Blooming Grove Town Board Meeting Minutes for January 25, 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, Division Chief Tim Mrowiec from the City of Madison Fire Department, 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. Report from City of Madison Fire Division Chief Tim Mrowiec: Division Chief Mrowiec reported that the City responded to 184 emergency responses into the Town of Blooming Grove in 2016. Of those, five were fire calls – though none of those five were an actual fire. He also said a new City fire station will be built and operational at the corner of Femrite Drive and Dairy Drive by December of 2018.
2b. Ad Hoc Committee to work with Blooming Grove Historical Society: Supervisor Berg said he would like to see the Town consider contributing to the Blooming Grove Historical Society in a more meaningful way. The Board agreed that this is idea worth investigating.
Supervisor Young made a motion to have Supervisor Berg and Mike Wolf meet with representatives of the Blooming Grove Historical Society to explore options. Chair Johnson seconded the motion and it passed 5-0.
3a. Approval of Minutes of the January 11, 2017 Town Board Meeting: Chair Johnson made a motion to approve the January 11, 2017 Town Board meeting minutes as presented. Supervisor Linzmeier seconded the motion, and it passed 5-0.
3b. Approval of Vouchers: Chair Johnson made a motion to approve the vouchers, including property tax refunds, as presented. Supervisor Young seconded the motion, and it passed 5-0.
4. Public Comment: Deborah Sellers suggested the Town send postcards to Town residents to get feedback from them about how they want their neighborhood to look prior to the Town being annexed into the City of Madison.
5. Adjournment: Chair Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting, and it was seconded by Supervisor Young. The motion passed 5-0 at 6:42pm.
Minutes written and submitted by
Michael J. Wolf, Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator