Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda 03/15/17

 

VILLAGE OF RIVER HILLS BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

VILLAGE HALL   WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017 AT 7:00 PM

 MINUTES

 1.ROLL CALL:

was answered by President Stephen Anderson, Trustee Peggy Russo, Trustee David Fritz, Trustee Peter Kingwill, and Trustee Kurt Glaisner.  Not present Trustees Bill Walker and Trustee Chris Noyes.  Also present were Chris Lear, Village Manager; Bill Dineen, Village Attorney; Kurt Fredrickson, DPW Superintendent; and Todd Cowie, Police Chief.

2. CONSENT AGENDA:

Agenda

Minutes of January 18, 2017 Village Board meeting

Voucher List

2017 Arbor Day Proclamation

Resolution No. 2017-01 International Migratory Bird and Arbor Day

Motion by Fritz/Russo to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA MATTERS

None

4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

None

5. REPORT OF VILLAGE PRESIDENT

The new village website is up and running and any suggestions would be appreciated

Reminder that the May meeting has been changed to the 9th.

6. REPORT OF VILLAGE MANAGER

2017 Audit is complete and the report should be available for the May meeting

All updates have been made to the 2016 financials and the report describes any discrepancies

7. REPORT OF RIVER HILLS POLICE DEPARTMENT

There is a new UCR report available to show all activity for 2016

There will be some upcoming training for officers to include CPR, shooting, and bomb threat

Approve purchase of 2017 squad car from Ewald Automotive – $20,569.50

Motion by Kingwill/Russo to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

8. REPORT OF NORTH SHORE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Representative unable to attend meeting so there is no report.

9. 2017 DPW SEWER REHABILITATION BIDS: STREET PAVING AND EQUIPMENT BIDS

2017 Pavement Recycling and Resurfacing Program bid by Payne and Dolan – $253,836.30

Motion by Kingwill/Fritz to approve.  Motion carried unanimously

Dean Court Sewer Removal and Replacement Project bid by Globe Contractors – $55,620.00

Motion by Fritz/Russo to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

Replacement of Tandem Dump Truck bid by Truck Country – $84,724.00; Dump Truck Box and Hydraulic Installation bid by Casper’s Truck Equipment – $22,455.00

Motion by Fritz/Kingwill to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

Replacement of the Box Salter bid by Truck Equipment – $10,190.00

Motion by Kingwill/Glaisner to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

10. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-02 APPROVING A STATE TRUST FUND LOAN OF $514,354 FINANCING 2017 CAPITAL PROJECTS

Motion by Fritz/Glaisner to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

11. CLAIM FOR EXCESSIVE ASSESSMENT – KIERAN DONOHUE, 1155 W. DEAN RD

Home owner not present

12. CLAIM FOR EXCESSIVE ASSESSMENT – LINDA WRIGHT, 1777 W BRADLEY RD

Home owner Linda Wright gave a summary of the request submitted by her lawyer as to why they felt her property was over assessed.

13. CLAIM FOR EXCESSIVE ASSESSMENT AND UNLAWFUL TAXES – BRIAN AND DEBRA STARK, 1765 W BRADLEY RD

Home owner Brian Stark gave a summary of the request submitted on the demolition of the pool house and how that value was never taken off of the properties assessed value.

14. 10 YEAR BUDGET AND CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FORECAST

Village Accountant Marc DeVries gave a summary of what the 10 year forecast could end up being based on previous history. Trustee Fritz requested he go back 15 years instead of 5.  A new report will be submitted at the May 2017 meeting.

15. CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SEC. 19.85(g) CONFERING WITH LEGAL COUNSEL FOR ADVICE CONCERNING STRATEGY TO BE ADOPTED BY THE BODY WITH RESPECT TO LITIGATION IN WHICH IT IS LIKELY TO BECOME INVOLVED RELATED TO AGENDA ITEMS 11-13

Motion by Kingwill/Russo to move agenda items 11, 12, and 13 into closed session. Motion carried unanimously.

16. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION TO TAKE ACTION ON ANY ITEM FROM CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Russo/Kingwill to deny Donohue claim – item 11 – and direct Village Manager to send notice of the Village Boards decision.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Russo/Kingwill to deny Wright claim – item 12 – and direct Village Manager to send notice of the Village Boards decision.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Russo/Kingwill to deny Stark claim – item 13 – and direct Village Manager to send notice of the Village Boards decision.  Motion carried unanimously.

17. ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Fritz/Kingwill to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

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