MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
APRIL 11, 2011
Chairman Lauderdale called the duly posted and noticed meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance. In attendance were Lauderdale, Supervisors Millard, Kukla, and Kulik, Attorney Harvey, and Building Inspector Boss. Supervisor Kamps was excused.
Motion (Kukla/Millard) to approve the meeting minutes from March 24, 2011 with Kirch to research the cost of the tornado siren cost-share with Town of Linn. Approved 4-0. Motion (Kukla/Kulik) to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Approved 4-0. Motion (Kulik/Kukla) to approve bills from 03/05/11 through 04/08/11. Approved 4-0. ServiceMaster Satisfaction Form presented for signature. Motion (Kukla/ Lauderdale) to table until Attorney Harvey can review and all Supervisors have had a chance to review the building. Approved 4-0. Motion (Kukla/Kulik) to approve Resolution No. 204, Resolution to Amend the 2010 Budget/Designation of Nonlapsing Funds. Approved 4-0. Balances reported as of March 31, 2011:
LGIP Savings 212,532.11 Total Income 1,446,376.76
LGIP Tax 31,866.37 Total Expense 701,320.37
Money Market Account 322,913.96 Net Income 745,056.39
Chase Tax Checking Account 129,439.44
Chase High Yield Savings Acct 871,416.26
General Checking 123,402.07
No Public Comments.
Building Inspector, Audrey Boss, gave her monthly report. Cost of exit lighting with battery backup was researched by others. Researched cost $26-$300; $26-$30 each should suffice. It was reported that 17 were needed downstairs and 8 upstairs per NFPA guidelines. State Inspector would attend meeting to discuss further. Motion (Kukla/ Kulik) to table until May 9, 2011 meeting. Approved 4-0.
Motion (Lauderdale/Kulik) to move Item 11a up to Item 6. Approved 4-0.
Bid for truck was advertised last month. Three received. Parker recommends the International truck bid from Lakeside. This will replace the 2001 truck. Motion (Kulik/Kukla) to table for another month. Approved 4-0.
Committee Reports –
a) Five-year contract worked out with Chief Hurley. Reviewed some benefits: Salary-$73,000, No medical insurance needed, Longevity incentive of 1% every 2 years, Salaried, no overtime, No retirement benefits needed, 8 hours sick time earned monthly with a 90 day bank limit, 3 weeks paid vacation, Voluntary termination of employment agreement notice of 120 days unless for family emergency, Phone allowance of 50% of cell bills upon receipt verification not to exceed $500 at year end, Uniform allowance, Bulletproof vest not to exceed $800, Not to work holidays unless called in, Working hours 8-4 M-F so he can interact with two shifts of officers, Abide by employee handbook, Discipline proceedings handled the same way as all officers, Purchased own sidearm, we supply ammo. Motion (Lauderdale/Millard) to approve the Police Chief contract for Steven R. Hurley. Approved 4-0. Chairman has received two calls commending Chief Hurley for visiting with their businesses.
a) Paratech – 7 calls, no transports. Addendum to Paratech contract changing backup from Elkhorn to Lake Geneva has passed the PFC, Council still to approve.
b) Report back from the siren personnel. Suggestions to be considered by the next administration. Motion (Lauderdale/Millard) to table indefinitely. Approved 4-0. Copy of report to Kopecky.
a) Lake Como Beach Property Owners Association has requested an additional 23 piers on their north shore property. Harvey reviewed the new DNR regulations, the application, and the 2009 pier ordinance. Feels non-complaint with ordinance and may not comply with statute. State just began review of application. They suggest the Town let it ride for a couple of months to give them time to review more closely. Motion (Kulik/Kukla) to suspend the rules for discussion with the public that is present at the meeting. Approved 4-0. Gene Decker, Shirley Gorz, and Jay Hencken all spoke. Disagreed on length of area and what is non-compliant. Association willing to enforce number of boats on piers. Motion by the Lake Committee passed (5-1) to go forward with the recommendation to allow 20 additional piers contingent on meeting all Town, County, and State regulations and understanding that the additional piers were not in place prior to the 2004 deadline. Motion (Lauderdale/Millard) to approve this request for 20 additional piers pending approval by the DNR within the next few months. Failed 2-2 (Kukla/Kulik). Motion (Kukla/Kulik) to table until the May 9th meeting so Attorney Harvey has further time for investigation as well as contact with the DNR to get the proper ruling on this before a final decision is rendered. Approved 4-0.
Motion (Kukla/Lauderdale) to approve the original Operator Licenses for Hannah Eucker, Kristine, Slawson, and Marsha Wallraf. Approved 4-0. Motion (Kukla/Kulik) to approve the renewal Operator Licenses for Karen Silva, Jennifer Smith, and Emily Stoll. Approved 4-0.
Attorney’s Report –
Motion (Kulik/Kukla) to adjourn at 8:17 p.m. Approved 4-0.
Chairman Lauderdale / Kopecky
Supervisor Loomer Supervisor Millard / Daily
Supervisor Kulik Supervisor Kukla
Debra L. Kirch, CMC/WCMC