REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN GROVE

LEE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

 

NOVEMBER 9, 2009 MINUTES APPROVED DECEMBER 14, 2009

On November 9, 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 7:03 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.

 

MINUTES

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by K. Didier to approve the Minutes of the Public Hearing and Regular Meeting of October 12, 2009.  Passed 6/0

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

See attached.

Marilyn Spangler advised the board that the Halloween Party went well and she hadn't heard anything negative.

Joan Sage from Comcast presented the previously approved Contract Agreement for President Logan to sign.

Doug Richmond was present from Northern Illinois Disposal.

Motion made by K. Roop, seconded by T. Schaneberg to go into Executive Session at 7:15 p.m.  Passed 6/0

Motion made by K. Didier, seconded by T. Schaneberg to come out of Executive Session at 7:40 p.m.  Passed 6/0

No action was taken in executive session.

 

VILLAGE CLERK'S REPORT

See attached.

 

BILLS & LATE BILLS

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

 

OTHER PER CLERK

None

 

POLICE REPORT

See attached.

 

ENGINEER'S REPORT

(Ralph Tompkins)

None

 

LEGAL ISSUES

(Attorney Ehrmann)

Motion made by T. Schaneberg, seconded by S. Spangler to accept the Final Reading of Golf Cart Ordinance No. 700-09 as presented, including the May 1st to April 30th permitting date to become effective January 1, 2010.  Passed 4/2  

Note:  K. Roop - nay

           C. Murphy - nay

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

Motion made by S. Spangler, seconded by T. Schaneberg to approve Christmas gifts for the employees as follows:       Full Time - $60.00 - White House Gift Certificate

Part Time - $30.00 - White House Gift Certificate

Passed 6/0

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

STREETS & ALLEYS

(T. Schaneberg Chairman)

None

 

WATER & SEWER

(K. Roop Chairman)

See attached.

After some discussion regarding a rate increase and other complaints with water discoloration, Trustee Roop will request Illinois Rural Water to come talk to the board with regards to what is going on with the water.

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PROPERTIES

(D. Atkinson Chairman)

None

  

FINANCE COMMITTEE

(K. Didier Chairman)

Motion made by T. Schaneberg, seconded by K. Roop to accept the Treasurer's Report.  Passed 6/0

Motion made by S. Spangler, seconded by K. Roop to accept as a First Reading the 2009/2010 Tax Levy No. 701-09.  Passed 6/0

 

HISTORIC REPORT/EARLY WARNING

See attached.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

President Logan and Trustee Roop will be looking at the contract with T-6 Broadband, since it will be coming up for renewal.

 

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 9:09 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Lori J. Smith

Village Clerk