Village of Somerset 2/21/12 MinutesRegular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
Regular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
Board of Trustees
February 21, 2012
Village Hall, 110 Spring Street Somerset WI 54025
President Johnson called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present: Jeffrey Johnson, Ryan Sicard, Bob Campbell, Bob Krueger, Greg Sayers and Bartt Palmer. Attorney Anders Helquist, Rob Jones, Cedar Corporation, Rob Weldon and Bob Gunther were also present. Absent: Dave Carufel.
Minutes: Motion by Palmer, second by Krueger to approve the minutes from the January 19th meeting and motion carried.
PUBLIC WORKS: Project updates: Rob Jones with Cedar Corp. discussed the project update memo. Yard Waste – Sicard stated that the committee is discussing the yard waste issue. Lift Station Bids: Jones discussed the revised bids. Motion by Sicard, second by Krueger to approve the modified lift station bid from Haas Sons in the amount of $384,893.90 with a 5% construction contingency fund. All members voted yes and motion carried. Amended Cedar Contract: Motion by Sicard, second by Sayers to table the amended contract until next month and motion carried.
PUBLIC SAFETY: Operators Licenses: Motion by Sayers, second by Palmer to approve operator licenses for Amanda Kirk, Samantha Pierson, and Elizabeth Vanasse. Motion carried. Picnic Beer Garden Permit: Motion by Sayers, second by Palmer to approve the picnic beer permit for Somerset Hockey from March 9th to March 11th and motion carried. Police Addition: Sayers explained the status update.
Sergeant Positions: Motion by Sayers, second by Sicard to appoint Thomas Sirovatka effective 2/21/12 and Jeremiah Strobusch effective 2/22/12 as sergeants. All members voted yes and motion carried. Full-time Officer: Motion by Sayers, second by Sicard to appoint Brian Edwards to the full-time officer position. All members voted yes and motion carried. Part-time Officer: Briggs explained that he appointed James Thienes as a part-time officer.
PLAN COMMISSION: Johnson reported on the February 20, 2012 meeting. Motion by Sicard, second by Johnson to approve the SMC 184,000 square foot expansion plan and motion carried.
FINANCE/PERSONNEL: Johnson reported on the February 21, 2012 meeting. Letter of Understanding: Motion by Johnson, second by Sayers to approve the letter of understanding with the Police Professional Union in regards to the sergeant position. All yes and motion carried. Public Works Supervisors Job Descriptions: Motion by Sicard, second by Krueger to approve the revised job descriptions for the Public Works Supervisor positions and motion carried.
FIRE/RESCUE: Palmer discussed the Fire Dept. report.
Nick-Jack Update: The clerk reported that Tim Nolde agreed to pay half the property tax cost.
Ordinance A-602: The village attorney explained that the ordinance amendment does not comply with state statute therefore advises that it is not adopted.
Bills: Motion by Krueger, second by Palmer to approve the village, water and sewer bills in the amount of $1,740,813.97 and motion carried.
Adjourn: Motion by Johnson, second by Sayers to adjourn and motion carried. Adjournment: 7:30 p.m.
Pamela Donohoe, Clerk