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VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
NOVEMBER 6, 2017

CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order.

SILENT PRAYER - MEDITATION
Mayor Berman asked for a special prayer for the families of those killed, as well as the survivors, of the Southern Springs, Texas shooting.

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, Public Works Director John Laskowski, Police Chief Dave Fisher, Community & Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel. Village Engineer Jim Bibby.

PRESENTATION
1. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Presentation - Sikich
Jim Savio of Sikich addressed the Board with a summary of the audit of the Village’s financial statements as of May 31, 2017.

There were no questions from the Board.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS
Keith Berkhout – Mr. Berkhout addressed the Board and asked them to consider naming the main drive of the Fox Valley Golf Club as Dieser Drive, in honor of his family and grandfather, a World War II veteran who golfed there for 55 years.

TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Village Board Minutes dated 10/16/2017; Committee of the Whole Minutes dated
10/16/2017
2. Interim Bill List dated October 26, 2017 in the Amount of $110,764.66
3. Travel and Expenses for Business Purposes in the Amount of $75.00 for Dale Berman
4. Ordinance Amending The North Aurora Code Section 5.08.350 By Decreasing the Number of Class B Liquor Licenses
5. Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association (IMLRMA) Normal Contribution for the 2018 Calendar Year in the Amount of $293,610.24
6. Bills List dated 11/06/2017 in the Amount of $755,461.29

Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Guethle. 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).

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of a Motion to Receive, Accept and Place on File the Comprehensive
Annual Financial Report as of May 31, 2017 and Other Related Reports for the Fiscal Year Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

2. Approval of the 2017 Property Tax Levy Estimate
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Carroll. 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).

3. Approval of a Proposal from Tri-County for the 2017-18 Snow and Ice Removal
Project
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez - yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

4. Approval of the Purchase of Salt in an Amount not to Exceed $137,894.40 through
the State Joint Purchasing Program
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).

5. Approval of a Proposal from Water Services Company in the Amount of $10,304.00
for Leak Detection Services.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Carroll and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0)

6. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Cell Tower Lease Agreement with Verizon
Wireless.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle. Motion approved (6-0).

7. Approval of an Ordinance Amending Ordinance 17-03-20-04 Approving the Site
Plan for the Property Located on Lot 107 of the Randall Crossing Subdivision (North Aurora Smiles)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

8. Approval of an Ordinance Approving the Amended Contract for the Acquisition of
the Vacant Land Along the East Side of Vacated Marvo Street to 437 feet south of John Street and Contract for Acquisition of the Property in the Village of North Aurora.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

9. Approval of a Resolution Designating the Village of North Aurora as a Purple Heart
Community
Village Administrator Steve Bosco noted that the resolution would designate the Village as a Purple Heart Community. Recently the village was approached by Jim Davidson, a local resident and veteran, on behalf of the military order of the Purple Heart. Approving this resolution will show that North Aurora supports our nations men and women who have served in the armed forces who are either wounded or killed in battle. If approved, a plaque would be placed at village hall and signs will be placed around the community with specific Purple Heart signs.

Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino.

Mayor Berman read the resolution proclaiming the Village of North Aurora as a Purple Heart Community.

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).

Mayor Berman presented the plaque at this time.

10. Approval of an Ordinance Approving the Acquisition of Improved Land Located at
24 Monroe Street in the Village of North Aurora
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle- yes. Motion approved (6-0).

OLD BUSINESS - None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT - None
COMMITTEE REPORTS - None
TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS - None
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
ATTORNEY’S REPORT - None
FIRE DISTRICT REPORT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Finance – None
2. Community Development – The My Place building permit was issued and the builder expects a late spring completion.
3. Police – None
4. Public Works - Non

EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray/Village Clerk

 


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