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The Board of Trustees met at the Medina Township Office


 located at 10628 N. Galena Road, Mossville, Illinois on August 10th, 2016




Purpose:         Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting




Present:         John H. Dawson, Supervisor


Cam Parr, Trustee              


                        Shawn E. Garner, Clerk


Mike Molohon, Trustee


                        Adam Gudat, Trustee




Absent:           Richard Clinch, Trustee




Other Officials and Township Staff Present:  Frank Sturm II, Road Commissioner - Mandy Forbis, Office Manager.




Others In Attendance:  No residents attended. 




Call To Order:  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Supervisor Dawson followed by pledge of allegiance to the flag.






Clerk, Garner, presented the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held July 13th, 2016. Supervisor Dawson moved to approve, as presented, seconded by Trustee Gudat followed by a unanimous “Aye” voice vote.




Community Policing Report:  Not present to present report.




Public Input: 


Supervisor Dawson opened floor for public input with no request received.




Correspondence & Reports




Acting Chair, Cam Parr:


  1. Investment Report:  The Investment Report ending on August 10th, 2016 was accepted as presented by the board.
  2. Supervisor Dawson presented park facility agreement for Mossville School with recommendation of Clerk to approve.  After discussing, Trustee Parr made motion to approve park agreement, seconded by Trustee Gudat followed by a unanimous “Aye” voice vote.
  3. Supervisor Dawson advised that Wolf and Tesar has completed audit but is unable to file annual report due to issues with the State Comptrollers office. Will finalize once system is available to file report.




Road Commissioner, Frank Sturm, II: 


  1. The yard waste issue is becoming a problem again.  People are abusing this privilege and non-residents are dumping everyday. 
  2. Work on Curtis Drive is processing.  Underground work is done, curb on north side is done, and curb on south side will be done soon.
  3. R.A. Cullinan should start on pavement work next week.
  4. Stark should start on culvert replacement on Rome West by 08/15/16.
  5. Hein should be starting miscellaneous concrete next week.
  6. We will be receiving sealed bids for surplus equipment a week from Friday.






Assessor, Mark Brabant:


Not present to present report.




Plan Commission, Brady Miller, Chairperson:


Not present to present report.






No report.




Old Business




Discuss township policy on drone flying at Medina Park:  After discussion of pro and cons of having a township policy, Supervisor reported that TOIRMA acknowledged liability coverage for township for drones operated by third parties on township property, but recommended signs be posted prohibiting use of drones over township property.  Will continue review of issue but no action taken at this time.




New Business




Discuss lightning warning device for park:  Trustee Parr received inquiry from fire department on lightning protection at park.  No system currently but will review information on systems. Trustee Parr will follow-up with fire department on current conditions at park.  After discussion, additional action not taken.




Discuss and consider salaries for elected officials:  Board reviewed and discussed salaries for the coming terms for elected officials.  Salaries for comparable positions were reviewed along with current duties and responsibilities   Will address at next month’s meeting




Pay Twp Bills




Township/Road District Bills Audited:  All bills of the Town and the Road District were audited and approved for payment.  All bank accounts were reconciled and found to be in order. Trustee Molohon moved to pay the bills, seconded by Trustee Parr followed by a unanimous “Aye” voice vote.




Adjournment:  There being no further business to come before the board, Trustee Molohon moved to adjourn, seconded by Trustee Gudat: followed by a unanimous “Aye” voice vote. The meeting adjourned at 9:03 PM.




Respectfully submitted this 10th day of August, 2016








Shawn E. Garner, Clerk