AMERY CITY SPECIAL COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

May 9, 2019

The Amery City Council met on May 9, 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, and Rick Van Blaricom.

Absent: Alderpersons: Rick Davis and Kristen Vicker.

Staff Present: Kim Moore, City Administrator; and Public Works Director, “Bones” Allen McCarty.

Staff Absent: Patty Bjorklund, City Clerk-Treasurer.

Others Present: Dave Rasmussen, MSA as well as Matt Johnson.

City Administrator, Moore conducted Roll Call

Public Hearing for Community Development Block Grant – Public Facilities (CDBG-PF) was opened at 5:03 p.m.

Public Hearing for Community Development Block Grant – Public Facilities (CDBG-PF) was closed at 5:28 p.m. by Dave Rasmussen.

Motion by Van Blaricom and seconded by Riemenschneider to accept the MSA Contract for Engineering Services for a total of: $419,650.

Ayes – 4 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch and seconded by Van Blaricom to accept both State/Municipal Maintenance and State/Municipal Financial Agreements for the CDBG-PF.

Ayes – 4 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch to adjourn at 5:44 p.m. and seconded by Riemenschneider.

Ayes – 4 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Kim Moore

City Administrator

Motion by Strohbusch and seconded by Flanum to approve the minutes of the March 6, 2019 Regular Council Meeting; April 3, 2019 Regular Council Meeting; April 22, 2019 Parks & Rec Committee Meeting; April 23, 2019 Public Works Committee Meeting and April 23, 2019 Finance Committee Meeting.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Van Blaricom and seconded by Strohbusch to approve Resolution #07-2019 *Authorizing Resolution for the Submission of a Community Block Grant (CDBG) Application.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Vicker and seconded by Van Blaricom to approve Resolution #08-2019 *Resolution Providing a Guarantee of Matching Funds for the CDBG-PF Application.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Riemenschneider and seconded by Flanum to approve Governing Body to designate for City Clerk to issue operator’s licenses.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch and seconded by Riemenschneider to approve an Operator’s License for: Amanda Fisk – Amery Area Senior Citizens, Inc.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Flanum and seconded by Vickers to pay the 5-year unbudgeted cost of $3,780 within the General Budget under Airport.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch and seconded by Riemenschneider to approve moving back one week, all committee meetings that are held the same week as Regular Council Meetings. Public Works Committee Meetings will always be held at 9:00 a.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch to go into closed session proceedings at 6:05 p.m. under WI §19.85 (1) (c) to consider employment, promotion, compensation evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Motion seconded by Riemenschneider.

Roll Call Vote was conducted by City Administrator, Moore as follows:

Ayes – Flanum; Riemenschneider; Strohbusch; Van Blaricom; Vicker

Nays – 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Riemenschneider and seconded by Strohbusch to come out of closed session proceedings.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Flanum, seconded by Strohbusch to go to open session.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch, seconded by Vicker to offer Ross Fleischauer the position of Public Works Employee pending passing a background check by the Amery Police Department.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Van Blaricom, seconded by Vicker to offer campground host position to, Carolyn & Rick Archer with 5-shirts.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Motion by Strohbusch to adjourn at 7:40 p.m. Motion seconded by Riemenschneider.

Ayes – 5 Nays – 0 Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Kim Moore

City Administrator

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