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Wauponsee Township Board met March 14.

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 21, 2018

Meeting 06

Wauponsee Township Board met March 14.

Here is the minutes provided by the Board:

The regular scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees of Wauponsee Township of Grundy County, the State of Illinois, was held on the above date at the Wauponsee Township Road and Bridge Office for the purpose of conducting normal business. Supervisor Fannin opened the meeting at 7:00 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance to the flag followed immediately.

The meeting attendance roll call results are shown below.

Trustees: Jeff Carr Physically Present

Andy Chandler Physically Present

Tom Baker Physically Present

Neil Romines Physically Present

Supervisor: Steven Fannin Physically Present

Road Commissioner: Mark Doerfler Physically Present

Township Clerk Charles Sargent Physically Present

Residents Present:

None

Public Comments:

None

Approval of Minutes:

Meeting minutes for the February 14th meeting was presented. A motion to approve the minutes as presented was made by Trustee Romines and seconded by Trustee Carr. The motion passed on a voice vote.

Approval of Claims:

A motion was made by Trustee Romines and seconded by Trustee Baker to authorize the Township Fund claims as presented by the Treasurer.

Trustees: Jeff Carr Yes

Andy Chandler Yes

Tom Baker Yes

Neil Romines Yes

Supervisor: Steven Fannin Yes

The motion passed on a roll call vote. The claim details are listed on the attachment to these minutes.

A motion was made by Trustee Romines and seconded by Trustee Baker to authorize the Wauponsee Township Road and Bridge Fund claims as presented.

Trustees: Jeff Carr Yes

Andy Chandler Yes

Tom Baker Yes

Neil Romines Yes

Supervisor: Steven Fannin Yes

The motion passed on a roll call vote. The claim details are listed on the attachment to these minutes.

Supervisor’s Report:

Supervisor Fannin reported the following:

• The exact impact on payroll checks regarding IRS deductions is not finalized.

Road Commissioner’s Report:

Commissioner Doerfler reported the following:

• The Road District can purchase 50 tons of salt. It is being determined how much the District will have to take.

• Recent evaluation shows it cost $25/ton of salt put on the road.

• The hot mix project for the east half of Southard Road has been forwarded to the County.

• Pine Bluff Road north side ditch is on hold due to the weather.

• Three culverts will be installed on the south side of East Pine Bluff Road to improve drainage.

• Township Web-sites are apparently subject to ADA guidelines for the visually impaired. The website can be made ADA compliant for $300. The cost can be split between the Road District and Township. It was generally believed to be necessary. Since the item was not on the agenda for a decision the topic will be placed on the next month’s agenda for a decision.

• Currently there are three active e-mail accounts for the Road District and Township.

• The Road District budget report (copy attached to these minutes) will be revisited to insure the categories that are reported as over budget are accurate.

• The Road Commissioner asked if new chairs should be purchased for the meeting room. No action was taken on this topic.

Clerk’s Report:

The web-site postings are being reviewed for compliance with statutes. The results will be reported at a future meeting.

Unfinished Business:

Response plan for the November 2017 Audit Report Findings.

The response plan is not yet ready for review.

Replacement Property Tax Assessor

The search for a qualified person to fill the open assessor position is continuing. Additional resource information was obtained from the TOI web-site. A meeting will be held with the County Assessor on March 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm.

New Business:

Approval of Annual Meeting Agenda Trustee Romines made a motion to approve the proposed Annual meeting agenda. The motion was seconded by Trustee Carr and carried on a voice vote.

Adjournment:

Being no further business, Trustee Romines made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Trustee Chandler seconded the motion, which carried on a voice vote.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 pm.

https://www.wauponseetownship.org/sites/default/files/board-meetings/minutes/2018/Wauponsee%20Township%20Board%20Mtg%20031418.pdf

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