The announcement of the holiday decorating contest winners added a little spark to the Round Lake Beach Village Board meeting 7:00 p.m. Jan. 11 at Village Hall, 1937 North Municipal Way.
Convening in Council Chambers, attendees included Mayor Richard Hill; Village Clerk Margie Cleveland; Trustees Linette Benes, Susan Butler, Chuck Husk, Larry Mount, Sylvia Valadez and Kevin Wallace; Village Administrator David Kilbane; Director of Public Works Scott Hilts; Director of Finance Kevin Bueso; Village Attorney Scott Puma; Economic Development Director Jon Wildenburg; and Chief David Hare. No absences were recorded and a quorum was established.
After the Pledge, the board approved the agenda and proceeded to approve minutes from the Public Hearing meeting of Dec. 14, 2015, as presented as well as approve expenditures in the amount of $1,266,812.93.
In standing committee reports, Trustee Mount reminded the board of SWALCO’s electronic collections procedures that will continue through May 2016, with five local drop-off points and the capability of disposing of household chemical waste by appointment.
Mayor Hill’s announcement of holiday home decorating winners revealed that the grand prize was awarded to residents at 2395 Tedy, the Sparky Award went to 122 Beachview and a Lifetime prize went to 1328 Hainesville Road.
First prize was awarded to 173 Lindsay, second prize went to 1330 Williams and third prize went to 607 Heather, with an honorable mention going to 179 Lindsay.
In new business, the board approved a resolution with Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. and an ordinance providing for the issuance of Series 2016 General Obligation Bonds, not to exceed $7,900,000.
The meeting went into executive session at 7:18 p.m., returned to open session at 7:41 p.m., and with no actions taken during executive session, adjourned at 7:44 p.m.