1515 N. Norwood Blvd.

Peoria, Illinois 61604


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Beginning at 7:00pm.


Meeting called William Roberson - President, 7:00pm.


Pledge recited.


Attorney Josh Herman was present for this meeting.


ROLL CALL: William Roberson, Russ Trantina, Kenneth Pierce, Kelly Rendleman and Mary

Melaga. Brent Modglin was absent. Quorum was met.








v     APPECIATION GIFT - APPROVAL. In appreciation for keeping the village area free of refuse/garbage for several years, a motion was made to pay Toni Rupert's garbage bill for 1 year - Mary Melaga, second - Russ Trantina. With a roll call vote, all verbally approved with 5 yeas.


v     CULVERT PROJECT - LAMOINE AVE. Mr. Roberson (Roads) stated he received a call from the owner of 6730 W. Lamoine Ave. about a sink hole in the village's easement (adjoining her property). Upon viewing the sunken area, Mr. Roberson concluded the village will get bids for repair of the storm drain damages to the easement area along with road repairs needed. With the project being expensive, the Attorney is checking on financial help provided by the County. More discussion will be held at the next board meeting on February 7, 2017.


v     2017 MUNICIPAL ESTIMATE & RESOLUTION AND 2016 MUNICIPAL EXPENDITURES MFT REPORTS - APPROVAL. With the advice and consent of the President (Roads), Motion was made to approve said reports to send to IDOT - Kenneth Pierce, second - Kelly Rendleman. All verbally approved with 5 yeas.


v     GREIM CO., INC. (NEW CPA FIRM) - APPROVAL. With Mr. Eric Jones's retirement announcement, it was recommended to retain the said company for honoring the terms and length of Mr. Jones engagement letter.

The Attorney will provide an "Interim Agreement" for approval at the next board meeting.



MINUTES OF DECEMBER 6, 2016. Motion to approve - Russ Trantina, second - Kelly Rendleman. Motion was approved verbally with 4 yeas and 1 abstain.




Minutes of January 3, 2017

Page Two


BILLS APPROVED: Motion to approve - Mary Melaga , second - Kenneth Pierce . With a roll call vote, all

TO BE PAID verbally approved with 5 yeas.


ACTION FOR CD.#25360. Motion to rollover for 6 months - Mary Melaga, second - Kenneth Pierce. With a roll call vote, all verbally approved with 5 yeas.


Mrs. Kelly Rendleman announced that interviews will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 7pm. for the Hall Cleaning" employment position.


With the recent burglaries in the village area, Mr. Roberson will speak with the County Police to be aware of any strange, suspicious activities in the village.



With nothing further to discuss, a motion was made to adjourn this meeting - Kenneth Pierce, second - Russ Trantina. All verbally approved with 5 yeas.


Meeting adjourned at 7:40pm.



Respectfully submitted,




Carolyn L. Fascian

Village Clerk