Meeting Minutes: July 19,2016
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation was given by President John Dooley
Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Gehle, Rutledge, Pontsler, Dooley, Heitkamp
Also attending: Srgt Stetler and Claire Geisige of the Daily Standard
Motion Rutledge. Second Gehle to accept the agenda as orders of the day. Pontsler called for the question. Rutledge = y, Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Dooley = y. Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Gehle. Second Rutledge to accept the minutes from the
June 21, 2016 council meetings as presented. Dooley called for the question.
Gehle = y, Rutledge = y, Dooley = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
We need some volunteers for the Tree Commission Board – please contact the Village office if interested.
Noted receipt and review of Mayors Court pay in, June bank reconciliation, and bank statement.
Upcoming Community events:
Shanes Park – Summer Lunch in the Park to be held rain or shine on Wednesdays beginning June 15th – August 17th. Sponsored by the Parkway Ministerial Assocation. Any and all welcome !
August 6th – 7th Annual Sock Hop & Cruise in – The Rockford Belle – 4pm
Located on Market St. in downtown Rockford !
August 7th – Lima Area Concert Band – Parkway High School – 3 pm
$7 suggested donation. Proceeds to benefit the Parkway HS Band.
October 2nd – Rockford Beanfest – Live Music All Day @ Shanes Park! 11:30 am – 5 pm
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long – absent
Finance Committee – Steve Gehle
Motion Dooley to approved purchase orders and 3rd quarter blanket certificates. Second Pontsler. Heitkamp called for the question. Dooley = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp =y, Gehle = y. Rutledge = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Rutledge to pay bills as submitted in the amount of $33,055.14. Second Heitkamp. Dooley called for the question. Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y, Dooley = y, Gehle = y. Pontsler = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Pontsler. Second Heitkamp to accept the Mayors Court Pay in of $1295.00. Gehle called for the question. Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y, Gehle = y, Rutledge = y, Dooley = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Rutledge to approve the June monthly financial reports –
Cash Summary by Fund, Appropriations report, Revenue Report,
Budget vs Actual activity report and Bank reconciliation. Second Dooley. Heitkamp called for the question. Rutledge = y, Dooley = y, Heitkamp = y, Gehle = y. Pontsler = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Rutledge to approve June monthly transfers. Second Dooley. Gehle called for the question. Rutledge = y, Dooley = y, Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
AN ORDINANCE LEVYING ASSESSMENTS FOR DELINQUENT WATER BILLS, AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
1st reading – 06/07/16
2nd reading 06/21/16
3rd reading – 07/19/16
Motion Dooley. Second Rutledge. Pontsler called for the question. Dooley = y , Rutledge = y, Pontsler = y, Gehle = y. Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Service Committee: Greg Pontsler
Will be a nice weekend to check out Shanes Park as the Chick Stewart Tournament starts on Thursday night. There are 8 – 10 u teams participating through Saturday. Park and diamonds looking very good !
Safety Committee: Chris Heitkamp – nothing
Economic Development Committee: Rob Rutledge
The last meeting we discussed some property purchase. We are still in negotiations.
Public Utilities Committee: Wilbur Fox – absent
Rules Committee: John Dooley – nothing
The 3 replacement light poles have been installed.
Rutledge asked for updated information on Mayors Court pay in and cruiser information. There is another grant opportunity for a new cruiser in October.
Property on Pearl St needs cleanup – no more warnings. Resident has made no attempt to work with us.
Meeting adjourned 7:53
Mayor Fiscal Officer