Lemont Village Board discusses legal case with Cook County over annexation
Lemont Village Board met Monday, July 11.
Here are the minutes as provided by Lemont:
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
Village Hall – 418 Main Street
July 11, 2016
The regular meeting of the Lemont Village Board was held on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., with Mayor Brian
I. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
II. ROLL CALL, Miklos, Sniegowski, Stapleton, Virgilio, Blatzer, Chialdikas present.
III. CONSENT AGENDA
Motion by Chialdikas, seconded by Sniegowski, to approve the following items on the consent agenda by omnibus vote:
A. Approval of Minutes
1. June 27, 2016 Village Board Meeting Minutes.
B. Approval of Disbursements.
C. Resolution R-41-16 Approving a Final Plat of Subdivision for a Property Located at 12150 Bell Road in Lemont, Illinois (Equestrian Meadows Phase 1).
D. Resolution R-42-16 Approving the Purchase of a One-Ton Truck with a Chassis Cab.
Roll Call: Miklos, Sniegowski, Stapleton, Virgilio, Blatzer, Chialdikas; 6 ayes. Motion passed.
IV. MAYOR’S REPORT
A. The Mayor read a statement concerning the Cook County State’s Attorney lawsuit against the Village of Lemont regarding annexation of properties from 20 years up to 6 year ago.
B. Kops N Kidz T-shirt Contest Winner was introduced.
C. Audience Participation – Mr. Burt Ercoli asked about contiguous annexations we have made in the past. With this being a legal case, information was not able to be discussed. The Mayor stated that at the time the properties were annexed, they were annexed in the way the law allowed them to be annexed.
V. Clerk’s Report
1. Resolution R-43-16 Authorizing Award of Contract 2016 Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Televising. Motion by Blatzer, seconded by Sniegowski, to adopt said resolution. Roll call: Miklos, Sniegowski, Stapleton, Virgilio, Blatzer, Chialdikas; 6 ayes. Motion passed.
VI. Village Attorney Report
VII. Village Administrator Report - We are working on finding an electronic recycling station that our residents can bring items to.
VIII. Board Reports
IX. Staff Reports
X. Unfinished Business
XI. New Business
XII. Motion for Executive Session
Motion by Chialdikas, seconded by Miklos, to move into Executive Session(s) for the purpose of discussing under Chapter 5 ILCS Purchase or Lease or Real Property for the Use of the Village – Section 2(c)5 and Pending Litigation or Probable or Imminent Litigation – Section 2(c)11 of the Open Meetings Act. Roll Call: Miklos, Sniegowski, Stapleton, Virgilio, Blatzer, Chialdikas; 6 ayes. Motion passed.
XIII. Action on Closed Session Item – None
XIV. Motion to Adjourn
There being no further business, a motion was made by Stapleton, seconded by Blatzer, to adjourn
the meeting at 8:55 p.m. VV 6 ayes. Motion passed.