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   VILLAGE MEETING

  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the La Farge Village Board will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Emergency Services building, located at 201 S. Cherry Street.          

           

AGENDA:  

  1. Call to order/Roll Call   

  2. Verification of Meeting Posting/Publishing

  3. Motion to convene into closed session, in accordance with Wisconsin State

  4. Statutes section 19.85(1)(e), for negotiating the investing of public funds, whenever bargaining reasons require a closed session;    

  5. Motion to return to open session

  6. Approval of previous meetings minutes

  7. Correspondence

  8. Public Comment

     

                     UTILITY BUSINESS:

  1. Regular Utility Business;

    

  OLD BUSINESS:

  1. Action on a donation to the La Farge Schools for the After-School program;   

 

                         NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Action on a recommendation from the Library Board to proceed with an agreement with the La Farge Solar, LLC for 2 Solar battery storage units;  

  2. Action on a Tax Increment Finance Repayment agreement;

  3. Action on the purchase of a new sander;

  4. Action to renew the Connect Communities Agreement;

  5. Action on a Resolution Relating to Fair Housing;

  6. Action on a picnic license application for the La Farge Volunteers;

  7. Action on operator license applications;

  8. Set a date for the 10th annual Fall Village-wide rummage sales;

  9. Police report/update;     

  10. Committee reports and updates;

  11. Approval to Pay the Bills;   

  12. Adjourn.

 

 Kimberly Walker, Village Clerk/Treasurer

             Posted 9/6/2019  

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Village of La Farge Board Meeting Briefs

*September 9, 2019, President Cheryl Purvis called the meeting of the Village Board to order at 6:30 p.m. Roll call was taken with all board members present: Purvis, Terry Jensen, Frank Quinn, Barbara Melvin, Reggie Nelson, Aaron Nemec, and Aaron Appleman.  

*Verification of meeting publishing and posting was given.    

*Jensen moved, Quinn seconded to convene into closed session, in accordance with WI State Statutes section 19.85(1)( e), for negotiating the investing of public funds, whenever bargaining reasons require a closed session. (Carried).  ***CLOSED SESSION***

*Jensen moved, Quinn seconded to go back to open session. (Carried).  

*Quinn moved, Nemec seconded to approve the previous meetings minutes. (Carried).  

*No Correspondence.   

*Public Comment: Carol Persons thanked the village workers for filling in the ditch by the library.   

*Utility Business: The utilities started work on iron and manganese corrosion control in our drinking water.

*Old Business: Donation to the after-school program. Quinn moved, Appleman seconded to approve $2,000 for the program. (Carried).

*New Business: The library board recommended an agreement with the La Farge Solar LLC for 2 solar battery storage units at the library. The library cost is $2,400 over 6 years. Melvin moved, Quinn seconded to approve the agreement. (Carried).  

*Quinn moved, Jensen seconded to approve the TIF Repayment Agreement as was discussed in closed session. (Carried).

*Reviewed 3 bids for a new sander. Jensen moved, Nemec seconded to buy from Universal Truck Equipment for $9,977.25, with funds from the equipment savings account. (Carried).  

*Jensen moved, Quinn seconded to renew the Connect Communities Agreement for another year, and cost share with LAPA for the $200 fee. (Carried).

*To go with our planning grant application, a new Fair Housing resolution needs approved to replace our existing one, which the state says is outdated. Quinn moved, Appleman seconded to approve this. (Carried).    

*Jensen moved, Quinn seconded to approve a picnic license for the La Farge Volunteers for their annual gun raffle banquet on October 5th. (Carried).

*Quinn moved, Melvin seconded to approve a renewal operator license for Nikita Spangler and a new one for Patricia Baker. (Carried).

*Appleman moved, Jensen seconded to set October 4 & 5 for the 10th annual Fall village-wide rummage sales. (Carried).  

*Police Chief Jonathon Brown gave his police report.

*Reviewed committee reports.         

*Quinn moved, Nemec seconded to approve payment of the bills. (Carried).

*Quinn moved, Appleman seconded to adjourn. (Carried). Adjourned at 7:10 p.m.

Kimberly Walker, Village Clerk/Treasurer