Village Board Meeting Minutes
Village of Ferryville
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Date: September 18, 2019
Present: President Pat Delaney
Trustee Steve Werner, Trustee Gloria Moore
Clerk/Treasurer, Heather Caya
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by President Pat
Delaney. Present included trustees Steve Werner and Gloria Moore and Clerk
1. Certification of Open Meeting Law Requirements: Heather confirmed that lawful
notice of the public meeting had been posted on the official posting board on
09/16//2019 and in the 3 other designated locations in the Village and posted on
www.ferryville.com. Amended agenda was posted by trustee Steve Werner.
2. Approve Agenda: Pat moved and Gloria made the second to approve the agenda.
3. Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting: On motion by Pat, second by Gloria, the
minutes of the Board Meeting, held on August 22, 2019. On motion by, Pat, second
by Steve, minutes of the Board Meeting held on September 5, 2019 were approved
4. Presentation - James Makepeace: From viewing the televising done in April of
parts of the sewer system,
it reveals significate deterioration and continuation of deterioration. Approximately
3,400 feet, which is about 22% of the system and 2 lift stations were televised. It
was discussed that to get a more accurate cost on repair of the system that the
entire system should be televised for viewing. Currently there are 2 lift stations that
need to be addressed. James stated the Village would be a great candidate for the
Clean Water Fund grant which is 60% funding. The Rural Development Grant is also
available to apply for, this grant is a choice for the "real big project" the whole
system at one time. Pat motioned to have James prepare and submit Perf/NOI at no
charge to get on the list, no obligation to the village with the preparation and
submission, on a second by Steve, motion passed.
5. Public Comments: A question was presented on if a building permit was needed on
building a car port. Was advised if it was a roof and 4 sides, not an actual structure,
no permit would be needed. Was also advised to call Todd at the DOT.
6. Department Items:
Clerks Report: With Harold being a temporary employee for Public Works if would be
able to run an ad for the opening. Advertising to start the week of September for 2
weeks in the same 3 papers as before with the date of October 8, 2019 to have
resumes and applications turned in.
EMR Department: Request to have the board to amend the Village Ordinance 3.11
#4 to include an assistant EMR director. Also a reminder to take in consideration that
Alex and Brenda are volunteers of the Village and are not paid for the extra time
they put into their departments to keep the efficient and up to date.
Fire Department: 3 vehicles were donated for the JAWs Extraction class being held
on September 21st and 22ed. They will be disposed of in a timely fashion after the
class. The pull down attic door that was 10 years old had broken, Alex has ordered
and received a replacement door and will install free of charge. A written agreement
has been written up and signed with the Wheatland Fire Department to cover the
installation and purchase costs of the Chemical Injection System to the Ferryville Fire
Department's washing machine. Also a donation of ten Stat-X First Responder Fire
Suppressant Grenades were received. Everyone has been properly trained on the
usage. Request to amend ordinances 3.13 (1) (a) and (b).
Public Works: Report from Steve that more cold patch is needed. He will have Harold
with Public Works go and pick up the cold patch.
Presidents Report: Pat will apply for a scholarship to attend the 2019 League Annual
Conference in Green Bay on October 23-25. Only 4 scholarships are awarded and no
one in the Village has attended in 4-5 years. New sewer licenses will be needed in
the next 5 years. The Lagoon Street Bridge is out due to flash flooding. Expected to
have repairs within a week to 10 days.
7. Disbursements/Revenues: Steve motioned that expenditures in the amount of
$10,594.25 and Revenues in the amount of $36,064.14 be approved from the
General Budget for the month of August. Gloria seconded the motion. The motion
carried. Gloria motioned expenditures in the amount of $1,470.67 and revenues in
the amount of $862.72 from the Sewer Funds be approved for the Month of August,
2019. Steve seconded the motion. The motion carried.
8. Old Business:
a. Consider/Approve - Fire Department Roof Replacement: Steve made a motion to
reconsider the motion made in the September 5, 2019 special meeting. "To entertain
quotes until Monday, September 9, 2019 on the breakdown of the building and
consider approve a contract at the board meeting scheduled September 18, 2019".
At the next regular board meeting to discuss problems.
b. Consider/Discuss/Approve - Main Street Storm Drains Project: Was discussed
that a permit would be needed to work in the right-away and what the State would
require form the Village. Pat will call and get written quotes on getting a possible
visual of all the drainage systems. Pat made a motion to get in contact with John
Dunnman to poor concrete in the 2 storm drains in from of the Cheop Depot to raise
them up for a temporary repair, seconded by Gloria.
c. Consider/Discuss/Approve - Eagle Ridge Roads Project: Steve continues to work
with the bank on restructuring loans to have as little impact on the Village Residents
as possible. Limited on how to use granny money, will continue to look more into the
county to come and look at the worst area. A number of quotes have been received,
the county still comes in with the lowest quote. Tabled until October will cold patch in
9. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Consider/Discuss/Approve - Temporary Public Works Employee: First day of
employment for Harold Payton was September 9, 2019. Steve made a motion to
approve Harold starting September 9, 2019 for 30 hours a week, on a second by
Pat, motion carried. Pat motioned with Harold being a temporary employee to
approve the posting for the Public Works position, on a second by Steve, motion
b. Consider/Approve - Operator Licenses (if any): No applications.
c. Consider/Approve - Building Permits (if any): No permits
d. Consider/Approve - New Appointments to Fire and/or EMR (if any): None
f. Consider/Discuss/Approve - Meeting Minutes Postings: Steve motioned to no
longer post DRAFT meeting minutes. That the minutes will be received in the Board
packets, any amendments or changes will be in the public meeting. Pat seconded the
10. ADJOURN: On motion of Pat, second by Gloria the meeting adjourned at 8:32