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.
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
Chief Lehman introduced Ben Nagy and advised that he was interested in Law Enforcement and will be riding along with the Chief.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
STREETS & ALLEYS
(T. Schaneberg Chairman)
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)
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PROPERTIES
(D. Atkinson Chairman)
(K. Didier Chairman)
HISTORIC PRESERVATION/EARLY WARNING
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.
Lori J. Smith