Regular City Council Meeting Held
October 8, 2019
In attendance: Steve Schurtter, Mark Haeger, Paul Jahnson, Karen Hageman, Bob Traczyk , Amy Nosal, Jim Durkee, Ian Shakleford, Kim Strom.
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, City Website and the Iron County Miner.
Motion by Thomas, supported by Levra to approve the Agenda as written. Motion Carried. All Ayes.
Motion by Swartz, supported by Thomas to approve the Minutes for the Regular Monthly Meeting of September 10, 2019. Motion Carried. All Ayes.
Motion by Thomas, supported by Berglund to approve the September Financial Statement and bills written for October. Motion Carried. All Ayes
Cash on Hand September 1, 2019 94,433.38 Receipts 69,520.20
Cash on Hand October 1, 2019 95,896.51
Trick or Treating hours were set for October 31, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Discussion was held regarding Fall Cleanup. The Crew has been picking up leaves as needed but due to the weather, will continue to pick up through October 31 (Weather Permitting)
Motion by Swartz, supported by Thomas to approve an Operator’s License to Charles Thompson. Motion Carried. All Ayes.
A Budget Workshop Meeting was scheduled for October 24, 2019 at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers.
A Resolution was brought forward to the Council regarding the borrowing of $130, 00.00 from the Trust Funds of the State of Wisconsin for the purpose of financing water infrastructure project and for no other purposes. The loan will be payable within 10 years from the 15th day of March preceding the date the loan is made. The loan will be repaid in annual installments with interest at the rate of 3.25 percent per annum from the date of making the loan to the 15th day of March next and thereafter annually as provided by law. A full copy of Resolution is available at the City Clerk’s Office. Motion by Thomas, supported by Berglund to Adopt Resolution to borrow $130,000.00 from the Trust Funds of the State of Wisconsin for the purpose of financing water infrastructure project and for no other purposes for a term of 10 years at 3.25 percent interest. Motion Carried. Thomas-Aye, Berglund-Aye, Swartz-Aye, Levra-Aye.
FOREMAN REPORT-The foreman gave a report on work which has been done in the last month. There was a repair on a water leak on Iron Belt Ave. they unplugged a couple of sewers, did work on the Vactor truck, worked on a pump fail, worked on leaf vac and picked up leaves, flushed hydrants, All water and sewer testing done, plus other miscellaneous work.
The foreman asked the council for their approval for himself and Jesse Olson to take an exam for Wastewater.
There was discussion on the Summer Help and the foreman requested that the Summer Help continue on as a School to work student.
CORRESPONDENCE-Letter from NICER requesting a donation for their Halloween party. Motion by Thomas supported by Levra to approve a $50.00 donation to NICER. Motion Carried. All Ayes.
A request for a letter of support from ICORE for a Grant Application made with the Gogebic Range Health Foundation.
Ian Shakleford-Representing ICORE gave an overview of the Non-Motorized Trail System.
Jim Durkee-Bad road conditions on Brunell Road. Brunell Road is on the border of Pence and Montreal which is in Cary.
Bergland-questions on finishing the shoulder on Hamilton
Motion by Thomas, supported by Swartz to adjourn meeting. Meeting adjourned at 6:07 PM
Respectfully submitted by,