September 10th, 2020 Budget and Regular Monthly Meeting

BUDGET AND REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2020

LINWOOD VILLAGE

Chairperson Debra Johnson call the Village of Linwood Budget Meeting to order at 6:30 pm. She also stated that the open meeting act is posted on the wall in the hall. Debra Johnson, Amber Phillips, Susie Matchett, Mike Croghan and Josh Slonecker answered to the roll call. None were absent or late. The board members looked over the prepared One Year and Six year plan for the Village of Linwood. Mike Croghan introduced Resolution 2020-9-10 to accept the road report Susie Matchett seconded the motion. All were in favor with none opposed. The board then went over the budget prepared by Pekny and Associates. Susie Matchett made a motion for the 1% increase in Restricted Funds Authority this motion was then seconded by Mike Croghan. All were in favor with none opposed. A motion was made by Mike Croghan and seconded by Susie Matchett to set the property tax request set at $8,102.79 for the General Fund. All were in favor with none opposed. The motion was made by Mike Croghan and seconded by Susie Matchett to approve the 2020-2021 budget as proposed. All were in favor with none opposed. At 6:48 pm Amber Phillips made the motion to adjourn the Budget Meeting this was seconded by Susie Matchett. All were in favor with none opposed Budget meeting adjourned.

At 6:49 Deb Johnson call the regular monthly meeting to order of the Linwood Board of Trustee’s. She also stated that the open meeting act is posted on the wall in the hall. Those answer the roll call were: Debra Johnson, Amber Phillips, Susie Matchett, Mike Croghan and Josh Slonecker. Mike Croghan made a motion to accept the minutes as read from the August 20th, 2020 meeting. Susie Matchett seconded the motion all were in favor with none opposed. Susie Matchett made the motion to accept the treasure’s report dated September 10th, 2020. Amber Phillips seconded the motion. All were in favor with none opposed. September 2020 Bills: Kathy Eaton, clerk fees $230.87; Will eaton, maintenance $387.87; Jim Overton, mowing $80.80; Bomgaars, supplies for ramp $123.20; Lincoln Journal Star, legal publication $12.58; Schutt Construction, road and culvert work $10,860.10; J&B Auto Parts Inc, Spark plugs for dump truck $23.92; BPPD, electricity $548.85. Josh Slonecker made the motion to pay the bills. Susie Matchett seconded the motion. All were in favor with none opposed. After the rain the roads needed some work for vehicles were going around the barricades and landing in the ditches. Susie Matchett made a motion to purchase 2 more barricades and 4 road closed signs. Amber Phillips seconded the motion. All were in favor with none opposed. Josh Slonecker made the motion to proceed taking the owners of the property at 239 Beech St. Linwood to court to get them to clean up the property. Susie Matchett seconded the motion. All were in favor with none opposed. The clerk informed the board members that the lady who developed the Village’s website has passed away so it is up in the air about any changes to the website administration. Susie Matchett made a motion after some discussion to designate Maple street and 1st street as a “No Trucks Allowed” Amber Phillips seconded the motion. All were in favor with none opposed. Also 3 signs are to be purchased and put up. BPPD was down to discuss a new lease agreement with the power district and the village. The Clerk is to send copies to the Lawyer so he can look them over and advise the village on signing the new lease or waiting until the current lease expires in 2026. Amber Phillips gave an update on the two new Village signs. Mike Croghan moved the adoption of 9-10-2020 Resolution to allow the Chairperson to sign the Municipal Annual Certification of Program Compliance Form 2020. Susie Matchett seconded the motion all were in favor with none opposed. Susie Matchett made a motion to purchase mud rock to put on Maple the 1st street after the work done was rained on a people were going around the barricades. Josh Slonecker seconded the motion all were in favor with none opposed. Next Meeting date is October 15th, 2020 starting at 7:00 pm at village hall. Mike Croghan made a motion of adjournment at 8:10 pm. Susie Matchett seconded the motion all were in favor meeting adjourned.