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Village of Franklin Park Board of Trustees met October 07

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 27, 2019

Meeting 07

Village of Franklin Park Board of Trustees met Oct. 7.

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: 05 p.m.

III. ROLL CALL; ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM

Village Clerk Roberta Johnson called the roll: Present: President Pedersen, Trustees Ms. Avitia, Mr. Hagerstrom, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. Special and Mr. Ybarra. Absent: None

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), Pete Cajigas ( Director, Department of Building), Frank Grieashamer ( Treasurer), David Gonzalez ( Comptroller), John Schneider ( Community Development Director), Chief Mike Witz (Police Department)

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 THE COMPTROLLER' S OFFICE RECEIVED A DRAFT OF THE APRIL 30, 2019 AUDIT 

2. MR. JOHNSON STATED THE COMPTROLLER' S OFFICE WILL BE PREPARING THE TREASURER' S ANNUAL REPORT WHICH IS DUE AT THE END OF OCTOBER 

3. MR. JOHNSON STATED THAT FINANCE WILL PRESENT THE TENTATIVE ANNUAL 2019 LEVY TO BE COLLECTED FOR 2020 

4. MR. JOHNSON STATED THAT VETERANS OR FAMILY MEMBERS MUST SUBMIT THE DD -214 FORM BY OCTOBER 15 TO ENSURE THAT THEIR NAMES WILL BE ADDED TO THE VETERANS' MONUMENT IN TIME FOR THE VETERANS' DAY CEREMONY

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

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

 2. TRUSTEE AVITIA REPORTED ON CONTINUING 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 ON SEPTEMBER 21, OFFICERS PERFORMED A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP, AFTER FURTHER INVESTIGATION, THE DRIVER WAS CAUGHT WITH A LARGE AMOUNT OF COCAINE, SEVERAL THOUSAND DOLLARS, THE DRIVER WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION AND INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 

2. TRUSTEE RUHL STATED THAT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A BUILDING FIRE ON COMMERCE 

3. TRUSTEE RUHL STATED THAT ITEM NO. 05 ON THE AGENDA IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE GROUND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORT PROGRAM, VILLAGE COULD RECEIVE $ 50,000 FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 

4. TRUSTEE RUHL COMMENTED ON THE SEPTEMBER 28 INCIDENTS, THANKED THE FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND EVERYONE WHO HELPED ON SCENE

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

1. TRUSTEE YBARRA THANKED POLICE AND UTILITIES DEPARTMENTS FOR THEIR WORK DURING AND AFTER THE PARK DISTRICT' S ANNUAL FALL FEST PARADE

2. TRUSTEE YBARRA REPORTED ON SEVERAL STREET DIVISION AND FORESTRY UPDATES INCLUDING COLD AND HOT PATCH APPLICATIONS, REPLACEMENT OF A VARIETY OF SIGNS, 8 TREE BRANCH CLEAN UPS, WHICH INCLUDED 36 TRIMMED TREES, 134 BRANCH PICK UPS AND HE COMMENTED ON THE STREET DIVISIONS PARTICIPATION AT THE EAGER SCHOOL TOUCH A TRUCK EVENT 

3. TRUSTEE YBARRA REPORTED ON FLEET MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS FOR VILLAGE VEHICLES 

4. TRUSTEE YBARRA 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 AND POLICE STATION CONCRETE 

5. TRUSTEE YBARRA STATED THAT ITEM 7 ON THE CONSENTED AGENDA IS FOR CONSIDERATION FOR PATTERSON CONSULTING TO PREPARE BID DOCUMENTS FOR A ROOF AND TUCKPOINTING AT 9380 CHESTNUT 

6. TRUSTEE YBARRA STATED THAT ITEM 8 ON THE CONSENTED AGENDA IS FOR CONSIDERATION FOR PROFESSIONAL PAVING AND CONCRETE TO DO WORK NOT TO A EXCEED A DOLLAR AMOUNT FOR CRACK SEALING

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

1. TRUSTEE SPECIAL STATED THAT ON SEPTEMBER 26 AND 27 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF ATTENDED THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION' S ILLINOIS CHAPTER ANNUAL CONFERENCE 

2. TRUSTEE SPECIAL STATED THAT ON OCTOBER 04, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF PARTICIAPTED IN MANUFACTORING DAY WITH EAST AND WEST LEYDEN STUDENTS 

3. THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT HAD 52 CONTRACTORS APPLY AND REGISTER FOR LICENSES, 117 BUILDING PERMITS, 13 ELECTRICAL PERMITS, 

4 SIGN PERMITS APPLIED FOR, 5 NEW BUSINESS OCCUPANCY AND 2 OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATES GIVEN OUT

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

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

2. LEYDEN FAMILY SERVICES WILL BEGIN THEIR BI -MONTHLY SERVICES AT THE VILLAGE HALL. THIS WILL BEGIN OCTOBER FROM 9 AM TO 11: 30 AM. THEY WILL HELP PEOPLE WISHING TO APPLY FOR THE LIHEAP PROGRAM

VI. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS FROM THE STAFF REPORTS

1. COMMUNITY DIRECTOR JOHN SCHNEIDER REPORTED THAT HE AND THE PRESIDENT MET WITH TOLLWAY OFFICIALS, ALSO PRESENT  WERE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE AIRPORT AND LOOKS LIKE THEY MAY BE COMING TO AN AGREEMENT 

2. COMMUNITY DIRECTOR SCHNEIDER REPORTED ON 3030 CULLERTON PROPERTY AND INTRODUCED ZACK ARRON PRESIDENT OF ADVANCED ELECTRICAL SUPPLY, ADVANCED IS A DISTRIBUTOR OF ELECTRICAL SUPPLY COMPONENTS AND CHOSE FRANKLIN PARK FOR ITS CENTRAL LOCATION

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, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

2. APPROVAL OF VOUCHER EXPENDITURES IN THE AMOUNT OF 2, 094, 476. 00

3. RESOLUTION NO. 1920 R

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING A CLASS 6B REAL ESTATE TAX ASSESSMENT APPLICATION BY 3030 CULLERTON DRIVE LLC, FOR AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY LOCATED AT 3030 CULLERTON DRIVE, VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

4. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS APPROVING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF FRANKLIN AVENUE

5. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS APPROVING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE GROUND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM

6. 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 2349 NORTH 17TH AVENUE; PIN: 12-34-200-007-0000)

7. MOTION TO APPROVE A PROPOSAL FROM PATTERSON CONSULTING, AURORA, ILLINOIS TO PREPARE A PROJECT MANUAL, BID SPECIFICATIONS AND OVERSEE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW ROOFING SYSTEM AT 9380 CHESTNUT AVENUE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED 17,900.00 AND AUTHORIZE THE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

8. MOTION TO WAIVE BID REQUIREMENTS AND APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM PROFESSIONAL PAVING & CONCRETE COMPANY, INCORPORATED, GLEN ELLYN, ILLINOIS FOR CRACK SEAL COATING OF VARIOUS STREETS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $14,250.00, 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 ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAME

Roll Motion Call: made Ayes by Ms. Mr. Johnson, Avitia, Mr. seconded Hagerstrom, by Mr. Mr. Ybarra Johnson, to Approve Mr. Ruhl, the Ms. Consent Special, Agenda and Mr. Ybarra,

Nay — 0 Absent — 0. Abstain — 0

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

1. None

IX. COMMENTS FROM THE CLERK

1. None

X. COMMENTS FROM THE PRESIDENT

1. PRESIDENT PEDERSEN STATED THAT FRANKLIN PARK IS NOT HOLDING UP DOLLAR TREE' S " OPENING" 

2. PRESIDENT PEDERSEN ANNOUNCED THAT THE LAST OF THE 17TH AVENUE EASEMENT AGREEMENTS PASSED AND ON ITS WAY TO HAVE 11" ALLEY PAVED 

3. PRESIDENT PEDERSEN STATED THAT HE ALSO MET WITH TOLLWAY OFFICIALS AND CONFIRMED THAT THE ACCESS TO 294 TOLLWAY WILL BE DONE AROUND 2025. HE MENTIONED FRANKLIN PARK AS COOPERTATIVE AND CONTRIBUTORY TOWARDS THE TOLLWAY PROJECT

XI. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. None

XII. ADJOURNMENT

Motion made by Mr. Ybarra, seconded by Mr. Hagerstrom to adjourn at 7: 36 p.m. Voice vote carried.

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