VILLAGE OF MORRICE
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
MORRICE VILLAGE HALL
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Harold Dickerson.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Council Members Present: Harold Dickerson, Phyllis Dickerson, Cathy Mulholland, Scott Jones, and Philip Hruska.
Absent: Andy Flynn.
Also Present: Attorney: John Gormley, Police Chief: Matt Balsley, Treasurer: Brian Swett,
and Clerk: Karen McGuire.
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 Mulholland, seconded by P. Dickerson to approve the January 23, 2018 minutes. All ayes.
Special Guests: None.
9.1 Personnel / Police / Transfer Station / Insurance / Retirement
Chief Balsley presented the January Complaints Response Report. The numbers were down from last year. He reported that most residents are in compliance with the snow removal ordinance.
9.2 DPW / Municipal Buildings / Park
No Report. There have been a few complaints about the snow piles and parking.
9.3 Street / Sidewalks / Newsletter / Web Site
9.4 Sewer / Codes
9.5 Zoning / Ordinances / Annex / 425 / DDA
Treasurer Swett went over the preliminary budget draft. The Budget Committee has worked to cut as much as possible to create a realistic budget. Swett commented that it may be a little aggressive but is do-able. He asked for questions and suggestions.
Village Of Morrice
Regular Meeting Minutes
February 13, 2018
10.1 Master Plan
Gormley explained that there is no new information at this time. The Committee is waiting to hear back from Carlisle/Wortman.
10.2 Roads – Bonds
10.3 Patrol Vehicle
Chief Balsley reported that he has the vehicle and has delivered the check to Signature Ford. The graphics will go on next week. The equipment will start coming out of his vehicle and being transferred to the new one soon. Looking at about three weeks before the new vehicle is ready for use.
11.1 Recycling Agreement Renewal
Clerk explained that it is time to renew the agreement for the Cooperative Recycling Program. Nothing new for the Village this time but both of the other municipalities are putting in more funds this year. The Village’s contribution is “in-kind” space and services. There was discussion about using cameras to hold people accountable for what they drop at the site.
MOTION by Mulholland, seconded by Hruska to renew the Cooperative Recycling Agreement as presented. All ayes. Motion carried.
Review Financial Statements / Pay Bills
MOTION by Hruska, seconded by P. Dickerson to pay the bills as presented. (List attached).
Roll Call: Ayes: Mulholland, P. Dickerson, Hruska, Jones, H. Dickerson. Nays: None. Absent: Flynn.
Announcements / Correspondence
Guest Comments: None.
MOTION by H. Dickerson, seconded by Hruska to adjourn the meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:35 p.m.
Harold Dickerson, Village President
Karen McGuire, Clerk