Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street,
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921

Phone

(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are

Mon - Fri:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meeting Minutes


 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING

 

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S, TOWN OF CHATSWORTH, HELD IN THE TOWN COUNCIL ROOM AT 7:30 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL SHOWED THE FOLLOWING PRESENT;  PRESIDENT HABERKORN, TRUSTEES MILLER, WILES, RUNYON AND KUBIAK.  TRUSTEES BIRKENBEIL AND DILLER ABSENT.  CHATSWORTH ZONING COMMISSIONER BARTLETT PRESENT AND ATTORNEY WEEKS & TREASURER GERDES-HIBSCH ABSENT.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

LT. GLOWACKI/LIVINGSTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. REPORTED 68 CALLS AND 1 TRAFFIC CITATION SERVED THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2010.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO APPROVE THE DRAFT AMENDING CHAPTER 17.2.08 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH ANIMAL, BARKING DOGS, ANIMAL NOISE ADDING TO THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING:

      IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO ALLOW ANIMALS TO DEFECATE ON PUBLIC PROPERTIES WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS.  ANIMAL OWNERS SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE TO MAINTAIN ANIMALS ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES.  ANY ANIMAL WASTE SHALL NOT BE LEFT ON PUBLIC PROPERTY OR CITIZENS PRIVATE PROPERTY.

A.  OWNERS OF ANIMALS FOUND TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE NUISANCE ORDINANCE SHALL BE GIVEN AN ORAL WARNING ON THE FIRST OFFENCE.

B.  OWNERS OF ANIMALS FOUND TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE NUISANCE ORDINANCE SHALL BE GIVEN A WRITTEN WARNING ON THE SECOND OFFENCE.

C.  OWNERS OF ANIMALS FOUND TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE NUISANCE ORDINANCE SHALL BE FINED FOR THE THIRD OFFENSE OR MORE.

FINES SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THIS ORDINANCE.

OFFICIAL COMPLAINTS IDENTIFYING THE NUISANCE MUST BE REGISTERED WITH THE MUNICIPAL CLERK AND SIGNED BY THE PETITIONER.  VIOLATIONS OR MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE MAY RESULT IN FINES OF NOT LESS THAN FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00) AND NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED ($500.00).

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK TO TAKE THE BARTLETT PAIR PRODUCTIONS RENEWAL CONTRACT OFF THE TABLE.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

  

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE RUNYON TO RENEW THE BARTLETT PAIR PRODUCTION WEB SITE CONTRACT FOR A THREE (3) YEAR PERIOD AT THE COST OF $100.00 PER MONTH.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

A ONE (1) YEAR RENEWABLE CONTRACT WAS PRESENTED BY THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH AND SIGNED BY GARY KINNEY FOR LABOR & SERVICES AS A CERTIFIED WATER OPERATOR FOR THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2011 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2011 AT A COST OF $300.00 PER MONTH.

 

REGARDING THE LAW ENFORCEMENT PROPOSAL OR RENEWAL OF THE LIVINGSTON COUNTY DEPUTY SERVICE CONTRACT, BOARD AGREED TO PUT A REFERENDUM ON THE BALLOT IN APRIL 2011.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES APPROVED SETTING TOWN HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREAT HOURS FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010 FROM 4:00 – 7:00 P.M.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 TRANSFERS:

ENTERPRISE FD #153-044 BAL OF $760.48 TO SEWER OP #141-100

GENERAL M MRKT #144-533 BAL OF $506.26 TO CAPITOL IMPRVMT #151-297

WATERMAIN IMPRVMT #161-004 BAL $115.00 TO CAPITOL IMPRV #151-297

WATER GRANT LEVERAGE #181-366 BAL $75.20 TO CAPITOL IMPRV #151-297

THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNTS WILL BE CLOSED AFTER TRANSFERS COMPLETED:

ENTERPRISE FUND #153-044

GENERAL MONEY MARKET #144-533

WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT #161-004

WATER GRANT LEVERAGE #181-366

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A POLE PRUNING SAW/PPT-265S MODEL FROM SAM WALTER & SON AT THE COST OF $494.99.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK TO HAVE ATTORNEY WEEKS DRAW UP AN ORDINANCE DRAFT FOR A  FLAT RATE CHARGE PER WATER BILLING (SUGGESTED AMOUNT - $1.75) TO BE DEPOSITED IN A WATER MAINTENANCE FUND.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

  

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE WILES AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE RUNYON TO PAY BILLS AS PRESENTED AND ISSUE VOUCHERS FOR SAME.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO ADJOURN.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHARON K BIRKENBEIL_______________________________________DATE_____

 

TOWN CLERK  09/29/2010

TOWN OF CHATSWORTH