Regular Board Meeting
@ Village Hall (
DRAFT TO BE APPROVED
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: Bruce Gerland (AECom), Gordy Krogwold, Norma Anderson, Phyllis Landowski, Mike Garski, Brad Kosmalski and Rich Kruzicki.
PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION:
After some discussion, it was mentioned that the sewer committee never met to review all sewer charges.
Motion: Diederich/Anderson to charge a full business rate effective retroactive to the date that the zoning plan commission inspected the property and approved the conditional use permit. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve the minutes as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Approximately 40 people returned the surveys expressing their opinion about the siren. A majority of those responding rely on the emergency siren and want it to remain in use. A preprogrammed control panel can be purchased for approximately $1,510.00.
Maintenance Rich wants permission to tear down the chimney to the roof line and replace the rubber cap. He obtained prices but he states he can do the repairs himself.
Motion: Kurszewski/Anderson to authorize Rich to repair the chimney. Firkus abstained, all others in favor, motion carried.
The final draft approved by the attorney was presented for review.
Motion: Diederich/Mansavage to adopt the amended ordinance Chapter 107 Animals and to notify the residents by means of the quarterly newsletter and by submitting an article to the Rosholt Record. Anderson opposed to the 6 feet leash length, all others in favor, motion carried.
Price estimates from Scott and Fahrner were presented as follows:
Fahrner- Asphaltic Chip Seal $15,775.00
Scott- Asphaltic Chip Seal $10,920.00
Chip Seal $11,200.00 if combined with work
Scott-Asphaltic Chip Seal $11,185.00 with no warranty for Tractor Pulling activities.
to approve the bid for Main Street from Fahrner to Crack fill for
of $3,775.00, apply
Dam & Bridge Construction Scope of Services Agreement:
AECOM gave an overview and explained the basic
project design. There is concern about the tax payer burden to complete
project; however, exact project costs will not be determined until the
the engineering agreement are complete. If it is determined that the
cannot afford to keep the pond, an alternative would be to apply to the
Motion: Firkus/Diederich to move forward with the project by approving the scope of services agreement from AECOM in the amount of $76,500.00. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Membership fees are due this year as there is a State Statute regulating withdrawal of membership that requires a 6 month written notice. The Regional Plan Commission was planning to aid us in updating our comprehensive plan for the cost of $2,000.00.
The Clerk contacted Portage County Zoning who is willing to help update the comprehensive plan for free.
Motion: Diederich/Kurszewski to post pone action until we receive verification from Portage County Zoning regarding their services for helping update our comprehensive plan. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
The current photo copier is 10 years old and has lost the scanner capabilities due to outdated drivers.
Price estimates were presented as follows:
EO Johnson for a Ricoh C 306 in the amount of $2070.00
Ricoh C 406 in the amount of $2778.00
Maintenance Contract $200.00
Business Solutions for an Oki
Maintenance Contract $300.00
Motion: Firkus/Mansavage to approve purchase of the Ricoh C306 from EO Johnson in the amount of $2,070.00 to be paid in full by the Sewer Commission. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
There has been a request to install a “right turn no stop” to the stop sign at the corner of Forest & Maple Street.
Motion: Kurszewski/Diederich to install the “right turn no stop” at the corner of Forest & Maple Street. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
requested renewal of his current permit that
allows him to temporarily close a portion of
Motion: Anderson/Kurszewski to approve renewal of the Irrigation Pivot Permit. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Members of the Elderly Abuse Awareness Project request permission to put up an outdoor display, for approximately one week, on the lawn of the library lot.
Motion: Firkus/Anderson to allow the Elderly Abuse Awareness project to set up an outdoor promotional display at the library for the duration of one week. They will also be responsible for set up and removal as soon as the promotion ends. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Mansavage/Kurszewski to approve issuance of Operator’s (bartender) licenses to Patricia Nellessen & Gina Koston. Roll call vote, all in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Notice of meetings and educational opportunities: Several were presented including the Towns Association meeting which Firkus may attend.
Ryan Hoppa requested permission to stain the Lions Picnic Shelter as his Boy Scout project. All agreed to let him do the project at no cost to the Village.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve the payment of bills as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Diederich/Anderson to adjourn. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.