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Village of Star Prairie Board Proceedings - August 7, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 11:20pm

VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE
BOARD PROCEEDINGS
AUGUST 7, 2013
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted August 6, 2013, the Star Prairie Village Board met in the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on August 7, 2013. The meeting was called to order by President Gibson. Roll call; members present: Trustees Gary Peterson, Bruce A. Johnson, Chris Boardman and President Greg Gibson. Trustee Andrew Marrier arrived at 7:03 p.m.
Also present attorney Tim Scott. Trustee Peterson moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Trustee Boardman and motion carried. Trustee Boardman moved to approve the minutes from the July 10, 2013 meeting, seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the June 2013 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried. Trustee Boardman moved to approve the disbursements in the amount of $40,711.92 (dollars), seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members present voted yes and motion carried.
REPORTS
Police - Chief Lewis presented the July 2013 Police Report (on file).
Maintenance - Brody Larson presented the July 2013 Maintenance Report (on file).
The Board consensus was that Brody get a couple of bids for a new muffler on the plow truck.
Park Committee – President Gibson reported that a meeting is scheduled for August 14, 2013
Building and Zoning - no permits issued for July.
Public Works Committee – President Gibson presented the public works committee meeting minutes for July 25, 2013 (on file).
NEW BUSINESS
Apple River Riders ATV Club proposed All-Terrain Vehicle routes within the village limits
Trustee Peterson moved to change the September meeting date and set a public hearing for September 11, 2013 at 7:10 p.m. to discuss allowing all-terrain vehicles to travel on village streets, seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
CTH M Improvements from the end of the bridge construction project to STH 65
Angela Popenhagen, PE with Stevens Engineers reviewed with the Board the July 24, 2013 memo presented to the public works committee regarding the possible options for improvements. The public works committee recommendation was the first option that would provide concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk along both sides of CTH M. Stevens Engineers proposed a fee of $1,500 (dollars) to do more drawings with contours and elevations to show how the improvements would all fit. The Board consensus was to wait until the September Board meeting to see what additional information Stevens Engineers received from the county.
St. Croix River Crossing Mitigation Funds
Angela Popenhagen reviewed with the Board the August 7, 2013 memo regarding the applications for project proposals for Growth Management or Greenspace and Riverway Bluffline Mitigation funds with Stevens Engineers proposed fee of $500 (dollars) per project application.
Trustee Johnson moved to go forward with the application process, seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried. The Board consensus was that Brody Larson attend the Hwy 64 Communities Stormwater and Wastewater Coalition meeting on August 13, 2013 for the village.
Apple River Bridge Replacement Project
Trustee Boardman moved to approve that Brody Larson get additional proposals and not to exceed $4,000 (dollars) for tree removal on the north side of bridge and go with the lowest bid with the contractor providing a certificate of insurance, seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Application for Temporary Class “B” (Picnic) Beer License
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the application for Temporary Class “B” (Picnic) Beer License for the Star Prairie Fish & Game beginning and ending September 6, 2013 for River Island Park, seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Application for Temporary “Operator’s” License
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the application for Temporary “Operator’s” License for Stuart Nelson of the Star Prairie Fish & Game, seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Proposed Amendment to Village Ordinance Section 11-2-7 Regarding Noise Limitations and Noise Pollution Prevention
Attorney Tim Scott made a recommendation to the Board to move forward with the proposed ordinance amendment because it provides an objective standard. Trustee Boardman moved to table the proposed amendment to Village Ordinance Section 11-2-7 regarding Noise Limitations and Noise Pollution Prevention, make revisions and bring it back to the September Board meeting, seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Set/Change September Board meeting date
In the same motion to set the public hearing the Board moved to change the September Board meeting date to September 11, 2013.
Public Comment
Steve Lewis stated that the Town of Star Prairie will not be using the salt shed for storing sand because the Town will be contracting with St. Croix County for snow plowing.
Adjournment
Trustee Boardman moved to adjourn, seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m.
Patsy Johnson, Village Clerk
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