CITY OF WILSON

 

 Regular Meeting  

at Wilson City Hall

October 2, 2017 7:00 p.m.

 

MAYOR: LARRY PTACEK

COUNCIL PERSONS present:                         

STEVE CLAUSSEN

GARY EVERETT

CINDY HEINZE

DARCY HUBKA-VOPAT

LORIE TAYLOR

 

Others present for the meeting were:   Alex Covieo– resident; Linda Denning – 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, October 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

 

APPROVE AGENDA-
Cindy Heinze made a motion to approve the October 2, 2017 agenda.  Lorie Taylor seconded the motion and it carried.

 

MINUTES-

Gary Everett made a motion to approve the September 18, 2017 regular meeting.  Cindy Heinze seconded the motion and it carried.

 

REPORTS:

BILLS AND PAYROLL-

Gary Everett made a motion to approve the October 2, 2017 bills in the amount of $15,166.89 and October 2, 2017 payroll in the amount of $10,585.53.  Steve Claussen seconded the motion and it carried.

 

INCOME RECEIVED REPORT-

The September 2017 Income Received Report was presented.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

HUNTER ESTATES DEVELOPMENT-

Hunter Estates development (infrastructure) Phase I – Update per Ted Soukup via Susan Kriley- Sewer line is installed.  Water line and fire hydrants are done and pressure tested.  They are staring the grading and packing of the cul de sac.

 

 

 

DEPARTMENTS:

CITY CLERK WITH SUSAN KRILEY-

-          The Czech Festival Committee has organized the annual Glow Fun Run/ Walk for Sat October 21, 2017.

 

POLICE CHIEF WITH BOB DOEPP-

-          Presented Sept 2017 updates

-          Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR)– Bob met with a UPRR contractor representative on Friday Sept 29, 2017 in response to the city email expressing concerns about the hazardous area and openings at the elevators.  The contractor will submit the report to UPRR.  The elevators are scheduled to be demolished in 2019 according to the contractor.

 

COUNCIL-

Steve Claussen reported that the street sign at 27th and Ave I is down.

Darcy Hubka-Vopat inquired about the street estimate for 31st street. It was stated that there must be at least 50% of the property owners adjacent to the street that are in favor of the street which will be placed on a special assessment for all the property owners adjacent to the street.  Larry Ptacek suggested that Steve Claussen, Council Street Dept, and Darcy have a meeting with those property owners with an estimate of the special assessment amount.

Opinions are wanted from the public whether or not to fix the 7a-noon-6p whistle.  Larry Ptacek indicated that the costs of repairs would be low.

Cindy Heinze made a motion to approve the Feral Cat notice presented to the Council with Gary Everett’s review.  Lorie Taylor seconded the motion and it carried.

 

NEXT MEETING -

Next Council meeting- Monday, October 16, 2017 7:00 pm   

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.