Riverton Village Board of Trustees Met January 17
Riverton Village Board of Trustees
Riverton Village Board of Trustees met Tuesday, Jan. 17.
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R I V E R T O N V I L L A G E B O A R D
The President and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Riverton held their regular board meeting on January 17th, 2016 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: Dave Charles, Carl Fisher, Joe Bartley, Jim Mileham, and Tina Raycraft. Also in attendance were: Chief Lawley, Attorney John Myers, Superintendent Lyons, Office Manager Stacy Patterson, and Treasurer Lashonda Fitch.
The pledge of allegiance was recited.
Trustee Bartley made a motion to approve January 3rd meeting minutes and pay the bills. It was seconded by Trustee Mileham. Trustees Bartley, Charles, Fisher, Raycraft, and Mileham voted yes.
Pat Mileham stated that the library Trivia Night is going to be March 4th at the KC Hall. She will hand out flyers.
Old Business: Dave Charles stated that last week he had a parks committee meeting regarding the concession stand and the committee agreed to put it out for bid. He wants to have a bid opening at the next meeting.
There was no new business on the agenda.
Superintendent Lyons presented the board with his report. (See attached report).
Officer Lawley presented the board with his report. (See attached). He added that they have been busy since the 1/3 armed robbery. The suspects are in jail and he thanked Officer Landgrebe for his help with the case and putting in extra hours.
Office Manager Patterson had nothing to report.
Treasurer Fitch asked if everyone got their budget spreadsheets. She stated that she would like tochave preliminary spreadsheets back by the next meeting.
Trustee Mileham, chairman of the Administration Committee, stated that the website is up and running with no problems.
Trustee Raycraft, chairman of the Public Safety Committee, stated that she has an item for closed session.
Trustee Patrick, chairman of the Public Utility Committee, was not in attendance.
Trustee Charles, chairman of the Parks Committee, stated that they will have a 2/6 committee meeting at 6:45.
Trustee Charles made a motion to send out the concession stand rebuild to bid. Trustee Raycraft seconded. Trustees Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham, and Raycraft voted yes.
Trustee Fisher, chairman of the Public Works Committee, thanked all of the workers for their hard work preparing for the storm that we did not get.
Trustee Bartley, chairman of the Economic Development Committee, stated that he and the Mayor met with Sangamon County to discuss the Hazard Mitigation Plan. SATS will have a meeting on 2/25 that he will attend and bring back any information discussed.
Mayor Rader stated that last week went well even though we didn’t get the storm we expected. There was great communication between him, Superintendent Lyons, and the other workers. He then asked for ideas from the board on when to shut off the EPay and how to get the word out. The EPay system goes through the state and we no longer need to use this since we now have PSN. The board gave suggestions of using the Facebook page, flyers in the next bill, and to also look and see how many people use EPay and maybe contact them directly. The date of 3/1 was decided for EPay shut off.
Trustee Bartley made a motion to go to closed session for current and imminent ligation and personnel. Trustee Raycraft seconded. Trustees Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham, and Raycraft voted yes.
The board went into open session with a motion from Trustee Bartley. It was seconded by Trustee Mileham, Trustees Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham, and Raycraft voted yes.
Trustee Bartley made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:42. Trustee Mileham seconded.
Trustees Charles, Fisher, Bartley, Mileham, and Raycraft voted yes.