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

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2009 REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING

 

 

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S, TOWN OF CHATSWORTH, HELD IN THE TOWN COUNCIL ROOM AT 8:00 PM.

 

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

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED – AMERICAN RED CROSS OF THE HEARTLAND HAS GIVEN THE PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD TO JIM & DONITA HARGITT,  COORDINATOR & OFFICE MANAGER OF SELCAS.

 

ATTORNEY WEEK’S REPORT:

1)  DISCUSSION ON RAILROAD SEWER LINE LEASE – AMOUNT DUE BY

     TOWN OF CHATSWORTH FOR PERIOD 6/08 THRU 5/09 - $1,842.58

           A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES

           TO HAVE ATTORNEY WEEKS PREPARE CORRESPONDENCE WITH A

           ONE-TIME BUY OUT FEE OF $1,000.00 AND ALL OUR CHARGES FOR

           30 YEARS OF MOWING WILL BE FORGOTTEN.

 

           BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

 

2)  PENDING PROPERTY NUISANCE ISSUES - 7 NUISANCE VIOLATION          

     LETTERS HAVE BEEN SENT OUT – A TAX SALE IN 2 WEEKS MAY AFFECT   

     SEVERAL OTHER REMAINING LOCATIONS

 

3)  ORDINANCE #388 – 4 WAY STOP AT 1ST & OAK, 3RD & OAK

                                          2 WAY STOP AT 1ST & ELM

            A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE

            RUNYON TO ADOPT ORDINANCE #388, AN ORDINANCE

            ESTABLISHING STOP SIGN INTERSECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF

            CHATSWORTH, LIVINGSTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS AS STATED ABOVE.

 

            BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA    TRUSTEE MILLER – 1 NEY

 

LIVINGSTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT/LT. GLOWACKI REPORTED 49 CALLS AND 28 TRAFFIC CITATIONS ISSUED THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2009.  TRUSTEE WILES REQUESTED THE RESIDENT DEPUTY ISSUE NUISANCE VIOLATION CITATIONS FOR FURNITURE & LARGE ITEMS THAT HAVE REMAINED ALONG STREET RIGHT OF WAY.

 

 

 

CON’T TUES. OCTOBER 27, 2009 REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING

 

STREET & ALLEY SUPT/CHAD LEDFORD SUBMITTED TWO QUOTES FOR THE MAIN STREET CURB REPAIR AND HANDICAP RAMP AT THE CORNER OF 4TH & LOCUST AS FOLLOWS:

      WALTER WORKS - $3,870.00

      CONSOLIDATED BUILDING CENTER, INC.- $7,284.59

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO AWARD WALTER WORKS THE JOB AT $3,870.00 WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THE COST MAY VARY SOME DUE TO THICKNESS AND REINFORCEMENT, AND THAT WALTER WORKS TEAR OUT SIDEWALK BUT  TOWN HAULS CONCRETE AWAY.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

 

PRESIDENT HABERKORN STATED THREE RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN THE VACANT TRUSTEE POSITION:  LENNY AIELLO, NICK KUBIAK AND GERRI CABBAGE.  PRESIDENT HABERKORN REQUESTED RECOMMENDATION FROM EACH TRUSTEE MEMBER BY WRITTEN BALLOT, RESULTING IN THE APPOINTMENT OF NICHOLAS KUBIAK AS A TOWN OF CHATSWORTH BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER.

 

 

      A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO APPROVE PRESIDENT HABERKORN’S APPOINTMENT OF NICHOLAS KUBIAK AS A TOWN OF CHATSWORTH BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER  BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

TRUSTEE KUBIAK SEATED AND STATED OATH OF OFFICE.

 

TRUSTEE DILLER REPORTED 43 MORE TREES ARE BEING PURCHASED WITH MEMORIAL TREE FUNDS AT $75.00 PER TREE, INCLUDING 4 ADDITIONAL TREES AT NO COST, FROM BORK NURSERIES, INC.

 

BOARD AGREED TO REQUEST LUKE BARTLETT/BARTLETT  PAIR PRODUCTIONS TO ATTEND THE NOVEMBER 10, 2009 BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING TO TALK ABOUT THE CHATSWORTH WEBSITE.

     

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

PRESIDENT HABERKORN REQUESTED A MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2009 AT 8:55 PM.

 

SUBJECTS:  NEGOTIATING OF RESIDENT DEPUTY CONTRACT

 

                      PERSONNEL

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION ON THE ABOVE SUBJECTS.

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA       

 

 

CON’T TUES, OCTOBER 27, 2009 REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE WILES AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL TO COME OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION, TIME 9:35 PM, OCTOBER 27, 2009.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

 

 

 

SHARON K BIRKENBEIL

 

TOWN CLERK   10/29/2009

TOWN OF CHATSWORTH