REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN GROVE

LEE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

 

JANUARY 11, 2010 MINUTES APPROVED FEBRUARY 8, 2010

On January 11, 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 Ehrmann, President Logan and Clerk Lori Smith.

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

See attached.

Chief Lehman introduced Ben Nagy and advised that he was interested in Law Enforcement and will be riding along with the Chief.

 

MINUTES

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by S. Spangler to approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of December 14, 2009.  Passed:  6/0

 

VILLAGE CLERK'S REPORT

 

BILLS & LATE BILLS

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

 

CLERK'S REPORT

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by T. Schaneberg to appoint President Robert Logan as the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Officer.  Passed: 6/0

 

POLICE REPORT

See attached.

Chief Lehman advised that there was a situation with improperly posted signs to show the snowmobile route.  This situation has been rectified.

President Logan directed Chief Lehman to handle the sprayer and motor home situation at the corner of State Street and Lahman Street.

 

ENGINEER'S REPORT

(Ralph Tompkins)

Ralph Tompkins advised the board that they are in the process of putting together cost estimates for the sewer lining project. 

Motion made by S. Spangler, seconded by T. Schaneberg to approve the Grant Agreement from the Illinois Department of Transportation for the repair of Lahman and Hughes Streets.  Passed:  6/0

 

LEGAL ISSUES

(Attorney Ehrmann)

Motion made by S. Spangler, seconded by T. Schaneberg to go into Executive Session at 7:30 p.m.  Passed:  6/0

Motion made by T. Schaneberg, seconded by K. Didier to come out of Executive Session at 7:43 p.m.  Passed:  6/0

No action taken during Executive Session.   

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

Motion made by K. Didier, seconded by S. Spangler to approve the Solid Waste Management Contract with Northern Illinois Disposal, Inc.  Passed:  6/0

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by K. Didier to approve a $5.00 per quarter garbage rate increase, to cover the cost of the new contract, beginning January 1, 2010. 

Passed:  6/0

Motion made by S. Spangler, seconded by T. Schaneberg to pass a Resolution to support the Summer Harvest Festival and contribute $500.00 and 2-porta potties. 

Passed:  6/0 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

STREETS & ALLEYS

(T. Schaneberg Chairman)

See attached.

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by C. Murphy to pay Milton Wilcox $15.00/hour for 2 hours of street clean-up done after a recent storm.  Passed 6/0

 

WATER & SEWER

(K. Roop Chairman)

See attached.

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PROPERTIES

(D. Atkinson Chairman)

None

  

FINANCE COMMITTEE

(K. Didier Chairman)

None

 

HISTORIC PRESERVATION/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 8:51 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Lori J. Smith

Village Clerk