VILLAGE OF STANFORD
STANFORD, IL 61774
PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES
January 9, 2013
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Minutes of the Special
Board Meeting of the Acting President and Board of Trustees for the Village of Stanford, held at the Village Hall at 6:00pm.
Present: 6 - Acting President John Owen, Trustees Homer Smith, Jim Bridgewater, Loren
Lamar, Jeremiah Pitcher and Nydra Owen.
- Acting President John Owen recommend Trustee Homer Smith as President Pro Tem during
Acting President Owen's absence from January 9, 2013 until January 28, 2013.
Acting President John Owen
moved, seconded by Trustee Pitcher to appoint Trustee Homer Smith as President Pro Tem starting January 9, 2013, after current
meeting ends, until January 28, 2013.
On roll call the vote was:
AYES: 5- Acting President John Owen,
Trustees Bridgewater, Pitcher, Lamar and N. Owen.
ABSTAIN: 1- Trustee Smith
(abstain goes with the majority)
There being 5 affirmative votes, the motion carried.
President John Owen has not received a call from Morton Community Bank. Acting President Owen reported that Attorney Mark
McGrath has left a message for Gordon Honnegar with Morton Community Bank as well, has not returned call. Acting President
Owen discussed with the Board the condition of the bank building and the renovations that would have to be made, and the possible
unforeseen problems the building may have. Acting President Owen is concerned about the roof on the building, along with the
age and condition of the furnaces and air conditioning systems. The bathrooms may also need to be remodeled to meet ADA requirements.
Acting President Owen is also concerned about the fact that the Bank would still have the ATM in the building, leaving the
Village liable for accidents.
- Acting President John Owen and the Board of Trustees discussed the building bid from
Ragland Builders. The Board asked for Clerk Phillips to call Ragland and request a current bid.
- The Board discussed
hiring an engineer or civil engineer to inspect and sign off on the building plans. Trustee Lamar and Clerk Phillips are checking
Trustee Nydra Owen moved, seconded by Trustee Lamar if needed, go forth with engineer to
inspect maintenance building plans.
On roll call, the vote was:
AYES: 6-Acting President John Owen,
Trustees Pitcher, Lamar, Smith, Bridgewater, and N. Owen.
6 affirmative votes the motion carried.
There being no further business to discuss, Acting President John Owen
moved, seconded by Trustee Bridgewater, to adjourn at 6:20pm.
All in favor, AYE.