February 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

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Official Minutes of the February 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

Village of Odell, Illinois

 

 

Council Room, Odell, Illinois, Monday February 13, 2017, a Regular Board Meeting was held this date at 7:00pm, at Village Hall, Council Room, 213 S. Front Street, with Mayor Terry Joyner presiding and with proper notice having been posted.

 

Roll Call

Roll call showed the following Trustee Members were physically present: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, and Joan Bullard

Staff Present: Iris Thorne; Mike Nabors

Village Attorney Present: Ed Legner & Nick Ehrgott

Guests Present: Tom Bennett & David Goad

 

Mayor Joyner called the meeting to order at 7:00pm., at which time a majority of a quorum was present.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Joyner led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Minutes of the January 17, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to approve the minutes of the January 17, 2017 Regular Board Meeting as printed; second by Trustee Joan Bullard;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

 

Treasurer’s Report

Iris Thorne reported that the Treasurer, Jim Rebholz, has supplied copies of an YTD Fund Summary and MTD Treasurers Report for the month ending January 31, 2017. Bank balances for the month ending January 31, 2017 are as follows:

 

Odell Checking              $   45,736.50
Illinois Funds Gen Fund MM              $ 102,154.26
Illinois Funds MFT Fund MM            $   79,129.99
Odell MFT Checking            $         500.54
Odell Tourism Checking            $   38,379.62
Odell Water Savings          $     97,370.30
Odell General CD’s              $ 228,890.02

 

Trustee Brian Mills moved to approve the Treasurers report; second by Trustee Brian Verdun;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

 

Bills

Board Listing Report #929 ran on February 13, 2017 at 11:40am representing all due bills for the Village for February 2017, and Listing Report #930 ran on February 13, 2017 at 12:50pm representing all due bills for Tourism for February 2017, plus one invoice from Livingston County Custodial Services for 73.70 were presented for payment.

 

Trustee Joan Bullard moved to approve and pay all bills on the Board Listing Report #929, dated February 13, 2017, ran at 11:40am, and Board Listing Report #930, dated February 13, 2017, ran at 12:50pm plus the Livingston County Custodial Services invoice for 73.70; second by Trustee Brian Verdun;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

 

Public Forum

Mayor Joyner invited Tom Bennett, State Representative, to address the board. Representative Bennett informed the board he stopped by to update the board and answer any questions. He stated that the legislature will be in its 100th General Assembly Session. After a short period of questions and discussion, Representative Bennett thanked the board for their time.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

Revision of Golf Cart/NEV Ordinance

The revision of the Golf Cart/NEV Ordinance is still pending. Issue is table until next month.

 

Clearwell Update

The Clearwell update is moved to Executive Session.

 

Clearwell – Recommendation Farnsworth

Farnsworth’s recommendation for the Clearwell issue is tabled until the next meeting.

 

Clearwell – Update

The Clearwell update is moved to Executive Session

 

Proposed Police Contract

Discussion of the proposed Police Contract centered on accountability of actual hours spent on patrol in Odell. Board members agreed that, while under contract, they will require the patrol officers to provide documentation of any hours spent patrolling within the Village.

 

Trustee Jamie Johnson moved that the Village approve the Intergovernmental Agreement for Police Services for the Village of Odell, Livingston County, for a monthly cost of $1,666.66 for 10 hours per week and up to 20 hours per week and send the daily activity report to them for the officer to fill out; second by Trustee Joan Bullard;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Joan Bullard – 4;

Nays:  Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills

Miscellaneous Old Business

There was no Miscellaneous Old Business to discuss.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Petition

Petition not received

 

MFT Program 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

Jamie Johnson moved to approve the MFT 2017-2018 Resolution for Maintenance of Streets and Highways by Municipality Under the Illinois Highway Code with the appropriated sum of $66,000.00; second by Brian Mills;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

 

Miscellaneous New Business

Employee Mike Nabors and Trustee Mark Tissiere researched prices on the cost of new street signs for the Village and presented the information to the board.

 

Trustee Brian Mills moved to purchase street signs with brackets needed, not to exceed $3500.00; second by Trustee Joan Bullard;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

 

Public Forum

David Goad, a resident of Odell, gave a short speech on his concern for the safety of the children in town. Mr. Goad stated that he is interested in starting a Neighborhood Watch Program.

The Board reassured Mr. Goad that he is welcome to organize a committee to begin working on a Neighborhood Watch Program.

 

Executive Session – Litigation

 

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to exit Regular Session and enter into Executive Session at 8:49pm to discuss the Clearwell Litigation; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

 

 

Regular Session Resumed

 

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to exit Executive Session and enter into Regular Session at 9:23pm; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

 

 

Trustee Lisa Lambert moved to adjourn at 9:25pm; second by Trustee Jamie Johnson;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas: Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills, Joan Bullard – 6;

Nays:  None

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