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VILLAGE OF STANFORD

100 W. BOUNDARY

STANFORD, IL  61774

 

PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Tuesday July 30th, 2013

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

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

I.                   ROLL CALL:

Present:  5 – President John Owen, Trustees Jim Bridgewater, Homer Smith, Nydra Owen and Jeremiah Pitcher.

Absent: 1- Trustee James Lozier

Also present: Police Officer Lawrence Petrey, Attorney Pat McGrath and Realtor Darla Watkins.

**Trustee James Lozier arrived at 7:04PM.

II.               NEW BUSINESS:

 

·         President Owen and The Board of Trustees discussed trees on Village property that have split and need to be removed. The Board received a quote from Birky Tree Service to remove the trees the cost would be $3,300.00.

 

Trustee N. Owen moved, seconded by Trustee Bridgewater to hire Birky Tree Service not to exceed $3,300.00 

 

On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Pitcher, Smith, Lozier and N. Owen.

 

NAYS: 0

 

ABSENT: 0

 

There being 5 affirmative votes the motion carried.

 

·         President Owen and the Board of Trustees discussed the ordinance amending the Village Code relating to fencing.

 

Trustee Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Bridgewater to approve Ordinance 07-13 amending Village Code relating to fencing.

 

On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Pitcher, Smith, Lozier and N. Owen.

 

NAYS-0

 

ABSENT- 0

 

There being 5 affirmative votes, the motion carried.

 

·         The Board tabled the disorderly conduct until the next regular meeting.

·         The Board reviewed the surplus ordinance in regards to the sale of the 92 GMC utility truck.

 

Trustee Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Lozier to accept surplus ordinance 08-13 to sell the 92 GMC utility truck.

 

On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Pitcher, Smith, Lozier and N. Owen.

 

NAYS-0

 

ABSENT- 0

 

There being 5 affirmative votes, the motion carried.

 

·         President Owen and the Board of Trustees reviewed the Homestead application, for the Olympia Estates sub-division.

 

Trustee N. Owen moved, seconded by Trustee Pitcher to adopt the application for the Homestead program, for Olympia Estates.

 

On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Pitcher, Smith, Lozier and N. Owen.

 

NAYS-0

 

ABSENT- 0

 

There being 5 affirmative votes, the motion carried.

 

·         President Owen and the Board of Trustee reviewed the changes that have been made to the Olympia Estates protective convents.

 

Trustee N. Owen moved, seconded by Trustee Pitcher to approve the first amendment of the protective convents for Olympia Estates.

 

 On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Pitcher, Smith, Lozier and N. Owen.

 

NAYS-0

 

ABSENT- 0

 

There being 5 affirmative votes, the motion carried.

 

·         Darla Watkins with Remax Realty, the Villages current listing agent presented the Board of Trustees with questions on the Olympia Estates lots. Currently Ms. Watkins has four interested parties looking at lots. The Village Board is going to provide Ms. Watkins with a check list of requirements to purchase the lots. At the next regular Board meeting a committee will be named to oversee the sales of the lots.

 

III:      MOTION TO ADJOURN @ 7:53pm

 

There being no further business to discuss, Trustee Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Smith, to adjourn.

All in favor, AYE.       

           

 

Prepared by: Megan Phillips, Clerk/Collector