Regular Board Meeting

Monday, July 24, 2019  7:00 P.M.

Orfordville Village Hall

Main Board Room



            President Gary Phillips called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.  Present were President Phillips, Tina Suiter Meyers, Beth Schmidt, Chuck Boyce, Nikki Tuffree, and Jason Knox.  Also present were Attorney Michael Oellerich, Kerry Knutson, Chief Brian Raupp, Nick Todd, and Clerk Sherri Waege.  Absent was Terry Gerber.


            Clerk Waege verified that on July 21, 2019, copies of the agenda were delivered to the President and Trustees; and posted at the Village Hall, Library, and the Farmers & Merchant’s Bank.  There were no additions made to the agenda.


            Motion by Knox, seconded by Meyers to approve the minutes of the June 20, 2019 meeting. Motion carried.




            President Phillips explained that he has had the following meetings in May and June:   an employee meeting on May 16th, a meeting with the department heads on May 28th, a meeting with Nick Todd and Town & Country Engineering to go over things in the village and take a tour of the wastewater treatment plant, on June 17th he met with a potential developer for residential housing, on June 20th he met with Chief Raupp, and Nick Todd to review the June Days events, and plans to meet with the American Legion in July regarding June Days.


            Motion by Boyce, seconded by Knox to accept the Police Commission recommendation to  approve the following license to expire June 30, 2020:  : CLASS “A” FERMENTED MALT BEVERAGE AND CLASS “A INTOXICATING LIQOUR LICENSE “Jonathan M. Onsgard (Agent) of 505 Rimrock Road, Janesville, Wisconsin for premises known as The Station at 616 W. Beloit Street,  and  Dolgencorp,LLC, Imran Khan-Agent of 1330 O’Keefe Ave, Apt 105, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin for premises known as Dollar General at 507 N. Main Street; CLASS “B” FERMENTED MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE to  Gordon Nelson of 407 S. Wright Street, Orfordville, Wisconsin  for premises known as K’s Outback Café at 313 W. Brodhead Street and  Gustavo Guzman Rodriquez of 1264 Porter Avenue, Beloit, Wisconsin for premises known as Taqueria Guzman of 100 E. Spring Street; CLASS “B” FERMENTED MALT BEVERAGE AND CLASS “B INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE” to Kerry Knutson of 417 W. Centre Street, Footville, Wisconsin for premises known as Knutes Bar & Grill at 206 E. Beloit Street, Lori Mueller of 3008 6th Avenue, Monroe, Wisconsin for premises known as Stables Bar & Grill LLC at 717 Genesis Drive, and  Salvatore Mazzarisi of 605 E. Rime Street, Orfordville Wisconsin for premises known as Villa Pizza & Family Restaurant at 214 Viking Drive.  Motion carried.


            Resolution R-2019-06 CMAR Resolution.  Nick Todd explained the Compliance Maintenance Annual Resolution for the wastewater treatment plant. Todd explained that this is an annual report card on the plant for operations of the previous year.   Motion by Tuffree, seconded by Boyce to adopt Resolution R-2019-06 which adopts the annual CMAR report for the wastewater treatment plant.  Motion carried.

            Resolution R-2019-07 Recognizing Issac Morris.   President Phillips explained that Morris is out of state and will be back for the first meeting in July.  Motion by Knox, seconded by Meyers to table to the July 8, 2019 meeting.  Motion carried.

            Approve Operator Licenses.   Motion by Knox, seconded by Boyce to accept the Police Committee recommendation to approve the following Operator Licenses to expire June 20, 2020:   :   Ciarra Heldt, Jessica Pignato, Rhonda Bowers, Courtney Mielke, Erin Turner, Cameron Basina, Darcy Smith, Jessica Sagen, Stephanie Johnson, April Wellnitz, Lori Francis, Morgan Turner, Kelly Phillips, Karl Sarbacker, Kristie Sweeney, Alexia Essen, Sandra Giddley, Dawn Muenchow, Destiny Muenchow, Rebecca Graves, Dylan White, Tom Dodge, Analyse Worachek, and Vincent Mazzarisi.  Motion carried.

            Deny Operator License.  Motion by Knox, seconded by Schmidt to accept the Police Committees recommendation to deny the Operator License for Carley Muenchow based on the criminal history.  Motion carried.

            Outdoor Consumption for Knutes Bar & Grill.  Kerry Knutson of Knutes Bar & Grill was present to request outside consumption for his annual Anniversary Party weekend August 23 and August 24, 2019.   Knutson explained that he would like outside consumption from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Friday August 23rd for his wresting event and also on Saturday, August 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for his car show, outside disc jockey, corn boil, and pig roast.  Motion by Knox, seconded by Boyce to approve the outside consumption request of Kerry Knutson of Knute’s Bar & Grill at 206 E. Beloit Street for Friday, August 23, 2019 from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight and also on Saturday, August 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Motion carried.

            Equipment from the Afton Baseball Park.  President Phillips explained that Matt Grenawalt was able to get a batting cage from the Afton Baseball Park as they are closing.  President Phillips explained that Grenawalt would like to put it at Purdy Park.   Discussion held on what additional cost it is to the village for the cement.   The board would like more information from Grenawalt before action is taken.   President Phillips will contact Grenawalt.  No action taken.

            Farmers Market Funds.  Clerk Waege explained that there is no longer a committee or Farmers Market and there is $1,581.21 remaining in the account.  Discussion held on what to do with the funds.  Motion by Tuffree, seconded by Meyers to use the $1,581.21 remaining Farmers Market funds for all that is needed to finish the work that needs to be done at the welcome signs.  Motion carried.

            Developers Agreement Revisions.  Attorney Oellerich explained that Attorney Tim Lindau reviewed the existing agreement that the Village uses for sales in the Business Park and would like to recommend some changes.   Attorney Oellerich explained that Attorney Lindau would like to review his recommendations with President Phillips and Clerk Waege and then bring a final revision to the Village Board.  Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Boyce to authorize Attorney Lindau to discuss the revisions and review the Developers Agreement with President Phillips and Clerk Waege.  Motion carried.


            Motion by Knox, seconded by Tuffree to approve the vouchers for $61,054.94 (including $11,561.00 for Baer Insurance, $10,076.74 for Municipal Services, and $17,021.01 for Town & Country Engineering).  Motion carried.


            Motion by Knox, seconded by Boyce to adjourn at 7:43 p.m.  Motion carried.



                                                                                                Submitted by,


                                                                                                Gary Phillips

                                                                                                Village President


                                                                                                Sherri Waege

                                                                                                Village Clerk









Sherri Waege