VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Monday, June 20, 2016  Village Hall 

 

The Board of Review was officially adjourned at 5:30 p.m. on June 20, 2016 by Trustee Gordon Renfert elected chairman of the Board of Review.  Renfert noted that the Board of Review had met for the statutory two hours and no one appeared before the Board.  Gifford moved to adjourn the May 16, 2016 Board of Review.  Seconded by Baker.  A roll call vote was taken as follows:  Budelier: yes; Busch: yes; Baker: yes; Renfert: yes; Gifford: yes.  Carried with no negative votes.  The Board of Review adjourned at 5:35 p.m. 

President Kathy Budelier called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:36 p.m.  Trustees Bob Gifford, Gordon Renfert, Randy Busch and Patricia Baker were present.  Also present were Village Fire Chief Brian Lepper, Tom Gloudemans (302 Greenbriar), Village Firefighter John Kraft, Steve Bergin (617 Linwood Ave), Jim & Sue Sachs (47 Odessa Ct), Darlene Rogoski  (45 Odessa Ct.), and Portage County Gazette Reporter, Heather McDonald.

Agenda – Baker moved to approve the June agenda.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

May minutes – Baker motioned to amend the May minutes.  Seconded by Busch.    Baker motioned to postpone approval of May minutes until next board meeting.  Seconded by Busch.   Carried with no negative votes.

May Board of Review minutes – Baker moved to approve the Board of Review minutes.  Seconded by Gifford.  Carried with no negative votes.

May Treasurer’s Report – Gifford moved to accept the May Treasurer’s report.  Seconded by Baker.  Baker motioned to move approval of bills to agenda item #19. Seconded by Gifford.  Carried with no negative votes.

Discussion and possible action on fire department fundraising – Chief Lepper noted that Mid-State Technical College donated $1,076.97 to the Tame the Flame 5K Fundraiser.  Lepper noted the fundraising account has an estimated $4,000 in the account after all expenses were paid.

Update on Odessa Court Changes to the Existing Covenant - Update was given by Jim Sachs, 47 Odessa Court.  Jim stated a new covenant has been updated and item #9 reviewed.   No action needed at this time.

Quarterly discussion – Village Building Inspector – The report was reviewed.  No action needed at this time.

Discussion and possible action on hiring a design firm to assist with designing, creating specs and bidding out construction of a Fire Department building.  Budelier noted Lambert-Lee would provide specs and design as an initial part of cost, plus, would help walk through the bidding process for $3,900.  Busch motioned for the President to contact Lambert-Lee to move forward and start the process of a preliminary design for the Fire Department building.  Seconded by Gifford.   All ayes.  Carried no negative votes.

Presentation from Portage County Supervisor.  Update was given by Gifford regarding the issues up for vote on the new $16 million jail.  No action carried.

Update on Village’s responsibilities related to WDNR Capacity, Management, Operation & Maintenance Program (CMOM) - Gifford presented a map of manholes located in the Village in need of repair. No action carried. 

Discussion and possible action on operator’s license applications – Baker moved to approve the application of operator’s license for Michelle Tepp.  Carried with no negative votes. 

Discussion and possible action on snow plowing contract – Motion was made by Gifford to accept T&C Services, LLC snow plowing contract from November 1, 2016 through April 1, 2017 for $3,400/month with $45.00 for sand & salt per yard.   Seconded by Baker.  Carried no negative votes.

Update on Strategic Planning Committee – Budelier noted that a committee formed from residents and a few board members of the following persons:  Steve Bergin, Lee Benson, Brian Koslowski, Dan Halloway, Randy Busch, Kathy Budelier, and Nathan Sandwick from UW-SP, as consultant. The committee will consider long-range direction of spending/budgeting, updating, and repairing the Village’s needs.  Budelier will be in contact with everyone to arrange first meeting date & time. 

Discussion and possible action on repairing streets – Baker motioned to accept B&B Paving proposal of $5,395.00 to repair streets noted in proposal.  Seconded by Gifford.   All ayes.  Carried no negative votes.   Baker motioned to accept A-1 Services proposal of $910.00 to repair the street on Odessa Court.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried no negative votes.   Busch motioned to accept proposal from Fahrner for $1983.00 to spray patch driveway and parking lot of Village Hall.  Seconded by Gifford.  Carried no negative votes.  Baker motioned to accept proposal from Stuczynski Trucking of $14,250.00 for swaling, topsoil & seeding for properties outlined in proposal.  Seconded by Gifford.  Carried no negative votes.

Discussion and possible action on repairing manhole covers – Baker motioned to move agenda item #16 to July Board meeting.  Seconded by Renfert.   Carried no negative votes.

Discussion and possible action on swaling project for the Village including various swaling proposals  - President noted each resident affected by the swaling proposed project will be personally contacted to provide information, and answer any questions or concerns.   A letter will also be sent after initial contact has been made.  Baker motioned to approve and accept Stuckzynski proposal in entirety.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried no negative votes.

Discussion and possible action on drainage/Village right-of-way ordinance – Baker moved to have a new drainage ordinance written to include examples of drawings.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried no negative votes. 

Update on Vicious Animal Ordinance Committee - Baker motioned to move item to July’s Board meeting. Seconded by Busch. Carried no negative votes.

June Bills –Clerk requested board direction on handling letters received from concerned residents and/ or personnel.  Board stated the letters are to be brought before board if addressed to board directly.   Renfert moved to approve the June bills.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

The next regular Board meeting will be convened on July 25, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall.

Gifford moved to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by Busch.  Meeting adjourned at 7:22 p.m.