December 8, 2020–Regular Meeting

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Call to Order Pledge to the Flag Roll Call

CONSENT AGENDA
Approval of November Special Meeting Minutes Approval of November Regular Meeting Minutes Approval of Bills to be Paid in December
Approval of Treasurer’s Report

Committee Reports Attorney’s Report Mayor’s Report Public Comment

NEW BUSINESS
1. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Waiving Sewer Excavation Permit Fees for Josh Evans (Level Up Training Facility) – Mayor Neece
2. Approval of Community Relations Donation to Central A&M FFA Chapter – Mayor Neece
3. Approval of Ordinance #2020-30 Authorizing an Agreement with 808
Properties (Bob Curry) in Connection with the Installation of Light Poles Along the Main Street Bike Path – Attorney Garwood
4. Approval of Ordinance #20 20 -31 Amending the Moweaqua Tax Increment Financing District Redevelopment Project Area, Removing Certain Parcels From Said Project Area – Keith Moran
5. Approval of Ordinance #2020-32 Approving the Moweaqua Tax Increment
Financing II Redevelopment Plan and Redevelopment Project – Keith Moran
6. Approval of Ordinance #2020-33 Designating the Moweaqua TIF II
Redevelopment Project Area – Keith Moran
7. Approval of Ordinance #2020-34 Adopting Tax Increment Financing II – Keith Moran
8. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Proposed South Putnam Water
Main Project – Ramiro Estrada
9. Executive Session – Mayor Neece
(a) Regarding the Appointment, Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of a Specific Employee.
(b) Pending Litigation
(c) Real Estate
(d) Semi- Annual Review and Discussion Regarding all Minutes Lawfully Closed Under Open Meetings Act.
10. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Semi-Ann u al Review of
Executive Session Minuets – Mischelle Davis
11. Approval of Executive Session Minutes – Mischelle Davis
12. Approval of Destruction of Recordings of Executive Session Meetings
18 Months and Older – Attorney Garwood
13. Approval to make Executive Session Minutes Public – Attorney Garwood

Adjourn

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REGULAR MEETING

December 8, 2020

The Regular Meeting of the Moweaqua Village Council was called to order by Mayor Neece leading in the Pledge to the Flag.  Roll Call was answered by Kenny Long, Dana Shuster, Shawn Conlin, J.D. Malone, Josh Whitney and Sean Hayes.  Employees present were Ramiro Estrada, Brad Sams, Chief McReynolds, Mischelle Davis and Attorney for the Village Scott Garwood was also present.  Others attending included Matt Foster, Josh Evans and Brad Metzger.

Fore made the motion to approve the Consent Agenda with additions and corrections including the November Special Meeting Minutes, November Regular Meeting Minutes, Bills to be Paid in December and Treasurer’s Report, Malone seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece reported that Jim Mahone submitted his resignation as Golf Board Member and Memorial Tree Park Board Member.  Mayor Neece appointed Rick Schertz to the Golf Board and Matt Sanders to the Memorial Tree Park Board to fill the vacancies left by Mahone’s resignation.

Mayor Neece requested that Council consider waiving excavating fees associated with Josh Evans Level Up Training Facility Project sewer lines.  Evans will be installing sewer lines for the new training facility and will be excavating on untreated or unimproved street or surfaces owned by the Village.  Mayor Neece stated that those fees can be waived according to Village code.  Fore made the motion to approve waiving excavating fees associated with Josh Evans Level Up Training Facility Project sewer lines, Whitney seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece presented a request from the Central A & M FFA Chapter for a donation.  Malone made the motion to donate $500.00 to the Central A & M FFA Chapter, Long seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Attorney Garwood presented Ordinance #2020-30 Authorizing the Execution of an Agreement with 808 Properties, L.L.C. Series Seven.  The Village has reached an agreement with Ameren Illinois for Ameren to construct nine new light poles within the South fifty feet of the property along the bike and walking path.  Ameren has asked 808 Properties to sign an Overhead and Underground Electric Easement to allow Ameren to construct the light poles within the South fifty feet of the Property.  808 Properties has required that the agreement must provide for the Village to pay for moving the light poles if necessary, to access the Property in the event of future development.  Fore made the motion to approve Ordinance #2020-30 Authorizing the Execution of an agreement with 808 properties, L.L.C. Series Seven, Malone seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:   None.

TIF Consultant Keith Moran presented Ordinance #2020-31 Amending the Moweaqua Tax Increment Financing District Redevelopment Project Area, Removing Certain Parcels from Said Project Area.  The Village desires to amend the boundaries of the area by removing twenty properties which are identified in the Ordinance.  These changes are allowed by the TIF Act because they do not (1) add additional parcels of property to the proposed redevelopment project area, (2) substantially affect the general land uses proposed in the redevelopment plan, (3) substantially change the nature of or extend the life of the redevelopment project, (4) increase the total estimated Redevelopment Project Costs or (5) increase the number of inhabited residential units to be displaced from the redevelopment project area.  Fore made the motion to Approve Ordinance #2020-31 Amending the Moweaqua Tax Increment Financing District Redevelopment Project Area, Removing Certain Parcels from Said Project Area, Conlin seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Moran presented Ordinance #2020-32 Approving the Moweaqua Tax Increment Financing II Redevelopment Plan and Redevelopment Project.  The Village proposes to implement the Moweaqua Tax Increment Financing II Redevelopment Plan and Redevelopment Project within the municipal boundaries of the Village of Moweaqua and within the Redevelopment Project Area as described in the Ordinance and constitutes more than 1 and ½ acres.  All requirements of the TIF Act have been met by the Village Board of Trustees.  Fore made the motion to approve Ordinance #2020-32, Long seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Moran presented Ordinance #2020-33 Designating the Moweaqua Tax Increment Financing II Redevelopment Project Area.  Now that the Village Board of Trustees has adopted and approved the Moweaqua TIF II Redevelopment Plan and Moweaqua TIF II Redevelopment Project Area it is now necessary to designate the area as referred to in said plan as the Moweaqua TIF II Redevelopment Project Area as legally described in this Ordinance.  All Ordinances and part of Ordinances in conflict are repealed.  Conlin made the motion to approve Ordinance #2020-33 Designating the Moweaqua Tax Increment Financing II Redevelopment Project Area, Whitney seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:   None.

Moran presented Ordinance #2020-34 Adopting Tax Increment Financing II.  The Village of Moweaqua desires to adopt tax increment finance pursuant to the TIF Redevelopment Act.  The Village of Moweaqua has adopted a Redevelopment Plan and designated a Redevelopment Project Area pursuant to the provisions of the TIF Act and has complied with all other conditions precedent required by the Act.   Fore made the motion to approve Ordinance #2020-34 Adopting Tax Increment Financing II, Malone seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:   None.

Fore made the motion to enter Executive Session regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees, semi-annual review of executive session minutes, pending litigation and/or purchase, sale or lease of real estate, Long seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Conlin made the motion to end executive session, Fore seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Fore made the motion to approve executive session minutes:  July 14, 2020, September 17, 2020 and November 10, 2020, Whitney seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No: None.

Fore made the motion to keep all current executive session minutes confidential, Conlin seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece requested a motion to adjourn if there was no further business to come before Council.  Whitney made the motion to adjourn, Malone seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Long, Fore, Conlin, Malone, Whitney and Hayes.  No:  None.