December, 2013

VILLAGEOF ELLSWORTH

REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 9, 2013

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

7:00 PM

 

Present: Sowers, Campbell, Stewart, M. Drenth, M.B. Drenth Vollmer and Boss  

 Absent:  Kammerer

Others: Norma Babcock, Jessie Babcock, Joseph Sowers and Tim Roach.

Meeting called to order by Campbell at 7:00 p.m.

 

1.  Motion Vollmer / Stewart to accept the November 2013 minutes as presented.  CARRIED.

 

PUBLIC RESPONSE: 

 

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS:

  a. Police:   Officer Morris gave a police report to the Council and informed the council that he is working with the

          Ellsworth High School (drafting and arts) classes to design a new police logo.

  b. Streets –The new snow plow will be here this week.

  c. DPW:

  

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

      a.  Finance Committee:  Budget meeting will be Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm

     b.  Planning Commission:  N/A

 

ACTION ITEMS:

2. Motion by Stewart/Boss to approve the Committees and Rosters for 2014 as  presented by the Village President.

      CARRIED   6-0

 

4.  Motion by Vollmer/M B Drenth to approve the Village Rules and Procedures for 2014. CARRIED 6-0

 

5. Motion by Stewart/Boss to approve Ed and Kris Green as the Woodenshoe Park attendants for the

          2014 camping season.  Carried   6-0

 

6.  Motion by Stewart/MB Drenth to approve Budget Amendments as follows:

General Fund

Increase Revenue/Sale of Assets (101-000-67300) $6000 from $0 to $6000.

Increase Building and Grounds/Capital Outlay (101-265-97000) $5000 from $15,362.27 to $20,362.29

 Increase Police/Repairs and Maintenance (101-301-93000) $1020.81 from $200 to $1220.81

DISCUSSION:

a. Shiver Fest will be February  14,15,16.

b. Ellebration and fireworks will be Saturday,  July 5, 2014.

                c. Wooden Shoe Holiday fest will be Wed. Dec. 11, 2013 at the Banks Township Hall.

 

                d. Township cleanup day will be May 10, 2014.

 

7.  Motion by M.B. Drenth/Sowers to pay the bills. CARRIED   6-0

 

8.  Motion by M.B. Drenth/Sowers to adjourn at 7:25 p.m.   CARRIED.

 

 

HELLEN ALLEN, CLERK

 

 

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