Village of Princeville Board met April 18.
Village of Princeville Board met April 18.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
The Princeville Village Board met on the above date and time at the Village Hall. President Stahl called the meeting to order with the following Trustees answering present: Sutherland, Troutman, Gilroy, Haley, and Geiger. Trustee Koller was absent. A quorum was present for the meeting. Notice of the meeting and agenda were sent and received in a timely manner. Others present were Treasurer Hofer, Superintendent of Public Works Gardner, Municipal Code Officer Sullivan, and Clerk Wilson.
Police report: Deputy Patterson reported there was nothing to report.
Consider and vote extending curbside recycling contract with Eagle Recycling Inc.: Eagle Enterprises Recycling Inc. representatives presented proposal for extension of Curbside Recycling Contract with the Village of Princeville as follows: Year 1: $2.53 per household, monthly aggregate Village Cost $1,722.93 (same as previous year); Year 2: $2.61 per household, monthly aggregate Village Cost $1,777.41; Year 3: $2.69 per household, monthly aggregate Village Cost $1,831.89; Year 4: $2.77 per household, monthly aggregate Village Cost $1,886.37; Year 5: $2.85 per household, monthly aggregate Village Cost $1,940.85. Eagle Enterprises Recycling Inc. also proposed additional service, curbside electronics’ collection, for monthly cost of $0.50 per household, monthly aggregate Village Cost $340.50. Eagle Enterprises’ representatives indicated state is considering replacement of a law that may change how disposal of electronics are handled in State of Illinois. Trustee Haley inquired what types of changes and Eagle could not specify at this time. President Stahl advised Village currently has contract with Wigand Disposal to provide named location pick-up of electronics, usually Cutter’s Grove Park, and it is usually limited to three (3) electronic items and done once a year, around July/August. Trustee Geiger inquired if Best Buy provided recycling service for electronic items. Trustee Haley would like to see additional days throughout the year instead of just once a year. President Stahl advised inquiry would be made with Wigand Disposal as current contract with Wigand Disposal provides recycling of electronics once a year and it was at no additional charge to Village residents. President Stahl noted many households may not wish to use electronic recycling service and, therefore, residents would not want the additional costs associated with adding this service. Trustee Gilroy stated if service is currently offered through Wigand Disposal for no fee did not see need to add additional costs to households at this time. Eagle representatives stated residents could drop off electronics at Eagle Enterprises Recycling Inc. at 510 SE Industrial Avenue, Galva, Illinois 61434. Trustee Sutherland made motion to extend the Curbside Recycling Contract for five (5) years at the cost provided by Eagle but not add the curbside electronics’ pick-up with Eagle Recycling Inc. Trustee Geiger seconded the motion to extend Curbside Recycling Contract only with Eagle Recycling Inc. for five (5) years. President Stahl, voice vote. All ayes. No nays. Trustee Koller was absent. Motion carried.
Report from the Municipal Code Officer: MCO Sullivan reported mowing of laws is currently active in Village. Current violations not completed: 521-525 W. Spring: inoperable vehicles/debris; 600 W. Spring (Ready Mix): building violation; 917 Santa Fe (Alcoa plant): building violation. Trustee Troutman and Municipal Code Officer Sullivan will follow up on the aforementioned violations. Trustee Sutherland advised of possible code violation at residential home across from Village Foods and MCO Sullivan will investigate.
Committee reports: Pool Committee: Trustee Geiger advised 20 applicants would be hired for 2017 pool staff with assistant manager remaining same as previous year. Pool committee proposed increasing the pay rate of 3rd year staff by $0.25 per hour. Inquiry made as to possibility of having payroll checks electronically deposited instead of paper checks for pool employees and Treasurer Hofer is checking in on this request. Pool committee proposed raising general admission prices by $.25 for defined age groups (4 to 15 and 16 and up) with exception of 0 to 3 years age group; this age group would remain free. Pool committee proposed raising the pool party fee from $100.00 to $135.00 in order to cover the costs to have four (4) lifeguards on duty.
Action to be taken on Pool Committee report: Trustee Geiger made a motion to increase 3rd year pool staff wages by $.25 per hour, raising admission and pool party prices/fees at the Princeville Aquatic Center, as follows: Ages 0 to 3: free (no change); Ages 4 to 15: $3.75 (old rate, $3.50); and Ages 16 and up: $4.25 (old rate, $4.00), and pool party fee: $135.00 (old fee $100.00). Trustee Haley seconded the motion. President Stahl, roll call vote. All ayes. No nays. Trustee Koller was absent. Motion carried.
TIF Committee: Trustee Troutman advised three (3) TIF applicants reviewed; 116 E Main Street (façade improvement for 15% of $7,875.00, or $1,181.25 in TIF); 116 E Main Street (roof improvement for 15% of $11,350.00, or $1702.50 in TIF), and 122 E Main Street (roof improvement). Action to be taken on TIF Projects: Trustee Troutman made a motion to approve the three (3) TIF applications. Trustee Sutherland seconded the motion. President Stahl, roll call vote. All ayes. No nays. Trustee Koller was absent. Motion carried.
Building permits: Jake Wilson of 511 E. Main Street: permit to construct fence around backyard on property. Robert Altman of 212 N. Ostrom Avenue: permit to demolish deck on property. Kevin Dunham of 310 E. Evans, Lot 1: permit to construct wood deck on property. Randal Terrell, Jr. of 216 E. High Street: permit to erect swimming pool with deck on property. Dan Heinz spoke to board advising needs a street name for the private drive at the Blanchard Heights Project in order to be in compliance of directives for 911 services. President Stahl noted property owner can name the private drive and that it would need to be brought before the board, considered and voted, and attorney would need to draft resolution and it would need to be recorded at the courthouse, and Superintendent Gardner advised would work with Heinz on this issue.
Superintendent of Public Works report: Superintendent Gardner advised of the following: south tower repair is now complete and Enterprise Zone maps are being worked on at this time. Trustee Troutman inquired if representatives from Seneca Corporation had submitted an Enterprise application for consideration and Superintendent Gardner responded Seneca Corporation had not submitted an Enterprise application at this time. Trustee Troutman noted water potentially eroding roadway near Trustee Troutman’s residence and Superintendent Gardner a ditch may be needed in that area being there is none now in order to properly drain runoff water away from roadway. Trustee Gilroy noted Kerry Wade on Evans Street has gone 100 feet out with Roto-Rooter Plumbing and inquired if possible to reach further as there continues to be issue with drain. Superintendent Gardner responded it was possible to go further than 100 feet. Trustee Geiger inquired on stop sign on Main Street. Superintendent Gardner advised stop sign was removed by unknown party about three (3) weeks ago and then put back and Trustee Geiger indicated a resident had inquired through him as to if it would be possible to move stop sign down a block from its current intersection due to safety concerns. Superintendent Gardner stated the board would have to conduct further investigation on the safety issue and any action on moving the stop sign from its current location would require a resolution from the board. President Stahl inquired if Superintendent Gardner had seen Mark Rothford’s comments with regard to Enterprise application and Superintendent Gardner responded had not reviewed the comments at that time. President Stahl advised Mark verified permit (building) had nothing to do with an Enterprise application and Doug Streitmatter could use original. Mark advised only building permit needed for alteration to front in TIF district and this would be primary over Enterprise. Contractors can get tax exempt form and Village and State will not receive tax monies from this. Russ Hyde will advise Economic Development Coordinator Delbridge. It was noted Sally Hanley with the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council was working with first Enterprise Zone Applicant.
Other business brought before board: President Stahl presented transfers for fiscal 2016-17, as follows: $30,000.00 from General Fund to Pool Fund to cover pool deficit; $25,000.00 from General Fund to Village CDAP to repay loan; $83,697.34 (principal payment 8/16) and $7,999.18 (interest 8/16) from TIF 1 Fund to IEPA Loan Fund; $15,000.00 from Water Fund to Water Dep Fund; $84,795.86 (principal payment 2/17) and $6,900.66 (interest payment 2/17) from Water Fund to IEPA Loan Fund; $50,000.00 from Water Fund to Sewer Fund for sewer shortage. Trustee Geiger inquired why more notice than 48 hours was not given and notice should be at least two (2) weeks prior in order to allow sufficient review. Trustee Sutherland made motion to approve the transfers as presented. Trustee Gilroy seconded the motion. President Stahl, voice vote. Trustees Sutherland, Troutman, Gilroy, and Haley voted aye. No nays. Trustee Koller was absent. Trustee Geiger abstained.
Adjournment: Trustee Sutherland made a motion to adjourn. Trustee Haley seconded the motion. President Stahl, voice vote. All ayes. No nays. Trustee Koller was absent. President Stahl adjourned the meeting at 8:57 p.m. Motion carried.