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Village of Star Prairie Board Proceedings - January 15, 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:20pm

VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE
BOARD PROCEEDINGS
JANUARY 15, 2014
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted January 13, 2014, the Star Prairie Village Board met in the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on January 15, 2014. The meeting was called to order by President Gibson. Roll call; members present: Trustees Chris Boardman, Gary Peterson and President Greg Gibson. Absent: Bruce A. Johnson and Andrew Marrier. 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 December 6, 2013 meeting seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried.
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the November 2013 Treasurer’s report, seconded by Trustee Boardman and motion carried.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the disbursements in the amount of $57,131.67 (dollars), seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
REPORTS
Police - Chief Lewis submitted the December 2013 Police Report (on file).
Maintenance - Brody Larson presented the December 2013 Maintenance Report (on file).
Park Committee – no report
Building and Zoning – no report
Public Works Committee – no report
NEW BUSINESS
CTH M Improvements - Angela Popenhagen from Stevens Engineers presented a 2014 Feasibility Study for CTH M Improvement Project to the Board. No action taken.
WE Energies easement to relocate gas line in River Island Park - President Gibson moved to approve revised easement language to include existence of a six-inch PVC pipe carrying spring water across the easement area and trees are replaced outside of the easement area seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
State Certified UDC Building Inspector - Trustee Peterson moved to approve renewal of Brian Wert Inspection Agency Inc., Independent Contractor as the Village of Star Prairie UDC building inspector for one year term with no changes to contractor agreement seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Park Committee recommendations - Trustee Peterson moved to accept Star Prairie Lions Club $15,000 ballpark donation with caveat to serve beer out of the new announcers stand seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Trustee Peterson moved to allow tree planting and park bench memorial in River Island Park based on where the Board approves placement seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Village Ordinance Section 3-3-6 Regarding Statutory Limits on Access to Municipal and Municipal Utility Records - Attorney Tim Scott recommended the Board approve the additional restrictions on access to customer information exceptions to subsection (d) Municipal Utility Customer Information. Trustee Boardman moved to approve the ordinance amendment additions to Subsection (d) Municipal Utility Customer Information seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried. See village ordinance Section 3-3-6 Regarding Statutory Limits on Access to Municipal and Municipal Utility Records as a part of these minutes.
Village Ordinance Title 10 Chapter 4 Section 10-1-1 to 10-4-3 - Trustee Boardman moved to approve proposed amendment to Village Ordinance Title 10 Chapter 4 Section 10-1-1 to 10-4-3 allowing All-Terrain Vehicles to travel on village streets with changes made by village attorney Tim Scott seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
2014 Sewer Utility Budget - Trustee Peterson moved to approve the 2014 Sewer Utility Budget seconded by Trustee Boardman and motion carried.
Village of Star Prairie Bond Schedule - The Board consensus was to set a special meeting to work on proposed amendments to the village bond schedule for traffic and other violations. Trustee Boardman moved to table seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Star Prairie Community Center - Trustee Boardman moved to approve LeRoy Koehler’s drywall and painting proposal in the amount of $2,959 (dollars) for painting and repair of the ceiling and walls at the Star Prairie Community Center seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Public Comment - Pete Kruschke would like to build a berm on an area of his land that is shown on a preliminary plat of Richmond Prairie as a retention pond to keep his irrigation equipment from dropping into this low spot. Attorney Scott recommends the village take a look at the plan. Angela Popenhagen with Stevens Engineers will look into it.
Adjournment - Trustee Peterson moved to adjourn, seconded by Trustee Boardman and motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:19 p.m.
Patsy Johnson
Village Clerk
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