Pursuant to due call and notice posted March 8, 2019 the Village of Osceola Board met in regular session on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Hall/Discovery Center – Large Meeting Room.

Present: Rose, Gilliland, Schmidt, Buberl, Bjork and Burch

Absent: Beckmann

Also present:  Zegarski, Pedrys, Caruso, Stark, Palmer, press and public.                                                                                 

Rose called the meeting to order at 6:00pm made motion to appoint Bjork as chair seconded by Gilliland. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Motion by Rose and seconded by Schmidt to approve the agenda. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Motion by Rose and seconded by Burch to approve the March 4, 2019 special meeting minutes.  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Public Input and Ideas – Nick Osborn introduced himself as the new County Administrator. 

2019 Osceola School District Referendum – No action taken.

Osceola High School – Why Wait program project – CeCe Snell, Sophia Egge and Parker Gangestad reviewed their proposal to build benches made out of recycled materials and painted yellow to put on main street.  Discussion followed regarding recycling.  No action taken.

Resolution #19-02 Authorizing representative for FAB Lab & Workforce Development Facility  - Motion by Rose and seconded by Gilliland to approve Resolution #19-02 Authorizing Organizational representative for the Osceola Fabrication Laboratory & Workforce Development Facility Project (EDA Award No. 06-01-06086)  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Resolution #19-04 – Authorizing the Issuance and Establishing Parameters for the Sale of Not to Exceed $5,750,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds – Motion by Gilliland and seconded by Burch to approve Resolution #19-04 Authorizing the Issuance and Establishing Parameters for the Sale of Not to Exceed $5,750,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds.  Vote:  Y-6, N-0. MC

Cleaning contract for Discovery Center – No action taken.

Bylaws for the Village of Osceola Tourism Commission – Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Rose to approve the Bylaws for the Village of Osceola Tourism Commission. Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Police Department discontinue Vehicle Registration effective April 1, 2019 – Motion by Burch and seconded by Buberl for the Police Department to discontinue Vehicle Registration effective April 1, 2019.  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Ongoing Sewer Maintenance Contract – Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Rose to award the contract for Ongoing Sewer Maintenance for a 3-year period to Great Lakes TV Sealing in the amount of $102,216.00.  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Resolution #19-03 Approving Legislative Action – Biosolids - Motion by Burch and seconded by Buberl to approve Resolution #19-03 Form Member Resolution Approving Legislative Action to Expressly Authorize the Department of Transportation to Issue a Permit that Allows the West Central Wisconsin Biosolids Facility to Haul Biosolids in excess of Statutory Limits.  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC 

2019 Budget – Motion by Gilliland and seconded by Burch to adopt the 2019 Budget as presented.  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Licenses and Permits - Beverage Server Operator Licenses – Motion by Rose and seconded by Gilliland to approve Operator Licenses to: Jeremy R. Christenson and Carol A. Baker – Dick’s Fresh Market.   Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Conditional Obstruction Permit – Reviewed.  Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Gilliland to approve a Conditional Obstruction Permit to the Osceola Chamber/Main Street for planters/pots downtown.  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Board and Commission Appointments – Motion by Rose and seconded by Buberl to appoint Nancy Beck, Andrew Carlson, Pam Talmage, Germain Ross and Mike Malik to the Village of Osceola Tourism Commission for one (1) year. Y-6, N-0 MC

Staff Reports-Reviewed 

Building Permits – Since the last board meeting 3 permits were issued in February for a total of 22 permits issued in 2019 with a value of $719,100 compared to 8 permits issued in 2018 with a value of $561,500

Chamber of Commerce/Main Street – Rose reviewed the Chamber memo.  

Board, Committee, Commission and Agency Reports – The board reviewed the following minutes:   Admin and Finance Committee – February 19 and 22, 2019; Osceola Public Library – January 17, 2019; Water & Sewer Committee – February 15, 2019.

Vouchers Payable - Motion by Rose and seconded by Schmidt to approve voucher check #57470 thru #57643.  Vote: Y-6, N-0 MC

Motion by Gilliland seconded by Burch for the board to go into closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes § 19.85(1)( c) for considering employment, compensation or performance evaluation data of a public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.  Roll Call Vote:  Buberl, Burch, Rose, Gilliland, Schmidt, Bjork – Yes; N-0 MC

Board went into closed session at 7:26pm, press and public left meeting.

Motion by Buberl and seconded by Burch to return to open session at 7:33pm Vote: Y-6. N- 0. MC

Items from Closed Session – Motion by Rose and seconded by Burch to compensate the Village Clerk a monthly additional flat rate of pay thru the hiring of a new village administrator retroactive the January 2019.  Vote:Y-6, N-0 MC

Discussion of and action on any other appropriate items – None

There being no further action Bjork adjourned the meeting at 7:40 p.m.   

Respectfully submitted; Kari Zegarski, Village Clerk 

WNAXLP

 

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