August 10, 2004
MOWEAQUA VILLAGE HALL
Call to Order
Pledge to the Flag
Approval of July Regular Meeting Minutes
Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Approval of Bills to be Paid in August
- Korner Treasures Contract
- Street & Alley Part Time to Exceed 1000 Hours
The August 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, Mike Tolly, Mark Thomas, Steve Ruot, Jim Mahone and Louise Weakly. Employees present were Lola Allen, Rodney Phillips, Boomer Neece, Louis Jordan, Officer Maynard, and Attorney for the Village, Mike Antoline was also present. Others present included Connie King, Georgia Newman, Barb Davis, Marcia Maynard, Assumption Mayor Carolyn Puckett, Bill Chasteen, Robin Tolly and Russell Hankal.
Tolly made the motion to approve the minutes of the July Regular Meeting, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.
King made the motion to approve the Treasurers Report, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes; King, Tolly, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.
Weakly made the motion to approve the Bills to be Paid in August, King seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.
First in New Business Mayor Lowe discussed Korner Treasures Revolving Loan Fund contract. Their current agreement will end in August and a new agreement will need to be implemented at the next Regular Meeting.
Next in New Business Street Superintendent Boomer Neece spoke to Council concerning Elmer Truebloods part time employment. In the past Trueblood has worked under 1,000 hours per year. If worked over 1,000 hours Trueblood is eligable to enroll in IMRF of which the Village will be responsible for a portion. Mahone made the motion to approve Trueblood exceeding 1,00 hours and being enrolled in IMRF, Tolly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.
Attorney Antoline reports that the Budget Appropriation Ordinance has been filed with the Shelby County and Christian County Clerks. Antoline also explained that Mayor Lowe would like a supplemental budget appropriation ordinance included so that if needed an additional officer can be hired in the Police Department.
Mayor Lowe asked Council to make a decision on appropriating funds for a part time officer. After discussion King made the motion to appropriate $15,000.00 of additional funds into the Police Department budget for part time help, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.
The Moweaqua Development and Community Revitalization Committee, formerly the Planning Committee, held an informational meeting for land owners interested in the annexation process. Attorney for the Village Mike Antoline was present to answer questions and also discussed TIF districting.
Assumption Mayor Carolyn Puckett was present and brought meat, cheese and fresh fruit trays in thanks for help from our employees this summer. Mayor Puckett also asked a few questions in reference to the new highway 51 bypass and what our Village is doing for continued growth.
After discussion Mahone made the motion to adjourn, Weakly seconded.