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Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met June 17

By Michael Abella | Jul 13, 2019

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Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met June 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

Call to Order

Village President Paul Z. Tomazzoli called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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Upon roll call, the following Trustees were present:

Jean A. Britt, Patrick Brumleve, Todd Dletterle, Larry Hackethal, Austin Sellars, David Stewart

Also Present: B. J. Hale, Chad Eads, Cherry Connolly, John Wingate

Minutes of the June 3, 2019 Regular Meeting

Motion was made by Stewart, seconded by Sellars, to approve the Minutes of the June 3, 2019 regular meeting as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was;

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Seilars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 -- None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Change in Order of Agenda

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, fo change the order of the Agenda to discuss the Disc Golf Course at this stage of the meeting. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6-Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Disc Golf Course

John Wingate presented a price list for the proposed Disc Golf Course and offered his assistance in developing the course, Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, to approve $4,000 for developing the course. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes; 6 – Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. Mr. Wingate then left the meeting.

Zoning Permit

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, to issue Zoning Permit No. 965 to Tara Davis for an addition to her business. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays; 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Lelo Legyen

Approval of Bills and Salaries

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, that presented bills in the amount of $114,341.22 and regular salaries be approved for payment. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6-Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Budget Report

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Brill, to approve the Budget Report for the period ending June 13, 2019, as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Employee Expense Report

The Employee Expense Report for the period ending May 31, 2019 was presented.

Employee Wages

Motion was made by Sellars, seconded by Brumleve, to approve the following wages retroactive to first payroll in May. Upon roll call, the vote was,

Ayes: 6-Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays; 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Full-time employees will receive an increase of forty cents per hour with exception of Maria Braden who will receive an increase of fifty cents per hour; part-time employees will receive an increase of twenty cents per hour; Carmela Martinez will receive an increase of one dollar per hour.

Village Clerk's Monthly Report

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, to approve the Village Clerk's Report for the period ending May 31, 2019, as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Village Treasurer's Monthly Report

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, to approve the Village Treasurer's Report for the period ending May 31, 2019, as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietierle, Hacketha!, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Hiring Part-time Employees – Dylan Lewey, Joshua Burgess, Dakota Wieseman

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to hire Dylan Lewey, Joshua Burgess, and Dakota Wieseman for part-time summer help to be paid minimum wage. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Brift, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Sidewalk Repair and Replacement

Motion was made by Hackethal, seconded by Brumleve, to accept a proposal from Plott Construction in the amount of $11,800.00 for repair and replacement of sidewalks on South Jefferson Street, South Front Street and South Appleknocker Drive. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 -- Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethat, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. Plott's proposal was the only bid received for the project.

Monthly Police Report

The Monthly Police Report for the period ending May 31, 2019 was presented.

Union County Drug Task Force

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, to join the Union County Drug Task Force. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 4 - Britt, Brumleve, Djetterle, Stewart 

Nays: 2 - Hackethal, Sellars 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried.

Ordinance No. 2019-995 - Sewer Rates

Motion was made by Hackethaf, seconded by Dietterle, to pass ORDINANCE NO. 2019-995 - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 38-4-79 OF THE REVISED CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF COBDEN. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Brité, Brumleve, Dieiterle, Hackethal, Selars, Stewart

Nays: 0- None

Absent 0 - None

Motion declared carried.

This Ordinance increases sewer rates.

Renewal Agreement. UCI Testing

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to renew the agreement with UCI Testing. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes; 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dịetterle, Hackethal, Seliars, Stewart

Nays: 0 - None

Absent: 0 - None

Motion declared carried.

This is for required drug testing of gas system employees.

Peach Festival Parade - Theme and Grand Marshal

The Board was in agreement to honor the Cobden Women's Club by choosing them as Grand Marshal for this year's Peach Festival Parade. The theme of the parade will be "Celebrating our Agricultural History".

Donations to Cobden Community Park

A billing insert will be sent with the July utility billing asking for donations to the park fund for the disc golf course and other park expenses.

A donation of $500 was received from Beck Simonds of E. T. Simonds Construction Company for replacing the pads on the basketball goal posts in the downtown park and for replacement nets.

SIMEC News Release

A news release from SIMEC advising electric aggregation customers that Ameren's rate is now lower than Homefield will be sent with the July utility bills.

Appointment to Zoning Board – Debra Taylor

Mayor Tomazzoli's appointment of Debra Taylor to the Cobden Zoning Board was approved by  consent vote as follows:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart

Nays: 0 - None Absent: 0 - None

Computer Server Upgrade

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to accept a quote in the amount of  $4,735.14 to upgrade the computer server in the Village Hall. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes; 6 - Briti, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None

Motion declared carried.

Adjournment

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, that the Regular Meeting of the Village Board of Trustees be adjourned.

Motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 6:55 p.m.

http://cobdenil.com/minutes/2019/Minutes%20June%2017%2C%202019.pdf

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