December 13, 2012 Minutes

VILLAGE OF LOUISVILLE BOARD MINUTES

December 13, 2012 Regular Meeting

Open Session

6:00 PM

The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session with President Murbarger, Trustee Leonard, Trustee Poehler, Trustee Fender, Trustee Byers, Trustee Miller and Trustee Rinehart in attendance. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk Angela Stanfield, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Superintendent Rusty Harper, Keith Moran of Moran Economic Development, Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican, Pat Garrett of WNOI, Mary Maxwell of Hometown Journal, Sheriff Jim Sulsberger and Trevor Bissey Representative for Rt 50 Collation.

President Murbarger called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM

Roll Call taken and the following Village authorities announced present at the beginning of the December 13, 2012 regular monthly meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Jean Ann Poehler, Trustee Danny Miller and Trustee Gene Leonard, Trustee Nancy Byers and Trustee Gina Rinehart.

A motion made to approve this evenings’ agenda. Motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion was then made to approve the November 8, 2012 Regular Meeting Open Minutes and November 8, 2012 Public Hearing Minutes for TIF and Mediacom by Trustee Leonard and seconded by Trustee Rinehart.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Sheriff Jim Sulsberger presented the monthly police report. Sulsberger exited the meeting at 6:05

President Murbarger presented the Waterline Replacement Project Schedule provided by Engineer Mike Bridges. The proposed schedule for bidding the waterline replacement project is to advertise for bids December 27, 2012, open bids February 7, 2013, review bid February 14, 2013. A motion was made by Trustee Poehler and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve the proposed project schedule.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger discussed a letter from William Degner, 311 North Main Street. The letter asked for consideration of a sidewalk to extend in the front of the property. President Murbarger requested that the Street and Alley Committee review the property and make a recommendation at next month’s board meeting.

 

Superintendent Rusty Harper provided a quote for trade in on a new backhoe from Diamond Equipment for $14,235.00 for a 2012 Case 580SN Tier 4 Backhoe. Superintendent Rusty Harper informed the board of new EPA Regulations requiring a Tier 4 Engine for Backhoe’s. Village Board requested additional quotes and will discuss at month’s meeting.

Engineer Mike Bridges provided two proposals for construction to the ditch located east of the Louisville Auto Wash. First Proposal was for a Sheet Pile Retaining Wall, Estimated Construction Cost $35,000. Second Proposal was for Riprap, Estimated Construction Cost $7,500. Village Board will discuss at next month’s meeting.

Kevin Clark, Owner of Wabash Roller Rink requested a letter of approval to post an IDOT Tourist Sign along Rt.45. A motion was made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve IDOT Tourist Sign.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A Motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Miller to approved Christmas Bonus’ for Village Employees, the same as last year.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger asked the board for approval to purchase an additional 2012 Project Winner Governor’s Hometown Award Sign for the cost of $125. A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard to approve the purchase of an additional sign.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented an Ordinance to approve TIF Plan and Redevelopment Project. A Motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Fender.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented Ordinance adopting Tax Increment Financing for the TIF Area. Motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented Ordinance adopting TIF Area. Motion made by Trustee Poehler and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented Ordinance to approve TIF Redevelopment Agreement with Westmore Equities. Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented Resolution to abate Tax Levy as provided pursuant to Ordinance # 678, Alternate Revenue Bonds. Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented Ordinance annexing .60 acres owned by Carl R. and Margie A. Litaker located at 14220 Hwy 45, Louisville, and also known as Clay County Pin # 06-26-300-029. Motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Rinehart.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Trevor Bissey, representative from the U.S. Route 50 Coalition, presented the progress of the U.S. Route 50 Four Lane Expansion Project. Trevor Bissey asked for consideration of a donation, in support of the efforts of the coalition. A Motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers to donate $1000 to the U.S. Route 50 Collation.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Poehler to approve advertisement in the Clay County Republican for the Holiday Season. Trustee Byers voting no.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 1 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger discussed letter regarding ordinance violation at 547 Erwin Street, Louisville. The letter of appeal proposed plans for improvements and repairs to the property. A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Poehler to deny the proposed plan.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

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

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A Motion to go into Executive Session made at 7:10 PM by Trustee Poehler and seconded by Trustee Miller for review of previous Executive Session Minutes, Personnel, Lease, Sale and/or Purchase of Real Estate, and Pending or Possible Litigation.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

At 7:25 PM, Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller, to go back into Open Session.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Motion made by Trustee Fender to approve the November 8, 2012 Executive Session Minutes and seconded by Trustee Rinehart.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

At 7:35 PM, Motion to adjourn, made by Trustee Rinehart, seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

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Dale Murbarger

Village President

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Angela Stanfield

Village Clerk

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