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Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MAY 15, 2017

CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order.

SILENT PRAYER – MEDITATION – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL
In attendance: Mayor Dale Berman, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Mike Lowery, Trustee Laura Curtis, Trustee Mark Carroll, Trustee Tao Martinez, Trustee Mark Guethle and Village Clerk Lori Murray.

Staff in attendance: Village Administrator Steve Bosco, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Community & Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Public Works Director John Laskowski, Police Chief Dave Summer, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Village Board Minutes dated 5/1/2017 and C.O.W. Minutes dated 5/1/2017
2. Resolution of the Board of Library Trustees of the Village of North Aurora, Adopting Budget and Appropriations for the Library’s Fiscal Year Beginning June 1, 2017 and Ending May 31, 2018
3. Pay Request No. 2, Partial, in the Amount of $113,292.60 to Gerardi Water and Sewer Company for the Cherrytree Court Watermain Project
4. Pay Request No. 1, Partial in the Amount of $96,996.60 to Jetco, Ltd. For the Automall Water Tower Painting Project
5. Bill List dated May 15, 2017 in the amount $375,739.45

Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

OLD BUSINESS – None

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of an Ordinance Adopting the Village of North Aurora Budget for
FY 2017-18
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

2. Approval of Travel and Expenses for Village President Dale Berman for Business
Purposes in the Amount of $105.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

3. Approval of Travel and Expenses for Trustee Mark Guethle for Business Purposes
in the Amount of $35.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Carroll and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

4. Approval of Travel and Expenses for Trustee Mike Lowery for Business Purposes in
the Amount of $35.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Carroll. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

5. Approval of a License Agreement with the Fox Valley Park District for the July 34d
Fireworks Display
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Carroll. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes. Motion approved.

6. Approval of a Resolution Designating the North Aurora River District Alliance’s
Rhythm on the Riverfront Summer Concert Series a Village Sponsored Event and allowing the consumption of Liquor in North Aurora Riverfront Park
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

7. Approval of a Special Events Permit for North Aurora River District Alliance
(NOARDA) Summer Concerts in the Park
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

8. Approval of a Special Events Permit for North Aurora Days
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

9. Approval of a Carnival License Application from Clowning Around Entertainment
for North Aurora Days, Pending Final Signatures and Certificate of Insurance
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

10. Approval of a License Agreement with Randall Oaks LLC for the North Aurora
Days Fireworks Display
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Carroll. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

11. Approval of a Resolution for Maintenance Under the Illinois Highway Code for
MFT Funds
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

12. Approval of a Quote in the amount of $10,800.00 from Tri-County Excavation for
the Installation of Water Service to Supply Water to the Public Works Brine Machine
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

13. Approval of the Purchase of Ammunition for Training and Patrol Purposes in the
Amount of $11,049.99 from Kiesler’s Police Supply.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

14. Approval of an Ordinance Amending Title 2 of the North Aurora Municipal Code
Regarding the Provision Dealing with the Appointment of a President / Mayor Pro Tem
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

VILLAGE PRESIDENT’S REPORT
1. Appointment of President/Mayor Pro Tem – Mayor Berman requested the
appointment of Mark Gaffino for the position of Mayor Pro Tem. Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Carrol. Voice Vote – yes – unanimous.

2. Appointment of Police Chief
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Carroll to appoint Dave Fisher as the next Police Chief for the Village of North Aurora. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0). The appointment will be effective on May 17th at 4:00 p.m.

COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS – None

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
Village Administrator Steve Bosco stated that Harners and the Village continue to work with the Fox Valley Park District in getting the silo project started. Public Works Director John Laskowski, with the help of Toth has put together specs which will assist in picking a qualified firm. The RFQ will be submitted sometime in the summer.

ATTORNEY’S REPORT – None
FIRE DISTRICT REPORT – None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Finance – None
2. Community Development – None
3. Police – Police Chief Dave Summer said that it was a pleasure working for the Village for the last 30 years and thanked the Board for their support during his time as Chief of Police.
4. Public Works – John Laskowski said he is updating the Village website with the current construction projects. Each Friday there will be a review of the past week’s projects.

ADJOURNMENT
Motion to adjourn made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. All in favor. Motion approved.

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk


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