VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Monday, April 18, 2016

5:30 p.m. Village Hall 24 Crestwood Dr.

 

 

President Kathy Budelier called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:33 p.m. Trustees Jim LaMar, Gordon Renfert, Patricia Baker, and Robert Gifford were present. Also present were Fire Chief Brian  Lepper, Firemen  Ron  Slicer and  Peter Jacoby, Tom Gloudemans (302 Greenbriar), Randy Busch trustee-elect  (312 Greenbriar),   Dan Holloway (509  Linwood).

 

Approval of April Agenda -LaMar moved to approve the agenda. Seconded by Baker. Carried with no negative votes.

 

Approval of March Minutes - LaMar moved to approve the March minutes. Seconded by Renfert. Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion of March Minutes -LaMar noted the big pothole referenced in the March Street Update was actually a manhole. Baker moved to amend the March minutes. Seconded by Renfert. Carried with no negative votes.

 

Approval of April 6, 2016 Special Meeting Minutes -Renfert moved to approve the April Special Meeting minutes and seconded by LaMar. Carried with no negative votes.

Discussion of April 6, 2016 Special Meeting Minutes -LaMar noted the words in the Special Meeting Minutes where Lamar was stated as saying 'the Village should use the services of an attorney' should be removed. Baker motioned to amend the Special Meeting Minutes. Seconded by Budelier. Carried with no negative votes.

Accceptance of March Treasurer's Report - Gifford made motion to approve March's Treasurer's Report. The motion was seconded by Baker. Carried no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of April Election Report - Baker moved to approve the April Election Report and was seconded by LaMar. Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion of April Election Report - Budelier noted no provisional and an exceptional 77% turnout for a Spring Election.

 

Acceptance of Fire Chief's Quarterly Report and Equipment Report -LaMar motioned to accept the Fire Chief's Quarterly Report and Equipment Report. Seconded by Baker. Carried no negative votes.

 

Discussion of Fire Chief's Quarterly Report and Equipment Report - Chief Lepper noted roster is currently at 17 volunteer Firefighters with a roster of 18 on January 3, 2016. Lepper noted a recent new prospect did not work out. Lepper noted the thermal camera is no longer working. He states an effort was made to fix the camera, but has been informed the camera is too old and too costly to repair. He noted he hopes to purchase a new one with some of the funds from the 5K fundraising run.

 

Discussion and possible action on long-range plan and borrowing options for Fire Department - Budelier stated she has some of the information for specifications on a new building, but not enough for a complete assessment. She noted she will have more for the May meeting. Budelier asked Chief Lepper to get specifications on a new truck and equipment for May meeting so the Board can make an informed


VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Monday, April 18, 2016

5:30 p.m. Village Hall 24 Crestwood Dr.

 

decision on whether to proceed further with a new building or new equipment. Baker asked how long it  may take from purchasing a new truck to actually having one in the Fire Hall. Chief Lepper stated, after purchasing, it may take from 6 months to a year. Ron Slicer noted if they could find a new chassis for the truck, a hose wagon would still be needed. Budelier stated she would have more information with specifications from  engineers and architects at the next  meeting.

 

Discussion and possible action on Fire Department Timeline -Budelier motioned to reassess the Fire Department Timeline after a decision has been made. The motion was seconded by LaMar. Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion and possible action on heating and air conditioning annual service agreement -Baker moved to accept Badger Cooling and Heating's service agreement. Seconded by LaMar. Carried \vith no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of 1st Quarter 2016 Dog Licensing Report -LaMar motioned to amend the 1st and 2nd names on the first and second pages of the report. Seconded by Renfert. Baker moved to accept  amendment. Seconded by LaMar. Baker moved to accept report. Seconded by LaMar. Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion and possible action on appointment of members to Zoning Board of Appeals -Budelier motioned to approve members Christine Niedline and Tom McCarten for reappointment.                                                                                                                                         LaMar moved to accept motion. Seconded by Baker. Carried no negative votes.

 

Update from Vicious Animal Ordinance Research Committee -Previous meeting did not occur, but Baker ensured that Bill Dunham's notes are correct. She stated a formal meeting will be held on April

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261     2016 at 6:30 p.m. with the action to create an Ordinance.   Minutes amended  and corrected as    stated.

 

Update on Village's responsibilities related to WDNR Capacity, Management, Operation & Maintenance Program -Gifford noted he has called people in other municipalities for more guidance and help. He noted he has spoken with consultants from Kronenwetter and Rothschild. He noted both municipalities are satellite villages like Park Ridge and are still in the beginning process. Budelier asked Gifford to speak with Stevens Point and check into inspection processes.

 

Discussion and possible action on Fire Department fundraisers and/or donations -Lepper noted the 5K has been approved for May 14, 2016. He noted a list of possible events/requirements to be provided for the 5 K.

 

1.     Fruit, water and pulled pork to be  served.

2.      Fire Department has a $200 budget for Race   awards.

3.      Games for children and a kid's run  at  10:30 a.m.

4.      D.J. music.

5.      T-Shirts.

6.      Many volunteers.

7.      A waiver needs to be signed by  participants.

8.      Stevens Point  Police Officers and  EMT's.

9.      Designated  parking areas.

10.  Running route with  maps  and special permits required.

 

 

 

 

 

VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Monday, April 18, 2016

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

 

Lepper noted a new topic to introduce for the Fund Raising.  He stated Morrey’s Bar has an Annual Charity Golf Outing held in June at the Wisconsin River Golf Course.  The Park Ridge Fire Department has been chosen as the Charity Recipient this year.  Morrey’s Bar will donate 50 % of the proceeds.  Lepper noted he will get more information on the date for the next meeting.  Baker motions to agree to participate with Morrey’s Bar for their Annual Charity Golf Outing.  Seconded by Gifford.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Street Update – Budelier noted Ted from T&C Services will plan to sweep the streets one week before the Village Annual Rummage Sale.  Budelier noted she plans to assess the streets prior to the sweeping.  LaMar noted Ted needs to clean drains covered by plowing.  LaMar motioned to keep T&C Services for a year and reassess at that time.  Gifford seconded. 
Carried no negative votes.

 

Approval of April bills – Baker motioned to approve April bills.  Seconded by LaMar.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Set date for annual Open Book and Board of Review   Budelier noted Open Book will take place May 16, 2016 at 3:30 -5:30 p.m. with Board of Review from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.   Budelier noted two Trustees need to be trained and certified.  Renfert and Busch volunteered. 

 

The next regular Board meeting will be May 16, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall.  Baker moved to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by LaMar.  Carried with no negative voice votes.  Meeting adjourned at 6:44 p.m.

 

 

                                                                       

 

 

 

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Lynnette Woyak, Clerk

 

 

 

                                   

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                                                                                    Kathleen S. Budelier, President