June 9, 2009 — Regular Meeting

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REGULAR MEETING

June 9, 2009

Moweaqua Village Hall

7:00 P.M.

AGENDA

Call to Order

Pledge to the Flag

Approval of May Regular Meeting Minutes

Approval of Treasurer’s Report

Approval of Bills to be Paid in June

Mayor’s Report

Attorney’s Report

Committee Reports

Public Participation

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Community Development Loan – Ed Heck
  2. Voudrie Special Use – Paul Bollhorst
  3. Prevailing Wage Ordinance – Mike Antoline
  4. Approval of Identity Theft Procedure Ordinance – Mike Antoline
  5. Ordinance Approving DMJ Development Agreement – Mike Antoline
  6. Ordinance Approving DMI Contract Agreement – Mike Antoline
  7. Approval for Clerk and Deputy Clerk to Sign Checks in Mayor Tolly’s Absence – Mayor Tolly
  8. Rural Community Assistance Program – Howard Wise (Immediately following Regular Meeting)

OLD BUSINESS

Adjourn


The Regular Meeting of the Moweaqua Village Council was called to order by Mayor Tolly leading in the Pledge to the Flag. Roll Call was answered by Marcia Maynard, Howard Wise, Mark Thomas, Steve Ruot, Jim Mahone and Mike Reschke. Employees present were Ramiro Estrada, Louis Jordan, Lola Allen, Officer Maynard, Paul Bollhorst, Mischelle Davis and, Attorney for the Village, Mike Antoline was also present. Others attending included Leann Estrada, Ed Heck, Dave Boyd, Larry and Janet Morrell, Leto Voudrie, Dean Voudrie, Janie Wise, Steve Hooper, Timi Kaufman, Don Whitlow, Chuck Foley, Barb Davis, Brenda Workman, Joann Lower, Bill and Mitchie Miller and Roger Workman.

Thomas made the motion to approve the May Regular Meeting Minutes, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mahone made the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mahone made the motion to approve the Bills to be Paid in June, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

In Mayor Tolly’s report he stated that the property located at Cherry and Hanover is nearly all cleaned up and looks much better. Tolly also reports receiving a call from Frontier about the taxes that were not being charged to all customers. The spokesperson from Frontier stated that their records have been updated now and that we should start receiving tax money. Mayor Tolly said he thought the POW WOW was a success this year and that everyone had a good time. Mayor Tolly also thanked the Street & Alley crew and the Water & Sewer crew for their good work cleaning up after a sanitary spill.

In Attorney Antoline’s report he stated that Council had been given copies of an Identity Theft Prevention Program for review. Mayor Tolly stated that Council is not ready to make a decision yet and Antoline suggested that it be put on the July agenda.

Attorney Antoline presented the annual Prevailing Wage Ordinance #06/09/09-1. Antoline will have the ordinance published and will also file copies with the Secretary of State Index Division and the Department of Labor as required by law. Thomas made the motion to approve Prevailing Wage Ordinance #06/09/09-1, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Attorney Antoline presented DMI Agreement Ordinance #06/09/09-2. Antoline explained that this ordinance is for the purpose of approving and authorizing the execution of the agreement between the Village of Moweaqua and Development & Municipal Initiatives, LLC. Ruot made the motion to approve Ordinance #06/09/09-2 Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Attorney Antoline presented Ordinance #06/09/09-3. Antoline explained that this ordinance is for the purpose of replacing the Predevelopment Agreement with DMJ now that the TIF District is in place. Mahone made the motion to approve Ordinance #06/09/09-3, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

In Public Participation Chuck Foley was in attendance to request a donation for the “Kids in the Park” program that is put on by the Masons annually. Foley explained they have food, games and prizes at no cost to the parents. After discussion Reschke made the motion to donate $50.00 from the Police Department Drug and Alcohol Account and $50.00 from the Water & Sewer budget, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Also in Public Participation Larry Morrell came forward with complaints concerning part time police personnel. Several complaints from citizens were issued to Council for review in advance of the Regular Meeting. Attorney Antoline responded by saying that complaints such as these are taken very seriously and because they are taken seriously the allegations must be investigated thoroughly before any disciplinary action can be taken.

In New Business Ed Heck was in attendance to present a Community Loan Request from Rita West of Ace Auto Repair. Heck explained that Ms. West has requested $10,453.00 which is 40{d3bb7c3d20bb2c333f8bbb4cc4dee311415bccd1d2e8a98d1fef6c9530e85137} of the project cost. Heck reports that West’s credit is good and she has sufficient collateral. Details of the loan request are on file with the Clerk. The Community Development Committee has voted unanimously in favor of granting the loan. Mahone made the motion to approve the Community Development loan of $10,453.00 for Rita West, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Next in New Business Mayor Tolly called on Zoning Administrator Paul Bollhorst to present a Special Use Application from Dean Voudrie. Bollhorst reported that Voudrie has requested permission to operate an auto repair business from his home at 600 S. Main. Bollhorst reported that the Zoning Board voted 3 to 2 in favor of granting the Special Use Permit. Mahone made to motion to accept the Zoning Boards recommendation to grant the permit to Voudrie, Maynard seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: Wise.

Mayor Tolly informed Council that he will be out of town from July 11, 2009 through July 20, 2009. Jim Mahone will also be gone during that week. Auditor Kevin Buckley recommended that the Deputy Clerk and Clerk be given authority to sign checks as needed with Council consent. Reschke made the motion to approve the Deputy Clerk and Clerk signing checks during the absence of Mayor Tolly and Trustee Mahone, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.

Mayor Tolly requested a motion to adjourn if there was no further business to come before Council. Ruot made the motion to adjourn, Thomas seconded. Council voting Yes: Maynard, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Reschke. No: None.