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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Minutes
Date3/16/2005 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:03:05 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, March 16, 2005 to order, and invited those in attendance to join in the Pledge of Allegiance. He then asked for a roll call of the officers present. Answering the roll were Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Bell, Callahan, Kostyshock, and Garcia. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Attorney Wigginton, Water & Sewer Superintendent Presson, Street Superintendent Mann, Building & Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Police Chief Schardan, Comptroller Brussatti, fifteen (15) citizens, and one (1) reporter.
7:03:59 PM Gulledge Called for approval of the minutes of the Board meeting of March 2, 2005. He asked if there were any questions, additions, or corrections to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. There being none, he called for a motion to have the minutes placed on file. The motion was made by Limberg, seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:04:34 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. Bell made the motion and Kostyshock made the second to his motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:11 PM Gulledge He went to Communications; there were none. He went to Legal Matters with Attorney Wigginton.
7:05:31 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2005-06, An Ordinance Of The Village Of Maryville, Illinois Authorizing The Village Of Maryville To Vacate A Public Street Commonly Known As Chelsea Lane In The Village Of Maryville, Illinois.
7:06:46 PM Gulledge Called for motion to approve Ordinance 2005-06. Kostyshock made the motion to approve and Schmidt made the second.
7:07:08 PM Callahan Asked where this is located.
7:07:19 PM Gulledge Explained it is just up from the Coy residence on Bauer Lane just before the Oberkfell residence. He asked if there were any other questions. There were no more. He called for a vote on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:07:48 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2005-07, An Ordinance Authorizing The Execution Of An Annexation Agreement Between The Village Of Maryville, Illinois & Milburn Road, LLC.
7:09:30 PM Gulledge Called for motion approve Ordinance 2005-07. The motion to approve was made by Schmidt, seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - no; Callahan - no; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Mayor voted yes also. Motion carried.
7:10:18 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2005-08, An Ordinance Amending Title XV, Chapter 156, Zoning Regulations, Of The Village of Maryville, Illinois.
7:13:09 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2005-08. Limberg made the motion, Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - no; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Mayor voted yes. Motion carried.
7:13:50 PM Wigginton Read Ordinance 2005-09, An Ordinance Of The Village of Maryville Amending The Subdivision Code. He said a copy of this ordinance will be available for public inspection.
7:16:18 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2005-09. The motion was made by Bell, and seconded by Garcia.
7:16:31 PM Callahan Commented that he wanted to point out to those in the audience that this ordinance will help them. He said the developers will have to put concrete posts in the back of the property corners and that will be the grade. He said when they do the homes, that will keep any additional water from running onto their property. He told them if the post is lower than they think it should be, they should call.
7:17:33 PM Gulledge Called for a roll call vote on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:17:58 PM Gulledge Asked if there were any reasons for Closed Session. There were none. He went to Old Business. There was nothing to discuss. He asked for New Business.
7:18:25 PM Limberg Made a motion to enter into an Automatic Mutual Aid Agreement with Troy Fire Protection District, effective May 1, 2005. The second to his motion was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:19:58 PM Limberg Made a motion to approve the purchase of a hand held breathalyzer to be paid from the DUI Fund, in the amount of $525.00 for the breathalyzer and $190.00 for the mouth pieces. The total amount is $715.00.
7:20:30 PM Gulledge Called for a second to the motion. Schmidt made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:20:56 PM Limberg Made a motion to enter into a maintenance agreement with Wireless, USA to take care of the Police Department's base radio, portables and mobiles at a cost of approximately $144 per year. He commented that the Police Department has a bill for work done in the amount of $148.75. By entering into a maintenance agreement, Wireless will rebate $74.37 on the bill.
7:21:39 PM Gulledge Called for second to his motion, and asked when the agreement would be effective.
7:21:59 PM Schardan Replied the effective date is April 1st and is on the base radio only.
7:22:16 PM Gulledge Asked if there were any other questions or comments. There were none. He called for the second to the motion. Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:42 PM Schmidt Gave the building permit fee totals for February, 2005 as follows: The total fees for February is $9,433.66, with a valuation of $3,515,000.00. The year to date total is $18,453.36 and the year to date valuation is $6,515,500.00. The fiscal year to date fee total is $93,503.00.   For the fiscal year total for ten months, there were 107 new single family homes. For the month of February, 2005 the total is 10 new single family home building permits issued. He commented that Attorney Wigginton has two resolutions to be read and approved also.
7:24:08 PM Garcia Asked about Permit #05-017, classed as "demo" and they only paid $10.00.
7:24:14 PM Schmidt Explained that "demo" is a demolition fee, not a building permit fee.
7:24:32 PM Wigginton Read Resolution 2005-01 regarding the approval final plat of Stone Gate Estates.
7:25:30 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve the final plat of Stone Gate Estates, an SR-1 development. Kostyshock made the motion to approve and Limberg seconded his motion.
7:25:56 PM Bell Asked if this is under the prior agreement, in other words are there sidewalks.
7:26:12 PM Gulledge Answered there are no sidewalks in this subdivision, it was part of the annexation agreement done is 1996. The sidewalk ordinance was not part of the ordinance at that time. With no other questions or comments, he asked for a roll call on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:26:52 PM Wigginton Read Resolution 2005-02, regarding the approval of the final plat of Stonebluff Estates, an SR-2 development.
7:28:05 PM Gulledge Called for motion to approve the final plat of Stonebluff Estates. Schmidt made the motion and Kostyshock made the second.
7:28:27 PM Bell Asked if this subdivision is under the prior agreement or will it have sidewalks, and if it was under the green space ordinance.
7:28:42 PM Gulledge Answered it is the same as the other, no sidewalks. He commented that the green space ordinance was not in effect at that time either.
7:28:50 PM Callahan Asked where this subdivision is located.
7:29:01 PM Gulledge Answered it is to the west of Stone Gate Estates. They are almost side by side. He asked for a roll call on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:29:35 PM Bell Made a motion to accept the recommendation of the Park Committee to give Drost Park Khoury League permission to pursue funding for lighting of the Khoury ball fields.
7:30:20 PM Gulledge Called for a second to the motion. The second was made by Limberg.
7:30:33 PM Callahan Asked Bell to include in an agreement that anything that they permanently put on the property, automatically becomes property of the Village.
7:30:54 PM Bell Said they stated that if the lights are installed they become Village property, and also the agreement will state that they will pay the electric service for the lights as well. He commented that all they are asking in this motion is to pursue the fund raising.
7:31:15 PM Gulledge Commented that all the Board is doing now is allowing them to pursue the fund raising, and before anything is done, there will be a formal agreement with them. He asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:31:37 PM Bell Made a motion to grant Drost Park Khoury League permission to hold a select team softball tournament on April 9, 10, and 11, 2005.
7:31:57 PM Gulledge Called 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; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:32:22 PM Bell Made a motion to allow the use of the lawn in front of the Administration Building, north of the drive, by the Drost Park Khoury League for three temporary T-ball fields.
7:32:54 PM Gulledge Asked for a second to the motion. Schmidt made the second.
7:33:33 PM Kostyshock Asked if it will be stated how far they must stay from 159.
7:33:50 PM Bell Answered that this was discussed at the Park Committee meeting when they made the request. They want to keep them away from the parking lot and 159.
7:34:15 PM Limberg Commented that he hopes they will send a note to the parents to try to consolidate the parking.
7:34:34 PM Gulledge Commented that he is turning that problem over to Chief Schardan. He called for a roll call on the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:34:51 PM Bell Made a motion to pursue all legal opportunities to withdraw all properties within the corporate limits of Maryville from the Collinsville Area Recreation District.
7:35:15 PM Gulledge Called for second to the motion.  Limberg made the second.
7:35:39 PM Kostyshock Commented that the people from Maryville for the last ten to twelve years have paid over a Million and a half Dollars into Collinsville, and to date they have put approximately $20,000. of improvements in Maryville.
7:36:10 PM Gulledge 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. Mayor Gulledge voted yes also.
7:36:48 PM Bell Made a motion to look into a lasting solution to the drainage problems along the walking/jogging path in Drost Park. He commented he knows the Board has discussed this, and the engineers have been out there, and they are looking into this.
7:37:27 PM Gulledge Commented that he didn't think they needed to vote on this, they are all in agreement, and it is being worked on now. Presson and Mann and several others have been out there trying find a lasting solution.
7:37:44 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to accept the bid from Ahlers Tree Service in the amount of $325.00 to remove a tree in the cemetery. Bell seconded the motion. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:38:46 PM Garcia Made a motion to hire Kenneth Finley as a part time police officer at $15.00 per hour, not to exceed 1000 hours per calendar year, and no benefits, effective immediately.
7:39:39 PM Gulledge Called for a second to her motion. Kostyshock made the second. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried.
7:40:03 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:40:14 PM Schardan Gave some statistics for the month of February as follows. There were 60 traffic citations, 17 non-traffic arrests, and there were 262 calls for service.
7:40:38 PM Flaugher Thanked the Board for approving the Automatic Mutual Aid Agreement with Troy. He reminded everyone of the Fire Department's annual Chicken and Beer Dance April 23rd at Collinsville VFW. The Band will be Dixie Express and tickets are available from any fireman. He announced that the Homecoming Association has approved the purchase of two heart monitor defibrillators at a cost of approximately $37,000.
7:42:10 PM Gulledge Went to Business From The Floor.
7:42:25 PM Millikin Commented that he would like to propose a review of the zoning changes that are done. It is his opinion that most of the people from his subdivision that were at the meeting on Monday night were not provided the appropriate amount of information. He said the did ask very specific questions, and it is his opinion that the information was in the room at the time and was not presented. He is proposing a review of the process. He talked about the fire ratings for insurance purposes. He proposes the Village research what it would take to get Maryville's rating to a five or possibly a four.
7:44:01 PM Schmidt Commented that with the agreement approved tonight, when Maryville is reviewed by ISO for the rating, they will take into consideration the agreement, not only will it help Maryville, but also Troy.
7:44:31 PM Gulledge Commented that they will look at his recommendation for notification about zoning changes. He talked about the ISO ratings. He said that last time Maryville just missed a five. He said they are looking at doing another ISO inspection from the State.
7:45:09 PM Millikin Asked what the steps for review will be.
7:45:21 PM Gulledge Answered that the Board will turn this over to the Planning Commission. Schmidt, who is the Board Liaison, will ask them to review it. They will review it and may make some changes, or they may feel it is good the way it is.
7:45:48 PM Millikin Said he is not against the project, but his concern is with the process that was used.
7:46:09 PM Gulledge Answered that they have gone farther than they are required to do by State Statute in the notification, but perhaps they can go even farther.
7:46:17 PM Millikin Next, talked about the drainage issue in his subdivision. He said it is his understanding that it is a "water easement" from a natural flow, but it is also his understanding that at the very end of the subdivision there is a serious ponding issue at the end of Copper Ridge.
7:46:57 PM Gulledge Said they will look at it, and he will get back with him..
7:47:15 PM Holliday Talked about the process for the new zoning. Some things were not told to them correctly. She spoke also on the water issue in Copper Creek. She said she is on one of the properties that "puddles or ponds". She wants to be notified also of what they find when they look at this.
7:48:14 PM Flaugher Spoke about the ISO. It is an ongoing thing that the fire department constantly works on. He said they have an ISO committee that works on this. They can only be tested about every 3 to 4 years. He said about midsummer to fall they will be trying for a 4. He commented about the Monday night meeting. He said he doesn't want anyone to feel they were misled. It was stated at the beginning of the meeting, that the only order of business for the meeting was to look at the annexation and the zoning of the property. They could not look at anything as far as the development. He said in no way was information intentionally withheld for any reason.
7:51:06 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates.
7:51:32 PM Bell Said there is a Library Work Day on Saturday. Big Trash Pickup is Monday, March 28, Tuesday, March 29,and Friday, April1, on the regular trash day. Also, there is a Kite Flying Day, April 23. The Chicken and Beer Dance is also April 23. The Library Book Sale is April 23.
7:52:57 PM Shoup Announced that Tuesday, April 5, at 10:00 a.m. there is a Library Executive Board meeting, at the Library.
7:53:24 PM Gulledge Went to Trustee Comments.
7:53:37 PM Garcia Commented she is excited to see people attending the meeting.
7:53:50 PM Gulledge Commented that he, too, was pleased to see them. He told them the Board meetings are the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The second, fourth, and fifth Wednesday the Caucus meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
7:55:00 PM Shoup Said that Saturday, April 2, is another Library Workday.
7:55:16 PM Gulledge Talked about the Prayer Breakfast. The Village is purchasing a table for eight, and if anyone wants to attend they should let him know. It will be held on Monday, May 2, 2005 at 7:30 a.m. at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. He has been asked by Gary Ceretto to announce the 16th annual Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 26 at 11:00 a.m. It will be held behind the Public Works Building. Jolene passed out the budget information. He asked Callahan when he wanted to discuss it.
7:57:18 PM Callahan Suggested working on the budget on the 5th Wednesday this month at 6:30 p.m. He asked that Jolene attend also.
7:58:27 PM Gulledge Announced a Public Hearing for the Zoning Board of Appeals to be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2005 at the Village Hall to consider the petition of the Osborn Companies for variances on lot depths in the 2nd Addition to Remington Place. He spoke briefly of trying to pursue sewers for the Bauer Lane area, at the request of residents of the neighborhood. He said he has received back approximately two-thirds of the survey he sent out. He commented that currently it is too close to call. He sent out another letter today to approximately 55 people that had not responded.
7:59:43 PM Callahan Asked what the vote was of the ones that have come back.
7:59:52 PM Gulledge Replied it is running slightly ahead for sewers, but it is too close to call. He said Attorney Wigginton has put together some information concerning the bus tour they will be taking this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Attorney Wigginton's letter is a reminder of the open meetings act. He said needs to know who wants to go.
8:01:13 PM Schmidt Commented that he has made copies of the aerial of the Copper Creek area. If anyone wants a copy they are welcome to take one.
8:01:22 PM Gulledge Said he has a special friend in the audience. He introduced Justin Peterson. However, Justin fell asleep. With no other business to come before the Board, he called for a motion to adjourn. Limberg made to motion, seconded by Schmidt.  Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Callahan - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes. Motion carried, and the meeting ended.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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