Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MAY 20, 2013

CALL TO ORDER – 7:00 pm
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order

SILENT PRAYER - MEDITATION - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL
In attendance: Mayor Dale Berman, Trustee Laura Curtis, Trustee Mike Lowery, Trustee Chris Faber, Trustee Ryan Lambert, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Mark Guethle, Village Clerk Lori Murray.

Staff in attendance: Interim Village Administrator and Police Chief Dave Summer, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Community & Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Public Works Superintendent Mike Glock, Water Superintendent Paul Young, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel, Village Engineer Jim Bibby of Rempe-Sharpe.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS - None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated May 6, 2013
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. All in favor. Motion approved.

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of an Ordinance Adopting the Village of North Aurora Budget for FY2013-24
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

2. Approval of a Resolution of the Board of Library Trustees of the Village of North
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, Providing for Budget and Appropriations and Levy
for the Library’s Fiscal Year Beginning June 1, 2013 and Ending May 31, 2014
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – no. Motion approved (5-1).




3. Approval of a Resolution Adopting Revised Investment Policy
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

4. Approval of an Engineering Services Agreement with Rempe-Sharpe & Associates, Inc. for the Coordination with KKCOM to reclassify the FAU Route Designations for Ice Cream Drive and Alder Drive
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

5. Resolution Approving Modifications to the Overhead Sewer Grant Assistance Program
Bill Hannah noted that the Resolution increases the dollar amount from $2500 to $4000. Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Trustee Faber asked what the Village budgeted for the program. Hannah said that $5000 has been budgeted and the total budget of the Sanitary Sewer Fund would not change. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino - yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

6. Approval of Pay Request No. 2, Final in the amount of $10,250.98 to Insituform
Technologies Inc. for the 2013 Sanitary Sewer Lining CIPP; Approval of Change Order No. 1 for a Net Decrease in the Contract Price of $2,541.10
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

7. Approval of a proposal from Geneva Construction in the amount of $7,371.75, for
patching various spots from Water Main Leaks
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

8. Approval of a Resolution to Accept Planning Staff Assistance Services delivered by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Trustee Curtis said she was concerned with sharing of information and didn’t feel the Village would be getting a significant benefit from CMAP. Trustee Faber said the Village is being a team player by being a part of the plan and that there would not bee a cost to the Village. Mike Toth said he would like to take the information from this service and put it into the Village’s Comprehensive Plan. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – no. Motion approved (5-1)

9. Approval of an Ordinance Approving a Temporary Reduction in the Land/cash Fees for a one-year period on all Building Permits associated with the construction of new single family homes
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

10. Approval of an Ordinance Amending the Zoning Provisions of the North Aurora
Municipal Code to allow Gas Stations in the B3 – Central Business District (Petition #13-
04)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

11. Approval of an Ordinance Amending the Zoning Provisions of the North Aurora Municipal Code to Reinstate the I-3 Central Industrial District (Petition #13-05)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

12. Approval of an Ordinance Amending the Zoning Provisions of the North Aurora
Municipal Code to allow Laundry Establishments in the B-3 Central Business District as
a special use (Petition #13-06)
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

13. Approval of Bill List dated 05/20/2013 in the amount of $437,674.71
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – 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

FIRE DISTRICT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
A. Finance – None.

B. Community Development – Mike Toth noted that Staff was approached about reopening the Tastee Freeze on Route 31. Village Engineer Jim Bibby noted the importance of a meeting for the general public and residents in order to provide an explanation of the sewer regarding the sewer grant assistance program. Bibby said that this is a huge issue and involves 100-150 homes.

C. Police – Chief Summer said the department would be stepping up patrols in the next couple of weeks for safety belt and child safety seat checks.

Police Department Service Anniversaries: Randy Voss – 22 years, Steve Van Loan – 21 years,
David Fisher – 21 years, Ryan McKinness – 12 years, Mark Swoboda – 11 years
and Travis Foltz – 11 years.

D. Public Works – Mike Glock stated that road work is scheduled to begin on June 3 on Evergreen Drive. The Village will have a meeting with Dart regarding truck traffic.

E. Water - 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