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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date5/18/2005 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:00 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, May 18, 2005 to order. He invited those in attendance to join in the Pledge of Allegiance. He asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Bell, Callahan, and Kostyshock. Trustee Garcia was absent. Also present were Clerk Long, Attorney Wigginton, Water & Sewer Superintendent Presson, Employee Matthew Hoffman, Comptroller Brussatti, three (3) reporters, and two (2) citizens.
7:01:01 PM Gulledge At this time asked for a moment of silence in memory of Rich Konsky, a former Mayor, who passed away today.
7:01:33 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the minutes of the May 4, 2005 Board meeting. He asked if there were any questions, additions, or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. Limberg made a motion to approve the minutes and place them on file. The second to his motion was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:16 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the bills submitted for payment. A motion to pay the bills was made by Kostyshock, and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:52 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:03:00 PM Long Read a letter of resignation from George May resigning his position as Assistant Fire Chief/EMS.
7:05:04 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve the communication and place it on file. Limberg made the motion, and Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:30 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters with Attorney Wigginton
7:05:40 PM Wigginton Read Resolution 2005-10, A Resolution Authorizing the Village President of the Village of Maryville, Madison County, Illinois to Authorize Delegates to Attend the Illinois Municipal League Conference (September 22-25, 2005).
7:06:51 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Resolution 2005-10. The motion to approve was made by Kostyshock, and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:53 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2005-13, An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of a Water Service and Pre-annexation Agreement on property located at Lot 56 Beverly Hills Subdivision, 1st Addition, commonly known as the Joshua D. and Courtney S. Monson property located at 127 Appletree Lane, Glen Carbon, Illinois.
7:09:36 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2005-13. The motion was made by Schmidt, and the second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:14 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2005-14, An Ordinance Establishing the Position of Director of Public Works.
7:12:19 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2005-14. Kostyshock made the motion and Limberg made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:12:50 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:13:00 PM Limberg Made a motion to uphold the Personnel Committee's recommendation for discipline of an employee, which was discussed in Executive Session last Wednesday.
7:13:25 PM Gulledge Called for a second to his motion. Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:55 PM Bell Commented on the concert in the park on Sunday. The Collinsville High School Jazz Band played. There were 65 -70 people attending.
7:14:18 PM Gulledge Went to New Business.
7:14:24 PM Limberg Made a motion to accept George May's resignation as Assistant Fire Chief/EMS of the Fire Department.
7:14:34 PM Gulledge Asked for a second to the motion. The second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:15:01 PM Limberg Made a motion to accept the bid from Computron for a new personal computer for the Police Department in the amount of$1928.99. Kostyshock seconded the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg -yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:16:00 PM Limberg Made a motion to accept the bid from Computron in the amount of $1599.00 for a new laser printer for the Police Department. The second was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:16:48 PM Schmidt Gave the building permit fee totals for March and April. The totals for March, 2005 were $4,836.20 in building permit fees, for a year to date total of $23,289.56. The valuation for the month of March was $1,783,000.00 with a year to date total of $8,298,500.00. The total fees for April, 2005 were $9,171.25 for a year to date total of $32,460.81. The valuation for April was $2,957,000.00; the year to date valuation is $11,255,500.00. He displayed via power point, fiscal figures for last fiscal year. He explained the graphs displayed.
7:20:18 PM Bell Made a motion to approve the Charter Business Network contract that was discussed in Caucus last week, with changes made by Attorney Wigginton. He explained that this is a 36 month contract. The cost will remain at 150.00 for Village Hall, and $150.00 for the Police Department.
7:21:28 PM Gulledge Called for a second to the motion. Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:21:51 PM Bell Made a motion to approve the bid from Computron in the amount of $4906.97 for the moves in the Administration Building. Limberg seconded the motion. Bell commented that this is basically one new PC, two printers, including one laser printer, includes the cabling from Village Hall to the Public Works building to connect the two buildings. This would have also been included in the GIS bid. He added it was a lot tougher job than anticipated. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes.
7:23:50 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign the proposal of Crawford, Bunte, Brammeier for Calculation of Roadway Improvement Fees for the Lakeview Acres Road and East Main Street, also Pleasant Ridge Road. Limberg seconded his motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:24:47 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign two (2) water main easement agreements for the Copper Creek water line loop. The second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:25:32 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to approve the bid from N&W Horizontal Boring Company in the amount of $4000. for the boring on the Keebler water main extension. Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:26:31 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to hire Michael Kime as a part time summer help, not to exceed 35 hours per week at $7.50 per hour effectively immediately, with no benefits. Limberg seconded the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:27:30 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:28:00 PM Long Commented that the Prevailing Wage must be done in June, and the Appropriations need to be completed also.
7:28:03 PM Gulledge Went to Business From The Floor. There was none. He went to Calendar Updates and Trustee Comments.
7:28:46 PM Schmidt Said the Rabies Clinic will be held Saturday, May 21st from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, at the Senior Center.
7:29:22 PM Bell Commented that the Brush Drop Off is also on Saturday, May 21; there is a Zoning Board of Appeals at 9:00 a.m. on the 21st. The Maryville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Golf Scramble is May 21st. He said there is a GIS meeting scheduled for Monday, May 23rd at 9 a.m. The Memorial Day service is at 10 a.m. on May 30. It is put on by the American Legion Post 917 and the Ministerial Alliance. The Collinsville Middle School band will perform. The Fishing Derby is in June.
7:31:08 PM Schmidt Said there is a Planning Commission meeting Monday, May 23rd at 7 p.m. There are several issues on the agenda. They will discuss possible changes to the ordinance concerning parking of RVs and boats or trailers. There are other public hearings about annexation of the Radas property, annexation of Keller property, also a request for a special use permit for possible storage of vehicles.
7:32:13 PM Limberg Commented that he counted it a privilege to serve eight years with Rich Konsky.
7:32:38 PM Schmidt Commented about Mayor Konsky also. He said he paid him a visit a few weeks ago. They discussed past Village matters, and he gave him his photo for the Past Mayor's Gallery.
7:33:20 PM Bell Said the Park Committee had an election of Officers at their last meeting. Dave Cluphf is President, Diana Hedrick is still Secretary of the Committee. He commented on the "Diamond in the Rough" program for the Khoury League. The web page will have the winner of the $25,000 for lights and improvements of the ball fields. Hopefully, Maryville will have enough votes to win. He said he wants to personally thank Matt Hoffman, Matt Pomerantz, and Jeff Williams for helping get the cables pulled for the move in the Administration.
7:35:34 PM Callahan Commented about Konsky also. He said as he came in this evening, there were kids playing ball. The people on the Board, Rich, Larry, and Randy were responsible for letting the Khoury League get established in Maryville twelve or fifteen years ago. He said he remembers that the first pitch of the first game was thrown by Rich Konsky.
7:36:21 PM Kostyshock Introduced Matt Hoffman, who is taking over for Presson. He will be over the Water & Sewer. Presson will be the new Public Works Director.
7:36:58 PM Gulledge Commented that in 1985 when Konsky became Mayor, Maryville was really struggling with it's financial footing. This Community was in bad financial shape. Konsky is the foundation that this community is on today. He was a good Mayor, did a really good job in stabilizing the community. He sends his condolences to the family.
7:38:10 PM Gulledge At this time, placed the name of Patrick Presson before the Board as his recommendation as Public Works Director. Bell made a motion to approve Patrick Presson as Public Works Director, and Kostyshock seconded his motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:39:25 PM Gulledge Commented that he and the Board wants to continue having a direct superintendent over both the Water and Street Departments. Gary Mann will continue as Street & Alley Superintendent. He put the name of Matthew Hoffman, 128 Walnut Ridge , Bethalto, as the next Water & Sewer Superintendent. Kostyshock made a motion to appoint Matthew Hoffman as Water & Sewer Superintendent, effective immediately, and Schmidt seconded the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:40:45 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to appoint Douglas Drobisch, 2053 Pinehurst Way, as Assistant Fire Chief. Schmidt made the motion, seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
7:41:33 PM Gulledge Read a letter he read on behalf of the Village last night at the Board of Commissioners meeting for the Collinsville Area Recreation District, asking that all properties within the Corporate boundaries of the Village of Maryville be immediately disconnected from CARD. Three trustees were with him.
7:43:57 PM Schmidt Commented about the piece of ground CARD is supposedly purchasing as a park for Maryville. They have never approached the Board or the Mayor with their concept of what they were planning to do.
7:45:04 PM Kostyshock Commented that he thought Maryville and Collinsville were partners in this Park District, but they didn't even talk to the Maryville Park Board, that he knows of.
7:45:40 PM Bell Commented that they have not. Maryville Park Committee supplied them with approximately twelve to fifteen potential pieces of ground that made sense for a park in Maryville on the West side. This piece of property they are purchasing is almost in Glen Carbon.
7:46:50 PM Limberg Talked about 1990 when CARD was started, he was on the Village Board, and what the Board said would happen is exactly what is happening. Maryville has no representation on their Board. Maryville gets very little support or very little consideration.
7:48:05 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to go into Closed Session, according to Illinois Statute 5/ILCS 125/2 regarding employment, appointment, discipline or compensation of a specific employee or employees for raises. Schmidt made the motion to go into Closed Session, and Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
9:34:38 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to come out of Closed Session and return to Open Session. The motion was made by Schmidt, seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
9:35:03 PM Gulledge With no further business to come before the Board, asked for a motion to adjourn. Bell made the motion to adjourn, and the second was made by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
9:35:44 PM   The meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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