April 2015 Meeting Minutes
CALL TO ORDER President Howard called the meeting to order at 7:30P.M.
MEMBERS PRESENT, Mary Howard Larry Switek , Ben Brenner, Steve Stearns, Mike Alberda, Mary Swainston, Greg Buist , Terry Weick and Vern Bellgraph
ABSENT MEMBERS None
VISITORS, Jim Bala, Rachel Sadowski, John Campbell, Eric Alberda
APPROVAL OF AGENDA A motion was made by council trustee Switek and was supported by council trustee Buist to approve the agenda for the meeting of April 13th, 2015 as amended. All Ayes
APPROVAL OF MINUTES A motion was made by council trustee Stearns and was supported by council trustee Weick to approve the minutes of March 9th, 2015. All Ayes
APPROVAL OF BILLS A motion was made by council trustee, Stearns and was supported by council trustee Weick to approve the bills of March 9th, 2015 to April 13th, 2015. All Ayes
APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL REPORT A motion was made by council trustee Buist and supported by trustee Switek to approve the financial report for. March 2015. Ayes
COUNTY COMMISIONER REPORT John Campbell emailed his report for the month. He talked about parking around the courthouse and they are working on animal control issues.
POLICE REPORT: Chief Sadowski gave her monthly report. She received a tazar gun for free. She showed the council how it works. She will be making a policy and procedure for its use.
MAINTENANCE REPORT Maintenance Supervisor Bala gave his monthly report.
Bridge Inspection A motion was made by trustee Bellgraph and supported by trustee Buist that the bridge inspection be done for the amount of 275.00. All Ayes
Park Survey Park Survey results are in and a committee will come up with the results of the survey for next month.
Web Site Eric Alberda presented information for a web site he can build for the Village at a cost of around $300.00. The council was asked to visit other web sites for village and discussion will be held next month.
Meeting Dates Council set dates for meeting with DDA reps about the playground equipment. Amendment to Budget A motion was made by trustee Stearns and supported by trustee Switek that the line items of Salvage In and Salvage Out of 500.00 be put in the 2015 budget. All Ayes
Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution Item tabled for later.
Fire Board Fire board raised the rates at their last meeting.
Around the Table
The 4th of July the council will be in charge of the pancake breakfast.
The township will be paying for the gravel on 21st that is within the village limits. The county will be doing that road later this summer.
Sewer ponds need stone put around to help with the muskrat issues.
ADJOURNMENT A motion was made by trustee Bellgraph and supported by trustee Switek to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 pm. All Ayes