REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN GROVE

LEE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

 

DECEMBER 14, 2009 MINUTES APPROVED JANUARY 11, 2010

On December 14, 2009 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 7:04 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

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

Note:  Trustee Chad Murphy arrived at 7:09 p.m. after roll call was taken.

 

MINUTES

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by K. Didier to approve the Minutes of the Executive and Regular Meetings of November 9, 2009.  Passed 6/0

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

See attached.

Marilyn Spangler advised the following:

· Top item on survey results - walking path

· Would like lights working at tennis courts by spring

· Remainder of crack filled under refrigerator at Women's Shelter

 

VILLAGE CLERK'S REPORT

See attached.

 

BILLS & LATE BILLS

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

 

POLICE REPORT

See attached.

Trustee Schaenberg questioned what can be done when a business is plowing its snow onto someone else's property. It was determined that everyone would be better served if it is resolved by the two parties involved. 

 

ENGINEER'S REPORT

(Ralph Tompkins)

None

 

LEGAL ISSUES

(Attorney Ehrmann)

Attorney Ehrmann met with Chief Lehman and went over evidence and is proceeding with regard to the property at 321 N. Walnut.

Clerk Smith asked if anything further had taken place with the property on Rte 38.  President Logan advised we give the property owner notice that as of January 15, 2010 we will shut the water off if payment has not been made. 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

President Logan presented the board with a rough draft of an application for a golf cart permit.

President Logan advised that he is waiting to hear back from Northern Illinois Disposal with regard to the garbage contract.  Their attorney is in the process of looking it over.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

STREETS & ALLEYS

(T. Schaneberg Chairman)

None

 

WATER & SEWER

(K. Roop Chairman)

See attached.

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by S. Spangler to purchase meat and cheese trays for the Bank, Baxter & Woodman and Ehrmann, Gehlbach, Badger & Lee.  Passed 6/0

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by T. Schaneberg to hire Baxter & Woodman to review CD's of sewer lining at a cost of up to $1,200.00  Passed 6/0

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PROPERTIES

(D. Atkinson Chairman)

None

  

PROPERTIES

(Chad Murphy)

None

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

(K. Didier Chairman)

Motions made by S. Spangler, seconded by K. Didier to accept the 2009/2010 Tax Levy Ordinance No. 701-09 and appoint President Logan to sign off on any adjustments.

Passed 6/0 

 

HISTORIC REPORT/EARLY WARNING

None

 

OTHER BUSINESS

None

 

ADJOURNMENT

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

T. Schaneberg, seconded by C. Murphy and carried by unanimous vote at 7:58 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Lori J. Smith

Village Clerk