Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
JUNE 3, 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: Village Attorney Kevin Drendel, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Community Economic & Development Director Mike Toth, Water Superintendent Paul Young, Public Works Superintendent Mike Glock, Interim Village Administrator and Police Chief Dave Summer.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS
Kevin Davis, Library Administrator for Messenger Public Library in North Aurora noted that the library would be celebrating its 10th Anniversary of the library building on Oak Street. The library will be looking at ways to expand their services in order to accommodate growth.

Trustee Curtis asked if the library building itself would be expanding in size. Davis said that Kluber Architects was hired in January and is looking at the library’s current building space. At this time the library is looking at its interior space and expanding the youth services area. Mayor Berman stated that the Messenger Public Library is a great addition to the Village and thanked Davis for attending the meeting.

Jennifer Duncan, NOARDA committee member, addressed the Board to announce that NOARDA had received the Sustainable Development Award from The Conservation Foundation for its Water Wonders interactive and educational stream. Duncan thanked Chairman Julie Simpson for heading NOARDA for the past four years and for all of the time and dedication she has put into the program.

TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated May 20, 2013; Approval of C.O.W. Minutes dated May 20, 2013
2. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 5/20/2013 in the amount of $4,503.09
3. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 5/21/2013 in the amount of $200.00
4. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 5/28/2013 in the amount of $26,645.76
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).

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of an Ordinance Pertaining to the Prevailing Rates of Wages.
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 – no. Motion approved (5-1).

2. Approval of a Resolution Approving an Intergovernmental Agreement with Kane County for Animal Control Services
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. 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).

3. Approval of a Resolution Approving the Annual Emergency Vehicle Show Parade
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).

4. Motion to Approve the 2013 Fox Valley Marathon’s use of the State St. Pedestrian
Walkway on Sunday, September 22, 2013 between 7:55 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

5. Approval of a Resolution Approving a Lease of Space in the North Aurora Activity Center to Share and Care, Inc.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

6. Approval of a Resolution Authorizing Renewal of Aggregation Program
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Curtis. 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).

7. Approval of a Motion Regarding the Status of the Current Aggregation Agreement
Between the Village and Integrys Energy Services, Inc.
Finance Director Bill Hannah suggested the Village terminate the current agreement with Integrys and continue to solicit proposals. A Motion was made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert to terminate the agreement with Integrys.

Trustee Faber mentioned that the Board has been discussing a June 17th deadline in which the Village would go out to bid and bring those bids back to the Board. Faber asked if that was still an option. Hannah said that it takes 60 days to implement a new program. If the Motion is approved, the Village will solicit proposals right away. If the Village goes back to ComEd for 2 months and does not solicit a new supplier, will be forced to stay with ComEd for another 10 months.

Trustee Lowery asked if the ComEd rate will change. Hoover (NIMEC rep) said that is correct and is based on the P.E.A. which fluctuates on a monthly basis.

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).

8. Approval of a Resolution Authorizing the Entering into a Contract for the
purchase of Electricity from the Lowest Cost Electricity Provider for the purposes of Street Lighting through the NIMEC Bid Process
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Faber. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

9. Approval of Pay Request No. 2, Final in the mount of $61,773.000 to Scorpio
Construction Corp. for the 2013 Watermain Improvements; and a Change Order No. 2 for a net Decrease in Contract Price of $51,218.00
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).

10. Approval of Bill List dated 6/3/2013 FY13 in the amount of $698,502.63
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lambert. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

11. Approval of Bill List dated 6/3/2013 FY14 in the amount of $75,714.27
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Guethle. 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).


OLD BUSINESS – None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT – None
COMMITTEE REPORTS – None
TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS - None
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – None
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – None
FIRE DISTRICT REPORT – None



VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
A. Finance – None
B. Community Development – None
C. Police – None
D. Public Works - None
E. Water - None


EXECUTIVE SESSION
1. Review of Executive Session Minutes dated 5/20/13
2. Personnel

Motion made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss personnel and review executive session minutes dated May 20, 2013.

(return from Executive Session)

ADJOURNMENT
Motion to adjourn made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lambert. All in favor. Motion approved.


Respectfully Submitted,



Lori J. Murray
Village Clerk