Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes 05/09/17

 

VILLAGE OF RIVER HILLS BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

VILLAGE HALL   TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 AT 7:00 PM

 MINUTES

 

1.ROLL CALL: was answered by President Stephen Anderson, Trustee David Fritz, Trustee Peter Kingwill, Trustee Christopher Noyes, Trustee Bill Walker and Trustee Kurt Glaisner.  Not present Trustee Peggy Russo.  Also present were Chris Lear, Village Manager; Bill Dineen, Village Attorney; Kurt Fredrickson, DPW Superintendent; Todd Cowie, Police Chief, Susan Draeger-Anderson, Library Director and members of the Committee On the Environment.

2. CONSENT AGENDA:

Agenda

Minutes of March 15, 2017 Village Board meeting

Voucher List

Resolution No. 2017-05 Compliance Maintenance Annual Report

Resolution No. 2017-03 Jewish Community Center

Motion by Kingwill/Glaisner to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA MATTERS

None

4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

Trustee Glaisner asked that a Library Report be a regular agenda item.

5. REPORT OF VILLAGE PRESIDENT

President Anderson reported on the Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee meeting

he attended this week.

6. REPORT OF VILLAGE MANAGER

Lear reported there is positive net revenue over expenditures in the 2017 budget. Expenditure accounts are tracking as expected and customary for the first quarter.

Pattie Reda of Reilly, Penner & Benton presented the 2016 Financial Statements. She also commented on the Management Report.

Lear presented the 15 Year Cash Flow Report. The Net Surplus (Deficit) line which is shaded, shows the impact that capital expenses and debt service payment have on our fund balance. We will use this document in the fall to assess the impact of the 2018 Budget on our reserve funds. Lear also reported that assimilation of payroll and payables duties by Kellie Minikel is going well.

7. PROCLAMATION RAISING AWARENESS OF MONARCH BUTTERFLIES

Larry Boyer and Dr. Peter Thornquist presented information regarding the plight of Monarch butterflies and their declining numbers. They announced plans to establish butterfly gardens on the Village Hall grounds and Good Hope Road median strip. They also encouraged the Village Board to approve the “President’s Monarch Proclamation”. Motion by Fritz/Kingwill to adopt and support the President’s Monarch Proclamation and to direct staff to work with the Committee On the Environment in establishing the gardens. Motion carried unanimously.

8. CLASS B BEER AND CLASS B LIQUOR LICENSES FOR MILWAUKEE COUNTRY CLUB AND LYNDEN SCULPTURE GARDEN

  Motion by Kingwill/Noyes to approve a Class B beer license for the Lynden

  Sculpture Garden. Motion carried unanimously.

  Motion by Kingwill/Walker to approve a Class B liquor license for the Milwaukee

  Country Club. 5 vote aye, Fritz abstained. Motion carried.

9. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-07 A RESOLUTION APPROVING STATE TRUST FUND BORROWING A STF LOAN OF $514,354 FOR 2017 CAPITAL PROJECTS

Motion by Fritz/Kingwill to approve. Motion carried unanimously.

10. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-06 TO AMEND THE 2017 RIVER HILLS BUDGET

Motion by Kingwill/Glaisner to approve. Motion carried unanimously.

11. REPORT OF RIVER HILLS POLICE DEPARTMENT

During the month of March the department participated in a joint training exercise at     University School with USM security, MPD bomb squad and FBI personnel.

              Two squads were involved in separate crashes. There were no injuries.

The April report documents the issuance of Transient Merchants Permits. This type of

thing is not unusual here. The permit holders usually find little success.

12. REPORT OF NORTH SHORE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Representative unable to attend meeting so there is no report.

13. 2017 BIDS FOR PURCHASE OF A KAWASAKI OFF ROAD VEHICLE TO REPLACE A 2002 KAWASAKI MULE

Motion by Fritz/Walker to approve. Motion carried unanimously.

14. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-04 TMDL STORM WATER GRANT FUNDING APPLICATION APPROVAL

Motion by Fritz/Glaisner to approve.  Motion carried unanimously.

15. COMMITTEE, BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS AND APPOINT EMILY SIEGRIST TO THE COE

Motion by Fritz/Kingwill to approve. Motion carried unanimously.

16. STORM WATER MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH UNIVERSITY SCHOOL

Laid over to the July 19, 2017 meeting.

17. AGREEMENT WITH MILWAUKEE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT FOR PLANNING, DESIGN AND RECONSTRUCTION OF THE DEAN ROAD EXTENDED MILWAUKEE RIVER CROSSINGS METROPOLITAN INTERCEPTOR SEWER TO RIVER HILLS

Motion by Walker/Kingwill to approve subject to a final legal review by the Village

Attorney. Motion carried unanimously.

18. ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Fritz/Kingwill to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

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