Village of Park Ridge Monthly Board Meeting

Monday July 24, 2017

Village Hall

 

 

Meeting called to Order - President Patricia Baker called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:32 p.m.  Trustee Bergin was absent.  Trustee Busch, Trustee Sachs and Trustee Renfert were present.

 

Agenda Renfert moved to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes. 

 

June Minutes – Minutes from 6/23/17 were amended to reflect “not to exceed $12,000” for Affordable Tree Service’s quote for Village wide clean up.  Sachs moved to approve the June minutes for 5/16/17 Board of Review, 6/14/17, 6/19/17 and 6/23/17.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Treasurer’s Reports –

a.     Acceptance of April Treasurer’s Report due to reclassification – Money posted to Acct #24700 (due other taxing authority) was reclassed to Acct #5160002 (village hall – sewer) Sachs moved to approve the April Treasurer’s Report.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

b.     Acceptance of June Treasurer’s Report – Renfert moved to approve the June Treasurer’s Report.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

c.      Financial Audit – Audit will take place in August/September 2017.

d.     Expenses from June 12 Storm – Fire Chief Lepper began the required forms for the State.  The Village Clerk will complete and submit the forms.

e.     Clerk/Treasurer Institute Training – The Village Clerk provided information regarding the training and continued education for the clerk.

 

Acceptance of 2nd Quarter Building Permits – Busch moved to approve the 2nd Quarter Building Permits.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of Fire Chief’s 2nd Quarter Report – Sachs moved to approve the 2nd Quarter Report from the Fire Chief (including the 6/12/17 storm).  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion and possible action on approval of operator’s license applications – Renfert moved to approve all new operator licenses.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes. 

 

Committee Updates –

a.      Vicious Animal Ordinance was passed by Portage County

b.     Comprehensive update and discussion

c.      Zoning update on Timmy Cooper’s project

 

Discussion and possible action on Streets –

a.     Asphalt - A motion was made by Busch to accept the quote from A-1 Services for the Village Asphalt project in the amount of $3,728.00.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.  

b.     Swaling – A motion was made by Busch to accept the quote from Stuczynski for the Village Swaling project in the amount of $29,085.00.  Seconded by Sachs.  Discussion took place regarding the quotes.  There was concern that Tony’s Landscaping did not understand the scope of the project.  The motion from Busch and the Second from Sachs were withdrawn.  The decision for the Swaling project was tabled until August to provide time to provide more information to the vendors who are providing quotes.

c.      Grading Linwood & Greenbriar alleyway – A motion was made by Busch to request a quote from Rutkowski Trucking for grading the alleyway at Linwood & Greenbriar.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes.

d.     Repair Street Lights – Discussion took place regarding the various street lights that need repair.  The Village Clerk called Bushman Electric to schedule the street light repairs.

                  

Presentation – Open Meetings, District Attorney Louis Molepski – The presentation was postponed due to Molepski’s ill health.

 

Village Hall Update – Discussion took place regarding possible direct deposit option for employees.  An Ice Cream Social, organized by Village Residents, is scheduled for August 27, 2017.

 

Approval of June/July bills – Sachs moved to approve the bills.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

The next regular Board meeting will be on August 21, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.  

 

Busch moved to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.  Meeting adjourned at 6:47 p.m.

 

                                                                       

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                                                                        Kathy Bemowski, Clerk

 

 

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                                                                        Patricia Baker, President