APRIL 2016 MINUTES


Village of Rosholt Minutes

Regular Board Meeting

Monday April 11, 2016

7:00 p.m. @ Village Hall (101 S Main St)

PROPOSED DRAFT TO BE APPROVED MAY 9, 2016

 

Call to order: by President Robert Kurszewski

Pledge of Allegiance:

Roll Call: Robert Kurszewski, Travis Firkus, Richard Mansavage, Sandi Diederich, and Judy Dobbe

Also Present: Norma Anderson, Craig Anderson, Phyllis Landowski and Rich Kruzicki

PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION:

Norma Anderson thanked the Clerk for administering the Election.

The Clerk-Treasurer asked the board for permission to generate a letter, on behalf of the board, thanking the poll workers for their dedication to serving at the elections.

Motion: Dobbe/Mansavage to authorize sending a letter on behalf of the board. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Minutes:  Motion:   Diederich/Dobbe to approve the minutes as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Land Purchase: CastleRock REO responded to the Village’s offer to purchase the property at 145 W Grand Avenue with a counter offer of $18,000.00 as their lowest acceptable price.

Motion: Diederich/Dobbe to not accept the counter offer and to take no further action. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

Community Room Fund Raiser:  A group of vendors plans to host an event for the purpose of donating funds to the Village to use towards improvements to the community use room adjacent to the library. Baked goods will be supplied by some of the board members.

 Chimney and Roof on Library:  Water is getting in the chimney causing freezing and splitting. Maintenance Rich suggests removing it at the roof line and hire Commercial Roofing to install a patch.

Motion: Dobbe/Mansavage to postpone action to gather a price for the patch repair. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Street Maintenance Estimates:  None were presented.

Motion: Dobbe/Kurszewski to postpone action until price estimates are available. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Alcohol Licenses:

Motion: Mansavage/Firkus to approve and issue the appropriate class alcohol license to the following applicants: Brick Pit House, Dollar Bill’s, Kozy Yak, Flume Creek Family Grill, Bull Pen, Rosholt Fair Association, Rosholt Youth Activities, American Legion Post, Schierl Inc. (The Store), Service Pros Inc (Stop-N-Go) and a temporary picnic license to Rosholt FFA Alumni. Roll call vote: All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Operator (Bartender) Licenses:

A detailed list of applicants was read aloud. (The complete list is on file at the Village Clerk’s Office).

Motion: Dobbe/Diederich to approve and issue operator (bartender) licenses to all applicants read. Roll call vote: All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Green Ribbon Program: Golden Sands Resource Center has extended an invitation for Rosholt to participate in the Green Ribbon Program which creates awareness regarding the emerald ash borer disease.

Motion: Diederich/Mansavage to participate if the Rosholt School District is willing to incorporate the field work into one of their science classes. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Vacate Sewer: The property at 426 W Grand Avenue was been destroyed by Fire and no longer exists.

Motion: Dobbe/Diederich to vacate the sewer effective January 1, 2016. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Organizational Meeting: The date for the organizational meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. No Action.

 Rosholt Dam Grant Program: After 3 application rounds, the Village has finally been awarded grant funds to restructure the mill pond to obtain compliance with DNR regulations for a 100 year flood event. Funding the project was discussed along with the need to communicate with the residents. Concerns about the mill rate were discussed and although the Village is not required to conduct a referendum, the idea was considered.

No Action was taken until the board meets with AECOM Engineers, to obtain more project details, at their meeting on May 9th.

COMMITTEE REPORTS: None

 ROUTINE BUSINESS:

 Notice of meetings and educational opportunities

Payment of Bills:  ( a detailed list can be obtained from the Village Clerk)

Motion:  Mansavage/Dobbe to approve the payment of bills as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Adjournment 8:35 p.m.

Motion:   Dobbe/Diederich to adjourn. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Theresa K. Hartvig, Village Clerk-Treasurer

 Posted to website: Wednesday May 4, 2016




Village of Rosholt Minutes

Organizational Board Meeting

Tuesday April 19, 2016

6:30 p.m. @ Village Hall (101 S Main St)

PROPOSED DRAFT TO BE APPROVED MAY 9, 2016

 

Call to order: by President Robert Kurszewski

Pledge of Allegiance:

Roll Call: Robert Kurszewski, Travis Firkus, Richard Mansavage, Sandi Diederich, and Craig Anderson

Also Present: Norma Anderson and Mike Garski

Oath of Office: The Village Clerk administered the Oath of Office to all elected board members. (Robert Kurszewski, Village President-1 year term, Sandi Diederich, Village Trustee-1 year term, Travis Firkus, Richard Mansavage and Craig Anderson, Village Trustees-2 year terms)

Assign Committee members: Committee members and zoning plan commission members were assigned and those present were issued the oath of office.

Rosholt Dam Project: The dam restructure project was discussed and a letter of correspondence to the residents was reviewed.

 Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to postpone sending correspondence to the residents until further communication with the engineers.

 Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to apply to DNR for an extension to secure financing. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Creative Financing was discussed. NO ACTION.

 Adjournment 8:15 p.m.

Motion:   Diederich/Anderson to adjourn. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Posted to website: Wednesday May 4, 2016

Theresa K. Hartvig
Village Clerk-Treasurer


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