Star Prairie Board, Feb. 4, 2009
village of star prairie board proceedings
February 4, 2009
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted 2/3/2009, the Star Prairie Village Board met on 2/4/2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Center. The meeting was called to order by President Greg Gibson. Roll call. Members Present: Trustees Rob Berger, Mick Maxon, and President Greg Gibson. Absent: Trustees Bruce Johnson and Andrew Marrier. Also present attorney Tim Scott. Trustee Berger moved to adopt the agenda as presented seconded by Trustee Maxon. Motion carried. Trustee Maxon moved to approve the minutes of January 7, 2009 as presented seconded by Trustee Berger. Motion carried. No Treasurer's report was presented. Disbursements presented. Trustee Maxon moved to approve the disbursements ($31,429.51) with two additional invoices from Dave's Service Center ($549.23) and Timothy J. Scott ($525.00) seconded by Trustee Berger. Roll call vote, all members voted yes. Motion carried.
Police - Chief Richard submitted the January 2009 Police Activity report (on file).
Maintenance - Brody Larson presented the January 2009 Maintenance report (on file).The Board consensus was to approve Brody's request to attend the Wisconsin Rural Water Association conference March 23-27, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Park Committee - no report
Building and Zoning - Building Inspector Report for January 2009 permit #09-101 issued to Val Dierks, 305 Main Street Star Prairie for alteration and repair.
Public Works Committee - Trustee Johnson submitted the minutes 1/22/09 (on file). President Gibson stated that the Village was in an emergency situation without a working dump truck for sanding streets and a decision was made to purchase the used 1991 Ford dump truck from the St. Croix County Highway Department for $6,500 (dollars).
Special All-Terrain Vehicles Committee - no report
Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances
Jim DeBenedet, Stevens Engineers presented a proposal for updating the Village's land use related ordinances in order to be consistent with the Comprehensive Plan. Trustee Berger moved to approve Stevens Engineers proposal in the amount of $4,200 (dollars) to update the ordinances to be consistent with the Village of Star Prairie Comprehensive Plan seconded by Trustee Maxon. Roll call vote, all members voted yes. Motion carried.
Government Entities Network
Trustee Maxon moved to table the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Board of Education of the New Richmond Area School District and the New Richmond Area Government Entities Network seconded by Trustee Berger. Motion carried.
1983 Ford F8000 Dump Truck
President Gibson reported that the insurance company fixed the 1983 Ford F8000 dump truck. The consensus was to put this item on the March agenda for discussion. No action taken.
2009 Proposed Sewer Utility Budget
Trustee Maxon moved to approve the 2009 Proposed Sewer Utility Budget seconded by Trustee Berger. Roll call vote, all members voted yes. Motion carried.
Application for Operator's License
Trustee Berger moved to approve the Operator's License for Lynn Howard, for Apple River Inn seconded by Trustee Maxon. Motion carried.
National Flood Insurance Program
Trustee Maxon moved to approve the Village of Star Prairie start the application process for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program seconded by Trustee Berger. Roll call vote, all members voted yes. Motion carried.
Public Comment - none
Trustee Berger moved to adjourn the meeting seconded by Trustee Maxon. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
Patsy Johnson, Village Clerk/Treasurer