Wednesday, October 16th

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on September 3, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Ammann, J. Rave, and M. Rave were present. Alderperson Brown was excused. Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson J. Rave to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the August 6, 2019 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Ross to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the August 8, 2019 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There was 1 citizen in attendance for an agenda item.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Olson to place on file the minutes of the July 19, 2019 Public Safety Planning Task Force meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to place on file the minutes of the August 5, 2019 Historic Preservation Commission meeting. Motion carried.


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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson J. Rave to place on file the minutes of the August 6, 2019 Hiring Committee meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson M. Rave, seconded by Alderperson Olson to place on file the minutes of the August 20, 2019 Joint Review Board meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the minutes of the August 21, 2019 Committee of the Whole meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson J. Rave, seconded by Alderperson Ammann to place on file the minutes of the August 26, 2019 Utility Commission meeting. Motion Carried.
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David Schofield from SEH, Inc. presented the Council with application for Payment #1 from A-1 Excavating for the Andrews Road and South McKinley Street projects. Mr. Schofield stated things were going well with the contractor after a late start and explained what had been done previous to this application and what has been done since this application was submitted. This application represents approximately 5% of the total project. SEH, Inc. recommends payment to A-1 Excavating in the amount of $129,437.50.
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It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Olson to approve payment #1 to A-1 Excavating for the Andrews Road and South McKinley Street projects in the amount of $129,437.50 using funds from TID No 3. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Olson to select Legacy Architecture to complete a National Register of Historic Places nomination and related activities for a downtown commercial historic district at a cost of $11,000 as recommended by the Historic Preservation Commission. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson J. Rave to approve Liquor Operator’s Licenses for Brianna J. Hendricks, Gabriella J. Haug, Selena L. Casper, Tiffany T. Dobson, and Austin M. Johnson. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Ammann to approve the application for a Temporary Class B Retailers License from the Black River Falls Youth Hockey Association for the BRFYHA Poker Run on September 21, 2019 at 388 Melrose Street (Milt Lunda Memorial Arena). Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Busse to approve the application for a Temporary Class B Retailers License from Jackson County Little League (City Parks & Recreation Department) for their annual Pumpkin Ball Tournament on September 7, 2019 at 650 North Tenth Street (Marks Field). Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson J. Rave to adjourn. Motion carried at 6:22 P.M.
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A. Brad Chown
City Administrator