Village of Somerset August 21, 2012 MinutesRegular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
Regular Meeting of the Village of Somerset
Board of Trustees
August 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 Krueger, Dave Carufel, Bob Campbell and Bartt Palmer. Greg Sayers was absent. Village Attorney, Anders Helquist, Rob Jones, Cedar Corporation, Robert Gunther and Rob Weldon were also present.
Public Comment: No public comment.
Minutes: Motion by Palmer, second by Krueger to approve the minutes from the July 17, 2012 meeting and motion carried.
2011 Audit Report: Tom Kortas and Jonathan Sherwood with CliftonLarsonAllen presented the 2011 Audit Report.
PUBLIC WORKS: Project updates: Rob Jones with Cedar Corp. discussed the project update memo highlighting the Shay Street lift station, LaGranduer, and Laser Drive projects. Shay Street: Motion by Sicard, second by Krueger to approve pay request #3 for the Shay Street Lift Station in the amount of $ 20,427.29 to Haas and Sons. All members voted yes and motion carried. Change Order #1-Village Park Restroom: Motion by Sicard, second by Palmer to approve the change order from Shock-ner Electric with a net addition of $2,710 with funds from Parks Capital Improvements. All members voted yes and motion carried. Sprint Antenna Modifications-Site plan and Inspection review proposal by KLM: KLM Engineering provided a proposal to provide Engineering review and Inspection services for the modifications to the Sprint Antenna at the water tower. The contract amount is $8,200, which could be charged back to Sprint. Motion by Sicard, second by Krueger to approve the contract with KLM Engineering in the amount of $8,200 to be paid by Sprint contingent upon review by the Village attorney and motion carried.
PUBLIC SAFETY: Operators Licenses: Motion by Carufel, second by Palmer to approve the operator’s licenses for Lynne Belsha, Jerrod Berget, Jordan Berget, Nicholaus Fletcher, Eugene L’Allier Jr and Tanner Milliron and motion carried.
Change Order #2-Police Addition: Motion by Carufel, second by Palmer to approve the change order from Ross & Associates with a net addition of $216.67. All members voted yes and motion carried. Police Addition Pay Request #4: Motion by Carufel, second by Palmer to approve pay request #4 for the police addition to Ross and Associates in the amount of $1,930.71 and $6,128 in owner direct purchases. All members voted yes and motion carried.
PLAN COMMISSION: Conditional Use Permit: Motion by Sicard, second by Krueger to approve the conditional use permit for Somerset Youth Hockey Association to park cars during events with the conditions as set by the Plan Commission and add the condition “Any changes to the site plan must be approved by the Plan Commission and Village Board”. All yes and motion carried.
FINANCE/PERSONNEL: Public Works reorganization extension of agreement: Motion by Johnson, second by Sicard to table the public works reorganization agreement extension and motion carried. State Population Estimation: Motion by Sicard, second by Krueger to accept the population estimation of 2,647 and motion carried. Recognition of employees by the Insurance company - achieving the lowest experience mod for work comp: The board congratulated the Village employees for no work comp accidents. Resolution 2012-02 Requesting Exemption for County Library Tax: Motion by Johnson, second by Carufel to approve Resolution 2012-02 Requesting application for exemption from the county library tax. All yes and motion carried.
FIRE/RESCUE: The board reviewed the Fire Rescue report. Palmer stated that the Fire/Rescue Commission will work on getting ballpark numbers for the new fire truck purchase for the September joint meeting.
Committee Appointments: None
Parking on Village Streets during Events: Carufel stated that during the weekend “No Parking” signs were not placed on village streets for event participants. Chief Briggs stated that placement of “No Parking” signs is based on the number of attendees for each event. The signs are placed on streets in the vicinity of the Somerset Amphitheater site and spread out from there. It is something that the department will adjust during each event.
Parking on Parent Street: Krueger stated the Public Works committee discussed parking on Parent Street and the possibility of cutting a bus stop into the street on Parent Street. Krueger stated he feels the issue should be discussed now instead of waiting until the spring. The Village Board decided the public safety and public works committees need to come up with solutions and bring their ideas to the Village Board.
Bills: Motion by Sicard, second by Campbell to approve the village, water and sewer bills in the amount of $477,788.96 and motion carried.
Adjourn: Motion by Johnson second by Krueger to adjourn and motion carried. Adjournment: 8:28 p.m.