July 11, 2006 — Regular Meeting

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REGULAR MEETING

July 11, 2006

Moweaqua Village Hall

7:00 P.M.

AGENDA

Call to Order

Pledge to the Flag

Roll Call

Approval of June Regular Meeting Minutes

Approval of Treasurer’s Report

Approval of Bills to be Paid in July

Mayor’s Report

Committee Reports

Public Participation

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Budget Appropriation
  2. Community Development Loan/ Cindy Denton – Ed Heck

UNFINISHED 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 Louise Weakly. Employees present were Lola Allen, Paul Bollhorst, Boomer Neece, Louis Jordan and Chief McLearin. Others present included Janie Wise and Ed Heck.

King made the motion to approve the Minutes of the June Regular Meeting, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot and Weakly. Mahone abstained. No: None.

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

After additions were made by the Clerk, Thomas made the motion to approve the Bills to be Paid in July, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Mayor Lowe reports that Wiseman’s have signed the construction and maintenance easements required to place the Welcome to Moweaqua sign on his property. Also, Moweaqua Township has purchased the property south of town where the other Welcome sign is to be erected.

Mayor Lowe also reports speaking to Mr. Chew of Jamaica Pyrotechnics who wants to meet, probably to discuss next year’s fireworks. Mayor Lowe also thanked all those who donated to this years display. Howard and Janie Wise contributed $25.00, Prairieton Township – $100.00, Town of Flat Branch – $100.00, Lions Club – $1,500.00 and Moweaqua Township – $1,000.00. Donations are greatly appreciated.

Street and Alley Superintendent Boomer Neece presented Council with prices for a new chain saw. After discussion, Mahone made the motion to replace the old MS 270 chain saw with a new one from Urban Rental for $389.99, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Mayor Lowe called on Chairman of the Community Development Committee Ed Heck. Mr. Heck presented to Council a second Revolving Loan request from Cynthia Denton. Denton is requesting $24,000.00 to go towards the purchase of Bruce’s Restaurant at auction. The Community Development Committee voted unanimously in favor of the loan. A copy of the loan terms is on file with the Clerk. King made the motion to approve loaning Cynthia Denton $24,000.00 from the Revolving Fund if Bruce’s restaurant is purchased at auction, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

In Attorney Antoline’s absence, Mayor Lowe presented Budget Appropriation Ordinance #7-11-2006-1. After discussion, King made the motion to approve Ordinance #7-11-2006-1, Thomas seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Meeting adjourned at 7:27 P.M.