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Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 6, 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 Mark Carroll, Trustee Mark Guethle, Village Clerk Lori Murray. Not in attendance: Trustee Laura Curtis and Trustee Tao Martinez.

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 Fisher, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS - None

TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Village Board Minutes dated 7/16/18
2. Travel and Expenses for Business Purposes in the amount of $50.00
3. Resolution Acknowledging Substantial Completion of Public Improvements Triggering the One-Year Maintenance Period for the Property Located at 1000 Kilberry Lane – My Place Hotel
4. Pay Request No. 1, partial in the Amount of $81,220.05 to Layne Christensen for the Well No. 8 Drilling Project
5. Interim Bills List dated 7/25/18 in the Amount of $545,535.36
6. Interim Bills List dated 7/27/18 in the Amount of $29,490.71
7. Interim Bills List dated 8/1/18 in the Amount of $20,233.90
8. Bills List dated 8/6/18 FY19 in the Amount of $429,579.06

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

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of an Ordinance Amending Title 5 Chapter 5.08 of the North Aurora
Municipal Code Regarding the Age of Employees Serving Alcohol
This ordinance would allow the legal age for a person to serve alcohol to be changed from 21 to 18 years of age. Motion for approval made by Trustee Carroll and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

2. Approval of an Ordinance Amending Title 5 Chapter 5.08 of the North Aurora
Municipal Code Adding Limited Retail Licenses
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

3. Approval of an Ordinance Amending the North Aurora Code Title 5 Section
5.08.350 by Decreasing the Number of Class E Liquor Licenses and Increasing the Number of Class G (Gas Station License – BP Gas Station) Liquor Licenses; and Decreasing the Number of Class B Liquor Licenses and Increasing the Number of Class T Licenses (Tavern License – Little Red School House) Authorized in the Village of North Aurora
Motion for approval made by Trustee Carroll and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

4. Approval of the Purchase and Installation of Police Squad Car Radios from Miner
Electronics in the Amount of $15,842.00
Chief Fisher explained that the current radios being used are 15 years old and currently only have VHF frequency. Chief Fisher suggested 2 separate units (vhf radio and uhf radio) for the squad cars. The budgeted amount was $19,000. Bid from Miner Electronics was $15,842.00 which includes all equipment and installation. Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Trustee Carroll asked if the new radio system would be able to communicate with Public Works. Chief Fisher said it cannot currently but will be able to with the new system. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

5. Approval of the Purchase of Police Squad Car Cameras from WatchGuard and
Installation of Cameras by Miner Electronics for a Total Project Cost of $82,324.00
Chief Fisher noted that police cameras are intended to last for six (6) years. WatchGuard came highly recommended and was awarded the state contract for police cameras. The department budgeted $85,000. Staff also applied for a reimbursement grant to offset this cost. The department was awarded $22,000 from the DUI Task Force. After applying the grant, the cost for the cameras will be $59,708.00. The money would come out of the dui fund. Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Carroll. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

6. Approval of a Payment to the Village of Montgomery in the Amount of $13,620.00
to Maintain a Police Records Management System
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

7. Approval of an Agreement with Muller and Muller Inc. to Design a Restoration
Plan and Lighting Concept for the Silo in the Amount of $54,583.80
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

8. Approval of a Special Events Permit for North Aurora River District Alliance’s
(NOARDA) Movie ion the Riverfront in the North Aurora Riverfront Park
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

9. Approval of a Resolution Designating the North Aurora River District Alliance’s
Movie on the Riverfront a Village Sponsored Event and Allowing the Consumption of Liquor in the North aurora Riverfront Park
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

EXEUCTIVE SESSION
1. Collective Bargaining
Motion made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Guethle to adjourn to executive session for the purpose of collective bargaining. All in favor. Motion approved.

RECONVENE VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

1. Approval of a Resolution Approving a Collective Bargaining Agreement Between
the Village of North Aurora and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police Covering North Aurora Police Officers from June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2022
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).

OLD BUSINESS – None

VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT
Mayor Berman thanked Staff, Public Works, the Police Department and all volunteers who made the North Aurora Days a successful event.

COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS
Trustee Gaffino thanked all involved with North Aurora Days.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – None

ATTORNEY’S REPORT
Atty. Drendel thanked all involved with North Aurora Days, including Staff, Lion’s Club and Mother’s Club.

FIRE DISTRICT - absent

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION
1. Collective Bargaining

Motion made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Carroll to adjourn to executive session for the purpose of Collective Bargaining.

(return from Executive session)

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

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk


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