September 10, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

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 Village Of Odell

Official Minutes of the Sep. 10, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

Village of Odell, Illinois

 

Council Room, Odell, Illinois, Monday Sep. 10, 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, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills

Staff Present: Iris Thorne

Village Attorney Present: Ed Legner, Nick Ehrgott

Guests Present: See list

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Acting Mayor Mills led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

Minutes of the August 13, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

Trustee Brian Verdun moved to approve the minutes from the August 13, 2018 Board Meeting; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, Brian Mills – 5;

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 August 31, 2018. Bank balances for the month ending August 31, 2018 are as follows:

 

Odell Checking              $    28,273.38
Illinois Funds Gen Fund MM            $    121,315.20
Illinois Funds MFT Fund MM             $   75,059.74
Odell MFT Checking           $       501.16
Odell Tourism Checking              $ 41,256.03
Odell Water Reserve              $  106,977.29
Odell General CD’s              $  233,043.28

 

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

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

 

Bills

Board Listing Report #13 ran on Sep. 08, 2018 at 11:55am representing all due bills for the Village due in Sep 2018, and Board Listing Report #`14 ran on Sep. 08, 2018 at 12:30pm representing all due bills for Tourism due in Sep. 2018 and late invoices for 30.48 from Bohm’s PST and 4,098.74 from Ditchwitch and the between Meeting Paid Bill List for 6,829.84.

 

 

Trustee Brian Mills moved to approve the bills on Board Listing Report #13 ran on Sep. 08, 2018 at 11:55am representing all due bills for the Village due in Sep 2018, and Board Listing Report #14 ran on Sep. 08, 2018 at 12:30pm representing all due bills for Tourism due in Sep. 2018 and late invoices for 30.48 from Bohm’s PST and 4,098.74 from Ditchwitch and the between Meeting Paid Bill List for 6,829.84; second by Trustee Brian Verdun;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

 

Police Report

Sgt. Mitchell was present to represent the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department and reported that there were 24 calls during the month of August.

 

Committee Reports

Water & Sewer

 

Police & Streets, Alleys

 

Finance Committee – Finance reported that they are still in the process of updating the employment policy

OLD BUSINESS:

 

Water & Debt Rate Recommendation

The Water and Sewer Committee discussed various recommendations with the Board.  The water debt rate was tabled until a Special Meeting can be arranged with our Auditor.

 

Train Horn

Acting Mayor Mills has researched the train horn issue and advises against requesting a quiet zone when the train comes thru town. His recommendation stems from the fact that there would be a liability issue on the Village if there were an accident plus the Village would be responsible for upgrades to crossings in the future.

 

Clearwell Litigation Update

There will be an Executive Session to discuss the Clearwell Litigation.

 

Master Pole Attachment Agreement

Attorney Legner has provided a Master Pole Attachment Agreement for the Board to review and discuss at the October meeting. Issue is tabled until the October meeting.

 

Republic Services Addendum

The board discussed the Addendum and does not want to take action at this time.

 

Miscellaneous Old Business (discussion only)

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Audit – Rick Phillips

Auditor Rick Phillips was unable to attend tonight’s meeting. The audit is tabled until a Special Meeting can be arranged.

 

Lift Stations Generator Bids

Acting Mayor Mills is still waiting to receive spec’s needed to put out bids for lift stations generators.

 

Village Hall Sidewalk Repair Bid

Acting Mayor Mills has not received an estimate from Lovell on the repair of the Village sidewalk.

 

Resolution in Support of the Designation of Route 66 as a National Historic Trail

Attorney Legner has prepared a Resolution in Support of the Designation of Route 66 as a National Historic Trail.  Trustee Jamie Johnson moved to approve the Resolution in Support of the Designation of Route 66 as a National Historic Trail; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

 

Miscellaneous New Business (discussion only)

Acting Mayor Mills reported that he is still waiting on Eppel to drill the holes for the Pavilions on the Trail.

 

Trustee Jamie Johnson moved to enter into executive session at 8:00pm for the purpose of discussing the Clearwell Litigation; second by Brian Mills;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

 

Executive Session

 

Trustee Jamie Johnson moved to exit Executive Session and enter into Regular Session at 8:07pm; second by Trustee Brian Verdun;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

 

Regular Session

 

Trustee Brian Mills moved to enter into Executive Session at 8:08pm to discuss Personnel Issues; second by Trustee Mark Tissiere;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

 

 

Executive Session

 

Trustee Jamie Johnson moved to exit Executive Session and enter into Regular Session at 8:30pm; second by Trustee Brian Verdun;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

 

Regular Session

 

Trustee Lisa Lambert moved to adjourn at 8:37pm; second by Trustee Jamie Johnson;

 

Approved by roll call vote:

Yeas:  Brian Verdun, Lisa Lambert, Jamie Johnson, Mark Tissiere, and Brian Mills – 5;

Nays:   None

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