Village Board Meeting Minutes
Village of Ferryville
2019 Budget Public Hearing
November 29, 2018 - Village Hall
Village President Al Kirchner opened the Public Hearing for the 2019 general budget
and the sewer utility budget at 7pm. The Clerk noted that the Hearing Notice had
been correctly posted 15 days in advance. No one offered any other comments. On
motion by Jeanne Rutter, second by Steve Werner, the public hearing was adjourned
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
Date: November 29, 2018
Present: President, Al Kirchner, Trustees Jeanne Rutter and Steve Werner and
Clerk/Treasurer, Larry Quamme
1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 7:06PM, following the close of
the 2019 Budget Public Hearing, by Village President Al Kirchner.
2. Certification of Open Meeting Law Requirements: The Village Clerk confirmed that
lawful notice of the public meeting had been posted on the official posting board on
11/26/2018 and in the 3 other designated locations in the Village and posted on
3. Approve Agenda: Jeanne moved that the agenda be accepted as presented. Steve
seconded the motion. The motion carried.
4. Consider/Approve 2019 General Budget: The Board reviewed the draft budget
following the hearing. Steve moved approval of the proposed 2019 general budget
for the Village of Ferryville with projected revenues of $287,008 and expenses of
$294,513 and a municipal tax levy of $100,883. On second by Jeanne, the motion
5. Consider/Approve 2019 Sewer Utility Budget: Al moved to approve the proposed
2019 Sewer Utility Budget for the Village of Ferryville with the quarterly base "REU"
remaining at $99 quarterly and with projected revenues and expenses of $47,428.
On second by Steve, the motion was approved.
6. Consider/Approve 2019 Loan: The Clerk/Treasurer indicated the need to borrow
funds was necessary to replace the roof on the fire station (rear garage), replace
the Ford pickup truck, balance the 2019 budget and handle any other issues that may
arise. He indicated that the River Bank had agreed to loan the Village $50,000 with
an interest rate of 3.6% and annual payments of $9,230 for a 6 year period. The
River Bank interest rate was the lowest of the quotes obtained. Steve moved to
obtain a 6 year loan from the River Bank in the amount of $50,000 with an interest
rate of 3.6% and annual payments of $9,230 with the first payment in January of
2020. On second by Jeanne, the motion was approved. No increase in the annual
2020 levy will be required as another loan would be paid off in 2019.
7: Adjourn: Motion offered by Jeanne to adjourn, second by Steve, and the meeting
adjourned at 7:20PM.
Larry Quamme, Clerk-Treasurer