January 14, 2016 Minutes

Village of Louisville 

Meeting Minutes  

January 14, 2016 

6:00 PM Regular Monthly Meeting 

 

 

 

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES 

At 6:00 PM, the Village Board of Trustee’s met in Regular Session, those in attendance were, President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Steve Stortzum, Trustee Gina Rinehart, Trustee Nancy Byers and Trustee Angie Frye. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk Angela Stanfield, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Superintendent Troy Elwood, Engineer Mike Bridges, Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican, Pat Garrett of WNOI and Bill Lueking of Rhutasel and Associates, Inc. and John Rourk. Sheriff Andy Myers arrived at 6:10 and left at 6:38. 

 

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 January 14, 2016 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Steve Stortzum, Trustee Nancy Byers, Trustee Gina Rinehart and Trustee Angie Frye.  

 

Pledge of Allegiance followed. 

 

A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Frye to approve the agenda for January 14, 2016 regular meeting.  

Roll Call 

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried  

 

A motion made by Trustee Frye and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve the regular monthly meeting minutes for December 10, 2015 with no changes.  

Roll Call 

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried  

 

Engineer Mike Bridges presented estimate for the Tanner Street Culvert project. The  total estimated cost for the Tanner Street Culvert $42,300. Bridges stated Motor Fuel Tax money could be used for the project. A motion made by Trustee Miller and second by Trustee Fender to approve the Tanner Street Culvert Estimate of $42,300 as a Motor Fuel Tax Project. Trustee Byers voting no.  

Roll Call 

5 Ayes – 1 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried  

 

Sheriff Andy Myers arrived at 6:10 PM 

 

Sheriff Andy Myers of Clay County Sheriff’s Office presented the Activity Report for December 2015. President Murbarger stated he observed the recent simulation drill performed by Clay County Sheriff’s Office at North Clay Elementary & Jr. High School  for training on their emergency strategy plan for an intruder breaking into the school. President Murbarger commended Sheriff Andy Myers on the Sheriff’s Department’s outstanding job and commended the North Clay School District on their crisis plan. Sheriff Andy Myers thanked President Murbarger and briefly explained the simulation training drill to the board. 

 

Superintendent Troy Elwood reported on the Community Courtyard maintenance.  Structural Engineer Bill Lueking of Rhutasel and Associates, Inc. of Centralia, presented his report and recommendations to the village board. His recommendations include the village installing a new separation wall or curb to avoid continued deterioration to the shared wall to keep moisture out and allow the water flow away from the building. Additional recommendations for repair include cleaning and repainting, installing new trim at the ends of the wall, installing new top cap flashing, replacing the surface material and covering existing surface.  

 

President Murbarger informed the board of water damage to Village Hall. President Murbarger stated contractor Rod Hoyt removed damaged drywall and insulation due to water damage. Rod Hoyt recommended Hance’s Paint and Drywall for remodeling. President Murbarger and Superintendent Elwood will meet with Hance’s Paint and Drywall for repair estimate. 

 

Superintendent Elwood gave an update on Community Center Repairs. Elwood stated there were a few issues with leaking and Headlee’s Shingle Slingers will repair leaks and   fix the water damage.  

 

Superintendent Elwood gave an update on the K-1 Building Repairs. Headlee’s Shingle Slingers stated the roof repair materials are temperature sensitive, construction will begin when weather permits. 

 

President Murbarger gave an update on the Enterprise Zone application. Murbarger stated the application was submitted to the state and awaiting approval.  

 

President Murbarger announced Trustee Rinehart needed to leave the meeting, therefore President Murbarger announced the board would go into executive session at 7:25. 

 

A motion to enter into Executive Session was made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Fender at 7:25 PM for the purpose of approving last month’s executive session meeting minutes, Personnel and Lease, Sale and/or Purchase of Real Estate or Possible Litigation.  

Roll Call 

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried   

 

The Village Board of Trustees returned to open session at 8:09 PM on a motion by Trustee Stortzum and seconded by Trustee Miller. 

Roll Call 

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried  

 

Trustee Rinehart left at 8:10 

 

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Frye to approve monthly bills. Trustee Byers voting no. Trustee Rinehart absent. 

Roll Call 

4 Ayes – 1 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried 

 

Executive Session Minutes for December 10, 2015 Regular Meeting were not reviewed.  

 

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Fender to authorize Engineer Mike Bridges to develop specs for the Community Courtyard repairs as earlier recommended by structural engineer Bill Lueking of Rhutasel and Associates. Trustee Rinehart absent. 

Roll Call 

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried   

 

During open time village board discussed Christmas decorations, Tax Levy increase and nuisance properties. No action taken. 

 

A motion to adjourn made by Trustee Stortzum and seconded by Trustee Frye at 8:22 PM. Trustee Rinehart absent.   

Roll Call 

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried    

 

 

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