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Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met October 7

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 9, 2019

Meeting 02

Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met Oct. 7.

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. 

Roll Call 

Upon roll call, the following Trustees were present: 

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

Also Present: B. J. Hale, Jacob Sanders, Jesse Adams, Jesse Vicente, Greg Dillow, Cody Gwaltney, Chad  Eads, Don Barden, Kate Krampf, Cindy Royster, Philip Royster, Mark Krampf, Cherry Connolly 

Minutes of September 16, 2019 Regular Meeting 

Motion was made by Diellerle, seconded by Sellars, to approve the Minutes of the September 16, 2019 regular meeting as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Zoning Permit No. 968 – Jerry Holman 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, to issue Zoning Permit No. 968 to Jerry Holman for a carport. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Approval of Bills and Salaries 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, that presented bills in the amount of $115,389.58 and regular salaries be approved for payment. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Budget Report 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Sellars, to approve the Budget Report for the period ending September 30, 2019, as presented. Upon rofl call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Line Item Transfers 

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

Ayes; 6 -- Britt, Brumleve, Dietierle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart 

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Village Clerk's Monthly Report 

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

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Employee Expense and Overtime Report 

The Employee Expense and Overtime Report for the period ending August 31, 2019 was presented. 

Request for Payment of Redevelopment Costs - STL Equities, LLC 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to approve Request for Payment of Redevelopment Costs in the amount of $6,185.53 as submitted by STL Equities, LLC. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 -- None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Monthly Police Report 

The Cobden Police Department Monthly Report for the period ending September 30, 2019 was presented. 

Intergovernmental Agreement - Cobden Unit School Resource Officer Services 

Motion was made by Dietterle, seconded by Britt, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Cobden Unit School District No. 17 for School Resource Officer Services. Upon roll call, the vote was; 

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Cobden Fire Department Minutes 

The Minutes of the September 16, 2019 Fire Department meeting were presented. 

Request for Sewer Adjustment-Louis Britt 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, to approve sewer credit in the amount of $177.39 to the estate of Ruby Britt as a result of possible vandalism of an outside hydrant. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

Ayes: 5 – Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Seilars, Stewart 

Nays: 0- None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Abstain: 1 - Britt 

Motion declared carried. 

Veterans Day Service - November 9, 2019 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to spend up to $100.00 for a Veterans Day Service at the Cobden Veterans Memorial on November 9, 2019. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Restroom Maintenance at Community Park 

The Village employees have received compliments and expressions of appreciation regarding the maintenance of the restrooms at the Cobden Community Park, 

Disc Golf Course Tournament 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to spend up to $50.00 for refreshments for the Disc Golf Tournament. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 -- None 

Absent 0 - None 

Motion declared carried. 

Tax Exempt Gasoline Purchases 

Trustee Dietterle and Village Clerk Winzenburger met with the owner of Discount Mart and have resolved the issue of the tax exempt status of gasoline purchases. Gasoline purchases by the Village will be exempt from the federal gasoline tax. 

Closed Session - Resignation/Removal from Board of Trustees 

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Stewart, to enter Closed Session for the purpose of discussing the resignation/removal from Board of Trustees. Upon roll call, the vote was: 

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

Nays: 0 - None 

Absent: 0 - None 

Motion declared carried and the Board entered Closed Session at 6:15 p.m. 

Return to Regular Session 

The Board returned to regular session at 7:23 p.m. 

Public Comment 

Business owner Cindy Royster voiced her support for the Police Department. She also stated her displeasure about the former Village-owned patrol vehicle parked on the street prior to the Downhill Derby with partial lettering removed leaving the wording "COBDEN ICE". (This vehicle was sold to Austin Sellars as surplus property.) 

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 7:25 p.m. 

http://cobdenil.com/minutes/2019/Minutes%20October%207%2C%202019.pdf

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