Village of Elmwood Park President and Board of Trustees met May 1.
Village of Elmwood Park President and Board of Trustees met May 1.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
The 2.213' meeting of the President and Board of Trustees was called to order by President Angelo "Skip' Saviano at 7:00pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
On roll call the following members were present: Anthony DelSanto, Jonathan Zivojnovic, Angela Stranges, Angelo Lollino, Alan Kaminski, Jeff Sargent and President Saviano. President Saviano introduced Judge Ronald Bartkowicz, an Elmwood Park resident for 46 years, to administer the Oath of Office to the newly elected officials present this evening. He thanked the board and residents for the opportunity to perform the ceremony. President Angelo "Skip' Saviano, Village Clerk Gina Pesko, Trustee Anthony DelSanto, Trustee Angelo Lollino and Trustee Jeff Sargent were sworn in by Judge Bartkowicz. He then administered the Oath of Office to newly elected Library Board Trustees Peter Fosco, Diana Gordon and Michelle Mondia,
Kathy Pratola-7936 Oakleaf-"Thank You' for dealing with an issue she had with a contractor.
Trustee DelSanto reported on the “Neighborhood Watch” meeting being held May 3" at the police department. Trustee Zivojnovic reported on the outgoing members of the Elmwood Park Library Board, Joseph Bertoli, Jonathan Rivera and Terry Sorrentino, Trustee Zivojnovic praised Ms. Sorrentino, who was in attendance, for her hard work on the board for the last 13 years, President Saviano and the board thanked her for her service. Trustee Kaminski reported the finance committee met this evening and reviewed the bills and vouchers for the month of April and recommend same for approval.
Mr. Volpe reported on a contract to purchase 1613 75"Ct in order to expand off street parking near restaurant row, the purchase of 19 Conti Parkway to continue to revitalize the circle, an agreement with Defend Edge, a contract with Burke, LLC to construct a Splash Pad in the northwest corner of Central Park and the promotion of one fire lieutenant to replace Fred Blaskey who retired. A copy of his full report is attached hereto,
President Saviano congratulated the board on their re-election and thanked Mr. Wolpe, the village administration and all the department heads for their hard work. He also thanked the residents for their patience and cooperation with all the construction projects that have taken place the last four years.
A motion was made by Trustee DelSanto and seconded by Trustee Zivojnovic to approve the items on the consent agenda below:
a) Approval of the Minutes of the meeting of the President and Board of Trustees held on April 17, 2017.
b) Receive and File Minutes of the Economic Development Commission Meeting held March 16, 2017.
c) Bills and Vouchers for the month of April 2017 in the amount of $1,803,669,32.
Summary of Expenditures Approved:
General Fund S 365,394.38
Water Fund 353,981.63
Parks and Recreation Fund 47,281.21
Garbage Fund 176,865.37
TIF Grand Corridor Fund 8,059.84
Emergency Telephone System Fund 46,278.39
North/Harlem TIF Fund 78.68
North/Harlem. Business Dist, Fund 10,055.75
Total Accounts Payable $1,008,635.25
Administration $ 70,492.12
Code Administration 36,348.42
Police Department 250,631.45
Police Additional Pay 33,136.02
Public Works 93,788.09
Fire Department 168,939.95
Fire Additional Pay 3,728.60
Total General Fund $ 657,064.65
Water Fund 31,133,76
Playground & Recreation Fund 33,078.32
Total Gross Payroll S 721,276.73
IMRF & FICA Village Portion 73,757.34
Total Expenditures S1803,669.32
d) Various license applications submitted to the Village Clerks office as listed below:
LICENSE ADDRESS NAME
Business 7508 W. Grand AV Elmwood Park, Il D'Agostino Cannoli e Sapori Italiani LLC
Junker 2913 N. Mulligan Chicago, Il 60634 Theodore Gomez, Scrap
Sign Permit 2758 N, Harlem Elmwood Park, Il Cyto Three Inc. (BP Amoco)
Sign Permit 723 O W. North Av Elmwood Park, Il USA. Wein Clinics
Concrete 827 Hartrey Evanston, Il AA Masonry
Electric 9403 Ironwood Ln Des Plaines, Il A&Q Electric, Inc
Carpentry 97.48 S. Roberts Rd Palos Hills, Il A&P 1" Response, LLC
Carpentry P.O. BOX 562 Warrenville, Il Acoustics & Specialties, Inc.
Waterproofing 1795 Cortland Ct Addison, Il Americas Best, Inc.
Electric 60 E, Lincoln Av Glendale Hits, Il Bosch Electrical Services
Electric 1400 Miller Parkway McHenry, Il Black Diamond
Roofing 3354 N. Odell Ay Chicago, IE BUK Roolfing
Electric 518 N. Ashland Chicago, IE DMD Electrica
Carpentry 1605 N. Chestnut Arlington Hits, Il Dobek Carpentry
Concrete 3618 W. George Chicago, Il Doms Concrete
Fence Installation 810 N, 12" Ave Melrose Park, Il Fabiani’s Total Fencing
Sign Installation 3065 Dundee Rd Northbrook, Il Fast Signs Northbrook
Asphalt 1350 Aurora Av Aurora, Il Geneva Construction Co.
Carpentry 116 Boardwalk Elk Grove Village, Il Greenwood Construction
Roofing 2705 Lee St Melrose Park, Il M Construction
Electric 350 Frederick Ln Hoffman Estates, Il M Power Electric Inc
Fence Installation 901 N, 16 Ave Melrose Park, Il Mago & Sons Fences
Concrete 3310 S. Harvey Berwyn, Ill NC Concrete Co.
Fence Installation 4224. W. Fullerton Chicago, Il Overline Fences
HVAC 13530 Longview Homer Glen, Il Page Boiler
HVAC 33 12 N. California Chicago, Il Professional HVAC
Electric 88 E. Old Willow Rd Prospect Hits, Il Spark Electric
e) An Ordinance Approving, Authorizing the Execution of a Real Estate Purchase Contract for the Property Commonly Described as 19 Conti Parkway, Elmwood Park, Illinois.
f) An Ordinance to Approve and Authorize the Execution of a Standard Form of At-Risk Construction Management Contract for Designer-Led Design-Build Project. By and Between Burke, LLC and the Village of Elmwood Park for the Central Park Splash Pad Project,
g) An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of an Agreement Between Defend Edge, LLC and the Village of Elmwood Park.
h) An Ordinance Amending Certain Sections of Article II, Entitled “Traffic and Safety Commission', of Chapter 32, Entitled “Motor Vehicles and Traffic', of the Elmwood Park Village Code,
A motion was made by Trustee Lollino and seconded by Trustee DelSanto to approve the items on the consent agenda, On the question, Trustee Zivojnovic asked Mr. Durkin if the purchase price for 19 Conti Parkway needed to be disclosed to satisfy Open Meeting Act requirements, Mr. Durkin explained that the Public Access Counselors opinion with regard to needing to disclose those amounts was overruled by the Illinois Appellate Court but stated the contract price was $235,00.00, On roll call, the following voted “Aye: Anthony DelSanto, Jonathan Zivojnovic, Angela Stranges, Angelo Lollino, Alan Kaminski, Jeff Sargent and President Saviano. “Nay': None. Motion Carried.
A motion was made by Trustee Zivojnovic and seconded by Trustee DelSanto to approve a raffle application submitted by Tina Gordon, Treasurer of the Women's Auxiliary Republican Voter League of Leyden Township, for their Chicken Bingo fundraiser held at Elmcrest Banquets on June 6, 2017. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Trustee DelSanto and seconded by Trustee Kaminski to approve An Ordinance Approving, Authorizing and Ratifying Execution of Residential Purchase Agreement for the Acquisition of the Property Commonly described as 1613 N. 75" Court, Elmwood Park, Illinois. On the question, President Saviano praised Mr. Volpe in acquiring this property. President Saviano stated this is part of an ongoing plan to entice new businesses and provide parking in the area. Trustee Lollino stated he would abstain from the vote in order to avoid a possible conflict of interest. A motion was made by Trustee Kaminski and seconded by Trustee Sargent to permit Trustee Lollino to abstain. Motion carried. Mr. Durkin advised Trustee Lollino, as he has in the past, that he does not have to abstain from voting on the acquisition of these homes which will be used for public parking and that it is not legally required of him.
On roll call, the following voted "Aye': Anthony DelSanto, Jonathan Zivojnovic, Angela Stranges, Alan Kaminski, Jeff Sargent and President Saviano. “Nay': None. “Abstain': Angelo Lollino. Motion Carried,
The Clerk read a proclamation announcing May as “Motorcycle Awareness Month' in the Village of Elmwood Park and recognized ABATE members President Patrick Jones and State Legislative Coordinator Dan Harper who were in attendance to receive the proclamation from President Saviano. No action required.
A motion was made by Trustee Kaminski and seconded by Trustee Zivojnovic to direct the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners to promote one Fire Lieutenant, Fireman Frank Casella was administered the Oath of Office by President Saviano as the newest Fire Lieutenant. Lieutenant Casella thanked his family, Chief Kevin Miller and the board for their support,
With no other business to be brought before the board, a motion was made by Trustee Lollino and seconded by Trustee Zivojnovic to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:26 pm.