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 October 1, 2018

 

These minutes to be approved by the Village Board at the November 5, 2018 Regular Village Board Meeting

President Marsh called the Regular Monthly Board Meeting to order at 7:00pm. The following Board Members were present: Tr. Polster, Tr. Palecek, Tr. Koenigs, Tr. Brandenburg, and Tr. Steger.  Tr. J. Marsh was excused.  Director of Public Works N. Bodden and Clerk – Treasurer P. Koll were also in attendance.  Chief of Police M. Simmons was also present for a portion of the meeting.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited

Roll call was taken

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Citizen Comments:

  • None

Special Appearance(s):

  • Representative Mark Born was present to provide updates and address questions or concerns; items of discussion included but were not limited to: gas tax, prevailing wage, Medicare/Medicaid payments to ambulance service and mass mailings being sent out by voter participation organizations.

The following New Business items were moved up on the agenda and discussed at this time

  • Motion by Tr. Brandenburg, seconded by Tr. Palecek to approve the issuance of Class “B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Class “B” Intoxicating Liquor License to Carl Bandle for Bear’s Legends Sports Bar and Grill located at 214 N. Milwaukee Street. Motion carried unanimously.
  • M. Elack was in attendance to discuss tornado siren repair and maintenance; the board is confident with the repairs that have been made up to this point and feels it is not necessary to enter into a yearly maintenance agreement with Emergency Communications Systems Inc. at this time.

Consent Agenda:

  • Motion by Tr. Steger, seconded by Tr. Palecek to approve the minutes from September 10, 2018 Regular Board Meeting and the September 24, 2018 Joint Budget Meeting as presented.   Motion carried unanimously.

 

Clerk-Treasurer Report

Report by Clerk – Treasurer P. Koll

  • Information from Dodge County Planning & Economic Development regarding Agribusiness Expansion within the county was briefly discussed.
  • No future agenda items discussed at this time:

 

Village President Report (Discussed after the New Business section of the agenda):

Monthly Report by President G. Marsh

  • Legislative updates were reviewed.
  • Information Ehler’s & Assoc. regarding the maximum borrowing limit for the village was discussed; no action taken or necessary at this time.
  • Village President announced that he will not run for re-election when his term is up in April 2019
  • No future agenda items discussed at this time:

 

Library Board Report:

Monthly Report by President G. Marsh

  • Information from the September 18th Library Board Meeting was reviewed.

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Public Safety Committee:

  • Police Department Report was given by Chief Simmons.
  • No discussion took place regarding ATV trails in the Town of Theresa and how they might affect the village.
  • On street parking regulations were briefly discussed.
  • Motion by Tr. Palecek, seconded by Tr. Koenigs to approve minutes from the September 12, 2018 Public Safety Committee Meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.
  • Fire Department Report by Chief Stanke
    • Fire inspections for business properties have been performed
  • Future agenda items (November 5, 2018)
    • On street parking regulations – possible ordinance amendment
    • ATV Routes being established in Town of Theresa

 

Public Works Committee:

Monthly Report by Tr. Steger

  • Phosphorus compliance treatment plant upgrade project discussed; grant applications have been filed.
  • Motion by Tr. Palecek, seconded by Tr. Polster to approve a bid from Visu-Sewer in an amount not to exceed $83,640 for sanitary sewer cleaning and televising.  Motion carried – 1-no vote (Tr. Koenigs).
  • Village will put out a request for proposals (RFP) for snowplowing.
  • Motion by Tr. Brandenburg, seconded by Tr. Polster to approve minutes from the September 10, 2018 Public Works Committee Meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.
  • Monthly DPW Report was reviewed.
  • Future Agenda Items (Nov. 5, 2018 Monthly Meeting):
    • Treatment Plant upgrade phosphorus project
    • Street lights
    • Snowplowing RFP’s

 

Ambulance Committee Report

  • None

 

Community Development Committee

Report by Chairman Tr. Steger

  • None

 

Parks Committee:

Monthly Report by, Tr. Palecek

  • None

 

Finance/Personnel Committee - Report by Tr. Brandenburg

  • Motion by Tr. Palecek. , seconded by Tr. Steger to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $70,929.14 for the Village and $35,137.29 for the Utility.  Motion carried unanimously.
  • Monthly Treasurer’s Report was reviewed.
  • Bank Reconciliations were reviewed.
  • Revenue/Expenditures Report was reviewed.
  • No future agenda items discussed at this time.

 

Unfinished Business

  • None

 

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New Business:

  • Discuss tornado siren repair and maintenance (discussed after Special Appearances portion of the meeting).
  • Motion by Tr. Brandenburg, seconded by Tr. Palecek to approve Resolution 724-2018 – a Resolution to Request Exemption from Dodge County Library Tax per Wisconsin State Statute 43.64(2)(b). Motion carried unanimously. 
  • Discuss and possibly approve issuance of Class “B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Class “B” Intoxicating Liquor License to Carl Bandle for Bear’s Legends Sports Bar and Grill located at 214 N. Milwaukee Street (discussed after Special Appearances portion of the meeting).
  • Motion by Tr. Brandenburg, seconded by Tr. Palecek, to approve Resolution 728-2018 – a Resolution approving Joint Powers Agreement – County 911 Emergency System. Motion carried unanimously.
  • Motion by Tr. Palecek, seconded by Tr. Brandenburg not to enter into an agreement with Dodge County Humane Society at this time. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Announcements:

Village Bulk Pick-Up – Tuesday October 16th – Please place items on the curb in an orderly fashion and no sooner than the weekend before the scheduled pick-up

 

Village Trick or Treat – Sunday October 28th – 1pm-4pm – please put your porch light on if you’re interested in handing out treats

 

Adjournment:

  • Motion by Tr. Palecek, seconded by Tr. Steger to adjourn the Monthly Board Meeting at 8:27pm. Motion carried.

Pamela Koll, CMC, WCMC, CMTW

Village Clerk - Treasurer

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