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Manlius Village Board 9-11

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 3:22 p.m. CDT

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MANLIUS — The Manlius Village Board took action on the following items at its meeting Sept. 11:

• Approved paying the bills for September with the exception of a bill from Kurt Geldean. That bill was not paid, since he did not check in with the village before he started digging.

• Heard from Mark Laktas about his water bill. Laktas questioned village policy of still paying a minimum bill when his water was turned off.

• Heard a request from Trisha Maynard asking if people could be notified before having water shut off for long periods of time, such as when the village is working on lines. The board said they will try to do this.

• Heard training has been completed for the back-up generator.

• Heard from Village Engineer Jack Kusek the village has contracts and bonds from both contractors for the streets. Work should begin next week.

• Approved a motion to extend work on Park Street from Third Street to Second Street by the lift station, and on Second Street from Maple to the alley as much as possible.

• Approved a sidewalk resolution #R-2-12-8-7.

• Amended the water ordinance to have bills due in 14 days instead of 10.

• Heard a letter will be sent out to all realtors about the ordinances in Manlius.

• Heard a log will be created of meters that are not working for reference. The meter at Trustee Dawn Reglin’s house is not working, and the board approved a motion to average her bill until it is fixed.

• Tabled a proposal for the water meter upgrade until October.

• Accepted a bid from Putnam County Painting for the water tower for $3,800.

• Declined a request from Tammy Benson to amend the liquor ordinance to add another liquor license.

• Approved a request from Glen Stanley to have his property rezoned from business to residential.

• Accepted a bid for $1,988.95 from McCormick’s for village hall landscaping.

• Tabled any action of storage for the village hall until October.

• Took no action on a request from the North Central Illinois Council of Governments for a contribution for Economic Development District Support.

• Tabled any action on video gaming machines until October.

• Heard one ordinance violation letter was sent out.

• Discussed work that needs to be done on the west side of Nelson Street.

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