November 10, 2016 – Minutes

Village of Louisville
Meeting Minutes
November 10, 2016
6:00 PM Regular Monthly Meeting

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES
At 6:00 PM, the Village Board of Trustee’s met in Regular Session, those in attendance were, President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Gina Rinehart, Trustee Angie Frye, Trustee Nancy Byers and Trustee Steve Stortzum. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk Angela Stanfield, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Superintendent Troy Elwood, Engineer Mike Bridges, Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican, Patrick James of South Central Illinois Regional Planning & Development Commission, Citizen John Rourk. Sheriff Andy Myers arrived at 6:03. Darren Clark of Utility Services arrived at 6:26. Pat Garrett of WNOI arrived at 7:34.

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

Roll Call taken and the following Village authorities announced present at the beginning of the November 10, 2016 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Steve Stortzum, Trustee Gina Rinehart, Trustee Angie Frye and Trustee Nancy Byers.

Pledge of Allegiance followed.

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Frye to approve the agenda for November 10, 2016 regular meeting.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve the regular monthly meeting minutes for October 13, 2016, with no changes.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

Sheriff Andy Myers of Clay County Sheriff’s Office presented the Activity Report for October 2016. President Murbarger expressed appreciation for all of the extra help from the Sheriff’s Department during the Fall Harvest Festival. Sheriff Andy Myers expressed appreciation to Kenny Ross, retired Deputy, for his volunteering work during the Fall Harvest Festival too.

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve Risk Management Renewal with a three percent increase as of December 01, 2016.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve donation of $250 to Kylie VanDyke, National American Miss Illinois Queen.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

Superintendent Troy Elwood introduced Darren Clark of Utility Service Group. Darren Clark gave a presentation on Water Tower Maintenance and presented details for a maintenance program with Utility Service Group. Village board discussed Water Tower paint colors. Village board will review all information provided by Darren Clark of Utility Service Group regarding Water Tower Maintenance.

Superintendent Troy Elwood presented custom awning options for the front of city hall, from Brumleve Industries in Teutopolis. Village board will continue to search options for custom awnings for the front of city hall.

Superintendent Troy Elwood presented sidewalk bids. Wayne Lappington submitted a bid to replace 980 feet of sidewalks for $25,000. Tony Luttrell submitted a bid to replace 1,200 feet of sidewalks for $25,000. A motion made by Trustee Stortzum and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve proposed sidewalk bid from Tony Luttrell to replace 1,200 feet of sidewalks for $25,000.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

President Murbarger discussed Pocket Park proposal for landscaping and maintenance.

President Murbarger introduced Patrick James of SCIRP & DC. Patrick James presented a list of grants and also provided information on the Housing Rehabilitation Grant. Patrick James also discussed the Clay County Enterprise Zone with village board.

Attorney Barry Bright presented Estimate for the 2016 Tax Levy, Billable in 2017. A motion was made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Stortzum to approve Estimate for 2016 the Tax Levy, Billable in 2017, proposed zero percent increase from last year’s levy, estimate is $145,382.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

Attorney Barry Bright presented an Ordinance Approving One Year Lease of Old Grade School Building to CEFS. A motion made Trustee Rinehart and seconded by Trustee Frye to approve Ordinance Approving One Year Lease of Old Grade School Building to CEFS for $2050 per month.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Frye to pay back $10,000 to General Fund from IMRF Fund. The IMRF Fund borrowed $10,000 in fiscal year 2015.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve monthly bills.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

Citizen John Rourk addressed the board regarding the tax levy during open time.

A motion to adjourn made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Miller at 9:05 PM.
Roll Call
6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

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