June 12, 2014 Minutes

Village of Louisville

Meeting Minutes

6:00 PM

June 12, 2014

 

The Village Board of Trustees met in Regular Session, those in attendance were, President Murbarger, Trustee Byers, Trustee Leonard, Trustee Fender, Trustee Rinehart, Trustee Miller and Trustee Poehler. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk/Collector Angela Stanfield, Superintendent Rusty Harper, Engineer Mike Bridges, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Sheriff Andy Myers, Pat Garrett of WNOI, Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican and Mary Maxwell of Advocate Press. Trustee Fender arrived at 6:07.

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 June 12, 2014 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Gene Leonard, Trustee Jean Ann Poehler, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Gina Rinehart and Trustee Nancy Byers.

Pledge of Allegiance followed.

A motion to approve the Agenda for June 12, 2014 by Trustee Byers and seconded by Miller. Trustee Fender absent.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

Trustee Rinehart left the meeting room to take a phone call from 6:05-6:18 pm.

A motion made by Trustee Leonard and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve May 8, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes, May 15, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes, May 29, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes and June 4, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes. Trustee Fender absent and Trustee Rinehart left meeting room to take a phone call.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 2 Absent – Motion Carried

Sheriff Andy Myers presented the Activity Report for May 2014.

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve a $25 donation to American Legion for Poppy Sales. Trustee Rinehart left meeting room to take a phone call.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve a $50 donation to Clay County Cancer Crusaders. Trustee Rinehart left meeting room to take a phone call.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

Village board agreed to not consider Clay County Republican Advertisement for Summer Festivals, but instead to advertise for the Village Block Party in July.

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve Potter’s Shed request to close village street, the parking area just in front of Potter’s Shed on August 2, 2014. Trustee Rinehart left meeting room to take a phone call.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Poehler and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve Treasurer Stephanie Bailey to change the status of her village insurance to MRP. Trustee Rinehart left meeting room to take a phone call.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

Engineer Mike Bridges updated the board on the counter proposal agreement with Environmental Management, Inc. regarding removal of residual petroleum contamination at the Louisville Service Station, 110 Route 45 North. Engineer Mike Bridges was advised to investigate other options and report at next months meeting.

Engineer Bridges updated the board on the advancement of Waterline Replacement Project and stated that service line hookups were still in progress and clean up to begin, with project completion expected in August 2014. A pay estimate was not submitted by the contractor.

Village board discussed Waterline Project construction in the alley way on the west side of the square. President Murbarger stated the topic will be discussed in closed session due to possible litigation.

Village board discussed MFT Oil and Chip. The board requested Engineer Mike Bridges and Superintendent Rusty Harper to assess village streets and present proposal for MFT Oil and Chip at special meeting set for June 19, 2014.

A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Poehler to approve Mobile Home Permit to applicant John and Joyce Robey at the location of 520 Maxwell Street.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve variance at residence of Bob Hagen, 444 North Illinois Street for the construction of garage next to property owner Bruce Savage. Savage provide agreement letter stating he was in agreement with a five foot setback, with stipulation of no footing dug on west side of property.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger was approached by nuisance wildlife trapper, Charles Spitzner and discussed wildlife trapping services. Village Board agreed to make referrals to Charles Spitzner and Heartland Pest Control regarding wildlife nuisances.

 

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Leonard to approve two fifteen minute parking signs to be posted in front of city hall designated for city hall customers.
Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

President Murbarger updated on the August 9, 2014 Village Block Party.

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve CEFS lease agreement for $1750.00 per month for the old kindergarten building.
Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve ordinance to approve agreement for animal control and shelter services with CCARS an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, for the year 2013-2014 for $175 per month.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Poehler to approve a one time waiver of due on sale clause of Dustin Smith mortgage.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve resolution to adopt the annual 1,000 hour standard for IMRF participation.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Rinehart to approve ordinance ascertaining the prevailing rate of wages for labors, workmen and mechanics employed on public works of said village.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Open time discussion was regarding repair to village entrance signs, nuisance property, the demolition of unsafe building located on Erwin Street, and replacement of landscaping in village pocket park.

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

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

Motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve the Waterline Construction monthly bills.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – Motion Carried

A motion to enter into Executive Session was made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller at 7:59 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 8:43 PM on a motion by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Poehler to authorize Attorney Barry Bright to develop a one year contract agreement with superintendent Rusty Harper per terms discussed in executive session. Trustee Miller voting No.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 1 Nays, Motion Carried

A motion to approve Executive Session Minutes for May 8, 2014 made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays, Motion Carried

A motion to adjourn by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Poehler at 8:44 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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