Meeting Minutes: June 1, 2010
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation was given by Gene Steiner Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Gehle , Steiner, McKee, Heitkamp, Pontsler. Searight – absent.
Also attending: Sergeant Stetler, Judy Koesters, Jeff Long, Janie Southard, John Larson, Adam Kraning
Motion Steiner. Second McKee to accept Agenda as Orders of the Day. Gehle called for the question. Steiner = y, McKee = y, Gehle = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion: Gehle. Second Heitkamp to accept the minutes from the May 18, 2010 meeting as presented. Pontsler called for the question. Gehle = y, Heitkamp = y, Pontsler = y, Steiner = y, McKee = y. Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
Jeff and Lisa to take a class regarding Facebook and get an account set up for the Village. This will be a great way to reach people in the Village to inform residents of activities and update on various projects.
We would like to Thank Mr. Browning and Parkway Students for getting us started with a web site. We feel it’s time that we take on this project so the web site can be updated daily and/or weekly in house. We need to have current information on the site.
We will contact Mr. Browning to see what software needs to be purchased and ask him if he would be willing to help with training.
We may have a chance to get our water billing done via email. We need to start talking to friends and neighbors and get some feedback.
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long
Updates will be discussed through committee reports.
Finance Committee – Todd McKee
Motion Steiner, Second Pontsler to pay bills as submitted by the Fiscal Officer in the amount of $11,050.84. (Majority consists of clean up day, bulk salt, utilities, well repair.) Gehle called for the question. Steiner = y, Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, McKee = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Pontsler to accept the Mayor’s Court pay in of $1,123. Second Heitkamp. Gehle called for the question. Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y, Gehle = y, Steiner = y, McKee = y. Passed 5 yes.
Finance committee meeting next Monday – June 7th at 7 pm. Will be discussing 2011 budget.
Agreement between Client and Consultant:
The Agreement, entered into as of this June 1st, by and between the Village of Rockford and Fanning Howey Civil Engineering Division to provide professional services for the following project: Market Street Reconstruction Project.
Cost will be $40,000.
Motion Gehle, Second McKee, Steiner called for the question. Gehle = y, McKee = y, Steiner = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Project goal to be bid out July 1st.
Safety Committee: Ron Searight – absent
Economic Development Committee: Eugene Steiner
Economic Development Committee meeting was held on June 1st at 7 pm. Still developing the Community Improvement Package. Will be presented on July 13th at the Town Hall Meeting. This is a win/win for the community.
There will be a RADC committee meeting on June 7th at 7:30. Pool will be discussed. We are looking at 3 phases to complete project 1. Spray park, 2. Pool, and 3. Slides.
Public Utilities Committee: Greg Pontsler
- RESOLUTION 06-10
A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AN APPLICATION TO THE CDBG WATER AND SANITARY SEWER PROGRAM FOR A NEW WATER LINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT.
Map available to view for upgrades.
Motion Pontsler, Second Steiner, Gehle called for the question. Pontsler = y, Steiner = y, Gehle = y, McKee = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
- RESOLUTION 07-10
THE ANTI-DISPLACMENT AND RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PLAN FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDING.
Motion: Steiner, Second Pontsler. Gehle called for the question. Steiner = y, Pontsler = y, Gehle = y, McKee = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Jeff to review last 2 months of water meter data. Will be scheduling a Public Utilities meeting in early July.
Rules Committee: Chris Heitkamp
Rules Committee meeting was held on May 24th at 7pm. Discussion consisted of requiring new housing and new businesses to install sidewalks. This may already be in our zoning ordinance. Jeff to give out copies of zoning ordinance for committee review. We will be reviewing additional ordinances to make sure they are current.
Trailer court has been approved by the Health Department. Manager is continuing to clean things up. Has improved by leaps and bounds. It’s safer and cleaner.
Mayor to Council – you have all been doing a good job. Keep up the good work. Stay motivated. Nice to see continuing improvements. Good Job !!
Meeting adjourned 8:03 pm.