Village of Olympia Fields
Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 • 7:00 p.m.

1.

Call to Order/Pledge

2.

Roll Call

3.

Approval of the Minutes from the October 11, 2023, Board of Trustees Meeting

5.

Actuarial Presentation: Lauterbach & Amen

6.

Administration Reports

6.I.

Report of the Village President - Sterling M. Burke

6.I.i.

Ordinance #2023-25: Approval of an Ordinance for the Levy and Assessment of Taxes for the Fiscal Year Beginning May 1, 2023, and Ending April 30, 2024, in the Village of Olympia Fields, Cook County, Illinois.

6.I.ii.

Resolution #2023-09: Approval of the Resolution for a 2023 Property Tax Rebate Program.

6.II.

Report of the Village Administrator/Chief of Staff - Drella C. Savage

6.II.i.

2024 Health Insurance Renewal: Fred Veazey – Renaissance Financial Services

7.

Department Head Reports

7.I.

Betty Zigras - Finance Director

7.I.i.

Contract: Approval of the contract with ClearGov for transparency portal subscription service and Budget Book.

7.I.ii.

Finance Report

7.I.iii.

Treasurer’s Report: Stanley King

7.II.

Derrick Blasingame - Chief of Police

7.II.i.

Update: Olympia Fields Police Department Statistics

7.III.

John McDonnell - Building Commissioner

7.III.i.

Ordinance 2023-26: Approval of an Ordinance Amending Ordinance 2023-21 (An Ordinance Amending Section 35 of Chapter 4 of the Olympia Fields Village Code, “Maximum Number”).

7.III.ii.

Sign Permit Application: Approval of the sign permit application of Shiree Bush-Giblin for the Holiday Dinner Dance at the Olympia Fields Country Club on December 9, 2023.

7.III.iii.

Update: Six-Month Moratorium on Establishment of New Smoke/Vape Shops in the Village of Olympia Fields.

7.IV.

Terry Lusby, Jr. - Director of Public Works

7.IV.i.

Purchase: Approval of the purchase of a trackhoe mini-excavator to remediate and maintain swales, in an amount ranging from $60,000–$125,000.

8.

Trustee Liaison Reports

8.I.

Building/Planning & Zoning - Smith

8.II.

Public Works/Beautification - Finley

8.III.

Public Safety/Police Pension - Oliver

8.IV.

Finance/Human Resource - Blackwell

8.V.

Community Relations/Park District Board - Beasley

8.VI.

Educational/Village Technologist - White

9.

Miscellaneous Reports

10.

Public Comments

11.

Resignations and Appointments

12.

Adjournment