BOARD MEETING MINUTES

05/10/2018 from 8:30am - 10:00pm

Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes

Village of Readstown

10 May, 2018

Call to Order:            Chad Larson @ 7 p.m.

Board Members Present:  Bruce Mckittrick, Ed Schaffer, David Edgar, John Deal, Charlie Strait, Chad Larson, John Heal

Proof of Proper Notice:       Susan confirmed

Approval of Meeting Minutes: Motion made by, Bruce Mckittrick, seconded by John Deal

Audience to Citizens and Visitors: Kent Gallaway approached the board with a petition for a referendum on the November ballot. “Petition for Direct Legislation” The Board agreed to look at it.

Announcements/Notices: Chad Larson welcomed Charlie Strait to the Board

Reports:

Police Report: Chief Gratz reported that things have been busy. He worked for North Crawford High School at their prom night held by Guy Nelson at the Readstown Event Center, it went well. He mentioned he had training in June and would be taking his part-time officer with him.

EMS Report:  No report

Fire Report: Mitch Mabb reported that things have been quiet.

John Deal made a motion to approve the contract with the Town of Kickapoo for a squad in the amount of $10,000.00. Bruce Mckittrick seconded the motion. Roll Call taken, All Yes, Motion carried.

Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to reallocate funds from the Quarterly allotment to pay $1,000.00 per Quarter to make the payment to the Town of Kickapoo.

Library Report: Things have been slow, due to the weather, but computer usage has picked up.

Clerk Report: Susan reported that the annual CCR Report is finished and publicly placed for people to  review.

Susan asked for board approval to take the Cemetery CD funds out and place them into checking. Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to move some of the money to a LGIP account and just take out what we need in Cemetery for the year, John Deal seconded the motion. Roll call was taken, all yes, motion carried.

Susan then explained to the Board, that when Highway projects get done we need time to apply for permits. All projects should be run through the Public Works on their time line.

New Business:

·         Ed Schaffer made a motion to approve Kevin and Jenny Klepper driveway permit. John Deal seconded the Motion, all in favor, motion passed

·         Ed Schaffer made a motion to approve a conditional use permit for Kenny Goodwin, Bruce Mckittrick seconded the motion, all in favor, motion passed.

·         Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to approve the contract with Driftless Humane Society for the Animal care agreement on a per dog basis. Charlie seconded the motion. Roll call taken, all yes, motion passed.

·         The Board took no action on the request for the Humane Society to do dog licenses.

·         Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to approve operator licenses for Leigh M Segel and Cally Lynn Burton, John Deal seconded the motion. All present in favor, motion carried.

·         Ed Schaffer made a motion to adopt Ordinance No. 180510-A1 for the Comprehensive Plan for the Village of Readstown. Bruce Mckittrick seconded the motion. All Present in favor, motion carried.

·         Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to reject the increased rate for Kickapoo Municipal Court, John Deal seconded the motion. All present in favor, motion carried.

·         Ed Schaffer Made a motion to approve the Resolution Declaring Official Intent to Reimburse Expenditures, Bruce Mckittrick seconded the motion, All in favor, motion carried.

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·         Bruce Mckittrick Made a motion to accept the Resolution of Authorized to File Applications for Financial Assistance from the State of Wisconsin Environmental Fund. John Deal seconded the motion. All present in favor, motion carried.

·         Ed Schaffer made a motion Between Owner and Engineer for Professional Services, John Deal seconded the motion, All in favor, motion Carried.

·         Chad Larson Officially Declared “May” as Poppy month and asked that everyone support Poppy month by purchasing a poppy.

·         Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to approve new appointments to committees and John Deal seconded the motion. All in favor, motion carried.

 

Old Business:

Utilities: Water/Sewer: no report

Committees:

·         Audit Committee: John Heal made a motion to pay the Bills. John Deal seconded the motion. Roll Call was taken. All Voted Yes.

Parks, Cemetery, Building and Grounds: John Heal

Public Safety and Welfare: Bruce Mckittrick

Finance, Personnel, and General Government: Chad Larson

Adjournment:

·         Bruce Mckittrick made a motion to adjourn, John Deal Seconded the Motion, All present in favor, Motion carried. Meeting Adjourned at 7:40

 

Sincerely:

Susan Mueller

Village of Readstown, Clerk