Regular City Council Meeting Held
May 14, 2019
In attendance: John Kangas, Marie Swartz, Terry Finco, Robert Sullivan, Steve Schurtter, Joseph Pasqualucci
Meeting called to order at 5:30 P.M. by Mayor Erik Guenard.
Roll Call: Berglund-Present, Levra- Present, Thomas-Present, Swartz-Present.
It was attested by the Clerk that the Agenda had been posted at the City Hall, Montreal and Gile Post Office, the two local radio stations, Iron County Miner, City Website.
Motion by Thomas, supported by Swartz to approve the Agenda with the Road inspection to be after the Closed Session. Motion Carried. All Ayes.
Motion by Levra, supported by Thomas to approve the Minutes for the Reorganizational Meeting and the Regular Monthly Meeting of April 16, 2019. Motion Carried. All Ayes.
Motion by Levra, supported by Swartz to approve the April Financial Statement and bills written for May. Motion Carried. All Ayes
Cash on Hand April 1, 2019 170,726.59 Receipts 8,460.66
Cash on Hand May 1, 2019 127,494.29
Motion by Thomas, supported by Levra to set Spring Cleanup from May 20 to May 31. Motion Carried. All Ayes.
Steve Schurtter-Compliments to Public Works Department for cleaning curbs
Terry Finco-noise complaint of a Generator constantly running at 23 Wisconsin. The homeowner has renters with no furnace in one of his homes. Something needs to be done. (Building Inspector will be instructed to go and take a look at the issues)
Robert Sullivan-When is the Fire Hydrant near his house that he has been complaining about for the last 5 years going to be fixed?
Joe Pasqualluci-Questions on the junk behind the West End Garage
Marie Swartz-when will the Water leak on Nimikon/McCrossen be repaired. This has been like this since October.
John Kangas-status of School? They are dumping bricks by the Tennis Courts
Swartz-When will the roads be patched?
When will sod be put in place?
The City Crew should not be doing Spring Cleanup as the dates have not been set.
When will the “No Parking” signs be put up on Nimikon?
MAYOR COMMENT-Met with the DNR regarding the Pence water Service. There have been high Chemical volumes and something needs to be done. There are several fixes but all with additional costs. The City of Hurley would like to buy water from Montreal but Well 5 needs to be repaired before this can be looked at. The City will contact Binz Brothers about cleaning Well #5 to begin the process.
Roll Call Vote to go into Closed Session Pursuant to 19.85 (1) (c ) to consider employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any Public Employee which the Governmental Body has jurisdiction or Exercise Responsibility. Levra-yes, Berglund-yes, Thomas-yes, Swartz-yes.
Roll Call Vote to go back into Open Session and take action if necessary on issues discussed in Closed Session. Levra-yes, Berglund-yes, Thomas-yes, Swartz-yes.
Swartz questioned whether the City was being paid for Septic Dumping.
Motion by Berglund, supported by Thomas to adjourn meeting.
Respectfully submitted by,