July 10, 2014 Minutes

Village of Louisville

Meeting Minutes

6:00 PM

July 10, 2014

 

The Village Board of Trustees met in Regular Session, those in attendance were, President Murbarger, Trustee Byers, Trustee Fender, Trustee Miller and Trustee Poehler. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk/Collector Angela Stanfield, Superintendent Rusty Harper and newly hired Superintendent Troy Elwood, Engineer Mike Bridges, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Sheriff Andy Myers, Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican and Mary Maxwell of Advocate Press. Trustee Leonard absent and Trustee Rinehart arrived at 6:35.

President Murbarger called the meeting to order at 6:04 PM.

Roll Call taken and the following Village authorities announced present at the beginning of the July 10, 2014 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Jean Ann Poehler, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Troy Fender and Trustee Nancy Byers.

Pledge of Allegiance followed.

A motion to approve the Agenda for July 10, 2014 by Trustee Byers and seconded by Poehler. Trustee Leonard and Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 2 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve June 12, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes, June 9 & 10 2014 Special Meeting Minutes, June 16, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes, June 26, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes. Trustee Leonard absent and Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 2 Absent – Motion Carried

President Murbarger introduced the new Village Superintendent, Troy Elwood. President Murbarger expressed appreciation to Superintendent Rusty Harper for his thirty three years of service to the village.

Sheriff Andy Myers presented the Activity Report for June 2014.

Village board discussed advertisement with Clay County Advocate Press and no motion was made.

Engineer Mike Bridges stated he was waiting to hear from contractor regarding removal of residual petroleum contamination at the Louisville Service Station, 110 Route 45 North.

Engineer Bridges presented Waterline Replacement Project Pay Estimate No. 7 from Hair Plumbing & Heating, Inc., for the amount of $140,591.62. A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve Pay Estimate No. 7.

Trustee Leonard absent and Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 2 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve Waterline Replacement Project Change Order No. 5 from Hair Plumbing and Heating, Inc., for the amount of $554.60. Trustee Leonard absent and Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 2 Absent – Motion Carried

Superintendent Rusty Harper recapped projects listed as strategic planning goals. Harper updated on the painting of the water tower, sewer lagoon rock filter, sewer infiltration, and flushing of hydrants.

President Murbarger gave an update on Village Block Party scheduled for August 9, 2014. Free food served from 5:30-7:00 PM, entertainment from 6-8 PM by Leib Family, free skating at Wabash Roller Rink from 6-8 PM, 5K Rock the Block Run and Relay Race begin at 5:30 PM and registration begin at 4:30 PM.

 

President Murbarger received a letter from Cindy Baily stating she was seeking permission from IDOT to erect and maintain a sign at 110 N. Rte. 45 for The Potter’s Shed. A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Miller to submit an approval letter to IDOT that the village has no objections to the sign. Trustee Leonard absent and Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 2 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve ordinance to amend gas connection procedures. Trustee Leonard absent and Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 2 Absent – Motion Carried

Trustee Rinehart arrived at 6:35

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Poehler to approve appropriation ordinance for Fiscal Year 2014. Trustee Leonard absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented ordinance to reserve three parking spaces on South Main Street in front of Village Hall. Village board discussed an incident regarding the parking issue and it was overlooked that a motion was not motion made to approve ordinance. Parking Ordinance will be submitted for approval at next meeting.

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve ordinance to approve lease agreement with CEFS Economic Opportunity Corporation at the old grade school building located at 211 N. Lynn Street for the amount of $1750.00 per month. Trustee Leonard absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

Open time discussion was regarding special meeting set for August 4, 2014 for the purpose of discussion of employee handbook and codebook. Also discussed nuisance properties.

A motion to enter into Executive Session was made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller at 7:01 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. Trustee Leonard absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

The Village Board of Trustees returned to open session at 7:26 PM on a motion by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Poehler. Trustee Leonard absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion to approve Executive Session Minutes for June 12, 2014 Regular Meeting, June 9 & 10, 2014 Special Meeting, June 16, 2014 Special Meeting, June 19, 2014 Special Meeting, and approval of the amended June 26, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes with one revision, made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Poehler. Trustee Leonard absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

Motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Rinehart to approve the regular monthly bills. Trustee Leonard absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion to adjourn by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Rinehart at 7:28 PM. Trustee Leonard 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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