VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
September 6, 2018
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
Pledge of Allegiance
OPENING OF BIDS - ON 2000 Red Doge Ram 1500 4X4 Truck by Chief Besing
I. OLD BUSINESS
I.1: Steve Meadows – Horsehoes & Main – Approve placement of pole
I.2: USDA Rural Development funding – Grant/Loan – HLR (Formerly LAMAC) Update has sent us their Service Agreement for this process. They are preparing the Preliminary Engineering Report, along with the Environmental Report
II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Discussion and Approval of One (1) Year Contract - $500.00 – Renewal of our USDA Wildlife Animal Services (Critter Control)
II.2: Discussion and approval of Amended Ordinance (DRAFT) – Business Regulations – 35.09- Solicitors – Due to all the problems and complaints with recent solicitors, Chief Besing, Ordinance Officer, has issued a mandate that there will be no more solicitors in the Village of Palestine. Special consideration with be given for local requests.
II.3: Village of Palestine needs to have a representative on the CCDA, to attend their regular and/or special meetings, etc.
II.4: Request for Beer Wagon/Kegs on tap for Wedding Reception at the Fife in Nov. It will be attended by a bartender and will be parked on the street at the SW door of the Fife, roped off for only wedding guests to come and get their beer and take it back into the Fife. No beer will be allowed out on the street or sidewalk.
II.5: Approval – An Ordinance for Authorized Village Signatures – Village President and Village Clerk – for Board approved contracts, financing, etc.
III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – September – J. R. Dunlap
FYI: Update information on Ramsey properties – Heard from all 3 now – waiting for courts
FYI: Gatter Brewing has started the process of licensure – 8-28-2018
FOR YOUR FILES: Ordinance No. 2018-O-10 – Amended Sewer Ordinance – Utility Deposit
FOR YOUR FILES: Ordinance No. 2018-O-11 – Amended Sewer Ordinance – Sewer Use Rates
FYI: FALL CLEAN-UP DAYS: October 17, 18, and 19, 2018
VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; Harry Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams – OMA/FOIA Certificates –
VI.5••ORDINANCE COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; George Harrison, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee
VII. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING