Riverton Village Board of Trustees Met February 20
Riverton Village Board of Trustees
Riverton Village Board of Trustees met Monday, Feb. 20.
Riverton Village Board
The President and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Riverton held their regular board meeting on February 20, 2017 at the Riverton Village Hall, Riverton, IL.
The board meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. Those answering roll call: Mayor Tom Rader. Trustees: Russ Patrick, Dave Charles, Carl Fisher, Joe Bartley, Jim Mileham, and Tina Raycraft. Also in attendance were: Chief Lawley, Office Manager Stacy Patterson and Superintendent Alex Lyons. Treasurer Lashonda Fitch was absent.
The pledge of allegiance was recited.
Trustee Bartley made a motion to approve February 6th meeting minutes and pay the bills. It was seconded by Trustee Mileham. Trustees Patrick, Charles, Bartley, Mileham and Raycraft voted yes. Trustees Fisher abstained.
Adam Beatty and Steve Gemoules, representing the Riverton Youth Baseball League asked about the update on the fencing around the west diamond at field of dreams. They wanted to know if they needed to purchase the material. They wanted to have fencing complete before practice starts in 5-6 weeks. Trustee Charles explained the board is working on the budget and will not know until it is completed.
Riverton Engineer Kevin Kuhn had no updates at this time.
Old Business: Trustee Charles stated he and Superintendent Alex Lyons reviewed Leka Constructions bid and agreed to accept the bid for $123,250.00.
Trustee Charles made a motion to approve Ordinance #17-003 Ordinance Approving a Public Works Contract with Leka Construction to build a Concession Stand at Center Park. Trustee Bartley seconded. Trustees Patrick, Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham, and Raycraft voted yes.
Trustee Charles stated that when they started breaking ground, it was found that a retaining wall on the north side was needed to keep everything on an even grade. He received a quote from Jones Construction of $15,100.00 to complete this work.
New Business: Trustee Charles made a motion to accept the quote from Jones Construction of $15,100.00 to build a retaining wall for Center Park Concession Stand. Trustee Mileham seconded. Trustee Patrick, Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham and Raycraft voted yes.
Superintendent Lyons presented the board with his report. (See attached report).
1)Well #8 acidized, treated and back on line
2)Installed 30 more auto read meters
1)Pulling trees and bushes at sewer lagoon
2)Added CA-6 to roadway at lagoon
1)Hauling away spoils from Garage #1 and Center Park
1)Installed 2,500’ of primary cable and set transformer at Overpass Road Project
2)Stub conduit up for new concession stand
1)Installed 2,500’ of 2” gas main and valves at Overpass Road Project and tested
1)Center Park foundation dug and walls poured. Waiting until Thursday of this week to backfill foundation
2)Climbing sphere installed at Wheeland Park
3)Installed anchors and concrete at bridge at Center Park
1)Reading meters this week
2)Cleaning lot at Garage #1
Officer Lawley presented the board with his report. (See attached).
Office Manager Patterson had nothing to report.
Treasurer Fitch was absent and did not give the mayor anything to report in her absence
Trustee Mileham, chairman of the Administration Committee, had nothing to report
Trustee Raycraft, chairman of the Public Safety Committee, had nothing to report
Trustee Patrick, chairman of the Public Utility Committee, had nothing to report.
Trustee Charles, chairman of the Parks Committee, had nothing to report other than what he spoke of during old and new business.
Trustee Fisher, chairman of the Public Works, had nothing to report.
Trustee Bartley, chairman of the Economic Development Committee, stated that he has been talking with the engineer (Kevin Kuhn) about what projects would fit into the transportation corridor and rural development grants. Trustee Bartley also asked engineer (Kevin Kuhn) if we would qualify for any of the Bike Trail grants that are out there. Kevin said we could apply but that money will not be available for years.
Mayor Rader had nothing to report
Trustee Bartley made a motion to go into executive session at 7:12 for Current and Imminent Litigation. Trustee Mileham seconded. Trustee Patrick, Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham and Raycraft voted yes.
The board went into open session at 7:15 with a motion from Trustee Bartley. Trustee Patrick seconded. Trustee Patrick, Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham and Raycraft voted yes.
Trustee Bartley made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:31.