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VILLAGE OF STANFORD

100 W. BOUNDARY

STANFORD, IL  61774

 

PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Thursday June 18th, 2015

REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

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

I.                   ROLL CALL:

Present:  6 – President John Owen, Trustees Homer Smith, Jim Bridgewater, Lou Trunnell, Nydra Owen and Normadee Miller.

Absent: 1- Trustee Jeremiah Pitcher

Also present: Chief Petrey, Treasurer Scott Eidenmiller, Mark Nevius, David Brown, Mary Brown, Drake Erwin and Luke Olson.

II.               SWEARING IN OF TRUSTEE:

Clerk Phillips swore in Nydra Owen as a Village Board Trustee.

III.            PRESENTATIONS:

No presentations at this time.

IV.             APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES:

Trustee N. Owen moved, seconded by Trustee Trunnell to approve the meeting minutes with the appointments amended to include Brad Bode as water operator and Mike Boitnott as street superintend.

 On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Trunnell, Miller, N. Owen and Smith.

 

NAYS: 0

 

ABSENT: 1- Trustee Pitcher

 

There being 5 affirmative votes the motion carried.

V.                APPROVAL OF MONTHLY DISBURSAL:

The Board of Trustees reviewed the monthly bills and expenses.

Trustee N. Owen moved, seconded by Trustee Bridgewater to approve the monthly bills, except the Farnsworth bill for the professional engineering services for the street repair. Itemized bill has been requested.

 

On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Trunnell, Miller, N. Owen and Smith.

 

NAYS: 0

 

ABSENT: 1- Trustee Pitcher

 

There being 5 affirmative votes the motion carried.

 

III:      TREASURERS REPORT:

                Treasurer Eidenmiller reported the following to the Board:

                                Treasurer Eidenmiller discussed changing the Motor Fuel Tax fund to a standalone checking account at Morton Community Bank. Treasurer Eidenmiller discussed and reviewed the account balance report.

Trustee Bridgewater moved, seconded by Trustee Miller to approve the financial report.

On roll call, the vote was:

 

AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Trunnell, Miller, N. Owen and Smith.

 

NAYS: 0

 

ABSENT: 1- Trustee Pitcher

 

There being 5 affirmative votes the motion carried.

 

VI.             APPOINTMENTS:

                No appointments at this time.

VII.         PUBLIC CONCERNS:

Mark Nevius at 417 W. Boundary believes he has raw sewage coming up in his yard. President Owen recommend he contact McLean Health Department. Mr. Nevius would like for the Village to fix the drainage problem and put a drain in the south side of the ditch. President Owen will look into the matter.

Teresa Barnard at 401 N. Chestnut sent an e-mail to Village Hall in regarded to the drain on the south east corner of North Street and Chestnut Street. She says all the field waste is coming in and plugging the drain. Mike Boitnott has been keeping the draining un-clogged and is working to keep the water flowing. President Owen has also look at the drain and it seems to be draining.

David Brown informed the Board of Trustees that he intends the purchase 114 W. Main Street (Paul Building). He plans on paying the back taxes and repair and restoring the building to its original state. He would like to start a pizza delivery business at the address. Mr. Brown has already removed the loose bricks that had been falling onto the library. President Owen recommended Mr. Brown contact McLean County Health Department concerning the septic system.

 

VIII.      APPROPRIATIONS:

The Board of Trustees reviewed and made changes to the appropriations worksheet. Clerk Phillips and Treasurer Eidenmiller will make the changes and re-present them to the Board.

IX.             COMMITTEE REPORTS:

X.                STREETS:

Trustee Trunnell reported the following to the Board:

  • Trustee Trunnell discussed the speed limit being reduced to 30 miles an hour on the Village portion of Stringtown Road that runs in front of Olympia Estates. The Board feels with new house being built the speed needs to be reduced.

     

    Trustee N. Owen moved, seconded by Trustee Trunnell to reduce the speed limit on Stringtown Road to 30 miles an hour.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Trunnell, Miller, N. Owen and Smith.

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee Pitcher

     

    There being 5 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

     

     

XI.             DRAINAGE:

          Trustee Pitcher was absent, no report given.

XII.         Water:

Trustee Bridgewater reported the following to the Board:

 

  • Trustee Bridgewater discussed the 3 quotes he has received for the Tonka tank sandblasting and painting.

    Custom Coating- $6,800.00 (10% off if the contract is signed this week. Five year warranty included.

    Boitnott Lawn and Landscaping- $7,960.00

    Worldpainting- $13,500.00

     

    Trustee Bridgewater moved, seconded by Trustee N. Owen to accept the quote from Custom Coating not to exceed $7,000.00.

     

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Trunnell, Miller, N. Owen and Smith.

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee Pitcher

     

    There being 5 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

     

     

     

  • Trustee Bridgewater has tabled the 20 year plan for the water info structure.

  • The water service at vacant homes has been tabled.

  • Hiring help to install water meters has been tabled.

XIII.      Health, Welfare and Beatification:

Trustee Miller reported the following to the Board:

  • All agenda items have been tabled.

XIV.       COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:

Trustee Smith reported the following to the Board:

  • All maters have been tabled.

XV.          POLICE:

           Chief Petrey reported the following to the Board, Trustee N. Owen was absent:

  • Chief Petrey presented the Board with a monthly status reported dated:

    05/21/2015-06/18/2015.

  • All agenda maters tabled at this time.

XVI.       LEGAL:

Attorney Mark McGrath was absent, his absent was pre-planned:

  • 310 N. Kathleen: neighbors has been complaining about the state of the property. President Owen will discuss the matter with Attorney McGrath and Trustees Smith and Trunnell to see what options are available to fix the problem.

  • The Board reviewed and discussed the prevailing wage ordinance 02-15.

    Trustee Bridgewater moved, seconded by Trustee Trunnell at approve prevailing wage ordinance #02-15.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 5- Trustees Bridgewater, Trunnell, Miller, N. Owen and Smith.

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee Pitcher

     

    There being 5 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

     

     

  • All other agenda items have been tabled.  

                       

XVII.   NEW BUSINESS:

  • All new business has been tabled.

  • Special meeting has been set for July 2nd at 6pm.

     

     

There being no further business to discuss, Trustee Trunnell moved, seconded by Trustee Miller, to adjourn @9:31pm.

All in favor, AYE.

 

           

Recorded and prepared by: Megan Phillips, Clerk/Collector