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Meeting Agendas and Minutes

AGENDAS

 

City of Bloomer

Regular Meeting of the Common Council

1503 Main Street

Bloomer, WI 54724

October 28th, 2020, 5:15 p.m.

I.       Call to Order

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

III.     Pledge of Allegiance

IV.     Approval of minutes from the October 14th, 2020, 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 Managers Reports
  2. Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer Report
  3. Alderperson Comments
  4. Mayor Comments
  5. Report from lessee of Bloomer Memorial Golf Course

VIII.   Business Items

  1. Discuss and consider certified survey map submitted by Daniel & Kathy Faschingbauer, 208 N Duncan.
  2. Discuss and consider future lease agreement with new lessee of the Bloomer Memorial Golf Course.
  3. Discuss and consider wages of Fire Inspector.
  4. Discuss and consider Ordinance #10-20 – Pertaining to replacement of private lead water service laterals.
  5. Discuss and consider Joint Area Agreement for Firefighting Services and Equipment.
  6. Discuss and consider Joint Area Agreement for Ambulance Services.
  7. Discuss and consider Joint Area Agreement for First Responder Services.
  8. Discuss and consider Recycling Center Cost Sharing Agreement.
IX.      Ajournment

 

 

 

City of Bloomer

Regular Meeting of the Common Council

1503 Main Street

Bloomer, WI 54724

September 23rd, 2020, 5:15 p.m.

A public hearing was opened at 5:15 p.m. to hear public comment in regards to Ordinance #08-20 – Amend Title 13 of the Code relating to temporary buildings, structures and storage containers.  There was no public wishing to be heard.  The hearing closed at 5:16 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, September 23th, 2020, at 5:16 p.m. at City Hall, 1503 Main Street – Mayor Koehler presiding.

Roll call was taken:  Mayor Koehler, Aldermen Meinen, Bauch, Reischel, Baribeau, Administrator Frion and Attorney Gierhart were all present.

All present gave pledge to the flag.

Meinen made a motion to approve the minutes from the September 9th, 2020 regular meeting.  Bauch seconded the motion and all present voted aye. 

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

                                Checks Numbered:                         86119 - 86184

                                General Fund:                                    $   91,562.27

                                Electric Fund:                                     $ 328,521.30

                                Water Fund:                                      $     9,831.47

                                Sewer Fund:                                      $   20,705.30

                                Payroll                                               $   90,064.67

                                TOTAL                                              $ 540,685.01

Mayor Koehler congratulated Glass Insulators on their recent groundbreaking of their new facility.  They hope to move in by February or March 2021.

Tyler Hastings, CBS Squared, provided an update on the design phase of the Smith/16th project.  It is in the preliminary design process.  Surveying and soil boring have been completed.  Catch basins and water mains would be replaced along with fixing sidewalk dead ends and relocating handicap ramps.  Other items such as stormwater treatment is also being considered.  Hoping to bid in early spring with the project starting in the summer of 2021.

Reischel made a motion to approve a certified survey map submitted by Gary Gullickson, 2405 Lakeshore Drive.  Baribeau seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Reischel made a motion to approve a certified survey map submitted by David and Karin Olson, 1617 Larson Street.  Bauch seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

No action was taken on Ordinance #08-20 and Ordinance #09-20.

Reischel made a motion to approve amending the cell phone policy allowing the Administrator to grant a stipend of up to $30 a month for employees who use their personal cell phone to conduct City business.  Baribeau seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Meinen made a motion for approval of allowing the Electric Department to purchase a skid steer at the amount of $35,580.  Baribeau seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

The Council discussed some open land that the City currently has to see if there was any interest in selling.  At this time, it was consensus to get a cost to split the Utilities of the old City Shop building.

Baribeau made a motion to approve Resolution #08-20 authorizing the City Administrator to file applications for financial assistance from the State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement fund for the Lead Service Line Replacement project.  Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Bauch made a motion to approve the Resolution for Inclusion Under the Wisconsin Public Employers’ Group Health Insurance Program.  Meinen seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Baribeau made a motion to approve a Resolution of Inclusion Under the Wisconsin Retirement System.  Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Meinen made a motion to adjourn.  Reischel seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                                Sandra L. Frion

                                                                                                                City Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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