Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met October 2.
Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met October 2.
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 7:03 p.m.
III. Roll Call; Establishment Of Quorum
Village Clerk Irene Avitia called the roll:
Present: Trustees Mr. Ybarra, Mr. Johnson, Ms. McLean, and Ms. Special
Absent: Mr. Caporusso, Mr. Ruhl
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), David Gonzalez (Comptroller), Pete Cajigas (Director, Department of Building), John Schneider (Community Development Director), Joe Lauro (Utilities Commissioner), Tom Dailly (I.T. Manager), Dave Talbott (Engineer Consultant for Smith LaSalle), Chief William Brehm (Fire Department), Director of Police Mike Witz and Deputy Chief Phil Ruch (Police Department)
IV. Public Comments (Limit to 2 minutes per speaker, Ordinance 1415-G-43)
V. Committee Reports
A. Finance And Special Events Committee (Mr. Johnson, Chair)
1. First Quarter Financial Ending July, 31, 2017 Has Been Completed And Department Heads Can Look At Where They Are With Their Budgets. Will Be Reviewing Department Budgets To See Where We Can Make Cuts Including The Capital Expenditures To Reduce The Current Deficit Budget. Monthly Budget Reports With Cash Balances Will Be Provided To Better Monitor Of Spending
2. Form Dd-214, Report Of Separation And Record Of Service Form, Should Be Submitted To The Clerk’s Office By October 13 To Be Added To The Veterans’ Monument For The November 11 Veterans’ Day Ceremony
B. Water And Sewer/Fleet Maintenance Committee (Mr. Caporusso Chair)
1. Ms. Special For Mr. Caporusso Stated She Had Nothing To Report
C. Police And Fire Committee (Mr. Ruhl, Chair)
1. Mr. Ybarra For Mr. Ruhl Stated He Had Nothing To Report D. Street And Alley Committee (Mr. Ybarra, Chair)
1. Mr. Ybarra Reported 110 Hrs Of Vehicle Maintenance And 57.75 Tons Of Cold Patch Applied
2. Mr. Ybarra Also Reported Several Trees Trimmed, Several Tree Removals, New Tree Plantings And New Sod Laid.
3. Mr. Ybarra Reported 1 Watermain Break, Cleaned And Inspected 9 Storage Areas And Rodded Over 900 Feet Of Sanitary Lines.
E. Property, Planning, Zoning, And Building Committee (Ms. Special, Chair)
1. Ms. Special Reported 26 Contractors Applied For Business Licenses, 10 Building, 16 Electrical And 5 Sign Permits Also Applied For. Ms. Special Reported 27 Property Closings
2. Ms. Special Announced The Ak Marshall Party For Kids On Wednesday At 10 O’clock At 9678 Franklin Ave
3. Ms. Special Announced Three New Businesses
4. Ms. Special Stated The Village Is Partnering With Leyden High School And Two Businesses To Bring Awareness Of Modern Day Manufacturing Being Held At Triton
F. Human Resources, Sustainable Practices And Senior Services Committee (Ms. McLean, Chair)
1. Ms. Mclean Announced Friday, October 20 Is The Senior Health Fair. The Secretary Of State Will Be Present To Update Driver’s Licenses And State Ids And To Purchase License Plate Stickers. Flu Shots And Glucose And Cholesterol Screenings Will Be Available
2. Ms. Mclean Announced The Cat Vandoo Garage Sale Being Held This Weekend On The Side Lot Of The Old Leyden News Agency On Friday, Saturday And Sunday.
3. Ms. Mclean Stated That The Fire Prevention And Safety Open House Will Be On October 14
VI. Additional Comments From The Staff
Joe Lauro spoke items on the Consent Agenda about the agreement with Smith LaSalle relating to the retention basin and drainage
Mr. Lauro reported on the Reuter/Calwagner construction project. The blacktop was applied, as well as the sod laid and new trees planted. The Forestry division watered all sod and trees to assure healthy roots. The contractor will water the sod until October 10. There will be a final walk through with deputy commissioner and Smith LaSalle.
Mr. Lauro reported the Fall Fest parade was a great success
2. Lisa Anthony spoke about unveiling of the Time Capsule to reveal the contents buried 25 years ago to be held October 16 at 6 p.m. Ms. Anthony also reminded about the Senior Health Fair and reiterated that the parade was said to be one of the best ever
3. Dave Talbott spoke about Item #3, Item #10 and Item #9. Item #3 is a resolution for approving an agreement with IDOT to get $960,000 of Federal funding for Franklin Ave. Item #3 is related to Item #10 which is an intergovernmental agreement with Cook County for a $320,000 grant for the Franklin Ave. project. Mr. Talbott reported that Item #9 was an agreement with the Tollway Authority to take ownership of the retention facilities that they constructed at Addison Street & Wolf Road
VII. 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 The Regular Meeting Of The President And Board Of Trustees Held On Monday, September 18, 2017
2. Approval Of Expenditures In The Amount Of $2,465,128.83
3. Resolution No. 1718 R
A Resolution Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Approving A Local Public Agency Agreement For Federal Participation By And Between The Village Of Franklin Park And The Illinois Department Of Transportation
4. 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 Chipotle Mexican Grill, Incorporated
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 10256 Mcnerney Drive)
6. Ordinance No. 1718 Vc
An Ordinance Amending Chapter Six Of Title Six Of The Village Code Of The V Illage Of Franklin Park, Cook Countyy, Illinois (Handicapped Reserved Parking Space For 2628 Calwagner Street)
7. Ordinance No. 1718 Vc
An Ordinance Amending Section 6-6f-8 Of Chapter Six Of Title Six Of The Village Code Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois To Eliminate The Handicapped Reserved Parking Space At 2501 Willow Street
8. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Approving A Ground Lease Agreement By And Between The Village Of Franklin Park And Kcs Computer Technology, Incorporated
9. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Approving An Intergovernmental Agreement By And Between The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority And The Village Of Franklin Park Providing For The Conveyance Or Transfer Of Right Of Way As Part Of The Elgin O’hare Western Access Project
10. Ordinance No. 1718 G
An Ordinance Of The Village Of Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois Approving An Intergovernmental Agreement By And Between The County Of Cook Department Of Transportation And Highways And The Village Of Franklin Park As Part Of The Invest In Cook Initiative Program Providing For A Grant Award Of $320,000.00 For The Franklin Avenue Reconstruction Project
11. Motion To Approve The Proposal From Solarwinds For New Anti-Virus Software In An Amount Not To Exceed $6,360.00 Per Year, To Ensure The Health, Safety And Welfare Of The Residents, And Authorize The Required Officers And Officials Of The Village To Execute The Necessary Documents And Undertake Such Further Action To Effectuate Same
12. Motion To Waive Bid Requirments And Approve A Three Year Service Agreement Renewal With Comcast Business, 1500 Mcconnor Parkway, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173, For High Speed Internet And Phone Services In An Amount Not To Exceed $6,301.00 Per Month, To Ensure The Health, Safety And Welfare Of The Residents And Authorize The Required Officers And Officials Of The Village To Execute The Necessary Documents And Undertake Such Action To Effectuate Same
Motion made by Ms. McLean, seconded by Mr. Johnson to pass the Consent Agenda Items 1 through 12
Roll Call: Ayes –Ms. McLean, Ms. Special, Mr. Johnson, and Mr. Ybarra Nay – 0. Absent – Mr. Ruhl and Mr. Caporusso. Abstain – 0.
(Village Clerk Irene Avitia read aloud each of the items that were identified on the consent agenda and under consideration by the Village Board before final action on the items identified on the consent agenda occurred)
VIII. Unfinished Business
IX. New Business
XI. Comments From The Clerk
1. Village Clerk Avitia reported on the Clerk’s Office Monthly Summary Report; 55 passports processed in September, 31 photos and 36 Foia’s. There were 67 garage sales registration requests and 19 documents were notarized
XII. Comments From The President
XIII. Closed/Executive Session
Motion made by Ms. McLean, seconded by Mr. Johnson to recess to Closed Session for matters of Probable or Imminent Litigation 5ILC 120/2(c)(11); Employment Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of Certain Employees 5 ILC 120/2(c)(1) and Collective Bargaining Negotiations Matters 5ILC 120/2(c)(2) at 7:26 p.m.
Roll Call: Ayes – Ms. McLean, Ms. Special, Mr. Johnson, and Mr. Ybarra. Nays – 0. Abstain – 0. Absent – Mr. Ruhl and Mr. Caporusso.
Returned From Closed Session At 8:13 p.m.
Village Clerk, Irene Avitia, stated to let the record reflect that all members returned
No action was taken in Closed Session
Motion made by Mr. Ybarra, seconded by Ms. McLean to adjourn at 8:15 p.m. Voice vote carried
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