By Charlie Feldman
The Maryville village board started the 2021-22 season with ceremony at its Wednesday, May 5 meeting.
Re-elected mayor Craig Short and the three re-elected trustees – Ed Kostyshock, Julie Clark and Wayne White – were sworn in one-by-one by former village attorney Ron Motil. Then came staff and committee appointments. The only new name on the staff list was current village attorney Tonya Genovese, who had already been sworn in.
The board voted to hire five temporary part-time summer public works laborers. They are Jaret Aylsworth, Andrew Hylton, Ryan Lanier, Brady O’Neill and Trevor Pickerell. The job pays $11 per hour with no benefits, not to exceed 32 hours per week.
Genovese proclaimed May as Motorcycle Awareness Month.
Building and Zoning Supervisor Kevin Flaugher reported that during the month of April 17 building permits were issued at a cost of $7,872.65 and a valuation of $2,184, 500 7
As fire chief, he reported that the department had 92 responses, including 70 EMS calls, 11 structure fires and twp motor vehicle crashes and one structure fire, last month.
Police Chief Rob Carpenter reported that last month his department had 515 calls for service, issued 85 citations and filed eight accident reports.
In other action, the board approved:
· the final plat for The 4th Addition to Remington Place subdivision at Lakeview Acres Road and Bradford Drive, the annexation of property at 2 Burdick Creek Road in Collinsville and water/annexation agreements for properties at 16 Valley View and 6016 Sunrise Drives in Collinsville,
·the purchase of a 2020 transit van for the water/sewer department at a cost of $32,500.
• the purchase of 18 sections of replacement firefighting hose at a cost of $4,015.10.
The next village board meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall.