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City of Bloomer

Regular Meeting of the Common Council

1503 Main Street

Bloomer, WI 54724

July 10th, 2019, 6:00 p.m.

I.       Call to Order

II.      Roll Call: Mayor Steinmetz; Aldermen Meinen, Bauch, Reischel, Koehler; Administrator Frion; Attorney Gustafson

III.     Pledge of Allegiance

IV.      Approval of minutes from the June 5th regular Common Council meeting.

V.       Approval of all claims against the City and Utilities.

VI.      Public wishing to be heard

          (Comments from the public will be limited to five minutes per speaker.)

VII.    General Reports

  1. Department Manager Reports
  2. Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer Report
  3. Alderperson Reports
  4. Mayor Reports

VIII.   Business Items

  1. Discussion and consideration on a certified survey map submitted by the Ronald J. and Kathleen A. Zwiefelhofer Trust in the City of Bloomer.
  2. Discussion and consideration on a certified survey map submitted by Peters Family Homes, Inc. in the City of Bloomer.
  3. Discussion and consideration on hiring a new employee within the Police Department.
  4. Discussion and consideration on a street use permit for August 6th, 2019 for the National Night Out event.
  5. Discussion and consideration on approval of a temporary Class “B” and “Class B” license to sell fermented malt beverages and wine on August 24th for the Bloomer Community Club at the Bloomer Community Fairgrounds.
  6. Discussion and consideration for a live music license for the Bloomer Community Club on August 24th at the Bloomer Community Fairgrounds.
  7. Discussion and consideration on approval of a license to serve fermented malt beverages and intoxicating liquors for Stephanie Reid, Kelsey Prince, Rochelle North, Jamie Bischel, Whitney Price, Terri Burgess, Tanner Story, Brianne Reischel, and Isabella Jenneman.
  8. The Common Council will convene into closed session pursuant to Wis. Stat. 19.85(c) & (f)– “Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility” “Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific persons except where par. (b) applies which, if discussed in public, would be likely to have a substantial adverse effect upon the reputation of any person of any person referred to in such histories or data, or involved in such problem or investigations.” – Employee staffing issues in Street Department

IX.      Adjournment

 


 

 

City of Bloomer

Regular Meeting of the Common Council

1503 Main Street

Bloomer, WI 54724

June 26th, 2019, 6:00 p.m.

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof a regular meeting of the Common Council of the City of Bloomer was called to order on Wednesday, June 26th, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1503 Main Street – Mayor Steinmetz presiding.

Roll call was taken:  Mayor Steinmetz, Aldermen Meinen, Bauch, Reischel, Koehler, Administrator Frion and Attorney Gustafson were present.

All present gave pledge to the flag.

Alderman Koehler made a motion to approve the minutes from the June 5th regular meeting as presented.  Alderman Reischel seconded the motion and all present voted aye. 

Alderman Meinen made a motion to approve all claims against the City and Utilities as presented.  Alderman Bauch seconded the motion and all present voted aye. The claims were in the amounts listed below:

Checks Numbered:                     84029 - 84122

General Fund:                            $ 1,139,658.04

Electric Fund:                            $    308,448.32

Water Fund:                              $      51,686.73

Sewer Fund:                              $        4,860.59

Payroll                                       $     162,222.63

TOTAL                                     $  1,666,876.31

The Ambulance, Fire and Police Departments will be putting on an event for National Night Out on August 6th.  The event will take place on Oak Street between the Fire Department and Ambulance building.

Motion by Alderman Koehler to approve for an easement agreement to be drawn up between the City of Bloomer and Michael Hassemer allowing access off of an undeveloped portion of 7th Avenue to get to their property and for the City Administrator to sign off on the agreement on behalf of the Council.  Alderman Meinen seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Discussion took place regarding vacating public right of way located at 5th Avenue and 9th Avenue.  The land is currently used for access to the Lake Como.  It was consensus of the Common Council to keep the land as public access.  No action was taken.

Motion by Alderman Koehler to approve a certified survey map submitted by PKJ Day, LLC as recommended by the Planning Commission.  Alderman Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Meinen to allow Josh Prill to build steps at the North Park to go down to Lake Como as part of his Eagle Scout badge as approved by the WI DNR.  Alderman Koehler seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Meinen to enter into a developer’s agreement with Charter Nex Films for the guarantee of their expansion project.  Alderman Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Koehler to approve the amendment to the agreement between the City of Bloomer and American Energy Partners (AEP).  Alderman Meinen seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Reischel to approve the upgrade of the SCADA system for the Water and Wastewater Department with exempting the City from the formal bid process.  Alderman Bauch seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Meinen to keep 90-minute parking in the City as stated in the City Code and for law enforcement to enforce the ordinance.  Alderman Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Koehler to approve Resolution #03-19 to waive the City’s right to approve plats in a portion of its statutory extraterritorial plat approval jurisdiction.  Alderman Meinen seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Meinen to approve Resolution #04-19 exempting the City of Bloomer from the Chippewa County Tax Levy for library purposes.  Alderman Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Koehler to approve Ordinance #03-19 amending Title 13 and Section 14-1-31(h)(5) of the City Code to repeal the City’s extraterritorial zoning code and modify its extraterritorial plat approval authority.  Alderman Bauch seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Alderman Meinen made a motion to approve the following beer and/or liquor license from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019:

Class “B” Beer & “Class B” Liquor License

  • Charles E. Bowe, Badger Hole, LLC – Badger Hole - 1019 15th Ave
  • Bloomer Bowl, LLC – Jennifer R. Olson, Agent – Bloomer Bowl - 1319 Oak St.
  • Richard Zwiefelhofer, Z-Bro, LLC – Harm’s Way Bar & Grill - 1103 15th Ave
  • Martin J. Loew – Happy Hour Bar - 1318 Main St
  • Shawn Hutton–The Next Place Bar & Grill-1602 Martin Road
  • Bloomer Memorial Golf Course, Inc.- Elmer Erickson, Agent - 118 E 13th Ave
  • Junior’s Bar, Inc. – Yvonne Marie Rubenzer, Agent - 1412 Main St
  • Bloomer Moose Lodge No. 1077 – Brian D. Yohnk, Agent - 1890 9th Ave
  • Joaquin Lopez – Casa Mexicana-Bloomer – 1628 Woodard Road
  • Heidi J. Bohl – Xpeditions, Inc. – 1319 Main Street

Class “B” Beer and “Class C” Wine License

  • Dashing Duo, LLC., Dawn A. Knoepke (Bohemian Ovens), 905 Martin Rd

Class “A” Beer & “Class A” Liquor License

  • CAP Operations - Jonathon Schmidt, Agent – Holiday #38-2016 17th Ave
  • Leisureland South, Inc. - Patrick N. Shadick, Agent – Shadick’s Price Rite Foods-1303 Main Street
  • Dolgencorp LLC.- Jessica Allen, Agent – Dollar General Store #5871 - 1827 17th Avenue
  • Kwik Trip, Inc., Anna Marie Jergenson, Agent – Kwik Trip #427-1625 Woodard Rd

Class “A” Beer

  • River Country Co-op – Heather Barrows, Agent- (Bloomer Main) – 1300 Main St.
  • River Country Co-op – Heather Barrows, Agent- (Bloomer Cenex) – 1115 Martin Road

Class “B” Beer

  • Fat Boys Pizza, Inc. Jay D. Thompson, Agent – Fat Boy’s Pizza-1312 Main St

Alderman Resichel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Alderman Hofmann made a motion to approve the following cigarette licenses from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020:

  • Kwik Trip, Inc. - Kwik Trip #427 – 1625 Woodard Road
  • CAP Operations, Inc. – Holiday #38 – 2016 17th Avenue
  • Badger Hole, LLC – Badger Hole – 1019 15th Avenue
  • Xpeditions, Inc. – Xpeditions – 1319 Main Street
  • Leisureland South, Inc. – Shadick’s Price Rite Foods – 1303 Main Street
  • River Country Coop – River Country Coop Main – 1300 Main Street
  • Junior’s Bar, Inc. – Junior’s Bar – 1412 Main Street
  • River Country Coop – Bloomer Cenex – 1115 Martin Road
  • Dolgencorp, LLC – Dollar General Store #5871 – 1827 17th Avenue
  • Martin Loew – Happy Hour – 1318 Main Street

Alderman Meinen seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Alderman Bauch made a motion to approve a Juke Box/Live Music and Dancing license for the following from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020:

  • Bloomer Moose Lodge #1077 – 1809 9th Avenue
  • Badger Hole, LLC. – 1019 15th Avenue
  • Xpeditions, Inc. – 1319 Main Street
  • The Next Place Bar & Grill – 1602 Martin Road
  • Junior’s Bar – 1412 Main Street
  • Happy Hour – 1318 Main Street
  • Bloomer Memorial Golf Course – 118 E. 13th Avenue
  • Harm’s Way – 1103 15th Avenue
  • Bloomer Bowl – 1319 Oak Street

Alderman Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Koehler to approve a temporary Class “B” license to sell fermented malt beverages for the Bloomer Community Club at the Bloomer Community Fairgrounds August 1st – August 4th.  Alderman Bauch seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Meinen to approve a license to serve fermented malt beverages and intoxicating liquors for Lu Ann Stolt, Cynthia Stolt, Ryan Stolt, Michelle Stolt, Daniel Stolt, Kristin M. Holstien, Emily N. Holloway, Evelyn  E. Boos, Robert L. Ritter, Savanna N. Rogge, Madison L. Catchot, Mikkela J. Hammond, Mary N. Paulus, Kenarae L. Luzinski, Alysa J. Buresh, Karen L. McGlothlin, Jayme E. Lauer, Steven A. Siverling, Tina M. Plummer, Stephanie L. Kollowitz, Eliese Weiland, Jennifer L. Nyhus, Alexis Plumley and Shawn M. Bailey.  Alderman Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Motion by Alderman Bauch to convene into closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute §19.85(1)(e) – “Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session.”  (Negotiating on sale of public property).-  Seconded by Alderman Meinen.  Roll call vote was taken – Meinen, aye; Bauch, aye; Reischel, aye; Koehler, aye.

Motion by Alderman Koehler to reconvene to open session.  Roll call vote was taken – Meinen, aye; Bauch, aye; Reischel, aye; Koehler, aye.  Seconded by Alderman Meinen.  Motion carried.

No action was taken.

Motion by Alderman Meinen to adjourn.  Alderman Koehler seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Sandra Frion

City Administrator/Clerk


 

 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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