April 15, 2014
VILLAGE OF ORFORDVILLE
Annual Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:00 P.M.
Orfordville Village Hall
CALL TO ORDER
Clerk Waege called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present were Gary Phillips, Kathy Schindler, Dale Peterson, Kurt Fullmer, Beth Schmidt, and Russell Rucker. Also present was Clerk Waege. President David Olsen arrived at 7:45 p.m.
TOUR OF 303 E. BELOIT STREET
The Village Board went down to 303 E. Beloit Street to tour the building. The building has been gutted. A committee will be approved to get things going for the building.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Fullmer to adopt Resolution R-2014-03 setting the 2014-2015 Committees and Appointments. Motion carried.
PRESIDENTS UPDATE TO THE VILLAGE BOARD
President Olsen explained the current events that are happening in the Village to new trustee Gary Phillips.
Motion by Fullmer, seconded by Rucker to adjourn at 9:02 p.m. Motion carried.
April 14, 2014
VILLAGE OF ORFORDVILLE
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, April 14, 2014 7:00 P.M.
Orfordville Village Hall
CALL TO ORDER
President David Olsen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present were President Olsen, Eugene Shoemaker, Kathy Schindler, Dale Peterson, Kurt Fullmer, Beth Schmidt, and Russell Rucker. Also present were Bobbe Stuvengen, James & Anndrea Terry, Gary Phillips, and Clerk Sherri Waege.
Clerk Waege verified that on April 12, 2014, copies of the agenda were delivered to the President and Trustees; and posted at the Village Hall, Library, and Farmer’s & Merchant’s Bank. There were no additions made to the agenda.
Motion by Fullmer, seconded by Shoemaker to approve the minutes of the regular board meeting of March 24, 2014. Motion carried.
CITIZENS WISHING TO BE HEARD
No Fault Water & Sewer Back Up. Motion by Peterson, seconded by Schmidt to table to the April 28, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. Motion carried.
Resolution R-2014-02. President Olsen read Resolution R-2014-02 recognizing Barbara Stuvengen for her years of service to the Orfordville Library Board. Motion by Rucker, seconded by Shoemaker to adopt Resolution R-2014-02, which recognizes Barbara Stuvengen for 21 years of service to the Orfordville Library Board. Motion carried.
Farmer’s Market Request. Terry Stout and Sue Hanson were present requesting permission to set up a Farmer’s Market at 303 E. Beloit Street, which is owned by the Village. Hanson provided a sample contract for vendors to use to be able to participate in the market. Hanson explained that there is a seventy person waiting list for the market in Beloit. Much discussion held on cost, liability, and location. President Olsen will appoint a committee at the Annual Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, April 15th, to work with Hanson and Stout to help organize the market. No action was taken.
Four Dog Request. James and Anndrea Terry were present to request permission for four dogs, rather than the three allowed by ordinance. James Terry explained that he got permission in 2004 to have four dogs, as James and Anndrea each had two dogs when they moved in together. The board gave them permission to have four dogs at that time, but was specific that they stay at three upon the passing of one of the four dogs. James Terry explained that they put one of the four dogs to sleep in November. James Terry explained that he knows he put the cart before the horse, but he got the kids a housedog in January, which brought him back up to four dogs. James Terry explained that he did that because there have been no complaints on the four dogs in the ten years. James Terry asked how the board came up with the number of three dogs, as he feels they should be judged on an individual owner based on how they take care of their dogs. Anndrea Terry explained that their three dogs are outside dogs, and that they wanted an inside dog for the kids. Motion by Shoemaker, seconded by Fullmer to allow the four dogs for James and Anndrea Terry, and to impose the three-dog limit upon the passing of one of the existing dogs. Roll Call Vote-Shoemaker, Schindler, Fullmer, and President Olsen-YES, Peterson, Schmidt, and Rucker-NO. Motion carried.
New Motor for the Street Sweeper. Kurt Fullmer explained that the motor for the sweeper needs to be replaced. Fullmer explained that there was oil in the sweeper when it was taken out to sweep. Shumway noticed a noise and stopped the sweeper. There was no oil in the sweeper at that time. There was no presence of oil anywhere on the street or in the garage where it was parked either. President Olsen asked who determined that it needed to be replaced. Fullmer explained that a mechanic from Block Diesel stopped and looked at it. President Olsen asked when we purchased the sweeper. Clerk Waege explained that we purchased it on October 16, 2013. Fullmer explained that the price from Block Diesel to put in a new engine is $15,000.00. Fullmer further explained that he had a price from Superior Diesel to put in a remanufactured engine for $7,000.00 and another $2,000.00 to have someone install it. President Olsen would like more information. Motion by Shoemaker, seconded by Schindler to table to the regular meeting on May 12th when Public Works Director Karl Stuvengen can be present. Motion carried.
Building Inspector Report of Buildings Downtown. Discussion held on the building inspector’s report. President Olsen would like the building inspector attend a meeting. Clerk Waege will see if Greg Klemko can attend the meeting on April 28th. No action was taken.
DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS
Motion by Shoemaker, seconded by Rucker to approve the Department Head Reports. Motion carried.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Fullmer to approve the Treasurer Reports. Motion carried.
Motion by Shoemaker, seconded by Rucker to approve the vouchers for General Fund for $21,917.03 (including one for Central States for $10,940.00), $16,720.18 for the Sewer Utility, and $18,591.44 for the Water Utility. Motion carried.
RECOGNITION OF EUGENE SHOEMAKER
President Olsen thanked Eugene Shoemaker for his years of service. Cake and soda was served.
Motion by Shoemaker, seconded by Rucker to adjourn at 8:40 p.m. Motion carried.