MAY 2017 MINUTES

 Village of Rosholt Minutes

Public Hearing

Monday May 8, 2017

6:00 p.m. @ Village Hall (101 S Main St)

 

PROPOSED DRAFT TO BE APPROVED JUNE 12, 2017

 

Call to order: by President Robert Kurszewski

Pledge of Allegiance:

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

Also Present: Norma Anderson, Phyllis Landowski, Matt Dobbe, Sandra Dobbe, Judy Dobbe, Ron Pliska, Andy Hartvig, Jill Kumenius, Joe Malek, Chad Malek, Dave Reit, Michael McKenna, Jim LeVeque, Brian Bushman, Bill Weronke and others.

The purpose of the Public Hearing is to hear and process public comments and petitions regarding a proposed zoning change from agricultural to rural residential. A majority of the property owners being affected by the change submitted formal protest petitions against the proposed change.

Several property owners expressed their disappointment in the communication process regarding this proposal, stating more information needed to be provided.

Attorney Michael McKenna referred to a letter he submitted to the board expressing his opinion about the legal process for incorporating such a change.

M
ost of the land owners affected by the change, expressed their concern about loosing their agricultural status and concerns about future restrictions, definitions and amendments to the proposed rural residential zone.

Most of the adjacent land owners (neighboring properties) voiced their opposition to the possibility of having cattle pasturing next to their properties. They are concerned about managing pets and children, hosting out door activities, fence regulations, drinking wells, and property values, especially for resale purposes.

Motion: Kurszewski/Anderson to postpone action planned for tonight’s board meeting, to allow for reconsideration of the public comments regarding the proposed change from agricultural to rural residential. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

 Adjourn Public Hearing at 7:03 p.m.



 Village of Rosholt Minutes

Regular Board Meeting

Monday May 8, 2017

Immediately following the Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m. @ Village Hall (101 S Main St)

 

PROPOSED DRAFT TO BE APPROVED JUNE 12, 2017

 

Call to order: by President Robert Kurszewski

Pledge of Allegiance:

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

Also Present: Norma Anderson, Phyllis Landowski, Dave Reit, Mike McKenna, Jim LeVeque, ?, Bill Weronke, Jill Kumenius, Ron Pliska, Andy Hartvig and Rich Kruzicki.

PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION:

Norma Anderson: Thanks for the tables at the Library.

Minutes:

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Sidewalk Bid Proposals:

Price estimates were submitted as follows:

JB Masonry & Concrete LLC in the amount of $2,200.00

Stroik Construction, LLC in the amount of $3,150.00

Motion: Anderson/Kurszewski to approve the bid proposal from JB Masonry and Concrete LLC to replace sidewalks for the amount of $2,200.00. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Union Bridge:

An inspection performed by the Potage County Highway Department outlined necessary repairs to the Union Street Bridge.

Price estimates were presented as follows:

Noracon Corporation in the amount of $11,220.00

Stroik Construction LLC in the amount of $6,400.00.

Motion: Mansavage/Kurszewski to approve the bid proposal from Stroik Construction LLC to repair the Union Street Bridge for the amount of $6,400.00. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Resolution for Sewer Budget Funds:

Motion: Kurszewski, Mansavage to open three certificates of deposit with staggering terms. Motion rescinded.

Motion: Firkus/Anderson to approve a Resolution for Sewer Budget Funds authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to obtain three (3) Certificates of Deposit at Valley Communities Credit Union.  Each Certificate of Deposit (C.D.) shall be for a 5 year term as detailed in the Resolution Document. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

Approve Alcohol Beverage Licenses:

Motion: Garski/Anderson to approve the following licenses as read aloud:

Class B Combination: Brick Pit House (Rena Drummond), Dollar Bill’s (Mary Skibba), Flume Creek Family Grill (Florence Kosobucki), Bull Pen (Tracy Rosenthal), Rosholt Fair Association (Chris Martin), and American Legion Post 509 (Marc Stalter)

Class A Combination: Schierl Sales Corp. (Jennifer Lehman), Service Pros Inc. (Kerry Krogwold)

Class A Liquor: Jackson & Louie’s Antiques (Lori Britz)

Class B Beer & Wine: Fresar, Inc. Kozy Yak (Richard Kosiec)

Class B Beer/Class C Wine: MCZ’s Brew Pub (Kathleen Zdroik)

Class B Beer-6 month: Rosholt Youth Activities (Lori Richter)

Roll call vote, all in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Approve Operator’s (Bartender Licenses:

Motion: Firkus/Mansavage to approve the following Operator’s (Bartender) Licenses as read aloud:

Cynthia Berry, Cheryl Doede, Kristen Ferg, Madeline Frechette, Thomas Hanby, Hannah Hintz, Kimmy Hintz, Karen Johnson, Kenneth Johnson, Veva Knutson, Neil Kosobucki, Koren Kurszewski, Linda Kurszewski, Deborah Lemke, Jodi Luedke, Ann Lyshik, Diane Matysik, Jaime Matysik, Michael Matysik, Hanna Meronk, Clarissa Mielke, LeRoy Miller, Patricia Nellessen, Lori Richter, Clifford Schulz, Marc Stalter and Karen Zdroik.

Roll call vote, all in favor, none opposed motion carried.

Oath of Office:

The Clerk-Treasurer administered the Oath of Office to Robert Kurszewski for Village President and Mike Garski for Village Trustee.

Appoint Clerk-Treasurer

Motion: Kurszewski/Anderson to appoint Theresa Hartvig as the Clerk-Treasurer for a two year term. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

The official oath was administered by President Kurszewski.

Assign Committees and Zoning Plan Commission:

Committee members and Zoning Plan Commissions were read aloud. Renewal oath of office was administered to Andy Hartvig and Ron Pliska.

American Legion Flag:

The American Legion would like to hire the Village to manage their flag at half staff.

Motion: Anderson/Firkus to appoint maintenance Rich to manage the flag at half staff at the American Legion Hall at not cost to the American Legion. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Approve Conditional Use Permit:

The public hearing held earlier this evening posed no opposition to a conditional use to exceed the height requirement of an accessory building at 357 Maple Street.

The Clerk indicated the property owner verbally requested an amendment of the height to be 21 feet instead of the 19’6” previously approved by the zoning plan commission and accepted by the village board.

Motion: Anderson/Garski to approve the conditional use to exceed the height requirement of an accessory building at 357 Maple Street. The motion includes approval of the change from 19’6” to 21 feet for the height. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Approve Proposed Zoning Change:

As indicated in the minutes of the public hearing held earlier this evening, there is opposition to the proposed zoning change from agricultural to rural residential.

Motion: Kurszewski/Anderson to postpone action on the proposed zoning change from agricultural to rural residential, to allow for reconsideration of the public comments. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

ROUTINE BUSINESS:

Notice of meetings and educational opportunities: None

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Fire District: The process to complete the truck purchase should take place at Thursday’s meeting on May 11, 2017.

** Proceeds from the sale of the Rosholt Area Clinic property were mentioned. This item will be placed on the June meeting agenda.

Payment of Bills:

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

Adjournment at 7:45 p.m.

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


Village of Rosholt Minutes

Zoning Plan Commission Meeting

Thursday, May 11, 2017

3:00 p.m. @ 400 First Street

PROPOSED DRAFT TO BE APPROVED JUNE 12, 2017

 

Roll Call: Robert Kurszewski, Ron Pliska, Jill Kumenius and Craig Anderson (absent: Richard Mansavage, Mike Garski & Kerry Krogwold)

Also Present: Property Owner

A certified survey map indicating the location of a proposed fence was reviewed.

The property owner plans to install a 6 feet high fence on the East side of the property beginning at the telephone pedestal and going back to the rear lot line.

Motion: Anderson/Kumenius to approve installation of the fence by issuing a Zoning Land Use Permit. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

Adjournment at 3:30 p.m.


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