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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Caucus Meeting
Date 4/30/2014

Location: Council Chamber

Time Speaker Note
6:30:05 PM Gulledge Called the Caucus Meeting to order, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Invited all in attendance to stand and join in the Pledge of Allegiance.
6:30:35 PM Gulledge Asked for a roll call of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Schmidt, Bell, Kostyshock, and Short. Absent from the roll call was Trustee Vallino and Garcia. Also in attendance were Deputy Clerk Lucas, Attorney Motil, 1 reporter, and 2 guests.
6:30:48 PM Gulledge Called for the approval of the minutes of the April 23, 2014 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 Schmidt and seconded by Bell. Roll call vote on the motion: Schmidt - yes, Bell - yes, Kostyshock - yes, Short - yes. Motion carried.
6:31:15 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 5: Economic Development Update
6:31:46 PM Gulledge Invited Keith Moran of Moran Economic Development to speak to the Board.
6:32:03 PM Moran Keith Moran 101 Southpoint Dr., Edwardsville IL 62025. The "Tax Increment Financing Pre-Eligibility Study" booklet was distributed to the Board for review during Moran's update. Moran stated the Village hired Moran Economic Development for the purpose of initiating a Pre-Eligibility Study to determine if certain areas within the Village would qualify for the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) under the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act(65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et. seq.). The Pre-Eligibility Study will provide the Village with the information to determine if a TIF should be created and what areas would benefit. Moran Stated the study included 308 parcels within the Village, starting at IL 162, following along IL 159, and ending south of I-55/70.
6:34:14 PM   Trustee Garcia arrived and was seated.
6:34:22 PM Moran Further discussed the Pre-Eligibility Study conducted by Moran Economic Development for the Village. Stated the analysis of the Pre-Eligibility Study conducted by his firm indicates the 308 parcels would qualify for a TIF.
6:55:33 PM Gulledge State the Village has take considerable time in determining what areas to include in the study. Asked the Board to address Moran with any questions they may have regarding the Pre-Eligibility Study and the analysis provided to them by Moran Economic Development. Further discussion took place between Moran and the Village Board addressing questions about the study.
7:18:03 PM Gulledge Thanked Moran for addressing the Board.
7:19:57 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 6: Calendar Updates - There were none.
7:20:04 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 7: Public Input - None.
7:20:12 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 8: To Do List - None
7:20:17 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 9: Trustee's Comments
7:20:29 PM Schmidt None
7:20:31 PM Bell None
7:20:33 PM Kostyshock None
7:20:35 PM Garcia None
7:20:38 PM Short None
7:20:42 PM Gulledge Agenda Item 10: Mayor's Comments - The Mayor's Prayer Dinner will be held on May 1, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the First Baptist Church in Maryville.
7:21:05 PM Gulledge There being no further business to come before the meeting, called for a motion to adjourn. Motion by Bell and seconded by Schmidt. Roll call vote on the motion: Schmidt - yes, Bell - yes, Kostyshock - yes, Garcia - yes, Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:21:16 PM Gulledge Meeting adjourned.
Respectfully submitted,

Christy Lucas, Deputy Clerk

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