February 13, 2014 Minutes

Village of Louisville

Meeting Minutes

6:00 PM

February 13, 2014

 

Present at the Village Board Meeting are as follows Mike Bridges, Village Engineer, Jeremy Childers, Clay County Sheriffs’ department, Pat Garrett, WNOI, Beth Fancher, Clay County Republican. Mary Rourk, Clay County Advocate Press, Rusty Harper, Superintendent, Barry Bright, Attorney, Crystal Troyer, & Christopher Scott residing at 1291 Vandalia Road, and Treasurer Stephanie Bailey taking minutes for this evenings meeting

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

Roll Call taken and the following Trustees were present for the February 13, 2014 monthly meeting. Ref # 12.

Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Gene Leonard, Trustee Dale Murbarger, Trustee Nancy Byers, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Jean Ann Poehler. (Trustee Gina Rinehart arriving 6:23PM)

Pledge of Allegiance followed

 

A motion to approve the Agenda for February 13, 2014 by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

A motion to approve January 9, 2014, Regular Meeting Minutes, Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

Deputy Jeremy Childers presented the monthly Police Report

The Village Board of Trustees authorized Attorney Barry Bright to bring before the Village Board next month an Ordinance to continue with DBS Disposal providing for a .05-cent increase in Garbage pickup for the next two years. Current Rate $8.05 to increase to $8.10 in March of 2014 and $8.15 in March 2015 on a motion by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

Trustee Jean Ann Poehler made a motion to give a $50.00 donation to the North Clay Post Prom Committee, seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

Village Engineer submitted for approval Pay Estimate No. 5 for Waterline Replacement Project for $56,569.04 with a motion by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

Trustee Gina Rinehart entered the meeting at 6:23PM

Crystal Troyer & Christopher Scott residing at 1291 Vandalia Road addressed the Village Board concerning a water leak on their property. They had a leak that ran 337,300 gallons of water onto the ground, with current pricing and the fact that the property is located Outside City Limits, the bill totaled $6889.59. The Family is asking for a reduction in the cost and extended time to repay the balance. After a lengthy discussion, a motion to lower the bill to the “Inside City Rate” was made by Trustee Jean Ann Poehler and seconded by Trustee Nancy Byers.

Roll Call

3 Ayes – 3 Nays, Mayor- Nay – Motion Died

Village Engineer submitted for approval Change Order No. 3 for Waterline Replacement Project for $10,424.80 with a motion by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

The Village Board of Trustees Authorized for Village Clerk Angie Stanfield to advertise for the 2014 Summer Mowing Bids in the Clay County Republican all three parcels of land, Water Plant, the K1 Building Property, and the Louisville City Cemetery. To be opened and awarded at the April 2014 Board Meeting on a motion by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Poehler.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

The Village Board of Trustees authorized Attorney Barry Bright to draft an Ordinance that will increase the water and sewer rates in the Village of Louisville by 10% in the final rate increase needed at this time for the water line construction as designated by Rural Development to be presented and acted upon at March 2014 Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

President Murbarger reminded the Trustees that the Strategic Planning Meeting is set for February 22, 2014 at 8:30 that this meeting is for brainstorming only and no action would be taken. If any trustees had their booklets from last year, the they should bring them to be reutilized.

President Murbarger informed the Board of Trustees that the Village had received a letter from Environmental Management, Inc. a company from Springfield, IL that they are working with the Louisville Service Station on their Leaking Underground Storage Tank release. This item was handed over to Mike Bridges of Charleston Engineering to find out more information on this matter.

Attorney Bright presented an Ordinance to Establish an Emergency Snow Route to include a fine of $120.00 and the right to tow. Motion was made to approve the same by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Poehler to pay this, month’s bills.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

A separate motion to approve a Waterline Construction Bill presented by Charleston Engineering was approved to submit to Rural Development for payment approval was made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

A motion to enter into Executive Session was made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Leonard at 7:15 PM for the purpose of Purchase of Real Estate.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

The Village Board of Trustees returned to open session at 7:30 PM on a motion by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Fender.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

Motion to Adjourn Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Miller

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

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Stephanie Bailey Dale Murbarger

Village Treasurer Village President

Date ___________________________

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