Proceedings of the Iola Village Board of Trustees, Monday, April 10, 2017, 6:00 p.m.

     President Edler called the regular monthly meeting of the Iola Village Board of Trustees to order at 6:00 p.m. at the community center.  President Edler made the open meeting statement that this meeting and all other meetings of this Board are open to the public.  Proper notice has been posted and given to the press in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes so the citizenry may be made aware of the time, place and agenda of this meeting.  Board members present; President Edler, Trustees Harper,  Briquelet and Murphy.  Trustee Rasmussen was present via speakerphone.  Trustees Parks and Anderson were excused.  Others present;  clerk Johnson, attorney Meagher, Lyle Mork, Brian Korb and Ben Rogers.  President Edler led the Board in the pledge of allegiance.

     Moved by David Harper, seconded by Kathy Briquelet, to approve minutes of the last regular meeting of March 13 as written, motion carried.

     Moved by Terry Murphy, seconded by David Harper, to accept the monthly police statistical report as prepared by Chief Prahl, motion carried.

     Moved by Terry Murphy, seconded by David Harper, for the board to approve application for operators license by Brian Ebert, Tim Goli and Dwayne Long (Thirsty Perch), pending police check, motion carried.

     The monthly bills were presented to the finance committee for approval.  The finance committee examined the bills and recommended that they be allowed.  Moved by David Harper, seconded by Kathy Briquelet, that the recommendation of the finance committee be adopted and an order drawn on the treasury for the various amounts, motion carried.

     Moved by Terry Murphy, seconded by Kathy Briquelet, for the board to approve the updated building inspection fee schedule (copy attached), motion carried.

     Moved by Terry Murphy, seconded by Kathy Briquelet, for the board to approve the proposed budget of $23,201.60 for the park bathroom renovation, motion carried.  The dug-outs have been repaired and the school and the village are in the process of doing a lease for the school’s use of Taylor Field for High School baseball.

     The board accepted, with regret, a letter of resignation effective March 31, 2017 from Trustee Richard Anderson.

     Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by David Harper, for the board to accept Herb Trinrud’s letter notifying the Village Board that he will be retiring effective at the end of business on August 4, 2017, motion carried.  The personnel committee will meet on Monday April 17 at 5:15 p.m. to discuss this matter.  Trustee Rasmussen reported that the library building committee has chosen an architect (Gruenwaldt & Halverson Architect and Engineers).

      Motion to adjourn by James Rasmussen, seconded by David Harper, motion carried, meeting adjourned.        Dan Johnson Village Clerk

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