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VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 2, 2020

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 and 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 Dave Fisher, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel.

PUBLIC HEARING
1. Batavia Boundary Line Agreement – Mayor Berman opened the public hearing. There were no public comments or questions. Mayor Berman then closed the hearing.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Village Board Minutes dated 2/17/2020; Committee of the Whole Minutes dated 2/17/2020.
2. Bills List Dated 3/2/2020 in the Amount of $196,616.33
3. Travel and Expenses for Business Purposes in the Amount of $50.00
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).

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of Ordinance Approving a Boundary Line Agreement with the City of Batavia
Motion for approval made by Trustee Carroll and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Martinez –yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino –yes. Motion approved (6-0).

2. Approval of Ordinance Granting Special Use for a Planned Unit Development for the
Properties Located at 125 and 149 S. Grant Street, North Aurora, for Aurora Packing, Inc.
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 Ordinance Approving the Amendment to the Annexation Agreement Between
Village of North Aurora, Illinois and Wiseman-Hughes Enterprises, Inc. Randall highlands Subdivision Randall Crossing Lot 3 Mixed Use Development
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Martinez. 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 Ordinance Approving an Amendment to the Special Use Multi-District Mixed
Use Planned Unit Development for the Randall Highlands Development Affecting Only Lot 3 of the Randall Crossing Commercial Development
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).

5. Approval of Proposal from Water Well Solutions to Decommission Well #3 in the Amount
of $41,718
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lowery and seconded by Trustee Curtis. 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).

6. Approval of One-Year Agreement for North Aurora Towne Center Wetland Maintenance
to Hey and Associates in the Amount of $20,000
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Martinez. 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).

7. Approval of Agreement with Engineering Enterprises Incorporated (EEI) For Preparing
STP-L Application in the Amount of $18,640
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).

OLD BUSINESS - None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT – None

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Trustee Gaffino said that the North Aurora Days Committee will be sending out sponsor letters next week. The committee has also decided not to have a carnival this year and instead will focus on more inflatable type games. New this year will be a scavenger hunt which will be free for families. The committee is currently talking to two beer suppliers. Bands have been booked. One of the major changes this year will be that the event will end at 11:30 instead of midnight.

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 Carroll. All in favor. Motion approved.

Respectfully Submitted,

Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk


Village of North Aurora

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North Aurora, IL 60542

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