BOARD MEETING

01/13/2017 from 7:00am - 3:30pm

Meeting Minutes

Approved 01.12.2017

By:_Brenda Hynek & Bruce Mckittrick

Board Meeting Minutes                     

December 01, 2016

President Chad Larson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  Roll call showed all board members present.  Also present were Officer Timothy Gratz, Diane Hill, Mitch and Linda Mabb, Emerald & Wendy Faulkner, Also Allen Erickson.

Clerk confirmed proof of proper notice

Motion by Brenda Hynek and seconded by Bruce Mckittrick to approve the November ,2016 regular board meeting minutes.  All present aye, motion carried.

Audience to Citizens/Visitors

EMS – NO Report

Fire – Mitch Mabb stated that they had a good turnout for their steak supper and thanked the Village for their support. They have received their SCBA’s (self-contained breathing apparatuses). They will also be attending more training. They are working with other Fire Departments in the county to purchase a Burn trailer this is a facility that will be shared by the different departments to train in.

Library-  No Report

NEW BUSINESS:

§  Bruce McKittrick made a motion to accept Worth Services as  the Village Assessor Brian
Ewing seconded the motion Roll Call taken, all approved, motion carried.

§  Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to approve the 2017 Budget and Resolution, Ed Schaffer seconded the motion. Roll Call taken motion carried.

§  Bruce made a motion to let the Fire Department take the 2% Dues checking account back, Ed Schaffer seconded the motion. All Present Aye, motion carried.

§  Ed Schaffer made a motion to go with Collins and Associate, Bruce Mckittrick seconded the motion, Roll call taken, all approved, motion carried.

§  Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to  keep Gunderson Health Plan, Brenda Hynek seconded the motion, Roll Call Taken, all approved, motion carried.

§  Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to accept Town and Country sanitation agreement, with the changes made to pick up times from every other week to weekly, Brenda Hynek seconded the motion. Roll Call Taken, all approved, motion carried.

§  Susan asked the Board if we could hang the minutes in different places to be more accessible to the Citizens of the Village. The Board suggested to add the Kickapoo Corners , the Kwikstop and the Bank.  Also the Village Municipal window. Susan will talk to the Owners to be approved to post there.

§  Allen Erickson voiced his concerns over the View of some of the homes that have a lot of Garbage around and in them. Chad asked the Police Department what they could do. Chief Gratz suggested that the building commissioner could take care of.

OLD BUSINESS:

§  Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to accept the Per Animal Plan, dog agreement with Vernon County Humane Society, Inc.  Ed Schaffer seconded the motion, Roll Call Taken,

REPORTS:

Audit Committee: authorized disbursements Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to approve the paying of the bills present and those to the end of the year, David Edgar seconded.  Roll Call Taken.  All present Aye, motion carried.

Police – Officer Gratz reported 85  incidents for November

Chief Gratz then made a request for a fridge for his evidence office, the board asked what he needed and they decided on a small freezer would work. Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to purchase a small freezer, up to $200.00, Brian Ewing seconded the motion, Roll Call Taken, all approved.

Utility and Public Works – Emerald reported the Board that he met with FEMA about the damages and cleanup needed after the flood; He said we need estimates and numbers.

Clerk- Susan informed the board that they cannot cancel the G&K contract until next July

Susan informed the Board that her training for tax services went well.

Parks, Cemetery, Building and Grounds – Brenda Hynek  made a motion to sell the lights from the Clerk’s office and Bruce Mckittrick seconded the motion, All present Aye, motion carried.

The Board tabled discussion for the Water Dispenser in the Municipal Building

Personnel – Motion by Brenda Hynek /seconded Bruce Mckittrick to adjourn to closed session pursuant to WI Statute 19.85 (1)(c) – Employee Benefits.  Roll Call Taken. All present AYE. Motion carried.

The meeting adjourned to closed session at 7:45 p.m.

Meeting reconvened to open session at 8:30 p.m.

Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to buy Scott Wilson and his wife a $100.00 gas card and flowers.  Ed Schaffer seconded the motion, Roll call taken, all approved, motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 8:32 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Susan Mueller

Village Clerk/Treasurer