VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted February 4, 2014, the Star Prairie Village Board met in the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on February 5, 2014. The meeting was called to order by President Gibson. Roll call; members present: Trustees Andrew Marrier, Bruce A. Johnson, Chris Boardman, Gary Peterson and President Greg Gibson. Also present attorney Tim Scott and Angela Popenhagen, PE with Stevens Engineers.
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Trustee Johnson and motion carried.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the minutes from the January 15, 2014 meeting seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried.
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the December 2013 Treasurers report, seconded by Trustee Marrier and motion carried.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the disbursements in the amount of $84,534.38 (dollars), seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Police - Chief Lewis presented the January 2014 Police Report (on file).
Maintenance - Brody Larson presented the January 2014 Maintenance Report (on file).
Park Committee no report
Building and Zoning no report
Public Works Committee President Gibson reported on the January 23, 2014 Public Works Committee meeting.
CTH M Improvements
Angela Popenhagen, PE with Stevens Engineers gave an overview of the 2014 Feasibility Study for CTH M Improvement Project and answered questions regarding the project improvements. Trustee Johnson moved to approve the preparation of plans and specifications for the CTH M Improvement Project seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Local Roads Improvement Program Funding
The Village of Star Prairie received correspondence from the St. Croix County Highway Department MSIP Committee that it was awarded $16,398.75 for the Utgaard Avenue project submitted for funding in the States 2015 fiscal year. The village will be receiving the Municipal Agreement for this project directly from the State. Angela Popenhagen, PE with Stevens will check on the sunset date for this funding.
Esher Enterprises Corporation
Theron Isensee of Esher Enterprises Corporation gave a brief presentation and passed around a series of pictures to give the Board a visual look of different locations for proposed placement of the historic chapel. Esher Enterprises would like to see the church building placed in River Island Park. The Board consensus was to refer this to the Plan Commission and Park Committee for a recommendation. No action taken.
WW Goetsch proposal
Trustee Johnson moved to approve WW Goetsch proposal in the amount of $20,000 (dollars) for complete rebuild kit for Lift Station #2 pump #1 and purchase a new standard 40hp backup pump that can be used at either Lift Station, seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Proposed Synthetic Drug and Synthetic Cannabinoid Ordinances
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the following proposed ordinances;
An Ordinance Relating to Synthetic Drugs, Toxic Inhalants and Synthetic Cannabinoid, An Ordinance Regarding Licensing of Synthetic Drug Establishments, and An Ordinance Regarding Consumption of Products Labeled Not for Human Consumption seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried. See the above three village ordinances as a part of these minutes.
Proposed Ordinance Regarding Social Host Responsibility
Trustee Boardman moved to table the proposed Social Host Responsibility ordinance seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Barry Kunze inquired if attorney Tim Scott has spoken with Tim Ramberg, St. Croix County Highway Commissioner regarding the All-Terrain Vehicles ordinance and Tim reported that he has not.
Trustee Johnson moved to adjourn, seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:34 p.m.