Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met August 14.
Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met August 14.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Call to Order: President Pedersen called to order the Board of Trustees of the
Village of Franklin Park in regular session at 7:06 p.m.
III. Roll Call; Establishment of Quorum
Village Clerk Irene Avitia called the roll:
Present: Trustees Mr. Caporusso, Mr. Johnson, Ms. McLean, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. Special and Mr. Ybarra.
The Village Clerk declared a quorum was present.
Legal Representation Present: Joe Montana, Village Attorney
Staff Members Present: Lisa Anthony (Health and Human Resources Director), Frank Grieashamer (Treasurer), Cynthia Perez (Deputy Comptroller), John Hildago (Director, Department of Building), Joe Lauro (Utilities Commissioner), Dave Talbott (Engineer Consultant for Smith LaSalle), Tom Dailly (I.T. Manager), Chief William Brehm (Fire Department), and Mike Witz (Director of Police), Eric Richard (Village Planner)
(a) John Carlisle from CMAP gave a presentation on the Village of Franklin Park Comprehensive Plan
(b) Hanna Kite from Active Transportation Alliance gave a presentation on the Complete Streets Policy
V. Appointments/Swearing In
1. President Pedersen appointed David Gonzalez as comptroller
Motion made by Mr. Caporusso, seconded by Mr. Johnson to approve the appointment of David Gonzalez as comptroller.
Roll Call: Ayes – Mr. Ybarra, Ms. Special, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. McLean, Mr. Johnson, and Mr. Caporusso.
Nay – 0. Absent – 0. Abstain – 0.
(c) Rajeev Khanna from COMPCOREPro gave a presentation on Worker’s Compensation Claims Management
VI. Public Comments (Limit to 2 minutes per speaker, Ordinance No. 1415-G-43)
1. Ms. Ellen Miles of Cat Vando thanked the board for their support over the years. She also spoke about Cat Vando’s request on the Consent Agenda to hold a garage sale on Village property at 9621 Pacific Avenue
VII. Committee Reports
A. Finance And Special Events Committee (Mr. Johnson, Chair)
1. Mr. Johnson Stated The Auditors Have Been Working At The Village; Hopefully, There Will Be An Auditor’s Report By October
B. Water And Sewer/Fleet Maintenance Committee
(Mr. Caporusso, Chair)
1. Mr. Caporusso Reported The 5,000,000-Gallon Source Tank At The King Street Pump Station Will Be Drained This Week For Its Yearly Inspection. Next Week, They Will Be Doing The Same With The Tank On Belmont Avenue
2. Mr. Caporusso Stated Staff Will Be Installing A New Water Meter Collection Box Next Week In The Village Parking Lot
3. Mr. Caporusso Reported Staff And Summer Interns Have Re-Stocked The Two Storage Containers With Sandbags
C. Police And Fire Committee (Mr. Ruhl, Chair)
1. Mr. Ruhl Stated He Had Nothing To Report
D. Streets, Alleys And Fleet Maintenance Committee
(Mr. Ybarra, Chair)
1. Mr. Ybarra Stated Since The Last Meeting, Over 67 Tons Of Cold Patch Has Been Applied
2. Mr. Ybarra Reported The Fleet Division Performed 162 Hours Of Vehicle Repairs
3. Mr. Ybarra Stated The Forestry Division Trimmed And Removed 48 Trees. The Contractor Trimmed Two Additional Trees Because Of High Power Wires Running Through Them
4. Mr. Ybarra Reported On Auction Equipment From The Fleet Department
E. Property, Planning, Zoning, And Building Committee
(Ms. Special, Chair)
1. Ms. Special Stated She Had Nothing To Report
F. Health, Human Resources, Sustainable Practices And Senior Services Committee (Ms. Mclean, Chair)
1. Ms. Mclean Stated She Would Like To Pull Agenda Item #16 From The Consent Agenda For Correction. Ms. Mclean Also Asked To Change Agenda Item #4 To Read Quiet Zone Instead Of Quit Zone
2. Ms. Mclean Announced The Next Blood Drive Will Be Held On Friday, September 8 In The Police Station Community Room From 3:00 P.M. To 7:30 P.M.
3. Ms. Mclean Announced The Park District Will Host The 5k Walk/Run On September 23, At 9:00 A.M.
4. Ms. Mclean Stated The Village Along With Senator Harmon’s Office Will Be Hosting A Senior’s Health Fair. The Health Fair Will Be Held On Friday, October 20 In The Police Station Community Room From 10:00 A.M. To 2:00 P.M.
5. Ms. Mclean Stated Cook County Reported Two Cases Of The West Nile Virus
VIII. Staff Reports and Comments; Discussion on Agenda Items
1. Eric Richard spoke about agenda item #14. This is limited to the purchase and sale agreement between the Village and Glazier Corporation. The ordinance is for an extension of their contract to develop the site located at 2850 N. Mannheim Road. The site is between Chase Bank and Starbuck’s
2. Joe Lauro spoke about the Illinois Department of Transportation (I.D.O.T.) beginning the resurfacing of Rose Street between Grand Avenue going north to Armitage Avenue. The work should be completed by September. Mr. Lauro spoke about receiving many calls from residents thinking this was a Village project but it is not. Mr. Lauro spoke about Waveland Avenue being temporarily shut down for a water cross connection that needs to be upgraded between Franklin Park and Schiller Park. A larger pipe will be put in. Mr. Lauro announced Tuesday, August 22, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) is visiting the King Street pump station to look at bio solids
3. Dave Talbott spoke about agenda item #3. The project is costly but there is a surface transportation program grant for $960,000. There is also $320,000 invested in Cook County funds for this project. The Village has to come up with a little over $380,000 over an 18-month period. A funding package is still being worked on. Mr. Talbott spoke about agenda item #4. This is a resolution for the Village’s use of motor fuel tax funds for their portion of the “quiet zone.” Mr. Talbott announced on August 28 and 29 he is attending the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) for a design training program
IX. Consent Agenda
(Items on the Consent Agenda will be enacted/approved by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless so requested by a member of the Village Board, in which case that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in the normal sequence of the Agenda)
Village Clerk Irene Avitia read aloud public recital of Consent Agenda items
1. Approval of the Minutes from:
(a) Regular Meeting Of The President And Board Of Trustees Held On Monday, July 17, 2017
(b) Appropriation Hearing Held On Monday, July 17, 2017
(c) Special Meeting Of The Committee Of The Whole Held On Monday, August 7, 2017
2. Approval Of Voucher Expenditures List In The Amount Of $4,361,148.27
3. Resolution No. 1718 R
A Resolution Approving An Illinois Department Of Transportation Preliminary Engineering Services Agreement For Federal Participation By And Between The Village Of Franklin Park And Exp U.S. Services, Incorporated, For Phase I Roadway Design Improvements For Franklin Avenue From Acorn Lane To Mannheim Road Resolution
4. Resolution No. 1718 R
A Resolution Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Under The Illinois Highway Code To Provide For The Use Of Motor Fuel Tax Funds In The Amount Of $85,000.00, For Construction Cost Pertaining To The Installation Of Safety Measure To Comply With The Establishment Of A Quit Zone
(Scrivener’s error. Quit zone should read quiet zone.)
5. Ordinance No. 1718 VC
An Ordinance Amending Chapter Six Of Title Six Of The Village Code Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois (Handicapped Reserved Parking Space For 9730 Pacific Avenue)
6. Ordinance No. 1718 VC
An Ordinance Amending Section 3-2-7 Of Chapter Two Of Title Three Of The Village Code Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Issuing A Class B Liquor License To Zacatecas Mexican Restaurant
7. Ordinance No. 1617 VC
An Ordinance Amending Section 3-2-7 Of Chapter Two Of Title Three Of The Village Code Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Issuing A Class D Liquor License To Lulu Belle’s Pancake House
8. Ordinance No. 1617 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Amending Ordinance Number 1617-G-25 (Salary Schedule Ordinance Amendment; Building Director)
9. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Amending Ordinance Number 1617-G-25 (Salary Schedule Ordinance Amendment; Planner)
10. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Adopting The Comprehensive Plan Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois
11. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Adopting The Franklin Park Complete Streets Policy
12. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois, Approving An Intergovernmental Agreement Between The Board Of Education Of Leyden Community High School District 212 And The Village Of Franklin Park, Authorizing The Transfer Of Ownership Of Certain Portions Of King Avenue
13. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Approving A Professional Service Agreement For Finance And Accounting Services By And Between GW & Associates And The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois
14. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Approving And Authorizing The Execution Of A First Amendment To The Agreement Of Purchase And Sale Between The Village Of Franklin Park And Glazier Corporation (2850 N. Mannheim Road)
15. Motion To Waive Bid Requirements And Ratify The Proposal From Restore Disaster Restoration Experts, 11241a Melrose Avenue, Franklin Park, Illinois 60131, For Emergency Hazmat Content And Debris Removal At 10111 Franklin Avenue, In An Amount Not To Exceed $100,000.00, To Ensure The Health, Safety And Welfare Of The Residents, And Further Authorize The Utilities Director To Undertake Such Actions To Effectuate Same
16. Motion To Approve A Professional Services Proposal With GOVHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, Illinois 60062, For Management Recruitment And Selection Services, And Authorize The Required Officers And Officials Of The Village To Undertake Such Further Action To Effectuate Same (Item pulled and moved to New Business)
17. Motion To Approve Cat Vando Request To Hold A Fundraiser Garage Sale On Village Property At 9621 Pacific Avenue In September 2017
18. Motion To Approve Sax-Tiedeman Funeral Home Request For A “Patriot Walk” On Monday, September 11, 2017, At 6:00 P.M. Walking On The Sidewalk From The Funeral Home North On 25th To Addison, Then West To North Park, Then South To Pacific Avenue Past The American Legion Then Back To The Funeral Home
19. Motion To Approve Misericordia Request To Conduct Their Annual Jelly Belly Candy Days Tag Days Friday And Saturday, April 27 And 28, 2018
20. Motion To Approve Kiwanis Club Of Bensenville, Wood Dale And Franklin Park Request For The Annual Peanut Day Collection Tag Day Thursday, September 21 Through Saturday, September 23, 2017 And Also Saturday, October 21, 2017 At The Corners Of Grand Avenue And Mannheim Road And Also Grand Avenue And 25th Street
21. Motion To Approve Knights Of Columbus Sheridan-Carroll Council #537 Request For Their Annual Tootsie Roll Drive Collection On Friday, September 15 And 16, 2017 At Grand Avenue And Mannheim Road
Roll Call: Ayes – Mr. Caporusso, Mr. Johnson, Ms. McLean, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. Special, and Mr. Ybarra.
Nay – 0. Absent – 0. Abstain – 0.
X. Unfinished Business
XI. New Business
16. Motion To Approve A Professional Services Proposal With GOVHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, Illinois 60062, For Management Recruitment And Selection Services, And Authorize The Required Officers And Officials Of The Village To Undertake Such Further Action To Effectuate Same
Trustee Mclean asked to have this item taken to committee
XII. Comments from the Clerk
XIII. Comments from the President
1. President Pedersen spoke about looking into an extension of the Republic Services contract
2. President Pedersen spoke about the “Patriot Walk” not only being sponsored by Sax-Tiedeman Funeral Home but also by the Village of Franklin Park
XIV. Closed/Executive Session
Motion made by Mr. Caporusso, seconded by Mr. Johnson to adjourn at 8:31 p.m.
Voice vote carried
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