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Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees November 4

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2019

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Village of Franklin Park President and Board of Trustees met Dec. 4.

Here is the agenda 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: 

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, Building Department), Frank Grieashamer (Treasurer), David Gonzalez (Comptroller), John Schneider (Director, Community Development), Bill Brehm (Fire Chief), Tom Dailly (I.T. Manager), and Tom McCabe (Village Engineer)

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

1. None

V. APPOINTMENTS/SWEARING IN

1. APPOINTMENT OF RHONDA L. SANTANA, AS MEMBER OF ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 

Motion made by Trustee Ybarra, seconded by Trustee Special to appoint Rhonda L. Santana, as Member of Zoning Board of Appeals.

Roll Call: Ayes -Ms. Avitia, Mr. Hagerstrom, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. Special, and Mr. Ybarra Nay-0 Absent - 0. Abstain - 0 Village Clerk Johnson Swore in Rhonda L. Santana, Member Zoning Board of Appeals. 

APPOINTMENT OF JAMES ANGELICO, MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, POLICE OFFICER'S PENSION FUND 

Motion made by Trustee Ybarra, seconded by Trustee Hagerstrom to appoint James Angelico, Police Officer's Pension Fund Member 

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

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

1. MR. JOHNSON STATED THAT THE ANNUAL TREASURER'S REPORT FOR APRIL 30, 2019, WAS COMPLETED AND SENT FOR PUBLICATION AND THE MAYOR AND TRUSTEES RECEIVED A COPY 

2. MR. JOHNSON STATED THAT ITEM 1920G IS FOR DETERMINING THE ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAXES TO BE LEVIED FOR THE FOR 2019 TAX YEAR 

3. MR. JOHNSON ANNOUNCED THAT THE VETERANS' DAY CEREMONY WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019 BEGINNING 11 AM AT THE VETERANS' MEMORIAL 

4. MR. JOHNSON ANNOUNCED THAT THE WINTERFEST/TREE LIGHTING EVENT WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019, AT 6 PM AT HAMMILL SQUARE

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 A 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 TOTAL RAINFALL RECEIVED FOR OCTOBER WAS 5.4 INCHES 

4. TRUSTEE AVITIA STATED THAT SMITH LASALLE STAFF IS CONTINUING TO WORK ON AND SUPERVISING REUTERS PHASE 1B, 2B AND DESIGN PHASE OF REUTERS 3 AND 4

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 YBARRA STATED THAT ITEM NUMBER 7 ON THE ( AGENDA IS FOR CONSTRUCTION OBSERVATION BY SMITH LASALLE FOR TWO BIRCH STREET ALLEYS AND THE 17TH AVENUE ALLEY CONSTRUCTION

2. TRUSTEE YBARRA REPORTED ON SEVERAL STREET DIVISION AND FORESTRY UPDATES INCLUDING COLD AND HOT PATCH APPLICATIONS, REPLACEMENT OF A VARIETY OF SIGNS, TREE BRANCH CLEAN UPS INCLUDING 47 TRIMMED TREES, REMOVED OF WHICH 9 TREES WERE DUE TO HIGH POWER LINES RUNNING THROUGH THE TREES 

3. TRUSTEE YBARRA STATED THAT THE LAST DAY FOR YARD WASTE PICKUP IS DECEMBER 2: WEATHER PERMITTING 

4. TRUSTEE YBARRA REPORTED ON FLEET MAINTINANCE AND REPAIRS FOR VILLAGE VEHICLES

5. TRUSTEE YBARRA REPORTED ON VARIOUS ENGINEERING PROJECTS INCLUDING THE GIS MAPPING, 2019 STREET PAVEMENT ASSESSMENT, REUTERS PHASE 1B AND 2B, REUTERS PHASE 3 AND 4 AND THE FRANKLIN AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT PHASE 2

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

1. TRUSTEE SPECIAL STATED THAT OCTOBER 30 THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF MET WITH THE DES PLAINES RIVER TRAIL ADVISORYGROUP, THE MEETING FOCUSED ON THE TRAIL ROUTE FROM IRVING PARK ROAD TO NORTH AVENUE 

2. THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT REPORTED 14 CONTRACTORS APPLY, 10 ELECTRICAL PERMITS, 1 SIGN PERMIT APPLIED FOR, 14 PROPERTY CLOSINGS INCLUDING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL, 3 NEW BUSINESS OCCUPANCIES AND 1 OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATE GIVEN OUT

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

1. TRUSTEE HAGERSTROM ANNOUNCED THAT LEYDEN HIGH SCHOOL AND THE CHAMBER BY O'HARE WILL BE HOSTING A CAREER FAIR AND BUSINESS EXPO ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 FROM 11:15 AM - 3:00 PM, IT WILL BE HELD AT EAST LEYDEN HIGH SCHOOL IN THE GYM AND IS OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY

VI. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS FROM THE STAFF REPORTS

1. CONTROLLER DAVE GONZALEZ BRIEFLY REVIEWED THE TAX LEVY. THE FINAL EXTENDED LEVY FOR 2018 WAS $15,692,613, THE E.A.V. FOR 2018 DECREASED BY 2.8%, AND THE VILLAGE IS COLLECTING AT A RATE OF 96% OF THE LEVY 

2. COMPTROLLER DAVE GONZALEZ REPORTED THAT THE PROPOSED TAX LEVY FOR 2019 TOTALS $13,233,299.00, WHICH REPRESENTS AN INCREASE OF 4.32% FROM THE 2018 LEVY. THE FIREMEN’S PENSION LEVY WILL BE $2,356,469, AND THE POLICE PENSION LEVY IS $2,783,519. WITH THESE INCREASES AND CONTRIBUTION TO THE PERSONAL PROPERTY REPLACEMENT TAX, THE VILLAGE WILL SATISFY THE CONTRIBUTIONS REQUIRED FOR BOTH POLICE AND FIRE PENSIONS FOR 2019 CALENDER YEAR

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:

THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2019

2. APPROVAL OF VOUCHER EXPENDITURES IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,080,677.76

3. RESOLUTION NO. 1920 R

A RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS OPPOSING AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE IN UNINCORPORATED LEYDEN TOWNSHIP BEFORE THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF COOK COUNTY , ILLINOIS (2100 25TH AVENUE)

4. RESOLUTION NO. 1920 R

A RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS OPPOSING AN APPLICATION BEFORE THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS (10703 GRAND AVENUE)

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 (HANDICAPPED RESERVED PARKING SPACE FOR 3124 SCOTT STREET)

6. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 VC

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 6-3-6 OF CHAPTER THREE OF TITLE SIX OF THE VILLAGE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, REGARDING VEHICLE IMMOBILIZATION AND RELEASE

7. 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 BIRCH STREET AND 17TH AVENUE ALLEY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS

8. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 1819-G-18 (AMENDING SALARY ORDINANCE; AUXILIARY OFFICERS)

9. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS DETERMINING THE ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAXES TO BE LEVIED FOR THE 2019 TAX YEAR

10. ORDINANCE NO. 1920 G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN PARK, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS AFFIRMING A POLICY OF FAIR HOUSING AND PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATORY ACTS IN THE SALE AND RENTAL OF A DWELLING UNIT

11. MOTION TO APPROVE THE RENEWAL OF GENERAL AND LAW

ENFORCEMENT LIABILITY, PROPERTY AND CASUALTY, AUTOMOBILE AND WORKMAN'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE PREMIUMS WITH ILLINOIS COUNTIES RISK MANAGEMENT TRUST (ICRMT) FOR PUBLIC ENTITIES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING DECEMBER 1, 2019 AND ENDING NOVEMBER 30, 2020, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE VILLAGE'S INSURANCE CONSULTANT AND FURTHER AUTHORIZE THE REQUIRED OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE VILLAGE TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND TAKE SUCH ACTION TO EFFECTUATE SAMI

12. MOTION TO APPROVE A PROPOSAL FOR A DOUBLE-SIDED DIGITAL BILLBOARD STRUCTURE AT 11020 KING STREET FROM CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, AND AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND VILLAGE ATTORNEY TO NEGOTIATE LEASE TERMS, DETERMINE APPLICABLE ZONING REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES AND PRESENT SAME FOR FINAL APPROVAL

13. MOTION TO WAIVE BID REQUIREMENTS AND APPROVE THE PROPOSAL FROM KCS COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY, FRANKLIN PARK, ILLINOIS FOR THE EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT OF TWO REPLICATION COMPUTER SERVERS AT 9451 BELMONT AVENUE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $30,768.00, TO PROTECT 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 Trustee Avitia, seconded by Trustee Special to approve the Consent Agenda Roll Call: Ayes-Ms. Avitia, Mr. Hagerstrom, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Ruhl, Ms. Special, and Mr. Ybarra. Nay – 0. Absent -0. Abstain - 0

VIII. COMMENTS FROM THE CLERK

1. None

IX. COMMENTS FROM THE PRESIDENT 

1. None

X. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION 

1. None

XI. ADJOURNMENT 

Motion made by Mr. Johnson, seconded by Ms. Avitia to adjourn at 7:22 p.m.

Voice vote carried.

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