hearing on Wednesday, July 19th at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the 2006 Appropriation Ordinance. Stated directly following this Hearing at 6:45 p.m. will be a Water Service and Pre-Annexation Public Hearing for the property owned by Michael and Carol Maag, 159 Meierwood, Gaslight Estates Fourth Addition.
7:26:42 PM Schmidt Commented it appears that Charter has fulfilled their obligation for the landscaping and fence slatting. He thanked Flaugher for staying on top of the situation.
7:27:02 PM Bell Displayed the calendar for the month of July.
7:27:06 PM Gulledge Asked for questions or comments on the Calendar. There were none.
7:27:11 PM Gulledge With no further business to come before the meeting, called for a motion to adjourn. 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.
7:27:51 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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