Regular Board Meeting
@ Village Hall (
DRAFT TO BE
Call to order: by President Robert Kurszewski
Pledge of Allegiance:
Roll Call: Robert Kurszewski, Travis Firkus, Richard Mansavage, Sandi Diederich, and Craig Anderson
B. Clabough, R. Pliska, R. Oksuita, M.
Simonis & R.
PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION:
N. Anderson-Please ask the Post office to trim their trees for better traffic visibility.
Motion: Anderson/Firkus to approve the minutes as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Fire Truck Purchasing Process: R. Oksuita read a letter explaining the process for purchasing a new fire truck, including the appointment of a “truck build committee.”
There is a difference of opinions on the necessity of a power assist lift for the tank basket, which has created controversy about the design and bidding process.
The “truck build committee” is confident
in their process of
designing and bidding a truck to present to the Villages and Towns for
The truck proposed for approval costs $194,144.00 and does not include the power assist lift. The freightliner chassis is from Truck Country and the body build is from Custom Fab. The price also includes an extended warranty package.
~The ISO rating of the Fire District
improved which means a
decrease in property insurance premiums for many of the district
owners. This change in rating does not depend on rather a truck has a
assist lift or not.
** By command of the Village President, Action to approve purchase of the Fire truck will be conducted later in this meeting, after the Vacant Trustee seat is appointed.
Vacant Trustee: Two residents, M. Garski & J. Kumenius showed interest in being appointed to fill the vacated trustee seat. Kumenius removed her interest and stated she would rather see the appointment assigned to M. Garski.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to appoint M. Garski to serve as Rosholt Village Trustee for the remainder of the term. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
** The official oath was administered by
Approval of Fire Truck Purchase:
Motion: Firkus to not purchase the fire truck. Motion failed as no one stated a second.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve the Fire Truck purchase by the Fire District, not to exceed a cost of $194,144.00. Firkus opposed, all others in favor, motion carried.
Property Insurance Quote: The property insurance agent, B. Clabough presented and explained a property insurance renewal policy in the amount of $19,676.00 which reflects a 3% premium increase.
to approve the property insurance renewal policy from Clabough
in the amount of $19,676.00. All in
favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Appoint Tabulators & Election Registration Officials: In anticipation of the high volume of electors expected at the November 8th election, the Clerk-Treasurer requested appointment of tabulators, as needed, and authorization to assign two additional election inspectors to serve as Election Registration Officials.
to approve appointment of volunteer tabulators, if needed and to
two additional election inspectors to serve as election registration
for the cost of $140.00, plus meals. All
in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Approve Wine License: An application for a “Class C” wine license was submitted by Jackson & Louie’s Antiques.
to approve issuance of a “Class C” wine license to Jackson &
pending publication requirements. All in
favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Approve Bartender Licenses: No applications were submitted.
Discontinue Whistle: There was previous discussion about discontinuing the whistle. Maintenance Rich installed a timer that decreases the sounding length to 30 seconds.
to continue sounding the
whistle. All in favor, none opposed,
Building Permit Process: A
property owner on
to table action on the garage on
Tree Removal: The pine trees in the right-of-way in the alley East of Mason street should be removed.
to notify Alliant Energy to remove the pine trees on the alley East
Mason Street. All in favor, none
opposed, motion carried.
Signs for Zoning Permits: One of the board members suggested installing signs at the Village entrances as a way to inform property owners of the requirement for building & zoning permits.
to deny the idea of installing informative zoning/building permit
the Village entrances. All in favor,
none opposed, motion carried.
Notice of meetings and educational opportunities: Several were noted.
Payment of Bills: (a detailed list is on file at the Clerk's Office)
Motion: Mansavage/Kurszewski to approve the payment of bills as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Mansavage/Anderson to adjourn. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Theresa K. Hartvig, Village Clerk-Treasurer
to website: September 19, 2016