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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Caucus Meeting
Date 10/24/2012 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
6:30:14 PM Gulledge Called the Caucus Meeting to order Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Invited all in attendance to stand and join in the Pledge of Allegiance.
6:30:45 PM Gulledge Asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll were Trustees Vallino, Schmidt, Bell, Kostyshock and Short. Trustee Garcia absent. Also in attendance were Deputy Clerk Triplo, Attorney Motil, Police Chief Schardan, 2 guests and 1 reporter.
6:31:06 PM Gulledge Called for the approval of the minutes of the October 10, 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, Short - yes. Motion carried.
6:31:33 PM Gulledge Introduced County Board Member District #27 - Joe Semanisin
6:31:44 PM Joe Semanisin 300 Bauer Lane, Maryville - Updated the Board in regards to the Agreement/Funding Resolution for Lakeview Acres Road Phase 3 passed last Wednesday night at the County Board Meeting. He went over the details of the resolution with the Board.
6:34:30 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 5: Water & Pre-Annexation: Knop, 5714 State Route 162, Glen Carbon. This is our standard agreement, Board agreed to add it to the next Board Meeting agenda.
6:36:00 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 6: Park Committee Recommendation
6:36:34 PM Bell Spoke about the bids received for the materials to purchase the master gardeners block wall. Collinsville Fuel and Ice gave the best bid for the best product. Bell didn't have the exact bid numbers. Board agreed to add to the agenda with the cost to not exceed $3800. They will have all the documentation at the next meeting.
6:42:58 PM Short Inquired about the current status of the park budget.
6:43:22 PM Gulledge Mayor will research the park budget and the exact bid numbers for this project and will email all Trustees with that information tomorrow.
6:44:16 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 7: Purchase of TASER Training Cartridges
6:44:36 PM Schardan We need to get recertified annually. In the event of someone getting hurt using a taser, the certification would come back to protect us in court.
6:45:33 PM Short This is a liability and he recommends the certification be completed if they are going to carry them. This will be an annual expense, we should plan on putting this expense in the budget each year.
6:48:12 PM Gulledge Board agreed to add it to next board meeting agenda.
6:49:05 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 8: Parking on Stonebridge Golf Drive - Mayor gave an overview of the parking issue. We've realized we need an ordinance to back the no parking signs.
6:49:46 PM Motil There is no supporting ordinance for the no parking at Stonebridge. Board needs to either remove the signs or create an ordinance to enforce the signs.
6:52:20 PM Gulledge Believes people park on the street for convenience. He feels the residents have mixed feelings on the street parking.
6:55:58 PM Short Questioned if we should restrict parking to one side of the street and no parking in the cul-de-sac.
6:57:36 PM Schardan Mayor asked Chief Schardan what he recommended? He recommends no parking in the cul-de-sac, but allow parking on both sides of the street.
6:58:36 PM Gulledge Asked Trustees what they preferred. All agreed to put up signs to say no parking in the cul-de-sac.
7:01:01 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 9: Amending Property Maintenance Ordinance
7:01:36 PM Motil Motil and Building & Zoning Administrator Flaugher have been working on updating the Property Maintenance Ordinance. They would like to add some paragraphs to general nuisance code adding some additional verbage to cover accumulation of debris and rubbish. This addition will give Flaugher the right to issue citations for code violations.
7:07:32 PM Gulledge Board agreed to add to next board meeting agenda.
7:07:39 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 10: Calendar Updates - Reminder that there is no Caucus Meeting next Wednesday. Also noted that the Board meeting on November 21, will be moved to Tuesday, November 20 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
7:10:36 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 11: Public Input - There was none.
7:10:40 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 12: To Do List
7:12:39 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 13: Trustee Comments: Schmidt asked about the phone system status. Mayor discussed that Jeff from AT&T came in today and he believes he is making progress. Bell discussed new phone system bid from Computron. They would like to present to the Board on a new phone system. Bell believes it could be a saving for the line charges. Computron is working with Jolene on pricing. Schmidt also asked about what they could do to get the boat on 159 moved. Kostyshock asked Bell if anyone marked the dead trees by the lake. They had not, they decided to wait until spring. Bell also commented that Michelle with the park committee will need everyone's stakes pulled from the community gardens by October 28th. Kostyshock commented on the master gardeners members, they are really dedicated to working at the park and they make the park so nice.
7:20:53 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 14: Mayor Comments - Two weeks from tonight at next Board meeting at 6:30, YMCA bond issue. The Board will vote to pass a Bond Issue Resolution.
7:21:52 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to go to closed session 5ILCS 120/2(c)(1) - The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body. Motion by Schmidt seconded by Short. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes, Schmidt - yes, Bell - yes, Kostyshock - yes, Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:42:46 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to come out of closed session. Motion by Vallino seconded by Short. Roll call vote on the motion: Vallino - yes, Schmidt - yes, Bell - yes, Kostyshock - yes, Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:43:02 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to adjourn, motion was made by Schmidt seconded by Short. Roll call Vallino - yes, Schmidt - yes, Bell - yes, Kostyshock - yes, Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:43:19 PM Gulledge Meeting adjourned.
Respectfully submitted,

Carrie Triplo, Deputy Clerk


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