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Discuss Trash Days, Parks
February 2, 2006.
The Biggsville Village Board met in regular session with Dick Johnson, of the Parks Committee present to update the village trustees of current activities. They are working on the Veteran's Memorial Park, summer programs, and a maintenance program for all parks.
Dan Gibb asked how much land will the village need for the water project. The Parks Committee is concerned where to locate rest rooms for the Reid Park. No decision has been made on the land usage.
Dick Johnson asked Treasurer Gloria Jones for the balance in the park fund.
Public Relations-Gloria Minard Trash Day: The board discussed if a trash day is needed for this year. Marilyn Evans moved the village have trash day the first Saturday of June and have only one dumpster until full, seconded by Brian Sterett. Roll was called and all present voted yes. Gloria Minard will contact the trash company and make arrangements.
The board discussed what to do with appliances and recyclables on trash day. Dale Allenbaugh moved the Village invite one vendor to be on hand for trash day seconded by Brian Sterett. Roll was called and all present voted yes. An appliance sign up list will be at the bank for the vendor to pick up appliances. Appliances will not have to be brought down town to the trash dumpster. President Janet Monville will contact the recycle vendor.
The MFT Budget for the 2006 Maintenance Program totaling $9,931.50 was presented. Allenbaugh stated last year's budget was for $10,000 and the village spent $3,787.91. Dale Allenbaugh moved the village submit $9,931.50 for the 2006 MFT Maintenance Program budget, seconded by Gloria Minard. Roll was called and all present voted yes. Dale will submit the budget to IDOT in Peoria.
Zoning-Bill Leonard reported he has been asked by Jerry Weibel for a construction variance for a future project. The variance required will be east of the community building with construction to be less than the required distance between properties. Gloria Minard moved the village board grant President Janet Monville the authority to sign a building permit if the future project moves forward. In addition, the village would waive the variance fee. This motion was seconded by Dale Allenbaugh. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
President Janet Monville reported the land appraised by Fassett Real Estate was not the correct area and the land reappraise.
Public Relations-Marilyn Evans asked if the village was interested in purchasing new Christmas decorations this year. No action taken.
President Janet Monville reported that housing rehabilitation projects have started in Biggsville. Five residents have been selected for the rehabilitation.
New Business-Michael Bohnenkamp of Stone-Hayes Center for Independent Living (CIL) was present explaining what his company has to offer in this area. The Stone-Hayes CIL provides services to people with disabilities, their families and friends, and the community. Mr. Bohnenkamp asked if anyone with disabilities has any questions to call Stone-Hayes CIL in Monmouth.
President Janet Monville presiding and the following present: Trustees-Dale Allenbaugh (7:07 p.m.), Marilyn Evans, Gloria Minard, and Brian Sterett. Treasurer-Gloria Jones. Clerk-Frank Jones. Absent-Jack Brokaw, and Bob Onion. Visitors-Randall Anderson, Dick Johnson, Dan Gibb (7:07 p.m.), Michael Bohnenkamp of Stone-Hayes Center for Independent Living, Bill Leonard (7:40 p.m), and Heather Louck (7:50 p.m.)
President Janet Monville opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Roll call was conducted by Clerk Frank Jones.
Minutes of the regular meeting were read by Clerk Frank Jones. Gloria Minard moved the minutes stand approved as read and seconded by Brian Sterett. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Gloria Jones presented the treasurer's report. Brian Sterett moved the treasurer's report be approved as presented and seconded by Marilyn Evans. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Bills were read by Clerk Frank Jones. Gloria Minard moved the bills be paid as read and seconded by Brian Sterett that orders be drawn on the treasure for the same.
The next regular meeting will be on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. at the Biggsville Community Building. The meeting adjourned at 8:14 p.m. and seconded by Brian Sterett. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Frank H. Jones-Clerk