Godfrey committee addresses drainage ditch concern
The village of Godfrey Public Safety Committee met June 6 to direct the Public Works Department to place a rock in the North Humber Road drainage ditch to eliminate the standing water.
The Village of Godfrey Public Safety Committee is located at 6810 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL 62035.
Here's the meeting's agenda, as provided by the committee:
Public Safety Committee
June 6, 2016
Chairman Williams called the Public Safety Committee meeting of
June 6, 2016, to order at 6:00 p.m. at the Godfrey Town Hall, 6810 Godfrey
Road, Godfrey, Illinois.
Roll Call: Present: Johnes, McAtee, Springman, Stewart, Stumpf, Williams
Chairman Williams asked for approval of the minutes of the May 2, 2016
meeting. Trustee Johnes moved for the approval of the May 2, 2016 minutes,
seconded by Trustee McAtee. Poll of Committee: Ayes-5, Nays-0, Absent-0.
Herbert Mueggenberg, 4701 Village Drive, addressed his concerns with
drainage in back yards of lots in Colonial Drive.
Edward and Benjamin Hamberg, 1008 Logan Drive, addressed their concerns
with the traffic on Logan Drive and Homer stop sign. They asked the Board to
assist in controlling the safety problem (Vehicle running stop sign). Chairman
Williams reported that the Village will look into the safety problem.
ESDA COMMITTEE UPDATE – CHRIS SICHRA
Chris Sichra, ESDA Coordinator, presented a report on Monthly activity with
the ESDA Committee. William Catalano, Director of Economic Development
and Brand Marketing
has completed the required training and will be attending a 2 day course for
the Public Information Officer. The Emergency service radio is up and running.
NO PARKING FRANCIS DRIVE – JENNIFER HERRING- 2809 FRANCIS
Jennifer Herring, 2809 Francis Drive, addressed her concerns with the
placement of the NO Parking Signage on Francis Drive. Ms. Herring asked the
Board to reconsider the Ordinance. Dana Redman 2812 Francis Drive,
addressed her concerns with the No Parking of Francis Drive. The Board will
revisit the area.
DRIVE CONSIDERATION OF NORTH HUMBERT ROAD DRAINAGE
Jo Emerick, Village Engineer and Jim Lewis, Director of Maintenance, reported
on options to help resolved the drainage problem. After some discussion, the
Board directed the Public Works Department to place rock in the drainage
ditch to eliminate the standing water.
CONSIDERATION OF ADDITIONAL ISSUES ON NORTH HUMBERT ROAD – DENNIS
The Committee reviewed the list of additional concerns. Ditches need to be
clean to allow water to stay in ditches and not on the road, culverts need repair
of replacement, speed limit, mowing along railroad right-of-way. No action was
CONSIDERATION OF USE OF ATVS/GOLF CARTS WITHIN THE VILLAGE.
Mayor McCormick reported that residents in the White Cliff Subdivision have
addressed their concern with ATV’s use in residential area. David Scoffold,
Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy suggested that the resident call the Sheriff’s
Office when ATV’s on roadway.
Trustee Stewart moved to adjourn meeting at 6:55 p.m., seconded by Trustee
Stumpf. Poll of Committee: Ayes-5, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
Pamela E. Whisler MMC