Monthly Meeting Minutes – November 19th, 2019

NOVEMBER 19, 2019

1. Meeting called to Order at 7:01. Board Members Neal Vohsen, Heidi Warren, Mike Edwards, JC Wheeler and Donna Gravatt present. Village Attorney Bob Paster and Officer Dan Schroeder in attendance.  Officer Anderson with the St. Louis County Police Department came in to introduce himself. He patrols the Wilbur Park area.

2. October 2019 meeting minutes reviewed. Minutes stand as presented.

3. October 2019 Police Activity Report presented by Officer Dan Schroeder.
Total Calls for Service: 237                                                             Self-Initiated Calls: 6
Total Contract Patrols: 218                                                             Directed Calls: 6
Total Time in Minutes Spent on Contract Patrols: 2026.7      Reports Written: 1
Summonses Issued: 0
Average Minutes per Contract Patrol: 9.3                                   Total Arrests: 0
One car was stolen while owner was warming up car during cold weather.
A Town Hall meeting will be held on December 4 th at the Elks Lodge on Heege at 6:30. Topics of the meeting will be safety, cameras on homes and how to help police with the camera footage.

4. Treasurer’s Report for October 2019 presented by JC Wheeler

Total Income $11,760.86
Total Expense $7,434.40
Net Income $4,326.46
October 2019 Profit & Loss Statement presented. Balance Sheet as of October 31,                   2019. Profit & Loss, Budget vs. Actual for the period January thru October 2019.                   Sewer Lateral Municipal Receipts report presented. Treasury Reports stand as                       presented.

JC had a meeting with Captain Webb of St. Louis County Police Affton Southwest                  Precinct. Discussed ways to use Prop P money for Wilbur Park.
Add the #9PM Routine to lockup cars, close garage, shut windows and secure doors.            Hope to post on facebook.  The police department would like to reach out to young                people with a Communication Program which hopes to include cartoon booklets                    available for kids K to Pre-K.  The first responders have created a colored sticker                    program for residents with special needs (blind, non-verbal, deaf, etc.) to put on their          front windows so when a first responder would be dispatched to that residence in an            emergency, the stickers will  help the first responders find the best way to help those            in need.

JC distributed to us information on the Smart VMS, Variable Message Sign Trailer               information. He discussed the options available on this equipment such as the license         plate reader. This equipment may be useful to Wilbur Park and the County Police                 Department. The board members need to read and get more familiar with all of the               options to make an educated decision.

JC is looking into investing some of the Village’s cash with Great Southern Bank.

5. Road & Building Commissioner’s Report presented by Mike Edwards.
A resident on Weber Road requested information needed to add a deck on their                    residence.  Fence request on Overton. And Occupancy Permits for Philo and                            Rosemary.
Still waiting for a contract for the street signs requested.
Stone entrances at Wayne need a little maintenance. Bob checking into who is                        responsible for their  maintenance.

6. Waste Management Report presented by Heidi Warren.
Nothing to report.

7. Village Clerk Report presented by Donna Gravatt.
Does anyone know any person who wants to run for the Board of Trustees? Do any of           the current  members want to perform in a different role than they are currently?

8. Chairman’s Report presented by Neal Vohsen.

Neal was notified of some residents burning trash and/or leaves. If this happens, call           the police or fire departments.
Two positions are available in the next election which is April 7, 2020. Mike said he             will run again for a Trustee position. Unfortunately, JC said he wants to retire and                 will not be running.
Still messing with the bushes on Kathleen. One more notice to be sent to make sure               we give the home owner 10 days to respond. Then Dad and Lad will be called to trim             the bush. Make sure we get pictures with a tape measure to back up what is trimmed.           We may need paperwork/backup for a later date.
The trailer on Autumn is gone.
Neal put reflective tall markers in the circle on Autumn. Then someone put the                       current bottles in the circles on top of the reflective markers. Apparently a car                         crashed thru the circle breaking the markers and the bottles.  Options for the circle:             set a concrete curb; get rid of the circle altogether; keep replacing markers. Can
fire trucks and trash trucks get thru the circle when cars are parked there? We need             to try to get residents to come to the meeting so they can resolve the circle issue to                 their satisfaction.
Apparently there is a day care center being conducted on Autumn.

9. Motion to adjourn the meeting made by Neal, JC seconded the motion. Meeting                        adjourned at 8:21.


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