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The regular meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on April 6, 2016 at 6:04 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird and Rahmlow were present.  Alderperson R. Eddy was excused.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the March 16, 2016 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
5 citizens were in attendance.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to place on file the minutes of the March 28, 2016 Utility Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on March 16, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the March 1, 2016 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
18 citizens were in attendance.  
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Keena Spencer-Dobson and Matt Thornsen from the WI DOT presented information on the Spring/Summer 2017 Interstate 94 bridge projects on Highway 12/27 and Highway 54.    
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed.  Department heads present were Scot Eisenhauer, Steve Peterson, Brad Chown, Tammy Peasley, Steve Schreiber, Jody Stoker and Todd Gomer.

The regular meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on March 1, 2016 at 6:32 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, and R. Eddy were present.  Alderperson Rahmlow was excused.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson J. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the February 17, 2016 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
2 citizens were in attendance.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Olson to place on file the minutes of the February 29, 2016 Utility Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.  
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It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Ross to recognize the municipal street department Teamsters General Union Local 662 as the bargaining unit for the represented street department employees.  Motion carried.

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on February 17, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Alderperson Redbird was excused.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the January 5, 2016 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
11 citizens were in attendance.  
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It was moved by Alderperson J. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Ross to approve the Committee of the Whole minutes of January 20, 2016 meeting.  Motion Carried.  
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It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Olson to place on file the minutes of the January 25, 2016 Utility Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed.  Department heads present were Steve Peterson, Brad Chown, Tammy Peasley, Steve Schreiber, Jody Stoker, Todd Gomer and Scot Eisenhauer.

The regular meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on January 5, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Redbird, Johnson, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Alderperson Ross was excused.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Johnson, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the December 1, 2015 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson J. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the December 29, 2015 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
11 citizens were in attendance.  Ryan Simonis asked about the outdoor ice rink.  Mayor Danielson advised the City will not be making outdoor ice this year due to the limited time left for good ice and forecast for above normal temperatures.  Ron Smith asked about an update on the Rustic Mill.  Mayor Danielson advised the Rustic Mill is in the Town of Albion not the City of Black River Falls.  

The regular meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on December 1, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, Johnson, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the November 18, 2015 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
2 citizens were in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Johnson, seconded by Alderperson Ross to place on file the minutes of the November 12, 2015 Industrial Park Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.  
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------City Administrator Brad Chown and City Attorney Lisa Hirschman explained the changes to Resolution 2015-21 and there was discussion.  It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve Resolution 2015-21 A RESOLUTION TO RAZE A BUILDING AT 319 S. 2ND STREET as revised.  Motion carried.

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on October 15, 2015 at 8:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Alderperson Redbird was absent.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the October 6, 2015 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
1 citizen was in attendance.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Ross to place on file the minutes of the October 5, 2015 Utility Commission meeting.  Motion Carried.  
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It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Olson to approve the Fire Department’s request to allocate $23,500 from Equipment Replacement Fund for purchase of a 2016 4WD Suburban from Ewald Auto Group.  Motion carried.

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on October 14, 2015 at 6:10 P.M.  Alderpersons J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross (by phone), R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Alderperson Olson was excused; Alderperson Redbird was absent.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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There were not enough Council members present to have a quorum so only discussion took place.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
8 citizens were in attendance.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed.  Department heads present were Steve Schreiber, Jody Stoker, Todd Gomer, Scot Eisenhauer, Steve Peterson, Brad Chown and Tammy Peasley.

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on September 16, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Erickson, Redbird, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Mayor Danielson was excused.  Council President Jay Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the September 1, 2015 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
9 citizens were in attendance.  
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City Administrator Brad Chown went over the 2016 preliminary City Budget and answered questions from the Council.  There was a lengthy discussion and it will be placed on the October Common Council agenda.

The regular meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on September 1, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Erickson, Redbird, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson R. Eddy, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the August 4, 2015 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
6 citizens were in attendance.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Ross to approve the Committee of the Whole minutes of August 19, 2015 meeting.  Motion Carried.  
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The Committee of the Whole met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on August 19, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Erickson, Redbird, R. Eddy and Rahmlow were present.  Mayor Danielson presided.

1. There were 9 citizens in attendance.  

2. Chris Iverson was present requesting to have “Children at Play” signs placed in the area of N. Roosevelt Rd. and Oak Street in hopes to slow vehicles down.  

The regular meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on August 4, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.  Alderpersons Olson, J. Eddy, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross and Erickson were present.  Alderperson Redbird was absent, Alderperson Rahmlow was excused.  Mayor Danielson presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Lancaster-Gearing to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the July 7, 2015 Common Council meeting and approve as presented.  Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
5 citizens were in attendance.  
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson J. Eddy to approve the Committee of the Whole minutes of July 22, 2015 with the following two changes: (1) Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster listed as excused and (2) the pursuit policy being presented to the Sheriff’s Department added to #7.  Motion Carried.