Godfrey Township Board of Trustees considers tax levy
The Godfrey Township Board of Trustees met Dec. 6 to consider the tax levy.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the
"Village of Godfrey Godfrey Township Board is located at 6810 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL 62035"
MINUTES - Board of Town Trustees ================================================================
STATE OF ILLINOIS MADISON COUNTY ss.
TOWN OF GODFREY, THE BOARD OF TOWN TRUSTEES met at the office of the Town Clerk at 6810 GODFREY ROAD on December 6, 2016.
Roll Call: Douglas M. Mueller, Supervisor Pamela E. Whisler, Town Clerk Sarah Johnes, Trustee Karen McAtee Trustee Joe Springman, Trustee Mark Stewart, Trustee Michael Stumpf, Trustee Eldon C. Williams, Trustee
The Godfrey Town Board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Doug Mueller on December 6, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. at the Godfrey Town Hall, 6810 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL.
Sarah Johnes moved for the approval of the minutes of November 2, 2016 meeting, seconded by Karen McAtee. Roll Call Vote: Ayes - Johnes, McAtee, Springman, Stewart, Stumpf, Williams, Mueller. Nays - None, Absent - None. Motion carried.
APPROVAL OF PAYMENT OF BILLS Sarah Johnes moved for the approval of the December 2016 Township bills as follows:
General Fund $ 31,200.47 General Assistance Fund $ 4,135.18 Social Security Fund $ 0.00 Audit Fund $ 0.00 Insurance Fund $ 0.00 IMRF Fund $ 1,225.31
Seconded by Karen McAtee. Roll Call Vote: Ayes - Johnes, McAtee, Springman, Stewart, Stumpf, Williams, Mueller. Nays - None, Absent - None. Motion carried.
COMMUNICATION GENERAL ASSISTANT ACTIVITY - SUPERVISOR OFFICE Total Cash on Hand $ 295,088.58 Assistance Applications Filed 0 General Assistance Approved 0 Emergency Assistance Approved 0 Assistance Applications Pending 0
Assistance Application Denied 0 Current Active Cases 3
ASSESSOR OFFICE ACTIVITY Monica Star Jerrells, Assessor, presented a written monthly report for December 2016.
Clerk Whisler reported on the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election filing on December 12, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. through December 19, 2016 closes at 5:00 p.m.
GODFREY CEMETERY PROJECT Linda Fry, Secretary of the Godfrey Cemetery Association presented a request for funding from the Township. Supervisor Mueller presented a report on information on the Cemetery. Supervisor Doug Mueller moved to donate $2,500 for support to the Godfrey Cemetery for assistance with maintenance of the cemetery, seconded by Mark Stewart. Roll Call Vote: Ayes - Johnes, McAtee, Springman, Stewart, Stumpf, Williams, Mueller. Nays - None, Absent - None. Motion carried.
TAX LEVY 2016 Supervisor Mueller presented the 2016 Township Tax Levy for consideration in the amount of $188,313. Mark Stewart moved for the approval of the 2015- 2016 Annual Township Tax Levy Ordinance GT-03-2016 in the amount of $188,313, seconded by Joseph Springman. Roll Call Vote: Ayes - Johnes, McAtee, Springman, Stewart, Stumpf, Williams, Mueller. Nays - None Absent - None.
OPEN FORUM- TRUSTEES Karen McAtee asked for authorization to review the Personnel Manual to make updates for consideration by the Board at a later meeting.
Eldon Williams moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:25 p.m., seconded by Mike Stumpf. Poll of Board: Ayes - 7, Nays - 0, Absent - 0. Motion carried.
Pamela E. Whisler Township Clerk