April 14, 2009
Moweaqua Village Hall
Call to Order
Pledge to the Flag
Approval of March Regular Meeting Minutes
Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Approval of Bills to be Paid in April
a. Bohlen Dedication
b. 320 N. Macon Property
c. Cherry Street Property
d. Bond Refunding Amortization Schedule
- 2009-2010 Budget – Mike Reschke
- Ordinance Approving Quit Claim Deeds – Mike Antoline
- Amended Holiday Ordinance – Mike Antoline
- Peace Meal Request for Reserved Parking – Mayor Lowe
- Ratification of Motion to Name Property Dedicated for Street – Mayor Lowe
- TIF Funds Management Agreement – Howard Wise
The Regular Meeting of the Moweaqua Village Council was called to order by Mayor Lowe leading in the Pledge to the Flag. Roll Call was answered by Jon King, Howard Wise, Mark Thomas, Steve Ruot, Jim Mahone and Mike Reschke. Employees present were Louis Jordan, Officer Maynard, Chief Paddock, Paul Bollhorst, Ramiro Estrada, Lola Allen and, Attorney for the Village, Mike Antoline was also present. Others attending included Janie Wise, Yvette Paddock, Don Whitlow, Jerry & Susan Paradee, Steve Hooper, Dave Boyd, Larry Morrell, Steve & Patty Jordan, Mike Tolly, Marcia Maynard, Barb Davis, Brad & Sheila Kerby, Leto Voudrie, and Tim Dial.
Reschke made the motion to approve the March Regular Meeting Minutes, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Rout, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.
Thomas made the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.
Thomas made the motion to approve the Bills to be Paid in April, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.
In Mayor Lowe’s report she stated that if there were no objections the Year End Annual Meeting would take place on April 30th, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. Mayor Lowe also acknowledged Water and Sewer Superintendent Louis Jordan for receiving an award from the Illinois Department of Public Health in recognition of achieving the highest standard of compliance for at least fifteen consecutive years in accordance with the Illinois Fluoridation Act. Mayor Lowe commended Jordan for his work performance.
Wise introduced Dan Walker of Jacob and Associates who was in attendance to speak about a proposed Professional Services Agreement for administration of the TIF District. Walker provided Council with a draft of the agreement and explained what services are included in the agreement. Council will make a decision concerning the TIF Professional Services Agreement at the next Regular Meeting.
In Attorney Antoline’s report he requested permission to sign a document which was drafted by Brent Bohlen and confirms the donation of land for a street. The document is needed for tax purposes. Wise made the motion to approve Mike Antoline signing the tax document for Brent Bohlen, Thomas seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.
Antoline also reported that the Macon Street house has been demolished. Jordan informed council that the sidewalk has been damaged and will need to be replaced. Antoline stated that the sidewalk would have to be repaired by the owner since it occurred during demolition. Antoline also reported that a notice of intent to demolish has been sent to the owner of the Cherry Street property and no response has been received yet.
Antoline presented the amended Holiday Ordinance #4/14/2009-1 to include President’s Day and Christmas Eve at the Mayor’s discretion. Thomas made the motion to approve the amended Holiday Ordinance #4/14/2009-1, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.
Antoline presented Quit Claim Deed Ordinance #4/14/2009-2. Ruot made the motion to approve Quit Claim Deed Ordinance #4/14/2009-2, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.
Antoline presented updated code pages to the Clerk for review. If no discrepancies are found updated code pages will then be provided to Trustees.
Reschke presented the 2009-2010 budget for approval. After discussion King made the motion to approve the 2009-2010 budget, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.
Mayor Lowe informed Council that the Peace Meal group has requested a new two hour handicap parking sign be posted in front of their building. Antoline suggested that Chief Paddock approach the owners of the neighboring restaurant to see if they had any objection before posting the sign.
Mayor Lowe requested a motion to ratify last month’s decision to name property dedicated to the Village for a future street be named “Charles” Street. After discussion, Wise made the motion to ratify last month’s motion to name property dedicated to the Village for a street be named “Charles” street, Reschke seconded.
Concerned residents of Warren Street were in attendance to inquire why the issue of the street naming had not appeared on last month’s agenda and to see if there had been any more developments in regards to a street being built. Mayor Lowe stated that there is no plan in motion at this time to construct a street and that the purpose for ratifying last month’s motion is because it had not appeared on the agenda.
Mayor Lowe requested a motion to adjourn if there was no further business to come before Council. Ruot made the motion to adjourn, Mahone seconded. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned 8:20 P.M.