VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Monday, December 19, 2016

5:30 p.m. – Village Hall – 24 Crestwood Drive

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President Robert Gifford called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:34 p.m.  Trustees Gordon Renfert, Patricia Baker, Randy Busch were present.  Dr. Steve Bergin called to say he would be late.  Also attending were Tom Gloudemans (302 Greenbriar), Dan Holloway (509 Linwood), Paul and Jeri McGinley, (516 Sunrise), Mike Probst (109 Linwood), Jim Sachs (47 Odessa Ct.), Jim LaMar (403 Greenbriar Ave), Ted Erdmann (T & C Services, LLC, Appleton, WI), Charles Gibbons of Lampert-Lee Associates, Fire Chief Brian Lepper and firefighter Chris Villarreal.

 

Agenda –  Renfert moved to approve the December agenda.  Seconded by Baker.  Carried with no negative votes.  Baker motioned to move agenda items #5 and #7 down after item #11 so Trustee Bergin could be present when discussed.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

November Minutes – Renfert moved to approve the November minutes.  Seconded by Busch. Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of November Treasurer’s Report – Baker moved to accept the November Treasurer’s Report.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion and possible action on Bartending license – Renfert motioned to accept operator’s license.  Seconded by Baker.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Quarterly discussion – Village Building Inspector – Three permits were issued during 4th quarter 2016.  No action taken.  Trustee Bergin arrived to the meeting at 5:53 p.m.  Baker moved to approve the Village Building 4th quarter report.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Quarterly discussion – Village Zoning Administrator –  One report of an unlicensed vehicle and better house numbers as per ordinance.  Both items were corrected.  Busch motioned to accept 4th quarter report.  Seconded by Baker.  Carried with no negative votes.  

 

Street update with discussion and possible action on snow plowing contract with T&C Services-

President Gifford asked to revisit the contract where 3 inches of snow on the ground is required for T&C Services to plow.  Ted Erdmann (owner of T&C Services) noted the term of 3 inches of snow on the ground has been in the contract for the past 10 years.  Trustee Baker querried whether Ted could come earlier during the mornings as residents need to leave for work.  Ted noted it is better to wait until the snow stops.  Ted further noted it is safer when traffic is low in the evenings.  The Board thanked Ted for coming to the meeting.

 

Update on Village Hall – Clerk noted that Bushman Heating and Cooling repaired the lights in the Hall.  Fire Chief Brian Lepper noted the generator’s trip wire was not working and parts are on order.   Firefighter John Kraft arrived to meeting at 6:34 p.m. 

 

Discussion and possible action on Fire Department with update on Lampert-Lee building numbers - Charles Lampert of Lampert-Lee was present to answer questions about the proposal and its costs.  Lampert noted the proposal base price of $211,178 plus any extras.  Lampert noted the extra cost for the knee wall would be between $25,000 and $30,000.  Lampert noted it would take 6 months, maybe 4 months to build structure.  Gifford noted the siren and the sprinkler system would need to be moved, which has not been included into the projected price.

  

Update on meeting with City on Fire Protection for the Village – Trustee Baker informed the Village Board on the estimated cost of fire service only for the Village stating estimate comes close to $75,000/yr.  Baker noted the City carries an ISO rating of 3, which would carry into the Village and save residents in insurance premiums.   Baker further noted the City would request 8 fire hydrants to be installed in the Village at a cost of $330,000.  The cost of the hydrants could be added to a long term contract and is estimated at $330,000 and do not need to be installed immediately. Baker noted the City is uncomfortable providing service if the hydrants are not installed.  Trustee Baker noted the Village would also need to provide indemnification for roads as the City Fire trucks are heavy and could cause potential damage.  Trustee Baker noted that the figures are estimates and details would need to be worked out.  Baker stated the City has no qualms with a 20-year contract.

 

Appointment of 2016-2017 election board –  Gifford motioned to withdraw this item from the agenda. Seconded by Baker.    Carried with no negative votes.

 

Approval of December bills – Baker moved to approve the December bills.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Set date for annual caucus between January 2nd and January 21st ­­-   The caucus will be held at 5:30 p.m. on January 16, 2017 immediately preceding the regular meeting.  Baker motioned to approve date and time.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.  Trustee Busch volunteered to be Chairperson for the Caucus.  Baker motioned to approve Trustee Busch as Chairperson for the Caucus.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Adjourn - Baker moved to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.  Meeting adjourned at 6:19 p.m.

 

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                                      Lynnette Woyak, Clerk

 

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                                                                                  Robert Gifford, President