VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Minutes from Monday, March 19, 2018

 

 

Meeting called to Order - President Patricia Baker called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:30 p.m.  Roll Call was taken.  President Baker, Trustee Busch, Trustee Bergin and Trustee Renfert were present.  Trustee Sachs was absent.

 

March Agenda – Busch made a motion to approve the March Agenda.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

County Executive Candidates – Jami Gebert & Chris Holman introduced themselves to the residents and board members.  Each candidate made a brief presentation.

 

January & February Minutes

  1.  Public Meeting 1/29/18 - Busch made a motion to approve the 1/29/18 minutes.  Seconded by Renfert.  A couple typing errors were corrected.  Carried with no negative votes.
  2. Board Meeting 2/19/18 – Busch made a motion to approve the 2/19/18 minutes.  Seconded by Bergin.  A couple typing errors were corrected.  Carried with no negative votes.
  3. Special Meeting 2/26/18 – Bergin made a motion to approve the 2/26/18 minutes.  Seconded by Busch.  A typing error was corrected.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

February Treasurer’s Reports – Renfert made a motion to approve the February Treasurer’s Reports.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

February Primary Election Results – The board received the results

 

Discussion and possible action on the Fire Protection Advisory Referendum results -  President Baker asked the public/residents to speak.  Residents made comments, asked questions and presented concerns.  President Baker then asked each Trustee to make comments.  Discussion ensued. 

Trustee Bergin made a motion to accept Option 2.  Motion seconded by Busch.   Roll Call was taken:  Bergin – yes; Busch – yes; Renfert – no; Baker – no.  The motion did not carry.  This item will be postponed until the next board meeting on April 16, 2018.

 

Action on Acknowledgement of Captain Ron Slicer’s Retirement – President Baker presented Captain Slicer with a certificate signed by the board members.  The Village thanked Slicer for his many years of service and dedication to the Village of Park Ridge.

 

Discussion and possible action on street sweeping proposals – Busch made a motion to accept T & C (Ted Erdmann) proposal for $75.00/hr.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion and possible action on Rowe Development – David Rowe is coordinating with Point of Beginning for the required steps to move forward on the new road in Francisco Estates. 

 

Discussion and possible action on the resurfacing project for Linwood Avenue – The Village has received a proposal from Point of Beginning.  We are waiting for a couple more proposals before discussion/decision will be make.  This item will be postponed until the next board meeting on April 16, 2018.

 

Discussion and possible action on BOR training – The Village has received the 2018 Board of Review DVD and material packet.  Trustee Sachs and the Village Clerk will review the DVD and material packet to be certified for the Board of Review.

 

Discussion and possible action on pruning trees that are a possible hazard for street lights – The Village Clerk will obtain 3 quotes.  The board has requested that each contractor will come to the Village to evaluate the job.

 

Village Hall Updates

  1. 2017 Storm Forms/Documents for State Assistance were re-submitted.
  2. Rummage Sale date is 5/12/18.
  3. Accounting Workshop has received the required information to complete the Form C
  4. Delinquent Personal Property Tax letters were mailed.  The Village has received a couple payments.
  5. The 2018 Fire Dues Self Certification was completed by Chief Lepper and the Village Clerk.
  6. The 2018/2019 Liquor License Applications were mailed.  Applications are due to the Village by April 15, 2018
  7. The 2017 Portage County Well Water Quality Report is available at the Village Hall.

 

Approval of February/March bills – Renfert made a motion to accept the February/March bills.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Set date for next regular Board meeting – The next Board meeting is scheduled for April 16, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

 

Adjourn – Busch made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.  Meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

 

 

 

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Kathy Bemowski, Clerk                                                         Patricia Baker, President