VILLAGE OF NEPONSET
BOARD MEETING AGENDA
February 16, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
Consent Agenda will approve all three with one motion.
Board Minutes for January 2022
Treasurer’s Report for January 2022
Invoices Payable for February 2022
Motion _______ 2nd _______ Roll Call
Water and Sewer – Sid Dev/Markus Chapman
Community Events & Building Permits - Barb Safiran
Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred
Police, Emergency Plan – Mandy Mueller
Streets – Matt Benecke
Village Equipment – Julius Maes
Finance & Insurance - Dave Mueller
NCICG Housing Grant
Shelter in the Park/Veteran’s Memorial
NextLink Contract – Internet
EXECUTIVE SESSION – PERSONNEL
ADJOURNMENT MOTION ___________ 2ND ___________
VILLAGE OF NEPONSET
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
February 16, 2022
Attending board members: Sue Aldred, Barb Safiran, Mandy Donovan, Sid Dev, Julius Maes, Matt Benecke, and Mayor Dave Mueller.
Meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call.
Ken Snyder – Discussion on the repair of the Curb stop he had hit on North Street. The ground is still frozen. The repair will be made after the ground thaws a bit more.
January Board Minutes, January Treasurers’ Report, and February Invoices payable
Motion to approve Barb Safiran, 2nd Sid Dev, roll call vote all ayes.
The board approved Vicki moving $1 from the General Fund to the dormant accounts to keep them open.
Water and Sewer – Sid Dev/Markus Chapman – Working on pumps. We will have to go up one size higher. The cost will be $500-600.
Community Events & Building Permits – Barb Safiran – No permits. The band Kayabe will play at Picnic Days. Will be working on Easter soon.
Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred – In regards to last month's meeting, the lights on the back of the garbage truck do work. 15 Certified letters were sent out regarding abandoned vehicles. They must be moved by the 10th of March. If not moved, they will get a written ticket on March 14th.
Police, Emergency Plan – Mandy Donovan – Eric, and Roy are back on the job.
Streets – Matt Benecke – Nothing to report.
Village Equipment – Julius Maes – Dan Erdman and Raymond Robinson will service the backhoe and grease the trucks. Raymond will be making an appointment at Hodges to schedule testing and get the trucks repaired. The board approves selling the old truck for $1,000.
Finance, Insurance, License & Fees – Dave Mueller – Discussion on the monthly budget report.
Housing Grant – One person came off the list. That money will go towards the other homes.
Neponset Park Improvement – Balance is approximately $30,000.
Rebild Main Street Grant – We will know by April 1st if we get the grant.
Nextlink Contract – Still working on this.
212 N 1st Street - Someone wants to purchase property on N 1st Street if the lien is removed.
Barb Safiran made a motion to remove the lien on the property on N 1st Street, 2nd Sid Dev, motion carried.
Water Bill Relief Grant – Customers may apply for one time for water and one time for wastewater for the life of the program. Residents in need of financial support can visit www.helpillinoisfamiles.com for more information on how to apply for water and other assistance programs. If you have questions, you can call NCICG, Kari @ 815-303-6255 or Aaron @ 815-303-6244.
A Motion to Adjourn made by Barb Safiran, 2nd Mandy Donovan, motion carried.