Regular Board Meeting
@ Village Hall (
DRAFT TO BE APPROVED
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 and Karen Ellsworth
PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION:
-Norma Anderson thanks Rich for the park maintenance.
-Karen Ellsworth requests the Village to fill
the ruts in
the alley before vacating it. She also expressed concerns regarding
-Phyllis Landowski asked for advice regarding hooking up to the municipal sewer as opposed to installing a replacement septic tank and drain field. The board advised that she contact an excavator or plumber for advice on drain field repair. Hooking up to the Village Sewer is probably not possible due to a natural land hollow.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve the minutes as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage that based on the response from the D.O.T., that we abandon any further remedy by the D.O.T and before pursuing further action, we have Maintenance Rich make provisions to conductor a visual inspection with the aid of the Fire Department for traffic control. All in favor, none opposed, Motion carried. Motion Carried.
Petition & Resolution to vacate an unpaved alley:
A petition, signed by more than 50% of the
land owners, to
vacate the alley behind
to approve a Resolution to vacate the alley behind
to approve a Resolution to change the name of
Applications for Sylvia Ajinov, Brenda Williams, Jack Woxland, and Brittany Kleps were presented.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve licenses for all applications read. Roll call: All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
A sewer plug at
to get estimates for installation of a sewer line for
Clabough Insurance Company presented a renewal proposal in the amount of $19,437.00 (worker’s compensation portion with Bitco Ins. Is $4,176.00).
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve the property insurance renewal with Clabough & Associates in the amount of $19,437.00. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
**The term of the policy will be changed at the end of December. Instead of a policy effective from October to October, a new policy will be issued effective January to December. The insurance agent will present an overview of the renewal policy at the December board meeting.
Kurszewski offered to work with Maintenance Rich on cutting and removal of dead trees on Village property, in exchange for being able to keep the wood.
Motion: Garski/Anderson to approve Kurszewski’s aid in tree cutting and removal and authorize him to keep the wood. Kurszewski abstained, all others in favor, motion carried.
In conjunction with the dam/pond renovation,
it makes more
sense to complete road work on that block of
to approve the LRIP substitution application which transfers the
Decking Material for Dam/Pond Renovation project:
Several options for decking material were reviewed and discussed. The most popular choices were red wood and aluminum.
Motion: Anderson/Garski to approve the extruded aluminum option (equivalent of Versa Deck product) No Action
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to take no further consideration of placing snow mobile crossing material in the roadway. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Anderson/Mansavage to approve extruded aluminum (equivalent of the Versa Deck product) as the decking material for the walkway at the dam/pond renovation. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Street Committee: There is no action necessary on the Village Parking lot as the restaurant owners were satisfied with the results of their excavation for water drainage.
** Maintenance Rich was instructed to drill holes in the parking lot to determine what is causing the dips.
Further discussion indicated there is concern regarding repair costs and maintenance. Formal action will be taken at the next meeting.
Notice of meetings and educational opportunities:
Kurszewski will be absent for the next Fire District meeting.
Motion: Mansavage/Kurszewski to assign Garski to attend the Fire District meeting in Kurszewski’s place. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Payment of Bills:
Motion: Kurszewski/Mansavage to approve the payment of bills as read. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.
Motion: Mansavage/Kurszewski to adjourn. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.