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October Minutes

Village of Alma Center
Meeting Minutes of October 9, 2017

Present: Ken Ristow, Connie Patterson, Eric Olson, Eric Hanson, Jessica Anderson.

The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Village President Ken Ristow at 6:30 at the Alma Center Village Hall.

The open meeting notice requirements were met.

A motion was made by Anderson/Olson to approve the minutes of the September 11, 2017 regular Board minutes. Motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Patterson/Hanson to approve the minutes of September 20th, 2017 Personnel meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Hanson/Anderson to approve the bills paid for the period from August 14, 2017 through September 11, 2017. Motion carried unanimously.

Public Comments
Jessican Anderson told the Board that over the weekend she received several compliments on the Village. She heard from several people that there was a lot to do and that they had a lot of fun in the area.,

Old Business
Officer: Officer Johnson was not present.
Wiring posts for Christmas Lights: We energies informed us that after January, while they are reviewing the policy, we will likely not be able to use their poles for flowers, flags or Christmas lights.

Trailer Park: Attorney Radcliff is going to set up a conference call between Ken, the prospective buyer and himself to work out the details of the sale.

Street Repairs: The street repairs discussed should be completed by the end of October.

New Business

Brice Nelson of Davy discussed the test well. He went over various bids. A motion was made by Patterson/Anderson to accept the bid from Nelson Plumbing and Heating. Motion carried unanimously.

Mr. Nelson also informed the Board that a road to the test well site is not needed.

A discussion was help on filling in the Wetlands for the test well site. That is still in the works.

A discussion was held regarding the Water Tower painting bids. It was decided to table this until the November meeting as there are more bids to consider.

A discussion was held concerning the Cathodic Protection at the Water Tower. No action taken. Jeff Gaede will check to make sure the bid we received will be good until next spring.

A motion was made by Olson/Hanson to go with Black River Country Bank for any short term loan/line of credit needed for Water Tower projects. Motion carried unanimously.

A discussion was held on the Sewer main Ordinance change. Attorney Radcliff is checking into the previous ordinances. This has been tables until the November Meeting.

A Motion was made by Olson/Patterson to approve a shoe and clothing allowance for the workers of the Public Works Department. Motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Anderson/Hanson to approve the agreement with Joan Brenengen. Motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Anderson/Olson to approve Claudia Fields and Laurie Mueller to attend the Fall District 3 meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

October 23, 2017 at 6pm was decided on for the 2018 Budget Meeting.

A motion was made by Patterson/Anderson at 7:52 to go into closed session to discuss employee evaluations. Roll Call, all ayes.

Motion was made by Hanson/Patterson to re-convene in open session. Roll call, all ayes. Ken announced open session outside the front door.

Motion by Hanson/Olson to grant raises to Public Works and Office Employees. Motion was carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Hanson/Patterson to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

Laurie Mueller, Deputy Clerk



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