Pursuant to due call and notice posted September 6, 2019 the Village of Osceola Board met in regular session on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Hall/Discovery Center – Large Meeting Room.
Present: Buberl, Schmidt, Murphy, Burch, Rose, Gilliland and Anderson
Also present: Krumenauer, Zegarski, Pedrys, Stark, Waters, Friendshuh press and public.
Buberl called the meeting to order at 6:00pm
Motion by Rose and seconded by Anderson to approve the agenda. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Burch to approve the August 13, 2019. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Public Input and Ideas – None
Conditional Use Permit – 604 Summit Street – accessory structure in excess of 400 sq feet & additional accessory structure – Krumenauer reviewed the Conditional Use Permit stating that the Planning Commission has reviewed the request and recommended the Village Board approve the permit and additional structure. Krumenauer also recommended an added condition of the garage not to exceed the proposed 1,280 sq ft. Motion by Gilliland and seconded by Burch to approve the Conditional Use Permit for 604 Summit Street for an accessory structure in excess of 400 sq ft but not to exceed 1,280 sq ft & an additional accessory structure already existing. Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
WCWRPC Fab Lab EDA Grant – Krumenauer reviewed his staff report regarding the EDA grant for the Fab Lab project. Discussion followed. Motion by Rose and seconded by Murphy to rescind the EDA Grant of $500,340 due to the project no longer being feasible with all partners. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Set regular scheduled committee meeting – Krumenauer stated that staff is interested in setting up a revised committee meeting calendar that includes regularly scheduled committee meetings. Discussion followed. Motion by Gilliland and seconded by Burch to set regular scheduled meetings and times for all committees and commissions. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Old Library Building – Krumenauer reviewed the status of the old library building site and is seeking guidance on the what the Board envisions for the parcel as well as what involvement we should have on its redevelopment. Discussion followed. Staff to contact Hauge Dental to solidify what they are interested in purchasing for an addition and then look into future use of property. No Action Taken.
Approval of authorization resolution for banking – The authorization was reviewed removing Kari Zegarski and adding Benjamin Krumenauer as signer on the Village accounts along with Jeremy Buberl, Village Administrator and Debra Rose, Village Trustee. Motion by Rose seconded by Anderson to approve the Entity Authorization as presented. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Applications for Licenses and Permits
Temporary Class “B” Beer License – Reviewed. Motion by Burch and seconded by Murphy to approve a Temporary Class “B” Beer License Friends of Osceola Fire Department – Croixland Leatherworks Bike Show Party – September 28, 2019(rain date September 29, 2019) Vote: Yes – 6, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Beverage Server Operator Licenses – Reviewed. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Gilliland to approve Beverage Server Operator Licenses to: Jacob T. Orosz-Jake’s Smokehouse and Sports Bar; Ana P. Dodge-Dick’s Fresh Market; Jacob M. Skola-PY’s Bar and Grill; Joshua T Smith-Larson-Cascade BP; Chad Kent-Cascade BP. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Conditional Obstruction Permits – Reviewed. The permitting process and enforcement needs to be reviewed for future permits. Motion by Burch and seconded by Schmidt to approve conditional obstruction permits to Oak and Ivory AND Karitas. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Board and Commission Appointments – Motion by Anderson and seconded by Gilliland to appoint Benjamin Krumenauer to the Regional Business Fund Loan Committee. Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Administration – Krumenauer updated the board on administrative activities.
Police – Pedrys reviewed his memo to the board and answered questions.
Public Works – Waters reviewed his and Caruso’s memo to the board.
Library – Friendshuh reviewed her memo to the board and answered questions.
Fire Department – Stark reviewed the department’s memo and answered questions.
Building Permits – Since the last board meeting 6 permits were issued in August/September for a total of 82 permits issued in 2019 with a value of $6,070,106 compared to 56 permits issued in 2018 with a value of $4,039,077
Chamber of Commerce/Mainstreet – Greg Hickcox reviewed the Chamber & Mainstreet Directors report and answered questions.
Board, Committee, Commission and Agency Reports – The board reviewed the following minutes: Plan Commission – September 3, 2019; Administration and Finance Committee – August 9, 2019; Airport Commission – August 19, 2019; Osceola Public Library – July 11, 2019.
Vouchers Payable – The board reviewed the vouchers payable. Motion by Burch and seconded by Gilliland to approve voucher check #58670 thru #58831. Vote: Yes – 7, No – 0. Motion Carried.
Discussion and action on any other appropriate items – Rose along with the other Board Members recognized and thanked Suzanne from The Osceola Sun as she is leaving her current position to take on new adventures. Rose along with the other board members also recognized and thanked Kari Zegarski, Village Clerk/Treasurer for her 22 years of service.
There being no further action Buberl adjourned the meeting at 7:14pm
Respectfully submitted: Kari Zegarski, Village Clerk