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Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met August 12

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 13, 2019


Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met Aug. 12.

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 7:00 p.m.

III. ROLL CALL; ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM 

Village Clerk Roberta Johnson called the roll:

President Pedersen, Trustees: Mr. Ybarra, Mr. Johnson, Ms. Special, Mr. Hagerstrom, Mr. Ruhl, and Ms. Avitia. 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), Pete Cajigas (Director, Department of Building), Tom Dailly (I.T. Manager), Director of Police Mike Witz, Chief William Brehm (Fire Department), Mark Weber (Senior Project Engineer), Nick Walny (Community Development Assistant), Special Guests: John P. Mick II (Baxter and Woodman Inc., Illinois Division Manager) and Cheryl McLean, Former Trustee

IV. PUBLIC COMMENTS (Limit to 2 minutes per speaker, Ordinance 1415-G-43) 

1. NONE

V. COMMITTEE REPORTS

A. FINANCE AND SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE (Mr. Johnson, Chair)

1. TRUSTEE JOHNSON STATED THAT THE FINANCE REPORT WAS SENT OUT TO ALL THE TRUSTEES 

2. TRUSTEE JOHNSON STATED THAT THERE WILL BE A FULL REPORT FROM COMPROLLER DAVID GONZALEZ BY NEXT MEETING

B. WATER AND SEWER/FLEET MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE (Ms. Avitia Chair) 

1. TRUSTEE AVITIA RECEIVED PROJECTS FROM THE WATER DEPARTMENT INCLUDING INSTALLATION OF NEW HYDRANTS AT COPENHAGEN COURT, AND PANORAMIC DRIVE, AND REPLACING PUMP 3 AT KING STREET PUMPING STATION 2. TRUSTEE AVITIA STATED THAT PETE CAJIGAS, CYNTHIA PEREZ AND EWELINA KUBOWSKI MET WITH WATERSMART TO REVIEW THE MAIN PROGRAM AND FUTURE UPDATES. TRUSTEE AVITIA THANKED THE ENTIRE WATER DEPARTMENT FOR THEIR HARD WORK

3. TRUSTEE AVITIA REVIEWED THE SEWER DIVISION PROJECTS, STORM DRAINS, AND SANITARY DRAINS BEING EVALUATED AND INSPECTED

4. TRUSTEE AVITIA STATED SMITH LASALLE IS WORKING ON THE GIS MAPPING FOR WATER LINES, REUTERS PHASE 1B AND 2B FLOOD PLAIN MAPS AND PERMITS

C. POLICE AND FIRE COMMITTEE (Mr. Ruhl. Chair)

1. ON BEHALF BOTH DEPARTMENTS, TRUSTEE RUHL COMMENTED ON A SERIOUS ACCIDENT ON JULY 27 ON FRANKLIN AVENUE AND WOLF ROAD FOR A TRAFFIC CRASH WITH INJURIES. TRUSTEE RUHL REPORTED ONE PERSON WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE AND TWO OTHERS WERE TRANSPORTED TO GOTTLIEB HOSPITAL 

TRUSTEE RUHL COMMENTED ON AN ACCIDENT ON AUGUST 05, WHERE POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED TO 25TH AND FRANKLIN AVENUE WHERE A VEHICLE STRUCK ANOTHER VEHICLE. TRUSTEE RUHL STATED THAT ONE INDIVIDUAL WAS ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

D. STREET, ALLEYS AND FLEET MAINTENANCE (Mr. Ybarra, Chair)

1. TRUSTEE YBARRA REVIEWED THE STREET DEPARTMENT PROJECTS INCLUDING REPAIRING POTHOLES, FLY DUMPS AND STREET SWEEPING 

2. TRUSTEE YBARRA THANKED LISA ANTHONY, SAED DODGIC, ANDY SMOLEN AND PHIL SKORTZ FOR THEIR HELP IN PREPARING THE DEDICATION OF THE WALKING TRAIL 

3. TRUSTEE YBARRA ANNOUNCED THE WATER/SEWER DIVISION PARKING LOT, THE VILLAGE HALL LOT AND THE MAIN LOT OFF EDGINGTON WERE SEAL COATED 

4. TRUSTEE YBARRA STATED THE SIGN DIVISION REPLACED A VARIETY OF SIGNS AND FORESTRY DIVISION TOOK DOWN 31 TREES TRIMMED 137 TREES AND 216 BRANCH PICK UPS 

5. TRUSTEE YBARRA COMMENTED ON FLEET MAINTINANCE AND REPAIRS FOR VILLAGE VEHICLES 

6. TRUSTEE YBARRA COMMENTED ON REUTER PHASE 2B NICOR RELOCATING GAS LINES ON LEONA TO BE COMPLETE BY SEPTEMBER 

7. TRUSTEE YBARRA STATED ITEM NUMBER 4 ON THE CONSENTED AGENDA IS FOR REUTERS SUBDIVISION PHASE 2, ITEM 5 IS FOR ENGINEERING AGREEMENT WITH SMITH LASALLE FOR FRANKLIN AVENUE PHASE 2. TRUSTEE YBARRA STATED THAT ITEM 10 AND 11 IS FOR TWO NOISE MONITORING AGREEMENTS, ONE AT MINNEAPOLIS AND ONE AT SEYMOUR. TRUSTEE YBARRA STATED THAT ITEM 13 IS FOR A DESIGN PROPOSAL FOR CLARK DIETZ FOR REUTER'S PHASE 3 AND 4 

8. TRUSTEE YBARRA THANKED EVERYONE FOR THEIR HARD WORK 

E. PROPERTY, PLANNING, ZONING, AND BUILDING COMMITTEE (Ms. Special, Chair) 

1. TRUSTEE SPECIAL ANNOUNCED A RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY RSEY MIKE'S ON MANNHEIM ROAD AND A RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR TRAVELON 

2. TRUSTEE SPECIAL ANNOUNCED STAFF MET WITH “FRIENDS OF CAL-SAG TRAIL” AND WALKED 5.5 MILES OF THEIR TRAIL 

3. TRUSTEE SPECIAL STATED THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT HAD 27 CONTRACTORS APPLY AND REGISTER FOR LICENSES, 131 BUILDING PERMITS, 23 ELECTRICAL PERMITS, 6 SIGN PERMITS APPLIED FOR, 29 CLOSINGS, 8 NEW BUSINESSES OCCUPANCIES AND 4 OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATES GIVEN OUT

F. HUMAN RESOURCES, SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND SENIOR SERVICES COMMITTEE (Mr. Hagerstrom, Chair)

1. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM STATED THAT “RELAY FOR LIFE” HELD ON JULY 19TH WAS SUCCESSFUL, THERE WERE BETWEEN 70-100 PEOPLE THAT ATTENDED THE DINNER, THE RELAY RAISED $38,000 

2. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM ANNOUNCED THE PARK DISTRICT IS SPONSORING A “TOUCH A TRUCK” EVENT WHICH WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, FROM NOON TO 2 P.M. AT NORTH PARK, PUBLIC WORKS, POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL BE PARTICIPATING 

3. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM STATED THAT THE NEXT BLOOD DRIVE WILL BE ON SEPTEMBER 6TH IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT COMMUNITY ROOM 

4. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM ANNOUNCED THE FALL FEST PARADE IS OCTOBER 6TH AT 1:00 P.M., THE VILLAGE WILL BE PARTICIPATING

VI. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS FROM THE STAFF/GUEST 

1. John P. Mick II (Baxter and Woodman Inc., Illinois Division Manager) thanked staff

and board for the accomplishment on the red light at Grand Avenue with the new crossing by the Jewel. He announced that he has been invited to speak at the American Public Works Association Study Tour in Sydney, Australia, where he will speak on Franklin Park's Grand Avenue Underpass

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 Roberta Johnson 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 15, 2019 

(b) APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE HEARING HELD ON MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019

2. APPROVAL OF VOUCHER EXPENDITURES LIST IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,810,441.81

3. RESOLUTION NO. 1920 R

A RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS DESIGNATING THE CHERYL MCLEAN WALKING PATH

4. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR REUTER SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS, PHASE TWO, BY AND BETWEEN SMITH LASALLE, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

5. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT FOR FRANKLIN AVENUE PHASE TWO ENGINEERING BY AND BETWEEN SMITH LASALLE, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

6. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS ISSUING A CLASS B LIQUOR LICENSE TO RICHARD KONRICK D/B/A MARDI GRAS BAR

7. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN CLARK DIETZ, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A WATER SYSTEM MODEL

8. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SERVICES AND RIGHT-OF-WAY ASSISTANT AGREEMENT FOR THE GRAND AVENUE

TRAFFIC SIGNAL BY AND BETWEEN BAXTER AND WOODMAN, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

9. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS APPROVING AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN MUNICIPAL GIS PARTNERS, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK FOR GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) SERVICES

10. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A NOISE MONITOR LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS FOR 10145 MINNEAPOLIS AVENUE

11. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A NOISE MONITOR LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS FOR 10601 SEYMOUR AVENUE

12. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN SMITH LASALLE, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS FOR THE PANORAMIC DRIVE UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

13. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR THE REUTER SUBDIVISION PHASES THREE AND FOUR BY AND BETWEEN CLARK DIETZ, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

14. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF A CLASS B LIQUOR LICENSE FROM SABORES DE MEXICO, INCORPORATED TO SABOR AA MEXICO INC. IN OPERATION OF THE RESTAURANT AT 9700 FRANKLIN AVENUE

15. MOTION TO APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM CARBON DAY AUTOMOTIVE, WHEELING, ILLINOIS, FOR THE ACQUISITION OF TWO ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGER STATIONS AT VILLAGE HALL IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $6,400.00 AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

16. MOTION TO APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM CONNELLY ELECTRIC, ADDISON, ILLINOIS, FOR THE INSTALLATION OF TWO ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGER STATIONS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,925.00 AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

17. MOTION TO APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM M.E. SIMPSON COMPANY, INCORPORATED, VALPARAISO, INDIANA, TO PERFORM A WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM LEAK DETECTION SURVEY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,910.00 AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

18. MOTION TO APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED, EAST HAZEL CREST, ILLINOIS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF UNINTERRUPTED ELECTRIC POWER SOURCES TO THE COPENHAGEN AND TALBOTT STORM SEWER STATIONS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,300.00 AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

19. MOTION TO WAIVE BID REQUIREMENTS AND APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM M.E. SIMPSON COMPANY, INCORPORATED, VALPARAISO, INDIANA, TO PERFORM THE 2019 FIRE HYDRANT TESTING AND MAINTENANCE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $35,856.00 TO ENSURE THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE RESIDENTS, AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

20. MOTION TO WAIVE BID REQUIREMENTS AND APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED, EAST HAZEL CREST, ILLINOIS TO FURNISH AND INSTALL REPLACEMENT POWER SUPPLY AND BATTERY EQUIPMENT AT VARIOUS SITES TO MAINTAIN THE SCADA SYSTEM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $37,774.00 TO ENSURE THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE RESIDENTS AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

21. MOTION TO WAIVE BID REQUIREMENTS AND APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM M.E. SIMPSON COMPANY, INCORPORATED, VALPARAISO, INDIANA, TO PERFORM THE 2019 VALVE ASSESSMENT AND EXERCISING PROGRAM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,776.00 TO ENSURE THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE RESIDENTS, AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

Motion made by Ms. Avitia, seconded by Mr. Hagerstrom to approve the Consent Agenda. Roll Call: Ayes – Mr. Ybarra, Ms. Special, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. Avitia, Mr. Johnson, and Mr. Hagerstrom. Nay -0. Absent - | Abstain – 0.

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

1. NONE

IX. COMMENTS FROM THE CLERK 

1. NONE

COMMENTS FROM THE PRESIDENT 

1. President Pedersen read aloud the entire resolution “A RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE

OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS DESIGNATING THE CHERYL MCLEAN WALKING PATH” and thanked Ms. McLean for her years of services to Franklin Park

2. President Pedersen commented that he had met with Catholic Cemeteries regarding the Des Plaines River Trail, which is currently underwater and needs to be moved; the trail on Belmont and Grand Avenue would need to be moved away from the river hopefully through St. Joseph's Cemetery

3. President Pedersen plans to meet with the engineer for the Catholic Cemeteries in Hillside, along with Mayor Nick Caiafa, Mike Kerr from Christopher Burke Engineering, along with other staff. If the Des Plaines River Trail cannot be moved onto the cemetery, it would be have to be moved on to Thatcher, which is not the best option.

XI. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS FROM THE STAFF 

1. Cheryl McLean commented on her years serving Franklin Park as Trustee

2. Trustee Ybarra stated that Census letters have gone out and advised the public to reply to those letters. The Village gets additional funding and about $900 per person

XI. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion made by Mr. Ybarra, seconded by Ms. Special to go into Executive Session for matters of Salary Schedules for one or More Classes of Employees; and Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal of Certain Employees; Matters at 7:34 p.m.

Roll Call: Ayes – Ms. Avitia, Mr. Hagerstrom, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. Special, and Mr. Ybarra. Nay -0. Absent -0. Abstain - 0.

RETURNED FROM CLOSED SESSION AT 7:58 P.M.

Village Clerk, Roberta Johnson, stated to let the record reflect that all members returned to Regular Session

No Action was taken

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

Motion made by Mr. Hagerstrom, seconded by Ms. Special to adjourn at 7:58 p.m.

Voice vote carried

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