VILLAGE OF NEPONSET
BOARD MEETING AGENDA
August 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
Consent Agenda will approve all three with one motion.
Board Minutes for July 2019
Treasurer’s Report for July 2019
Invoices Payable for August 2019
Motion _______ 2nd _______ Roll Call
Public Works – Eugene Costin
Police, Emergency Plan – Mandy Mueller
Community Events & Building Permits - Barb Safiran
Finance, Insurance, License & Fees – Ken Snyder
Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred
Water and Sewer – Sid Dev
Community Development Block Grant
Closing W Center Street
Intergovernmental Agreement/ Truck Plow and Spreader
NCICG Housing Grant
Dog ordinance and tags
Shelter in the Park
Bob Williams Dirt
ADJOURNMENT MOTION ___________ 2ND ___________
VILLAGE OF NEPONSET
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Community Building @ 7PM
August 17, 2019
Attending board members: Sue Aldred, Barb Safiran, Mandy Donovan, Ken Snyder, Gene Costin, Sid Dev and Mayor Dave Mueller.
Meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call.
July Board Minutes, July Treasurers Report and August Invoices payable
Motion to approve Gene Costin, 2nd Sid Dev, roll call all ayes.
Public Works – Gene Costin – Working on patching the streets. The truck is low on power.
Police Emergency Plan – Mandy Donovan – nothing to report.
Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred – Nothing to report.
Community Events & Building Permits – Barb Safiran – No permits. If demolishing then resident calls Bureau County to report it.
Water and Sewer – Sid Dev – Sewer plant is ok. Old part of water building is very hot. The heat trips the breakers. Next spring, we need to get fans.
Finance, Insurance, License & Fees – Ken Snyder – Gravel road south of town needs culvert and tile. The land owner needs to cut a ridge on the side of the road. We will supply labor to put in culvert and gravel.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG Grant) – 104 North Street is posted for demo. There is a 30-day waiting period.
Closing of W Center Street – Nobody showed up to discuss the closing of W. Center Street.
Intergovernmental Agreement – We have given the rental prices to our lawyer. He will put that together with the agreement and have Neponset Township look it over for approval.
Security Cameras – We ordered two additional cameras to be installed facing Scott Park.
Burn Pile – We will be flexible, and accept larger limbs when we have storms.
Dog Ordinance – The committee will meet this Friday.
Bob Williams – Has dirt the Village can purchase. Ken will look at the dirt pile to estimate the value.
Shelter in the Park – IDNR 50/50 grant to build a shelter in Scott Park (pavilion & restroom) We would like put up a memorial for the Legion. The memorial is not included in the grant. This will cost approximately $15,000.
Police Phone - We have reduced the cost of the police phone from $73 down to $40 per month.
Ordinance to close W Center Street – Sid made a motion to approve the ordinance to close W. Center Street. 2nd, Barb Safiran. Roll call vote all ayes.
Motion to Adjourn made by Gene Costin, 2nd Sid Dev, motion carried.