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Village Of Biggsville

April 5, 2006 Minutes

The board met in regular session with President Janet Monville opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

After roll call was taken and minutes and Bills read and approved by Clerk Frank Jones, Gloria Jones presented the treasurer's report

Shannon Duncan of WIRC read the Council Resolution of Support for the Water Quality Project. Dale Allenbaugh moved the resolution be approved as read, seconded by Gloria Minard. Roll was called and all present voted yes.

Duncan said she has applied for a grant and seek a grant amendment to the original grant award for the Village.

Dale Allenbaugh moved the village enter into executive session at 7:19 p.m. to discuss land issues, seconded by Brian Sterett. Roll was called and all present vote yes.

Dale Allenbaugh moved the village return to open session at 7:35 p.m.


Parks: Richard Johnson-Discussed the Parks and Recreation Committee minutes.

Johnson said the committee would like to install a sand volleyball court where the old basketball court was located.

Marilyn Evans moved to tear up the old basketball court and install a sand volleyball court. Brian Sterett asked if the village would need this location for maintenance building expansion.

Dale Allenbaugh said the best way to expand the maintenance building is to come forward.

No further discussion, Brian Sterett seconded the motion. Roll was called and all present voted yes. In addition, lighting would be no problem.

Johnson pointed out other maintenance that is needed. 

  1. Paint bleachers,
  2. paint picnic tables,
  3. chips under playground equipment, and
  4. ball diamond maintenance.

The committee will seek outside consulting for the proper upkeep of the diamond.

Richard Johnson reported on the Economic Development Committee.

The committee has started to send letters to all residents of Henderson County asking people to join as members.

Dale Allenbaugh said the Recycle Building needs painted and flowers planted.

Gloria Minard moved the village have the Recycle Building painted with either paint or primer, seconded by Marilyn Evans. All present voted yes. The village will seek a volunteer.

Public Relations: Janet Monville reported that Heather Louck has volunteered to chair the Heritage parade if she can find someone to assist.

Streets: Dale Allenbaugh reported the CY2006 MFT budget has been approved by IDOT.

Old Business-

President Janet Monville reported that the Dallas Rural Water Association has approved the Village of Biggsville hooking on to their system.

Frank Jones asked if the Swimming Pool Ordinance was going to be reviewed.

New Business-

Janet Monville discussed the village joining the Illinois Rural Water Association.

Dale Allenbaugh moved the village join immediately, seconded by Jack Brokaw. All approved. Janet Monville will submit the application.

President Janet Monville discussed the condition of the Guzman property.

Janet Monville asked if the village was going to join the Henderson County Economic Development Corporation. Gloria Minard moved the village join the HCEDC and contribute $100.00, seconded by Marilyn Evans. Roll was called and all present voted yes.

Dan Gibb asked if something could be done about the 4-wheelers on the streets.

The next regular meeting will be on Wednesday, May 3, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. at the Biggsville Community Building.

The meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.

President Janet Monville presided and the following were present:

Trustees-Dale Allenbaugh, Jack Brokaw, Marilyn Evans, Gloria Minard, and Brian Sterett. Treasurer-Gloria Jones. Clerk-Frank Jones. Absent-Trustee-Bob Onion.

Visitors-Shannon Duncan of WIRC, John Roegiers of Missman Stanley & Associates, Dan Gibb, Richard Johnson, Larry and Donna Bundy, Jerry Anderson (7:40 p.m.), and Heather Louck (7:45 p.m.)

Frank Jones /Clerk