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Village Board - January 9, 2012
Jan 09, 2012

Village of Roberts

Village Board Meeting

January 9, 2012 – 7:00 PM

 

The Village Board Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by President Moeri.

 

The meeting was properly noticed in the Central St. Croix News and posted in three locations in the Village of Roberts.

 

Members Present:  Willard Moeri, Chuck Pizzi, Peter Tharp, Rand Waughtal, Don Gerhardt, Nathan Stork, and Katy Kapaun.

Visitors:  John Bond, Dan Burgess, Mary Imboden, Tom Lindfors, Brenda Hackman, Angi Goodwin, Marge Wolske, Bob Armstrong and Angi Goodwin.

 

Meeting Minutes

Motion to approve Meeting Minutes from December 12, 2011 Regular Board Minutes by Pizzi, seconded by Tharp.  Motion carried. 

 Treasurer’s Report

Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report by Waughtal, seconded by Kapaun.  Motion carried.

Public Concerns

The basement on Lacie D Lane has been capped as requested.

Communications – None

Department Reports

Police Department – Dan Burgess

  • Monthly Report –Report was reviewed.
  • School zone has received a lot of attention.  With the attention, there has been no one in the zone during the loading/unloading times.
  • Working with other departments and St. Croix County to start up Drug Task Force again.

Director of Public Works – John Bond

  • Permit for the Treatment Plant is still on hold.  The DNR received only comments from the Village and are doing research at this time.
  • Biosolids in Ellsworth has staff changes.  Sam Warp left and went to Marshfield.
  • We have been having problems with our sirens since St. Croix County went to narrow band.  The sirens are currently off and should be repaired this week.
  • Met with Mike Kamm pertaining to the roads that we have joint maintenance on.  The agreements will be run through Public Works and then brought back to the Village Board.

Committee Reports and Recommendations

Park/Urban Forestry Board – Chuck Pizzi

  • Aging & Disability Resource Center 2012 Contract

Motion to approve the 2012 Contract for Aging & Disability Resource Center by Pizzi, seconded by Gerhardt.  Motion carried.

  • Windows and doors are installed.  The trim needs to be completed.

Plan Commission

  • Building Inspector Report – Review report.

 

 

Village of Roberts

Village Board – January 9, 2012

Page Two . . .

  • Minor Lot Subdivision – Dick & Jan Stout

Motion to approve Minor Lot Subdivision for Dick and Jan Stout by Kapaun, seconded by Pizzi.  Motion carried.

  • Minor Lot Subdivision – Gerald Altmann – No Action
  • Flying J Business Plan of Operation

President Moeri described the project for Flying J.  There was a discussion regarding the fast food that would be offered.  Bob Armstrong from the local Subway was here and would like support from the board in not adding another Subway. 

Motion to approve Business Plan of Operation for Flying J by Stork, seconded by Gerhardt.  Motion carried.

  • Flying J Concept Plan

Angi Goodwin presented a few of her comments and presented the changes to the current zoning for business district.  The concept plan proposed does not meet the current green space but would meet if the proposed changes are made.  The intersection is being studied by DOT and 70thAvenue may need to be upgraded at their expense.

Motion to approve Flying J Concept Plan by Pizzi, seconded by Gerhardt.  Motion carried.

CDA Board – Rand Waughtal

  • Met in December and approved a newsletter.
  • Patti Robertson will be the new member on the CDA replacing Lana Hall.

Finance Committee - None

Public Safety - None

Public Works Committee - None

Fire Association – Meeting January 18, 2012

Library Board – Katy Kapaun/Brenda Hackman

  • Reviewed the November circulation.
  • Approved applying for grants for expansion of parking lots.
  • Approved use of the Community Room for Community Education Classes
  • Approved the sculpture which was being donated
  • Approved the library having a Facebook page.
  • Library hours will be expanding starting on January 16, 2012 
  • Brenda explained current programming.
  • The Holiday Open House was a huge success.
  • Job Service is at the Library the 4thWednesday – 10:00-1:00

Old Business

New Business

  • Employee Education Requests and Expense Reports

Motion to approve Education Request for John, Brian and Mark for Collection System Maintenance by Kapaun, seconded by Pizzi.  Motion carried.

Motion to approve John attending the WWOA on February 18, 2012 by Tharp, seconded by Waughtal.  Motion carried.

Motion to approve Doreen to attend the Ehlers Education Seminar in the Dells on February 16-17 by Tharp, seconded by Pizzi.  Motion carried.

Village of Roberts

Village Board – January 9, 2012

Page Three . . .

 

  • Operator’s License

 Motion to approve Operators License for Lance Veness by Pizzi, seconded by Gerhardt.  Motion carried.

  • Save the Strays – 2012 Contract

Motion to accept Save the Strays 2012 Contract by Gerhardt, seconded by Waughtal.  Motion carried.  Nay – Tharp.

  • Phantom Fireworks of Wisconsin Seller’s Permit

Motion to accept Phantom Fireworks of Wisconsin Seller’s Permit by Gerhardt, seconded by Pizzi.  Motion carried.

  • SEH Contract for Dataview/GIS

Motion to approve SEH Contract for Dataview/GIS by Pizzi, seconded by Gerhardt.  Motion carried.

  • Payment of Bills

Motion to pay the bills by Kapaun, seconded by Pizzi.  Motion carried.

  • Motion to convene into Closed Session considering for discussion per Wisconsin State Statutes 19.85(1)c considering employments, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility to approve WPPA Union Contract by Kapaun, seconded by Pizzi.  Roll call – Pizzi-Aye, Tharp-Aye, Waughtal-Aye, Willard-Aye, Kapaun-Aye, Gerhardt-Aye, Stork-Aye.  Motion carried.
  • Motion to adjourn Closed Session and reconvene into Open Session by Pizzi, seconded by Tharp.  Roll call – Pizzi-Aye, Tharp-Aye, Waughtal-Aye, Willard-Aye, Kapaun-Aye, Gerhardt-Aye, Stork-Aye.  Motion carried.
  • Motion to approve the Wisconsin Professional Police Association Union Contract by Pizzi, seconded by Kapaun.  Motion carried.  5-Aye, 1-Nay.
  • Any other business - None

 

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:00 PM by Kapaun, seconded by Gerhardt.  Motion carried.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                               

Doreen Kruschke, WCPC, CMTW                              Date Adopted     2/13/2012



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