Village of Winfield Village Board met May 4.
Village of Winfield Village Board met May 4.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
Elected Officials Present:
President Spande, Clerk Mareachen, Trustee Bajor, Trustee Greer, Trustee Hogan, Trustee McCurdy, Trustee Mustes, Trustee Sorgatz
Elected Officials Excused: Trustee Mustes
Curt Barrett, Village Manager
David Schar, Police Chief
David Freeman, Village Attorney
Dan Watson, Engineer Rempe-Sharpe
Lynn McCammon, Finance Director
Tye Loomis, Public Works Director
Peter Krumins, Development Coordinator
Trustee Jack Bajor was presented with a plaque that rededicates Village Hall as John “Jack" Bajor Hall in honor of his 16 years of service to the Village of Winfield.
Stan Zegel, a resident, discussed Jack Bajor's service to the Village of Winfield. He presented him with a wooded Winfield paperweight.
Bob Hall, a resident, discussed Jack Bajor's time on the Board of Winfield.
Bob Borsodi, a resident, discussed Jack Bajor's service to the Village of Winfied,
Trustee Sorgatz made the motion and Trustee McCurdy seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed.
A. Motion approving minutes from the Village Board and Committee of the Whole meeting held on April 20, 2017.
B. Motion approving payment of bills for May 4, 2017.
C. Motion approving a temporary use permit and waiving applicable sections of the Village Code associated with the 2017 Farmers' Market, coordinated by the Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce, on Wednesdays from June 1 through November 1 in the Prairie Trail Shopping Center located at Geneva and County Farm Roads.
D. Motion declaring four vehicles, seventeen expired gas masks, six Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), and various office equipment no longer used by the Police and Public Works departments as surplus property so these items may be disposed of by sale, junking, or being destroyed.
Non-Consent Agenda (7-8)
Trustee Greer made the Inotion and Trustee Bogan seconded the motion to approve an ordinance authorizing a special use permit for a 2017 summer homeless shelter at St. John the Baptist Church in Sebahar Hall (OS233 Church Street). All the Trustees voted in favor with the exception of Trustee McCurdy who voted “No” and the motion passed.
Community Development Coordinator Peter Krumlins presented information on the request from St. John's to operate a Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) site on Tuesday nights at Sebahar Hall during June through September for 2017. The Plan Commission reviewed this request at a public hearing on April 3, 2017, voting 5-0 to recommend approval with several conditions. President Spande noted that Trustee Mustes was unable to attend the meeting this evening but asked that his opposition to the request be read into the record. The Village Board subsequently reviewed this item at its April 20 Committee of the Whole meeting, directing that it proceed to a formal vote,
Trustee Hogan made the motion and Trustee Sorgatz seconded the motion to approve the 2017 Street Improvement Program contract with Geneva Construction Company, of Aurora, IL, in the not-to-exceed amount of $583,712. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed,
Village Engineer Dan Watson presented information on bidding results for this year's annual roadwork program on neighborhood streets. Geneva Construction submitted the lowest of three bids received, coming in twenty one percent below the Village Engineer's estimate of costs. The company has previously completed satisfactory work for the Village, and staff recommends award of the contract to Geneva Construction. Trustee Bajor asked about the notice and timing of the contact. It was discussed that June would be the earliest they could start and the project could take a month. It was further discussed that staff would provide additional options to fully utilize the budget for road work.
Trustee Comments & Reports of Committees and independent communications with developers
Trustee Hogan discussed the tax bill that he received today. He discussed the small amount that the Village of Winfield takes in taxes.
Trustee Sorgatz reiterated that the Willage of Winfield historically takes 3-4% as opposed to the 8-10 % that the rest of DuPage County municipalities take in taxes.
Trustee McCurdy discussed the Winfield Village Garage Sale on the 9 and 10" of June.
Other Willage Officials' Reports and Comments:
Village President Spande discussed the Earth Day Clean Up. He discussed the RiverSweep on May 20". He further stated that the Village received notification the Winfield is one of the “Most
Educated" communities in the Nation.
The Honorable Judge Ann Celine Walsh administered the Oath of Office for newly elected officials to Willage President Spande, Willage Clerk Anne Mareachen, Willage Trustee Don Longacre, and Village Trustee Jim McCurdy.
At 7:50 pm Trustee Greer made the motion and Trustee McCurdy seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed. There was no Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled.
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27 Jewell Rd
Winfield, IL 60190-1348