August 15, 2018 Meeting Minutes

County of Vermilion
Village of Fairmount
The Fairmount Village Board met in open session this 15th day of August 2018, in the council chambers of the village hall. President David Ferber called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Meeting ended at 8:45 p.m. Visitors: Gary Wright and Jeremy Barker

Roll call
Susie Dodd- Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront P, Kathy Myers P, Diana Cooper P, Dan Albers P, Emily Carey P, President Dave Ferber P, Clerk Suzanne Woodard P
Approved minutes of July 18, 2018 regular meeting with amendment of making the correction that the grant for the radios were from the Fire Marshall in the amount of $14,640. Ed made motion and Dan 2nd.
Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y
Public comments: Jeremy Barker asked when the fall rummage sales would be, Dave said he’d have to ask Karen, the board doesn’t do anything with that. Also he asked about the discussion last month meeting regarding grass clippings in the streets. He presented a copy of the state law that says it is littering. He asked if Chief Wright can remind people not to mow out grass in the streets. Dave said he would review that ordinance with Gary.

Action Items
Approved 2018 Tax Levy Ordinance: Dan motioned, Kathy 2nd
Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

Approved ILEAS dues $60 Ed motioned, Dan 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y
Approved purchase of police car: Five bids were read two were not considered because of one being a 2016 Impala car and one being a Tahoe that was too expensive. Two Ford Explorers were considered from Mark McLarty Ford of Arkansas and shipped from Tennessee after outfitted. $42,167 and $39,364. Ed made motion to accept bid for the $42,167 because it had a push bar and lights that met specs. Diana 2nd
Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers N, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y
Approved purchase of CD to roll over the existing CD for two years. Ed motion Kathy 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

Approved Community Weenie Roast to be on Saturday September 29th from 4-7 p.m. Dan made motion, Emily 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

Executive Session- The board went into executive session to discuss on call applicants and Fire Department applicants. Ed made motion, Kathy 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

The board went back into open meeting. Ed made motion, Dan 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

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Approved On Call List applications
Ed Gaffney: Ed made motion, Diana 2nd, Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y
Margo Britt: Emily made motion, Diana 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

Approved Fire Department applications
Marci Brewer- Emily made motion, Kathy 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Abstained, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, and Emily Carey Y
Board Correspondence- None

Approved bills and payroll: Ed made motion, Emily 2nd
Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

Accepted Treasures report- Emily made motion, Kathy 2nd
Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

Board Comments: Ferber asked the board if they wanted a grass clipping ordinance. The board said no, since the state has one, and asked Gary to remind people of it.

Project review
Water System pressure control- nothing to report

Adjourned
Emily made motion, Kathy 2nd Susie Dodd-Casey Absent, Ed Cheuvront Y, Kathy Myers Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y

Next regular meeting
September 19, 2018

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