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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date10/5/2005 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:01 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, October 5, 2005 to order and asked those in attendance to join in the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Justin Peterson and Nicholas Wigginton. Asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll were Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Bell, Callahan, Kostyshock and Garcia. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Comptroller Brussatti, Chief Schardan, Public Works Director Presson, Building & Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, four (4) reporters, four (4) journalism students, and three (3) citizens.
7:01:04 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the Board minutes of September 28, 2005. He asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk.  There were none.  A motion to approve 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.
7:01:44 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. He asked for a motion to pay the bills. Kostyshock made the motion, and the second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes.  Motion carried.
7:02:22 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:02:30 PM Long Stated there were three (3) communications to be read. The first communication was addressed to Chief Flaugher from the Board of Trustees of the Troy Fire Protection District and the members of the Troy Fire Department, thanking him for housing their engine while repairs were made to the Troy Fire House. The Second communication was addressed to Chief Flaugher from the EMS Coordinator at Anderson Hospital, commending Medics George May and Joey Cruz for their treatment of an emergency victim on September 10, 2005. The third communication was a letter of retirement from the Village Fire Department addressed to Chief Flaugher from Jeff Scheiter.
7:05:45 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to place the communications on file. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Asked Trustee Limberg to bring up Scheiter's retirement under New Business. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:06:14 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters with Attorney Wigginton.
7:06:21 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2005-49, An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of Water Service and Pre-Annexation Agreement pertaining to the property of Michael Tullock, Lot 17 University Hills Subdivision, Third Addition, commonly known as 2019 Hillcreek Road, Collinsville, Illinois, 62234, subject to Public Hearing held this evening at 6:45 pm. Stated this is the standard required agreement, authorizing the Mayor and Village to enter into and execute water service and pre-annexation dated the first day of September, 2005.
7:07:18 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2005-49. The motion to approve 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.
7:07:55 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2005-50, an Ordinance Enacting and Adopting a Supplement to the Code of Ordinances for the Village of Maryville, Illinois, and Declaring an Emergency. Stated this Ordinance relates to the annual updates of the Code of Ordinances that are supplied by the American Legal Publishing Corporation. Stated the most recent package has been received, and should be enacted immediately. He read the Ordinance in its entirety.
7:10:08 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2005-50. Motion was made by Garcia, and seconded by Bell.
7:10:26 PM Callahan Asked Attorney if there is anything different in the Code.
7:10:30 PM Wigginton Explained the procedure of incorporating the new and changed Ordinances to the last update of the Code.
7:11:18 PM Gulledge Called for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:11:37 PM Wigginton Discussed Ordinance 2005-51, an ordinance amending sewer rates. Explained this ordinance will raise the waste water facility charge to $3.00 per thousand gallons. Read the ordinance in its entirety.
7:13:34 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2005-51. 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.
7:14:12 PM Wigginton Discussed Resolution 2005-17 relating to acceptance of a final plat at Stonebridge Estates. He read the ordinance in its entirety. Stated Flaugher provided letters of credit evidencing the 100 percent credit required for the construction, and all other matters have been complied with.
7:16:41 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2005-17. The motion was made by Schmidt, and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:17:25 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:17:39 PM Bell Made a motion to approve Park Committee's recommendation of a $1,000 stipend to Master Gardeners towards the purchase of plants for the gardens at Drost Park. Motion was seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:18:42 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the Motor Fuel Tax Audit for the period January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2003. Second was made by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:19:32 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to purchase a sewer jet trailer from EJ Equipment in the amount of $44,500. Motion was seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:20:11 PM Gulledge Went to New Business.
7:20:21 PM Limberg Made a motion to accept Scheiter's retirement letter, and thanked Scheiter for his twenty-plus years of service. Gulledge added that Scheiter also served as Fire Chief during his service. Motion was seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:21:22 PM Schmidt Stated he drafted a memo concerning the Business and Professional Women's Chapter honoring elected and appointed women officials at a dinner to be held at Rusty's Restaurant in Edwardsville. Stated Trustee Garcia and Clerk/Treasurer Long are among the seven honorees. Congratulated both women, and stated anyone interested in attending the dinner should contact him for tickets.
7:22:44 PM Bell Stated Sunday, October 9th will be the Maryville Pooch Party Dog Show, starting at 12:30 pm, with sign-up to be held at 11:30 am. Invited everyone to attend. Stated the show will be held at Drost Park near the comfort station.
7:23:28 PM Garcia Stated the Food Pantry is in dire need of food and monetary donations. Stated donations are accepted during the hours of Tuesday's from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and Thursday's and Saturday's from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Stated food can be taken to any area churches or to the Pantry.
7:24:15 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports. Invited Comptroller Brussatti to answer questions.
7:24:24 PM Callahan Asked Brussatti if there was a reason the funds listed in the Construction Account need to stay in that account.
7:24:46 PM Brussatti Answered he was told to keep it there for unforeseen repairs to the Building after the construction.
7:24:55 PM Gulledge Also commented that the only projects left are some painting and other odd jobs which will be done this fall when things slow-down. Stated as long as attorney agrees, the account can be closed out. Wigginton answered the Village is free to close the account after building repairs are completed. Gulledge commented, if the Board agrees, the decision can be made to close the account.
7:25:14 PM Brussatti Stated there is a roof repair bill for $435 that is still being held for warranty.
7:25:29 PM Gulledge Stated that once the few items left are taken care of, if the Board does not have a problem, the account will be closed, and any remaining funds will be deposited to the General Fund.
7:25:45 PM Flaugher Gave the September permit report. Stated there were a total of eleven (11) permits issued: Seven (7) for single family new construction; one (1) for an addition of a sunroom; one (1) for a storage building; one (1) for a pool; and one (1) for a sign. Total fees collected for the month of September were $6,597.65, for a year-to-date total of $110,111.15. Total estimated valuation of permits issued this month were $2,309, bringing the total year-to-date estimated valuation to $34,988,700.
7:26:47 PM Flaugher Stated regarding the Fire Department, the new rescue truck should be delivered by October 15th.
7:27:39 PM Schardan Gave an update that the vests have been ordered and should be ready by November or December. Stated the new squad car is on-line and the cage is in and adjusted.
7:28:13 PM Presson Discussed Water: Stated a total of 247 million gallons of water has been treated year to date, with a September total of 271 general work orders, residential services and leak repairs. Went to Streets: Stated the Microsurfacing project has been completed in Blackburn Terrace. Stated some small repairs are still outstanding, and should be accomplished by Monday (October 10th). Stated three (3) to four (4) weeks is needed for curing time, and any repairs needed after that time will be fixed by the company.
7:29:06 PM Gulledge Commented that a call was made to tell the company there might be a few problems, but since that time it is a matter of curing and settling. Stated they will come up for some touch-up work and the Village will keep close watch over the project for the next thirty (30) days.
7:29:27 PM Bell Asked what the findings were at Oakridge.
7:29:44 PM Presson Replied nothing was found in either direction with the camera. Stated a jet machine came out to jet the line, and found no blockage.
7:29:50 PM Gulledge Stated he did not believe there was a block, and that likely there is just not enough drainage there to handle a large amount of rain.
7:30:11 PM Long Commented on the Treasurer's Report. Stated the report was published that day, and the plan is to take it to the recorder and clerk this week. Stated she has started working on the tax levy with Brussatti, as she prefers not to leave the project to the last minute.
7:30:50 PM Gulledge Asked for Business from the floor. There was none. Acknowledged the presence of the journalism students. Went to Calendar updates.
7:31:27 PM Bell Added the Economic Development Committee meeting to be held on October 10th at 7:00 pm.
7:31:59 PM Callahan Stated Schmidt will present the ordinance regarding outdoor display of merchandise.
7:32:12 PM Limberg Added the Library meeting to be held on October 11th at 6:30 pm at the Library.
7:32:41 PM Gulledge Reminded Bell of an e-mail he received concerning a Park Committee meeting on October 10th.
7:32:58 PM Bell Commented the purpose of the meeting was to investigate the possibility of showing movies in the park. Stated it would probably be out by the new building at Schiber Court. Stated there is a group that will come out to set it up and demonstrate, and if it goes well the committee will possibly open it up as a public event. Discussion followed regarding the kinds of movies to be shown.
7:33:58 PM Gulledge Went to Trustee Comments. There were none. Mayor commented on the fund raiser to be held Saturday night at the Caseyville VFW post for Police Detective Davis. Stated the ticket price is $15 per person, or $25 per couple. Stated anyone interested should contact himself, Chief Schardan or Becky Springer. Stated he'd like a good showing of support at this event.
7:35:01 PM Gulledge With no other business to come before the Board, he 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; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:35:22 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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