Godfrey trustees establish requirements for travel expenses
The village of Godfrey Board of Trustees met March 21 to establish requirements for travel expenses.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
"The Godfrey Village Board meets every first and third Tuesdays of the month at the village hall."
GODFREY, ILLINOIS Regular Meeting February 21, 2017
The meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Godfrey was called to order by Mayor Michael McCormick at 6:30 p.m., February 21, 2017 at the Village Hall, 6810 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, Illinois. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Present: Sarah Johnes, Karen McAtee, Joe Springman, Mark Stewart, Michael Stumpf, Eldon Williams and Mayor Michael McCormick. Absent: None
Village Attorney Absent: Tom Long Budget Director Present: Joe Hughes Building Code and Zoning Administrator Present: Laura Dixon Director of Parks and Recreation Present: Kimberly Caughran Director of Maintenance: Jim Lewis Village Engineer Absent: Josephine Emerick Economic Development Present: William Catalano
Mayor McCormick asked for the approval of the minutes for the February 7, 2017 meeting. Trustee Stewart moved for the approval of the February 7, 2017 minutes as submitted, seconded by Trustee Springman. Poll of Board: Ayes-6, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
STANDING COMMITTEES: PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE: Chairman Williams reported that the next meeting of Public Safety Committee will be March 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Village Hall.
FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT Chairman Stewart reported that the next meeting of the Finance Committee will be March 6, 2017, after the close of the Public Safety Committee.
COMMITTEE REPORT: PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT Kimberly Caughran, Director of Parks and Recreation, reported that the next meeting of the Parks and Recreation Committee will be – March 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION Laura Dixon, Building and Zoning Administrator, reported that the next meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission will be March 15, 2017at 6:45 p.m.
COMMUNITY PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE Tom Long, Chairman, reported that the next meeting of the Community Planning, Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee will be on March 8, 2017 at 6:15 p.m.
SPECIAL PROJECTS SEWER COMMITTEE Trustee Springman reported that the next meeting of the Special Projects Sewer Committee will be March 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Village Hall.
GODFREY CLIMATE PROTECTION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY COMMITTEE Mayor McCormick reported that the next meeting of the Godfrey Climate Protection And Energy Efficiency Committee will be March 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Village Hall.
CAPITAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE Chairman Stumpf report that the next meeting of the Capital Projects Committee will be March 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sewer Facility.
COMMUNICATIONS: Trustee Johnes moved to place all correspondence on file in the Clerk’s office: Email from Animal Control, Memo to IDOT from Jo Emerick, Email from Will Catalano, Memo from Mayor to Madison County Planning, Memo from Mayor’s Office to G. Aughenbaugh, Email from Joell Aguirrre, Email from William Catalano, Email from David Godar, Memo from Mayor to Mark Gvillo, Email from Curt Westrich, Email from Joe’s Pizza, Memo from Mayor to Kurt Prenzler, Order , Confirming Sale of 813 Pardee, Notice of Foreclosure-306 Saint Rose Dr, Notice of Mailing – 306 Saint Rose Dr, Bankruptcy – Spot Holdings, Notice of Foreclosure – 5304 River Aire Seconded by Trustee Stumpf. Poll of Board: Ayes-6, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
ORDINANCE 05-2016, CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DEDICATION OF RIGHT OF WAY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF STAMPER LANE PHASE 2 PROJECT Trustee Stumpf moved for final consideration of Ordinance 05-2017, An Ordinance Authorizing The Dedication Of Right Of Way For The Development Of Stamper Lane Phase 2 Project, seconded by Trustee Johnes. Roll Call Vote: Ayes-Johnes, McAtee, Springman, Stewart, Stumpf, Williams. Nays-None, Absent-None. Motion carried.
ORDINANCE 06-2017, AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVEL, MEALS AND LODGING EXPENSES Trustee Stumpf moved for final consideration of Ordinance 06-2017, An Ordinance Establishing Requirements For Travel, Meals And Lodging Expenses, seconded by Trustee Stewart. Roll Call Vote: Ayes-Johnes, McAtee, Springman, Stewart, Stumpf, Williams. Nays-None, Absent-None. Motion carried.
UPDATE REPORT ON LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE - STAMPER LANE Jo Emerick, Village Engineer, reported that Lewis an Clark Community College Board of Trustees has approved the donation of Stamper Lane Right-Of-Way to the Village at their February 14, 2017 Board Meeting. Ms. Emerick reported that the Village will be seeking bids on April 22, 2017 for the Stamper Lane Phase II Project. The Engineer’s estimate for the project is $900,000. Federal Funds will be received in the amount of $675,000 and $225,000 from Madison County for the project.
UPDATE REPORT ON PIERCE LANE - TIP PROJECT Jo Emerick , Village Engineer, reported that the Village will be phasing the Pierce Lane Project from Stamper Lane to Winter Lane. The first phase will be from Stamper Lane to just past the Rolling Hills Golf Course entrance. The Pierce Lane Project from Stamper Lane to Winter Lane is estimated to cost $4,000,000 to $5,000,000 to complete the project.
NEW BUSINESS: CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 08-2012, ESTABLISHING AND DESIGNATING THE GODFREY BUSINESS DISTRICT AND APPROVING THE GODFREY BUSINESS DISTRICT PLAN WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF GODFREY, ILLINOIS, AND ORDINANCE NO. 09-2012, IMPOSING BUSINESS DISTRICT TAXES WITHIN THE GODFREY BUSINESS DISTRICT.
Mayor McCormick presented An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 08-2012, Establishing And Designating The Godfrey Business District And Approving The Godfrey Business District Plan Within The Village Of Godfrey, Illinois, And Ordinance No. 09-2012, Imposing Business District Taxes Within The Godfrey Business District. Final consideration will be given at the March 7, 2017 Village Board Meeting.
CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE GODFREY BUSINESS DISTRICT II; APPROVING A BUSINESS DISTRICT PLAN; AUTHORIZING THE IMPOSITION AND COLLECTION OF A SALES TAX WITHIN SUCH BUSINESS DISTRICT; AND APPROVING CERTAIN ACTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SUCH BUSINESS DISTRICT Mayor McCormick presented for first reading An Ordinance Establishing The Godfrey Business District II; Approving A Business District Plan; Authorizing The Imposition And Collection Of A Sales Tax Within Such Business District; And Approving Certain Actions In Connection With The Establishment Of Such Business District. Final consideration will be given at the March 7, 2017 Village Board Meeting.
CONSIDERATION OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE BASEBALL FIELD LEASE Kimberly Caughran, Director of Parks and Recreation, presented the consideration of an Intergovernmental Agreement between Lewis And Clark Community College and the Village of Godfrey for Baseball Field Lease for 6 years. Trustee Johnes moved for approval an Intergovernmental Agreement between Lewis And Clark Community College and the Village of Godfrey for Baseball Field Lease for 6 years and to give authorization to Mayor McCormick to sign the agreement, seconded by Trustee McAtee. Poll of Board: Ayes-6, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSALS TO PURCHASE PITCHING MOUND AND PORTABLE BACKSTOP Trustee Johnes moved for the approval of the proposals to purchase a Pitching Mound from The Prefect Mound of Sauget, Illinois at a cost of $3,995 and Portable Backstop for the Parks Department from BSN Sports of Dallas, Texas at a cost of $1,935.13 plus freight, seconded by Trustee McAtee. Poll of Board: Ayes-6, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
CONSIDERATION OF WAIVER OF FEE AND BOND REQUIREMENT FOR THE ZONTA CLUB OF ALTON-WOODRIVER RAFFLE OF MARCH4, 2017 Trustee Stewart moved to waive the fee and bond requirements for the Zonta Club of Alton-Wood River Raffle at the Alton-Wood River Sportsmen Club on March 4, 2017 for 50/50 Split, Golf Putter, Gift Cards, Dinner Out, and $100 School Supplies and Libation Basket, seconded by Trustee McAtee. Poll of Board: Ayes-6, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
CONSIDERATION OF ADDITIONAL LIQUOR LICENSE – JOE’S PIZZA Mayor McCormick presented the request for approval of a Liquor License for Joe’s Pizza at Monticello Plaza to allow for the facility to serve draft and bottled beer, Wine, and mixed drinks. Trustee Stewart moved for the approval of the Liquor License for Joe’s Pizza at 5775 Godfrey Road to serve draft and bottled beer, Wine, and mixed drinks, seconded by Sarah Johnes. Poll of Board: Ayes- 6, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
This facility will be seeking Video Gaming for their establishment.
TRUSTEE COMMENTS: Clerk Whisler reported that the Godfrey Women’s Club will be sponsoring a Candidates Forum at Lewis and Clark Community College at the Trimpe Building on March 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Residents will be allowed to submit question before the forum.
William Catalano, Director of Economic Development and Market Branding, reported that the Village will be launch the Godfrey311 phone App. He asked the Board to provide pictures for the App. Mayor McCormick reported that he has been challenged by Mayor Walker during the month of March for Mustache March.
Trustee Williams moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:55 p.m., seconded by Trustee Springman. Poll of Board: Ayes-6, Nays-0, Absent-0. Motion carried.
Pamela E. Whisler, M.M.C., Village Clerk