City Council Minutes
  

April 16, 2018

The Tripoli City Council held a regular council meeting on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in City Hall with Mayor Bernard presiding.  Also present were Daniel Banks, Lois Moeller, Gail Sexton, Nate Moeller, Matt Sexton, Anita Dorn, Dawn Bergmann, Kesler Schulmeister, Leland Timmerman, Heather Prendergast and Amanda Moenk.

Mayor Bernard called the meeting to order with roll call.  All council members were present.     

Motion Nilges second Shonka to approve the agenda.  AA MC.

Mayor Bernard asked for public comments concerning items not on the agenda.  None were received.

Motion Ladage second Eschweiler to approve the consent agenda consisting of:  minutes from council meeting on April 2, 2018; treasurer’s report for March; and claims for $69,708.08.  AA MC.

Motion Nilges second Shonka to approve hiring Paula Carlson as the pool manager at a wage of $300/month.  Ayes – Nilges, Eschweiler, Shonka, Ladage.  Abstain – Carlson.  MC.

Discussion on the public hearing and related resolution for the partial vacation of Grand Vu Subdivision.  Attorney Prendergast discovered some errors in the published legal description, so the notices will have to be republished.  Also, the public hearing notice only used parcel numbers, and a legal description is needed.  Council discussed with the Moeller family all the questions they had.  The water infrastructure will stay.  Grand Vu Street  and Park Street will remain, however 8thAvenue and 9thAvenue will be vacated.  Once the new legal descriptions are ready and notices republished, the City will hold the public hearing and then pass the resolution which will partially vacate the subdivision.  Motion Eschweiler second Nilges to table the public hearing and resolution until next month.  AA MC.

 Kesler Schulmeister gave his monthly report.  Motion Shonka second Carlson to approve this report.  AA MC.

Discussion on any shared service lines the city may discover during the installation of the new sewer line on North Main Street.  Motion Eschweiler second Shonka to set a deadline of September 30, 2018 for correction of any shared service lines.  AA MC.

Fireworks fund balance is $4,790 which means that another $2,210 needs to be raised by May 1st.  Discussion on what to do if the balance is not raised.  All council persons agreed to donate one month’s council pay ($60) to the fireworks fund and the Mayor donated $100.  The Mayor and Council challenge citizens to match that amount.  Mayor and Council agreed that if the $7,000 is not raised by May 1st, fireworks will not take place this year, and the money currently in the fund will remain there and be built on for next year. 

 Motion Carlson second Nilges to adjourn.  AA MC.

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Brendt Bernard - Mayor  

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De Ann Lahmann, City Clerk 

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Brendt Bernard - Mayor  

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De Ann Lahmann, City Clerk Oneida 20 piece Continium Silverware  March 5, 2018 The Tripoli City Council held a regular council meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in City Hall with Mayor Bernard presiding.  Also present were Kelby Bergmann and Daniel Banks. Mayor Bernard called the meeting to order with roll call.  All council members were present except Eschweiler and Shonka.      

Motion Nilges second Carlson to approve the agenda.  AA MC.

 

Mayor Bernard asked for public comments concerning items not on the agenda.  Linda Nilges wanted to send best wishes to Gregg Eschweiler who had back surgery. 

 

Motion Carlson second Ladage to approve the consent agenda consisting of:  minutes from council meeting on February 19, 2018.  AA MC.

 

Mayor Bernard opened the public hearing on the 2018 – 2019 Budget.  No oral, written or electronic comments were received.  Motion Ladage second Nilges to close the public hearing.  AA MC. 

 

Motion Ladage second Carlson to adopt Resolution 2018-2 Approving the 2018 – 2019 Budget.  RCV:  Ayes – Ladage, Carlson, Nilges.  Nays – none.  Absent – Shonka and Eschweiler.  MC.  Resolution is adopted. 

 

Kelby Bergmann addressed the council on the renewal of the city’s insurance.  After discussion, motion Ladage second Carlson to accept the proposal from

Motion Nilges second Ladage to table the remaining items on the agenda because electricity was still not restored and the remaining people who were slated to be on the agenda were not present.  AA MC.

 

Motion Ladage second Nilges to adjourn.  AA MC.

 

 

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Brendt Bernard - Mayor  

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De Ann Lahmann, City Clerk 

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