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Village of Grant Park Board met August 5

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 9, 2019


Village of Grant Park Board met Aug. 5.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

6:30PM Meeting Called to Order/ Pledge

Roll Call was taken, all present except Ms. Dickson

*Motion to approve minutes from previous 7/15/19 meeting

Motion: Morgan 2nd: Weidl Motion Carried 5-0-0

Public Comments: 2 representatives from Lake Metonga HOA were in attendance, Dick Fugman, past President, introduced the new President Tim Thompson.

John Veldhuizen presented a donation to the GPYC from the represented Churches from a past service held at the Park.

*Motion to approve Bills for Payment :<8/05/19 General Fund $29,037.12, Sewer Fund $999.53, Festival Fund $12,001.39, <7/13/19 Payroll $16,017.94, <7/27/19 $15,309.81

Motion: Veldhuizen 2nd: Morgan Motion Carried 5-0-0

Departmental Reports:

Clerk Dillman: no report

Streets & Alleys, Veldhuizen: no action, gave an update on street clean-up

Finance, Dickson: no report, absent

Sewer & Garbage, Morgan: reported 3.5” of rain lately, plant handled it fine

Building & Grounds, Morse:

*Motion to approve GPYC to have Culver’s in Bourbonnais host a Culver’s share night fundraiser

Motion: Morse 2nd: Wiedl Motion Carried 5-0-0

*Motion to approve hiring Jenny Biesterfield to clean Park/V.H./P.D. at $12/hr

Motion: Morse 2nd: Morgan Motion Carried 5-0-0

*Motion to approve GPYC to host an information table at “back to school” night 8/19/19

Motion: Morse 2nd: Wiedl Motion Carried 5-0-0

Gave an update in Oktoberfest, and presented an idea of the GPHS Art students to paint a mural on the Park storage south wall

Ordinance & Insurance, Wiedl:

First Reading Ordinance O-8-19-1 updating Zoning map

*Motion to approve second reading Ordinance O-7-19-8 Amending Title 8 Traffic Regulations

Motion: Wield 2nd: Morse Motion Carried 5-0-0

Law Enforcement, Coats: no report

Pres. Roth: read a Thank-You note received from the “Young at Heart” group for use of the Community Center

No Executive Session Held

6:47PM Meeting Adjourned


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