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, OCTOBER 12, 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, BIRKENBEIL, WILES, RUNYON, DILLER AND KUBIAK.

ATTORNEY WEEKS, DEPUTY CLERK KERBER AND CHATSWORTH ZONING COMMISSIONER BARTLETT PRESENT. TREAS. GERDES-HIBSCH ABSENT.

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

LIQUOR COMMISSIONER HABERKORN PRESENTED THE FOLLOWING REQUESTS FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO APPROVE RIDER’S ROADHOUSE REQUEST TO CANCEL THEIR TOWN OF CHATSWORTH CLASS A LIQUOR LICENSE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 18, 2010 AT 6:00 A.M. DUE TO THE SALE OF THEIR BUSINESS AND BUILDING AT 514 E LOCUST STREET

                                                         AND

13 TREES, INC/DBA THE HIGHLANDER OWNER STEPHEN B. POWLES OF  BUSINESS & BUILDING REQUESTS A CLASS A LIQUOR LICENSE AT 514 E LOCUST STREET EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 18, 2010 AT 6:00 A.M.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

ATTORNEY WEEKS GAVE A BRIEF UP-DATE ON THE FOLLOWING:

1)  RAIL AMERICA – BOARD AGREED TO HAVE ATTORNEY SEND A LETTER ADVISING WE WILL CONTINUE MAINTAINING THE PROPERTY IN PLACE OF PAYING A LEASE FEE

2)  BRIDGEFORTH ESTATE PROPERTY / 509 E ELM – IN PROCESS OF FINALIZING A SETTLEMENT ON THIS PROPERTY

3)  HEARING DATE FOR THE CONTEMPT OF COURT CASE ON 410 E HICKORY HAS NOT YET BEEN SET

4)  POLICE PROTECTION REFERENDUM

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE WILES AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO HAVE ATTORNEY WEEKS DRAFT AN ORDINANCE TO ALLOW A BINDING PUBLIC QUESTION TO BE PLACED ON THE APRIL 5, 2010 BALLOT.

 

ROLL CALL - KUBIAK, DILLER, MILLER, WILES – YEA

 

                         RUNYON, BIRKENBEIL - NEY                     

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA / 2 NEY

 

 

AGENDA ITEM PENDING – ORDINANCE DRAFT OF FLAT RATE WATER

MAINTENANCE CHARGE

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE WILES AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO TABLE THE DECEMBER 1, 2010 THRU NOVEMBER 30, 2011 LIVINGSTON COUNTY CONTRACT FOR DEPUTY SERVICES.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO APPROVE THE UP-GRADING OF THE COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AND ACCEPTING THE QUOTE FROM ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS FOR AN ADDITIONAL COMPUTER, PRINTER AND NETWORKING AT A COST OF $1,578.30.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

ROUTE 24 EMERGENCY REPAIR FUND PROJECT HAS BEEN COMPLETED BY T & T CARTAGE, INC. FINAL PAPERWORK WILL BE SUBMITTED BY RUSSELL & ASSOCIATES TO IDOT AND BILL WILL BE SUBMITTED FOR PAYMENT.  SUPT. LEDFORD WILL COMPLETE SOME APPROACHES WITH THE REMAINING ROCK LEFT BY T &T CARTAGE.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO PURCHASE AN ECHO CSG CUT OFF SAW FROM SAM WALTER & SON, INC. AT THE COST OF $845.10.

 

ROLL CALL-MILLER, RUNYON, DILLER, WILES, BIRKENBEIL, KUBIAK-YEA

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBERS CONGRADULATED SUPT.

CHAD LEDFORD IN OBTAINING HIS CLASS 4 WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS OPERATORS LICENSE.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO CHARGE A PROPERTY OWNER $100.00 FOR COST OF REPAIRS AND LABOR WHEN A WATER METER IS DAMAGED BY FREEZING OR BY OTHER PHYSICAL DAMAGE.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

                     TRUSTEE RUNYON – NEY

 

 

CLERK BIRKENBEIL STATED PETITIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR CIRCULATION REGARDING THE CONSOLIDATED ELECTION – 4 YEAR TRUSTEE POSITIONS UP FOR ELECTION – TRUSTEES RUNYON, DILLER, KUBIAK.

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO ADJOURN.  BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHARON K BIRKENBEIL____________________________________DATE_______

 

TOWN CLERK  10/13/10

TOWN OF CHATSWORTH