Monday, August 19, 2013

5:30 p.m. – Village Hall – 24 Crestwood Drive


President Tom Gloudemans called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:32 p.m.  Trustees Patricia Baker, Jim LaMar and Gordon Renfert were present.  Trustee Kathy Budelier was excused.  Also present were Bob Daniels (219 Sunrise Avenue), Dale Marth (Advanced Disposal) and Nick Achtermeier (Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal).


Agenda – LaMar moved to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Baker.  Carried with no negative votes.


July Minutes – LaMar moved to approve the July minutes.  Seconded by Baker.  Carried with no negative votes.


July Treasurer’s Report – Renfert moved to accept the Treasurer’s Report.  Seconded by Baker.  The Clerk reported that she had contacted the County Treasurer to correct the overpayment to the Village in the August settlement.  Motion carried with no negative votes.


Discussion and possible action on operator’s license applications – LaMar moved to deny the application of Candace Buck for not meeting licensing requirements and for falsifying her application, and to approve the application of Gail Golomski pending proof of training.  Seconded by Renfert.  Motion carried with no negative votes.


Discussion and possible action on distressed property in Village – Gloudemans reported on progress made by the owner of 112 Linwood and summarized a conversation he had the previous evening with the owner.  LaMar moved to adhere to the June 1 signed agreement, and if the owner fails to completely replace the windows, siding, soffit and fascia by August 30, the Village will contact its attorney on September 3 to begin the razing process.  Seconded by Renfert.  Roll call vote:  LaMar – aye, Baker – aye, Renfert – no, Gloudemans – aye.


Discussion and possible action on amending Ordinances 10.05 and 10.06 – Baker moved to amend the following at the next board meeting with the following described changes:  add specified language to Ordinance 10.05, Section I to identify additional things as public nuisances and to add a reference to the new language in 10.05 at the end of Ordinance 10.06, Section I, Subsection C.  Seconded by LaMar.  Carried with no negative votes.  The Clerk was asked to provide penalty information for these ordinances at the next monthly board meeting for discussion and possible action.  Bob Daniels (219 Sunrise Avenue) suggested ways to raise awareness in the Village of the various ordinances that address the upkeep of Village property. 


Discussion and possible action on waste and recycling contract – Baker moved to notify Advanced Disposal of the Village’s intention to terminate its agreement with Advanced Disposal at the end of 2013.  Seconded by LaMar.  It was noted that this is being done to keep the agreement from automatically renewing and to allow time for the Village to review proposals beyond August 31, the termination notice deadline.  Carried with no negative votes.  The Board then reviewed proposals on hand and formulated seven follow-up questions for all vendors to answer.  A deadline of September 6, 2013 was set for receiving new or revised proposals and the responses to the follow-up questions.


Discussion and possible action on street renewal – Those present reviewed a draft of a letter to be included in the fall newsletter soliciting feedback from property owners on street projects.  It was agreed that October 1, 2013 should be the deadline for receiving responses.


Odessa Court Update – Rowe has purchased the last lot and plans to begin construction this fall.


Village Hall Update – No report.


Street Update – Chip seal work has been completed.  Work on Hillcrest drywell near 411 Greenbriar to improve drainage has been completed. 


Sewer Update – No report.


Approval of bills – LaMar moved to approve the bills.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.


Set date for next regular meeting – The next regular meeting will be on September 16, 2013.   


There being no further business before the board, the meeting adjourned at 7:33 p.m.