Wednesday, April 25th

City Hall

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on March 21, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Redbird, Colloton Chrest, J. Rave, M. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing- Lancaster, and Ross were present. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.

CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There was 1 citizen in attendance.

Reviewing of the Inspection Warrant process for the E&F Motel will be placed on a later agenda as the requesting party was unable to attend this meeting.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed. Department heads present were Kelly Bakken, Steve Peterson, Tammy Peasley, Steve Schreiber, Jody Stoker, and Brad Chown.
EMS Division Chief Jody Stoker informed the Council that he and EMT Steve Collins received accommodations from the Black River Falls School District at the last School Board meeting for all the work they do at the schools.

The City Administrator informed the Council of plans to repair Commerce Drive again this year. The City Street Department plans to complete the work.

It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to approve the Municipal Street Department collective bargaining agreement addendum for Foreman assignment and compensation. Motion carried (7-1) with Alderperson Ross voting no.

The Committee of the Whole met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on February 21, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Colloton Chrest, J. Rave, M. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Alderperson Redbird was absent. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.

  1. There were 2 citizens in attendance.
  2. The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed. Department heads present were Todd Gomer, Kelly Bakken, Steve Peterson, Tammy Peasley, Steve Schreiber and Brad Chown.
  3. The City Administrator shared results and voter turnout information from the February 20th primary election.
  4. It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the Police Department’s Policy 4.100 Officer Involved Deaths as presented. Motion carried.
  5. It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Olson to approve amendment #4 to the city’s employee handbook establishing a social media policy. Motion carried.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on February 6, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Colloton Chrest, M. Rave, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Alderperson Olson participated via telephone. Alderperson J. Rave was excused. Alderperson Redbird was absent. Mayor J. Eddy presided.
It was moved by Alderperson Ross seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the January 17, 2018 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.

CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were 2 citizens in attendance.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Colloton Chrest to place on file the minutes of the January 29, 2018 Utility Commission meeting. Motion Carried.
ORDINANCE #841 - An Ordinance repealing and recreating Section 17.23(6)(a)(1) of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Black River Falls regarding the notification procedure for Historic Preservation Commission hearings was read.
1st Reading.

ORDINANCE #842 - An ordinance repealing and recreating Sections 12.07(2) and 12.07(4) and repealing Section 12.07(3) off the Code of Ordinances for the City of Black River Falls regarding dog license fees and kennels was read.
1st Reading.
It was moved by Alderperson Colloton Chrest, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve RESOLUTION 2018-03 - a resolution to refinance the 2013 Anne Street Reservoir loan. Motion Carried.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on January 17, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Redbird, Colloton Chrest, J. Rave, M. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the January 2, 2018 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were no citizens in attendance.
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DEPARTMENT REPORTS
The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed. Department heads present were Todd Gomer, Kelly Bakken, Steve Peterson, Tammy Peasley, Steve Schreiber, Jody Stoker, and Brad Chown.
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The City Administrator presented to the Council details on the Debtors Plan of Reorganization for J&B Haldeman Holdings, LLC including balances, payment amounts, and the manner in which monthly interest payments are calculated.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on January 2, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Redbird, Colloton Chrest, Jeriah Rave Sr., Michael Rave (appointed during meeting), Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson seconded by Alderperson Redbird to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the December 20, 2017 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were 2 citizens in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Ross to place on file the minutes of the December 18, 2017 Utility Commission meeting. Motion Carried.
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One letter of interest was received for the vacant Ward 1 Alderperson position. Michael J. Rave was in attendance, addressed the Council, and answered questions.
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It was moved by Alderperson Jeriah Rave, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to appoint Michael Rave as Ward 1 Alderperson to serve out the remaining term for Eric Erickson. Motion Carried.
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Michael Rave took the oath of office and participated for the remainder of the meeting.