VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Minutes from Monday, April 16, 2018

 

 

Meeting called to Order - President Patricia Baker called the regular meeting of the Park Ridge Village Board to order at 5:30 p.m.  Roll Call was taken.  President Baker, Trustee Busch, Trustee Bergin, Trustee Sachs and Trustee Renfert were present.  

 

April Agenda – Busch made a motion to approve the April agenda.  Seconded by Sachs.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

March Minutes – Renfert made a motion to approve the March minutes.  Seconded by Bergin. One error was corrected:  Under County of Executive Candidates – changed “brief present” to “brief presentation”.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

March Treasurer’s Reports – Sachs made a motion to approve the March Treasurer’s Reports.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Spring Election Results – The board accepted the results.

 

Discussion and possible action on Proposals for Civil Engineering, Survey & Construction Services for Reconstruction of Linwood Avenue – The proposals from Point of Beginning and Gremmer & Associates were presented to the Board.  We also anticipate a proposal from Rueker & Mielke.  Dan St. Pierre from Point of Beginning and Dave Glodowski from Gremmer & Associates attended the meeting to answer questions from the Board.  Several items were addressed.  Bergin made a motion to schedule a special meeting to discuss this subject in more detail.  Seconded by Busch.  Carried with no negative votes.  The special meeting is scheduled for May 3, 2018 at 5:30 pm.

 

Update on Rowe DevelopmentAngelo Court - The Village Clerk and Rowe Builders are currently developing a “Builder’s Agreement” to be signed by Rowe Builders.  The Village Board will discuss and take action on the Builder’s Agreement at the next Board meeting.  Busch made a motion for the Village President to sign a document from Point of Beginning that states the Village of Park Ridge accepts ownership of the sanitary sewer and water main extensions, upon completion and approval of construction by the Village Board and the Village Building Inspector.

 

Acceptance of 1st Qtr 2018 Dog License Report – Renfert made a motion to accept the Dog License Report.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of 1st Qtr 2018 Building Inspector’s Report - Busch made a motion to accept the Building Inspector’s Report.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Acceptance of 1st Qtr 2018 Fire Chief’s Report – Sachs made a motion to accept the Fire Chief’s Report.  Seconded by Renfert.  Discussion was had regarding number of fire fighters on roster and the number of fire fighters who have completed training.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion and possible action on the Fire Dept Future Planning Questionnaire - President Baker and former Village President Budelier compiled a questionnaire for Chief Lepper to complete.  Chief Lepper responded to each question.  Discussion took place regarding the questions and answers.  The Village Clerk and Chief Lepper will research the RFP from the 1994 fire truck purchase.  The failing generator was also discussed.  Locating a different contractor for generator repairs was considered.  Since the agenda item was restricted and did not allow for a vote, this item will be postponed until the next Board meeting on May 21, 2018. 

 

Discussion and possible action on Proposals for Pruning Trees around Street Lights – Busch made a motion to accept the proposal from Eagle Tree Care LLC for $585.00.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.

 

Discussion regarding semi-trucks on Village roads and April snowplowing -  The Board Trustees offered recommendations including but not inclusive:  larger signs, signs in the City of Stevens Point or no left turn sign on Hwy 66.  Trustee Busch will contact BSI regarding signs.  This item will be tabled until the next Board meeting on May 21, 2018.  President Baker reminded the Board that the contract with T & C (Ted – the Village’s snowplowing contractor) ended on March 31, 2018.  The Village will receive a bill from T & C for the April snowplowing that was necessary.  The Village received approximately 2 feet of snow.  A suggestion was made to change the dates on the contracts with T & C from November 1 – March 31 to November 15 – April 15.

 

Village Hall Updates

  1. Reminder - Rummage Sale date is 5/12/18.
  2. The Annual Form C was completed & submitted by Accounting Workshop.  The Form C is available for review at the Park Ridge Village Hall.
  3. The Village clerk provided the Board with a 2018 training plan for continuing education.
  4. The Board members & the Village clerk (on behalf of the Park Ridge residents) signed a Thank You card for Randy at Affordable Tree Service for mounting & removing the Village’s Christmas decorations each year.

 

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

 

Set date for Open Book/Board of Review meeting and next regular Board meeting – The Open Book/Board of Review and the regular next Board meeting is scheduled for May 21, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

 

Adjourn – Renfert made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by Bergin.  Carried with no negative votes.  Meeting was adjourned at 6:41 p.m.

 

 

 

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Kathy Bemowski, Clerk                                                         Patricia Baker, President