September, 2014

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

September 8, 2014

 

Present: Campbell, M. Drenth, Boss, Kammerer, Sowers and M.B. Drenth.

Absent: Stewart and Vollmer                                              

 Others:  Jerry Rasmussen and Lynn Spearing

 

Meeting called to order by Campbell at 7:00 PM

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1.   Motion by M.B. Drenth and Kammerer to accept the minutes as presented.  CARRIED. 5/0

     

PUBLIC INPUT: 

 Jerry Rasmussen: Still having problems with the recycling area, paper and plastics on the ground and also   speed on C48 Breezeway leaving the Village.

 

DEPARMENTAL REPORTS: 

POLICE: n/a 

STREETS:  Lake Street and C48 Breezeway  reconstruction project is scheduled to start September 15,   2014.

DPW:   n/a

 

 COMMITTEE REPORTS:

A.     Planning Commission: will be hearing and meeting Thursday September 11, 2014 to act on the overlay for C48 Breezeway.

B.     Parks and Recreation:  Revenue is down from last year at this time. Council went over the maintenance and improvement that were made in the park this year. 

 

DISCUSSION  ITEMS:

a.        Archery Tournament is September 20th starting at 9:30 am until noon.

 b.    Woodenshoe Park camping rates to be discussed at next meeting

c.      Grand Vision: Paddle Antrim to take place the second weekend in September 2015.

 

ACTION ITEMS:

 

 2.  Motion by Boss/Sowers to approve the following budget amendments as presented.  Carried 5-0

 Recreation Fund:

Increase Contribution/Village (58410) $2000 from $0 to $2000.  Decrease Transfer in (69910) $2000 from $2000 to $0.  Increase Other Expenses (9570) $40 from $100 to $140.  Increase Field Setup (248-9506) $150 from $0 to $150.  Decrease Tennis Instructor (248-9580) $100 from $100 to $0.  Decrease Refunds (248-9590) $100 from $100 to $0.  Increase Entry Fees (60800) $120 from $835 to $955 Decrease Contracted Services (248-8022) $200 from $1000 to $800

3.  Motion by M.B. Drenth/Sowers to approve new rear tires for the Village backhoe. Carried 5-0

 

4.  Motion by Boss/Kammerer  to pay the bills as presented. CARRIED.5-0

 

5.   Motion by Boss/Sowers to adjourn at 7:40 p.m.

 

Hellen Allen, Village Clerk

 

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