VILLAGE OF LONE ROCK
LONE ROCK, WISCONSIN
OFFICE OF CLERK
Minutes of The Lone Rock Village Board Meeting
Tuesday, January 10th, at 7:00 P.M.
Village Office Conference Room, 314 E Forest St, Lone Rock, WI.
Trustees: Harry Pulvermacher, Steve Morgenson, Tom Whalen, Dan Quinn, Corey Ewers, Jr. Marshall. Board President, Dean Ewers presiding.
Call to Order – The meeting was called to order by Board President Dean Ewers at 7:00 PM.
Roll Call – Roll call was taken with all board members present. Also in attendance were Esther Marshall, Marian Copus, Dan Wilson, Adam Reno, Christa Quinn, A.J. Christianson, Ryan Price, Karen Kampen.
Approval of Agenda – Motion to approve the agenda by Dan Quinn, second Tom Whalen, all in favor, motion carried.
Approval of Minutes – Motion to approve the minutes by Steve Morgenson, second by Pulvermacher, all in favor, motion carried.
Fire Station Addition Update – Adam Reno reported that the new addition is nearly complete.
Bart Nies – Delta 3 Engineering – Update – Bart was unable to attend this meeting due to icy roads, and will not be able to attend February’s meeting due to another commitment, but he is available via telephone call during this meeting if we have any questions. Bart asked that the Board please consider via motion the following items at tonight’s meeting or at the February Board meeting at the very latest:
1) Consider/revise/approve the Priority order of the Capital Improvements Program. (i.e. Does the Village Board want to revise the priority list of the projects in the Capital Improvements Program?) Discussion prior said we would do Projects 1, 2 and 3. It is over a million dollars, but depending on what we get, we can go down from there, but not up.
2) Consider/approve which Projects (if any) of the Capital Improvements Program to pursue in 2017/2018. Dan Quinn motion to have Bart, Second Morgenson, write the grants for projects 1, 2, and 3. All in favor, motion carried.
3) Consider/approve Delta 3 Engineering to provide the grant writing/application services for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application and engineering services for the selected Projects in Item #2 above. Included in #
4) Consider/approve Delta 3 Engineering to provide the grant writing/application services and engineering services for a Wisconsin DNR financing application for the selected Projects in Item #2 above.
Board members discussed each of the four items listed. We all were under the impression that this had been taken care of at our last meeting, when Bart was here. However, Kampen said she did not find a motion anywhere in the minutes of that meeting.
Mobile Home Park Address Changes – Street Signs – Update – Adam and Dan reported that the street signs are now up. Karen reported that she has compiled the old/new address list with the Utility billings listing to put names to the addresses, and e-mailed the list to the mobile home park owner, Traci Halvorson. Traci reviewed the list and sent back a list of corrections, including the names of mobile home owners who are renting out their trailer. The letters will go out in the next few days to the mobile home residents and owners, informing them of their new address. A reminder that they will be able to use both their old and new address interchangeably for one year before completely changing to their new address.
General Transportation Aids – Clerk Kampen reported that we received notification that our General Transportation Aid for 2017 will be $23,054.94, thanks in large part to Corey Ewers and Adam Reno who completed the required reports.
Issuance of New Licenses for Dollar General: Liquor (Beer & Wine,) Cigarette / Tobacco Products, and Operator’s License for Kelli Van Bendegom, Agent for Dolgencorp – Motion Stev, Jr, all in favor, carried.
Resolution 2016-07 – Amendment to Resolution 2016-01 to include the villages of Arena and Plain – Motion Quinn/Jr to adopt the Resolution to Amend … All in favor, Carried.
Codification of Ordinances – Update – Nothing new.
The Dump – Update and Discussion – Burned, had complaints from the smoke, will see about bringing in a chipper and chip it all. Have to get a permit. Our pile hardly ever gets over the amount. Do rows one year, another row the next. The gate will be locked, it is for residents only. Motion Quinn to have the Dump surveyed, so it will be and possibly turned into a compost site, steve second. Carried.
Richland Co. Tax Deeds on Properties (Glaser/Kast) – Update – We own the Kast property now. We bid $2,000 and there were no other bids. They are holding an additional $2,000 check until we get the property cleaned up. Esther said the property is still being charged for garbage pickup, so Esther is going to take it off now. Pulvey said to ask when we can expect cleanup from the Glaser property owners who asked if they could clean it up for the wood.
Lawler Property Clean-up – Karen write letter to get it cleaned up as soon as possible.
Loader Repairs – Check to see how much Simpson put into it, see that it was already paid, Jr. has about 12 hrs into it. Kampen asked for invoice/receipt
Caucus Reminder – January 17, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. –
Office Furniture / Equipment – Esther said we both have been putting in quite a few hours, need to get additional cabinets, about $800. Pulvey/Ton to get the office furniture and equipment , Pulvey motion to get a new printer, Steve second. All in favor, carried.
AJ Christianson – Court Update –
Police - Got letters out to clean ujp properties/abandoned cars. Pulvey asked about the apartments Brent Reider’s apartments,. Basketball hoop by the Waz is a safety hazard. As soon as weather gets nice he will be checking pools for proper fencing.
Streets – Check recorder here on
Water and Sewer --
Public Input – Blood drive report – AJ – 41 donors. Next one March 1st. Thundershowers is a fundraiser for PALS inflatables to set up in Community Building, looking at Feb. 18th for use of building. Will double check on insurance. No charge for rental, lock in Feb 18th for the Community Center, and March 1st for Blood Drive.
Review Bills – The bills were distributed for approvals. Tom asked for thank you notes for donors of canons and cannonballs.
Informational Stuff: Direct Deposit; WC Audit; WDC WI Deferred Compensation Program is available to us through the ETF; Statement of Changes in Equalized Value; PSC Announcement re: frozen water mains & laterals; Text Marketing handout; Election Worker Training tomorrow, the 18, Feb 1, March 8.
Confirm Date of Next Meeting – 7:00 PM, February 14, 2017
Adjourn – Meeting adjourned at 7:54 P.M.
Karen J. Kampen, Clerk