Village of Coal Valley Board of Trustees, September 21, 2016 Minutes
The village of Coal Valley Board of Trustees met Sept. 21 to set Halloween hours.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
"The Board of Trustees, consisting of six (6) members, shall be elected to office for a four (4) year term, but at no time shall all members of the Board be elected at the same time. Three (3) members of the Board shall be elected at each biennial election, according to the method provided by statute. The Board shall be the legislative department of the Village government, and shall perform such duties and have such powers as may be delegated by statute to it."
VILLAGE OF COAL VALLEY MINUTES OF THE REGULAR VILLAGE BOARD MEETING WEDNESDAY September 21, 2016
Held September 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm, in the Board Chambers in Village Hall, Coal Valley, Illinois
1. Call to Order
The regular meeting of the Village Board was called to order at 6:00 pm Mayor Emil Maslanka.
2. Roll Call
Present: Dick Stone, Dale Keppy, Mike Bartels, Dave Timmons, Bruce Crowe Absent: Kathy Cornish
Establishment of a quorum.
3. Pledge of Allegiance
Staff present at the meeting were: Amber Dennis – Village Clerk & Jack Chick – Chief of Police.
4. Reading and Approval of Minutes
A Motion was made by Mike Bartels to approve the minutes of the regular board meeting and executive session held September 7, 2016, Dick Stone seconded, all ayes motion was carried.
5. Public Presentation/ Recognition and/or Public Comments
Chuck Stone – Made a comment that the light pole on East 12th Avenue and East 5th Street has been down for two weeks and would like the Village to get in touch with MidAmerican to get it repaired. Chief Chick stated that MidAmerican has been contacted and the Village would be getting in touch with them again this week.
Kevin Stickell – Approached the Board questioned why Halloween bags are purchased for the Children at Bicentennial school. Chief Chick stated that it’s a goodwill purchase for the community. Mr. Stickell also stated that he thinks that bullet proofing the front office is excessive and too expensive. Mr. Stickell also spoke with the Chief regarding the length of time it takes to replace a squad car for the Police Department.
6. Reports from the President and Other Officers (on matters not otherwise appearing on the Agenda)
Mayor Maslanka also stated that he got a message from the State Project Manager regarding the water project and he plans on having a summary review, and he said that the projected interest rate will be 1.65%.
Mayor Maslanka relayed that he spoke with some residents about the no parking signs and plans to bring it back to the Board at the second meeting in October.
Mayor Maslanka stated that the Craftco machine will be returned the beginning of October as the street tarring will be complete by then. The mayor also thanked Trustee Dale Keppy for helping out the Public Works Department last week by mowing and tarring streets.
B. Trustees – Dale Keppy stated that he enjoyed working with Public Works the past week. Mr. Keppy also stated that he called the Village of Port Byron, Geneseo and Eldridge and spoke to them about the front office security measures. None of the towns mentioned have bullet proof glass, the only security measure taken was cameras and a panic button.
C. Staff - Chief Chick stated that he has been dealing with the Moline High School homecoming super group teepeeing homes in Coal Valley. Chief Chick will be talking with the School Board and principal regarding the issues.
7. Unfinished Business
There was no unfinished business presented.
8. New Business
A. Halloween Hours -
Mayor Maslanka stated that in the past the Halloween hours have been 5:00pm to 8:00pm, and would like to do the same on Monday October 31, 2016. Stone made a motion to accept the Halloween hours of 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Crowe seconded, all ayes motion passed.
B. Introduction of Full & Part Time Officers
Chief Chick introduced Alex Hill who will be the Village’s newest full time officer and Todd Whitchelo who will act as a part time officer. They both gave a little information on their backgrounds. The Board welcomed them to the Village.
C. Payment of the Bills –
Dick Stone questioned the charge for the IML conference. Mayor Maslanka stated that it is the conference that Penny Woods and Annette Ernst are currently attending. Stone made a motion to approve the bills. Bartels seconded, roll call: Stone; aye, Keppy; aye, Bartels; aye, Timmons; aye, Crowe; aye. Motion carried.
Bartels made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Stone seconded, all ayes, and motion was carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:30pm.
Amber Dennis Village Clerk
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