Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD METING MINUTES
AUGUST 5, 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 Administrator Steven Bosco, Finance Director Bill Hannah, Community and Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Public Works Superintendent Mike Glock, Water Superintendent Paul Young, Village Attorney Carolyn Jansons.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS - None

TRUSTEE COMMENTS
Trustee Guethle thanked everyone involved in the clean-up crew for North Aurora Days, the DNR for coming out to the fishing tournament and Mark Gaffino for all of his work on North Aurora Days.

Trustee Gaffino said there was a lot of good support from the Board and Staff. Gaffino made special mention of Bill Hannah, Paul Young and Mike Glock for their help. Gaffino noted that about 10,000 people attended North Aurora Days this year.

Atty. Jansons mentioned that Attorney Drendel wrote a letter to the DNR to inform them that 389 fish were caught during the fishing derby at North Aurora Days.

PRESENTATION
1. Fox Valley Cable and Telecommunications Consortium – Mike Rennels
Mike Rennels gave a brief presentation on the role of the Fox Valley Cable Consortium. Rennels noted that 40% of the Comcast fees goes to fund the Fox Valley Cable Consortium and the consortium has been able to return 50% back to the community.

In 2014, the Consortium is looking to refranchise its agreement with Comcast.






CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated July 15, 2013
2. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 7/18/13 FY14 in the amount of $1,225.51
3. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 7/24/13 FY13 in the amount of $9,243.72
4. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 7/24/13 FY14 in the amount of $73,227.58
5. Approval of Interim Bill List dated 7/30/13 FY14 in the amount of $1,340.00

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 Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes. Motion approved (6-0).


NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of Ordinance Repealing Ordinance No. 12-08-20-01 Delegating
Certain Powers and Duties in Lieu of an Interim Full-Time Administrator
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 Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

2. Approval of a Resolution to Authorize a Draw on the North Aurora Town
Centre Letter of Credit
(removed from agenda per Mayor Berman)

3. Motion Approving Signers for Village Investment and Operating Accounts.
Village Administrator Steven Bosco to be added to the account. 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).

4. Approval of a one time payment of $2,161.20 (40 hours of vacation time) in lieu
of time off to Deputy Chief Scott Buziecki
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).

5. Motion to Approve Livescan Electronic Fingerprinting Equipment from Sanfran
Morpho Trust USA in the Amount of $15,905.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Lambert and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (6-0).





6. Approval of Pay Request No. 5, Final in the amount of $41,238.83 to Geneva
Construction and Change Order No. 7 for a net decrease of $376,163.48, for the 2012 Road Improvements.
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

7. Approval of Pay Request to Freehill Asphalt Inc. in the amount of $112,513.60
for the 2012 Crack Filling Program
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

8. Approval of Pay Request No. 2 to Builders Paving LLC d/b/a Hardin Paving
Services in the amount of $245,873.05
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).

9. Approval of the purchase of a Flashing Beacon Pedestrian Crossing Sign from
Tapco Traffic and Parking Control Inc in the amount of $11,060.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lambert – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (6-0).

10. Approval of Bill List dated 8/5/13 FY13 in the amount of $46,458.20; Approval
of Bill List dated 8/5/13 FY14 in the amount of $539,495.67
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).

OLD BUSINESS - None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT - None

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Trustee Guethle said the Development Committee met on the July 17th to discuss the text amendment regarding outdoor dining and discussed code enforcement issues.

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS - None

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
Village Administrator Steven Bosco said he is looking forward to his new position as Village Administrator for the Village of North Aurora and thanked the Board for the opportunity.

ATTORNEY’S REPORT - None
FIRE DISTRICT REPORT - None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
A. Finance - None
B. Community Development – Lafarge is looking to come back to the Board for expanding mining under the Comed right-of-way (200 feet underground). This will be discussed at the September Plan Commission meeting. A map amendment will be presented to bring the property to an I-2 zoning. The annexation agreement and the map amendment will be presented at the October Village Board meeting.

The Village was approached by Inland Realty about a Massage Envy going into the North Aurora Towne Center.

Mayor Berman noted that with the Lafarge annexation, they will only mine under the eastern portion of the site and will not be any closer to the gas line or any closer to the residents.
C. Police - None
D. Public Works – Mike Glock stated that curb will be installed on Hill Ave and excavation will begin on Long Street. Smoketree project to start next Monday.
E. Water – None


EXECUTIVE SESSION
1. Review of Executive Session Minutes dated June 3, 2013 and June 17, 2013
There was no executive Session meeting. The Board had no questions or changes to the Minutes. To be placed on the Consent Agenda for the next Board meeting.

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