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Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 21, 2019

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, Atty. Roman Seckle.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS - None

TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Village Board Minutes dated 1/7/2019
2. Travel and Expenses for Business Purposes in the Amount of $55.00
3. Bills List dated 1/21/2019 in the Amount of $332,613.96

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 Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Village’s Purchasing
Policy
Finance Director Bill Hannah stated that at the December Board meeting the Village Board modified the policy to increase the threshold for the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act requirements from $25,000 to $40,000.

Additional changes regarding the purchasing policy:
1. Increase in the public bid requirement from $20,000 to $25,000
2. Increase in Administrator’s purchasing authorization level from $10,000 to $15,000
3. Increase in the Administrator’s change order authority from $10,000 to $15,000 and in situations of emergency from $20,000 to $25,000.

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).

2. Approval of an Ordinance Amending Section 3.40.010 of the North Aurora Code
Establishing the Threshold at which Contracts must be Bid and Let to the Lowest Responsible Bidder
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

3. Approval of a Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Village’s Budgetary,
Fiscal and Fund Balance Policies
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Carroll. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

4. Approval of a Resolution Authorizing the Entering Into of a Contract for the
Purchase of Electricity from the Lowest Cost Electricity Provider for a One, Two, or Three Year Term for Water Wells and Treatment Plants Through the NIMEC Bid Process
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).

5. Approval of a One-year Maintenance Agreement for Towne Centre Wetlands with
Hey and Associates, Inc. in the Amount of $19,900
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).

6. Approval of a Resolution to Perform Work in the State Right-of-Way
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

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 Gaffino. All in favor. Motion approved.

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk

 


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