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Village of Somerset Jan. 21, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 11:20pm

Regular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
Board of Trustees
January 21, 2014
Village Hall, 110 Spring Street Somerset WI 54025
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President Johnson called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present: Jeffrey Johnson, Greg Sayers, Ryan Sicard, Bob Krueger, Bartt Palmer, and Bob Campbell. Absent: Dave Carufel. Village Attorney Anders Helquist was present.
Public Comment: No public comment.
PLAN COMMISSION: Ordinance A-611: Motion by Sicard, second by Krueger to adopt ordinance A-611 authorizing the zoning request for 1814 Cty Rd I to be rezoned from Agricultural residential (R1) to Highway Commercial (C2). All members voted yes and motion carried.
Johnson recessed the village board meeting to reconvene the finance meeting at 7:05 p.m.
Johnson reconvened to village board meeting at 7:25 p.m.
Minutes: Motion by Palmer, second by Sayers to approve the minutes from December 17, 2013 meeting and motion carried.
Committee Reports
PUBLIC WORKS: Project updates: Gunther gave a status report on the LaGrandeur project.
PUBLIC SAFETY: Sayers gave the monthly meeting report.
FINANCE/PERSONNEL: Resolution 2014-01: Motion by Sicard, second by Palmer to adopt the resolution authorizing the loan for the Fire Truck in the amount of $210,000 from First National Community Bank. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Finance Committee Restructuring: Johnson stated that he would like to restructure the finance committee to include the chair persons of Public Works and Public Safety, along with the Village President and one additional board member. Motion by Johnson, second by Sayers to approve the restructuring of the finance committee as recommended. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Resolution 2014-02: Motion by Johnson, second by Krueger to adopt the resolution authorizing the reduction in sewer fund balance owed to the village general fund by $250,000. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Police Contract: Motion by Johnson, second by Krueger to approve the 2014-15 Police Professional Union Contract. All members voted yes and motion carried.
FIRE/RESCUE: Palmer updated the board on the Fire/Rescue Department activities.
New Business:
Committee Appointments: Johnson appointed Paul Wenzel to the Economic Development Loan review committee. Motion by Sicard, second by Sayers to approve the appointment. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Conditional Use Permit 520 Main Street Complaint: The committee reviewed a memo from Chief Briggs regarding conditional use violations for event parking at 520 Main Street. Motion by Johnson, second by Sayers to acknowledge the complaint and motion carried.
Bills: Motion by Sayers, second by Sicard to approve the village, water and sewer bills in the amount of $ 822,182.35 and motion carried.
Adjourn: Motion by Johnson, second by Krueger to adjourn and motion carried. Adjournment: 7:55 p.m.
Pamela Donohoe, Clerk
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