November, 2011

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH

REGULAR MEETING

NOVEMBER 14, 2011

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

7:00 PM

 

Present: Nickel, Boss, Rasmussen, Campbell Vollmer, M.B. Drenth.

Absent: Stewart, M.Drenth.

Others: John Morris

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

 

1.  Motion Boss/M.B. Drenth to accept the October 2011minutes as presented.  CARRIED.

 

PUBLIC RESPONSE:  John Morris

 

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

  a. Police:  Morris gave a short police report to the council.  .

  b. Streets – Culvert on the corner of Main and Elm Street is in need of repairs and Tex Drenth                                 will check on the cost of repairs.

  c. DPW:  

 

ACTION ITEMS:

 

2.    Motion by Rasmussen/Boss to amend the budget as follows:

General Fund:

Increase Building &Grounds/Capital Outlay (265-97000) $2101from $16,500 to $18,601

Decrease Building & Grounds/Wages (265-70200) $2,101 from $40,000 to $37,899. CARRIED.

 

3.   Motion by Rasmussen/M.B. Drenth to approve the Committees and Rosters for 2011-2012 as presented by the Village President. CARRIED   6-0

 

4.  Motion by Boss/Nickel to approve the resolution of support to the county in updating the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. CARRIED  On File.

    

DISCUSSION:

a.     Wooden Shoe Holiday Fest is December 14th  at the Banks Township Hall; the tree lighting will be 6:00 p.m.

b.  Wooden Shoe Park, update/Maintenance Priorities:  Electric panel, routine maintenance                   in bath house, paint touchups in bath house, toilet update, replace roof,                                               replace/update plumbing in showers.

c.  Campbell gave information on the possibility of setting up credit card use at the Wooden                               Shoe Park.

d.  Grand Vision Grant / Market Master

 

 7.  Motion by Rasmussen/Boss to pay the bills. CARRIED   6-0

 

8.  Motion by Vollmer/M.B Drenth to adjourn at 7.40 p.m.   CARRIED.

 

Village Clerk

 

Hellen Allen

 

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