Sunday, July 23rd

City Hall

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on October 19, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Colloton Chrest, R. Eddy, Simonis, Olson and Busse were present.  Alderperson Redbird was excused.  Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
3 citizens were in attendance.  
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Simonis to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the October 4, 2016 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Simonis to place on file the minutes of the October 6, 2016 Special Utility Commission meeting.  Motion carried.
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The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed.  Department heads present were Brad Chown, Tammy Peasley, Todd Gomer, Scot Eisenhauer, Jody Stoker, and Steve Peterson.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, Seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the 2017 EMS Budget as presented.  Motion Carried.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on October 4, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, Colloton Chrest, R. Eddy, Simonis, Olson and Busse were present.  Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Redbird, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the September 6, 2016 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Ross to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the September 21, 2016 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
Three citizens were in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Simonis to place on file the minutes of the September 26, 2016 Utility Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.  

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on September 21, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, Colloton Chrest, R. Eddy, Simonis, Olson and Busse were present.  Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
11 citizens were in attendance for agenda items.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed.  Department heads present were Brad Chown, Tammy Peasley, Todd Gomer, Scot Eisenhauer and Steve Peterson.
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Police Chief Eisenhauer led a presentation on a proposed K-9 program for the BRF PD.  Representatives from the Barron Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff’s Department were present and items discussed included the benefits of a K-9 unit in the community, fundraising efforts, annual expenses, and deployment statistics.  

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on September 6, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, Colloton Chrest, R. Eddy, Simonis, Olson and Busse were present. Mayor J. Eddy presided.

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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson R. Eddy to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the August 2, 2016 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on August 17, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, Colloton Chrest, Simonis, Olson and Busse were present.   Alderperson R. Eddy was excused.  Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
6 citizens were in attendance.  5 Citizens were in attendance to bring forward concerns regarding storm water runoff in the Van Buren Street / Harrison Street area.  Steve Schreiber presented photos of water flowing through properties during a heavy rain event that took place on August 12th.  Kathy Smetana presented photos from similar events that occurred in the area 8/1/2014, 9/6/2015, and 8/12/2016.  Street Superintendent Todd Gomer informed the Council that addressing the issue would involve engineering and contracted services that we would need to borrow for.