VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Minutes from Monday, January 15, 2018

 

 

Meeting called to Order - President Patricia Baker called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:39 p.m., following the caucus.  Trustee Busch, Trustee Sachs, Trustee Renfert and Trustee Bergin were present.

 

Introduction of County Executive Candidates – Jami Gebert and Matt Jacowski introduced themselves and provided a short speech informing the Village residents and Village Board of their beliefs and intentions.  Chris Holman did not attend.

 

January Agenda – Busch made a motion to approve the January Agenda, with one exception - move Item 8 (Rowe Development) to Item 6.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

December Minutes – Busch made a motion to approve the November minutes with one exception – revise the Village Update, item a, to read “second letter to address a residents complaint regarding another resident’s boat located on their property”.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

December Treasurer’s Reports – Sachs made a motion to approve the December Treasurer’s Reports.  Seconded by Renfert.  Bergin inquired about the Storm Reimbursement.  The Clerk, the Fire Chief  and  Paul Riegel (Deputy Director of Emergency Mgmt.) will meet to finalize the Storm Reimbursement paperwork.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion and possible action for General Approval regarding Rowe Development – A copy of Rowe Development’s petition and a copy of Ordinance 17.05 (Procedure for Inclusion of Specific Land Within Planned Unit Development District) was provided to the Board Members.  Village Zoning Chairperson Steve Menzel delivered a shortened version of the Zoning Committee minutes from the December 19, 2017 Zoning Meeting.  The Zoning Committee voted unanimously to recommend that the Village Board consider acceptance of Rowe’s Petition for General Approval for a Twin Home Development.  The next step is to schedule a public meeting.  The public meeting is scheduled for February 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., prior to the Monthly Board Meeting.

a.       T & C (the Village’s snow plowing contractor) mentioned concerns regarding the size of the cul-de-sac.  Plowing.  The Village will provide Rowe with T & C’s contact information so Rowe and T & C can be discussed in more detail.

 

Discussion and possible action on the 2016 Audit – The 2016 audit was successfully completed.  A bound Auditor Report will be available at the next Board meeting.  In the meantime, the Clerk will send the Board members a draft of the Auditor’s Report.  The auditor will be recommending journal entries for the Clerk to post in the accounting system.

 

Update on Request for Proposal for repaving Linwood – President Baker and Trustee Sachs are currently researching the requirement for the RFP.  Further discussion regarding the RFP will take place at future Board meetings.

 

Discussion and possible action on Digger Hotline/Locator Position – John Kraft has accepted the Digger Hotline/Locator position.

 

Discussion and possible action on Operator License applications – Busch made a motion to approve the 3 Operator License applications.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of Fourth Quarter Reports – Busch made a motion to accept/approve the Fire Chief’s Report and the Building Permit Report.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of Year End Financial Report – Bergin made a motion to accept/approve the YE Financial Report.  Seconded by Renfert.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of 2017 Payroll Summary Report – Bergin made a motion to accept/approve the 2017 payroll report.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of 2017 Recycling Cost Report – Busch made a motion to accept/approve the 2017 Recycling Cost Report.  Seconded by Renfert.  Sachs mentioned that the Annual Large Item Pickup did not go well.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Update location and presentation for Public Hearing on the Fire Protection Advisory – The public hearing will be held at the Pineries Bank on Main St in Stevens Point on January 29, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  Postcards will be mailed to each resident regarding the Public Hearing.

 

Village Hall Updates –

  1. No Christmas Tree Dumpster next year (2018/2019).  In 2017/2018 the Village did not collect enough trees to warrant a dumpster. 
  2. Several street lights are out.  The Clerk has called Bushman Electric to request a work order.
  3. Discussion took place regarding the speeding taking place by a resident. 
  4. Discussion took place regarding residents that have received invoices from Tony’s Landscaping for swaling.

 

Approval of December/January bills – Busch made a motion to accept the December/January bills.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Set date for next regular Board meeting – Scheduled for February 19, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  The public hearing for the Rowe Development will be held at 5:00 p.m., prior to the Board meeting

 

Adjourn – Bergin made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.  Meeting was adjourned at 7:03 p.m.

 

 

 

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Kathy Bemowski, Clerk                                                         Patricia Baker, President