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Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met September 16

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 17, 2019

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Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met Sept. 16.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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.

ROLL CALL; ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM 

Village Clerk Roberta Johnson called the roll: 

Present: President Pedersen, Trustees Ms. Avitia, Mr. Hagerstrom, Mr. Johnson, Ms. Special, and Mr. Ruhl. Absent: 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), David Gonzalez (Comptroller), Frank Grieashamer (Treasurer), John Schneider (Community Development Director), Pete Cajigas (Director, Department of Building), Chief William Brehm (Fire Department), Tom Dailly (I.T. Manager), Tom McCabe (Engineer Consultant for Smith LaSalle)

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. MR. JOHNSON STATED THAT THE BUSINESS OFFICE IS PREPARING THE GFOA COMPREHENSION ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE AUDIT ENDING IN APRIL 30, 2019, AND DUE OCTOBER 31, 2019 

2. MR. JOHNSON ANNOUNCED THAT THE PARK DISTRICT’S ANNUAL EDDIE BIUNDO FALL FEST PARADE IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019, BEGINING AT 1:00 P.M. FROM GRAND AVENUE TO SCOTT STREET 

3. MR. JOHNSON ANNOUNCED THAT THE TREE LIGHTING WILL BE HÉLD ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 6:00 P.M AT THE GAZEBO AND STREET DEPARTMENT GARAGE

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

1. TRUSTEE AVITIA REPORTED ON UPDATES FROM THE WATER DEPARTMENT INCLUDING REPAIRING OF HYDRANTS AND NUMBER OF VARIOUS SERVICE CALLS 

2. TRUSTEE AVITIA REPORTED ON PROJECTS FROM THE SEWER DIVISION INCLUDING PARKWAY RESTORATION, STORM DRAINS, SANITARY DRAINS EVALUATION AND INSPECTIONS 

3. TRUSTEE AVITIA STATED THAT SMITH LASALLE IS CONTINUING TO WORK ON THE GIS MAPPING FOR WATER MAINS, HYDRANTS, VALVES AND WATER SERVICE LINES THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGE 

4. TRUSTEE AVITIA STATED SMITH LASALLE CONTINUES TO WORK ON REUTER'S PHASE 1B, 2B AND DESIGN PHASE OF REUTER'S 3 AND 4 

5. TRUSTEE AVITIA REPORTED THAT STAFF IS WORKING WITH CN RAILROAD ON THE 17TH AVENUE ALLEY FOR DRAINAGE ISSUES AND NEW ALLEY PAVING PROGRAM

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

1. TRUSTEE RUHL STATED THAT HE HAD NOTHING TO REPORT

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

1. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM, SPEAKING FOR TRUSTEE YBARRA, REPORTED ON STREET DEPARTMENT PROJECTS INCLUDING REPAIRING POTHOLES, FLY DUMPS AND STREET SWEEPING 

2. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM STATED THE SIGN DIVISION REPLACED A VARIETY OF SIGNS AND FORESTRY DIVISION TOOK DOWN 13 TREES, TRIMMED 61 TREES, CONDUCTED 165 BRANCH PICK UPS AND 13 NEW TREES WERE PLANTED 

3. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM REPORTED ON FLEET MAINTINANCE AND REPAIRS FOR VILLAGE VEHICLES 

4. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM REPORTED ON VARIOUS ENGINEERING PROJECTS INCLUDING GIS MAPPING, 2019 STREET PAVEMENT ASSESSMENT, REUTER'S PHASE 1B AND 2B, REUTER'S PHASE 3 AND 4 AND THE FRANKLIN AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT PHASE 2 

5. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM STATED THAT ITEM 5 ON THE CONSENTED AGENDA IS FOR T-CAT ENTERPRISES FOR A PARTIAL SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACT

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

1. TRUSTEE SPECIAL STATED THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT HAD 44 CONTRACTORS APPLY AND REGISTER FOR LICENSES, 81 BUILDING PERMITS, 12 ELECTRICAL PERMITS, 2 SIGN PERMITS APPLIED FOR, 12 CLOSINGS, 4 NEW BUSINESS OCCUPANCY AND 2 OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATES GIVEN OUT

2. TRUSTEE SPECIAL STATED THAT ON SEPTEMBER 9, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF ATTENDED THE LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE ELGIN WESTERN ACCESS PROJECT 

3. TRUSTEE SPECIAL STATED THAT ON SEPTEMBER 11, STAFF PARTICIPATED IN A WALK FOR THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE DES PLAINES RIVER TRAIL WITH THE MAYOR AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT

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

1. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM REPORTED THAT 14 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE BLOOD DRIVE ON SEPTEMBER 6 AND PROVIDED 12 UNITS OF BLOOD 

2. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM ANNOUNCED THAT THE SENIOR HEALTH FAIR WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 FROM 9 AM TO 1 PM 

VI. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS FROM THE STAFF REPORTS 

1. COMPROLLER DAVID GONZALEZ STATED THAT ON THE AGENDA THERE IS A RENEWAL FOR THE LINE OF CREDIT WITH BELMONT BANK 

2. COMPROLLER DAVID GONZALEZ REPORTED ON JULY FINANCIALS 

3. COMMUNITY DIRECTOR JOHN SCHNEIDER REPORTED THAT HE MET WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE TOLLWAY, THEY ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO WORKING WITH THE VILLAGE 

4. COMMUNITY DIRECTOR SCHNEIDER ALSO REPORTED THAT STAFF MET WITH METRA AND INDICATED THAT THEY WILL BE SENDING THEIR STAFF TO WORK ON THE QUIET ZONE SOON 

5. MR. SCHNEIDER REPORTED THAT ON THE AGENDA IS AN ORDINANCE FOR A DAYCARE CENTER 

6. MR. SCHNEIDER ALSO REPORTED THAT HE WILL BE MEETING WITH DIFFERENT BOARD MEMBERS TO IMPLEMENT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN RECOMMENDATIONS TO INCREASE DIVERSITY OF POLICY TYPE, DEVELOPERS LOOKING TO BUILD LUXURY HOUSING WITHIN TOWN ON LOCATIONS THAT ARE EMPTY WHICH WILL HELP ATTRACT NEW BUSINESSES

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) THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019

2. APPROVAL OF VOUCHER EXPENDITURES IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,865,765.14 

3. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 VC

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 7-11-16 OF CHAPTER ELEVEN OF TITLE SEVEN OF THE VILLAGE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, REGARDING DAMAGE TO VILLAGE OWNED UNDERGROUND FACILITIES ON PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY 

4. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 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 3147 SCOTT STREET) 

5. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 VC

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER SIX OF TITLE SIX OF THE VILLAGE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS (ELIMINATE VARIOUS HANDICAPPED RESERVED PARKING SPACES) 

6. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR SNOW REMOVAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN T-CAT ENTERPRISE, INCORPORATED AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS 

7. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY EASEMENTS FOR PUBLIC ALLEY PURPOSES IN THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS AND ACCEPTING A GRANT OF EASEMENT (2345 NORTH 17TH AVENUE; PIN: 12-34-200-008-0000) 

8. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS AUTHORIZING A MODIFICATION TO THE PROMISSORY NOTE CREDIT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS AND BELMONT BANK & TRUST COMPANY 

9. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 Z

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, GRANTING A CONDITIONAL USE TO ALLOW FOR A “DAYCARE CENTER" USE WITHIN THE C-2-1 COMMUNITY SHOPPING DISTRICT (ZBA 19-10: 10117 GRAND AVENUE) 

10. MOTION TO WAIVE BID REQUIREMENTS AND APPROVE THE LOWEST PROPOSAL FROM KCS COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY, FRANKLIN PARK, ILLINOIS, FOR COMPUTER SERVERS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $42,097.00, 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 TAKE SUCH FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME 

11. MOTION TO APPROVE AN INTER AGENCY USER AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ILLINOIS STATE POLICE AND VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK FOR CRIMINAL RECORD INFORMATION AND AUTHORIZE THE REQUIRED OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME 

12. MOTION TO APPROVE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS AVE MARIA COUNCIL #4456 REQUEST FOR THEIR ANNUAL TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE COLLECTION ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 AND 21, 2019

Motion made by Mr. Johnson, seconded by Mr. Hagerstrom to Approve the Consent Agenda

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

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

1. None

IX. COMMENTS FROM THE CLERK 

1. None

X. COMMENTS FROM THE PRESIDENT 

1. PRESIDENT PEDERSEN STATED THAT HE ALSO MET WITH TOLLWAY DIRECTOR AND FOUND HIM TO BE A VIBERANT AND ENERGETIC INDIVIDUAL, AND IS EAGER TO WORK WITH FRANKLIN PARK

XI. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION 

1. None

XII. ADJOURNMENT 

Motion made by Mr. Johnson, seconded by Ms. Avitia to adjourn at 7:25 p.m.

Voice vote carried. Absent: Mr. Ybarra

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