GURNEE VILLAGE BOARD
REGULAR MEETING OF
MAY 4, 2009
Call to Order and Roll Call
Pledge of Allegiance
A. TRANSITION BUSINESS
1. Approval of the minutes from the March 9, 2009, March 16, 2009
and March 23, 2009 meetings.
2. Presentation of plaque to Trustee Ohanian.
3. Administration of the Oath of Office for newly elected officials
by Judge James Booras.
4. Roll Call of newly seated Board by Village Clerk Harris.
B. PUBLIC COMMENT
C. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED
D. CONSENT AGENDA/OMNIBUS VOTE (Roll Call Vote)
(All items under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine in
nature and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate
discussion of these items unless a Trustee so requests. In which event,
the discussion will be the first item of business after approval of the
1. Approval of Payroll for period ending April 25, 2009 in the
amount of $677,746.69.
2. Approval of Payroll Transfer Journal for period ending April 25,
2009 in the amount of $675,326.02.
3. Approval of Bills for the period ending April 30, 2009 in the
amount of $660,378.64.
E. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS
1. Approval of staff appointments and Advisory Board members as
recommended by Mayor Kovarik.
2. Presentation of Police Department “Employee of the Year”
awards by Police Chief Robert Jones to Officer Michael Young, 2008
Police Officer of the Year, and Communications Operator Joseph Zak, 2008
Civilian Employee of the Year.
3. Approval of Proclamation designating May 3 - 9, 2009 as
“Building Safety Week” in the Village of Gurnee.
4. Approval of Proclamation designating May 10 - 19, 2009 as
“National Police Week” in the Village of Gurnee.
5. Approval of Proclamation designating May 17 - 23, 2009 as
“National Public Works Week” in the Village of Gurnee.
6. Approval of Proclamation designating the month of May as
“Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month” in the Village of
G. OLD BUSINESS
H. NEW BUSINESS
1. Approval of Fire Department request to solicit bids for mobile
and portable emergency fire radios.
2. Approval of a Minor Amendment to the Planned Unit Development
for Jersey Mike’s Subs, pursuant to the Gurnee Zoning Ordinance, for
property located at 7105 Grand Avenue, Unit 2D (signage modification).
3. Approval of Ord. 2009 - amending section 78-70 of
Article III of Chapter 78 of the Gurnee Municipal Code entitled
“Traffic and Vehicles” regarding Gurnee Towne Center turning
I. PUBLIC COMMENT
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