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»-n aiifc ButitlEtt JFarmatte VOLUME 18-NUMBER 22 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14,1978 -V PHONE- 669-S621-If no anawer o$& 459-1456 or 459-0998 FRANK PARISEK PO 192 HUNTLEY, ILL PAGESr.^-* .SOLVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLETSINCE196* 15c PER COPY VILLAGE BOARD MINUTES The September 7th, 1978 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Huntley was held in the Board Room of the village hall and brought to order at 8:00 P.M. The following members were present: President Enstrom, Trustees Mercer, Ackman, Stroupe, Eisenmenger and Loh¬ neis, as well as Attorney Caldwell, Village Engineer Schwegel and Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commis¬ sions. Roll noted Trustee Frank absent. The minutes of the last meeting, August 3, 1978 were brought to the board for review. There being no additions nor corrections, they stood appro¬ ved as presented. The Treasurer's Report was then reviewed as this was the only financial repori, along with the Collectors' report, available. Trustee Stroupe made a motion, subject to future review as the managerial reports become available, to approve thesei reports and the motion wasi seconded by Trustee Mercer.' Upon roll call, all trustees voted aye and the motion carried. President Enstrom sUted that he had spoken to a Witte representative and was infor¬ med that a letter would be forthcoming explaining the delays. The bills for the current month, as set out on attached listing, were discussed at length and a motion was made by- Trustee Eisenmenger, seconded by Trustee Ackman, to approve! the payment of same, and' upon roll call, all trustees voted aye, the motion carried and the Clerk was ordered to make payment of said bills. The first discussion was a report by Trustee Mercer as to the school's request that Lincoln Street be made into a one-way street. He presented the report that Lincoln Street residents from Heinz to Mill strongly object to this proposal, noting that at certain school times they would agree to a one-way street. He and Trustee Eisenmenger proposed setting time for one¬ way in order to further protect children from traffic on school days. Also, they requested the street department to paint safety lanes in the student travel zones. At this point. Trustee Eisenmenger made a motion to change the streets at Mill and Lincoln to four-way stops, Lincoln Street south of Mill, running in a northerly direction, to one-way and posting signs marked "Do not enter". Said motion seconded by Trustee Mercer and upon roll call, all trustees voted aye and the motion carried. President Enstrom then announced the Repco Develop¬ ment and Fox Valley Grease Company had requested post¬ ponement of action of the Zoning Board of Appeals recom¬ mendations until the October and November meetings respec¬ tively. A motion to that effect was made by Trustee Ackman, seconded by Trustee Lohneis and upon roll call, all trustees voted aye and the motion carried. Next, the Developed Donation Ordinance was discussed at length. After reviewing Plan¬ ning Commission recommenda¬ tion and hearing Superintendent of Schools Bundt elaborate on his letter of August 21 to the Board, as well as Mrs. Living¬ ston's comments on the Ordi¬ nance structure, a motion was made by Trustee Stroupe to accept the Planning Commis¬ sion's recommendation of August 7, 1978 requesting a developer for a school contribu¬ tion for all new annexed property in the amounts of $650 for each single family dwelling, $725 for each duplex and $825 for each muhiple dwelling up to six units with no restrictions, that the cash donation be collected at time of the issuance of building permit and remittedj to school within thirty days! thereafter. This motion died foil lack of a second. Another discussion followed with advice regarding same by Attorney Caldwell that donations can be used in school's general fund until such is out of deficit spending, but then must be reviewed and set aside to accumulate for additional school facilities. Trustee Mercer made a motion to set out the Planning Commission's recommendation per their Auigust 7, 1978 draft with no restrictions to the use of same, but at the time of audit from school, the ordinance was to be reviewed by board and updated. This motion was seconded by Trustee Stroupe. Roll noted Eisenmenger, nay; Mercer, aye; Stroupe, aye; Lohneis, aye; and Ackman, pass; thus forcing the Presi¬ dent's vote, which was aye. Motion carried. The President informed the Board that the traffic lights would not be installed before September. 1979 or early 1980, at Main and Route 47. This wazs per State Representative Waddell. David Oldham was present and asked the Board for permission to secure some testing equipment. He had two choices: Sargent-Welch tester which wx)uld do a one-test operation at length, in the amount of $1200, and one from Hach Chemical in the amount of $500, which would do many of the tests he needed. This was tabled for the arrival of Trustee Frank. Mr. Louis Schacntner came before the Board :o advise that an entrance had not been allowed for on Route 47 to the back entrance ,of the Catholic Church's parking lot. Trustee Ackman was to check with the state and request this opening. Mr. Schwegel advised the Board that his firm had sent a letter dated August 31, 1978 and which is on file with the Clerk, to Bakley Construction to notify them that the completion date for the Main Street Pumping Station was to have been July 10, 1978, and warning them of TEACHERS & BOARD REACH IMPASSE IN NEGOTIATIONS the September 8. 1978 deadline. He said that he had been c ontacted by the firm requesting an extension due to equipment delays. They requested an estimate of January 1, 1979 deadline. As to the Pinecrest Country Oub plans for sewer and water which were brought to the President at the start of the meeting, Mr. Schwegel asked for time to review before commenting on same. He also said he had had a tally from the State and that as of December , 1977, there was a balance of 804 people to be added to the treatment facility and since then, more have been deducted from that count. Trustee Frank entered the meeting. Percy Swanson advised th Board that as of May 1, 1979, he' planned to retire. President Enstrom said that James Schultz was enrolled in school programs for sewer and water. The President announced that the Municipal Meeting would bf held September 27, 1978 a' Pinecrest Country Club it Huntley and that the Statt representatives were to be present at this meeting. Trustee Mercer then gave a report on the Reed Road water drainage problem. After a lengthy discussion, it was to be referred back to the street committee. Regarding the Melahn Red Tag citation, the President was to see if the property damage to the residents had been taken care of before any action. Attorney Caldwell was to work on the Hansen Heating Annexation as previously requested. The Street Committee advised the board that chloride had been spread on the alley and South Woodstock Street. Building Commissioner Rad¬ loff then brought to the atten tion of the board that the ordinance for building permit fees and the sewer tap fees had been set out in error on the current ordinance. These are to be corrected and the Clerk is to re-publish when received from the attomey. Trustee Ackman inquired of the sidewalk work to be done, and the President said the sidewalk committee is to handle these as long as the work stays within the budget. . The matter of the test equipment needed by Mr. Oldham was then brought up to Trustee Frank, who made a motion, seconded by Trustee Mercer, directing Mr. Oldham to purchase the tester from Hach Chemical in the amount of $500. Upon roll call. Trustees all voted aye and the motion carried. Trustee Frank also advised that the calculators for the Treasurer and the Collector would be at the office the next- day. Trustee Stroupe suggested that the sewer hook-up fee be increased as it was not out¬ dated. The Clerk was asked to Following unproductive negotiations last night the Huntley Education Association declared impasse and called upon the Board to join the H.E.A. In requesting mediation through the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Rockford. The Board has offered the teachers the lowest raise offered to any teacher group in McHenry County. The Board offer stands at 2.5%. The teachers are asking for 7.7% which is the cost of living as just released by the Department of Labor. The Board offer for 43 teachers totals some $15,000 despite the district receiving increased state aid and taxes of approximately $140,000. Th€ Board is expected to act on the request for mediation at its meeting on Thursday evening, Septemt)er14th. RUMMAGE SALE SEPT. 15tii 1 he Trinity Lutheran Church is sponsoring a Rummage Sale on Friday. September 15th at 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, September Ibth, 9:00 a.m. • 2:00 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the church. A Bake Sale will also be held on Saturday. All items wili be sold at a reasonable price, with a "$1.00 a bag" sale 12:00 - 2:00 on Saturday. REDSKINS WIN!!! The Redskin Football defeated Earlville 24-12 last Friday evening with a season opener. The game was played in intense heat. Earlville scored first in the second quarter on a 70 yard pass plav making the score 6-0. Huntley came back on a drive highlighted bv a 30 yard run by Jim Keams for a touchdown. Followed by a plunge by Bob Eckman, making the score 6-6. Jeff Schuld kicked the extra point to give Huntley a 7-6 lead at halftime. In the second half, on their second possesion Huntley drove bS vards tor a TD, the finally five yards being covered by Jim Keams. the fullback. Jeff Schuld kicked the extra point making the score 14-6. Earlville came back with a 45 yard pass down to the Huntley 12 By passing and running they put the ball in for a touchdown making fhe score 14-12. They tried a two point conversion but failed. Late in the third quarter. Huntley marched 75 yards fot a touchdown. The highlight of this drive was a 45 yard pass from Zorica to Dale Grey. Through a series of halfback and fullback plays the ball was brought down to the Eariville 1 yard line which ender the third quarter. Zorica on a quarterback sneak drove the ball im, the end zone followed by the extra point kick by Schuld makinp rht final score 21-12. According to Coach Manning. Jim McMahon playio an outstanding ballgame as tackle on offense and defense. He stated that the running of Bob Eckman and Jim Kearns were significant factors in last Friday nights victory. This Saturday, September 16, Huntley will play Central in an away game.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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