Village Board Meeting

February 12, 2014

 

            This meeting was called to order at 7:30pm by President Schraufnagel.  Roll call showed members present with Tr. Stasson absent.  Also in attendance were Katie Petrick of the Dodge County Pionier, Chief Mireski, Sarah Gosdeck, Kim Lefeber, Brad Hastings, Kelsey Jones, Brian Koll and Jenna Rhein.

           

            Motion by Tr. Schroeder, seconded by Tr. Liimatainen to approve the previous meeting’s minutes as distributed by email.  Motion carried.

 

            Sarah Gosdeck presented the monthly library report.  The library has made some positive changes to better serve the community and has new hours. 

 

            Motion by Pr. Schraufnagel, seconded by Tr. Hanke to approve February bills as follows: General Fund $87,422.67; Utility Fund $68,886.39; Crime Prevention Fund $1,303.54; Promotional Fund $1,130.00.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Pr. Schraufnagel, seconded by Tr. Liimatainen to approve the 2014 lease agreement between the Village of Lomira and the Lomira Athletic Association.  Motion carried.  The Village will pay for all utilities from the promotional fund and the Lomira Athletic Association will provide and pay for liability insurance.

 

            Pr. Schraufnagel presented the first reading of Ordinance #279 sidewalk maintenance.  The ordinance will be voted on at the next Board meeting.

 

            Motion by Tr. Hanke, seconded by Tr. Lefeber to renew the contract with Midwest Contract Operations for routine maintenance and operation of the wastewater treatment plant.  Motion carried.  The contract will cost $47,812 in 2014 which reflects a 1.5% increase from 2013. 

 

            Brian Koll presented the monthly public works report.

 

            Chief Mireski presented the monthly police department report.

 

            The Planning & Zoning Commission will meet at 6:30pm before the next Board meeting to discuss the village comprehensive plan. 

 

            Motion by Tr. Hanke, seconded by Tr. Liimatainen to convene to closed session at 8:04pm per WI Stats. 19.85(1)(e) and (f) to discuss land/property negotiations and adjourn.  Motion carried.

 

                                                                                                            Jenna S. Rhein

                                                                                                            Clerk/Treasurer

 

                                                                                                                             

 

 

 

Village Board Meeting

February 26, 2014

 

            This meeting was called to order at 7:30pm by President Schraufnagel.  Roll call showed members present with Tr. Davis, Tr. Liimatainen and Tr. Schroeder absent.  Also in attendance were Katie Petrick of the Dodge County Pionier, Chief Mireski, Ann Kreiser, Janice Haefs, Loraine Weyer, Brian Koll and Jenna Rhein.

           

            Motion by Tr. Stasson, seconded by Tr. Lefeber to approve the previous meeting’s minutes as distributed by email.  Motion carried.

 

            Ann Kreiser, Janice Haefs and Loraine Weyer requested the Board look into an easier system to open the municipal building entrance doors.  There have been several complaints regarding the difficulty of adults and children being able to open the entrance doors.  The Board will look into getting a push button for the front entrance doors of the municipal building. Brian Koll was directed to gather a quote. 

 

            Motion by Tr. Hanke, seconded by Tr. Lefeber to adopt Ordinance #279 sidewalk maintenance.  Motion carried.  Sidewalks must be cleared of any rubbish, dirt, filth, snow or ice within 24 hours after it has been deposited.  Sidewalks must be cleared of the entire width of the sidewalk.  Citations will be issued if ordinance is not followed.

 

            Motion by Pr. Schraufnagel, seconded by Tr. Hanke to adopt Resolution #895 special assessment of revenue shortfall in TID #4 to IPD, LLC in the amount of $50,000.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Pr. Schraufnagel, seconded by Tr. Lefeber to adopt Resolution #896 contracting Wisconsin Payments for collected credit/debit card payments.  Motion carried.  Residents may pay their quarterly sewer and water bills online beginning in with the first quarter billings sent out in March.

 

            The current liquor licenses were reviewed as required annually by Ordinance #5.05.  No changes were made.

 

            Brian Koll reported on behalf of the Streets, Utilities and Solid Waste Committee that several water main breaks have been repaired throughout the winter.  Garbage collection is every Wednesday, unless otherwise notified due to holidays, and there is a five bag maximum pick up each week per residence. 

 

            Motion by Pr. Schraufnagel, seconded by Tr. Hanke to adjourn at 7:55pm.  Motion carried.

 

           

                                                                                                            Jenna S. Rhein

                                                                                                            Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

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