February 17, 2012
SV Board Meeting January 23, 2012
Regular Meeting of the Village of Stillman Valley
Board of Trustees
Monday, January 23, 2012
Present: President: Jim Mays
Village Clerk: Mary Scott
Public Works: Becky Waltrip, Sue Carpenter, Ken Long, Michael Musso, Nance’ Lorenz and John Russell (arrived at 7:04 p.m.)
Also Attending: Sharon & Randy Pepin, Community Funding & Planning Services. Ron Steenken, Willett Hofmann & Associates and Mike Mudge, Rock River Energy Services.
A. Call Meeting to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. Roll was called. President Mays led the Pledge of Allegiance.
B. Approval of Agenda
Trustee Waltrip asked for item F. Joe Bovie – Energy Alliance to be moved to the February 13, 2012 meeting agenda and President Mays moved L. New Business to follow M. Executive Session. Following review of the presented agenda with corrections, a motion was made by Trustee Musso “to approve the agenda with corrections”; Trustee Carpenter seconded. The motion passed with six “ayes”.
C. Minutes of January 9, 2012 Regular Meeting
Following the review of the January 9, 2012 minutes a motion was made by Trustee Carpenter “to approve the minutes of January 9, 2012 with corrections”; Trustee Long seconded. The motion passed with six “ayes”.
D. Citizens Comments
E. Janice Fadden – Executive Director, I-39 Corridor
Moved to February 13, 2012 Meeting
F. Joe Bovie – Energy Alliance
Moved to February 27, 2012 Meeting
G. Sharon Pepin - DCEO Grant Presentation
Sharon Pepin of Community Funding & Planning Service talked to the Village Board in regards to the DCEO Grant Application. Application needs to be resubmitted by February 15, 2012. The water meter project will be incorporated with the water main extension. Sharon Pepin will arrange a Public Hearing to be held February 13, 2012, prior to the regular board meeting.
H. Casper Manheim
Trustees discussed with Casper Manheim, Building Inspector the condition of the business located at 218 N. Walnut Street. Building Inspector, Casper Manheim to check out the location of Wednesday and send a letter to the owner of the business.
I. Old Business
Public Works Superintendent Insko informed the Village Board that Performance Pipeliner’s completed the work and do a good job.
Village Engineer Ron Steenken reported that the Water Main Extension permit was issued last Friday. Corey Buck talked with Jonathan Johns of the USDA regarding the status of the application for the New Waste Water Treatment Plant. Jonathan Johns reported that his review should be done this week.
L. New Business
Village Clerk Scott talked to the Village Board in regards to attending the International Institute of Municipal Clerks Conference in Portland, Oregon in May. Village Clerk Scott updated the Village Board that she is 4 points short of fulfilling all the obligations needed to receive her Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) certification.
After brief review, Trustee Waltrip made a motion “to approve Village Clerk Scott’s attendance at the International Institute of Municipal Clerks Conference in Portland, Oregon, not to exceed $1375.00, after the $500.00 scholarship”; seconded by Trustee Long. Roll was called and passed with six (6) “yes”; zero (0) “no”. Village Clerk Scott went over her updates with the Village Board.
Trustee Long made a motion “to go out of regular session at 7:30 p.m.”; seconded by Trustee Waltrip. The motion passed with six (6) “ayes”, zero (0) “nays”.
Trustee Waltrip made a motion “to go into executive session at 7:32 p.m. pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1); seconded by Trustee Lorenz. The motion passed with six (6) “ayes”, zero (0) “nays”.
M. Executive Session
Roll was called with Trustee Lorenz, Trustee Russell, Trustee Carpenter, Trustee Long, Trustee Waltrip, Trustee Musso, Village President Mays and Village Clerk Scott present. Village Clerk Scott stepped out at 7:35 p.m.
Trustee Long made a motion “to go out of executive session at 8:27 p.m.”; seconded by Trustee Waltrip.
The motion passed with six (6) “ayes”; zero (0) “nays”.
Trustee Waltrip made a motion to go into regular session at 8:27 p.m.”; seconded by Trustee Long. The motion passed with six (6) “ayes”; zero (0) “nays”.
Village President Mays and Trustee Waltrip talked for a short period. Trustee Lorenz made a motion “to give Village Clerk Scott a 3% raise ($971.88) effective as of 1-30-12 payroll”; seconded by Trustee Waltrip. Roll call was taken. The motion passed with six (6) “yes”; zero (0) “no”.
N. Committee Meetings for February
1. Water & Sewer and Streets & Alleys: February 10, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m.
2. Police and Parks & Buildings: February 8, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m.
3. Finance and Ordinance: February 11, 2012 @ 11:00 am
O. Upcoming Meeting February 13, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m. on a motion made by Trustee Long; seconded by Trustee Carpenter. The motion passed with six (6) “ayes”.
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