Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street
P.O. Box 667
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921

Phone

(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are:

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Closed on the following Holidays:

New Year's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

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