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Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met September 16

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 9, 2019

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Village of Cobden Board of Trustees met Sept. 16.

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 Todd Dietterle Patrick Brumleve Larry Hackethal Austin Sellars David Stewart

Also Present: B. J. Hale, Chad Eads, Jesse Adams, John Wingate, Travis Wisely, Terri Addison, Cherry

Connolly

Minutes of September 3, 2019 Regular Meeting

Motion was made by Sellars, seconded by Brumleve, to approve the Minutes of the September 3, 2019 regular meeting as presented. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Selfars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent: 0 - None Motion declared carried.

Downhill Derby – Terri Addison

Terri Addison updated the Board on the plans for the Downhil Derby and requested a temporary closure of a portion of Appleknocker Drive during the event. Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, to approve the closure of North Appleknocker Drive to West Ash Street from approximately 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 pm, on September 28. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6-Britt, Brumleve, Dietterie, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent 0 - None Motion declared carried. (Terri Addison then left the meeting.)

Zoning Permit - Francisco Lara

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, to issue Zoning Permit No. 967 to Francisco Lara for a residence. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayos: 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 Sellars, that presented bills in the amount of $24,804.25 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 Dietterle, to approve the Budget Report for the period ending Sepiember 12, 2019, as presented. Upon roll cal, the vote was:

Ayes; 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterie, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent: 0 - None Motion declared carried.

Line Item Transfers

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

Ayes: 6 - Brill, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent: 0 - None Motion declared carried.

Employee Expense Report

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

Monthly Police Report

The Cobden Police Department Report for the period ending August 31, 2019 was presented.

Appointment of Police Captain - Jesse Adams

The appointment of Jesse Adams to the rank of Police Captain was approved upon consent vote as follows:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Seliars, Stewart Nays: 0-None Absent: 0 -- None

Hiring Part-time Police Officers

Motion was made by Hackethal, seconded by Dietterle, to hire Greg Dillow, Travis Wisely, James Hammer and Alex Siegfried as part-time police officers at the hourly rate of $15.30. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent 0 - None Motion declared carried.

J. T. Blankinship, Inc. Invoice No. 20185

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to pay J. T. Blankinship, Inc. Invoice No. 20185 in the amount of $4,151.79. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Seilars, Stewart Nays; 0 - None Absent: 0 - None Motion declared carried.

Followell Construction Company, Inc. Payment Request #4

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to pay Payment Request #4 in the amount of $74,962,70 submitted by Followell Construction Company. Upon roll call, the vote was;

Ayes: 6 -- Briit, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent 0 - None Motion deciared carried.

Request for Sewer Adjustment

Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Dietterle, to approve a sewer credit in the amount of $108.77 for Pastor Amesquita who had a water leak at an outside hydrant. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Britt, Brumleve, Dietterle, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent: 0 - None Motion declared carried.

Sending Utility Bills via Email

Motion was made by Hackethal, seconded by Sellars, to approve the updating of the utility billing program to allow utility bills to be sent by email. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6 - Brill, Brumleve, Dietterie, Hackethal, Sellars, Stewart Nays: 0 - None Absent: 0 - None Motion declared carried.

Disc Golf Course Grand Opening

John Wingate presented a plan for the disc golf course grand opening tournament. The Board approved the date to be October 26, 2019. The Village will provide two portable disc golf baskets to members of the winning team and tournament participants will receive a free goif disc. (John Wingate then left the meeting.)

Gasoline Purchases

Trustee Dieiterle will meet with Vikram Patel al Discount Mart regarding the tax exempt status of the Village's gasoline purchases.

Surplus Property Bids

Bids were opened for the sale of surplus properly. Motion was made by Brumleve, seconded by Hackethal, to accept the highest bid for each item. Upon roll call, the vote was:

Ayes: 6- Britt, Brumleve, Dietlerle, 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 6:45 p.m.

http://cobdenil.com/minutes/2019/Minutes%20September%2016%2C%202019.pdf

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