Village Council Minutes 3-13-17

VILLAGE OF KALKASKA

MINUTES OF A REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017 IN THE VILLAGE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 200 HYDE STREET, KALKASKA, MICHIGAN, 49646.

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

President Sieting called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m.

PRESENT: President Sieting and Trustees Dupuie, Kelly, Needham, Sanborn and White.

ABSENT: None

STAFF PRESENT:     Scott Yost, Village Manager; Glenn Artress, Police Lieutenant; Denny Corrado, Compliance Officer; Mark Baars, WWTP Supervisor.

PUBLIC PRESENT: Mickey Miller, Laura Zingg, Lon Husbands, Patty Cox and Tim Ellis.

President Sieting started with a prayer and led with the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF REGULAR AGENDA

Motion by White, second by Needham, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried on a voice vote.

CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by Sanborn, second by Needham, to approve as presented. Motion carried on a voice vote.

PUBLIC COMMENT – None

PRESENTATIONS – None

BILLS

Motion by Dupuie, second by Sanborn, to approve the bills as presented in the amount of $99,607.95. A roll call vote was then taken:  Ayes – President Sieting and Trustees Dupuie, Kelly, Needham, Sanborn and White; Nays – None; Absent – None.  Motion carried.

REPORTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Personnel Committee – Motion by Needham, second by White, that non-union employees, based on satisfactory performance, receive a 3% raise as budgeted as of March 1, 2017.  A roll call vote was then taken:  Ayes – President Sieting and Trustees Dupuie, Kelly, Needham, Sanborn and White; Nays – None; Absent – None.  Motion carried.

Finance Committee – President Sieting stated the committee reviewed payroll reconciliations, monthly payroll registers, bank reconciliations and journal entries with no issues.

REPORTS FROM VILLAGE OFFICERS

POLICE REPORT

The February 2017 report was provided by Lieutenant Artress.

CLEAN WATER REPORT

The February 2017 report was provided by Clean Water Plant Supervisor Mark Baars.

MANAGER’S REPORT

Manager Yost announced that a Police Committee meeting must be scheduled. Yost also gave an update on 186 Networks, who will be leasing space on the Village water tower, stating they expect to be live sometime next month.

Yost stated that he, President Sieting and Trustee White met with Senator Booher in Lansing to advocate for Kalkaska. Updates will be provided as available.

Yost reminded Council that the Department of Public Safety will be offering CPL classes.

Yost advised that an orientation meeting took place with Gosling Czubak regarding the SAW Grant. Further updates to follow.

Yost announced tentative dates for the Rural Development project. Groundbreaking will take place on May 5, 2017.  The Public Pre-Construction meeting date has yet to be determined.

Yost stated that the Kalkaska cheerleaders provided candy bags to the Department of Public Safety to thank them for their service to the community.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT – None

UNFINISHED BUSINESS – None

NEW BUSINESS

Council Standing Committee Chair and Member Appointment – Committee appointments were made by President Sieting.

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-008 National Trout Festival Banner – Motion by White, second by Dupuie, to adopt Resolution 2017-008.  Motion carried on a voice vote.

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-009 National Trout Festival Youth Parade – Motion by Needham, second by Dupuie, to adopt Resolution 2017-009.  Motion carried on a voice vote.

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-010 National Trout Festival Grand Royale Parade – Motion by White, second by Needham, to adopt Resolution 2017-010.  Motion carried on a voice vote.

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-011 National Trout Festival Fireworks Display – Motion by Needham, second by Sanborn, to adopt Resolution 2017-011.  Motion carried on a voice vote.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Laura Zingg gave a brief Kalkaska Memorial Health Center report.

ADJOURNMENT

With no further business coming before this Council, President Sieting adjourned the meeting at 6:22 p.m.

Recorded By: Scott Yost, Village Manager