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Village of Ladd Village Board met June 11

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 14, 2019

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Village of Ladd Village Board met June 11.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The Ladd Village Board met in Regular Session at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in the Village Hall. President Mike Grivetti called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag.

Roll Call: Present – Trustees Frank Cattani, Jim Manning, Jan Martin, Dan Nelson, Andy Ruggerio, Mike Urbanowski (6). In attendance – Attorney Pat Barry, Clerk Diane Chandler, Treasurer Rhonda Bezely, Deputy Chief Israel Ramos, Superintendent Doug Englehaupt, Engineer Adam Ossola

Motion Cattani – Second Martin to approve the (May 28, 2019 meeting) minutes, as presented. 

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Motion Ruggerio – Second Manning to pay bills in the amount of $42,172.89. 

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Correspondence: None Public Comments: None

Committee Reports: Streets & Alleys – Nelson recommended the removal of a dead tree from the Village berm at 118 North Hennepin Avenue.

Engineer’s Report: Main Street Alley Water Main Improvement – Ossola reported on the requirements for a railroad permit for the Main Street alley water main project. OmniTrax would like two separate applications submitted, one after the other, each with its’ own application fee attached. The first application fee is $5,000.00; the second fee is $5,500.00. After that, an annual lease agreement fee will be required from the Village. Ossola added that the process should take approximately 4-6 weeks.

Motion Cattani – Second Urbanowski to authorize the Pipeline Crossing/Parallel Encroachment Application & Fees for Main Street Alley Water Main Improvements.

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Motion Cattani – Second Urbanowski to authorize the submission of the Preliminary Application & Fee to the railroad for the water line crossing.

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Grivetti announced that he had contacted IDOT on the status of the Village’s application for Tony Stirling’s water service. The Bureau Chief will sign the papers; send them to Chamlin for signature, then need to be sent to a bonding company.

Superintendent’s Report:

Motion Cattani – Second Ruggerio to accept Central Tank Coating’s proposal for a (5 year) maintenance agreement of the water towers.

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Chief’s Report: None

Attorney’s Report: Ameren Pole – Barry reported he has been corresponding with Ameren on their request to install gas- metering equipment on a Village utility pole. Ameren has agreed to forego an easement and instead pay an up-front $500.00 pole attachment fee. Rip’s Buildings – Barry informed the Board that he has spoken to the attorneys for both parties on what needs to be done to the Rip’s buildings prior to the sale. The buyer of Rip’s does not want anything done to the west side of the north building as she has her own plans to do something there. There are agreements between the buyer and the seller regarding the un-sided area on Rip’s north wall and for a safety issue with the patio wall opening.

Motion Manning – Second Martin to approve a liquor license (to the Jonny Yerly Foundation) for the Jonny Yerly Classic on July 18-21, 2019 at Kennedy Park pending receipt of their insurance bond.

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Motion Urbanowski – Second Ruggerio to accept a $1,770.00 proposal from D&M Landscaping for weed control in the parks and lagoons.

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Motion Urbanowski – Second Manning to approve a liquor license (to Rip’s Tavern 2 Inc) for Rip’s Tavern. 

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Motion Cattani – Second Urbanowski to pass a Resolution Relating to Participation by Elected Officials in the IMRF. 

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

Motion Manning – Second Cattani to pass a Resolution to Enter Into an Agreement for Application Services for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) on Behalf of the Village of Ladd.

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski

Motion carried 6-0.

No action was taken following a discussion on banning dogs from the Village parks.

Announcements:

• Residents are responsible for removing appliances and mattresses left on the Village berm that were not collected by the waste hauler.

• Mosquito spraying will be done as conditions allow.

• The property owner’s contractor has repaired the sinkhole in the alley behind 135 West Cedar Street. The problem was found to be two failed sections where their sewer service line connected to the Village’s main. Asphalt patching of the alley still needs to be completed.

• The Farmer’s Market needs a banner to display in War Memorial Park on days that it is open.

• Since two additional complaints have been received from residents living on North Main Street, the music speakers have been shut off. Music will continue to play during special events.

• A Police Committee meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 25 in the Village Hall.

• The Clerk’s Office will be closed on June 20-21 so employees can attend a training workshop.

• The Village will be receiving a $150,000.00 state grant for Main Street sidewalk improvements.

Motion Cattani – Second Urbanowski to adjourn.

Ayes: Cattani, Manning, Martin, Nelson, Ruggerio, Urbanowski 

Motion carried 6-0.

The meeting adjourned at 7:24pm.

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