Board Actions 10.13.20

Agenda Action by the Village Board:


The Village Board meeting of October 13, 2020 included the following actions.



A Proclamation acknowledging National CyberSecurity Awareness Month in Bolingbrook was presented to Bolingbrook Chief Information Officer James Farrell.



The 2020 Citizens of the Year were acknowledged and presented with their awards.   The Citizens of the Year are recommended by the Village Board to the Mayor and have a distinguished record of service to Bolingbrook. 


Congratulations to our 2020 Award Recipients!

The Male Citizen of the Year is Jesus “Chewey” Serna

The Female Citizen of the Year is Elizabeth “Liz” Campbell

The Family of the Year is Robyn and Todd McBroom



Fire Marshal Jeff Lajoie was sworn in as Fire Chief.  The Village Board recently adopted a change to the organizational structure reinstating the Fire Chief and Police Chief roles.


Approval of Bills

Trustees voted to approve bills in the amount of $1,840,689.09.


Approval of Resolution (20R-033) Approving Annual Renewal of MUNIS Software Licenses and Maintenance (Tyler Technologies, Inc.)


Trustees voted to approve the renewal of a licensing agreement and maintenance contract with Tyler Technologies for the MUNIS software system.  MUNIS is used by the Village for its accounting (general ledger), payroll, business licenses, and utility billing programs.  The annual cost is $102,136.19 which is $57,861.81 under the budgeted amount of $160,000.00.


The Finance Committee reviewed and recommended approval.


Approval of Resolution (20R-034) Approving the Purchase of Permit and Licensing Software from OpenGov  


Trustees voted to approve the purchase of “Permit and Licensing” software from OpenGov.  The software will allow residents and businesses to apply “online” for Village permits and licenses.  The program will be used in the Public Services Department (Planning and Zoning) and the Police Department (Code Enforcement).  The contract is for three (3) years.  The annual license fee is $55,000.00 and the initial start-up cost including installation and training is $50,225.00.  First year cost is $105,225.00.


The Finance Committee reviewed and recommended approval.


Approval of Ordinance (20-055) Approving 2020-2024 Negotiated Labor Contract Between the Village of Bolingbrook and the Bolingbrook Firefighters Association Local 3005 of the International Association of Firefighters AFL-CIO-CLC


Trustees voted to approve the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the International Association of Firefighters Local 3005 which expired April 30, 2020.  Negotiations between the Village and the Firefighters have resulted in a new four (4) year labor contract.  The Union has ratified the agreement. 

The Agreement includes wage increases, employee contributions to Health Insurance Premiums, an increase in the number of personnel, a change to residency requirements, a change to time off policies, a change to Paramedic certification practices, and documentation procedures related to promotions.