January 15, 2015 Minutes

Village of Louisville

Meeting Minutes

6:00 PM

January 15, 2015

 

The Village Board of Trustee’s met in Regular Session, those in attendance were President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Byers, Trustee Fender, Trustee Miller, Trustee Poehler and Trustee Leonard. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk/Collector Angela Stanfield, Superintendent Troy Elwood, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Engineer Mike Bridges, Sheriff Andy Myers, Mary Maxwell of Advocate Press, Pat Garrett of WNOI, Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican. Trustee Rinehart arrived at 6:01.

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 15, 2015 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee JeanAnn Poehler, Trustee Gene Leonard, and Trustee Nancy Byers. Trustee Gina Rinehart absent.

Pledge of Allegiance followed.

A motion to approve Agenda for January 15, 2015 made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard. Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried – 1 Absent

Trustee Rinehart arrived at 6:01

A motion made by Trustee Poehler and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve December 11, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes. Trustee Rinehart abstain.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried – 1 Abstain

Clay County Sheriff Andy Myers presented Activity Report for December and updated on the new addition to the Clay County Sherriff’s Office. Sheriff Andy Myers also informed the board of the new School Resource Officer Position. The School Resource Officer will interact with students, and provide security in clay county schools.

A motion made by Trustee Poehler and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve donation of $50 to North Clay High School for Post Prom.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Engineer Mike Bridges presented Waterline Replacement Project Change Order No. 9. Change Order description was to increase the calendar days of the Interconnect project completion date as May 30, 2015. Original date of completion was December 31, 2014. Bridges stated the original completion date was delayed due to waiting for fields to be harvested in efforts to avoid crop damage cost. Bridges also stated no additional cost for the change order only an increase in time for completion. A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Poehler to approve Change Order No. 9 for the Waterline Replacement Project.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger scheduled Strategic Planning Meeting for February 7, 2015 at

9:00 am at city hall. President Murbarger complimented village board for strategic planning efforts and contributed the village’s successful economic growth due to the board’s diligence in strategic planning. President Murbarger gave an explanation of the village’s strategic planning process to local officials during a recent meeting held by EJ Water. President Murbarger also offered guidance in strategic planning for their communities.

President Murbarger stated Dan Graham of Flora Bank and Trust had requested to present information to the board regarding the North Clay Banking Center facility, however Dan Graham was unable to attend.

 

During open time Superintendent Troy Elwood stated EJ Water ran one week test with softened water. Trustee Miller inquired about the 430 South Lynn property. President Murbarger expressed appreciation for the work on beautifying and maintaining village pocket park to Nita Noblet, and stated due to illness she will no longer offer her service to the village.

A motion to enter into Executive Session was made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers at 6:30 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 7:39 PM on a motion by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Poehler.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion to approve Executive Session Minutes for December 11, 2014 Regular Meeting, made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Rinehart to approve the regular monthly bills. Village board did not approve payment to System Development Services Inc. invoice for Web Hosting and Email Hosting services.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Rinehart to approve the Waterline Construction bills for $350.00 for Legal Services, Final Opinion, Waterworks System Revenue Bonds.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion to adjourn by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Poehler at 7:41 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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