REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN GROVE

LEE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

 

AUGUST 9, 2010 MINUTES APPROVED SEPTEMBER 13, 2010

On August 9, 2010 the regular meeting of the Village of Franklin Grove, held at the Village Hall, 105 E. South Street, Franklin Grove, Lee County, Illinois, was called to order by President Robert Logan at 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

Present:  Trustees Karen Didier, Tony Schaneberg, Chad Murphy, Scott Spangler, Keith Roop, David Atkinson, Attorney Rolfe Ehrmann, President Robert Logan and Clerk Lori Smith.

 

MINUTES

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by C. Murphy to approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 12, 2010.  Passed:  6/0

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

See attached.

Marilyn Spangler advised the board the following:

? Summer Baseball Programs - Transfer $400.00

? Process beginning at the Dug-Outs 

? Discussing Halloween Parade

? Status of Storage Closet - (Trustee Murphy - finished this weekend)

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by K. Didier to approve the purchase of two cabinets at $258.00 each from Builders Discount for the Park Shelter.  Passed 6/0

Mark Wagner and Steve Robery were each given 7 1/2 minutes to address the board regarding Wind Mills.

Motion made by K. Didier, seconded by D. Atkinson to set a Public Hearing regarding Wind Mills for August 30, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Passed:  6/0

 

VILLAGE CLERK’S REPORT

See attached.

Motion made by S. Spangler, seconded by D. Atkinson to appoint Keith Roop as third signature on checks and remove the Village Clerk.  Passed 6/0

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by K. Didier to approve the auditors continuing to complete the audit after review of draft letters.  Passed 6/0

 

BILLS & LATE BILLS

Motion made by T. Schaneberg, seconded by S. Spangler to pay bills, late bills and make necessary transfers.  Passed:  6/0

 

POLICE REPORT

See attached.

 

ENGINEER’S REPORT

(Ralph Tompkins)

Ralph Tompkins of Baxter and Woodman advised the board the preconstruction date is to be set for the Emergency Repair Program.

 

LEGAL ISSUES

(Attorney Ehrmann)

Attorney Ehrmann advised the trial date is set for September 22, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. regarding the property at 321 N. Walnut Street.

 

GENERAL ISSUES

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by K. Didier to appoint Dan Yates to the Housing Sub-Committee; Andy Atkinson and Don Asp to the Zoning Board and Robbie Logan to the Planning Commission.  Passed 6/0

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

STREETS & ALLEYS

(T. Schaneberg Chairman)

None

 

WATER & SEWER

(K. Roop Chairman)

See attached.

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

(D. Atkinson Chairman)

Motion made by T. Schaneberg, seconded by C. Murphy to approve paying bus drivers up to $125.00 for swimming days.  Passed:  6/0

 

PROPERTIES

(C. Murphy Chairman)

 Trustee Murphy advised that the storage unit at the Park Shelter would be done this weekend.

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

(K. Didier Chairman)

None

 

TOURISM

(S. Spangler Chairman)

None

 

HISTORIC PRESERVATION/EARLY WARNING

(S. Spangler Chairman)

Motion made by D. Atkinson, seconded by T. Schaneberg to approve purchasing the activation system for the Warning Siren from the donated funds and any remaining expense from the general fund.  Passed:  6/0

 

OTHER BUSINESS

None

 

ADJOURNMENT

As no further business was brought before the board, a motion to adjourn was made by

K. Didier, seconded by C. Murphy and carried by unanimous vote at 8:13 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Lori J. Smith

Village Clerk