Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 23, 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 Mike Lowery, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Ryan Lambert, Trustee Mark Guethle, Village Clerk Lori Murray. Not in attendance: Trustee Chris Faber and Trustee Laura Curtis.

Staff in attendance: Village Administrator Steven Bosco, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Public Works Superintendent Mike Glock, Water Superintendent Paul Young, Police Chief David Summer, Community & Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS - None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

SWEARING IN OF NEW PATROL OFFICER – Officer Gerald R. Rekau

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated September 9, 2013
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. Motion approved (4-0).

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of an Ordinance Authorizing Execution of an Annexation Agreement
between the Village of North Aurora, Commonwealth Edison Company, Lafarge North America, Inc. and Lafarge Aggregates Illinois, Inc.
Mayor Berman opened the public hearing. Bruce Goldsmith on behalf of LaFarge gave a presentation regarding the property in consideration for annexation. LaFarge would not mine on the northerly section or east side to a point that is more than 1000 feet away from the nearest occupied structure. LaFarge is requesting the property be annexed to the Village and to bring it under the same restrictions as adopted in 2011.

There were no questions from the audience or the Board.

Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Mayor Berman – yes. Motion approved (5-0).
2. Approval of an Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory Owned by
Commonwealth Edison
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 Lowery – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

3. Approval of an Ordinance Zoning and Granting a Special Use for Underground
Mining to Commonwealth Edison Company for use by LaFarge Illinois Aggregates, Inc.
Motion for approval by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

Mayor Berman closed the public hearing at 7:15 pm

4. Approval of an Ordinance Approving a Plat of Resubdivision of Lots 3 and 4 in
the North Aurora Towne Centre, known as the “Gateway Industrial North Aurora Resubdivision”
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

5. Approval of Upgrade to Springbrook Finance Software for $23,400 and
Implementation of Purchase Order Module for $10,000
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes. Motion approved (4-0)

6. Approval of a Bid from Winkler’s Tree Service in the Amount of $12,560.765 for
the removal of 148 parkway tree stumps
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

7. Approval of a Revised MFT Resolution for MFT Funds in the Amount of
$597,108.41
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. Motion approved (4-0).

8. Approval of Bill List dated 9/9/2013 in the Amount of $376,434.78
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 Lowery – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

9. Approval of Bill List dated 9/23/2013 in the Amount of $214,162.73 and Bill List
dated 9/23/2013 in the Amount of $4,000.26
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

OLD BUSINESS – None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT – None

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Trustee Guethle noted that the Development Committee met last week and discussed the text amendment regarding trailers and boats.

TRUSTEES COMMENTS - None
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT - None
ATTORNEY’S REPORT - None
FIRE DISTRICT REPORT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
A. Finance – Monthly reports for August went out and the Village is on track for the current fiscal year.
B. Community Development – None
C. Police –The department was awarded a $17,000 grant for traffic enforcement and DUI controls. Service anniversaries: John Kerlin – 12 years, Mark Shillair – 8 years, Kristen Lohrstorfer – 8 years, Sean McCoy – 6 years, Ryan Peete – 1 year.
D. Public Works – Mike Glock reported that road projects are going well, as well as the Smoketree project.
E. Water - None

ADJOURNMENT
Motion to adjourn made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lambert. All in favor. Motion approved.

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk