Village of Bradley Village Board met November 13.
Village of Bradley Village Board met November 13.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
Call To Order:
The regular meeting of the Bradley Village Board was called to order on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradley Municipal Hall. President Adams presided. Roll call: Trustees Balthazor, Redmond, Gadbois, Watson, Dugan-Roof and Barber. All Trustees were present.
Trustee Watson added 142 Recap previous discussion on different topics. Trustee Gadbois 13 B for a Police & Fire Committee meeting.
A motion was made by Trustee Gadbois and seconded by Trustee Balthazor to approve the agenda with the changes made. (6 ayes 0 nays) Motion carried
Presentation Of Minutes:
A motion was made by Trustee Balthazor and seconded by Trustee Redmond to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting dated October 23, 2017 as printed and presented. (6 ayes 0 nays) Motion carried
Presentation Of Communication:
MFTReport for October 2017
Beginning Unobligated Balance $286,819.59
Motor Fuel Tax Allotment - $35,121.45
Credits Processed -0-
Minus Authorizations Processed S-0-
Current Unobligated Balance - $321,941.04
•Mayor read Sergeant Will Lewis Proclamation who was tragically killed in the line of duty on November 20, 1997.
•Chief Johnston noted that the Honor Guard from Bradley went to Washington DC to take part in a Memorial Service at the Law Enforcement Memorial Wall in DC. He then presented Laurie Lewis with a photo and an inscription of Will's name on the Memorial wall.
•Mayor read an article regarding the Bradley Christmas Parade, parade will be Friday, December 1, 2017 the theme is “Christmas Through a Child's Eyes”. The committee is asking for street closures for the parade.
A motion was made by Trustee Balthazor and second Trustee Gadbois to approve the street closures. (6 ayes 0 nays) Motion carried
1. Broadway to be closed at Kennedy Drive and Schuyler Avenue to through traffic beginning at 5:00 p.m.
2. Broadway to be closed to all cross traffic by 5:30-6 p.m.
3. The following areas to be no parking zones from 1-9 p.m. on Friday
•No parking allowed on Broadway in front of the Bradley American Legion.
•No parking in the 1000 block of West Broadway.
•No parking on Broadway between Michigan and Wabash.
•No parking in the 100 & 200 blocks of North Forest and all four blocks of South Forest after 4 p.m. on Friday.
New Business Spotlight:
Mayor did want to inform the Board he has been contacted by Meijer in regards to the new Store, he will be meeting with Management next week from Meijer.
Presentation Of Petitions:
There were none
There was a form submitted by Buck LaMontange 284 N. Grand but he was not present at the meeting.
Report Of Village Officers And Department Heads:
Public Works Director Memenga gave his report for the month of October 2017.
•204 JULIE locates were received and performed in October
•1 1 service requests were generated and or closed out in October
•Repaired 24 Street lights, 3 Traffic Lights
•New Playground Equipment was installed in Blatt Park
• Installed new mulch and began installation of new sidewalk around Playground in Blatt Park
•Street Sweeper cleaned 128 +/- miles of streets
• Filled approximately 52 potholes
• Began installing Salt Spreading equipment onto several Trucks
Trustee Watson had a question about the blockage on the creek by Security Lumber. Director Memenga noted it was cleared, but now blocked again he will look into this. Trustee Gadbois asked about leaf pick up, Director Memenga noted they will pick up leaves as long as they can.
Building Standards - Director Pallissard was absent so Mayor read the report for October 2017.
•100 Building permits
•1 Single Family Homes
•13 Single Family Year to Date
•Construction value S1,266,576.00
•7 Building permits Enterprise Zone
•Construction value EZ S 621,000.00
•Permit fees charged $6,600.00
•Business License - 537 Registered Business
•Rental program - 508 Registered Landlords
Chief Johnston wanted to bring forward Tammy Petit Bruno and her father Bill Petit. They were instrumental in the artwork of a K9 artist program that the City of Chicago has displayed in the Business District. The dog that they did the artwork on is now on display in the lobby of our Police Department. The proceeds from the K9 program goes to the Chicago Cops Memorial and also to PAWS.
Presentation Of Bills And Accounts:
A motion was made by Trustee Dugan-Roof and seconded by Trustee Gadbois to pay all bills and accounts by recommendation of the Finance Committee. (6 ayes 0 nay) Motion carried
Report Of Special Committees:
There was no report.
Report Of Standing Committees:
Ordinance & Technology
1.O-10-17-2 an Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory to the Village of Bradley, Kankakee County, Illinois (Village-Owned Parcel on E. Liberty Street) (2" reading)
There was a problem with incorrect verbiage on the agenda therefore, the Ordinance was tabled until the corrections were made.
Police & Fire Committee - Trustee Gadbois stated she's calling a Police & Fire Committee meeting on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. on the Agenda will be Police Department staffing.
Local 399 Step IV Grievance denial - we need to have a motion to have this grievance denied. A motion to ratify the grievance denial was made by Trustee Balthazor and seconded by Trustee Gadbois. (6 ayes 0 nays) Motion carried
Trustee Watson had some questions one regarding the Lambert property. Mayor stated he had spoke with Betty Lambert they are getting signatures from some of her siblings that need to be done to complete the project.
The next question was in regards to the Treasurer. Mayor stated he has interviewed Some candidates and he will be submitting a name to the Board in the near future.
R-11-17-1 a Resolution electing include I.R.C. Section 125 compensation and compensation directed into premium conversion plans or flexible spending accounts as IMRF earnings.
A motion was made by Trustee Dugan-Roof and seconded by Trustee Balthazor to adopt R-11-17-1. (6 ayes 0 nays) Motion carried
A motion was made to go into Executive Session at 7:03 p.m. by Trustee Balthazor and Seconded by Trustee Watson on a unanimous aye vote.
Executive Session 5ILCS 120 (2)(c) 1, 2, 5 & 11 to consider the appointment, employment compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employee(s) and Collective Bargaining. The consideration to purchase, lease or acquire specific Real Estate property or for the probable or imminent and pending litigation.
Back in Regular Session at 7:36 p.m.
Mayor noted to Trustee Watson that the RJN sewer work that was done they have been paid to date $50,120.00.
A motion was made by Trustee Balthazor and seconded by Trustee Barber to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 7:37 p.m. on a unanimous aye vote.