Blooming Grove Town Board Meeting Minutes for November 8, 2017
Chair Johnson called the meeting to order at 6:30pm. Other Town Board members in attendance were Supervisor Bristol, Supervisor Larson and Supervisor Linzmeier. Supervisor Young was excused. Also in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator Mike Wolf, and Deborah Sellers.
The pledge of allegiance was recited. Chair Johnson asked if the meeting notice was properly posted, and Mike Wolf acknowledged that it had been.
2a. Appointment of new Plan Commission members: Supervisor Bristol reported that at the Plan Commission meeting earlier this evening, the Commission unanimously recommended Cheryl Larson, Amy Schroeder and Jeff Teuscher to be appointed to the Plan Commission.
Chair Johnson made a motion to appoint Cheryl Larson to the Plan Commission with a term to expire April 30, 2018, and to appoint Amy Schroeder to the Plan Commission with a term to expire April 30, 2019, and to appoint Jeff Teuscher to the Plan Commission with a term to expire April 30, 2019. Supervisor Linzmeier seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0.
2b. Appointment of Town parking enforcement officers: Chair Johnson made a motion to give authority to Mike Wolf, Cory Buske and Steve Kearney to issue alternate side parking tickets pursuant to Town Ordinance 4.01. Supervisor Larson seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0.
3a. Approval of October 25, 2017 Meeting Minutes: Supervisor Bristol made a motion to approve the minutes from the October 25, 2017 Town Board meeting as presented. Chair Johnson seconded the motion, and it passed 3-0. Supervisor Linzmeier abstained.
3b. Approval of Vouchers: Supervisor Bristol made a motion to approve the vouchers as presented. Supervisor Larson seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0.
4. Public Comment: Deborah Sellers said she didn’t see any money in the 2018 budget allocated for parks, and she has a concern about that.
Supervisor Larson reported that he attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Dane County Library Service building (the former Blooming Grove fire station) last week. He said DCLS staff are very pleased with their new facilities.
2d. Closed Session: Chair Johnson made a motion to go into Closed Session pursuant to State Statute 19.85(1)(e). Supervisor Bristol seconded the motion, and a roll call vote was taken: Supervisor Larson – aye; Supervisor Linzmeier – aye; Chair Johnson – aye; Supervisor Bristol – aye. The motion passed 4-0 at 6:35pm.
2e. Open Session: Chair Johnson made a motion to return to open session. Supervisor Linzmeier seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0 at 6:40pm.
5. Adjournment: Chair Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting, and it was seconded by Supervisor Linzmeier. The motion passed 4-0 at 6:41pm.
Minutes written and submitted by
Michael J. Wolf, Town Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator