VILLAGE OF UNION
SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

Chairman Seyler called the special meeting to order at 7:34pm at the Union Fire Hall. The Open Meeting Laws were displayed for public reference.  On roll call:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Absent and Ruby - Aye. 

Vidlak motioned to open the Annual Budget Hearing at 7:35pm at the Union Fire Hall.  2nd by Ruby.  By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Absent and Ruby - Aye. Motioned approved.

Crook arrived at 7:37pm.

Vidlak motioned to close Annual Budget Hearing at 7:38pm.  2nd by Ruby. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

Vidlak motioned to open hearing for the final tax request at 7:38pm.  2nd by Cass.  By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

Vidlak motioned to close final tax request hearing at 7:43pm.  2nd by Ruby.  By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

Ruby motioned to pass allowable growth increase of 1% for a total of 3.5%.  2nd by Eaton. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye Motion approved.

Ruby motioned to adopt 2020/2021 budget with the correction to Sewer Debt Service on page 3 as discussed.  2nd by Vidlak.  By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

Vidlak motioned to approve the Final Tax Levy Resolution setting the 2020/2021 property tax rate at 0.50, in the amount of $48,810.50.  2nd by Crook.  By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

Minutes of the September Regular Board Meeting were reviewed. Ruby motioned to approve September 9th Meeting Minutes.  2nd by Eaton.   By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows:  Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

Ruby motioned to approve the payment of $21,209.00 to the USDA for October 1, 2020 EFT transaction.  2nd by Eaton. By Roll, Trustees votes are as follows: Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

Vidlak motioned to adjourn at 7:52pm.  2nd by Eaton. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Seyler – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Crook – Aye and Ruby - Aye. Motion approved.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for October 14, 2020, 7 pm at the Union Fire Hall.  The Meeting Notice and Agenda will be posted for the public at the Village Office, the Union Junktion, and the Union Post Office.



Charles J. Seyler II
Chairman                             
 				
		These minutes have been prepared by the village clerk and are certified to be true and accurate  

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