Village Board Minutes


VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 21, 2014

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 Laura Curtis, Trustee Mike Lowery, Trustee Chris Faber, Trustee Ryan Lambert, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Mark Guethle.

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

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated 4/7/2014 and Committee of the Whole Minutes dated 4/7/2014
2. Approval of the Release of Certain Executive Session Minutes dated: 1/3/2011, 1/17/2011, 4/4/2011, 6/27/2011, 10/3/2011, 12/5/2011 and 8/20/2013

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

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of an Ordinance Amending the Zoning Provisions of the North
Aurora Municipal Code Regulating Indoor Athletic and Recreational Uses
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. 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).

2. Approval of an Ordinance Amending the Zoning Provisions of the North
Aurora Municipal Code Regulating Recreational Vehicle and Utility Trailer Screening
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).

3. Approval of a Bid from J&T Services for the Alder Drive / Tinseltown
Water Main Improvements in the Amount of $78,650.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (6-0).
4. Approval of a Bid from Hardin Paving Services for the 2014 Street
Improvements in the Amount of $2,186,186.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

5. Approval of Bill List dated 4/7/14 in the amount of $48,235.77
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).

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

ADMNISTRATOR REPORT
Status of Activity Center – Village Administrator Steve Bosco said that he would have a report regarding the insurance coverage at the next Village Board meeting.

Medical Marijuana – The Village has to allow a medical marijuana business into the Village, however, the Village can limit the location through zoning. The Village is currently looking at zoning restrictions.

Strategic planning – Plan is to have the goals in the budget by June 1st.

ATTORNEY - None
FIRE DISTRICT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Finance – Finance Director Bill Hannah congratulated the Village on the bond rate increase. Hannah added that he appreciated the Board’s support.
2. Community Development - None
3. Police – None
4. Public Works – The precon meeting for Safe Routes to Schools will be held on May 13th.
5. Water – None

EXECUTIVE SESSION – None

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