July 09, 2015 Minutes

Village of Louisville

Meeting Minutes

6:00 PM

July 09, 2015

 

The Village Board of Trustee’s met in Regular Session, those in attendance were, President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Nancy Byers, Trustee Steve Stortzum, Trustee Angie Frye. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Superintendent Troy Elwood, Clerk Angela Stanfield, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Engineer Mike Bridges and Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican. Trustee Gina Rinehart arrived at 6:01. Pat Garrett of WNOI arrived at 6:01. Trustee Rinehart left at 7:35 PM.

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 July 09, 2015 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Nancy Byers, Trustee Steve Stortzum and Trustee Angie Frye. Trustee Gina Rinehart absent.

Pledge of Allegiance followed.

Trustee Rinehart arrive at 6:01

A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Frye to approve the agenda for July 09, 2015 regular meeting.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve the regular monthly meeting minutes for June 18, 2015.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Sheriff Andy Myers of Clay County Sheriff’s Office was unable to attend meeting. He will provide the Activity Report for June at a later date.

No motion made to consider Clay County Advocate Press Carnival of Savings, will consider advertising for block party and fall festival only.

 

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve the FY 2016 proposed budget.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve Appropriation Ordinance FY 2016.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Village board discussed water plant road and possible oil and chip.

Engineer Mike Bridges updated on the installation of a box culvert installed at the corner of Tanner Street and Vandalia. Bridges recommended installing 3’x 8’ and 50’ long box culvert with estimated cost of $20,000 and estimated installation cost of $35,000. A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers to authorize Engineer Mike Bridges to prepare all documents to move forward with project.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Superintendent Elwood reported on the water tower maintenance. Elwood discussed options for seeking bids for water tower maintenance project. Elwood stated he wants to consult with interested contractors and preform reference checks before hiring any contractor to perform the maintenance to the village water tower.

President Murbarger stated 540 Madison Street was ticketed for raising chickens.

A motion made by Trustee Stortzum and seconded by Trustee Frye to approve ordinance annexing property at 321 Chestnut Street, owned by Matthew Byers.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

During open time village board discussed maintenance to the wall in the pocket park, memorial plaque for Nita Noblet, and the Historical Society projects.

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Rinehart to approve monthly bills.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion to enter into Executive Session was made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers at 7:07 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 – Motion Carried

Trustee Rinehart left at 7:35 PM.

The Village Board of Trustees returned to open session at 8:30 PM on a motion by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Miller. Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays –1 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion to approve Executive Session Minutes for June 18, 2015 Regular Meeting made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller. Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays –1 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve employee pay raise per discussed in closed session retroactive as of May 1, 2015. Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion to adjourn made by Trustee Frye and seconded by Trustee Fender at 8:40 PM. Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

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Angela Stanfield Dale Murbarger

Village Clerk Village President

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