Village of Grantsburg Board Meeting
February 10, 2020
Grantsburg Public Library Learning Center
415 S. Robert Street, Grantsburg, WI 54840.
Present: Village President, Michael Longhenry, Trustees: Diane Barton, Greg Peer, Caylin Muehlberg, Russell Stone, Julie Roberts, Joe Sturdevant (reappointed and joined the meeting)
Others: Director of Public Works Chris Bartlett, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer Allison Longhenry, Airport Manager Rod Kleiss, Jonathan Richie, Burnett County Sentinel, Becky Strabel, Inter-County Leader, Rick Quimby, Roger Corty, Bill Shultz, Brent Blomberg
President Longhenry called the Village Board meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Motion by Trustee Barton, second by Trustee Stone to approve President Longhenry’s appointment of Joe Sturdevant as Village Trustee. Motion carried. Trustee Sturdevant joined the meeting.
Motion by Trustee Stone, second by Trustee Roberts to approve the minutes of the following meetings as presented: January 13, 2020 Village Board; January 30, 2020 Public Safety Committee; January 30, 2020 Recreation Committee; January 30, 2020 Administration Committee; February 4, 2020 Special Village Board. Motion carried.
The youth group from Grace Baptist Church will be sent a letter of appreciation for cleaning around the fire hydrants.
Included in the Trustee’s meeting packets were Director of Public Work’s Report, Police Chiefs’ Report, Clerk/Treasurer’s Report, Cash Report, Fire Inspections, Fire Association December 15, 2019 meeting minutes, Burnett Co Administration Newsletter, Grantsburg Golf Course November, December & year-to-date 2019 reports, Burnett County Towns Association October 24, 2019 Minutes, Burnett County Towns Association Town & Village Salary, Wage & Benefit Survey.
Motion by President Longhenry, second by Trustee Barton to go with Huebsch Services with a 3-year contract for the Village crew uniforms and village office building rugs with no logo used on the rugs. Motion carried.
Public Hearing-Conditional Use Application from Mark Harmon/New Hope Lutheran. President Longhenry informed the board that Plan Commission tabled the request until additional information is provided.
Motion by Trustee Muehlberg, second by Trustee Barton to purchase the McKenzie plow from Balsam Lake for $500 provided DPW Bartlett inspects the plow and finds it in satisfactory condition before purchasing. Motion carried.
Motion by Trustee Muehlberg, second by Trustee Peer to hire Olivia Brock as Assistant Pool Manager at a rate of $12.50 per hour, splitting duties with Manager Sarah Covey, as long as total hours do not exceed past manager hours worked. A schedule of who is on duty should be provided to the Village Office. Motion carried.
Motion by President Longhenry, second by Trustee Barton to increase the Police paper service fee from $25 to $40 to match the fee charged by Burnett County Sheriff’s Department. Motion carried. Trustee Stone opposed.
Motion by President Longhenry, second by Trustee Peer to advertise for a Police Administrative Assistant for up to 20 hours per week. Motion carried.
Motion by Trustee Muehlberg, second by Trustee Barton to approve Resolution #20-1 to designate
Motion by Trustee Muehlberg, second by Trustee Barton to approve the liquor license for SP Stores, LLC dba Dino Mart #4 effective from February 10th, 2020 to June 30, 2020. Motion carried.
Motion by President Longhenry, second by Trustee Barton to approve Code of Ordinances Chapter 387 Nuisances, with Attorney Helquist’s changes. Motion carried.
Discussion/Action: Payment of Bills. Motion by Trustee Barton, second by Trustee Roberts to approve payment bills totaling $529,430.98. Motion carried.
Discussion/Action: Adjournment. Motion by Trustee Roberts, second by Trustee Stone to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 p.m. Motion carried.
Sheila Meyer, Clerk/Treasurer