Thursday, August 24th

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on March 7, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, Colloton Chrest, R. Eddy, Olson and Busse were present. Alderperson Rave was excused.  Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson seconded by Alderperson Redbird to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the February 7, 2017 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There was 1 citizen in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Colloton Chrest to place on file the minutes of the February 9, 2017 Plan Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the minutes of the February 22, 2017 Committee of the Whole meeting.  Motion carried.
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The Committee of the Whole met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on February 22, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Colloton Chrest, R. Eddy, Rave, Olson, and Busse were present.  Alderperson Redbird was excused.  Mayor Jay Eddy presided.

  1. There were no citizens in attendance.

  2. The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed.  Department heads present were Jody Stoker, Todd Gomer, Scot Eisenhauer, Brad Chown, and Tammy Peasley.

  3. It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the EMS request to purchase a 2017 Ford Type I Ambulance as presented.  Motion carried.

  4. It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson R. Eddy to authorize EMS to sell their 2002 International Medtec ambulance on sealed bids.  Motion carried.

  5. It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to award the Street Department bid for a small end loader to Aring for a Volvo L-39 for $70,900 and a snow plow attachment for $3,900.  Motion carried.

  6. It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Busse to award the Street Department bid for a hot tar melter to Sherwin-Williams for $39,335 plus $1,490 for an insulated engine cover.  Motion carried. 

  7. It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve vouchers for December 2016 check #61970 to #62065 totaling $358,965.53.  Motion carried.

  8. It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Ross to approve the City Treasurer’s Report for December 2016.  Motion carried.

  9. It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Busse to approve the Revenue & Expense Reports for December 2016.  Motion carried.

  10. It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Ross to approve vouchers for January 2017 check #62066 to #62208 totaling $1,237,091.85.  Motion carried.

  11. It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Rave to approve the City Treasurer’s Report for January 2017.  Motion carried.

  12. It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the Revenue & Expense Reports for January 2017.  Motion carried.

  13. It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson R. Eddy to adjourn.  Motion carried.
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    It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson R. Eddy to place on file the minutes of the February 27, 2017 Utility Commission meeting.  Motion carried.  
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    It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the application for a temporary Retailer’s License for Boys & Girls Club-Lunda Center for beer & wine tasting event on April 1, 2017 at 320 Pierce Street.  Motion Carried (6-0-1) with Alderperson Ross abstaining.
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    It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Ross to adjourn in to closed session for the purpose of considering employment for the position of City Attorney which is authorized by Section 19.85(1)(c) of the Wisconsin Statutes.  Motion carried.
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    A. Brad Chown
    City Administrator