Village of Star Prairie October 3 MinutesVillage of Star Prairie Board Proceedings
Village of Star Prairie Board Proceedings
October 3, 2012
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, posted October 2, 2012, the Star Prairie Village Board met in the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on October 3, 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. Absent: Andrew Marrier
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the amended agenda as presented, seconded by Trustee Johnson and motion carried.
Trustee Johnson moved to approve the minutes for September 5, 14 and 26, 2012 as presented seconded by Trustee Boardman and motion carried.
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the August 2012 Treasurer’s report as presented, seconded by Trustee Johnson and motion carried.
Trustee Boardman moved to approve the disbursements in the amount of $28,019.63 (dollars), seconded by Trustee Peterson. Roll call vote; 4-0 and motion carried.
The September 2012 Police Report was submitted by Chief Lewis (on file).
Brody Larson presented the September 2012 Maintenance Report (on file).
The Board consensus was to continue with the same agreement as last winter for storing sand for the Town of Star Prairie and have on file a current Invision Services certificate of liability insurance with the Village of Star Prairie listed as additional insured.
Angela Popenhagen, Stevens Engineers presented a memo dated October 3, 2012 from Jason Raverty, Project Manager for the Apple River Water Main Crossing Project. There were three options for correcting the water main that was not installed at the proper depth on the Apple River Water Main Crossing project. The contractor A-1 Excavating agreed to Option C; provide the following changes to allow the existing DIP to remain in place. See October 3, 2012 Stevens Memo, RE: Apple River Water Main Crossing – Star Prairie as a part of these minutes.
Trustee Boardman moved to accept Option C as stated on the memo as long as Stevens Engineers supervised the project change, seconded by Trustee Peterson. Roll call vote; Trustee Boardman – yes, Trustee Peterson – yes, President Gibson – yes, Trustee Johnson – no, and motion carried.
Trustee Boardman reported on the September 19, 2012 park committee meeting. The park committee recommends replacement of the two maple trees that have died at the ball park.
Building and Zoning – no report
Public Works Committee
A recap of the September 14, 2012 Public Works Committee meeting.
St. Croix River Crossing Mitigation Funds
Angela Popenhagen, Stevens Engineers and Theresa Johnson gave a brief presentation on the St. Croix River Crossing mitigation funding for growth management available for STH 64 Corridor Communities for Water Resources Planning/Protection, Local Government Planning/Zoning Support and Greenspace Protection Program. These monies will become available when the St. Croix River Crossing bridge contract is awarded, on a first come first serve basis. It was recommended the village consider funding for next years budget. No action taken.
SBA Monarch Towers I, LLC
Trustee Peterson moved to approve the confirmation and memorandum of lease with SBA Monarch Towers I, LLC with the provision that the Village of Star Prairie be listed as additional insured on the certificate of liability insurance and, as per attorney Tim Scott’s recommendation, the removal of the words “terminated or canceled” in Paragraph (g), seconded by Trustee Boardman. Roll call vote, 4-0 and motion carried.
Village of Star Prairie Municipal Court
Trustee Boardman moved to adopt An Ordinance Abolishing the Municipal Court of the Village of Star Prairie effective at the expiration of the current Municipal Judge’s term --- that is as of May 1, 2013, seconded by Trustee Johnson. Roll call vote, 4-0 and motion carried.
Village of Star Prairie website
No action taken.
Computer Technician Services
No action taken.
Set/change November Board meeting date
Trustee Johnson moved to change the meeting date to November 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., seconded by Trustee Boardman. Roll call vote, 4-0 and motion carried.
Set special meeting date and Public Hearing for 2013 proposed budget
Trustee Johnson moved to set a special meeting and public hearing for the 2013 proposed budget for November 28, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., seconded by Trustee Peterson. Roll call vote, 4-0 and motion carried.
Public Comment – none
Trustee Johnson moved to adjourn seconded by Trustee Peterson and motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m.