Village of Somerset Board of Trustees, Oct. 20, 2008
Regular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
board of trustees
October 20, 2008
Village Hall, 110 Spring Street, Somerset, WI 54025
President Johnson called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Hall. Present: Jeffrey Johnson, Ryan Sicard, Bob Campbell, Ron Hill, Gerald Mullenberg, Bartt Palmer and Greg Sayers.
Public Comment: No public comment.
Minutes: Motion by Sicard, second by Mullenberg to approve the minutes of the September 15th, 2008 meeting and motion carried.
PUBLIC WORKS: Project updates: Rob Jones with Cedar Corp. discussed the projects highlighting Village Hall generator is under construction, Spring/Aspen/Rivard is close to closing the project, Main Street is finalized, the WWTP is underway and be completed prior to the disinfection season. Aspen/Rivard Street lights: Motion by Sicard, second by Mullenberg to approve the Xcel Energy street lights on Aspen and Rivard Streets amount not to exceed $30,000. Motion carried. River Hills Pond Trail: Motion by Sicard, second by Hill to award the bid to Belisle Excavation for the River Hills Trail in the amount of $17,499. All members voted yes carried. Pay Requests: Motion by Sicard, second by Mullenberg to approve pay request #5 Pember Companies for the Cty. Rd C turn lanes in the amount of $18,239.08. Motion carried. Motion by Sicard, second by Mullenberg to approve final pay request #11 McCabe Construction for the completion of the Main Street project in the amount of $32,666.31. Motion carried. Motion by Sicard, second by Campbell to approve pay request #8 A-1 Excavating for the Rivard Street project in the amount of $31,654.35. Motion carried. Water Loop bid: Motion by Sicard, second by Campbell to award the water main extension bid on LeMire Street to Belisle Excavating $ 48,742.30. All members voted yes and motion carried. General Sam's Sewer Credit: Motion by Sicard, second by Mullenberg to give a credit in the amount of $9,000. All members voted yes and motion carried. The board discussed adopting a new sewer credit policy for January 1, 2009.
PUBLIC SAFETY: Operator License: Motion by Sayers, second by Mulllenberg to approve the operators' license for Melanie Betterley, Chantelle Bordelon,Tammi Brinkman, Jennifer Criswell, Denise Pishko and Michelle Medicine Bear and motion carried. Motion by Sayers, second by Ron Hill to deny the operator's license for David Steuding and motion carried. Chief Briggs discussed grant opportunities that the department is working on with the County.
PLAN COMMISSION: Rob Jones discussed the Somerset Clinic expansion and issues with the plans have been addressed with the exception of the handicap ramp location, and storm water issues. Johnson stated that they will be required to pay additional hookup costs for the new water and sewer line. Johnson reported on the October meeting.
FINANCE/PERSONNEL: Johnson reported on the budget status.
INDUSTRIAL PARK: Johnson discussed the meeting and the new Industrial Park layout.
Resolution 2008-06: Motion by Sicard, second by Sayers to discontinue the abandon alley adjacent to lot 113 through 118 and lot 157 through lot 164 located in the plat of Somerset Meadows second addition, Village of Somerset, St. Croix County. All members voted yes and motion carried. Johnson asked Cedar Corp. to stake the new lot line.
Cedar Contract: Motion by Johnson, second by Sicard to approve the Cedar Corp. contract for surveying and mapping lot 7, Block D, Harrimans in the amount of $1,800. Motion carried.
Tax Collection Agreement: Motion by Sicard, second by Sayers to approve the tax collection agreement with St. Croix County for tax collection year 2008. Motion carried.
Election Inspector: Johnson appointed Liz Victor as an election inspector. Motion by Sicard, second by Mullenberg to approve the appointment of Liz Victor all members voted yes and motion carried.
Bills: Motion by Mullenberg, second by Sayers to approve the water, sewer and village bills in the amount of $364,000.01 and motion carried.
Adjourn: Motion by Sicard, second by Sayers to adjourn and motion carried. Adjournment: 8:00 p.m.
Pamela Donohoe, Clerk