CITY OF WILSON
Regular Meeting and Board of Health Hearing
at Wilson City Hall
July 3, 2017 7:00 p.m.
MAYOR: LARRY PTACEK
COUNCIL PERSONS present:
Others present for the meeting were: Doris Shaw – Lang Memorial Librarian; Chuck Crawford – Library Board; Kate Schiermeyer – Czech Festival Co-Chair; Alan Rush – Ellsworth County Independent/Reporter; Theresa Staudinger – City Attorney; Bob Doepp – Wilson Police Chief; and Susan Kriley – City Clerk.
CALL TO ORDER-
Mayor Larry Ptacek called the Regular Meeting of the Wilson City Council to order on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Lorie Taylor made a motion to approve the July 3, 2017 agenda. Cindy Heinze seconded the motion and it carried.
Gary Everett made a motion to enter executive session for contract negotiations for construction in the city for 10 minutes at 7:05 p.m. Lorie Taylor seconded the motion. Gary Everett amended the motion to include the City Attorney and the City Clerk in the executive session. Lorie Taylor seconded the amendment. The motion and amendment carried.
Lorie Taylor made a motion to return to open session at 7:15 p.m. Cindy Heinze seconded the motion and it carried.
Cindy Heinze made a motion to approve the June 19, 2017 regular meeting minutes. Gary Everett seconded the motion and it carried.
BILLS AND PAYROLL-
Gary Everett made a motion to approve the July 3, 2017 bills in the amount of $28, 270.89 and the July 1, 2017 payroll in the amount of $11,283.91. Lorie Taylor seconded the motion and it carried.
FINANCIAL REPORT, BUDGET REPORT, AND INCOME RECEIVED REPORT-
Presented for information.
Gary Everett made a motion to approve the following transfers: 2nd Quarter 2017 from Water to Water Repair $7,438.39; from Water to Capital Improvement $4,958.93; Sewer to Capital Improvement $0; from Sewer to Sewer Reserve $7,779.45; and from Water to General $3,843.00. Cindy Heinze seconded the motion and it carried.
LANG MEMORIAL LIBRARY-
Doris Shaw, Librarian, and Chuck Crawford, Library Board member, reported that the roof is still leaking. It was discussed to have a pitched roof installed and to proceed with a grant. Interior repairs may be included in the grant application.
CZECH FESTIVAL UPDATE-
Czech Festival Co-Chairs Kate Schiermeyer and Susan Kriley reported that the Czech Festival planning and coordinating is on track. Cindy Heinze made a motion to allow the Czech Festival to use the ballfield on Saturday July 29, 2017 and to waive the alcohol restriction. Darcy Hubka-Vopat seconded the motion and it carried.
Cindy Heinze made a motion to rent the north ballfield to Megan Zelenka for Saturday July 8, 2017 for $75.00 and to waive the alcohol restriction. Lorie Taylor seconded the motion and it carried.
Cindy Heinze also reported that Pat Thrasher and Ryan Stoppel discussed interest in having a Mens Softball Slow Pitch League in Wilson for the fall. Cindy Heinze will find out more information to present.
7:29 p.m. Dan Erdman joined the meeting.
Bob Doepp reported that people are smoking at the Spray Park.
HUNTER ESTATES DEVELOPMENT-
Hunter Estates development (infrastructure) Phase I – The project begin date has been postponed with no new date announced.
CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE AND RECREATION LICENSE-
Dustin Vopat, with Stop 2 Shop, submitted a letter relinquishing the Stop 2 Shop- Dustin Vopat Cereal Malt Beverage License and Stop 2 Shop- Dusting Vopat Recreation License as of the end of the day July 31, 2017.
CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE APPLICATION AND RECREATION LICENSE APPLICATION-
Gary Everett made a motion to approve the Cereal Malt Beverage Application and the Recreation License Application for Stop 2 Shop – NC Convenience, Inc effective August 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 and to accept from Dustin Vopat, with Stop 2 Shop, a letter relinquishing the Stop 2 Shop- Dustin Vopat Cereal Malt Beverage License and Stop 2 Shop- Dustin Vopat Recreation License as of the end of the day July 31, 2017. Cindy Heinze seconded the motion and it carried.
BOARD OF HEALTH HEARING- 2504 AVE E PICTURE ROCKS LTD- DANIEL ERDMAN, PRESIDENT-
Daniel Erdman was present for his requested hearing (requested on June 28, 2017). The deadline for repairs/ stabilization was 4 p.m. on June 16, 2017. Gary Everett made a motion to require Dan to enclose the area (within his property) with a chain link fence (the same height as the Opera House fence), to stabilize the back wall of the building so no more stones continue to fall, and follow up with an engineer report stating it is stabilized and gave him an extension to July 23, 2017. Cindy Heinze seconded the motion and it carried.
2018 BUDGET DRAFT-
The 2018 Budget draft was sent to the Mayor and Council. It will need to be approved at the July 17, 2017 Council meeting for a Budget Hearing on August 7, 2017 or approved at the August 7, 2017 for a Budget Hearing on August 21, 2017.
BOARD OF HEALTH- 2411 AVE E PICTURE ROCKS LTD- DANIEL ERDMAN, PRESIDENT-
Item was tabled until a future meeting.
NEXT MEETING -
Next Council meeting- Monday, July 17, 2017 7:00 pm
Meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.