Village Board Meeting Minutes

Village of Ferryville
Date: January 15, 2020

Present: Trustee Steve Werner, Trustee Gloria Moore, Clerk/Treasurer, Heather Caya, Brenda Torger Vassar, EMR, Dan Mattson, Public Works. Absent, Fire Chief, Al Novak.

1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Village Clerk, Heather Caya at 7:00 PM following the close of the 2020 Caucus.

2. Select a Chairperson: Gloria motioned to appoint Steve as Chairperson on a second by Steve, motion carried.

3. Certification of Open Meeting Law Requirements: Heather confirmed that lawful notice of the public meeting had been posted on the official posting board and 3 other designated locations in the Village and posted on

4. Approve Agenda: Gloria moved and Steve made the second to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

5. Approve Minutes of December 18 meeting: On motion by Gloria second by Steve, the minutes of the Board Meeting held on December 18, 2019 were approved as written.

6. Public Comments: Question and request to have an earlier posting of draft copy minutes of meeting for informational purposes. When will the Snowflake lights be taken down?

7. Department Items:
Clerk: The Clerk's report was read and placed on file.
Public Works: Dan Mattson read his report and it is placed on file.
Fire: No report, Chief Novak was on a call.
EMR: Brenda reported CPR recertification was completed, cards have been issued and are on file. EMR Recertification will be February 8 and 15th.
Village Standing Committees: Annual reports and financial information, as required by the ordinances, has been provided to the board.
Trustees Report: Gloria presented the 2019 report of Village activities, and placed on file.

8. Disbursements/Revenues: Steve motioned that expenditures in the amount of $16,282.87 and Revenues in the amount of $1,223.64 be approved from the General Budget for the month of December. Gloria seconded the motion. The motion carried.
Gloria motioned expenditures in the amount of $8,139.04 and revenues in the amount of $6,361.42 from the Sewer Funds be approved for the Month of December, 2019. Steve seconded the motion. The motion carried.
Steve motioned to approve the authority to spend $1,639.22 surplus funds expense in the TID District by year end, on a second by Gloria, motion carried.

a. Consider/Approve - New Fire and EMR members (if any): None
b. Consider/Approve - Operators Licenses (if any) Destiney Anderson pending passing background check
c. Consider/Approve - Market Committee - Use of Sugar Creek Park
Motion by Gloria Moore to approve the Farmers Market Committee request to use the park from May 16 to October 31, 2020 for Saturday markets. Seconded by Steve Werner. The motion carried.

d. Consider/Approve-Bald Eagle Day (Ferryville Tourism Council) Gloria Moore commented that there is no motion needed. This is a facility's request and is approved by the Clerk, who then notifies the person making the application and at the same time notifies Public Works of the event and what is needed from Public works.
e. Consider/Approve-- Updated Employee Handbook Motion made by Steve Werner to approve the amendments to the Employee Hand Book, January 15, 2020. Seconded by Gloria Moore. The motion carried.

10. ADJOURN: On a motion by Steve, and a second by Gloria the meeting was adjourned at 7:35 p.m.

Bridget Schill
Acting Village Clerk

Posted: 2-18-2020
Village Hall (inside/outside)
Post Office
River Bank
Date: February 13, 2020


Present: President, Vacant, Trustees Steve Werner and Gloria Moore
Clerk/Treasurer, Vacant

1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 5:05 PM by Steve Werner. Gloria made a motion for Steve to act as chairperson, Steve seconded the motion. Motion carried. Steve chaired the remainder of the meeting.
2. Certification of Open Meeting Law Requirements: Steve Werner confirmed that lawful notice of the public meeting had been posted on the official posting boards on 02/12/2019 inside and outside the Village Hall and at the Post Office in the designated locations and posted on The Bank was closed.
3. Approve Agenda: Gloria moved that the agenda be accepted as presented. Steve seconded the motion. The motion carried.


A. Accept Resignation of Clerk/Treasurer; Steve motioned that the resignation of Heather Caya be accepted. Gloria seconded the motion. The motion carried.

B. Appoint Acting Clerk; Steve motioned that Bridget Schill be appointed to the Village Clerk position. Gloria seconded the motion. The motion carried. The Oath of Office was administered and signed.

4. Motion to Move February Meeting: Steve motioned that the Feb. 19 meeting be moved to Feb. 26 due to unusual circumstances. Gloria seconded the motion. Other members will be notified of change.

5. Adjourn; Steve motioned that the meeting being adjourned. Gloria seconded. The motion carried. The meeting was adjourned at 5:45 PM.

Bridget Schill
Village Clerk

Posted 2-18-2020
Village Hall (inside/outside)
U. S. Post Office
River Bank