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AGENDAS

 

 


 

 A REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF BLOOMER WILL BE HELD ON

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017 – 6:00 P.M.

AT CITY HALL – 1503 MAIN STREET

  1. Meeting called to order.
  1. Roll Call: Mayor Steinmetz, Alderpersons Meinen, Hofmann, Jones, Koehler, Administrator Frion and Attorney Gustafson.
  1. Pledge of Allegiance.
  1. Approval of the April 12, 2017 and April 19, 2017 Common Council minutes.
  1. Approval of all claims against the City and Utilities.
  1. Audience comment.
  1. Discussion and possible action on Ordinance 7-1-13 – Prohibited and Protected Animals, Fowl, Reptiles and Insects; Farm Animals
  1. Set interview dates and wages for seasonal employment within the Street Department
  1. Discussion and possible action of sale of old Electric Department utility truck
  1. Discussion and possible action for gating brush pile and gravel sites
  1. Discussion and possible action on ordinance provisions related to existing Moratorium on the Siting of Non-Metallic Mines, Processing or Transportation Facilities, Pending the Exploration of the Advisability of Adopting Additional Zoning, Subdivision, or Police Power Regulations
  1. Review and possible action on Financial Stipulations policy
  1. Administrator/Department report.
  1. Alderperson comments.
  1. Mayor comments.
  1. Meeting to be adjourned.

NOTE:   Any person who has a qualifying disability as defined by the American With Disabilities Act that requires the meeting or materials at the meeting to be in an accessible location or format must contact the municipal clerk at 568-3032 by 10:00 a.m. the Friday prior to the meeting, so that any necessary arrangements can be made to accommodate each request.


 

 

 

 

Bloomer, Wisconsin

                                                                               March 22, 2017

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, March 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1503 Main Street – Mayor Steinmetz presiding.

Roll call was taken:   Mayor Steinmetz, Alderpersons Meinen, Hofmann, Jones, Koehler, and Administrator Frion.  Attorney Gustafson was absent. 

All present gave pledge to the flag.

Alderperson Hofmann made a motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting (March 8, 2017) as presented.  Alderperson Koehler seconded the motion and all present voted aye. 

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

                        Checks Numbered:                 78028 - 78182           

                        General Fund:                         $   82,870.61

                        Electric Fund:                         $  291,989.37

                        Water Fund:                           $     4,718.69                                 

                        Sewer Fund:                           $    11,155.61

                        Payroll:                                  $    80,854.00

                        TOTAL                                   $  471,588.28                      

AUDIENCE COMMENTS

There were no audience comments.

Alderperson Jones made a motion to approve the Certified Survey map submitted by Charles Seibel, 10494 157th Avenue in the Town of Woodmohr which was approved by the Planning Commission on March 8, 2017.  Alderperson Koehler seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Alderperson Hofmann made a motion to approve the purchase of turnout gear for the Fire Department in the amount of $15,560.  Alderperson Jones seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Alderperson Meinen made a motion to approve a temporary Class “B” Picnic license to sell fermented malt beverages for St. Paul’s Catholic School, 1222 Main Street, for April 18, 2017.  Alderperson Hofmann seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Alderperson Koehler made a motion to approve a temporary Class “B” Picnic license to sell fermented malt beverages to the Bloomer Wrestling Club at the North Park round pavilion on May 13, 2017.  Alderperson Jones seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Alderperson Hofmann made a motion to approve a license to serve fermented malt beverages & intoxicating for Darlene A. Durch.  Alderperson Meinen seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

DEPARTMENT HEADS

Tony Rubenzer, Building Inspector/ Zoning Administrator, thanked Pete Paulson, Mike Meindel and Sue Stoik for their help through the years and for their years of service.  He also reminded the Council that on Wednesday, March 29th at 7:30 p.m., there will be another ETZ meeting and encouraged the Council members to attend.

Brian Bleskacek, Fire Chief, also thanked Pete Paulson, Mike Meindel and Sue Stoik for their years of service.

Jared Zwiefelhofer, Police Chief, congratulated and thanked Pete Paulson, Mike Meindel and Sue Stoik for their years of service.

Kathy Larson, Library Director, mimicked Chief Zwiefelhofer’s thoughts.

Peter Paulson, Electric Administrator, thanked the Council for their support through the years.

Michael Meindel, Street, Water & Sewer Administrator stated that the Council has always been supportive of the efforts of the City and thanked them for their support through the years.

Sue Stoik thanked the Council for their support through the years.

ALDERPERSON COMMENTS

Alderperson Meinen thanked Mr. Paulson, Mr. Meindel and Ms. Stoik for their years of service and their institutional knowledge will be missed.

Alderperson Koehler wished Mr. Paulson, Mr. Meindel and Ms. Stoik many years of happiness through their retirement and thanked them for their years of service.

Alderperson Jones thanked Mr. Paulson, Mr. Meindel, and Ms. Stoik for their assistance.

Alderperson Hofmann also thanked those that are retiring.

MAYOR COMMENTS

Mayor Steinmetz advised the Council that discussion has started on the Urban Forestry Plan.  The recommended 2017 plan will be stretched out over 2-years to initially get the program going.  The committee will meet again in May for further discussion on the program.

Mayor Steinmetz also thanked those that are retiring for their years of service.

Alderperson Meinen made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Alderperson Jones seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

                                                                        Sandi L. Frion

                                                                        City Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer


 

 

 



 
 
 
 
 

 

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