Draft of Board Minutes

08/10/2017 from 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Meeting Minutes

Approved :

By           DRAFT

 


Board Meeting Minutes

August 10, 2017

President Chad Larson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  Roll call showed all board members present with the exceptions of Brian Ewing and Bruce Mckittrick.  Also present were, Diane Hill, Officer Gratz, Candace Petersen, Mitch and Linda Mabb, Scott Wilson, and Claudia Dull.

Clerk confirmed proof of proper notice

Motion made by Ed Schaffer and seconded by John Deal, to approve the July 13th, 2017 regular board meeting minutes.  All present aye, motion carried.

Audience to Citizens/Visitors –No Comments

Announcements/Notices- None

Library: Claudia reported that use of the Library was up during the summer months.

EMS –Scott Wilson reported that all was going well

Fire –Mitch Mabb reported that they are finishing up their Cert 1 training. Things have been going great.  

NEW BUSINESS: 

A.      John Deal made motion to approve an operator’s license for Dane Dregne, Ed Schaffer seconded the motion. All present Aye, motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS:

REPORTS:

Audit Committee: authorized disbursements John Heal made a motion to approve the paying of the bills John Deal seconded the motion.  Roll Call Taken.   Motion carried.

Utility and Public Works : Susan reported that Mike Callaway is offering the use of his property at 220 East Wisconsin, for a salt and sand Storage area in exchange for the Mowing of the area around the sight. The Publics works committee will look into details of this agreement.

10 hour days was tabled until we could have full board attendance.

The Board asked the Clerk to get numbers for a business that puts up Winter lights, maintains, and removes them. Ed Schaffer made a motion to sell the 1999 Chevy truck, John Deal seconded the motion. All Present Aye, motion carried.

John Heal reported that there was a lot  of damage to the electrical at Tourist Park from the last Flood.

Police:  none

Parks, Buildings, and Grounds:

The Board decided that due to the cost of a Handicap accessible automatic door, that they would look into a buzzer and sign so the clerk could give assistance when needed. The board decided to use the concession stand as is for this year and to look into other options for a new concession stand.

Ed Schaffer made  a motion to approve the Lime Stone Screenings for the Ball Diamond, John Deal seconded the motion. All Present Aye, motion carried.

John Heal reported that there was a lot of damage to the electrical at Tourist Park from the last Flood.

 

Clerk: Susan reported that our Open Book is scheduled for September 5th, and the Board of Review will be September 20th, 2017.

Susan Also reported the Environmental and Historical Preservation had release our Debris Cleanup Funds to the State of Wisconsin, thanks in part to Mike Callaway allowing the Village to dump the sand in his open pit.

Susan also informed the Board that the State of Wisconsin released our Emergency Protective Service funds from FEMA in the amount of $4063.25. We still would have to sign papers and send them back, and wait a few weeks to receive the funds.

Susan then talked to the Board about hiring a Deputy clerk to help out the remainder of the year at 8hrs a week. Ed Schaffer mentioned that he felt it would be important to hire someone to start to learn the department, so if Susan would like to take a vacation or ever got sick someone could be there, he then made a motion to hire a deputy clerk for 8hrs a week, John
Deal seconded the motion. Roll Call was taken 4 Trusteed voted Yes, David Edgar voted NO.

Susan then explained The USDA Public Safety  Grant to the Board. The USDA grant would supply $22,500.00 and The Village would trade in the Currant Police car, to Purchase a new Squad Car.  The USDA Public Works Grant would fund 27,500.00 and the Village would use monies from streets along with a Bank Loan to fund $23,500.00, for the Purchase of a New Dump Truck and Plow to replace the 1990 dump truck and Plow. Ed Schaffer made a motion to approve the submitting of the Grant for the Police car and The Plow. John Deal seconded the motion. Roll Call Taken. All Yes, motion carried.

Susan then talked to the Board about hiring a Deputy clerk to help out the remainder of the year at 8hrs a week. Ed Schaffer mentioned that he felt it would be important to hire someone to start to learn the department, so if Susan would like to take a vacation or ever got sick someone could be there, he then made a motion to hire a deputy clerk for 8hrs a week, John
Deal seconded the motion. Roll Call was taken 4 Trusteed voted Yes, David Edgar voted NO.

Susan explained to the Board that she did not put the Job posting in the Tribune, because after looking into the cost $537.80 for 14days or $347.60 for 7days, she felt the cost was high and ask if they still wanted her to post the job there. The Board said no.

Personnel:

Ed Schaffer made a motion to adjourn the meeting and John Deal seconded the motion, All Aye, motion carried.  Meeting Adjourned at 8:45

 

Respectfully submitted,

Susan Mueller

Village Clerk/Treasurer