VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
Monday, February 16, 2015
Trustee Kathy Budelier called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:30 p.m. Trustees Jim LaMar, Trish Baker and Gordon Renfert were present. President Tom Gloudemans was excused. Also present were Steve Dobeck, ConsTrucks; Jim Krems, County Supervisor; and Jim Powell, 29 Ridgewood Drive.
Agenda – Baker moved to approve the agenda with Item 6 following Item 7. Seconded by LaMar. Carried with no negative votes.
January Caucus Minutes – LaMar moved to approve the January caucus minutes. Seconded by Renfert. Carried with no negative votes.
January Minutes – LaMar moved to approve the January minutes. Seconded by Baker. Carried with no negative votes.
January Treasurer’s Report – Renfert moved to accept the January Treasurer’s Report. Seconded by LaMar. The Clerk reported that the Workers’ Comp audit went smoothly; paperwork for the 2014 Form C has been delivered to the accountant; 1099s/1096 have been mailed; she completed the DNR High Capacity Well Report; the February settlement is completed; the final election report for 2014 has been filed; and, she has filed the clerk’s half of the fire dues self-certification. Motion carried with no negative votes.
Street Update – Steve Dobeck, route supervisor for ConsTrucks, noted that he would be plowing Village streets while our regular driver recovers from a back injury. There were no suggestions for improvement, and board members thanked Dobeck for coming.
Presentation by County Board Supervisor – Krems covered numerous topics:
The Board thanked Krems for coming.
Discussion and possible action on operator’s license applications – LaMar moved to approve the applications of Willms and Marshall, and to approve Gollata’s application pending her providing proof of completing responsible beverage service training. Seconded By Renfert. Carried with no negative votes.
Discussion and possible action on policy for use of Village Hall – LaMar offered to collect information from other municipalities regarding use policies for municipal buildings for discussion at a future meeting. No action taken.
Discussion and possible action on gun policy for Village Hall – No action taken. The Clerk will provide the minutes from the 2011 regarding the Board’s earlier decision to not take action on a concealed carry ordinance. It was agreed that Ordinance 9.02, Possession and Use of Firearms and Other Dangerous Weapons, should be reviewed as well.
Village Hall Update – The furnace room is maintaining adequate heat, so no further action is required at this time.
Approval of February bills – LaMar moved to approve the bills. Seconded by Renfert. Carried with no negative votes.
The next regular Board meeting will be convened on March 16, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall.
With no further business before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.