Pursuant to due call and notice posted February 8, 2019 the Village of Osceola Board met in regular session on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Hall/Discovery Center – Large Meeting Room.
Present: Beckmann, Rose, Schmidt, Buberl, Bjork and Burch
Also present: Zegarski, Bach, Caruso, Waters, Cutts, Palmer, press and public.
Beckmann called the meeting to order at 6:00pm and asked for approval of the agenda. Motion by Rose and seconded by Buberl to approve the agenda. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Motion by Rose and seconded by Buberl to approve the regular and closed session minutes of the January 8, 2019, special meeting open and closed minutes of the January 22, 2019 and special meeting February 5, 2019. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Public Input and Ideas – None
Site Plan – J & S Contracting – cold storage building – Motion by Burch and seconded by Schmidt to approve the Site Plan for J & S Contracting cold storage building as presented. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Discussion sewer reimbursement schedule with Village of Dresser – No action taken.
Resolution #19-01 – Extending term of General Obligation Promissory Note – Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Burch to approve Resolution #19-01 – Extending term of the General Obligation Promissory Note. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Millpond Project and Grant Application with DNR – No action taken.
Stealth Optimum Security – Discover Center Building – No action taken.
Interim Village Administrator agreement – Motion by Burch and seconded by Rose to approve the agreement with the Interim Village Administrator, Frank Pascarella. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Non-Union Employee Compensation – Motion by Rose and seconded by Schmidt to approve non-union employee compensation increase retro to 1/1/2019. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Licenses and Permits - Beverage Server Operator Licenses – Motion by Buberl and seconded by Schmidt to approve Operator Licenses to: Kennedy Anderson – Osceola Stop and MaryAnne Mager – Cascade BP/Valley Spirits. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Board and Commission Appointments – Motion by Rose and seconded by Buberl to appoint Dennis Tomfohrde to the Osceola Housing Authority Board. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC. Motion by Bjork and seconded by Rose to appoint Michelle Merritt to the Osceola Library Board. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Staff Reports – Reviewed. Public Works – Motion by Burch and seconded by Schmidt to purchase the 2007 Trackless MT5 with broom. Burch amended his motion and seconded by Schmidt to purchase the 2007 Trackless MT5 with broom and look into the sale of the 2017 John Deere Tractor to offset the cost. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC.
Building Permits – 19 permits were issued in January with a value of $674,500 compared to 6 permits issued in 2018 with a value of $390,500.
Chamber of Commerce/Main Street – Rose reviewed the Chamber memo.
Board, Committee, Commission and Agency Reports – The board reviewed the following minutes: Plan Commission – February 5, 2019: Admin and Finance Committee – December 10, 19, 2018 and January 4, 11,18, 2019 and February 1, 2019; Osceola Public Library – November 2018, December 20, 2018; Police & Fire – December 7, 2018; Public Works Committee – January 25, 2018.
Vouchers Payable - Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Burch to approve voucher check #57248 thru #57469. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC
Discussion of and action on any other appropriate items – Rose recognized the passing of Kathy Grant on February 6, 2019 stating that she was a key person in the community and was on various boards and committees in the Village and was the smartest person.
There being no further action Beckmann adjourned the meeting at 7:04 p.m.
Respectfully submitted; Kari Zegarski, Village Clerk