October 9, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes

Village of Barryton

October 9, 2019

Regular Meeting Minutes

Pro-Tem Evelyn Jones called the Village Council to order at 6:00pm

Pledge to the flag was recited

Roll call: Steve Mortensen-present, Evelyn Jones-present, Kayliecia Gilleran-present,

The Trustee applications were presented, Evelyn Jones used the Rubric System to Score each applicant according to their letter of intent and information they turned in.

Steve Mortensen made a motion seconded by Evelyn Jones to appoint Kathryn Kerr as a trustee, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

There was one applicant for the President’s seat

Steve Mortensen made a motion seconded by Kayliecia Gilleran to appoint Evelyn Jones as the President, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

With Evelyn Jones taking the President’s seat it opened up another Trustee seat

Kayliecia Gilleran made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to appoint Tommy Gilleran as a Trustee, roll call-Steve Mortensen-no, Kayliecia Gilleran-yes, Kathryn Kerr-no, Evelyn Jones-yes motion fails

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Kathryn Kerr to appoint Lavonne Horstman as a Trustee, roll call-Steve Mortensen-yes, Kay Gilleran-yes, Kathryn Kerr-yes, Evelyn Jones-no, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to appoint Kathryn Kerr as Pro-Tem, roll call-Steve Mortensen-yes, Evelyn Jones-yes, Kayliecia Gilleran-no, Lavonne Horstman-yes, Kathryn Kerr-yes

Barryton Police Report: Chief Miller read the report. It will be posted around town.

DPW Report: Tom read his report

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to allow Tom Brown to purchase antifreeze for the park bathrooms-which are closing on October 29, 2019, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Kathryn Kerr made a motion seconded by Kayliecia Gilleran to accept Tom Brown’s request to take October 24, 2019 as an unpaid day off, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Minutes of Special Meeting September 16, 2019 and September 18, 2019 were presented

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to accept Special Meeting September 16, 2019 minutes as written, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Kayliecia Gilleran to accept Special Meeting September 18, 2019 Minutes as written, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Melissa Lazzaro read the Clerk Report

Melissa Lazzaro presented council with the amended minutes from Public Hearing June 5, 2019, the addition of “Any on the job injury will require a drug test” to the Employee Handbook, presented Council with information from FEMA about joining the National Flood Insurance Program.

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Kathryn Kerr to accept the Clerk Report, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Courtney Garchow read the Treasurers Report

Kathryn Kerr made a motion seconded by Lavonne Horstman to accept the Treasurers Report, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Kayliecia Gilleran made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to pay General Fund bills with check #17313-17354  for $25,235.03, Sewer Fund with check # 3160-3165 for $4,033.71, Motor Pool fund with check #1251 for $318.85, Solid Waste Fund with check # 740 for $243.24, Major Street Fund with check # 1054-1055 for $1,386.37, Local Street Fund with check #976-978 for $6,765.18  for a grand total of $37.982.38, with $25,300.07 for due to’s and $12,682.31 for bills and expenses, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

There was no correspondence

Kathryn Kerr made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to opt in to allow a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in the Village of Barryton, roll call-Steve Mortensen-yes, Lavonne Horstman-yes, Evelyn Jones-no, Kayliecia Gilleran-yes, Kathryn Kerr-yes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Kathryn Kerr to accept Adam Snider’s Application for Farmland Agreement, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Steve Mortensen rescinded his motion to have Council pay changed from quarterly to monthly

Kayliecia Gilleran made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to remove Stacy Dennis from all Village accounts, including but not limited to: Menard’s Fuel Management, Quill, BS&A, Verizon, Isabella Bank, and Cardpointe, and to add Evelyn Jones to all Village accounts, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Lavonne Horstman made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to add Kayliecia Gilleran to Isabella Bank Signature Card as a check signer, roll call all yeses, motion passes

Stacy and Don Dennis requested to be removed from all committees they belonged to

Public Comment: none

Council Comment: none

Kayliecia Gilleran made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Kathryn Kerr, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Adjourned at 7:24pm

Melissa Lazzaro

Village Clerk

“The Village of Barryton is an equal opportunity provider.”