Meeting Minutes: September 5, 2017
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS:
Council called to order by Mayor Amy Joseph on
Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 7:30 pm at the Rockford Village Hall.
Invocation by Jeff Long
Pledge of Allegiance
Those present: Rutledge, Fox, Pontsler, Now, Heitkamp
Also attending: Judy Koesters, Jeff Long, Srgt Stetler, Tom Stankard of the Daily Standard.
Motion Now. Second Fox to accept the agenda as orders of the day. Pontsler called for the question. Now = y, Fox = y, Pontsler = y, Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes,
Motion Fox. Second Rutledge to accept the minutes from the
August 15, 2017 council meetings as presented. Now called for the question. Fox = y, Rutledge = y, Now = y, Pontsler = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Visitors to Address Council:
Mayor’s Report and Correspondence:
Community Announcements and events:
Rockford Fire Department Chicken Dinner and Reverse Raffle – September 9th
8th Annual – Sock Hop on Market St @ The Belle – September 30th
“Soup”er Concert in the Park – October 8th – Shanes Park 11:30 am
Rockford Chamber Banquet – October 23rd – Community Building
Village Administrator’s Report – Jeff Long
Subject – Rogers land is annexed
Finance Committee – Steve Gehle – absent
Motion Fox to pay bills as submitted in the amount of $29,291.13. Second Pontsler Now called for the question. Fox = y, Pontsler = y, Now = y, Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y. . Passed 5 yes.
Motion Pontsler to approve the monthly financial reports –
Cash Summary by Fund, Appropriations report, Revenue Report,
Budget vs Actual activity report and Bank reconciliation. Second Now. Fox called for the question. Pontsler = y, Now = y, Fox = y, Rutledge = y, Heitkamp = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Now to approve monthly transfers and purchase orders. Second Fox. Heitkamp called for the question. Now = y, Fox = y, Heitkamp = y, Rutledge = y, Pontsler = y. Passed 5 yes.
Motion Now to approve supplemental appropriations to date. Second Fox. Heitkamp called for the question. Now = y, Fox = y, Heitkmap = y, Rutledge = y, Pontsler = y. Passed 5 yes.
Audit for 2015/2016 continues – should be completed by the end of October.
Service Committee: Greg Pontsler
Park Board looking into getting WIFI at the park.
Safety Committee: Chris Heitkamp
Need to report a tree for review – believe it needs removed.
Submitted the Stop sign / street sign list of needed signs.
Economic Development Committee: Rob Rutledge – nothing
Public Utilities Committee: Wilbur Fox –nothing
Rules Committee: Brad Now – nothing.
Jones building – report at the next meeting. Sale of Pearl St. property. Need information to Mayor for Facebook post.
Mayor Fiscal Officer
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.