Frankfort Village Board accepts land use recommendations
The Frankfort Village Board met Jan. 17 to accept land use recommendations.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FRANKFORT VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
JANUARY 17, 2017
Mayor Jim Holland called the regular meeting of the Frankfort Village Board to order on Tuesday,
January 17, 2017, at 7:00 P.M.
Village Administrator Jerry Ducay called the roll. In attendance were Mayor Jim Holland, Trustees Cindy Heath, Bob Kennedy, Keith Ogle, Mike Stevens, Dick Trevarthan, and Doug Walker. Also in attendance were Attorney Sean Brady, Police Chief John Burica, and Administrator Jerry Ducay. Village Clerk Adam Borrelli was absent.
APPROVAL OF SPECIAL ORDERS - UNANIMOUS CONSENT AGENDA
All items on the Omnibus Agenda are considered to be routine in nature and are enacted in one motion. There is no separate discussion of these items unless a board member makes a request, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.
A. Approval of Minutes
1. Regular Meeting (January 3, 2017)
B. Approval of Bills/Payroll - $618,576.07/$383,881.76
C. Land Use and Policy Committee Report
1. Canadian National License Agreement for Grade Crossing Data - Resolution
Accept the Land Use and Policy Committee recommendation, and adopt A RESOLUTION (NO. 17-01) AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR ACCESS TO GRADE CROSSING DATA BETWEEN THE CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY AND THE VILLAGE OF FRANKFORT, authorizing the execution of a License Agreement for Access to Grade Crossing Data between the Wisconsin Central LTD, as the legal entity of the property formerly known as Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian National Railway Company, and the Village of Frankfort.
2. Laraway Communications Center Intergovernmental Agreement - Ordinance (Waive 1st and 2nd Readings and Adopt)
Accept the Land Use and Policy Committee recommendation, waive the First and Second Readings, and adopt AN ORDINANCE (NO. 3076) AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION
OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH LARAWAY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER, to be used as the Village of Frankfort's Public Safety
Answering Point (PSAP) for police dispatch.
3. Irrevocable Cash Deposit Agreement: LS Realty Inc. - Resolution
Accept the Land Use and Policy Committee recommendation, and adopt A RESOLUTION (NO. 17-02) AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN IRREVOCABLE CASH DEPOSIT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF FRANKFORT AND LS REALTY, INC, for site improvements as part of the Bravo Paving Development Project, located at 9401 W. Laraway Road (PIN No. 19-09-34-101-002-0000).
4. Historic Home Preservation Program - Adoption
Accept the Land Use and Policy Committee recommendation, and adopt A RESOLUTION (NO. 17-03) ESTABLISHING THE HISTORIC HOME PRESERVATION PROGRAM AND AUTHORIZING THE W AIYER OF BUILDING PERMIT FEES, associated with improvements to existing homes within a designated geographical border to eligible applicants.
D. Plan Commission Report Summary
1. Powell Resubdivision - Final Plat of Approval
Accept the Plan Commission recommendation and approve the Final Plat of the Powell
Resubdivision, prepared by Professional Land Surveying Inc., dated 09.21.2016, revised 11.04.16.
Trustee Trevarthan made a motion (#1), seconded by Trustee Ogle, to approve the Unanimous
Following a motion to approve, Trustees Heath, Kennedy, and Stevens provided brief overview comments on the Consent Agenda docket items under consideration for approval.
Mayor Holland invited trustee and audience comment on the consent agenda items prior to a vote being taken. Mayor Holland commented on the Preservation Program presented, stating that our community values the preservation and character of our historic downtown and this one measure will encourage that preservation.
Administrator Ducay called the roll. Ayes: Trustees Heath, Kennedy, Ogle, Stevens, Trevarthan, and Walker. Nays: None. The motion carried.
• Mayor Holland announced the 201 7 Winter on the Green event series continues every Saturday through February 11, upcoming events include "Winter Sports" on January 21; "Chili Cook-Off' on January 28; "Super Saver Shopping" on February 4; and "Valentine's Day Weekend" on February 11. The events will be held on Breidert Green from Noon to 2:00 PM.
He also invited residents to reserve February 25 for the annual Wellness Fair.
POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT
Chief Burica announced the first "Coffee with a Cop" event for 2017 will take place on Friday, February 3, from 8:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M., at Home Depot. ChiefBurica invited residents interested in learning about local law enforcement to register for the 2017 Citizen's Police Academy. This annual 12-week program meets every Thursday from 7:00-9:00 P.M., beginning March 2.
Applications are available at www.frankfortpolice.net, space is limited. He also urged residents to lock their car doors to prevent crime.
VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT
Administrator Ducay advised residents that the State is responsible for Route 30 and Route 45; and the County has jurisdiction over Laraway Road and Harlem A venue to provide salt and snow removal services during inclement weather and are not within the Village's jurisdictional authority. He encouraged residents to exercise caution during inclement weather and to report any road-related issues to the Administration Office.
VILLAGE ATTORNEY'S REPORT
Village Attorney Sean Brady had no report.
Trustee Ogle encouraged residents to attend the 2017 Citizen's Police Academy. He mentioned the change of day to Saturdays for the Winter on the Green events have been well received and well attended.
Trustee Stevens mentioned the D.A.R.E. Program and expressed his appreciation to Officers Riff and Sroka for their involvement with the program. He thanked Mayor Holland for his efforts and involvement with establishing the new Preservation Program.
Trustee Trevarthan complimented the Public Works crews for a good job on snow removal and salting of Village streets during inclement weather.
Trustee Heath noted the Village adopted an Ordinance this evening authorizing execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement, formally joining other agencies to create a consolidated 911 dispatch center, Laraway Communications Center (LCC). On behalf of the Board, Mayor Holland extended his appreciation to Trustee Heath and Chief Burica for their efforts and involvement with this agreement.
Trustee Walker expanded upon Trustee Heath's comments regarding the LCC, noting this agreement is the result of a state mandate to consolidate 911 dispatch centers. He encouraged residents' assistance in clearing leaves and debris from storm sewer drains in front of their homes to help melting snow and ice to drain properly.
No public comments were addressed to the Village Board.
Hearing no further business, Trustee Trevarthan made a motion (#2), seconded by Trustee Heath, to adjourn the regular board meeting of Tuesday, January 17, 2017. A voice vote was taken. All were in favor. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:25 P.M.