Tuesday, August 14th

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.


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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve ORDINANCE #840 – An ordinance repealing and recreating Section 17.23(9) of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Black River Falls regarding the appeals process for Historical Preservation Commission decision. Motion Carried.
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CITY OF BLACK RIVER FALLS, JACKSON COUNTY, WISCONSIN ORDINANCE NO. 840 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING SECTION 17.23(9) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF BLACK RIVER FALLS Section 17.23(9) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Black River Falls is repealed and recreated to read as follows: (9) APPEAL PROCESS. The owner of any property that is affected by a decision of the Historic Preservation Commission may appeal the decision to the Common Council. Property owners shall have 45 days after designation to request an appeal. The Common Council may overturn a decision of the commission by a majority vote of the Common Council. The decision of the Common Council is the final administrative appeal.
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It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to approve SEH, Inc. Change Order #1 for Andrews Road Project dated December 14, 2017 not to exceed $104,500.00. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Colloton Chrest, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to adjourn. Motion Carried.
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A. Brad Chown
City Administrator