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Village of Star Prairie May 1, 2013 Board Proceedings

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:00am

VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE

BOARD PROCEEDINGS

MAY 1, 2013

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted 4/30/2013 and revised notice posted 4/30/2013, the Star Prairie Village Board met in the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on May 01, 2013. The meeting was called to order by President Gibson. Roll call; members present: Trustees Gary Peterson, Bruce A. Johnson, Chris Boardman, Andrew Marrier and President Greg Gibson. Also present attorney Tim Scott. Trustee Boardman moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING

President Gibson asked for public comment on proposed amendments to the Village of Star Prairie Zoning Code. No comments were brought forward. President Gibson closed the public hearing.

Trustee Peterson moved to approve the minutes from the April 10, 2013 meeting, seconded by Trustee Marrier and motion carried.

Trustee Johnson moved to approve the March 2013 Treasurer's Report, seconded by Trustee Boardman and motion carried. Trustee Marrier moved to approve the disbursements in the amount of $20,182.86 (dollars), seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.

REPORTS

Police - Chief Lewis submitted the April 2013 Police Report (on file).

Maintenance

Brody Larson presented the April 2013 Maintenance Report (on file). It was noted that Don's Sweeper Service would sweep the streets mid May.

Park Committee - no report

Building and Zoning

Building Inspector's Report for the month of April 2013 no permits issued for April.

Public Works Committee - no report

NEW BUSINESS

Amendments to Zoning Ordinance Section 13-1-8

The proposed amendment creates a definition for "Development Regulations" and replaces the existing definitions for "Nonconforming Structure" and "Nonconforming Use". Trustee Johnson moved to amend Section 13-1-8 Zoning Definitions Pertaining to Certain Nonconformities, seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried.

Amendments to "Article E - Nonconforming Uses, Lots and Structures"

The proposed amendments bring the Village Zoning Code into compliance with recent state law changes addressing nonconforming uses, lots and structures. Trustee Marrier moved to amend Article E - Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots, of the Zoning Code seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.

WisDOT STH 65 mill and overlay resurfacing project

Trustee Boardman moved to approve the draft of letter, with corrections or additions for clarification on the payment participation for the crosswalks and variation of pavement widths requiring the Village to pay for additional pavement, seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried.

Resolution Approving and all Hazards Mitigation Plan

Trustee Johnson moved to adopt Resolution No. 2013-01, seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 2013-01

A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN ALL HAZARDS MITIGATION PLAN FOR THE VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE

WHEREAS, hazard mitigation planning is the process of developing a set of actions designed to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people, businesses, infrastructure, and property from hazards and their effects; and,

WHEREAS, St. Croix County, working through its Local Emergency Planning Committee, has updated and prepared the St. Croix County All Hazards Mitigation Plan, 2013-2018 to assess the magnitude of hazard risks and develop strategies for minimizing or reducing these risks; and,

WHEREAS, the Village of Star Prairie participated in the planning process through a meeting with community representatives to identify hazard risks, vulnerabilities, and strategies unique to the community, as well as through the review of draft plan materials; and,

WHEREAS, the Plan was reviewed and preliminarily approved by Wisconsin Emergency Management and FEMA as meeting the requirements of the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and applicable Code of Federal Regulations; and,

WHEREAS, adoption of the Plan by the Village Board will meet prerequisite requirements which enables the Village of Star Prairie to apply for FEMA grant dollars for hazard mitigation projects;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Village Board adopts the St. Croix County All Hazards Mitigation Plan, 2013-2018 as the official all hazards mitigation plan for the Village of Star Prairie with the intent of implementing the plan recommendations as funding and resources allow.

Application(s) for "Operator's" License

Trustee Peterson moved to approve the "Operator's" License for Bryan Haugerud and Travis Cunningham for Star Prairie Sports Bar, seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.

Annual organizational meeting and standing committees appointments

Board of Appeals:

Cindy Gibson-chair Appointed 5-04-11 3 yr. term2014

Tom Johnson-citizen memberAppointed 5-01-13 3 yr. term2016

Jerry Soderquist-citizen member 

Appointed 5-02-12 3 yr. term2015

Mike Holle-citizen memberAppointed 5-02-12 3 yr. term2015

Daniel Scheeringa - citizen member 

Appointed 5-04-11 3 yr. term2014

Janet Knutson - citizen member Appointed 5-01-13Alternate

Rick Johnson - citizen member  Appointed 5-01-13Alternate

Park Committee:

Rob Berger-chair/citizen member 

Appointed 5-01-131 yr. term2014

Greg GibsonAppointed 5-01-13President2014

Gary Peterson  Appointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

Mike Holle-citizen memberAppointed 5-01-131 yr. term2014

Tom Johnson-citizen member Appointed 5-01-131 yr. term2014

Police Committee:

Greg Gibson-chair Appointed 5-01-13President2014

Bruce A. JohnsonAppointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

President Pro Tem:

Bruce A. Johnson Appointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

Plan Commission Committee:

Greg Gibson-chair Appointed 5-01-13President2014

Chris BoardmanAppointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

Jerry Soderquist - citizen member 

Appointed 5-02-12 3 yr. term2015

Roger Larson-citizen member Appointed 5-01-132 yr. term2015

Rob Berger -citizen member Appointed 5-01-13 1 yr. term2014

Public Works Committee:

Greg Gibson-chair Appointed 5-01-13President2014

Bruce A. JohnsonAppointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

Brody Larson Appointed 5-01-13Maint.Oper.2014

New Richmond Ambulance Representative:

Chris Boardman Appointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

New Richmond Fire Dept. Representative:

Andrew Marrier Appointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

Government Entities Network (GEN) Representative:

Andrew Marrier Appointed 5-01-13Trustee2014

Trustee Johnson moved to approve the committee appointments, seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.

Set Board of Review Certification special meeting date

Trustee Boardman moved to set the special meeting date for the Board of Review Certification to May 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., seconded by Trustee Johnson. All members voted yes and motion carried.

Discussion regarding part-time patrol officers term

It was decided to run the ad for two weeks in the Tri County paper and to set a deadline date.

Closed Session

Trustee Johnson moved to go into Closed Session pursuant to 19.85(1)(c) Wis. Statutes considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility -- part time office position, seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.

Open Session

Trustee Boardman moved to go into Open Session seconded by Trustee Marrier. All members voted yes and motion carried.

Adjournment

Trustee Peterson moved to adjourn, seconded by Trustee Marrier and motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:48 p.m.

Patsy Johnson

Village Clerk

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