Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, July 11, 2023 07:00 PM Village Hall Board Room

Board Meetings will be held as in-person meetings. In addition to in-person public comment during the meeting, members of the public may submit written comments by email to comments@homewoodil.gov or by placing written comments in the drop box outside Village Hall. Comments submitted before 4:00 p.m. on the meeting date will be distributed to all Village Board members prior to the meeting.

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1.Call to Order

2.Pledge of Allegiance

3.Roll Call

4.Introduction of Staff

5.Minutes:

  1. Consider a motion to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held on June 27, 2023.

6.Claims List:

  1. Consider a motion to approve the Claims List of Tuesday, July 11, 2023 in the amount of $898,294.74.

7.Hear from the Audience

8.Oaths of Office: The Village Clerk will administer the oath of office to:

  1. Officer David Nelson for the position of Police Officer.

9.Omnibus Vote: Consider a motion to pass, approve, authorize, accept, or award the following item(s):

  1. A.Agreement/Lobbying Services/Maren Ronan, Ltd.:  Authorize the Village President to enter into an agreement between Maren Ronan, Ltd. (MR Ltd.) of Western Springs, IL and the Village of Homewood for lobbying services from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025 in the amount of $3,000 per month.

  2. B.Bid Award/Leaf Pickup Services/Homewood Disposal, Inc.:  Award the bid for Contract Leaf Pickup Services to Homewood Disposal, Inc., of Homewood, IL in the amount of $28,779 for leaf pickup on November 1st, 15th, and 29th, of 2023.

  3. C.Budget Amendment/Emergency Repair to Central Water Tank/Ray's Welding Co, Inc.:  Waive competitive bidding due to emergency repair work; approve a budget amendment for $28,400; and, approve the payment of $28,400 to Ray’s Welding Co, Inc. of Benton Harbor, MI for completing emergency repairs on the central water tank.

  4. D.Budget Amendment/Emergency Purchase/Ford F250 Pickup Truck: Approve a budget amendment allocating $72,000.26 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to purchase a 2022 Ford F250 pickup truck; waive competitive bidding as an emergency purchase due to limited vehicle availability; and, approve the purchase of a 2022 Ford F250 pickup truck vehicle from D’Orazio Ford of Wilmington, IL for $53,109.26, with $18,891 for additional vehicle equipment for a total of $72,000.26.

  5. E.Budget Amendment/Emergency Purchase/Ford Police Utility Vehicle:  Approve a budget amendment allocating $51,011.26 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for the purchase of a 2023 Ford Police Utility vehicle; waive competitive bidding for an emergency purchase due to limited vehicle availability; and, approve the purchase of a 2023 Ford Police Utility vehicle from D’Orazio Ford for $44,301.26, and $6,710 for additional equipment.

  6. F.M-2257/Donation of Surplus Property/Bicycles:  Pass an ordinance authorizing the donation of nine bicycles as abandoned, lost, or stolen property recovered by the Homewood Police Department to Restoration Ministries, Inc., of Harvey, IL.

  7. G.M-2258/Sale of Surplus Property/Chairs and Desk:  Pass an ordinance authorizing the sale of surplus property consisting of 20 chairs and one desk to South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force for the price of one dollar.

  8. H.R-3150/Joint Task Force Agreement/South Suburban Emergency Response Team:  Pass a resolution authorizing the Village President to enter into a Joint Task Force Agreement with South Suburban Emergency Response Team.

10.General Board Discussion

11.Adjourn

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