April, 2016

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

APRIL 11, 2016

 

Present: Boss, Sowers, Spearing, McCallum, and Potter.

 

Absent: Campbell, Kammerer, Stewart

 

Others: John Morris, Jessica Spencer

 

Meeting called to order by Boss at 7:00 PM

 

1. Motion by McCallum, Spearing to accept the March 14, 2016 minutes as presented. CARRIED. 4-0

 

PUBLIC INPUT: N/A

 

DEPARMENTAL REPORTS: 

 

Police: No issues in past month

DPWStreets: Water system project moving ahead.  Plan to start installation of new meters in next one to two weeks.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

Planning Commission:  Jessica Spencer brought Council up to date with the progress of writing a new Master Plan.

 

DISCUSSION:

 

a. Wooden Shoe Campground will open May 15.

b. Breezeway Garage Sale will be May 27, 28.

c. Clean up day May 14 at Preferred Waste II location.

d. Attendance at the Ellsworth/Atwood Community Forum meeting on March 23 exceeded expectations.  There will be a public meeting on April 28 to discuss results.

e. Lion and Lioness Clubs will be sponsoring a circus on July 4 to be held at the Sports Park.

 

ACTION ITEMS:

 

2. Motion by Sowers, Spearing to approve KP Landscaping, Inc. to complete the perimeter landscaping at the Community Square at an estimated cost of $7,557.71.  CARRIED 4-0

3. Motion by Spearing, Sowers to purchase a new mower deck from Work’n Play at a cost of $2,600.00.  CARRIED 4-0

4.Motion by McCallum, Spearing to pay bills.  CARRIED 4-0

5.Motion by Spearing McCallum to adjourn at 7:50PM.  CARRIED 4-0

 

Marlene Drenth, Village Clerk

 

 

 

            

 

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