July 17, 2019 Meeting Minutes

State of Illinois

County of Vermilion

Village of Fairmount

The Fairmount Village Board met in open session this 17 day of July, 2019 in the council chambers of the village hall.  President David Ferber called the meeting to order at   7:00 p.m.     Meeting ended at 7:58 p.m. Visitors Chief Gary Wright, Deb Vecellio, Jeremy Barker,

Roll call

Kathy Myers P, Ed Cheuvront P, Cindy Decker P, Diana Cooper P, Dan Albers P, Emily Carey P, President Dave Ferber P, and Clerk Suzanne Woodard P.

Approved minutes of June 19, 2019 regular meeting: Ed made motion, Kathy 2nd

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Public comments: Jeremy Barker asked when alleys would be worked on. He was told as soon as other projects were completed.

Vance Twp. Librarian Bonnie Gilbert wanted to thank the board for paying for the movie license fee the library is required to have to show movies legally.

Bonnie also passed out a flier regarding the murder mystery the library is putting on August 3.

Approved proposed 2019 Tax Levy proposed a tax levy of $32,958 for our 2019 property taxes.  This is a 4.915 percent increase from last year.  Ed made motion, Diana 2nd

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Approved ISPAN fee for Police Department The semi-annual fee for ISPAN is due. Cost is $300 for six months. Ed made motion, Dan 2nd

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Approved NPDES permit fee Cost is $500 per year. Ed made motion, Dan 2nd Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Approved MABAS fees for Fire Department $26. Ed made motion, Emily 2nd

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Approved Micro Soft Office for two laptop computers about $500 for both.  We have two laptop computers without Microsoft Office.  One at the fire station and one for the treasurer to use. Ed made motion, Dan 2nd. Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Approved purchase of mowing equipment Cost of the used mower with a used broom and some attachments up to $7,650.  Ed made motion, Diana 2nd

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Approved purchase up to $500 of a power edger up to edge the curbs along Main Street.  Ed made motion, Diana 2nd.

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

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Board Correspondence: TheMayor of Oakwood Clay Woodard contacted Dave to let him know Oakwood Ambulance coordinator Terry Hume retired. They have appointed Butch Fields for six months until they find a replacement.

Approved the bills and payroll: Kathy made motion, Ed 2nd.

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Accepted the Treasures report: Emily made motion, Diana 2nd.

Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Board Comments:

The board decided to put pea gravel in where the bushes were on corners.

Emily wanted to make sure that the green slow sign Tammy put up where her food cart is not causing a liability to the village. Board doesn’t feel it is a liability.

Kathy mentioned a camper that is sitting on town property on a dead-end street, Gary was instructed to make sure it is licensed.

Kathy mentioned the dumpster sitting across from Decatur aeration, is full and sitting on public property, on East State Street. Gary was instructed to talk to the residents.

Dave said he had not heard from the surveyor.

Project review

Water System pressure control

Adjourned meeting, Emily made motion, Diana 2nd, Kathy Myers Y, Ed Cheuvront Y, Cindy Decker Y, Diana Cooper Y, Dan Albers Y, Emily Carey Y.

Next regular meeting

August 21, 2019

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