Village of Winfield Village Board of Trustees met August 3.
Village of Winfield Village Board of Trustees met August 3.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
Elected Officials Present:
President Spande, Clerk Mareachen, Trustee Greer, Trustee Hogan, TrusteeLongacre, Trustee McCurdy, Trustee Mustes, Trustee Sorgatz
Elected Officials Excused: None
Curt Barrett, Willage Manager David Schar, Police Chief
Kathie Elliott, Willage Attorney Jim Bibby, Engineer Rempe-Sharpe
Lynn McCammon, Finance Director John Schwartz, Management Analyst
Peter Krumins, Development Coordinator
President Spande made a Proclamation recognizing Benno and Tippy Friedrich Day in Winfield
Stan Zegel, resident in Winfield, applauded Benno and Tippy for their service to Winfield.
Trustee Mustes made the motion and Trustee McCurdy seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed.
A. Motion approving minutes from the Willage Board and Committee of the Whole meeting held on July 20, 2017.
B. Motion approving payment of bills for August 3, 2017.
(Item C. Removed for Separate Discussion)
D. Motion approving a Temporary Use Permit and waiving applicable sections of the Willage Code associated with the 2017 Fun in the Park with the Winfield Criterium scheduled to be held August 20th.
E. Motion approving a professional services agreement with Hitchcock Design Group for Riverwalk park grant funding services in the not-to-exceed amount of $17,900, to be expensed to the FY 17-18 Capital Improvement Fund. Hitchcock Deign Group was identified as a prominent firm with a proven history of assisting municipalities and other government agencies in securing Open Space Lands Acquisition & Development (OSLAD) grants, the type of grant the Village seeks to assist with the development of a Riverwalk park. The Willage Board reviewed the proposal at the July 20, 2017 Committee of the Whole, with direction to proceed to a formal vote.
F. Motion approving the budgeted purchase of a 2017 Falcon Asphalt Hotbox Trailer Unit from Galva Road Equipment, LLC of Galva, IL in the not-to-exceed amount of $46,942. This purchase will replace a 2007 Keizer-Morris Asphalt Hotbox Trailer Unit that has reached the end of its useful life. The purchase is made available through the competitively awarded state purchase contract. Budget funding was allocated to the Water & Sewer Fund (50%) and Capital Improvement Fund (50%) based on evaluation of the equipment's intended use by the Public Works Department.
G. Motion approving the following appointments recommended by the Village President; Economic Development & Communication Commission a Don Longacre & Carl Sorgatz Public Works Committee
-Dennis Hogan as Chairman
liten C-Consent Agenda-
Trustee Mustes made the motion and Trustee McCurdy seconded the motion approving an ordinance amending the 2017 Prevailing Wage Ordinance. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed.
The Village Board approved the 2017 Prevailing Wage Ordinance on June 15, 2017. The Department of Labor has since corrected the wage schedule for DuPage County. The Village Attorney recommends approval of an ordinance that amends the schedule. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed.
Trustee Sorgatz expressed the challenges that the Village of Winfield faces because of this mandate from the State of Illinois.
Non-Consent Agenda (7-9)
Trustee Hogan made the motion and Trustee Greer seconded the motion to approve an ordinance amending inoperable vehicle regulations in the Traffic Regulations and Building Code provisions of the Winfield Village Code. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed.
Discussion: Community Development Coordinator Peter Krumlins presented information on the proposed updates regarding inoperable vehicles. This update will standardize the definition of an inoperable vehicle between the Village Code and the Property Maintenance Code, as well as reduce the code enforcement timeframe to take action from six months to ten days. This item was presented to the Village Board during the Committee of the Whole on July 20, 2017 with direction to proceed to a formal vote.
Trustee Hogan made the motion and Trustee Greer seconded the motion to approve an ordinance approving plat of easement for ONO92 Robbins Street, Winfield, IL. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed.
Discussion: Community Development Coordinator Peter Krunins presented information on this previously undeveloped lot, which was platted in 1956 with no drainage easements recorded. With the lot set to be developed, the Village Engineer requested drainage easements be granted to the Willage, which requires the Village Board to approve an ordinance Approving Plat of Easement,
Trustee Greer made the motion and Trustee Hogan seconded the motion to approve a contract with Tri-State Enterprises Inc. of Romeoville, IL for the construction of Public Works material storage bins for the not-to-exceed amount of $392,786, to be expensed to the FY 17-18 Capital Improvement Fund and Water & Sewer Fund. All the Trustees voted in favor and the motion passed.
Village Engineer Dan Watson presented information on the Public Works material storage bins construction project. Currently, Public Works has limited space to store various materials, including sand, cold patch asphalt, gravel, and soil for restoration and repair projects. As such, materials have to be stored outside, unprotected from the elements, Tri-State Enterprises submitted the lower of two bids received, and is under the Village Engineer's project cost estimate. The Village Engineer has worked with the contractor previously, with the contractor performing satisfactory work.
Trustee Comments & Reports of Committees and independent communications with developers
Trustee Mustes discussed the Antiques of Winfield store's good reputation among Antiques Stores in the State.
Trustee McCurdy discussed a new antique mall coming to town across from the barber shop. He further announced the ribbon cutting of the new park at Wynwood.
Motion At 7:25 pm Trustee Greer made the motion and Trustee McCurdy seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting. All the Trustees voted in favor and the Emotion passed.