February 12, 2009 Minutes

VILLAGE OF LOUISVILLE BOARD MINUTES

February 12, 2009 REGULAR MEETING

6:00 P.M.

The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session, appointing a temporary chair, Trustee Murbarger, in place of President Harrison to preside over the meeting. Trustee Fender, Trustee Murbarger, Trustee Miller, Trustee Byers, and Trustee Leonard attended, with Trustee Rinehart entering the meeting at 6:30p.m and President Harrison at 6:15 p.m. electronically. Also in attendance were Clerk Hamilton, Treasurer Bailey, Attorney Bright, Sherrif Sulsberger, Superintendent Harper, news media, and Dan Kessler, Danny Quinn, and Steve Hosselton of the Clay County Farm Bureau.

The board appointed Trustee Murbarger as temporary chair, in place of President Harrison, on a motion made by Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Byers. Roll Call.

4 yeas- 0 nays -1 abstain (Trustee Murbarger)- 1 absent- Motion Carried

The board approved the January Open Session minutes on a motion by Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Leonard. Roll Call

5 yeas- 0 nays- 1 absent – Motion Carried

POLICE

Sherriff Sulsberger presented January’s Sherriff’s Report to the Board for review.

President Harrison entered the meeting electronically at 6:15 p.m., on a motion made by Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Leonard. Roll Call

5 yeas- 0 nays- 1 absent- Motion Carried

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

Superintendent Harper and the Clay County Farm Bureau representatives addressed the board with concerns of a drainage problem near their building. After some discussion, the board asked Superintendent Harper to thoroughly examine the problem and provide some possible solutions to the board and the Clay County Farm Bureau before next month’s meeting.

Trustee Rinehart entered the meeting at 6: 30 p.m.

FINANCE

The board agreed to sponsor a Dodge ball Team for the North Clay Class of 2012, with an entry fee of $60.00, and the purchase of shirts up to $10.00 for a team of 12, on a motion made by Trustee Byers, seconded by Trustee Miller. Roll Call.

6 yeas- 0 nay- Motion Carried

A motion was made by Trustee Leonard, to purchase a Casey’s $50.00 gas card for North Clay post prom, seconded by Trustee Fender. Roll Call.

6 yeas- 0 nays- Motion Carried

The board agreed to participate in WCRC’s FFA Salutes for $99.00, on a motion made by Trustee Rinehart, seconded by Trustee Fender. Roll Call.

6 yeas – 0 nays – Motion Carried

A motion was made by Trustee Miller, for the Village to go out for bids on painting the interior of City Hall, subject to prevailing wage,with the option to accept or reject all bids, seconded by Trustee Byers. Roll Call.

6 yeas- 0 nay – Motion Carried

The board reviewed and approved the 2008 fiscal year’s write-off accounts, on a motion made by Trustee Rinehart, seconded by Trustee Fender. Roll Call

6 yeas – 0 nays- Motion Carried

A motion to approve bills was made by Trustee Fender, seconded by Trustee Miller. Roll Call

6 yeas – 0 nays- Motion Carried

Trustee Rinehart exited the meeting at 7: 00 p.m.

GAS, WATER, SEWER

INDUSTRIAL

Discussion was made about the use of the Old Community Center, and will table till next month’s meeting.

OPEN

Treasurer Bailey informed the board that the Golden Circle Nutrition Program will be needing help delivering meals on March 18th.

The board agreed to close City Hall every Friday from 12:00 – 1:00 for Village employees to attend Rotary, on a motion made by Trustee Byers, seconded by Trustee Fender. Roll Call

5 yeas – 0 Nays- 1 absent- Motion Carried

The board asked Clerk Hamilton to research other cities welcome signs.

The Board unanimously chose to take a short break at 7:35, after the break, the Village Board resumed into Open Session at 7:45 p.m.

President Harrison exited the meeting at 7:40 p.m.

A motion to go into Executive Session made at 7:45 p.m. by Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Leonard. Roll Call

5 yeas- 0 nays – Motion Carried

The Village Board reconvened into Open Session at 8:45p.m.

OPEN

A motion was made by Trustee Miller to approve January’s Executive Session Minutes, seconded by Trustee Fender. Roll Call.

5 yeas – 0 nays- 1 absent- Motion Carried

The board called a special meeting for the purpose of discussing the enterprise zone, on either Wednesday Feb 18, 2009 or Thursday Feb. 19, 2009, on a motion made by Trustee Byers, seconded by Trustee Miller. Roll Call.

5 yeas- 0 nays-1 absent- Motion Carried

A motion to adjourn at 9:05 p.m. was made by Trustee Fender, seconded by Trustee Byers. Roll Call

5yeas – 0 nays- 1 absent -Motion Carried

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William S. Harrison

Village President

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Kelsey R. Hamilton

Village Clerk

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