Mokena Board of Trustees discusses 2018 budget
The village of Mokena Board of Trustees met Feb. 13th to discuss the 2018 budget.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
"The Village of Mokena Board of Trustees is located at 11004 Carpenter St, Mokena, IL 60448."
BOARD OF TRUSTEES WORK SESSION
11004 Carpenter Street, Mokena, Illinois 60448
Monday, February 13, 2017
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Fleischer called the Board of Trustees Work Session to order at 8:25 p.m.
The following Trustees were present:
Also present were: Village Clerk Patricia Patt; Village Administrator John Tomasoski;
Finance Director Barb Damron; Public Works Director Lou Tiberi;Village Engineer Paul
Pearson; Assistant Village Administrator Kirk Zoellner; Community/Economic
Development Director Alan Zordan; Assistant Public Works Director Mark Detloff;
Police Chief Steve Vaccaro and Staff Engineer Dan Peloquin.
Curtain Call Discussion
Community/Economic Development Director Alan Zordan presented the background on Curtain
Trustee Siwinski stepped out of the room.
The consensus of the Board was to grant the Amusement Tax exemption and directed
staff to work with the Village Attorney to prepare the necessary Resolution.
Trustee Siwinski returned to the Board room.
FY 18 Budget
Village Administrator John Tomasoski and Village Staff presented FY 18 budget items.
Trustee Mazzorana asked how long Ash trees will need to be treated. Trustee Budzyn
asked why the developer is not responsible for the maintenance around the pond in the
Bridges of Mokena Subdivision. Village Engineer, Paul Pearson, responded with the
requirements for the pond at the time it was built.
Trustee Richmond asked if Village staff went and physically viewed the roads where the
alternatives discussed were used to extend the life of the roads. Mr. Pearson indicated that
Village staff did. Trustee Richmond also asked if additional cracksealing after the first
application on a road could extend its useful life. Both Village Engineers, Paul Pearson
and Dan Peloquin, described the Village’s current cracksealing program and why they did
not feel a second application would be beneficial.
There being no further matters for the board to consider, Mayor Fleischer adjourned the
work session at 9:52 PM.