September 11, 2018 — Regular Meeting

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Call to Order
Pledge to the Flag
Roll Call

CONSENT AGENDA

Approval of August Regular Meeting Minutes
Approval of August Special Meeting Minutes
Approval of Bills to be Paid in September
Approval of Treasurer’s Report

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

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Approval to Accept Trustee Resignation – Mayor Neece
  2. Approval of Trustee Appointment – Mayor Neece
  3. Approval to Hire Adam Jones for Full Time Police Officer Position – Mayor Neece
  4. Signature Resolution – Steve Bainbridge
  5. Amended Memorial Tree Park Ordinance #2018-38 – Attorney Flynn
  6. Amended Tree Ordinance #2018-39 – Attorney Flynn
  7. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Amendment to the Zoning Code – Mayor Neece
  8. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Mutual Aid Agreement – Chief Maki
  9. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Drinking Water Service – Chief Maki
  10. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Police Department Rifles – Shawn Conlin
  11. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding the Purchase of Tasers – Shawn Conlin
  12. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Drug Drop Box – Shawn Conlin
  13. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Purchasing a New Sharp Copier – Marcia Maynard
  14. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Purchasing Aerial Photos for Village Hall – Marcia Maynard
  15. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Purchasing Filing Cabinets – Marcia Maynard
  16. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Zoning Administrator Job Description – Michael Reschke
  17. Executive Session – Mayor Neece
  • Regarding the Appointment, Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of a Specific Employee.
  • Pending Litigation
  • Real Estate

Adjourn

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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 Tatum Plain, Dana Shuster, Marcia Maynard, Michael Reschke and Shawn Conlin.  Employees present were Louis Jordan, Ramiro Estrada, Chief Maki, Amy Malone, Dave Little, Anderson Himes, Adam Jones and Mischelle Davis.  Others present included Village Engineer Steve Bainbridge, J.D. Malone and Joann Lower.

Conlin made the motion to approve the Consent Agenda with additions and corrections, including the August Regular Meeting Minutes, Approval of the August Special Meeting Minutes, Bills to be Paid in September and Treasurer’s Report, Plain seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece informed Council that Joann Lower has turned in her resignation effective September 1, 2018.  Conlin made the motion to accept the resignation from Joann Lower effective September 1, 2018, Shuster seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece requested approval to appoint J.D. Malone as Trustee to fill Joann Lower’s vacated seat.  After discussion Maynard made the motion to approve the appointment of J.D. Malone as Trustee to fill Lower’s vacated seat, Shuster seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Police Committee Chairman Shawn Conlin stated that Adam Jones has been chosen to fill the position as Full-time Patrolman.  After discussion Conlin made the motion to approve hiring Adam Jones as Full-time Patrolman beginning September 24, 2018 at a pay rate of $19.00 per hour, Maynard seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Village Engineer Steve Bainbridge presented a Resolution Authorizing a Representative to Sign Loan Documents Regarding the Hanover/Wall Water Main Project.  After discussion Shuster made the motion to approve for Mayor Neece to execute the Resolution Authorizing a Representative to Sign Loan Documents Regarding the Hanover/Wall watermain project, Reschke seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece presented Amended Memorial Tree Park Ordinance #2018-38 which adds language in order to comply with the Illinois Department of Natural Resource requirements to maintain the Village’s eligibility for various awards.  Reschke made the motion to approve the Amended Memorial Tree Park Ordinance #2108-38, Conlin seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece presented Amended Tree Ordinance #2018-39 which also adds language in order to comply with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources requirements to maintain the Village’s eligibility for various awards.  Plain made the motion to approve Amended Tree Ordinance #2018-39, Malone seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Chief Maki presented the Intergovernmental Agreement on Police Mutual Aid with Christian County for Council approval.  After review and discussion Maynard made the motion to approve execution of the Intergovernmental Agreement for Mutual Aid with Christian County, Reschke seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Chief Maki requested approval to purchase an additional taser and power magazine for $1,413.00.  Reschke made the motion to approve the purchase of a taser and power magazine for $1,413.00, Malone seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Maynard presented a quote from Watts Copy Systems.  The cost for a new Sharp MX-3050V Color Document System is $4,420.50, Fax Expansion Kit $643.00 and $432.00 per year full coverage maintenance program.  Shuster made the motion to approve the purchase of a new Sharp copier for $4,420.50, fax expansion kit for $643.00 and annual maintenance program for $432.00, Conlin seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.

Maynard requested approval to purchase aerial photos for the Village Hall.  Cost for the photos is approximately $500.00.  Shuster made the motion to approve purchasing aerial photos for the Village Hall at a cost of not more than $500.00, Plain seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Lower, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Maynard requested approval to purchase a four-drawer vertical fire safe file cabinet for $2,160.00 and a four-drawer vertical file cabinet for $275.00 plus shipping.  Conlin made the motion to approve purchasing a four-drawer vertical fire safe file cabinet for $2,160.00 after checking prices at Associated Office Furnishings and a four-drawer vertical file cabinet for $275.00 plus shipping, Shuster seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Shuster made the motion to enter Executive Session regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employee, pending litigation and/or real estate, Plain seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Maynard made the motion to end Executive Session, Conlin seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Mayor Neece requested a motion to adjourn if there was no further business to come before Council.  Reschke made the motion to adjourn, Conlin seconded.  Council voting Yes:  Plain, Shuster, Maynard, Malone, Reschke and Conlin.  No:  None.

Minutes Approved on October 9, 2018