VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MINUTES
Monday, September 18, 2017
Discussion and possible action on operator licenses
Renfert moved to approve all new operator licenses. Seconded by Sachs. Carried with no negative votes.
Discussion and possible action on snowplowing contract
Motion was made by Sachs to accept the contract from T & C Services (Ted Erdman) for $4,000 per month for 2017/2018 winter season and 2018/2019 winter season. Seconded by Renfert. Discussion/Questions took place with Ted Erdman. Carried with no negative votes.
Item 10 was moved before Item 7, Item 8 and Item 9 with a Board consensus.
Discussion and possible action on Fire Protection Advisory Referendum language
Baker spoke of the urgency regarding the deadline of the Referendum to be included on the spring ballot. Baker asked each board member to speak of their concerns or suggestions regarding the Fire Protection Advisory Referendum. Discussion took place. Baker asked Busch, the chairperson of the Comprehensive Committee, to schedule a meeting to finalize the committee’s recommendations. The Comprehensive Committee meeting is scheduled for September 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm. Motion was made by Busch to set a tentative date for a Special Board meeting on September 25, 2017 at 5:30 to review the recommendations from the Comprehensive Committee. Seconded by Bergin. Carried with no negative votes.
Street Update – Discussion and possible action on swales, manholes, asphalt patching and additional related road work.
Swaling has started. Discussion took place regarding the spreading of gravel on each side of the roads. Consensus of the Board was made to add the gravel spreading to the Tony’s Landscaping’s Swale contract.
Manholes – Ferndale Ave and Oakcrest Dr have manholes that need to be repaired prior to snowplowing season. Motion was made by Busch to obtain quotes and authorize Village President to approve up to $7,500 to repair the manholes. Seconded by Sachs. Carried with no negative votes.
Asphalt Patching – The Clerk will reach out to A-1 Services to inquire about scheduling. The Board agreed to add the area in front of 12 Hillcrest Ave to the list of asphalt patching. Spray patching and filling in divots were also discussed.
Light pole accident – The Clerk will call Bushman Electric to discuss replacing the pole.
Village Hall update
a. Clerk talked about the upcoming electronic poll books approved by the WEC
b. Insurance updates were presented to the Board
c. Clerk talked about Fiternal Fitness concerns regarding speeding in the Village and dogs at large from the Pet store
d. The Board and citizens were reminded of the large item pickup scheduled for September 21, 2017
Approval of August/September invoices and payments – Bergin moved to approve the August/September invoices/payments. Seconded by Sachs. Carried with no negative votes.
Set date for next regular meeting – Next Board meeting is scheduled for October 23, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall
Meeting was adjourned at 7:21
Kathy Bemowski, Clerk
Patricia Baker, President