March 12, 2019–Regular Meeting

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Call to Order Pledge to the Flag Roll Call

Village of Moweaqua
122 N. MAIN
MOWEAQUA, IL 62550
(217)-768-3036

REGULAR MEETING

March 12, 2019
6:30 P.M.

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

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

NEW BUSINESS

1. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding 2019 Resolution for MFT Maintenance – Matt Foster
2. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Fireworks – Mayor Neece
3. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Matron Appointments – Shawn Conlin
4. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding “No Parking” Signs – Shawn Conlin
5. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding School Traffic on Pine Street – Shawn Conlin
6. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Amending Utility Tax Ordinance – Shawn Conlin
7. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Ameren Bill for Downtown Lighting – Ramiro Estrada
8. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding 20′ Strip of Land Adjacent to 103 Oak Street – Ramiro Estrada
9. Approval to Donate to Central A & M Class of 2020 Post Prom Committee

Mayor Neece
IO. Executive Session – Mayor Neece
(a) Regarding the Appointment, Employment, Compensation, discipline, Performance or Dismissal of a Specific Employee
(b) Pending Litigation
(c) Real Estate

Adjourn

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REGULAR MEETING

March 12, 2019

 

The Regular meeting of the Moweaqua Village was called to order by Mayor Neece leading in the Pledge to the Flag. Roll Call was answered by Tatum Plain, Dana Shuster, Marcia Maynard, J.D. Malone, Michael Reschke and Shawn Conlin. Employees present were Ramiro Estrada, Louis Jordan, Beth Hawn, Chief Maki, Lola Allen and Attorney for the Village Ed Flynn was also present. Others present included, Matt Foster, Gavin Malone, Brookie Spa, Sean Hayes and Shelby County Deputy David Meyers.

Maynard made the motion to approve the Consent Agenda with additions and corrections, including February Regular Meeting Minutes, Bills to be Paid in March and Treasurer’s Report. Malone seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.

Matt Foster presented the MFT Budget and Resolution for 2019 appropriating $50,000.00 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for the purpose of maintaining streets. After discussion Maynard made the motion to approve the 2019 MFT Budget and Resolution, Conlin seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0

Mayor Neece presented a quote of $11,000.00 from Central States Fireworks for the 4th of July Fireworks. After discussion Conlin made the motion to approve the quote of $11,000.00 from Central States Fireworks, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.

Mayor Neece presented his recommendation for appointing Beth Hawn, Amy Malone and Shawn Conlin as Police Department Matrons. Plain made the motion to accept the appointments of Hawn, Malone and Conlin, Shuster seconded. Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard. No:  Reschke. Abstain:  Malone, Conlin.

Conlin made the motion for approval to Amend the “No Parking” Ordinance #05-12-2009-2 by removing Pine Street (South side) from Main St. to Putnam Street from 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Main Street (North) from Pine, 150 feet from corner to Village limit, & 103 N. Main Street (West Side) from the Hours of 10:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. After much discussion no second was made and the motion died.

Conlin then made the motion for approval to Amend the “No Parking” Ordinance #05-12-2009-2 by Removing Pine Street (South side) and 103 N. Main Street (West side) from the Hours of 10:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M., Maynard seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.

Central A & M School will be implementing a school bus “Loading Zone” in front of Gregory Elementary School beginning with the 2019/2020 school year. Plain made the motion for the Approval to Post Signs on Pine Street stating, “No U-Turn” and “No Left Turn” during school hours when children are present. Conlin seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.

Mayor Neece presented a request from CAM High School junior class parents for a donation. The donation goes towards activities designed to keep kids safe in the late evening and early morning hours after the formal prom. After discussion Shuster made the motion to donate $250.00 from the Drug/Alcohol account and $250.00 from the Water and Sewer Fund, Reschke seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.

Plain made the motion to enter Executive Session Regarding the Appointment, Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of a Specific Employee, Pending Litigation and/or Real Estate, Shuster seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.

Reschke made the motion to end Executive Session, Conlin seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.

Mayor Neece requested a motion to adjourn if there was no further business to come before Council. Shuster made the motion to adjourn, Maynard seconded. Council voting Yes: 6, No: 0.