VILLAGE OF MORRICE
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
MORRICE VILLAGE HALL
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Harold Dickerson.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Council Members Present: Phyllis Dickerson, Robert Gentner, Christine Williams, Harold Dickerson, Cathy Mulholland, and Tom Cameron.
Absent: Kim Kollek-Jewell.
Also Present: Police Chief: Matt Balsley and Attorney: John Gormley.
Additions / Deletions to Agenda: None.
Guest Comments on the Agenda: None.
MOTION by H. Dickerson, seconded by Mulholland to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.
MOTION by P. Dickerson, seconded by C. Williams to approve the February 25, 2014 minutes. All ayes. Motion carried.
Special Guests: None.
9.1 Personnel / Police / Transfer Station / Insurance / Retirement
Chief Balsley warned about scams going around.
9.2 DPW / Municipal Buildings / Park
H. Dickerson reported that the white truck broke down and the new one is two to three weeks from delivery. May have to rent a truck to put down cold patch.
9.3 Street / Sidewalks / Newsletter / Web Site
9.4 Sewer / Codes
9.5 Zoning / Ordinances / Annex / 425 / DDA
The next Committee meeting will be April 1st at 4:00 p.m.
Cameron reported that the Budget appears to be in good shape.
Village Of Morrice
Regular Meeting Minutes
March 11, 2014
10.1 Personnel Manual Revisions
Tabled. The Committee needs to have a meeting to discuss a general update.
10.2 Property Maintenance
Tabled. Chief Balsley is still working with AGS.
10.3 Additional Sewer Bond Payment
Gentner suggested the Board consider paying an extra $70,000.00 in May. Action should be taken at the next meeting.
10.4 Davis Street
The Ordinance was published March 1st. Waiting for the 20 day time requirement to pass. Will be able to adopt the Resolution of Dedication at the next meeting.
10.5 Sidewalk Snow Removal
11.1 Employee Wage Increase
The funds for a 3% increase have been approved in the new Budget. A Personnel Committee recommendation and Board action are required to implement the wage increase.
MOTION by Gentner, seconded by H. Dickerson to give the following employees a 3% raise: Full Time – Karen McGuire, Bob Tribley, Frank Vavricka, Matt Balsley, and Phil Hruska; Part Time – Brian Swett, Paul Cameron, and Ted Scott.
Roll Call: Ayes: C. Mulholland, Cameron, Gentner, Williams. P. Dickerson, H. Dickerson. Nays: None.
Absent: Kollek-Jewell. Motion carried.
Review Financial Statements / Pay Bills
Clerk will provide Treasurer’s complete financial report for next meeting.
MOTION by Gentner, seconded by H. Dickerson to authorize the clerk to pay all necessary bills and provide a report of all payables at the next meeting.
Roll Call: Ayes: Williams, Cameron, Mulholland, Gentner, P. Dickerson, H. Dickerson. Nays: None. Absent: Kollek-Jewell. Motion carried.
Announcements / Correspondence
H. Dickerson announced that mail and other correspondence is on the table for review.
Guest Comments: None.
MOTION by Gentner, seconded by H. Dickerson to adjourn the meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:17 p.m.
Harold Dickerson, Village President
Karen McGuire, Village Clerk