November, 2015

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

NOVEMBER 9, 2015

 

 

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

 

Absent: Stewart

 

Others:  Duane Arnott, William Gardner, Patty Niepoth, Tina Sundelius, and Phillip Palajac

 

Meeting called to order by Campbell at 7:00 PM

 

1. Motion by Kammerer, Spearing to accept the October 12, 2015 minutes as presented. CARRIED. 6-0

 

PUBLIC INPUT:

 

Update by Niepoth, Register of Deeds, concerning the new computer system in the office of Register of Deeds.

Update by Arnott concerning the archery program.

 

DEPARMENTAL REPORTS:

 

Streets:  Plow truck, etc. ready for winter

DPW:  Ellsworth Water System Improvements – contract has been granted for wireless communication system

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

Planning Commission:  Working on marijuana ordinance

 

 

DISCUSSION:

 

a.Woodenshoe Holiday Fest Wednesday, December 9 at 6:00 PM

b. Status of Community Square Project – Further work on hold until spring due to weather

c. Septic Evaluation of Lot 129 – No permit will be issued

d. Paddle Antrim – Received a thank you letter telling of the success of the event

e. Planning Together Workshop is scheduled for November 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM

 

ACTION ITEMS:

 

2. Motion by Sowers, Boss to approve 2015-2016 Committees.  CARRIED 6-0

3. Motion by Boss, McCallum to approve Budget Amendments.  CARRIED 6-0

4.  Motion by Spearing, Campbell that the Village of Ellsworth grants approval to apply for $5,000 grant from the Risk Reduction Grant Program.  CARRIED 6-0 

5. Motion by Sowers, Boss to pay the bills.  CARRIED 6-0

6. Motion by Spearing, Kammerer to adjourn at 7:40 PM.  CARRIED 6-0

 

 

Marlene Drenth, Village Clerk



 

 

 

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