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Village of Cary Village Board met August 20

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 13, 2019

Meeting 05

Village of Cary Village Board met Aug. 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

I. Call to Order 

This meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Mayor Kownick.

Roll Call 

Present: Mayor Kownick and Trustees Betz, Kraus, Covelli, Collier, Weinhammer and McAlpine 

Absent: None

Others present included Village Administrator Rife, Public Works Director Morimoto, Community Development Director Simmons, Police Chief Finlon, Finance Director DuCharme, Management Analyst Sage, Village Attorney Uhler and members of the audience per the sign-in sheet.

III. Pledge of Allegiance 

Mayor Kownick led in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

IV. Open Forum 

Barbara Matson, 409 Elden, asked about parking at the new Cary Senior Living location. Mayor Kownick stated there is ample parking for residents and visitors.

Missy Brezina, Senior Coordinator for Cary Park District, invited the Village Board to attend senior activities. Ms. Brezina stated previous visits by Mayor Kownick and Trustee McAlpine were well received and resulted in positive feedback by Cary seniors.

There being no further comments from the public, Mayor Kownick closed Open Forum at 6:04 p.m.

Mayor's Report Mayor Kownick proclaimed September 9- 13, 2019 as “Chamber of Commerce Week".

VI. Trustee Reports None.

VII. Consent Agenda 

1. Consider for Approval the Warrant Dated August 20, 2019 

2. Consider for Approval Minutes of the August 6, 2019 Village Board Meeting

Motion:

Trustee McAlpine moved, seconded by Trustee Weinhammer, to approve Consent Agenda Items #1 - #2.

Ayes: Collier, McAlpine, Covelli, Kraus, Weinhammer, Betz 

Nays: None 

Abstain: None

Motion Carried

VIII. Items for Separate Action 

1. Consider for Approval a Resolution Awarding the 2019 US Route 14 Sidewalk Connections Project

Bid to Alliance Contractors Inc., Woodstock, IL and Authorizing the Village Administrator to Execute a Contract in an Amount Not to Exceed $206,637.25 and Authorizing the Village Administrator to Approve a 10% Contingency for Unforeseen Changes in Scope for a Maximum Project Amount of $227,300.97 [R19-08-02]

Motion:

Trustee McAlpine moved, seconded by Trustee Collier to approve a resolution awarding the 2019 US Route 14 Sidewalk Connections Project bid to Alliance Contractors Inc., Woodstock, IL and authorizing the Village Administrator to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $206,637.25 and authorizing the Village Administrator to approve a 10% contingency for unforeseen changes in scope for a maximum project amount of $227,300.97.

Discussion Director Morimoto provided an overview of the project.

Trustee Kraus asked how much was currently in the TIF fund and how much would be spent on this project. Administrator Rife stated there is approximately $750,000 currently in the TIF fund, and staff estimates approximately $100,000 would be spent on the project.

Ayes: Covelli, Collier, McAlpine, Weinhammer, Betz 

Nays: Kraus 

Abstain: None

Motion Carried

2. Consider for Approval a Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Grant Agreement Between

the Village of Cary and the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for the Route 14 Sidewalk Improvements Project (R19-08-03]

Motion:

Trustee Collier moved, seconded by Trustee McAlpine to approve a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a grant agreement between the Village of Cary and the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for the Route 14 Sidewalk Improvements Project.

Discussion None.

Ayes: Covelli, Collier, McAlpine, Weinhammer, Betz 

Nays: Kraus 

Abstain: None

Motion Carried

3. Consider for Approval a Resolution Authorizing the Village Administrator to Execute a Four-Year

for Residential Solid Waste, Recycling, and Landscape Waste Services with an Optional Four-Year Extension with Flood Brothers Disposal Company, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, Subject to Village Attorney Review and Approval of the Contract [R19-08-04]

Motion:

Trustee McAlpine moved, seconded by Trustee Betz to approve a resolution authorizing the Village Administrator to execute a four-year contract for residential solid waste, recycling, and landscape waste services with an optional four-year extension with Flood Brothers Disposal Company, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, subject to Village Attorney review and approval of the contract.

Discussion Director Morimoto provided an overview of the proposed contract.

Trustee Covelli asked how residents would switch out their current containers with the ones provided by the new contractor. Director Morimoto stated Flood Brothers would drop off the new containers prior to the final pickup by Advanced Disposal. After the last pickup, residents would leave their containers at the curb for Advanced to pick up. Director Morimoto stated that Flood Brothers would be contacting residents with information regarding the new program.

Trustee Betz asked if Flood Brothers offers paperless billing. Director Morimoto stated they did.

Trustee Weinhammer asked if residents would be receiving new or refurbished containers. Director Morimoto stated residents will be receiving new containers.

Director Morimoto stated there will be expanded customer service hours under the proposed contract.

Resident Barbara Matson asked if there would still be a pay-by-the-bag option. Director Morimoto stated the pay-by-the-bag option would be available.

Ayes: Covelli, Kraus, Collier, McAlpine, Weinhammer, Betz 

Nays: None 

Abstain: None

Motion Carried

4. Consider for Approval a Resolution Approving a Contract for the Design, Furnishing, and

Installation of SCADA Upgrades with Advanced Automation, McHenry, IL and Authorize the Village Administrator to Execute a Contract in an Amount Not to Exceed $150,135.00, and Authorizing the Village Administrator to Approve a 10% Contingency for Unforeseen Changes in Scope for a Maximum Project Amount of $165,148.50 [R19-08-05]

Motion:

Trustee McAlpine moved, seconded by Trustee Kraus to consider for approval a resolution approving a contract for the design, furnishing, and installation of SCADA upgrades with Advanced Automation, McHenry, IL and authorize the Village Administrator to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $150,135.00, and authorizing the Village Administrator to approve a 10% contingency for unforeseen changes in scope for a maximum project amount of $165,148.50.

Discussion Director Morimoto provided an overview of the proposed project.

Ayes: Collier, McAlpine, Covelli, Weinhammer, Betz, Kraus 

Nays: None 

Abstain: None

Motion Carried

IX. Administrator's Report 

None.

X. Department Head Reports Director Morimoto stated the Three Oaks Road project is nearing completion. Traffic signal equipment installation will occur in the spring of 2020.

Chief Finlon reminded residents that elementary schools opened this week and to be aware of additional pedestrians, especially children, when driving. Chief Finlon also stated there is a new crosswalk at Wulff Street and Main Street.

XI. Future Agenda Items and Discussion by Village Board Trustee Betz would like to have the local school districts provide an update at a future Village Board meeting.

Trustee Kraus expressed his appreciation for the new goose crossing sign on Cary-Algonquin Road. Mayor Kownick stated this was coordinated with McHenry County Board Chair Jack Franks' office.

XII. Adjourn

There being no further items to discuss, a MOTION was made to adjourn the meeting at 6:24 p.m.

MOTION: Trustee Kraus

SECOND: Trustee Weinhammer

The Voice Vote noted all ayes and the motion carried.

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