January 08, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

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Official Minutes of the January 08, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

Village of Odell, Illinois

 

Council Room, Odell, Illinois, Monday January 08, 2018, a Regular Board Meeting was held this date at 7:00pm, at Village Hall, Council Room, 213 S. Front Street, with Acting Mayor Brian Mills presiding and with proper notice having been posted.

 

Roll Call

Roll call showed the following Trustee members were physically present:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills

Staff Present: Iris Thorne

Village Attorney Present: Ed Legner

Guests Present: Sgt. Bunting

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Acting Mayor Mills led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Minutes of the December 11, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to approve the minutes of the December 11, 2017 Regular Board Meeting; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 4;

Nays:   None

 

Treasurer’s Report

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

 

Odell Checking              $  154,364.52
Illinois Funds Gen Fund MM              $  143,870.18
Illinois Funds MFT Fund MM             $   58,490.46
Odell MFT Checking            $        501.09
Odell Tourism Checking                $  31,920.34
Odell Water Savings              $  102,922.60
Odell General CD’s              $  231,143.90

 

 

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

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 4;

Nays:   None

 

Bills

Board Listing Report #975 ran on January 08, 2018 at 11:13am representing all due bills for the Village due in January 2018, and Board Listing Report #976 ran on January 08, 2018 at 1:01pm representing all due bills for Tourism due in January 2018 plus the list of payments due and paid between meetings totaling $ 11,543.71 were presented for payment.

 

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to approve and pay all bills listed on the Board Listing Report #975 ran on January 08, 2018 at 11:13am and Board Listing Report #976 ran on January 08, 2018 at 1:01pm plus the list of payments due and paid between meetings totaling $ 11,543.71; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 4;

Nays:   None

 

Police Report

Sgt. Bunting submitted the activity report for the month of December showing 30 service calls.

 

Committee Reports

Water & Sewer – Acting Mayor Mills reported that a question and answer meeting has been set up with American Water for January 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

 

Police & Streets, Alleys – Acting Mayor Mills reported that the culvert on the South Spur that is on Village Right of Way has been cleaned out and shaped.

 

Finance Committee – Ed Legner has composed a letter to owners of the property along the south ditch.  Financing of the cleanup of the South Ditch is tabled until February.

OLD BUSINESS:

Clearwell Litigation

No action was taken on the Clearwell litigation item.

 

Clearwell Liner Contract

Acting Mayor Mills reported that the decontamination and testing of the Clearwell will begin this week.

Water Ordinance Amendment

The Water Ordinance Amendment was discussed briefly for clarification.

Sewer Ordinance Amendment

The Sewer Ordinance Amendment was discussed briefly for clarification.

Mediacom Ordinance

Trustee Brian Mills moved to raise the rate that the Village receives on the Mediacom bill to 5%; second by Trustee Brian Verdun;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, and Brian Mills – 3;

Nays:   Mark Tissiere – 1

 

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Ordinance & Affidavit

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to accept Ordinance #0118, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 4;

Nays:   None

 

Miscellaneous Old Business

There is no Miscellaneous Old Business to report.

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Resolution to change Tourism Annual Report’s Registered Agent

The Village is unable to obtain a signature from the former Registered Agent, Terry Joyner, for the filing of the “General Not For Profit Corporation Act” Annual Report with the Secretary of State.

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to approve a Resolution appointing Brian Mills to replace Terry Joyner as Registered Agent; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, and Mark Tissiere – 3;

Nays:   None

Absent: Brian Mills – 1

 

Miscellaneous New Business

There is no Miscellaneous New Business to report.

 

Trustee Lisa Lambert moved to adjourn at 7:46pm; second by Trustee Brian Verdun;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 4;

Nays:   None

 

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