Village of Alsip
Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting
January 31, 2005
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m. Present: Trustee Joseph Jolivette, Trustee Carl Ceretto, Trustee James Quinn, Trustee Russell Kobel and Trustee Christine McLawhorn. Also present Village Clerk Penney Black and Village Attorney Joseph Cainkar. Absent: Trustee Donald Castaldo and Mayor Arnold Andrews.
Approval of Minutes
Trustee Joseph Jolivette acted as Mayor pro tem and presented an Illinois Department of Transportation Resolution for the Maintenance of Streets and Highways allocating $80,000 of MFT funds.
Village of Alsip Clerk’s Report | No report
Village of Alsip Attorney’s Report | No report
Village of Alsip Engineer’s Report | No report
Village of Alsip Finance Report
Trustee Carl Ceretto will present a list of bills. Trustee Carl Ceretto reminded department heads the deadline for submitting budgets is March 1, 2005.
Village of Alsip Fire Department Report
Trustee James Quinn will present a list of various items submitted and approved at the January 20, 2005 Foreign Firefighters meeting totalling $45,230.
Trustee James Quinn will request Board approval to sell Engine 2043, which is out of service.
Trustee James Quinn will present a request for approval to house the District Hazardous Material Van at Fire Station No. 1 at no cost to the Village. This vehicle was previously stored at the Salvation Army, which is no longer there.
Village of Alsip Police Department Report | No report
Village of Alsip Public Works Department Report
Trustee Carl Ceretto will request authorization to direct Tom Lang, Village Engineer, to review and modify the existing storm water drainage plans for the North Hazelgreen area which lies between the mainline tracks and Laramie Avenue.
Trustee Carl Ceretto will request authorization to purchase the following two vehicles: One (1) Ford F-450 4×4 with snow plow to replace current Unit 41, a 1989 Ford F350 4×4 and one (1) replacement for the 1998 supervisor Ford Explorer. The funds for this purchase were approved in the 2004/2005 budget.
Village of Alsip Building Department Report
Trustee Donald Castaldo will present a request for a fence variance in front of the building line on a corner lot at 11559 South Laramie. Because the proposed fence would be adjacent to a driveway on the south side and blocks the view of the resident at 5140 West 116th Street, the Building Department does not recommend approval.
Trustee Donald Castaldo will present a request from the Alliance for Children, a non-profit organization, 12012 South Central Avenue to retain their storage trailers for an additional six month period. The Building Department recommends approval of this request.
Village of Alsip Health and Pollution Report
Trustee James Quinn will request authorization to hire a replacement employee and authorization to retain the current employee for eight weeks for training purposes.
Village of Alsip Sewer and Water Report
Trustee Joseph Jolivette will present a request to advertise for bid to repair and paint the West Water Tower.
Trustee Joseph Jolivette will present a request from the developers of the BP Station at 122nd and Cicero to continue the use of PVC piping. The Village Plumbing Inspector recommends removal of the PVC and replaced with ductile iron
Village of Alsip License Report
Trustee Christine McLawhorn will present a list of licenses.
Trustee Christine McLawhorn will present a request to reconsider the motion to refer the request for a license from Chicago Entertainment Tours to operate a shuttle bus service at 12025 South Pulaski. Trustee Christine McLawhorn will instruct the owner to file the necessary papers for a Public Hearing.
Village of Alsip Planning and Zoning Report
Trustee Russell Kobel will present a request for a three lot subdivision at 111th and Leamington. The Building Department has no problem with this proposed subdivision as presented.
Village of Alsip Village Property Report | No report
Village of Alsip Insurance Report | No report
Village of Alsip Ordinances and Legislation Report
Trustee Russell Kobel requested the Board Up Service Ordinance he placed on the agenda.
Village of Alsip Local Improvement Report | No report
Village of Alsip Boat Launch Report | No report
Old Business | None
New Business | None
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 7:45 p.m.