Back To News Listing May 2021 Board of Trustees Agenda | Friday, May 7, 2021
VILLAGE OF COLFAX
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
Monday, May 10, 2021
7:00 p.m.
Attendees must wear a mask


A G E N D A

1. Call meeting to order using a short quorum pursuant to statute (65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-55).

2. Roll call: Benjamin Thackeray, Charles Morefield, Vincent Beck and Larry Dodds, Mayor.

3. Appointment of new member of Board of Trustees, all for two-year terms: Carol Stephenson, David Rathke and Janice Edwards.

4. Oath of Office.

5. Motion to adjourn.

6. Call meeting to order.

7. Roll call.

8. Pledge of Allegiance

9. Closing of Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
______________ made a motion to approve the closure of the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year.
______________ seconded the motion.

10. Opening of Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
______________ made a motion to open Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
______________ seconded the motion.



11. Minutes
______________ made a motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the regular meeting and approve as presented.
______________ seconded the motion.

12. Treasurer’s Report
_____________ made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.
______________ seconded the motion.

13. Pay Bills
______________ made a motion to pay the bills as presented.
______________ seconded the motion.

14. Closure of Motor Fuel Tax expenditures for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
______________ made a motion to approve the closure of the Motor Fuel Tax Expenditures for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
______________ seconded the motion.

15. Opening of MFT Funds Account for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
______________ made a motion to approve the opening of the Motor Fuel Tax Funds Account for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
______________ seconded the motion.

16. Position Appointments for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
A. Village Treasurer- Connie Gossmeyer
B. Village Clerk- Portia Vandegraft
C. Superintendent of Public Works- Joshua Hereford
D. Police Chief- Ritchie Cooper
E. Part-time Police Officers- Dustin Carter, Michael Lay, David Turner, Niko Lullo and Josh Saathoff
F. Zoning Officer- Brent Blair
G. Animal Control Officer- Brent Blair
H. EMA Director- Shane Beck
I. Zoning Board of Appeals- Brian Blair (Chair), Jonah Beck, Robbie Knorr, Brandon Baker and Rob Connor
J. Village Attorney- Miller, Hall & Triggs- Kathleen M. Carter
K. Village Engineer- Farnsworth Group, Zachary Knight


17. Appointment of Village Board of Trustees Standing Committees
A. Finance & Audit Committee- David Rathke (Chair), Benjamin Thackeray, Vincent Beck
B. Police & Liquor Committee- Carol Stephenson (Chair), David Rathke, Vincent Beck
C. Water & Sewer Committee- Charles Morefield (Chair), Janice Edwards, Carol Stephenson
D. Streets & Lights Committee- Benjamin Thackeray (Chair), Charles Morefield, Janice Edwards
E. Maintenance Equipment & Vehicle Committee – Vincent Beck (Chair), Charles Morefield, Benjamin Thackeray

18. Public Comments- Items on the agenda. 5 minute limit per person.

19. Special Reports:
A. Police Department
B. Maintenance Department
C. Animal Control & Zoning Report
D. EMA Report
E. Mayor’s Report

20. Committee Reports:
A. Finance & Audit Committee- David Rathke
B. Police & Liquor Committee- Carol Stephenson
C. Water & Sewer Committee- Charles Morefield
D. Streets & Lights Committee- Benjamin Thackeray
E. Maintenance Equipment & Vehicle Committee- Vincent Beck

21. Old Business:

22. New Business:
A. Approval of the submission of the Resolution for Maintenance (BLR-14220) under the Illinois Highway Code.

23. Public Comments- Items not on the agenda. 5 minute limit per person.

24. Executive Session to hold a closed meeting to discuss pending litigation
pursuant to Section 2 (C)(11) of the Illinois Open Meeting Act.


25. ______________ made a motion to return to Open Session at ____ p.m.
______________ seconded the motion.

26. ______________ made a motion to adjourn.
_______________ seconded the motion.


































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