July 2020 Administrator’s Report

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

JULY, 2020

MIGHTY CUBE STORAGE CONTAINER ORDINANCE TO BE PRESENTED:

 

Questions were raised at the June 2020 council meeting on the Mighty Cube Storage containers.  The containers can be rented by residents and placed on residents’ property, were looked into.  The Village’s current zoning ordinance does not address temporary storage containers and as such until the zoning ordinance is amended to not allow such storage containers on residents property any potential permitting of such would have no law or guideline to control the length of time a container could be stored on a property or issue a permit allowing such. An ordinance will be presented at council meeting Monday night to amend the zoning ordinance to not allow temporary storage containers and then a process and permitting guidelines can be developed.

 

NEW SIGNAL LIGHTS TO BE INSTALLED AT THE MAIN STREET/RIVER STREET INTERSECTION:

 

The new signal lights are currently on backorder and it could be the end of July to first part of August before the existing signals at Main and River are replaced with new LED signals.

 

KROOS DRIVE STORM DRAINAGE EXTENSION COMPLETE:

 

The new storm line that was installed last year on Kroos Drive will be extended further to the north to be able to pick up several new homes being built.  This extension has been completed and as soon as all invoices have been received we will know the final cost.  The anticipated cost was around $10,500.00 and the final cost should be under that figure.  Construction on two new homes at this end of Kroos Drive is progressing.

 

PLAYGROUND MULCH INSTALLED AT PARK:

 

Wood carpet mulch was installed by village employees last week around the playground structures at Riverside Park.  The cost of this installation is offset by a $1,000 grant to be received from the village’s insurance company Public Entities Pool.

 

KAYAK LAUNCH AT PARK IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE:

 

A group of volunteers along with Jim Pendergrast’s heavy equipment installed concrete barriers along the hillside going down to the river.  The concrete barriers will hold back the hillside that has continued to erode and scatter broken pottery and glass in the driveway to the river.  The barriers were backfilled and will be seeded.  The area around the launch is beautiful and continues to attract canoe and kayak enthusiasts from the area.

 

BIG BOY’S TOY CAR SHOW THIS SATURDAY, JULY 18TH.

 

DAY IN THE PARK, AUGUST 1ST, NO PARADE OR CHILDREN’S GAMES THIS YEAR.