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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Village Mclean Village Board met September 9

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 4, 2019

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Village Mclean Village Board met Sept. 9.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

President Hammel called the regular meeting of the board to order at 7:00pm. 

ROLL CALL-Webster, Hendrickson, Shifflet, Billington and Johnson. Absent: VanDyke. Also present: Attorney Mark McGrath, Treasurer Karen Williams, Greg Rutherford, Chief Chris Lane. Visitors: Alex Harris Don Doty, Amy Adair, Jeani Lane, Candie Rogers, Jane Price and Tom Ludlam.

Motion by Hendrickson 2.4 Johnson to approve August 5, 2019 minutes as read. All ayes, motion carried. Absent: VanDyke.

Motion by Hendrickson 2nd Shifflet to accept bills as presented. 

ROLL CALL Hendrickson, Shifflet, Billington, Johnson and Webster. All ayes, motion carried. Absent: VanDyke.



POLICE REPORT-Village received $22,000 of which we will get 50% and that will be divided up and we should get $3500.00 

MT08 fees are now $85.00 per officer.

Chief Lane attended an ILES class in Urbana last week.

 Some people are in compliance with the ordinance violations. 

New truck should be ready the end of September. 

The 6.6 Run went well.

PUBLIC WORKS-Rutherford stated that they are still pouring sidewalks. Arsenic Report not back. 

The village should receive an invoice for the new truck the 1st week in September.

DEPOT-No contact and waiting on MSA. Will call Keith Sommers office. Hammel will meet with Rutherford on September 94.

VILLAGE CODE-Is now in word format. Will need to set up some meetings to go through. Suggested to go through a section at a time.


HIRING TIF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR-Keep on agenda. McGrath stated he will check into someone for this.


VILLAGE CODE-MARIJUANA LEGISLATION-Can either regulate or outlaw it in the Village. Keep on agenda. Will have Chief Lane look into ordinance. One benefit for the Village would be 3% taxes.

CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OF REAL ESTATE-Ownership of Old Pump House Site, Parcel #3. It is land and not a street. Possible resolution to sell the property. It will have to be published in newspaper. Motion by Hendrickson 2nd Shifflet to adopt Resolution #19-09-09R “Village of Mclean Authorizing Conveyance of Old Well House Property at Intersection of E. Carlisle and S. East Sts. 

ROLL CALL-Shifflet, Billington, Johnson, Webster and Hendrickson. All ayes, motion carried. Absent: VanDyke. Will have contract at the October meeting.

SIGN DESIGN ON GAS STATION LIGHT POLE AT DEPOT-Hammel spoke with Tyler Gotschalk and he stated he could do the design. Also, CORE would like to be involved with the design. Keep on agenda.


STATUS OF 114 S. MAIN ST.-gutting it now.

DANGEROUS/UNSAFE BUILDING AT 401 S. EAST-The 30 day notice will be up on Thursday and will then get an ordinance violation. Chief Lane reported that they were given an opportunity to come to meeting.

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS RECOMMENDATION AT 309 S. HAMILTON SETBACK VARIANCE-The Zoning Board appoved the 15 foot from the sidewalk for the garage and 6 foot for the walkway. Motion by Billington 2n Shifflet to accept the Zoning Boards recommendation. 

ROLL CALL-Billington, Johnson, Webster, Hendrickson and Shifflet. All ayes, motion carried. Absent: VanDyke.

Rutherford stated someone is wanting to put a folding metal shipping container in their backyard. Could be 8 foot by 20 foot or 8 foot by 40 foot.

Motion by Johnson 2nd Hedrickson to adjourn the meeting. All ayes, motion carried. Absent: VanDyke. Meeting adjourned at 8:40pm.

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