January 2018 MINUTES

Village of Rosholt Minutes

Caucus & Regular Board Meeting

Monday January 08, 2018

6:45 p.m. @ Village Hall (101 S Main St)

 

 APPROVED FEBRUARY 12, 2018

 

Call to order: by President Robert Kurszewski

Pledge of Allegiance:

Roll Call: Robert Kurszewski, Richard Mansavage, Craig Anderson, and Mike Garski (absent: Travis Firkus)

Also Present: Norma Anderson, Phyllis Landowski, Jim Zdroik, John Zdroik, Arnie Kaminski and Rich Kruzicki

 

CAUCUS

Called to order by President Kurszewski

~Jim Zdroik & Phyllis Landowski were appointed as tabulators if a vote is necessary.


Village Trustees-two year term:

Craig Anderson nominated by Phyllis Landowski/Richard Mansavage

Richard Mansavage nominated by Norma Anderson /Phyllis Landowski

Travis Firkus nominated by Norman Anderson/Phyllis Landowski

 
Motion:  Kurszewski/Garski to adjourn the Caucus. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 
** On Friday January 12, at 9:00 a.m., the Village President and Clerk-Treasurer drew names for ballot placement as follows: 1) Travis Firkus 2) Richard Mansavage 3) Craig Anderson**

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION: None

Minutes:

Motion:    Anderson/Mansavage to approve the minutes as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Community Use Room remodel: A quote from previous years indicates a preliminary cost to remodel the room is $18,200.00. The Rosholt Clinic Board has approximately $15,000.00 remaining.

Motion: Anderson/Kurszewski to postpone action until the February 12th meeting to allow the clinic board an opportunity to review their final balance available for donation. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

** Donation Plaques from the original clinic construction will be displayed in the community use room.

NEW BUSINESS:

Purchase Village Entrance & Park Signs

Graphic House was unable to attend as planned, but they had quoted $7,200.00 to replace both entrance signs, install 6 park signs and two way-finding signs.

Motion: Garski/Kurszewski to revisit the issue when the dam project is complete. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Museum Curators Report:

The museum curators have the funds and intend to build a replica of the original fire station and jail cells and are inquiring if a building permit is necessary. They also stated there is at least one tree to be removed and ask the Village to pay the cost which is estimated at $500.00 which includes dropping the tree, cutting the stump flush and leaving the wood.

Motion: Kurszewski/Anderson to seek advice from the State Building inspector regarding the requirement for a building permit. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Motion: Kurszewski/Mansavage to have Bob and Craig view the trees to see how many need to be removed and to place it on the February agenda. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Neighbor to Neighbor Groundwater Presentation:

Motion: Mansavage/Kurszewski to postpone action until the February 12, 2018 meeting to allow the presenters to attend. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Community Room Rental: The local chapter of 4-H Rosholt Pioneers seeks permission to use the community room for weekly meetings exempt from the room use fee. They feel they are exempt from the fee due to acting under the direction of the County UW-Extension. The board states this group is in the same category as all other non-profit groups which are required to pay the fee.

Motion: Kurszewski/Mansavage to deny the request from the 4-H Rosholt pioneers to use the community room for free. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Motion: Kurszewski/Garski to enter Closed Session pursuant to State Statutes 19.85 (1) (e) for the purpose of determining a purchase price for a permanent limited easement. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Motion: Anderson/Garski to return to Open Session to take action on the item discussed in Closed Session. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Establish purchase price for permanent limited easement:

Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to accept the landowner’s offer to supply the permanent limited easement and to send her a letter of thanks. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

The Fire District provided a letter that needs to be delivered to every business regarding mandated inspection compliance.

Motion: Kurszewski/Garski to prepare the letters on Village letterhead and send by certified mail to all Rosholt businesses that require an inspection. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

ROUTINE BUSINESS:

Notice of meetings and educational opportunities: Towns Association meeting.

Payment of Bills:

Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve the payment of bills as read and to include Schuster LLC when it arrives. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Motion: Garski/Mansavage to adjourn. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Adjournment at 8:00 p.m.

Theresa Hartvig
Village Clerk-Treasurer

Posted to website: February 9, 2018


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