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Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 15, 2018

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, 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 David Fisher, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Village Board Minutes dated 12/18/2017; Committee of the Whole Minutes dated
12/18/2017

2. Interim Bill List dated 12/22/07 in the Amount of $50,704.59

3. Bills List dated 1/15/2018 in the Amount of $278,976.05

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).

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 15.48 of Title 15 of the North Aurora
Code (Sign Ordinance) by Amending Section 15.48.100 Amending Signs in Business Zoning Districts Height at 30 feet.
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).

2. Approval of an Ordinance Accepting a Bid for the Purchase of and Approving the
Contract to the Sell the Property located at 24 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora, Illinois
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).
3. Approval of an Ordinance Directing the Sale of Real Property consisting of 1.53
Acres Located at the Northwest Intersection of Randall Road and Interstate 88
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).

4. Approval of an Ordinance Authorizing the Placement and Enforcement of Traffic
Control Devices at the Intersection of Hidden Creek Drive and Oak Street
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).

5. Approval of an Engineering Agreement with Rempe-Sharpe and Associates
Engineers for 2018 Capital Improvement projects in an Amount not to Exceed $85,151.50
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lowery. 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).

6. Approval of an Engineering Agreement with Rempe-Sharpe and Associates for
Water Utility Atlas Updates in the Amount of $10,950.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Carroll. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

7. Approval of an Agreement with Hey and Associates for North Aurora Town Centre
Wetlands Maintenance in the Amount of $21,300.00
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).

8. Approval of the Purchase of a Ford Explorer in the Amount of $25,161.00 from Fox
Valley Ford
The Village was able to get a price on a Ford Explorer from Fox Valley Ford that was less than the state bid price of $25,993. The current vehicle the village is using will go to auction. 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
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT - None
COMMITTEE REPORTS - None
TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS - None
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT - None
ATTORNEY’S REPORT - None
FIRE DISTRICT REPORT – Not in attendance

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Finance - None
2. Community Development – items for the February agenda will include a special use for the proposed coffee shop on Route 31 and the proposal for the Holiday Inn Express.
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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