Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street
P.O. Box 667
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921


(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are:

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Closed on the following Holidays:

New Year's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, Regular Board of Trustee meeting



Official proceedings of the Board of Trustee’s, Town of Chatsworth, held in the Town Council room at 7:30 p.m.


Roll called showed the following present: Trustee Birkenbeil, Wiles, Price, Kubiak and Runyon.

Also present was Treasurer Gerdes-Hibsch and Zoning Commissioner Bartlett. President Haberkorn absent and Trustee Miller seated at 8:07 pm.

Trustee Runyon sworn in for new term. 



A motion by Trustee Birkenbeil and seconded by Trustee Wiles to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. Board of Trustee vote: 5 Yea



A citizen asked questions on a fence he would like to put in his yard at 13 Circle Drive. The Board requested he draw a map of his proposal. Zoning Commissioner Bartlett will arrange a Zoning Board meeting to discuss the Citizens request.



A motion by Trustee Birkenbeil and seconded by Trustee Wiles to approve the resolution appropriating the sum of $49,000 of Motor Fuel Tax Funds for the purpose of maintaining streets and highways from May 1, 2011 through April 30, 2012.

 Board of Trustee vote: 5 Yea



Trustee Runyon will arrange a Finance Committee meeting for reviewing clothing allowance, Employee Heath Insurance: Trustee Runyon also working on the pending budget.


Trustee Kubiak stated we have tree issues that need to be addressed and has been gathering bids. The tree on the corner of Elm and Wood Streets is in extremely bad condition and needs to be taken down now. The committee will meet on the other trees before the next meeting.


A motion by Trustee Kubiak and seconded by Trustee Price to have Robisky Tree Service  remove the tree on the corner of Elm and Wood at a cost of $500 as soon as possible.



Board of Trustee vote: 5 Yea



Trustee Wiles stated we have had 7 cars removed and the ordinance enforcement is making progress.


Zoning Commissioner Bartlett informed the Board of a fence being put up without a permit. He has drafted a letter to the Citizen informing him of the violation of not obtaining a permit and he will be inspecting the fence: Zoning Commissioner Bartlett also working on the zoning violations at 33991 East 800 North Road, he has sent letters with no reply.


Bartlett Pair Productions asked for a Board Member to be his contact for approval for any information put on the Web Site Trustee Price volunteered to be said contact.



A motion by Trustee Wiles and seconded by Trustee Kubiak to pay bills as presented and issue vouchers for same.

 Board of Trustee vote: 6 Yea


A motion by Trustee Birkenbeil and seconded by Trustee Wiles to adjourn.


 Board of Trustee vote: 6 Yea


Norma L. Kerber_____________________________Date:_________________________


Town Clerk 5/11//11

Town of Chatsworth