Sunday, July 23rd

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on November 1, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, R. Eddy, Simonis, Olson and Busse were present.  Alderperson Colloton Chrest was excused.  Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the October 19, 2016 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
No citizens were in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Simonis to place on file the minutes of the October 17, 2016 Special Utility Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.  
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Busse to place on file the minutes of the October 24, 2016 Special Utility Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.  


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It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to approve the Police Department’s Community Service Office job description.  Motion Carried.    
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the Police Department’s Patrol Sergeant job description.  Motion Carried.    
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There was a lengthy discussion on the status of the Police Department’s Chevrolet Impala.  At the February 17, 2016 meeting, Council voted to use proceeds from the sale of this vehicle to fund equipment on the new Ford F-150 purchased for the Chief of Police.  The vehicle is still in service.  It has been used as CSO vehicle and now as a vehicle for the K-9 unit.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Simonis to keep the Chevrolet Impala until the Police Chief and the City Administrator deem it necessary to dispose of it with proceeds to be placed in the Police Department vehicle replacement fund.  Motion carried (6-1).  Alderperson Ross voted no.  
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It was moved by Alderperson Simonis, seconded by Alderperson Ross to approve the 2017-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and the Black River Falls Professional EMT Association.  Motion Carried.  
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to approve transferring $95,000 from the General Fund to the Aquatic Center fund to offset annual deficits.  Motion Carried     
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Busse to approve the application for a Class A Beer and Class A Liquor Alcohol Beverage Retailer License for the Corner Store located at 923 Main Street.  Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Redbird, seconded by Alderperson Olson to approve the Notice of Intent to Award Shared Ride Taxi Service to F.D.S. Enterprises, Inc.  Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Redbird, seconded by Alderperson Simonis to approve marketing two city owned parcels on S. First Street for sale (Parcels 206-1637.0000 & 206-1635.0000).  Motion carried.  
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It was moved by Alderperson Simonis, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to adjourn.  Motion Carried.
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A. Brad Chown
City Administrator