The Clerk will announce the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag @ 7:00 PM
The Supervisor will call the meeting to order.
Board Members Present for Roll Call: Supervisor: Russell L Zeine__X____
Trustees: William J. Gerdes __X____ Rich D Murray __X___ Stacie L Breedlove __X___
Maurice L Super __X____ Clerk: Rhonda L Hodges __X____
Supervisor: Announce quorum present.
Note Attendance: Road Commissioner - Dennis Beckman _X__ Tax Assessor - Alice Dailey __X__
Corrections or Additions to Agenda: Additions to agenda may be discussed; however, if action is needed by the Board such action must be taken at another meeting when the topic is posted on agenda 48 hours prior to the meeting. _________________________________________________________________________________
APPROVE MINUTES of Previous Meetings:
1. Prior to tonight’s meeting, copies of Minutes from the Regular Monthly Meeting held on
February 23, 2023, was distributed to Board Members for their review.
MOTION to accept the Minutes as presented made by R. Murray____; second _S. Breedlove_. Motion ___5____Ayes __0___ Nays
AUDIT CURRENT EXPENDITURES, Investments, Transfer of Funds, Budget Line-Item Transfers:
1. MOTION to accept for payment all Town Fund Invoices as presented to the Board on the Disbursement Summary March 16, 2023, in the amount of $ 29,338.93.
Motion _W. Gerdes_____; second _M. Super______
Roll call: Gerdes X Murray ___X____ Breedlove ___X____ Super ___X____ Zeine __X____
2. MOTION to accept for payment all General Road Fund Invoices as presented to the Board on the Disbursement Summary March 16, 2023, in the amount of $ 8,762.31.
Motion _M. Super_______; second R. Murray .
Roll call: Gerdes X Murray __X____ Breedlove ___X____ Super ___X___ Zeine ___X____
VISITORS ADDRESSING THE BOARD: None
TOWN BUILDING, GROUNDS & EQUIPMENT: Discussion on a back-up generator for hall. Russ stated he did not obtain any bids or information yet on back-up generator.
COMMUNICATIONS & Correspondence: None
TOWN BUSINESS ~ Supervisor: MOTION to transfer $25,000 from Town Fund to General Road Fund
A Motion is not needed for this transfer. This was approved at the Annual Meeting and the funds have not been transferred as of this date. This is notification that the transfer will be done.
Russ attended the Vistra meeting in Bartonville today. Vistra is not demolishing any buildings at the present time and according to the information provided, the battery system will be outside the current building and the building will remain empty with no immediate plan to change this. Russ state the future plan is to take the 107 acre ash pond and lower it to 70 acres and they are working with the EPA so they can place solar panels in this area. They will not be online until Summer of 2025.
Russ reminded the board that the Trustee Meeting is Monday, April 10, 2023, and the Annual Meeting is Tuesday, April 11, 2023.
Russ asked Alice to check on what the Township property tax income will be.
CLERK BUSINESS: Rhonda stated she has completed the annual OMA and FOIA training.
ROAD BUSINESS ~ Highway Commissioner: Dennis is deciding where to store the salt that was bought since it was not used this year. He stated they are hot-patching roads currently and the insulation in the barn is almost completed.
Peoria County Highway Department Motor Fuel Tax Report : $ 32,544.41
TRUSTEES/ Information / Business:
TAX ASSESSOR’S OFFICE / Information / Business: Alice stated she is not sure Vistra will be taxed due to the batteries are not “fixed” property. She has a meeting coming up that will be discussing solar farms and she can find out more information.
OLD UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
Lobby Days attendance and agreement on costs. William is planning on attending and Russ will complete registration.
Decennial Committees of Local Government Efficiency Act. Russ stated we will have the first meeting in May because the 1st meeting is due by June 10, 2023.
Adopt Agenda for Annual Meeting April 11, 2023. Motion made by R. Murray to adopt. M. Super seconded. Passed with all ayes.
Approval of Meeting dates for 2023-2024 fiscal year. Motion made by W. Gerdes to approve the meeting dates. R. Murray seconded. Passed with all ayes.
MOTION to adjourn made by _R. Murray_____; second _S. Breedlove_______. The motion
Passed with all ayes.
The Meeting adjourned at __7:52 PM___.
Agenda Notes by Rhonda Hodges
The next Regular Monthly Meeting is scheduled for April 20, 2023