The Clerk will announce the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag @ 7:01 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 _absent_____ 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 the 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
April 20, 2023 was distributed to Board Members for their review.
MOTION to accept the Minutes as presented made by Stacie Breedlove; seconded by William Gerdes. Motion ___4___Ayes __0___ Nays
AUDIT CURRENT EXPENDITURES, Investments, Transfer of Funds, Budget Line-Item Transfers:
1. MOTION to accept payment for all Town Fund Invoices as presented to the Board on the Disbursement Summary May 18, 2023, in the amount of $13,048.46.
Motion made by William Gerdes with the corrected amount of $ 8,543.46; seconded by Stacie Breedlove.
Roll call: Gerdes x Murray __x___ Breedlove __x___ Super _______ Zeine __x__
2. MOTION to accept payment for all General Road Fund Invoices as presented to the Board on the Disbursement Summary May 18, 2023, in the amount of $ 115,525.91.
Motion made by Rich Murray with the corrected amount of $ 105,015.91; seconded by Stacie Breedlove.
Roll call: Gerdes x Murray ___x___ Breedlove ___x____ Super ______ Zeine __x_____
3. MOTION to accept payment for all Joint Bridge Fund Invoices as presented to the Board on the Disbursement Summary May 18, 2023, in the amount of $ 67,067.62.
Motion made by William Gerdes; seconded by Rich Murray
Roll call: Gerdes x Murray __x___ Breedlove ___x____ Super ______ Zeine ___x____
VISITORS ADDRESSING THE BOARD: None
TOWN BUILDING, GROUNDS & EQUIPMENT: Russ has sent information and the backup generator will be tabled until next month. The company needs the load information to determine the unit that will be needed.
COMMUNICATIONS & Correspondence: There was a meeting this morning concerning broadband in the rural area, but the email was received this morning, so no one was able to attend.
TOWN BUSINESS ~ Supervisor: No report
CLERK BUSINESS: No report
ROAD BUSINESS ~ Highway Commissioner: Dennis stated they are checking roads to prepare for sealing coating, so they will be spraying roads to prepare for this. Ameren has called and left a message about another big project on the roads. Dennis stated there is still salt that must be bought from last year’s contract. Rich Murray asked if a credit could be issued instead of picking up the salt, Dennis stated credits are not an option. They will have it delivered and cover it plus he still have to place an order for this year.
Peoria County Highway Department Motor Fuel Tax Report : No report
TRUSTEES/ Information / Business: William Gerdes attended Lobby Days and stated there were more people than he has ever seen there in attendance.
TAX ASSESSOR’S OFFICE / Information / Business: Alice Daily stated tax bills have been sent to residents. She has been receiving calls about residents not receiving their senior exemption and as a reminder, they need to call her to complete paperwork. The exemption is only on the home, not property.
OLD UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
NEW BUSINESS: Russ and Dennis presented budgets for the board to review.
Rich Murray made a Motion to Approve the tentative budget for the Town Fund. Stacie Breedlove seconded. The motion passed with 4 Ayes and 0 Nays.
William Gerdes made a Motion to Approve the tentative budget for the General Road Fund. Rich Murray seconded. The motion passed with 4 Ayes and 0 Nays.
MOTION to adjourn made by Stacie Breedlove; seconded by William Gerdes. The motion passed unanimously.
The Meeting adjourned at _7:52 PM_.
Agenda Notes by Rhonda Hodges
The next Regular Monthly Meeting is scheduled for June 15, 2023