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VILLAGE OF STANFORD

100 W. BOUNDARY

STANFORD, IL  61774


PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Thursday January 17th, 2013

REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of the President Pro Tem and Board of Trustees for the Village of Stanford, held at the Village Hall at 7:00pm.

•I.                   ROLL CALL:


Present:  4 -President Pro Tem Homer Smith, Trustees Jim Bridgewater, Loren Lamar and Jeremiah Pitcher.

Absent: 2- Acting President John Owen and Trustee Nydra Owen.

Also present: Chief Ed Petrey, Treasurer Scott Eidenmiller, Attorney Mark McGrath and Ida Jane Clark.

•II.               APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:


Trustee Bridgewater moved, seconded by Trustee Lamar to approve the consent agenda as amended.


On roll call, the vote was:


AYES: 4- President Pro Tem Smith, Trustees Bridgewater, Lamar and Pitcher.


NAYS: 0


ABSENT: 2- Acting President John Owen and Trustee Nydra Owen.


There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.


           

III:      TREASURERS REPORT:


                Treasurer Eidenmiller reported the following to the Board of Trustees:

  • Treasurer Eidenmiller requested a Budget Workshop Committee meeting to be held at 7:00pm February 7th, 2013.

Trustee Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Lamar to approve the special Budget Workshop meeting.


On roll call, the vote was:


AYES: 4- President Pro Tem Smith, Trustees Bridgewater, Lamar and Pitcher.


NAYS: 0


ABSENT: Acting President John Owen and Trustee Nydra Owen.


There being 4 affirmative votes, the motion carried.


  • Treasurer Eidenmiller discussed the annual water rate raise of 4%. Treasurer Eidenmiller would like to suspend the rate raise until next month's meeting when the entire Board is available.

Trustee Lamar moved, seconded by Trustee Pitcher to temporary suspend the annual water rate raise until the February meeting.


On roll call, the vote was:


AYES: 4- President Pro Tem Smith, Trustees Bridgewater, Lamar and Pitcher.


NAYS: 0


ABSENT: 2- Acting President John Owen and Trustee Nydra Owen.


There being 4 affirmative votes, the motion carried.



•III.            PUBLIC CONCERNS:


Ida Jane Clark talked about the water rates, and how the water bills are getting so expensive with the facility charge and sewer charge.



•IV.             COMMITTEE REPORTS:


STREETS:


Trustee Smith reported the following to the Board:

  • Clerk Phillips presented the Board and Trustee Smith with a copy of Minier's ordinances regards street weight limits. Trustee Smith is going to set a time for he and Acting President Owen to meeting with Olympia's transportation director.
  • Trustee Smith has been offered the opportunity to attend the 2013 OSHA Compliance course to be held March 18th, 2013 in Bloomington. Trustee Smith and Mike Boitnott would like to attend this course. At a cost of $179.00 per person.

Trustee Lamar moved, seconded by Trustee Pitcher to approve Trustee Homer Smith and Mike Boitnott to attend to OSHA course not to exceed $ 400.00.


On roll call, the vote was:


AYES: 4- President Pro Tem Smith, Trustees Lamar, Pitcher and Bridgewater.


NAYS: 0


ABSENT: 2- Acting President John Owen and Trustee Nydra Owen.


There being 4 affirmative votes, the motion carried.  






 DRAINAGE:

               Trustee Pitcher reported the following to the Board:

  • Trustee Pitcher and Clerk Phillips have completed the DCEO grant survey forms. Clerk Phillips will return them to Dowiatt.
  • Trustee Pitcher reported that he has been contacted by Jim Veselak that lives at 119 E. Boundary. Mr. Veselak would like to grant the Village easement right for the west side of his property. Trustee Pitcher is getting more details for next month's meeting.

             Water:

Trustee Nydra Owen was absent.



            Health, Beautification &Welfare

            Trustee Loren Lamar reported the following to the Board:

  • Trustee Lamar is currently working on the NIMS training courses.

        COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:

            Trustee Bridgewater had no report for the Board at this time.


   

     POLICE:

            Police Chief Ed Petrey reported the following to the Board:

  • Police Chief Ed Petrey presented the Board with a monthly status reported dated: 12/20/12-01/17/13

LEGAL:

Attorney Mark McGrath reported the following to the Board:


  • 310 N. Kathleen; Attorney Pat McGrath has sent a dangerous or unsafe building letter to Deutsche Bank regarding the property.
  • 103 S. Kathleen, Acting President John Owen and Chief Petrey are working on this property.
  • Attorney McGrath presented the Board of Trustees with a resolution amending the Village of Stanford electricity aggregation program plan of operation and governance.


Trustee Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Bridgewater to adopt resolution 08-13 amending the Village of Stanford electricity aggregation program plan of operation and governance.



On roll call, the vote was:


AYES: 4 President Pro Tem Smith, Trustees Bridgewater, Pitcher and Lamar.


NAYS: 0


ABSENT: 2- Acting President John Owen and Trustee Nydra Owen.


There being 4 affirmative votes, the motion carried.


NEW BUSINESS:

  • President Pro Tem Smith and the Board of Trustees discussed the quotes that have received for the new maintenance building. Attorney McGrath advised the Board that this building may have to go out for public bids. The Board will table this matter until next meeting.
  • Clerk Phillips presented the Board with the information from the Show Bus. Show Bus is asking the Village of Stanford for a grant to help their program.


Trustee Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Bridgewater to provide a grant of $100.00 to Show Bus.


On roll call, the vote was:


AYES: 4- President Pro Tem Smith, Trustees Pitcher, Lamar and Bridgewater.


NAYS: 0


ABSENT: 2- Acting President John Owen and Trustee Nydra Owen.


There being 4 affirmative votes, the motion carried.


There being no further business to discuss, Acting President Pro Tem Homer Smith moved, seconded by Trustee Bridgewater, to adjourn @8:17pm.

All in favor, AYE.       

           

Prepared by:

 Megan Phillips, Clerk/Collector