Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 7, 2014

CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order.

SILENT PRAYER – MEDITATION – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL
In attendance: Mayor Dale Berman, Trustee Laura Curtis, Trustee Chris Faber, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Mark Guethle, Village Clerk Lori Murray. Not in attendance: Trustees Mike Lowery and Ryan Lambert.

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

SWEARING IN OF NEW PATROL OFFICER
Kyle Jensen was sworn in at this time as the Village of North Aurora Police Department’s newest patrol officer.

PROCLAMATION
1. Arbor Day – Mayor Berman proclaimed April 24, 2014 as Arbor Day in the Village of North Aurora.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated 3/17/2014 and Committee of the Whole Minutes dated 3/17/2014

2. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 3/19/2014 in the amount of $5,304.48

Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved.

NEW BUSINESS

1. Approval of a Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Law Enforcement
Mutual Aid Agreement and the Existence and Formation of the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System by Intergovernmental Cooperation
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

2. Approval of a Resolution Authorizing Application or Kane County Riverboat
Grant for the 2014 Adams St. Water Main Extension
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

3. Approval of the purchase of 2,000 V3 MIU Radio Reads Units for $173,000.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Faber. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

4. Approval of a one time payment of $1,822.70 (55 hours of vacation time) in lieu
of time off to Jeremy Barkei
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

5. Rejection of Low Bid (not in conformance with bid specs) and Approval of
Lowest Responsive Bid for the SSA 4,8,9 & 11 Grass Cutting (2014-2016) in the Total Amount of $20,408.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

6. Approval of Pay Request No. 1 Partial, in the amount of $130,009.59 to Visu
Sewer of Illinois LLC for the 2014 Sanitary Sewer Rehab – CIPP
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

7. Approval of Bill List dated 4/7/2014 in the amount of $343,777.63
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

OLD BUSINESS - None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT - None
COMMITTEE REPORTS - None
TRUSTEES COMMENTS - None

ADMINISTRATOR
Village Administrator Steve Bosco reported that the Village’s IT Specialist started his employment with the Village today.

The strategic plan sheets are back from Sikich. Staff will meet this week to consolidate goals and will be discussed at the Board meeting in May.

ATTORNEY’S REPORT - None
FIRE DISTRICT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. FINANCE – None
2. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – None
3. POLICE – Chief Summer stated that the Village will be participating in the Drop it and Drive campaign. The program’s objective is to raise awareness of and end distracted driving.
4. PUBLIC WORKS – Mike Glock noted that this is the 6th year in a row that the Village of North Aurora has qualified for Tree City USA.
5. WATER – A Precon meeting was held with the painting contractor last Friday for the east tower painting project.

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

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk