Village of Sheridan Regular Board met August 14.
Village of Sheridan Regular Board met Aug. 14.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
The Board of Trustees met on the above date with the following members present: Larry Ryg, Jon Walker, Randy McMurray and Jeff Wilhelm. Peggy Arneson and Bill Clemens absent.
Bills for July 2017 in the amount of $11,409.44 were presented for payment. Jon Walker motioned to approve the bills as presented. Randy McMurray 2nd. Motion Carried.
Minutes for July 2017 were presented. Randy McMurray motioned to approve the minutes as written. Jeff Wilhelm 2nd. Motion Carried.
Randy McMurray gave the finance report for July 2017 with an ending balance of $1,172,856.21. Jeff Wilhelm motioned to approve the finance report. Jon Walker 2nd. Motion Carried. Randy also stated that with the state budget passing we will lose 10% of our income tax revenue for one year. Replacement tax will also decrease for the next year. There will also be a new tax collection fee from the state.
Cathy announced the Community Club Cruise Night was scheduled for Friday September 1st from 5-8PM downtown. Also mentioned was E-Waste pickup is scheduled for Saturday August 19th from 8-12PM.
Jeff Wilhelm, Streets Committee, reported the striping of the streets was completed. He hopes the tree work will begin this week.
Jon Walker, Sewer Committee, had no report.
Larry Ryg, Zoning Committee, reported having no permits issued for July 2017.
Chuck Bergeron gave the police report in Bill’s absence.
OLD BUSINESS: None
Randy McMurray estimated 150 attending the Community Cookout on Saturday August 5th. He thanked all who participated in the event. He would like to plan another for 2018. Randy motioned for a $2,000.00 budget for 2018 to purchase a grill, a television to raffle off and for all supplies for the event. Jeff Wilhelm 2nd. Motion Carried.
Jeff Wilhelm stated having well issues at the maintenance building. JW Well has been in to chlorinate and a water sample was taken to Somonauk for testing. The test came back with positive results for coliform bacteria and is unsatisfactory. JW Well will be called back out to figure out how to resolve the issues.
Jeff Wilhelm would like to purchase more brackets for the 6 Christmas banners. Randy McMurray motioned to purchase 12 banners. Larry Ryg 2nd. Motion Carried. He would also like to get bids on the electric to several poles for our other new Christmas decorations purchased this year. He will get a list of the poles needing repairs and make calls for bids for next month’s meeting.
Mayor Figgins introduced a Resolution Appointing Full Time Officer Zachary Alexander. Jeff Wilhelm motioned to approve Resolution 2017-25. Randy McMurray 2nd. Motion Carried.
Mayor Figgins introduced a Resolution Withdrawing Offer of Contract to Dean’s Dynamic for Annual Sidewalk Work. Jeff Wilhelm motioned to approve Resolution 2017-26. Jon Walker 2nd. Motion Carried. The village will combine the sidewalk work into the MFT work this year. Jeff Snape, with Robert Hamilton stated this should be going out to bid within the next two weeks.
Mayor Figgins introduced a Resolution Approving Recommendation for Pay Request 3 and Final Payment to Universal Asphalt & Excavating Inc. for the 2016 MFT Street Work. Jeff Wilhelm motioned to approve Resolution 2017-27. Randy McMurray 2nd. Motion Carried.
Mayor Figgins introduced a Resolution Authorizing Payment for Intergovernmental Cap Seal Project. Jeff Wilhelm motioned to approve Resolution 2017-28. Jon Walker 2nd. Motion Carried.
Don McNelis stated that he, along with Phil Vahl, would be co-chairs of the Sheridan Sesquicentennial Committee. The Sheridan Historical Society and the Community Club will be working on this together. They will be planning fundraisers also to help funding. He inquired on participation from the village board. Mayor Figgins asked Don to keep Cathy informed of meetings for this.
Larry Ryg stated the American Legions annual tractor show would be held on Sunday August 27th from 1- 4PM. They would like permission for their parade at 3:30PM. The board had no problems with this.
There being no further business, Jeff Wilhelm motioned to adjourn the meeting. Jon Walker 2nd. Motion Carried.