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 August 3, 2015


Call to order at 7:00 pm by Village Clerk

Members answering roll call: Bob Asche, Jim Westaby, Dave Dixon, Will Backus, Larry Johnson, Jamie Melville and Cheryl Liebenstein.

The minutes from the July meeting were reviewed and accepted without dissent by Bob. Second by Larry. Motion Carried.

Will made a motion to pay all bills as presented. Second by Larry. Motion carried.

Motion to approve the treasurer report as presented, by Dave. Second by Will. Motion carried.

No transfer of funds needed.

Financial Report

Maintenance Report

Bob noted that the well house roof has been patched.

Visitors

Nathan Pickard was present to review the lineup of events for the Boulevard Bash.  He is requesting that an officer be on duty and make several rounds through the beer tent.  The parade will be the same route as last year and he will need barricades from Rob for the parade and kids’ water fights.

STREETS AND ALLEYS

Fehr-Graham has completed the core borings on several streets. The street maintenance will be done next spring. Rob is looking at doing gutter cleanup along Route 73, but is concerned that it will be a two or three person job.  We will contact the State highway department to see if they will help with the cleanup.

WATER & SEWER

Rob has not heard any news on the testing waiver for the open well. The board will look at drafting a new ordinance for stricter use of open wells.

Dave spoke with the Attorney regarding the well issue and did not receive any answers as to why the state statutes were not upheld in court.

There still has not been an inspection on the well.

Rob has requested to attend the IRWA Northern Conference seminar to complete his required education.  The conference is October 27th and $150.00 registration.

Dave made a motion to approve the cost of the registration and an additional $90.00 for a room if needed.  Motion second by Bob.  Motion carried.

Rob noted that the backup well will need some work and he would like to look at making some improvements to the well and controls.

CEMETERY

Will requested that we have the stonework looked at as it is in need of repair.

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

No report

POLICE

The officers will be doing vehicle license plate checks this week

LIQUOR

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Motion was made by Larry to approve the TIF Ordinance to remove Will’s property from the TIF district.  Motion second by Bob.  Roll Call vote as follows: Bob-yes, Jim-yes, Will-Abstain, Dave-yes, Larry-yes.  Let the record show 4-yes, 1-abstain, 1-absent


Motion to adjourn at 7:50 pm by Larry.Second by Bob.

Motion carried.

Attest: Cheryl Liebenstein, Village Clerk