Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
MAY 6, 2013


CALL TO ORDER – 7:00 pm
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order.

SILENT PRAYER – MEDITATION – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL
In attendance: Mayor Dale Berman, Trustee Chris Faber, Trustee Ryan Lambert, Trustee Mark Guethle, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Laura Curtis, Trustee Vince Mancini, Village Clerk Lori Murray.

Staff in attendance: Interim Village Administrator and Police Chief Dave Summer, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Public Works Superintendent Mike Glock, Water Superintendent Paul Young, Community and Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Village Attorney Carolyn Jansons (Drendel & Jansons).

AUDIENCE COMENTS - None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

PROCLAMATION
1. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Kane County – 25th Anniversary

PUBLIC HEARING
1. Public Hearing Regarding the Draft Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year
Beginning June 1, 2013 and Ending May 31, 2014
There were no audience comments or questions.

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated 4/15/2013 and C.O.W Minutes dated 4/15/2013
2. Approval of an Interim Bill List dated 4/24/2013 in the amount of $140,039.71

Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Mancini – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

OLD BUSINESS - None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT – None

INSTALLATION OF NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIALS
1. Oath of Office for Newly Elected Officials:
a. Dale Berman, Village President
b. Mark Guethle, Village Trustee
c. Chris Faber, Village Trustee
d. Michael Lowery, Village Trustee
e. Lori Murray, Village Clerk
NEW BOARD RECONVENED THE BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order.

ROLL CALL
In attendance: Mayor Dale Berman, Trustee Laura Curtis, Trustee Mike Lowery, Trustee Chris Faber, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Mark Guethle, Trustee Ryan Lambert, Village Clerk Lori Murray.

Staff in attendance: Interim Village Administrator and Police Chief Dave Summer, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Public Works Superintendent Mike Glock, Water Superintendent Paul Young, Community and Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Atty. Carolyn Jansons.

INVOCATION

PLAQUE PRESENTED TO OUTGOING BOARD MEMBER
Mayor Berman presented a plaque to Vince Mancini for his dedication to the Village as a Village Trustee for the past four years.

ELECTION OF PRESIDENT PRO TEM
Mayor Berman asked for the Board’s approval in appointing Trustee Mark Gaffino to the position of President Pro Tem for the next four years. The Board was in agreement.

NEW BUSINESS
1. An Ordinance Amending Title 3 of the North Aurora Code Regarding
Amusement Tax in the Village of North Aurora
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Trustee Curtis noted her concern that a significant portion of the taxes will not be realized and asked why this was not originally disclosed. Atty. Jansons said that it has to do with conflict between two taxes. Jansons said she could bring a report back to the Board to clarify if that is the desire of the Board. Trustee Faber said that this was something that was discussed extensively and that the extra 3% of the sales tax was a big part of the pitch that wasn’t brought up as it might be possible but that it was definitely part of the deal. Faber added that this is a significant change.

Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – no, Trustee Curtis – no. Motion approved (4-2).

2. Approval of Pay Request No. 1 for the 2013 Water Main Replacement to Scorpio Construction in the amount of $200,403.00 and Approval of a Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $6,500.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).



3. Approval of Pay Request No. 1 Partial to Insituform Technologies Inc for the 2013 Sanitary Sewer Lining Project in the Amount of $109,247.22
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

4. Approval of Water Services Company to perform the Leak Detection Survey in the amount of $9,450.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

5. An Ordinance Amending Chapter 5.51 of the North Aurora Municipal Code Regarding Cable and Video Customer Protection Law
Max Herwig, Village representative for the Cable Consortium, informed the Board that the State has passed a law suggesting each community pass this protection law via ordinance. Each of the communities in the consortium has been asked to adopt the ordinance at the local level. Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

6. Approval and Award of a Bid in the Amount of $1,785,785.00 to Builders
Paving, LLC, d/b/a Hardin Paving Services for the 2013 Street Improvements Program
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

7. Approval of a professional services agreement for the lawn mowing abatement contractor
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

8. Approval of an Ordinance Approving and Amendment to the Annexation Agreement for the property located on the northeast corner of Oak Street and Orchard Road (LFI Property)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino –yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

9. Approval of a Resolution approving a Tax Increment Finance District (TIF) façade grant request for the property located at 145 S Lincolnway (Interlate Systems).
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).



10. Approval of a Resolution approving a Tax Increment Finance District (TIF) façade grant request for the property located at 113 S. Lincolnway (A&W Restaurant)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

11. Approval of Bill List dated May 6, 2013 in the amount of $373,719.33
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

COMMITTEE REPORTS – None

TRUSTEE COMMENTS
Trustee Lambert thanked Trustee Mancini for his service on the Village Board.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT - None

ATTORNEY’S REPORT
Attorney Carolyn Jansons introduced Tyler Stevenson, a new associate with the office of Drendel & Jansons.

FIRE DISTRICT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
a. Finance – Bill Hannah thanked former Trustee Vince Mancini for all of his work during his years on the Board and welcomed newly elected Trustee Mike Lowery.
b. Community Development – None
c. Police - None
d. Public Works – Mike Glock welcomed the new trustees.
e. Water – Paul Young stated that the water main replacement is substantially complete and final pay request for Scorpio Const. would be coming to the Board.

EXECUTIVE SESSION – None

ADJOURNMENT
Motion made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert to adjourn the meeting. All in favor. Motion approved.


Respectfully Submitted,



Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk