Village Board Minutes

VILLAGE OF NORTH AURORA
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 16, 2013

CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Berman called the meeting to order.

SILENT PRAYER – MEDITATION - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE -

ROLL CALL
In attendance: Mayor Dale Berman, Trustee Mark Guethle, Trustee Mark Gaffino, Trustee Chris Faber, Trustee Mike Lowery, Trustee Laura Curtis. Not in attendance: Trustee Ryan Lambert and Village Clerk Lori Murray.

Staff in attendance: Village Administrator Steve Bosco, Community and Economic Development Director Mike Toth, Police Chief David Summer, Public Works Superintendent Mike Glock. Water Superintendent Paul Young, Village Attorney Kevin Drendel.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS – None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Village Board Minutes dated 12/2/2013
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Faber. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino- yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

NEW BUSINESS
1. Motion to Waive Bids and Approve the Purchase of four (4) DP3 Squad Car
Video Recording Systems (and extended warranties) from Utility in the Amount of $23,031.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Gaffino and seconded by Trustee Curtis. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

2. Motion to Approve Extended Warranties for nine (9) Current DP3 Squad Car
Video Recording Systems from Utility in the Amount of $11,700.00
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle –yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

3. Approval of a Resolution for Maintenance on State Highways Under the
Jurisdiction of the Illinois Department of Transportation
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Gaffino. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

4. Approval of a Resolution Acknowledging the Completed Public Improvements
and Beginning the One Year Maintenance Period for the Randall Highlands Development in the Village of North Aurora
Motion for approval made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved.

5. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Princeton Water Tower Lease
Agreement with AT&T
Motion to approve made by Trustee Guethle and seconded by Trustee Lowery. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Faber – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes. Motion approved (5-0).

6. Approval of Bill List dated 12/2/2013 in the Amount of $437,871.76
Motion for approval made by Trustee Curtis and seconded by Trustee Guethle. Roll Call Vote: Trustee Curtis – yes, Trustee Gaffino – yes, Trustee Guethle – yes, Trustee Lowery – yes, Trustee Faber – yes. Motion approved (5-0)

OLD BUSINESS - None
VILLAGE PRESIDENT REPORT - None
COMMITTEE REPORTS - None
TRUSTEE COMMENTS - None

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
Comp Plan Revision – Steve Bosco and Mike Toth will be visiting CMAP on Thursday to meet with three prospective consultants as part of the interview process. After that interview CMAP will select one of the companies and the Village will move forward with that company for the comprehensive plan revisions.

Six month budget reviews – Bosco noted that he had met with the department heads and that the budget process is going well.

Mayor Berman asked if the Village is on track with the strategic planning session. Bosco said that the first date did not work for everyone and he would be looking at another date and emailing that to the Village Board tomorrow to determine if it works for everyone.

ATTORNEYS REPORT – None
FIRE DISTRICT – None

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
A. Finance – None
B. Community Development – January Plan Commission agenda to include signage variance proposal for a proposed Dunkin Donuts on Orchard Road. There will also be a special use coming through for a Veterinary Clinic/Animal Hospital at Orchard Crossings. These items will be on the agenda for the January 7th Plan Commission meeting.
C. Police – NAPD will be participating in an IDOT grant funded Occupant Safety Program. This will include Safety Seat and DUI checks. Chief Summer stated that the latest candidate continues to move through the hiring process. A conditional job offer is possible in the next two weeks.
D. Public Works – All 550 trees have been planted as planned.
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