VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted September 30, 2013, the Star Prairie Village Board met in the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on October 2, 2013. The meeting was called to order by President Gibson. Roll call; members present: Trustees Bruce A. Johnson, Chris Boardman, Gary Peterson and President Greg Gibson. Absent: Trustee 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 September 11, 2013 and September 25, 2013 meetings, seconded by Trustee Johnson and motion carried.
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the August 2013 Treasurers Report, seconded by Trustee Boardman and motion carried. Trustee Boardman moved to approve the disbursements in the amount of $15,139.52 (dollars), seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Chief Lewis presented the September 2013 Police Report (on file). Chief Lewis recommended that the village put one additional speed limit sign going east on CTH H. There are two speed limit signs going west on CTH H. Trustee Johnson moved to approve another speed limit sign going east on CTH H, seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Brody Larson presented the September 2013 Maintenance Report (on file). Discussion on the water tower mold problem. The Board asked that attorney Tim Scott contact Midwest Mobile Washers. Attorney Scott stated that using an out-of-state company complicates matters for the law and he asked that the village document the current condition of the water tower. The Highway 64 Communities Stormwater and Wastewater Coalition meeting on October 10, 2013 will meet at the Star Prairie Community Center. President Gibson volunteered to be the village representative alternate.
Park Committee Park Committee meeting minutes for September 10, 2013 (on file).
Building and Zoning no report
Public Works Committee no report
WE Energies relocate gas line for CTH M Apple River Bridge replacement project
Lewis Knapp with We Energies presented plans to the Board for the relocation project. The gas main on the bridge is the last attachment in northwest Wisconsin. Location requirement of 14-15 feet south of the new water main crossing. Proposed location is 25-30 feet south. Timetable in 2013 to relocate is four weeks, weather permitting. Angela Popenhagens concern with the presented plans is the sanitary manhole (page 3) at Mill Avenue and First Street. No action taken.
CTH M Improvements
Angela Popenhagen, P.E. with Stevens Engineers presented the Board a proposal for the reconstruction of CTH M from the end of the upcoming bridge project to the connection with the STH 65 project with estimated fees on an hourly basis for topographic survey $2,400 and preliminary engineering $5,800 (dollars). Trustee Peterson moved accept Stevens Engineers proposal of hourly up to $8,200 to engineer the CTH M road improvement project seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Local Roads Improvement Program 2014-2015
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the 2014-2015 Municipal Street Improvement Program Application for Utgaard Avenue (423 feet) proposed to be fully reconstructed at an estimated cost of $42,300 with Stevens Engineers professional services fee of $266.00 (dollars) seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Esher Enterprises Corporation request to place historic chapel structure in Village
Esher Enterprises Corporation purchased the chapel on September 14, 2013. Trustee Johnson moved that the Board go forward with moving this historic chapel to Star Prairie seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Proposed amendment to Village Ordinance Title 10 Chapter 4 Section 10-1-1 to 10-4-3
Attorney Tim Scott will draft the ordinance amendment allowing all-terrain vehicles to travel on village streets and have available for citizens to look at. No action taken.
Amy Danielson dance studio request at 318 Main Street
To amend the ordinance Amy Danielson will need to apply for a conditional use permit. No action taken.
Park Committee Recommendations
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the tree planting memorial request by Rick and Kris Nelson in memorial of Pete Engesether seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the Star Prairie Lions Club request to have five flower pots in the village seconded by Trustee Johnson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Purchase leak locater
Trustee Johnson moved to purchase a Metro Tech HL5000 leak locater for $3,500 from Davies Water Equipment seconded by Trustee Boardman. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Set special 2014 budget meeting dates
Trustee Johnson moved to set October 16, 2013 and October 23, 2013 for the next 2014 Budget meeting dates seconded by Trustee Peterson. All members voted yes and motion carried.
Jessica Larson and Cindy Gibson asked that the annual tree lighting and santa day be held as separate events as done in the past and not be combined on the same day. Item will be put on the November meeting agenda.
Trustee Johnson moved to adjourn, seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.
Patsy Johnson, Village Clerk