06:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Room

Village of Palestine
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
January 2, 2020
6:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors


INSTALLATION OF NEW OFFICER, JACOB McGINNESS

BOARD ACTION

1. Old business
II.1 Update; Bridge repairs/replacement on South Main St.
II.2 LED Sign update – J.R. Dunlap
II.3 Update on Matteson Building

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1:
III. • DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV: POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY- JANUARY 2020—Twilla Davis
FYI: ORDINANCE NO. 2019-0-06 – RE Sewer Rates 2020
Added the page relating to the correct Security Deposit
FYI: Trustee Volunteers—Opening Pioneer Room/ Community Facility- 2020

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.I •• BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2 •• BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3 •• EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE: Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.4•• FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams-
You will be notified when the new 2020 OMA/FOIA Portal is open
VI.5•• ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia Schofield
VI.6 •• STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman

VI.7 •• SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman


VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: (as needed)
Motion to convene into Executive Session under Section 1(C) (21)
Semi-Annual Review of minutes as mandated by Section 2.06


VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING




06:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
February 6, 2020
6:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: UPDATE; Bridge repairs/replacement on South Main St.
II.2: LED Sign update – J. R. Dunlap

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Budget Meeting – March 21 or 28

REMINDER: FOIA/OMA CERTIFICATES DUE BY MARCH – FOIA 2020 WEB IS NOW READY
OMA IS STILL UPDATING.

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – FEBRUARY 2020 – Brian Nethery

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; Harry Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: (as needed)

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

06:00 PM
Location: Village Hall Pioneer Room


VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
March 5, 2020
6:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: UPDATE; Bridge repairs/replacement on South Main St.
II.2: LED Sign update – J. R. Dunlap
II.3: Formally approve the Settlement Agreement on properties at
` 206 & 208 S Main St
II.4: REMINDER: Budget Meeting – Sat. March 21

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Michael Fulling – Representing the Main Street Committee - Request for permission for the Second Annual “Tipsy Pig”/Barbeque Festival –
Scheduled for June 13th
II.2: Chief Jeff Besing: Review and approve updated Ordinance to Amend our Village Code for Synthetic Alternative Drugs

REMINDER: FOIA/OMA CERTIFICATES DUE BY MARCH – FOIA 2020 and OMA WEB IS NOW READY

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – FEBRUARY 2020 – Brian Nethery

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; Harry Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: (as needed)

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

06:00 PM

No open meeting due to COVID-19 recommendations

06:00 PM

Due to COVID-19; No open meeting.
VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
May 7, 2020
6:00 PM
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: LED Sign update – J. R. Dunlap
II.2: Discuss and formally approve 2020/2021 Budget
General Fund; Sewer Fund
ll.3: Bridge repair/replacement update

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Discuss and approve the PDA request to have the Eighteenth Annual Wine and Art Festival - October 3 & 4, 2020 – See copy of Letter attached
II.2: Discussion/thoughts – Good Energy Renewal information
II.3: Discussion of request from Tom Woodward, Jr.,/Kathy Gonzalez regarding raising
free-range chickens within the village limits, for the purpose of having their own
eggs and poultry
II.4: Final approval of Phone Poll (April 5) re ditch clean-out and fill

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – MAY 2020 – Tim McDaniel

FYI: SPRING CLEAN-UP DAYS - Republic will have our Spring Clean-Up on May
13 – ONLY ONE-DAY PASS THIS YEAR
FALL CLEAN-UP DAYS – OCTOBER 28 (As of now)

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; Harry Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: (as needed)

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

06:00 PM
06:00 PM
06:00 PM


VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
August 6, 2020
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: LED Sign wrap up– J. R. Dunlap
II.2: Bridge repair/replacement update – Changing Jurisdiction in process


II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: John Boyd – Containment of cats in Palestine
II.2: Chief Besing - Alternative Ordinance Process – Police Department
(See Copies attached for 14 day Notice and 30 day Notice)

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – August 2020 – J. R. Dunlap

FYI: CLEAN-UP DAYS – OCTOBER 28 (As of now)
FYI: Thank you letter from Crawford County Spay & Neuter – Closing Sept. 1, 2020

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

06:00 PM
06:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
November 5, 2020
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - No update - Bridge repair/replacement update – Changing Jurisdiction
II.2: Reminder: Employee Christmas Party – December 11, 2020 – Catered by Blended Eatery
II.3:
II.4:

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Officially approve the Phone Poll for black-top sealant for Municipal Parking Lot
II.2: Approve the Resolution for selling the Former Ramsey Lots – We now have the appraisal
II.3: Discussion of Ervin properties.
II.4:

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – NOVEMBER 2020 – Tim McDaniel

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

06:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
November 5, 2020
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - No update - Bridge repair/replacement update – Changing Jurisdiction
II.2: Reminder: Employee Christmas Party – December 11, 2020 – Catered by Blended Eatery
II.3:
II.4:

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Officially approve the Phone Poll for black-top sealant for Municipal Parking Lot
II.2: Approve the Resolution for selling the Former Ramsey Lots – We now have the appraisal
II.3: Discussion of Ervin properties.
II.4:

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – NOVEMBER 2020 – Tim McDaniel

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Room

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
November 5, 2020
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - No update - Bridge repair/replacement update – Changing Jurisdiction
II.2: Reminder: Employee Christmas Party – December 11, 2020 – Catered by Blended Eatery
II.3:
II.4:

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Officially approve the Phone Poll for black-top sealant for Municipal Parking Lot
II.2: Approve the Resolution for selling the Former Ramsey Lots – We now have the appraisal
II.3: Discussion of Ervin properties.
II.4:

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – NOVEMBER 2020 – Tim McDaniel

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 AM

Location: Pioneer Room

Village of Palestine
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
January 7, 2021
5:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors




BOARD ACTION

1. Old business
II.1 Status Quo - No Update; Bridge repairs/replacement update - Changing Jurisdiction
II.2 Reconsider IRWA Illinois Rural Water Association-State funded Rate study
II.3 Update on Matteson Building

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1:Official Approval of Phone Poll-Dec. 21, 2020 for 2003 Ford DPW truck
II.2 : Official Approval of Phone Poll - Dec. 21, 2020 -Repairs ti 2016 Ford Interceptor
II.3: Larry Surrells Re Contract to purchase
II.4: Discussion of Ervin Property

FYI: Work Day at Matteson Building 1/9/21

III: DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV: Police Report
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY- JANUARY 2021—Twilla Davis


VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.I •• BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2 •• BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3 •• EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE: Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.4•• FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams-
REMINDER: 2021 OMA/FOIA Certificates are due April 1, 2021

VI.5•• ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia Schofield
VI.6 •• STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7 •• SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman


VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: (as needed)
Motion to convene into Executive Session under Section 2(C) (21)
Annual Review of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under this act.

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING



05:00 AM
Location: Pioneer Room

Location: Pioneer Room

Village of Palestine
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
February 4, 2021
5:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors


BOARD ACTION

1. Old business
II.1 Status Quo - No Update - Bridge repairs/replacement on South Main St. Changing Jurisdictions
II.2
II.3
II.4


II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Angie Hodge - Re Questions moving forward
II.2: Official Approval of DPW Phone Poll January 18, 2021 Re- Purchase of a new Water Tank
II.3: Official Approval of DPW Phone Poll January 26,2021 Re- Repairs to Panel Heaters on Lift Stations

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY- JANUARY 2020—Twilla Davis
FYI: ORDINANCE NO. 2019-0-06 – RE Sewer Rates 2020
Added the page relating to the correct Security Deposit
FYI: Trustee Volunteers—Opening Pioneer Room/ Community Facility- 2020
II.4:
III* DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV* POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police , Jeff Besing
V* Pioneer Room/ Community Facility - February 2021 - Brian Nethery
VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.I •• BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2 •• BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3 •• EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE: Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.4•• FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams-
You will be notified when the new 2020 OMA/FOIA
REMINDER: FIOA/OMA CERTIFICATES DUE APRIL 1, 2021
VI.5•• ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia Schofield
VI.6 •• STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman

VI.7 •• SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman


VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:


VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING




05:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Room

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
March 4, 2021
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - No update - Bridge repair/replacement update – Changing Jurisdiction
II.2:
II.3:
II.4:

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Review and Approval of Ordinance 41.25- Unlawful use of an electronic communication device
II.2:
II.3:
II.4:
III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – March 2021 – Brian Nethery
VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
REMINDER: FOIA/OMA CERTIFICATES DUE APRIL 1, 2021
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Room

05:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Room

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
April 1, 2021
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - No update - Bridge repair/replacement update – Changing Jurisdiction
II.2:


II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Discussion and Approval of the purchase of a new 2019 F250 with a snowplow for the DPW
II.2:Review and Approve request from Palestine CUSD #3, Jessica Sisil, Superintendent, the use of the Pavilion on Main Street for the annual 8th grade and High School Graduation Ceremonies, anticipated to be held on May 15, 2021 (with set up to be on May 14)
II.3:Approval of Resolution for Maintenance under the Illinois Highway Code
II.4:Discussion and Approval of building offices in the Pioneer Room for the Palestine Police Department
II.5:Discussion and Approval for replacing back wall to Matteson Bldg
II.6:Discussion and Approval of 2021/2022 General Fund and Sewer Budgets
II.7:Discussion of American Rescue Plan

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY –April 2021 –Mary Michael
FYI: Spring Clean up: April 28, 2021
FYI: Golf Cart and SXS renewal May 1, 10am-1pm
VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
REMINDER: FOIA/OMA CERTIFICATES DUE APRIL 1, 2021
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
May 6, 2021
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

SWEARING IN OF MAYOR
SWERAING IN OF TRUSTEES

BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - Bridge repair
II.2: Ervin Properties update
II.3. Update on Matteson Main Street Building


II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Discussion and Approval of the Village of Palestine purchasing the DPW work boots
II.2: Discussion and Approval of getting rid of the phone and internet at DPW Barn and getting a hot spot for internet
II.3: Discuss and Approve the PDA request to have the 18th annual Wine and Arts Festival – October 2 & 3, 2021 (see copy of letter attached)
II.4: Discussion and Approval for the Palestine Chamber of Commerce request to have the Labor Day Parade on Monday September 6, 2021 (see copy of letter attached)
II.5: Approval of 2021 Appropriations
II.6: Formal Approval - Approval of the repair/replacement parts for the Elgin Street Sweeper Phone Poll
II.7: Discussion and Approval of increasing the DPW amount to spend on repairs and such from $500 to $1000
II.8: Discussion and Approval of handicap rail on entering sidewalk at AmVets

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – May 2021 – Tim McDaniel

FYI: Handicap Parking Spot at the AmVets

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
June 3, 2021
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - Bridge repair
II.2:
II.3.


II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Susie Hancock to discuss railroad
II.2: Official Approval of Phone Poll dated May 21, 2021 – RE Discharge Piping Repairs for the #2 Pump at the Influent Lift Station (Lagoon)
II.3: Discuss and Approve Presbyterian Church request to use ½ block for outdoor services
II.4: Approve blocking off the streets for a singing group being hosted by PDA at the Pavilion
The same evening after the Air Show on September 25, 2021

II.5:
II.6:
II.7:
II.8:

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – June 2021 – Twilla Davis



VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
July 1, 2021
→5:00 PM←

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Status Quo - Bridge repair
II.2:
II.3.


II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Approval of handicap parking spots at the AmVets
II.2: Approval of the 2021 Tax Levy Ordinance
II.3: Discussion of upgrading Main Street Lighting to LED
II.4: Approve of Palestine Chamber's request for Special Use Permit for beer tent at the park

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – July 2021 – J.R. Dunlap

FYI: No Executive Minutes for approval
The Village of Palestine was awarded a $20,000.00 grant from the Mary Heath Foundation, for repairs to the south wall of the Matteson building

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
Aug 5, 2021
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Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Discussion and approval of upgrading Main Street lighting to LED. Mr. Noble Jones, the sales representative, will be here to present the information and answer questions
II.2: Status Quo - Bridge repair
II.3. Update - Main St. Building
II.4 Update Ervin Property

II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Official approval of the phone poll on July 6, 2021, for a special event request from Blended Eatery
II.2: Theresa Blackburn - Requesting to have the pole on the N. side of her building removed.
II.3: Bruce McDaniel - Complaint about neighboring property.
II.4:

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY –August – J.R. Dunlap


VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
September 2, 2021
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Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

I. OLD BUSINESS
II.1: Bridge repair – Update – Greg Palmer advises that he is waiting for the plan/design of the
bridge repair from the County Engineer, Justin Childress
II.2: Update - Ervin Property


II. NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Discussion and approval of laying new asphalt on the Municipal Building Parking Lot.
II.2: Discussion regarding NOISE POLLUTION Ordinance – Various Ordinances that pertain to noise in the Village
II.3: Discussion regarding a mural in the Village – J. R. Will speak on this
II.4: Discussion regarding abandoned/vacant/unkempt properties in the Village

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark

IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – September 2021 – Gene Purcell

FYI: Copy of SB2356 – Open Meetings Session Amendment
FYI: FALL CLEAN-UP – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 AM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
October 7, 2021
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Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS:
II.1: Bridge Repair – Update.
II.2: Main Street Bldg. – Update.
II.3: NOISE POLLUTION Ordinance – Update.
II.4: Abandoned/vacant/unkempt properties in the Village – Update.
II.5: Mural in the Village – Update.

NEW BUSINESS:

II.1: Discussion and Approval – Halloween: date and hours for trick or treating in the Village. Halloween.
II.2: Discussion - Campers/R.V.’s in the Village.
II.3: Discussion – Tipsy Pig – June 4, 2022.
II.4: Amanda Harris - Discussion on derby cars in the Village.
11.5:

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark

IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – OCTOBER – MARY MICHAEL

FYI: Copy of SB2356 – Open Meetings Session Amendment
FYI: Spay/Neuter Program – See Letter from Mayor Teresa Fielder.
FYI: FALL CLEAN-UP – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM
Agenda
Location: Village Hall Pioneer Rm

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
November 4, 2021
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Pledge of Allegiance
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SWEARING IN OF STACEY MYERS AS VILLAGE CLERK

OLD BUSINESS:
II.1: Update - Bridge Repair .
II.2: Update - Abandoned/vacant/unkempt properties in the Village
II.3 Discussion and Approval - Tipsy Pig – June 4, 2022.
II.4:
II.5:

NEW BUSINESS:

II.1: Carol Holbert – Present FY 2020-2021 Audit .
II.2: Discussion and Approval of Spay/Neuter Program
11.3 Discussion and Approval of Amended Ordinance (Noise Pollution Ordinance).
II.4: Discussion & Approval of Republic Services Contract.
NOTE: Republic Services has announced a change in their services. Beginning Monday recycling will no longer be an automatic service thru Republic Services. For residents who want to continue recycling, they need to contact Republic Services to directly enroll. The current recycle services will be automatically closed on Sunday and containers will be removed by the 2nd week of November, unless enrolled in the new service. To enroll in the new recycle service call Republic Services directly at 866-309-1859.

11.5 Discussion – Salt/Sand shed – Repair/Replace.
11.6 Discussion: Christmas Party

III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark

IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – NOVEMBER - TIM McDANIEL

FYI:

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Room

Agenda

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
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Visitors
BOARD ACTION



OLD BUSINESS:
II.1: Update - Bridge Repair -Repairs postponed until 2022
II.2:


NEW BUSINESS:

II.1:Discussion and Approval of Resolution 2021-01 Authorization for Administering the ILARPA grant funds
II.2: Discussion & Approval of Contract with Pest Solutions, Inc. for termite treatment for the shop and shed.
II.3: Discussion & Approval of New Ordinance to Amend Chapter 12, Nuisances, Section 12.08, Abandoned and Inoperable Vehicles of the Palestine Code
II.4: Garrard Property-Sewer backup damage-Solutions for restoration/repair- insurance claim has been mnade
11.5 Christmas Party Reminder-December 10


III• DPW REPORT: Kathy Clark

IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• PIONEER ROOM/COMMUNITY FACILITY – DECEMBER-GENE PURCELL

FYI: VOP received another allocation from ILARPA

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Shirley Adams –
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Room

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION
OLD BUSINESS:
II.1: Update – Main St. Building
NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Discuss and Approve the Robinson WWTF Contract
II.2: Review proposed upgrade for Sewer infrastructure.
II.3:
II.4:
II.5:
III• DPW REPORT: David Miller
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V• COMMUNITY FACILITY – JANUARY – Twilla Davis
FYI:
VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee
VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: 2(C)(21) Semi-Annual Review of the Closed
Minutes as mandated by Section 2.06.
VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:
VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
February 10, 2022
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Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
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Visitors
BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS:
II.1 Discuss and Approve Proposed Upgrade for Sewer Infrastructure.
II.2
II.3




NEW BUSINESS:

II.1: Discuss and Approve Contract with Pest Solutions to treat the sand/salt shed. (The contract was approved for the barn at the December Board Meeting.)
II.2: Ron Brock – AmVets are requesting approval for them to put a ramp into the building to be wheel chair accessible.
II.3 Discuss and Approve the estimate from Stevenson’s Home Repair to
build office for the Police Dept. and board up the old garage door
in the Pioneer Room.

II.4: Discuss and Approval Internet service for the DPW shop





III• DPW REPORT:
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• COMMUNITY FACILITY – February – Brian Nethery

FYI: Greg Goodland will bring samples of flooring for the Pioneer Room.


VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: 2(C)(21) Semi-Annual Review of the Closed Minutes as mandated by Section 2.06.

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM
March 3, 2022
Location: * Community Facility 214 S Main

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
March 3, 2022
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NOTICE: MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE COMMUNITY FACILITY BUILDING, 214 S. MAIN ST. PALESTINE, IL.



Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS:
II.1 Discussion on dilapidated/unkempt properties in Village.
II.2
II.3


NEW BUSINESS:

II.1:
II.2:
II.3

III• DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• COMMUNITY FACILITY – March – Brian Nethery

FYI:

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Shirley Adams, Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Shirley Adams, Jeff Besing
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
April 7, 2022

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Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS:
II.1 Bridge Update – Work tentatively scheduled to begin in June.
II.2
II.3


NEW BUSINESS:

II.1: Discussion and Approval of the FY 2022-2023 General Fund & Sewer Budgets
II.2: Discussion and Approval of the Palestine CUSD#3 Request for PGS/PHS Graduation
(See Copy of Request Schedule attached)
II.3 Approval of PDA request to hold the annual Wabash Valley Wine and Art Festival,
which will be held on October 1 & 2, 2022 (See Copy of Letter of Request attached
for all the particulars)

III• DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• COMMUNITY FACILITY – APRIL - MARY MICHAEL

FYI: SPRING CLEAN UP BY REPUBLIC SERVICES – TUESDAY, APRIL 19TH TO ALL PAID
UP CUSTOMERS.


VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Stacey Myers - Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing, Shirley Adams
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:

VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
May5, 2022 +5:00 PM
Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call Minutes Visitors BOARD ACTION
II.1:
DISCUSSI
OLD BUSINESS: II.1 Bridge Update - Work tentatively scheduled to begin in June. II.2 NEW BUSINESS:
Discussion and Approval of the FY 2022-2023 Appropriations and Tax Levy II.2: Harper House - Judy Beckes email referencing the condition of the Harper House
(See copy of Beckes' email attached) II.3 Discuss and approve request from Palestine Chamber of Commerce - to use the
Pavilion, with sound system and chairs; the Community (red) Facililty; and the Pioneer Room - during the Labor Day Festivities on Saturday, September 3, and
Sunday, September 4, 2022. (See letter of request attached) II.3 Discuss and approve request from Palestine Chamber of Commerce - to have the
Labor Day Parade, which will allow closing of IL Route 33 at E Harrison St., from 9 AM to 12 PM, on Monday, Labor Day, September 5, 2022, (See letter of request
attached) 11.4 Discussion and approval of the renewal of Wastewater Contract with Taylor Pinkston,
For another year. Jay Wilson to address the board for his concerns
11.5
IV.
DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing
V.
COMMUNITY FACILITY - MAY - TIM MCDANIEL
FYI:
MCC Network Services, LLC has filed with the Illinois Commerce Commission to
expand their Cable Service to include the Village of Palestine - effective May 1, 2022 (See letter attached)
VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS VI.1.BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Stacey Myers - Chairman VI.2 BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman VI.3. EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman VI.4.FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing, Shirley Adams VI.5. ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield VI.6. STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman VI.7. SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee
VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSON: VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
June 2, 2022
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Pledge of Allegiance
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BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS:
II.1 Bridge Update – Work tentatively scheduled to begin this month.
II.2

NEW BUSINESS:
II.1: Representatives from MCC will address Trustees concerning upcoming optic fiber work in
the Village.
II.2 Discuss and approve the PDA request to place a small mini barn for their storage of waste cans, tables and chairs, which they use for various events. The quote they have received is from Wagler Mini Barn Products for an 8’ X 20’ building with a 5’ rollup door.
Chief Besing suggested that it could be placed behind the sound building.
II.3 Official Approval of Phone Poll for the Vandevanter Engineering proposal to the necessary repairs to the Bryant and Harrison Street Lift-Station. (attached)
II.4 Official Approval of Phone Poll for the Final Approval of the Annual Motor Fuel Tax, including the Resolution, as appropriated for the 2022 Fiscal Year. (attached)
II.5 Discussion and Approval for repair or replacement of fluent pump at the lagoon.
II.6 Discussion – Possible Grant from GWRPC for sewer infrastructure.

III• DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• COMMUNITY FACILITY – JUNE – TWILA DAVIS

FYI: Update - Sewer infrastructure grant.

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Stacey Myers - Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing, Shirley Adams
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE: Patricia J Schofield
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSON:
VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

05:00 AM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
JULY 7, 2022
5:00 PM

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BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS
1. Bridge Update
2. Update – Fiber Optic Project.

NEW BUSINESS

1. Approval of Palestine Chamber of Commerce’s request for a Special Use Permit f for Beer Tent at the park over Labor Day.

2.


DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker, Supervisor

POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

PIONEER ROOM – JULY – J.R.DUNLAP

FYI: Fall Clean-up – October 18th, for paid up customers only.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

BUDGET COMMITTEE & FINANCE COMMITTEE: Stacey Myers, Chairman
BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE: Gene Purcell, Chairman
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; Mary Michael
FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing
ORDINANCE COMMITTEE: Shirley Adams
STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery
Mayor is ex-officio Member of each committee

MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:
MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING:


05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
AUGUST 4, 2022
5:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS
1. Bridge Update
2. Fiber Optic Project - Update

NEW BUSINESS

1. Official Approval of the Phone Poll, on July 8th, for the “Lexipol Solutions” program for preparing and maintaining policy and procedural manuals for our Police Department.

2. Mark Wiseman and Bret Callaway – Discussion and Approval for Class “D”, Class “A”, Class “A-1”-Combo A,B,C and Class “A”- Brew Pub establishments request to be open until 1:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights only.

DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker, Supervisor

POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

COMMUITY FACILITY – AUG. – J.R. DUNLAP

FYI: Fall Clean-up – October 18th, for paid up customers only.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

BUDGET COMMITTEE & FINANCE COMMITTEE: Stacey Myers, Chairman
BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE: Gene Purcell, Chairman
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE: Mary Michael
FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing
ORDINANCE COMMITTEE: Shirley Adams
STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE: Tim McDaniel, Chairman
SEWER COMMITTEE: Brian Nethery
Mayor is ex-officio Member of each committee

MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:
MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING:

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
SEPTEMBER 1, 2022
5:00 PM



Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS
1. Bridge Update.
2. Discussion and Approval of an Ordinance to Amend Chapter 34 of the Village of Palestine Code, Amending 34.17 : Extending Hours for Liquor Sales within e Village of Palestine, IL. Ordinance No. 2022-O-03.

NEW BUSINESS:
1. Discussion and Approval – New Software Program from CUSI to update our
Sewer Billing system. The software we are currently using is over 30 years old and there are no updates available.

2. Judy Burroughs-McCord – Zoning concerns.

3. Risa Shaner - Discussion of participation of Housing Study with Robinson and other communities.

4. Palestine High School requests use of the Community Facility and Pavilion for the Homecoming Dance to be held on Saturday, September 17th, from 7: P.M. TO 11:00 P.M.

5. Discussion – Street sweeper

DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker, Supervisor
POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

COMMUITY FACILITY – SEPTEMBER – GENE PURCELL

FYI: Fall Clean-up – October 18th, for paid up customers only.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:
BUDGET COMMITTEE & FINANCE COMMITTEE: Stacey Myers, Chairman
BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE: Gene Purcell, Chairman
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE: Mary Michael
FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing
ORDINANCE COMMITTEE:
STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE: Tim McDaniel, Chairman
SEWER COMMITTEE: Brian Nethery
Mayor is ex-officio Member of each committee
MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:
MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING:

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
October 6, 2022
5:00 PM


Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS
1. Bridge Update.
2. Update - Zoning
3. Official Approval – Participation in Housing Study contracted by Robinson. The Village’s participation cost is $2,026.52.


NEW BUSINESS:
1. Carol Holbert – Present findings of our FY 2021-2022 Audit.
2. Carol Holbert – Discussion & Approval of Proposed Contract with Holbert & Phipps, LLP.
3. Discussion & Approval – of putting a rail in front of the Little Cookie Shop.-Jamie Tull.
4. Discussion & Approval – Removing Shirley Adams, Patricia Scholfield and Kathy Clark from all Bank Accounts due to their retirement. In addition approving Rita Carmouche to be added to all Bank Accounts, including ARPA account.
5. Discussion and Approval – Halloween - Set date and time (5:00-8:00 pm last yr.) for Trick or Treating and/or Truck or Treat in the Village.
6. Discussion – Time Capsule – Gene Purcell

DPW REPORT: Kelly Tucker, Supervisor
POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

COMMUITY FACILITY – October – Mary Michael

FYI: Fall clean-up – October 18th, for paid up customers only.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:
BUDGET COMMITTEE & FINANCE COMMITTEE: Stacey Myers, Chairman
BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE: Gene Purcell, Chairman
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE: Mary Michael
FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing
ORDINANCE COMMITTEE: Stacey Myers
STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE: Tim McDaniel, Chairman
SEWER COMMITTEE: Brian Nethery
Mayor is ex-officio Member of each committee
MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION: For the purpose of 2 (c) (1) personnel
MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSION:
MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING:

05:00 PM

VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
November 3, 2022
5:00 PM


Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors

Board Action

I. Old Business

ll. New Business:
1. Discussion and Approval - Paws for Prevention, (Spay and Neuter Program)
Regina Pools.
2. Discussion and Approval - Homefield Energy, contract renewal
3. Discussion and Approval - Contracting out Street Sweeper Maintenance
4. Discussion - Christmas Party, Place and time.

III. DPW Report: Luke McNair

IV. Police Report: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V. Community Facility: November – Tim McDaniel


FYI: December 5th, 2022 caucus for the party nominations:
Twilla Davis, Tim McDaniel and Brian Nethery, terms expire 2023

VI. Committee Reports:
1. Budget Committee & Finance Committee: Stacey Myers, Chairman
2. Building Regulations; Permits; Maintenance: Gene Purcell, Chairman
3. Employee Relations Committee: Mary Michael
4. FOIA Officers: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing
5. Ordinance Committee: Stacey Myers
6. Streets, Sidewalks and Alleys Committee: Tim McDaniel, Chairman
7. Sewer Committee: Brian Nethery

Mayor is ex-officio Member of each committee


Vll: Motion to Go Into Executive Session: For the purpose of Legal matters

Vlll: Motion to Go Back Into General Session:

IX: Motion to Adjourn Meeting:

05:00 PM


VILLAGE OF PALESTINE
Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda
December 1, 2022
→5:00 PM←



Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Minutes
Visitors
BOARD ACTION

OLD BUSINESS:
II.1
II.2

NEW BUSINESS:
II.1 216 Main St Building update Phase 3
II.2 Official discussion and approval for Vehicle Repair at Kennedys Auto for Police Department
II.3
II.4
II.5
II.6
FYI: December 5th Caucus, Christmas Party Reminder - Dec 9th

III• DPW REPORT: Luke McNair
IV• POLICE REPORT: Chief of Police, Jeff Besing

V• COMMUNITY FACILITY – December – Gene Purcell

VI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI.1••BUDGET COMMITTEE and FINANCE COMMITTEE; Stacey Myers - Chairman
VI.2••BUILDING REGULATIONS; PERMITS; MAINTENANCE; Gene Purcell, Chairman
VI.3••EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMITTEE; J. R. Dunlap, Chairman
VI.4••FOIA OFFICERS: Stacey Myers, Jeff Besing
VI.5••ORDINANCE/GRANT COMMITTEE:
VI.6••STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND ALLEYS COMMITTEE; Tim McDaniel, Chairman
VI.7••SEWER COMMITTEE; Brian Nethery, Chairman
Mayor is Ex-Officio Member of each committee

VII: MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
VIII: MOTION TO GO BACK INTO GENERAL SESSON:
VIV. MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING