Town of Kinnickinnic
Town Board Meeting Minutes
December 4, 2018
I. Meeting called to order by Chair Jerry Olson at 7:00 pm.
II. Roll Call: Dave Nelson, Alex Williams, 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: Reported and put on file for public record.
VI. Approve Minutes: Motion to approve the Town Board Minutes from November 8, 2018 as written MW/AW, all in favor AB abstains.
VII. Treasurer's Report: Reported and put on file for public record.
VIII. Public Comments: Luke Fritsche is here to represent his family for item "c" under New Business.
IX. New Business
a. Fee Schedule, approve amendment/format: Motion to approve updated format, amended fee schedule, MW/DN, all in favor.
b. Building Inspector: Received fee schedules from Brian Wert Inspection Agency and All Croix. Still hard to compare pricing. The Board would like to have All Croix/Todd Dolan attend a meeting to have an informal interview, review cost model and discuss enforcement. Williams will draft a few models for the building inspectors to complete, for easier price comparisons. All Croix/Dolan will be formally invited to the February 5, 2018 Town Board Meeting.
c. Carbon Monoxide Call Bill, resident opposing: : Luke Fritsche, resident invloved, is here to represent his family. Wolfe took this bill to the River Falls Rural Fire Association (RFRFA) to see if they would lower the fee. The RFRFA denied the fee being lowered from $800 due to protocol when a call to 911 is made. After some discussion the Board concluded they would not waive the fee.
d. The Current: Nelson suggested talking with Andersen about meeting with John Fuller to do an article on the Monument.
e. Ordinance Review, Citation Ordinance 2007-3 and 2013-3: Thompson combined and updated ordinances. Motion to replace Ordinance 2007-3 and Ordinance 2013-3 with new drafted Ordinance 2018-3, with the addition of adding Town Chair as the enforcement official for alcohol beverages, AW/MW, all in favor.
f. Building Maintenance, Landscaping, process and planning: $8,000 was approved in the budget for landscaping at the Town Hall. #1 priority is around the building to protect siding from mower/trimmer. Other areas would be 1. adding trees/bushes by the recycling area and 2. the ballfield, keep some/remove all of the fence. It was suggested to get ideas from local nurseries for no/low maintenance landscaping around the Town Hall building. Nelson commented that the original plan included a park area near the Town Hall building. Nelson will sketch some landscape ideas for around the building and by the recycling center and present at the next meeting.
X. Old Business
a. CBA: Transcript from the Public Hearing was shared with Town Board. There was a meeting with the City and Town's Negotiating Teams on November 29, 2018 to discuss Public Hearing and comments received regarding the CBA. Meeting topics included the Cudd Property retaining its industrial zoning and the next/remaining steps in the process. Next step: Vote on the approval of the CBA by the Town Board, if approved, sign a Resolution stating the Town Board approves the attached document (CBA), expected to take place at the January 3, 2018 Town Board Meeting. If approved by both the City and the Town, the CBA is forwarded to the State for approval, within 6 months of the Public Hearing (April 2019). . The City is working on exhibits that need to be a part of the CBA. Packet for the State will include the final draft of the CBA, updated ordinances, codes, exhibits, etc from the City, Public Hearing transcript and comments. Final approval would come after approval by the State agencies.
Olson will call Loberg, asking if another review of the CBA should be done to confirm ordinance, code, etc changes and wording.
b. Update of Plan Commission: Meeting moved to December 12, 2018. Agenda items include Williams zoning change for a wedding barn and John Hilgers from the County.
c. Update of the Road Committee: Looking into possible grants, maybe work with Town of Troy on Coulee Road between Cty Rd U and Cty Rd SS.
d. St Croix County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance: Plan Commission Sub-Committee meeting December 10, 2018 at 6pm to make a list of pros and cons to County's proposed zoning. John Hilgers from the County will attend the Plan Commission Meeting on December 12, 2018 at 7:00pm.
XI. Pay Bills: Motion to pay bills MW/DN, all in favor.
XII. Chair Announcements: Tabletop Exercise, Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:00pm. Next Town Board Meeting is Thursday, January 3rd at 7:00pm.
XIII. Motion to adjourn 9:10pm MW/AW, all in favor.
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