Regular Board Meeting
@ Village Hall (
Call to order: by President, Robert Kurszewski
Pledge of Allegiance:
Roll Call: Robert Kurszewski, Mike Garski, Craig Anderson, Richard Mansavage and Travis Firkus
Also Present: Norma Anderson, Phyllis
Chris Martin, Pat Testin, Kevin Hagen, Frank Hagen, Gordy Krogwold and
~Senator Pat Testin
presented an American Flag to the Village. He also mentioned a
session in Rosholt on
~Chris Martin stated
he found community support for the flower project and also thanked the
for snow removal.
to approve the
minutes as read. All in favor, none
opposed, motion carried.
Approve Operator’s (Bartender) License:
to approve an Operator’s
(bartender) license for Debra Morgan. Roll call
vote, all in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Consider Truck Purchase:
A municipal price quote for a pick-up truck was presented by V&H Ford of Marshfield in the amount of $27,527.00.
Firkus expressed the need to be proactive about equipment planning & purchases. If the Village doesn’t intend to plan for equipment then you might as well cancel the equipment purchase committee.
Motion: Firkus/Anderson to cancel the equipment committee. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Firkus suggested the ordinance be amended to include a process by where the street committee chair issues a work order authorizing maintenance or a contractor, to remove snow on the public sidewalks. In order to accomplish this and be able to afford it, the ordinance would need to be amended to read 48 hours after snow quits and the fee for removal to be $75.00.
Motion: Kurszewski/Firkus to amend the snow removal ordinance to allow 48 hours for snow removal and increase the special charge to $75.00. It will also include the process to implement issuing a work order. Anderson & Garski abstained, all others in favor, motion carried.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: None
Notice of meetings and educational opportunities: None
Payment of Bills:
Motion: Mansavage/Kurszewski to approve the payment of bills as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Anderson/Garski to enter CLOSED SESSION pursuant to Section 19.85 (1) (c) Wis. Stats, to conduct a performance evaluation of public employees.-All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Subjects discussed in closed session: Snow Removal, Overtime and how many consecutive hours an employee can work and drive a truck.
Motion: Mansavage/Firkus to re-enter open session to take action on items discussed in Closed Session-All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Mansavage/Firkus to take no action. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Adjournment atMotion: Anderson/Garski to adjourn. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried
Street Committee Meeting
Tuesday February 26, 2019
10:00 a.m. @ Village Hall (
PROPOSED DRAFT TO BE APPROVED MARCH 11, 2019
Call to order: by Chairman, Travis Firkus
Pledge of Allegiance:
Roll Call: Robert Kurszewski, Craig Anderson and Travis Firkus
Also Present: Clerk-Treasurer & Maintenance Rich
PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION-None
Snow removal on public sidewalks was the main topic of concern.
Items mentioned during the discussion included:
~Replacing the John Deere snow blower unit as the impeller is too small for the job.
~Hire a seasonal employee at an hourly rate to help with snow removal and to ensure timely compliance with snow removal requirements.
~Declare a sidewalk snow emergency as did other municipalities indicated on the news.
Motion: Anderson/Kurszewski to declare a temporary snow emergency for sidewalks.
All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Posted to website: March 6, 2019