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Village of Lakewood Board of Trustees met June 11

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 11, 2019

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Village of Lakewood Board of Trustees met June 11.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The Village Board Meeting was called to order by President Stephan at 7:02 p.m. at RedTail Golf Club. Present were Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Also present were Chief Administrative Officer Jeannine Smith; Village Clerk Janice Hansen; Village Attorney Michael Smoron; Chief of Police Michael Roth; and a few members of the public.

PUBLIC COMMENTS: William Moll of 7222 Braemar Circle commented that a home at 9718 Partridge Lane that is not up to Village Code; peeling paint, masonry, unkempt yard, and standing water in the pool. Mr. Moll would like this issue addressed.

Zack Zettner of 394 Hampshire commented on the resurfacing of Hampshire and Broadway. There are pot holes and resurfacing will not mitigate the surface water.

Mike Stich of 381 Hampshire believes that Baxter & Woodman’s studies are faulty. He would like the Board to find a firm that specializes in moving water. The Village needs to get another opinion on mitigating water issues on the east side of the Village.

Cheryl Lockwood of 9517 Lenox commented that her subdivision’s management association contacted the Village to discuss their water issues. Public Works Foreman Barry Wickersheim addressed this issue on a timely basis. It was discovered that a two inch overflow pipe was plugged and he addressed this immediately. She is thanking Mr. Wickersheim for his good efforts.

President Stephan thanked Cheryl Lockwood for her comments.

President Stephan remarked to Mr. Moll that the Village is addressing the Partridge Lane issue. Chief Administrative Officer Jeannine Smith has spoken to the owner of the home and the home is in bankruptcy. She has contacted the loan servicer and has sent the violations to them.

President Stephan commented that East Side residence do not have curbs or gutters. A dye test was done and it showed that surface water does move. President Stephan asked the Trustees if they would like to get a second opinion as to water shedding before resurfacing the roads. The general consensus was to get another opinion before proceeding with road resurfacing.

Mike Stich thanked the Board for the concern and efforts in this matter.

CONSENT AGENDA: The following were considered and enacted on a single motion by Trustee Ulrich, seconded by Trustee Eddy:

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: May 28, 2019 Regular Village Board Meeting and May 28, 2019 Executive Session

APPROVAL OF BILL LISTS: Accounts Payable Invoices Dated June 12, 2019in the Amount of $147,769.35 and Accounts Payable Pre-Paid Invoices for May, 2019 in the Amount of $111,487.77

APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: Village Financial Statements for the Periods May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019; RedTail Golf Club Financial Statements for the Periods May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019; and Lake Patrol Financial Statements for the Periods May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019

APPROVAL OF A SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT APPLICATION FROM THE CRYSTAL LAKE WATER SKI ASSOCIATION REQUESTING SLALOM TOURNAMENTS ON SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2019 AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2019 FROM 1 P.M. TO 6 P.M. AND BAREFOOT TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 FROM 2 P.M. TO 6 P.M. WITH NO WAKE HOURS FOR ALL EVENTS

APPROVAL FOR THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO EXECUTE A PROPOSAL FROM VISU-SEWER FOR BROADWAY STORM SEWER WORK IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,000

APPROVAL OF ORDINANCE NO. 2019-20 – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 11.04, PUBLIC NUISANCES REGARDING VEGETATION CONTROL, OF THE LAKEWOOD MUNICIPAL CODE

Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried.

APPROVAL OF ORDINANCE NO. 2019-22 – AN ORDINANCE APPROVING BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 2 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019: President Stephan commented that this budget amendment is to ensure that line items with expenditures in excess of budgeted amounts for each fund have line transfers to cover the expenditures at year end closing.

Trustee Berman, seconded by Trustee Ulrich , moved to approve Ordinance 2019-22. Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried.

APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTMENTS OF PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSIONERS GALIZI, HOPKINS, O’HARA, MILLER, MULA, KNAPP, AND WAYNE THROUGH 2020: President Stephan mentioned that Chairman O’Hara from the Planning & Zoning Commission selected these Commissioners appointments.

Trustee Berman, seconded by Trustee Augustine, moved to approve the appointments of Planning and Zoning Commissioners Galizi, Hopkins, O’Hara, Miller, Mula, Knapp, and Wayne through 2020. Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried.

APPROVAL OF A PROCLAMATION DECLARING JUNE 21 THROUGH 28, 2019 AS BICYCLE WEEK IN THE VILLAGE OF LAKEWOOD: Beginning June of 2019 the Village Police Department will introduce a Police Bike Patrol Program. Officer Jeff Winters has police cyclist training course certification and will provide this service to the Village on a part- time basis. The main objective of this service is to be more visible and accessible throughout the Village. His personal interactions will strengthen communication and bonds between residents and the police.

President Stephan stated that a donation for the purchase of the bicycle will be acknowledged at the next Village Board Meeting.

Trustee Eddy, seconded by Trustee Augustine, moved to approve a Proclamation declaring June 21 through 28, 2019 as Bicycle Week in the Village of Lakewood. Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried.

APPROVAL OF A FOUR YEAR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH PNC FOR THE PURCHASE OF A FOLEY REEL GRINDER 653, FOLEY BEDKNIFE GRINDER 672, A GROUND MASTER 3505D, AND A PRO FORCE DEBRIS BLOWER FOR REDTAIL GOLF CLUB IN AN AMOUNT OF $100,094.16: These items have been included in the 2019-2020 Village Budget. The Foley Reel Grinder 653 and Foley Bedknife Grinder 672 will be replacing a more than 30 year old pieces of equipment. The GroundMaster 3505D bank mower will be replacing a 13 year old piece of equipment. The Pro Force Debris Blower can be attached to a tractor and used to clear greens of leaves, aerate debris, clear cart paths, and disburse clippings, it will be replacing a handheld blower.

This agenda item is deferred until June 25, 2019 Board Meeting. The Board of Trustees will research the life expediency of this equipment, what is actually used for, and should the Golf Club purchase or lease this equipment.

AUTHORIZATION FOR THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR REDTAIL GOLF CLUB SILO PAINTING IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000: President Stephan remarked that at the last Board Meeting concrete maintenance work for the two silos and interior garage space was approved. Once the concrete work is completed, the silo needs to be painted to protect the structure from future deterioration from the elements.

Trustee Ulrich, seconded by Trustee Berman, moved to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute a contract for RedTail Golf Club silo painting in an amount not to exceed $10,000. Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried.

REPORTS: Chief Administrative Officer Jeannine Smith asked for suggested names for Village Treasurer. She will post this position on the Village website and Facebook.

CAO Smith commented that on Thursday, June 13, 2019, there will be a meeting with the Lazar family to discuss the proposed travel center.

CAO Smith mentioned that there will be a proposed Building Code amendment addressing horizontal deck railings. The Village currently used the 2006 IBC which does not allow horizontal railings. The 2015 IBC will be adopted in the Fall in 2019.

Chief Roth thanked Trustee Augustine for his comment regarding his research in purchasing a new Lake Safety Boat. The new boat is working very well.

Attorney Smoron suggested that the Village cite the father who also owns the home on 9718 Partridge regarding Village Code violations.

President Stephan invited all to view the renovation of the silo at RedTail Maintenance Barn beginning Monday, June 17, 2019. On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, there will be a pizza lunch at this location.

President Stephan commented that the Police Department will begin pace monitoring Lake Avenue for speed. The next road will be Haligus.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: At 7:36 p.m., Trustee Ulrich, seconded by Trustee Eddy, moved to enter into Executive Session. Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried.

Discussion ensued regarding the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the Village; including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.

Trustee Berman, seconded by Trustee Ulrich, moved to exit Executive Session and return to the regular Village Board Meeting. Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried. The Executive Session Meeting adjourned at 7:58 p.m.

REPORTS AND/OR ACTIONS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION: None

With nothing further to discuss, Trustee Odom, seconded by Trustee Ulrich, moved to adjourn the meeting. Voting Aye: Trustees Augustine, Berman, Eddy, Odom, and Ulrich. Voting Nay: None. Motion declared carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:06 p.m.

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