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Dupage Township Board of Trustees met September 17

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 25, 2019

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Dupage Township Board of Trustees met Sept. 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

I. CALL TO ORDER: Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor George.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all led by Supervisor George.

III. ROLL CALL FOR QUORUM: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George were present. Trustee Oliver was absent. The presence of a quorum was announced.

IV. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Benford to approve the Agenda. Upon roll call vote, the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

V. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Benford to approve the minutes from the August 20, 2019 Regular Board Meeting with a minor correction to the date entered into minutes. Upon roll call vote, the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

VI. SUPERVISOR'S REPORT

No separate or additional report given

VII. ACTION ITEMS

A. Approval of Ordinance 19-19 amending DuPage Township Ordinance Number 19-10 and Ordinance Number 19-15 Establishing Advisory Committee for DuPage Township to include the establishment of a Building Assets and Grounds Committee. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Raga to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

B. Approval of Ordinance 19-20 Adopting a Fund Balance Policy for DuPage Township. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote, the following voted yes: Trustee Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

C. Approval of Request for use of The Levy Center “Friends of the Levy Center” October 25, 2019. A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Raga to approve the item. Upon roll call vote, the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

D. Approval of appointment for Peggie McMillan, Kimberly Johnson, and Ruth Smith to the Social Services and General Assistance Committee. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Raga to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga and Supervisor George. Trustee Burgess abstained. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

E. Approval of appointments to the DuPage Township Building, Assets and Grounds Committee for Dennis Raga (chair), Robert Martin, William Bitto, David Locke and Felix George. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

F. Approval of Johansen & Anderson Commercial Air Conditioning & Heating Maintenance Agreement at the DuPage Township Food Pantry 09/01/2019- 08/31/2020. A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Benford to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

G. Approval to purchase “Holiday Meal Boxes” through Northern Illinois Food Bank. A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Raga to approve the purchase of 600 holiday meal boxes at $16.00 a piece for total of $9,600.00. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

H. Approval of the 2018-2019 Treasurer’s Report. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

I. Approval to Post and Publish 2018-2019 Treasurer’s Report. A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Raga to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

J. Approval of use of the Levy Center for Eagle Scout Ceremony Brice Dirl November 17, 2019. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

K. Approval to purchase Spring Tulips at a cost not to exceed $1,000.00. A motion was made by Trustee Raga and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

L. Approval of Ordinance No. 19-21 adopting modifications to the DuPage Township Employee Handbook. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

M. Approval of Ordinance No. 19-22 enacting an Identity Protection Policy. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

VIII. AUDIT OF BILLS & CLAIMS

IX. APPROVAL OF TOWNSHIP BILLS & CLAIMS (08/15/2019 - 09/11/2019)

IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,807.38

i. Open Payables - $20,665.38

ii. Paid Payables - $73,142.37

A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Benford to approve the bills. Upon roll call vote, the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

X. NEW BUSINESS

A. Presentation from Applicant for Township Service Provider Contract:  Community Service Council. Item was tabled for subsequent meeting.

B. Presentation from Applicant for Township Service Providers Contract: Heart Haven Outreach (“H2O”). Item was tabled for subsequent meeting.

C. Presentation from Applicant for Township Service Provider Contract: Citizens Against Abuse. Organization’s representative presented in person; Board to consider funding request and Cooperative Agreement at subsequent meeting.

XI. ELECTED OFFICIALS & ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORTS 

A. Assessor: Written report provided.

B. Clerk: No Report.

C. Trustees

i. Alyssia Benford: Updates on Social Services and Audit Committees were provided, followed by questions surrounding two dissolved non-profit entities of DuPage Township. More information to be shared between Supervisor George, Township Attorney, Ross Secler and Trustee Benford.

ii. Ken Burgess: Youth Committee had first meeting last month. Youth Committee meetings will be held on Mondays at 6PM. Further reported that he enjoyed the parade.

iii. Maripat Oliver: Absent.

iv. Dennis Raga: No Report.

XII. REPORTS FROM ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF AND CONTRACTORS

A. Legal Report – Township Attorney: No written report provided; oral report and update provided at meeting.

B. Senior Report – Lynne Woodard: Written report provided.

C. Senior Report – Maureen Fox: Written report provided.

D. Food Pantry – Report Dave Locke: Written report provided.

E. General Assistance Report – Kymberlee Owens: Written report provided.

F. HumanResourceReport–AmyAlbright:Writtenreportprovided.

G. Banquets Report – Kelli Lizardo: Written report provided.

XIII. PUBLIC COMMENTS

(1) A public comment was made by Judy Bredeway.

(2) A public comment was made by Gary Marshke.

(3) A public comment was made by Jackie (No Last Name)

(4) A public comment was made by Bob Jaskiewz.

XIII. ROLL CALL TO ENTER CLOSED (EXECUTIVE) SESSION (IF NECESSARY):

No Action – No Closed Session convened.

XV. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

No Action – No Closed Session convened.

XVI. POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS FOLLOWING CLOSED SESSION

A. Approval of Resolution 19-23 regarding the Review of Closed Session Minutes Pursuant to Section 2.06 of Illinois Open Meetings Act. A motion was made by Trustee Benford and seconded by Trustee Burgess to approve the item. Upon roll call vote, the following voted yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. There were no nay votes. The motion passed.

XVII. ADJOURNMENT:

A motion was made by Trustee Burgess and seconded by Trustee Benford to adjourn at 7:46 p.m. Upon roll call vote the following votes yes: Trustees Benford, Raga, Burgess and Supervisor George. All were in favor and the meeting adjourned.

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