Regular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
Board of Trustees
August 20, 2013
Village Hall, 110 Spring Street Somerset WI 54025
President Johnson called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present: Jeffrey Johnson, Bob Campbell, Ryan Sicard, Greg Sayers, Bob Krueger and Bartt Palmer. Absent: Dave Carufel. Village Attorney Anders Helquist was present.
Public Comment: Charlotte Boucher stated her displeasure with elimination of Campeau Drive because it will leave a lot land locked. Johnson assured her that if the land develops the village will provide an access. John Montpetit questioned the reason for the bus stop ordinance on the agenda and requested to be able to comment when the agenda item is discussed.
Minutes: Motion by Krueger, second by Sicard to approve the minutes from the July 16, 2013 meeting and motion carried.
2012 Audit Report: Tom Kortas reviewed the 2012 audit highlighting the sewer utility negative fund balance and the water rate case application.
PUBLIC WORKS: Project updates: Rob Jones updated the board on TIF projects emphasizing Laser Drive, La Grandeur Road, and Shay Street. Bus Stop Ordinance: Motion by Palmer, second by Sicard to adopt ordinance A-607 eliminating the bus stop ordinance. All members voted yes and motion carried. Village Park Pond: Motion by Palmer, second by Sicard to approve the quote in the amount of $2,340 from Melvin Custom Concrete for the wash out repair at Village Park and motion carried.
Laser Drive Pay request #2: Motion by Palmer, second by Krueger to approve Albrightson Excavating pay request #2 in the amount of $177,300.31. All members voted yes and motion carried. Somerset Meadow Easement: Palmer explained that Preferred Builders agreed to allow an easement for the maintenance of the ponds in Somerset Meadows and the clerk reported that we are waiting the return of the signed easement.
Operators Licenses: Motion by Sayers, second by Campbell to approve the operator license for Amanda Anez and motion carried.
FINANCE/PERSONNEL: Sicard reported that there are no action items.
PLAN COMMISSION: CSM: Motion by Sicard, second by Campbell to approve the certified survey map combining four lots on 190th Ave into one lot, Brian Smith land owner. Motion carried.
FIRE/RESCUE: Palmer updated the board on the Fire/Rescue Department.
Committee Appointments: None.
Resolution 2013-07: Motion by Johnson, second by Krueger to adopt resolution 2013-07 exempting from the village from the county library tax. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Bills: Motion by Sayers, second by Sicard to approve the village, water and sewer bills in the amount of $773,714.27 and motion carried.
Adjourn: Motion by Johnson, second by Sayers to adjourn and motion carried. Adjournment: 8:15 p.m.
Pamela Donohoe, Clerk