Blooming Grove Town Board Meeting Minutes for October 25, 2017
Chair Johnson called the meeting to order at 6:30pm. Other Town Board members in attendance were Supervisor Bristol, Supervisor Larson and Supervisor Young. Supervisor Linzmeier was excused. Also in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator Mike Wolf, Town Attorney Chris Hughes, 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. Adoption of Town Ordinance 7.06: Chair Johnson made a motion to adopt Town Resolution 7.06 as presented, which requires a construction bond to protect Town roads under specific conditions. Supervisor Larson seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0.
2b. 2017-18 Operators Licenses: Supervisor Bristol made a motion to approve the 2017-18 Operators Licenses for Trevor J. Gerry. Supervisor Young seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0.
2c. Town Resolution 2017-04: Supervisor Bristol made a motion to approve Town Resolution 2017-04 as presented, which asks the state legislature to not pass bills that would further erode local authority, especially as it pertains to zoning and conditional use permits. Supervisor Young seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0.
3a. Approval of October 11, 2017 Meeting Minutes: Chair Johnson made a motion to approve the minutes from the October 11, 2017 Town Board meeting as presented. Supervisor Bristol seconded the motion, and it passed 3-0. Supervisor Young abstained.
3b. Approval of Vouchers: Supervisor Larson made a motion to approve the vouchers as presented. Supervisor Young seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0.
4. Public Comment: Deborah Sellers reported that the tornado that went through the area two weeks ago just missed Blooming Grove. She said that trucks sent in to clean up the debris travelled on Town roads… and she is concerned that when a City of Madison road is newly built next year, their trucks will also travel on Town roads which could damage them.
2d. Closed Session: Chair Johnson made a motion to go into Closed Session pursuant to State Statute 19.85(1)(e) and State Statute 19.85(1)(g). Supervisor Bristol seconded the motion, and a roll call vote was taken: Supervisor Larson – aye; Chair Johnson – aye; Supervisor Bristol – aye; Supervisor Young – aye. The motion passed 4-0 at 6:35pm.
2e. Open Session: Chair Johnson made a motion to return to open session. Supervisor Young seconded the motion, and it passed 4-0 at 7:30pm.
5. Adjournment: Supervisor Young made a motion to adjourn the meeting, and it was seconded by Chair Johnson. The motion passed 4-0 at 7:31pm.
Minutes written and submitted by
Michael J. Wolf, Town Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator