NORTH AURORA VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday, April 19, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Village Board meeting was conducted live remotely
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Gaffino called the meeting to order.
SILENT PRAYER – MEDITATION – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
In attendance: Mayor Mark Gaffino, Trustee Laura Curtis, Trustee Mike Lowery, Trustee Mark Guethle, Trustee Mark Carroll, Trustee Tao Martinez, Trustee Carolyn Salazar
Staff in attendance: Village Administrator Steve Bosco, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Community & Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel, Public Works Director John Laskowski, Police Chief Dave Fisher.
PROCLAMATION- Arbor Day
Mayor Gaffino read a Proclamation explaining the many benefits of trees and declared April 30, 2021 Arbor Day.
PUBLIC HEARING- FY 2021-22 Draft Budget
Mayor Gaffino opened the Public Hearing for the 21-22 Draft Budget.
Finance Director Bill Hannah explained that the Draft Budget has gone through minimal modifications since previously discussed. The end result a total of $25,119,530 in revenue and $29,258,839 in expenditures.
There were no comments.
Mayor Gaffino closed the Public Hearing.
AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None
1. Village Board Minutes dated 04/05/2021 and Committee of the Whole Minutes dated 04/05/2021
2. Interim Bills List Dated 04/08/2021 in the amount of $38,251.00
3. Bills List Dated 04/19/2021 in the Amount of $245,977.63
4. Travel and Expenses for Business Purposes in the Amount of $40.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Salazar. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Salazar –yes, Trustee Martinez – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes. Motion approved (6-0).
1. Approval of Ordinance Fixing a Time and Place for a Public Hearing for the Establishment of the United Tax Increment Financing District
Director Mike Toth established the Public Hearing Date of June 21, 2021 at 7:00pm, within the regularly scheduled Board Meeting.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Martinez. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Martinez –yes, Trustee Salazar – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Carroll – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).
OLD BUSINESS – (Generally) None
COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT – None
TRUSTEES COMMENTS – None
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – Administrator Bosco explained that the Board will return to the Board Room in a Hybrid model at the next scheduled Board Meeting, May 3, 2021. Administrator Bosco extended thanks to the Village’s IT Manager David Arndt for his efforts in making that possible.
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – None
VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Finance – None
2. Community Development – None
3. Police – None
4. Public Works – None
Motion to adjourn was made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Martinez. All in favor. Motion approved.