Blooming Grove Town Board Meeting Minutes for March 8, 2017
Chair Johnson called the meeting to order at 6:30pm. Other Town Board members in attendance were Supervisor Berg, Supervisor Bristol, Supervisor Linzmeier and Supervisor Young. Also in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator Mike Wolf, Anne Anderson of Mead & Hunt, and Deborah Sellers.
The pledge of allegiance was recited. Chair Johnson asked if the meeting notice had been properly posted, and Mike Wolf said it had been.
2a. 2015-16 Stormwater Biennial Report: Anne Anderson stated that the report is very similar to the report done two years ago. It reflects the Town’s participation in Adaptive Management, which allows for a better outcome at far less cost.
Chair Johnson made a motion to approve the 2015-16 Stormwater Biennial Report as presented. Supervisor Young seconded the motion and it passed 5-0.
2b. 2016-17 Operator’s License for Jon Polnow: Chair Johnson made a motion to approve the 2016-17 Operator’s License for Jon Thomas Polnow. Supervisor Young seconded the motion and it passed 5-0.
2c. Increase in Town Rental Fees: Supervisor Young made a motion to increase the non-resident fee for renting Town parks from $75.00 to $100.00. Supervisor Bristol seconded the motion and it passed 5-0.
3a. Approval of Minutes of the February 22, 2017 Town Board Meeting: Supervisor Young made a motion to approve the February 22, 2017 Town Board meeting minutes as presented. Supervisor Bristol seconded the motion and it passed 5-0.
3b. Approval of Vouchers: Chair Johnson made a motion to approve the vouchers as presented. Supervisor Linzmeier seconded the motion and it passed 5-0.
4. Public Comment: Deborah Sellers suggested that, if the bathroom in Thurber Park becomes unavailable, we should consider a port-a-potty. She also asked the Town to consider installing a camera in the park so that people who park vehicles in the park will be held accountable.
Supervisor Young reported that the McFarland School District is looking to purchase 69 acres of land in the Town of Blooming Grove (south of Siggelkow Road). This land would be primarily used for athletic fields.
5. Adjournment: Chair Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting, and it was seconded by Supervisor Young. The motion passed 5-0 at 6:39pm.
Minutes written and submitted by
Michael J. Wolf, Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator