Village January 2020 Minutes

January 8, 2020

Present: Maksimchuk’s, Seamon, S. Birchmeier, Ustishen, L. Olk, Besaw

Meeting called to order by President Maksimchuk at 7:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion by Birchmeier, support by Olk to accept the minutes, motion carried.

Motion by Olk, support by Ustishen to accept the Treasurer’s report, motion carried.

(Gauthier arrived at 7:03 p.m.)

Public Comments, Mike Confer was present to discuss vacant property that will be deeded to the Village as he is interested in purchasing it from us. We have not received the deed and have not discussed as a council what we will do with the property but will contact him when we decide.

Police, DPW and Zoning Reports are on file.

Treasurer, Terry Tate explained Water Bond Refinance to Council.

Motion by S. Birchmeier, support Besaw to re-finance the water bond, discussion, roll call vote, all yeas, motion carried.

Policy for Pay Raises for all employees will be drafted, Attorney and Mayor will check with other communities as far as pay scale.

Motion by S. Birchmeier, support Ustishen to give Tim Rushton, DPW worker a raise, discussion, S. Birchmeier amended his motion to include the rate of $2 per hour increase, Ustishen amended her support, roll call vote, all yeas, motion carried.

Motion Besaw, support by Seamon to give Roger Hollenback a raise of $1 per hour raise, discussion, Besaw amended his motion to give Roger a 50 cent raise and Seamon amended his support, roll call vote, 1 no vote, Ustishen, rest yeas, motion carried.

Budgets were explained and passed out to commissioners. They
are due back to Clerk by the 29th of January.

Motion by Maksimchuk, support by L. Olk to amend our Zoning ordinance to eliminate the Automobile Showroom from the Use Permit by right to allow an Automobile Office Space, discussion, Roll call Vote, 1 Abstain, Besaw, rest yeas, motion carried.

Declared Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.


Brad Birchmeier

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