Monday, July 25, 2016 Village Hall


President Kathy Budelier called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 6:01 p.m. Trustees Gordon Renfert, Patricia Baker, Randy Busch and Bob Gifford were present. Also present were Tom Gloudemans  (302 Greenbriar), Fire Chief Brian Lepper, Former  Fire  Chief Ron Slicer, Heather McDonald, from the Portage County Gazette, and Dan Holloway (509 Linwood).   Holloway  was late to the meeting.   McDonald  & Gloudemans  left the meeting early.


Agenda -Baker moved to approve the agenda. Seconded by Gifford. Carried with no negative votes.


May minutes- Renfert moved  to approve the May minutes.  Seconded by Baker.  Carried with  no negative votes.


June minutes -Correction was made on correcting the amount of the new jail vote from $16 million to $76 Million. Gifford moved to approve the June minutes. Seconded by Baker.

Carried with no negative  votes.


June Treasurer's Report -Renfert moved to accept the June Treasurer's report. Seconded  by  Baker. The Clerk noted that fire dues and transportation  aids have been received.  Carried with  no negative votes.


Fire Chief's Report -The report \Vas reviewed. Chief Lepper noted that the 2% Fire Dues received may now require an audit that will prove monies paid out attributed to Fire Dues. Chief Lepper also noted Official Oaths will be required of all Fire Chiefs in the State of Wisconsin.

Baker moved to accept the report. Seconded by Gifford. Motion to accept the report carried with no negative votes.


Update on meeting with Lampert Lee regarding Fire Department building -Bµdelier noted that Chuck Gibbons met with President and Fire Chief and acknowledge the Village's strict budget limits while presenting several cost saving ideas for the design.


Update on and acceptance of CMOM Report -Busch motioned to accept the report. Seconded by Baker. Carried with no negative votes.


Discussion  and possible action on manhole repair work in Village- Budelier noted there is   not enough money in the budget for repairing the manholes. Budelier noted the money will need to come out of reserves. Baker motioned to accept all three manhole repairs and one manhole cover to repair.        Seconded by Gifford. Budelier requested a roll call vote on using money from reserves to cover manhole repairs. A roll call vote was taken and recorded as follows: Baker ­ yes; Busch -yes; Renfert -No; Gifford -yes; Budelier -yes.


Discussion and possible action on operator's licenses- Baker moved to accept operators licenses.    Seconded by Busch. Carried with no negative votes.


Street and Swaling Project Update -Minimal cold patch mix was purchased and applied in the Village where needed.  A-1 Services has completed its crack repair work on Odessa Ct.  The    Clerk was instructed to send a letter to the homeowners  of the Village who would be affected by  the swaling.  Holloway, Renfert and  Budelier  visited with many  homeowners to answer   questions and concerns regarding the swaling. Itwas noted that Digger's Hotline will need to be contacted before the  swaling to verify  electrical and gas lines.


Update on Vicious Animal Control Ordinance-  Baker to make amendments to new  ordinance  and Tens that have been    revised  for final version which will be available for August's meeting.


Village Hall Update - A lap top will be purchased for use by the Clerk.


July Bills -Busch moved to approve the bills. Seconded by Baker. Motion carried with no negative votes.


The next regular Board meeting was scheduled for August 15, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall.


Baker moved to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Renfert. Meeting adjourned at 7:34 p.m.