Town of Kinnickinnic
Town Board Meeting Minutes
August 1, 2017
I. Meeting called to order by Chair Jerry Olson at 7:01 pm.
II. Roll Call: Tom Andersen, Mae Wolfe, Jerry Olson, Axel Bogdan, Treasurer Brenda LaValley and Clerk Nicky Thompson.
III. Pledge of Allegiance.
IV. Statement of Public Notice was given and put on file for public record.
V. CLERK'S REPORT
a. Copy machine, needs service: let it be, use printer/fax/scan/copy.
b. Upgrade Town website: Andersen and Wolfe will do more research and present at September meeting.
VI. APPROVE MINUTES: Motion to approve the Minutes from July 11, 2017 with changes, MW/AB, all in favor, TA abstain.
VII. TREASURER'S REPORT: Put on file for public record.
VIII. PUBLIC COMMENTS: None
IX. NEW BUSINESS
a. Certified Survey Map located in the SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 22, T28N, R18W, Zach Thompson, recommended by the Plan Commission: Driveway was updated on CSM. Within 1.5 - 3 mile, city will also need to approve. Due to family exception, should be approved by City with no delays. A motion was made to recommend the approved CSM to the county, TA/AB, all in favor.
b. Expectations of Sheriff's Department: Olson agrees with Andersen's list. Olsen would like the Board to think about and bring a list of expectations to the September meeting.
c. Competitive Bids for lawn care and snow removal: A motion was made to put an ad for competitive bids for mowing/plowing in the River Falls Journal, TA/AB, all in favor.
d. The Current: There is no editorial Board, Andersen as editor and volunteers to assist him. A few articles are in progress. Template is designed for printed copies of The Current.
e. Ordinance Review: The Road Committee has been reviewing the Roadside Maintenance Ordinance 2008-2, there are a couple sections, per WTA attorney, that need to be amended. Per the Road Committee Minutes Dave Simons is drafting wording and will bring back to the August 23rd Road Committee meeting. Olson asked the Board to read through ordinances and make a list of problem ordinances to be discussed at the meeting in September.
f. Budget Meeting, set date: Budget Meeting will be Tuesday, September 26th 6:30pm.
g. Building Maintenance, discussion and action.
i. SimpliSafe presentation and decision: Bogdan, new package available, less money than recommended in the packet. Customize, get what you need, comes programmed, does not use our data and easy to install. A motion was made to purchase the SimpleSafe package as described by Bogdan with a limit of $550, TA/AB, MW opposes, motion carries. A motion was made to cancel the current security service, HES, MW/TA, all in favor.
X. OLD BUSINESS
a. Update of Plan Commission: Emholtz CSM was tabled, can only create 2 lots in five years, a lot was created in 2013. PC also wants the driveway "Y" configuration to be reconsidered. Thompson CSM recommended to the Town Board.
i. CBA: In the process of setting up a meeting with the City.
b. Update of the Road Committee: JCE submitted an estimate #328 for $12, 500 for additional tree trimming services. A preliminary estimate for a hammerhead turnaround on Halo Drive has been received. Currently school buses, garbage trucks, snow plow cannot turn around on Halo Drive. Town has a legal obligation to provide turnaround on roads. A motion was made to have a hammerhead on Halo Drive for up to $15,000. SEH will be asked to request competitive bids for the project.
i. Liberty Road: Lots of work being done on Liberty Road, lots of changes, progressing as expected.
c. Liberty Road Loan
i. Decide on bank: A motion to accept Bremer Bank's proposal dated Jul 25, 2017 for our Liberty Road Improvement loan, MW/TA, all in favor.
ii. Specifics of loan agreement: Borrow $700,000 for up to 12 months, interest rate of 2.14%, $500 fees.
iii. Resolution to approve loan proposal: A motion was made to adopt Resolution 2017-1, AB/TA, all in favor. This document triggers Bremer Bank's attorney to start preparing documents. Once we receive documents, will have Loberg, Town attorney, review.
XI. Pay Bills: A motion was made to pay bills, TA/AB, all in favor.
XII. Chair Announcements: Next Town Board Meeting is Tuesday, September 5th at 7:00pm. Budget Meeting is Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30pm.
XIII. Adjourn 9:10pm TA/MW, all in favor.
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