AMERY CITY SPECIAL COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

June 5, 2019

The Amery City Council met on June 5, 2019 at City Hall. Mayor, Paul Isakson called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Mayor, Paul Isakson. Alderpersons: Sarah Flanum; Julie Riemenschneider; Tim Strohbusch, Rick Davis and Kris Vicker.

Absent: Alderpersons: Rick Van Blaricom

Staff Present: Kim Moore, City Administrator; Patty Bjorklund, City Clerk-Treasurer; Allen “Bones” McCarty, Public Works Director, Dale Koehler, Fire Chief; Amy Stormberg, Library Director

Staff Absent: Tom Marson, Police Chief.

Others Present: Julie Anderson, Amery Women’s Club; Dick Waterman, Waterman Sanitation;

Norm Osero, Amery Ventures LLC.

Mayor Isakson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call was done by City Clerk-Treasurer Bjorklund

Motion by Strohbusch and seconded by Riemenschneider to approve the minutes of the May 1, 2019 City Council; May 9, 2019 Special City Council; May 23, 2019 Plan Commission; May 28, 2019 Public Works Committee; May 28, 2019 Parks & Recreation Committee (with changes that Alderperson, Julie Riemenschneider was present); May 28, 2019 Finance Committee and May 28, 2019 Public Safety Committee

Ayes-6 Nays-0 Motion Carried.

Motion by Riemenschneider to approve combination of Lots 88 & 89 into a single lot in Pondhurst First Addition and exchange of triangular Outlot #4 for an adjacent triangular Outlot #10 piece of property. With City of Amery deeding to Susan Johnson and with Outlot 10 to be deeded from Pondhurst First Addition Planned Unit Development Association to City of Amery.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Davis, seconded by Strohbusch to approve purchase of 11 – 12 cameras, transmitting equipment and/or Wi-Fi with a cost not to exceed $6,100 and Amery Community Club paying ½ the cost.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Davis, seconded by Riemenschneider to approve Ayers Associates bid to do Dam Inspections in the amount of $1,800 for the bi-annual inspection with the understanding that the Town of Lincoln will pay half the cost as they own ½ of the dam.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Davis, seconded by Strohbusch to approve rehabilitation of the 3rd Lift Station (West Commons) by Quality Flow Systems in the amount of $55,640 from the Sewer Budget.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Vicker, seconded by Riemenschneider to approve pay increase of $1.50 per hour and title change from crew member to Sewer Plant Operator for Jeremy Wood.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion to approve Licenses as read by Strohbusch, seconded by Riemenschneider for a period of July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion to approve Operator’s Licenses as presented in board packets was approved by Davis, seconded by Riemenschneider. City Clerk-Treasurer, Bjorklund noted that she had gotten prior approval to approve Operator’s Licenses for future along with the help of Chief, Marson who will perform background checks. She will report all licenses, but board approval will not need to take place.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch to approve appointment of Dr. Shawn Doerfler to the Amery Library Board as School Representative to replace Cathy Loverude with a term to expire in May, 2020; seconded by Riemenschneider.

Ayes – 6 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch; Seconded by Flanum to go into closed session proceedings at 6:30 p.m. under WI §19.85 (1) (b).

Roll Call Vote was conducted by City Clerk-Treasurer, Bjorklund as follows:

Ayes: Strohbusch, Riemenschneider, Isakson, Vicker, Davis, Flanum

Nays: None

Motion Carried.

Motion by Strohbusch; Seconded by Davis to come out of closed session proceedings at 7:50 p.m.

Ayes – 6 Nays - 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Davis; Seconded by Flanum to adjourn at 7:53 p.m.

Ayes - 6 Nays - 0 Motion carried.

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