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, DECEMBER 14, 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, TREASURER GERDES-HIBSCH AND CHATSWORTH ZONING COMMISSIONER BARTLETT PRESENT.  DEPUTY CLERK KERBER ABSENT.

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

ABANDONED PROPERTIES WERE DISCUSSED.  SUPT. LEDFORD REPORTED HE HAD CONTACT WITH THE OWNER OF 419 W. LIVINGSTON DRIVE CONCERNING CLEAN-UP OF THIS PROPERTY.

 

SHERIFF MARTIN MEREDITH ADDRESSED THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES.  SHERIFF MEREDITH COVERED HIS POLICE POLICIES, TOWING OF NON-REGISTERED VECHILES OFF OF TOWN RIGHT OF WAYS, ISSUING OF TOWN ORDINANCE TICKETS AND RE-ESTABLISHING THE DRUG PRO-ACTIVE UNIT.  DEPUTY EARL DUTKO WILL BE THE TOWN SUPERVISOR CONTACT AND DEPUTY RANKIN WILL BE THE RESIDENT TOWN DEPUTY FOR THE NEXT 4 MONTHS.  SHERIFF MEREDITH WILL ATTEND THE DECEMBER 28, 2010 MEETING TO ADDRESS CITIZENS QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS.

 

ATTORNEY WEEKS UP-DATES:

DECEMBER 28, 2010 BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING WILL SUBMIT THE RESOLUTION FOR THE BINDING LAW ENFORCEMENT REFERENDUM TO BE PLACED ON THE APRIL 5, 2010 BALLOT

 

RAIL AMERICAN PENDING CONTRACT – BOARD OF TRUSTEES REQUESTED ATTORNEY SEND CORRESPONDENCE TO RAIL AMERICA REQUESTING A ONE-TIME BUY OUT AT A COST DETERMINED BY ATTORNEY WEEKS

 

 

TAX LEVY ORDINANCE – A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #398, AN ORDINANCE LEVYING TAXES FOR ALL CORPORATE PURPOSES FOR THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH, LIVINGSTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING MAY 1, 2011, AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2012 IN THE AMOUNT OF $136,446.00.  BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE WILES AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH AND LIVINGSTON COUNTY FOR RESIDENT DEPUTY SERVICES FOR A ONE YEAR BEGINNING DECEMBER 1, 2010 AND ENDING NOVEMBER 30, 2011 FOR A EIGHT (8) HOUR PATROL, FIVE (5) DAYS PER WEEK AT THE COST OF $56,220.52.

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA/0 NEY

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A 2011 FORD F-250 XL 4X4 PICK-UP TRUCK THRU THE SUBURBAN PURCHASING COOPERATIVE AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF $20,480.00.

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA/0 NEY

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO APPROVE 2010 IRA’S BEING ISSUED AFTER JANUARY 1, 2011.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL – PASS

 

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER NOT TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE GREATER LIVINGSTON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

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

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

 

SHARON K BIRKENBEIL_____________________________________DATE_______

 

TOWN CLERK   12/16/10

TOWN OF CHATSWORTH