April 8, 2008 — Regular Meeting

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REGULAR MEETING

April 8, 2008

Moweaqua Village Hall

7:00 P.M.

AGENDA

Call to Order

Pledge to the Flag

Roll Call

Approval of March Regular Meeting Minutes

Approval of Treasurer’s Report

Approval of Bills to be Paid in April

Mayor’s Report

Attorney’s Report

Committee Reports

Public Participation

NEW BUSINESS

  1. 2008 MFT Maintenance – Boomer Neece
  2. Watts Copy Systems – Wheeler Schmalshof
  3. Employee Raises – Howard Wise
  4. Annual Budget – Mike Reschke
  5. Shelby County State Bank Resolution – Louis Jordan
  6. Concrete Saw Purchase – Louis Jordan
  7. Sidewalk Bids – Boomer Neece
  8. De-annexation Workman Property – Mike Antoline
  9. Building Permit Fee Ordinance – Mike Antoline
  10. Residential Water Tapping Fee Ordinance – Mike Antoline
  11. Squad Car Video Cameras – Chief McLearin
  12. Mayor Lowe to Attend IML Conference – Jon King
  13. Executive Session – Mayor Lowe
  14. Property for Proposed Parking Lot
  15. Revolving Loan Fund

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Ratify Motion to pay Addison Concrete – Mischelle Davis (Work done at corner of Wall and Macon.)

Adjourn


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 Boomer Neece, Louis Jordan, Officer Maynard, Chief McLearin, Lola Allen, Paul Bollhorst and Attorney for the Village, Mike Antoline was also present. Others present included Steve Bainbridge, Steve Hooper, Janie Wise, Wheeler Schmalshof, Jerry and Susan Paradee, Marcia Maynard, Tim Dial and Steve Jordan.

Mahone made the motion to approve the minutes of the March Regular Meeting, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Thomas made the motion to approve the Treasurers Report, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Reschke made the motion to approve the Bills to be Paid in April, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Rout, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

In New Business Attorney Antoline presented Ordinance # 04/08/2008-1 increasing the water tap on fee from $175.00 to $350.00. Thomas made the motion to approve Ordinance # 04/08/2008-1, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Attorney Antoline presented Ordinance #04/08/2008-2 amending the current building permit fees. After discussion and further language amendments King made the motion to approve Ordinance #04/08/2008-2, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Attorney Antoline also presented Ordinance #04/08/2008-3 disconnecting the southwest portion of Heritage Lands. King made the motion to accept Ordinance #04/08/2008-3 disconnecting the southwest portion of Heritage Lands, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Engineer for the Village of Moweaqua, Steve Bainbridge was in attendance to present the 2008 MFT Maintenance Resolution. Bainbridge recommends appropriating $96,000.00 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for the maintenance of streets. King made the motion to approve the MFT Maintenance Resolution appropriating $96,000.00 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for the maintenance of streets, Thomas seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Wheeler Schmalshoff was in attendance representing Watts Copy Systems. Schmalshoffs presentation included prices for leasing or purchasing either a black and white copier or color copier. After discussion Mahone made the motion to purchase a color copier and maintenance agreement for $5,895.00, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Wise presented for approval the employee raises for 2008-2009. After Council had reviewed the schedule of employee raises, Wise made the motion to approve the employee raises for 2008-2009, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mike Reschke presented the 2008-2009 annual budget. After discussion King made the motion to accept the 2008-2009 annual budget, Thomas seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Water and Sewer Superintendent Louis Jordan presented a resolution from Shelby County State Bank. Attorney Antoline reviewed the resolution and explained that it is a standard resolution for naming authorized agents. Reschke made the motion to have the resolution signed and submitted to Shelby County State Bank, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Jordan also requested permission for the Water Department and the Street Department to purchase a new concrete saw from Urban Rental. The cost of the saw is $1,096.99 with our $350.00 trade in. Mahone made the motion to approve the purchase of a concrete saw from Urban Rental for $1.096.99 with trade in, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Street and Alley Superintendent Boomer Neece presented sidewalk bids from Addison Concrete and C.L. Rhodes construction. Thomas made the motion to accept the lower bid of $15.60 per lineal foot from C.L. Rhodes Construction, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mayor Lowe called on Chief McLearin to present the quotes he had obtained for two squad car video cameras. McLearin reported receiving quotes from Kustom Signals and Decatur Electronics with Decatur Electronics being the lower quote at $6,990.00 including installation. After discussion Mahone made the motion to purchase two squad car video cameras from Decatur Electronics for $6,990.00, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mayor Lowe requested a motion to ratify last months decision to pay Addison Concrete for work done at the corner of Wall and Macon Streets. Ruot made the motion to ratify the vote to pay Addison Concrete for work done at the corner of Wall and Macon Streets, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Jon King made the motion to approve Mayor Lowe attending the 95th Annual Illinois Municipal League conference in Chicago on September 25th , Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Thomas made the motion to enter Executive Session to discuss property for a proposed parking lot and also the revolving loan fund, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mahone made the motion to end Executive Session, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mahone made the motion to adjourn, Reschke seconded.