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Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met July 1

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 15, 2019

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Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met July 1.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

Call to Order

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

Roll Call

Upon roll call, the following Trustees were present:

Jean A. Britt Patrick Brumleve Larry Hackethal

Austin Sellars David Stewart

Also Present: Scott Harvel, Asa Busby, Cherry Connolly, John Wingate

Minutes of the June 17, 2019 Regular Meeting

Motion was made by Sellars, seconded by Brift, to approve the Minutes of the June 17, 2019 regular meeting as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes; 4 - Britt, Brumieve, Hackethal, Sellars 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 2 - Dietterle, Stewart 

Motion declared carried.

(Trustee Stewart arrived at the meeting.)

John Wingate - Disc Golf Course

John Wingate advised the Board that the equipment for the Disc Golf Course has arrived and offered his assistance in building the course. He will contact Superintendent Eads. Mr. Wingate then left the meeting.

Sheriff Scott Harvel and Deputy Asa Busby

Sheriff Scott Harvel commented on issues regarding law enforcement in the County. The Sheriff's Department will be upgrading their radio equipment in the future, but existing analog radios will still be capable of sending and receiving transmissions. Meetings with Union County police chiefs have begun and will be held the fourth Thursday of each month.

Deputy Asa Busby stated he does not plan to retire in the near future as the Drug Task Force officer. Sheriff Harvel assured the Board that if Deputy Busby were to leave the position, another deputy would be trained to fill the position.

Sheriff Harvel and Deputy Busby then left the meeting.

Approval of Bills and Salaries

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Britt, that presented bills in the amount of $52,717.84 and regular salaries be approved for payment. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 5 - Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays; 0 - None 

Absent: 1 - Dietterie 

Motion declared carried,

Budget Report

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to approve the Budget Report for the period ending June 27, 2019, as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 5 - Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 1 - Dietterle 

Motion declared carried.

Line Item Transfers

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, to approve line item transfers as requested. Upon roll call, the vote was:

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Ayes: 5 - Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 1 – Dietterle 

Motion declared carried.

Draft Tax Levy Ordinance

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, to approve the draft of the Tax Levy Ordinance.

A Truth in Taxation hearing will be scheduled prior final approval. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 5 -- Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 1-Dietterle 

Motion declared carried.

Cobden Fire Department Minutes

The Minutes of the June 17, 2019 Fire Department meeting were presented.

Utilities Committee Report

Chairman Hackethal reported on the effect of the recent flooding on the sewer system.

Park Committee Report

Chairman Stewart has scheduled a fundraising basketball tournament on July 27, 2019.

Chairman Stewart reported that the Cobden Lions Club will be requesting use of the Community Park for Peach Festival activities.

Downtown Flag Display

It was noted that two flags are missing from the downtown flag display. Replacements were ordered and received.

Closed Session Minutes – May 21, 2007

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Sellars, to open and review the Minutes of the May 21, 2007 Closed Session. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 5 - Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 1 -- Dietterle 

Motion declared carried.

The Village Clerk opened and read the Minutes. Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Britt, to approve the Minutes of the May 21, 2007 Closed Session as read. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 5 – Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Seliars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 1 - Dietterle 

Motion declared carried.

Closed Session Minutes - July 7, 2014

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Sellars, to open and review the Minutes of the July 7, 2014 Closed Session. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 5 - Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 1 - Dietferle 

Motion declared carried.

The Village Clerk opened and read the Minutes. Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Sellars, to approve the Minutes of the July 7, 2014 Closed Session as read. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 5 - Britt, Brumleve, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent 1 - Dietterle 

Motion declared carried,

Adjournment

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, that the Regular Meeting of the Village Board of Trustees be adjourned. Motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 6:37 p.m.

http://cobdenil.com/minutes/2019/Minutes%20July%201%2C%202019.pdf

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