September 14, 2004 — Regular Meeting

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REGULAR MEETING

September 14, 2004

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

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Kevin Buckley / Audit Report
  2. Kevin Wiseman / Rezoning Resolution
  3. Supplemental Appropriation Ordinance
  4. Waterway / Gorden to North Park
  5. Street & Alley Pickup
  6. Mow. Development & Com. Revitalization Committee
  7. CAM Golf Scramble

OLD BUSINESS

Public Participation

Adjourn


The September 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, Mike Tolly, Steve Ruot, Jim Mahone and Louise Weakly. Employees present were Lola Allen, Chief Smith, Boomer Neece, Paul Bollhorst, Sandi Callison, Officer Maynard and Attorney for the Village, Mike Antoline was also present. Others present included Kevin Buckley, David Boyd and Marcia Maynard.

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

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

King made the motion to approve the Bills to be Paid in September, Tolly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

In New Business Mayor Lowe called on Kevin Buckley to present the 2003-2004 audit report. Buckley provided a copy of the report for each board member and explained briefly the contents and his recommendations for the current fiscal year. A copy is on file with the clerk. Mayor Lowe requested that Buckley attend the next golf board meeting to explain his recommendations to them personally.

Attorney Antoline presented Resolution #9-14-2004-R1 expressing no objection to rezoning land adjacent to Kevin Wiseman’s current business. Mahone made the motion to accept Resolution #9-14-2004-R1, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Attorney Antoline presented Supplemental Ordinance #9-14-2004-1 appropriating $15,000.00 for a part time police officer. King made the motion to accept Ordinance #9-14-2004-1, Mahone seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Attorney Antoline presented Ordinance #9-14-2004-2 an intergovernmental agreement with the Moweaqua Township. The Village and Township each agree to pay one half of the monthly electric billing for the 14 sodium vapor lights that were installed along the new Highway 51 bypass. Mahone made the motion to approve Ordinance #9-14-2004-2, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Next in New Business Mayor Lowe called on Street and Alley Superintendent Boomer Neece. Neece explained that Roger Workman requested that the village pay part of the cost for cleaning the waterway that runs through Marge Gordens property to North Park. Cost of the project is $1,000.00 each for the Village, Township and Mrs. Gorden. Mahone made the motion to approve paying $1,000.00 for cleaning the waterway, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Neece reported to Council that the Street Department truck warranty is near expiration. The truck is five years old and Neece recommends trading for a new one. Prices were obtained from three dealerships. Ridings-Xamis in Shelbyville had the lowest price on a Ford XLT at $12,047.00. Mahone made the motion to approve purchase of a new Ford XLT pickup truck from Ridings-Xamis, Weakly seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Mayor Lowe explained to Council that the Moweaqua Development and Community Revitalization Committee has planned a golf outing for October 2nd to raise money for their projects and asked if council would sponsor a hole for $50.00 or a ½ for $25.00. Mahone made the motion to sponsor a hole for $50.00, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Marcia Maynard of the Moweaqua Development and Community Revitalization Committee requested permission to close the 100 blocks of North and South Main Streets and East and West Main Streets from noon to 7:00 p.m. for the Old Fashioned Christmas on Main celebration December 4th, 2004. Tolly made the motion to approve closure of the 100 blocks of both Main Streets for the Christmas on Main celebration December the 4th, Ruot seconded. Council voting Yes: King, Tolly, Ruot, Mahone and Weakly. No: None.

Tolly made the motion to adjourn, Weakly seconded.