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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Caucus Meeting
Date 10/10/2012 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
6:30:06 PM Gulledge Called the Caucus Meeting to order Wednesday October 10, 2012. Invited all in attendance to stand and join in the Pledge of Allegiance.
6:30:39 PM Gulledge Asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll were Trustees Vallino, Schmidt, Bell and Kostyshock. Garcia and Short were not in attendance. Also in attendance were Deputy Clerk Triplo, Attorney Motil, Fire Chief Flaugher, 2 guests and 1 reporter.
6:31:03 PM Gulledge Called for the approval of the minutes of the September 26, 2012 Caucus Meeting. Asked if there were any questions, additions, or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Deputy Clerk. There were none. Motion to approve the minutes was made by Vallino, seconded by Schmidt. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes, Schmidt - yes, Bell - yes, Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.
6:31:33 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 5: Ordinance Declaring 2003 Ford Osage Ambulance as Surplus.
6:32:18 PM Flaugher Preparing the ordinance to declare Village property as surplus property. The vehicle has been advertised and is for sale. We have a potential buyer. Current plan for the sale would be to use the proceeds to buy a power stretcher, and anything left over would be to pay down on the principal.
6:37:16 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 6: Ordinance Amending Village Code Regarding Elected Officials' Compensation
6:37:32 PM Motil Motil discussed the ordinance that we will need to amend due to expiration. This will not take effect until the newly elected Mayor begins his/her term in May 2013. Requesting to add to next week's meeting agenda. Board agreed.
6:38:56 PM Motil Motil asked to add to the next agenda the resolution for Good Energy. The resolution is to authorize the Mayor to sign the contract with Good Energy in the event that the ballot question passes. Reminder that this will be no cost to the Village.
6:39:54 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 7: Calendar Updates - Discussed upcoming events. Mayor discussed the schedule for early voting at the Village Hall. Madison County early voting will be held Monday, October 22-November 3rd. Monday thru Friday hours will be from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday hours will be from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
6:44:28 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 8: Public Input - There was none.
6:44:37 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 9: To Do List - Bell would like to add under Computer Technology - Microsoft Exchange Server and New GIS Server. Two items we already have in the budget. Bell would like to add to the Caucus agenda on November 14th.
6:46:52 PM Motil Motil is working on amending our Nuisance Ordinance. Would like to add to the November 14th agenda to discuss with Board.
6:47:49 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 10: Trustee Comments
6:48:37 PM Vallino Rabies Clinic was a success.
6:48:54 PM Schmidt Has the library done the core drilling? Mayor doesn't believe so and would prefer they wait until we receive some feedback about the property from the State. Any headway with the Mrs. Ingram situation?
6:49:41 PM Motil He sent her a letter reminding her that the date and time had been changed by the judge. She has had no response or progress to date.
6:50:27 PM Bell Movie in the park last weekend was a poor turnout due to weather. Total of four people in attendance.
6:51:42 PM Kostyshock Asked about the status of the dead trees in the park. Bell suggested we will identify and remove on an upcoming work day. He will discuss further at the park committee meeting.
6:52:50 PM Kostyshock He would encourage everyone with kids to attend the Edwardsville Halloween Parade. Great local family event.
6:53:33 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 11 Mayor Comments: We've received bids on the Fred Winter's bathroom. He would like to recommend the bid from CXT Company. He would like to add this to next week's agenda due to the order time and upcoming weather. Bell will discuss colors with the committee and Board is fine with him making choice.
6:59:29 PM Gulledge Mayor commented on the Card petition. He thanked everyone involved on working and this project. One thousand, one hundred signatures were needed, 2100 signatures were obtained in only 17 days. Everyone associated with this project should be commended.
7:02:03 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to adjourn, motion was made by Bell and seconded by Schmidt. Roll call vote: Vallino, yes, Schmidt - yes, Bell - yes, Kostyshock - yes. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Carrie Triplo, Deputy Clerk

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