January 8, 2008 — Regular Meeting

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REGULAR MEETING

January 8, 2008

Moweaqua Village Hall

7:00 P.M.

AGENDA

Call to Order

Pledge to the Flag

Roll Call

Approval of December Regular Meeting Minutes

Approval of December 26 Special Meeting Minutes

Approval of Treasurer’s Report

Approval of Bills to be Paid in January

Mayor’s Report

Attorney’s Report

Committee Reports

Public Participation

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Himes Subdivision – Mayor Lowe
  2. Rt. 51 Coalition – Mayor Lowe
  3. Lift Station Rehab – Louis Jordan
  4. Treatments for Water Wells 18, 19, and 20 – Louis Jordan
  5. Part Time Police Officer – Howard Wise

OLD BUSINESS

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 Louis Jordan, Lola Allen, Boomer Neece, Paul Bollhorst, Chief McLearin, Officer Maynard and Attorney for the Village, Mike Antoline was also present. Others present included Susan Paradee and Norm Short.

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

Ruot made the motion to approve the minutes of the December 26th Special Meeting, Thomas 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.

Thomas made the motion to approve the Bills to be Paid in January with additions and corrections, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mayor Lowe reports that the building permit that is given to a property owner will have a new design and be printed on fluorescent yellow paper to make them more visible from the road. Mayor Lowe thanked Village staff for putting up and taking down the Christmas decorations. Mayor Lowe also reports receiving a new contract for fireworks which will be put on the agenda for the February Regular Meeting for discussion. Mayor Lowe requested that TIF be placed on the agenda for the February Regular Meeting.

Mayor Lowe requested Committee Reports. There were no reports.

The Clerk presented Himes final Plat of Survey. After council review, King made the motion to approve Himes final plat, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

The Clerk presented an invoice from the Route 51 Coalition requesting membership dues for 2008. Mahone made the motion to approve payment of $500.00 membership dues, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Water and Sewer Superintendent Louis Jordan requested permission to have wells 18, 19 and 20 acid and chlorine treated. The wells have not been treated for 2 ½ years. Layne Western will charge $16,835.00 for the treatment. Jordan has two other companies to consult for better pricing before hiring Layne Western. Mahone made the motion to have Jordan hire Layne Western to treat wells 18, 19 and 20 for $16,835.00 after consulting 2 other companies for better prices, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Rout, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Ending New Business Wise requested approval for the Police Department to hire two new part time officers. Chief McLearin recommends Craig Robertson and John Sanders. After discussion Wise made the motion to hire Craig Robertson and John Sanders as part time police officers, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mayor Lowe requested a motion to adjourn if there was no further business to come before council. Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.