Proceedings of the Iola Village Board of Trustees, Monday September 12, 2016, 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 Briquelet, Parks, Anderson, Murphy, Rasmussen and Harper.  Others present; clerk Johnson, Attorney Meagher, Lyle Mork, Officer Field and Jane Myhra.  President Edler led the Board in the pledge of allegiance.

     Moved by Pamela Parks, seconded by Richard Anderson, to approve minutes of the last regular meeting of August 8 as written, motion carried.

     Moved by Terry Murphy, seconded by Kathy Briquelet, for the Board to accept the monthly police statistical report as prepared by Chief Prahl, motion carried.

      Moved by David Harper, seconded by Jim Rasmussen, for the board to set “trick or treat” hours for Sunday, October 30 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., motion carried.

     Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by Terry Murphy, for the board to approve application for operators license by Stephanie Haroldson (Northern Lights Bar & Grill), pending police check, motion carried.

     Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by David Harper, to tentatively set date of public hearing to consider adoption of 2017 Village of Iola budget for Monday, October 10, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. at the community center during the next regular meeting, motion carried.  Notice of this is to be published in the official publication.  

     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 Jim Rasmussen, that the recommendation of the finance committee be adopted and an order drawn on the treasury for the various amounts, motion carried.   

     Moved by David Harper, seconded by Jim Rasmussen, for the Board to schedule a joint meeting of the finance and personnel committees to be held on September 27 at 5:00 p.m. at the community center to discuss the preliminary 2017 village budget.

     Moved by David Harper, seconded by Jim Rasmussen, for the Board to adopt resolution # 16-05 citation by the Board of Trustees to Chester L. “Chet” Krause, motion carried.

     Job description update item is to be placed on the agenda for the next regular meeting on October 10.  Board heard updates on the need to improve the bathrooms at Olson Park, the progress of the shop rrof repair and possible street light additions at the intersections of Highway 49 and Pine Crest Lane and Depot Street and Town Line Road.

     Motion to adjourn by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by Kathy Briquelet, motion carried, meeting adjourned.               

  Dan Johnson, Village Clerk

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