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VILLAGE OF STANFORD

100 W. BOUNDARY

STANFORD, IL  61774

PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Tuesday August 29th, 2017

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 Village Hall @ 7:00pm.

I.                   ROLL CALL:

Present: 4– President Jeremiah Pitcher, Trustees Lisa Eidenmiller, Homer Smith, and Normadee Miller.

Absent: 1- Trustee Nydra Owen

Also Present: Treasurer Scott Eidenmiller, Attorney Mark McGrath, Jack and Angie Anderson, Barry Gorman and Brian Medeiros.

II.               RECORDING SECRETARY:

  • Due to Clerk Phillips being ill, the board would like for Treasurer Scott Eidenmiller to be the recording secretary at the meeting.

     

    Trustee Miller moved, seconded by President Pitcher to have Scott Eidenmiller to be the recording secretary for the meeting.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

     

III.            LOT #2 OLYMPIA ESTATES:

  • Jonathan Gordon has offered full price for lot #2 of Olympia Estates. Contract is the same as before, home must be built by September 2018. The homestead rebate and electric rebate is included. Being no other offers and the electric rebate expiring September 27, 2017 the board felt it was appropriate to offer both Homestead and electric rebate to get both the lots sold.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Eidenmiller to approve the contract for the of sale lot #2 to Jonathan Gordon and to adopt resolution # 06-17 of the Village of Stanford authorizing conveyance of lot #2 of Olympia Estates.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Miller to approve President Pitcher and Clerk Phillips to sign all documents related to the sale of lot # 2 of Olympia Estates.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

IV.             LOT # 4 OLYMPIA ESTATES:

  • Jim Scott has offered $9,200.00 for the purchase of lot # 4 of Olympia Estates. The lot appraised for $11,500.00. Mr. Scott will still receive the homestead rebate and electric rebate for the lot. This is the last lot to close out the subdivision.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Smith to approve the contract for the sale of lot #4 to Jim Scott and adopt resolution # 07-17 of the Village of Stanford authorizing the conveyance of lot # 4 of Olympia Estates.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Eidenmiller to approve President Pitcher and Clerk Phillips to sign all documents related to the sale of lot # 4 of Olympia Estates.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

V.                HOMESTEAD PROGRAM REVISION:

  • The board reviewed the homestead rebate for lot # 4 and lot # 2 of Olympia Estates. They would like to extend the rebate offers as follows:

    Lot # 4 rebate ending date would be March 2019.

    Lot # 2 rebate ending date would be September 2018.

    The homes will need to be completed by these dates to receive the homestead rebates.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Miller to approve the homestead revision for lot # 4 of Olympia Estates.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Smith to approve the homestead revision for lot # 2 of Olympia Estates.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

VI.             310 N KATHLEEN SALE:

  • The Trustees reviewed the offer made by Tyson Sones for the purchase of 310 N. Kathleen Street. Mr. Sones does not plan on building a home on the property but would like to further expand his property. Mr. Sones has offered the amount of $6,500.00 for the lot.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Eidenmiller to approve the contract for the sale of 310 N. Kathleen Street to Tyson Sones and to adopt resolution # 08-17 of the Village of Stanford authorizing conveyance of 310 N. Kathleen Street.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Miller to authorize President Pitcher and Clerk Phillips to sign the contract for sale of 310 N. Kathleen Street and all related documents.

     

    On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried.

VII.         LIQUOR ORDINANCE:

  • The board of Trustees reviewed and discussed the liquor licenses. Jack & Angie Anderson are looking to take over the Stanford Pour House in October. They have asked for the board to consider some changes to the liquor ordinance. They have asked for a change in the dinning time of minors to 9:00pm. They have asked for the minimum hours of operation to be removed totally and the hardship clause to be removed. They would like to see the fees changed to $50.00 application fee and the licensing fee to be $650.00, which is average of the other local licensing fees.

     

    President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Eidenmiller to authorize Attorney McGrath to draft the revisions to the village code for liquor that was discussed in the meeting.

     

     On roll call, the vote was:

     

    AYES: 4- President Pitcher, Trustees Eidenmiller, Smith and Miller

     

    NAYS: 0

     

    ABSENT: 1- Trustee N. Owen

     

    There being 4 affirmative votes the motion carried. 

VIII.      ADJOURN 8:20PM:

 

President Pitcher moved, seconded by Trustee Eidenmiller to adjourn at 9:08pm.

All in favor, AYE.    

 

Recorded by Treasurer Scott Eidenmiller, prepared by Clerk Megan Phillips

**Meeting minutes are prepared by order of the agenda, not the order of the meet