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October Minutes

Village of Alma Center
Meeting Minutes of October 8, 2018

Present: Ken Ristow, Connie Patterson, Jessica Anderson, Eric Olson.

The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Village President Ken Ristow at 6:30pm at the Alma Center Village Hall.

The open meeting notice requirements were met.

A motion was made by Olson/Patterson to approve the minutes of September 10, 2018 regular Board minutes. Motion was carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Olson/Patterson to approve the bills paid for the period from September 10, 2018 through October 8, 2018. Motion was carried unanimously.

Public Comments
Janet Stevens thanked the Board for putting the Halloween hours on the agenda; she feels 4:30 is too early and a lot of kids are from out of town.

Claudia Fields read a letter from Dennis & Barb Hardwick resigning from the Improvement Club as of now. President Ristow encouraged the Board to be thinking about who could/would take it over.

Old Business

Officer: Chief Hartl informed the board that he has all the bugs worked out and has access to the systems now.

Turtle Pond: Turtle Pond Road has been black topped, the shoulders need to be done still, they will be back still this fall.

Water Tower: Davy will be placing an ad in the paper accepting bids for next fall. We have been approved for a loan but the work won’t be started till 2019.
Well #2: We were approved for the Grant of 60% or max of $500,000.00 for well #2. Davy will be advertising for bids.

New Business

Davy Engineering: Brice Nelson

Motion was made by Olson/Anderson to approve route #3 (Avon Road / East Main Street) Water main layout route for the new well. Motion was carried unanimously.

Motion was made by Patterson/Anderson to go with Alternative # 1 for the Pump House. Motion was carried unanimously.

Garbage & Recycling: No action taken

Motion made by Patterson/Olson for Claudia Fields & Laurie Mueller to attend the WMCA Fall district meeting. Motion was carried unanimously.

Motion made by Anderson/Patterson to approve a Bartender License for Ricky Lamp. Motion was carried unanimously.

Motion made by Patterson/Anderson to approve the Finance Committee date for the 2019 Budget is Monday, October 22nd at 6:30pm with an alternative date of Monday, October 29th at 6:30pm. Motion was carried unanimously.

Police Contract: We would like to keep the 10 hours, waiting to see if Hixton is coming on board. We’re looking at $17,051.00 - $17,946.00 for 2019 Police Protection. No action taken at this time.

Motion was made by Olson/Patterson to change the Halloween hours to 5pm – 7pm. Motion was carried, Ken apposed.

Motion was made by Anderson/Olson to go into closed session at 7:30 pm for Employee evaluation and raises per the agenda: Roll call taken all ayes

Motion by Anderson/Patterson to grant 3% raise’s to Public Works and Office Employees. Motion was carried unanimously.

Motion was made by Olson/Anderson to adjourn at 7:55 pm. Motion was carried unanimously.

Claudia Fields, Clerk


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2018 Meeting Minutes

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