Village of Star Prairie March 7, 2012 Meeting MinutesVILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE
MARCH 7, 2012
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted March 6, 2012, the Star Prairie Village Board met in the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on March 7, 2012. The meeting was called to order by President Gibson. Roll call; members present: Trustees Gary Peterson, Bruce A. Johnson Chris Boardman and President Greg Gibson. Trustee Andrew Marrier arrived at 7:06 p.m. Also present; attorney Tim Scott, arriving at 7:14 p.m.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Trustee Peterson and carried.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the February 1, 2012 minutes as presented, seconded by Trustee Peterson and carried.
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the January 2012 Treasurer’s report as presented, seconded by Trustee Boardman and carried.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the disbursements of $413,270.11 (dollars) as presented, seconded by Trustee Johnson. Roll call vote; Motion carried 4-0.
Police – February 2012 report was submitted by Chief Lewis (on file).
Maintenance - Brody Larson submitted the February 2012 Maintenance Report (on file).
Park Committee - Trustee Boardman reported the park committee will be meeting March14, 2012.
Building and Zoning - no report
Public Works Committee - no report
Proposed Ordinance Regarding Sexual Offender Residency Restrictions
Trustee Johnson moved to modify previous motion and adopt an Ordinance Establishing Restrictive Zones and Residency Restrictions for Sexual Offenders within the Village of Star Prairie with amendment to the appeal process to remove (2) (c) Representative from Public Safety Committee, seconded by Trustee Boardman. Roll call vote; Motion carried 5-0. See ordinance as a part of these minutes. Attorney Scott stated that the ordinance will need to be published and will get a summary to the village clerk for publication.
New Richmond Fire & Rescue District Contract Agreement
Trustee Boardman moved to send a letter of intent to go forward with the process of forming a New Richmond Fire & Rescue Association, seconded by Trustee Marrier. Roll call vote; Motion carried 5-0.
Resolution Application For State Trust Fund Loan
The following preamble and resolutions were presented by Trustee Johnson and were read to the meeting.
By the provisions of Sec. 24.66 of the Wisconsin Statutes, all municipalities may borrow money for such purposes in the manner prescribed, and,
By the provisions of Chapter 24 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands of Wisconsin is authorized to make loans from the State Trust Funds to municipalities for such purposes. (Municipality as defined by Sec 24.60(2) of the Wisconsin Statues means a town, village, city, county, public inland lake protection and rehabilitation district, town sanitary district created under Sec. 60.71 or 60.72, metropolitan sewerage district created under Sec. 200.05 or 200.23, joint sewerage system created under Sec. 281.43(4) , school district or technical college district.)
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Village of Star Prairie, in the County(ies) of St Croix, Wisconsin, borrow from the Trust Funds of the State of Wisconsin the sum of Two Hundred Forty Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($245,000.00) for the purpose of financing water main improvements and water tower cleaning and for no other purpose.
The loan is to be payable within 15 years from the 15th day of March preceding the date the loan is made. The loan will be repaid in annual installment with interest at the rate of 4.00 percent per annum from the date of making the loan to the 15th date of March next and thereafter annually as provided by law.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that there shall be raised and there is levied upon all taxable property, within the Village of Star Prairie, in the County(ies) of St Croix, Wisconsin, a direct annual tax for the purpose of paying interest and principal on the loan as they become due.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that no money obtained by the Village of Star Prairie by such loan from the state be applied or paid out for any purpose except financing water main improvements and water tower cleaning without the consent of the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that in case the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands of Wisconsin agrees to make the loan, that the president and clerk of the Village of Star Prairie, in the County(ies) of St Croix, Wisconsin, are authorized and empowered, in the name of the Village to execute and deliver to the Commission, certificates of indebtedness, in such form as required by the Commission, for any sum of money that may be loaned to the Village pursuant to this resolution. The president and clerk of the Village will perform all necessary actions to fully carry out the provisions of Chapter 24 Wisconsin Statutes, and these resolutions.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that this preamble and these resolutions and the aye and no vote by which they were adopted, be recorded, and that the clerk of this Village forward this certified record, along with the application for the loan, to the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands of Wisconsin.
Trustee Marrier moved adoption of the foregoing preamble and resolutions.
The question being upon the adoption of the foregoing preamble and resolutions, a vote was taken by ayes and noes, which resulted as follows:
1. Trustee Marrier voted ayes
2. Trustee Johnson voted ayes
3. Trustee Boardman voted ayes
4. Trustee Peterson voted ayes
5. Trustee Gibson voted ayes
A majority of the members of the village board of the Village of Star Prairie, in the County(ies) of St Croix, State of Wisconsin, having voted in favor of the preamble and resolutions, they were declared adopted.
Application for Temporary Class B (Picnic) Beer License
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the Temporary Class B (Picnic) Beer License for the Star Prairie Lions Club beginning March 30, 2012 and ending October 31, 2012 for 170 Hill Ave., Star Prairie seconded by Trustee Peterson. Roll call vote; Motion carried 5-0.
Application for Temporary Class B (Picnic) Beer License
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the Temporary Class B (Picnic) Beer License for the Star Prairie Lions Club beginning August 18, 2012 and ending August 18, 2012 for 207 Bridge Ave., Star Prairie seconded by Trustee Marrier. Roll call vote; Motion carried 5-0.
Application(s) for “Operator’s” License
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the operator’s license application for Rebecca Larson for Star Prairie Sports Bar seconded by Trustee Boardman. Roll call vote; Motion carried 5-0.
Village of Star Prairie website
Trustee Marrier reported on Frontier Free Space and will schedule a meeting with Trever Gibson to discuss information for website development. No action taken.
Set/change April Board Meeting date
Trustee Johnson moved to change the meeting date to April 11, 2012 at 7:00 pm, seconded by Trustee Boardman. Roll call vote; Motion carried 5-0.
Received correspondence from Helen Demulling village representative to the Senior Center Board to request $200.00 (dollars) from the village budget for the New Richmond Area Senior Center.
Trustee Peterson moved to adjourn the meeting seconded by Trustee Marrier. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.