The following meeting was held at the Theresa Village Hall, 202 S. Milwaukee Street Theresa, Wisconsin

VILLAGE OF THERESA

REGULAR VILLAGE BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Monday July 11, 2017

These to be approved by the Village Board at the August 7, 2017 Regular Village Board Meeting

 

President Marsh called the Regular Monthly Board Meeting to order at 7:01pm. The following Board Members were present: Tr. Polster, Tr. Palecek, Tr. Koenigs, Tr. Brandenburg, Tr. Steger and Tr. Marsh.  Others present:D.A. Matox and S. Gage from SAFEbuilt, C. Zweischowski, Director of Public Works N. Bodden and Clerk-Treasurer P. Koll.

 

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Pledge of Allegiance was recited

 

Citizen Comments:

  • Zweischowski was present to express her concern about overgrown weeds around the river and inquired as to when the hole on McArthur Rd will be completely repaired.

 

Special Appearance(s): (this agenda item was moved from unfinished business to this section of the meeting)

  • S. Gage and D.A. Matox from SAFEbuilt were present to discuss the possibility of revising the Village Building Fee Schedule; clerk will put together a draft fee schedule based on fee information obtained from area municipalities; this item will be further discussed at the August Regular Monthly Board meeting.

 

Consent Agenda:

  • Motion by Tr. Steger, seconded by Tr. Palecek to approve the minutes from the June 5, 2017 Regular Village Board Meeting and the June 8, 2017 Special Village Board Meeting; as presented.   Motion carried.
  • Motion by Tr. Marsh, seconded by Tr. Steger to approve the issuance of Operator’s Licenses to: Annette Casey, Emily Rinker, Carl Bandle and Candy Ficht for 1846 Bar and Grill.  Motion carried.

 

Clerk-Treasurer Report

Monthly Report by, Clerk – Treasurer P. Koll

  • Motion by Tr. Brandenburg, seconded by Tr. Koenigs to transfer $1,700 from Contingency Fund to the Village General Fund for costs associated with repair of the air conditioner and computer replacement in the Clerk’s Office. Motion carried unanimously
  • Information from Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network was reviewed.
  • Notice from PSC was reviewed.
  • Information related to Dodge County Grant award was discussed.
  • Information from Grota Appraisals, LLC was discussed.
  • Cost associated with Charter Spectrum Internet and phone service was discussed.
  • Motion by President Marsh, seconded by Tr. Marsh to approve the issuance of the final audits. Motion carried unanimously.  
  • No future agenda items discussed at this time.

 

Village President Report:

Monthly Report by President Marsh

  • Legislative updates were discussed.
  • No future agenda items discussed at this time.

 

Library Board Report:

Monthly Report by, President Marsh

  • Revised annual report was reviewed.

 

Public Safety Committee:

Monthly Report by Tr. Marsh

  • Police Department Report was given by Officer Ries

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Public Safety Committee Continued:

  • Discussion took place regarding the possibility of obtaining two electronic radar display signs; department will apply for a grant when an opportunity becomes available.
  • Three-hour parking signs on Milwaukee Street; between the bridge and Henni St. were discussed; DPW will look into placement options; this item will be further discussed.  
  • Committee is not currently interested in creating a tow truck service ordinance; no action taken or necessary.
  • Fire Department Report was reviewed.
  • Future agenda items
    • Three hour parking between the bridge and Henni St.

 

Public Works Committee:

Monthly Report by, Tr. Steger

  • Discuss information from the PSC regarding the possibility of placing an additional charge on the utility bill in association with amendments to ordinance Section 280-14 “Sewer Lateral Inspection Requirements”
    • Motion by Tr. Palecek, seconded by Tr,. Polster to begin the process related to deregulating the Theresa Municipal Sewer Utility from the PSC; thus allowing the village the authority to place additional fees on the utility bill.  Motion carried by voice vote - 5 yes votes – 2 no votes; Pres. Marsh & Tr. Koenigs. 
  • Phosphorus Compliance Report was reviewed; DPW Director to provide the board with a report summary.
  • Temporary grounds maintenance employee was hired; due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • DPW director to look into the possibility of renting a flail mower.
  • Water meter replacement options were discussed; DPW Director to research further.
  • DPW Report was reviewed.
  • Future agenda items
    • Deregulating the Theresa Municipal Sewer Utility
    • Phosphorus Compliance Report
    • Water meter replacement options

 

Ambulance Committee Report

  • None

 

Community Development Committee

Report given Chairman Tr. Steger

  • None

 

Parks Committee:

Monthly Report given by, Tr. Palecek

  • None

 

Finance/Personnel Committee:

Report by Tr. Brandenburg

  • Motion by Pres. Marsh seconded by Tr. Palecek to approve payment of the bills in the amount of: $108,653.88 for the Village and $20,064.78 for the Utility.  Motion carried.
  • Monthly Treasurer’s Report was reviewed.
  • Summary of Revenues / Expenditures Compared to Budget Report was discussed.
  • No future agenda items discussed at this time

 

 

 

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Unfinished Business:

  • This agenda item was discussed under Special Appearances:
    • Gage and D.A. Matox from SAFEbuilt present to discuss the possibility of revising the Village Building Fee Schedule
  • Motion Tr. Steger, seconded by Tr. Marsh to appoint Mike Elack as the Emergency Government Director. Motion carried.

 

New Business:

  • None

 

Announcements:

  • None

 

Adjournment:

  • Motion by Tr. Palecek, seconded by Tr. Steger to adjourn the meeting at 8:42pm. Motion carried.

Pamela Koll, CMC, WCMC, CMTW

Village Clerk- Treasurer

 

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