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VILLAGE OF COLFAX
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
Monday, May 2, 2022
7:00 p.m.


A G E N D A

1. Call meeting to order.
2. Roll call.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Closing of Fiscal Year 2021-2022
___________ made a motion to approve the closure of Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
___________ seconded the motion.
5. Opening of Fiscal Year 2022-2023
___________ made a motion to open Fiscal Year 2022-2023.
___________ seconded the motion.
6. Minutes
___________ made a motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the
regular monthly meeting and approve as presented.
___________ seconded the motion.
7. Treasurer’s Report
__________ made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.
__________ seconded the motion.
8. Pay Bills
__________ made a motion to pay the bills as presented.
__________ seconded the motion.
9. 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 2021-2022.
__________ seconded the motion.
10. Opening of MFT Funds Account for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.
__________ made amotion to approve the opening of the Motor Fuel Tax Funds
Account for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.
___________ seconded the motion.

11. Position Appointments for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.
A. Village Treasurer- Connie Gossmeyer
B. Village Clerk- Portia Vandegraft
C. Superintendent of Public Works- Joshua Hereford.
D. Assistant Superintendent of Public Works- Nicholas Sandage
E. Police Chief- Ritchie Cooper
F. Part-time Police Officers- Michael Lay, David Turner, Justin Givens, Christopher Creech, Adrian Corely, Dustin Carter, Josh Saathoff.
G. Animal Control Officer-Brent Blair
H. Zoning Officer- Brent Blair
I. EMA Director-Shane Beck
J. Zoning Board of Appeals-Brian Blair (Chair), Jonah Beck, Robbie Knorr, Brandon Baker, Rob Connor.
K. Village Attorney- Miller, Hall & Triggs-Kathleen M. Carter
L. Village Engineer- Farnsworth Group- Zachary Knight
12. Appointment of Village Board 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
13. Public Comments- Items on the agenda. 5 minute limit per person.
14. Special Reports:
A. Police Department
B. Maintenance Department
C. Animal Control & Zoning Report
D. EMA Report
E. Mayor’s Report
15. 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

16. Old Business:
A. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2022-04, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 13 of the Municipal Code of the Village of Colfax, McLean County, Illinois Regarding Nuisances.
B. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2022-03, An Ordinance Rescinding and Replacing Ordinance No. 2020-09 of the Municipal Code of the Village of Colfax, McLean County, Illinois.
17. New Business:
A. Approval of the submission of the Resolution for Maintenance Under the Illinois Highway Code (BLR-14220) for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.
B. Consideration of proposal to purchase debris retrieval system.
C. Consideration of proposal to purchase rip rap to reduce erosion problem at the first sewage lagoon.
D. Approval of the street and alley resurfacing projects for the Summer of 2022.
18. Public Comments- Items not on the agenda. 5 minute limit per person.
19. Executive Session to consider appointment, employment, compensation,
discipline, performance, dismissal of village employees and pending litigation
pursuant to Section 2(C) (11) of the Illinois Open Meeting Act.
20. _____________ made a motion to return to Open Session at _____ p.m.
_____________ seconded the motion.
21. _____________ made a motion to adjourn.
_____________ seconded the motion.


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