September 12, 2006 — Regular Meeting

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REGULAR MEETING

September 12, 2006

Moweaqua Village Hall

7:00 P.M.

AGENDA

Call to Order

Pledge to the Flag

Roll Call

Approval of August Regular Meeting Minutes

Approval of Treasurer’s Report

Approval of Bills to be Paid in September

Committee Reports

Public Participation

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Moweaqua.net – Seth Morse
  2. Capitalization Policy – Mike Antoline
  3. Tom Gorden Annexation – Mike Antoline

OLD BUSINESS

Adjourn


The September Regular Meeting of the Moweaqua Village Council was called to order by Mayor Pro Tem Jim Mahone 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 Officer Maynard, Louis Jordan, Lola Allen, Boomer Neece, Mischelle Davis and Paul Bollhorst. Others present included Bill Chasteen, Larry Minott, Brent Jostes, Dave Boyd and Tom Gorden.

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

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

Police Committee Chairman Steve Ruot explained to Council that Chief McLearin would like permission for he and Maynard to go door to door to explain our soliciting ordinance to citizens. The citizen would be offered either a NO SOLICITOR’S PERMITTED or a REGISTERED SOLICITOR’S ONLY laminated card to display in their front window. At the same time they would explain our pet ordinance and encourage citizens to register their pets. Too many pets are being taken to the pound when a simple tag would allow them to be returned to their owners promptly. After discussion, King made the motion to approve Chief McLearin and Officer Maynard going door to door to explain these ordinances, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Police Committee Chairman Steve Ruot reported that squad 102 is in need of repair. The car has a broken door handle and the drivers seat needs to be replaced. The repairs will cost approximately $1,000.00 and Ruot requested that it be paid for from the CIPS fund. Ruot made the motion to have repairs to squad 102 paid for from the CIPS account, King seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Being Building and Grounds Chairman also, Ruot informed Council that Mayor Lowe and Howard Wise have both talked to Bob Flider about the possibility of obtaining a grant to help with the Village Hall remodel. Mayor Lowe was given a grant application and is working with Wise to get it completed and filed. Architect James Fouse of Architectural Expressions was consulted to provide some of the figures. Fouse proposed a budget of $1,530.00 for a detailed floor plan drawing and estimates it will take 20 hours to complete the plans. Ruot made the motion to approve payment to Architectural Expressions in the amount of $1,530.00 for remodel plans, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Water and Sewer Superintendent Louis Jordan explained to Council that the fence and gate at the Water Plant need to be repaired and Jordan also requests rollers be installed on the gate. Cost of repairs and rollers is $1,279.84. Weakly made the motion to pay $1,279.84 for fence/gate repair and roller installation, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Larry Minott and Brent Jostes of DMJ were in attendance with preliminary plans for their subdivision. Zoning for the Subdivision was discussed briefly and Attorney Antoline stated he would have more information on zoning at the next Regular Meeting.

Attorney Antoline presented Annexation Ordinance #9-12-2006-1. King made the motion to approve Annexation Ordinance #9-12-2006-1, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Rout, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Attorney Antoline presented Capitalization Resolution #9-12-2006-R1. Ruot made the motion to approve Capitalization Resolution #9-12-2006-R1, Wise seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Wise, Thomas, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Ruot made the motion to adjourn, Wise seconded. Meeting adjourned at 8:00 P.M.