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VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 4, 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 Tao Martinez, Trustee Mark Guethle, Village Clerk Lori Murray. Not in attendance: Trustees Laura Curtis and Mark Carroll.

Staff in attendance: Village Administrator Steve Bosco, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Community & Economic Development Director, Mike Toth, Public Works Director John Laskowski, Police Chief David Fisher, Attorney Roman Sheckel.

PUBLIC HEARINGS
1. Truth in Taxation for 2017 Property Tax Levy
The public hearing was opened. There were no questions or comments. The public hearing was then closed.

PROCLAMATION
1. Illinois Bicentennial
Mayor Berman read the Illinois Bicentennial Proclamation. The Bicentennial Flag was raised at noon today at Village Hall.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Village Board Minutes dated 11/20/2017; Committee of the Whole Minutes dated
11/20/2017

2. Travel and Expenses for Business Purposes in the Amount of $60.00 for Dale Berman

3. Pay Request No. 5, Partial, in the Amount of $49,737.87 to Geneva Construction Co. for the
2017 Street Improvements

4. Ordinance Authorizing the Sale of Disposition of Surplus Personal Property

5. Bills List dated 12/04/2017 in the Amount of $392,516.01

Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of the Messenger Public Library Resolution of the Board of Library Trustees for .02% Maintenance Tax
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

2. Approval of an Ordinance For The Levy And Assessment of Taxes in and for the Village of North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois for the Fiscal Year Beginning June 1, 2017 and Ending May 31, 2018
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

3. Approval of an Ordinance Levying the Taxes for the Waterford Oaks Special Service Area #4 for the Fiscal Year beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle. Motion approved (4-0).

4. Approval of an Ordinance Levying the Taxes for the Timber Oaks Special Service Area #8 for the Fiscal Year beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

5. Approval of an Ordinance Levying the Taxes for the Pinecreek (Phase III) Special Service Area #9 for the Fiscal Year beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

6. Approval of an Ordinance Levying the Taxes for the Willow Lakes Special Service Area #11 for the Fiscal Year beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Martinez. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

7. Approval of an Ordinance Levying the Taxes for the North Towne Centre Special Service Area #32 for the Fiscal Year beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

8. Approval of an Ordinance Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2017 to Pay Debt Service on $6,885,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2014 (Alternate Revenue Source)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Martinez. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

9. Approval of an Ordinance Abating the Tax Heretofore Levied for the Year 2017 to Pay Debt Service on $5,800,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2017 (Alternate Revenue Source)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

10. Approval of a Resolution Restructuring the North Aurora Village Board Trustee Committees
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle - yes. Motion approved (4-0).

11. Approval of 2018 Meeting Schedules for the Village Board Meetings; Committee of the Whole Meetings; Plan Commission Meetings and Trustee Committee Meetings
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

12. Approval of an Ordinance Granting a Variation pursuant to Title 17, Chapter 12 of the North Aurora Zoning Ordinance to Allow a Detached Accessory Building to Exceed the Total Square Footage of the Footprint of the Principal Building in the R-2 Single Family Residence District (111 Hettinger Lane)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Mayor Berman – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

13. Approval of an Architectural and Engineering Agreement with Muller & Muller, Ltd in an Amount Not to Exceed $63,792.98
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

OLD BUSINESS – None

VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT
1. Motion to Appoint Trustees to newly created Operations Committee and Services Committee

Operations Committee – Chairman Mark Guethle, Trustees Mark Carroll and Laura Curtis and Mayor Berman

Services Committee – Chairman Mark Gaffino, Trustees Mike Lowery and Tao Martinez and Mayor Berman.

Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Voice Vote – yes – unanimous.

COMMITTEE REPORTS - None
TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS - None
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT - None
ATTORNEY’S REPORT - None
FIRE DISTRICT REPORT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Finance – None
2. Community Development – None
3. Police – None
4. Public Works – None

EXECUTIVE SESSION - None

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

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk

 


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