July 14, 2011 Minutes

VILLAGE OF LOUISVILLE BOARD MINUTES

July 14, 2011 REGULAR MEETING

6:00 P.M.

The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session with President Murbarger, Trustee Poehler, Trustee Byers, Trustee Leonard, Trustee Miller, and Trustee Fender in attendance with Trustee Rinehart absent at this point in time. Also in attendance were Clerk/Collector Jodi Daws, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Attorney Barry Bright, Sheriff Jim Sulsberger, Superintendent Rusty Harper, Pat Garrett of WNOI, Beth Fancher of The Clay County Republican and Becky Bunting of The Hometown Journal.

President Murbarger called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

Roll Call taken and the following Village authorities announced present at the beginning of the July 14, 2011 regular monthly meeting. President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Jean Ann Poehler, Trustee Gene Leonard, Trustee Nancy Byers, Trustee Troy Fender and Trustee Danny Miller.

Trustee Gina Rinehart absent at this point in time.

The first motion of the evening was to approve this evenings’ agenda with the addition of Demolition/Clean-up under the “Mayors Report”. Motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

1 Absent – Trustee Rinehart

A motion was then made to approve the June 9, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes and the June 23, 2011 Special Meeting Minutes by Trustee Leonard and seconded by Trustee Fender.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

1 Absent – Trustee Rinehart

President Murbarger asked for an update from the Nuisance Committee on their latest efforts to clean up various properties. Attorney Bright stated that there was another batch of nuisance letters were sent earlier this month, and he is currently working with the property owners to get things taken care of.

President Murbarger tabled Committee Assignments until next month.

Sheriff Jim Sulsberger submitted the monthly police report, with 86 total complaints, 2 written citations and $215.00 in fines.

The Board then reviewed a letter from the North Clay Park District asking for the Village to renew its annual Banner Advertisement Lease. Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to renew the lease at a cost of $100.00.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 1 Nay, Trustee Byers – Motion Carried

1 Absent – Trustee Rinehart

Superintendent Harper stated that the oil and chip work is scheduled to begin in the next week or so. Harper also stated that the new bat wing mower is due to be delivered any day now.

President Murbarger then began his report. Murbarger said the Village received a letter from Ameren CIPS stating that they will begin tree trimming around various power lines. Trustee Byers asked if there was a list of the properties where CIPS will be trimming. Clerk Daws responded that there is a map as well as a list of properties open for public review in Village Hall. Murbarger then stated that a letter from First Midstate, Inc. that the Village’s Alternate Revenue Bonds are being sold. President Murbarger then went on to the Ordinance from IMGA requesting a member to withdrawal from the organization. Trustee Miller made a motion to allow approval of the Ordinance allowing the City of Livermore, Kentucky to withdrawal from Interstate Municipal Gas Agency (IMGA). Motion seconded by Trustee Poehler.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

1 Absent – Trustee Rinehart

President Murbarger stated the Village’s Third Annual Block Party is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2011 on the west side of the square. The Village will be serving pork burgers, brats, hot dogs, and chips free of charge. The Louisville Rotary Club will be selling soda, water and shake-ups. Mike Porter and The Panther Creek Band will begin the entertainment at 6:00 p.m. The Village will also have inflatables free of charge for the children to enjoy. Trustee Poehler will be doing face painting again this year. Motion to allow Treasurer Bailey and Clerk Daws to come up with an item to be given away from the Village made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

1 Absent – Trustee Rinehart

President Murbarger reported that he spoke with Dean Swingler of EJ Water about the Village’s current situation with the water towers. Mr. Swingler said that EJ Water is offering the Village a 50,000 gallon water tower with the Village only required to pay for its installation. Mr. Swingler stated that he will send all details in the mail to Murbarger.

Trustee Fender exited the meeting at 6:22 p.m.

President Murbarger stated that CEFS is seeking a maintenance and rental agreement for use of the old K1 Building. Murbarger stated there were several points that need to be addressed and he will report back to the Board once they are cleared up.

Attorney Barry Bright presented the Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2011 to the Board. The Ordinance gives the Village authorization to spend up to $4.5 Million during the fiscal year. Motion to approve the Appropriation Ordinance made by Trustee Poehler and seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

2 Absent – Trustee Rinehart, Trustee Fender

The next topic up for discussion on this evening’s agenda concerned a Resolution to Authorize Issuance of $1,000,000 in Bonds for the USDA Waterline Project. Attorney Barry Bright explained that the Village expects to receive $700,000 in grant funding which leaves a total estimated cost of $1.7 Million for the Waterline Project. Motion to approve the Resolution made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Poehler.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

2 Absent – Trustee Rinehart, Trustee Fender

A Motion to go into Executive Session made at 6:40 p.m. by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers for review of previous Executive Session Minutes, Personnel, Lease and/or Purchase of Real Estate and Pending or Possible Litigation.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

2 Absent – Trustee Rinehart, Trustee Fender

Trustee Rinehart entered the meeting at 6:43 p.m.

Trustee Fender entered the meeting at 6:54 p.m.

At 7:03 p.m., Motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Poehler, to go back into Open Session.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Motion made by Trustee Miller to approve the June 9, 2011 Executive Session Minutes as well as the June 23, 2011 Special Meeting Executive Session Minutes, seconded by Trustee Leonard.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Motion to approve the regular monthly bills made by Trustee Fender, seconded by Trustee Miller.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

At 7:09 p.m., Motion to adjourn, made by Trustee Fender, seconded by Trustee Poehler.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

_______________________ Dale Murbarger

Village President

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Jodi L. Daws

Village Clerk

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