VILLAGE OF BRUCE
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
February 4, 2019
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a scheduled monthly meeting of the Village Board was held on Monday, February 4, 2019.
Village President Mike Newman presided and called to order the meeting at the Village Hall facility at 7:00 p.m. Board members present were John Hoiby, Shane Trott, Gayanne Skogen, Galen Brainerd & Karen Hanson. Terry Hegeholz attended also.
Motion by Trott, seconded by Brainerd to approve the Agenda, carried.
Motion by Skogen, seconded by Trott to approve the January 7, 2019 Caucus and the January 7, 2019 Regular Board Meeting minutes, carried.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Motion by Trott, seconded by Hanson to approve the Treasurer’s report as given, carried.
EMPLOYEE’S REPORT: Darlene Wundrow attended the meeting and reported that the new broom sweeper has been delivered and the workers are using it. The weather has been very cold and the streets are icy. Frost depths in some areas in the Village are measuring four and a half feet.
PETITIONERS-CITIZEN COMPLAINTS AND REQUESTS:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.
Potential New Village Shop Update: Nothing new to report this month. Motion by Trott, seconded by Brainerd to table the “Potential New Village Shop” issue until the March, 2019 Regular Board Meeting, carried.
Resolution 19-01 Discontinuance of Public Ways: Motion by Trott, seconded by Skogen to adopt Resolution #19-01 Discontinuance of Public Ways, carried. The resolution is attached. Please click on the link below to view.
Cooper Engineering Administration Agreement: Motion by Hanson, seconded by Trott to approve the Cooper Engineering Administration Agreement for $4,500.00, carried. They will be assisting the Village with administration for the loan through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program.
Morgan & Parmley Invoice Approval: Motion by Hanson, seconded by Trott to approve the invoice in the amount of $9,952.50 from Morgan & Parmley, Ltd. for professional services for the Shop/Well House project from June 16, 2018 through January 31, 2019, carried.
Interim Financing: Motion by Trott, seconded by Skogen to approve seeking interim financing from financial institutions for the Shop/Well House construction project, carried.
Pre-Award Meeting-February 6, 2019 Meeting at 1:00 p.m.: A pre-award meeting is scheduled for February 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Larry Gotham of Morgan & Parmley, Amy Kelsey from Cooper Engineering, Lisa Busby and David Andruczyk of the Department of Natural Resources will meet with Village representatives to discuss aspects of the Shop/Well House project. The Village’s auditor will also attend the meeting.
North Main Street Reconstruction Project-USDA Rural Development Funding: Motion by Skogen, seconded by Hoiby to table the “North Main Street Reconstruction Project-USDA Rural Development Funding” issue until the March, 2019 Regular Board Meeting, carried.
Flower Baskets on Main Street: No new information to report. Motion by Brainerd, seconded by Trott to table the “Flower Baskets on Main Street” issue until the March, 2019 Regular Board Meeting, carried.
Update Ordinances: Motion by Trott, seconded by Hoiby to table the “Update Ordinances” issue until the March 2019 Regular Board Meeting, carried.
Committee Meeting January 14, 2019: No action was taken on the recommended updates to Section 10-1. It will be discussed at the March 4, 2019 meeting.
Joint Powers Agreement Rusk County 911 Emergency System: Motion by Brainerd, seconded by Trott to approve the “Joint Powers Agreement Rusk County 911 Emergency System”, carried.
APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion by Trott, seconded by Hoiby to pay vouchers and electronic tax payments totaling $177,663.62, carried.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Brainerd, seconded by Trott to adjourn, carried. Adjournment was at 7:23 p.m.