TITLE: Town of
DATE: December 18, 2017
TIME: 7:00 – 7:35 p.m.
PLACE: Town Hall,
POSTINGS: Town Hall and Town of Berry website
I. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL: The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. Board members present: Anthony Varda, Jeff Davis, Michael Statz, Joe Kruchten and Duane Haag. Also present Clerk, Brenda Kahl.
II. APPROVE MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 20, 2017
Motion Haag/Statz to approve the minutes of November 20, 2017. Motion carried. Vote 5-0.
III. PUBLIC COMMENTS: You may address the Board on any item not on the agenda. A discussion item may be placed on a future agenda. Public comment may be heard on any agenda item either now, or at the time the agenda item is to be discussed, or at the discretion of the Town Chair at any other time the agenda item is discussed.
IV. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: BROADBAND FORWARD COMMUNITY ORDINANCE 500.9
Motion Davis/Kruchten to amend Section III (A)(i), by changing the “twenty calendar days” back to “ten calendar days” in compliance with State Statutes and to approve the Ordinance as amended. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
V. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: AGREEMENT FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WITH CROSS PLAINS AREA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES DISTRICTS
Motion Varda/Haag to table the agreement. Motion carried. Vote 4-1. In favor: Haag, Statz, Varda and Kruchten. Opposed: Davis
VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: APPOINTMENT OF ELECTION INSPECTORS
Motion Davis/Kruchten to appoint the following election inspectors: Dorothy Seston, Bob Agee, Debra Belongea, Dixie Johnson, Ken Johnson, Marilyn Pauls, Kathy Bladl, Josephine Grosch, Linda Flansburgh, Joan Paar, Deb Pienkowski and Lois Fitzsimmons. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
VII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PREMIUM DIESEL FUEL
Motion Varda/Kruchten to set over to the January meeting. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
VIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: FEES, CHARGES AND PERMITS ORDINANCE 113.2
Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve Fees, Charges and Permits Ordinance 113.2. Motion carried.
IX. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: ADMINISTRATIVE FEES POLICY 113.4
Motion Kruchten/Haag to approve Administrative Fees Policy 113.4. Motion carried.
X. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: ESTABLISHING FEES AND EXPENSES CHARGED FOR LAND USE APPLICATIONS AND LAND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW ORDINANCE 113.6
Motion Kruchten/Varda to approve Establishing Fees and Expenses Charged for Land Use Applications and Land Development Review Ordinance 113.6. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
XI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: ZONING CHANGE APPLICATION, JURISDICTION REVIEW FORM AND LAND USE PERMIT APPLICATION
Motion Varda/Davis to approve the Zoning Change Application, Jurisdiction Review Form and Land Use Permit Application. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
XII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: EMPLOYEES CARRYING VACATION HOURS INTO THE NEXT YEAR
Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve carrying over 13 hours for Brenda Kahl and 36.25 hours for Orlin Danz. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
XIII. BUDGETARY MATTERS
A. Payment of bills
Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve the payment of bills, excluding check #16286 for Jewell Engineers.
Motion Varda/Kruchten to amend the motion to adjust the November and December invoices for Jewell Engineering and to only pay the non Hill Point Road culvert expenses. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve the payment of bills, excluding check #16286 for Jewell Engineers. Motion carried. Vote 5-0
Checks #16271 - 16307
XIV. COMMITTEE REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE/COMMUNICATIONS
*Cross Plains Fire District: Final inspection on the new truck, expected delivery within the next month
*District 1 EMS: The association purchased a power lift gurney with their funds
*Resident on Whippoorwill Road is building a shed for possible storage, will verify with building inspector if a permit was granted and correct zoning
*The perception of a town vehicle parked at the local bar/restaurant
XV. DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Motion Davis/Kruchten to adjourn until the next regular meeting or the call of the chair. Motion carried. Vote 5-0.
Brenda Kahl, Clerk/Treasurer Anthony Varda, Chair