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

 

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