VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
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.