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Village of Somerset - October 22, 2013 Minutes

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 11:20pm

Regular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
Board of Trustees
October 22, 2013
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 and Bartt Palmer. Absent: Bob Campbell and Dave Carufel. Village Attorney Anders Helquist was present.
Public Comment: No public comment.
St. Croix River Bridge Coalition: Chad Coolidge with the Coalition presented the goals and objective of the coalition and asked the board to contribute $2,500 toward the coalition efforts.
Minutes: Motion by Sayers, second by Sicard to approve the minutes from September 17 and October 15, 2013 meetings and motion carried.
Committee Reports
PUBLIC WORKS: Project updates: Robert Gunther updated the board on TIF projects emphasizing the punch list for Laser Drive. Dissolved Oxygen Probe and Controller: Motion by Palmer, second by Krueger to approve the quote from Hach to install the probe and controller in the amount of $5,145. All members voted yes and motion carried.
PUBLIC SAFETY:
Operator License: Motion by Sayers, second by Sicard to approve the operator license for Benjamin Scheiderer and motion carried.
PLAN COMMISSION: Rezoning: Motion by Johnson, second by Sayers to approve the rezoning of parcel 1099 from Highway Commercial to Industrial and motion carried. Conditional Use Permit: Motion by Sicard, second by Palmer to approve the Conditional Use Permit for Flatcap LLC to operate a distillery with the following conditions: Obtain the appropriate permits from federal, state and county agencies to operate a distillery; any expansion of the building and operation must be approved by the village due to the sewer and water being on private well and septic; and hours of operation will be 8:00 am to 8:00 pm six days a week. All members voted yes and motion carried.
FINANCE/PERSONNEL:
2014 Assessors Contract: Motion by Johnson, second by Sicard to table the assessor’s contract and motion carried. Water Operator: Motion by Sicard, second by Palmer to appoint Neil Folkert to the Water Operator position. All members voted yes and motion carried.
FIRE/RESCUE: Palmer updated the board on the Fire/Rescue Department activities highlighting the Fire Department open house.
New Business:
Committee Appointments: None.
Revolving Loan Fund: Motion by Johnson, second by Sayers to approve the Cedar Corp. contract for administration of the Housing Revolving Loan fund and motion carried.
Bills: Motion by Krueger, second by Palmer to approve the village, water and sewer bills in the amount of $644,294.48 and motion carried.
Adjourn: Motion by Palmer, second by Johnson to adjourn and motion carried. Adjournment: 7:55 p.m.
Pamela Donohoe, Clerk
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