Village Council Minutes
Oberhouse called the regular meeting of Council to order on Tuesday, April 2nd,
2002 at 7:30 p.m. A prayer was
offered by Douglas Wegman followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
for roll call were Panning, Wegman, Mazur, Brann, and Sharp.
Vandersall was absent. Also
attending the meeting were Police Chief, Dan O’Connor; Solicitor, Michael
Marsh; BPA President, Homer Johnson; Planning Commission Chairman, David Foulke;
and Polly Weitzel from the Sentinel-Tribune.
minutes from March 19th, 2002 were reviewed.
Sharp moved to amend the minutes to change the price charged Laurel
Nissen to $10,596.26. Seconded by Panning, the motion carried unanimously.
The minutes were approved as amended.
Bills in the amount of
$1,239.69 were presented for approval of payment.
Sharp moved, seconded by Wegman, to approve payment of the bills. The motion carried unanimously.
David Foulke reported the
Planning Commission has gone over the subdivision regulations several times and
has a marked up draft they are satisfied with.
The language is more modern and it is more protective and more complete
than the previous regulation ordinance. Council
members will be given copies to review, the Planning Commission will recommend
approval, a public hearing held and Ordinance passed following the three
Is working on a water rate
increase to present to the Utility Committee.
They would like to start it with the June or July billing.
The water softener at the
South Water Plant is complete and they are still trying to get the sewer
infiltration problems ironed out. They
will have more televising done (Water St., Bridge St., etc.)
Council decided to meet at
7:00 p.m., April 16th, at the South Water Plant for a tour.
Talked with Elaine Buchman, 412 Perry Street, about the Village cutting down
some trees and bushes and stoning the right-of-way in front of her house.
She wants to check it out with her attorney.
Solicitor Marsh suggested having Bob Sanford of Poggemeyer Design mark
the right-of-way but it was decided the employees could do it because they know
where the stakes are.
Presented the Police Department Income/Expense Report for March.
Informed Council he sent eight
certified letters on junk cars and TMACOG should have the traffic count done for
PIMA wants to take over the
flower boxes at the Police Station.
The Utility Building is going up and the question was asked who is doing
the inspecting and making sure it is being built according to specs.
It was decided an employee or elected official should do the inspecting
as long as they are qualified.
Sky Bank is not matching the
interest rates CSB will give us. The
Committee is concerned about putting all our money in one bank but the Solicitor
said it was okay and to go with the best rates.
The Streets, Alleys and Sidewalks
Committee has bids for asphalt work across from the Elevator and the entrance
off Elm to the ballpark. Rutter
& Dudley had the lowest bid but Panning questioned the thickness of the
asphalt. Countyline Co-op is happy
with what has been done on the corner across from them.
there was no further business to be brought before Council at this time, Sharp
moved, seconded by Brann, to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m.