VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JULY 1, 2019
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order.
SILENT PRAYER – MEDITATION – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
In attendance: Mayor Dale Berman, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Mike Lowery, Trustee Laura Curtis, Trustee Mark Guethle, Village Clerk Lori Murray. Not in attendance: Trustees Tao Martinez 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 Edward Boula of Drendel & Jansons.
AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None
1. Village Board Minutes dated 6/17/2019; C.O.W. Minutes dated 6/17/2019
2. Bills List dated 7/1/2019 FY 2019 in the Amount of $720,267.77
3. Bills List dated 7/1/2019 FY 2020 in the Amount of $30,941.31
4. Pay Request #1, Partial for 2019 Sanitary Sewer Televising by National Power Rodding Corp. in the Amount of $124,521.84
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes. Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (4-0).
1. Approval of an Ordinance Amending the North Aurora Code Section 5.08.350
Decreasing the Number of Class J-2 Microbrewery Liquor Licenses Authorized in the Village of North Aurora to Zero
The Village issued $9,000 back to Hardware since it was determined that they had been paying for 2 liquor licenses over the past 3 years. Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).
2. Resolution to Join the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Greenest Region Compact
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 Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).
3. Resolution to Secure an Army Donations Display Item for the Veterans Memorial
The Village has decided to secure an army donations display item for the Veterans Memorial. The Village is looking for a piece of towed artillery which will cost up to $10,000 to get the item and to demilitarize it before it is transported to the Village. Transportation to bring the item to North Aurora will be an additional cost. 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 Guethle – yes. Motion approved (4-0).
OLD BUSINESS – None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT – None
COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS – None
Steve Bosco reported that the Village has been working with the North Aurora Smiles project and the person on site who is acting as the coordinator of all the contractors. The Village will meet with them in a week to keep up with the progress of the project.
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – None
VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Finance – None
2. Community Development – None
3. Police – None
4. Public Works – None
EXECUTIVE SESSION – None
Motion to adjourn made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lowery. All in favor. Motion approved.
Lori J. Murray