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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date5/17/2006 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, May 17, 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 and Kostyshock. Trustees Callahan and Garcia were absent. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Attorney Wigginton, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Public Safety Officer Jones, Public Works Director Presson, Comptroller Brussatti, Police Chief Schardan, two (2) residents and three (3) reporters.
7:00:56 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the May 3rd Board 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; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:26 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. There were none. Motion to pay was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock- yes. Motion carried.
7:01:57 PM Gulledge Went to Communications. Mayor read a letter from Eric Brandmeyer of Anderson Hospital commending the Village ambulance crew response on April 30, 2006. Asked if there were other communications.  There were none.  Motion to place the communications on file was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:03:49 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters and turned the floor over to Attorney Wigginton.
7:03:57 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2006-16, authorizing execution of a water service and pre-annexation agreement, which is the standard agreement for such matters. Stated the agreement is for the property owned by Jean L. Bardwell, at Lot 15 Heritage Manor Subdivision, commonly known as 12 Cheshire Court, Collinsville, Illinois. Explained the agreement was subject to public hearing held this evening at 6:45 p.m. prior to the regular Board Meeting, pursuant to notice and statute. He read the ordinance. Explained the ordinance requires a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Corporate Authorities, which means the Mayor will vote in the absence of two Trustees.
7:04:54 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2006-16. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Gulledge - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:49 PM Wigginton Presented Resolution 2006-08, relating to the acceptance or rejection of final plat for the Villages at Amberleigh. He read the Resolution in its entirety. Explained he has received the covenants and restrictions, and has reviewed them pursuant to Village ordinances; they are acceptable.
7:07:58 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2006-08. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Gulledge - yes. Motion carried.
7:08:31 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business. In the absence of Trustee Callahan, asked for a motion to approve the Emergency Operation Plan as prepared by the group headed by Police Chief Schardan. Motion to approve was made by Bell and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Gulledge - yes. Motion carried.
7:09:33 PM Gulledge In the absence of Trustee Garcia, asked for a motion to make an offer of employment and hire two Public Works employees: Gary Dudek and Tim Biggens. Stated they are to be hired immediately at a starting pay of $15.50 per hour with full benefits; after six (6) months successful completion of employment, they would be eligible for a fifty-cent per hour raise; after one (1) year successful completion of employment, their rate of pay will be raised to $17.50 per hour. Motion to hire Gary Dudek was made by Bell and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Gulledge - yes. Motion carried. Motion to hire Tim Biggens was made by Bell and seconded by Kostyshock. Bell commented that both have had their physicals and passed all requirements for employment. Gulledge concurred. Schmidt asked if there were any decisions made on where each would work. Gulledge answered no, that decision is left up to Public Works Director Presson. Commented in speaking with Presson, he indicated either individual could go either way. Mayor asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Gulledge - yes. Motion carried.
7:11:52 PM Gulledge Went to New Business and Trustees Comments.
7:12:15 PM Bell Commented there will be a concert held in Drost Park this Sunday, which was supposed to be a dedication concert; however this will be pushed to the next event. Stated this Sunday will feature the Collinsville High School Jazz Band at 2:00 p.m.
7:12:45 PM Kostyshock Commented the Library Board members were sworn in at the court house today. Stated they will have their first meeting that evening, and wished them a lot of luck, commenting on their hard work on the project.
7:13:09 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Commented the Rabies Clinic will be held this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Seniors building.  Reminded everyone there is a Memorial Service at 10:00 a.m. in conjunction with the American Legion Post of which Limberg is commander and the Ministerial Alliance. Limberg commented he is still trying to get the agenda set for that service, and needs to speak with Pastor Quilligan. Gulledge indicated he will help set up a conversation. Gulledge went on to the June Calendar.
7:13:58 PM Bell Commented on the Fishing Derby set for June 17th and the first Movie in the Park event on June 30th.
7:14:05 PM Schmidt Asked if another brush drop-off will be scheduled. Gulledge answered they need to discuss it, as they "dropped the ball" on the issue. Stated they will discuss the issue at Caucus next Wednesday.
7:14:37 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports. Asked for a report from the Comptroller's Office.  There was no report.  Went to Police Department.
7:14:46 PM Schardan Explained they are participating in the Click it or Ticket campaign starting Monday, May 22 and continuing through June 4. Commented there will be extra officers working on this. Commented regarding the eligibility list for the Police Department: Over 90 applications were given out, 49 individuals brought them back, and 48 individuals showed up for the orientation on Saturday. Stated the written and physical ability test will be given this Saturday. Commented there were some experienced officers that applied.
7:15:35 PM Gulledge Thanked Schardan; went to Fire Department/Building and Zoning. There was no report. Went to Public Works. There was no report. Went to Public Safety Officer.
7:15:52 PM Bell Commented to Jones about a resident's fence falling down into Drost Park on the northeast side. Gulledge indicated he will take Jones to see it.  Mayor went to Clerk's office.
7:16:25 PM Long Reported the auditor was in the office that day and finished April and has started on the smaller accounts for the regular annual audit.
7:16:41 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor and invited anyone in attendance to address the Board.
7:17:09 PM Gary Ceretto Maryville Pharmacy, 2700 North Center Street, Maryville, Illinois. Requested a possible variance, and explained the Pharmacy has sponsored a team for the Relay of Life Cancer Walk in Troy in June. Stated they are getting a late start, and to raise money they had discussed having a yard sale at the store. Apologized to the Board, as he was not aware of the ordinances against having yard sales on Route 159. Stated he left a message for Flaugher, who returned the call and spoke with a member of the pharmacy staff during a busy day, and the information did not get back to Ceretto until that morning. Explained they are trying to raise some money for the Cancer Walk. Stated he understands due to the new ordinance they cannot have it on the parking lot; however he is asking if there is a chance they can do it one time and put it in the lot behind the store, so it will be off the main highway. Stated they already have distributed flyers advertising the sale this Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., as they did not realize the situation. Stated individuals involved will be staff from the store, team members in Troy, and the foot doctor located in Maryville.
7:19:10 PM Gulledge Commented on Ceretto's request, saying he came in that day to obtain his permit. Stated at the time Flaugher was out on inspections, and he talked to Ceretto personally. Stated he explained the situation to Ceretto, and that there was no way he could give him the approval without presenting it to the Board.
7:20:18 PM Bell Asked if the ordinance had a waiver clause.
7:20:25 PM Gulledge Answered the variance would have to be approved either by the Board of Trustees or the Zoning Board of Appeals; as they explained, the event is scheduled for this Saturday.
7:20:39 PM Wigginton Commented a majority of the Board can authorize the Mayor to issue a permit for this one time with certain conditions. Stated this is always a provision over the ordinances.
7:20:47 PM Gulledge Commented his opinion that this was an honest misunderstanding.
7:21:09 PM Bell Commented the purpose of the ordinance was to keep the permanent storage of merchandise on these lots down. Commented other communities have events such as this from time to time.
7:21:29 PM Kostyshock Commented Ceretto had good intentions, and the event is for a good cause, so his opinion is to grant it for one day. Gulledge asked if he is making a motion. Kostyshock answered yes. Second to the motion was made by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:00 PM Ceretto Expressed his appreciation to the Board.
7:22:04 PM Gulledge Commented for everyone's understanding, this is a one day permit. Requested the media report that the reason they are doing this is because Ceretto came to the Village requesting a special permit; he does not want this to be misunderstood that they are going to permit this on a regular basis. Explained they thought these specific circumstances warranted Board consideration. He asked for the media's help, as they don't want people to think that they are not going to enforce this ordinance.
7:22:46 PM Gulledge Asked for other business from the floor. There was none. Commented he had originally thought about making some appointments tonight, but decided to hold off until the first meeting in June. Expressed his thanks to Schardan and the rest of the staff, as well as community and county business people and citizens for their hard work on the emergency plan for the Village. Commented on the Library Board appointment: Expressed confusion as to whether the courts or the county appointed it, but Mark Von Nida swore them in. He wanted to recognize the members: Roger Shoup, Louis Ray, Janet Cange, Mary Lee Kicielinski, Diane Seminisin, Chris Votoupal and Linda Maack. Commented they worked really hard, and have a big job ahead getting the library started; he thinks they will do a good job.
7:24:59 PM Gulledge With no other 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; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:25:20 PM Gulledge The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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