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Village of Coulterville Village Board met Nov. 4

By South West Illinois News Reports | Jan 11, 2020

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Village of Coulterville Board of Trustees met Nov. 4.

Here is the minutes provided by the Board:

Call to Order

Trustee Dyson

Trustee Long

Trustee Knope

Trustee Wine

Trustee Campbell

Trustee Wright

Stand for Pledge of Allegiance.

Amendments and/or Additions to Agenda

Move to approve agenda as presented. Board may move to make changes with No action taken on added items, but may be discussed. Exception on additions allowed that are permitted by law.

• Approve minutes from October 21, 2019 regular meeting as presented.

• Approve for payment current Invoices for November 4, 2019.

Reports and Communication

• Financial Report

• Cemetery Report

• Sewer Report Park Report

• Recycling / Trash Report

• Water Report

• Street Report

Public Announcements/Guests

Shop with a Cop and Vet

Public Comment Limited to 5 minutes (Time may be extended or lessened at Mayor's discretion)

(All personnel will only be discussed in closed session)

New Business

• Determine/ discuss hourly wage for part-time police officers.

• Approve/ disapprove Tax Levy Ordinance 545-19.

• Approve/ disapprove renewal (2 year) agreement with Testing Analysis and Control

Old Business

Executive Session


The Village Board of Coulterville was called to order in the Community Center for regular session on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Those present for the roll call were Board members: Long, Knope, Wine and Campbell. Dyson and Wright were absent.

• Moved by Wine, second by Campbell to approve agenda as presented. All Ayes.

• Moved by Campbell, second by Wine to approve Minutes for October 21, 2019 regular meeting. All Ayes.

• Moved by Long, second by Knope, to approve payment of invoices for November 4, 2019. All Ayes.

Reports and Communications

• Financial report: Nothing to report.

• Cemetery report: Nothing to report.

• Sewer report: The maintenance crew has been working on a couple of sewer mains and the north lift station. They are clogging due to wipes and grease being put into the sanitary sewer system.

• Park report: Peabody gave a $2,000 donation for the new building at village park. • Trash/Recycle report: Nothing to report.

• Water report: Nothing to report.

• Street report: Nothing to report.

Public Announcement/Guests

Public Comment

New Business:

• Moved by Long, second by Knope to approve paying part-time police officers $16/hour. All Ayes. The pay had been $11/hour and has not been increased in over eight years. It was discussed that this would be more cost effective than paying the full-time officers overtime to cover extra shifts.

• Moved by Wine, second by Campbell to approve Tax Levy Ordinance 545-19 in the amount of $112,157. All Ayes.

• Moved by Wine, second by Campbell to approve a two-year agreement with Testing Analysis and Control for $338/month. All Ayes. This agreement is for the inspection, sample collection, testing, reporting and permitting of the wastewater system. The monthly fee for the sewer will be $300.00 an increase of $10/month from the previous agreement. This agreement includes sample collection, testing, DMR reporting on the filter backwash discharge at the water plant for $38/mo.

Old Business:

• Mayor Marlow meet with HMG Engineering to get an update on the progress of the facility plan for alternate water sources. HMG required more information on commercial water customer usage. HMG is looking into necessary utility easements for the Sparta connection option. HMG will be finalizing the plan to present to the board before year end.

Executive Session:


• Moved by Campbell, second by Knope to adjourn at 7:25 pm. All Ayes.

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