August 15, 2013 Minutes

Village of Louisville

Meeting Minutes

6:00 PM

August 15, 2013

 

The Village Board of Trustees met in Regular Session, those in attendance were, President Murbarger, Trustee Byers, Trustee Leonard, Trustee Fender, Trustee Miller, and Trustee Poehler. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk/Collector Angela Stanfield, Superintendent Rusty Harper, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Engineer Mike Bridges, Clay County Sheriff Andy Myers, Pat Garrett WNOI, Beth Fancher Clay County Republican and Mary Maxwell Advocate Press. Trustee Gina Rinehart arrived at 6:02

President Murbarger called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m.

Roll Call taken and the following Village authorities announced present at the beginning of the August 15, 2013 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Gene Leonard, Trustee Nancy Byers, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Troy Fender and Trustee Jean Ann Poehler.

Pledge of Allegiance followed.

 

A motion to approve the Agenda for August 15, 2013 by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Rinehart.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion to approve July 11, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes by Trustee Miller, and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve the regular monthly bills.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Sheriff Andy Myers presented the monthly Police Report. Sheriff Andy Meyers also added he would like to discuss changes with Mayor Dale Murbarger.

Village Board discussed advertisement with WCRC for the Community Spotlight, no motion made.

Village Board discussed water rate increase and decided to delay the final proposed ten percent increase until after construction of the Waterline Project begins.

Engineer Mike Bridges informed the board the Waterline Project should begin in one week. Bridges also stated the concrete steps at the Louisville Medical Building was completed by Luttrell Backhoe at no charge.

Superintendent Rusty Harper has scheduled for the sewer system to be smoked to determine where any infiltration is occurring.

Treasurer Stephanie Bailey reported the annual MFT Audit was in balance with the state. A motion to approve MFT Audit was made by Trustee Leonard and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger informed the board the Community Center was in need of new guttering. An estimate was submitted from B&R Seamless Guttering for the amount of $400 to replace guttering and down spouts.

President Murbarger recommended Treasurer Stephanie Bailey to be appointed the TIF Administrator. A motion was made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Miller. Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger gave an update regarding the Block Party schedule of events.

President Murbarger and village board agreed to keep the lease agreement with CEFS for the rental of the Old K-1 Building the same as last year for the amount of $1,750 per month.

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard to approve Ordinance to renew CEFS Lease Agreement as the same as last year.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion was made by Trustee Leonard and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve Ordinance to authorize the lease of village property located at 150 Chestnut to Arlene Gunter for the purpose of resale shop.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Jennifer Moore with the Illinois Public Transit was not in attendance to address the board in open time.

Other discussion in open time was Trustee Rinehart request the Youth Rotary Interact Program have permission to use the Community Court Yard for a movie night on September 6, 2013. Trustee Fender made a motion to approve use of the Community Center to the Rotary Interact, and seconded by Trustee Byers. Trustee Rinehart abstained.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Abstain – Motion Carried

Village Board recognized John Zink and Allen Lucas for making improvements to their property. A letter of appreciation will be sent from the Village of Louisville.

President Murbarger stated he is considering relocating, however it would depend on the sale of his Louisville home.

A motion to enter into Executive Session was made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Poehler at 6:40 PM for the purpose of approving last months executive session meeting minutes, Personnel and Lease, Sale and/or Purchase of Real Estate or Possible Litigation.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

The Village Board of Trustees returned to open session at 7:10 PM on a motion by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Fender

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion to approve Executive Session Minutes for July 11, 2013 made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Poehler.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve a $0.40 pay raise for all village employees retroactive as of May 1, 2013.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Miller to employ Austin Iffert as temporary part time employee.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion to adjourn by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Fender at 7:15 PM

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

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Angela Stanfield Dale Murbarger

Village Clerk Village President

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